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Farmers urged to de-silt dams before dry season

27th March 2020 Farmers warned by Integrated Pump Rental to desilt dams and reservoirs before the dry season is upon them.  

Orex and Pan American Silver form JV to develop Mexico project

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     27th March 2020 Canada-based junior exploration company Orex Minerals has entered into an agreement to form a joint venture (JV) with TSX-listed Pan American Silver, through its subsidiary Plata Panamericana (Pan American), to further explore and develop the Sandra project, formerly the Sandra-Escobar project,... 

Meet zinc, the cheap metal gunning for lithium’s battery crown

By: Bloomberg     6th March 2020 A metal best known for galvanising steel is making the jump into a developing $30-billion energy-storage market for electrical grids that’s increasingly seen as key to unleashing solar and wind power upon the world. Less than four months after Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to produce 100% of New... 

DEHN Africa provides lightning and surge protection for cell sites as 5G moves closer

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th February 2020 Today’s cutting-edge frontier in the telecommunications world is coming in the form of 5G technology, the fifth generation of mobile networks, which will bring with it significantly faster data speeds when compared to the existing 3G and 4G cellular data networks. According to a recent statistic,... 

Govt to invest R1.4bn to modernise PRASA

By: News24Wire      14th February 2020 South Africa's long-suffering train commuters can soon look forward to a smooth ride. President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government would boost the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (PRASA) rail network by R1.4-billion. 

Africa’s Mini-Grid Agenda

30th January 2020 Improving energy access for the population of Africa is critical to achieving the region’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Energy access is a pivotal catalyst for economic development, improving levels of efficiency which is considered a significant factor in promoting growth and... 

Innovation, skills and learning at Machine Tools Africa 2020

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th January 2020 As the biggest trade exhibition of its kind in Africa, Machine Tools Africa is all about innovation with its focus on additive manufacturing, automation and control, CNC machinery, cutting tools, machines, robotics, and more. Taking place from 12 to 15 May at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, it’s... 

Formfunc Studio’s Office And Distribution Centre Achieves South Africa’s First Interior 6-Star Green Star Award

28th January 2020 The Green Building Council has awarded Formfunc Studio, a leading ergonomic furniture supplier, a 6-Star Green Star rating following the recent fit-out of their office, showroom and DC in Lanseria.  The project led by specialist sustainability and environmental consultants from the Terramanzi... 

Boost SA’s Electrical Uptime By Quickly Catching Failing Components

28th January 2020 Whether caused by poor maintenance or shoddy workmanship; the fact is key power generation, transmission and distribution components across the length and breadth of South Africa’s electrical grid are falling like flies. That’s the bad news. The good news, according to certified thermographic... 

SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. sets the benchmark for Industry 4.0 in South African industry

27th January 2020 With the advent of Industry 4.0 set to change the face of industry and production, SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. has a range of solutions for its concept of the Lean Sm@rt Factory. This is based on the paradigm shift introduced by new technologies such as big data, embedded computing, the Internet of... 

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