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Delay in release of provisional annual financial results for the financial year ended 31 March 2022   

17th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Tongaat Hulett continues work to find a sustainable financing solution for the Tongaat Hulett group. The Company continues to enjoy support from various stakeholders who recognise the critical social impact that Tongaat Hulett has in South Africa and across the SADC region. As a key element of... 

Addressing industry skills shortages by engaging in the new QCTO framework

17th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Roland Innes, Group CEO, Dyna Training and Leoni MacKenzie, QCTO Subject Matter Expert in Qualifications Development In its global risk barometer for 2022, international financial services provider Allianz surveyed 2,650 risk experts in 89 countries on the biggest perils facing industries in... 

ERSBio partners with ALCO-Safe to incorporate alcohol testing into customised intelligent time and attendance solutions

17th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ERSBio, a leading South African specialist in customised biometric time and attendance solutions, has partnered with ALCO-Safe to incorporate standalone breathalysers with advanced reporting capabilities into their offering.  “Alcohol testing is a natural extension of time and attendance... 

Business leaders must reprioritise cybersecurity

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / by Dave Russell VP Enterprise Strategy, Rick Vanover Sr. Director Product Strategy and Chris Norton, Country Manager Africa, Veeam Combatting cybercrime is a constant concern for South African companies. At the beginning of May, Dis-Chem experienced a cyberattack where the data of more than 3.6... 

Local youth programme gets global stamp of approval

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As South Africa marks Youth Day, a ground-breaking programme working with high-school learners across the country has been honoured by the World Economic Forum.  The Primestars Step Up 2 a Green Start Up Programme, which challenges learners to identify local environmental problems and turn them... 

AECOM shines a spotlight on the disabled on Youth Day

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Globally trusted infrastructure consulting firm AECOM is not only making a positive impact on combating the high unemployment rate in South Africa but considers a segment that is often overlooked, namely people living with disabilities. “Our learnership programme is founded on the understanding... 

Entrepreneurial skills development must drive job creation for SA youth

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Yershen Pillay, CEO, CHIETA (chemical industries SETA) Empowering youth to become successful entrepreneurs delivers a multiplier effect, with sustainable SMMEs creating jobs for other unemployed youth. This in turn also contributes to Setas with their levies, enabling further support of small... 

We stand in the shadow of our future leaders

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Forty-six years ago, the youth of Soweto united to protest the apartheid regime and, in so doing, showed great courage and leadership to bring about change. At Coca-Cola, we believe each one of us has the power to make a difference. Every little bit helps. We honour those efforts and today... 

Zutari shines the spotlight on its exceptional women engineers

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In celebration of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on 23 June, Zutari highlights the achievements of two exceptional women. The engineering design and advisory services company values contrasting voices, alternative perspectives, and insights into cultures different from our own. It... 

Launch Africa disrupts the market to become Pan-Africa’s most active early-stage VC Fund

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In what most would describe as an audacious move, Launch Africa was established in July 2020, at the height of Covid-19, and had its first close in September 2020. The pandemic created a landscape that encouraged innovation and technological adoption at a speed once thought impossible, triggering... 

BloombergNEF top-tier ranking extends Trina Solar’s run of success

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Trina Solar has once again made it to the list of tier 1 PV module makers in the Bloomberg New Energy Finance market outlook for the second quarter, thanks to its outstanding reliability, 100% bankability and expanding production capacity. With the AAA rating, the highest category, in the PV... 

Ipieca becomes official African Energy Week Partner

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / African Energy Week (AEW), one of Africa’s premier events for the oil and gas sector, is proud to announce the signing of a partnership agreement with Ipieca, the global oil and gas association for advancing environmental and social performance across the energy transition. As an official partner... 

Schneider Electric and Senwes with Motla partnership ensure consistent and safe energy supply

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Senwes, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural companies has partnered with Schneider Electric for an ambitious substation upgrade project that now sees the organisation benefiting from accessible, advanced and a stable electricity supply. The Senwes Group of companies operate nationally.... 

