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Dr Nicole Taylor, onboard the SA Agulhas II
Stellenbosch researcher investigates seasickness, using an app she developed
20th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Contrary to much popular opinion, many sailors and other professional seafarers suffer, to greater or lesser degrees, from seasickness when they re-embark on sea voyages. Suffering dizziness,... 


4th YES Programme, a resounding success for Bosch Rexroth Africa
4th YES Programme, a resounding success for Bosch Rexroth Africa
20th June 2024

Bosch Rexroth Africa, leader in hydraulics, pneumatics and automation, recently celebrated the completion of another successful Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme. The Group’s continued... 


Top Babcock artisans rewarded with a trip to Sweden
Top Babcock artisans rewarded with a trip to Sweden
18th June 2024

For the second year running, Babcock has rewarded the top four artisans from its Equipment business with a trip to visit Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) factories and facilities in Sweden.... 


Global rate of air passenger baggage being mishandled continues to drop
14th June 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

SITA, the global aviation industry’s specialist IT and technology solutions group, has reported that the rate of baggage mishandling by the world’s airlines declined again, last year. This was... 


An image of traineesas part of the YES programme
Youth service addresses skills deficit, enabling future success
14th June 2024

Addressing youth unemployment and the associated skills deficit are crucial for ensuring a sustainable and equitable future for the South African mining sector. The private-sector-led Youth... 


Celebrating Youth Month: Engen’s Global Citizen Programme empowers future leaders through partnership with 4th AI Holdings
Celebrating Youth Month: Engen’s Global Citizen Programme empowers future leaders through partnership with 4th AI Holdings
13th June 2024

As Youth Month unfolds, Engen proudly celebrates its ongoing commitment to youth empowerment and community development through the Engen Global Citizen Development Programme (EGCDP). This programme... 


Rittal People Profile: Yengo Nlandu
Rittal People Profile: Yengo Nlandu
13th June 2024

( Virtual Showroom ) Welcome Yengo Nlandu, our newly appointed Business Development Manager: Sub Sahara Africa. Yengo brings over 17 years of experience in account development and sales in... 


 Schneider Electric takes a holistic approach to youth development
Schneider Electric takes a holistic approach to youth development
12th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is celebrating South Africa’s Youth Day on 16 June 2024 with several exciting and comprehensive... 


Jendamark CEO Quinton Uren
Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber launches think tank to drive job creation in ‘bay of opportunity’
10th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

One of the country’s most active business organisations the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber (NMBBC) has launched a Local Economy Reinvention Think Tank, marking another step in its vision of... 


Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
10th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled the latest device in its PowerLogic range of products – the PowerLogic P7 digital... 


Business profitability can be maximised by adopting proactive consulting and maintenance contracts
7th June 2024

By Nontu Mkhize, Offer Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric Facilities often neglect services and after-sales support until they face operational issues, highlighting the need to shift focus to... 


SEW-EURODRIVE at Nampo 2024
SEW-EURODRIVE at Nampo 2024
7th June 2024

Gear motors, frequency inverters and drive automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE electronics business development manager Willem Strydom highlights the company’s role in the agriculture industry’s... 


Schneider Electric and AVEVA partner with IN-CORE Systèmes to improve Electric Vehicle battery production process
Schneider Electric and AVEVA partner with IN-CORE Systèmes to improve Electric Vehicle battery production process
7th June 2024

Partnership to enable electrode-level data connectivity and provide EV battery manufacturers with new performance insights.  The joint offer will optimise quality, production, and material use,... 


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Automated machine health monitoring improves efficiency
7th June 2024

Automated machine health monitoring improves efficiency The ever-increasing demand for consumer goods means that machinery on mines and in manufacturing plants are required to operate more... 


Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has awarded an engineering and procurement services contract to an Australian company. 


South Africa’s telecoms companies face significant consumer sentiment challenges
6th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The latest South African Telecommunications Sentiment Index, undertaken by PwC South Africa in collaboration with DataEQ, has revealed that the local telecommunications industry continues to face... 


Electra Mining Africa: where inspiration and innovation meet
Electra Mining Africa: where inspiration and innovation meet
6th June 2024

From drones to the Cloud to AI, the world is progressing at the speed of light. It’s not always easy staying on top of the latest innovations in your field. But at Electra Mining Africa 2024,... 


Worley wins first South32 North America contract
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining company South32 has awarded Australian professional services company Worley an engineering and procurement services contract at the Hermosa project, in the US. Worley will be... 


UKZN student support services manager Dr Saloschini Pillay
UKZN using automated solution to monitor, support students' academic and holistic wellness
31st May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has piloted an automated student academic and holistic wellness solution among 9 000 students in the College of Health Sciences and aims to roll the solution... 


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Mine consultancy offers software suite for streamlining mine management
31st May 2024

On the back of mine health and safety remaining an international talking point, mining industry operational software solutions provider Mineware Consulting has developed an innovative AI-powered... 


The above image depicts a truck that makes use of the JustWeighs system that provides coal producers with the ability to tract tonnages from pit to plant without the use of manual weighbridge slips
AI weighbridge solutions combat coal corruption
31st May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Weighbridge automation solutions provider JustWeighs recently developed and launched its new AI and surveillance equipment to combat coal transportation corruption and illicit trading. The company... 


