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Air Products’ “Flow Campaign” Provides Hope, Confidence and Dignity

8th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The aim of Air Products’ corporate social investment (CSI) committee, is to provide funds where real needs are identified. There is an immense problem as millions of South African female learners are not able to attend school for a few days every month during their menstrual cycle, as they do not... 

Fast and effective solution delivered for raw seawater storage

8th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Anticipated increased water demand from the neighbouring seaside resort towns of Bushman’s River Mouth and Kenton-on-Sea necessitated an increase in the raw seawater storage capacity at the Albany Coast Reverse Osmosis Plant. The plant situated 400m from the seashore on the Bushman’s River Mouth,... 

Best practice measures for a premium water storage solution

8th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Ezinqoleni Essential Oils (PTY) Ltd is an established farming enterprise with a nursery and distillation plant in Paddock, KwaZulu-Natal. Supplying quality organic tea tree, rose geranium & rosemary seedlings to over 300 farmers in the vicinity, they also operate as a bulk trader of organically... 

SBS® Solutions SA and SALGA assist Bushbuckridge Local Municipality to deliver water to community

8th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Dedication and commitment to ensure that the Thulamashe community in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga would have access to their basic rights saw employees from water security solutions company, SBS® Solutions SA, head out from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, despite widespread protest action and looting, to... 

Learners at school in Coronationville now have water in their taps

8th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A pipe failure in Coronationville, Randburg left the Bernard Isaacs Primary school without water for an extended period. When the repair to the pipe was finally complete, daily water restrictions were imposed, giving the community access to water between 6:00 – 6:30 am only. With the water supply... 

A clean flush for Mthatha sewer line

8th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The rapid expansion of Mthatha and the surrounding peri-urban settlements necessitated water and sewer infrastructure upgrades. To accommodate anticipated future expansion a sewer line of 1.2m diameter was constructed from the edge of the existing formal settlement, draining to the east where the... 

Parker Hannifin announces new two-day online oil and gas event

8th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, announced today that it will hold an online trade show dedicated to the oil and gas industry, on 6 and 7 October 2021. O&G to Energy: Flexibility in a Changing World will welcome oil and gas professionals across the globe to... 

The Manufacturing Circle and the IDC partner in launching ‘The Electricity Forum – Manufacturing Our Future’ 

7th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South African manufacturing industry and the Industrial Development Corporation, have launched a first-of-its-kind initiative to boost manufacturing by catalysing the initiatives required to tackle the country’s crippling electricity constraints.  An inaugural Electricity Forum, on 28 and 30... 

2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba to be held 9-12 May

7th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The 2022 edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba, originally scheduled for 7-10 February 2022 will now take place 9-12 May 2022 at the CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa.   We consulted extensively with our partners, key stakeholders across the mining value chain and government ministers.... 

Bursary to support tertiary studies for communities across three provinces

7th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Aimed at providing access to tertiary education for learners in beneficiary rural populations, BTE Renewables (‘BTE’) and Thebe Investment Corporation (‘TIC’), through their renewable energy project companies, jointly launched a new bursary programme, reaching fifteen community-based secondary... 

Opinion Piece: Three critical steps to gain control of your data

7th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Kate Mollett, Regional Director at Commvault Africa Data has never been more important, and as digitalisation has accelerated, businesses are generating more of it than ever before. In an increasingly digital world, where remote working has become a permanent fixture for many organisations,... 

Opinion Piece: As warehousing booms, business process outsourcing steps up to meet demand

7th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Gean Botha, Managing Director of PPO South Africa’s retail model has changed dramatically in the last 18 months, partially driven by the pandemic and lockdowns, which vastly accelerated the growth of e-commerce and altered buying patterns. This has put pressure on the warehousing element of... 

Pepperl+Fuchs gives more options and efficiency – at the touch of a button

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / New customisable pushbuttons with ASi interface A clever housing concept permits installation without having to open the box. Designed to customers specifications, the box can be equipped with pushbuttons, key switches, multi-pushbuttons as well as safety components such as an emergency stop.... 

