Engineering News | Agriculture Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Mon, 25 May 2020 09:05:04 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Can maggots fuel sports drinks? South African startup thinks so https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/can-maggots-fuel-sports-drinks-south-african-startup-thinks-so-2020-05-22 , Bloomberg FOOD & BEVERAGE Fri, 22 May 2020 15:37:00 +0200 554389 1590154875 1590154620 99999999999 , Bloomberg 0 0 Sector increasingly adopting digitalisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-sector-increasingly-adopting-digitalisation-2020-05-22 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 22 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549289 1589890387 1590098400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000863725_resized_automationabbsouthernafricajohnmanuellpic0105201022.jpg JOHN MANUELL The full potential of sugar production processes lies in leveraging available data to drive the seamless interoperability among people, assets and production processes 511 287 Lifting of cigarette sale prohibition will improve tobacco farming economics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifting-of-cigarette-sale-prohibition-will-improve-tobacco-farming-economics-2020-05-21 Donna Slater Agriculture Thu, 21 May 2020 16:37:00 +0200 554277 1590072729 1590071820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Afgri launches equipment rental facilitation platform https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afgri-launches-equipment-rental-facilitation-platform-2020-05-20 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 20 May 2020 15:04:00 +0200 554088 1589980582 1589979840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000873994_resized_mahindratractorssa201911022.jpg 511 287 Land Bank's liquidity position dire https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-banks-liquidity-position-dire-2020-05-20 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Wed, 20 May 2020 12:37:00 +0200 554057 1589971486 1589971020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Timber suitable to help address Covid-19 housing requirement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/timber-suitable-to-help-address-covid-19-housing-requirement-2020-05-19 Donna Slater AFFORDABLE HOUSING Tue, 19 May 2020 16:26:00 +0200 553960 1589898824 1589898360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rhodes' interim performance buoyed by strong sales ahead of lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rhodes-interim-performance-buoyed-by-strong-sales-ahead-of-lockdown-2020-05-19 Simone Liedtke FOOD & BEVERAGES Tue, 19 May 2020 10:18:00 +0200 553870 1589876733 1589876280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Digital solutions can assist agricultural export sector during Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-solutions-can-assist-agricultural-export-sector-during-covid-19-2020-05-15 Donna Slater Agriculture Fri, 15 May 2020 15:39:00 +0200 553651 1589550688 1589549940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lubrication solution more accessible for agriculture sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubrication-solution-more-accessible-for-agriculture-sector-2020-04-29 Cameron Mackay Agriculture Fri, 15 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551998 1589200611 1589493600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870030_resized_wastewatertreatmentllewellynowen0420201022.jpg LLEWELLYN OWEN It was decided that the Monolec range would be made more accessible to all those in the whole spectrum of industry, and to those in the private markets 511 287 Sappi announces €250m senior notes offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-announces-250m-senior-notes-offering-2020-05-14 Donna Slater Agriculture Thu, 14 May 2020 11:27:00 +0200 553472 1589448556 1589448420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company joins distributor group as Southern Africa supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-joins-distributor-group-as-southern-africa-supplier-2020-04-21 Khutso Maphatsoe Agriculture Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551248 1588593308 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868064_resized_machinetoolsfeatureindustritoolequipmentmd0420201022.jpg KRIBAN GOVENDER It is critical for customers to have dependable support from a highly experienced team with combined technical skills and expertise 511 287 Next-generation machine tool introduced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/next-generation-machine-tool-introduced-2020-04-23 Khutso Maphatsoe Agriculture Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551499 1588593308 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868416_resized_machinetoolsabbflexloader0420201022.jpg TECHNOLOGICALLY ADVANCED All cells in the ABB FlexLoader range are standardised and built using the latest technology to meet the increasing requirements for flexible and cost-effective production 511 287 Company expands range to meet engineering demands https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/products-designed-to-meet-engineering-demands-2020-04-21 Khutso Maphatsoe Agriculture Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551238 1588593308 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868061_resized_machinetoolsfeaturebmglinearmotionsystems0420201022.jpg SPOILT FOR CHOICE The range of linear way products includes linear guides, runner blocks, rails, ball screws, bushings and shafts, designed for use in diverse applications 511 287 Tools supplier awarded tool kit contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tools-supplier-awarded-tool-kit-contract-2020-04-21 Khutso Maphatsoe Agriculture Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 551245 1588593309 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local energy not managed efficiently https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-energy-not-managed-efficiently-2020-05-08 Tracy Hancock Agriculture Fri, 08 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550759 1587713722 1588888800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866938_resized_roofofwalmartinmarylandusacreditpaulfetterwwf1022.jpg TRANSFORMATIVE DEVELOPMENTS The decreasing cost of renewable-energy technologies, such as rooftop solar photovoltaic, are one of the developments transforming South Africa’s energy market 511 287 Agritech solutions can help farmers offset Covid-19 risks, says Standard Bank https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agritech-solutions-can-help-farmers-offset-covid-19-risks-says-standard-bank-2020-05-06 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Wed, 06 May 2020 15:00:00 +0200 552595 1588772994 1588770000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000870815_resized_farmingagriculturejohndeerecropsprayercontrols0119dylan1022.jpg 511 287 South Africa records stellar wine season – report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-records-stellar-wine-season-report-2020-05-05 Tasneem Bulbulia FOOD & BEVERAGE Tue, 05 May 2020 15:35:00 +0200 552436 1588687947 1588685700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 R307m Economic Transformation of Black Citrus Growers Programme launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r307m-economic-transformation-of-black-citrus-growers-programme-launched-2020-05-04 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Mon, 04 May 2020 16:00:00 +0200 552316 1588602182 1588600800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tribunal approves consent agreement with fresh produce supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-approves-consent-agreement-with-fresh-produce-supplier-2020-05-04 