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Implementing Industry 4.0 Technologies in Africa’s Manufacturing Environment

25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / African manufacturers are aspiring to raise their standards to increase efficiency of their enterprise operations through the comprehensive uptake of sophisticated technology such as IoT and IIoT i.e. Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things respectively. Dynamic, tech-savvy... 

Diamonds continue to do good for the people of Botswana, says Okavango Diamond Company

25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Botswana is reaping the rewards from decades of successful management of its diamond sector to become one of the fastest growing economies in Africa. Speaking at the Plenary Meeting of the Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-based Development hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation... 

Diamonds continue to do good for the people of Botswana, says Okavango Diamond Company

Gilead Partners With The Africa Cup Of Nations Tournament To Kick Off New Hepatitis Awareness Campaign

25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Gilead Sciences, Inc. today announced that it has become an official partner of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations – Africa’s biggest football competition. During the tournament, Gilead is working in partnership with local organizations to launch a new hepatitis B and C awareness campaign, called... 

MICHELIN Pilot Sport 4S* fitments for the new BMW X3 M and X4 M

25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BMW has chosen the MICHELIN Pilot Sport 4S* (PS4S*) as a 21-inch summer tyre fitment for its new high-performance X3 M and X4 M models, and also as the sole fitment for the global press launch of these high-performance vehicles. The new BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition models, which are fitted with... 

MICHELIN Pilot Sport 4S* fitments for the new BMW X3 M and X4 M

Leonardo fitted with Backup Power from Zest Weg Group

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As Sandton anticipates the completion this year of the Leonardo, the top-end mixed-use skyscraper being constructed by Aveng-Grinaker LTA, Level 1 BBBEE-rated Zest WEG Group has supplied generator sets to keep lights on during outages. The iconic structure, that will dominate the skyline as the... 

New Comar plant doubles production for more asphalt

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Western Cape asphalt producer, More Asphalt has almost doubled production capacity at its Tygerberg Valley site outside Cape Town with a custom-built continuous mix asphalt plant from Comar. Starting production in October 2018, the facility impressed its owners by exceeding its operating... 

South Africa tech tie-up takes proximity detection to new heights

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Proximity detection systems (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics is once again raising the bar for safety, quality and local content in the mining sector,through a technology collaboration with fellow South African supplier Mernok Elektronik and Selectronic. Anton Lourens, managing director of... 

Making roads and bridges last longer with Afrisam

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Blurb for online platforms. Construction materials leader AfriSam leverages the power of applied research to make roads, bridges and other concrete structures more resistant to corrosive environments. 

Dust free – clean and good for you

24th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Safety vacuum cleaners protect operators' health   

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. provides on-site training and service in Africa

24th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A key differentiator for SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. in Africa is its capability to offer on-site training and service. This not only familiarises clients with the drive automation specialist’s complete range, but also gives it a foot in the door for electronics and automation products like Variable... 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. provides on-site training and service in Africa

Fast-Track Repurposing Of Bmw Facility Completed By Concor Buildings

24th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Concor Buildings has completed the fast-tracked repurposing of BMW Group South Africa’s distribution warehouse in Midrand, Gauteng, delivering a new Dealer training centre and information technology (IT) competence hub for the luxury motoring Group.   

Fast-Track Repurposing Of Bmw Facility Completed By Concor Buildings

Locally Manufactured Warman® Wbh® Pump Meets Productivity Demands

24th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The locally manufactured Warman ® WBH® range of pumps provides access to the latest slurry pumping technology, ensuring that productivity demands are met.     

Locally Manufactured Warman® Wbh® Pump Meets Productivity Demands

Many Advantages With Stainless Steel Handrailing

24th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Blurb for online platforms Safety of personnel and hygiene continue to plague a number of market sectors and the cost in downtime and lost profit to companies amounts to thousands of Rands every year. Both issues can be addressed using stainless steel handrailing. 

