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Braintree continues to push boundaries and unlock potential with 5th consecutive LS Retail Diamond Partner accolade
Braintree continues to push boundaries and unlock potential with 5th consecutive LS Retail Diamond Partner accolade
20th May 2024

Leading IT solutions provider, Braintree, one of the largest and most strategic partners in Africa, has been awarded LS Retail Diamond Partner Status for the fifth consecutive year. LS Retail... 


Global Exhibitions Day 2024 celebrates exhibitions as catalysts for sustainable futures
20th May 2024

African associations the Association of African Exhibitions Organisers, the Event Greening Forum and the Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa partner to recognise the contributions... 


AfriSam recently completed a significant upgrade to the Hillary Community Park
AfriSam upgrades Community Park into a family-friendly haven
20th May 2024

Leading construction materials company, AfriSam, recently completed a significant upgrade to the Hillary Community Park in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, transforming it into a vibrant and family-friendly... 


Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
20th May 2024

Victaulic is known for its forward-thinking approach when designing innovative products that enable customers to realize real savings in downtime and costs. With the introduction of their... 


Empowering Economies – Unleashing the Potential of Exhibitions in Driving Industry Success and Economic Growth in 2024
17th May 2024

Events and exhibitions boost local economies by creating jobs, attracting tourists, and supporting businesses. According to the 32nd UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry)... 


Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals
Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals
17th May 2024

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled its inaugural Global Virtual Open Week  which will be held from 3 to 7 June... 


The crucial role of Supply chain finance: Boosting cash flow, reducing risk, saving lives
The crucial role of Supply chain finance: Boosting cash flow, reducing risk, saving lives
17th May 2024

Supply chain finance is an increasingly critical aspect of supply chain management, enabling organisations to improve their cash flow, mitigate risk in their supply chains, and ensure the... 


Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers
Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers
16th May 2024

Inspirational innovator in the waste management space, Urban Surfer significantly impressed the judges at last year’s Eco-Logic awards, where they scooped the coveted Eco-Innovation award for their... 


The South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA) Unveils Technical and Strategic Direction to Position Rail Transport and Pit-to-Port Logistics for Success
The South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA) Unveils Technical and Strategic Direction to Position Rail Transport and Pit-to-Port Logistics for Success
16th May 2024

Founded with a commitment to driving excellence and innovation in the Heavy Haul industry and affiliated with the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA), boasting 10 member countries, SAHHA... 


GENESIS ENERGY GROUP to mobilize $10 billion in climate investments across Africa
16th May 2024

Genesis Energy Group Limited (GENESIS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) December 6, 2023 during COP 28.  This MOU will see GENESIS... 


Powerfleet Inc leverages synergies, unlocks value with bespoke $100m funding package from RMB
16th May 2024

RMB acted as the Sole Mandated Lead Arranger and Funder of a USD100m funding package to Powerfleet Inc ("Powerfleet"), a global telematics business listed on the Nasdaq, with a secondary listing on... 


Steinmüller Africa achieves remarkable safety milestones at key power stations
Steinmüller Africa achieves remarkable safety milestones at key power stations
16th May 2024

Steinmüller Africa, a leading manufacturer and maintenance supplier of piping and boilers for steam and high-pressure industries, has achieved safety milestones at its contracted Kriel and Bethal... 


SAVCA announces winners at prestigious industry awards ceremony
16th May 2024

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Associate (SAVCA) Industry Awards, which took place in Sandton last week, showcased the achievements of some of the most innovative... 


Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools
Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools
16th May 2024

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), Eskom, Danish Embassy and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) have joined hands to promote renewable power technologies and provide career... 


Why laboratory support is crucial in good waste management
Why laboratory support is crucial in good waste management
16th May 2024

Before waste may be disposed of to a landfill, it must be analysed by a South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) approved laboratory to understand its chemical and physical makeup. In... 


Schneider Electric makes two key appointments in Anglophone Africa region
Schneider Electric makes two key appointments in Anglophone Africa region
16th May 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is pleased to announce that it has made two key appointments in the Anglophone Africa region. Anoop... 


The flagship Msikaba Bridge near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape is now reaching a more technically challenging phase
Concor moves into highly technical phases at Msikaba
16th May 2024

The band is starting to play louder at the awe-inspiring Msikaba Bridge project, according to Concor’s Laurence Savage, Project Director of this pioneering structure. The Msikaba Bridge forms part... 


Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers
Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers
16th May 2024

Technology has improved productivity, efficiency, and communication in every industry across the globe, and agriculture is no exception. Once considered a traditionally low-tech industry, the... 


Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market
15th May 2024

New technological developments have thrust the local machine tools industry into a novel growth phase. The incorporation of automation and intelligent functions, as well as CNC machines for... 


Transitioning to sustainability: The holistic conversation at Enlit Africa
15th May 2024

Enlit Africa focuses on the key sustainability transition narrative, highlighting the role of green business and investment with the global launch of the UNDP Africa Green Business & Financing... 


