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Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 GIL Africa Awards and CEO Think Tank to focus on Digital Transformation in helping Africa grow

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Awards ceremony honors game changers in various markets for outstanding achievements and assisting in digital transformation growth in Africa The 10th annual Growth Innovation and Leadership (GIL) African awards hosted by Frost & Sullivan, in partnership with the Public Investment Corporation... 

Genuine Support for Genuine Parts!

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hitachi Construction Machinery Africa (HCAF) in conjunction with their 3PL warehousing partner Kintetsu World Express South Africa (KWE SA) operates a 14,500m² warehouse out of Gauteng South Africa that supports the Sub Saharan African region with genuine spare parts. In an effort to optimise... 

Opinion Piece: Iron and Steel and Alcohol: a dangerous combination

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African Iron & Steel industry is the third largest manufacturing industry in the country. Contributing to roughly 1% of the world’s crude steel, South Africa is also Africa’s largest steel producer. It’s also consistently listed as one of the most dangerous industries to work in, in the... 

“Once you experience the value of Atlas Copco there’s no looking back” - Dynamic Air

17th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Dynamic Air recently purchased two XATS1200 compressors from Atlas Copco Power Technique to replace older same brand compressors for one of their customers in the oil refinery industry. “Having reached between 18 000 and 21 00 hours, we can safely say that these two Atlas Copco compressors have... 

Icon of SA engineering passes away at 97

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ICON OF SA ENGINEERING PASSES AWAY AT 97 South Africa’s ‘grating man’ Andrew Mentis, founder of steel floor grating specialist Andrew Mentis (Pty) Ltd, passed away on 17 June 2018 in Johannesburg at the age of 97, four days before he would have turned 98. 

Icon of SA engineering passes away at 97
ANDREW MENTIS He would still clock in at the office every morning into his 90s

BEKA Schréder Launches World First App

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the launch of its Augmented Reality (AR) App, a first in the world with street lighting applications. It offers an arsenal of scaled and accurately detailed products in the palm of your hands. BEKA Schréder’s App is the first in the world to use augmented... 

Is a criminal record holding you back professionally?

16th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Securing a job in South Africa today is tough for many. Latest figures from Stats SA indicate that unemployment has increased to 27.2% for the second quarter of the year (from 26.7%) – where hiring organisations are more cautious than optimistic about growth in the economy, their markets and... 

Is a criminal record holding you back professionally?

KML bearings from BI a perfect fit for food-and-beverage applications

16th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The KML range of corrosion-resistant, food-grade ball bearings, distributed exclusively in Southern Africa by leading supplier BI, continue to set the quality and hygiene benchmark in the food-and-beverage industry. With over 35 years’ experience in power transmission, KML Bearings has developed... 

KML bearings from BI a perfect fit for food-and-beverage applications

Weba Chute Systems Urges Consideration Of Basic Chute Specifications To Address Material Transfer Problems

16th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Material transfer problems can be addressed easily by considering basic chute specifications, but this necessitates a thorough knowledge of transfer point design as well as the ability to determine best practice for a specific application. Mark Baller, managing director of Weba Chute Systems,... 

Weba Chute Systems Urges Consideration Of Basic Chute Specifications To Address Material Transfer Problems

Most Extensive Low Voltage Electric Motor Range From Zest Weg Group

16th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Electric motor applications require a reliable, robust fit-for-purpose product that will give the end user the requisite low total cost of ownership. Fanie Steyn, manager responsible for rotating machines at Zest WEG Group, says it is encouraging that most industries in southern Africa have woken... 

Most Extensive Low Voltage Electric Motor Range From Zest Weg Group

Durable equipment is the key to success

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One of the Western Cape’s fastest growing civil construction companies, JVZ Construction, attributes a large portion of its success to the procurement of reliable and durable equipment that has enabled it to complete projects effectively and timeously. As a result of its on-time performance and... 

Aury Africa introduces RFID track-and-trace solution for mining

15th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services provider Aury Africa has introduced a radio-frequency identification (RFID) audit and inspection solution that is ideal for mining applications. These include inspecting plant equipment, mining machines, pumps, valves and pipes – in fact,... 

Aury Africa introduces RFID track-and-trace solution for mining

Structurally-complex 140 West Street is both timeless and elegant

15th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The ability to make a structurally-complex building appear both elegant and timeless was the driver behind the successful design of the new 140 West Street commercial development in Sandton, according to Paragon Project Architect Kay Hausler. Developed by Zenprop, the 27 000 m² of P-grade office... 

