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An infographic on how the FireDos stationary proportioning systems work
Fire protection for industry
11th August 2023

With many highly flammable substances being processed and the varying risks of fire hazards and explosive potential on chemical and petrochemical plants, fire protection has become a major... 


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Blending facility boosts capacity
11th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite setbacks on account of Covid-19 lockdowns and economic downturns in South Africa, lubricants distributor African Group Lubricants (AGL) has boosted its operational capacity by 500% through... 


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Green steel price launch addresses decarbonisation, transparency
11th August 2023

Cross-commodity price reporting agency Fastmarkets has launched a new suite of sustainable ‘green steel’ prices. Green steel, also known as sustainable steel, refers to steel that is produced using... 


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Companies collaborate on voltage solutions for large EAFs
11th August 2023

Global solutions provider Tenova and leading power conversion company GE Power Conversion signed a Cooperation Agreement in June, combining their efforts on target projects that are aimed at... 


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Green steel producer receives clean audit on low CO2 emissions
11th August 2023

After officially releasing its steel plants’ cabon dioxide (CO2) emissions results, special steel products producer Swiss Steel Holding AG commissioned assurance and risk management provider DNV... 


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Company diversifying its international portfolio
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) is finalising plans to expand and diversify the product and service offering of its subsidiary, industrial solutions provider DGC Africa, says DGC chairman... 


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Furnace upgrades enhance productivity
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Heat induction specialist firm Electroheat Induction recently undertook an induction melting furnace upgrade project at a steel plant located in New Jersey to improve its efficiency, performance,... 


Company releases new products  for cleaner air
Company releases new products for cleaner air
8th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having spent 30 years researching and developing original products to reduce particulate matter (PM) from global industrial sources, air filtration solutions provider Aircure is launching three... 


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Valuer numbers need boosting to avoid possible crisis
4th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

South Africa has fewer than 1 500 registered professionals in residential and commercial property valuation, and fewer than 650 valuer candidates; this demonstrates that property valuation is an... 


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Market hindered by interest rates, economic stagnation
4th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The commercial property market experienced a 5.6% decline in sales activity in the first quarter of 2023, compared with the same quarter in 2022, owing to numerous factors, including rising... 


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Vodacom Century City fire highlights fire safety for PV systems
4th August 2023

The fire at the Vodacom building at Century City in Cape Town last month is suspected of having been caused by an issue with the rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installation, notes ASP Fire CEO... 


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Technology trends in commercial, industrial property
4th August 2023

Innovative technology solutions are changing the landscape in which commercial and industrial property is managed. This is particularly valuable in facility and maintenance management, says... 


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Firm invests in ‘greener’ solutions for sustainable future
4th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

JSE-registered real estate investment trust (REIT) Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) is beefing up its electricity generation supply to meet its environment, social and governance (ESG) targets. L2D... 


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Scientists develop sustainable alternative to traditional building materials
4th August 2023

Scientists have developed a way to grow building materials using knitted moulds and the root network of fungi as a potential alternative to traditional building material. The composite, called... 


BELite Technologies
BELite Technologies
4th August 2023

BELite Technologies was established in 2009 by its holding company Battery Electric to assist with the need for more efficient lighting solutions for the underground mining industry. The company... 


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OLI Electrical Vibrators
4th August 2023

It is our drive for innovation and industry service that forces us to evaluate our product offerings to all sectors on a continual basis.  


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Concrete offers sustainability, resilience for road construction
4th August 2023

Sustainable and resilient concrete roads are critical in supporting sustainable infrastructure development. Building durable roads should be balanced with minimising the carbon emissions throughout... 


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Grader range meets various application requirements
4th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere’s motor grader range encompasses a variety of models to suit customer requirements. The graders are designed to offer improved productivity and the company... 


The superiority of John Deere’s 770G/GP and 772G/GP motor graders
The superiority of John Deere’s 770G/GP and 772G/GP motor graders
4th August 2023

When you think of high-quality construction equipment, one name that frequently tops the list is John Deere, a world-renowned brand that consistently delivers industry-leading innovation. Two... 


Saudi Ministry signs-off on EV manufacture
28th July 2023

The Saudi Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources has granted an industrial licence to Saudi Arabia’s first electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing brand Ceer, with its vehicles expected to be... 


