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Jul 04, 2014
PALLET-FREE BAG The Tellap bag makes storage and transportation of goods easy
The need for a safe, reliable and cost-efficient packaging and transportation system is a pertinent issue, particularly for specialist manufacturing sectors such as the chemical and petrochemical industries. “What is critical in the handling of chemicals, such as...
Jul 03, 2014
Soventix South Africa (Pty) Ltd, the subsidiary of Soventix GmBH, has commenced the installation of a solar PV plant for Western Cape’s Coca Cola bottling plant, Peninsula Beverages. The plant is currently being installed on the forklift charging station, which...
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...
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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...
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...
 
 
 
 
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 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.
 
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