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Attention and engagement: The power of digital displays

24th August 2021 Digital marketers have found themselves having to keep up with the latest market trends and, as we know, these are constantly evolving. The reason for this is simple; today's digital age has accelerated change, and brought with it so many new and exciting ways to do business, especially in the... 

Live Webinar – Unlocking digitalization to transform the manufacturing & supply chain industry.

By: Yolande Botes     24th August 2021 The amount of solutions and systems on the market currently available to the Manufacturing and Supply Chain industries, together with the terminology used around digitalization can often be daunting.  

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LNG a critical first step for developing SA’s gas-to-power capacity 

24th August 2021 The introduction of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in South Africa will be a critical first step for the development of the gas-to-power capacity that is expected to complement the country’s ambitious renewable-energy roll-out, General Electric’s Commercial Growth Director for GE Gas Power,... 

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OPINION: The real cost of water insecurity for big business

20th August 2021 Not long ago, industries adopted water treatment, reuse and recycling as a means to reduce their operating costs. Today, these have become survival tools in an increasingly water-constrained business environment. 

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Industrial water disinfection, chlorine dioxide and monochloramine

20th August 2021 Chlorine dioxide is receiving increased attention in various industrial markets for the treatment of water and, increasingly, in the food and beverage industry. This is according to Jakes Jacobs, disinfection technologist and director for Nanotech Water Solutions. 

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Jacobs Transport introduces new INControl Warehouse Management System

20th August 2021 Specialised transport and equipment provider Jacobs Transport, which has been moving and rigging heavy machinery for two decades, has introduced new technologies into its warehouse environment to better control the valuable stock of its customers.  The new INControl Warehouse Management System... 

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Supporting the food & beverage industry in Africa

19th August 2021 Innovative technologies are key to supporting the food and beverage industry in Africa as the population of the continent continues to rise. Currently, about 1.3-billion people live in Africa. By 2050 this number is expected to almost double to about 2.5-billion. The demand for food and beverages... 

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Save the date: The role of construction in the economic recovery of South Africa

13th August 2021 Construction Alliance South Africa (CASA) will be hosting an informative webinar on the role of construction in the economic recovery of South Africa – proudly brought to you by our sponsors AfriSam and RIB CCS. 

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South African economy at a crossroads

13th August 2021 South Africa faces a critical crossroad currently; one which requires creative and innovative solutions to put the economy back on a sustainable financial path. 

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Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa

Battery Electric introduces diesel machine conversion technology 

12th August 2021 A 5 t diesel, hydraulic underground mining locomotive owned by mining major Sibanye-Stillwater has been converted into an environment-friendly battery powered electric version by Gauteng-based underground railway control systems manufacturer Battery Electric. The company will now look to apply... 

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Oracle brings new level of intelligence to construction projects

5th August 2021 Oracle today announced Oracle Construction Intelligence Cloud Service, a new suite of AI and analytics applications for the engineering and construction industry. Construction projects often run into problems that impact productivity, safety, and profitability. 

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Pairing renewables with gas offers fastest pathway for SA’s decarbonisation

5th August 2021 Acombination of renewable energy and gas power will be the fastest and most cost-effective pathway to decarbonise South Africa’s electricity industry, the CEO of GE’s Gas Power business in sub-Saharan Africa asserts. 

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Earn CPD points by attending a workshop on galvanized rebar and bolts

4th August 2021 The International Zinc Association (IZA) is hosting its second expert workshop on 11 August 2021 at 14:30. This workshop will focus on galvanized rebar and bolts.   

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Complete your chemical analysis with Anton Paar range of instruments

3rd August 2021 Anton Paar has a long history of providing high-end laboratory instruments: density meters, refractometers, polarimeters, viscometers, rheometers and instruments for material characterization. Rotational Viscometer: ViscoQC 

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Oil and gas companies have role to play in lower-carbon economy  

By: Tracy Hancock     29th July 2021 The aim of the decarbonisation transition is not to make the oil and gas industry obsolete, in an effort to achieve a low-carbon economy by 2050, , says leading global professional services company Accenture in Africa strategy and consulting senior manager for energy Yu-Feng McConnachie. 

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Ostem seeks to expand its contract manufacturing reach across industries

29th July 2021 Having purchased one of Metso Outotec’s facilities located in the industrial hub of Vereeniging, south of Johannesburg, together with the fabrication, machining, assembly and repair part of the business, Ostem, a division of Istogen Investments Holdings, is expanding its contract manufacturing... 

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Standard Bank platform provides 4 million meals for the needy in under six months

27th July 2021 Johannesburg, 23 June 2021 – OneFarm Share, an online platform that connects farmers to feeding schemes, has delivered 1000 tonnes of fresh produce, which translates to four million meals for over 350 000 people in the country, in its first seven months of operation. Launched by Standard Bank in... 

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How digital signage can elevate and transform customer experiences

23rd July 2021 Online advertising isn’t always the most effective or exciting way to attract customers. Businesses can also leverage the innovative features of digital signage to grab people's attention, provide information, and build their brand identity in a way that is safe, efficient, and more entertaining... 

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The benefits and possibilities of establishing eco-industrial parks

By: Yolande Botes     22nd July 2021 For property managers of commercial and industrial business parks, applying the principles and methodologies of resource efficiency and other sustainable business models can not only improve their environmental footprint, but can make them more sought-after locations, have a positive benefit on... 

