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Riverbed Announces Partner Program Updates to Enable Partners to Accelerate Customers’ Cloud and Digital Transformation Initiatives

     Updated 1 hour 39 minutes ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Riverbed Partner Summit 2017 conference theme of Disrupt sets stage for Riverbed and partners to capitalize on changing IT industry    Riverbed Technology today announced updates to the Riverbed® Performance Partner Program during the Riverbed Partner Summit 2017 in Santa Barbara, California.... 

Discover the tastes of tomorrow at Africa’s leading food and beverage conference

     Updated 2 hours 53 minutes ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Food Forum 2017 offers delegates the opportunity to learn and gain professional career credits as Africa’s Big 7 goes international in Johannesburg this June Africa’s premier food and beverage trade show boast a strong line up of key speakers for its exclusive three-day conference in June. 

Discover the tastes of tomorrow at Africa’s leading food and beverage conference

POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017 to power up delegate skills

     Updated 3 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Delegates to POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017 to earn SAIEE CPD points POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa 2017, Africa’s leading power sector conference and exhibition, has been awarded a pre-validation by the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) of 2.5 CPD credits. Engaging... 

First-class service keeps customers returning to Babcock

     Updated 3 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Babcock’s tailor-made aftersales service and reliable technical support, coupled with competitive pricing, were major deciding factors in Bidfreight Port Operations’ recent purchase of two additional SDLG wheeled loader machines from Babcock. Bidfreight Port Operations (BPO) is one of the largest... 

First-class service keeps customers returning to Babcock

ASAQS members internationally recognised thanks to MoU

     Updated 3 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / MoU between ASAQS and RICS In March 2017, the Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoU) to further professional development and information sharing for members of both institutions.... 

Afrox invests R10-million on upgrades to Special Gases Propellant Plant

     26th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Since 2011, Afrox has invested over R10-million in upgrades at its Special Gases Propellant Plant in Roodekop, effectively positioning the company as a well-established supplier to South Africa’s FMCG personal care market. Personal care propellant requires that stringent quality standards are met... 

Technicrete’s Armorflex Provides A Perfectly Engineered Solution For New DuPont Research Facility

     26th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Technicrete’s Armorflex system was specified by both the architects and engineers for use on construction of the new entrance road to Du Pont Pioneer’s newly built research facility at Delmas, Mpumalanga. This product placement was due to the client’s requirement for a ‘Green’ Road that could... 

Technicrete’s Armorflex Provides  A Perfectly Engineered Solution For New DuPont Research Facility

Fast Population Growth Means Fast Infrastructure!

     26th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The World Health Organisation estimates that by 2025 half of the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas. That is a frightening statistic. With water being the key source to life as we know it, this is a serious problem that needs serious solutions. 

Fast Population Growth Means Fast Infrastructure!

Promoting growth and transformation within the Quantity Surveying industry

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ASAQS is committed to transformation and skills development in the built environment The built environment is one of many industries that faces challenges due to the skills crises. Exacerbating the issue locally is a lack of transformation, retiring baby boomers, too few formalised training and... 

Goscor Group to showcase agricultural solutions at NAMPO 2017

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Industrial equipment supplier the Goscor Group, a part of Industrial Services Holdings (InServe), will have a major presence at Grain SA's NAMPO Harvest Day 2017 from 16 to 19 May near Bothaville in the Free State. Last year the 50th anniversary of the annual four-day event attracted a record 75... 

Atlas Copco portable LED light towers shed reliable and efficient light

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Atlas Copco Portable Energy’s latest range of portable HiLight light towers incorporates cutting-edge LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology and delivers reliable and efficient lighting solutions with up to 25% more light compared to metal halide lamps and average savings of 60% on fuel... 

Atlas Copco portable LED light towers shed reliable and efficient light

Connecting RFID to cloud systems such as MindSphere boosts efficiency and quality

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / • Simatic RF600 MindSphere link with OPC UA • First RFID system with data transmission to MindSphere • OPC UA enables seamless communication with third-party applications • Project engineering via web interface in the browser With the launch of new firmware release V3, the Simatic RF600 RFID... 

MindSphere with new partners, new applications and extended connectivity

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / • New infrastructure, app and technology partnerships • Extended connectivity simplifies link-up to machines and plants • New apps for industrial security and condition monitoring Siemens is driving forward the expansion of its cloud-based open IoT operating system MindSphere with new... 

