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Huawei Drives Continuous Innovation built on Robust Partners

29th October 2020 Huawei has a long history of collaborating with other industry giants. Over the past decades, Huawei has worked with various organizations across industries, incorporating with each other’s edge to develop a wide range of solutions for the customers. Long-standing Collaboration with Intel Proven... 

Register and receive a free copy of MISTRA’s PGM Beneficiation through Hydrogen Economy report

29th October 2020 The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) is pleased to invite you to its Fifth Annual Platinum Group Metals (PGM) Roundtable on 5th November 2020. 

Register and receive a free copy of MISTRA’s PGM Beneficiation through Hydrogen Economy report

Transnet delivers solid results in the year ending 31 March 2020, despite challenging operational environment

26th October 2020 Transnet reported an increase of 1,3% to R75,1 billion in revenue, supported by the weighted average tariff increase of 2,9%. The revenue increase was offset by a decline of 1,3% in rail freight volumes to 212,4 million tons, and a volume decrease of 2,4% in port container throughput to 4,4... 

Transnet delivers solid results in the year ending 31 March 2020, despite challenging operational environment

Vodacom Business Achieves Prestigious MEF3.0 SD-WAN Certification

26th October 2020 Vodacom Business has become the first telecommunications operator in Africa to achieve the prestigious MEF3.0 SD-WAN certification. This certification enables providers to confirm that their solutions comply with the highest industry standards for performance, assurance, and agility. “The MEF3.0... 

Vodacom Business Achieves Prestigious MEF3.0 SD-WAN Certification

Eskom's State of the System briefing 

23rd October 2020 Eskom delivered its State of the System briefing this week. Engineering News editor Terence Creamer attended the session and unpacks the prognosis for electricity supply for the summer months. 

Eskom's State of the System briefing

Datacentrix: HP Z-series answers call of industry

22nd October 2020 From the architect creating Virtual Reality building walk-throughs to the engineer’s need for the on-site processing power for 3D modelling, HP’s Z Series Workstations answer the call for potent computing solutions. Coupled with the Datacentrix configuration-to-operation service, power industries... 

Datacentrix: HP Z-series answers call of industry

Construction Materials Tracking, Remote Progress Monitoring, and Social Distancing During COVID-19

22nd October 2020 When the pandemic hit, US-based software-as-a-service firm Oracle reconfigured its Innovation Lab to test new approaches to remote progress monitoring, materials tracking, and social distancing. Burcin Kaplanoglu, innovation officer for the company’s construction and engineering unit, explains... 

Construction Materials Tracking, Remote Progress Monitoring, and Social Distancing During COVID-19

Midrand Monthly Truck & Construction Auction

20th October 2020 Heavy machinery auction leaders, WH Auctioneers offers 18 x low hour 2018 to 2014 Volvo A40G and A40F 6x6 Articulated Dump Trucks (ADT'S) on their monthly Bank Repo & Defleet Earthmoving & Truck Online Auction on 28th of October at whauctions.com. Yellow metal buyers can also look out for 9 x... 

Midrand Monthly Truck & Construction Auction

Reimagining power in Africa

16th October 2020 The issue of providing power to industries and communities across Africa is complex and multilayered. On the one hand, we have entered a time of great promise, where it is becoming easier and cheaper to maximise renewable energy resources. On the other, corporates face outdated regulatory hurdles... 

Reimagining power in Africa

New MicroHAWK V- and F-Series smart Cameras simplify code reading and inspection with ultra-small footprints 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th October 2020 The powerful yet compact MicroHAWK V/F400 and V/F300 Series Smart Cameras simplify applications by offering the possibility to combine code reading and vision inspection into a single, highly compact device.  

New MicroHAWK V- and F-Series smart Cameras simplify code reading and inspection with ultra-small footprints

Actum Group proudly represents BAND-IT in Africa

15th October 2020 Throughout Africa, there is the world of Actum Group. A world of progress, expansion, growth, and success; and one of our flagship brands, BAND-IT, holds it all together. Today, BAND-IT is acknowledged as the world's leader in quality engineered band clamping and fastening solutions. 

Actum Group proudly represents BAND-IT in Africa

Rolling stock contract signed between South African manufacturer and Egypt

By: Darren Parker     8th October 2020 Rolling stock manufacturer TMH Africa has signed a three-year contract with Egypt National Railways to supply bogies for passenger rail applications in Egypt. TMH Africa CEO Jerome Boyet says the contract was signed during the Covid-19 lockdown period, which highlights the company’s resilience... 

