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First hydrogen station commissioned in Chile

17th September 2021 Diversified major Anglo American last month announced its Chilean copper business making history by commissioning the country’s first green hydrogen station for zero carbon vehicles. This is another step towards achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 as a part of Anglo’s Sustainable Mining Plan... 

Shumani looks to diversify into mining, construction industry

16th September 2021 As one of the biggest industrial equipment suppliers into the food and beverage industry, this remains the main target market for Shumani Industrial Equipment. However, the company aims to diversify and is investigating some opportunities in the mining industry, reveals MD Victor Nemukula. “There... 

Safety checks key to fork lift operations

10th September 2021 Forklift distributor Criterion Equipment considers the safe operation of forklift trucks one of the most critical aspects in materials handling in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution centres, construction sites and transport facilities. According to specialists, it is a requirement of the... 

Safety for people and machines from Pepperl+Fuchs

6th September 2021 Compact Ultrasonic Sensors for Safety Applications The USi-safety ultrasonic sensor system from Pepperl+Fuchs combines the robustness of ultrasonic sensors with intrinsically safe electronics. The device is therefore suitable for the safe control of machines and automated guided vehicles (AGV),... 

Jacobs Transport introduces new INControl Warehouse Management System

20th August 2021 Specialised transport and equipment provider Jacobs Transport, which has been moving and rigging heavy machinery for two decades, has introduced new technologies into its warehouse environment to better control the valuable stock of its customers.  The new INControl Warehouse Management System... 

Partnerships, service excellence stand Shumani in good stead

17th August 2021 The secret to the ongoing success of Shumani Industrial Equipment in the marketplace is the longstanding partnerships it enters into with key customers, according to MD Victor Nemukula. As a new kid on the block in 2015, Shumani was awarded a key contract by Imperial Fleet Management (IFM) to... 

Hot Platinum - Manufacturing, Metals and Mining Sectors

30th July 2021 Year of Formation and Background to Founding: The company was formed in 2003. The company Hot Platinum (Pty) Ltd is a technology spin-out from the University of Cape Town. Ali Brey and Irshad Khan spun-out the company, which was initially focussed on the development and manufacture of induction... 

Bell Equipment - Original equipment manufacturing, distribution, support and export

30th July 2021 Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Bell Equipment’s roots date back to 1954 when Irvine Bell established a small engineering and agricultural equipment repair service in Empangeni, northern KwaZulu-Natal. A fitter and turner by trade, he and his new bride, Eunice, had moved to the town... 


19th July 2021 South Africans are resilient, and have a history of standing together through the most unsettling of times. During these periods of unprecedented riots and looting, on top of a global pandemic, we will witness the strength of our citizens in restoring our nation. 

Combilift’s 60,000th truck delivered

14th July 2021 The Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world. The customer taking delivery of this special forklift is Metroll, a leading Australian... 

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