New Remote Terminal Unit expands scope for telecontrol applications

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / • Simple implementation and monitoring of measurement stations for process data • Cyclically controlled and event-driven transmission of process values • Flexible link to control center and rapid integration in Sinaut plants • Web-based engineering simplifies commissioning The new Remote Terminal... 

Engen Driver Wellness 2017 kicks off in the Eastern Cape

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen Driver Wellness, a mobile health awareness initiative run by Thubelihle Occupational Health & Wellness kicked off this month at Cape Road Convenience Centre in Port Elizabeth. The initiative which impacts positively on the country’s bulk truck driver operators continues to increase driver... 

Engen Driver Wellness 2017 kicks off in the Eastern Cape

Atlas Copco compressors and light tower win Red Dot Design Awards

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won two prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for 2017 for portable compressors and a LED light tower. “We are proud to once again be recognised with this distinguished prize for outstanding design,” said Andrew Walker,... 

Atlas Copco compressors and light tower win Red Dot Design Awards

Parker Hannifin Unveils Industrial Internet of Things Platform, Voice of the Machine®, as a Key Part of its Digital Transformation Strategy

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Suite of technologies delivering open, interoperable, scalable IoT solutions to digitize machine assets at the component and motion and control system level Parker Hannifin Corporation the global leader in motion and control technologies, today unveiled the Voice of the Machine® IoT platform, an... 

Becker Mining South Africa has recently donated 20 food hampers to El-Shammah, a local home for abandoned babies.

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / “El-Shammah, which is a three bedroom haven for abandoned and or unwanted babies, relies on donations and sponsorships, to be able to provide love, care and protection to babies,” says Nico de Lange, Becker Mining. “In tough economic times, it is even more critical that we find it in our hearts... 

Creamer Media announces special offer for Real Economy Yearbook to be published in June

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The next edition of Creamer Media’s Real Economy Yearbook will be published on 30 June 2017 and will provide a researched overview of the state of play in a number of industrial and mining sectors. As in previous years, the Real Economy Yearbook will include updates on key news developments in... 

Creamer Media announces special offer for Real Economy Yearbook to be published in June

AzarGen’s case for a commercial plant-made pharmaceutical facility in South Africa

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / AzarGen Biotechnologies, South Africa’s only private plant-based biopharmaceutical company, is imagining a world-class commercial plant-made pharmaceutical facility for South Africa. AzarGen, one of a few biopharming companies in the world focuses on developing human therapeutic proteins using... 

AzarGen’s case for a commercial plant-made pharmaceutical facility in South Africa

Holistic approach to logistics – are we there yet?

     25th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Most companies today recognise that managing logistics is a vital element of implementing business strategies and plans – with logistical planning now needing a holistic approach if future growth opportunities are to be fully grasped. But only a third of South African companies are positive that... 

See the new 3D software system that revolutionises fluid transfer next month in Johannesburg

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Meet Jamie van Schoor who has introduced to Africa PumpSim, which allows engineers to build a pipe and pump network that simulates pressures and flows… all in a virtual world. INDUTEC 2017 will offer visitors the chance to sample first hand an exciting new 3D modelling programme that plans all... 

See the new 3D software system that revolutionises fluid transfer next month in Johannesburg

Earn while you learn at Africa’s new retail conference during the continent’s biggest product sourcing expo: SAITEX 2017

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Trade Buzz 2017 offers delegates an insight into the future of retail & trade across sub-Saharan Africa with recognised career-boosting CPD certification Some of sub-Saharan Africa’s top shopping gurus will be in Johannesburg this June for one of the biggest retail and trade events on the continent. 

Food, beverage supply chain under focus at SAPICS 2017 conference

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Food production is the world’s largest manufacturing sector, and in Africa it is second only to the oil and gas industry – based on the combined revenue of the 111 largest African agro-food companies. Potential for further growth is substantial, but it relies on efficient and innovative supply... 

Recognising The Impact Of Health And Safety In Manufacturing, Seifsa Seeks To Honour An Exemplary Company

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Health and safety in business, but especially for companies involved in manufacturing, is paramount – and the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa seeks to honour companies in the metals and engineering sector that have shown an exemplary record with their health and... 

Turnkey vacuum solutions from Atlas Copco Vacuum Technique

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In a move to become a global leader in vacuum solutions, Atlas Copco established Vacuum Technique as a fifth business area on 1st January 2017. Vacuum solutions originally formed part of Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s product portfolio. Following the vacuum business’s excellent growth over... 

