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Shipping line container operator, worldwide

By: System Author     1st September 2000 The logistics and container line operator has reported an operating profit of $44-million for the second quarter of 2000, making these the strongest quarterly results for the company since it began trading in 1997 

Bulk-handling companies feeling the pinch

By: System Author     25th August 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

From digital prototype to virtual factory

By: System Author     25th August 2000 Hitech Briefs 

General freight is rail group’s focus

By: System Author     25th August 2000 South African railway parastatal Spoornet has adopted a ‘performance plan’ to ensure the company’s future success within the 

Rocky road to the New Economy

By: System Author     25th August 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

Galvaniser commissions SA first

By: System Author     18th August 2000 Local hot-dip galvaniser Consolidated Galvanising Services is commissioning a R17-million U-shaped automated hot-dip galvanising process, the most modern of its kind currently in South Africa, this month. 

Tippers make loading easier

By: System Author     11th August 2000 Transportation logistics company John Daniel Containers, of Mossel Bay, Western Cape, has entered into a manufacturing agreement with Australian company Trufab to manufacture a new roller-tipper. 

Research to boost SA floriculture

By: System Author     11th August 2000 It has emerged that part of the reason for South Africa falling behind in protea exports is the lack of constant and sufficient production volumes. 

Train brake system improves handling

By: System Author     4th August 2000 A new electronic braking and distributed-power system is being piloted by Spoornet business unit Coallink, of Richards Bay, Kwazulu-Natal. 

Cheaper, better workaholics

By: System Author     28th July 2000 Hitech Briefs 

Engineering IT still ‘ineffective’

By: System Author     28th July 2000 For more than 30 years, business has used information technology as a tool to improve management practices, efficiency and profits but, despite the decades of experience in dealing with the problems of effective information management and a multitude of new developments, some sectors are still... 

Empowerment steel company offering competitive service

By: System Author     21st July 2000 Steel 

Auto parts firm goes B2B

By: System Author     14th July 2000 South African automotive component firm Midas has embarked on a multimillion-rand project to develop its electronic-business network. 

Time taken from SA farms to UK shops slashed

By: System Author     14th July 2000 A R15-million perishable cargo warehouse facility, which opened last month at Johannesburg International Airport, is expected to help boost South Africa’s exports of fresh produce and create new jobs. 

The new e-contractor

By: System Author     23rd June 2000 Africa’s largest engineering group is putting its losses behind it and embracing the New Economy 

Turnkey robot solutions for local manufacturers

By: System Author     9th June 2000 Established two months ago, Robomation, of Robertsham, Gauteng, will aim to meet the growing need for value-added, locally-engineered robot solutions in the South African manufacturing industry. 

Vic Falls hotel: latest

By: System Author     2nd June 2000 Five months into the R330-million contract to build Sun International Zambia’s two hotels overlooking the Victoria Falls, Grinaker Construction is 50% of the way to completing the structures, and has begun with the finishings to the bedroom blocks for the four- and five-star hotels. 

International VIPs expected

By: System Author     2nd June 2000 Africarail 2000 

Cement company sticking with globalisation

By: System Author     19th May 2000 Johannesburg cement and lime firm Pretoria Portland Cement is sealing its future on the world market with a continuous global competitiveness programme. 

Road freight industry slump – worst in 3 years

By: System Author     19th May 2000 Further aggravating South Africa’s logistics problem, the local road-freight industry is in its worst slump for three years, with dire possible consequences for product transport and productivity in the country. 

How top SA corporation will buy R8bn worth of goods, services

By: System Author     28th April 2000 Traditionally, end-user personnel requisition buyers to purchase the goods and services required for a company’s sustained operation. 

Supplier base cut from 100 to 7

By: System Author     28th April 2000 Sasol’s Netgain Project 

Investment, Eastern Cape

By: System Author     28th April 2000 The Port Elizabeth–Uitenhage metropolitan area has seen a sharp increase in the number of new businesses opening in the region says the Port Elizabeth Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 

SA suffers a ‘paltry’ FDI share

By: System Author     7th April 2000 South Africa’s share of the world’s foreign direct investment spend since 1994 has been ‘paltry’ and remains a major restraining factor on growth in the economy. 

Constructor grows out of shrinking SA

By: System Author     24th March 2000 South African construction company LTA’s expansion into a number of African countries and offshore is paying off – the company’s order book stands at R3,9-billion and it posted record results with earnings up by 42% in the past year. 

Software to integrate strategic functions

By: System Author     24th March 2000 A new suite of software products will enable local fast-moving consumer-goods manufacturers to focus their entire organisation on strategic planning and decision-making. 

Info sharing vital in supply chain

By: System Author     10th March 2000 The supply chain is one of the last frontiers for profit improvement left in the race for international competitive advantage. 

Gas-fired power to reduce water and coal needs

By: System Author     18th February 2000 A 1 000 MW gas-fired power station being probed by Cape Metropolitan Area Local Authorities and Shell SA would be the largest in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Gauteng’s re-industrialisation plan

By: System Author     18th February 2000 The Gauteng spatial development initiative has seen a number of nodes having been identified for industrial projects. 

Multimillion-rand contract is a logical progression for local firm

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling and logistics 

New levy implemented will cost sector up to R14bn a year

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

SA company beats global competition

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling and logistics 

Shopping around for improved logistics

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

Industry gets a helping hand

By: System Author     4th February 2000 Hitech Briefs 

Factory File

By: System Author     28th January 2000 Motor-maker wins exports 

The digital factory

By: System Author     28th January 2000 Start-up times of South Africa’s new industrial ventures can be compressed from months to days using the latest virtual reality (VR) and concurrent engineering technologies tailor-made for the African century. 

Satellites make possible the setting up of Lans in remote sites

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Setting up a local area network in remote areas where there is no telecommunications infrastructure and still be connected to the Internet and other Lans is possible by using satellite technology. 

Business as usual as Mozal goes on-line

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Mozal 

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