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Brewery and Winery

SA wine sector enters period of change

23rd November 2001 The South African wine industry is undergoing an exciting period of change in the vineyard and in the winery. 

Glass half full for wine sector

23rd November 2001 Despite the poor condition of the global economy, Wines of South Africa (Wosa) tells Engineering News that its present market outlook is a positive one. 

Export a risky business, warns economist

23rd November 2001 While South Africa’s wine export industry remains strong, gone are the days when exporters could rest assured that everything would run smoothly all the way to the bank. 

Turning brewery waste into pulp and paper

23rd November 2001 A new enterprise opportunity has been conceived for the erection of a plant that will convert certain solid waste products from the beer-brewing process to paper and pulp products. 

Engineering firm's flurry of brewery projects

23rd November 2001 Following the success of the South African Breweries’ greenfields iBhayi project near Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape, which was completed in a record time of 18 months, engineering firm Arup is now enjoying an increased involvement in similar brewery projects on an international scale. 

Company firms up operations

23rd November 2001 This past year the South African alcoholic beverage industry has been characterised by a stagnant South African economy – exacerbated by the US economic slowdown and its resultant negative impact on world trade, reports Distell MD Jan Scannel. 

New floor for bottling plant

23rd November 2001 As part of the additions and renovations to liquor group Distell’s bottling plant on the East Rand, Ivory Industrial covered 6 000 m2 of flooring. 

German beer brewed on SA shores

By: Zonika Botha     2nd November 2001 As brewers of high-quality beer Bavaria Br 

Stainless exports exceed local demand

By: Deborah Spicer     14th September 2001 Last year marked the first time that South Africa exported more stainless-steel finished goods than it acquired for domestic demand, with exports at 62 000 t exceeding domestic demand by 700 t. 

Education to assist exports

By: Deborah Spicer     14th September 2001 East Rand manufacturer Rebuff – which supplies polishing buffs, compounds and grinding products to stainless-steel product manufacturers – is turning to education to make it even more export orientated in a market in which local stainless-steel product manufacturers are feeling the... 

Experimental vessel developed

14th September 2001 Over the years, important strategic mutually-beneficial partnering alliances have been implemented by South African Breweries (SAB) with key suppliers of materials, equipment and services, that have been to the mutual benefit of all parties. 

Automation system for brewery

7th September 2001 Technology conglomerate Siemens has completed a R15-million contract for the installation of a totally integrated automation (TIA) system at the SAB Ibhayi brewery near Port Elizabeth. 

Brewer contributes to stainless development

13th July 2001 South African brewer SAB has implemented important strategic partnering alliances over the years with key suppliers of materials, equipment and services, that have been to the mutual benefit of all parties, 

Kwazulu-Natal studies wine-industry potential

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     22nd June 2001 The Kwazulu-Natal Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs is studying the possibility of establishing a wine-grape industry in the province. 

Exports to EU surge by 35%

15th June 2001 Recent favourable trade conditions, and the provisional implementation of the South Africa European Union (EU) free-trade agreement (FTA) resulted in a 35% increase in South Africa's exports to the EU in the year 2000. 

Viticulture, Western Cape and France

By: System Author     8th December 2000 Following a co-operation agreement in viticulture between the South African Government and the Burgundy wine region in France, a French delegation visited the Western Cape between November 27 and December 1 to discuss the development of projects related to the Western Cape wine industry. 

Declining market not a problem for Namibian brewer

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Brewery & winery industry 

Joint beer venture launches new brand in SA

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Brewery & winery industry 

SA operations remain important

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Brewery & winery industry 

E Europe advance for South African brewing giant

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Brewery & winery industry 

New yeast-extraction product helps local brewery quality

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Brewery & winery industry 

Realignment for international firm

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Brewery & winery industry 

State-of-the-art project completed

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Brewery & winery industry 

Agro-processing, Northern Cape

By: System Author     13th October 2000 There are opportunities for the expansion of agriculture including the agro-processing of dates, fruit, citrus products, vegetables and viticulture 

Brewery to set productivity benchmark

By: System Author     30th June 2000 Ibhayi brewery development 

The art of brewing

By: System Author     30th June 2000 Ibhayi brewery development 

65 Eastern Cape firms help build brewery

By: System Author     30th June 2000 Ibhayi brewery development 

Turnkey installation 30% complete

By: System Author     30th June 2000 Ibhayi brewery development 

Brewery project is on target

By: System Author     30th June 2000 Ibhayi brewery development 

Mechanical electrical instrumentation contract awarded

By: System Author     30th June 2000 Ibhayi brewery development 

Sophisticated manufacturing execution system installed

By: System Author     30th June 2000 Ibhayi brewery development 

R2,2m winery modernisation

By: System Author     23rd June 2000 To expand its handling capacity and cater for a growth in demand, one of the country’s most northerly wine cellars, Hartswater, in the Northern Cape, is in the process of implementing a two-stage modernisation process, worth about R2,2 million. 

Brewery makes way for the arts

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Following additional finances being allocated to the Greater Benoni City Council by the Eastern Gauteng Services Council for the conversion of the old Daveyton brewery in Benoni into an arts, culture and recreation centre. 

E Europe advance for South African brewing giant

By: System Author     12th May 2000 The merger of the three Czech breweries – Plzensky Prazdroj, Radegast and Velke Popovice – which were acquired last year by South African Breweries, is well under way. 

Facelift for old brewery

By: System Author     5th May 2000 A multimillion-rand upgrade is scheduled for South African Breweries’ Newlands brewery in Cape Town. 

R150m German brewhouse for SA

By: System Author     28th April 2000 Construction of a R150-million brewery for the Eastern Cape by a German-South African joint venture is expected to start in the second half of the year. 

Plant to fill 14 bottles a second

By: System Author     31st March 2000 International beer producer South African Breweries’ (SAB’s) R705-million Ibhayi brewery in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, is expected to run at full capacity from day one of its completion. 

To modify or not to modify?

By: System Author     10th March 2000 Food & Beverages 

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