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No Room For Safety Slip-Ups When Times Are Hard

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Managing risk of incidents in the workplace has become even more vital as margins get thinner under tough economic conditions and there is no longer room for error, according to Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis. “Few businesses can afford safety-related lawsuits during a... 

Polyflor Partners With Carte Blanche To Makes A Difference At Sebokeng Hospital

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Polyflor SA was once again in the privileged position to assist Carte Blanche with their “Making a Difference” campaign by donating a 780 m2 vinyl floor for use in the creation of an Infant High Care Ward at the Sebokeng Hospital.   According to Tandy Coleman, CEO of Polyflor SA, this was the 8th... 

Visa to Acquire CardinalCommerce to Secure and Accelerate Digital Commerce

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Next-generation fraud solutions will help secure transactions made by browser, mobile app, or connected devices Visa today announced an agreement to acquire CardinalCommerce, an industry leader in e-commerce payment authentication. The acquisition will enable more secure, seamless payments,... 

SASSDA Facilitates Cross Border Initiatives With Leading Kenyan Stainless Steel Fabricator

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A sassda facilitated visit by one of its members, Kenyan-based stainless steel fabricator Desbro Engineering to a number of South African counterparts has resulted in a training partnership between the South African Institute of Welding as part of a joint initiative to boost the skills base... 

SASSDA Facilitates Cross Border Initiatives With Leading Kenyan Stainless Steel Fabricator

Ritchie Bros. celebrates 20 years of auctions in Dubai

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Unreserved auction on Dec. 13 & 14 marks two decades of auctions in the United Arab Emirates Over the last two decades, more than 120,000 items have been sold at Ritchie Bros.’ auctions in Dubai. The company will celebrate its 20th anniversary in the United Arab Emirates with a Dubai auction on... 

Ritchie Bros. celebrates 20 years of auctions in Dubai

Alstom delivers ahead of schedule the first Lucknow Metro trainset

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Alstom has delivered ahead of schedule the first Metropolis trainset to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC). On 1 December, 2016, the metro trainset - which will now enter into a trial phase - has been officially presented to the customer. The event was held in the presence of Mr. Akhilesh... 

Integrated Pump Rental Understands Effective Groundwater Control

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Unless there is effective groundwater control, even the best run sites could become hindered by expensive and challenging problems. This will not only cause programme delays but could also have an adverse effect on health and safety. Lee Vine, managing director of Integrated Pump Rental, cautions... 

Integrated Pump Rental Understands Effective Groundwater Control

AUMUND India celebrates 20 Years of successful business Chennai, November 2016

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When AUMUND India opened up 20 years ago in Chennai it was a small sales organisation of only 6 people. But since then it has grown and developed to such an extent that it now includes engineering, software development, manufacturing, and exports of engineering services and components among its... 

AUMUND India celebrates 20 Years of successful business Chennai, November 2016

Altra Industrial Motion brings flexibility and performance to the Beverage Industry at BrauBeviale 2016

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Altra Industrial Motion exhibited its myriad of solutions for processing in the beverage industry at BrauBeviale 2016, the world’s premier exhibition for the production of beverages. Altra brands present at the exhibition included Bauer Gear Motor, Huco Dynatork and Warner Electric – who each... 

Weba Chute Systems Solves Material Segregation Issues At Steel Plant In Turkey

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The successful operation of three Weba Chute Systems at Isdemir Steel plant in Turkey has resulted in a contract being awarded for an additional three custom engineered transfer points. Alwin Nienaber, technical director at Weba Chute Systems, says that in addition to overcoming the challenges of... 

Weba Chute Systems Solves Material Segregation Issues At Steel Plant In Turkey

Engen Swartland 1-Stop celebrates 20 years

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Engen Swartland 1-Stop, located on the N7 outside of Cape Town, celebrated its 20th anniversary on 2 December.   The service station, which started off as “cash only” with an old fashioned ‘ZipZap’ credit card machine, has gone through extensive improvements over the years but has always... 

Engen Swartland 1-Stop celebrates 20 years

Sungrow Showcases Inverters at Solar & Off-grid Renewables | Solar Finance & Investment Southeast Asia 2016

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Sungrow, the world’s largest PV inverter manufacturer, showcased its SG60KTL and SG50KTL-M model string inverters, at Solar & Off-grid Renewables | Solar Finance & Investment Southeast Asia 2016. Sungrow’s SG60KTL and SG50KTL-M string inverters—featuring 99% maximum efficiency, 4 MPPT’s, a 1.3... 

