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Improve OEE with Artificial Intelligence at the Edge in Manufacturing 

2nd July 2020 How can manufacturers benefit from the latest machine control technology? Implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in manufacturing is picking up speed. Many companies are realizing that AI presents an opportunity to increase not only the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) – and... 

Metso Outotec starts operations - partner for positive change for tomorrow’s aggregates, minerals, metals and recycling industries

1st July 2020 As sustainable processing of the world’s natural resources is becoming a norm within the industries, Metso Outotec is driving the transformation.  Metso Outotec, a unique new company with leadership in sustainable minerals and metals processing and recycling technologies begins its operations... 

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Free book on the essentials of galvanizing – join the IZA Webinar

25th June 2020 The International Zinc Association, in partnership with Creamer Media Contract Publishing, will be hosting a webinar on The Essentials of Galvanizing in July 2020 that will focus on zinc’s corrosion protection capability for the construction, mining and structural steel industries. 

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Online trade-finance platform gives hope to Importers in need of funding

23rd June 2020 Import businesses that have been experiencing difficulty as a result of limited financial support during the Covid-19 lockdown, may find renewed hope through an online trade finance platform that provides direct access to funding opportunities from multiple private funders and traditional banks,... 

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22nd June 2020 We are offering you the chance to get a little something extra when you purchase your next filter. Buy at least 1 filter before July 22, and you could be one of 5 lucky winners who score a year’s supply of filters!  

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Brand protection is for engineers too

18th June 2020 “Scientists study the world as it is; engineers create the world that has never been.” Theodore von Karman, Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engineer and physicist 

Brand protection is for engineers too

Cobot and flexible production - future-proofing SMEs 

18th June 2020 Many countries in the EMEA region, are likely to experience serious labour shortages over the coming decade, especially in relation to technical specialists. At the same time, product lifecycles are becoming shorter. Despite this, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) might be reluctant to... 

Cobot and flexible production - future-proofing SMEs

Codehesion is hiring – Great job opportunity for mobile app developers

11th June 2020 Codehesion is South Africa’s premier mobile app development company, and its rapid growth has created a great opportunity for developers. 

LE South Africa’s “Rat Trap” proves not all greases are created equal 

4th June 2020 Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa is using a simple mechanical test tool called the “rat trap” to demonstrate how two supposedly similar lubricants may behave differently under pressure. 

LE South Africa’s “Rat Trap” proves not all greases are created equal

Mobile robots smarten up Toyota’s new parts centre

4th June 2020 Intelligent robots and sophisticated design are helping Toyota to achieve a higher level of efficiency at its new warehouse in Sydney, Australia.  

Mobile robots smarten up Toyota’s new parts centre

Training by the South African Institute of Tribology

2nd June 2020 Covid-19 and lockdown have strangled business and the economy over the past 2 to 3 months.  Business now needs to leap to the defence of South Africa as Level 3 eases the lockdown against this unseen viral enemy. Business has a delicate balancing act: 

The Coronavirus and Emerging Technologies in Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th May 2020 The Coronavirus pandemic will forever change the way we do things.  The future for those returning to work will look very different to before, with emphasis on distancing, sanitization and disinfection.   

Supplier launches 450 new products 

By: Mamaili Mamaila     27th May 2020 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

The Lowdown on Downsizing

21st May 2020 Retrenchment is a reality Reality has just hit: you have to retrench your employees. Where do you begin? What is the correct process? How do you ensure your employees are fairly treated? Your employees are scared. They have no idea what the future holds for them. Will they be retrenched or not?... 

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Timber-frame construction could help the housing crisis during Covid-19 pandemic

21st May 2020 “We need to abandon the notion that building with wood is reserved for tool sheds or log cabins,” says Roy Southey, executive director of Sawmilling South Africa (SSA), the industry association representing South African sawmillers.  

Timber-frame construction could help the housing crisis during Covid-19 pandemic

Submit Offers │ ADC Cables (Pty) Ltd (In Business Rescue) 

19th May 2020 Invitation to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in a strategic partnership with ADC Cables (Pty) Ltd. 

Submit Offers │ ADC Cables (Pty) Ltd (In Business Rescue)

SpraySAFE Mist Sanitising Safety Tunnel

14th May 2020 In an effort to contribute towards the fight against COVID-19 and get "back to business", Jachris combined over 44 years' experience in the world of Hose & Fittings with over 10 years' experience in the world of Misting Systems to conceptualise, create and commercialise SpraySAFE, an automated... 

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Preparing for a Progressive Manufacturing Base Amidst COVID-19

13th May 2020 COVID-19 is reshaping the South African and African manufacturing sector and is compounding existing challenges while simultaneously eradicating established practices, subsequently altering the manufacturing world as we know it for the foreseeable future. However, with change, brings opportunity. 

