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DEHN Africa provides lightning and surge protection for cell sites as 5G moves closer

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th February 2020 Today’s cutting-edge frontier in the telecommunications world is coming in the form of 5G technology, the fifth generation of mobile networks, which will bring with it significantly faster data speeds when compared to the existing 3G and 4G cellular data networks. According to a recent statistic,... 

Integrated Pump Technology

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th February 2020 Established as the sole importer and princi­pal distributor for sub­Saharan Africa for the Grindex range of submersible pumps, Integrated Pump Technology has grown to offer tailor ­made solutions for vacuum pumps, as well as dry and submersible pumping applications. With its head office,... 

Wits professor obtains NRF rating for coalfield combustion research work

By: Marleny Arnoldi     29th January 2020 University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) School of Mining Engineering associate Professor Bekir Genc has been granted a National Research Foundation (NRF) rating. He is the fifth member of staff from the Wits School of Mining Engineering to receive an NRF rating. 

Manufacturing in 2020: Connecting machines to networks and companies to end-consumers

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th January 2020 Author: Antony Bourne, IFS Industries Senior Vice President While change is buffeting the industrial manufacturing industry from a number of directions, the most disruptive changes will be those which manufacturers can and should make for themselves. Many of these manufacturers are already taking... 


24th January 2020 FLSmidth is a leading provider of mineral processing and material handling technology and systems to the global mining industry. In keeping with its strategy of driving success through sustainable productivity enhancement, FLSmidth is founded on three fundamental values – competence, cooperation... 

Mechanised boring solutions making headway

By: Tracy Hancock     24th January 2020 The development of rock-boring and drilling services provider Master Drilling’s mobile tunnel borer (MTB) and shaft-boring system (SBS) technology is advancing, with the machinery expected to reduce project development times by three to four times, says Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius. “These... 

Autonomous training school set to open in WA

By: Esmarie Iannucci     23rd January 2020 Caterpillar dealer WesTrac on Thursday announced plans to build a technology training facility in Western Australia, focused on providing courses in autonomous operations. WesTrac noted that the center would be the only Caterpillar autonomous training facility in the world, apart from... 

Kwatani Collaboration Boosts Local Mining Economy

17th January 2020 Specialist vibrating equipment Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Kwatani is leveraging a recent multi-year service contract at a large mining customer in the Northern Cape to further boost the area’s local economy. “Our branch near the customer’s mining operation has for many years employed... 

Bosch Packaging Technology is now Syntegon

17th January 2020 Transaction wrapped up on schedule, business development remains stable Into the future with new brand and a new mission: Processing and packaging technology for a better life Newfound independence allows for greater flexibility Business to focus on intelligent and sustainable technologies... 

SAI Global QPRO and SAIGAS acquisition deal closes

16th January 2020 NOSA becomes top MEA ‘one stop shop’ for risk management NOSA Group is pleased to announce the closing of the transaction to acquire QPRO and SAIGAS, the Assurance South African businesses of SAI Global, a recognised leading provider of integrated risk management solutions and assurance services. 

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