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Bobcat assists with world record attempt for longest slip-and-slide

4th December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) branch of Bobcat Equipment South Africa was instrumental in assisting the Pecanwood Oktoberfest Lifestyle Festival in the Midlands attempt a Guinness World Record attempt for the longest slip-and-slide on Saturday 20 October. The 1.6-m-wide and 630-m-long trench needed for... 

Fast And Accurate Data Transmission With Leuze DDLS 500

4th December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Leuze DDLS 500 optical data transceiver, available from Countapulse Controls, has a high optical transmission of 100 Mbit/s. This photoelectric sensor allows data transmission without cabling and without interference. Gerry Bryant, managing director of Countapulse Controls, says that the... 

Fast And Accurate Data Transmission With Leuze DDLS 500

Afrisam Takes Leading Role In Safa’s Youth Soccer Development Programme – Ima Nathi

4th December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading construction materials group, AfriSam, today kicked-off the AfriSam Ima Nathi Soccer Development Programme in association with the South African Football Association (SAFA) and Ditsobotla Local Football Association (DILFA). To celebrate the launch of the programme, local community members... 

Afrisam Takes Leading Role In Safa’s Youth Soccer Development Programme – Ima Nathi

Talbert Manufacturing Offers Versatile 60CC/55SA-LD Trailer

4th December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, offers the 60CC/55SA-LD trailer for optimum versatility. The trailer pairs with Talbert’s optional East Coast-style E1Nitro™ axle extension, allowing for 60-ton capacity with a close-coupled configuration or a... 

Talbert Manufacturing Offers Versatile 60CC/55SA-LD Trailer

Lafarge Injects Millions Into Bodibe Village Lichtenburg, North West

4th December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As part of its Social Labour Plans and in an effort to assist in developing an economically sustainable eco-system within one of the communities it operates in, Lafarge officially launched a multimillion projects that will see the construction of state-of-the art Multi-Purpose centre which... 

Lafarge Injects Millions Into Bodibe Village Lichtenburg, North West

The inevitable convergence of physical and cybersecurity

4th December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Sven Smit, Portfolio Director at Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery  It may not be immediately clear as to how, but physical and cybersecurity are converging and the need for a combination of cyber and physical defences will soon, if they aren’t already, become a non-negotiable addition to... 

The inevitable convergence of physical and cybersecurity

Visionary municipality and engineering team drive innovation in water delivery

4th December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Two new 10 Ml reservoirs will significantly strengthen water supply to rapidly-expanding areas of Mpumalanga. These are the first two reservoirs in the country to be built using a new South African precast-concrete water-retaining wall system in combination with a tried-and-tested modular roof... 

Cleaning up SA’s pharmaceutical industry

3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa is a major manufacturing and export hub for the pharmaceutical industry and is subject to not only local legislative oversight but also to those of the countries the medicines or medical equipment is destined for. The pharmaceutical industry is also one of the sectors where... 

Cleaning up SA’s pharmaceutical industry

Factors To Consider For Precast Wall Plant Development

3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The benefits of building with precast are well documented – a smart industrialised way to build high quality buildings cost effectively and safely – but when starting up a precast wall production plant, some basic requirements have to be identified and quoted for in order to run a fully optimised... 

Factors To Consider For Precast Wall Plant Development

Engen sponsors fuel for Global Citizen Mandela 100 fly-over

3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A generous fuel contribution from Engen Petroleum made the spectacular SAA fly-over at the Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival on December 2nd possible. The Engen fuelled SAA Airbus A340-600 flew over the packed FNB stadium with the message “Global Citizen – Be the legacy – Nelson Mandela... 

Engen sponsors fuel for Global Citizen Mandela 100 fly-over

Steady Demand For Mentis Fibreglass Floor Grating

3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Excellent corrosion resistant properties coupled with increased strength and enhanced safety benefits are the primary reasons why the demand for Fibreglass Floor Grating has stayed steady, according to Lance Quinlan, national technical sales consultant at Andrew Mentis. “This composite material... 

Steady Demand For Mentis Fibreglass Floor Grating

Alleviating Energy Storage Concerns

3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that by 2035, developing nations will constitute 80% of total global energy production and consumption alike. A greater portion of this new generation will be derived from renewable sources in response to adhering to international policies for... 

