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SA Plunges To 117 Out Of 149 Countries In Gender Wage Equality

15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Eradicating the gender pay gap will make a significant contribution to transformation of the South African economy by improving workplace equality and alleviating poverty and financial vulnerability that particularly affects women – and corporate board directors and investors have a key role to... 

Fuel stations save costs through solar photovoltaic power

15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations are achieving significant electricity cost savings for fuel service stations across Namibia and South Africa, also helping those businesses to reduce their carbon footprints, according to Tim Frankish, Managing Director of SolarSaver, a solar energy group... 

Impact of Industrial Automation on the Manufacturing Sector

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Manufacturing Indaba 2019, in collaboration with The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC), will provide an Automation Pavilion for those companies interested in exhibiting at this year’s industry-leading exhibition. The past two decades have seen drastic... 

Securex South Africa exhibitors gear up for 2019 show

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As the opening day of the 26th annual Securex South Africa show fast approaches, this year’s exhibitors are preparing to unveil a host of new products and services to the thousands of visitors expected to attend Africa’s biggest security and fire focused trade exhibition.  Among them is... 

Westcon-Comstor’s partners to offer Poly solutions to customers following the merger of Plantronics and Polycom

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Weston-Comstor, a leading international distributor of business technology, today announces that its partners will be taking Plantronics and Polycom solutions to market under its newly launched brand name, Poly.  Launched in March 2019, Poly, which means “many,” leverages the legendary audio and... 

Bosch Capital SAPSA advisory firm of the year award

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bosch Capital has been presented with the 2019 Advisory Firm of the Year Award in the category for Commerce, Law and Management, at the annual South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) function, held in Johannesburg recently. Each year, SAPSA recognises outstanding accomplishments in... 

Invitation for Expression Of Interest (EOI)

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) As part of its Imaloto Power Project development in South West Madagascar, Lemur Holdings is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) for Engineering, Procurement, Constructing, Testing and Commissioning of 138kV, Single Circuit Transmission lines and... 

Fortinet expands its Security Fabric

15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Fortinet®, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the release of the latest version of its flagship operating system, FortiOS 6.2, at its global customer and partner conference—Accelerate 19. This FortiOS 6.2 release continues the evolution of... 

Engen supports Caring4Girls at Lekete Secondary School

15th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Lekete Secondary School in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga is the first of 30 schools to benefit from Engen’s R2.5 million cash injection to the Imbumba Foundation’s Caring4Girls programme.   Engen and Caring4Girls visited the school on April 11th providing female learners with sanitary towel packs to... 

The Cape Town International Animation Festival: Springboard for success!

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The 8th Cape Town International Animation Festival, proudly presented by Animation SA, took place from 8th to 10th of March 2019 at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town. The star-studded programme included none other than Peter Ramsey, director of the recent Golden Globe and Oscar winning... 

New TVET college campus coming to Mitchell’s Plain

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / False Bay TVET College has received confirmation of the approval of its long-cherished project to establish a College campus in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town. Minister Naledi Pandor has announced that the world-class facility, to be built at a cost of R386 million, will serve Mitchell’s Plain,... 

Catch Components Before They Fail with FLIR Thermal Optics

12th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Whether one attributes South Africa’s continued electricity woes to cyclones in neighbouring countries or poor maintenance at home, one thing is abundantly clear, says Philip Smerkovitz, managing director of TeleEye SA. “Most electrical components heat up before they fail,” explains this 20-plus... 

College welcomes recognition at 2019 National Skills Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The bi-annual National Skills Conference and Development Awards took place on 14 and 15 March at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Gauteng. The two-day conference and the awards ceremony were convened by the National Skills Authority (NSA) this year under the theme ‘Building a demand-led skills... 

Atlas Copco has acquired a German distributor of compressed air technology

12th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Atlas Copco has acquired Jacob Drucklufttechnik Vertriebs GmbH.  The company has a strong local market presence in Saarland in the west of Germany.  Jacob Drucklufttechnik Vertriebs has around 10 employees. 

