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Brewery and Winery

W Cape winery to be handed over

By: System Author     19th March 1999 Work is now nearing completion on one of the most sophisticated and modern new wineries in the Western Cape. At the Rustenberg Winery, near Stellenbosch, grape-pressing and fermentation started in mid-February – and the final handover of the project will take place later this month. Work... 

R9m detinning plant

By: System Author     12th March 1999 PROGRESS has been made in the detinning operations of Collect-a-Can with the establishment of a R9-million shredding and briquetting plant at Vanderbijlpark. This investment allows used steel beverage cans to be used in new, imaginative ways other than being sold as scrap to steelmakers. Future... 

Fire-detection system for Maputo brewery

By: System Author     12th March 1999 The remote location of the Cervejas De Mozambique (CDM) Brewery near Maputo in Mozambique did not hinder the record-breaking installation time of just 14 days – from placement of order to completed installation – of a new fire-detection and alarm system. Undertaken by High-Tech... 

Construction of state-of-the-art wine cellar

By: System Author     12th March 1999 IN a project valued at R68-million, Durbanville Hills wine cellar in Cape Town is constructing a new state-of-the-art wine cellar. The cellar was designed by internationally-acclaimed cellar designer Johann Biesenbach. A prerequisite for making high-quality wine is a winemaker’s ability to... 

SA brewer gets ticket to Ethiopia

By: System Author     19th February 1999 CONSTRUCTION of a brewery in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by South African Breweries International (Sabi) is anticipated to begin by mid-year. However, it is unclear to what extent the growing conflict between Ethiopia and its northern neighbour, Eritrea, will have an impact on this. As it did in... 

Pasteur and the limbo of forgotten plagues

By: Archivist     29th January 1999 In 1854, Louis Pasteur was given a professorship and made dean of the new faculty of sciences at Lille and here, in the centre of the brewing industry, he turned his attention to the mysteries of fermentation. One day Pasteur was invited to go over a brewery and give an explanation of why the... 

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