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World Teacher’s Day – Celebrating Our Unsung Heroes

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Even with the best equipped schools or the best textbooks, without teachers, children won’t be able to learn and progress. This has never been more evident than during the pandemic, where many parents were forced by necessity to implement home-schooling and recognized just what a mammoth task... 

COVID19 Temporary Field Hospital

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / HIMOINSA Southern Africa provide 1500kVA emergency rental power for events company GL Events and Nasrec Covid Field Hospital Generator Sets: 

Positive new trends drive change in distilling sector across Africa

2nd October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted organisations across Africa to invest in distilling facilities for the first time, and prompted existing distillers and brewers to innovate and diversify. This is according to Hendre’ Barnard Training and Marketing Manager at Distillique – one of the partners of... 

Catalyst for Construction Growth: Student Accommodation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One would be hard pressed to find a more attractive investment opportunity than purpose-built student accommodation.  While property developers and construction firms rush to meet the demand, there is still a chronic shortage of accommodation. Earlier this year, the Department of Education... 

Longyuan Mulilo providing quality healthcare to the local community of De Aar in the Northern Cape

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On 30 September 2020, the Longyuan Mulilo Wind Projects launched the Longyuan Mulilo Health Project in De Aar, with representatives from both the Department of Health and the Department of Education attending this historic event. The Health Project is being funded by Longyuan Mulilo De Aar Wind... 

John Moffat Prolock awarded hospitals tender

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Johannesburg-based John Moffat Prolock (JMP) has been awarded a contract to supply government hospitals in Gauteng with its locally manufactured face shields. Jerome Govender, JMP Executive Director, said the company was facing decreased off-take due to COVID-19 and identified face shield... 

The future of retail is here – and it’s more cost-effective, more sustainable and proudly South African

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Barrows Global launches the world’s first circular retail display, which is up to 20% more cost effective for brands and has a 37% carbon saving Barrows Global, a leading retail design and manufacturer, has launched the first promotional display fit for a circular economy, the PolyAl unit.... 

Social Enterprise Thankyou Launches Bold Initiative to Help End Extreme Poverty by Seeking Partnership from Competitors P&G and Unilever, Two of the World’s Largest Companies

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Australian consumer products company is asking for people around the globe to join their movement to flip consumerism and change the world This week, Australia-based social enterprise Thankyou announced an invitation to P&G and Unilever - two of the world’s largest and most influential... 

Nclose moves to secure Microsoft 365 environment in SA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Nclose managed services rolls out dedicated Microsoft 365 security capabilities Cybersecurity defence, offence and protection specialist Nclose has launched dedicated Microsoft 365 managed security service within its Managed Security Services division, to help enterprises with newly-remote... 

Warman® telescopic gland seal guards safeguard operators from rotating parts

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The new patented guards make pump maintenance safer and can be retrofitted without pump disassembly. Weir Minerals is proud to announce the global availability of new telescopic gland seal guards that further protect maintenance personnel performing gland seal adjustments on its industry-leading... 

Vedanta Zinc International announces board changes

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Vedanta Zinc International (VZI), a grouping of zinc assets located in South Africa; Namibia and Ireland, is pleased to announce changes to its Black Mountain Mining Pty Ltd.’s (BMM) board with the appointment of Mr Anil Agarwal, Mr Vassi Naidoo and Mr Pushpender Singla.   Vedanta Resources... 

6 things you may not know about Natural Gas and Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV’s)

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There's been a lot of news in the motoring industry about Natural Gas as the next frontier in fuel. We at NGV Gas could not agree more, so we have decided to share 6 facts you may not have known about this fuel gem! Fact 1–Natural Gas is everywhere, literally 

Nyeleti Consulting welcomes new board members and renews drive for diversity and excellence

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Founded in 1999 with the vision to transform the consulting engineering industry, Nyeleti Consulting is welcoming three new members to its board of directors, who are set to continue the company’s strategy in developing diverse young professionals to meet dynamic client needs. The current board... 

Black Water to Potable Water treatment and purification

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Ruan Jansen van Rensburg, Mechanical Engineer at SEM Solutions Could black water be the answer? 

Cracking the Code – North American Plumbing Product Compliance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There is no doubt that export is important to the South African economy since 30%(1) of the South African GDP is tied to the export of goods or services.  Any manufacturer sending products into other countries must be familiar with regulations or standards required for sale into the local market,... 

SA NGO offering free coding and web development training to SA youth

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Given the new reality ushered in by the Covid-19 pandemic, disruptive South African non-profit organisation (NPO) Code for Change has launched a bespoke, free-to-use coding and front-end web development training platform for South African high school learners. Optimised for both desktop and... 

Regulation – the biggest obstacle to e-commerce innovation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / E-commerce is a digital marketplace with its own rules for procuring goods and services. Craig Duggan, Head of Commercial at Transaction Junction says the need to ensure confidence in the security and privacy of these transactions has resulted in legislation that tightly regulates and often... 

Metso Outotec starts operations - partner for positive change for tomorrow’s aggregates, minerals, metals and recycling industries

30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As sustainable processing of the world’s natural resources is becoming a norm within the industries, Metso Outotec is driving the transformation.  Metso Outotec, a unique new company with leadership in sustainable minerals and metals processing and recycling technologies begins its operations... 

