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Public-Private Growth Initiative identifies 18 ‘priority projects’ to unlock growth 

By: Terence Creamer     18th March 2019 The Public-Private Growth Initiative (PPGI), an evolving sector-based collaboration between government and business, has earmarked 18 projects across various sectors of the South African economy for priority implementation in the coming months. Minister in the Presidency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma... 

PE-based e-coating specialist seeks majority empowerment partner 

By: Irma Venter     15th March 2019 Port Elizabeth-based e-coating specialist, Electrocoat, wishes to sell at least 51% of the business to a black investor. Businesses that are successful in implementing major transformational changes will secure a sustained competitive advantage under the South African Automotive Masterplan 2035,... 

Digitalization as a toolbox

15th March 2019 Selecting the most appropriate digital technologies – and implementing them in a practical way – will help manufacturers improve machine output and provide a better service to their customers, says Bernie Van Leeuwen, Product Development Director at SKF. We are in the midst of a digital... 

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... 

Clock ticking on new SA trade deal with post-Brexit Britain

By: African News Agency      14th March 2019 South Africa and its southern Africa customs union partners will be trying to conclude an agreement with Britain on Friday on the trade ties and tariffs in the post-Brexit era but sticking points remain, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Wednesday. Ministerial level talks between... 

Adapt to digital or be left behind — warning to South African auto industry

By: African News Agency      14th March 2019 South Africa's automotive component supply sector needs to urgently focus on vehicle electronics if it is to meet ambitious new localisation targets. This emerged at the the National Association of Automotive Component and Allied Manufacturers of South Africa conference which continued in Durban... 

Turkey, Romania operations bolster Metair’s operating profit growth in FY18 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     14th March 2019 JSE-listed energy storage solutions and automotive components manufacturer Metair saw a strong contribution from its overseas acquisitions in the energy storage vertical, while also being supported by good volume throughput from the automotive components vertical in the year ended December 31,... 

Tyremart boosts turnaround time thanks to Milwaukee torque wrenches

14th March 2019 One of South Africa’s largest independent tyre and fitment franchise groups Tyremart, has successfully trialled the Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ ½" mid-torque impact wrench at some of its busiest branches. Due to the fact that it is not owned by any specific tyre manufacturer, Tyremart has a competitive... 

NitraLife NitraSpray nitrogen generators – ‘Spraying’ success – revolutionising cost and quality for a flawless spray painting finish

13th March 2019 It is colourless, odourless and tasteless and is invisible to the human eye. And yet compressed nitrogen is set to bring about a major advance in the professional spray painting industry. "The key factor with compressed nitrogen is that it is inert, absolutely clean and devoid of moisture and... 

Pratley launches new gasket maker and flange sealant

11th March 2019 A new flange sealant and gasket maker in the form of a tough and elastic silicone rubber for superior sealing was launched by Pratley in February 2019. It can tolerate extreme temperatures of -50°C to +300°C for short periods, and is chemical-resistant to petrol, diesel, paraffin, water, oil, and... 

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