Many Advantages With Stainless Steel Handrailing

Maker Faire Rome is back from 18 to 20 October: an edition with plenty of novelties and completely carbon-free

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / All calls are open: makerspace, schools, universities and research centres Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Circular Economy, IoT - Internet of things, Smart Mobility, Space, Artech and Sustainable Building are some of the main themes of the 2019 edition 

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition, created by the Rome Chamber of Commerce, will be back from 18 to 20 October with the support of institutional partners and private sponsors

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One of the many new features is "MakerArt" an innovative project of synergistic pathways between international makers and artists. It's called Maker Art and it's one of the main new features of the upcoming "Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition" (https://2019.makerfairerome.eu) scheduled to... 

Paragon makes its mark in Swaziland with Mbabane Hilton Garden Inn

21st June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One of Paragon Group’s first projects for an international hotel chain is the Mbabane Hilton Garden Inn in Swaziland, which won at the SAPOA Awards last night for Best International Project. This 124-room, eight-storey development in the heart of the capital has been designed specifically as an... 

Paragon makes its mark in Swaziland with Mbabane Hilton Garden Inn

Siemens Digital Industries 

21st June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Automation and digitalisation innovation leader Digital Industries (DI) closely collaborates with its partners and customers to drive the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries and provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to... 

Siemens Digital Industries

Prowalco Tatsuno is Franklin Supplier of the Year for 2018

21st June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Prowalco Tatsuno has been acknowledged as Supplier of the Year for 2018 by Franklin Fueling Systems of the US, a global leader of complete fuelling systems. This is the second consecutive year Prowalco Tatsuno has been acknowledged by Franklin, having clinched New Business Partner in 2017. Its... 

New trade exhibition in Ghana set to support industry growth

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Organisers Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery and Afrocet Montgomery have announced the launch of Ghana’s premier mining, industrial, automation, packaging, and occupational health and safety trade expo, which will be taking place at the Dome, located at the Accra Trade Fair Grounds in Ghana,... 

Cummins Ghana completes Goldfields pump repower project

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mining site operations are extremely demanding, and dewatering pumps need to run continuously to remove groundwater to ensure non-stop mining. A recent pump repower project in Ghana demonstrated Cummins’ product knowledge and engineering strength to power the success of customers in one of the... 

Cummins Ghana completes Goldfields pump repower project

Engen helps Seluleko Shabalala beat the odds

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Amidst the scourge of unemployment in our country, Seleleko Shabala has landed her first job thanks to the four-month computer skills training course she attended at the Engen Community Computer Training Centre in Wentworth, South Durban. Over the past decade, Engen’s free computer skills... 

AECOM launches 30th edition of Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM has launched its Africa Property & Construction Cost Guide 2019/20 in conjunction with its strategic partner, the Bureau of Economic Research (BER) at the University of Stellenbosch. The Cost Guide forms part of AECOM’s commitment to improving... 

Maxiflex opens the door to modernity and security for students

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Students living at the stylish and secure My Domain student apartments in Cape Town enjoy easy, safe access to their underground parking bays thanks to the innovative high-speed door from Maxiflex. Featuring study areas, recreational spaces as well as a fitness centre, this designer facility... 

Maxiflex opens the door to modernity and security for students

Rianke partners with Bobcat, SANY to service Anglo in Mpumalanga

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A successful partnership with Bobcat Equipment South Africa and Goscor Earth Moving (GEM) has seen Rianke t/a Botshabelo secure a maintenance contract with Anglo American for its Bobcat and SANY fleet at its various mining operations in the Mpumalanga Coal Belt. Established in 2009 in eMalahleni,... 

Rianke partners with Bobcat, SANY to service Anglo in Mpumalanga

Milwaukee Power Tools plays a key role in revolutionising sensitive blasting-and-drilling

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Blasting and drilling is one of the most hazardous operations undertaken at mines and quarries. In a bid to make this safer, faster, and more efficient, Nxco Mining Technologies has entered into a partnership with leading supplier Upat to introduce a revolutionary new technology based on its... 

