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Mining the benefits of Industry 4.0

10th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mining companies have become much better at investing in the mines of today – but what about investing in the mines of the future? Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the fusion of production, information and communication technologies, offers a significant opportunity... 

Call for increased professionalisation of the procurement industry

10th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The 13th annual Smart Procurement World 2019 Indaba conference and co-located Enterprise & Supplier Development (ESD) Expo, will take place at Gallagher Convention Centre between 16 and 19 September 2019. Themed ‘Courage and Urgency: Let’s Walk the Talk!’, the conference will address increasing... 

Call for increased professionalisation of the procurement industry

We need a gear shift to support our youth and their future marketplace opportunities

10th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Dineo Molefe, MD at T-Systems South Africa With South Africa’s unemployment rate reaching 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, worryingly approaching a 15-year high, it is important for corporate South Africa to assist in creating a pool of skills that will not only address today’s workforce... 

Mediclinic moves into its new world-class Stellenbosch hospital developed by Atterbury

10th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mediclinic has started operating from brand-new, world-class medical facilities in Stellenbosch, purpose-built for the private hospital group by Atterbury and its partners to serve the growing demands to care for the Winelands community. Leading South African property developer and investor... 

Mediclinic moves into its new world-class Stellenbosch hospital developed by Atterbury

Dimension Data announces its executive team to lead the Middle East and African Region

10th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Dimension Data is pleased to announce its newly appointed executive leadership team, as it reorganises for growth.  On 1 July, Dimension Data’s parent NTT Group announced the formation of NTT Ltd as a global group, while Dimension Data and its subsidiaries will represent the NTT brand within the... 

NOSA joins forces with Stellenbosch University in the drive towards ‘Zero Harm’

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On Thursday, 23 May 2019, NOSA confirmed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Stellenbosch University’s Water Institute (SUWI). The MoU is focused on Stellenbosch University providing assistance to NOSA, in the co-ordination, development and alignment of current, nationally registered... 

Taking it back to basics with SKF machine condition training

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It is a known fact that machine condition monitoring and early detection of problems can safeguard customers against critical machine failure, unplanned downtime and associated costs. In June 2019, SKF South Africa rolled out an in-depth ‘fundamentals of machine condition training solutions... 

Twin City to develop new R230m mall in Vryburg, North West

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The North West agricultural town of Vryburg is set to get its first enclosed shopping mall with a new 20 000m² centre. The project will be undertaken by leading Pretoria-based shopping centre developers and investors, Twin City Development, in partnership with Vuno Developments.  Dubbed Twin City... 

Twin City to develop new R230m mall in Vryburg, North West

Regulating Efficiency In Motors Can Help Stabilise South Africa’s Power Supply

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa could go a long way to cut the risk of future load-shedding by adopting a minimum efficiency performance standard (MEPS) for electric motors. This is the opinion of Zest WEG Group who maintains that a MEPS would significantly reduce peak power demand on the national grid.     

Regulating Efficiency In Motors Can Help Stabilise South Africa’s Power Supply

Sugar mills opt for complete drive solutions to boost efficiencies and cut costs

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The importance of the sugar industry in KwaZulu-Natal to SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. as a key growth area for its complete drive solutions will be underscored when it exhibits at the 92nd congress of the South African Sugar Technologists’ Association (SASTA) from 20 to 22 August at the International... 

Sugar mills opt for complete drive solutions to boost efficiencies and cut costs

Construction industry’s September Congress to produce a joint action-plan to rescue and revive the sector.

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The construction industry will be convening at Emperors Palace in September to develop a joint action-plan on dealing with the challenges the sector has been facing. This follows the collapse of several large contractors in recent months, that has led to unprecedented job losses in the... 

Construction industry’s September Congress to produce a joint action-plan to rescue and revive the sector.

Structural timber supply in South Africa

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), the South African timber engineering industry’s professional body, wishes to reiterate the importance of using reputable timber suppliers or merchants whose timber complies with the relevant characteristic values. “We encourage our... 

