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Leap-Biz automated business management tool for entrepreneurs launched

By: Schalk Burger     2nd October 2020 A newly launched automated business management tool Leap-Biz uses integrated information flow to keep business owners consistently up to date about their businesses, enabling them to make informed decisions. “Leap-Biz takes a holistic approach and provides integrated functionality for all... 

Parker releases new software tool for maintenance of IQAN modules

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th August 2020 Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has developed a user-friendly service and maintenance tool for its IQAN series of controllers and displays. IQANgo enables service technicians or machine owners to connect wirelessly to IQAN modules in their machines, allowing... 

Creecy extends public comment on compulsory proposed manufacturer recycling regulations

By: Donna Slater     21st August 2020 Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Barbara Creecy, on August 5, granted a 30-day extension for public comment on proposed regulations regarding extended producer responsibility with regard to the management of waste post the consumer stage of a product’s lifecycle. Members of the... 

Simplify your plant or mill gearbox checks from 15 steps to 5

19th August 2020 Instead of time-consuming “down days” to check gearbox oil levels in your plant or mill, Lubrication Engineers (LE) suggests visual on-the-run maintenance checks. Mark Jones, Lubrication Reliability Consultant at LE for the Georgia region of the USA, says that traditionally, there are about 15... 

Tourism sector's road to recovery has begun, says Kubayi-Ngubane

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th August 2020 Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says the sector’s road to recovery has begun and that the department is in the process of consolidating inputs received towards the Tourism Recovery Strategy, which will be submitted to Cabinet in the coming weeks. The start of Level 2 lockdown,... 

King Shaka International Airport announces updated Covid-19 operational processes

By: Rebecca Campbell     14th August 2020 Durban’s King Shaka International Airport (King Shaka) on Friday announced that it was updating its operations processes concerning Covid-19. The new processes would come into effect on Sunday (August 16). King Shaka is one of the airports owned and operated by the Airports Company South Africa.... 

Host of new tech sees Merc trucks save up to 5% on fuel

By: Irma Venter     14th August 2020 The new Actros heavy-duty truck launched in South Africa comes with a host of “next-level innovations”, says Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa (DTBSA) CEO Michael Dietz. These include the absence of outside mirrors in favour of in-cab screens (mounted on the A-pillars), which are linked to... 

Covid-19 is driving an important shift in building-design trends

13th August 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic is driving important shifts in designing spaces within buildings. This encompasses the provision of fresh air and ventilation, increased monitoring of the internal environment, maintenance and cleaning activities and different procedures for entering a building and using its... 

Western Cape forum speaks out about deeds office, enviro process concerns

By: Marleny Arnoldi     12th August 2020 Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities Minister David Maynier recently called on Agriculture, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Thoko Didiza to urgently intervene in the repeated and at times unnecessary closure of the Cape Town Deeds Office. The Western Cape Property... 

Osborn completes first equipment installation in CIS region

By: Marleny Arnoldi     6th July 2020 Mining and quarrying equipment specialist Osborn has completed an export order to Kyrgyzstan, which extends its reach into the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. The equipment supplied by Osborn has been installed at the country’s second-largest gold mine, the Jerooy gold project.  

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