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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... 

Brabus armoured G-Class now available in South Africa 

By: Irma Venter     16th November 2020 Local vehicle armouring specialist, SVI Engineering, has been appointed as the  official distributor of Brabus Automotive armoured products in Africa, starting with the Invicto Mercedes-Benz G-Class range, says SVI Engineering business development manager Nicol Louw. 

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... 

BHP recycling tyres in Queensland

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd August 2020 Diversified miner BHP on Monday announced that up to 30 new jobs would be created in Queensland’s Bowen Basin as a result of a new partnership with Novum Energy to recycle mining truck tyres for the first time in Australia. Used earth moving tyres from all seven coal mine sites in Queensland... 

In Kimberley, the world's diamond capital, illicit mining fight flounders 

By: Reuters     11th November 2019 The first South African project to bring illegal miners into the formal fold has been plagued by violence in diamond capital Kimberley, dealing a major blow to national efforts to stem a booming illicit trade. The project was launched 18 months ago in Kimberley, the site of a nineteenth-century... 

Bloodhound makes successful 200 mph run in the UK  

By: Irma Venter     26th October 2017 “We came to show the world Bloodhound is go,” says Bloodhound supersonic car (SCC) driver Andy Green. The Bloodhound on Thursday proved to be top dog as it successfully concluded its first official run, stretching its legs at 200 mph (322 km/h) on the Newquay Airport runway, in Cornwall, in the... 

A game of chicken

By: Riaan de Lange     13th November 2015 Are you familiar with the game of chicken? If you are not, you have definitely not seen near enough action movies. It is inevitable for these movies to not include a scene where two individuals, normally the good guy and the bad guy (‘guy’ is not gender specific) are in cars racing towards each... 

Lack of funding undermining circular economy, Redisa argues

By: Zandile Mavuso     13th November 2015 Although more businesses are realising the need to become increasingly energy efficient and attempt to be part of the circular economy by way of reusing and recycling material, the lack of funding to sustain this economy hinders businesses from adapting. 

Mitsubishi Triton Diesel Pick-Ups Get New Engine, A New Face And More Specifications

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd September 2013 The Mitsubishi Triton Double Cab and Club Cab ranges have moved forward with engine upgrades, new styling inside and out and specification upgrades. The significant upgrades in terms of standard equipment in certain models, particularly the Club Cab derivatives, are all in line with the... 

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