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SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. supplies special gear units for agitators, aerators and mixing systems

7th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / For mixing, stirring, blending, aerating and kneading applications in a range of industries from food and beverage to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. can supply standard gear units in a special agitator design. 

Secure Digital Verification of COVID-19 Compliance Status Launched by ICC & International SOS

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has partnered with International SOS, the world’s largest medical and security services firm, to launch the new ICC AOKpass mobile app to provide trusted recognition of individuals’ COVID-19 compliance status. At all times, users maintain full control... 

BitCo Home launches specially designed Fibre-to-the-Home Corporate packages

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the midst of the lock down in South Africa, several Fibre Network Operators as well as Internet Service Providers have been working together to help both businesses and home Fibre subscribers with free speed upgrades to assist with the increase in bandwidth demand during this time. ISPs are... 

The startup disrupting the construction tender process

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / TenderPoint SA aims to introduce effective and efficient e-procurement in the construction industry both from procurement entities such as government and property development organisations, as well as between contractors themselves. TenderPoint SA is an online construction procurement platform... 

Slurrysucker adds sewage ponds to its dredging duties

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Its growing reputation for prompt and cost effective dredging in the mining sector has extended the work of Integrated Pump Rental into tackling sewage settlement ponds. A recent contract at a wastewater treatment plant is part of a strong flow of repeat business from South Africa’s platinum... 

SA supply chains gear up for level 4 and demand for winter goods

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As South Africa enters the second phase of the country’s Covid-19 lockdown – Level 4, which includes some easing of the initial restrictions on business and movement – the supply chain industry faces new challenges, according to SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management. These may... 

Teraco is building a second data centre facility in Cape Town

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Teraco today formally confirmed the construction of Teraco Cape Town 2 (CT2), a new 30MW data centre facility. This follows the company’s recent 60MW expansion announcement of its Johannesburg data centre campus in Isando and makes the Cape Town facility the second-largest on the continent. Jan... 

Aspen donates electronic devices valued at R2.4m to assist UP medical students

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (Aspen), a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company headquartered in South Africa, has donated 600 internet-enabled electronic devices valued at R2.4 million to support students from the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University... 

Aussie’s new Scud 40 GT

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Australian Pump Industries was the first company to build a 4,000 psi engine drive pressure cleaner in Australia.  They introduced a new concept in pressure cleaners and changed the way people think about the effective use of pressure. Aussie Pumps proved 4,000 psi can be more effective than... 

Easing of COVID-19 lockdowns – The do’s and must do’s

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As more industries prepare to reopen or ramp up capacity, there are critical adaptations that every responsible business must consider as well as vulnerabilities that must be assessed to keep employees safe and help combat the spread of COVID-19. Here are five considerations: Authentication – a... 

SAPPMA welcomes BT-Industrial as members

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) is proud to welcome BT-Industrial (BTI) who has signed up recently as a member. The BT Industrial Group consists of three specialised business units, i.e. a professional services division that focuses on project management,... 

Entry deadline for SEIFSA awards for excellence extended

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has moved its 6th Annual Excellence Awards ceremony from 28 May to 23 July. The postponement of the ceremony has also resulted in SEIFSA extending the deadline for the submission of entries... 

Engineers, Doctors & Business Unite

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / University engineers throughout South Africa are collaborating with doctors, healthcare workers and business to address critical COVID-19-related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and hospital equipment shortages. Innovation hubs within the engineering faculties are custom-designing face... 

Post Covid-19 unity is required

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With businesses across the globe entering uncertain times amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it is vital that industry sectors stand together and rebuild in a structured and sustainable way. Planning is already in progress for small-tier surface mines under the banner of industry association, ASPASA, to... 

Tax practitioners at the ready – SARS officials return to work

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On 4 May 2020, the Minister of Finance issued a telling directive in Government Gazette No. 43266, in terms of which “services required to comply with an obligation imposed by or to exercise a right in terms of a tax Act” are expressly included within the ambit of “essential financial services”.... 

Noda’s Smart licensing offers solution for stranded elearners

6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Retail music specialist, Music Now, which has entertained millions of shoppers for over 25 years, has used the Covid-19 lockdown to fine tune an innovative content delivery mechanism that will help solve one of the biggest problems faced by learners and educators right now – sending information... 

Engen helps educate communities about COVID-19 pandemic

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen is supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by branding 35 spaza shops across the country with important personal safety measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Engen’s public education... 

Update: COVID-19 - Mining Operations during Level 4 Alert Lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On 23 April 2020, the President announced that government would implement a gradual and phased recovery of economic activity in South Africa, with effect from 1 May 2020.  To achieve this, there will be five coronavirus levels: Level 5 - means that drastic measures are required to contain the... 

