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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... 

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... 

DEHNinsure offers surge and lightning protection insurance for thatched roofed buildings – with added aesthetic bonus

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The new insurance offering from lightning and surge protection company DEHN Africa is based on DEHN’s modern high-voltage-resistant insulated (HVI) technology. The local insurance solution combines public and product liability, professional indemnity and the underwriting of electronic equipment... 

Intelsat and Aldea Join Forces to Deliver an Unparalleled Global Satellite and Fiber Video Distribution Network

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Intelsat S.A.and Aldea Solutions Inc. announced today that the two companies have entered a peering relationship to expand satellite and fiber video contribution and distribution networks for media customers globally. This agreement will also leverage both companies’ extensive presence in Latin... 

Intelsat and Aldea Join Forces to Deliver an Unparalleled Global Satellite and Fiber Video Distribution Network

ITC-SA’s SAQA accreditation renewed

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), South Africa’s watchdog for the engineered timber construction sector, recently received renewed recognition from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a Professional Body. As a prominent custodian of the timber... 

ITC-SA’s SAQA accreditation renewed

Seeq Wins Plant Engineering 2018 Product of the Year Award for Analytics

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Magazine readers select the best new products in 15 categories for manufacturing and non-manufacturing industries. Seeq takes top honors in the Plant Analytics & Design category. Seeq Corporation is pleased to announce it has earned the Gold award for Plant Analytics & Design in Plant Engineering... 

Seeq Wins Plant Engineering 2018 Product of the Year Award for Analytics

Global Communications 

11th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Established in 1977, integrated solutions and telecommunications organisation Global Communications is geared to design, implement and supply a communication solution for its customers, providing them the freedom to communicate anytime, anywhere. Starting as a two-way radio company 42 years ago,... 

Global Communications

"Let’s make welding cool, clever and clean“

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / After 100 days as managing director of KEMPER GmbH, Frederic Lanz describes his vision of the future of metalworking. He knows both sides: welding technology and occupational safety at the same time. At the beginning of 2019 Frederic Lanz changed to KEMPER. After 100 days as managing director, he... 

Amy Foundation says Y.E.S to upskilling and training youth

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cape Town: South Africa’s unemployment rate* stands at 27.5%, which translates to roughly 6.21 million young people without jobs. Not surprisingly, youth feel hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities available to them to earn a living wage and fulfil their aspirations. It is this gap... 

FLSmidth launches new generation of digitally enhanced, small-size Raptor® cone crushers for improved safety, ease of maintenance and maximised throughput

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Further driving advancements in the aggregate and construction industries, FLSmidth’s Raptor® cone crusher models R250, R350 and R450 bring advanced automation, control and data visualisation to crushing operations around the world. With the high performance Raptor R250, R350 and R450 cone... 

Dark Fibre Africa chooses CA Southern Africa to underpin digital business ambitions

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In its quest to create a digital platform for business enablement, Dark Fibre Africa has engaged with CA Southern Africa to provide several Application Programming Interfaces (API) management solutions. With a flexible, open approach to the development of essential software, Dark Fibre Africa... 

Dark Fibre Africa chooses CA Southern Africa to underpin digital business ambitions

GAUTRAIN – a project of government delivery

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Gautrain, an initiative of the Gauteng Province Government (GPG) initiated in 2000, is a state-of-art rapid rail network in Gauteng. The rail connection comprises of two links, namely a link between Tshwane and Johannesburg and a link between OR Tambo International Airport and Sandton. The... 

GAUTRAIN – a project of government delivery

World’s First All-In-One Wet Processing System Unveiled At Bauma

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / CDE has launched the Combo™ in a move set to revolutionise the wet processing industry. The patented Combo™ - the world’s first all-in-one wet processing plant - was unveiled at bauma in Munich, the leading trade fair for the construction machinery and materials industries. 

World’s First All-In-One Wet Processing System Unveiled At Bauma

“Automate” more with the HAHN Group

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Broad spectrum of solutions will help manufacturers around the world to automate more than ever before. At Automate Show in Chicago April 8-11, 2019, experts of the HAHN Group are giving insights about industrial automation and robot solutions at booth #7372. HAHN Automation, Rethink Robotics... 

Pöyry awarded with detailed engineering services assignment for a new paper machine

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Voith, the world's leading innovator in the paper industry, awarded Pöyry with a services assignment to carry out the detailed engineering design of its XcelLine paper machine supplied to the Gondi Group in Monterrey, Mexico. The services include all engineering disciplines as well as field... 

Nissan to produce award-winning Navara pickup in South Africa

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Major investment in plant, equipment and training Rosslyn facility to expand role as LCV export hub for Navara, NP200 and NP300 Significant job creation at plant and supply chain Full range of Navara models to be produced on new, flexible production line South Africa (Wednesday, April 10) Nissan... 

Nissan to produce award-winning Navara pickup in South Africa

A culture of cleanliness can combat lost productivity

10th April 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / At a time that economic growth remains constrained, South African businesses can hardly afford further losses due to lost productivity. Those losses can be significant, with the Momentum Effective Employee Index estimating 120 million days is lost to absenteeism every year, which amounts to... 

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