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De Beers to launch pilot programme to aid artisanal, small-scale miners

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th April 2018 Diamond miner De Beers is preparing to pilot a programme, called GemFair, to support the formalisation of artisanal and small-scale (ASM) diamond mining and trading.  

Bentley Systems releases update for AutoPIPE Connect edition

By: Ilan Solomons     18th August 2017 Global infrastructure software manufacturer Bentley Systems has released the most recent update of its AutoPIPE Connect edition, which supports ASME B31J piping code document calculations. AutoPIPE Connect edition provides engineers with a comprehensive and advanced software application for pipe... 

PFG Building Glass to implement StratoPOD to streamline business document processes

     29th November 2016 PFG Building Glass is set to implement the innovative StratoPOD solution - the mobile business application for delivery documentation developed by the Strato IT Group.   Upon completion the project will facilitate the automation of logistic processes and the digitisation of delivery and other... 

Interactive Intelligence Builds Momentum with More Than 80 Customer Deployments at Fortune 500 Companies

     18th February 2016 Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. a global leader of cloud services for customer engagement, communications and collaboration, has reported key customer milestones, including more than 80 customer deployments at Fortune 500 companies. The company’s cloud services are increasingly driving... 

Kirsh backing Canadian start-up offering low-cost roaming

By: Bloomberg     5th February 2016 Riaan Momberg, a manager in the South African travel industry, mistakenly switched on his mobile phone data for just one day while in Sydney last year. His phone company charged him about $500. The operator sent messages warning of usage amounts, “but I was asleep by then,” Momberg, 43, said in... 

Simple customizations can make all the difference

     20th January 2016 You know how sometimes you wish they made that product just a few centimetres longer, or at a slightly different angle so that it’s just perfect? Well then SMC Pneumatics has come to the rescue of many smaller manufacturers who are not able to afford large R&D costs to have customizations done.... 

Release Also Offers Additional Instrument Support, New Architecture for Flexible Updates

     27th October 2015 Keysight Technologies today announced the release of the latest version of its popular BenchVue software. BenchVue is an intuitive, easy-to-use PC software application that provides multiple-instrument measurement visibility and data capture that eliminates the need for instrument programming.... 

Relaunch of pesticide system aimed to support agriculture sector

By: Kimberley Smuts     7th August 2015 Asset management solutions provider QCIC relaunched its Qic-Sur telemetry pesticide system earlier this year, which enables remote control monitoring of pesticides for the fruit, vegetable and wine industries. The product relaunch forms part of QCIC’s aim to hone in on the needs of the... 

Integr8 opens up value for Open Box with an infrastructure upgrade

     3rd June 2014 Open Box, a software development consultancy comprising 120+ users, has used its ICT managed services partner, Integr8, to upgrade its infrastructure and software, and, at the same time, benefit from Software Assurance and Open Value Subscription. As a result Open Box has strengthened its... 

Software to help track bread tag collections for wheelchair initiative

By: David Oliveira     23rd August 2013 A pilot phase for polystyrene recycling software PolyNet is being launched for the Bread Tags for Wheelchairs initiative, facilitated by industry body the Polystyrene Packaging Council (PSPC) of South Africa. The initiative sees people collecting bread packet tags, which are then sold to buy new... 

Urgent intervention needed to stop deterioration of electricity assets

By: Sashnee Moodley     19th April 2013 The electricity distribution grid in South Africa are only a few years away from collapse and that would result in unexpected power failures, as most infrastructure is nearing the end of its life cycle and the general tendency to deal with maintenance happens only when a breakdown occurs. 


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