Rolling stock contract signed between South African manufacturer and Egypt

Request for Information (RFI) - Solar power plant

5th October 2020 INTRODUCTION Marula Platinum Mine is situated on the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex, in the province of Limpopo, South Africa, approximately 120 km south of Polokwane and 40 km to the north of Burgersfort. Access to Marula Platinum Mine is obtained via a tarred road from the R37 connecting... 

Request for Information (RFI) - Solar power plant

Company meets demands amid pandemic challenges

By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah     5th October 2020 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie has received multiple orders to manufacture components for the pyrometallurgical industry. The company continues to manufacture copper components for this industry despite the constraints of limited resources in the engineering industry. 

TEAMWORK
Thos Begbie has adapted operations to use virtual platforms to conduct meetings, inspections and webinars
TEAMWORK Thos Begbie has adapted operations to use virtual platforms to conduct meetings, inspections and webinars

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

24th September 2020 The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence. Its mandate is to provide armed forces with the state-of-the-art defence materiél required to provide safety and security for South Africa, its citizens and the... 

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

The rich legacy that followed the invention of the world’s iconic pipe wrench

24th September 2020 RIDGID dates back almost a century to 1923 with the invention of the modern-day pipe wrench. Today RIDGID is acknowledged the world-over as the leading manufacturer of professional tooling for demanding applications. 

The rich legacy that followed the invention of the world’s iconic pipe wrench

Foot on the Gas – Developers of Matola LNG terminal intensify talks with potential customers to reach 2023 supply date 

24th September 2020 The front-end engineering design phase for a proposed greenfield liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at the Port of Matola, in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, is underway and the developers of the project are now intensifying discussions with potential energy and industrial off-takers... 

Foot on the Gas – Developers  of Matola LNG terminal intensify talks with potential customers  to reach 2023 supply date

CCS and RIB Software partnership culminates in RIB CCS rebrand 

17th September 2020 JOHANNESBURG, 03 September 2020: Construction Computer Software (CCS) is taking on a new identity under the moniker of RIB CCS. This is after the company’s recent partnership and 100% acquisition by software multinational RIB Software SE - an innovator in the building and construction industry.... 

CCS and RIB Software partnership culminates in RIB CCS rebrand

Today's digital threats should not be another business disruptor in South Africa

15th September 2020 South African businesses face numerous challenges, not least of all due to long-prevailing stagnant economic growth and this impact on business operations, all of which has been exacerbated by the impacts of COVID-19. However, adding to existing pressures, the spate of cyberattacks and exploits... 

 Today's digital threats should not be another business disruptor in South Africa

Cloud 2020 Online Conference set for record attendance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th September 2020 A record number of delegates are expected to view the Cloud 2020 Online Conference which will launch later this month. 

Cloud 2020 Online Conference set for record attendance

SEW-Eurodrive: offering the most compact bell-housing solution on the market

10th September 2020 Johannesburg, 27 August: In an underground mining environment, solutions that are easy to manoeuvre are key. SEW-Eurodrive, specialists in drive and control technologies, offers the most compact bell-housing solution currently available on the market. Typically used for underground conveyors with... 

SEW-Eurodrive: offering the most compact bell-housing solution on the market

Invitation to tender for: Request For Proposal

4th September 2020 Working of fire (PTY) LTD hereby invites suitable and qualified bidders to submit their proposals for the provision of Consulting Engineer services for a Period of Three years.  

Invitation to tender for: Request For Proposal

thyssenkrupp locally engineers and manufactures mobile disinfectant trailer to fight COVID-19 

3rd September 2020 In a bid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa (tkISSA) has locally engineered, designed and manufactured a custom-designed, portable Sodium Hypochlorite disinfection trailer unit for spraying disinfectant in COVID-19 hotspot areas to help curb the spread... 

thyssenkrupp locally engineers and manufactures mobile disinfectant trailer to fight COVID-19

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of EML Engineers & Construction (PTY) LTD (in business rescue) (“EML”)

3rd September 2020 EML was established in 2011 and has a national footprint in the petroleum industry. EML’s operations are to provide petroleum and re-fuelling services to local and international partners.  

