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Committed to strategic growth goals amid industry challenges
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite encountering various challenges – including commodity price volatility closely linked to global economic conditions and supply chain dynamics – metallurgy and process engineering company... 


The above image depicts the DIV forklift trucks and warehouse equipment that is being incorporated into the Bobcat brand
Rebranding of premier forklift brand
9th February 2024

Key player in the industrial warehousing equipment sector Goscor Lift Trucks (GLT) announced the rebranding of its premier forklift brand, Doosan, which will now be supplied under the Bobcat livery... 


The above image depicts the redesigned M8 25.3 NX machine, which has a lifting capacity of 2 500 kg, a lifting height of 3 040 mm, a 1 475 mm overhang and ground clearance of 280 mm
Truck-mounted forklifts increase efficiency, safety
9th February 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Materials handling equipment distributor Shamrock Handling Concepts has extended its range of Moffett forklift trucks to include the new-generation M5 and M8 NX series, which has been designed for... 


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Eloise mine, Australia
8th December 2023 By: Nadine James

The mine is located in north Queensland, in Australia, about 60 km south-east of Cloncurry and 155 km east-south-east of Mount Isa.   


Toyota to deploy 500 Mirai passenger platinum-based fuel cell electric vehicles at Paris Olympics next year.
Next year's Olympics to showcase platinum-based hydrogen tech as net-zero solution
8th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

As the worldwide mobility partner of the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee for Paris 2024, Toyota is looking to provide sustainable transport solutions for... 


A new battery powered Toypta forklift being driven by a woman in PPE
Battery-operated forklifts offer sustainability in warehousing
3rd November 2023

As the world looks towards a more sustainable future, more businesses are being guided by regulations to reduce carbon emissions. For example, in applications such as food storage and handling,... 


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Company opens high-tech warehouse in Cameroon
3rd November 2023

Integrated logistics company A.P Moller–Maersk, commonly referred to as Maersk, opened the doors to a brand-new and technology-driven warehousing and distribution (W&D) facility in Douala, Cameroon... 


Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) was refuelled with hydrogen produced by Sasol, using an Air Products dispensing technology
Fuel cell electric vehicle demonstration seen as catalyst for nascent green hydrogen economy
2nd October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

In a milestone for South Africa’s nascent green hydrogen economy, three large corporates have teamed up to showcase the potential of using domestically produced hydrogen as a zero-emission... 


Image of a man lifting bulk bags with a forklift
Pallet-free bulk bags developed
1st September 2023

Materials handling systems specialist Conceptainer has developed solutions to protect product integrity and enable efficient handling, stacking and storage in the design and local manufacture of... 


Electromechanical actuators gain traction
21st July 2023

Despite electromechanical actuators being highly suitable for applications within the materials handling sector, hydraulic sales to the sector are still rapidly growing, according to market... 


Gert Roselt
Climbing the ladder from apprentice auto electrician to CEO
9th June 2023

Gert Roselt started his career as an apprentice auto electrician for Kuruman Auto and has successfully climbed the ladder to become CEO of Probe IMT Group. He shares his career journey with... 


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... 


TPT expects to invest just over R8-billion over the next five years
South African port operator pursuing R8bn OEM strategy in bid to bolster equipment performance
24th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) is optimistic that its emerging strategy of entering into long-term agreements with original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for the supply and life-cycle maintenance... 


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New container handler launched
21st April 2023

Materials handling specialist BLT WORLD has launched the second-generation model Mobicon 2HL series container handlers carriers in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. Mobicon mini straddle... 


Implats group executive refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya.
Hydrogen economy continuing to build, Implats’ Sifiso Sibiya reports
3rd March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Momentum in the hydrogen economy is continuing to build, Implats group executive refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya reported when he presented an Implats slide outlining global market trends for... 


VUYOKAZI BANGAZI
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... 


