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Claire O'Reilly

Claire O'Reilly

Claire O'Reilly is a Creamer Media Features Journalist for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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CAS battery enters local market

23rd July 2021 German riveting and processing technology company Gesipa recently introduced the Cordless Alliance System (CAS) battery to the South African market. CAS is used in tools such as Gesipa’s Accubird Pro, Powerbird Pro and Firebird Pro rivnut tools. 

Navara built in Africa for Africa

23rd July 2021 The first Nissan Navara vehicles produced in Africa have rolled off the production line at the new Nissan plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria this month. 

Flow measurement tech still key in industry

9th July 2021 Despite electronic control systems and measurement instrumentation dominating applications in the processing and manufacturing industries, pressure, temperature, level, flow measurement and calibration technology company Wika argues that mechanical measurement instrumentation remains relevant and... 

New thermal imaging camera launched

9th July 2021 Portable measurement instrumentation company Testo South Africa, a subsidiary of Testo SE & Co. KGaA, in Germany, launched a new handheld testo 883 thermal imaging camera in the second quarter of 2021. 

Around-the-clock vaccine freezer monitoring

9th July 2021 Local automation and control industry electronic products manufacturer Omniflex is providing Data2Desktop technology to monitor and detect slight internal temperature deviation in Covid-19 vaccine storage facilities.  

Monitoring instrument promotes local health

9th July 2021 In order to protect community health, it is essential to measure particle matter (PM) levels on a continuous basis through the installation of specialised instrumentation, such as the PMsense PM transmitter from Italy-based measuring and control equipment company Delta OHM.  

Brazil reduces reliance on foreign potash

2nd July 2021 Brazil is the fourth-largest agricultural producer globally and, consequently, has become the second-largest consumer of potash. As such, fertiliser company Brazil Potash launched the Autazes project, in northern Brazil, to decrease the country’s reliance on foreign potash.  

Orbitulum saw popular across various industries

18th June 2021 Industrial and electronic products importer and distributor Actum’s Orbitalum GF saw range, designed for cold cutting and bevelling, is becoming increasingly popular in the food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals, industries for automated applications where hygiene is essential, says Actum CEO... 

Skills key to economic upturn

18th June 2021 Welding and cutting are essential skills within manufacturing, which is a sector that may hold significant opportunities for uplifting South Africa’s economy and decreasing the unemployment rate, says PFERD South Africa training manager Marius Steyn.  

Consultancy alters green processes due to Covid 19

11th June 2021 Owing to the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in South Africa last year, sustainability consultancy Solid Green altered its processes to assist the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) in meeting its net zero carbon goal by 2030, developing an EcoDistrict methodology for the city. 

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