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SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. provides on-site training and service in Africa

24th June 2019 A key differentiator for SEW-EURODRIVE (Pty) Ltd. in Africa is its capability to offer on-site training and service. This not only familiarises clients with the drive automation specialist’s complete range, but also gives it a foot in the door for electronics and automation products like Variable... 

Many Advantages With Stainless Steel Handrailing

24th June 2019 Blurb for online platforms Safety of personnel and hygiene continue to plague a number of market sectors and the cost in downtime and lost profit to companies amounts to thousands of Rands every year. Both issues can be addressed using stainless steel handrailing. 

Company to supply fasteners for Woodbridge upgrade

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     21st June 2019 Stainless steel fasteners importer and distributor Fastenright is supplying stainless steel fasteners for the upgrading of the wooden bridge on Woodbridge Island in Milnerton, Cape Town. The fasteners that have been supplied on this project include extra-long hexagon bolts, nylock nuts and wood... 

Automation group aligns SA investment push with African growth potential

21st June 2019 Africa remains a key focus for automation and drive specialist SEW Germany, which continues to invest significantly in the South African subsidiary in order to ensure sustainable growth into the future, says SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa MD Raymond Obermeyer. “Germany is well aware of the potential... 

Business lessons from life

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     21st June 2019 Once upon a time, there was a ship called the Essex. She was a sailing ship, rigged out as a whaler. Whalers were use to kill whales and recover the whale oil for use in oil lanterns and for other applications. Over the years, whaling ships were sunk by whales – at least six of them. The Essex... 

Ten in a row for Engen: SA’s coolest Petroleum Brand

18th June 2019 Engen has again been voted the “Coolest Petroleum Brand” in the Sunday Times Generation Next awards. This is the tenth consecutive year that South Africa’s youth have backed Engen, reaffirming the company’s uncontested brand leadership and market strength. With youth development playing a central... 

Aviation technology leaders reaffirm their determination to cut industry’s CO2 emissions

By: Rebecca Campbell     18th June 2019 At the 2019 Paris Air Show on Tuesday, the Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) of seven of the world’s major aerospace companies issued a joint statement on their joint and cooperative commitment to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by the aviation industry. The companies were, in alphabetical... 

Green light for ‘net zero’

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 Following then Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s announcement paving the way for small projects generating between 1 MW and 10 MW of their own renewable electricity to feed it back into the grid, green building consultants ecocentric see this as a crucial opportunity for companies to accelerate... 

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa

By: Reuters     12th June 2019 Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world. Four bike taxi firms are now battling it out on the streets of Nigeria's... 

Sensible steam system management a priority

7th June 2019 Establishing repair priorities based on safety, steam/energy loss and possible impact on production and quality is a sensible approach to a steam system management programme, says test and measurement tool supplier Comtest. Water boils at 100 °C making steam, which is routinely transmitted at... 

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