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Farmers urged to de-silt dams before dry season

AS the dry season approaches in many parts of South Africa, farmers need to ensure that silt is not limiting the volume of water...

Drones – friend or foe for your business?

THE rising popularity of drones and their rapid adoption for commercial use is largely due to the ever-expanding number of applications that these unmanned...

Mine proven desilter makes successful farm dam debut

A large Northern Cape farming operation recently moved to drip-irrigation to conserve water. This required cleaner water from its dams – a challenge that...

Compact tractors boast better productivity, lower cost of operation

PRODUCTIVITY and total cost of ownership are two key parameters of importance to every farmer when making decisions to acquire farming equipment. That’s according to...

Nylon ball and check valves for harsh agri applications

NYLON ball and check valves designed and developed for irrigation and agricultural applications have been introduced by Incledon, a provider of fluid conveyance products...

Sweet recognition for young Eshowe sugar farmer

ESHOWE sugarcane farmer, Simon D’Aubrey has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Kwanalu Young Farmer of the Year award for 2019. The competition...

Will macadamia farmers go nuts for cheaper floor grating?

STEEL grating manufacturer Andrew Mentis and engineering consultants Endecon Ubuntu have joined forces to come up with a cost-effective custom solution for the macadamia...

Resistance thermometer for harsh conditions

INSTROTECH is now offering Kobold’s TNK resistance thermometers, that it says are particularly suitable for monitoring the temperature of diesel engines, thanks to their...

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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...