Five reasons to choose a short form construction contract for Captive Solar Projects

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) contracts are commonly used to undertake construction works in complex, large scale infrastructure projects. Currently in South Africa we are seeing a shift from larger renewable energy solar projects developed by independent power producers to... 

Development company alters approach in light of Covid-19

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With Covid-19 spreading across the globe, certain developmental projects needed to be adapted, notes infrastructure and development company V3 Consulting Engineers. The company was appointed by Sedibeng Water as the project management unit for an emergency drought relief project in various... 

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Low risk of COVID-19 in SA water systems

5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Panellists participating in a high-level webinar hosted by Messe Muenchen South Africa, organiser of IFAT Africa, said last week that although international scientists were using COVID-19 RNA in sewage to track the prevalence of the virus in communities, there was no evidence that COVID-19 could... 

Ford dealers contribute R1-million to face shields project, business partners donate R900 000

5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Ford dealers in South Africa have stepped up to support Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa's initiative to produce COVID-19 face shields by contributing R1-million to the project from the Ford National Dealer Council. Additionally, Ford suppliers and business partners have donated over R900... 

Keeping DAF Trucks on the road earns Babcock the DAF Service Dealer Award

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Now entering its 10th year as southern Africa’s sole importer and distributor of DAF Trucks, Babcock’s Transport Solutions business continues to grow from strength to strength. Most recently, the business was presented the Sales Operations Best Service Dealer of the Year award at the annual DAF... 

Restart Your Business with BV

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bureau Veritas is on hand to support business resumption with appropriate health and safety conditions across all sectors Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, has developed a suite of solutions to support companies of all sizes as they restart... 

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

By: Shannon de Ryhove     5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The effects of digitalisation are different worldwide, and Africa is no exception. German multinational Siemens senior VP for Digital Industries in Southern and Eastern Africa Ralf Leinen says that, for the first time, Africa has an opportunity to use smart technology to transform entire... 

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

Engen helps educate communities about COVID-19 pandemic

5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen is supporting the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by branding 35 spaza shops across the country with important personal safety measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. Engen’s public education... 

Mahindra South Africa partners with ETG to grow its tractor range and reach in Southern Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mahindra South Africa and ETG have joined hands to distribute and support a full range of agricultural equipment across Southern Africa. The range is part of the portfolio of Mahindra South Africa, that also includes vehicles, industrial equipment and power generation equipment. Indeed, Mahindra... 

Grinding Techniques - Your partner in ship building and repairs

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A wide variety of abrasives coated and bonded are used when building and repairing marine vessels. Grinding Techniques, a local manufacturer of bonded, and converter of coated abrasives is your perfect partner with quality abrasive products suited to various applications for the ship building and... 

Hyundai helps to bring food relief to communities affected by Covid-19 pandemic in SA

5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hyundai Automotive South Africa is helping to bring relief to people in dire need during the Covid-19 pandemic through the donation of vehicles to Gift of the Givers and FoodForward SA - both non-governmental organisations who have made it their mission to distribute food to such communities.... 

Fluor achieves major safety milestone at Khoemacau Copper Mine in Botswana

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Fluor South Africa announced today that the Khoemacau Copper Silver starter project reached a safety milestone of 2 million hours worked without a lost time injury. “This significant safety achievement can be attributed to the team’s commitment to safe work practices and a zero harm mind-set for... 

The Corona video response kit for your business

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / This Coronavirus Response KIT for the Workplace is a user-friendly, step-by step audio-video guide for employers and employees on: Corona relief benefit applications for employees 

Green is key

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / How can automation solutions with artificial intelligence help optimize maintenance and production for sustainable manufacturing? This article describes how Omron supports the E-mobility market of the future in sustainable pouch battery cell production. And it takes a look at how Omron itself is... 

Business activity index’s dismal performance highlights the devastating impact of COVID-19 on local businesses

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) is concerned about a huge dip in business activity in the broader manufacturing sector, as reflected by the sub-index of the ABSA Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released today. As a lead indicator, the headline PMI... 

Welcome to Level 4 from Bidvest International Logistics

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bidvest International Logistics Road Freight Division welcomed Lockdown Level 4 with a message of optimism and caring for staff and clients. Says Marcus Ellappan, BIL’s Road Freight Director, “We are excited to play our role in kickstarting the economy with 60% of employees at work today. These... 

Better data collection from hazardous areas

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A sensor that monitors rotating equipment performance is now certified for use in hazardous areas, extending condition monitoring into new applications and industries.  SKF has gained hazardous area approval for its QuickCollect sensor, which collects vibration and temperature data. The new... 

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