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Cova Advisory on maintaining R&D funding in a country reeling from the impact of Covid-19.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Covid Advisory’s Moeketsi Marumo speaks to Classic Business about government R&D support and how to keep it flowing now the Covid-19 pandemic has arrived. Please click to listen in. 

Local storage solution company ensures safety of people and the environment

13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The incorrect storage of flammable and hazardous liquids can cause fire, injury and environmental damage, which is why environmental, health and safety specialists Spill Doctor provides storage solutions that assist clients in safely storing dangerous substances. The Level 4 BBBEE company has an... 

Local storage solution company ensures safety of people and the environment

New addition to vortex flowmeter family: OPTISWIRL 2100 for basic utility applications

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Economical solution for liquid, (wet) gases, saturated and superheated steam applications Advanced Vortex Frequency Detection (AVFD) technology for stable measurements with demanding process conditions from -40…+240°C / -40…+464°F Flange and sandwich versions with optional integrated nominal... 

Construction industry medical scheme keeps growing despite slow economy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / At the 2021 benefit launch of the Building and Construction Industry Medical Aid Fund (BCIMA), Phumelele Makatini, the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Officer of the scheme, had heartening words and good news to share with members. “In what has been one of the more difficult years in our... 

Serco takes it to another level for international food company

13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Serco has supplied a specialised tautliner body for use by an international food company to deliver products throughout South Africa.  The unit was built on order from Key Vehicle Management who have a long term contract with the Kerry Group – a major international food corporation with its... 

Serco takes it to another level for international food company
Another specialised tautliner body vehicle supplied to Key Vehicle Management and Kerry Foods

Skyriders undertakes UT wall thickness testing at Tutuka

13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / During the lockdown in June, rope-access specialist Skyriders undertook an inspection of pulverised fuel (PF) piping at Tutuka power station near Standerton in Mpumalanga for electricity utility Eskom during the Unit 6 outage. The six-day project was completed successfully by a specialist team... 

Skyriders undertakes UT wall thickness testing at Tutuka

A mile in someone else’s shoes: BBF takes part in wheelchair Wednesday 2020

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BBF Safety Group is a proudly South African company driven not only by performance, but also a desire to bring about meaningful change. As Silvia Ceriani, the group’s CEO explains, “We want to positively impact the communities in which we operate, the people we employ and the network of suppliers... 

Messe Muenchen South Africa addresses challenges across food-water-waste-energy value chain

13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Food waste, pollution, water and waste management and energy - among the key environmental challenges facing the country – will all come under the spotlight at a cross-sector trade show to be staged by Messe Muenchen South Africa next year. Suzette Scheepers, CEO of Messe Muenchen South Africa,... 

allfashion sourcing virtual edition goes live

13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Allfashion sourcing, the business oriented marketplace for the textile, fashion and leather industry, originally due to take place in Cape Town in October 2020, is now open for registration on a newly tried and tested virtual platform. Around 180 exhibitors are expected for the expo – that... 

Warman® MCR® pump more than doubles wear life to save Agnico Eeagle’s Laronde Gold Mine US$70,000 p.a.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Modern design and superior wear materials halve annual pump rebuilds in highly abrasive application, reducing overall maintenance time by 40%. The superiority of genuine Warman® pumps and parts was proven in a trial comparing the performance of a Warman® MCR® 250 pump against a Warman® AH® pump... 

Air Products’ State-of-the-art Dissolved Acetylene Facility in Midvaal – a Successful Sustainability Model

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Air Products unveiled a Dissolved Acetylene (DA) Facility in Midvaal two years ago. The design objectives of this project were clear: to centralise the manufacturing of acetylene at a single dedicated high volume production facility, but more importantly, to design it in such a way that it was... 

Closing the US$50 Billion Per Annum Investment Gap in Africa’s Energy Sector

13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The African continent is a huge reservoir of energy resources, with potentials largely unexploited and many more undiscovered. However, with most African countries having a target of achieving universal electricity access by 2025 and 2030, the question ‘how can Africa attract private sector... 