Greener digital content supports Net Zero goals
15th May 2024

Web sites and digital content can increase organisations’ carbon emissions and hamper efforts to achieve Net Zero status. This is according to Andri Johnston, Digital Sustainability Lead at... 


Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa
15th May 2024

Industry leaders from across the manufacturing and machine tools market will deliver a programme of world-class, free-to-attend seminars at Machine Tools Africa 2024, taking place at the Expo... 


Thatch-roofed structures face increasing insurance challenges due to fire risk
Thatch-roofed structures face increasing insurance challenges due to fire risk
14th May 2024

Insurance companies are increasingly leery to insure thatch-roofed structures, says ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk. The danger posed by thatch in terms of fire risk was starkly illustrated... 


Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa
14th May 2024

Machine tools is an integral part of the manufacturing industry, and directly impacts the economy of any country. The machine tools sector in Africa provides numerous prospects for investment,... 


Unlocking lucrative investment opportunities in African infrastructure: Infrastructure Africa Business Forum 2024
14th May 2024

As Africa continues to undergo rapid urbanisation and economic growth, the demand for infrastructure development has never been more pressing. The Infrastructure Africa Business Forum, scheduled... 


Engen’s Arno Brown running to raise funds for CHOC
Engen’s Arno Brown running to raise funds for CHOC
14th May 2024

Engen has pledged support to CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa, after Arno Brown used the company’s  Employee Community Partnership Programme to raise funds for the Non-Profit... 


Pratley to showcase its diverse adhesives range at NAMPO 2024
14th May 2024

Leading manufacturer Pratley will display its full range of industry-leading adhesives at SA Grain’s NAMPO Harvest Day 2024 from 14 to 17 May at Bothaville in the Free State, according to Mark... 


Big 5 Construct South Africa 2024: The gateway to the country’s construction sector
14th May 2024

South Africa's construction sector is projected to grow thanks to government’s National Development Plan 2023, with numerous mega projects happening in all nine provinces; projects such as Mtentu... 


Thriving SMEs are built by thriving people
14th May 2024

The real cost to company for SME owners who ensure the well-being of their teams The challenges that SMEs face in South Africa may be even greater than elsewhere, according to Lula CMO Tom Stuart.... 


Sungrow Signs Distribution Agreements with Herholdt’s and ARB in South Africa
Sungrow Signs Distribution Agreements with Herholdt’s and ARB in South Africa
14th May 2024

Sungrow, the global leading PV inverter and energy storage system provider, has solidified its presence in South Africa’s renewable energy sector with two significant agreements recently inked. The... 


BMG celebrates at Nampo 2024
BMG celebrates at Nampo 2024
14th May 2024

Nampo is going to be extra exciting for BMG this year. Not only is the company celebrating its 50th year in business, but the team has lots of action planned for its 2024 event at Nampo Park,... 


93-Year-old First Battery repositions and appoints Shane Petersen as Director of Sales and Marketing
14th May 2024

First Battery Aims to Champion Energy Liberation First Battery, a long-standing name synonymous with automotive batteries excellence, has announced the appointment of Shane Petersen as the... 


Promoting health and safety on construction sites: A vital commitment
Promoting health and safety on construction sites: A vital commitment
14th May 2024

In the wake of a recent construction site tragedy in George where a building collapse resulted in injuries and loss of life, the imperative of prioritising health and safety protocols on... 


SAPICS hosts AGM and appoints new directors
SAPICS hosts AGM and appoints new directors
14th May 2024

At its recent Annual General Meeting (AGM), SAPICS (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management) shared the successful outcomes of an organisational restructuring embarked on last year. The... 


Unitrans enhances last-mile fuel delivery with state-of-the-art technology
Unitrans enhances last-mile fuel delivery with state-of-the-art technology
14th May 2024

Leading supplier in bulk tanker fuel transportation and supply chain solutions, Unitrans, is optimising supply chains by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance last-mile fuel delivery to... 


Energy Security: An African Priority at Enlit Africa 2024
13th May 2024

Enlit Africa creates a space for companies to collaborate, taking control of the energy security conversation and redefining its potential in Africa. 


SA plastics industry attends INC-4 discussions in Ottawa, Canada
13th May 2024

“The plastics industry remains committed to addressing plastic pollution through collaboration, innovation, and evidence-based solution” The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) recently... 


Construction industry: The right software delivers greater ROI and much more
Construction industry: The right software delivers greater ROI and much more
10th May 2024 By: Dimpho Madiba

The uncertainty and risk involved in complex construction projects can typically lead to cost overruns, delays and quality issues which, in turn, lead to the low profit margins the sector is... 


Transferable skills and local investment: Unpacking the Green Hydrogen Ecosystem with CWP Global and YamnaCo. Ltd
Transferable skills and local investment: Unpacking the Green Hydrogen Ecosystem with CWP Global and YamnaCo. Ltd
10th May 2024

Have you heard? Green hydrogen, the brand-spanking new green molecule might just be the solution to the global energy crisis. As a green fuel alternative for the shipping, aviation, and transport... 


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