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The AA launches the first of many planned auto centres

By: Irma Venter     31st March 2021 The Automobile Association (AA) has opened its first AA Auto Centre, with the aim to “provide motorists with cost-effective, reliable and trusted services”. The centre is located in Strijdom Park, Johannesburg. 

Glencore says Australian nickel plant running at reduced production after outage

By: Reuters     22nd March 2021 Repair work is underway at Glencore PLC's Murrin Murrin nickel and cobalt plant in Western Australia following a component failure at an acid plant that left the facility running at reduced capacity, the miner said on Monday. The facility is located about 880 km (550 miles) east of Perth in the... 

Civil tenders awarded, hardware sales positives in the construction industry – Metelerkamp 

By: Irma Venter     5th March 2021 There are some positives to be found in the South African construction market, despite the Covid-pandemic, says Industry Insight senior economist David Metelerkamp. This first positive lies in the resilience of the civil engineering sector, where there was a 12.7% increase in civil tenders... 

Eskom, regulator say cracks in Koeberg containment structures not serious

By: Marleny Arnoldi     15th February 2021 The National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) has assured the public that the Koeberg nuclear power station, in Cape Town, is not discharging harmful radiation into the environment. The NNR was responding to media coverage suggesting that the outer shell of the containment building at the power station... 

New year, new lease?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th February 2021 Know your rights before renewing your corporate lease agreement As the new year kicks off, many companies will be renewing their lease agreements for the next 12 months. For most companies, COVID-19 has had a radical impact on their space requirements.  Jamie Louw, the Financial Director of FM... 

Client satisfaction central to Ctrack support

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th February 2021 Because Ctrack’s Central Support Centre is split into smaller departments, clients benefit from the best possible services in our Bureau, Fleet and Technical Support divisions. Ctrack’s Bureau Service is the full outsourcing of fleet control room activities, backed by highly proficient hindsight,... 

Court orders Nornickel to pay $2bn fuel-spill fine

By: Bloomberg     5th February 2021 A Russian court ruled that MMC Norilsk Nickel should pay 146-billion rubles ($1.95-billion) in compensation for an Arctic fuel spill, RIA Novosti said, in line with a demand by the nation’s ecological watchdog. In July, the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, known as... 


29th January 2021 Grundfos has a proud history of operating in Sub Saharan Africa, with the first Grundfos branch opened in South Africa in 1992, employing only seven people. In 2005 Grundfos opened its own company in South Africa, servicing 43 countries, and now also has companies based in Ghana and Kenya with a... 

Association pleads with Free State transport department for road repairs

By: Marleny Arnoldi     15th January 2021 Agricultural association Free State Agriculture (FSA) has directed a letter to the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport requesting urgent actions to repair roads for critical access in the province. This comes as recent flooding in the province has caused severe damage to roads... 

Automatic lubrication system boosts productivity and lowers costs for SANY equipment owners

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd November 2020 SANY’s state-of-the-art automatic lubrication system is playing an integral part in increasing production and reducing costs on high-performance sites by ensuring that all the points of the boom and bucket are frequently and correctly lubricated. Brendon Pretorius, Bobcat Earthmoving Equipment’s... 

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