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SEW-EURODRIVE is movement, tradition, innovation, quality, and service all in one - we prove this to our customers every day and have done so for 80 years. We do not just move countless conveyer belts, bottling plants, sports stadium roofs, gravel plants, assembly lines, processes in the chemical industry, your luggage at the airport, or even you on escalators; no, we also are moving ourselves. In our company, there is no such thing as standstill. Every day, nearly 550 researchers and developers are working on creating the future of drive automation and making it a little better.


BMG launches new online platform

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     18th September 2020 Industrial products provider BMG, part Engineering Solutions Group (ESG), has launched its new online shopping platform – BMG Online – to make doing business in the industrial sector easier. “Although the planning, development and execution for our e-commerce shopping portal go back over two... 

Mkango gets Minister’s praise for Songwe Hill project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th August 2020 TSX-V- and Aim-listed Mkango Resources continues to progress the work programme for its Songwe Hill rare earths project, in Malawi, towards completing a feasibility study by the second half of 2021. The Malawian Minister of Mining Rashid Gaffar visited the project earlier this year and... 

Demag wheel drives and rope hoists offer versatility and reliability

24th August 2020 “Wheel drives and rope hoists, two important components associated with Demag lifting equipment that, when utilised in other industrial applications, offer the customer many operational benefits” says Emil Berning, Managing Director. “These components form part of the Demag extended product range... 

Glencore part of giant leap to transform informal cobalt mining  

By: Martin Creamer     24th August 2020 Eight concerns, including diversified mining and marketing company Glencore, have joined forces to transform the informal mining of cobalt for the better. Full implementation would take five years and would begin in mines in Kasulu and Kamilombe in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with the... 

It’s full steam ahead for Toyota investments, despite Covid-19, says Kirby

By: Irma Venter     21st August 2020 Toyota Motors South Africa (TSAM) is going ahead with its three big investment projects, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, says TSAM president and CEO Andrew Kirby.  “Largely we have been able to protect and secure all of our big projects that were originally planned in 2019, despite the fact that... 

Volkswagen adds Ghana to its list of African assembly plants

By: Irma Venter     21st August 2020 Volkswagen has cut the ribbon on a new vehicle assembly facility in Accra, the capital of Ghana. This makes Ghana the fifth Volkswagen vehicle assembly location in sub-Saharan Africa, with the other plants in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda. 

Kemi bioproduct mill, Finland

By: Sheila Barradas     21st August 2020 Metsä Fibre is building what will be the biggest wood-processing mill in the northern hemisphere. 

Reducing business downtime with robots

20th August 2020 According to Asen Bozhikov, Assistant Professor of Business Informatics at the D. A. Academy of Economics in Svishtov, Bulgaria, businesses suffer approximately 14 hours of technology-related downtime per year. Effectively, that’s two days of operations lost. In a world that is always connected... 

Fortescue looks at hydrogen at Christmas Creek

By: Esmarie Iannucci     17th August 2020 Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals has taken further steps to meet its zero operational emissions target by 2040, appointing hydrogen mobility and clean energy company Hyzon Motors to deploy hydrogen fuel cell-powered coaches at the Christmas Creek operation, in the Pilbara. The vehicles will be a... 

Company provides support for food sector during pandemic

14th August 2020 Engineering solutions specialist BMG provides critical engineering support to ensure safe and efficient food and beverage production and handling during the Covid-19 pandemic, says BMG group product and sales manager Mark Barbour.  BMG’s solutions for the sector extend from processing, where raw... 

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