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Building a stronger, more inclusive agriculture sector

By Dawie Maree and Gert Breet THE importance of the agricultural sector to South Africa extends far beyond its direct contribution to GDP of around...

Stroke measurement in hydraulic cylinders: say goodbye to drilling pistons

WHETHER it’s agricultural machinery, construction equipment, or municipal vehicles, intelligent sensors are indispensable throughout the mobile machine market. That’s according Instrotech, local distributors of SIKO...

New 4m trailed disc mower conditioner

SMITH Power Equipment has introduced the Kubota DMC8540R, the widest disc mower with conditioner in its portfolio. International Product Manager Erik Roelofs said it is...

Real time telemetry for tractors

AN equipment-management solution that enables remote and real-time monitoring to any device is now available from Massey Ferguson. MF Connect allows machine data to be...

7 ways battery-powered machinery is making waves in farming

MANY South African men view battery-powered equipment the same way as they do alcohol-free beer: weak and expensive. That’s according to Jenna Robinson, Go to...

New insect control tech for maize farmers in SA

CORTEVA Agriscience has officially introduced PowerCore technology to South Africa’s maize farmers. Tony Esmeraldo, Business Director, Corteva Agriscience described the solution as a “high-performing, herbicide-resistant...

Tractor maker launches ecommerce website for parts

JOHN Deere Africa Middle East has announced their new e-commerce platform for parts sales. The e-commerce solution will allow customers to purchase parts 24-hours...

Update for agri industry hub bearing range

NSK has announced an updated range of A-series agridisc hub bearing units. The new range indicated by the AS suffix covers three common sizes:...

More boreholes for drought hit EC farmers

THE Southern African Agri Initiative (SAAI), a network for family farmers, and insurer, Santam, worked together over the past year to provide drought relief...

New narrow-width tractor for SA orchard, vineyard market

THE South African citrus industry is anticipated to shatter all export season records with an estimated 158.7 million cartons in 2021, according to the...

Resort’s gift of water sets Wild Coast farmers up for growth

THE Wild Coast Sun resort has helped local farming initiative Queens Greens to become fully self-sustaining by providing a borehole, pump and irrigation system. It...

New initiative ‘a gamechanger’ for Eastern Cape cattle sales

A new livestock initiative, which will provide a space for the formalised selling and buying of cattle, is set to be a gamechanger for...

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Gift of the Givers opens boreholes in NMB to ease water crisis

THE Gift of the Givers opened its seventh borehole yesterday as part of its efforts to get 30 boreholes in place to ensure that...

Iconic car maker revs up carbon commitments

ICONIC car and commercial vehicle manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) is moving closer towards its vision of carbon-neutral manufacturing production after the successful launch...

Container volumes reach record highs at East London terminal

THE East London Terminal recorded a 67 percent increase in container volumes at the end of May. The terminal had budgeted for the handling...

Auto industry applauds EC port development projects

THE announcement by the Transnet National Port Authority that R9.1-billion will be invested in the Eastern Cape ports over the next seven years has...