Structural timber supply in South Africa

South African Engineers are leaving in alarming numbers and it's hurting the economy

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa’s brain drain problem is reaching alarming proportions and is an issue that needs urgent intervention. In 2017 alone, statistics from the Department of Home Affairs showed 8 South African professionals left for every skilled foreigner who entered the country.  Of those who left,... 

South African Engineers are leaving in alarming numbers and it's hurting the economy

Hydraulically Driven Dewatering Pumps Added To Integrated Pump Rental Fleet

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Integrated Pump Rental’s Quax hydraulically driven submersible pumps fill the gap between electrically operated submersibles and those powered by diesel. The units are well suited for dewatering on construction and infrastructure projects in built-up areas as well as in the wastewater treatment... 

Hydraulically Driven Dewatering Pumps Added To Integrated Pump Rental Fleet

Chicago Pneumatic heads north to Kathu (MTE)

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Chicago Pneumatic has set the benchmark in generator excellence with its diverse generator portfolio. As an avid participant in the Mining & Technical Exhibition (MTE), the globally renowned high performance tools and equipment specialist piqued the crowds’ interest with its display of the... 

Chicago Pneumatic heads north to Kathu (MTE)

Hutchings Hydraulics and Rittal project success in KZN

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With extensive experience in the food processing industry, Durban-based automation specialists, Hutchings Hydraulics was tasked with a unique challenge by one of KZN’s largest food manufacturers. Exposed to daily chemical washdowns, pneumatic valve banks operate in harsh environments and any... 

Weapon Detection Algorithms Could Dramatically Cut Crime

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa is the 37th most dangerous country on earth, according to this year’s recently-released Global Peace Index (GPI). “A key factor in making South Africa more dangerous even than gang-wracked El Salvador is the easy availability of firearms,” says Laurence Seberini, founder and managing... 

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa joins Nokia Global Partner Program

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa today announced it has signed a channel partner agreement with Nokia to market, distribute and service Nokia Enterprise products and solutions including Wi-Fi, WDM, SDN, SD-WAN and IP/MPLS networking.  In this partnering agreement, Westcon-Comstor will assist... 

UCT GSB launches state-of-the-art academic conference centre

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Modern academic conference centre opening on the GSB campus in the Waterfront precinct will expand UCT’s ability to host sizeable international delegations in line with global best practice.    The UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) launched its state-of-the-art academic conference centre... 

South Africa plans to #MakeEnergyWork with new oil and gas policy

9th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / #MakeEnergyWork is the official theme of the 2019 Africa Oil & Power Conference and Exhibition  South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, recently announced that the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy is currently in the works of developing a new oil and gas... 

South Africa plans to #MakeEnergyWork with new oil and gas policy

Two South Africans On International Crane Support Team

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Konecranes South Africa now has two members on an elite team, Marius Naude (Global Technical Support Specialist) and Niekie Erasmus (Senior Service Technician). “Being part of the Global Technical Support group is an honour and an achievement, but also comes with huge responsibility and... 

Two South Africans On International Crane Support Team

Sasol Energy helps learners see the future at the Learners Focus Week

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Sasol Energy awarded five bursaries to five deserving learners who attended the 17th annual Learners Focus Week, hosted by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy. These bursaries have been awarded for University studies in the fields of engineering (Electrical, Mechanical and Civil) and... 

KwaZulu-Natal Manufacturing Indaba 2019 promises to be bigger and better with the two day exhibition

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The annual KwaZulu-Natal Manufacturing Indaba is proud to announce that this year’s Indaba will be expanded to include a two day exhibition and added focused workshops. Taking place from the 14 – 15 August 2019 at the ICC in Durban, South Africa, this year Indaba is promising to be bigger and... 

Water, food quality issues threaten South Africans’ health

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mismanagement and a lack of resources may be putting South African food and water quality at risk, presenting a threat to consumers and the economy, say experts   Deteriorating water management and a lack of quality control enforcement – particularly in the small and micro business sector – may... 

An integral part of Afrox’s 360-degree solutions

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Safety is at the heart of Afrox’s 360-degree Solutions initiative, particularly when it comes to welding and cutting in difficult to reach places on site and at height. Afrox’s Business Manager for Manufacturing Industries, Johann Pieterse describes how Afrox’s full Safety Solutions Programme... 

