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The average damage caused by banking fraud amounts to 47 USD per incident in South Africa, Kaspersky informs

27th October 2020 According to a recent Kaspersky survey¹, more than half of users in South Africa (59%) faced banking fraud at least once in the first half of 2020. In most of the cases (74%) the banking fraud occurred via the phone, while the calls were received mainly during business hours: Monday to Thursday,... 

Roll-out of AARTO a big concern, says Road Freight Association 

By: Irma Venter     15th September 2020 The Road Freight Association (RFA) says it is working with all relevant role-players to ensure that the proposed Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) is “considered properly” before implementation, and that AARTO will achieve its main purpose of ensuring road safety, says... 

New digital technologies improve manufacturing capabilities

3rd July 2020 Metallurgical plant supplier SMS group has developed digital technology called the X-Pact MES 4.0, along with the Safety Locator Suite system, which both aid in the digital transformation of organisations and help to gain faster insights and more informed management decision-making, with the... 

Plant productivity could be increased by virtual support

3rd July 2020 Metallurgical plant supplier SMS group aims to increase the technical resources of its clients’ plants by using local service teams from SMS Group with virtual support from global experts around the world using virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The aim is to improve... 

PRP solutions launches Covid-19 workplace solutions

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd July 2020 People management solutions company, PRP Solutions (Pty) Ltd has launched a range of solutions for companies and organisations faced with new challenges for managing people safely in the workplace during and after Covid-19. Kriya Govender, CEO of PRP Solutions says that managing workforces of... 

Vodacom zero rates what3words website

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th May 2020 Telecommunications group Vodacom has zero-rated the emergency location tracker platform ‘what3words’ for its more than 43-million subscribers across South Africa. The what3words technology, available as a mobile application or an online map, has divided the world into a grid of 3m squares, with... 

Dept reaching out to domestic workers, farm labourers to apply for UIF lockdown benefits

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     15th May 2020 In its quest to ensure that no worker in need is left behind, the Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) is making all efforts to reach domestic workers and farm labourers so that they can benefit from the Covid-19 relief scheme. The scheme, which is part of the basket of government-wide... 

Digital solutions could improve return-to-work, staff permit processes

By: Donna Slater     8th May 2020 With the national lockdown having transitioned from Level 5 to 4 at the beginning of May, many employees are returning to work, posing challenges for employers to ensure their staff can safely and easily return to work. One of the requirements is a permit and digital employee engagement company... 

SMS group to supply new finishing facilities for Daehan´s straight bar line

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th August 2019 South Korean company Daehan Steel Co., Ltd. has awarded SMS group an order covering the completion of the rebar rolling mill in its Pyeongtaek plant. The new equipment will allow Daehan to bundle rebars in small and main packages. Starting material will be billets 130 and/or 150 millimeters... 

Hyundai Steel awards SMS group order for revamp of the heavy section mill at Incheon

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th August 2019 After successfully completing the commissioning of its new horizontal straightening machine, Hyundai Steel has awarded SMS group a follow-up order for the revamp of its Incheon heavy section mill in South Korea. With this revamp Hyundai Steel aims to expand its product range towards larger... 

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