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Earn CPD points by attending the IZA Africa’s technical webinar on Zinc in construction and building

19th May 2022 Join the IZA's Africa Desk for an informative technical webinar where we will focus on Zinc galvanized steel items for use in the construction and building industry. This will include wire, galvanized steel and continuously galvanized sheeting for roofing and cladding.  

Cybersecurity critical to advance a sustainable energy system

19th May 2022 The energy industry is one of the world’s top three target sectors for cyberattacks. Not least recent events such as the ransomware strike on the Colonial Pipeline, which disrupted fuel supplies to the US South-East, a data breach at Danish wind turbine maker Vestas, and a cyberattack on the... 

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Avoid one key pitfall in construction collaboration

18th May 2022 The sheer number of teams, tasks, and timelines in construction projects make close coordination vital to a job well done. 

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KEPCO KPS, 2nd scholarship offer to South African universities

18th May 2022 KEPCO KPS MD Jungnam Lee (left) and Korean Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in South Africa Chull -Joo Park (second from right) give scholarship certificate to Deputy Dean (middle) and beneficiary student (right) of University of Cape Town. KEPCO KPS President & CEO Kim Hongyoun... 

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Sungrow is Committed to Driving Southern Africa Region’s Clean Power Transition with Industry-Leading Solutions and Dedicated Local Service

16th May 2022 Sungrow, the global leading inverter solution supplier for renewables, thus far, supplied cumulatively 700 MW of installations in the Southern Africa region, occupying over 40% market share, and owns 100% bankability by South Africa Bank. This industry leader also dominates the global PV market... 

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Vesconite – the ideal bearing material for many agricultural applications 

13th May 2022 South African wear part and bearings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings produces Vesconite and Vesconite Hilube at its Virginia manufacturing facility in the Free State. 

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XRDynamic 500: One instrument, a world of possibilities

13th May 2022 Behind the instrument is innovative fusion. On the one hand, our experience and market leadership in small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) and non-ambient X-ray diffraction, acquired over more than half a century and based on the premium quality and superior performance of our instrument portfolio... 

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Eaton’s xStorage Home, maximising off-grid energy in South Africa

12th May 2022 Power management company Eaton's xStorage Home is designed to give households peace of mind, by maximising solar PV self-consumption and keeping power on during load-shedding incidents.  

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A new energy reality – natural gas’s critical role in SA’s transitioning

12th May 2022 By: Andri Hugo, CEO & Founder of Novo Energy                                                                                                                        The news coming out of the Investing in African Mining Indaba must be encouraging to both environmentalists and the mining industry.... 

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The future of mining in South Africa

12th May 2022 Mining can’t continue as it has: that’s the core of this year’s Mining Indaba with a theme that centres on greening a historically harmful industry. With carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at their highest levels ever, Barloworld Equipment is well aware of the monumental changes needed to... 

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Grinding Techniques – Your premium metal fabrication partner 

12th May 2022 Since the beginning of time, man found value in utilising various materials to produce products related to self-sustainability. These materials evolved over time as technology and expertise increased, right from the humble beginnings of the copper age to the current highly sophisticated alloy... 

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Why do you do what you do? 5 business growth insights any business owner can apply, today  

12th May 2022 By Pavlo Phitidis, co-founder of Aurik, business growth specialist, author and speaker As a business owner who dared to start, found the creativity to do it differently, and the care to sustain and grow your business, asking this question is critical to ensure all of that effort and investment is... 

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Give every asset a unique digital identity

12th May 2022 With Brady Corporation's complete RFID solution, assets in any industrial environment can be given unique digital identities just by applying a label. Users will be able to identify and locate labelled assets all at once, from a distance, in real time, without needing line of sight.  


Mining sector offers significant opportunity in enabling economic growth with a multiplier effect

12th May 2022 South Africa’s economy was built on its mining industry prowess which not only helped to fund the country’s infrastructure but also precipitated the growth of a number of a number of supporting industries and services. 

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Efficiency in electric motors drives savings, sustainability

12th May 2022 In the absence of legislation to drive energy efficiency in South Africa, it is vital that local industries recognise the commercial benefit of converting to high efficiency motors, says Zest WEG sales manager for electric motors Francois Labuschagne. In pursuit of global targets to reduce the... 

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Sarens Siba introduces decentralized depot structure

4th May 2022 Sarens is the global leader and industry reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting and engineered transport. With state-of-the-art equipment and value engineering, Sarens offers its clients creative and intelligent solutions to any heavy lifting and engineered transport challenges. 

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Anton Paar’s Refractometer series: Abbemat 3X00. High-tech in a nutshell

By: Yolande Botes     1st May 2022 The Abbemat 3X00 series provides all the essential features and intuitive handling. It smoothly integrates into laboratories in the chemicals, beverage, food, and fragrances industry, without taking up much space or time – or money. This out-of-the-box refractometer series is ideal for small... 

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New premises for RMA Automotive SA

25th April 2022 RMA Automotive South Africa (RMAA SA) have moved into their new head office and stand-alone Vehicle Modification Centre, located in the Silverton automotive manufacturing hub Northeast of Pretoria. The newly refurbished facility of 1,500m² will be dedicated to the development of RMAA SA’s Vehicle... 