Structurally-complex 140 West Street is both timeless and elegant

Power clean your home and work space with Black & Decker’s new pressure washers

15th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Black & Decker has a more than a 100 year’s history of producing innovative products that make life simple, so the introduction of two new high-pressure washers is sure to make a splash in the South African market. With the variety of surfaces across a home and work that need regular cleaning,... 

Why converting municipal trash into energy isn’t a complete waste of time

15th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Although many would argue otherwise, the inevitable concept of centralized power plants is slowly dissipating. We’re moving into an era where consumers of energy are also becoming producers of it, where communities and businesses are generating their own power. But, even though conversations... 

What is Cost Price Adjustment and why is it so important. Subscribe to PIPS and attend a complimentary CPA workshop.

15th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Based on the terms and conditions set out in the tender awarded to you, it is now time for you to take stock of what has happened to the price of the product or service you provided over the last couple of months/year. You also need to supply the information to the buying party to your contract.... 

What is Cost Price Adjustment and why is it so important. Subscribe to PIPS and attend a complimentary CPA workshop.

ELB to provide Side Arm Charger to Sappi Saiccor, KZN

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ELB Engineering Services (ELB) is pleased to announce that a contract has been entered into between Sappi Saiccor and ELB Engineering Services for the Sappi Saiccor Side Arm Charger Project at Umkomaas, South Coast of KZN, South Africa. The Sappi Saiccor mill at Umkomaas is planning to increase... 

Infrastructure Africa to Launch DealRoom Platform

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Infrastructure Africa Business Forum 2018 has announced the launch of  DealRoom, its new business matchmaking and networking platform. This initiative serves to assist participants and esteemed members of the infrastructure community in fostering valuable stakeholder liaisons with financiers... 

The Brenthurst Foundation Appoints Three New Advisory Board Members

14th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Brenthurst Foundation is pleased to share with you news of three appointments to our Advisory Board: former President of Liberia (and Nobel laureate) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Defence Minister of Colombia Juan Carlos Pinzón, and former Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn. Our... 

Kaytech Celebrates Women in Civil Engineering

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In recognition of August being Woman’s month, Kaytech is celebrating its very own “Women in Civil Engineering”. We posed a few pertinent questions to some of the female civil engineers working in the geosynthetics engineering field at Kaytech today. Samantha Naidoo, Winnie Botha, Chanel Pillay,... 

R15m worth of SANY equipment supplied for coal-mine rehabilitation

14th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) has supplied over R15-million worth of SANY equipment to a construction and rehabilitation company in eMalahleni for a rehabilitation project at the Arnot coal mine in Mpumalanga. Two SY956H front-end loaders, a SMG200 Grader, a SY500H excavator, and a SY335 excavator... 

R15m worth of SANY equipment supplied for coal-mine rehabilitation

Mobile Automation Centres retrofitted for Metals X Text

14th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A range of RCT’s solutions from across four of its five sub-brands were used to fit out two Land Cruiser Troop Carriers, transforming it into a mobile Automation Centre bound for Metals X’s Nifty Mine site recently. Retrofitting a troop carrier isn’t a job out of the ordinary for RCT however,... 

Mobile Automation Centres retrofitted for Metals X Text

Wide Stabila range caters for diverse requirements and applications

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Stabila’s continuously expanding range of highly accurate German-engineered measuring tools sets it apart from competitors supplying the local and African markets. Stabila’s official Southern African distributor Upat carries out significant market research before adding the latest tools to its... 

South African manufacturing sector set to grow

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / If recent investments in the manufacturing industry are indicative of the trend going forwards, then the future is looking bright for this often beleaguered market sector. In addition, the South African government recently announced that it was embarking on an offensive to attract $100-billion... 

SAPICS delegates put their hearts into annual supply chain conference

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Delegates attending the recent 40th annual SAPICS Conference in Cape Town went all out to help those struggling under the strain of water and food shortages. A “Rise Against Hunger” food packing event that was organised by SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, was well... 

Thingstream Names Philipp Bolliger As New CEO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Thingstream today announced the appointment of Philipp Bolliger as chief executive officer. Building on the impressive growth the company has generated since its inception last year, Bolliger is tasked with growing the business internationally and extending applications of the platform to even... 

