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SKF helps reduce maintenance costs through new railway condition monitoring solution

22nd February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The drive in the rail sector is towards extending maintenance intervals. This is an area where digitalization is making a major difference. With this in mind, SKF has launched an entirely rail-focused version of its highly successful Multilog IMx platform, combining rolling stock and track... 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd February 2019 / 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

FUCHS set to increase presence in Tanzania

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The FUCHS Group, which operates globally in the lubricants industry, is strengthening its presence in Tanzania and is establishing a new company. This will ensure direct access for its customers and distributors to the highest quality global standard of lubricants and services. FUCHS will... 

Electrifying eSwatini’s sustainable future

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the age of renewable energy, long term planning is crucial for the transformation of the Kingdom of eSwatini’s energy systems and its access to sustainable energy growth. According to the Kingdom of eSwatini Energy Master Plan 2034, a major challenge facing the country’s energy system is a... 

South African Budget Speech 2019 – Tax Proposals

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, delivered South Africa’s 2019 Budget speech to Parliament on 20 February 2019. In the 2019 Budget Review tax amendments have been proposed by the Minister and we have set out below a summary of certain of these proposals. It is important to bear in mind that... 

South African Budget Speech 2019 – Tax Proposals

UKEF and Advisian agree framework to promote UK expertise in early stage infrastructure project development

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / UKEF and Advisian sign agreement to boost UK exports by creating finance solutions for initial management and consultancy services for infrastructure projects Advisian, part of the WorleyParsons Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK Export Finance (UKEF) the UK’s export... 

Kenya’s retail sector diversifying amid a changing market

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Kenya’s retail sector is diversifying with the entry of new players and international brands into the market. This is despite the retail sector growing at a “lethargic rate” compared to economic growth in the East African hub in 2018. The retail sector has been impacted by increases in taxes and... 

Enabling a Sustainable Future – Delivering on Africas Renewable Energy Agenda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / African economies have in recent years experienced a surge in business activity, thanks in part to the emergence of an increasingly prosperous middle class. This consumer boom has not only strained retail supply chains but has placed overwhelming demands on national utilities.  The World Bank... 

Need-to-know for small businesses: How Networks Unlimited Africa and Cofense™ offer no-cost simulation solution against phishing

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cofense™, a leading provider of human-focused phishing defence solutions which enable people to identify, report, and mitigate such threats as spear phishing and malware, is keenly aware that small businesses are significant targets for cyber attackers. This is against a background in which small... 

Rolls-Royce Welcomes Emirates Agreement

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Rolls-Royce has secured an order for Trent 7000 engines to power 40 Airbus A330neo aircraft from Emirates. The order includes Rolls-Royce’s flagship TotalCare® long term service support. Emirates has also ordered 30 Airbus A350 aircraft, powered by the Trent XWB, also to be covered by TotalCare.... 

Atlas Copco brings festive cheer to underprivileged children

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The festive season is generally accepted as a time spent with family, friends and loved ones partaking in meals, activities and exchanging gifts. However, for many disadvantaged children the holiday season brings little happiness or sense of unity. Recognising the plight of these children, Atlas... 

Atlas Copco brings festive cheer to underprivileged children

SAPPMA Highlights The Financial & Environmental Benefits Of Using Thermoplastic Pipes

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Recent advances in the production and manufacturing of thermoplastic pipes are not only leading to substantial financial savings, but it also making significant strides to help save the environment and reduce the environmental impact of piping systems. According to Jan Venter, CEO of the Southern... 

SAPPMA Highlights The Financial & Environmental Benefits Of Using Thermoplastic Pipes

Mushroom Farmer Recognised For Exceptional Growth And Commitment To Local Community

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Pick n Pay’s Enterprise and Supplier Development programme names its 2019 Small Supplier of the Year Local mushroom farmer, Peter Nyathi, founder of Tropical Mushrooms, has been awarded Pick n Pay’s 2019 Small Supplier of the Year. 

Decentral Energy closes funding on over 2MW of solar rooftop facilities

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Clean energy investor and asset manager Decentral Energy Managers - has closed over 2MW of energy projects in the financial year ending February 2019. The project offtakers are a blend of South African clients from the industrial, retail and tourism sectors, all of which demonstrate strong credit... 

