http://www.engineeringnews.co.za
R/€ = 16.35 Change: 0.15
R/$ = 13.92 Change: 0.13
Au 1283.80 $/oz Change: 1.40
Pt 936.00 $/oz Change: 0.50
 

Press Office - Forbatt

Forbatt

SOLE AGENT FOR energy products, video surveillance technology, security peripherals and home automation. We import exclusively for our network of distributors.

Topic

PRASA says it’s on top of security problems

By: News24Wire      17th October 2017 The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has responded to the damning letter written by Ernest Hendricks, regional security manager of the Western Cape. In the letter, dated 31 May and addressed to PRASA's head office in Pretoria, Hendricks described problems with the security system,... 

Airborne Drones on patrol – the answer to public safety policing

     10th July 2017 Autonomous drones are set to take over border patrols, crime hotspot monitoring and more, says South Africa’s Airborne Drones Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)s, commonly known as drones, will soon be a common sight over border zones, crime hotspots and city streets, as public safety and security... 

Acquisition creates larger industry opportunities

     30th June 2017 In April, construction and civil engineering contractor Esor acquired trenchless technology specialist Tuboseal, renaming it to Esor Tuboseal, which creates larger industry opportunities. 

Eskom Academy trains over 500 contractors

     19th May 2017 Over the last three years, State-owned power utility Eskom’s enterprise development programme, the Contractor Academy, trained 518 contractors from all nine provinces, with the youth accounting for about 60% of participants. The programme started as a pilot programme in 2008 and has since grown... 

See Africa’s largest selection of targeted security and fire products under one roof at Securex 2017

     13th April 2017 Everyone has something they need to protect. For some it’s personal and business material assets, for most it’s the safeguarding of family members and personnel, and for others it’s the protection of sensitive data. Finding solutions that are simultaneously budget-friendly and reliable is often... 

Rocla’s Versatile Concrete Poles

     9th March 2017 In the last decade, questions about the cost effectiveness and environmental friendliness of timber and steel poles have inevitably made industry seek alternative solutions for applications across a wide variety of sectors which include electricity, electrical, telecommunications, security... 

Rocla’s Versatile Concrete Poles

     7th March 2017 In the last decade, questions about the cost effectiveness and environmental friendliness of timber and steel poles have inevitably made industry seek alternative solutions for applications across a wide variety of sectors which include electricity, electrical, telecommunications, security... 

Protect analogue camera systems with DEHNvario 3in1 surge arrester

     27th February 2017 Factors including low cost, compatibility with other components, a wide range of video signals and the protection of existing systems have made certain that analogue CCTV cameras are still widely used. A compact arrester ensuring the protection and availability of video transmission systems, the... 

Invitation to the surveillance technology event of the quarter

     16th February 2017 This coming month (March 2017) Forbatt SA the exclusive agency for KEDACOM, Sunell and TVT will be hosting the surveillance security event of the quarter. The event MC is our very own Barry Hilton. You are cordially invited to join us at any one of the 3 amazing venues. Durban Southern Sun... 

Build your brand by booking a stand at Securex 2017

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th November 2016 A Wall Street Journal study of the last recession showed that companies that cut back on marketing lost sales and market share, while those that maintained their marketing increased profits when compared to those that reduced marketing (source: http://www.entrepreneurmag.co.za/). Furthermore,... 

The Day the world went Dark – How would you approach a DDoS attack in your business

     24th October 2016 On Friday 21 October the “Day the world went Dark”, a major US-based DNS hosting company DYN Inc. experienced what is arguably the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack in history on its servers. At 4:22 PM EST the company was reported as saying “Looks like this is probably going to... 

IoT – exposure everywhere

     19th September 2016 The adoption of IoT technologies is set to broaden the risk exposure consumers and enterprises face, driving a need for new legislation, more layers of security and increased awareness, says Fortinet. The arrival of Internet of Things technologies might not significantly change the mode of attack... 

National Oceanography Centre takes control of site management with Solution House

     5th August 2016 The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has deployed a unique software solution from software development specialist Solution House to improve and automate its site and facility management, eliminating manual incident reports and introducing mobile incident management for security and maintenance... 