Forward-looking Epiroc makes a move in Mozambique

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The drive to become a stronger partner and bolster services to customers in Mozambique fueled the decision by global mining equipment specialist, Epiroc, to relocate to larger premises in Maputo on 1 July 2018. Epiroc made the bold decision to establish a foothold in Mozambique with the opening... 

Forward-looking Epiroc makes a move in Mozambique

Affordable On-site Water Treatment with new SewTreat Build-Own-Operate Model

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Local waste water treatment firm, SewTreat, announces the launch of the SewTreat Build-Own-Operate model. This model makes the installation and operation of an on-site waste water treatment solution more affordable for businesses of any size.   SewTreat is now offering long-term, full-service... 

Thermaspray’s Plasma coatings solve a sticky situation

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The excellent release properties of Plasma non-stick coatings from Thermaspray render this surface coating technology ideal for a wide range of applications within industries such as food processing, printing and packaging, paper and pulp, tyre and rubber, and conveyor belt manufacturing. These... 

Thermaspray’s Plasma coatings solve a sticky situation

Forward-looking Epiroc makes a move in Mozambique

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The drive to become a stronger partner and bolster services to customers in Mozambique fueled the decision by global mining equipment specialist, Epiroc, to relocate to larger premises in Maputo on 1 July 2018. Epiroc made the bold decision to establish a foothold in Mozambique with the opening... 

Minnovare and Northern Star Resources Announce New ‘Technology Collaboration’.

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Minnovare’s ongoing collaboration with industry leading gold miner Northern Star Resources, has led to the announcement of an official ‘Technology Collaboration’ that sees the development and implementation of Minnovare technology across Northern Star’s operations in Western Australia. The... 

Minnovare and Northern Star Resources Announce New ‘Technology Collaboration’.

CVC®plus system for finishing mill to influence strip geometry

13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ArcelorMittal Bremen will upgrade its hot strip mill with the aid of SMS group ArcelorMittal Bremen, Germany, has contracted SMS group www.sms-group.com to modernize its hot strip mill with the objective of improving hot strip tolerances. The upgrade will comprise the installation of a CVC®plus... 

CVC®plus system for finishing mill to influence strip geometry

A million jobs in manufacturing by 2027 – a realistic plan or a pipedream?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Can South Africa’s manufacturing sector create a million jobs by 2027 amidst a stagnant economy and the much-anticipated fourth industrial revolution, which is likely to result in further mechanization within the sector, and a possible influx of imported goods from China as it seeks new markets... 

Global first from Neo Monitors and RTS Africa - real-time in-situ hydrogen monitoring

10th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A major boost for petrochemical and refinery process control engineers The reliable in-situ measurement of hydrogen in multiple gas process streams is something that refinery and petrochemical plant process control engineers would like to have been able to do previously, but have never had the... 

Global first from Neo Monitors and RTS Africa - real-time in-situ hydrogen monitoring

Galeforce growth for compressed air systems specialist - Integrated Air Solutions

10th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Integrated Air Solutions, an industry power house in the supply of turnkey air compressor solutions and services, is one of only a few OEM companies with the ability to locally customise compressors to OEM warranty. The Air Solutions team have decades of unrivalled experience in providing... 

Galeforce growth for compressed air systems specialist - Integrated Air Solutions

Ultra-reliability of Hub Seals secures largest single order for SKF

10th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When a key OEM customer approached SKF for a high quality Hub Seal solution on their trailers, the CR Scotseal Hybrid, with its sealed for life hub arrangement and simplicity of fitment, met every required specification. The customer manufactures and supplies trailers to customers across the vast... 

Engen gave me the platform to chase my true calling - former Pump Attendant

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Being able to share her Women’s Day success story as a pump attendant, working a service station forecourt was never in her life plan. Today however, thanks to the shot Engen gave her when no one else would, Vuyanavo “Vuyi” Mukhari is pursuing her dream career in film and television production.... 

MICROMINE Africa showcases its solutions at WAMPEX 2018 in Ghana

8th August 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading mining software solutions and services provider MICROMINE Africa attended the West African Mining & Power Expo (WAMPEX) at the Accra International Convention Centre in Ghana from 30 May to 1 June. WAMPEX is a major expo in the region, attracting over 1 400 industry professionals from over... 

MICROMINE Africa showcases its solutions at WAMPEX 2018 in Ghana

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