Decentral Energy closes funding on over 2MW of solar rooftop facilities

Rolfes Leather expands into East Africa

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Rolfes Leather, a division of JSE listed, Rolfes Holdings, says that 2019 sees the company explore the beam-house market in Ethiopia. Specialists in leather tanning chemicals and solutions, Rolfes Leather will offer its extensive knowledge, skills and chemical range to this growing market.... 

Rolfes Leather expands into East Africa

How to use SEIFSA indices for Contract Price Adjustment (CPA)

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Congratulations you have just landed a very big tender contract! Despite this significant achievement you are unsure on how to proceed with the process, and different questions come to mind 

How to use SEIFSA indices for Contract Price Adjustment (CPA)

It’s a 100% pass rate for thyssenkrupp apprentices

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / All third-year apprentices from thyssenkrupp’s training facility at its Service Centre in Chloorkop achieved a 100% pass rate on the first attempt of their trade tests! During the trade tests the apprentices - four mechanical fitters, two boilermakers and a welder and a machinist – were also... 

It’s a 100% pass rate for thyssenkrupp apprentices

Optimising processes through strong partnerships

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The mining industry is facing a number of challenges including declining ore grades, environmental pressures, and water scarcity.  To deal with these challenges, and continue to strengthen operations, mine sites need a supplier that truly understands their business and can help drive initiatives... 

ACSA and SAA weigh-in on opportunities in air cargo trade industry

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The continent’s largest air cargo trade fair opened in Johannesburg this week, attracting more than 80 exhibitors and 2 000 visitors. Air Cargo Africa 2019 – the largest air cargo trade fair in Africa – kicked off this week at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, attracting over 80 exhibitors and 2... 

Disruptive technology for constructive change

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The word ‘disruption’ is a noun, used to describe a disturbance or problem that interrupts an event. So, when we talk about disruptive innovation or disruptive technology, these phrases may evoke thoughts of chaos. However, when done right, disruptive technology can break the confines of... 

Renewed load shedding sees Hire It power up genset sales

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / From gensets specifically for the construction industry, to open-set petrol back-up gensets for residential and small office applications, Hire It (Natal) (Pty) Ltd. has a range of solutions to assist its customers in dealing with the fallout from renewed load shedding. The resumption of load... 

Renewed load shedding sees Hire It power up genset sales

Vibration-Warning Indicator Paste Reduces Downtime, Improves Safety

21st February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A tamper-proof vibration-warning indicator paste that can improve safety and reduce inspection time across a number of industries is now available locally from leading supplier Bearings International (BI). Applications for DYKEM® Cross-Check Torque Seal® ranges from haul trucks to head gaskets in... 

Vibration-Warning Indicator Paste Reduces Downtime, Improves Safety

Multiple award-winning keynote speaker joins SAAMA 2019-team

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Southern African Asset Management Association (SAAMA) Conference 2019 marks the sixth year of equipping engineers in the physical asset management industry by learning from the best, in order to be the best. This year is no different. On the 14th to the 16th of May 2019 at Spier Wine Farm,... 

ELB commissions Ultra High DMS plant and implements digitalisation of the Sedibeng project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB) is excited to announce the successful commissioning of the 200t/h Dense Media Separation (DMS) plant at Sedibeng Iron Ore (SIO), near Postmasburg in the Northern Cape. The DMS plant operates on both lumpy and fine feed, which is batch-fed into the plant... 

Used Oil - do’s & don’t s for DIY mechanics, workshops and service centres

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It is estimated that South Africa generates about 120 million litres of used lubricant oil every year. This is a large amount of used oil that, if not collected and recycled responsibly, could make its way into our environment and cause untold damage– considering that only one litre of used motor... 

Opinion Piece: Industry 4.0 and the changing job landscape

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Tebogo Moalusi, Industrial Relations Director at Workforce Staffing The world as we know it is on the brink of a revolution, driven by emerging technologies that are set to fundamentally alter our lives in unprecedented and unanticipated ways. This shift to Industry 4.0, also known as the... 