We cannot fight railway crime alone – PRASA

By: News24Wire      29th July 2016 The Passenger Rail Agency South Africa (PRASA) says it cannot fight increasing violent crime at South Africa's train stations on its own. PRASA was responding to the United National Transport Union (Untu) after the union slammed the body on Wednesday, following a number of violent murders in the... 

How to professionally specify your IP camera network

     28th July 2016 The past decade has seen camera surveillance technology rapidly evolving. Of significance was the much-anticipated shift from analogue closed circuit television (CCTV) to Internet protocol (IP)-based systems. It is now widely accepted that the benefits of IP far outweigh analogue, but the... 

PRASA Welcomes The Mock - Up Of The New Trains

     7th July 2016 PRASA has welcomed the mock-up of its new trains at Pretoria Station today. The Mock-up train, an exact replica of the newly purchased trains, will be open for public viewing at the end of July free of charge.   The train is an example of a single coach that will be used to demonstrate the... 

Ambitious integrated, proactive security initiative for UWC

     29th June 2016 EES Africa (Pty) Ltd is currently working with University of the Western Cape management on an ambitious multi-pronged initiative, the UWC Safe Campus Project, to substantially increase campus security.  The key objective is to achieve integrated, proactive security. “Security system integration,... 

Ambitious integrated, proactive security initiative for UWC

     28th June 2016 EES Africa (Pty) Ltd is currently working with University of the Western Cape management on an ambitious multi-pronged initiative, the UWC Safe Campus Project, to substantially increase campus security.  The key objective is to achieve integrated, proactive security. “Security system integration,... 

Imperial’s Five-Pillar Approach Reduces Transport Risk

     23rd June 2016 Imperial Logistics’ proactive, multi-pronged approach to managing transport risk is yielding big benefits for the supply chain and logistics leader and its clients, including fewer hijackings, more successful convictions and the collapse of hijacking syndicates. Imperial Logistics, Health Safety... 

Yokogawa Receives SCADA System Order for Gas Distribution Pipeline Project in Bangladesh

     20th June 2016 Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa India, has received an order from the Gas Transmission Company Limited to supply a monitoring and control system for the gas pipeline system in Bangladesh. This project will involve the revamping, modernisation, and expansion... 

Technology firms deploy digital solutions to combat rhino poaching

By: Schalk Burger     13th May 2016 South Africa-based information and communication technology firm Dimension Data and networking multinational Cisco have installed secure intelligent networks and analytical systems at a game reserve to combat rhino poaching. The first phase, conducted in close consultation with game rangers,... 

Smart tech for a better lifestyle, Tips for home owners and businesses

     28th April 2016 Home and office technologies are now smarter than ever before. Not only are they simplifying our daily lives, they are also transforming the way we work and live. Everything from entertainment and appliances to security, heating and lighting systems are now all interconnected and accessible from... 

Bridge City’s co-ordinated security measures produce results

     18th April 2016 As development of the Bridge City mixed use precinct north of Durban gathers pace, essential services are being rolled out in tandem with the laying down of physical infrastructure. A key component to realising the vision of a viable and vibrant retail, business, residential and light industrial... 

Finding security and fire solutions under one roof at Securex 2016

     31st March 2016 Tackling crime head on requires a manifold approach that encompasses the involvement of various stakeholders including the Government and its agencies, the private sector, the private security industry and the citizens of the country. A proactive mindset regarding monitoring and prevention of... 

Damco expands logistics capacity in Vietnam

     1st March 2016 Damco has unveiled its expanded Southern Vietnam Logistics Center in Binh Duong Province. Now covering 37,150 m2 and 141 loading bays, and incorporating state-of-the-art facilities, this C-TPAT certified multi-purpose warehouse is an important pillar of a multi-year capacity expansion plan.... 

