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Put your construction data to work with predictive AI

1st February 2022 Most construction analytics tools have two functions: observe and report. These are effectively passive functions. They collect data, and they present it in a user-defined context. 

Local furnace builder playing its part in global urban mining

By: Darren Parker     27th January 2022 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is supporting recycling and the circular economy by supplying specialist critical components for pyrometallurgical smelting in furnaces designed for reclaiming rare metals. Reclaiming rare metals from waste – called urban mining – involves extracting... 

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SPECIALISED APPLICATIONS Owing to the complexity of extracting so many different metals, the design of smelters for e-waste processing is more complex than usual

Unlocking the value of mixed reality in manufacturing

26th January 2022 Johannes Kanis, Cloud and Enterprise Business Group Lead at Microsoft South Africa Mixed reality continues to grow exponentially because of its ability to help businesses and their employees complete crucial tasks faster, safer, and more efficiently. It also creates new ways to connect to... 

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Avoid unplanned downtime with a planned maintenance programme

20th January 2022 Unplanned downtime has serious consequences in nearly every single industry. According to a report published by Senseye titled ‘The True Cost of Downtime’, Fortune Global 500 manufacturing and industrial companies lose close to US$1 trillion due to unplanned downtime each year, squandering an... 

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Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa

“Unbelievable discounts” in Creamer Media’s new Online Store

20th January 2022 In order to sharpen its product offerings, Creamer Media has launched a new upgraded version of its Online Store. 

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What to look for in capital program management software for owners

By: Yolande Botes     13th January 2022 Owners want their built assets to be consistently planned, delivered, and maintained in the most efficient and effective manner. Sound capital management reduces surprises, risks, and inefficiencies, helping to ensure projects are successful and aligned to organizational goals. 

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Structural Health Monitoring 

12th January 2022 ASNT Level III - Acoustic Emission Testing (ASNT NO: 194954) 

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New solutions for your city’s safety from Milestone

12th January 2022 Milestone and Briefcam bring premium forensic analytics to XProtect customers 

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Save the date: Advancing South Africa’s Energy Transition

6th January 2022 Creamer Media, in partnership with EY Parthenon, will be hosting a webinar on Advancing South Africa’s energy transition on Wednesday, 2 February 2022 at 10:00. 

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Visualising wastewater coagulation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd January 2022 Knowledge about the stability of colloidal suspensions is of great importance in wastewater treatment, as clarification can only take place in unstable dispersions when coagulation of particles occurs. In this application report, coagulation of bentonite clay, provoked by supplementation with a... 

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OneFarm Share: Making An Impact From Farm to Fork

18th December 2021 Market conditions created as a consequence of early lockdown measures in 2020 were the catalyst for the development of Standard Bank’s OneFarm Share. Instantly diminished demand and a consequent over-supply of fresh produce presented a very real challenge for the country’s farmers. Simultaneously... 

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Alcohol Breathalysers (Pty) Ltd

10th December 2021 Name of company and activity Alcohol Breathalysers (Pty) Ltd offers nationwide and export sales and distribution of industrial and law-enforcement breath alcohol testers, drug test kits, non-alcohol sterile wipes and paper straws. Recalibration services and competency training is also offered to... 

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TurboDirect SA

10th December 2021 Name of company and activity – TurboDirect SA is the largest original equipment (OEM) manufacturer and turbocharger importer, distributor and repairer in South Africa, holding genuine brand turbocharger distribution agencies directly with the international manufacturers. Most memorable moment of... 

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Transforming manufacturing through mixed reality technology

9th December 2021 Johannes Kanis, Cloud and Enterprise Business Group Lead at Microsoft South Africa The global mixed reality market is expected to hit the $3.6 billion mark by 2025, a significant increase from the $83 million market size in 2018. This is hardly surprising given how the industrial use cases for... 

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Tech company receives internationally accredited certification

9th December 2021 End-to-end integrated ICT infrastructure and telecommunications company Vox has recently implemented and received ISO 9001 certification as a way of improving its internal management systems to be more profitable, efficient and productive. As a result of the implementation and certification to... 

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The Vox team proudly accepts the BSI stamp of approval for high-quality products and services as well as information security with its ISO 9001 and ISO/ISE 27001 certifications.

CSIR recognises researchers’ years of hard work  

9th December 2021 The number of principal and chief researchers promoted by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) this year is an important key performance indicator for the council, indicating the strength of its research development and innovation capacity, as well as its transformed human... 


Eaton provides services support aligned to your business goals, ensuring continuity and profitability

9th December 2021 In July 2021, about 40 000 South African businesses across the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng were rocked by violent protests and looting that left 72 people dead and scores of businesses in ruins, with many burned to the ground.  

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Seasonality and Small Business: How SMEs can plan for the festive season

7th December 2021 Although South Africa’s economy has shown some signs of recovery, the true cost of the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest in July this year must still be calculated. It is against this backdrop, that many small business owners are hoping to recover some lost ground during the months ahead. Many... 

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Consistency, data, and project owner involvement benefit construction projects: Panel

7th December 2021 Standardizing processes, making better use of data and owner involvement are crucial to aligning capital plans with strategic goals throughout the project lifecycle. Also consider the long-term value of bringing both delivery teams and owners together, working toward the common goal of project... 

