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Mobile robots drive flexible logistics, warehouse solutions
19th May 2023

Automation specialist Omron recently launched the HD-1500, the strongest and newest addition to their series of mobile robots, boasting a heavy payload capacity of up to 1 500 kg. The company notes... 

Platinum group metals can boost South African jobs and economic growth.
Platinum group metals can add million South African jobs plus R8-trillion to economy
28th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Collaborative marketing of platinum group metals (PGMs) has the potential to add a million more South African jobs and contribute R8-trillion more to the economy as the world greens and lowers... 

Battery-operated equipment solutions driven by lithium-ion batteries are not just a greener alternative to the conventional fossil-fuel-driven forklifts, but offer an array of benefits
Challenges transformed into opportunities
10th February 2023

The past few years have been characterised by numerous challenges that have negatively impacted the materials handling and warehousing industries. From riots and flooding in Durban, in... 

Although the following information is addressed to contractors, it will also be of value to everybody anticipating shutting down during December
2nd November 2022

By now we are all looking forward to the end of the year. However, not without being faced with the dilemma of having to “batten down the hatches” and review risk mitigation measures, to take care... 

Plug CEO Andy Marsh.
Platinum-linked green hydrogen economy has $10-trillion-a-year opportunity tag
24th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The three letters PEM, which flag platinum-using green hydrogen and fuel cell solutions, are written all over the American green hydrogen company Plug, which is advancing into a potential... 

Electra Mining Africa saw thousands of buyers and sellers coming together at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg
Electra Mining Africa welcomes over 30 000 visitors to first post-Covid expo
7th October 2022

Celebrating 50 years this year, Electra Mining Africa saw thousands of buyers and sellers coming together at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg, from September 5 to 9 to meet in-person and see... 

Middle East and Africa VP Darren Hall
Manitou Group reveals new additions to product range at Electra Mining
9th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Heavy equipment manufacturer Manitou will be revealing its newest Manitou Heavy Telescopic Handler Machines at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition. Manitou is “committed to reducing its... 

Kal Tire's autonomous tyre inspection technology
Kal Tire exhibits prototype technologies at Electra
8th September 2022 By: Darren Parker

At this year’s Electra Mining exhibition in Johannesburg, Canadian tyre company Kal Tire is showcasing prototypes for two unique tools that aim to improve safety and reduce unnecessary waste and... 

Informative seminars by leading industry experts at Electra Mining Africa
30th August 2022

More than 650 local and international exhibitors will converge on the Expo Centre, Nasrec, in Johannesburg for Electra Mining Africa taking place from 5-9 September. In addition to the new products... 

Electra Mining to showcase latest equipment, products & technologies
30th August 2022

Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition will see latest cutting-edge machinery, products, technologies and services from hundreds of companies in the mining, electrical,... 

TIPPER TRUCK The tipper fleet consists of side tipper links with the state-of-the-art lightweight design that are capable of super payloads up to 40 t
Local truck company tipping the scales in favour of progress
26th August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Adaptability, intuition, and foresight are the key survival tools needed as business look to weather the myriad of storms currently facing South African companies. Years of neglect of South African... 

The shape of a forklift made out of various parts and spares
Original parts a must – supplier
19th August 2022

Heavy lifting solutions provider Criterion Equipment, which specialises in the supply and support of TCM forklift trucks, stresses that the local market must invest in quality branded replacement... 

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Back in person: Virtual events no match for face-to-face connections - Electra Mining organisers
16th August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Virtual events, conferences and meetings rapidly became the norm during the coronavirus pandemic, forcing businesses to adapt to a new reality as health concerns took top priority. While online... 

Forklift face-off puts drivers’ skills to the test
16th August 2022

Who will be the captain of the lift? The showdown will be one of the exciting events at this year’s Electra Mining Africa. With prize money of R20 000 up for grabs, the trophy will be lifted high... 

New features, products and learning at this year’s Electra Mining Africa
15th August 2022

Celebrating 50 years this year, Electra Mining Africa is pulling out all the stops to deliver an event that continues to serve as an essential and valuable meeting place for the entire industry. A... 

Eightfold surge in profits in 2020 sees Shumani clinch major business award
23rd June 2022

An eightfold surge in profits during 2020, the height of the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, has seen Shumani Industrial Equipment awarded the 2021 Goscor Business Unit of the Year Award.... 

More to see and do at Electra Mining Africa, celebrating 50 years this year
21st June 2022

Electra Mining Africa and its line-up of conferences and free-to-attend seminars will be taking place from 5-9 September at the Expo Centre, Nasrec, in Johannesburg. Hundreds of exhibitors are... 

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Minimum of 14 000 jobs a year from South Africa’s first hydrogen corridor
11th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s first hydrogen corridor now under development has the potential to generate a minimum of 14 000 jobs, $400-million in gross domestic product and $900-million in taxes a year by 2050.... 

You can be the next forklift champion!
6th May 2022

In an effort to promote the importance of Forklift Operation and operators in the Supply chain and Logistics industry, Lifting Africa and LEEASA (Lifting Equipment Engineering Association of SA) is... 

A side view of a yellow Criterion TCM forklift which is used to lift heavy loads
Heavy-duty forklift trucks offer notable payloads
29th April 2022

Heavy lifting solutions provider Criterion Equipment’s versatile range of forklift manufacturer Toyo Carriers Manufacturing (TCM) forklift trucks comprises robust machines for handling goods in all... 

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Hydrogen development expected to create up to 60 000 new jobs – Mjwara
23rd March 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen development in South Africa has the potential to generate up to 60 000 new jobs in the next ten to 15 years, said Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) director-general Dr Phil... 

