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South African defence industry at a crossroads – Minister

By: Simone Liedtke     18th September 2018 The South African defence industry is “at a critical crossroads”, says Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Speaking at the fourth iteration of the Aerospace, Maritime and Defence (AMD) Conference, in Pretoria, on Tuesday, she said this was as a result of the many... 

Company offers paper alternative to wooden and plastic pallets

17th August 2018 Transport packaging company Kimmo is driving the industry to switch to paper pallets as alternatives to the usual wooden and plastic pallets.  The company manufactures paper pallets using honeycomb fibreboard in South Africa. According to the founder of Kimmo Jan Vreken, he discovered honeycomb... 

Container supplier sees opportunities despite market slump

By: Nica Schreuder     1st December 2017 The chemicals, power generation, oil and gas, and petrochemicals sectors have created a significant demand for tanktainers, says container industry provider Container World. Tanktainers, or tank containers, are intermodal containers used to transport liquids, gases and powders as bulk cargo. 

Better business practices required in industry

By: Victor Moolman     25th August 2017 As a response to the increase in recalled products in the food and beverage industry worldwide, global electronics company Omron Industrial Automation (Omron) has started to introduce more sustainable business practices by improving product quality and assistance for food and beverage producers. 

Private sector must pull its weight in the township economy

By: Sydney Majoko     19th February 2016 The news that Gauteng Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile has extended the Qondis' IShishini Lakho campaign deadline from March to June just goes to show how seriously government is taking the registration of small businesses on a single database.... 

Atlas Copco awarded ISO 22000 Food Safety System Certification for its production facility in Belgium

12th October 2015 Atlas Copco is the first compressor manufacturer globally to receive ISO 22000 certification by Lloyds Register for its production facility in Antwerp, Belgium, where the company manufactures its state-of-the-art oil-free air compressors, blowers and air treatment products. Food and beverage... 

Ultrasonic Component Cleaning Machine Ensures Fast Testing And Inspection For Metric Automotive Engineering

23rd June 2014 The cleanliness of engine components prior to inspection, testing and assembly is critical to the subsequent successful remanufacturing of diesel engines. Metric Automotive Engineering recently invested in an MOT 750 ultrasonic component cleaning machine to provide faster turnaround times to the... 

06/07/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     6th July 2012 Government, business and organised labour are in broad agreement to grow the South African mining industry by 30%; Anglo American is pledging to help build the platinum equivalent of the US’s famous Silicon Valley in South Africa; and The World Gold Council has been in South Africa to stop... 


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