Dr Cosmas Chiteme, Director of Hydrogen and Energy, Department of Science and Innovation.
Make green hydrogen part of official economic recovery plan, Dept of Science and Innovation urges
26th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa should leverage the hydrogen opportunity as part of its official economic reconstruction and economic recovery plan. Dr Cosmas Chiteme, the director of hydrogen and energy at... 


Company aims to expand product range
30th September 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local industrial equipment supplier Shumani Industrial Equipment is expanding its product offering to compete in the South African mining sector. While the company’s exposure to the mining market... 


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... 


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... 


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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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Platinum-containing hydrogen fuel technology driving net-zero ambitions – WPIC
15th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) says platinum group metals (PGMs) are enabling many sectors globally to achieve net-zero carbon emissions goals through their use in hydrogen energy and... 


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.... 


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... 


A night time photo of a large truck mounter crawler crane, lifting boiler plant elements for the refurbishment of a boiler plant at a paper mill in  South Africa
Lifting project comes to a close
29th April 2022 By: Halima Frost

Heavy lifting and rigging specialist Lovemore Bros has successfully concluded a longstanding contract with a global pulp and paper company based in South Africa. The contract, initially signed in... 


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Hydrogen economy ‘incredibly exciting opportunity’, says Minerals Council’s Baxter
8th April 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Mobility in mining is perfectly suited to kickstarting the domestic hydrogen adoption process, according to Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter, who drew attention during the PGMs... 


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions' 18 t LH5188 loader
Battery electric mining vehicles can boost efficiencies, sustainability
8th April 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will play a role in improving health and safety, boosting efficiencies and achieving sustainability goals, including by combining on-mine renewable energy... 


Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions' 18 t LH5188 loader
Battery electric mining vehicles can boost efficiencies, sustainability
24th March 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will play a role in improving health and safety, boosting efficiencies and achieving sustainability goals, including by combining on-mine renewable energy... 


Time is now for battery electric vehicles in mining
24th March 2022

In the mine of the future, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are poised to play a leading role in improving health and safety, boosting efficiencies and achieving sustainability goals. With BEV... 


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.... 


DSI’s Maserumule reiterates South Africa’s green hydrogen ambitions
24th February 2022 By: Schalk Burger

South Africa is looking to build out funding opportunities and partnerships with international donors and countries that are aiming to decarbonise their own economies through the use of green... 


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... 


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Mine operators need to take hydrogen very seriously, law firm webinar hears
22nd October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Mine operators need to take hydrogen and fuel cells very seriously as a pathway to decarbonisation, a webinar hosted by law firm Fasken heard this week. “There’s no pathway to zero carbon that does... 


Electrolux SA aiming for climate neutral manufacturing by 2030
22nd October 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

Appliance manufacturer Electrolux South Africa has taken a step towards a national electricity grid-free operation as it cuts the carbon footprint of its Kwikot water heater (geyser) manufacturing... 


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Hydrogen fuel cell has inexhaustible future, says Fortescue’s Andrew Forrest
15th October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The hydrogen fuel cell has an inexhaustible future as a means of maintaining the planet’s high standard of living, said Fortescue Metals Group chairperson Andrew Forrest during a global online... 


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... 


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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... 


India gives aluminium battery a chance to take on lithium in EVs
5th July 2021 By: Bloomberg

A drive to reduce dependence on imported materials and technology, especially from China, is pushing India to invest in a battery technology that uses aluminum rather than lithium as the key... 


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... 


Specialist vehicles to benefit from platinum-based fuel cell electric propulsion, says council
16th April 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Sales of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) could reach 4.6-million a year by 2030, especially as the cost of hydrogen starts to fall, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC)... 


HEAVY DUTY
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... 


Metair won’t build lithium-ion plant in South Africa unless it secures offtake deal
2nd April 2021 By: Irma Venter

Newly appointed Metair CEO Riaz Haffejee says the group is in a “good position” to be a “good partner” to a lithium-ion (li-ion) battery manufacturer in South Africa, or to partner with a vehicle... 


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