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Trucking huge order from logistics group

A leading logistic group in South Africa has placed an order for a whopping 100 new DAF XF 480 trucks. Operating in the tipper, tautliner...

Recycling trommels for Africa

BLT World has introduced the newly launched MDS M518R trommel recycling trommel into Africa. BLT World Managing Director Ken Mouritzen said the new trommel, which...

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...

If toughness is a Criterion, check out these forklifts

RECENTLY launched TCM T5C internal combustion forklift trucks are now available throughout Southern Africa from Criterion Equipment. According to Brenton Kemp, Managing Director of Criterion...

If toughness is a Criterion, check out these forklifts

RECENTLY launched TCM T5C internal combustion forklift trucks are now available throughout Southern Africa from Criterion Equipment. According to Brenton Kemp, Managing Director of Criterion...

Eazi does it: opening access equipment doors in the mining industry

WORK-at-height and material-handling equipment supplier, Eazi Access has added a second Hi-Capacity JLG Model, the JLG 800 HC3 AJ, to its fleet. The company is...

Jib crane jibes with German auto engineer’s lifting needs

SAATHOFF Sondermaschinen has been offering creative engineering at its Bad Iburg site in Germany for more than 25 years. Catering to special requirements of...

From concrete slab to working crane

LIFTING equipment company Condra is to manage as a turnkey project the manufacture of a 70/5-ton electric overhead travelling factory crane and the construction...

Growth in online shopping impacts supply chains

THE COVID-19 lockdown prompted many people to either increase their use of online shopping or use e-commerce for the first time. In effect, this...

Growth in online shopping impacts supply chains

THE COVID-19 lockdown prompted many people to either increase their use of online shopping or use e-commerce for the first time. In effect, this...

Best quarter ever for logistics sector

THE South African Logistics sector has just completed its strongest ever quarter of growth to date, according to the Ctrack Freight Transport Index. “As often...

Telematics gives fleet control lift to logistics firm

LOGISTICS company Pindulo VDM wanted to increase the control they have over their fleet in an effort to improve driver performance, fleet safety and...

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Ports authority pulls plug on Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has pulled out of development of the proposed new liquid bulk storage terminal at the Port of Ngqura but...

R253m road project boon for EC town

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) met with the Dordrecht business fraternity recently to discuss the economic benefits and job opportunities presented by...

Council tweaks budget in bid to stop taps running dry

AS the ongoing drought continues to grip the Kouga region, Kouga Municipality Council recently adjusted its capital budget in an attempt to prevent taps...

NMB drought mitigation plans ‘in overdrive’

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s drought mitigation plans are in overdrive as the region continues to experience insignificant rainfall and low dam levels that...