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May 22, 2015
The new Leuze RSL 400 safety laser scanner family incorporates two autonomous protective functions in one device, saving end users money while still ensuring quality of performance. Available from Countapulse Controls, the Leuze RSL 400 scanner’s most important...
May 22, 2015
PROJECT FOOTPRINT Hansen Transmissions South Africa is commissioning two large projects in the Tete coalfields and the Port of Nacala, in Mozambique
To compensate for a decrease in the South African market activity because of volatile commodity pricing and investor confidence uncertainties, gearbox designer and manufacturer Hansen Transmissions South Africa (SA) is focusing more on Africa as a new market by...
May 22, 2015
ANTICIPATED IMPROVEMENT The recovery of the construction industry is expected to have a positive effect on the aggregate and sand industry
The construction industry is showing signs of recovery with expected government infrastructure expenditure, retail developments and residential building projects set to lift the industry considerably above last year’s level, says the Aggregate and Sand Producers...
May 22, 2015
Southern Africa bearings and power transmission products distributor Bearings International is focusing on replacement markets to sell its drive products to potential and existing customers, owing to the current stagnant gearbox, or, drive industry amid the flat...
May 22, 2015
HOSPITAL ENGINEERING A industry best practice norms and standards are being developed for built environment professionals working in the healthcare sector
Healthcare infrastructure norms and standards developer Infrastructure Unit Support Systems (IUSS) is in the process of developing and publishing a set of healthcare infrastructure standards and norms, to act as a built environment best practice guideline. The IUSS...
May 22, 2015
LONG-TERM COMMITMENT Former Transmission Components has been Ringspann’s agent and supplier for Southern Africa for almost thirty years
Germany-based power transmission solutions and technology provider Ringspann acquired its long-term agent and manufacturer Transmission Components in February. “As Transmission Components is now a wholly owned subsidiary of an international group with a yearly...
May 22, 2015
The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) launched its small business hub (SBH) earlier this month to assist in meeting the needs of small and microenterprises (SMEs) in Southern Africa.
May 21, 2015
THABO KGOGO
Despite oil and gas company SacOil announcing on Thursday that it had incurred a loss of R277-million for the current financial year compared with the R9.5-million profit it achieved in 2014, CEO Dr Thabo Kgogo remained upbeat about the company’s long-term prospects....
May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015
 
 
 
May 20, 2015
Global specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric has introduced an exclusive programme to southern African registered electricians and contractors: Club SElect. The programme is designed to drive benefits for its members by linking Schneider Electric’s...
May 20, 2015
The local metals and engineering sector cannot grow as a result of South Africa’s unreliable energy supply and the fact that, on average, energy costs in the sector account for about 8% of intermediary input costs, Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of...
May 19, 2015
Economic data released during the first quarter of the year show alarming trends in the metals and engineering sector, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) said on Tuesday. The data also confirmed the organisation’s forecasts...
May 18, 2015
Barloworld CE Clive Thomson
With new equipment orders stalling and the Russian market still in a slump, Barloworld found its cheer for the six months ended March 31 from a turnaround in its Iberian business and healthy equipment parts and service sales. The equipment, automotive and logistics...
May 18, 2015
Two different types of quadcopter RPAs in flight, with the one on the right carrying a camera
While strongly welcoming the promulgation of the new Part 101 of South Africa’s civil aviation regulations, governing the commercial operation of civil remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) in South Africa, the Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Association of Southern Africa...
May 15, 2015
Zambia's maize harvest will fall 21% to 2.6 million tonnes in the current 2014/15 season versus the previous season, its minister of agriculture said on Friday, adding that the country had some surpus for export. Given Lubinda said results of a government crop...
May 15, 2015
Kenya has approved the sale of the government's stakes in five sugar companies and expects to sell 75% stakes in transactions that will be completed in the next 9 to 12 months, the Privatization Commission said on Friday. The five companies are in urgent need of...
May 15, 2015
PPC welcomes the imposition of provisional payment in relation to anti-dumping duties on Portland cement, following the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa’s investigation into dumping of cement from Pakistan. In terms of the preliminary...
May 15, 2015
Yokogawa is proud to announce that Vinesh Maharaj, Sales and Marketing Director for Yokogawa South Africa, Angola and African Anglophone Region has been awarded Industry Personality of the Year for 2015. The Award ceremony took place recently at the Dome in...
May 15, 2015
The International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) has moved to impose antidumping duties of between 14.29% and 77.15% on cement imports from Pakistan. The provisional duties have been imposed under section 57A of South Africa’s Customs and...
 