Milwaukee Power Tools plays a key role in revolutionising sensitive blasting-and-drilling

Fully integrated coding and labelling equipment on show

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Boasting the largest display of industrial technology equipment in the KZN region, the KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE) takes the legwork out of finding best-of-breed light to heavy industrial technology, as well as packaging and printing solutions. At the show, veteran... 

Epoxerite reaffirms its commitment to quality

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Epoxerite, a leading South African producer of tailor-made chemical solutions, has invested in a new state-of-the-art testing laboratory at its factory in Westonaria, Gauteng. George Weideman, managing member of Epoxerite, says that the new facility, equipped with the latest testing equipment,... 

Epiroc committed to empowering young women

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The importance of equipping and encouraging young women for careers in the corporate workplace cannot be underestimated. Epiroc proudly showcased its solid commitment to ‘girl power’ by supporting the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® 2019. The Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® initiative... 

Epiroc committed to empowering young women

What does it take to keep hotel rooms clean & ready for visitors and tourists?

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With millions of people visiting our shores each year and thousands of hotel nights being booked each day, our hospitality sector is certainly kept very busy. According to the 2018 SA Tourism Annual Report[i], an estimated 10,285m tourists arrived on our shores in 2017, a 2,4% increase on the... 

Higher rust corrosion protection standards employed by Gates reduce scheduled maintenance costs for end-users

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Gates (NYSE: GTES), a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, has achieved enhanced levels of protection from red rust through their innovative use of materials science and process engineering.  

Higher rust corrosion protection standards employed by Gates reduce scheduled maintenance costs for end-users

Engen’s Busisiwe Mkhungo finds her wings this Youth Day

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Youth Month is special as it provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of helping young gifted South Africans explore new horizons and reach for the stars. Busiswe Mkhungo a young chemical engineer is one of many whose horizons have broadened thanks to Engen.  Reflecting on the... 

Introducing a global force in waterproofing to South Africa

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We believe it’s time to think bigger when it comes to roofs. To push the boundaries of what’s possible and redefine what a roof can mean to all of us. It could be extra living space for your family. It could be something that transforms the energy efficiency of your business.  

Introducing a global force in waterproofing to South Africa

Significant new annual research grant of $150,000 for African environmental research

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer Research Grant (JWO Grant) is calling on the next generation of environmental researchers and conservation leaders from Africa to apply for an annual $150 000.00 grant. Applications will open on 5 July 2019 to prospective grant recipients. 

HMA Wear Solutions, Lycopodium collaborate on Cobre Panama project

20th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / HMA Wear Solutions has collaborated with design engineering company Lycopodium on the ceramic piping specification for the Cobre Panama project by First Quantum Minerals Ltd. of Canada. This $6.3 billion copper project is anticipated to be one of the few new ‘red metal’ mines to enter production... 

HMA Wear Solutions, Lycopodium collaborate on Cobre Panama project

Engen’s Busisiwe Mkhungo finds her wings this Youth Day

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Youth Month is special as it provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of helping young gifted South Africans explore new horizons and reach for the stars. Busiswe Mkhungo a young chemical engineer is one of many whose horizons have broadened thanks to Engen.  Reflecting on the... 

2019 Fulton Awards:Winners and Commendations

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / CATEGORY: BUILDINGS UP TO 3-STOREY Commendation – 37 Commerce Crescent 

Join the Revolution… Embrace Industry 4.0!

19th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Technology disruption is taking place at a rapid pace. Is the country ready to occupy the new space presented by Industry 4.0 ? Government is making sure an enabling environment exists to embrace the future. 

Join the Revolution… Embrace Industry 4.0!

Transnet Freight Rail Breakthrough Technologies

19th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In a context of increasing competition, growing demand and tighter management of operational and capital costs, freight railways are constantly looking for ways to increase efficiency by boosting throughput and cutting costs. Below are several breakthrough technologies that have been developed... 

Transnet Freight Rail Breakthrough Technologies
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