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Virtual ocean governance course a pan-African success

PROFESSIONALS from across Africa were converted to ‘Ocean Ambassadors’ following an international ocean governance course which was hosted from South Africa recently. The Ocean Governance...

Efficient container and component handling in auto assembly

AUTOMOTIVE manufacturers are continually looking for ways to improve efficiencies within their operations and one area where costs can be significantly reduced, is well-organised...

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...

Ports and City join hands to back PE pandemic relief efforts

DEPUTY Executive Mayor Thsonono Buyeye recently accepted 500 food vouchers on behalf of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro from the local ports of Port...

Ports authority move a boon for PE

DURBAN’s loss will be Port Elizabeth’s gain after Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) announced plans to consolidate its dispersed corporate offices into a single...

Boldness helps truck maker take heavy-duty crown

MERCEDES-Benz Trucks, a brand of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa (DTBSA) achieved market leader position in the Heavy-Duty Truck (HDT) segment in 2020...

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...

PE tank farm closure to go ahead as work halts on replacement facility

THE decommissioning of the Port Elizabeth tank farm is to go ahead. That’s according to the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), which said it...

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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...

Municipality welcomes postponement of new NMB valuation roll

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has welcomed a provincial government decision to postpone implementation of the municipality’s valuation roll until 2022. Executive Mayor Nqaba Bhanga...

Steel merchant confident of ‘unlawful’ duties court case win

MACSTEEL’S Chief Executive Officer, Mike Benfield is bullish about the company’s prospects of success in its court bid to overturn government’s “unlawful” safeguard extension...

Last chance to apply for Africa agribusiness qualification

AGCO Africa is making a final call for applications for its skills development initiative under the banner of ‘Advancement in Agricultural Education’. Fully funded...