Engineering News | Agriculture Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Wed, 22 May 2019 02:30:52 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Tongaat Hulett, lenders to consider standstill agreement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tongaat-hulett-lenders-to-consider-standstill-agreement-2019-05-16 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Thu, 16 May 2019 14:45:00 +0200 519833 1558011007 1558010700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Court action suspended, parties agree on more transparency in chicken industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-action-suspended-parties-agree-on-more-transparency-in-chicken-industry-2019-05-15 African News Agency POULTRY Wed, 15 May 2019 14:17:00 +0200 519676 1557924365 1557922620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Rise in unemployment rate a call for government to revisit policies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rise-in-unemployment-rate-a-call-for-government-to-revisit-policies-2019-05-15 African News Agency Agriculture Wed, 15 May 2019 12:36:00 +0200 519669 1557928994 1557916560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799036_resized_unileveragriculturesunflowerfarmmookgophong304131022duane.jpg 511 287 South African student named among winning wood scientists in global competition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-student-named-among-winning-wood-scientists-in-global-competition-2019-05-15 Tasneem Bulbulia FORESTRY Wed, 15 May 2019 11:03:00 +0200 519648 1557911558 1557910980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Davies approves revised guidelines for aquaculture programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-approves-revised-guidelines-for-aquaculture-programme-2019-05-14 African News Agency AQUACULTURE Tue, 14 May 2019 09:00:00 +0200 519480 1557817326 1557817200 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Davies approves Bojanala SEZ recommendation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-approves-bojanala-sez-recommendation-2019-05-13 Simone Liedtke SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONES Mon, 13 May 2019 14:57:00 +0200 519449 1557752362 1557752220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Working group meeting to address impact of neonicotinoids in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/working-group-meeting-to-address-impact-of-neonicotinoids-in-africa-2019-05-10 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 16:39:00 +0200 519339 1557728755 1557499140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Grain recovery offsets Kaap Agri’s drought-related challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-recovery-offsets-kaap-agris-drought-related-challenges-2019-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 15:28:00 +0200 519320 1557495058 1557494880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798293_resized_monsantopetitagriculture1710221015duane.jpg 511 287 Mahindra South Africa unveils comprehensive farming equipment range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mahindra-south-africa-unveils-comprehensive-farming-equipment-range-2019-05-10 Irma Venter AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 10:05:00 +0200 519261 1557497328 1557475500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798147_resized_mahindratractorssa201911022.jpg Mahindra has entered the farming equipment business in South Africa 511 287 Polymer bushings used in unsuitable environments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polymer-bushings-used-in-unsuitable-environments-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517977 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795223_resized_nampovesconite05191022.jpg MANUFACTURING MARVEL Parts manufactured for planters and harvesters from vesconite polymers 511 287 Larger stands, more technology on display at Nampo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/larger-stands-more-technology-on-display-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517975 1556885086 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795219_resized_nampojohndeeretracker05191022.jpg TRACTOR TRACKER Satellites in farming are now a reality 511 287 New products launched at Nampo Harvest Day https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-launched-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517979 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795228_resized_nampobearingsintjonnesway05191022.jpg NUTS TO MISS IT Exhibitors use alluring offers and prizes to attract traffic to their stands 511 287 Hydraulics company using expo to highlight products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulics-company-using-expo-to-highlight-products-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517992 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795253_resized_nampohawuniflex05191022.jpg FLEX THOSE MUSCLES The Uniflex grease crimper will take center stage at the HAW stand this year 511 287 New products for the agriculture industry being launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-for-the-agriculture-industry-being-launched-2019-04-25 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517995 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795272_resized_nampobmgboerslim05191022.jpg BOER MAAK N PLAN The Boer Slim/Smart Farming initiative offers a range of products developed with and for local farmers 511 287 Biggest Nampo yet boasts 775 stands https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biggest-nampo-yet-boasts-775-stands-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518075 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795486_resized_nampograinsa05191022.jpg HIGH EXPECTATIONS An aerial view of the continent’s largest agriculture show being held in May 511 287 Welding machines and services on show https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-machines-and-services-on-show-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Agriculture Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518136 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795613_resized_nampoafroxwelding05191022.jpg SPARKING INTEREST Afrox hopes to generate an interest at its stand by offering daily prizes