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Cova Carbon Credits Webinar

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th March 2021 Under South African carbon tax regulations, companies are able to use carbon credits either from their own registered projects or from third parties to offset a portion of their carbon tax liability. This creates opportunities to develop carbon projects, as well as prospects on both the buy-side... 

SpaceX selected for another important Nasa contract

By: Rebecca Campbell     10th February 2021 The US space agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), has chosen renowned private-sector space company SpaceX to launch the core elements of the agency’s Moon-orbiting space station, Lunar Gateway. SpaceX was founded by South African-born engineer and entrepreneur Elon... 

SIU recovers R127m worth of dodgy PPE payments so far  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     5th February 2021 The Special Investigating Unit's (SIU's) work has resulted in the recovery of R127-million of funds, which had been paid irregularly by the State to service providers of personal protective equipment (PPE) and related services. This was revealed on February 5 as SIU head Advocate Andy Mothibi... 

Bova launches innovative ARC Flash PPE range – provides unprecedented safety in electrical environments

18th January 2021 Leading local safety wear manufacturer Bova, a BBF Safety Group brand has launched its range of BOVA Arc Flash Protection garments. The range has been designed to provide the best balance of inherent protection against the hazards of an arc flash, with lightweight, comfortable and durable... 

BT Industrial goes from strength to strength with manufacturing diversification 

26th November 2020 Plastic pipes manufacturer BT Industrial Group has extended its plastics-processing capacity to include polymer-based medical fabrics and components. Marleny Arnoldi attended a tour of the company’s cleanroom manufacturing facility. 

Is the supply chain profession ready to save the world?

20th November 2020 The distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine from drug makers to billions of people around the world is likely to be the supply chain management profession’s greatest endeavour ever. Healthcare supply chains that were stretched and strained during the Covid-19 pandemic with the distribution of PPE... 

Professional body for supply chain management pledges to fight corruption

22nd October 2020 Southern Africa’s Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, SAPICS, has affirmed its support of an industry-wide pledge to fight corruption within the supply chain sector. “As the president of SAPICS, and in my capacity as the group chief procurement officer of PRASA,  and as a passionate... 

Pandemic delivers mixed fortunes for laboratory, analytics industry

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th October 2020 The pandemic has resulted in an overall drop in revenues for global laboratory and analytics businesses, although some segments in the sector reported a spike in demand. This is according to Mathis Kuchejda, Chairman of the German Industry Association for Analysis and Laboratory Technology,... 

John Moffat Prolock awarded hospitals tender

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st October 2020 Johannesburg-based John Moffat Prolock (JMP) has been awarded a contract to supply government hospitals in Gauteng with its locally manufactured face shields. Jerome Govender, JMP Executive Director, said the company was facing decreased off-take due to COVID-19 and identified face shield... 

2020 SAPICS conference for supply chain professionals goes online

25th September 2020 The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of supply chains to everyone; for everything that we eat, drink and use every day. The availability of goods ranging from toilet paper to PPE (personal protective equipment) was impacted by the effect of the pandemic on global supply chains. The... 

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