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Steel suppliers expected to meet new standards
18th August 2023

With greater emphasis being placed on safety in the South African steel industry, local suppliers of conveyance piping can no longer merely be accredited by the South African Bureau of Standards... 


SAFETY VANGUARD
Vertical Logic consistently promotes awareness of total quality and safety principles
Company spotlights new trend in rope access
18th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Emerging rope access company Vertical Logic Rope Access MD Craig Muller highlights an “interesting new trend” in the rise of robotics and third-party access initiatives, such as drones, and other... 


CERTIFICATION SHORTAGE
This potential shortage could result in a deceleration of project execution and leave workers without the necessary certifications
Work-at-height industry facing uncertainty as training standards expire
18th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The South African work-at-height industry, which has relied for years on National Qualifications Framework (NQF) unit standards to provide proper training programmes, now faces a critical challenge... 


Company offers solutions for safer work-at-height practices
18th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Solar system installations in South Africa must prioritise safety and proper planning, with height works specialist Height Safe 360 emphasising that training is an imperative to ensure... 


VITAL ROLE
South Africa’s agricultural sector plays a vital role in the country’s economy, contributing significantly to employment, food security and export revenue
Company driving innovation in agricultural sector
11th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s agricultural sector plays a vital role in the country’s economy, contributing significantly to employment, food security and export revenue. The industry, therefore, stands to... 


EVENT SHOWCASE
BMG will also showcase new products, including Liqui Moly oil kits and additives
Company expands agri presence through Nampo Cape Show
11th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Following a successful Nampo 2023 show in Bothaville, in the Free State, in May, industrial machinery manufacturer Bearing Man Group (BMG) will exhibit at the Nampo Cape Show, in Cape Town, in... 


Sustainability spurs new trends in chemicals industry
11th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With a strong focus on sustainability, a growing trend of fuel switches, opportunities for cogeneration and using by-product streams has emerged in the chemicals industry, says boiler and energy... 


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Additives offer substantial cost savings
11th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has teamed up with global leaders in additives, motor, transmissions and hydraulic oils Liqui Moly to offer cost-saving solutions to the local generator market. As... 


ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
11th August 2023

EMVAfrica stands as a prominent and trail-blazing entity in Southern Africa, proudly holding the distinction of being a leading ISO 9001:2015 accredited supplier of world-class quality industrial... 


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Fuel type key to success
11th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid ongoing power outages and energy constraints, new approaches to fuel selection and efficiency among chemical plants have become necessary, says boiler and energy plant operations and... 


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... 


An image of the BioKnit prototype structure developed by the Living Textiles Research Group
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... 


An image of John Deere's 770G motor grader
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... 


JC JONKER 
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... 


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From batteries for boats and jet skis, to batteries for cars and quad bikes, SABAT Batteries has positioned itself as the lifestyle battery of...

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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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Stewarts & Lloyds

Stewarts & Lloyds today supplies steel and tube, pipe and fittings, valves, pumps, irrigation, fencing, profiling and roofing products. The cash...

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