Westcon-Comstor sets up new Johannesburg Shared Services Centre

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Westcon-Comstor completed a recruitment roll-out of a Johannesburg Shared Services Centre (JSSC) with the focus on creating substantial job opportunities.  Deployed in skilled, international roles, the Midrand-based shared service centre, now employs finance staff supporting Westcon-Comstor... 

Expected changes to environmental taxes

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the National Budget Speech delivered on 20 February 2019, it was announced that National Treasury will publish a draft Environmental Fiscal Reform Policy Paper in 2019 in an effort to reform existing environmental taxes and broaden their coverage. Government will also investigate a tax on... 

Expected changes to environmental taxes

Atlas Copco UD+ single cartridge in-line filter – a masterstroke in filtration technology

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Encompassing the ingenious 2-in-1 nautilus concept, Atlas Copco’s advanced UD+ filter technology delivers a 40% lower pressure drop, removes contamination in compressed air down to 0.01 ppm, reduces maintenance costs and brings numerous green benefits. The Atlas Copco engineered and developed... 

Tomra Sorting Recycling Launches Innosort Flake Featuring Dual-Sensor Sorting Capability

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / TOMRA Sorting Recycling extends its offering of high-precision flake sorting solutions with the innovative INNOSORT FLAKE sensor-based solution that combines color and material sorting, reliably removing PVC, metals and opaque flakes. It is the ideal all-in-one sorting solution for plastic... 

Tomra Sorting Recycling Launches Innosort Flake Featuring Dual-Sensor Sorting Capability

Yilmaden Holding Signs Term Sheet To Acquire Tau-Ken Temir In Kazakhstan

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Yilmaden Holding continues to hunt for international opportunities and investments to strengthen its international presence and extend its product portfolio. The company signed a term sheet with Tau-Ken Samruk, Kazakhstan’s state mining company for 100% shares of Tau-Ken Temir LLP, a... 

Yilmaden Holding Signs Term Sheet To Acquire Tau-Ken Temir In Kazakhstan

TNPA provides emergency assistance to pipe-towing tug

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Transnet National Ports Authority’s Port of Richards Bay marine operations team recently came to the aid of the MTS Vanguard tug, when it lost one of eight 500 metre long pipes it was towing along the South African coast en-route from Carolina in the United States to Kuwait in the Middle East.... 

TNPA provides emergency assistance to pipe-towing tug

DHL brings over 200 global online stores to African consumers with innovative platform

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / DHL Express has announced the launch of its new mobile and desktop app aimed at improving the online shopping experience for Africa-based consumers. The exciting new platform, DHL Africa eShop, enables customers to shop directly from more than 200 US- and UK-based online retailers, with all... 

DHL brings over 200 global online stores to African consumers with innovative platform

Tetra Pak launches connected packaging platform

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Tetra Pak has launched its connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools. ​ The connected packaging platform will bring new benefits to food producers, retailers and shoppers driven by... 

Tetra Pak launches connected packaging platform

Manufacturers Brace for Blackouts

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In response to South Africa’s recent power outages brought about by electricity public utility, Eskom, major concerns have surfaced amongst manufacturers regarding the sustainability of their operations along with the ripple effect it will have on the country’s economy. The Manufacturing Indaba... 

Minimising The Environmental Impact Of Wire Rope Lubricants

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In a rapidly changing global climate and with every industry under pressure to mitigate environmental damage, even wire rope lubrication can play its part. Wire ropes need to be well lubricated to withstand increasingly harsh climate conditions, especially in the maritime and mining industries,... 

 Minimising The Environmental Impact Of Wire Rope Lubricants

The Graff Lesedi La Rona, the Largest Square Emerald Cut Diamond in the World

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Graff, which has cut and polished the majority of the 20 largest diamonds discovered this century, reveals the principal diamond cut and polished from the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona rough diamond. Weighing 302.37 carats, the Graff Lesedi La Rona, is the largest square emerald cut diamond in the... 

The Graff Lesedi La Rona, the Largest Square Emerald Cut Diamond in the World

Brokk Introduces New Hydraulic Breaker Series

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, launches its own line of hydraulic breakers. The new Brokk Hydraulic Breaker (BHB) series is perfectly matched with the company’s full range of remote-controlled demolition robots. In essence, each robot is designed... 