Turnkey vacuum solutions from Atlas Copco Vacuum Technique

Wireless becomes key integrated component of enterprise systems

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Wireless networks have traditionally been viewed and managed as an ‘add-on’ to the corporate network, but new security threats demand that they now be integrated into the heart of the enterprise, says Fortinet. The traditional approach to enterprise wireless was to treat it as an independent... 

Wireless becomes key integrated component of enterprise systems

Riverbed Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Leading Cloud-Enabled Wi-Fi Networks Provider Xirrus, Further Strengthening SD-WAN Solution

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Xirrus to expand wireless & wired LAN capabilities of Riverbed SteelConnect – the first and only SD-WAN solution to unify management and policy-based orchestration spanning the entire network – WAN, LAN/WLAN, Data Center and Cloud   Riverbed Technology today announced the signing of a definitive... 

AFRINIC to Hold IPv6 Training Courses for Network Engineers in Johannesburg

     24th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Training Workshop to be Held in Johannesburg from 2-5 May as Part of AFRINIC’s Commitment to Capacity Building, Knowledge Share and Education to Improve Internet Infrastructure Development Throughout Africa.    Workonline Communications (Pty) Ltd &  ZACR  are partnering with the African Network... 

Engen puts a little F1 in your tank

     21st April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With the introduction of Engen’s new advanced energy formula, Engen Primax Unleaded has answered motorists’ calls for petrol that provides superior performance and fuel economy compared to the company’s previous formulations. The engineering and technology that helped the Mercedes AMG PETRONAS... 

Engen puts a little F1 in your tank

Riverbed Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Leading Cloud-Enabled Wi-Fi Networks Provider Xirrus, Further Strengthening SD-WAN Solution

     21st April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Xirrus to expand wireless & wired LAN capabilities of Riverbed SteelConnect – the first and only SD-WAN solution to unify management and policy-based orchestration spanning the entire network – WAN, LAN/WLAN, Data Center and Cloud   Riverbed Technology today announced the signing of a definitive... 

Eastern Cape architect sets the standard for eco-conscious design on new countryside estate

     21st April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / According to a study carried out by US construction think tank Dodge Data and Analytics, South Africans are increasingly choosing to invest in properties that have been designed to limit their environmental impact. This has seen a rise in the number of buildings that are being developed using... 

Eastern Cape architect sets the standard for eco-conscious design on new countryside estate

Sun shines on South Africa’s clean energy future

     21st April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Substantial ultra-violet radiation levels and excellent wind conditions have allowed South Africa to diversify its energy generation mix from one that previously relied heavily upon fossil fuels towards a national grid network that is now supported by “green” renewable energy (RE). In line with... 

Sun shines on South Africa’s clean energy future

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Creamer Media’s readers continue to be part of the mobile revolution.  Over 20% of Creamer Media’s online readers view the websites on their mobile devices. To cater for this growing mobile readership Creamer Media offers an Engineering News Online app for iPhone and Android users.  These apps... 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

Creamer Media to partner with Construction and Concrete events

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Creamer Media is a media partner for the African Construction Expo & Totally Concrete 2017 event, taking place on 23 and 24 May 2017 at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The Engineering News edition dated 12 May 2017 will include a special Cement & Concrete feature previewing the... 

Creamer Media to partner with Construction and Concrete events

Gravico’s strategy for the new economy

     20th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As part of its strategic consolidation in response to ongoing changes in South Africa’s heavy engineering industry, the DCD Group is consolidating aspects of its manufacturing capacity and expertise into its Gravico Heavy Engineering joint venture. According to DCD chief executive officer Digby... 

Gravico’s strategy for the new economy
Louw Kriel – Managing Director of Gravico

How South Africa is attracting the world’s leading hospitality experts to advise on growth for the next decade

     20th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Sub-Saharan Africa needs tourism for jobs and investment and a new expo based on one of the world’s most successful brands will bring international experience to Johannesburg in June 2017 Some of the world’s leading experts in hospitality have agreed to appear at the inaugural The Hotel Show... 

How South Africa is attracting the world’s leading hospitality experts to advise on growth for the next decade

Franklin Electric 4” NextGen submersible motors available after four years of development

     20th April 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Following a two-year design and laboratory test phase and a further two years of field testing, the new generation of Franklin Electric’s 4” submersible motors was launched into the southern African market last year. The new design, which was introduced to the European market in 2012, includes... 

Franklin Electric 4” NextGen submersible motors available after four years of development
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