Metso Outotec starts operations - partner for positive change for tomorrow’s aggregates, minerals, metals and recycling industries

Upholding quality in the cash-strapped age of Covid-19

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ISO standardisation may be a saving grace for South African businesses and government navigating the pandemic.  Johannesburg, 29 September 2020 – South Africa’s financial situation was given a punch in the gut by the Covid-19 pandemic. Statistics South Africa reports that Gross Domestic Product... 

Robotics: changing the automotive industry

29th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When it comes to industrial robotics, there’s no doubt that its greatest impact is in the automotive industry. The technology has given manufacturers a competitive advantage – improving the quality of production, increasing output capacity and protecting workers from potential hazards. However,... 

Paragon conceptualises workplace design solution for Deloitte

29th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When global professional services firm Deloitte decided to consolidate its offices into its new African headquarters, bringing together 3 700 employees in a custom-designed building geared for future expansion, it turned to Paragon to conceptualise the workplace design solution. The architecture... 

Paragon conceptualises workplace design solution for Deloitte

Honeycomb BEE Ratings – BEE Legislation and the Mining Industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Honeycomb BEE Ratings is an independent, nationally-based, SANAS accredited B-BBEE Verification Agency which conducts professional and impartial verifications of all enterprises, across all sectors, countrywide. The Honeycomb mission is to be the preferred verification agency to South African... 

L-X heavy duty chemical supplement – ideal for engines fantastic in firearms

29th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When Lubrication Engineers (LE) developed its L-X Heavy Duty Chemical Supplement (2300), the aim was to create a product that would help to keep engines clean and reduce frictional wear by combating carbon, varnish and gum deposits that prevent an engine from operating at maximum efficiency. L-X... 

L-X heavy duty chemical supplement – ideal for engines fantastic in firearms

Cyber Talent: It is More About Talent than Cyber!

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Joe Robertson, Director of Information Security and EMEA CISO at Fortinet The annual security workforce study conducted by ISC2 has found that while approximately 2.8 million professionals currently work in the cybersecurity field around the world, an additional 4 million trained workers are... 

Huawei 5G equipment passes GSMA network security test

29th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Huawei's 5G wireless and core network equipment (5G RAN gNodeB, 5G Core UDG,UDM,UNC,UPCF) and LTE eNodeB has passed the GSMA’s Network Equipment Security Assurance Scheme (NESAS) assessment. 

OPITO marks strategic shift with launch of new product suite for the renewable energy workforce

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / OPITO, the global skills organisation for the energy industry, has made its first move into the renewable energy industry, with the launch of a new suite of safety and technical training standards, and qualifications, designed to address the skills requirements of a net zero economy.   Today’s... 

Africa needs ethical leadership to attain inclusive and sustainable growth

28th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Africa’s future growth and prosperity hangs in the balance, as corruption erodes the basic fibre of economies, organisations and communities, according to human capital and strategy expert Buyani Zwane. “Our ability to achieve growth and prosperity in Africa by 2063 is becoming more elusive than... 

Pandemic compounds plastics problem

28th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Conservation organisations are warning of a surge in ocean plastic waste caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Demand for single-use plastic in the US is estimated to have increased by 250-300 per cent during the crisis. Besides increased usage of personal protective equipment, takeaway meals and... 

Connecting the world’s greenest data centre

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th 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... 

Oxford parks phase 2 – another Concor buildings success story

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Oxford Parks is an architectural focal point along Oxford Road in Rosebank. On completion, this site will house five buildings on a master basement structure. Oxford Parks Phase 2 is a testimony to meticulous coordination on the part of Concor Buildings to ensure the concurrent construction of... 

Cryo-treated bolts from IPD extend engine life

28th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / IPD South Africa has announced it can now supply IPD’s cryo-treated bolts, offering considerably longer life bolt with less internal stress and optimised tensile strength. After introducing its cryo-treated C15 head bolt kit (C15CHBKFR), the response was so positive that the company also made... 

Cryo-treated bolts from IPD extend engine life
IPD South Africa has announced it can now offer IPD’s cryo-treated bolts

Low hanging fruit can move SA circular economy efforts forward

25th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa’s – and Africa’s – efforts to move towards a circular economy could be boosted by improved collaboration and partnerships between public sector, private sector and communities; and by decentralising programmes and infrastructure to enable broader participation and progress. This is... 

2020 SAPICS conference for supply chain professionals goes online

25th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of supply chains to everyone; for everything that we eat, drink and use every day. The availability of goods ranging from toilet paper to PPE (personal protective equipment) was impacted by the effect of the pandemic on global supply chains. The... 

SF6 – once a saviour for the electricity industry, now a pariah

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Marcel Buckner, Power Distribution Business Development Manager, Africa, at Eaton Sometimes today’s hottest new product is tomorrow’s problem child, and this is true for sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), a man-made colourless, odourless gas that was introduced to replace oil as a dielectric... 

Financiers, construction and mining, to meet at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Funders and financiers will have a unique opportunity to explore funding partnerships at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2021 bauma CONEXPO AFRICA, Sub-Saharan Africa’s leading trade fair for construction, building material, mining, agriculture & forestry machines, and machinery and vehicles, has announced... 

Mr. Gabriel Kroes to address the Power Generation Summit

25th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The upcoming Power Generation Summit will feature a host of expert speakers, including Mr. Gabriel Kroes of IMPOWER speaking to the topic of PV Solar and Battery Storage. The Summit will take place as a virtual online conference on the 25th September 2020 and provides complimentary access for all... 

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

24th September 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence. Its mandate is to provide armed forces with the state-of-the-art defence materiél required to provide safety and security for South Africa, its citizens and the... 

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

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

24th 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. 

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