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Trade agreements in the spotlight at Export Week

     Updated 5 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa's increasing international presence has led to several trade agreements being negotiated with other countries. Facilitating the growth of the country's export markets, these favourable agreements have opened up countless opportunities for companies based here to increase their... 

Improved freight rail logistics performance needed

     Updated 5 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / “Improved port connectivity with rail networks and better logistics performance are strongly associated with trade expansion, export diversification, ability to attract foreign direct investments and economic growth.” This is according to The Port Management Association for Eastern and Southern... 

Chicago Pneumatic launches the toughest ever range of portable compressors – Red Rock

     Updated 5 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic recently launched Red Rock, its toughest ever range of portable air compressors. What makes the Red Rock range so tough is the incredibly durable polyethylene canopy that is supplied as standard on all ten models. “With the Red... 

Chicago Pneumatic launches the toughest ever range of portable compressors – Red Rock

Onsite power supply sorted

     Updated 6 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / “Keeping uptime to the absolute maximum, fundamental for every industry to achieve optimum productivity and production, becomes even more critical in tough economic climates,” says Portable Energy Business Line Manager for Atlas Copco Construction Technique, David Stanford.  “At Portable Energy,... 

Onsite power supply sorted

Wacker Neuson 3503 Excavator – a smooth operator that delivers results

     Updated 6 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Maximising productivity and minimising operating costs are always top of mind during product design for global plant and light construction equipment specialist, Wacker Neuson, and the 3503 excavator is certainly no exception. The quality and reliability integrated throughout this compact... 

Wacker Neuson 3503 Excavator – a smooth operator that delivers results

Otel Speeds Up Fibre Roll-Out With Telkom & Neotel Partnerships

     30th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / OTEL high-speed fibre customers can expect faster commissioning of their broadband services as the independent telco launches new retail fibre products on the back of partnership agreements with Dark Fibre Africa, Telkom and Neotel. OTEL's national agreements with the country's three biggest... 

Exciting new retail and extended shopping hours reinvigorate Morningside Shopping Centre

     30th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A clutch of leading stores offering the finest local and international brands has joined the chic and stylish tenant mix at Morningside Shopping Centre. This spring season sees the introduction of Rain, weFix, Twisp and Barclay & Clegg, as well as longer shopping hours for added shopper enjoyment... 

Exciting new retail and extended shopping hours reinvigorate Morningside Shopping Centre

Mayfair offices at Century City going fast

     30th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There has been a flurry of sales at the Mayfair Commercial development nearing completion at Century City with four of the six office buildings having now been sold to owner occupiers and strong interest being shown in the remaining two. Comprising a total of 3000 square metres of sectional title... 

Mayfair offices at Century City going fast

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 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

At Dillinger, the new two-strand vertical caster supplied by SMS group sets new benchmarks

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By commissioning the new two-strand vertical slab caster CC6 and casting slabs of up to 500 millimeters thickness for premium heavy plate, Dillinger Hüttenwerke (Dillinger) and SMS group www.sms-group.com have set a milestone in thick slab casting technology. With an investment volume totaling... 

At Dillinger, the new two-strand vertical caster supplied by SMS group sets new benchmarks

Talisman Hire Kya Sand wins an Atlas Copco RTEX breaker!

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On 14 September 2016 Atlas Copco Construction Technique handed over a RTEX handheld pneumatic breaker to Dries Fouché and Shaun Sirchia, franchise owners of Talisman Hire in Kya Sand, Johannesburg, which they won in a lucky draw during the Talisman Suppliers Day held in August 2016. The... 

Talisman Hire Kya Sand wins an Atlas Copco RTEX breaker!

SCHURTER awards RS Components for outstanding sales performance

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / RS achieves notable results in the sales of SCHURTER’s portfolio of electric and electronic components RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc , the global distributor for engineers, has received an award for outstanding performance from SCHURTER Electronic Components, a leading... 

SCHURTER awards RS Components for outstanding sales performance

Four Star Meyerton Hotel Bricked By Ocon Brick

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The close proximity of the Ocon Brick manufacturing plant at Three Rivers in Meyerton made the company a natural choice for Socrasync Civil Construction to source the three million clay stock bricks required for the upgrading of Meyerton’s four star Lord’s Signature Hotel.   The increased demand... 

Four Star Meyerton Hotel Bricked By Ocon Brick

DPI Plastics to sponsor inaugural AMWN Conference in 2017

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / DPI Plastics will sponsor the inaugural African Marine Waste Network (AMWN) Conference in 2017 as its lead Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project. A leading manufacturer of PVC and HDPE water reticulation and drainage pipe and fitting systems, DPI Plastics is a key supporter of AMWN’s... 

