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Making the best decisions for the business

12th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Simulation modelling using digital twins can revolutionise the way capital is allocated and what kind of returns the business gets. 

Combatting SA’s water crisis

12th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa’s water crises has been well documented in recent years. What has become increasingly apparent is that there is no single water problem, instead the country is faced with a multitude of different challenges which vary from area to area. 

Combatting SA’s water crisis
Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW Eurodrive

Bobcat planers at the cutting-edge of road construction projects

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / More manoeuvrable than dedicated planers and cost-effective to maintain, Bobcat planer attachments are being deployed on many road-rehabilitation and maintenance projects in the country. This durable and versatile attachment is being used by enterprising contractors to mate uneven pavement... 

Security check all smart devices in your home with Bitdefender BOX 2

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Launched in early November, Bitdefender BOX 2 is a smart security hub that protects all internet-connected devices in the user’s digital life, whether at home or on the go. “With Bitdefender BOX 2 you will have complete, multi-layered cyber-security for your computers, smartphones, tablets, baby... 

HOMER International Microgrid Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We are pleased to make recordings of the 8th Annual HOMER International Microgrid Conference and presentation pdfs available on demand. With record-breaking attendance, unmatched international representation from 136 countries, and an extraordinary selection of in-depth presentations, HIMC 2020... 

Looking to the Past to Predict the Future of Microgrid Markets

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The energy challenges of our world are changing at an accelerated rate. Questions about the future are quickly becoming the realities of today.  What path will the microgrid market take over the next 10 years? What factors might expand or limit growth?  By looking to the past and evaluating... 

Why ESG Reporting Is Essential For Your Business

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Companies are seeing a consistent increase in pressure from investors, employees, customers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and numerous other stakeholders to increase transparency on sustainable and socially responsible practices, articulated through Environmental, Social, and Governance... 

SA’s Carbon Tax Has A Promising Start Amidst COVID and Economic Woes

By: Maxine Arries     11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / For the first time - on 29 October - South Africa’s large greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters had to pay their dues under the new carbon tax. Although COVID-related postponement of the June deadline to October gave government and the private sector additional time, there were concerns around... 

Making merchandising count

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In today’s highly visual retail environment, the way products are merchandised in-store has a big effect on sales. Pyrotec PackMedia assists you to create custom merchandising solutions for marketing and selling your products. 

The Virtual Manufacturing Indaba 2020 to address pressing topics

11th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The virtual Manufacturing Indaba Conference will discuss key issues critical to supporting the development of manufacturers. The conversation will take place at the upcoming Manufacturing Indaba taking place on the 9 – 10 December 2020. The conference aims to focus on the growth prospective of... 

On-Line Refurbishment of a Natural Draught Cooling Tower

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Late afternoon in December 2017, two concrete pre-cast beams collapsed in a large natural draft cooling tower. Consequently, approximately 70% of the splash grid fill collapsed catastrophically and fell into the basin thereby significantly reducing the efficiency of the cooling tower. This... 

Transcend and Xylem help empower people with disabilities through the REALISE bootcamp

9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Xylem South Africa, a subsidiary of Xylem LLC, is a proud supporter of Transcend’s REALISE bootcamp. This ground-breaking programme helps people with disabilities realise their potential and grow as contributing members of the South African economy.  “We believe deeply that you should invest in... 

Waterfall continues 7-year winning streak as SA’s Best Mixed-use Development

9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Last week, in an online virtual ceremony of the African Property Awards, Waterfall Management Company was honoured with the Best Mixed-use Development in South Africa 2020/2021 award for the Waterfall development.  Besides winning this prestigious award for the seventh consecutive year, Waterfall... 

Fort Hare University ready for 2021 student intake

9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The construction of South Africa’s largest student housing project is progressing on track at the University of Fort Hare (UFH). Despite delays caused by the national lockdown, the 2 047-bed student village will reach completion in December 2020. The new residence was unveiled at a roof-wetting... 

Fort Hare University ready for 2021 student intake
New student centre at UFH

How to advance agility in your workplace

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The critical need for increased agility in business continuity plans by Fortinet CISOs Alain Sanchez and Joe Robertson Recent events have forced CISOs across all industries to rethink and refine their business continuity plans. Not only did the pandemic force organizations to transform their... 

Redefining the solar power market in Africa - November conference to focus on driving solar power agenda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Solar power capacity and energy generation has seen a rapid increase over the last decade, becoming the fastest growing source of renewable energy in the world. Thanks to technological advances, a sharp decline in costs, improved policies and growing concerns over climate change, renewable energy... 

The sweet science behind sugar cooling

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) and Solex Thermal Science recently teamed up to provide the Solex Bulk Solid Heat Exchanger Technology to customers within the Southern African market. With headquarters in Canada, Solex Thermal Science is the global leader in the development, design and... 

Ten out of Ten – A decade as SA’s favourite petrol station

9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It’s 10 out of 10! A full decade at the top.   South Africans have voted Engen their favourite petrol station for the tenth consecutive year in the 2020 Sunday Times Top Brands, validating Engen’s customer centric strategy, marketing focus and commitment to keeping South Africans safe during the... 

Renewable energy’s role in rebuilding our economy

9th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The world has seen significant progress being made toward lowering the cost of solar and wind generation, with new low and zero-carbon generation solutions being deployed every day. While much has been said about how renewables will help to bolster our economy, it is not the silver bullet that... 

Experience peace of mind this holiday with Ford’s complimentary vehicle check

6th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is proud to offer a complimentary and comprehensive pre-holiday vehicle check-up to all its customers to ensure this holiday period carries the confidence and trust that’s always been integral to Ford’s reputation.  “There are enough challenges to... 

