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Extend component life & boost productivity with protective polymeric coatings from Thermaspray

     Updated 2 hours 18 minutes ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa’s market leader in surface coating technology, Thermaspray’s new range of wear and corrosion resistant polymeric coatings protect components in extremely harsh environments, delivering cost and time saving benefits to customers through extended component life and enhanced production.... 

DocTrailTM a new world-first “FinTech” disruptor in banking

     Updated 3 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / FNB has launched DocTrailTM a new innovative banking solution that enables FNB Business customers to upload and attach supporting documentation to online payments, exerting greater control over the daily running of their businesses. DocTrailTM drastically reduces the administrative burdens that... 

DocTrailTM a new world-first “FinTech” disruptor in banking

Ambitious integrated, proactive security initiative for UWC

     Updated 3 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / EES Africa (Pty) Ltd is currently working with University of the Western Cape management on an ambitious multi-pronged initiative, the UWC Safe Campus Project, to substantially increase campus security.  The key objective is to achieve integrated, proactive security. “Security system integration,... 

DMCC and Jafza Sign MoU to boost trade between Dubai’s leading Free Zones

     Updated 3 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / DMCC the Government authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Economics World Zone, Jafza’s parent company.The purpose of the memorandum is to enhance trade and explore new collaboration between Dubai’s leading... 

DMCC and Jafza Sign MoU to boost trade between Dubai’s leading Free Zones

Pan Macmillan South Africa is delighted to announce that as of July 2016 the company will represent Cassava Republic Press in South Africa.

     Updated 4 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cassava Republic Press is a leading African publishing house and their list comprises an eclectic list of quality literary fiction, non-fiction, crime, young adult fiction, children’s books, and romantic fiction under the Ankara Press imprint. The publisher aims to spotlight the vibrancy and... 

Top cleaning equipment ensures spotless floors at Super Spar Midwater, Middelburg

     Updated 4 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Tennant T2 walk-behind scrubber-dryer from Goscor Cleaning Equipment (G keeps Midwater Super Spar’s shop floor spotless to ensure customers of a pleasant, clean and safe shopping experience. Holistic cleaning solutions specialist, GCE, part of the Goscor Group of Companies, is one of South... 

Top cleaning equipment ensures spotless floors at Super Spar Midwater, Middelburg

Opinion piece: The long-term benefits of investing in quality drug and alcohol testing equipment

     Updated 4 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / As was once brilliantly stated by Benjamin Franklin, the bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of a low price. This rings true for all South Africans, especially when a low price is so tempting during the economic decline that we are currently faced with. Often we go... 

 Opinion piece: The long-term benefits of investing in quality drug and alcohol testing equipment

Fastjet once again wins Transport Africa’s Innovation Award

     Updated 4 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Fastjet, the low-cost pan-African airline, was awarded the Transport Innovator Award for a second consecutive year at the 9th Transport Africa Awards 2016 held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 28 June 2016. The Transport Africa Awards set out to identify and reward leaders in transportation who... 

Fastjet once again wins Transport Africa’s Innovation Award

Pitch-A-Phobia… And how to overcome it

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / You’re ready to pitch your well-practised polished business pitch or idea for an innovative business to potential investors and/or partners, but at the moment of delivery, you suffer from acute vocal paralysis. No sounds, only terror – pitch-a-phobia.   Is there a cure? Sure. It’s called... 

Pitch-A-Phobia… And how to overcome it

Limited shop space available as retailers flock to Springs Mall

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Springs Mall at Blue Crane Eco Park is already over 90% let some eight months before it opens in 2017, when it will introduce a retail experience unlike anything on Gauteng’s East Rand. The 48,000sqm world-class new regional mall asset under development in Springs, Ekurhuleni, represents a... 

Limited shop space available as retailers flock to Springs Mall

Ambitious integrated, proactive security initiative for UWC

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / EES Africa (Pty) Ltd is currently working with University of the Western Cape management on an ambitious multi-pronged initiative, the UWC Safe Campus Project, to substantially increase campus security.  The key objective is to achieve integrated, proactive security. “Security system integration,... 

Hubtex unveils its latest 35 t platform truck with the lowest platform height

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hubtex has developed a new freely manoeuvrable platform truck, type SFB. With a platform height of only 457 mm, the vehicle has a load capacity of up to 35 tons or 70 tons in its coupled operating mode. This feature makes the heavy-duty transporter particularly suitable for the shipbuilding and... 