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Wits drone developers reach new heights for good 

22nd July 2021 21-year-old Wits mechanical engineering student, Xolani Radebe and his business partner, Tino Kurimwi founded an aviation company in 2019. Their aspiration to build airplane engines sparked mutual interest in drone development. 

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4IR requires companies to think creatively about manufacturing

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd July 2021 The world has changed dramatically over the past two years. The effect of this is rapidly altering the way we view digitisation and associated technologies as well as the concept of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). To remain in business, organisations must find new and innovative ways of... 

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National siltation programme to ensure longevity of SA’s large dams 

22nd July 2021 South Africa is a semi-arid country which means that the national water infrastructure must be designed to promote and ensure that there is long-term water security.  

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It’s people, not technology, that deliver digital transformation reality

15th July 2021 By Nkosi Kumalo, Managing Executive BCX EXA Digital transformation has become an operational necessity. It is the roadmap to process, the journey to digitalisation success and the GPS coordinates the organisation needs to shift gears into the future.  

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SA needs Energy Leadership to power up

15th July 2021 South Africans know there is no turning back the dial to ‘business as pre-pandemic usual’ but a sense of being powerless has darkened the country, as the power core of the economy disintegrates in front their eyes. Will the nation cower in the dark or is there a dial it can turn to reconnect with... 

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Delba Electrical refurbish slip ring motor for Khoemacau copper mine

13th July 2021 The Khoemacau Copper Mine Teco Slipring Motor was decommissioned by the customer and transported to the Delba works in Springs for a complete major overhaul of the entire motor including the stator, rotor and cooler. Prior to the overhaul of the motor the entire plant was out of commission for a... 

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Decarbonising oil and gas pivotal to achieving carbon neutral future 

By: Tracy Hancock     13th July 2021 Energy decarbonisation makes good business sense, especially in the oil and gas industry, in spite of the global energy imbalance and the need to achieve the targets set by the Paris Agreement to curb climate change. 

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GE outlines roadmap for reliable and sustainable energy in SA 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th July 2021 South Africa must add between 4 GW and 6 GW of additional power generation capacity in the near term to ease an electricity constraint that has persisted for more than a decade and is making the country’s electricity system prone to economically debilitating power cuts, Industrial technology... 

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Another hurdle in embedded generation licensing exemption saga  

9th July 2021 Creamer Media's Chanel de Bruyn speaks to Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer about Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe's latest update on amendments to be made to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act to lift the licensing-exemption threshold for embedded generation... 

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Good practice compressed air systems approach  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th July 2021 The most difficult part about starting the Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) journey is taking that first step. The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) has made the journey to achieving significant resource savings with little investment and maintaining them... 

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SA needs to be doing more to avert a catastrophic water crisis

8th July 2021 South Africa is rapidly approaching a water crisis with potentially catastrophic consequences. After decades of mismanagement and a lack of maintenance the country’s water infrastructure is crumbling. 

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Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director at SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa

Natural gas can successfully support the integration of renewable electricity generation in South Africa’s energy transition

5th July 2021 When it comes to supporting the reduction of GHG emissions, Shell believes that renewables are the best way forward, which is why we are actively developing projects in this sector and transitioning our portfolio to cleaner energy. Across the world, renewables are playing a larger role in... 

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Celebrating 40 years with Martin Creamer 

5th July 2021 This year marks Creamer Media’s 40th anniversary of promoting current, credible and comprehensive news coverage about economic developments. 

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Company secures local fabrication contract

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     1st July 2021 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is ordering a bill of materials to begin fabrication for a contract that it secured in October 2020, under the leadership of Thos Begbie sales engineer Ethienne Erasmus. The contract is set for completion by June 2021. The company was invited to... 

AS GOOD AS NEW The company is required to repair two bus tube bundles and fabricate four new bus tube bundles using vital copper components
AS GOOD AS NEW The company is required to repair two bus tube bundles and fabricate four new bus tube bundles using vital copper components

SLG aims high with goals to become an integrated energy company 

30th June 2021 KwaZulu-Natal-based premium gas supplier SLG rose from humble beginnings as a black economic empowerment partnership with Sasol. The company is now a wholly black-owned and -managed company, and the second-largest trader of natural gas to industrial customers, and the largest compressed natural... 

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Largest carbon emitters have most capacity to disrupt in decarbonisation transition 

By: Tracy Hancock     30th June 2021 Climate change is probably the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced but daily innovation indicates that the world is on the path to a sustainable energy transition, with the biggest contributors to climate change representing the greatest potential to innovate and disrupt, says leading... 

Largest carbon emitters have most capacity to disrupt in decarbonisation transition

Dept refuses enviro authorisations for Karpowership SA projects  

25th June 2021 Creamer Media's Chanel de Bruyn speaks to Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer about the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment's decision to refuse to provider Karpowership SA environmental authorisations for its proposed powership projects; Karpowership's response; and what... 

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Using AI and machine learning to predict construction schedule delays

24th June 2021  

Using AI and machine learning to predict construction schedule delays

How HVAC maintenance save you resources in the long run

17th June 2021 In simple terms, HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) refers to how air moves between indoor and outdoor areas. It can be warm or cool, but what’s most important is keeping the air clean and healthy. Now that winter is here, we tend to crank up the heating in our homes and offices,... 

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