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Industry can grow with diverse solutions – institute

By: Cameron Mackay     26th March 2021 The best growth scenario for the local sugar industry is to diversify its products to create multiple revenue streams, says research organisation the Sugar Milling Research Institute NPC (SMRI) strategic research group leader Dr Kitty Foxon. Biochemicals and bio-materials from sugar cane-derived... 

Company plays maintenance role

26th March 2021 Engineering solutions specialist BMG plays a critical role in the sugar sector, not only during the operational period of sugar production, but also in off-crop seasons, when maintenance and refurbishment on sugar farms and at mills is essential. BMG works closely with sugar farmers and engineers... 

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Why businesses need digital signage in 2021

25th March 2021 As the way we interact with the world around us becomes increasingly digital, more opportunities for innovative and engaging digital experiences are emerging for brands and advertisers to reach customers. 

Grant Kruger - Business Lead ID/IT at LG Electronics South Africa
Grant Kruger - Business Lead ID/IT at LG Electronics South Africa

African excellence will be fuelled by chemicals

24th March 2021 A continent that has a rich chemicals sector is also rich in opportunities. However, to fully take advantage of that opportunity, it is also essential that we get a good grip on our own manufacturing and distribution. These efforts require people that are willing to become pioneers in expanding... 

African excellence will be fuelled by chemicals

Water for rural Botswana: From dam to tap

23rd March 2021 Water- A scarce resource in many parts of Africa and a growing concern across the globe. In Botswana, water scarcity is a real crisis created by an increasing population, inevitably leading to a sharp increase in water demand and a low and inconsistent rainfall. Siemens South Africa together with... 

Water for rural Botswana: From dam to tap

Machine Learning: A Lifeline For Big Water Users

18th March 2021 Digital water optimisation, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are bringing about a shift in the way forward-thinking organisations are building their resilience against water scarcity, routine supply disruptions and climbing costs. An essential move considering that the World... 

Machine Learning: A Lifeline For Big Water Users

Khato Civils Announce African Expansion To Tackle $US35bn Water Infrastructure Shortfall

15th March 2021 USD 35-billion per year is needed to tackle Africa’s water crisis. South African firm Khato Civils announces African expansion and calls for AfCFTA to be the catalyst to build Africa’s water infrastructure. 

Khato Civils Announce African Expansion To Tackle $US35bn Water Infrastructure Shortfall

Barloworld Equipment Mining launches the Cat MD6200 rotary drill

12th March 2021 Heavy-duty machines and services company Barloworld Equipment (BWE) Mining has extended its mining solutions offering with the introduction of the Caterpillar MD6200 rotary blasthole drill. “The MD6200 is a production rotary blasthole drill capable of drilling vertically as well as out to 30°... 

Barloworld Equipment Mining launches the Cat MD6200 rotary drill

Keeping the business wheels turning at ABB Southern Africa

11th March 2021 While ABB Motion literally keeps the world turning with its drives, motors, generators, mechanical power transmission products and integrated digital powertrain solutions that underpin a low-carbon future for industry, cities, infrastructure and transportation, keeping the company itself... 

Lindie Koldas joined ABB in September 1998 aged 25. A two-year assignment at ABB Bloemfontein was followed by five years in Nigeria. She is currently Local Business Area CFO for Motion and Robotics at ABB South Africa.
Lindie Koldas joined ABB in September 1998 aged 25. A two-year assignment at ABB Bloemfontein was followed by five years in Nigeria. She is currently Local Business Area CFO for Motion and Robotics at ABB South Africa.

OMRON Launches HD-1500 Mobile Robot with 1500kg Payload Capacity

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th March 2021 OMRON has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest addition to the company’s series of mobile robots. The new HD-1500 boasts a heavy payload capacity of up to 1500kg.  

OMRON Launches HD-1500 Mobile Robot with 1500kg Payload Capacity

Eaton’s Power Defense series launches in South Africa

8th March 2021 Eaton has introduced the Power Defense series to the South African market, a circuit breaker with communicating electronic trip units to help optimise commercial buildings and industrial facilities' performance, and help keep employees, customers and end-users safe by reducing the risk of arc... 

Eaton’s Power Defense series launches in South Africa

Caterpillar introduces the new 374 and 395 hydraulic excavators to SA mines

8th March 2021 Equipment manufacturer Caterpillar is launching its next generation of excavators, the 374 and 395 hydraulic excavators, into Southern Africa in 2021. “In 2018, Cat introduced its medium-sized excavators of between 20 t and 30 t and, in 2019/20, launched the 36 t to 49 t range of excavators. The... 

Caterpillar introduces the new 374 and 395 hydraulic excavators to SA mines

Enhanced and upgraded for 2021, LG’s newest Ultra Series Monitors Exceed All Expectations

26th February 2021 With Premium Display Technology and a ost of Productivity-enhancing Features, New Lineup Meets the Needs of Even the Most Demanding Professionals 

Enhanced and upgraded for 2021, LG’s newest Ultra Series Monitors Exceed All Expectations

How a Mid-Size General Contractor Improved Payment and Compliance Processes to Support Growth

25th February 2021 Blach Construction Company understands that real digital transformation encompasses not just the jobsite, but also the back office. 