Black and yellow Hyundai crawler excavator machine excavating earth
Group stays afloat amid challenges
11th March 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Equipment distributor Capital Equipment Group (CEG) has maintained its success in the South African construction industry despite challenging economic conditions, global supply issues and... 

Man operating a green and black forklift truck up a steep hill
New equipment released
11th March 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Construction equipment distributor Capital Equipment Group’s (CEG’s) subsidiaries, Shamrock Handling Concepts and Criterion Equipment, launched products for the construction industry last year.... 

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Company achieves Level 1 BBBEE accreditation
11th February 2022 By: Anna Moross

Forklift distributor Masslift Africa has announced that its Level 1 broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) accreditation will help to expand business for the company and its distribution of... 

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Safety a critical aspect for materials handling
11th February 2022

Forklift dealer Criterion Equipment considers the safe operation of forklift trucks as one of the most critical aspects in materials handling in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution centres,... 

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New multipurpose forklift prioritises multipurpose handling
4th February 2022

Materials handling equipment supplier BLT WORLD’s latest addition to its Meclift variable reach trucks range, the Meclift ML1812R multipurpose forklift truck, has been designed to move safely and... 

A photo of an Atlas Copco QES genset being lowered by crane and guided by a worker in PPE
Business as usual despite genset demand spike
3rd December 2021 By: Darren Parker

Generator set (genset) manufacturer Atlas Copco Power Technique business development manager Philip du Plessis says the business is always prepared to try to close any sale that comes its way,... 

A photo of several Doosan B35 X-7 forklift units
Forklifts delivered to liquor logistics company
12th November 2021 By: Darren Parker

Industrial equipment distributor Shumani Industrial Equipment has completed the delivery of 54 forklifts to logistics service provider Liquor Runners for use at a major beer producer in South... 

Implats sees solar, green hydrogen as the way forward for sustainable energy
10th November 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Large-scale solar plants are often considered a viable solution for decarbonisation in emerging markets, as it ensures emission reductions and offers secure electricity supply. Simultaneously, it... 

Supplier to break into mining
24th September 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

Industrial equipment supplier and specialist Shumani Industrial Equipment is striving to secure its spot and compete in the mining industry, with Shumani MD Victor Nemukula noting that a few... 

An image of a hydrogen forklift outside Anglo American’s Chilean copper business
First hydrogen station commissioned in Chile
17th September 2021

Diversified major Anglo American last month announced its Chilean copper business making history by commissioning the country’s first green hydrogen station for zero carbon vehicles. This is... 

Shumani looks to diversify into mining, construction industry
16th September 2021

As one of the biggest industrial equipment suppliers into the food and beverage industry, this remains the main target market for Shumani Industrial Equipment. However, the company aims to... 

a man inspecting a forklift
Safety checks key to fork lift operations
10th September 2021

Forklift distributor Criterion Equipment considers the safe operation of forklift trucks one of the most critical aspects in materials handling in manufacturing, warehousing and distribution... 

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Jacobs Transport introduces new INControl Warehouse Management System
20th August 2021

Specialised transport and equipment provider Jacobs Transport, which has been moving and rigging heavy machinery for two decades, has introduced new technologies into its warehouse environment to... 

Sandvik upgrades local presence with new facilities
16th August 2021

In a strategic move that will consolidate its resources and further enhance its service to customers, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions has moved its South African headquarters to brand new,... 

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Hot Platinum - Manufacturing, Metals and Mining Sectors
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: The company was formed in 2003. The company Hot Platinum (Pty) Ltd is a technology spin-out from the University of Cape Town. Ali Brey and Irshad Khan... 

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(Back left to right) Brothers Peter, Gary and Paul (Front) Irvine and Eunice
Bell Equipment - Original equipment manufacturing, distribution, support and export
30th July 2021

Year of Formation and Background to Founding: Bell Equipment’s roots date back to 1954 when Irvine Bell established a small engineering and agricultural equipment repair service in Empangeni,... 

Short-term rental solutions offered
28th May 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Forklifts and materials handling equipment supplier Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC) offers companies short-term rental solutions for its equipment. “The importance of flexibility cannot be... 

CPC Group of Companies
CPC Group of Companies
30th April 2021

At CPC Group of Companies our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our values are evident in our daily conduct, as we believe that we all deal with our customers in a fair and forthright... 

BLT WORLD’s Meclift heavy duty variable reach trucks increase efficiency and safety during materials handling procedures in automotive plants
Equipment ensures plant efficiency
16th April 2021

Heavy machinery supplier BLT WORLD distributes and supports a range of materials and container handling equipment, designed for optimum efficiency, reduced operational costs, enhanced safety and... 

Giant copper mines start to get serious about green hydrogen
Giant copper mines start to get serious about green hydrogen
13th April 2021 By: Bloomberg

All the talk about how green hydrogen will help heavy industries kick their fossil fuel habit is starting to turn into action in the biggest copper-producing nation. An Anglo American pilot... 

Impala Platinum group executive: refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya
South African-developed fuel cell passing tests at Implats refinery
29th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

A South African-developed stationary hydrogen fuel cell is doing well as it is put through a testing phase at the Impala Platinum (Implats) refinery, group executive: refining and marketing Sifiso... 

Anglo American Platinum executive head: project and environment Prakashim Moodliar.
First hydrogen and movement by third quarter – Anglo American Platinum
29th March 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Anglo American Platinum executive head: project and environment Prakashim Moodliar has outlined what the company refers to as its smart power project, which is the development of the hydrogen fuel... 



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Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa is sole distributors for Goodwin electrically driven, submersible, abrasion resistance slurry pumps.

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Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions products and services provide you maximum value in terms of performance, quality, safety, flexibility and not...

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