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College Rises and Shines at Cape Town Carnival

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th May 2019 After months of handwork and precision coordination, 45 students and support staff of False Bay TVET College danced their way down the Green Point Fan-walk at the 10th Cape Town Carnival, 16 March 2019. This was a first for False Bay TVET College to participate, each year the carnival brings the... 

World's #1 Tractor, now at home in South Africa

6th May 2019 Mahindra South Africa enters into its fourth business line in South Africa by introducing farming equipment The entire range of Farm Equipment products were showcased, including Mahindra tractors and implements and Hisarlar implements - sourced from India and Turkey, with Sampo combines from... 

Fully automated computer mistakes

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     19th April 2019 Deep in the mainframe of the government computers is data that reflects my real name: Terence Eric Mackenzie, surname – Hoy. Well, at least that is what the government has. Over the years, we have had variations: surname – How, Hey, Mckenzie-Hoy, Mckenzie-Hey . . . and so on. The huge benefit in... 

Nissan invests R3bn in Rosslyn plant to build Navara pickup  

By: Irma Venter     10th April 2019 Japanese vehicle manufacturer Nissan will invest R3-billion to prepare its Rosslyn plant, in Pretoria, for production of the Navara pickup.  Assembly will start in November 2020, and will add to current production of the NP300 one-ton bakkie and NP200 half-ton bakkie, which is set to continue. 

Mahindra aims for top ten spot in SA market, tractors to launch this year

By: Irma Venter     27th February 2019 Mahindra South Africa (SA) aims to sell more than 6 000 units this year, which will be a significant jump from last year’s new record of more than 5 500 units – a 26% increase on 2017 sales. “We aim for more than 10 000 units by 2022, says Mahindra SA CEO Rajesh Gupta. 

Isuzu consolidates truck and bakkie manufacturing plants

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     14th February 2019 Isuzu Motors South Africa has consolidated its truck and bakkie manufacturing plant – relocating its truck production facilities from Kempston Road, in Port Elizabeth, to its new headquarters in Struandale, Port Elizabeth, where all truck and bakkie manufacturing will now take place. The... 

BI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers

13th February 2019 Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is extending its footprint in the agricultural industry by partnering with OVK of Ladybrand. The partnership will see BI’s products and services for the sector available at the co-operative’s 57 branches countrywide. The partnership is the culmination... 

NitraLife has it covered!

25th January 2019 Assists RSI SmartCanopy with on-site, on-demand nitrogen for premium-quality steel and paint finishes The success story of RSI SmartCanopy is a remarkable one. From a start-up which rubberised pick-up or 'bakkie' load bins, within just 11 years, the company has grown into a major manufacturer of... 

Company focused on agriculture

By: Cameron Mackay     25th January 2019 The agricultural sector is set to become a significant focal point for leading bearings and power transmission product distributor Bearings International (BI) in 2019, as it expands its portfolio of agricultural application products in the first quarter of this year. “There are a few product... 

BI, Gondolier collaborate on Jonnesway toolbox for farmers

22nd January 2019 Such is the relationship between leading distributor Bearings International (BI) and Gondolier, importer of Jonnesway Professional Tools, that the two companies have collaborated on a toolbox aimed at the specific requirements of the agricultural industry. This comprehensive toolbox, containing... 

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