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FACTORY SHOP Germiston meat processing facility reopened its doors to the public following the confirmation that the listeriosis outbreak was over
Company recognised by Top Employers Institute
15th March 2019

Fast-moving consumer goods manufacturer Tiger Brands has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2019 for excellence in employee conditions. Organisations certified as Top... 

REACHING HEIGHTS Technicians used rope access to reach the 14-m-high roof, and carried out UT wall-thickness measurement on select steel members
Collision-resistant drone deployed on roof replacement project
8th March 2019

The Skyriders Elios Sky Eye confined-space inspection technology from industrial rope access company Skyriders Access Specialists was recently deployed with the collision-resistant drone used on a... 

thyssenkrupp unveils ground-breaking technology solutions at Mining Indaba 2019
thyssenkrupp unveils ground-breaking technology solutions at Mining Indaba 2019
22nd February 2019

Aligning with Industry 4.0 is no longer optional for the mining industry. Companies are urged to embrace digitalisation and automation for the critical goal to enhance sustainability, productivity... 

NCPC-SA’s South African Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE) project has mitigating about 3.7-million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions
Technical workshops to address energy efficiency
15th February 2019 By: Paige Müller

The Department of Trade and Industry’s National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) programme states that it will host technical workshops at this year’s Africa Energy Indaba. NCPC-SA... 

Fraud in telecoms can be tackled using technology
15th February 2019 By: Natasha Odendaal

  Smart technology can help regulate the telecommunications sector, eradicate the possibility of fraud and bolster revenue, Global Voice Group (GVG) says. 

World Class Supply Chain Means Savings For Weir Minerals Customers In Africa
World Class Supply Chain Means Savings For Weir Minerals Customers In Africa
11th February 2019

Mines served by Weir Minerals Africa have experienced considerable added value through the company’s upgrades to its supply chain system.  According to Weir Minerals Africa’s supply chain director... 

Kamoa-Kakula copper project, Republic of Congo
Kamoa-Kakula copper project, Republic of Congo
8th February 2019 By: Sheila Barradas

The Kamoa North prospect area has delivered an “unprecedented” 22.3 m intersection of 13.05% copper in a thick, flat-lying deposit. 

Updated Trading Statement For The Twelve Months Ended 31 December 2018
5th February 2019

Anglo American Platinum will release results for the twelve months ended 31 December 2018 (“the period”) on the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on 18 February 2019. Shareholders are referred... 

Ivanhoe reports ‘unprecedented’ copper intersection in the DRC
31st January 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Kamoa North prospect area has delivered an “unprecedented” 22.3-m intersection of 13.05% copper in a thick, flat-lying deposit, sending Canada’s Ivanhoe Mines share price up 10% on the TSX on... 

New from Weidmuller: an end-to-end energy condition monitoring solution
30th January 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Weidmuller introduces a new portfolio of selected energy monitoring components for energy consumption measurement, monitoring and integrated quality analysis of electrical supply networks. Designed... 

Trans Hex swings to H1 profit
13th December 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed diamond miner Trans Hex reported a group net profit of R52-million for the six months ended September 30, compared with the R199-million loss reported for the six months to September 30,... 

Advances in in-line analyser technologies provide accuracy, consistency and certainty
16th November 2018 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A significant benefit of in-line and on-line analysers is their ability to provide the continuous control needed to operate a mineral processing plant at optimal levels by obtaining critical... 

AUTOMATION READINESS Hydromine Projects & Marketing has added test and measurement expertise, such as condition monitoring and equipment and installations on site, to its service offering
Company expands offering to include hydraulics test, measurement
16th November 2018 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Amid a “recessive mining market”, industrial equipment and services provider Hydromine Projects & Marketing has expanded its offering by opening a test and measurement division that caters for... 

Connectivity seen as key to leveraging digital spinoffs in farming
16th November 2018 By: Natasha Odendaal

Disruptive technologies will impact Africa the most, with innovation greatly transforming the continent’s economic potential and delivering the greatest amount of change – and industry can assist... 

LEDs produce less heat, which reduces the air conditioning load in the building
Energy efficiency illuminates Absa Umhlanga
9th November 2018

Financial bank Absa’s Umhlanga offices, in KwaZulu-Natal, is Green Building Council South Africa 4-star rated for energy efficient lighting, with electrical solutions company Magnet having... 

The new benchmarking method is currently being rolled-out across multiple shafts at Marikana
Reduced compressed-air use saves Lonmin R15m each year
2nd November 2018 By: Nadine James

Platinum miner Lonmin partnered with Pretoria-based engineering company ETA Operations to benchmark the consumption of compressed air at its Marikana operations in North-West. This was done with... 

The Department of Trade and Industry and its entities
The Department of Trade and Industry and its entities
8th April 2016

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) is tasked with promoting structural transformation and providing a predictable, competitive and equitable environment which encourages trade,... 

New high-capacity air compressors were installed at a Ford assembly plant where the Ranger is manufactured
Vehicle OEM improves efficiency, cuts energy use
14th August 2015 By: Donna Slater

Vehicle manufacturer Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has introduced a wide range of energy-efficient technologies at its Silverton assembly plant, in Pretoria, reducing its energy... 

SAFETY UNDERGROUND Once the research project is completed it will assist the mining industry in being better equipped to deal with the ongoing challenge of keeping their workers safe underground
Mining-induced earthquake research in final stages
3rd April 2015 By: Bruce Montiea

Research institutions, led by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Japan’s Ritsumeikan University, are in the final stages of a research project aimed at gaining a better... 

HXM BLAST Viewing the volume of influence solids and polygons will be among the features of MineSight's new blast technology
New partnership generates cutting-edge technology
20th February 2015 By: Dylan Stewart

The June 2014 acquisition of US-headquartered mining software developer MineSight by design, measurement and visualisation technology provider Hexagon AB to form its new division Hexagon Mining... 

Legrand’s lighting and motion system, which reduces the time the lights are left on unnecessarily
Upgraded system saves lighting supplier up to 60% in energy costs
20th February 2015 By: Pimani Baloyi

Electrical systems supplier Legrand has upgraded its lighting and motion management system to incorporate an additional dimming functionality, as well as a switch sensor, or motion management... 

Guide to amended BBBEE codes released
1st August 2014 By: Sashnee Moodley

Businesses struggling to grasp the amended Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Codes of Good Practice can now use The Practical Guide to Amended B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice to help... 

Synchronised phasor measurement unit (PMU) technology will enhance monitoring and obervation of the country’s power system
New technology to enhance situational awareness for Eskom
16th May 2014 By: Mia Breytenbach

Power delivery currently faces many challenges including decreasing reserves, an increase in renewable generation and changes in electricity loads – it is, therefore, important that State-owned... 

Metering helps farmers reduce irrigation water, electricity costs – WRC
4th October 2013

While irrigation water measuring is not widespread in South Africa, water meters are becoming increasingly important tools to aid farmers to reduce water and associated electricity costs, says... 

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VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd
VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd

For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...

Booyco Electronics
Booyco Electronics

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


Rentech provides renewable energy products and services to the local and selected African markets. Supplying inverters, lithium and lead-acid...

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Hanna Instruments (Pty) Ltd

We supply customers with practical affordable solutions for their testing needs. Our products include benchtop, portable, in-line process control...


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