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Alaris Holdings expands into Europe

By: Natasha Odendaal     1st July 2022 Radio frequency (RF) technology holding and investment company Alaris Holdings has expanded its European footprint with the acquisition of Germany-based Kuhne electronic for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition establishes a valuable base in Europe that supports the company’s global expansion,... 

SITECH SA has been appointed as the exclusive dealer for Loadscan® in the African territory

28th June 2022 Over 20 years ago, Loadscan® invented and patented the original load volume scanner, and since then has been the market leader in providing certified, accurate and reliable load information in various industries. They are the only volumetric scanning manufacturer with internationally recognised... 

Light travelling in a distorting medium can appear undistorted

27th June 2022 That light gets distorted when passing through distorting media seems self-evident. Now Wits Researchers have discovered a hidden property in the light that remains unchanged, a figurative “beacon in the dark” that can be exploited for applications such as imaging, sensing and communication.   A... 

IoT can help drive fundamental ESG solutions, says council

By: Schalk Burger     24th June 2022 Environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics can be effectively used to measure and define the impact an organisation has, the trust it engenders and the value it takes beyond the shareholder and into the ecosystem. Solutions powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) can fundamentally drive... 

Itaipu hydropower plant upgrade, Brazil and Paraguay

By: Sheila Barradas     24th June 2022 Itaipu Binacional is upgrading the Itaipu – the second-biggest hydropower plant in the world in terms of installed capacity.  

German packaging producer integrates ABB’s automatic paper testing for faster quality insights

9th June 2022 Containerboard manufacturer Papierfabrik Adolf Jass Schwarza GmbH has successfully integrated ABB’s latest L&W Autoline automatic testing solution into its production process, largely replacing manual laboratory measurements.  The move is part of wider digitalisation project at the mill, which... 

Remote solution makes alcohol testing more accessible

By: Cameron Mackay     27th May 2022 Alcohol testing equipment supplier Alcohol Breathalyser’s new iSober Breathalyser application (app) and cloud service will contribute to making alcohol testing solutions more affordable and accessible for remote workers and drivers. The iSober app and cloud service is a Bluetooth breathalyser... 

NDSV’s NEC 3 & 4 for newbies tip series

26th May 2022 By construction law specialist, educator, and director at NSDV, Cameron Staude, and the NSDV Construction Law team  Free legal advice may sound like the start of another lawyer joke, yet here we are: we’ve developed an easy-to-follow ‘NEC 3 & 4 FOR NEWBIES’ series designed to see you build –... 

Nedbank arranges R500m sustainability-linked loan for Old Mutual Property

By: Schalk Burger     23rd May 2022 Financial services firm Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) has coordinated, arranged and structured a R500-million sustainability-linked credit facility for Old Mutual Property to encourage increased consumption of renewable energy as a percentage of Old Mutual Property’s total energy... 

RX Africa Announces Africa Automation and Technology Fair 2023 collocate

20th May 2022 Africa Automation Technology Fair (AATF) brought to you by RX Africa is excited to announce that the 2023 edition will be the host of the co-located launch event Future manufacturing Africa (FMA) Trade Fair and Summit 2023. FMA 2023 aims to exchange valuable industry expertise to increase... 

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