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Abeco Builds its Biggest Tank in Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th January 2021 Abeco Tanks is making waves in the African water storage market as they announce having just completed their biggest tank in Africa. The tank - equivalent to two tennis courts in surface area - holds a whopping 5.8 Million litres of water and together with a 3 million litre supplementary tank... 

Manufacturer’s high aspirations supported by quality offering

5th January 2021 BuTyl Technology aims to become the worlds most admired manufacturer and distributor of butyl tapes. Butyl is a synthetic rubber made from isobutylene and small portions of isoprene. It is a pressure sensitive product and can be modified by adding elasticisers, tackifiers, resins and fillers.... 

Aluminium complex greases: why they make excellent multifunctional lubricants

4th January 2021 While no grease can truly be an “all-purpose” lubricant, aluminium complex grease is a valuable multifunctional, multipurpose product. Since they first came into the market in the 1960s, they have undergone numerous improvements, especially in terms of water resistance and thermal and mechanical... 

Manufacturing output down 3.4% y/y, but 2.6% higher m/m

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th December 2020 Manufacturing output decreased by 3.4% year-on-year in October, predominantly owing to exporting industries shaving a combined 3.4 percentage points from the headline figure. Statistics South Africa reports that the largest contractions for October were recorded in the petroleum, chemical... 

Seifsa lauds AfCFTA as January commencement nears

By: Donna Slater     10th December 2020 In a move likely to boost inter-African trade, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) has welcomed the December 9 confirmation that trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement will commence from January 1, 2021. The AfCFTA journey... 

Abeco builds its biggest tank in Africa

By: Natasha Odendaal     7th December 2020 Abeco Tanks has completed its biggest tank in Africa, holding 5.8-million litres of water with a surface area equivalent to two tennis courts. In conjunction with a three-million litre supplementary tank, the group is provides one of South Africa’s largest poultry producer’s with a total of... 

Group celebrates 21 years

4th December 2020 Process roll cover engineering group H&M Technologies celebrated 21 years of business this year, while also establishing a new black economic empowerment (BEE) company named H&M Rollers SA to bolster its South African footprint and contribute to the upliftment of the previously disadvantaged.... 

New CEO announced for Sumitomo Rubber South Africa 

By: Irma Venter     1st December 2020 Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA), the manufacturer of Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyres for the African continent, has announced the appointment of Lubin Ozoux as its new CEO and executive director as from January 1.  Ozoux will take over from outgoing CEO, Riaz Haffejee, who has led the... 

Continental Cross Contact Extreme E tyre: capable of mastering even the most exceptional challenges

28th October 2020 Continental is a founding partner of the Extreme E race series and, from 2021, will be a premium sponsor. The technology company will equip all the electric racers with tyres for what will be very different and ultra-tough events. In the following interview, Continental tyre development engineer... 

10 maintenance tips for lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 With many countries currently in some form of forced lockdown, a number of businesses have been forced to shut down their operations for an uncertain time period. Many organisations can lock their front door and go home, working remotely to continue their activities. Others in asset-intensive... 

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