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Hydrogen fuel cell has inexhaustible future, says Fortescue’s Andrew Forrest 

By: Martin Creamer     15th October 2021 The hydrogen fuel cell has an inexhaustible future as a means of maintaining the planet’s high standard of living, said Fortescue Metals Group chairperson Andrew Forrest during a global online symposium this week. “Our little planet’s cooking, the world’s impatient and there’s any amount of... 

Electrolux SA advances renewable energy journey

By: Simone Liedtke     12th October 2021 Household appliance manufacturer Electrolux South Africa (SA) has embarked on a journey to no longer make use of electricity from the national grid and to use solar energy to power its operations. As a result, the organisation is confident of cutting the carbon footprint of its local Kwikot water... 

Production commences: More productivity and performance for Jungheinrich’s bestseller 

1st October 2021 Jungheinrich continues to write its success story on battery-powered counterbalanced trucks by relaunching series 2 and 3. The hydraulics, safety and software of the forklift trucks have been comprehensively optimised. Today, the first truck of the new generation left the production line of the... 

Supplier to break into mining

By: Claire O'Reilly     24th September 2021 Industrial equipment supplier and specialist Shumani Industrial Equipment is striving to secure its spot and compete in the mining industry, with Shumani MD Victor Nemukula noting that a few opportunities have arisen.  

Launch of Combilift's new Combi-XLE

23rd September 2021 Irish materials handling specialist Combilift has officially launched its latest product, the Combi-XLE, as a further addition to its impressive range of electric models. In line with the growing demand for electric powered equipment, this multidirectional forklift with up to 5-ton (10000lb) lift... 

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... 

Not viable for South Africa to invest in li-ion battery recycling

By: Marleny Arnoldi     16th August 2021 A recent study undertaken by mineral processing expert Mintek has confirmed that there is no viable business case for South Africa to invest in lithium-ion (li-ion) battery recycling. Mintek bio-metallurgy manager Mariekie Gericke spoke during the Battery Technology conference on August 13... 

Shumani on track to double in size by the end of 2021

20th July 2021 Established six years ago as a start-up company with a single employee, Shumani Industrial Equipment is on track to double its size by the end of 2021. Significant contracts such as supplying the largest logistics group in the country, as well as clinching the lion’s share of the... 

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