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Beware of COVID complacency in the workplace

AFTER months of lockdowns, social distancing and sanitising, it is easy to suffer from COVID fatigue and tempting to become lax when it comes...

COVID vaccinations: can bosses make them compulsory?

The notion of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 has become a talking point for employers globally. Talita Laubscher, Partner, and Chloë Loubser, Senior Associate, Bowmans...

Call for probe into SA business links with Zim tobacco cartels

THE South Africa Tobacco Transformation Alliance (SATTA) has called for an urgent investigation into revelations of an illicit international axis involving Zimbabwean tobacco smugglers,...

EC invention a ‘game changer’ in war on COVID

AN enterprising group of South African doctors, engineers and designers based in East London has invented a medical device that they believe will revolutionises...

100-bed modular hospital boosts EC pandemic efforts

SIEMENS South Africa has joined forces with several other organisations to provide a 100-bed separate modular hospital to the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in East...

No medical oxygen shortage in COVID-ravaged EC, supplier insists

AS health workers in the Eastern Cape battle to cope with a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Afrox, the only supplier of medical...

New machines a boost for anti-COVID fight

A R1.5-million donation from edible oil processor and consumer goods heavyweight Willowton Group promises to be a significant boost in the fight against the...

Optimising DeNOx plants with in-situ gas analysers

NEW environmental legislation and companies’ self-imposed sustainability obligations have contributed to a marked increase in environmental awareness. This is especially so when it comes...

Lighting the way to COVID-free business premises

Face masks and social distancing remain key weapons in the fight against COVID-19, but landlords and business owners now have a third option, writes...

Pre-fabulous! COVID clinics among hundreds of mobile buildings erected in record time

OVER a nine-month period, Kwikspace executed 630 projects, delivering and erecting more than 1 700 prefabricated, relocatable buildings covering 55 000 m² . Of these,...

PE lab at centre of R3bn COVID vaccine quest

A Port Elizabeth laboratory is at the centre of Aspen Pharmacare’s efforts to create a COVID-19 vaccine in collaboration with US-based pharmaceutical giant Johnson...

Chemicals giant adds bite to fight against illicit explosives

AECI Mining Explosives has partnered with Vapor Wake K9 South Africa (VWK9SA), providing them with explosives samples to assist in training their dogs to...

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7 000th unit assembled at Coega truck plant

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Metals, engineering indaba to tackle SA power supply problems

THE Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba, which takes place on 24 and 25 May at the IDC Auditorium in Sandton will probe the...

Does extension of COVID loan scheme mean it’s a failure?

By Thakhani Masindi THE National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the Banking Association South Africa launched the Loan Guarantee Scheme on 12...

Desalination plant won’t be enough to avert NMB water crisis, chamber warns

ORGANISED business in Nelson Mandela Bay has welcomed the Council’s recent green light for the construction of a seawater desalination plant but warned that...