Alleviating Energy Storage Concerns

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that by 2035, developing nations will constitute 80% of total global energy production and consumption alike. A greater portion of this new generation will be derived from renewable sources in response to adhering to international policies for... 

ELB awarded design and supply for Illovo Sugar’s Dwangwa Packing Facility in Malawi

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB), is pleased to announce that they have been awarded the design and supply for the sugar supply system for Illovo Sugar Malawi’s Dwangwa Packing Facility in Malawi. ELB is providing the company with a new sugar supply system that complies with their hygiene... 

Drive Safe And Check Your Passwords This Festive Season

3rd December 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Drive safe and check your passwords before leaving the office this Festive Season. That’s good advice for a connected world this holiday season from Independent telco, ICTGlobe. “Just as one would lock up the house before leaving on holiday, it’s important for businesses and end users to properly... 

DEHN Africa launches DEHNinsure: a simpler approach for surge and lightning protection insurance for thatched roofed buildings

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Thatched roofs are beautiful in the eyes of many, and are an aesthetically pleasing option for game lodges and other buildings looking to cultivate a rural or ‘countryside’ look and feel, but they require significant maintenance, including protective measures against the possibility of a fire... 

Scaffold Solution From MSA Africa Combines Comfort, Advanced Safety

30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When erecting, altering, or dismantling scaffolding, scaffolders are regularly exposed to the risk of a fall. In addition, scaffolders often work in adverse weather conditions. Therefore, MSA Africa has introduced the V-TEC™ Personal Fall Limiter (PFL) to cater for health and safety requirements... 

Greater Collaboration Is The Way To Contain Costs Within The Logistics Sector

30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / “Supply chains compete, not products, commodities or companies. The implication is that the focus should be on integrating all activities in the supply chain, and not on individual service providers” said Gerard de Villiers, Senior Consultant, Logistics and Advisory Operations at Arup who... 

Greater Collaboration Is The Way To Contain Costs  Within The Logistics Sector

SKF goes with the predictive maintenance flow

30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There is an ever-growing need for faster, more efficient production methods and manufacturers are striving to find the perfect balance between product quality and affordability and to deliver within the shortest possible lead times, while acknowledging the environment. This quest, amongst other... 

Atlas Copco completes its low pressure portfolio with latest ZL VSD lobe blower

30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Atlas Copco’s re-introduction of the ZL lobe blower to its low pressure portfolio positions the company as a total solutions supplier of highly cost-effective and reliable low pressure compressed air. Standing the test of time, the positive displacement principle of the ZL tri-lobe blower has... 

IoT disrupts the cloud

30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / True ecosystem value propositions become a reality It is no longer enough to simply offer a cloud solution as emerging technologies start to not only dominate, but provide much needed competitive advantage to business. Jeremy Potgieter, SADC regional Head, Eseye, says that the growth of the... 

IoT disrupts the cloud

Shell unveils latest bulk grease delivery trucks

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Shell’s latest bulk grease delivery truck provides a one stop filling solution to mining customers to ensure that lubricants can be dispensed on site and accurately recorded, saving both time and reducing cost of ownership. As a major influencer in the mining sector, Shell has further enhanced... 

Delivering equity financing solutions to South Africa's renewable energy sector

30th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Tebogo Mohwaduba and Sindisiwe Mbuli As part of the fourth round of the South African Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), RMB helped fund Thebe Investment Corporation's (TIC) shareholding in a portfolio of projects developed by BioTherm Energy (a... 

Delivering equity financing solutions to South Africa's renewable energy sector

Stressing the benefits of PT in civil construction and real-estate sectors

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Innovation in the field of post-tensioning (PT) concrete has kept pace with the growth in global demand for the technology by both public-sector client bodies and private sector property developers. It has allowed client bodies and their civil-engineering teams the world over to significantly... 

Parker’s products and systems underpin safety whilst optimising productivity and ensuring asset integrity to maximise profitability in oil and gas production

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, demonstrated its latest products and system solutions that help drive increased productivity and profitability in the oil and gas industry at this year’s ADIPEC. With many decades of experience and materials science expertise,... 

Wamechsi Group standardises on SEW solution for its wastewater-treatment equipment

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Industrial Gear Units and Geared Motors from SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa are ideal for demanding applications such as agitators, mixers, and aerators. Local Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Wamechsi Group has standardised on SEW products for a range of wastewater-treatment plants it has built... 

