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Afrikaans is Groot music festival a flying success thanks to mechatronics, automation from SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th March 2019 The yearly music festival took place from 23 November to 2 December 2018, with planning for the helicopter stunt commencing at the beginning of November. The stunt was devised, set-up, and executed by specialist rigging company Film Riggers of Johannesburg. “We are primarily a rigging company... 

Integrated Pump Rental

18th March 2019 Integrated Pump Rental is a specialist pump rental organisation that caters to the needs of all sectors, including mining, quarrying, construction, wastewater, energy and general industry across Africa. The company has the agility to offer cus­tomers quick and easy access to a comprehen­sive... 

Huge demand for copper, cobalt, lithium and nickel in the offing as EV uptake increases

By: Tracy Hancock     15th March 2019 Investors focused on the mining sector may not fully appreciate how quickly the electric vehicle (EV) is being adopted globally, in light of the world pursuing a low-carbon emissions future, says battery metals investment vehicle Colbalt 27 Capital chairperson and CEO Anthony Milewski, who warns... 

SA farmers turning to technology to boost yields and financial resilience

By: Marleny Arnoldi     15th March 2019 Amid a challenging economic climate in South Africa, as well as prevailing drought in some provinces, emerging and commercial farmers have become price-conscious and focused on optimising operations to remain competitive, says Afgri Equipment branch manager Riaan Muller. Industry body Agri SA’s... 

Concurrent events to unfold at PEWA

15th March 2019 The Power & Electricity World Africa (PEWA) event brings innovators, disrupters and change agents together to talk and engage in business pertaining to power and electricity. 

Quality inspection results in significant time and money savings

15th March 2019 With quality inspection being critical in all manufacturing and packaging lines, especially in the food and beverage sector, industrial automation solutions provider Omron vison product manager Werner Das says being able to catch a defective product before the products are shipped to customers in... 

Premature Deindustrialisation?

By: Terence Creamer     15th March 2019 Despite the ongoing transition to one where industrial activity is increasingly supported by digitalisation, automation and artificial intelligence, primary steel production remains something of bellwether for the state of a country’s industrial development. Likewise, the steel intensity of an... 

Groundwood reject system conversion, Russia

By: Sheila Barradas     15th March 2019 JSC Volga plans to convert the existing groundwood reject line, Nizhnij Novgorod, into a thermomechanical pulping line. 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. and Film Riggers help French Spiderman scale Jhb building

14th March 2019 Specialist rigging company Film Riggers was recently called upon to ensure the safety of Alain Robert, known as the French Spiderman, while scaling a skyscraper in central Johannesburg for an advertisement for an international tyre manufacturer. The specialist rigging company is a long-time user... 

Kenmare delivers record shipment volumes for third consecutive year 

By: Nadine James     13th March 2019 Mozambique-focused titanium minerals producer Kenmare Resources on Wednesday announced “strong” preliminary results for the 2018 financial year. Its flagship operation, the Moma mine, in northern Mozambique, is a tier-one asset with a resource life of over 100 years at planned production levels,... 

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