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Software upgrade for Sky Eye Elios drones in the pipeline

By: Mamaili Mamaila     Updated 6 hours ago Rope-access company Skyriders Access Specialists will partner with a local software company to advance the current software on its Sky Eye Elios drones, as it continues to refine the technology in line with its ongoing inspection and maintenance work at various industrial plants this year. 

Plate mill upgrade, US

By: Sheila Barradas     12th April 2019 Nucor plans to upgrade its plate mill, in Alabama. 

TNPA provides emergency assistance to pipe-towing tug

11th April 2019 Transnet National Ports Authority’s Port of Richards Bay marine operations team recently came to the aid of the MTS Vanguard tug, when it lost one of eight 500 metre long pipes it was towing along the South African coast en-route from Carolina in the United States to Kuwait in the Middle East.... 

Brick & click concept to radically transform the car buying experience

9th April 2019 With the number of online shoppers expected to approach 25 million by 2021 (up from 18 million in 2017), ecommerce is experiencing a boom time in South Africa.  The average online spend is anticipated to be approximately R2 700 in two years’ time, so clearly it is a good segment to be involved... 

Three companies join forces to launch EMVAfrica brand

By: Simone Liedtke     5th April 2019 Energy Engineered Products, Multi Alloys and E-Metals Cape have joined forces under the EMVAfrica umbrella to create a “dynamic, single-source solutions provider and service suit” for customers on the African continent. Officially launched on Friday, EMVAfrica director Graham Witty tells... 

Lucas calls Northern Cape Africa’s renewables hub as she inaugurates Kathu Solar Park 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     4th April 2019 The Kathu Solar Park, in the Northern Cape, was inaugurated by the province’s Premier Sylvia Lucas, on Thursday. The project was commissioned in February. 

Sandile Zungu, Sipho Pityana smoke the peace pipe

By: African News Agency      3rd April 2019 Prominent South African black businessmen Sandile Zungu and Sipho Pityana on Wednesday decided to smoke the peace pipe and bury the hatchet following two face-to-face meetings after widely publicised differences between them. Zungu and Pityana are the presidents of the Black Business Council and... 

Transnet launches continent’s first dredging school

29th March 2019 The Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE) has launched the continent’s first Dredging School to develop and enhance the competencies of new and already employed dredging personnel. 

Doug Hunter

29th March 2019 This week we profile Doug Hunter, manager: professional services at SYSPRO Africa, a provider of business, information technology, marketing and sales, and consulting and support services 

CSIR engineers warn of increasing electricity prices, advise on load-shedding mitigation measures

By: Simone Liedtke     28th March 2019 While load-shedding is expected to continue plaguing South Africa for at least the next six months, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) energy systems senior engineer Joanne Calitz has also warned consumers to expect electricity prices to increase by about another 36% by 2021.... 

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