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Mar 04, 2014
Eqstra Holdings on Tuesday reported a 14.7% jump in revenue, to R4.94-billion, for the six months ended December 31, compared with the same period in 2012. Operating profit, however, declined 13.5%, to R461-million.
Feb 24, 2014
Riley Surface World recently completed the successful disposal of a large number of ABB robots and ancillary equipment from GKN Land Systems in Telford, UK. The robots were formerly used for mig, spot and projection welding of commercial vehicle chassis. One of the...
Feb 21, 2014
FirstRand Group-owned independent asset rental company RentWorks Africa launched a new office in Windhoek, Namibia, last month, which will enable RentWorks Africa to reach beyond the borders of South Africa to tap into new growth markets. The new office will service...
Feb 06, 2014
Ship repair company Elgin Brown & Hamer Namibia, part of the DCD Marine cluster, has worked hard to become an employer of choice in Namibia. One of the ways the company has done this is through actively developing its employees, providing ideal opportunities in...
Feb 04, 2014
Recently Goscor Lift Truck Company was presented with a significant challenge by one of its clients - a packaging manufacturing concern in Cape Town - which it met with flying colours! The challenge was to provide a suitable machine for an application that demanded a...
Jan 31, 2014
A fuel-economic series of container straddle-carriers, Mobicon ECO, was launched on the South African market in December 2013 by container and materials handling equipment suppliers Big Lift Trucks South Africa (BLT SA).
Jan 31, 2014
Value Materials Handling, a division of Value Logistics Limited, reports that it can improve warehouse layout, using software that calculates the ideal layout of any warehouse, resulting in maximum space utilisation.
Jan 16, 2014
The Cape Town branch of one of South Africa’s packaging icons, Golden Era Packaging, has added new Doosan forklifts to its fleet of materials handling equipment. The latest acquisition includes the Doosan D160S-5 and the Doosan B25S-5. According to GEP GM, Dirkie...
Nov 13, 2013
Sep 23, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
Industrial and capital equipment group Eqstra has reported an 11.6% increase in revenue, to R9-billion, for the year ended June 30, with operating profit up 16.2%, to R1-billion. The revenue jump came from increased equipment sales and the positive impact of new...
Sep 06, 2013
Construction machinery manufacturer Shantui Equipment Southern Africa (SESA) will launch its SL60W-3 loader and SE480 excavator at the inaugural bauma Africa trade show this month. “The SL60W-3 loader has an operating weight of 21 t and is powered by a China-based...
Aug 30, 2013
Industrial and speciality gas manufacturer and supplier Air Products South Africa will start the formal construction of its R300-million air separation unit (ASU) in Zone 3 of the Coega industrial development zone, in the Nelson Mandela metropolitan municipality, in...
Aug 16, 2013
Bearing company the Bearing Man Group’s (BMG’s) belting division has extended its range to include the Super-Screw, which is a flexible rubber splice developed by Minet Lacing Technology (MLT), in France, that screws onto a conveyor belt providing efficient...
Aug 16, 2013
Materials handling equipment provider Eurolift says that its forklift and material handling business, launched in Johannesburg in May, has had a positive response from the market. Eurolift supplies a wide range of diesel, electric and liquefied-petroleum-gas...
Aug 08, 2013
As Africa continues to make a mark on the global scene, Messe München International is for the first time bringing one of the largest Construction and Mining trade fairs in the world to our shores with Bauma Africa
May 31, 2013
Level 1 broad-based black economic-empowerment training academy the Artisan Training Institute (ATI), formerly the Ikhaya Fundisa Techniskills Academy, can now offer training in instrumentation and rigging to potential candidates, after finalising accreditation from...
May 16, 2013
Bobcat Equipment South Africa (Pty) Ltd, a leading supplier of the internationally acclaimed Bobcat family of multipurpose machines to the local market for 26 years, announces the appointment of Michael Burns as the company’s new National Sales Manager
May 10, 2013
The Combi-RT poultry handling machine, specifically designed for the requirements of the poultry sector, will be launched this month at South African grain producers association Grain SA’s Nampo Harvest Day in Bothaville, Free State.