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE; TRADE; LEGAL Mon, 04 May 2020 11:41:00 +0200 552265 1588586442 1588585260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mulcher developed for S African conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mulcher-developed-for-s-african-conditions-2020-05-01 Darren Parker Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550442 1587110383 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866155_resized_agritechm350mulcherbell1022.jpg MULCH ADO The Bell M350 Mulcher is a niche solution developed in consultation with customers from the South African forestry industry 511 287 South African agriculture is dependent on imports for key inputs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-agriculture-is-dependent-on-imports-for-key-inputs-2020-05-01 Rebecca Campbell Agriculture & Food Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550952 1587715491 1588284000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Agricultural inputs supply chain likely to be tested by Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-agricultural-inputs-supply-chain-likely-to-be-tested-by-covid-19-2020-05-01 Rebecca Campbell Food & agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550958 1587715491 1588284000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Lockdown highlights food supply importance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lockdown-highlights-importance-of-food-supply-2020-05-01 Darren Parker Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550473 1587715491 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866254_resized_agritechraymondobermeyerseweurodrive1022.jpg RAYMOND OBERMEYER Throughout the lockdown, SEW Eurodrive has continued to assist the agriculture sector as crucial link in the food supply chain. 511 287 New tractor designed for African conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tractor-designed-for-african-conditions-2020-05-01 Darren Parker Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550464 1587715490 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866218_resized_agritech6bcabjohndeere1022.jpg TRACTORS FOR AFRICA The new 6B tractors were designed specifically with Africa in mind 511 287 Agri hub units remain focus for supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-hub-units-remain-focus-for-supplier-2020-05-01 Darren Parker Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550450 1587715490 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866178_resized_agritechgerhardpienaar1022.jpg GERHARD PIENAAR Bearings International will continue to develop its special agri hub units in conjunction with its major original-equipment manufacturer clients 511 287 Good agricultural sales expected post lockdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expecting-good-agricultural-sales-post-lock-down-2020-05-01 Darren Parker Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550468 1587715491 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866240_resized_agritechsiliconegaskemakerpatley1022.jpg DON’T BLOW A GASKET The new room temperature vulcanising silicone gasket maker compound is temperature resistant from -50 ºC to 300 ºC for short periods 511 287 Farmers urged to de-silt dams before dry season https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/farmers-urged-to-de-silt-dams-before-dry-season-2020-05-01 Darren Parker Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550463 1587715490 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866214_resized_agritechslurrysuckerintegratedpumprental1022.jpg SUCK JOB A fit-for-purpose dewatering solution from Integrated Pump Rental is successfully desilting farm dams 511 287 KwaZulu-Natal vital for bearing distributor growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-vital-for-bearing-distributors-growth-2020-05-01 Mamaili Mamaila Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550217 1587715490 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000865649_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsbearingsinternationalpiabbreadandbakerycup0105201022.jpg POWERING ON Bearings International’s Durban branch stocks a range of bearings, electric motors, gearboxes, lubricants, seals, tools and power transmission products for several industries 511 287 Accelerated business activity could follow lockdown slowdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/accelerated-business-activity-could-follow-lockdown-slowdown-2020-05-01 Darren Parker Agriculture Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550457 1588589636 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866198_resized_agritechsanysy210goscor1022.jpg AN ALLY IN THE TRENCHES The SY210 has many applications in agriculture 511 287 Agbiz launches food relief initiative for needy communities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agbiz-launches-food-relief-initiative-for-needy-communities-2020-04-30 Donna Slater AGRICULTURE Thu, 30 Apr 2020 16:33:00 +0200 552176 1588259342 1588257180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa's blueberry production soars, strong future growth predicted https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-blueberry-production-soars-strong-future-growth-predicted-2020-04-29 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Wed, 29 Apr 2020 12:07:00 +0200 551932 1588155330 1588154820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pandemic to shift focus to localisation, says Agbiz https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-to-shift-focus-to-localisation-says-agbiz-2020-04-28 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Tue, 28 Apr 2020 15:03:00 +0200 551833 1588080684 1588078980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000869138_resized_agriculturefarmfieldsbloomberg0520161022.jpg 511 287 Land Bank confirms default it has been trying to avoid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/landbank-confirms-default-it-has-been-trying-to-avoid-2020-04-24 News24Wire Agriculture Fri, 24 Apr 2020 11:13:00 +0200 551624 1587737754 1587719580 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868699_resized_landbanklogo1022.jpg 511 287 Covid-19 lockdowns, rand depreciation set to accelerate food inflation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-lockdowns-rand-depreciation-set-to-acclerate-food-inflation-2020-04-24 Rebecca Campbell Agriculture and Food Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550482 1587448829 1587679200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Ramaphosa’s ‘new economy’ vision gains support from business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosas-new-economy-vision-gains-support-from-business-2020-04-22 Terence Creamer ECONOMY Wed, 22 Apr 2020 16:55:00 +0200 551411 1587625041 1587567300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000868222_resized_agriculturesibanyereapwhatyousow31022.jpg South Africa could use new social cohesion to turn its primary agricultural production competitive advantages to account 511 287 German supplier looks to further African expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-supplier-looks-to-further-african-expansion-2020-04-21 Darren Parker Agriculture Tue, 21 Apr 2020 18:47:00 +0200 551281 1587487887 1587487620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82129_bws-1002_fo_buckau-wolf_uk_r1.pdf2296299 Sappi starts production of essential medical items, donates to Solidarity Fund https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-starts-production-of-essential-medical-items-donates-to-solidarity-fund-2020-04-20 Donna Slater MANUFACTURING Mon, 20 Apr 2020 13:05:00 +0200 551081 1587382475 1587380700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000867547_resized_sappifacemask1022.jpg 511 287