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of EML Engineers & Construction (PTY) LTD (in business rescue) (“EML”)

Green tyres turn climate change corner for good 

31st August 2020 The time of cruise control in the middle lane of environmental choices is over as solutions that make sense for the planet and business prove their worth. One such case saw Wits University in the driving seat of a study to measure the performance of green low-rolling resistance tyres against a... 

Green tyres turn climate change corner for good

South African businesses need to narrow innovation gap 

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th August 2020 The South African business ecosystem faces an inescapable and growing threat: a technological disruption that has left the majority of local companies vulnerable and has furthered widened the gap between companies thriving on innovation and those being disrupted by it.  

South African businesses need to narrow innovation gap

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

27th August 2020 The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence. Its mandate is to provide armed forces with the state-of-the-art defence materiél required to provide safety and security for South Africa, its citizens and the... 

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

RFP for new generation capacity under risk mitigation IPP Procurement Programme

23rd August 2020 The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy ("the Department") formally invites interested parties to register prospective bids under the Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement Programme. 

RFP for new generation capacity under risk mitigation IPP Procurement Programme

Tech – and the Cloud – will drive the post-pandemic revival

20th August 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has had such a fundamentally destabilising impact on the planet that it transcends public health concerns. It has triggered social and economic disasters in several countries, paralyzing entire industries, separating families and bringing companies to their knees. 

Tech – and the Cloud – will drive the post-pandemic revival

FS Containers

20th August 2020 Established over 30 years ago, FS Containers is a fourth-generation family business specialising in providing a wide variety of container solutions throughout South Africa and the rest of Africa. 

FS Containers

Factory automation: four tips for the future of food & beverage manufacturing 

20th August 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has posed major challenges to organisations of all types and sizes. In the food and commodity industry, companies have faced significantly reduced consumption and disrupted supply chains, while at-home consumption increased, and out-of-home consumption came near to a... 

Factory automation: four tips for the future of food & beverage manufacturing

Data mining: the way forward in mine water optimisation

20th August 2020 Talbot is helping mining companies enhance the sustainable management of their water resources through the implementation of big data analytics and internet of things (IOT) technologies that can reduce their consumption, increase water reuse and improve environmental compliance across various... 

Data mining: the way forward in mine water optimisation

Seeking your advice – at which retail outlet would you most likely purchase our magazine?

18th August 2020  

Seeking your advice – at which retail outlet would you most likely purchase our magazine?

MyBroadband’s new online talk show - What’s Next in Finance

13th August 2020 MyBroadband has launched a new online talk show sponsored by Sage – What’s Next in Finance with Aki Anastasiou. MyBroadband’s latest online talk show – What’s Next in Finance with Aki Anastasiou – has been launched. 

MyBroadband’s new online talk show - What’s Next in Finance

Vacuum packaging increases fresh food shelf life

13th August 2020 Fresh foods such as meat, sausage, fish, and cheese are usually vacuum packaged at a pressure of around five millibars. At this pressure, the oxygen content in the remaining residual air is so minimal that the activity of various microorganisms is prevented. 

SEALED SHUT 
Typical R5 rotary vane vacuum pump from Busch for use in chamber packaging machines
SEALED SHUT Typical R5 rotary vane vacuum pump from Busch for use in chamber packaging machines

CLOUD set to drive Africa’s inclusive AI future

13th August 2020 JOHANNESBURG, July 2020 – Cloud computing offers unique opportunities to drive inclusive growth and economic transformation in Africa by developing the digital economy and supporting artificial intelligence (AI) opportunities. This was the message emerging from this week’s HUAWEI CLOUD Summit... 

CLOUD set to drive Africa’s inclusive AI future

Zero-defect philosophy helps resolve the world’s future issues 

13th August 2020 Unmanned vehicles sensing the future. Impossible? Omron says Not. Imagine the city centre of a modern metropolis in 2030- a multitude of unmanned, electrically powered vehicles driving swiftly and silently through the streets. 

Zero-defect philosophy helps resolve the world’s future issues

Optimising the Cloud journey

6th August 2020 Cloud services are critical for SMEs in the current environment, but they require experienced advisory and a comprehensive offering, writes George Thabit Ayad Thomas, Senior Solutions Manager of HUAWEI CLOUD Africa Region. The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown has effectively demobilised the... 

Optimising the Cloud journey
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