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What will 5G really mean for you?

16th April 2019 By Ernst Wittmann, Global Account Director MEA & Country Manager – Southern Africa, at TCL Over the past few months, we have seen a storm of hype about 5G, the next evolution in mobile network technology. Handset manufacturers are starting to come to market with 5G-ready smartphones, while many... 

Ctrack launches truck video monitoring system

By: Irma Venter     11th April 2019 Vehicle telematics and tracking services provider, Ctrack, has launched a customisable video monitoring solution for rental vehicles, light delivery vehicles, fleet vehicles, trucks, general machinery and buses. With Ctrack Iris, the number of side or back cameras used within the solution can be... 

FLSmidth launches new generation of digitally enhanced, small-size Raptor® cone crushers for improved safety, ease of maintenance and maximised throughput

10th April 2019 Further driving advancements in the aggregate and construction industries, FLSmidth’s Raptor® cone crusher models R250, R350 and R450 bring advanced automation, control and data visualisation to crushing operations around the world. With the high performance Raptor R250, R350 and R450 cone... 

Zebra Introduces Flagship MC9300 Mobile Computer Ideal for On-Demand Economy

9th April 2019 Expanded portfolio takes productivity and efficiency to the next level in industrial environments Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today announced the... 

RS Components launches pioneering AFGs from Tektronix with 9-inch touchscreen, waveform creation, sequencing and realtime monitoring

9th April 2019 Intuitive alternative to AWG at a fraction of the cost   RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global multi-channel distributor, has launched a range of innovative high-performance arbitrary function generators (AFGs) from international test and measurement... 

Industry Bids Farewell To Gunter Vogel, A Legend In Vibrating Equipment

8th April 2019 Engineer and self-made industrialist Gunter Vogel, founder and chairman of South African vibrating equipment manufacturer Kwatani, has passed away in Johannesburg after a long illness. He was 75 years old. Vogel was a well-known personality in the mining and manufacturing sectors, having acquired... 

Metso to launch a new, compact mobile screen for entry-level businesses

8th April 2019 Metso is introducing a completely new mobile screen unit enabling new business opportunities in screening. The world premiere of the Lokotrack® ST2.3 mobile multi-use screen is taking place in Bauma 2019. 

Plant Efficiency At Risk Without Careful Chute Design

8th April 2019 The efficiency of crushers, screens, mills and other large equipment in a minerals processing plant can be severely undermined if the chutes at transfer points are not doing a proper job. Mark Baller, managing director of Weba Chute Systems, highlights that chutes play a vital role in plant... 

The new Sprinter, now also in a 3.49 t version, promises to use 8.5% less fuel

By: Irma Venter     1st April 2019 The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has finally landed in South Africa, following its launch in Germany last year. The Sprinter is well known in South African taxi circles – especially in the long-distance segment – with this industry absorbing around 80% of all Sprinters sold in the local market,... 

Vibrating equipment ensures effective sugar processing

29th March 2019 Owing to its large footprint in KwaZulu-Natal, vibration-equipment manufacturer Vipro Vibrating Products caters to the front-end, back-end and packing processes in the sugar processing plant. The front-end comprises the receiving and processing of raw material, the back-end the extraction of... 

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