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Through the precise identification and quantification of noise sources, these tools pave the way for a safer and more regulated work environment
Sound level meters find local distributor
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Local test and measurement company TANDM Technologies has introduced engineering company Brüel & Kjaer’s (B&K’s) wireless, smartphone-operated 2245 and 2255 sound level meters (SLMs) to the South... 


Bob Chen, President of Huawei Optical Business Product Line, delivering a keynote speech
Huawei’s Bob Chen discusses three optical business trends driving industrial intelligence
4th July 2024

Bob Chen, President of Huawei’s Optical Business Product Line, delivered a keynote speech titled "three trends in Optical Business, promoting industrial intelligence," at the recently concluded... 


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WEF highlights AI, cooling solutions, genomics, carbon capture as top emerging technologies
25th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified the ten technologies with the greatest potential to make a positive impact in the world in the next three to five years. The WEF unpacks these... 


Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
Schneider Electric launches PowerLogic P7 power and control platform for complex and high-demand applications
10th June 2024

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled the latest device in its PowerLogic range of products – the PowerLogic P7 digital... 


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Automated machine health monitoring improves efficiency
7th June 2024

Automated machine health monitoring improves efficiency The ever-increasing demand for consumer goods means that machinery on mines and in manufacturing plants are required to operate more... 


The above image depicts trainees of the Dickinson Group training programme that will enhance the local talent pool, assisting create a skilled local workforce that can reduce dependency on external expertise and enhance productivity
Furnaces group expands training initiative
24th May 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Global refractory and industrial solutions provider Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) Africa aims to mitigate challenges – such as limitations in infrastructure, resource constraints and workforce... 


Comsol COO Darren Morgan
Licensed 5G FWA set to become the SME connection of choice
23rd May 2024

Licensed 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) is poised to become the preferred last-mile connectivity solution for South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs), replacing traditional fibre... 


SA mines get first look at private 5G in action
2nd May 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Fixed-wireless access provider Comsol has showcased the capabilities of private fifth-generation (5G) infrastructure to South African mining companies at its Midrand premises to demonstrate... 


Mauritius Telecom in talks for subsea cable to link Africa, Asia
30th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mauritius’ top telecommunications company is in talks with operators including Reliance Jio Infocomm and Orange for a new undersea cable linking Africa, Indian Ocean islands and Asia, improving... 


Telcos spend billions on batteries, generators to ensure customers remain connected during loadshedding
26th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

South African telecommunications operators spent billions of rands to keep communications infrastructure operational during bouts of loadshedding in the 12 months to September 30, 2023. The... 


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Tailings equipment security, integrity spotlighted
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The industries involved in tailings retreatment and the rehabilitation of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) are increasingly moving towards more sustainable and socially responsible practices,... 


MTN, Huawei launch joint technology innovation lab
17th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Telecommunications giant MTN Group and information and communication technology group Huawei have jointly launched Technology Innovation Lab to accelerate digital transformation and sustainable... 


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Jaecoo launches its first cars in South Africa
15th April 2024 By: Irma Venter

China’s Jaecoo brand has launched its first vehicle in South Africa – the J7 sports-utility vehicle (SUV). Chery/Omoda & Jaecoo South Africa (SA) says the “urban off-road SUV brand” is “poised to... 


Gary Woolley, Chief Commercial Officer at Comsol
Why Upgrading to Business-Grade Broadband Connectivity is Vital for SMEs
12th April 2024

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to move away from consumer grade fixed mobile services to business grade services, to achieve the performance and reliability they need to keep their... 


Image of Probe IMT M3SH noise monitoring system
Noise monitoring solutions make work environments safer
5th April 2024

Noise pollution is a significant hazard in mining and industrial sectors, posing a threat to worker health and safety. Exposure to excessive noise can lead to permanent hearing loss, stress, and... 


Image of a miner underground with the EL300R electric remote-controlled loader from Salzgitter Mzansi
Local loaders for deep-level mines
28th March 2024

South African supplier of rail-bound throw loaders for deep-level hard rock mines Salzgitter Mzansi has recently launched three new products – the Salzgitter EL300R electric rail bound... 


Image of the SKF Axios predictive maintenance solution
Automated equipment monitoring simplified
28th March 2024

A new cloud-based end-to-end predictive maintenance solution for rotating equipment from SKF and Amazon Web Services (AWS) is said to be simple, scalable and cost-effective, SKF Connected... 


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Zimbabwean gas project spurs regional interest
22nd March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Following the discovery of the Mukuyu gas field in the Cabora Bassa basin, in northern Zimbabwe, oil and gas explorer Invictus Energy is confident further discoveries will be made in the basin. The... 


Iain Stevenson, Chief Executive Officer at Comsol
Comsol launches exclusive 5G Fixed Wireless Access for businesses
21st March 2024

Comsol, the leading provider of Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) last mile connectivity and Private Networks in South Africa, has launched a 5G FWA network to meet the need for business-class broadband... 


Huawei intent on unlocking potential of networks through commercialisation of 5.5G
15th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Following the success of fifth-generation (5G) technology over the past five years, information and communications technology (ICT) giant Huawei aims to unlock the potential of networks and create... 


Images of Brüel & Kjaer wireless smartphone operated sound level meters from TANDM
Wireless sound level meters available locally
8th March 2024

A range of wireless, smartphone-operated sound level meters has been introduced to the South African market. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa- (Icasa-) approved advanced... 


The newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers one blue and one yellow
New analysers launched at Indaba
8th March 2024 By: Halima Frost

International elemental analysis company Innov-X Africa has taken delivery of the newly launched Vanta Max and Vanta Core X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysers, which were showcased at this year’s... 


