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Cummins combats marine pollution with SCR technology

6th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cummins is mapping out effective solutions to the challenges of Marpol (maritime pollution), and is assisting customers in navigating current and future regulations. Cummins has responded to the industry’s demand for regulatory compliance with an investment in technology, crucially containing... 

Full range of industrial automation solutions from EM on show at Africa Automation Fair 2019

6th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The full suite of industrial automation solutions available from ElectroMechanica (EM) will be on display at African Automation Fair 2019. Billed as Africa’s largest showcase of industrial automation and smart control technologies, it focuses on the latest innovations aimed at facilitating... 

Full range of industrial automation solutions from EM on show at Africa Automation Fair 2019

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of SA Ladder

6th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SAL was founded in 1992 and has grown into a company with a national footprint in ladders, castors, access and materials handling equipment. SAL is situated and operates in Alberton, Gauteng. 

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of SA Ladder

SAAMA Conference – making history by focusing on the future

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Southern African Asset Management Association (SAAMA) hosted its sixth physical asset management conference from the 14th to the 16th of May 2019 at Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch. The conference focused on the development of physical asset management in Southern Africa. As organisers,... 

New 3D Printer Bushings Online Store

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Vesconite Bearings, the maker of advanced polymer bushings, has launched a 3D printer bushing web store. Located on the company website, at https://www.vesconite.com/3d-printer-bushings/order/ ,  stock printer bushings include the LM12UU, LM10UU, LM8LUU, LM8UU and LM6UU, priced from $1.90... 

ELGi’s new electric compressor range from Integrated Air Solutions –industry electrified!

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Building on its unequivocal success with ELGi’s range of high-pressure, diesel-driven compressors, Integrated Air Solutions now introduces the latest innovation from this world renowned brand, the new ELGi EG Series electric air compressor range. ELGi’s electric screw air compressors are... 

ELGi’s new electric compressor range from Integrated Air Solutions –industry electrified!

ELB demonstrates superior reclaimer experience at Cullinan

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB), is proud to announce that it is in the process of upgrading the structure of the portal reclaimer for Petra Diamonds’ Cullinan mine. Having supplied the original machine more than 25 years ago, through the ELB Group, the contract showcases not only the... 

First Cut's new Garboli and Comac agencies add greater polish and more bending versatility for profitable steel processing

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / For more than six decades, First Cut has been a leading distributor and manufacturer of cutting consumables as well as representing world-class OEMs in the field of steel processing equipment. Throughout this growth trajectory, the foundation of the company's growth has been its dedication to... 

First Cut's new Garboli and Comac agencies add greater polish and more bending versatility for profitable steel processing

Bucket manufacturer Lennéers chooses Hardox wear plate from SSAB for increased wear resistance and reduced weight

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Swedish bucket manufacturer Lennéers uses Hardox wear plate from SSAB in all its products. Hardox abrasion-resistant steel enables Lennéers to deliver top-quality construction and agricultural equipment that is strong, light, and long lasting.   

Bucket manufacturer Lennéers chooses Hardox wear plate from SSAB for increased wear resistance and reduced weight

A woman in a man’s world – female used oil collector celebrates a decade of success

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Jemimah Mofokeng is proving that women can indeed conquer typically male dominated jobs. Jemimah is the owner and operator of Jemimah’s Oils, and spends her days collecting used motor oil.  Used motor lubricant is dirty, hazardous stuff. One litre of used oil, containing cancer causing... 

A woman in a man’s world – female used oil collector celebrates a decade of success

TE Connectivity completes acquisition of Kissling Group

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity and sensors, completed the previously announced acquisition of the Kissling group of companies (Kissling or Kissling Group) on May 24. Headquartered in Wildberg, Germany, Kissling is an industry leading provider of high-power and high-voltage relays... 

The true cost of downtime in the mining sector and benchmarks for measuring reliability

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African mining industry has performed poorly over the past ten years, with its contribution to the national GDP having halved since 1994. Year-on-year production fell by 3,3% in January, according to Statistics South Africa, with downtime, power outages and uncertainty around regulatory... 

