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Topic - Forklift
Sep 23, 2014
Logistics software provider Dovetail Business Solutions in conjunction with logistics and transport services provider Baker SA Limited hosted a Southern African round table discussion with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) on September 16,...
Sep 19, 2014
Forklift and lift-truck distributor Goscor Lift Hi-Reach launched the Genie SX-180, the tallest self-propelled super boom in Africa, in Johannesburg last month. “As the official distributor of the well-known Genie range of equipment in Southern Africa, we are pleased...
Sep 02, 2014
Walter Hill
Eqstra’s Contract Mining and Plant Rental division served as a heavy drag on the company’s results for the year ended June 30, released on Tuesday. Group revenue increased by 9.8%, to R10-billion, compared with the previous financial year, while operating profit...
Sep 02, 2014
Smaller sub-contractors, who may not work with the heavy vehicles and towering equipment of major contractors, need to be equally concerned about the health and safety of their staff on building sites, says Kevin Bates Albert Carpets, winners of a Master Builders...
Aug 26, 2014
Goscor Lift Truck Company and Imperial Retail Logistics – formerly TFD Network Africa - strengthened their ties recently with the delivery of two Doosan B25S-5 counter-balance electric forklifts each with an innovative battery exchange system. This brings to a total...
Aug 15, 2014
Warehouse materials handling equipment and solutions supplier Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) concluded a deal with supply chain management company Imperial Cargo Solutions (ICS) - which manages the primary logistics operations for tobacco company British American...
Aug 15, 2014
Platform trucks and tractors supplier Still Germany aims to launch many new products and innovative ideas including semi- and fully-automated solutions for forklift trucks, this year, as well as introduce  lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries to power forklifts, says...
Aug 15, 2014
The current brightest star in the Goscor Group is Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC). Distributors of Crown, Doosan, Bendi and Hubtex equipment, GLTC are one of the fastest-growing warehouse materials handling companies in Southern Africa. GLTC MD Darryl Shafto says...
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Jul 01, 2014
Sensor Bearings SKF supplies a sensor bearing that offers improved protection against power surges. The bearing, which is typically used in electric motors, has an in-line electromagnetic compat-ibility (EMC) filter that protects the sensitive sensor bearing...
Jun 27, 2014
The selection of high speed doors requires significant product and applications knowledge to ensure that the appropriate solution is chosen for a specific operation. Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains, says that incorrect selection can impact on...
Jun 23, 2014
Johnson Crane Hire, which operates the largest mobile crane fleet in Africa, is meeting an increasing demand for hire of cranes below 120 tons by continually adding units to its small crane fleet. “The demand for smaller crane hire comes from a broad range of...
May 09, 2014
We are well into 2014 and Bloodhound is off to a flying start. The continued design release, manufacture and assembly of the components for Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) is progressing at great pace. The titanium skins for the rear upper chassis crown sections are...
May 09, 2014
International mobile equipment solutions supplier Pilot Crushtec International states that the Southern African region has been keeping pace with stringent global regulations regarding the management of dust pollution. Pilot Crushtec International sales director...
May 06, 2014
The Apex SR 9000 insulated impact traffic door is not only engineered to ensure safety and ruggedness, but it also manages to blend into any environment as a result of its sleek, modern design. The engineers at Apex Strip Curtains & Doors carefully assessed the...
Apr 25, 2014
DIESEL POWER FOR FARM LIFTING Diesel-powered forklifts are ideal for agricultural purposes, owing to the oil-burning engine’s fuel efficiency
Eqstra Industrial Equipment (EIE), a division of Eqstra Holdings will display a range of forklifts suitable for agricultural applications at Nampo Harvest Day in Bothaville, in the Free State, from May 13 to 16.
Apr 08, 2014
Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, recently announced its Crown ES 4000 pedestrian / ET 4000 rider stacker series earned a GOOD DESIGN Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for...
Apr 04, 2014
Manufacturing plant managers are faced with a number of issues that impact on the reputation and the profitability of the company. Ensuring that the plant environment is conducive to producing consistently high quality products and that employees are comfortable are...
Apr 02, 2014
Prenesh Padayachee
Telecommunications solutions provider Internet Solutions (IS) has deployed 500 Gb/s super-channels, using optical network supplier Infinera’s intelligent transport network, across a 2 000 km long-distance optic-fibre network in South Africa, IS chief technology...
Mar 21, 2014
Eqstra Holdings earlier this month 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.
Mar 17, 2014
Since its establishment 33 years ago, Apex Strip Curtains & Doors has advanced steadily from a company that supplies only the South African market to become a growing concern that sells an increasing array of its products to a number of other African countries,...
Mar 12, 2014
International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic is to introduce a new range of portable and stationary generators. Strengthening its position as a complete partner to the worldwide construction industry, the generator range will complement the...
Mar 04, 2014
Eqstra CEO Walter Hill
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
LOWERING COSTS The Mobicon ECO container straddle carrier uses a simple design with a small capacity engine, coupled with a hydrostatic drive system to increase manoeuvrability and lower operating and maintenance costs.
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
MATERIALS HANDLING EXPERTISE The Still range of materials handling products, coupled with software Value Materials Handling offers, can increase the productivity of any warehouse
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 van...
Jan 07, 2014
Expanding plant hire company Boels Rental is investing in a fleet of JCB machines worth more than £11 million in their third major order in three years. Boels Rental is buying more than 300 machines, with delivery set to be completed by the end of March 2014.  The...
Nov 26, 2013
International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic has been successful in securing an order from Facar (Angola) Lda for 46 diesel generator sets from the recently launched CPDG range. As part of the agreement Facar Lda has been appointed as the...
Nov 13, 2013
Goscor Lift Truck Company, part of Imperial’s Goscor group, has been appointed as a preferred materials handling supplier for Moresport’s new DC in Philippi, Western Cape.  Moresport CFO, Cobus Loubser, says that his company likes to standardise its equipment...
Sep 23, 2013
FT Construction, a company within the recently liquidated First Tech group, along with liquidated First Tech subsidiary Cosira South Africa, would sell various assets, located at Cosira’s premises in Brakpan, as a single unit. An invitation to buy the assets, which...
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...
Sep 04, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
SAFETY RECORDAir Products South Africa’s Deal Party plant, in Port Elizabeth, has to date been incident free for the entire 30 years of its operation
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 repair in...
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.
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