Hyland Europe, Middle East and Africa associate VP for sales Jean van Vuuren
Internal digital content serves as repository of truth for AI in companies – Hyland
27th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The current focus for businesses is to automate the ingestion and use of content, and to use the advent of AI to analyse it and create business value, Hyland Europe, Middle East and Africa... 


Image of fibre reinforced shotcrete being applied in an underground tunnel
Increasing use of fibre-reinforced shotcrete in mining applications
24th May 2024

The South African mining industry has become a major user of fibre-reinforced shotcrete for underground support. This is according to CHRYSO Southern Africa technical sales consultant Willie Nel,... 


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Technology emphasised as way to increase sustainable mining – Chamber
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

The Southern African - German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAGCC) highlights that the development of many countries in Southern Africa is linked to the mining sector. The organisation asserts... 


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Southern Africa always a key market – firm
24th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

With the trusted legacy of more than 150 years of Siemens engineering expertise, Innomotics is the backbone of reliable motion for industries and infrastructure worldwide. Amid the increased... 


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Mining’s shift highlighted in SmartMine IoT
24th May 2024

With the advent of Industry 5.0, which will be characterised by the fusion of digital technologies, data analytics and automation, mining and industrial consultant Schauenburg Systems asserts that... 


Schneider Electric launches EVLink e-mobility solution in Africa region as more countries eye transition to electric vehicles
Schneider Electric launches EVLink e-mobility solution in Africa region as more countries eye transition to electric vehicles
23rd May 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has launched its electric vehicle (EV) charging solution in Africa, as several countries on the... 


EV illustration
Schneider launches local EV charging solution
23rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric has launched a local electric vehicle (EV) charging solution, to cater for African countries’ transition away from fossil fuel-powered... 


What will it take for industrial cooling to meet the environmental challenge?
What will it take for industrial cooling to meet the environmental challenge?
23rd May 2024

This is how Sovereign, Clover SA and Dr Oetker are innovating their way to environmental sustainability. 


SEW-EURODRIVE at Nampo 2024
SEW-EURODRIVE at Nampo 2024
21st May 2024

Gear motors, frequency inverters and drive automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE electronics business development manager Willem Strydom highlights the company’s role in the agriculture industry’s... 


Phillip Steyn, SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa Gqeberha Branch Manager
SEW-EURODRIVE to supply advanced drive tech for key automotive project
21st May 2024

Leading automation giant, SEW-EURODRIVE, is set to enhance a US-based vehicle manufacturing plant with its cutting-edge decentralised drive technology, specifically from their Generation C range.... 


Image of Schneider Electric battery energy storage system for microgrids
Battery energy storage for microgrids
17th May 2024

A new battery energy storage system (BESS) engineered to be part of a flexible and scalable architecture, has recently been announced by Schneider Electric. The energy management and automation... 


Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals
Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals
17th May 2024

Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled its inaugural Global Virtual Open Week  which will be held from 3 to 7 June... 


Wits School of Mining Engineering Professor Fred Cawood
Greater man/machine collaboration needed as AI, automation evolve – Cawood
17th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

In the new world of digitised and automated mining that is headed towards increased dependence on AI to solve problems and facilitate complex processes, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits)... 


INDISPENSABLE OPPORTUNITY
The Machine Tools Africa expo aims to be an indispensable gathering for all stakeholders in the engineering and manufacturing industries
Machine Tools Africa to play crucial role in education, skills development
17th May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The upcoming Machine Tools Africa 2024 exhibition will serve as a comprehensive platform for showcasing the latest innovations in machine tools and related technologies. It also plays a crucial... 


UNIT FEATURES
The new M20 MILLTURN has a turning machining unit with B-axis and automatic tool change on the lower system.
Company focuses on core competence in complete machining
17th May 2024

Austrian mechanical engineer WFL Millturn Technologies’ latest development has enabled the company to manufacture the complete machining of chuck parts with a diameter of 2 000 mm. The complete... 


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Firm highlights improved safety, reliability of new actuator
17th May 2024

Global technology and software company Emerson has introduced the new ASCO Series 148/149 safety valve and motorised actuator made for industrial fuel oil burner recirculation and safety shutoff... 


Industry organisation eagerly anticipates Machine Tools Africa event
17th May 2024

With a few days to go until the 2024 iteration of the Machine Tools Africa event, to be held from May 21 to 24 at the Nasrec showgrounds, in Johannesburg, industry organisation Machine Tools... 


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Mining-focused manufacturers see innovation as key to survival and future growth
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the challenges of loadshedding, logistical constraints and volatile commodity prices, South Africa’s mining-focused manufacturers and equipment suppliers view ongoing innovation, including... 


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Mining-focused manufacturers see innovation as key to survival and future growth
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the challenges of loadshedding, logistical constraints and volatile commodity prices, South Africa’s mining-focused manufacturers and equipment suppliers view ongoing innovation, including... 


Volkswagen announced an investment in its Kariega manufacturing plant in April 2024.
Volkswagen Kariega manufacturing plant upgrade, South Africa
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Volkswagen Group Africa is preparing the plant to manufacture a third model from 2027. 


Aerial view of the Hermosa gold project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
17th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The federal permitting process has started. 


Schneider Electric makes two key appointments in Anglophone Africa region
Schneider Electric makes two key appointments in Anglophone Africa region
16th May 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is pleased to announce that it has made two key appointments in the Anglophone Africa region. Anoop... 


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