Hubtex unveils its latest 35 t platform truck with the lowest platform height

Hydro scheme cleared for danger

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In order to eliminate the chances of freak accidents, complying with operational compliance procedures is a prerequisite for a Hydro scheme to operate. Skyriders recently assisted engineers with two shaft inspections at a Hydro scheme located in South Africa. The Hydro project was established to... 

SKF solutions for enhanced conveyor efficiency

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SKF’s range of world class bearing, seal, lubrication, alignment and housing solutions optimise conveyor performance and efficiency by enhancing component reliability and extending equipment life. Great demands are placed on conveyors operating across diverse industries which are required to... 

Finalists Announced for 5th annual Standard Bank Rising Star Awards

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / After receiving hundreds of entries and going through thousands of pages of nominations, motivations and verifications, the finalists for the 5th Annual Standard Bank Rising Star Awards have been announced! Over the past four years, these awards have been identifying, recognising and celebrating... 

Tenova developed a new Flexible Modular Furnace for JSPL in India

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Tenova, one of the world's major suppliers of technologies, advanced engineering products and services for the mining and metallurgical industries, has developed the new furnace concept, the Flexible Modular Furnace, for JINDAL Steel and Power Limited Raigarh Steel Plant, in India.   This... 

Tenova developed a new Flexible Modular Furnace for JSPL in India

Telemedicine Industry Leader GlobalMed Establishes Base of Operations for Africa

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As a sign of the growing importance of the African market to the world economy, GlobalMed® – the worldwide industry leader in telemedicine delivery systems – has chosen The Mbaoua Group in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to oversee opportunities and deployments in Africa. Yaya Mbaoua, the company’s... 

PEM® Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners in Range of Types and Styles Enable Mounting, Spacing, or Stacking of Multi-Panel Assemblies

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / PEM® self-clinching standoff fasteners from PennEngineering® enable precise and reliable mounting, spacing, or stacking of panels, boards, or components in assemblies.  This family of fasteners includes a wide range of types and styles designed for permanent installation into metal sheets as thin... 

PEM® Self-Clinching Standoff Fasteners in Range of Types and Styles Enable Mounting, Spacing, or Stacking of Multi-Panel Assemblies

Jasco delivers Avid’s NEXIS software defined storage platform for media to the African market

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Jasco has recently announced the availability of Avid’s NEXIS software defined storage platform to the local market including sub-Saharan countries.  The solution is the industry’s first and only software-defined storage platform specifically designed for storing and managing media. Avid NEXIS... 

Jasco delivers Avid’s NEXIS software defined storage platform for media to the African market

Fluor Proud to be Part of Initiative to Help Mobilise People in Alexandra

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ALEXANDRA, South Africa and IRVING, Texas (28 June, 2016) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that 50 excited children at Kwabhekilanga Secondary School in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, have received bicycles through a partnership between the City of Joburg and Qhubeka. The... 

Fluor Proud to be Part of Initiative to Help Mobilise People in Alexandra
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What is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from normal fiat currency

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cryptocurrencies are a form of electronic money, tokens to which we assign value and are as liquid as normal fiat currencies. There are currently over 600 cryptocurrency already in the market. They are the same as regular currencies, except that they use cryptographic techniques to ensure they... 

Damco launches Supply Chain OrchestratorTM programme

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Damco, one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers, announces its new Supply Chain Orchestrator programme. This control tower solution enables companies to improve overall supply chain visibility, performance and optimisation. Damco’s Supply Chain Orchestrator provides a single... 

Pyrotec PackMark expands into Botswana

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Committed to its customers, and in line with its goals to expand into sub-Saharan Africa, Pyrotec PackMark, a Pyrotec brand, has confirmed the appointment of a distributor in Botswana. Pyrotec has a national South African footprint with centres in the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, the... 

Pyrotec PackMark expands into Botswana

The biggest laser of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere is set to help an Australian surface engineering company double production.

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / LaserBond has been using thermal coating techniques to produce hard-wearing components and products for the mining, power generation, manufacturing and agriculture industries since 1992. But a downturn in the mining industry is helping to fuel demand for its products as companies look to maximise... 

The biggest laser of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere is set to help an Australian surface engineering company double production.

Reinventing the employee experience to succeed in a more fluid world

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Deloitte 2016 Human Capital Trends Report for South Africa highlights how global changes, such as the expanding generation gap, technological advancements and new employer-employee social contracts, are disrupting traditional business models. South African organisations are being compelled to... 