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SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa lessens its reliance on global supply chains with new high-tech factory

2nd December 2021 One of the biggest lessons out of the Covid-19 pandemic is that in order to ensure operational continuity, organisations need to be less reliant on global supply chains. 

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Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa

Building long term power partnerships

2nd December 2021 Consistent and reliable power is the cornerstone of any economy. Yet, according to the African Development Bank Group, more than 30 African countries are currently experiencing power shortages and regular interruptions due to a variety of reasons, including natural causes, such as droughts, oil... 

Sibongile Thobakgale, Aggreko Area Sales Manager for South Africa
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What to look for in capital program management software for owners

2nd December 2021 Easily streamline and control capital asset planning and execution  

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Anton Paar launches first Nanoindentation tester for everyone

1st December 2021 Meet Hit 300 - Anton Paar's new nanoindentation tester built for every user and every environment. Instrumented indentation testing is a very important yet very sophisticated and expensive method to determine a material’s hardness and elastic properties. Hit 300 is a premium and highly affordable... 

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Expect more from your kinematic viscometer. SVM 3001 Cold Properties – the smartest solution for your low-temperature fuel measurements

1st December 2021 Anton Paar takes the SVM Smart Viscometer series one step further. The SVM 3001 Cold Properties provides more parameters than ever before, including freeze point, cloud point, kinematic viscosity and density, making it the most flexible and economic viscometer on the market. SVM 3001 Cold... 

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Expand your view with LG: See more and do more with an UltraWide monitor

30th November 2021 The best way to describe the impact of an ultrawide monitor is to go by the basic definition of an ultrawide format. The word refers to when a photo, video, or display has an aspect ratio bigger than two. Whether you go see a movie at the cinema or look down at your phone’s screen, there are... 

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Characterisation of Bitumen according to AASHTO T315 / ASTM D7175 with a SmartPave rheometer

30th November 2021 How SmartPave devices can be successfully applied for the grading and the verification of different bitumen types according to the American standards 1. SmartPave 

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Components supplied to local platinum smelter

By: Darren Parker     26th November 2021 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie has been awarded a major contract to supply 190 t worth of copper pyrometallurgical components to the South African arm of an Italian company for use in a local platinum smelter project. All components supplied by Thos Begbie must be approved through... 

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DELTA SECTION Thos Begbie hosted some of the major Italian role-players on its premises, in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, to witness work conducted on a previous project

Electric Vehicles in SA: A matter of when, not if

24th November 2021 The next five to 10 years in the automotive industry will be defined by dramatic change. It is a foregone conclusion that the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) will increase exponentially as legislative changes come into effect to contain the environmental impact of the transport industry.... 

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The CAT® 966 GC Wheel Loader – why it’s the right fit for your business

22nd November 2021 Reliable, versatile, and economical, Barloworld Equipment’s new CAT® 966 GC Wheel Loader is worth a serious look if you’re thinking about upsizing your fleet. 

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WIKA SA opens online shop 

22nd November 2021 WIKA South Africa is proud to announce the opening of its new online shop. Now customers in South Africa can order measurement technology directly from the manufacturer. Simple, quick, secure.  

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The impact of rising fuel prices on the South African construction industry – and how the new CAT® 966 GC can make a difference

18th November 2021 The impact of rising fuel prices on the South African construction industry – and how the new Cat® 966 GC can make a difference Fuel price increases are not a new phenomenon – South Africans have been facing them for years. But the rate at which they’re currently increasing is alarming, and it’s... 

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Seasonality and Small Business: How SMEs can plan for the festive season

18th November 2021 Although South Africa’s economy has shown some signs of recovery, the true cost of the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest in July this year must still be calculated.  

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Positioning Africa to become a global industrial hub

17th November 2021 After the ravages imposed by the global Covid-19 pandemic on African economies, increased trade is exactly what the continent requires in order to recover. 

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Your one-stop card-based solution specialists

15th November 2021 As a niche player within the card manufacturing industry, Cardzgroup Africa (PTY LTD) supplies card solutions to various industry sectors, namely: Government, Banking, Retail and Security (RFID/NFC) across the African continent. CGA is linked through a strategic directorship with Cardzgroup... 

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SaniTI – Transforming sanitation towards dignity for all

11th November 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the importance of access to safe, hygienic water and sanitation services for the population’s health and wellbeing. While a significant number of South Africa’s households have access to safe sanitation, reaching those who still lack adequate access requires... 

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Free Research Report - Improving Construction Productivity

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th November 2021 Join Oracle Construction and Engineering for a webinar on November 30, 2021, at 14:30 to unpack the status of digital project and construction management technology adoption in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) construction market. 

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Wits for climate justice 

10th November 2021 More than ever, it is now or never. Climate justice is the defining imperative of our time. In southern Africa, climate change-induced vulnerability to drought is already a human rights crisis.  

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Preventative, corrective and emergency repairs at your fingertips 

9th November 2021 Creating safe, compliant, efficiency and environmentally sustainable workspaces FM Solutions Technical provides a tailored package of preventative, corrective and emergency repairs to corporate clients. With an ever-expanding national footprint, their team of engineers and technical staff ensure... 

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