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Trusted civils products for maintenance and repairs

A MAJOR supplier of specialised construction products, a.b.e. Construction Chemicals has for many decades supplied a wide range of products for the construction and...

Bridging the digital divide with a Smart Skills Centre in Gqeberha

THE Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) is continuing to blaze ahead with its mission to bridge the digital divide between rural and...

Titanium dioxide rebate brings long-awaited relief to the coatings sector

THE South African coatings industry has welcomed the introduction of a government rebate on the import duties for titanium dioxide which have for years...

Compressed nitrogen wins customer acclaim in automotive application

COMPRESSED nitrogen offers significant advantages over traditional spray painting delivery mechanisms. Within this context, Nitralife - a local pioneer in the manufacture and supply...

Digitisation for a connected future

By Charles Blackbeard, business development manager, ABB Ability digital solutions DIGITISATION helps to build safe, smart and sustainable operations for the future. ABB builds locally...

Biomass gasification processes are an alternative hydrogen beneficiation pathway

ESTABLISHED in South Africa in 1959, thyssenkrupp Uhde Africa is the local subsidiary of thyssenkrupp AG. Underpinned by a global footprint and local presence, the...

While local supplier builds plant, coatings industry pays heavy duties on imported titanium dioxide

THE South African coatings industry is desperately waiting for a government rebate on the import duties for titanium dioxide which is costing its members...

Govt implementation of African free trade agreement threatens SA coatings sector

THE government’s new move to allow producers in the African paint, polymers and coatings sector to export products to South Africa - free of...

New R235-million wax flooding facility begins operating at VWSA plant in Kariega

THROUGHOUT two and a half years of a worldwide pandemic and varying levels of lockdowns and travel restrictions, a project team across four countries...

It’s make or break for SA’s coatings sector, says SAPMA

THE South African coatings sector urgently needs government assistance to counter growing challenges that could jeopardise its entire future, says Sanjeev Bhatt, who was...

Turbulent times ahead for SA coatings sector

THE South African coatings sector is facing “immensely turbulent times” in the wake of the pandemic. That’s according to Sanjeev Bhatt, newly elected Chairperson...

Lubricants leader eyes major growth in Africa

MOVING to a centralised new head office in Isando, Johannesburg and launching a unified product brand image in mid-November are key parts of a...

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OFFERING a complete gear solution for centre pivot irrigation systems, Sew-Eurodrive brings its quality products and support as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) closer...

Measures in place to contain FMD outbreak in Humansdorp

THE Kouga Municipality said that due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the area, strict measures are being implemented within...

Capital injection to propel black EC citrus producers towards commercialisation

A R1,2 million agreement signed by the Citrus Growers Association: Grower Development Company (CGA-GDC) and the Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) is set to...

American e-commerce giant opens .co.za operation

ON Tuesday 7 May, Amazon announced the launch of Amazon.co.za, providing customers in South Africa with a new online shopping experience. Available by either...