Interactive lighting solution attracts interest from various projects

By: Kimberley Smuts     19th February 2016 Since the launch of its Shuffle one-pole lighting column in October, luminaires manufacturer Beka Schréder has received a number of enquiries for various projects at universities, playgrounds and fitness parks. Beka Schréder marketing manager Sibusiso Skosana tells Engineering News that the... 

TNPA unveils R843m port security system

By: Anine Kilian     15th February 2016 Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has invested R843-million in a new port security system to safeguard customer cargo, port users and Transnet’s own port assets, staff and contractors. “The National Ports Act 12 of 2005 and the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code of 2004... 

New Multimillion Rand Port Security System for SA

     15th February 2016 Transnet National Ports Authority has introduced a state-of-the-art port security system valued at R843 million to safeguard customer cargo, port users, as well as Transnet’s own port assets, staff and contractors. Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive at TNPA, said: “The National Ports Act 12 of 2005... 

Emira launches major R795 million Knightsbridge redevelopment in Bryanston

     14th January 2016  Emira Property Fund is undertaking a major R795 million redevelopment of its Knightsbridge Manor office park in Bryanston, Johannesburg, into a P-grade and leading-edge Green Star SA rated office complex. The three-phase redevelopment of the prime located office park will see it more than... 

PRASA New Rolling Stock Procurement Programme – Gibela rolling stock project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     8th January 2016 Alstom’s first X’Trapolis Mega commuter train for Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has successfully arrived on time at PRASA’s Wolmerton depot. 

Thermal Solution Can Detect Mountain Fires Before They Become Natural Disasters

     9th December 2015 Remote video alarm monitoring and management specialist TeleEye SA has developed a mountain fire detection solution that can detect a fire as small as one square metre from up to five kilometres away. The solution uses state-of-the-art Flir Systems thermal imaging cameras and Ngaro advanced video... 

City of Ekurhuleni names BRT system Harambee

By: Zandile Mavuso     27th November 2015 City of Ekurhuleni executive mayor Mondli Gungubele earlier this month officially named the city’s bus rapid transit (BRT) system, Harambee.  

Clara Anna Fontein goes ahead

     19th November 2015 With R500million in sales already in the bag and only 11 plots remaining to be sold in the first phase of  the prestigious Clara Anna Fontein, estate in Durbanville, phase two is now set to be released to the market. Colin Green, a director of Rabie Property Group, which is undertaking the... 

Amdec to develop R1,2 billion mixed-use The Yacht Club at the gateway to Cape Town’s Waterfront

     16th September 2015 The Amdec Group today announced that it will develop The Yacht Club, a unique R1,2 billion mixed-use landmark at the magnificent gateway to Cape Town’s Waterfront. This prestigious development will comprise residential, hotel, and office space, making it an ideal mixed-use facility for those... 

Security management platforms - open systems enable change, advancement

     17th August 2015 In the realm of security and security solutions, change is constant – systems continue to advance, threats evolve and business security priorities are continuously revised to defend and protect against new challenges. To maintain agility, maximise security system investments and ensure... 

TeleEye protects Google-backed SA solar farm

     23rd April 2015 South Africans accustomed to increasingly-severe rolling electricity black-outs no doubt saw a ray of hope in the coming online in October last year of the Jasper Solar Energy Project. The 96 megawatt photovoltaic power station is located near Kimberley, Northern Cape, counts Google as an... 

Calgro M3 to launch SA’s first off-grid company

     20th April 2015 In a first for South Africa, Calgro M3 is soon to launch a subsidiary that will operate completely off the national electricity grid, by generating its own renewable energy to run all aspects of the business, including that subsidiary’s administration office. “We believe that in this era of tight... 

mobiDEOS Launches Mobile App for Latest iPhones to Obtain Surveillance Video from any DVR

     19th March 2015 Next-generation MobileCamViewer app simplifies connectivity of DVRs to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones for on-the-go surveillance. MobiDEOS first made waves in the security sector with MobileCamViewer, the trendsetting smartphone and tablet app for remote monitoring and mobile surveillance. Now,... 

First
Prev
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next Last

Latest News

more

Latest Videos

more

About

Engineering News is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on Engineering News is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Register Close