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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...

New high head pump series holds its head high

ATLAS Copco has unveiled its new PAC H pump series, which features a maximum head size of 150m, a maximum flow of up to...

How chute design can ease materials handling headaches

THERE is often more than one problem a plant faces in moving materials, with some of the most pressing being spillages and blockages at...

Supply chain body’s pledge to fight corruption

SOUTHERN Africa’s professional body for supply chain management, SAPICS, has affirmed its support of an industry-wide pledge to fight corruption in the supply chain...

Limited-time special on loader attachments

BOBCAT Equipment South Africa has launched a limited-time special on select ‘priced to go’ attachments as it makes way for new stock. With over 100...

Impact traffic door hard wearing and easy on the eye

THE Apex SR 9000 heavy duty impact traffic door combines functionality with longevity and allows easy movement of pedestrians and goods. The locally manufactured...

Filter tech extends vehicle service intervals for mine company

CUMMINS Filtration has supported one of South Africa’s largest mining companies in undergoing a comprehensive trial study to extend the service intervals for automotive...

Marine portfolio helps keep your vessel shipshape

WHEN a ship is at sea, outside support is a long way off and rough seas present extreme working conditions. Equipment reliability and flexibility...

Battery tips to keep on trucking

DURING a pandemic, industries are affected by reduced working hours, lockdown-enforced curfews and the financial impact of COVID-19. One industry that needs to keep...

Transfer system brings ergonomic assembly concepts to life

LOCAL door opening products manufacturer Assa Abloy South Africa recently upgraded its assembly line to a semi-autonomous production system engineered by Petrichor Concepts, a...

Logistics barometer points to two-speed recovery

A year after the Ctrack Freight Transport Index turned negative the recovery is now well and truly underway. According to Ctrack SA, the biggest...

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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...

CASE STUDY: Safe and efficient maintenance with a scalable and adaptable Lockout/Tagout implementation

Ontex, a leading international personal hygiene group, wanted to achieve a high level of safety and efficiency for machine maintenance interventions. Read how Brady...

Fuel prices head for record highs

SOARING international oil prices have set the stage for yet another hefty hike in fuel prices. That’s the warning from the Automobile Association (AA),...

R500m roads upgrade for Buffalo City

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is to pump an estimated R500 million into a road infrastructure project in the Buffalo City Metropolitan...