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SEZs instrumental in SA’s economic growth
28th July 2023

Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Fikile Majola last month reiterated his department’s commitment to enhance support to special economic zones (SEZs), which he referred to as... 


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Better communication, planning key to addressing challenges
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Steel and Technology group voestalpine High Performance Metals (HPM) plans to introduce Powder Metallurgical grades, upselling from conventional to higher grade materials where customers will... 


Automotive industry production line with car bodies
Decentralised drive tech specified for US manufacturer
28th July 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has secured an order to supply the latest decentralised drive technology in its Generation C range to automate a new storage and retrieval system being... 


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Artificial intelligence is a big driver of global restructuring in terms of addressing shortages of critical skills, especially in the automotive industry
Distributor drives future solutions in automotive industry
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Plastics machinery and ancillary equipment provider GreenTech Plastics Machinery says its injection-moulding machines can now incorporate recyclable materials when manufacturing various parts and... 


ONELE DYONASE AND BUHLE NTSALAZE

These beneficiaries of CTSA’s graduate programme now fill senior positions at CTSA Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape
Firm committed to youth development
28th July 2023

Tyre manufacturer Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) is tackling issues of employability in South Africa through its extensive range of youth development initiatives, ranging from student talent... 


STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE
ISO-Reliability laments the casual approach to fuel cleanliness and handling
Cleaner fuel crucial – specialists
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

International Organisation for Standardisation- (ISO-) compliant tribology and lubrication specialist and supplier ISO-Reliability Partners is unlocking the hidden and lost value in business... 


Ariel view of the expanded Sumitomo Rubber South Africa Ladysmith factory
Tyre manufacturer to boost local production with investment
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A proposed new investment drive by tyre manufacturer and distributor Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) – a division of Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) – will enable SRSA to undertake a series of... 


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Lubricant to ‘revolutionise’ automotive sector
28th July 2023

Global leader in automotive lubricants Castrol has announced the launch of its “highly anticipated” Castrol MAGNATEC with DUALOCK technology, which is now available in Africa and “promises to... 


DRIES THE PROBLEM OUT

The new range of Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers has capacity ranges from 3 m³/min to 40 m³/min at 7 bar and is now available
Supplier releases new dryers
28th July 2023

Compressed air equipment supplier Artic Driers International’s Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers are well suited to industrial processes including automotive manufacturing.... 


Partners introduce Li-ion solutions
28th July 2023

Swiss low-carbon, lithium-ion (Li-ion) cell-based energy storage solutions provider Leclanché and India-based research and development focused railway products developer Medha Group have formed a... 


Universal locos approved in European Corridor
28th July 2023

Global provider of integrated urban solutions with over 50 years of experience, Alstom, and leasing provider and asset manager of rolling stock in Europe, Northrail AG have completed a framework... 


Firm invests in second plant
28th July 2023

Integrated urban solutions provider Alstom is driving the expansion of the rail industry in Morocco by investing 160-million dirhams to construct a second rail plant, which will make driving cabs... 


New high-speed trains more environment-friendly
28th July 2023

High-speed train consortium Hitachi Toshiba Supreme Consortium (HTSC) – which comprises digital and mobility solutions provider Hitachi, and industrial solutions provider Toshiba Corporation and... 


Supplier protects inner mechanisms
28th July 2023

Local lubricants supplier Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa is celebrating 15 years of supplying its Pyroshield 9000 Synthetic Open Gear Lubricant to a major freight rail company in South... 


In-cab signalling needed in Africa
28th July 2023

Local investor in new rolling stock and track infrastructure projects, and rail solutions provider, Traxtion CEO James Holley and solutions provider Gear Rail CEO Roelf C Alberts suggest the... 


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Universal Storage Systems (SA)

South African leader in Steel -Racking, -Shelving, and -Mezzanine flooring. Universal has innovated an approach which encompasses conceptualising,...

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Alco-Safe

Rapid screening for drugs of abuse - anywhere, anytime. JusChek Oral Fluid Screen Device is simple to use for the detection of drugs of abuse in...

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Yale Lifting Solutions
Yale Lifting Solutions

Yale Lifting Solutions is a leading supplier of lifting and material handling equipment in Southern Africa. Yale offers a wide range of quality...

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Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

Booyco Electronics, South African pioneer of Proximity Detection Systems, offers safety solutions for underground and surface mining, quarrying,...

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