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Sabrina Jardim

Sabrina Jardim

Sabrina Jardim is a Creamer Media Features Journalist for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Hydrogen engine paves way for net-zero targets

25th November 2022 Power technology provider Cummins released its zero-carbon hydrogen internal combustion engine (H2-ICE) concept truck, powered by the B6.7H hydrogen engine, at this year’s International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) transportation conference, which was held from September 20 to 23 in Hannover,... 

Saboa embarks on training initiative

25th November 2022 The South African Bus Operators Association (Saboa) has endorsed the training and development of 28 female bus and truck drivers. This is in collaboration with Clarendon Transport Underwriting Managers, which is co-funding the development of the candidates, and with the Commercial Transport... 

Company invests in ‘state-of-the-art’ factory

25th November 2022 Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA), part of global tyre and rubber company Sumitomo Rubber Industries, has invested more than R2.1-billion in a “state-of-the-art”, purpose-built 180 000 m2 truck, bus and radial factory, and an upgraded passenger car, sports-utility vehicle and light truck tyre... 

Company strives for sustainability

25th November 2022 Local tyre manufacturer Bridgestone South Africa is working to decarbonise its energy sources and reduce its manufacturing carbon footprint by 50% by 2027. “We use raw materials that are produced sustainably, wherever practical, and focus on sourcing locally rather than importing to reduce the... 

Company produces first local EV truck

25th November 2022 Electric vehicle (EV) solutions provider Applied Electric Vehicle Energy Reticulation Systems Africa (Aeversa) subsidiary Iron Energy is nearing the completion of the first locally assembled 8 t electric commercial truck. The truck is a multiplatform EV drive train that is chassis agnostic – the... 

Bearings company completes acquisition

11th November 2022 National industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 has acquired bearings and power transmission supplier MCL Engineering Products – based in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape. The acquisition, which was completed in July, will expand Bearings 2000’s reach in the Eastern Cape. 

Counterfeit bearings prominent in local industry

11th November 2022 The use of counterfeit bearings has become increasingly prevalent in the local bearings industry, which can increase downtime, create consequential damage and reduce life span and safety, says bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International (BI) product manager Andrew Altree.... 

Mining Indaba to welcome more delegates, new features in 2023

9th November 2022 Next year’s Investing in Africa Mining Indaba – to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 6 to 9 – will operate at full capacity, as all Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted. During a media briefing on November 9, portfolio director for the Indaba Simon Ford said... 

Automation necessary for Africa’s competitiveness

4th November 2022 With global manufacturers embracing power management automation, the African market needs to follow suit to remain competitive, says power management company Eaton Africa power management and control components field product manager Devan Reddy. While the manufacturing sector requires... 

Systems assist with loadshedding woes

4th November 2022 The current energy crisis sweeping South Africa has increased the need for reserve power, whereby complete management systems can help manage different energy sources, says power management company Eaton Africa power quality product manager Jaco du Plooy. He explains that, while solar power is... 

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