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How water reuse can help close the EC water demand gap

Water management and wastewater reuse is essential if South Africa, and the Eastern Cape in particular, is to plug the gap between supply and...

Limited-time special on loader attachments

BOBCAT Equipment South Africa has launched a limited-time special on select ‘priced to go’ attachments as it makes way for new stock. With over 100...

Marine portfolio helps keep your vessel shipshape

WHEN a ship is at sea, outside support is a long way off and rough seas present extreme working conditions. Equipment reliability and flexibility...

Mobile labs plan to take food safety testing to rural SA

THE Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is collaborating with non-profit company Mobile Agricultural Skills and Development Training (MASDT) to introduce an accessible...

Paper recycling: time to box clever

SOUTH Africa’s paper recovery rate is at 68.5% with 1.2 million tonnes of recyclable paper products diverted from landfill during 2019, according to Anele...

Better lubrication to protect sugar mill bushings and gears

SUGAR production equipment works hard and requires adequate lubrication and maintenance to ensure it remains functional. With this in mind, Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa...

Comfort bump for loader line

JOHN Deere has updated its E-Series knuckleboom loaders with new features that it says are driven by customer feedback and designed to boost operator...

Sugar producer welcomes tribunal green light for sale of starch business

TONGAAT Hulett has welcomed a decision by the Competition Tribunal to approve without conditions the acquisition of Tongaat Hulett Starch by the KLL Group,...

Remote commissioning helps sugar mills improve quality, reduce costs‎

THREE 1.2 MW ACS880 mill drives and one 355 kW regenerative batch centrifugal drive have been remotely hot commissioned at Illovo Sugar Africa’s biggest...

Adding value to IPPs in the sugar industry

SUGAR millers depend on high plant availability for maximum input versus output. That’s according to SEW-Eurodrive, which offers a range of transmission solutions to...

New GM for forestry co-op

DANNY Knoesen has been appointed NCT Forestry’s new General Manager effective from 1 July 2020. He succeeds Patrick Kime who retires at the end...

New balers now available in SA

KUBOTA’S latest BF 3255 RN/ RNT fixed chamber balers are now available in South Africa. According to the manufacturer, the balers with 2,2m extra wide,...

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CASE STUDY: Safe and efficient maintenance with a scalable and adaptable Lockout/Tagout implementation

Ontex, a leading international personal hygiene group, wanted to achieve a high level of safety and efficiency for machine maintenance interventions. Read how Brady...

Fuel prices head for record highs

SOARING international oil prices have set the stage for yet another hefty hike in fuel prices. That’s the warning from the Automobile Association (AA),...

R500m roads upgrade for Buffalo City

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is to pump an estimated R500 million into a road infrastructure project in the Buffalo City Metropolitan...

Bakkie maker says YES again to youth employment

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has this week welcomed the next group of Youth Employment Service (YES) candidates. The YES programme, which was launched by...