LZ-25 Series LVIT Inductive Linear Position Sensors

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Through-bore Low Cost Sensors for Applications Needing SUPERIOR Stroke-to-Body-Length H. G. Schaevitz LLC, Alliance Sensors Group has expanded its sensor product offering using LVIT Technology™ by adding the LZ-25 Series linear position sensors. These are contactless devices designed for use in... 

Sanitary High-Lift Box/Container Tipper

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new sanitary TIP-TITE™ High-Lift Box/Container Tipper from Flexicon discharges dust-free into vessels 1830 to 3050 mm above the plant floor. Boxes and other containers are loaded at floor level and hydraulically seated against a discharge hood. The assembly is then hydraulically elevated and... 

Geological Society of Africa runs new 3D geological modelling course using Micromine

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Within the past decade, there has been huge growth in the capability of almost all commercial 3D geological modelling software. 3D geological modelling, or geomodelling, is the applied science of creating computerized representations of portions of the Earth’s crust based on geophysical and... 

Locking down security: Fortinet urges beefed up security skills development

     5th December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Ron Harris, Major Account Manager: public sector at Fortinet South Africa, says the IT security skills shortfall is a global problem. “In South Africa, we see cyber risk exposure increasing due to the skills shortfall, as well as due to ageing security infrastructure that is inadequate for... 

Locking down security: Fortinet urges beefed up security skills development

BitData: A peer-to-peer mobile data system 

     2nd December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South African researcher and a senior electrical engineer Daneel Uys has produced a paper introducing a new proposed peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile data platform in response to high data rates and the #DataMustFall movement. In the attached White Paper, BitData: A Peer-to-Peer Mobile Data System, he... 

The Technicrete Enviro-Wall Solution

     2nd December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Technicrete’s Enviro-Wall is a cost-effective and simple gravity retaining wall system that is suitable for earth embankments, bridge abutments, cut slopes, landscaping of cut and fill areas around buildings, a protection for steep channels and river banks as well as culvert inlets and outlets.... 

The Technicrete Enviro-Wall Solution

Are Chatbots revolutionizing the customer service industry?

     2nd December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Johannesburg - November 15, 2016 - As businesses globally seek to reduce overheads while boosting customer service and efficiency, there is a meteoric rise of the Chatbot and AI, linked to automated and intelligent self-service. Accordingly, many customer service centres are currently being... 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd December 2016 / 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

Teledyne LeCroy Launches RP4030 Active Voltage Rail Probe and SPMI Decoder

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Teledyne LeCroy today launches two new products  the RP4030 active voltage rail probe and an industry first MIPI System Power Management Interface (SPMI) serial decoder. The RP4030 probe measures small signal variations on a DC power/voltage rail, while the SPMI decoder monitors and correlates... 

Teledyne LeCroy Launches RP4030 Active Voltage Rail Probe and SPMI Decoder

Think your customers are loyal? Think again.

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We all carry a stack of loyalty cards in our wallets, for medical aid, banks, retail stores, coffee shops, grocery stores, chemists, the local health shop, book stores, airline miles, your spa and many more. On paper you look like a loyal customer, but behind the scenes you shop around and might... 

Think your customers are loyal? Think again.

Corobrik’s face bricks and pavers enhance the green aspects of Menlyn Maine Central Square

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Developed on principles of sustainability, the 65 000m² Menlyn Maine Central Square is a mixed-use project that forms the heart of the Menlyn Maine precinct situated in the eastern suburbs of Pretoria. The R1.8b Central Square development, co-owned by Menlyn Maine Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd... 

Corobrik’s face bricks and pavers enhance the green aspects of Menlyn Maine Central Square

Top-class maintenance, repair and training augments Husky’s success

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Arguably the most durable vehicle in the US military’s wheeled fleet, the Husky’s success in the field has been secured by ongoing field support – in training, maintenance and logistics – by US-based Critical Solutions International (CSI). Working in close partnership with DCD Protected Mobility,... 

LINDOFLAMM from Afrox for optimal heating applications

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Whether preheating, postheating, flame straightening, flame hardening, flame brazing, fusing or hot forming, LINDOFLAMM flame solutions from Afrox ensure optimum performance at the lowest processing costs for precision manufacturing processes. LINDOFLAMM is a range of innovative preheating, flame... 

African Marine Solutions Group (AMSOL) aquires the business of Smit Amandla Marine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SMIT Amandla Marine, a market leader in the provision of specialist marine solutions in the Southern African region, has been acquired by African Marine Solutions Group (AMSOL), owned by a consortium including SMIT Amandla Marine management and employees, the Mineworkers Investment Company,... 