Brokk Introduces New Hydraulic Breaker Series

K-HEM | It’s the age of rightsizing

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / K-HEM, the hybrid electrical and mechanical combined power generation units Bauma trade fair is the beating heart of the construction industry and each edition offers a glimpse of what is coming to the market in terms of stateof- the-art technology and latest developments. In this context,... 

K-HEM | It’s the age of rightsizing

Oven Chain Lubrication For Safe Food Production

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Oven chains need to operate freely and smoothly in food manufacturing facilities, but lubricating these chains is tricky, given the intense temperatures they are subjected to. Without good lubrication, chains harden due to heat and moisture, which causes corrosion and oxidation. This can... 

Oven Chain Lubrication For Safe Food Production

Effortless conversion of existing locks to eCLIQ™ high security electronic control system from ASSA ABLOY

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ASSA ABLOY’s new eCLIQ™ electronic locking system combines reliable protection and maximum flexibility to offer users a high security, easy to retrofit solution for existing buildings. This advanced system is equipped with a unique pioneering microchip and 128-bit AES encryption, ensuring quick... 

Effortless conversion of existing locks to eCLIQ™ high security electronic control system from ASSA ABLOY

Arup court project opened by president Ramaphosa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / President Cyril Ramaphosa with acting Gauteng premier and basic education MEC Panyaza Lesufi officially opened the Booysens Magistrates’ Court, for which Arup provided transport, civil and structural engineering services, in Oakdene, Johannesburg on 28 March 2019. Arup, as part of a design team... 

Arup breaks ground on new hotel and residential development in airport city in Accra

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Arup is providing full multidisciplinary services for a new 15-storey mixed-use development in Airport City in Accra, Ghana. It will include 214-room Pullman-branded hotel and 150-serviced residential apartments, as well as a conference centre and is a project of many firsts in Ghana. Arup has... 

Michelin Introduces Two New High Performance Tyres To The Pilot Sport Range In Africa And Middle East

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Innovation has always been central to the Michelin Group when it comes to developing tyres and services to improve driving and mobility. This innovative spirit has helped create the new additions to the Pilot Sport range which Michelin has recently introduced in the Africa and Middle East. The... 

Michelin Introduces Two New High Performance Tyres To The Pilot Sport Range In Africa And Middle East

Colas South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Colas South Africa is a company focused on innovative road surfacing products and technology. A subsidiary of the Bouygues Group, the international Colas Group, headquartered in France, is a world leader in the construction and maintenance of transport infrastructure, operating in 50 countries... 

Colas South Africa

‘Digital transformation’ transforming asset management

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In today’s digital era, created by numerous powerful technologies also entering the industry of asset management, drastic changes are taking place. IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) have significantly influenced the practice of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). TPM... 

‘Digital transformation’ transforming asset management

Altaaqa Global Energy Services Wins Power Projects in Sri Lanka

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Altaaqa Global Energy Services, a leading global provider of integrated energy solutions, has been awarded new contracts to supply 18 MW on two sites for six months by the Ceylon Electricity Board, Sri Lanka’s electricity company. The power plants in Mahiyanganaya and Polonnaruwa, with capacities... 

Beyond Day Zero: Distilling the lessons from the Cape Town water crisis

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One year on from the height of the 2017-2018 Cape Town water crisis, a collective of academics and practitioners have launched a unique new initiative to document and capture key learnings from the water shortage that came close to being a catastrophe for the City of Cape Town. In November 2017,... 

Atlas Copco has acquired Air Diffusion, a French distributor of compressors

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Atlas Copco has acquired S.A.S. Air Diffusion. The company is a distributor of compressors for Atlas Copco.  Air Diffusion is located in St. Etienne in the southern part of France. The company has around 15 employees. Air Diffusion has a diverse group of small to medium-sized customers in... 

New SKF JIS compliant ball bearing units for the European market

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new range of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) compliant ball bearing units has been launched offering users enhanced performance in general use applications such in material handling, agriculture and food and beverage industries. SKF has released a new, competitive range of JIS compliant... 

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