Collaboration key to driving SA’s 4IR progress

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Collaboration across industry, public and private sector and among civil society will be crucial for driving Fourth Industrial Revolution progress, speakers said at the opening day of Africa Automation Fair and the Connected Industries Conference in Northgate today. Assessing South Africa’s state... 

Artisan Training Institute hosts ‘live’ skills show at Local Manufacturing Expo

5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As the pressure mounts on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration to resuscitate the South African economy, the question is shifting from what he plans to do to how he plans to do it. A sure-fire way to catalyse South Africa’s economy back into growth is to invest in local manufacturing and... 

Artisan Training Institute hosts ‘live’ skills show at Local Manufacturing Expo

Youth, Unemployment, and Opportunities

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Our unemployment crisis is the highest it’s ever been. According to Trading Economics and Statistics South Africa (5/14/2019) the most recent studies in 2018/19 show the South African unemployment rate has risen to 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019, that is up from 27.1% in the previous period.... 

Connected packaging

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We’re beginning to see a lot more development in the packaging sector when it comes to intelligent, smart or connected packaging. Just one of the many benefits of connected packaging is that it allows brand owners and marketers to add a layer of communication and promotional messaging to their... 

Fasken Named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 11th Time

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Toronto (Canada) - For the eleventh time, Fasken has been recognized as the world’s top Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 2019, which is also the fifth consecutive win for the Firm. Fasken has received this award more than any other law firm in the world. Fasken has earned... 

Westcon-Comstor achieves Level 1 B-BBEE Rating

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, a value-added distributor of leading ICT solutions, has attained a Level 1 B-BBEE (Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment) rating in South Africa, moving from level 3 to level 1 in just under two years.  The company’s commitment to development, diversity and... 

Kemach Equipment to supply and support locally-built Stampede pedestrian rollers

4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Kemach Equipment (Pty) Ltd. has partnered with Stampede Compaction Equipment to supply locally manufactured walk-behind/pedestrian rollers to the South African market. Donned in the renowned Kemach Equipment yellow, the new-look machines will proudly display both Kemach and Stampede brands. As a... 

Kemach Equipment to supply and support locally-built Stampede pedestrian rollers

Cape Town To Host Africa’s Leading Supply Chain Conference

4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Supply chain professionals from around the world will converge in Cape Town next week for the annual SAPICS Conference, Africa’s leading knowledge sharing and networking event for the supply chain profession. Now in its 41st successful year, this event is hosted by SAPICS, The Professional Body... 

‘Fire In The Hold’ A Relic Of The Past With Maritime Thermal Event Monitoring

4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The phrase ‘fire in the hold’ could be consigned to the dustbin of maritime history if the shipping industry was obliged to install thermal imaging systems on all new cargo vessels. Critical thermal event alarm notification and monitoring solutions have received renewed attention from the global... 

Air Products’ strategic focus and market demands leads to R100m upgrade

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Air Products was well-poised to respond when the market demanded an increase in the supply of carbon dioxide (CO2) and they took action by investing R100million in a significant CO2 expansion and refurbishment project at the Newcastle Facility in KwaZulu-Natal and an upgrade at the National... 

Variety of quality auctions before the school holidays

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Van’s Auctioneers will host a number of auctions during next week and before the June school holidays. Buyers should be on the lookout for these quality assets that will come under the hammer! On Tuesday, 11 June at 11h00 a property that is used as the well-known Alpha Hardware Centre in... 

Kalahari Energy Botswana awarded preferred bidder status for the construction of a 97MW Coal Bed Methane (CBM) fuelled IPP-owned power station.

4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Kalahari Energy Botswana www.keb.co.bw, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sekaname (Pty) Ltd, has been notified by the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security that it has been awarded Preferred Bidder status for the construction of a CBM-fuelled, IPP-owned power... 

