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Reliable coding as and when you need it

SEASONAL agrochemical products and pesticides are often produced in challenging environments. What’s more, during peak season coding equipment is pushed to the limit before...

Advanced drive solutions for the chemical sector

BMG’s range of Danfoss electronic, mechanical and intelligent ‘mechatronic’ devices are designed to optimise automation processes and reduce energy consumption in many sectors, including...

Avoid delays in concrete finishing this winter

IN winter, the colder ambient temperatures can cause delays in concrete strength development as well as finishing aspects. This is a real headache for...

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...

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...

Africa’s most advanced perlite filter aid facility

PRATLEY says its Percolite filter aid is ideal for a range of filtration applications involving the separation of liquids and solids. These applications range...

Passing of an industry icon

SOUTH African manufacturer Pratley has announced the passing of Managing Director Kim Pratley on 19 January 2021. Kim’s father, George ‘Monty’ Pratley, established the company...

Zest for local content fuels company’s Africa growth

ZEST WEG’s four decades in Africa have produced a powerful local manufacturing base, and a growing footprint across sub-Saharan Africa, strengthening supply chains and...

Chemical pump sets standards worldwide

SINCE its introduction more than two decades ago, KSB’s MegaCPK pump has changed the way chemical companies throughout the world pump dangerous and volatile...

Consumer goods giant’s R19bn ‘Clean Future’ commitment hailed a game changer in fight against global warming

UNILEVER’S commitment to investing 1 billion Euros (more than R19 billion) globally on technology to help it to transition away from fossil fuel derived...

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance THERE is a direct link between well-functioning infrastructure and a country’s economy, writes Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW-Eurodrive Every...

Gas group declares dividend despite COVID calamity

IN the face of the biggest fall in South Africa’s GDP since 1960, African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has maintained a robust cash position enabling...

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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...