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Aug 14, 2015
The tough economic environment in South Africa over the past few years has served as a catalyst for protectionist pressures. Increasing import competition has further flamed calls for protection from various industries. According to the press, steelmaker...
May 20, 2015
Toyota has issued a mandate from their service parts group that no VCI paper containing nitrite will be allowed due to health and handling hazards associated with nitrites that are being banned as corrosion inhibitors in most industrialized countries. Cortec®, the...
Feb 27, 2015
Besides its mandate to mitigate pollution and harm to the environment, the emerging trend of going green also provides an opportunity for the creation of small businesses in South Africa, says paper and plastic packaging and recycling company Mpact Recycling.
Oct 17, 2014
Since the introduction of the flame-retardant 100%-cotton Guardex fabric range to the local market in October, last year, personal protective equipment (PPE), cleaning chemicals, paper products, and industrial consumable supplies supplier G Fox & Co has noted...
Aug 08, 2014
WCDOH20/2014 Supply and delivery of sterilising bags, paper products and autocalve indicators to all hospitals/institutions under the control of the Department of Health, Tel (021) 483 3720, CD August 29, 2014.
Jun 17, 2014
Although South African businesses seem to consider Green IT a low priority, there nevertheless is a strong demand for assistance in moving towards implementing dedicated Green IT budgets, strategies and solutions. This has created a huge gap in the market for IT...
Mar 05, 2014
JSE-listed paper and plastics packaging manufacturer Mpact announced on Wednesday that it would invest R765-million in the upgrade of its Felixton paper mill, in KwaZulu-Natal, enhancing the facility’s total product offering and increasing capacity by 60 000 t/y to...
May 09, 2013
JSE-listed paper, pulp and packaging group Sappi recorded a 68% drop in operating profit for the second quarter of the year to $40-million, down from $125-million in the 2012 equivalent period, dragged down by worse-than-expected European market conditions. “The...