New IDC Guidelines for Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Department of Trade, Industry & Competition (the dtic) this week published the new guidelines for the Clothing, Textiles, Footwear and Leather Programme. These new programme guidelines are effective from 1st October 2020 until 31st March 2021.... 

Zest WEG in Zimbabwe ethanol expansion

12th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Zest WEG is supplying a TGM planetary gearbox with a WEG variable speed drive (VSD) and a WEG medium voltage motor for a mill expansion by Green Fuel, Zimbabwe’s leading producer of renewable fuel. According to Leandro Magro, steam turbines manager at Zest WEG, the equipment is destined for the... 

Zest WEG in Zimbabwe ethanol expansion
The TGM planetary gearbox and WEG motor at Green Fuel in Zimbabwe

Register and receive a free copy of MISTRA’s PGM Beneficiation through Hydrogen Economy report

12th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) is pleased to invite you to its Fifth Annual Platinum Group Metals (PGM) Roundtable on 5th November 2020. 

Register and receive a free copy of MISTRA’s PGM Beneficiation through Hydrogen Economy report

Current market conditions and the impact of COVID-19 on the insurance industry

12th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Covid-19 pandemic has brought on many questions and concerns within the Aviation Insurance industry. On the 7th October 2020 the DJA Aviation team hosted a webinar with the help of AERO South Africa, to look at the impact of this global pandemic on the General Aviation Industry and... 

GEO-Summit - Registration is open

9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We proudly invite you to our first virtual GEO-Summit. The Summit includes several high profile speakers who will present the latest research in the world of Geohazards 

GEO-Summit - Registration is open

Renewable sector unpacks the energy transition and its role in economic recovery

9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The renewable energy sector and its stakeholders will be gathering on the Windaba 2020 Virtual Marketplace platform, 26 to 27 October 2020, to unpack the role of the industry in the Energy Transition, for the decade ahead. “The drive towards renewable energy in South Africa remains a high... 

Pragmatarians unite to bring Covid-19 relief

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Taking the pandemic by the horns is how Pragma’s employees tend to address the challenges that Covid 19 has caused in the workplace. While stringent lockdown measures have been successful at curbing the spread of the virus, many families are devastated as a result of partial or total income loss.... 

Pragma | 30 Years in the making

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / 2020 might forever be known as the year in which Covid 19 struck, but life goes on despite this and many other challenges that businesses face. It is with this mindset, that we take a look back at an engineering firm that was born on the first of June 1990. “Politically South Africa was in chaos... 

On Key UX Design Team Joins Maze Customer Advisory Board

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On Key’s dynamic design team has been invited to join the likes of IBM, Windows and Amazon on the Maze Customer Advisory Board. Maze, who has been recognized by Web Summit as one of their Top 30 Seed Startups Worldwide, is a user testing platform that turns prototypes into actionable insights... 

Mind shifts save money | Reducing general maintenance costs in Retail

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Irrespective of your business or work environment, poor decision making often comes back to bite you. When talking about maintenance, it is something that could result in significant damage, costing the business dearly. How can we facilitate better decision making at ground level to prevent... 

Exxaro celebrates four employees announced as Pragma Value Add Ambassador winners

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Every six months, future-focused engineering services company Pragma, awards industry achievers in the mining, retail, government, manufacturing and oil and gas sectors for their meaningful contribution to their respective organisations. Pragma aims at helping their clients to perform at their... 

Clear vision bags Massmart the prestigious SAAMA Project Achievement Award 2020

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A clear vision and decisive decision-making clinched Massmart the coveted SAAMA Project Achievement Award 2020 for the successful implementation of Pragma’s enterprise asset management system, On Key. Successfully implementing and managing over 300 stores currently, is a significant achievement.... 

A Case for Condition Monitoring as an Integrated, Continuous Service

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Deriving the most value from your assets all the while maintaining them in optimum condition is every asset owners challenge. Over maintaining is costly, undermaintaining could be disastrous. Finding a balance between the two is no easy feat, but integrating condition-based monitoring into your... 