Better healthcare supply chains are in the hands of the youth

6th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It is estimated that half of the world’s population of more than seven billion people is under the age of 30. They are today and tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, innovators, workers and leaders. According to SAPICS (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management), young people have the power to... 

From green field to superstructure – Kusile Auxiliary Cooling Tower project

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Kusile power station is one of the new build power stations in the Eskom portfolio and will have an installed capacity of 4800 MW Once completed, Kusile will be the fourth largest coal fired power station in the world.  We were awarded the contract to supply the auxiliary cooling towers for the... 

Company expands product offering in line with client needs

5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Assaying supplier Talfurnco, a wholly owned subsidiary of energy, telecommunication and network optimisation specialist AVE Engineering and distributor of Averge Technologies, has expanded its offering to include value-added products and services from its holding company, to cater for a wider... 

Company expands product offering in line with client needs

Another wind farm success for Concor

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Concor has put its stamp of experience and quality on another renewable energy project – this time the Roggeveld Wind Farm in the Karoo, 40 km north of Matjiesfontein. This project won the Civil Engineering category in Construction World’s Best Projects 2020. It also received a Highly Commended... 

Beating temperature extremes with Kenwood two-way radios from Global Communications

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Global Communications (an Elvey Group company and part of the Hudaco Group of companies) recently announced that selected two-way radios from the Kenwood NX1000 range will be covered by a five-year warranty. “This move clearly demonstrates our complete confidence in the radios to operate in the... 

Cyber Security South Africa and Cyber Security Africa Distribution restructure

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cyber Security 1 AB (CYBER1), a multi-product and multi-jurisdictional leader in cyber-security advisory and solutions, has signed an exclusive non-binding letter of intent to acquire the operations of Cyber Security South Africa (CSSA) and Cyber Security Africa Distribution (CSAD). Robert Brown,... 

Partner of choice for remote locations building solutions

5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Prefabricated building solutions company Global Africa thrives to be a partner of choice for the provision of temporary structures and life support solutions in remote locations – servicing the mining, oil & gas, health care, education and affordable housing to the sectors  as well as... 

New-generation bullet train relies on NSK bearings

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / High-performance bearings from NSK are now operational in the newly developed N700S Shinkansen (bullet train), which from 1 July 2020 began service on the Tokaido Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Osaka. The N700S marks the start of a new era, being the first completely new Shinkansen design from... 

Extended service life with NSK NH/NS linear guides

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The number of machine builders and end users benefiting from the NH/NS series of linear guides from NSK is continuously expanding in new fields and applications, thanks largely to a long service life which is double that of conventional products. This longevity is a primary advantage in an... 

NSK initiatives combat counterfeit bearing manufacture

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As a respected and coveted manufacturer of premium bearings, NSK has long been  the victim of unscrupulous counterfeiters. Looking to cheat both the OEM and the user, those producing fake bearings will stop at little to deceive purchasers and boost the profitability of their illegal operations.... 

Uncertain times increasing importance of Hypermobility conference

5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The uncertainty in the global business world caused by COVID-19 does not seem to be easing with many countries in Europe facing renewed lockdowns as the second wave of the virus rocks economies. All these developments have direct and indirect effects on South Africa’s economy, which is already in... 

What’s your game? Threat actors get creative with new and old techniques

5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The activity of advanced persistent threat (APT) groups in the third quarter of 2020 indicated a curious trend: while many threat actors advance and continue to diversify their toolsets, at times resorting to extremely tailored and persistent tools, others successfully reach their goals through... 

Improved battery technology vital to renewables market

5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / According to a report by the International Energy Agency, renewable energy will make up almost half of sub-Saharan Africa’s power generation growth by 2040. The uptake is largely because of improved technology, greater regulations promoting access and massive reductions in cost. Improving access... 

Clean Plastic in South Africa: Unilever’s new projects embrace local and international solutions

5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT /  Creating a waste-free world means nurturing a culture where recycling becomes the norm – and there are ways we can start right now. By teaming up with expert partners to reward South Africa’s most underappreciated recycling community and developing sustainable plastic packaging on some of their... 

Clean Plastic in South Africa: Unilever’s new projects embrace local and international solutions
Luyanda Hlatashwayo and Luc Olivier-Marquet

Cooling Tower Expansion at Sappi Saiccor

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / IWC was contracted by Sappi Saiccor through consultants Wood PLC, to design, fabricate, deliver and install an additional cell to their existing 3 cell cooling tower. The existing 3 cell tower was part of Sappi Amakhulu Project where we were commissioned to design, build and install the towers in... 

QMJ launch new Hillhead Digital event

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / TAKING place exclusively online from 9–10 March 2021, Hillhead Digital will combine a multi-stream conference with an innovative exhibition platform that will allow the industry to connect and engage like never before.   ‘New Horizons - Building the Recovery’ will feature 40 free-to-attend... 

AECI Water takes Diamond Sponsorship at leading Messe Muenchen South Africa co-located exhibition

4th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Messe Muenchen South Africa has announced that AECI Water has confirmed its diamond sponsorship of the co-located trade fairs - IFAT Africa, analytica Lab Africa and food & drink technology Africa, taking place from 13 – 15 July 2021 at Gallagher Convention Centre. Dean Mulqueeny, Group Executive... 

AECI Water takes Diamond Sponsorship at leading Messe Muenchen South Africa co-located exhibition
Dean Mulqueeny, Group Executive – Water for AECI Water

South African Express Airways SOC (Ltd) – Assets Going To Auction.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th November 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / GoIndustry DoveBid Africa will be hosting the SA Express auction on the 18th November 2020 closing at 16:00 SA Time. SA Express was placed in Provisional Liquidation in May 2020. GoIndustry DoveBid Africa was mandated to perform valuation work, project management and disposal of assets. The... 

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