How a Mid-Size General Contractor Improved Payment and Compliance Processes to Support Growth

Trust a turnkey energy engineering service provider for project peace of mind

18th February 2021 At a time when project budgets are increasingly under pressure, as are delivery timelines, it makes more sense for infrastructure projects to trust one vendor that offers a turnkey solution to lead and manage every step of the process, from early ideation and planning to feasibility and... 

Trust a turnkey energy engineering service provider for project peace of mind

Survey on a new electoral model for SA 

10th February 2021 The Inclusive Society Institute, an independent public policy organisation that promotes and supports multiparty democracy, invites you to participate in a survey on its proposals for a new electoral model for South Africa. 

Survey on a new electoral model for SA

Improve OEE with Artificial Intelligence at the Edge in Manufacturing 

10th February 2021 How can manufacturers benefit from the latest machine control technology? Implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in manufacturing is picking up speed. Many companies are realizing that AI presents an opportunity to increase not only the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) – and... 

Improve OEE with Artificial Intelligence at the Edge in Manufacturing

Global commodities’ position as a bull sector within a bear market represents a unique opportunity for African mining

29th January 2021 By Nivaash Singh, Co-head of Mining and Resources Finances, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking Under normal circumstances, the performance of the world’s mining sectors, like most other sectors, tracks the movement of global GDP. This direct correlation has become well entrenched over the... 

By Nivaash Singh, Co-head of Mining and Resources Finances, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking
By Nivaash Singh, Co-head of Mining and Resources Finances, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking

Attracting global equity investment to SA mining will require changing the narrative

29th January 2021 By Greg Webber; Co-head: Mining and Resources – Nedbank CIB In South Africa, mining is a well-established industry that has been overperforming in the face of Covid-19 challenges. Much of the industry’s response to the pandemic has been excellent, with quick and decisive action taken to protect... 

By Greg Webber; Co-head: Mining and Resources – Nedbank CIB
By Greg Webber; Co-head: Mining and Resources – Nedbank CIB

Planned preventative maintenance benefits SEW customers 

28th January 2021 Many South African – and even African – companies don’t prioritise planned maintenance on their machinery and equipment to the same extent that companies in more developed countries do. This tendency to ignore regular maintenance has been exacerbated in the past year by the Covid-19 pandemic with... 

By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW Eurodrive
By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW Eurodrive

The failure paradigm

28th January 2021 Building intelligence into security so property and people are properly protected 

The failure paradigm

Choose Health and Safety Manager as a career

27th January 2021 The Department of higher education and training recently gazetted the 2020 national list of occupations in high demand – and Health and Safety Managers are one of them. The best news is that you don’t need a university degree.  

Choose Health and Safety Manager as a career

Company services Zambian smelters remotely, eyes expansion

By: Cameron Mackay     19th January 2021 Local foundry company Thos Begbie opened a workshop in Solwezi, Zambia, in March last year to supply and service copper smelters in the region more efficiently; however, the impact of Covid-19 has forced the company to close its workshop indefinitely. “There has been a drastic decrease in... 

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ALEX NHLAPO As the demand for copper increases, pressure is placed on the smelters and refineries to increase their production output

The Power of AI in Cognitive Critical Infrastructure: Making The Internet a Greener Place

14th January 2021  

The Power of AI in Cognitive Critical Infrastructure: Making The Internet a Greener Place

Integrating Multiple Technologies to Ignite Change in Design and Construction

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Integrating Multiple Technologies to Ignite Change in Design and Construction

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Project Owners Helping Drive Construction Digitization, Data Efforts

10th December 2020 Project owners increasingly regard data as the key driver of a project’s value and have started using sophisticated digital strategies to maximise the value of their project investments. 

Project Owners Helping Drive Construction Digitization, Data Efforts

Sarens Siba

10th December 2020 Sarens is the global leader and reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport. 

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“Adapt or Die” – enter the API economy

3rd December 2020 The world is converging, and this convergence is increasingly held together by the API environment. APIs – Application Programming Interfaces – are much talked about, but not always well understood. So let’s begin at the beginning. APIs are pieces of software which define and automate... 

“Adapt or Die” – enter the API economy

Confident utility locating with the SR-24 line locator

26th November 2020 When it comes to new developments, trenching and overall construction site preparation, it is imperative to determine whether there are existing utilities underground. Oftentimes, a comprehensive mapping of the area is not available, which is where a reliable utility locator comes in handy. 

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Flowmeters can reduce wasted energy

26th November 2020 Specialised importer and distributor of industrial and electronic products Actum Group offers a range of energy efficient products to service a variety of industrial and electric applications. 

Flowmeters can reduce wasted energy

Don’t flush it away

26th November 2020 In 2017, when Cape Town was facing Day Zero during a devastating drought, when the taps were expected to run dry and a city, a vast urban area, was on the brink of being declared a disaster zone, Dr Dyllon Randall thought about going to the toilet and saving the planet. He came up with a simple... 

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