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Stepping up: Tammy Rosse is the dynamic new CFO at material handling and industrial equipment company

24th May 2022 Tammy Rosse has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of CFAO Equipment SA (formerly EIE Group) with effect from 1 April 2022. It’s a role she will bring her own particular flair and pragmatic approach to. “This is an exhilarating time for our business. Having recently become part of a... 

Barloworld posts solid interim HEPS, but lower BEPS amid Eurasian headwinds

By: Marleny Arnoldi     23rd May 2022 Diversified group Barloworld has delivered a noteworthy increase in group operating profit of 34.7% year-on-year to R2.8-billion for the first six months ended March 31, despite starting to feel the pinch from Eurasian volatilities. The industrial brand-owner plans on paying a 165c apiece... 

Company celebrates one year anniversary

20th May 2022 Slurry related valves design and manufacturing company Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) celebrated its first year of being in business in March. The company hosted a two-day launch function at its manufacturing plant in Benoni, Gauteng. 

The security certified IIoT edge gateway enables remote troubleshooting and monitoring

16th May 2022 OMRON has announced the addition of the RT1-Series for industrial remote access into its line up of industrial automation solutions. The turnkey solution enables remote corrective maintenance without costly and time-consuming onsite visits. With remote access, users can view and control... 

Two installations prove company’s mettle

By: Halima Frost     13th May 2022 Industrial boiler manufacturer Steam Generation has successfully completed two projects in Africa that highlight its ability to improve energy efficiency and management for clients. “We commissioned a steam generation plant for a notable brewery in Accra, Ghana, in January, which entailed... 

Businesses start to count the costs of the KZN flooding

22nd April 2022 The recent flooding in KwaZulu-Natal has had a huge impact on businesses operating in South Africa in general and more so on those operating in the province. Apart from lost productivity, there has also been significant damage to infrastructure. Shumani Industrial Equipment, which recently opened... 

Using sensor data to improve return on investment

22nd April 2022 Since automation is becoming increasingly prevalent across industries, mechanical devices are being replaced by electronic components in manufacturing, industrial and factory environments, says industry software solutions provider Industrial Software Solutions & Support (IS³). This evolution... 

Epiroc to supply large order of battery-electric mining equipment to Assmang

By: Darren Parker     19th April 2022 Mining and industrial equipment manufacturer Epiroc has secured a large order for battery-electric mining equipment from manganese and iron-ore mining company Assmang, which will deploy the vehicles at its Black Rock underground manganese mine in the Northern Cape. On April 19, Epiroc revealed... 

Stainless steel solutions added to local market

By: Nadine Ramdass     8th April 2022 Industrial equipment supplier Actum Group supplies manufacturing and solutions company Band-It’s range of quality-engineered band and fastening products to the local market. “The importance of using high-quality products is critical for any industry or application,” says Actum Band-It team leader... 

CFAO acquires EIE, forms CFAO Equipment South Africa

By: Schalk Burger     4th April 2022 Integrated mobility solutions company CFAO South Africa has acquired material handling and warehousing equipment supplier EIE Group, which will be known as CFAO Equipment South Africa, with effect from April 1. The venture will be beneficial for both companies, extending CFAO South Africa’s... 

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