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MiX Telematics drives fleet and mobile asset management solutions

Updated 2 hours 22 minutes ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Established in South Africa during 1996, MiX Telematics has transformed into a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions available in more than 120 countries, with a network of more than 130 fleet partners worldwide. Apart from its local head office, the company has... 

Expert webinar arms engineers, designers and architects with expert knowledge on continuous galvanized sheeting and its practical applications

Updated 2 hours 57 minutes ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Following on from a very successful webinar on the Essentials of Galvanizing in July 2020, the International Zinc Association (IZA) has once again partnered with Creamer Media’s Engineering News to present a follow-up session, aptly titled Essentials of Continuous Galvanizing, aimed at designers,... 

Pulse welding with Fronius TransSteel Pulse

By: Creamer Media Reporter      Updated 4 hours ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / Fronius is upgrading its TransSteel series with the addition of the pulse function. Not only does the pulsed arc allow faster welding speeds on thicker materials, but rework is reduced as the pulsed arc causes less welding spatter. The pulse mode makes it possible to bypass the intermediate arc,... 

Breaking the plastic wave – South Africa’s strategy to solving plastic pollution

23rd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The waste and recycling sector led and participated in numerous events from 14 – 19 September 2020. They were joined by fellow South Africans who participated in the National Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week, National Recycling Day, World Clean-Up Day and International Coastal Clean-Up Day. Just the... 

RS Components introduces SiC MOSFETs from ON Semiconductor ready to meet future efficiency and power density expectations

23rd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT /  RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, now stocks ON Semiconductor’s latest 1200V-rated MOSFETs. Based on silicon-carbide (SiC) technology, these power discretes are able to push the... 

RS Components introduces SiC MOSFETs from ON Semiconductor ready to meet future efficiency and power density expectations

50 years of ISFET—The development of unbreakable pH sensors

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The success story behind the development of ion-selective field-effect transistors as biochemical or biological sensors started 50 years ago. The first significant publication was written by P. Bergveld in 1970. It describes how ion activities in electrochemical or biological systems can be... 

Picup helps deliver 17000 food parcels

23rd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Picup has assisted with the distribution of about 17 000 food parcels in the Western Cape. This program was initiated by the Department of Social Development of the Western Cape Government and was done in cooperation with Shop2Shop, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Mustadafin Foundation,... 

24/7 Boiler monitoring with the SWAS Compact

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Operators of industrial boilers, such as laundries or breweries, are obliged to check the water quality in their boilers on a regular basis. At the same time, the number of specially qualified boiler engineers capable of performing this task is dwindling, and the expertise is being lost. For this... 

Cartrack launches Karu Safety – a powerful new app-based call for help

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cartrack, a global leader in mobility solutions and a provider of essential safety and security services, brings another disruptor to the market with the launch of Karu Safety, a sophisticated and easily-accessible rapid response safety app for all. The economic struggles caused by COVID-19,... 

Toshiba Africa highlights the need for accelerated action if Africa is to reach the SDGs by 2030

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Toshiba, a global infrastructure services company that makes full use of CPS technology, is marking the fifth anniversary of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), towards raising awareness of SDG implementation, and the challenges and innovations needed to achieve the 2030... 

Extending Battery Life with Control Strategies: An Interview with Jonathan Schulte

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Coordinating the control of multiple energy resources in a microgrid system for optimal efficiency is complex. It’s even more challenging while attempting to reduce operational costs. The intricacy of this process has fueled Jonathan Schulte’s exploration of microgrid control methods and shaped... 

How to Adapt Microgrids to New Constraints Brought on by the Novel Coronavirus

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The emergence of the global health crisis caused by the new coronavirus will profoundly impact how we manage businesses. This is particularly applicable to the power sector and solar microgrids, in that the need for reliable energy has increased significantly. People are confined and many are... 

Rising Trend: Business Owners Prioritise Cash Flow Over Assets

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Facing mounting economic pressure, business owners are increasingly looking for innovative ways to access and free-up cashflow, one such avenue is through a sale and leaseback transaction.  In uncertain times, sale and leaseback transactions are simple, effective and cause minimal disruptions. 

The Big 5 to gather global construction leaders at its digital festival

22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Big 5, the international event accelerating growth in the construction industry for the past four decades, is launching the first Big 5 Digital Festival - Global this year. The event, which will run completely online from 23 to 26 November, will gather the global construction community to... 

The Big 5 to gather global construction leaders at its digital festival

Connecting the world’s greenest data centre

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Built into the mountains of Stavanger, Norway, in what was formerly a NATO ammunition storage facility, is now one of the world’s most secure and energy efficient data centres. For site owners, Green Mountain, the transition from ammunition storage facility to data centre was not without... 

Goodyear South Africa attains Level 6 B-BBEE Contributor Status

22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Goodyear South Africa is proud to announce that it has attained Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Level 6 Contributor Status under the Amended Codes of Good Practice. After the Codes of Good Practice were amended and promulgated in 2015, Goodyear improved its status from Level 8.... 

ABI Research names MiX Telematics as a global leader in its 2020 commercial telematics assessment

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / MiX Telematics (JSE: MIX, NYSE: MIXT), a leading global provider of connected fleet management solutions delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS), is proud to announce that it has been recognised as a top global leader in connected fleet telematics by  the highly-respected team at ABI Research.... 

Drones boost healthcare supply chains

22nd September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines, traversing dense tropical forests and often the raging Congo River and its tributaries. Drone technology is offering a lifesaving solution to the... 