Gen AI, sustainability, monetisation key themes of 2024 TMT predictions
6th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Generative artificial intelligence (AI), sustainability and monetisation have emerged as three key themes in the 2024 edition of advisory firm Deloitte’s 'Technology, Media and Telecommunications... 


MTN signage at a store
MTN says profit to drop as much as 90% due to naira decline
1st March 2024 By: Bloomberg

MTN Group, Africa’s biggest wireless service provider by revenue, said full-year profit probably plunged as much as 90% as two devaluations of Nigeria’s currency since June hit its financial... 


Huawei board member and ICT products and solutions president Yang Chaobin speaking at Mobile World Congress 2024
Huawei starts commercialising 5.5G
27th February 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology (ICT) giant Huawei has launched the commercialisation phase of 5.5G. Throughout 2024, the company aims to unlock the potential of networks and create new... 


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Industry faces expertise shortage amid international competition
23rd February 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The South African defence industry continues to grapple with diminishing skills availability amid a competitive market dominated by international defence companies. However, increased government... 


The above image depicts a facility, which comprises a lighting solution that enables managers to dim the luminaires as needed
Lighting system advances energy efficiency
23rd February 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Luminaire manufacturer BEKA Schréder’s wireless control system Schréder ITERRA offers a wireless control solution for lighting applications, providing a “robust, cost-effective and futureproof... 


South Africa’s security technology market poised for growth – research
9th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The South African security technology market is poised for growth, making it one of the exceptions compared with other industries in the country that are currently facing economic and financial... 


Measuring is knowing
Measuring is knowing
9th February 2024

In any control and instrumentation (C&I) project, the ultimate goal is to pinpoint the essential process variables and ensure their precise measurement. Accurate measurement of these identified... 


Sunward South Africa expands business operations, unlocking new opportunities for growth, product innovation and technological advancements
Sunward South Africa expands business operations, unlocking new opportunities for growth, product innovation and technological advancements
1st February 2024

Sunward South Africa (Pty) Ltd proudly announced the expansion of their business operations into the South African market during a prestigious launch ceremony hosted at the company’s Jet Park... 


A man holding a remote detonator for an explosive set at a mine
Company showcases contribution to positive disruption
26th January 2024 By: Halima Frost

Explosives and mining chemicals company AECI Mining will attend this years’ Investing in African Mining Indaba to showcase some of its new technologies and innovations aimed at unlocking value in... 


5G poised to be fastest-growing subscription type in sub-Saharan Africa
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Fifth-generation (5G) is set to be the fastest-growing subscription type in sub-Saharan Africa between 2023 and 2029, when 85% of the global population will have 5G coverage access. The latest... 


Image of Godwin diesel driven dewatering pumps from Integrated Pump Technology
Diesel driven dewatering pumps for Zambia and DRC
24th January 2024

South Africa-based Integrated Pump Technology has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Godwin diesel driven dewatering pumps in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).... 


Enter the New Era of Mobile AI with Samsung Galaxy S24 Series
Enter the New Era of Mobile AI with Samsung Galaxy S24 Series
17th January 2024

Empowering everyday experiences, from barrier-free communication to awe-inspiring creativity to the power for even more possibilities, Galaxy AI transforms the iconic S Series for the future.... 


Global 5G subscriptions forecast to surpass 5.3bn by the end of 2029
15th December 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

By the end of 2023, nearly one-in-five of all global mobile subscriptions will be fifth-generation (5G) subscriptions, as the growth proves resilient, despite continued economic challenges and... 


Nashua Kopano launches non-line-of-sight fixed wireless solution
5th December 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Workspace solutions company Nashua Kopano has launched its fixed wireless technology solution called Hypersync that is designed for organisations located on sites without a clear line of sight to... 


GWM launches its first EV in South Africa – priced below R700 000 
1st December 2023 By: Irma Venter

Great Wall Motors (GWM), also the owner of the Haval brand, has launched its first electric vehicle (EV) in the domestic market. Ora is the Chinese carmaker’s new-energy-vehicle-specific brand,... 


With the new lighting solution, the school is now able to extend playing times into the evening.
Smart Lighting Solution for School’s Astro Hockey Field  
29th November 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied the smart LED floodlighting solution for Durbanville High School’s Astro Hockey Field in Cape Town, Western Cape. Durbanville High School was established in 1827, in the... 


MediaTek reiterates ambition to drive 5G adoption, futuristic technologies in MEA
24th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Global fabless semiconductor company MediaTek is continuing to expand its footprint across the smartphone and smart device ecosystem in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) regions. The company, which... 


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Smart monitoring solutions offered for tailings dams
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Demand for smart monitoring solutions in tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and waste management infrastructure has increased, following governing bodies’ introducing new standards to mitigate TSF... 


South Africa’s rural internet connectivity receives massive boost
South Africa’s rural internet connectivity receives massive boost
23rd November 2023

South Africa’s drive to improve rural internet connectivity has received a massive boost with the handover of 24 Television White Space (TVWS) gateway equipment worth over $120 000 by, an South... 


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Telkom delivers H1 improvements
21st November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

JSE-listed Telkom on Tuesday posted improvements across the board during the six months ended September 30, 2023, as it positions itself as an digital infrastructure business at its core. During... 


University of the Free State’s Shimla Park Rugby Field illuminated by OMNIBLAST-E floodlights with lighting control
Smart Sports Lighting Solution for University’s Sports Fields  
21st November 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED lighting solution with lighting control for the University of the Free State’s Shimla Park Rugby Field and soccer field. The University of the Free... 


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