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Join the 3rd Annual POWER WEEK AFRICA in Johannesburg, South Africa

27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Are you ready for the new challenges & opportunities as power markets around the world evolve? Specially designed for the African electric power & energy industry, POWER WEEK AFRICA (14 – 18 September 2020 in Johannesburg, South Africa) is the 3rd annual international conference & summit... 

Solutions to counter cold weather from Apex

27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As the cold weather approaches, companies start looking at ways to improve both working conditions and employee comfort. This includes dealing with large doorways left open to facilitate easy access. Apex Strip Curtains & Doors has a range of solutions for this.  

Solutions to counter cold weather from Apex
Apex General Purpose Strip Curtains are easily installed on hanging hardware across a door or entrance way

Demystifying ‘no work, no pay’ and other covid-19 options

27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Employers must understand that the Covid-19 and the national lockdown has not suspended employment rights, warns Grant Nirenstein, director at law firm Knowles Hussain Lindsay Inc. The disregarding of employees’ rights will prove to be a costly mistake, he says.  

Local ventilator projects are reaching critical stages

27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Two projects to design and manufacture local ventilators to be used for the treatment of Covid-19 patients have reached critical stages. The design and layout phases have been completed and simulation exercises to test the efficacy of the projects will start soon. Project Sabela is coordinated by... 

Local ventilator projects are reaching critical stages

Co-innovation paves way for protection of Africa's endangered elephants and rhinos

27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / How technology, innovation and partnership are changing the fate of Africa's threatened megafauna. 

Co-innovation paves way for protection of Africa's endangered elephants and rhinos

Supplier launches 450 new products 

By: Mamaili Mamaila     27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Electrical switchgear supplier ElectroMechanica (EM) launched the latest edition of its product catalogue this year. A new catalogue is launched on average every two years. 

Supplier launches  450 new products

Resuming operations safely post COVID-19

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Worksafe steps for organisations to protect their people and avoid the legal consequences of getting it wrong As the return to the ‘new normal’ workplace starts to become the focus for many organisations as lockdown measures relax, International SOS urges businesses to make sure that the return... 

A real opportunity for leading brands to get to know your customers

27th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / An innovative digital e-commerce platform, designed and developed in South Africa, has uncovered the Holy Grail of business-to-consumer (B2C) interactions. Consumer brands that adopt Brand Hubb’s unique customer loyalty solutions will go down in history as pioneers in marketing for the digital... 

A real opportunity for leading brands to get to know your customers

New technology disinfects masks and gowns in seconds, economically and environmentally

26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / New Aquila technology combines the effectiveness of UV with the cleaning power of plasma to disinfect masks and gowns in a matter of minutes without the need to send them off site. PPE equipment can be disinfected more regularly than with central disinfecting systems and so helps to prevent... 

New technology disinfects masks and gowns in seconds, economically and environmentally

Volkswagen's WeConnect Go App now available in South Africa

26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Volkswagen has taken the first step on the journey towards the connected car by launching the WeConnect Go app in South Africa. The app which is compatible with both iOS and Android, is now available for download and use by Volkswagen customers. The WeConnect Go app forms part of the "Volkswagen... 

Volkswagen's WeConnect Go App now available in South Africa

Urgent dewatering solutions during lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Responding quickly with the right solutions, Integrated Pump Rental has continued as a secondary emergency supplier throughout the lockdown, including helping to dewater a coal mine in northern KwaZulu-Natal. “The customer urgently needed fit-for-purpose dewatering equipment to prevent flooding... 

XBRL is revolutionising digital financial reporting

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There has been a recent surge of businesses utilising eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) for their financial reporting. Globally, millions of organisations in over 50 countries are successfully running with XBRL. The growth of XBRL in South Africa continued to rise when on the 1st of... 

With Microfont invisibly beating fakes

26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Product piracy causes annual losses to the tune of 54 billion euros to German industry, according to a survey by the private-sector Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) commissioned by the Initiative New Social Market Economy (INSM).* Consequently, anti-counterfeiting solutions are all... 

With Microfont invisibly beating fakes

Level 3 lockdown: Ramaphosa calls on companies to develop workplace plan

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / What employers need to consider when drafting their return to work strategies    President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday evening announced that the whole of South Africa will enter Level three of the lockdown from 1 June 2020, which will ease a number of the initial lockdown regulations. Part of the... 

A significant reduction in pollution during COVID-19 lockdown - but polluters will still need to pay 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Francois du Plessis, Operations Director at EDS Systems Silver linings to the global disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have been hard to find. However, there are a few and Carbon Tax relief is one of them.  A three-month extension of the carbon tax filing and first payment deadline... 

Is your building comfortable?

26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / When was the last time you did a health check on your work environment? Monitoring the quality and temperature of the air, airconditioning, heating, ventilation, outside weather and even the amount of people utilising the space and what they are wearing, are all environmental and personal factors... 

Is your building comfortable?

Festival of Motoring Johannesburg postponed to 2021

26th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Messe Frankfurt South Africa has made the decision to postpone the Festival of Motoring to August 2021. The Festival of Motoring presented by WesBank is the largest automotive show on the African continent and the only national industry supported event endorsed by the National Association of... 

How Nissan is supporting the fight against COVID-19

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The COVID-19 pandemic has upended daily life across the globe and challenged everyone to do their part to help save lives. For some of us, it may be things as basic as washing our hands. For others, like health care workers, it means risking infection every day while fighting on the front lines.... 

How Nissan is supporting the fight against COVID-19

Limpopo citrus, lemon exporter acquires second Bobcat S550

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A small agricultural enterprise in the Loskop Dam Valley in the Sekhukhune District of Limpopo in northern South Africa has just acquired its second S550 skidsteer loader from Bobcat Equipment South Africa. Krokodilsdrift Boerdery, trading as KDB Farm, has been a family-run operation since 1963,... 