BI supplies cost-effective solutions for water and wastewater treatment

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Increasingly stringent regulations for water and wastewater treatment have seen a significant investment in new treatment technologies and processes. In addition, the country’s ageing infrastructure requires constant maintenance to meet the growing demand for water. The water and wastewater... 

Safety for people and machines from Pepperl+Fuchs

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Compact Ultrasonic Sensors for Safety Applications The USi-safety ultrasonic sensor system from Pepperl+Fuchs combines the robustness of ultrasonic sensors with intrinsically safe electronics. The device is therefore suitable for the safe control of machines and automated guided vehicles (AGV),... 

Anytime, anywhere—remote support for plant maintenance from Pepperl+Fuchs

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Challenges such as the current pandemic, personnel costs, and a shortage of skilled workers are putting increasing pressure on companies. It is becoming more and more difficult to maintain large-scale plants efficiently and in accordance with requirements, as well as to resolve problems in a... 

Pepperl+Fuchs high-tech sensor technology for explosion-protected areas

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Technology Migration from Factory Automation to Process Engineering The highly dynamic world of factory automation relies on sensors with a large variety of technologies. And if these sensors can meet the requirements for hazardous areas, a number of them could also prove to be valuable players... 

Plastic SA to participate in World Cleanup Day, the world’s biggest clean-up day to take place on 18 September 2021

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Plastics SA will once again be participating in this year’s World Cleanup Day on Saturday, 18th September 2021.  Douw Steyn,  Plastics SA’s Sustainability Director, explains that the goal of World Cleanup Day is to remove as much litter from the environment as possible on a single day. “Enormous... 

15 September declared River Clean-Up Day, let’s keep our rivers and streams clean

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As part of Clean-Up & Recycle SA Week (13-18 September), Wednesday the 15th of September 2021 has now been declared national River-Clean-Up Day. Douw Steyn, Sustainability Director of Plastics|SA, explains that rivers and streams are an important part of South Africa’s water network.... 

“Coreslabs” keep fast-track project ahead of schedule

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A new development that will provide accommodation for a large international contracting team that has been appointed to work on an industrial project in Limpopo is progressing ahead of schedule. This is only two months after the building contractor, Projects 2000, broke ground on this R32-million... 

Broll anticipates the African real estate market to bounce back by Q1 2023

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading Pan-African professional real-estate services provider Broll Property Group anticipates the African real estate market to normalise and bounce back to pre-Covid-19 levels by Q1 2023. This is the key message from Broll Group CEO Malcolm Horne, who will deliver a keynote address at the 12th... 

43rd Annual SAPICS conference was one of the most important ever amid covid-19 crisis and unprecedented pressure on supply chains

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Hundreds of supply chain professionals from Africa and around the world came together last week to learn, share knowledge and network at the 2021 SAPICS Conference, hosted by South Africa’s Professional Body for Supply Chain Management (SAPICS). With supply chain management thrust into the... 

Panel discussion on the digital transformation of supply chains
Panel discussion on the digital transformation of supply chains

Opinion Piece: Is your business still connected to your customers in a digital world?

6th September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Sarthak Rohal, VP - IT services at AlphaCodes The way we communicate socially has changed, thanks to social media and mobile technology. For many, this has also translated to changes in the way we communicate professionally. Digital has removed the typical boundaries associated with geography... 

Floodlighting for Pietersburg High School’s Astro Hockey Field

3rd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED floodlighting solution for Pietersburg High School’s Astro hockey field in Polokwane, Limpopo Province. Pietersburg High School celebrated their centenary this year. The school decided to install floodlights to its Astro hockey field to enable practice during... 

Covid-19 put extreme pressure on the integrity of public procurement systems

3rd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Irregularities, misconduct and corruption in public sector procurement are not new challenges; but the COVID-19 pandemic and associated emergency procurement of goods and services put extreme pressure on the integrity of public procurement systems. It increased the risks of abuse and highlighted... 

