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Solar Power Africa Trade Show and Conference postponed to November 2021

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The inaugural Solar Power Africa event was scheduled to take place from 4-6 November 2020. Aimed at the renewable energy market, the event is presented in partnership with Solar Power International (SPI) and SNEC, Two of the largest solar power and related industry shows in the world. In light of... 

Entrepreneur shares his secret to sticking out tough market conditions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Small business owners need two “Rs” – resilience and reinvention – to survive the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, reckons one Fourways-based entrepreneur who has weathered his share of difficult storms. Thabiso Mkase had been married for just two months when he lost his management job... 

Pandemic disruptions an opportunity for Africa to reimagine cities

2nd July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The need for social distancing and better sanitation could leapfrog African city development into a more sustainable future. This is according to Duncan Bonnett, Director Market Access & Research at Africa House, and research partner of exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen South Africa, who says... 

Configuring tower cranes for optimal value

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Louw Smit, sales director at Crane & Hoist Equipment SA, says with higher buildings the order of the day, Potain tower cranes can be specially configured for better standing height. With higher buildings the order of the day, Potain tower cranes can be specially configured for better standing... 

Pandemic disruptions an opportunity for Africa to reimagine cities

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The need for social distancing and better sanitation could leapfrog African city development into a more sustainable future. This is according to Duncan Bonnett, Director Market Access & Research at Africa House, and research partner of exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen South Africa, who says... 

PRP solutions launches Covid-19 workplace solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / People management solutions company, PRP Solutions (Pty) Ltd has launched a range of solutions for companies and organisations faced with new challenges for managing people safely in the workplace during and after Covid-19. Kriya Govender, CEO of PRP Solutions says that managing workforces of... 

Improve OEE with Artificial Intelligence at the Edge in Manufacturing 

2nd July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / How can manufacturers benefit from the latest machine control technology? Implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in manufacturing is picking up speed. Many companies are realizing that AI presents an opportunity to increase not only the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) – and... 

Improve OEE with Artificial Intelligence at the Edge in Manufacturing

COVID-19 crisis management team keeps isotope producer going

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South African state-owned nuclear technology company NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd, a subsidiary of Necsa, has stood out as an unlikely success story during the country’s national lockdown and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since late March 2020, when a strict national lockdown was declared in... 

Solar Power Africa Trade Show and Conference postponed to November 2021

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The inaugural Solar Power Africa event was scheduled to take place from 4-6 November 2020. Aimed at the renewable energy market, the event is presented in partnership with Solar Power International (SPI) and SNEC, Two of the largest solar power and related industry shows in the world. In light of... 

a.b.e. Waterstops vital part of community and civic projects

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / durajoint waterstops, provided by a.b.e. Construction Chemicals, part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group, have been widely used in concrete construction or expansion joints in essential community projects throughout the African sub-continent. The durajoint waterstop range made from... 

Nozzles for every high-pressure jetting need

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / High-pressure jetting equipment is used to clean everything from surfaces to tubes, sewers and pipes. There are several challenges that jetting equipment operators may come up against, from tree roots to debris, and concrete inflow. However, having the right nozzle for the jetting hose is half... 

Nozzles for every high-pressure jetting need

OMV’s plant rolls out local, high-quality plaster line

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Innovative, home-grown engineering by a South African gypsum player has led to a new and locally-produced line of high-quality finishing plaster, skimming plaster and joining plaster for the construction sector. Leading producer of synthetic gypsum, OMV has spent the last few years upgrading its... 

OMV’s plant rolls out local, high-quality plaster line

Mobile pumps prove their value

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The mobility of trailer-mounted pumps has earned them a reputation for versatility and efficiency, according to Integrated Pump Rental. The company’s range of Sykes pumps in mobile configuration has seen enthusiastic take-up in markets varying from large open pit mines to construction sites.... 

Mobile pumps prove their value

Nampo 2020 goes virtual

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The NAMPO Harvest Day, which has been bringing agriculture together for almost six decades, has sadly for the first time had to be cancelled by organisers Grain SA, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show was postponed to August 2020 at the outbreak of the pandemic, but following the announcement... 

Engen pledges R1m fuel to FoodForward SA

1st July 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Despite the easing of the lockdown restrictions, many South Africans remain in dire need of help. Ever mindful of its role as an agent of positive change, Engen continues to focus on supporting organisations assisting vulnerable communities. South Africa’s favourite petrol station company* on... 

Engen pledges R1m fuel to FoodForward SA

Corporates can help SMMEs survive in the long term

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The government and various partners have come together to provide financial support in an attempt to get SMMEs through lockdown, but what happens afterward? There is a pressing need to support and enable suppliers for them to emerge from this turbulent period as empowered and thriving entities.... 

The energy sector post-COVID-19: Delivering sustainable energy across Africa in a more accessible and reliable way

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Siyabonga Mbanjwa, Regional Managing Director, SENER   The global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted the operating environment for both the public and private sectors as a result of the unprecedented lockdowns and restrictions put in place by countries to curb infections. To... 

Your Future Automation—Pepperl+Fuchs Invites You to Its First Online Summit

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Five days of solutions, trends, and digital networking   Pepperl+Fuchs’ 2020 Online Summit is a free digital platform that will allow customers and other interested parties to learn about the latest trends and solutions in factory and process automation—even during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Contemplating business travel? What might be keeping you up at night

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With new airports opening from 01 July and South Africa’s Alert Level 3 regulations heralding in the return of business travel, you might be ready to pack your bags. Or not. Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula today announced that in addition to the original four main airports in South Africa that... 