Ingersoll Rand Awards $150 Million Equity Grant to Global Workforce

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Ingersoll Rand Awards $150 Million Equity Grant to Global Workforce; Grant Value Equal to 20% of An Employee’s Annual Base Cash Compensation* Granting Ownership to all Employees Highlights Company Purpose “Lean on Us to Help You Make Life Better” and Core Value of “We Think and Act Like Owners”... 

Transforming cybersecurity in the Financial Services

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Sales Manager at Fortinet weighs in on the risks the financial industry is facing and what you can do All organisations are vulnerable to insider threats. The latest data shows that the number of insider incidents has increased by 47% over the past two years, now... 

Election of SAIMechE Office Bearers 2020-2022

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Council of SAIMechE is pleased to announce the election of its Office Bearers for the 2020-2022 Council session. The Council congratulates its office bearers on their election and commits their full support during the session. 

How to address the “New Normal” of Factory Automation in Food Manufacturing

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The corona pandemic has posed immense challenges to companies of all sizes across all industries. According to Deloitte Global, food and beverage (F&B) companies are facing significantly reduced consumption as well as disrupted supply chains.  But how can manufacturers adapt their business... 

Solar Lighting for Holbaai

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Holbaai is a beach close to Melkbos, a beautiful seaside village on the north-western fringe of the Cape Town Metropolis. It is well known for its tranquillity, wide white beach, water sports and west-coast hospitality. Holbaai has recently received its first solar lighting installation. A... 

Abeco Commercial and Industrial Water Tanks Stand the Test of Time

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Abeco Tanks is an innovative South African water storage company that still stands strong post lockdown, having weathered the storm of the pandemic. SA as a nation is known for its resilience and ability to rise up above hardship, and the water storage manufacturer definitely displays this... 

Increasing the life of concrete for sustainable built environments

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Over the years, built-environment professionals have increasingly turned their efforts towards improving the durability traits of concrete to construct longer lasting structures for sustainable built environments. Fire resistant and durable, concrete enables the construction of buildings and... 

MacLean Engineering and Maestro Digital Mine bring underground connectivity to the MacLean Research and Demonstration Facility

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / MacLean Engineering continues to advance its innovative Research and Demonstration Facility in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. MacLean, in collaboration with Maestro Digital Mine, recently integrated the Plexus PowerNet™ - a gigabit network providing both data and power using coaxial cable throughout... 

How to address the “New Normal” of Factory Automation in Food Manufacturing  

17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Food and beverage companies can now set the course for the time after the Covid-19 pandemic using automation to boost competitiveness and productivity. Manufacturers should focus their resources on four market driven perspectives: workforce, product quality, flexibility and sustainability.  

How to address the “New Normal” of Factory Automation in Food Manufacturing

EIE Group sponsors Santa Shoebox Project with the use of a forklift

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The EIE Group, as part of its commitment to support communities in need through its CSI initiatives, has sponsored the Santa Shoebox Project with the use of a forklift to assist in the transportation of donations from 8 August until 8 December.  The project, which was founded in Cape Town in... 

Challenge Accepted

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Brand ambassador for Husqvarna South Africa, Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira, is taking us all to task in a powerful new brand advertisement.   As South Africans begin to emerge from one of our most challenging periods to date, Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira offers us an empowering message of our own... 

CCS and RIB Software partnership culminates in RIB CCS rebrand 

17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / JOHANNESBURG, 03 September 2020: Construction Computer Software (CCS) is taking on a new identity under the moniker of RIB CCS. This is after the company’s recent partnership and 100% acquisition by software multinational RIB Software SE - an innovator in the building and construction industry.... 

CCS and RIB Software partnership culminates in RIB CCS rebrand

Draft Guidelines for Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) have published for public consultation the Draft Guidelines for Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Verification Guidelines) for purposes of the National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations, 2016. 

SA stands to benefit from carbon credits

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Once we are through the worst of the Covid pandemic, SA stands to reap benefits from the global move towards greening the planet, with many projects here providing carbon-credit benefits for both local and offshore emitters. The return to global economic recovery is likely to be accompanied by... 

Announcing the Cova Advisory Corporate Finance Advisory Team

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / You've come to know the Cova Advisory team as specialists in government incentives and advisors on customs related matters. It now gives us great pleasure to introduce to you our latest service offering, delivered by our new Corporate Finance Advisory division. Corporate Finance Advisory 

The rich legacy that followed the invention of the world’s iconic pipe wrench

17th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / RIDGID dates back almost a century to 1923 with the invention of the modern-day pipe wrench. Today RIDGID is acknowledged the world-over as the leading manufacturer of professional tooling for demanding applications. 

The rich legacy that followed the invention of the world’s iconic pipe wrench

Registration Now Open for Virtual 8th Annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Join the Microgrid Revolution: Conference sessions are free to attend and will be presented online October 12-16, 2020. HOMER Energy by UL, the global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, announced today that registration is now open for the 8th annual HOMER... 

NAMPO Virtual 2020

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / They came, they saw, they found their 2020 Agri-Vision The very first NAMPO Virtual concluded over the weekend with great success and once again proved the agriculture sector’s resilience. Adapting to the changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and adopting new technology, more than 36 872... 

Polyco celebrates progress in the plastic recycling sector in SA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week kicks off on 14 September, Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation (Polyco) celebrates achievements in the polyolefin plastic recycling sector and encourages South Africans to join the Million Plus Plastic Recycling Revolution campaign by committing to recycle their... 

Condition monitoring using the drive as a sensor

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Norbert Hanigovszki, Jörg Dannehl, Sanjeet Kumar Dwivedi - Danfoss Engineering Variable speed drives have been used for over half a century, with the main advantage being the reduction of electrical energy use. With the advance of Industry 4.0 the role of the drive moves from that of a pure power... 

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