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Storage shelving, better option for plastic pallets

2nd November 2018 Pallet supplier Premier Pallets posits that for companies to optimise storage space, a racking-system (racking without centre support or shelving) is the logical way to go, however, this premise comes into question when companies use plastic pallets in factories. The company indicates that the... 

Global crude steel output down 2.7% y/y in March

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st April 2015 Global crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) decreased by 2.7% year-on-year to 138-million tonnes in March. China’s crude steel production decreased by 1.2% year-on-year to 69.5-million tonnes, while Japan’s output fell 4.5% year-on-year... 

Fuel saving brought to container handling

31st January 2014 A fuel-economic series of container straddle-carriers, Mobicon ECO, was launched on the South African market in December 2013 by container and materials handling equipment suppliers Big Lift Trucks South Africa (BLT SA). 

Global steel production for June up 1.9%, SA output declines

By: Natalie Greve     22nd July 2013 While global crude steel production nudged up 1.9% year-on-year in June, South Africa’s output continued to decline, falling by 7.1%, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) reported on Monday. According to the organisation’s latest production figures, South Africa’s steel output is estimated to... 

Can SA steel fabricators remain competitive in Africa?

By: Chantelle Kotze     12th July 2013 To remain competitive in the African market, South African structural steel fabricators must ensure they add more value to steel products and move away from the current commodity model, which is based on supplying ex-works fabricated products. 


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