AMSOL acquisition of SMIT Amandla Marine - Media Statement 01 December 2016

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SMIT Amandla Marine, a market leader in the provision of specialist marine solutions in the Southern African region, has been acquired by African Marine Solutions Group (AMSOL), owned by a consortium including SMIT Amandla Marine management and employees, the Mineworkers Investment Company,... 

Sol Plaatje University – Finalist in SAISC Steel Awards 2016

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Annual Steel Awards which are hosted by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) in partnership with BSi Steel aim to showcase projects that demonstrate innovation and excellence in the use of structural steel in their designs. Only projects that meet outstanding execution... 

Size of a Pony, Power like a Clydesdale - new Eickhoff CM cuts at New Clydesdale, SA

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Australian listed coal mining company Universal Coal plc (UC) started its underground production at the New Clydesdale Colliery (NCC) in September this year. NCC is located about 30km South of Emalahleni in the Witbank coal area of South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. The South African focused... 

Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Launch

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On Friday 2 December, 2016 the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust will celebrate the completion of the hospital’s construction.  The Trust will be celebrating this important milestone on the eve of the 3rd anniversary of Madiba’s passing together with donors, trustees, partners, officials... 

MMK’s environmental management system passes international audit

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / OJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works announces that it is now one of the first companies in Russia to have its environmental management system (EMS) certified in line with the new version of the ISO 14001:2015 International Standard. This audit was carried out by TÜV NORD CERT (Germany), a... 

New approach to airport lounges will keep Standard Bank customers flying effortlessly into 2017 and beyond

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bustling day and night, South Africa’s major airports are cities in their own right.  Spread over hundreds of hectares of land, their buildings offer more than just places to wait for flights; they are ‘destinations’ where there are more restaurants than in many shopping malls, banks, shopping... 

New approach to airport lounges will keep Standard Bank customers flying effortlessly into 2017 and beyond

Plastics|Sa Encourages Growth And Innovative Thinking At 2016 Agm

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Plastics|SA concluded its activities for 2016 by hosting its Annual General Meeting in Midrand last week. Speaking to the various members, captains of industry, media and other interested parties who were in attendance, Plastics|SA Chairman Bernhard Mahl used the opportunity to highlight the... 

Plastics|Sa Encourages Growth And Innovative Thinking At 2016 Agm

BASF South Africa announces the appointment of new Managing Director and Country Cluster Head for BASF in Southern Africa

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BASF recently announced the appointment of Benoit Fricard as Managing Director of BASF South Africa and Country Cluster Head for Southern Africa. Fricard, who holds a Betriebswirt (FH) Diploma and a Master’s Degree in Economics as well as a MBA, joined the organization in 2002 and has... 

BASF South Africa announces the appointment of new Managing Director and Country Cluster Head for BASF in Southern Africa

Eco Readymix Brings ‘Green’ To Concrete

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In an industry first, AfriSam has released an environmentally responsible concrete range, Eco Readymix that blends high performance cement with carbon neutral mineral components to achieve excellent cementitious properties. The carbon footprint of this concrete has been reduced by between 46% and... 

Eco Readymix Brings ‘Green’ To Concrete

Stainless Steel High-Lift Box/Container Tipper

     1st December 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new stainless steel TIP-TITE™ High-Lift Box/Container Tipper from Flexicon discharges dust-free into vessels 1830 to 3050 mm above the plant floor. Boxes and other containers are loaded at floor level and hydraulically seated against a discharge hood. The assembly is then hydraulically elevated... 

Stainless Steel High-Lift Box/Container Tipper

Awards For New Pool Of Talent For The Coatings Industry

     30th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Ruan van der Westhuizen, of Fillrite Paints in Boksburg, has won the S.A. Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) Student of the Year Award for 2016. He received the accolade and trophy at the Gauteng SAPMA annual student awards function in Bedfordview recently. Ruan also won the BAMR Award for... 

A.B.E Concrete Protection For Upgrading Of Three Cape Waste Water Treatment Plants

     30th November 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A.B.E Construction Chemicals has supplied specialised products for the protection of the concrete surfaces and joints of three waste water treatment works in the Cape Province. A.B.E is part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group. Dean Botha, a.b.e. Technical Sales Consultant in the Eastern Cape,... 

A.B.E Concrete Protection For Upgrading Of Three Cape Waste Water Treatment Plants
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