Electra Mining Botswana recognised as essential industry trade platform

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Now in its 4th edition, the country’s leading mining, industrial and power generation expo returns in September together with the recently launched A-OSH Expo Botswana. Taking place at the Gaborone Fairgrounds from 10-12 September, this will be an all-encompassing event showcasing the latest... 

Atlas Copco brings festive cheer to underprivileged children

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The festive season is generally accepted as a time spent with family, friends and loved ones partaking in meals, activities and exchanging gifts. However, for many disadvantaged children the holiday season brings little happiness or sense of unity. Recognising the plight of these children, Atlas... 

AECOM hones regional focus with integration of its Middle East and African operations

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / “We are incredibly proud to be involved in some of the biggest infrastructure projects across Africa, including the $1.5 billion Tema Port Expansion Project for Meridian Port Services in Ghana,” said Joe Ndala, AECOM’s Managing Director of South Africa and Chief Financial Officer for the African... 

Clinix brings world-class cardiac facilities to Soweto

18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Clinix Health Group, South Africa’s black owned and managed private health care provider has been granted a license from the Gauteng Department of Health to operate a cardiac services facility at its Dr SK Matseke Memorial Hospital in Diepkloof, Soweto. Reflecting on the significance of this for... 

Clinix brings world-class cardiac facilities to Soweto

There’s liquidity in gas

18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mozambique is no stranger to mega-projects with large foreign direct investments dating back to the 90’s. Mozambique, through its National Oil Company, has again partnered with International Oil Companies for the development of gas resources discovered in offshore Mozambique. RMB’s Oil and Gas... 

There’s liquidity in gas

Conlog launches blockchain incubation programme in partnership with Tshimologong Precinct

18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading smart metering solutions provider, Conlog, has partnered with Wits University’s Tshimologong Precinct to launch an innovative technology programme. With a strong focus on blockchain and smart city solutions, Conlog approached the Precinct to assist in developing and promoting innovation,... 

Conlog launches blockchain incubation programme in partnership with Tshimologong Precinct

SA’s First Digital Bank Goes Live In 500 Pick N Pay, Boxer Stores

18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / TymeBank, South Africa’s first fully licensed digital bank, will go live in 500 Pick n Pay and Boxer stores next week in preparation for the formal launch later this month.  This follows a successful soft launch in December when the Bank went live in 20 Pick n Pay and Boxer stores. Over 50,000... 

SA’s First Digital Bank Goes Live In 500 Pick N Pay, Boxer Stores

Engen pump attendant’s excellent service goes viral

18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen’s “With us you are Number One” brand promise took on a new meaning this week. This was when pump attendant Bongani Dyanti became a mini-celebrity for his customer service, which was so outstanding that one of his customers, Brian De Beer posted a story about his experience on Facebook.... 

Engen pump attendant’s excellent service goes viral

AEI 2019 Kicks Off on Tuesday, 19th February

18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The much-anticipated Africa Energy Indaba, held in collaboration with strategic partners, the World Energy Council, NEPAD Agency and SANEA, kicks off on Tuesday, 19th February at the Sandton Convention Centre.  This symposium will ensure that key issues impacting the African energy sector will be... 

Bearing and seal design considerations for tunnel boring machines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The safe, reliable operation of tunnel boring equipment relies on the integrity of critical bearings and seals Once construction starts, there’s no going back. A tunnel boring machine (TBM) is not equipped with a reverse gear, so it is imperative that the machine is able to complete its job... 

Hanonox Completes Installation of 182kWp Grid-Tied Solar Plant at MHA Management Holdings

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hanonox has recently completed a 182kWp grid-tied solar project for financial services provider, MHA Management Holdings in Johannesburg. Hanonox’s technical and design teams undertook the entire project scope - from modifying the existing carport structure to allow for panel mounting, to... 

Bearing and seal design considerations for tunnel boring machines

15th February 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The safe, reliable operation of tunnel boring equipment relies on the integrity of critical bearings and seals Once construction starts, there’s no going back. A tunnel boring machine (TBM) is not equipped with a reverse gear, so it is imperative that the machine is able to complete its job... 

Bearing and seal design considerations for tunnel boring machines
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