Balancing lives and livelihoods the core focus for tourism sector’s phased and safe reopening

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The phased reopening of tourism in South Africa requires a delicate balance between “saving lives and preserving livelihoods”, as highlighted by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his address to the nation earlier in June. This is a responsibility the Tourism Sector takes extremely seriously. As such,... 

Water Must Get Back on the Health Agenda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Water tanks and water hygiene have come to the forefront as the coronavirus pandemic is expected to impact poorest communities in Africa who have limited access to water for basic sanitation, hygiene and health.   “This pandemic highlights the need to get water back on the health agenda,” says... 

SYSPRO ERP Software Named in Capterra’s Top 20 Most Popular for Enterprise Resource Planning Software List

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SYSPRO ERP Software Secures Top 10 Position on Coveted List SYSPRO, a global provider of industry-built enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, announced today that it has been named a top 20 Most Popular Enterprise Resource Planning software product by Capterra, an online service that helps... 

Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium 2020 takeaways

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ​​At the infrastructure symposium held on 23 June, representatives from the public and private sectors discussed how they could co-operate on infrastructure renewal projects in energy, transport, water and human settlements, digital infrastructure, agriculture and district development.​ On 23... 

Schneider Electric and Cisco Partner to Bridge Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) in building management systems

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Partnership drives advances in making smart buildings the standard Delivers more secure, scalable, resilient and easy to manage IP-based building system networks while maximizing connectivity 

Effective sewerage systems for infrastructure development and maintenance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Effective sewerage systems are an essential element of infrastructure planning, development and maintenance. They ensure that communities live in hygienic conditions through the collection, conveyance, treatment and disposal of wastewater in a non-hazardous manner to people and the environment. A... 

Top remote worker cyber risks and solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) outlines safer online meeting and home network measures Home-based workers are at increased risk of cyber attack, but there are several measures they can take to reduce risk. 

Metalworking fluid emulsion stability and base oil properties - some critical correlations

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Introduction Metalworking fluids (MWF) are used to aid the process of metal machining, mainly by providing lubrication of the workpiece and tool, by providing cooling and corrosion protection. Many different MWF formulations are needed for the vastly differing needs under varying operating... 

New book and free webinar arms engineers, designers and architects with expert knowledge on the long-term value of galvanizing

30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / At a time when sustainability is more important than ever, especially given the economic fallout from the current pandemic, a new book offers the construction industry valuable insights into the importance of galvanizing to ensure the viability of their projects. The South African chapter of the... 

Place your product under a permanent spotlight

30th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new interactive web-based platform – called Creamer Media’s Virtual Showroom – is to be launched.  The Virtual Showroom is positioned to serve as a key business to business communications platform ideal for product launches, demonstrations and webinars. “Creamer Media’s Virtual Showroom offers... 

Place your product under a permanent spotlight

Covid 4.0 - the digital transformer

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Authors: Rakhee Bhoora, Godfrey Malesa and Lucrecia Sadhaseevan – Fasken The World Health Organisation declared Covid -19 a global pandemic. In a blink of an eye, the world was turned upside down. Businesses and governments across the globe were brought to a standstill.  Like most countries... 

Cranes to fight Covid-19

29th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Telescopic cranes from Condra will soon be helping a South African chemicals company to produce alcohol in very large volumes for hand sanitiser to combat the spread of Covid-19. Recently tested and soon to be delivered, the double-girder cranes with underslung K-Series hoists were ordered to... 

Cranes to fight Covid-19

Double award for Continental tyres made from dandelion rubber

29th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Urban Taraxagum bicycle tyre from Continental is impressive on two fronts: the tyre made from dandelion rubber has won the prestigious Red Dot Design award, and was recently awarded the E-Bike Design & Innovation Award in the Sustainability & Green category by the magazine Focus E-Bike... 

Double award for Continental tyres made from dandelion rubber

Virtual Gas Network announces a reduction in energy costs across industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / According to the South African Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), energy demand declined by up to 30% across the globe due to the implemented lockdown restrictions. This is a result of the limitations imposed by the lockdown regulations. We are well aware of many industries in South Africa... 

How to get your Renewable Energy project funded

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Author: Nadia Rawjee, Uzenzele Holdings There has been a significant amount of coverage in Engineering News around exciting new projects and opportunities in the Renewable Energy sector. The key question is how these projects are ultimately going to be funded. 

Deep appreciation for Mondi’s COVID 19 support

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mondi South Africa donated 100 000 medical grade N95 face masks on 15 June 2020 to protect healthcare workers in KwaZulu Natal. These higher grade medical masks, have been donated to The Solidarity Fund for delivery to the Kwazulu Natal Department of Health. Securing these sought-after masks... 

Engen Namibia sponsors fuel to aid COVID-19 screenings

26th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen Namibia has donated fuel valued at N$100 000 to the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG), who are working closely with the Ministry of Health and Social Services to help fuel mobile clinics in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Engen Namibia managing director, Christian Li... 

Engen Namibia sponsors fuel to aid COVID-19 screenings

Konecranes delivers African industry first reach stacker to APM Terminals in PE

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Konecranes, whose products are distributed in South Africa by EIE Group’s Heavy Lift division, has delivered its Konecranes SMV 4531 TC5 reach stacker to APM Terminals in Port Elizabeth.  A first of its kind in operation in Africa, the product is part of APM’s plan to reduce emissions at its port... 

South Africa's New Normal

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th June 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When Finance Minister Tito Mboweni presented the Treasury's first budget in February of this year, South Africa’s economy was already troubled – well before the coronavirus pandemic had reached us.  Back in Parliament on Wednesday (via video conference) Mboweni presented another revenue division... 

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