for best welder 511 287 Supportive policy and infrastructure needed to improve agricultural harvest https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-ingredients-2019-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518328 1557130678 1557439200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797241_resized_growth.jpg 511 287 Sappi says dissolving wood pulp prospects remain strong despite near-term pressures https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-says-dissolving-wood-pulp-prospects-remain-strong-despite-near-term-pressures-2019-05-09 Terence Creamer FOREST PRODUCTS Thu, 09 May 2019 12:35:00 +0200 519152 1557413932 1557398100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797890_resized_sappingodwanamillwoodpaper310220614duane.jpg 511 287 SA agriculture sector coping with challenges – FNB economist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-agriculture-sector-coping-with-challenges-fnb-economist-2019-05-06 African News Agency Agriculture Mon, 06 May 2019 11:40:00 +0200 518872 1557148397 1557135600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797298_resized_agriculturesibanyereapwhatyousow31022.jpg 511 287 Africa gains traction as trade destination https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-gains-traction-as-trade-destination-2019-05-03 Jessica Oosthuizen Agriculture Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517403 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794035_resized_monsantopetitagriculturepowerlines11015duane1022.jpg MAKING PROGRESS Several industries and factors are driving growth in sub-Saharan Africa, including agricultural development and power 511 287 BMG World accredited as Eaton’s exclusive warranty centre in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-world-accredited-as-eatons-exclusive-warranty-centre-in-africa-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Agriculture Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517329 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793901_resized_bmgnickymuller0420191022.jpg NICKY MULLER The warranty centre’s local team is headed up by Muller and has benefited from a recent skills upliftment programme 511 287 New packages can be installed with existing infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pneumatics-packages-can-be-installed-with-previous-infrastructure-2019-04-15 Cameron Mackay Agriculture Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517261 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793776_resized_vipropneumaticsproject0420191022.jpg AIR QUALITY ADJUSTMENTS To mitigate air-quality challenges, Vipro supplies water traps, air lubricators and regulators, and compressors 511 287 Sugar industry advised to diversify product offering, enter niche product markets https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-advised-to-diversify-product-offering-enter-niche-product-markets-2019-04-29 Marleny Arnoldi SUGAR Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0200 518275 1556549201 1556532000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795982_resized_sugarcane1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Rapid IoT response required to evolving customer needs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agile-development-key-as-iot-uses-evolve-vox-2019-04-26 Schalk Burger Internet of Things Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517103 1555580963 1556229600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793484_resized_voxexecutiveheadcloudcraigfreer4191022.jpg CRAIG FREER The benefit of an agile IoT team is that the company serves as a strategic adviser to clients 511 287 South African company providing agritech solution to combat yield loss https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-company-providing-agritech-solution-to-combat-yield-loss-2019-04-25 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:55:00 +0200 518093 1556204396 1556204100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Consumer trends present opportunities for agricultural industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consumer-trends-present-opportunities-for-agricultural-industry-2019-04-25 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Thu, 25 Apr 2019 16:46:00 +0200 518092 1556204192 1556203560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agricultural sector needs 'reality-based transformation' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-sector-needs-reality-based-transformation-2019-04-25 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Thu, 25 Apr 2019 15:53:00 +0200 518085 1556202334 1556200380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agricultural sector urged to collaborate https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-sector-urged-to-collaborate-2019-04-24 Tasneem Bulbulia AGRICULTURE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:43:00 +0200 517980 1556172085 1556116980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Sudan invites investment in agriculture, mining, oil https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-sudan-invites-investment-in-agriculture-mining-oil-2019-04-24 Marleny Arnoldi INVESTMENT Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:15:00 +0200 517971 1556116640 1556115300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tongaat to restate prior results after review https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tongaat-to-restate-prior-results-after-review-2019-04-24 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:48:00 +0200 517956 1556110168 1556110080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 South Africa's 2018/19 maize crop seen down 15% on drought https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-201819-maize-crop-seen-down-15-on-drought-2019-04-24 Reuters AGRICULTURE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:47:00 +0200 517943 1556103437 1556102820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Transforming South Africa's fishing industry key to unlocking economic growth – Zokwana 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2019 12:22:00 +0200 517678 1555593020 1555582920 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794595_resized_farmingagriculturejohndeerecropsprayerdelmas0119dylan1022.jpg 511 287