Newly launched KYOCERA Cloud Information Manager drives flexible working

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The major move to remote and hybrid working has quickly exposed the glaring information gap that results from having business documents stored in one fixed location and employees operating from another. This gap affects productivity, hinders collaboration, and restricts an organisation’s ability... 

Admixtures ensure concrete quality in fast-track Projects

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A renewed focus on infrastructure has been welcomed by South African contractors, but the urgency of many projects places significant demands on inputs like readymix. “This is where admixtures play a vital role in ensuring that readymix concrete performs to the highest standards while meeting... 

Testing for cannabis in the workplace - just as crucial as testing for alcohol

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Rhys Evans, MD at ALCO-Safe Since its decriminalisation, the use of cannabis has become more socially acceptable over the years. No longer a crime to use cannabis in the privacy of one’s home, it becomes a tricky situation when an employee has used before starting their workday. Cannabis... 

Steel producer upgrades to Weba flow-control chutes

15th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / (Virtual Showroom): Locally manufactured custom-engineered chute systems are taking the place of older, conventional competitor transfer points in the sinter cooling circuits at a South African steel plant. According to Dewald Tintinger, technical manager and designer at Germiston-based Weba... 

FendtONE combines the tractor and the office with one operating system

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The new FendtONE platform merges the machine and the office into one control unit. FendtONE combines the familiar operation of the tractor with the terminal for planning or controlling tasks that traditionally takes place in the office. “Fieldwork has always been completely separated from office... 

Registrations for South African Heavy Haul Association Conference now open

By: Simone Liedtke     14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Early bird registrations for the upcoming South African Heavy Haul Association (Sahha) Conference 2022 are now open. The conference, which will be held at Emperors Palace, in Kempton Park, Gauteng, from August 2 to 4, will be themed “Safe, Resilient and Efficient Heavy Haul – from pit to port”. 

Registrations for South African Heavy Haul Association Conference now open

UMS fast-tracks projects with front-end engineering capability

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Over the last five years, the United Mining Services (UMS) Group has evolved its operations to combine the capabilities of the UMS METS and UMS Shaft Sinkers businesses to facilitate a seamless project transition for clients from concept to prefeasibility, feasibility and into execution.  With... 

SKF, in collaboration with Western Cape Authorised Distributor, secures the catch of the day

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A six-monthly Vibration Analysis (VA) solution from SKF, in collaboration with Authorised Distributor, West Cape Bearing & Transmission, has improved the reliability of a longstanding Western Cape customer’s fishing vessel fleet, helping to improve uptime and productivity.  SKF, together with... 

SILKOLENE leads the race for high-performance motorcycle lubricants

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Developed on the racetrack to ensure ultimate performance and protection, SILKOLENE is the global market-leading high-performance range of motorcycle lubricants available from FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA. “SILKOLENE has the edge in this niche segment due to its specially formulated products for... 

Waterfall City: A healthy choice for Pharmaceutical Companies optimised infrastructure and service excellence foster operational wellness

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Pharmaceuticals is a dynamic and progressive industry delivering innovative solutions that make a meaningful impact on the health, wellbeing, and livelihood of all people. Companies in this sector are known for being cutting edge - pushing scientific boundaries to not only treat illness but to... 

Forge Academy & Labs looking for ten digital apprentices for Youth Month

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Forge Academy & Labs, South Africa's first fully inclusive 4IR laboratory, powered by Nokia, is on the hunt for ten youth between the ages of 22 to 30 to partake in their digital 4IR apprenticeship programme.  The digital programme will upskill candidates in the 4IR sector using theoretical... 

Winners of the 2019-2020 Corobrik-SAIA Awards of Merit and Awards for Excellence are celebrated in Durban

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Held biennially, the awards programme recognises peers and celebrates unique talent  The winners of the 2019-2020 Corobrik-South African Institute of Architecture (SAIA) Awards of Merit and Awards for Excellence were announced at a gala event in Durban on Friday 10 June. Held biennially, the... 

