Tue, 27 Jul 2021
22.7 C
Durban
Home Manufacturing & Processing

Manufacturing & Processing

400,000 car milestone for Kariega plant

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) celebrated a major production milestone on Monday when the 400 000th unit of the current Volkswagen Polo rolled off the...

Cement, the foundation of construction industry rebound

THE wholesale value of building and construction materials sold in South Africa has seen an increase of over 40% since January 2020. That’s according to...

SA’s engine component remanufacturing ‘a national asset’

SOUTH Africa’s diesel engine component remanufacturing capability is a strategic national asset, which offers numerous advantages including job creation, cost effectiveness, environmental sustainability and...

Robotics and the potential for the lights-out factory

The phrase 'lights out factory' is generally presented as something for manufacturers to aspire to. But is the concept – which essentially means manufacturing...

Biofibre research hub for Coega

THE Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) in the Eastern Cape, will work together in the development...

Auto industry stalwart returns to SA

ASHOK Thakur, who has been involved in international business in Africa for the past 25 years, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of KLT...

Local parts key to success of big auto plant deal

HP Cranes Consulting, a Brakpan-based company specialising in tower and gantry cranes, has won the much anticipated contract to supply coil handling machines to...

Greener mobile tech tops agenda of French president’s SA visit

FRENCH mobile device manufacturer Crosscall was selected as part of the high-level business delegation accompanying French president Emmanual Macron on his visit to South...

Robots in the workforce: no, the machines aren’t taking over

Robots aren’t here to replace humans, but to create a human-machine collaborative model for a more efficient and productive way of operating, writes Yaskawa...

Hospital refurb done in time for vaccine roll out

ISUZU South Africa recently refurbished an old casualty ward at the Provincial Hospital in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) in time for it to serve as...

Exchangeable modules ‘the future of factories’

MAXOLUTION solutions are fully integrated and customised technologies that automate, integrate, upgrade and streamline existing production processes while still allowing for future technology to...

7 000th unit assembled at Coega truck plant

FAW Trucks ended the month of April on a high note when the 7 000th locally assembled vehicle rolled out of its Coega manufacturing plant....

Most Read

EC pet food company expands pawprint into Gauteng

MONTEGO Pet Nutrition recently acquired an existing 3,000 sqm pet food production facility in Rosslyn, Pretoria, a move that is expected to boost the...

Plastic recycling heavyweights sign sustainability pledge

THE South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO) and MyPlas have become the latest signatories of Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), an international stewardship programme designed...

Confusion over EC healthcare worker contracts

By Luvuyo Mehlwana THOUSANDS of healthcare contract workers in the Eastern Cape Department of Health face an uncertain future over the continued extension of their...

Boost for businesses in the circular economy

INSECO, an agro-processing and industrial biology company in Cape Town is investing in sustainable food protein and has designed waste management systems to convert...