Industry body contributes to the changing landscape of waste management

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa’s waste management industry is in a transformative state. With the country’s well-established waste management regulations, the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa encourages organisations to comply with legislation. During the past two years, South Africa’s waste... 

Industrial Equipment range brings cost and energy-saving benefits to the Namibian mining sector through Renttech SA’s branch SA Welding in Walvis Bay

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Renttech South Africa’s pan-African expansion strategy is well on track with the company’s new branch in Namibia.   Featuring a broad range of well-known names in welding machinery and consumables, lifting and rigging equipment, as well as diesel generators and compressors, Renttech - situated in... 

Industrial Equipment range brings cost and energy-saving benefits to the Namibian mining sector through Renttech SA’s branch SA Welding in Walvis Bay

ICTSI wins excellence award in supply management

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / International Container Terminal Services, Inc. recently won the 2016 Gawad Sinop Corporate Award for Excellence in Supply Management Practices by the Philippine Institute for Supply Management and the Foundation of the Society of Fellows in Supply Management.  The award is conferred to... 

ICTSI wins excellence award in supply management

Bell spreads its dealer footprint across South America

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The appointment of three new dealers in South America in recent months has positioned South African heavy equipment manufacturer and Articulated Dump Truck specialist, Bell Equipment, to expand its footprint and market share on the continent. Raico SA and Seijiro Yazawa Iwai, two Liebherr... 

Bell spreads its dealer footprint across South America

Property Market, More Balanced, Says Herschel Jawitz Ceo Jawitz Properties,

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The residential market up until 2015 was essentially a sellers’ market driven by low interest rates, strong demand from buyers and a shortage of stock. Despite a slow economy, this market imbalance meant double-digit price growth especially in the major metros such as Johannesburg and Cape Town.... 

Property Market, More Balanced, Says Herschel Jawitz Ceo Jawitz Properties,

Gas Up This Winter With Afrox Handigas

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Afrox has ensured a plentiful supply of Handigas is available for the critical cold snaps with the signing of major import agreement with Petredec Limited, one of the largest global traders in Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Petredec is a global LPG trader which buys, sells, transports, stores and... 

Gas Up This Winter With Afrox Handigas

MAP the road to safe, fresh food

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Poultry is a staple protein source for millions of South Africans, however, it can potentially be host to a range of pathogens that cause severe food poisoning if it is not adequately stored and transported. As a result, the poultry and retail industries continue to place a greater emphasis on... 

MAP the road to safe, fresh food

Valuable insights for Goscor customers during Tennant tour

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Tennant, a global leader in the design, manufacturing and supply of quality cleaning and hygiene equipment, hosted a delegation from Goscor Cleaning Equipment, southern Africa’s leading operator in industrial and commercial cleaning equipment, on a tour of its world class manufacturing facility... 

Valuable insights for Goscor customers during Tennant tour

Goscor brings latest unveilings from ISSA/Interclean to SA

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A delegation from industrial and commercial cleaning equipment provider, Goscor Cleaning Equipment, joined thousands of hygiene professionals at the 2016 ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam exhibition, held in May. “We visited over 800 exhibitors who showcased their latest cleaning and hygiene products,”... 

Goscor brings latest unveilings from ISSA/Interclean to SA

Weathering the Storms of Change

     28th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Unpredictability is one of the only certainties of today’s business. How do modern-day organizations keep the chaos to a minimum? Brexit has taken the entire planet by surprise sending currencies tumbling and global markets reeling. As economies around the world begin to come to terms with the... 

Six stars for Solid Green’s own offices

     27th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In another ‘first’ for the South African green building sector, Solid Green Consulting has been awarded the first 6-Star Green Star SA Interiors v1 certification for the company’s own offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Located on the second floor of an existing mixed-use commercial building on... 

Six stars for Solid Green’s own offices

Creamer Media publishes Real Economy Insight 2016: Water report

     27th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / This eight-page brief is a synopsis of key developments in South Africa’s water sector over the past 12 months. It provides details on South Africa’s water crisis, government planning and regulation, infrastructure, water supply, as well as prospects for the sector. 

Creamer Media publishes Real Economy Insight 2016: Water report

Internet traffic in Africa is forecast to rocket so governments need greater data transparency

     27th June 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The African continent is set to undergo the most rapid Internet traffic (IP) growth worldwide between now and 2020.  In the same period, fixed broadband speeds in Africa will increase 2,4 fold, with an average mobile speed connection of 5Mbit/s.   The transformation of global digitisation, based... 

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