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Space for agrochemical safety messaging on pack

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st May 2019 Exposure to chemicals can cause numerous immediate or long-term health effects that include headaches, poisoning, respiratory illness, burns and birth defects. Because of the danger of these chemicals – fuels, solvents, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, fertilisers and veterinary chemicals –... 

Step inside Joburg's first plastic-free packaging store

By: News24Wire      21st May 2019 The Refillery, Johannesburg’s very first plastic-free grocery store, is helping South Africans fill their pantries, while addressing the plastic pollution crisis. The store, owned and co-founded by Sam and Dom Moleta, opened its doors in Cedar Square, Fourways two months ago. 

Company uses macadamia nut shells to purify water

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     17th May 2019 Kusini Water has developed a locally designed solar-powered water purification system that uses an activated carbon filter made from locally sourced macadamia nut shells and that is being used to meet the water needs of schools and communities in South Africa.   The system was developed by... 

Flexible, compact and gentle on resources: KHS now also labels cans

13th May 2019 Systems supplier expands its labeling portfolio Compact machine with low energy consumption Flexible marketing options through self-adhesive labeling Most decisions to buy are made directly at the point of sale: the significance of product presentation is growing, with an attractive visual... 

Discharger Pierces Single-Use Bulk Bags, Cuts Cycle Times

2nd May 2019 A new BULK-OUT™ Bulk Bag Discharger from Flexicon features a bag piercing receiving hopper and side-mounted flow promotion devices to feed downstream processes at ultra-high rates. The BFC Series discharger features a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for loading a bulk bag... 

Compressor supplier offering containerised solution

26th April 2019 This month, compressor and generator rental company Rand-Air purchased four of sustainable productivity solutions provider Atlas Copco’s TwinPower generators as part of its rental offering its clients. This containerised generator solution gives a compact footprint, versatility, optimised... 

Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho

By: Sheila Barradas     26th April 2019 The contract for the construction of the Polihali diversion tunnels has been awarded. 

TPT activates disaster management plan following heavy rains, flooding

By: Simone Liedtke     24th April 2019 Transnet Port Terminals has activated its disaster management plan following the recent heavy rains and flooding that has impacted terminal operations at the Durban Container Terminal (DCT), as well as at the Durban and Richards Bay bulk, breakbulk and car terminals. Despite earlier disruptions,... 

Ongoing copper cable theft negatively affects power capacity 

By: Mamaili Mamaila     19th April 2019 Ongoing copper cable theft from companies, such as State-owned power utility Eskom, has devastating effects on the local copper industry, says Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA) executive chairperson Evert Swanepoel. 

Sanedi signs contract with SolarTurtle to develop next-gen solar kiosks

By: Schalk Burger     19th April 2019 The South African National Energy Development Institute (Sanedi), the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and community empowerment solar photovoltaic (PV) product developer SolarTurtle have signed a contract to develop the next-generation SolarTurtle solar energy kiosk, called the... 

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