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Cummins AME introduces digital solutions to maximise vehicle uptime

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There is a growing demand in the Africa and Middle East (AME) region for remote monitoring solutions from Cummins due to the increased prevalence of electronic engines that adhere to the latest international standards, according to Cummins AME Automotive and Electrification Leader Ms Rashi Gupta.... 

Mandirk Lifting offers Ingersoll Rand, Enerpac range for A-to-Z solutions

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Well-known for its power tools and compressor systems, Ingersoll Rand’s heavy lifting equipment is also being introduced to South Africa exclusively by Mandirk Lifting, part of the Mandirk Group. Combined with its leading Enerpac brand, Mandirk Lifting can now offer clients in a diverse range of... 

Superior Filtration uses MOVIDRIVE® on its latest screen filter

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / An industrial water filtration specialist that has used gearmotors from SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. for many years has adopted its MOVIDRIVE® inverters with CMP servo motors and customisable iPOS software for its latest self-cleaning GraviFilter screen filters. This is an example of a longstanding... 

Superior Filtration uses MOVIDRIVE® on its latest screen filter

Where African Manufacturers would be without Governmental Financing and Incentives

31st May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Incentives ensure that a country has a competitive advantage to attract investment from foreign investors, thereby increasing inward Foreign Direct Investment in its manufacturing industry. In order to achieve the intended outcome, African governments must carefully consider the objective of each... 

AB Sugar – the first sugar company to launch global call for ideas to tackle irrigation water loss

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Registration is now open for the Innovate Irrigation Challenge – a worldwide initiative launched by AB Sugar, in partnership with WaterAid and the Centre for Industrial Sustainability at the University of Cambridge - to generate new ideas to reduce water losses from irrigation in sugar, and... 

SABOA Conference hosts experts in public road transport

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Southern African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) is hosting its annual conference from 31 July to 1 August 2019 at the CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria. This annual event is one of the highlights of the industry and attendees will include bus operators, bus manufacturers,... 

SABOA Conference hosts experts in public road transport

Effective Retail Hygiene for Refrigerators

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Commercial refrigeration is a huge investment for retailers who produce and sell food. It is essential that these appliances be thoroughly cared for to ensure a safe, clean and hygienic environment for food and those who consume it. The South African Consumer Protection Act (CPA) states that poor... 

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Celebrating 100 years of the spherical roller bearing

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The spherical roller bearing, that helps engineers accommodate heavy radial and axial loads in applications prone to misalignment or shaft deflections, celebrates its 100th birthday this year thanks to SKF. Originally developed in 1919 by an SKF engineer, Arvid Palmgren, the spherical roller... 

Artificial Intelligence Could Eliminate SA Election Errors

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It’s time to implement artificial intelligence (AI) in South African elections to eliminate the growing potential for human error. “In 2019, we should not be relying on ink to ensure the integrity of election results. Imagine marking travelers’ thumbs to try control entry into South Africa,” says... 

New Atlas Copco filters and carbon towers set new standards

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With the latest release of new filters and carbon towers, Atlas Copco sets a new standard in risk prevention, availability and pricing for air compressors and air treatment systems. Building on the existing aluminium filter line up to 2000Nm³/h, the two new 16 Bar (232psi) aluminium 850T and... 

New Atlas Copco filters and carbon towers set new standards

Job opportunity at SAIMechE – Apply today

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) invites interested and suitably qualified persons to apply for the position of General Manager at its office in Observatory, Gauteng, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. 

Job opportunity at SAIMechE – Apply today

Africa Rail: FREE ticket Africa’s Largest Rail Expo

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT /   Hundreds of Exhibitors  100+ Free Seminar Sessions from expert Speakers New Products Launches Unlimited Networking Opportunities Exciting Highlights from PRASA, Transnet, GE and Naledi Inhlanganiso Join 6500+ of Your Colleagues!  

Africa Rail: FREE ticket Africa’s Largest Rail Expo

Gear up for Industry 4.0 at KITE 2019

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Industry 4.0 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) were merely buzzwords back in 2014. Today, however, the traditional manufacturing industry is in the throes of a digital transformation that is accelerated by the exponential growth of smart technologies. To remain competitive and... 