An integral part of Afrox’s 360-degree solutions

Babcock awarded De Beers Marine contract

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / UK-based Babcock International, a leader in the aerospace and defence sectors, has been awarded a contract by De Beers Marine (a business unit of the De Beers Group) to undertake design development activity in support of the planned upgrade to the power and propulsion system on the offshore... 

Babcock awarded De Beers Marine contract

Finding fault: determining the true cause of premature bearing failure

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Premature bearing failure is often blamed on ‘white etching cracks’ – but looking deeper for the true underlying cause will lead to a more effective solution, says Erik Vegter, Senior Scientist for Fatigue Modelling and Testing at SKF. Modern manufacturing practices, and techniques such as... 

Finding fault: determining the true cause of premature bearing failure

Worley’s E&C Services eyeing energy transition opportunities

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Earlier this year, two major professional service providers to the energy, chemicals and resources sectors came together under a new brand, Worley. The merger is a combination of two highly complementary organisations – WorleyParsons and Jacobs’ Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR) line of... 

Worley’s E&C Services eyeing energy transition opportunities

Bigen donates structural engineering services to children’s burns unit project in Richards Bay

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bigen has generously contributed to the establishment of the much-needed Ngwelezana Hospital Paediatric Burns Unit in Richards Bay through rendering free structural engineering services. Completed in June 2019, the unit was officially handed over to the hospital on the 18th, for the first time... 

Understanding Design Choices For Vibrating Screens

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Generalising about advantages and disadvantages of different vibrating screen technologies is problematic as the key consideration should always be the application. As a leading screening OEM, Kwatani works to raise awareness about each technology making it easier for users to make informed... 

Understanding Design Choices For Vibrating Screens

Important milestone in surface drilling automation

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Epiroc, one of the leaders in automation development, is constantly pushing the boundaries in the rock excavation industry. Proof of this is that the world’s first fully autonomous SmartROC D65 surface drill rig, is now in production. In the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, Epiroc presents... 

Important milestone in surface drilling automation

Local Manufacturing Expo highlights the demand for local products

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There is a driving need to increase the volume of locally manufactured goods. By growing the capacity to increase the quantity of local content for both local and international consumption, the rate of unemployment could be dramatically decreased. It was apparent at the inaugural Local Southern... 

Gift to subscribers, a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches

8th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Readers who choose to take out a new subscription to Creamer Media’s Engineering News and Mining Weekly can receive a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches (available in either English or Afrikaans) as a FREE GIFT as part of your subscription.  

Gift to subscribers, a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches

DMT Kai Batla opens new branch in Cape Town

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / DMT Kai Batla (Pty) Ltd, a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy firm, providing a diverse and comprehensive set of professional services in the minerals and mining sector, are proud to announce the opening of their new branch office in Cape Town. Plans to develop and grow the business were... 

Customised and hybrid bearings solve fundamental issues in electric vehicles

5th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The high speed of the electric motors used in EV&HEV powertrains requires the use of customised bearings. Ceramic ball bearings are most capable of dealing with all the specific conditions, says Anthony Simonin, EV and HEV Competence Centre Manager at SKF. Gothenburg, Sweden, 17 May 2019: On the... 

Customised and hybrid bearings solve fundamental issues in electric vehicles

First Cut as ‘sharp’ as ever, with continued customer success and new agencies

5th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / First Cut has, quite literally, been at the cutting edge of South African industry for the past 63 years. As a proudly South African blade manufacturer, supplier of cutting equipment consumables and importer of cutting and steel processing machines, development is a continuous and ongoing... 

Circular Economy Is Saving The Planet And Boosting Profits

5th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action. In a traditional linear economy, materials flow in a line; they are taken from the earth, made... 

Delivery excellence underpins all AECOM projects in MEA region

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th July 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Delivery excellence and quality assurance are a key aspect for integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM. This focus is prevalent across its three end markets operating in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, namely buildings and places, civil infrastructure, and construction services.... 

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