10 maintenance tips for lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With many countries currently in some form of forced lockdown, a number of businesses have been forced to shut down their operations for an uncertain time period. Many organisations can lock their front door and go home, working remotely to continue their activities. Others in asset-intensive... 

Tiber Construction and Tjeka Training Matters take training to new heights for prestigious public-sector development

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Tjeka Training Matters, a leading registered private Technical and Vocational Education and Training college, is training 60 unemployed people from Thembisa for a Tiber Construction project that is being undertaken on behalf of a leading public-sector client body. Compass Consultants, which... 

Coal miners should take lead in being ethical suppliers to Eskom

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Coal suppliers should consider a voluntary code of ethics   Speaking during a panel discussion with other coal industry stakeholders, as part of the virtual Joburg Indaba, on Thursday (8 October 2020), Mpumelelo Mkhabela, chairperson of mining investment firm Menar, called on coal producers to do... 

Dr Snowy Khoza receives top ranking in Businesswoman of the Year awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Enjoying international acclaim for her untainted business ethics, astute business skills and for driving transformation, Bigen CEO, Dr Snowy Khoza has been ranked as South Africa’s Top Gender Empowered Individual at the recent Standard Bank Top Women Awards held virtually on 2 October. The... 

MEA Energy Week conference draws world-class lineup to advance energy transformation agenda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / 3-day virtual conference entitled ‘Shaping the Energy of Tomorrow’ Attracted significant, high-level speaker participation Event partners include DIHK, Ghorfa, GMIS and Masdar Siemens Energy & partners are holding a major Middle East and Africa-focused virtual conference, entitled ‘Shaping the... 

Konecranes supplies first SMARTON cranes to Turkish hydro project

9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Two Konecranes 200/20Ton SMARTON open winch cranes were recently installed in the Turbine Hall at the Lower Kaleköy Dam, in eastern Turkey. The project was a team effort between Konecranes in Turkey and South Africa, with the South African team taking the lead on the commissioning of the first... 

Konecranes supplies first SMARTON cranes to Turkish hydro project

Versatile, high-performance grease perfect for mid-range equipment lubrication

9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Lubrication Engineers (LE) has developed its most versatile mid-range general purpose lubricant yet. Almatek® 1233 has been created for external and general bearing grease applications and offers a great solution for customers who are looking for a high-performing, affordable lubrication solution... 

Versatile, high-performance grease perfect for mid-range equipment lubrication

Engen brings much needed relief to the agricultural sector

9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In response to severe drought across vast tracts of South Africa and the associated hardships experienced by many farmers, Engen partnered with AgriSA earlier this year to help support the agricultural sector by driving contributions to their Drought Aid Fund.  Over a six-month period, Engen... 

Engen brings much needed relief to the agricultural sector

Dr. Bernard Coetzee receives $150 000 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Grant

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Selected from a record entry of 217 applications from 26 different countries in Africa, Dr. Bernard WT Coetzee, from the University of Witwatersrand’s Global Change Institute, has been announced as the winner of the second, annual $150,000 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer (JWO) Grant, at an event hosted... 

Lloyd’s cities at risk report: Johannesburg is accelerating its plans to become a smart city

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Lloyd’s, the world’s leading specialist insurance and reinsurance market, today announced a new report: Cities at risk – Building a resilient future for the world’s urban centres, published in association with Urban Foresight and Newcastle University. Using four global trends, the report analyses... 

Schneider Electric kicks off its Innovation Summit World Tour 2020 with call to embrace digital technologies for a more resilient and sustainable future

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Schneider unveils the latest developments in EcoStruxure™ architecture and platform as well as several new innovative products One global and ten regional events around the globe covering Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, North and South America, will connect industry expert and... 

New Kondeni truck stop means safer, better-maintained roads and a happier community

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new rest stop in the area has been designed to help alleviate the pressure on local infrastructure and provide a space where truck drivers – men and women – can refuel and refresh as they continue their vital deliveries across the country. As part of its continued efforts to relieve the... 

Webinar: Certifying HVAC/R Components Used in A2L Refrigerant Systems

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Gain insights about certifying components for A2L refrigerant systems. Date & Time 

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