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ABB process control systems connect with IBM security platform to provide digital threat visibility

By: Schalk Burger     16th October 2020 Global engineering and industrial technologies group ABB and enterprise cybersecurity subsidiary company IBM Security on October 15 announced a collaboration focused on connecting cybersecurity and operational technology (OT). The first result of this collaboration resulted in ABB developing a... 

Business welcomes recovery plan, but urges swift implementation 

16th October 2020 Organised business formations have responded to the Reconstruction and Recovery Plan released by President Cyril Ramaphosa on October 15. On the whole, business has welcomed the plan, including the fact that it embraces many of the recommendations made to government by the social partners through... 

De Beers invests further in growing diamond beneficiators

By: Marleny Arnoldi     9th October 2020 Diamond miner De Beers Group has welcomed five diamond polishing and jewellery manufacturing companies to its Enterprise Development Project for Diamond Beneficiators. This project, launched by De Beers in 2016, aims to facilitate the growth and transformation of diamond beneficiation in South... 

Exxaro celebrates four employees announced as Pragma Value Add Ambassador winners

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 Every six months, future-focused engineering services company Pragma, awards industry achievers in the mining, retail, government, manufacturing and oil and gas sectors for their meaningful contribution to their respective organisations. Pragma aims at helping their clients to perform at their... 

10 maintenance tips for lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 With many countries currently in some form of forced lockdown, a number of businesses have been forced to shut down their operations for an uncertain time period. Many organisations can lock their front door and go home, working remotely to continue their activities. Others in asset-intensive... 


By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th October 2020 BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the launch of the OMNISTAR MICRO and MINI. Together with the MIDI and MAXI, the OMNISTAR family is now complete.   This LED floodlight range is available in the standard stirrup mount version and an optional pole mount version. This versatility makes it... 

French nuclear group opens new facility in the US

By: Rebecca Campbell     7th October 2020 French nuclear group Framatome has announced that it has opened its new uranium recovery facility at its nuclear fuel manufacturing site at Richland in the US state of Washington. The new facility cost $20-million, took three years to build and covers 11 000 ft2 (nearly 1 022 m2). The new... 

Naamsa, Messe Frankfurt to host auto conference in November 

By: Irma Venter     6th October 2020 Messe Frankfurt South Africa is partnering with the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) in a virtual engagement session on Wednesday, November 18, to probe the way forward for the local and global motor industry.  This event will be staged in association with... 

Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Networks achieves IEC certification for robust product development

2nd October 2020 Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity for Networks has achieved certification against international standard IEC 62443-4-1 for the secure software development lifecycle of industrial enterprise solutions, following independent assessment by TÜV AUSTRIA. The certification is awarded to those software... 

Rocla manufactures largest custom designed jacking culverts in South Africa

2nd October 2020 When the local municipality of Tshwane required 3m x 3m custom-made jacking box culverts for a service delivery project at Iscor Heights, in Pretoria West, the only company in South Africa who was able to design and manufacture culverts to such large specifications was Rocla. The culverts were... 

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