Apr 19, 2013
Forklift and lift-truck distributor Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) reports that the Doosan DV250 S-7 25 t lift truck, which was launched in Korea last year, will be available to the South African market by July. “This will create a new market for GLTC, as it is...
Apr 17, 2013
Toyota Forklift was recently awarded the Massbuild tender to supply material handling equipment for use in their newly constructed regional distribution centre in Midrand
Apr 12, 2013
The HTC Superfloor flooring solution is greatly needed in the industrial sector, as it transforms dull and grey concrete floors into easy-to-clean, environment-friendly and durable polished concrete floors, says concrete equipment and machinery manufacturer Pan...
Apr 09, 2013
JSE-listed Hulamin, leading manufacturer of aluminium rolled products, has taken delivery of the first batch of 60 new Doosan forklifts from Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), part of the Goscor Group. The forklifts range in size from 4,5 tons to 16 tons
Mar 29, 2013
Information technology (IT) consulting company Dataflo is using German multinational software corporation SAP’s technology to assist and advise businesses in making their business divisions such as production, procurement and logistics more environmentally aware....
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 07, 2013
JSE-listed Eqstra’s return on equity (RoE) of 12.3% for the six months ended December 2012, was a “mediocre performance”, acknowledged CEO Walter Hill at the contract mining and equipment group’s interim results presentation on Thursday. “This remains above...
Mar 06, 2013
A new technical training academy in Cape Town holds promise for apprentices keen to break into the automotive industry. Imperial Holdings, a major player in South Africa’s automotive market, unveiled the state-of-the-art technical training academy in Bellville,...
Feb 15, 2013
Africa’s largest recycling group Reclam, in partnership with rubber compounder Heever Rubber and Tyre (HRT), believes that its new recycled-rubber technology process could possibly help meet the targets of South Africa’s tyre recycling targets in an...
Feb 01, 2013
Forklift and lift truck distributor Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) has delivered 34 materials handling machines, including several Crown reach trucks, Doosan forklifts and Tennant sweepers to Walmart group subsidiary Mass Discounters’ distribution centre in...
Feb 01, 2013
Materials handling equipment provider Integrated Handling Solutions (IHS) Africa has made advancements to its reliability-centred maintenance (RCM) programme, which aims to reduce failures in the materials handling industry by conducting proactive maintenance tasks.
Feb 01, 2013
Industrial equipment company Eqstra Industrial Equipment (EIE), supplies a wide range of narrow-aisle electric powered materials handling equipment to the warehousing and logistics industry to optimise storage space. These trucks enable users to reduce the width of...
Jan 24, 2013
In times when so many companies are under pressure to perform, it is refreshing to hear about those, like the Goscor Group’s Goscor Rental, which have what it takes to move full steam ahead
Dec 04, 2012
Goscor Lift Truck Company continues with its unabated success in KZN
Oct 26, 2012
Employment solutions provider Kempston Employment Solutions has identified the encouragement of staff to achieve maximum productivity, in spite of unchallenging and repetitive tasks, and the changing of the negative reputation labour brokers have in the market, as...
Oct 26, 2012
Storage solutions provider APC Storage Solutions South Africa (SA) believes the South African warehousing industry is not adequately protecting its racking, shelving, forklifts and drivers from collisions, which could result in eventual racking system collapse,...
Oct 25, 2012
Bell Equipment has sold the first of its new K-series Tractor Loader Backhoes off its production line in Richards Bay to Richards Bay property developer and farm owner, Rob Hughes who proudly chose to support the South African manufacturer over the 21 imported...
Oct 25, 2012
Sassda congratulates all the winners, runners-up and entrants to the 2012 Stainless Steel Awards.
Sep 28, 2012
Those of you who have driven past a mine you will have noticed that it has a prominent structure that has two wheels at the very top. This structure is called the headgear and it carries the cables which are attached to the very large cages which transport people up...
Aug 31, 2012
Industrial cleaning equipment supplier Goscor Cleaning Equipment (GCE) has supplied machines to two large South African contract-cleaning companies, Tsebo Cleaning Services and Bidvest Prestige Industrial.