G7’s Veronique Fyfe the brainchild behind “When I Grow Up” book

2nd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / G7 Renewable Energies Head of Environment, Veronique Fyfe, was instrumental in the launch of a new educational book by WindEurope developed together with the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) titled: "When I grow Up". Illustrated by local artist Chantal Swiegers, the book is aimed at inspiring... 

High standards a key step in improving the competitiveness of SA's plastics pipe sector

2nd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has highlighted the importance of adhering to local and international standards as one of the key ingredients to improving the competitiveness of the local plastic pipe industry. Earlier this year, the merSETA Plastics Chamber... 

Solid ADTs for Durban Solid Waste

2nd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As part of its mandate to protect the environment and communities through safe waste management policies, Ethekwini Municipality’s Durban Solid Waste (DSW) department has invested in 22 30-tonne Volvo articulated dump trucks (ADTs) to be used at four landfill sites in KwaZulu-Natal. Supplied by... 

Aurex Constructors opens Bokhabane Training and Assessment Centre in Sasolburg

2nd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Aurex Constructors delivers quality Construction, Turnaround and Maintenance projects for blue-chip customers on some of the largest energy plants in South Africa. At the core of all successful projects is an experienced team led by highly skilled experts. Everyone who makes up the project team... 

Structural Health Monitoring 

2nd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ASNT Level III - Acoustic Emission Testing (ASNT NO: 194954) 

Structural Health Monitoring

Zutari co-creates community solutions in Soweto

2nd September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Part of the Future Cities South Africa consortium for UK Government funded development assistance programme 01 September 2021: Contributing to inclusive and sustainable economic growth, poverty reduction and mitigation of gender, social and economic inequalities is a key focus of the Future... 

Covid-19 put extreme pressure on the integrity of public procurement systems

1st September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Irregularities, misconduct and corruption in public sector procurement are not new challenges; but the COVID-19 pandemic and associated emergency procurement of goods and services put extreme pressure on the integrity of public procurement systems. It increased the risks of abuse and highlighted... 

Saryx Engineering Group launches Training Management Platform 

1st September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Saryx Engineering Group has developed a Training Management Platform (TMP) designed to enable a training facility, whether it is an internal training department or a large company supplying training to the public, to digitise management of their training services. The digital transformation that... 

Prestigious "Factory of the Year" Competition Postponed

1st September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Navigating the impacts of the global pandemic has become the order of the day for the South African manufacturing sector, who demonstrated their resilience with a promising year-on year recovery of 87.9% in April. The spread of the coronavirus, recent violent protests and looting, and crippling... 

Zig zagging at Carnival Gardens

1st September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Carnival Gardens located at Salfin, Boksburg on the Ekurhuleni boundary with Gauteng, is a three-phase, 888-unit Affordable Housing Development project consisting of one- and two-bedroom units. Technicrete, part of the Infrastructure Specialist Group (ISG), were commissioned to supply the... 

Zig zagging at Carnival Gardens

New Electrolux SA MD outlines major sustainable growth plans for Africa

1st September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / International home appliances maker Electrolux expects strong demand to continue as a result of the stay-at-home trend prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Murray Crow, Electrolux Managing Director (MD) for South Africa, who recently joined the firm, commented; “For so many of us, our homes aren’t... 

Local SMEs remain resilient despite instability

1st September 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are essential to the economy’s health and predicted to lead an economic recovery post-COVID. However, many of these businesses are fighting to keep their doors open since the onset of the pandemic, with 89% impacted by the recent rioting and looting in... 

Meet the inspiring woman behind the logistics and supply of covid-19 vaccines

31st August 2021 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bridget Barnard is Pfizer’s Supply Chain Director for Sub-Saharan Africa. Speaking to SAPICS (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management), for a Women’s Month initiative that shared messages from inspiring women who are making their mark in the once male dominated supply chain profession,... 

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