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Mining sector offers significant opportunity in enabling economic growth with a multiplier effect

12th May 2022 South Africa’s economy was built on its mining industry prowess which not only helped to fund the country’s infrastructure but also precipitated the growth of a number of a number of supporting industries and services. 

Drive tech company joins Indaba community

22nd April 2022 On its return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), the Investing in African Mining Indaba is "looking forward to a reunion like no other" and, for the first time in its history, drives and automation specialist SEW-Eurodrive will be exhibiting at the event. Under the... 

BI to showcase its leading brands and agri expertise at NAMPO 2022

13th April 2022 Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) sees Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 16 to 20 May as an important platform to interact with customers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and end users from all over South Africa and showcase its comprehensive product range for the farming... 

Packaged-goods plant receives full makeover

By: Claire O'Reilly     18th March 2022 Automation company Iritron is executing a project for a major South African packaged-goods company, which requires refurbishing and upgrading a plant with the latest optimised control systems.  

Crane company innovative in competitive environment

By: Cameron Mackay     4th March 2022 Local crane manufacturer Condra Cranes MD Marc Kleiner stresses that the competitiveness of the local cranes and hoists market has been exacerbated by cheaper imports of cranes, hoists and related components, as well as shortages in raw materials. Such shortages have been the result of supply... 

Power Quality the focus at AEI

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th February 2022 The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) aims to raise awareness of the importance of Power Quality in the manufacturing industry at this year’s Africa Energy Indaba (AEI). Power Quality refers to the degree to which a power system conforms to established standards; in the... 

Electrical Power Systems Management – providing valuable insight into your power infrastructure

23rd February 2022 By Vladimir Milovanovic, Vice President, Power Systems, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric In an era where South Africa faces a continuous and uphill battle in stabilising its energy provision, many businesses are focuses on alternative resources and backup supply such as UPSs, generators,... 

Modern drives for the agricultural industry

18th February 2022 Regional sales manager, Willem Strydom, talks about SEW-EURODRIVE’s agricultural offering and the company’s growing success, most notably in the poultry industry. The Agricultural sector has kept SEW-EURODRIVE very busy this past year, says Willem Strydom, regional sales manager at SEW-EURODRIVE.... 

How energy drive reduces energy consumption by up to 80% using variable speed drives

10th February 2022 In real world industrial applications, it is common that fan and pump systems perform at efficiencies far below optimal. This is because the motors on variable torque applications run at design RPM, while the work being done by the fan or pump is controlled using dampers or valves to meet the... 

Merits of mechanical and digital options in dosing pumps

24th January 2022 Dosing pumps play an important role in many industries from mining and wastewater treatment to pharmaceuticals and food production – and are available in a growing range of mechanical and digital options. “Choosing the right pump starts with understanding the respective areas where mechanical and... 

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