WINDSOR brings an innovative FCS injection moulding machine to Europe

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / After successful introduction of all-electric injection moulding machines from JSW (Japan Steel Works Ltd) in Germany in 2007 and continuous market penetration in the past nine years, WINDSOR Kunststofftechnologie GmbH in Hanau now makes a further step. As a renowned system supplier, it is now... 

WINDSOR brings an innovative FCS injection moulding machine to Europe

TradeCore Holdings is a privately owned integrated trading house based in Johannesburg...

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / TradeCore Holdings is a privately owned integrated trading house based in Johannesburg, but with a footprint that extends throughout Africa. TradeCore Holdings links buyers with the right suppliers, leveraging economies of scale, cross-border logistics expertise and a large network of storage and... 

New Genie® Sx-135xc Boom Lift Goes Where No Boom Has Gone Before

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The first model in the new Genie Xtra Capacity (XC) stick boom family, the Genie® SX-135XC self-propelled telescopic boom lift combines a maximum working height of 43.15 m (141 ft) with more outreach and capacity throughout the full working envelope than similar units in its category. Providing... 

Genie Announces A New Generation Of “Xc” Booms

     29th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Increased flexibility and versatility on jobsites thanks to more capacity and precise platform positioning To adapt to today’s widespread need to enable people to work at height safely with increasingly heavy loads using a single machine, Genie® Xtra Capacity (XC) boom lifts are designed to work... 

Genie Announces A New Generation Of “Xc” Booms

Endress+Hauser Radar steps into new dimensions

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The new Micropilot FMR10 and FMR20 Endress+Hauser offer perfect application fit devices for level measurement in the Water & Wastewater industry and Utilities in all industries. Time saving and innovative commissioning, operation and maintenance via app using Bluetooth® wireless technology... 

Endress+Hauser Radar steps into new dimensions

Fixturlaser South Africa expands its product offering with the introduction of the ONEPROD Hawk from Fixturlaser.

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Hawk is a machinery diagnostic tool designed to give mechanics instant, on-demand feedback of the health of their rotating assets. The Hawk will identify machine defects, provide advice on how to fix the problem, and generate a detailed report on the health of the machine, says Managing... 

Rocla Supplies Ij Pipes And Culverts For Polokwane Eastern Ring Road Phase Two

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Six new bridges and four new major structures (overpasses) will be constructed along Phase Two of the Polokwane Eastern Ring Road development which will align the N1-27 towards the south of Polokwane in order to ensure a more streamlined traffic flow on this very congested freeway. The N1 through... 

Engen joins forces with SAVTEC to give first engines a second life

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen’s long heritage within the Agricultural sector is built upon a tradition of quality that has seen the company consistently recognised as the preferred fuels and lubricants brand for farmers in South Africa. Combining this decades long association with its drive to develop the technical... 

Engen joins forces with SAVTEC to give first engines a second life

Nokia and T-Mobile showcase the real potential of 5G through network testing and applications

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Companies conclude preliminary 5G testing, using T-Mobile’s 28GHz spectrum and Nokia’s commercial 5G-ready AirScale radio platform Nokia and T-Mobile also collaborate on 5G demonstrations, highlighting LTE-Advanced technologies used for 5G including high order MIMO Joint 5G demonstration... 

NETCO Complete Project On Worlds First Steel Hulled LPG FSO Vessel

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / NETCO, Nigeria’s biggest indigenous provider of design and Engineering services has announced that it has successfully completed a project for one of Nigeria’s leading international oil companies. The contract was awarded in 2015 to carry out a facility information management project on the... 

NETCO Complete Project On Worlds First Steel Hulled LPG FSO Vessel

The African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA) will work towards exceeding local content targets in Africa Petroleum States

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With the recent oil and gas finds throughout Africa, local content development has been highlighted as an area that needs to be focused on to improve skills development across the supply chain and add benefit the local economies.  

The African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA) will work towards exceeding local content targets in Africa Petroleum States

Ontario Government Awards Boart Longyear $1.37 Million to Help Improve Safety and Efficiency, Reduce Drilling Costs

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Boart Longyear www.BoartLongyear.com, the world's leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, announced today that the government of Ontario has awarded Boart Longyear Canada $1.37 million to support the development of a mineral exploration drilling site and drilling... 