Construction sector welcomes easing of lockdown under level 3

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The construction industry welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of the country moving to Level 3 as from 01 June 2020. The sector has been calling for an immediate re-activation of live construction sites that were at various stages of completion when the lockdown came into effect on... 

What manufacturers can do now to maintain continuity in the new normal

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Manufacturers and distributors are operating in intensely pressured times. Stats SA reported that manufacturing output contracted for the ninth consecutive month in February of 2020 with the full extent of the damage caused by Covid-19 and the nationwide lockdown still unknown. There is no doubt... 

Preparing your business for a more dynamic lockdown scenario

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The implications of a move to level 3 lockdown are quite significant for businesses. While the exact regulations are not yet available, at this stage what is clear is that South Africa will go to level 3 on 1 June.  For businesses, this means preparing for level 3, as well as having contingency... 

Global supply chain disruption and steps to take for the future

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in the global supply chain. Since China is South Africa’s largest trading partner, local companies that have built their markets on the global trade network are feeling the pinch. Some are trying to cope with less people. Others... 

Global supply chain disruption and steps to take for the future
Gerhard Hartman

MiX Telematics applaud the efforts of the supply chain and trucking industry during the lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / - MiX Telematics (JSE: MIX, NYSE: MIXT) a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), released statistics that indicate that the lockdown has had a positive effect on vehicle crime and road-related incidents mainly due to the... 

Minimise case and pallet labelling downtime and rework

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Launched in May 2020, Markem-Imaje’s 2200 Production Interface, locally available from Pyrotec PackMark, reduces the risk of rework and recalls. It does this by minimising the scope for operator error since label data and formats can be more easily controlled. Downtime is reduced thanks to the... 

Minimise case and pallet labelling downtime and rework

Where there is an MB Crusher unit, there is a way!

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Guidelines for streamlining the process and procedures for laying of new pipes for water in a city centre where roads are only 2 meter wide.  

Where there is an MB Crusher unit, there is a way!

Digital workers may just save us in the most unexpected ways

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / COVID-19 looks to be the tipping point for the world of work. Traditional organisations, which for so long demanded their employees’ physical presence have been forced to rethink their views. Thanks to South Africa’s lockdown, the impossible has rapidly become the new normal.  Take sales. It’s... 

Iconic Msikaba Bridge to be built by Concor-Mecsa JV

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Construction has started on the foundations for the Msikaba Bridge being constructed by Concor Infrastructure in joint venture with MECSA. The bridge is destined to be the longest cable-stayed bridge in Africa. Destined to be the longest cable-stayed bridge in Africa according to highest bridges,... 

New Army 3-D printing study shows promise for predictive maintenance

25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Army researchers have discovered a way to monitor the performance of 3-D printed parts, which tend to have imperfections that affect performance in ways traditionally-machined parts do not. A new study published recently in the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology showed... 

Helping companies generate value from their waste water

By: Creamer Media Reporter      25th May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Vibrating Sheer Enhanced Process (VSEP) technology supplied by leading South African sustainable water and energy solutions provider Talbot is an attractive proposition for industries that have the opportunity to reclaim large volumes of valuable raw material lost in their effluent streams.... 

Long-duration clean energy storage ideal for mining microgrids

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Reliable, cost-effective energy supply 24x7 is an essential resource for successful mining operations, whether grid-connected or off-grid.  In Africa, reliability of utility-sourced electricity is becoming more and more of a challenge, while off-grid diesel generation and the cost and logistics... 

Dromex steps up to combat PPE shortages

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The PPE shortage in South Africa has impacted our country and front line workers. To combat this problem and support our essential workers with Covid-related PPE, we have worked tirelessly to source quality PPE in large volumes. Dromex believes that everyone is entitled to maximum PPE protection... 

How South Africans Should Do CFD Trading

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Modern investment tools provide variety that was previously unimaginable. In the past, investors could only buy and sell shares on the physical stock exchange. Today, financial markets are digitized and accessible at the click of a mouse. Thanks to companies like FXTM, advanced investment... 

SEIFSA welcomes SARB’s 50 basis points interest rate cut

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The 50 basis points interest rate cut announced by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) this afternoon will bring further relief to the domestic economy and the embattled businesses operating in the metals and engineering (M&E) sector, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern... 

GEMÜ is expanding production capacities in Shanghai

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In-house machining and coating of valve bodies and discs is expanding the manufacturing capabilities and is a further important step towards a global production concept. The production of butterfly valves at GEMÜ Valves China is part of GEMÜ's global production concept. As part of this global... 

In a Post Covid-World, the Africa Continental Free Trade Area could not come soon enough

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Thought leader and MD: Development Advisory and Impact for Bigen, Dr Mthandazo Ngwenya, explains the importance of a free trade area and customs union. How is Covid-19 Affecting Africa? 

Gabriel South Africa Launches ‘Shocks for Life’ for Essential Service Workers

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Gabriel, the longest established shock absorber brand in South Africa, has launched an initiative for essential service workers who purchase Gabriel shocks between 25th May to 30th September 2020 and receive free replacement shocks for life. Graeme Futter, Gabriel Head of Marketing & Sales, said... 

Outsourced Steam: Improved Efficiency and Measurable Cost-savings

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd May 2020 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The economic down-turn has had a severe impact on countless businesses, forcing many to re-examine their operational costs. For commercial and industrial businesses that rely on steam, a dedicated and reliable service provider offering outsourced steam can deliver significant cost efficiency... 

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