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Addressing the energy trilemma in mining operations with natural gas and renewable power

21st April 2022 The world today is faced with the energy trilemma of achieving the right balance between reliability, sustainability and affordability for electricity generation, delivery and consumption.  

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Smart item supply, engagement and authentication

21st April 2022 Discover reliable dual frequency UHF and NFC RFID labels from Brady Corporation  

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NMISA receives OHS ISO 45001:2018 Certification

20th April 2022 The National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) received its ISO 45001:2018 certification. ISO 45001:2018 is a new international standard for the Occupational Health and Safety Management System requirements, replacing the British standard of OHSAS 18001. The scope of registration covers... 

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Top considerations for implementing a data and analytics capability in your company

20th April 2022 Data has emerged to become a major business asset. Nowadays, companies across almost every industry and sector are leveraging data to understand customers better, create value at every interaction and to gain a sustainable competitive advantage. This is achieved by deploying data and analytics to... 

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How businesses can benefit from a data-driven culture

20th April 2022 By Lasath Punyadeera – Head, Personalisation, Standard Bank In a world with increased competition and ever-evolving customer expectations, companies are using data now more than ever to make more informed business decisions. This approach to using data has been integrated into almost every... 

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Businesses can soften the blow of relentless rise in the fuel price

20th April 2022 By Derick de Vries, Executive Head, Standard Bank Vehicle Asset Finance Fuel price increases have been relentless over the last few months, resulting in higher operating expenses for businesses who are having to fork out more money for the same amount of fuel consumed previously. 

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100 years in mobility: Shifting from “transport disadvantaged” to “transport justice”

20th April 2022 6 strategic mobility focus areas for the next 100 years By Bongani Mthombeni – Möller 

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Collaboration is key in design-build. Learn how the right technology makes it happen.

14th April 2022 Your organization’s latest facilities are modern. Your processes for planning and developing these structures should be, too, helping you to boost capital efficiency and execute projects effectively. 

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Manufacturing of electric vehicles and related components in Botswana 

14th April 2022 The Government of Botswana, through the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) invites local and international companies, with track record and relevant experience to express their interest in manufacturing the Electric Vehicles (EVs) and related components in Botswana.  

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Seamless plant switchovers on Zest WEG genset solutions

14th April 2022 As power outages and loadshedding continue to plague the optimal performance of industrial and mining process plants, Zest WEG is providing standby power solutions that ensure no power loss when these disruptions strike. According to Damian Schutte, electrical engineering team leader at Zest WEG,... 

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Digital Transformation: Four ways ERP can tackle tomorrow’s business challenges, today 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th April 2022 By Martin Zloch, Head of SAP Delivery Africa at HCL Technologies, a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. Digital transformation has been a watchword since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic when organisations advanced... 

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Growth in these interesting times

By: Yolande Botes     7th April 2022 In a short month, ED Platform, a leading Economic Development (ED) advisory firm, specialising in advisory into the renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure space, will celebrate a decade of operations, or more aptly put – a decade of economic development beyond compliance. 

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Precision to the point with tungsten carbide burrs 

7th April 2022 When your application requires a precision cutting or milling process, turn to Grinding Techniques for high quality tungsten carbide burrs that will effortlessly shape, cut, grind, or remove burrs, sharp edges and excess material from your workpiece, castings, and forgings. Tungsten carbide... 

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“Capital with a Conscience” perspective guides business turnaround specialist

7th April 2022 The turnaround of a business under strain is critical when one considers not only the time, effort and money taken to build the business, but also when one considers the number of jobs that are reliant on any one business, says industry-agnostic turnaround implementation specialist Mars Hill... 

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Southern Africa: The Land of Renewables & Storage Opportunities

7th April 2022 Online Workshop | 20th April | 10:00–14:00 SAST Get an insider’s look into the opportunities and challenges that Southern Africa offers for renewables and energy storage. With speakers from African Development Bank, World Bank, Standard Bank, Southern African Power Pool, Wartsila, BASF and many... 

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Request for qualification and proposals (RFP) under bid window 6 of the REIPPPP (“the Programme”) Tender no: DMRE/001/2022/23

6th April 2022 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy ("the Department") formally invites interested parties to register prospective bids under Bid Window 6 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme. 

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Explore sustainability with this Engineering Institute of Technology seminar

31st March 2022 On April 8 Dr Steve Mackay Dean of Engineering at Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is presenting a seminar in Cape Town on Practical Engineering for the Future - using Automation and Renewables as the Key Drivers. 

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High strength steel for agricultural equipment

31st March 2022 Increase profits and yields with stronger yet lighter agricultural equipment that stands up to harsh conditions, season after season. When you choose Strenx® performance steel for your equipment, you can boost efficiency, refuel less often and harvest more crops per acre in less time. Strenx®... 

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Africa is in many ways at the forefront of global decarbonisation

30th March 2022 It may be surprising to discover that Africa is in some ways at the forefront of global decarbonisation. In the same way that Africa leapfrogged the telecommunications transition – moving from no phones to mobile phones for many consumers, skipping the landline – Africa is currently leapfrogging... 

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