Wamechsi Group standardises on SEW solution for its wastewater-treatment equipment

Solar Street Lighting Solution for Mine Intersections

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Four intersections leading to Black Rock Mine in the Northern Cape have been equipped with BEKA Schréder’s Solar lighting solution, in order to provide a safer environment for pedestrians and motorists. Black Rock Mine is located in Black Rock, a small town in South Africa’s largest and most... 

Lighting up your site with Atlas Copco’s V3+ light tower

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Industries are under constant pressure to meet deadlines which requires many companies to extend their working hours well into the night. Without the necessary lighting facilities companies can face operational downtime which can ultimately lead to production losses and increased costs. Atlas... 

Lighting up your site with Atlas Copco’s V3+ light tower

125 years GEA Separation – From machine manufacturer to integrated solution provider and global technology leader

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It was the year of inventions that are still indispensable today, such as the diesel engine by Rudolf Diesel and the zipper by Whitcomb Judson. And 1893 also showed what persistence means. Andy Bowen and Jacke Burke fought a seven-hour, 19-minute boxing match over 110 rounds – with no winners in... 

Rockwell Automation upgrades Mozal Aluminium’s ladle shop and furnace assembly to modern distributed control system

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Rockwell Automation has migrated the control systems at Mozal Aluminium’s furnace assembly and ladle cleaning shop to its modern distributed control system based on the PlantPAx design standard. A modern, information-rich control architecture based on the Allen-Bradley ControlLogix platform helps... 

Rockwell Automation upgrades Mozal Aluminium’s ladle shop and furnace assembly to modern distributed control system

Bobcat digs in with major savings on B730 TLB servicing and parts

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Well-known for its reliable, versatile, and rugged skidsteer loaders, Bobcat Equipment South Africa is making inroads in the tractor loader backhoe (TLB) segment for agricultural applications. The service intervals on the Bobcat B730 TLB have been extended from every 250 to 500 hours, in addition... 

Bobcat digs in with major savings on B730 TLB servicing and parts

“How battery storage is changing the renewable energy game”

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The mass adoption and implementation of solar energy in South African homes and businesses has been rapidly increasing over the past few years. But, going completely “off grid” has so far been held back by the expense of storing power from renewable sources.  But this is changing, as the... 

New training centre and upgrade for Engen Hillside in Durbanville

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The people of Durbanville have a new-look Engen service station that boasts a diverse range of 24-hour convenience services including an Engen Quickshop, Corner Bakery and multi-branded ATM machines (ABSA and Standard Bank). The recently upgraded Engen Hillside Convenience Centre officially... 

New training centre and upgrade for Engen Hillside in Durbanville

FLIR Optical Gas Imagers Enable Real-Time Leak Detection

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / From steel plants to hydrogen-cooled generators, FLIR optical gas imaging (OGI) cameras are helping the oil and gas industry locally and overseas detect methane, sulphur hexafluoride and many other industrial gases quickly, accurately and safely. “Without the downtime that cuts into already... 

Supply chain networks evolve as mobility apps challenge traditional architecture

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The impact of digitisation is rapidly disrupting business models across organisations. This is becoming more prevalent in the manufacturing sector, in particular, supply chain where automation and data exchange are key. Cassie Lessing, managing director of Strato IT Group, provider of business... 

Cutting Water Use While Optimising Coal Washing Efficiency

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The growing scarcity of water is placing pressure on the coal mining industry in many countries. On the one hand mines must treat more lower quality coal as better coal reserves are depleted which coincides with increasing tonnages, and on the other they must reduce water consumption. The coal... 

Cutting Water Use While Optimising Coal Washing Efficiency

Top CIO, IT Personality for 2018 named at IITPSA President’s Awards

29th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Etion’s Teddy Daka and Absa’s Jacques Barkhuizen have been named SA’s IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the Year at the SA IT industry’s top annual awards. The annual Institute of Information Technology Professionals SA (IITPSA) 2018 President’s Awards, presented in Sandton last night,... 

Concord Namibia plays key role in Neckartal Dam project

28th November 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Concord Namibia (Plant & Crane Hire) has played a key role in the successful completion of the Neckartal Dam project, the largest water-storage dam in Namibia at about 960 million cubic metres. It supplied a 220 t and a 550 t crane to assist Italian contractor Salini Impregilo with construction... 

Concord Namibia plays key role in Neckartal Dam project

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