Implementing artificial intelligence in industrial manufacturing

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Which questions should you ask when deciding the best way forward? In the manufacturing arena, people and machines tend to have a symbiotic relationship – they depend upon each other for their performance and for future improvements. People are increasingly making better machines – most recently... 

Cape Town's 'The Onyx' sells out its apartments in a property recession. But why?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There’s been a fair amount of hype about what’s going to be the tallest or largest building in Cape Town over the past few years, but little is made of the re-inventions of current spaces into glorious city-changing landmarks.  The master architect of urban regeneration, Robert Silke, is... 

World Environment Day 2019

3rd June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africans urged to act responsibly in recycling used oil   

thyssenkrupp celebrates its diamond jubilee in Africa

3rd June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa is proudly celebrating sixty successful years of engineering excellence in Africa. This milestone bears testament to the diversified industrial group’s enduring commitment to delivering exceptional, premium quality, holistic solutions to its valued... 

The African Automation Fair And Rs Components To Shed Light On 4ir

3rd June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We are living in a connected society where most people have access to smart mobile devices. Having quick access to information has become an extension of our existence. We have begun to see internet access, among other things, becoming cheaper and far more accessible than ever before. Technology... 

The African Automation Fair And Rs Components To Shed Light On 4ir

Manufacturing Indaba to Empower Women in Africa’s Manufacturing Sector

3rd June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In a pressing endeavor to advance economic growth in developing nations, governments are harnessing strategies focused on the economic empowerment of its women. Studies reveal that when women are economically enabled, countries observe a boost in income generation, wealth creation and economic... 

GDPR and the Cloud - Three Essential Functions

3rd June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Director – SADC at Fortinet New protections for consumers, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — which is celebrating its first anniversary, and the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), provide consumers with added protections to... 

Health and wellbeing of mineworkers imperative to development agenda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd June 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As many mining companies invest in the social and economic upliftment of their employees and the communities in which they operate, the value of an integrated programme to manage risk and proactively protect the health and wellbeing of the workforce should not be underestimated. “One of the most... 

Huawei Crisis: ‘Think Global, Act Local’ Takes On New Meaning

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / America’s trade war with China means US firm Google has indefinitely suspended its business relationship with Chinese smartphone brand Huawei. This means Huawei will no longer be able to offer new customers access to Google’s Android operating system while current Huawei customers will not be... 

Maxiflex’s MaxiDock AP takes docking solutions to the next level

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Maxiflex has gained a stellar reputation for offering state-of-the-art industrial door and loading dock solutions to the Sub-Sahara African market. Further extending its innovative docking equipment suite, the company recently launched its locally designed, MaxiDock AP, a robust Air Powered dock... 

SKF at Paris Air Show: taking engine performance to new heights

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SKF is to reveal its latest innovations for improving the efficiency of engine performance, whilst saving weight, at the upcoming Paris Air Show on 17-23 June 2019. The increasing demands being placed on the aerospace sector mean that suppliers need to be fast moving, innovative and provide full... 

There was plenty of action for BMG at Nampo this year

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / “Not only did our inter-active stand showcase BMG’s wide range of agricultural components, but our ‘Break the Master Lock’ competition was a big crowd puller at this year’s event,” says Carlo Beukes, BMG’s agricultural manager. “The tough Master Lock padlock – which only two visitors to the stand... 

SKF at Paris Air Show: taking engine performance to new heights

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SKF is to reveal its latest innovations for improving the efficiency of engine performance, whilst saving weight, at the upcoming Paris Air Show on 17-23 June 2019. The increasing demands being placed on the aerospace sector mean that suppliers need to be fast moving, innovative and provide full... 

Maxiflex’s MaxiDock AP takes docking solutions to the next level

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Maxiflex has gained a stellar reputation for offering state-of-the-art industrial door and loading dock solutions to the Sub-Sahara African market. Further extending its innovative docking equipment suite, the company recently launched its locally designed, MaxiDock AP, a robust Air Powered dock... 

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