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Confusing signals

By: Terence Creamer     29th July 2022 Given the high levels of mistrust and misinformation in energy markets currently it has become increasingly difficult to discern what is required to improve the situation in the short-term, while also ensuring that those immediate actions do not come back to haunt us in the future. Without doubt,... 

Port Elizabeth Car Terminal sets new export record

By: Irma Venter     15th July 2022 The Port Elizabeth Car Terminal has moved 5 700 export vehicles in a single vessel.  This is the highest volume ever moved through the terminal, and surpasses the previous record of 4 500 export units moved in a single vessel, set in September 2019. 

Coal imports pour into energy-starved Europe from around the globe

By: Bloomberg     5th July 2022 A hunt by Europe’s coal consumers to replace Russian cargoes with shipments from across the globe has boosted imports to a key hub by more than a third, helping to fill severely depleted stockpiles. Coal poured into the Antwerp-Rotterdam-Amsterdam region -- a huge transport hub for energy and... 

Melco rolls from strength to strength thanks to bulk unit handling capabilities

By: Simone Liedtke     15th June 2022 Goods conveying is a critical aspect of production, packaging and distribution of numerous large consumer products and industrial components, says conveyor equipment manufacturer Melco Conveyor Equipment. Part of the Rulmeca Group, Melco supplies rollers, idlers, pulleys and motorised pulleys for... 

Cost-effective electrical termination solutions for construction industry

10th June 2022 Industrial products and adhesives manufacturer Pratley offers a range of cost-effective electrical solutions available to assist contractors in a recovering construction industry. “It is important that one does not compromise on quality in favour of cost, which is especially important when it... 

Gas and coal both required to stymie energy crunch, says Australia's King

By: Esmarie Iannucci     7th June 2022 Newly appointed Resources Minister Madeleine King is looking at Australian gas producers to increase supply to domestic markets, but has also noted that coal-fired power stations would be essential to combat Australia’s energy crunch in the short term. Speaking to ABC Radio, King applauded both... 

Hytera showcases innovative security communications solutions at Securex South Africa

27th May 2022 Johannesburg - Hytera (SZSE: 002583), the global leading provider of professional communications equipment and solutions, announced its participation in the Securex South Africa 2022 that will take place in Johannesburg from May 31 to June 2. With its stand at A07, Hall 2, Hytera will showcase a... 

Durban car terminal volumes jump on used and budget-car imports

By: Irma Venter     29th April 2022 The Durban Car Terminal (DCT) has set a new yearly record of handling 531 755 fully built-up units over the 12-month period ended March 31.  The recovery from Covid-19 is happening sooner than expected in the automotive industry, with car hire companies refleeting as the domestic hospitality... 

KZN floods force Grindrod to suspend operations at five sites for weeks

By: Irma Venter     29th April 2022 JSE-listed freight and logistics group Grindrod says its container depots, terminals and warehouse facilities in and around central Durban have been heavily impacted on by the recent floods in KwaZulu-Natal, with operations at five sites suspended – “and likely to be so for several weeks”. “We... 

Madagascar welcomes best-in-class communication solutions from Hytera

20th April 2022 Hytera (SZSE: 002583), the global leading provider of professional communications equipment and solutions, held a user experience seminar in Radisson Blu Hotel, Antananarivo. Co-hosted with leading Madagascar tech integrator Teknet Group, the seminar gathered senior government officials, business... 

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