Multi-franchise Nelspruit branch meets all Goscor needs under one roof

30th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The fact that Nelspruit is a multi-franchise branch of Goscor Industrial & Construction Equipment means it represents all brands and products in the Goscor stable. Recently it supplied Bobcat telehandler parts for Jindal Africa and Kenmare Resources, as well as selling two SANY front-end loaders... 

Celebrating 100 years of the spherical roller bearing

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The spherical roller bearing, that helps engineers accommodate heavy radial and axial loads in applications prone to misalignment or shaft deflections, celebrates its 100th birthday this year thanks to SKF. Originally developed in 1919 by an SKF engineer, Arvid Palmgren, the spherical roller... 

Celebrating 100 years of the spherical roller bearing

New monoflange design also prevents fugitive emissions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Compact design and minimised leakage potential: The new WIKA model IVM monoflange for connecting pressure measuring instruments to the process is particularly suitable for applications involving critical liquids, gases and vapours. Special seals also prevent fugitive emissions in accordance with... 

#AfricaMonth: Doing business in Africa needs an inclusive approach, says WSP

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is estimated to rebound to 2.8%1 for 2019. While this is still below the 3% since 2015, the more subdued growth is on the back of enduring uncertainty in global and domestic markets, alike, which continue to influence political will, macroeconomic... 

Macsteel collects two awards in recognition of significant advances in supplier development

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Macsteel has garnered two awards at the Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards which recognise and celebrate businesses committed to building better South Africa via inclusive and transformed supply chains. Macsteel won the Small Supplier and Local Manufacturing Award in acknowledgement of... 

Suited for all conditions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Victaulic, the global leader in mechanical pipe joining and flow control solutions, go to great lengths to ensure that its products meet the highest industry standards, and have for decades allowed engineers the benefits of simplifying the construction of structures without negating safety and... 

Pressure sensor with IO-Link for intelligent machines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / WIKA has a new, flexible pressure sensor with IO-Link in its portfolio. The model A-1200 is used for pressure monitoring or as a PNP/NPN switch, especially in intelligent machines. The new pressure sensor can be integrated into series production without any great effort. It is easy to configure... 

Seamless energy and data supply with SR-Express spring cable reels from Powermite

28th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The SR-Express range from Powermite, which forms part of Conductix-Wampfler’s global SR series of spring cable reels, is engineered to meet the energy and data supply requirements of virtually any moving machinery, from overhead bridge cranes, gantries, and mobile tables to aerial ladders, lifts,... 

Seamless energy and data supply with SR-Express spring cable reels from Powermite

An affirmation of College Achievements

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / False Bay TVET College hosted its annual Top Achievers Awards and Diploma Ceremony to acknowledge students who excelled in their respective programmes and to celebrate those who had graduated with a National N Diploma. The event was hosted at the College Khayelitsha Campus on 18 May 2019. 74 Top... 

Mozambican transport specialist Lalgy Transport streamlines logistics across its fleet with comprehensive MiX Telematics solution

28th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today announced that it will provide Lalgy Transports, a company that operates throughout the Mozambique territory and surrounding countries, with a comprehensive telematics solution to streamline logistics... 

Mozambican transport specialist Lalgy Transport streamlines logistics across its fleet with comprehensive MiX Telematics solution

SMS group has been selected for the plate mill modernization

28th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SMS group to supply new 100-ton-per-hour furnace for NLMK Dan Steel’s existing plate mill SMS group (www.sms-group.com) signed an order covering the supply of a new 100-ton-per-hour walking beam furnace to be installed in the existing plate mill, which was supplied by SMS group too, of NLMK... 

SMS group has been selected for the plate mill modernization

Increasing access to power in Zimbabwe through infrastructure rehabilitation

28th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / WSP participates in a crucial project to improve the reliability of power in Zimbabwe and restore supplies to the 20,000-plus customers who have been without stable access to electricity for some time.   