Customised design wins Anglogan crane order

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / (Virtual Showroom): An order for an overhead crane and gantry specifically designed to overcome delivery and functionality constraints has been placed by Consulmet Pty Ltd on crane and hoist manufacturer Condra. Manufacture of the crane, which is for a mine in Angola, began in April. A customised... 

Schneider Electric and Senwes with Motla partnership ensure consistent and safe energy supply

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Senwes, one of South Africa’s leading agricultural companies has partnered with Schneider Electric for an ambitious substation upgrade project that now sees the organisation benefiting from accessible, advanced and a stable electricity supply. The Senwes Group of companies operate nationally.... 

Mr. Ebrahim Patel, MP, Minister of Trade, Industry & Competition to deliver the Keynote Address at the Manufacturing Indaba

14th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Manufacturing Indaba is honoured to announce that Mr. Ebrahim Patel, MP, Minister of Trade, Industry & Competition is confirmed to deliver the Keynote Address at the Manufacturing Indaba on the 21st June 2022. The Manufacturing Indaba, taking place on 21 – 22 June at the Sandton Convention... 

Averda appoints Samer Kamal as the first Chief Sustainability Officer

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Averda, the leading end-to-end waste management, treatment, and recycling company in emerging markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Samer Kamal as the company’s inaugural Chief Sustainability Officer.  This new C-Suite position is created to accelerate Averda’s ‘Renew24’ corporate... 

Tank Snakes available in SA

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Tank Snakes have been used successfully in the USA for almost 20 years and are now available here in SA. Tank Snakes are Water Absorbers for Diesel and specifically designed to remove water in a very efficient manner. The Snakes come in different sizes for different applications, either Instant... 

Industrial Advisory Board appointed to guide Engineering Faculty at Wits

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Faculty hosted the newly formed Faculty Industrial Advisory Board for a two day engagement in June. The board consists of well-respected academics, renowned industry leaders as well as entrepreneurs in the engineering and building sectors. The main objectives of the Board are to advise on... 

New dimension in efficiency: Jungheinrich's PowerCube compact storage system for containers celebrates world premiere at LogiMAT

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Jungheinrich presents PowerCube, an automated compact storage system for containers, at LogiMAT 2022, opening up a new dimension in warehouse efficiency. PowerCube impresses with its unique use of space, maximum flexibility, strong performance and simple physical and digital integration into... 

Tarsus On Demand named Mimecast’s Technical Excellence Partner of the Year 2022

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Tarsus On Demand (TOD) is the proud recipient of Mimecast’s Technical Excellence Partner of the Year award for 2022. Following the Mimecast Managed Services Partner of the Year award in 2021, the company won the 2022 award based on its exemplary levels of technical proficiency and customer... 

FUCHS offers a range of high-performance refrigeration oils for HVAC applications

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A major cause of reduced efficiency in refrigeration equipment is using conventional refrigeration oils as opposed to the specialised synthetic lubricants required for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) applications. “A failure to use the correct refrigeration oils can result in... 

Lesedi partners with leading international technology company Fuel Tech with technologies that enable clean efficient energy and air pollution control

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engineering procurement and construction (EPC) company Lesedi participated in the Enlit Africa event in Cape Town with a focus on clean air technologies for the mining and power industries. During the second day of the conference, Lesedi's Senior Project Manager, Leon van Wyk co-presented... 

Video Roundup of this Week’s Magazine – 01 July 2022 

13th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

This week's magazine

SSAB offers a comprehensive range of internationally-recognised brands

10th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Global steel company SSAB is a leader in high-strength and wear resistant steels and related services. SSAB offers a comprehensive range of internationally-recognised brands, including the highly regarded Duroxite overlay products. Duroxite overlay products are designed for conditions of extreme... 

Massey Ferguson puts the farmer first by saving on diesel costs and boosting productivity

10th June 2022 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Spiralling diesel costs have emphasised the need for farmers to not only invest in the latest technology from reputable brands like Massey Ferguson, but also to adopt precision or smart farming practices to boost productivity and efficiency. This was the message from AGCO Africa MD Dr. Dominik... 

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