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Construction of Africa’s first biophilic building under way in Cape Town

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th August 2022 Estate agent Dogon Group has confirmed that demolition is under way ahead of the start of construction of Africa’s first-ever biophilic development, in Cape Town. The Fynbos building, as it will be called, will comprise 24 storeys of mixed-use space, including Cape Town’s first-ever urban... 

JV company offering complete thermoplastic piping system solutions

By: Simone Liedtke     26th July 2022 South African joint venture (JV) company African Pipes, Valves & Fittings (APVF) Piping Systems offers a complete thermoplastic piping system for the industrial, gas and mining markets. The JV between fuel supplier Bohlale Energy and investment company African Rainbow Capital (ARC) is a Level 2... 

New industrial lighting solution beneficial for industry

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Industrial lighting specialist Magnitech is expected to release the MAGFLOOD – its new industrial floodlight – this month. The fit-for-purpose industrial floodlight will provide optimal lighting in the harshest of environments through the use of precise optics, world-class components and a truly... 

Company introduces new hydraulic hose, fittings range

22nd July 2022 In view of continuous improvement of its products, hydraulic and industrial products supplier Alfagomma has introduced a new range of high-pressure hydraulic spiral hose, the Alfabiotech Evolution, and its Dunlop Hiflex equivalent Powerflexbio Extra, as well as the new Interlock fitting H17... 

Technology beneficial for lighting sector

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Technological advancements have become prominent in commercial and industrial lighting applications, which has created additional benefits for the sector, says lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting Solutions MD Randal Wahl and technical sales manager Chris Gijzelaar. Technological trends include... 

Lighting manufacturer embarks on local projects

By: Sabrina Jardim     22nd July 2022 Johannesburg-based lighting manufacturer Regent Lighting Solutions embarked on various projects for the industrial and commercial lighting industry last year. The company took on a project for online retail company Takelot in Johannesburg and Cape Town from July to May of this year. 


22nd July 2022 Energywise (EW) specialises in the design and manufacture of LED light fittings for industrial, commercial, retail and horticultural use. With multiple accolades and awards to its name, including Energy Company of the Year on two occasions (awarded by the South African Association for Energy... 

New facility opened in the US

15th July 2022 Global vacuum technology and leak detection solutions provider Pfeiffer Vacuum opened its new 3 700 m2 facility in Indianapolis, in Indiana in the US, on May 13. This state-of-the-art facility is located at 4037 Guion Lane. The facility will be used to service the semiconductor as well as the... 

Meters supplied for water project

By: Halima Frost     8th July 2022 Steel and tube supplier Stewarts & Lloyds Pipes & Fittings is supplying water meters, manufactured by international manufacturing group Honeywell Kent, to a residential area in Vryburg, in the North West, as part of a water-saving project. Being commissioned to deliver 8 000 water meters, the... 

Industry continues to face supply chain woes

By: Nadine Ramdass     8th July 2022 The stainless steel industry has been under severe supply chain pressure caused by rising prices of raw materials, such as nickel, as well as shipping and logistics and energy costs, in Europe and Asia. As a result, stainless steel and valves supplier EMV Africa has had to be creative and... 

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