Canopy by Hilton Set to Debut in Africa

28th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Lifestyle brand to open in Cape Town’s vibrant Longkloof precinct management agreement with Growthpoint Properties, South Africa’s largest REIT, to open a hotel under its lifestyle Canopy by Hilton brand.  The 150 guestroom Canopy by Hilton Cape Town Longkloof is expected to begin welcoming... 

Canopy by Hilton Set to Debut in Africa

Dynapac Light Compaction equipment - light in weight only!

27th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Dynapac Construction Equipment’s range of efficient and versatile Light Compaction Equipment (LCE) is suited to a wide range of tasks that demand easy handling and manoeuverability.    “Our LCE range of tamper rammers, forward, and forward / reversible plates, walk behind and articulated utility... 

Dynapac Light Compaction equipment - light in weight only!

DEHN Africa involved in lightning protection design and installation as large poultry farm embraces solar renewable energy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Lightning and surge protection specialist DEHN Africa was recently involved in an extensive project to provide rooftop solar power to one of South Africa’s largest poultry farms, Chubby Chick, in Potchefstroom. All parties involved worked closely together from design to commissioning, ensuring... 

ZAP and SYSPRO launch purpose-built, mid-market data management, analytics and reporting solution: ‘ZAP data hub for SYSPRO’

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ZAP and SYSPRO today launch a special solution edition of the market-leading data management and analytics software, ZAP Data Hub, tailored specifically for the award-winning ERP software, SYSPRO. ZAP Data Hub for SYSPRO automates access, integration, and preparation of data for reporting, and... 

The likely impact of AI; robotics and blockchain on the Supply Chain of the future

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Supply chain management has come down a long road. Supply chain management is a multifaceted undertaking that extends beyond the scope of a single organisation. What was historically viewed as a cost centre with the main purpose of moving stock from A to B, has today evolved into a critical... 

The Safe operation of Gas systems

24th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa has experienced commercial and industrial gas-related incident reporting fires and explosions costing domestic, commercial and industrial facilities millions of Rands. However, these statistics say nothing of numerous other smaller events that occur and go unrecorded, such as boiler... 

SAB Embraces Profit With Purpose: A Winning Merger

24th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Entrepreneurs across South Africa are reaping the benefits, of big businesses increasingly embracing profit-with-purpose as critical to their long-term sustainability. It’s a winning merger, said impact strategist and filmmaker Shani Kay, who stressed that this inclusive approach effectively... 

World-class projects in SA are being rolled out with the NEC4 contract. Are you up-to-speed?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Described by the NEC as an ‘evolution, not a revolution’, the NEC4 builds on the success as well as the content of the NEC3 to achieve further improvements.  Alusani® Course Leader, Cameron Staude, says that most of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises, including Transnet and Eskom, are... 

SA fire-protection regulatory framework still immature, warns ASP Fire

24th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Buildings that accommodate large numbers of the public are often not designed with specific occupant characteristics in mind. Shoppers are often unfamiliar with the layout of the emergency escape paths and are unaware of sounding fire alarms and other emergency systems. Large buildings such as... 

SA fire-protection regulatory framework still immature, warns ASP Fire

Skyriders Elios SkyEye drone powers up emergency tube-leak inspection

24th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When a major coal-fired power station in Limpopo experienced a tube leak in a boiler that subsequently resulted in a burst pipe, Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd. was called upon to deploy its Elios SkyEye drone technology for an emergency inspection. This is the first time that the... 

Skyriders Elios SkyEye drone powers up emergency tube-leak inspection

South Durbanites graduate from Engen’s Computer School

24th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Engen Computer School in Wentworth held a graduation ceremony in Austerville on 22 May where 67 proud community members received certificates for completing an end user computing course. Over the past decade, Engen’s free computer skills training school has transformed many lives in South... 

South Durbanites graduate from Engen’s Computer School

M&D Construction Group’s Safety Awareness Week positively reinforces a fundamental company value

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th May 2019 / MEDIA STATEMENT / M&D Construction Group, a leading diversified South African contractor, held yet another successful Safety Awareness Week from the 20th to 24th of May 2019. The event is just one of a number of initiatives geared at positively reinforcing one of the group’s fundamental values, namely “Be Safe”.... 

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