The LRS-18 Series Spring Loaded LVIT Linear Position Sensor Get More Sensor for Less

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / H.G. Schaevitz LLC Alliance Sensors is pleased to introduce its first spring loaded LVIT (Linear Variable Inductive Transducer) series. The LRS-18 series are spring loaded, contactless devices designed for dimension or position measuring applications in factory automation and in various... 

The LRS-18 Series Spring Loaded LVIT Linear Position Sensor Get More Sensor for Less

SenseFly and Maptek sign agreement around data collection and analysis solution

     28th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Swiss professional drone maker, senseFly, has signed an agreement with Maptek, experts in precision measurement and visualisation for the mining industry, that enables Maptek to offer its customers a full, end-to-end data collection and analysis solution. Under the terms of the agreement, Maptek... 

SenseFly and Maptek sign agreement around data collection and analysis solution

Encore For Africa’s Oldest Theatre

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The oldest theatre on the African continent and in the Southern Hemisphere, the PE Opera House, has recently undergone intricate renovations and expansions. This was done to transform the building from a heritage site into a first class facility. As the only surviving example of a Victorian... 

Encore For Africa’s Oldest Theatre

Advanced Engineering Open Conference: from Airbus to ADS and Magna to JLR

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Advanced Engineering 2016 returns with the largest free-to-attend conference of its kind, at Birmingham’s NEC on 2 & 3 November, with over 170 leading experts from the engineering world taking to the stage to discuss the most cutting-edge industry intel, trends, technologies and innovation. Not... 

Global Demand For Bolon Woven Vinyl Flooring

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Woven vinyl flooring designer and manufacturer, Bolon, will be one of the many top global names to showcase their wide range of new products at KBAC Flooring’s annual expo of the latest trends in flooring on October 25 from 3pm to 10pm at the Johannesburg Country Club in Woodmead. KBAC Flooring... 

Global Demand For Bolon Woven Vinyl Flooring

Surveillance in a box makes security affordable for retailers

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Loss within the retail sector due to theft and shoplifting is a widely understood challenge. Until recently the cost of investing in an IP video surveillance solution was prohibitive, leaving many smaller retailers at risk of immense losses.   Marc van Jaarsveldt, consultant, The Surveillance... 

Surveillance in a box makes security affordable for retailers

NEXT rings in the contact centre changes to improve the customer experience

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Contact centres receive and transmit huge volumes of telephonic requests every day, which is why it’s crucial that their operational processes are efficient and systematic. By mechanising daily management tasks using Intraday Automation, you will reduce the inherent complexities and alleviate... 

NEXT rings in the contact centre changes to improve the customer experience

Powermite brings ‘Engineering Solutions’ to Electra Mining 2016

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Powermite shone the spotlight on its ‘Engineering Solutions’ at this year’s Electra Mining with an impressive display of unique new cable glands, innovative couplers, reflective mining cables as well as a host of high quality, rugged electrical components. “Electra Mining presented us with the... 

Powermite brings ‘Engineering Solutions’ to Electra Mining 2016

Maximum A.B.E. Protection For Ocean-Exposed Mauritian Wheat Silos

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A special protective coating system supplied by A.B.E Construction Chemicals was used for the repair of 16 massive wheat silos in the harbour of Port Louis, Mauritius. Luis Ferreira, Business Development Manager: Exports for the Chryso Southern Africa Group – the holding company of A.B.E – says... 

Maximum A.B.E. Protection For Ocean-Exposed Mauritian Wheat Silos

Small And Emerging Builders Suffer Most From Contractual Ignorance

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / At least 100 000 people are involved with building contracts in the South African construction sector every year – but the majority know very little of the contracts in common use, or the legal procedures to be followed during the course of a building project. This is the view of Uwe Putlitz, CEO... 

Small And Emerging Builders Suffer Most From Contractual Ignorance

RYKER INDIA orders CONTIROD® copper wire rod casting and rolling line from the SMS group

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / RYKER BASE PRIVATE LIMITED, a joint venture of Polycab Wires and Cables and Trafigura, India, has placed an order with SMS group www.sms-group.com for the supply of a CONTIROD® CR-3500 line. The line for the casting and rolling of wire rod in a single process will have a production capacity of 35... 

RYKER INDIA orders CONTIROD® copper wire rod casting and rolling line from the SMS group

Interface Chief Sees End-Result Of KBAC’s ‘’Determined Efforts’’

     27th September 2016 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Rob Boogaard, The Netherlands-based CEO and President of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region of Interface - the world’s largest producer of sustainable modular flooring - recently accompanied a team from KBAC Flooring, which distributes Interface flooring in South Africa, on a site... 

Interface Chief Sees End-Result Of KBAC’s ‘’Determined Efforts’’
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