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Medical systems a key focus for local unit of Fujifilm

By: Natasha Odendaal     7th June 2019 Fujifilm South Africa’s strong lineage of medical systems, digital and computer radiography systems and X-Ray film are making their mark as growth more than doubles year-on-year. After completing a successful overhaul of Africa’s first Fujifilm Innovation Centre, Fujifilm South Africa MD Takeo... 

Business confidence marginally lower in May

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th June 2019 The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (Sacci’s) Business Confidence Index (BCI) declined to 93 in May, from 93.7 in April. It was also one index point lower than the 94 recorded in May 2018. 

Cape Town To Host Africa’s Leading Supply Chain Conference

4th June 2019 Supply chain professionals from around the world will converge in Cape Town next week for the annual SAPICS Conference, Africa’s leading knowledge sharing and networking event for the supply chain profession. Now in its 41st successful year, this event is hosted by SAPICS, The Professional Body... 

The African Automation Fair And Rs Components To Shed Light On 4ir

3rd June 2019 We are living in a connected society where most people have access to smart mobile devices. Having quick access to information has become an extension of our existence. We have begun to see internet access, among other things, becoming cheaper and far more accessible than ever before. Technology... 

Health and wellbeing of mineworkers imperative to development agenda

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd June 2019 As many mining companies invest in the social and economic upliftment of their employees and the communities in which they operate, the value of an integrated programme to manage risk and proactively protect the health and wellbeing of the workforce should not be underestimated. “One of the most... 

#AfricaMonth: Doing business in Africa needs an inclusive approach, says WSP

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th May 2019 Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is estimated to rebound to 2.8%1 for 2019. While this is still below the 3% since 2015, the more subdued growth is on the back of enduring uncertainty in global and domestic markets, alike, which continue to influence political will, macroeconomic... 

Firm invests heavily in expansion

24th May 2019 In March this year, multinational pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company Merck Group announced its plans to invest €150-million over the next four years, at its manufacturing site at Aubonne, in Switzerland, to expand manufacturing capacity for its biotech medicines. The facility... 

Altron targets growth after concluding two-year turnaround phase

By: Natasha Odendaal     24th May 2019 After a tough two years, JSE-listed Allied Electronics (Altron) has marked the conclusion of its turnaround phase, with growth on the cards as it tracks a year ahead of its five-year strategy plan. During the year-end presentation of its 2019 financial results, the group announced it was in sight... 

Dettol and DoH join hands to save lives

23rd May 2019 In an effort to combat child mortality and afford children the best chance at life, Dettol and the Gauteng Department of Health (DoH) have partnered to launch the Dettol Pop-Up Clinic Programme in previously disadvantaged communities. The aim of this programme is to assist communities that are... 

Collaboration seen as key as SA moves to position for 4IR epoch 

By: Natasha Odendaal     17th May 2019 While President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) visions for South Africa are gaining some traction, the success of a new digital future will require extensive coordination and deep collaboration across every sphere and sector. Following a technology-centred State of the... 

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