 
 
 
May 15, 2015
The World Bank has approved a $69-million loan to Malawi for the rehabilitation of stretches of the country’s major road, the M1, and the construction of four one-stop boarder posts on the frontiers with Mozambique and Tanzania. World Bank country manager for Malawi...
May 15, 2015
While there have been undoubted improvements in aviation safety in Africa, much remains to be done. This was highlighted on Thursday by International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) regional director Eastern and Southern Africa Office Barry Kashambo at the recent...
May 15, 2015
Malawi’s Roads Authority (RA) is inviting applications from eligible bidders wishing to prequalify for the rehabilitation of the 75 km Liwonde–Mangochi and 46 km Mzuzu–Nkhatabay roads. The two projects will be financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB)....
May 15, 2015
MATLA POWER STATION Clyde Bergemann Africa is supplying about 240 of its new-generation dome valves to Eskom’s Matla Unit 3 coal-fired power station
Materials handling company Clyde Bergemann Africa (CBZ) is installing its dome valves on the fly ash conveying systems at State-owned power utility Eskom’s Matla Unit 3 coal-fired power station, in Mpumalanga. CBZ engineering manager Keitumetse Molamu tells...
May 15, 2015
HENK LANGENHOVEN The manufacturing and mining sectors stand to lose the most in production during an unplanned power outage
The impact of load-shedding and other power outages on the productivity of the metals and engineering industries might soon cripple some local companies’ ability to fulfil export orders, according to employer federation the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation...
May 15, 2015
Construction industry supplier Hilti South Africa is moving its headquarters from Johannesburg to the 2 200 ha multibillion-rand Waterfall City development logistics precinct, which is currently under construction, in the Midrand area of South Africa’s Gauteng...
May 14, 2015
One of the biggest crane and hoist companies in the world, Konecranes, recently opened a branch in Dollar Drive in Richards Bay. Konecranes was established in Finland over 100 years ago and now serves a broad range of customers on 54 countries, including...
May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015
South Africa's consumer inflation is likely to trend steadily higher this year as food prices rise, putting pressure on the central bank to increase interest rates this year, analysts say. Predictions of rising food price pressures began in March after grain traders...
May 12, 2015
Norasa, Namibia.
The relatively positive trend in uranium spot prices since the start of the year has resulted in somewhat renewed interest in the sector’s undeveloped projects. Following a week of intensive meetings with institutional investors in Toronto, the mining finance capital...
 
 
 
 
May 11, 2015
The Southern Africa Development Community’s (SADC’s) Project Preparation and Development Facility (PPDF) – managed by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) – on Monday approved $3.5-million towards the development of the multicountry regional interconnector...
May 11, 2015
State-owned Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has agreed to part with skills and funding to accelerate parastatal Transnet’s multibillion-rand private sector participation (PSP) infrastructure investment programme. The development bank would provide funding...
May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015
The Southern African Railways Association, an association of railways utilities in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will hold its fifth conference and exhibition at Emperors Palace, in Gauteng, from May 26 to 28. The gathering will be held under the...
May 11, 2015
The Southern African Railways Association, an association of Railways in the Southern African Development Community is holding its fifth high-level Rail Conference and Exhibition drawing participants from all over the world. The Conference and Exhibition whose theme...
May 08, 2015
The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) on Friday launched its small business hub (SBH) to assist in meeting the needs of small and microenterprises (SMEs) in Southern Africa. The SBH, which was aimed at promoting SME development,...
May 08, 2015
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has defended the new codes for Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEEE), but has also moved swiftly to deal with the fallout arising from the controversial last-minute decision to downgrade recognition for broad-based...
May 08, 2015
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 shook Southern Africa in August 2014 and was felt as far apart as Botswana and Durban, in South Africa. One man was killed when a wall collapsed on him in Orkney, while 34 miners were injured in mines around Orkney and more than...
May 08, 2015
UPDATING THE INDUSTRY The CSSA offers seminars, site visits, student support and continuing professional development accreditation for its members
Hosted by nonprofit public benefit organisation The Concrete Society of Southern Africa (CSSA), the RepSem Concrete Repair and Protection seminar, which took place in March in the four major centres around the country, focused on starting repair and rehabilitation...
May 08, 2015
CEMENT'S GLOBAL GROWTH One of the primary demands from customers is the assurance that the Chryso Group’s products are 'green'
The establishment of construction chemicals specialist Chryso Southern Africa Group’s first subsidiary outside South Africa – Chryso Eastern Africa, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya – is currently under way and is expected to be operational by June 2015. This...
 
 
 
 
May 08, 2015
JOHN THOMSON EMS has introduced a free business matchmaking app to enhance the benefits of attending Indutec
Exhibition Management Services (EMS), organiser of the 2015 South African Industry and Technology Fair (Indutec) that will take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, from May 20 to 22, says the event promises to attract the largest number of visitors...
May 08, 2015
VAN DYK STENE PLANT This is the first plant at which PMSA has implemented Kraft Curing technology in Africa.
Africa’s largest manufacturer of concrete brick, block and paving machinery, and concrete equipment supplier, Pan Mixers South Africa (PMSA), won the contract in mid-2014 to build and commission the Van Dyk Stene plant in Vredenburg, in the Western Cape. PMSA was...
May 07, 2015
Picture: Nguni SA
To increase the number of black livestock farmers in Gauteng, provincial government on Thursday handed over Nguni cattle to three livestock farmers in Tshwane as part of its Nguni Cattle Project. “This initiative must not be seen in isolation from our strategy to...
May 07, 2015
The Silverton plant
Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is working “flat out, plus a few Saturdays” at its South African plants in order to cope with demand for the Ranger bakkie as forecast for the rest of the year, both in South Africa and in the company’s 148 export...
May 07, 2015
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
The development of a specific support framework for black industrialists has been flagged for the first time in the latest version of the South African government’s Industrial Policy Action Plan (Ipap). The 2015 document – the seventh iteration of the yearly plan –...
 
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