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Embedded generation threshold boost will spark innovation

By Malvin Naicker THE government’s announcement of an increase in the threshold for generation licence exemptions for embedded generation projects from 1MW to 100MW is...

Better Connected: The pathway to a tech-driven future

By Mohammed Amin IN the past year, connectivity has taken the spotlight. It turbo-charged our resilience and accelerated digital adoption bringing much needed services and...

Creating factories of the future

INDUSTRY 4.0 technologies will increasingly be incorporated into the design of factories of the future. Digitalisation, intelligent automation and “smartisation” will allow these factories...

Are virtual safety officers the next evolution in health and safety?

By Louise Woodburn WHEN it comes to health and safety laws, there is a belief that this is only applicable to high-risk industries like...

Deep dive: Why budget 2021 is ‘too optimistic’

Is Budget 2021 too optimistic about the prospects for medium-term fiscal consolidation? JP Geldenhuys, Lecturer: Department of Economics and Finance, University of the Free...

Risky business – is water part of your business risk assessment?

Business leaders plan to avert the biggest risks that could impact their company, but as COO of Abeco Tanks, Mannie Ramos Jnr observes, water...

New tax laws – 10 key changes you need to know about

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently signing three tax Acts into law. Jean du Toit, Head of Tax Technical at Tax Consulting SA unpacks what you need...

Helping to close the skills gaps in plastics manufacturing

STEADY demand for plastics in diverse industries should place plastics manufacturers in good stead but increasing global competition and a shortage of qualified skills...

Mid-sized companies largely defenceless in face of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks

Medium-sized companies in South Africa are in a precarious position in terms of cybersecurity, writes Lukas van der Merwe, Specialist Sales Executive: Security, T-Systems...

Robotic mini-warehouses coming to city near you

Robotic warehouses are turning small urban spaces into “micro fulfilment” spaces, says Inospace CEO Rael Levitt, who owns and manages 26 business parks in...

SMEs see light at the end of COVID tunnel

FOLLOWING a year of unprecedented challenges, South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) appear to have seen a glimmer of light at the end...

How water reuse can help close the EC water demand gap

Water management and wastewater reuse is essential if South Africa, and the Eastern Cape in particular, is to plug the gap between supply and...

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SPONSORED NEWS: SA mine gets the world’s first planetary gearbox customisation from Sew-Eurodrive

WHEN a mining operation in South Africa found that one of its planetary gearboxes on a high-torque conveyor was failing, it called Sew-Eurodrive for...

Competition Commission sets its sights on SA poultry value chain

THE Competition Commission announced on Friday, February 9 that it will conduct a market inquiry into the poultry industry value chain as it said...

SONA highlighted the need to bridge the digital divide for youth dividends in South Africa

CHIETA, the Chemical Industries Training and Education Authority, welcomes the call to action in the State of the Nation Address (SONA) to continue empowering...

Citrus exports stand to benefit from a new shipping option

THE Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa (CGA) welcomes the announcement that a leading international shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd, will be offering citrus export services...