Preparing for a Progressive Manufacturing Base Amidst COVID-19

The best company in South Africa to build a smartphone app for your business

13th May 2020 Codehesion is South Africa's top Android and iOS developer and has helped many companies to build and launch world-class mobile apps. Codehesion is South Africa's top Android and iOS developer and has helped many companies to build and launch world-class mobile apps. 

The best company in South Africa to build a smartphone app for your business

Religel Giving you Tur IP68

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SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. supplies special gear units for agitators, aerators and mixing systems

7th May 2020 For mixing, stirring, blending, aerating and kneading applications in a range of industries from food and beverage to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and chemicals, SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. can supply standard gear units in a special agitator design. 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. supplies special gear units for agitators, aerators and mixing systems

Local Assemblies for Both Rooftop and Large Installations

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Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

By: Shannon de Ryhove     5th May 2020 The effects of digitalisation are different worldwide, and Africa is no exception. German multinational Siemens senior VP for Digital Industries in Southern and Eastern Africa Ralf Leinen says that, for the first time, Africa has an opportunity to use smart technology to transform entire... 

Siemens ready to help Africa with digitalisation challenges

juwi awarded Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project O&M contract

30th April 2020 juwi Renewable Energies’ subsidiary, juwi Solar ZA O&M1 (“juwi”) has been awarded the contract for the operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project in the Western Cape of South Africa, effective from 1 April 2020. 

juwi awarded Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project O&M contract
Touwsrivier CPV Solar Project 

“No win No fee” legal services in the Construction Industry

22nd April 2020 The Construction Law Platform (TCP) is set to revolutionise litigation and arbitration in the South African construction industry.  TCP is the only Law Company in South Africa that offers either, or both, a retainer and contingency, “no win no fee”, fee arrangements. It also offers a unique... 

“No win No fee” legal services in the Construction Industry

Over 1 million incident-free hours achieved at Bokamoso Solar Park

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th April 2020 juwi Renewable Energies has achieved an unprecedented1,006,793 Lost Time Incident (LTI) free hours to end of February 2020 in the construction of the 78MW Bokamoso Solar Park situated near Leeudoringstad in the North West Province of South Africa. 

Over 1 million incident-free hours achieved at Bokamoso Solar Park
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Build a new smartphone app for your business now

7th April 2020 Many South African businesses are using the nationwide lockdown as an opportunity to innovate and prepare for when the country return to normal. One of the prominent focus areas for businesses is a strong mobile strategy, which includes building new smartphone apps to improve customer engagement... 

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Busch vacuum pumps operating at hospital in Wuhan, China

2nd April 2020 The Huoshenshan Hospital attracted worldwide attention at the beginning of the month. It was built in just a few days in the Chinese city of Wuhan to accommodate patients infected with the coronavirus.  

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HandlingKinematics pick-and-place solution supplied to local OEM for new brick and block plant

26th March 2020 When a local Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of concrete brick, block, and paving machinery had the unique opportunity to build a Greenfield plant for a longstanding customer in the East London area, it turned to SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. for its easily-configurable HandlingKinematics... 

HandlingKinematics pick-and-place solution supplied to local OEM for new brick and block plant

A FIRST for renewables … and the private sector

19th March 2020 The high dependency on coal combined with high CO2 emissions in the South African energy sector, as well as concerns about the reliability of electricity supply has opened an unwitting gap for private sector players to take matters into their own hands. Corporates are now able to access financial... 

A FIRST for renewables … and the private sector
From left to right: Greg Ansermino - FIRST, Amber Bolleurs – RMB, Almut Ahlers – KfW, Hugh Hawarden – RMB

Water recovery makes rands and sense

19th March 2020 As the world draws public attention to the importance of water in March, Talbot CEO Carl Haycock describes how the recovery of large volumes of wastewater from industrial processes isn’t just an achievable reality but an outright necessity. Talbot, which delivers sustainable water and wastewater... 

Water recovery makes rands and sense

Battery Standards Overview

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th March 2020 Join UL experts on March 24th at 3:00 PM CET to gain insight into the relevant standards applicable to batteries. Webinar 

Codehesion – The mobile app development specialists

12th March 2020 Codehesion is South Africa’s leading mobile app development company, with many successful Android and iOS projects under its belt. The company was founded by Hector Beyers – a highly-experienced software architect who holds a Master’s in Computer Engineering (Cum Laude) from the University of... 

Codehesion – The mobile app development specialists

Hudaco Group - adding value in niche markets 

10th March 2020 Hudaco Industries is a South African group specialising in importing and distributing high-quality branded automotive, industrial and electrical consumable products, mainly in the southern African region. Hudaco businesses serve markets that fall into two primary categories. 

Hudaco Group - adding value in niche markets

Behaviour Engineer wanted

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th March 2020 Our purpose is to make people more valuable to the marketplace.  Does this purpose resonate with you?  We’ve been helping people be more valuable since 1995, and we’re getting steadily better at it, which is why we need more Behaviour Engineers.  Making people more valuable requires a sense of... 

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