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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...

‘Super sucker’ truck for hazmat applications

WERNER Pumps has announced a new vacuum truck designed specifically to handle hazardous material applications. “We’re calling our super sucker truck the Mammoth Vac as...

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...

Why government needs to take ransomware seriously

WITH October marking International Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Chris Buchanan, Client Solutions Director Dell Technologies South Africa argues that government needs to take cyber threats a...

Components supplier boosts workplace safety offering

RS Components has announced the introduction of the Clifford & Snell range of industrial and hazardous area sounders and beacons from Moflash Signalling. “The close...

Latest regulations don’t address all fire-safety design issues, expert warns

THE newly released 2020 version of SANS 10400-T, ‘The application of the National Building Regulations - Fire Protection’, still does not adequately address all...

Lubrication a misunderstood yet essential part of mining operations

LUBRICATION is often the most misunderstood part of mining operations. However, it is one of the most important areas as it is essential to...

‘Smart’ queue management system for Level 3

BUSINESSES resuming operations under Level 3 of the lockdown in South Africa face the challenge of not only complying with social-distancing regulations but ensuring...

COVID-busting ‘smart’ workplace solutions launched

PEOPLE management company, PRP Solutions has launched a range of options for companies and organisations faced with new challenges for managing people safely in...

Lethal home brews prompt call for ban on methanol in paint thinners

THE alarming death toll from the consumption of home-brewed alcohol spiked with methanol in Cape Town recently during the lockdown has again showed how...

New cam clutches help protect equipment and people

NEW to BMG’s extensive range of Tsubaki cam clutches, is the recently launched BS-F series, designed for high-speed inclined and long overland belt conveyors...

Sound the alarm: how secure is your facility?

UPDATING the alarm systems of an industrial facility in line with technological advances and increasing regulations seems like a common-sense approach to safety. However,...

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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...

A Sage new way for SMEs to automate business accounting

FNB and cloud business management company Sage have announced a partnership that they say will simplify the process of transferring financial transaction history to...