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23 Sep 2020
Five ways to boost availability of your mining equipment

It could cost a mine operator over a thousand dollars per hour for a mining dump truck or a mining…

Five ways to boost availability of your mining equipment

It could cost a mine operator over a thousand dollars per hour for a mining dump truck or a mining excavator not to be working. With such high costs associated with downtime, there is no question how important it is to improve equipment availability within the mining industry. Let’s define…

17 Sep 2020
South Africa’s Beverage Industry Insights

Always at the forefront of the latest trends, the marketing experts of flavouring manufacturer Scentium have curated a list of…

South Africa’s Beverage Industry Insights

Always at the forefront of the latest trends, the marketing experts of flavouring manufacturer Scentium have curated a list of some of the most significant trends for beverages in South Africa at the moment. From packaging to flavours, find out what’s in and what’s out in this fast-paced industry. Complete…

02 Sep 2020
E-commerce spike leads to major investment in warehouse space

A massive spike in online sales during the Covid-19 crisis is expected to fuel unparalleled growth in e-commerce operations in…

E-commerce spike leads to major investment in warehouse space

A massive spike in online sales during the Covid-19 crisis is expected to fuel unparalleled growth in e-commerce operations in South Africa. The general rule of thumb is that e-commerce requires three times the logistics space of traditional storefronts. “Therefore it is reasonable to assume that we will see a…

26 Aug 2020
How to ensure boilers and combustion equipment are performing efficiently

Boilers and combustion equipment can become an expensive problem for a company or home if assessments are not conducted on…

How to ensure boilers and combustion equipment are performing efficiently

Boilers and combustion equipment can become an expensive problem for a company or home if assessments are not conducted on a regular basis to ensure performance levels are running at an optimum. Various catalysts can result in inefficient performance which can be avoided, thereby saving on the life cycle of…

19 Aug 2020
COVID-19 has a positive spin for health and safety professionals

If any positives can be taken from the current COVID-19 pandemic, the prioritisation of professional health and safety standards in…

COVID-19 has a positive spin for health and safety professionals

If any positives can be taken from the current COVID-19 pandemic, the prioritisation of professional health and safety standards in the workplace must rank highly among the most important ones. Suddenly risk management professionals’ voices are being heard. The professional services that they provide are being heeded and the recommendations…

17 Aug 2020
South African consumer sentiment at lowest level in 15 years due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on consumer sentiment in South Africa with the SA Consumer Confidence Index for the…

South African consumer sentiment at lowest level in 15 years due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on consumer sentiment in South Africa with the SA Consumer Confidence Index for the second quarter of 2020 revealing a massive 20 point drop to 68, the lowest level in 15 years. This is according to The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, conducted…

22 Jul 2020
South Africans work the hardest yet are the least happy

BY: Lucy Desai content writer at QuickBooks South Africa Did you know recent data shows that South Africans work the…

South Africans work the hardest yet are the least happy

BY: Lucy Desai content writer at QuickBooks South Africa Did you know recent data shows that South Africans work the longest hours yet are the least happy? Many of us have stayed later at work to meet a tight deadline or finish a large project — but would we work…

22 Jul 2020
Sensient creates new flavours based on its annual Trends of Taste report

Sensient Flavors presents its new collection of ‘Trends to Taste’ flavours. With their sophisticated flavour profile, the new creations are…

Sensient creates new flavours based on its annual Trends of Taste report

Sensient Flavors presents its new collection of ‘Trends to Taste’ flavours. With their sophisticated flavour profile, the new creations are more than just ingredients to excite and delight consumer palates. Based on the eponymous company report on the latest global socio-cultural shifts and trends, they provide inspiration for up-to-date product…

20 Jul 2020
Africa could reimagine its cities because of the pandemic

The need for social distancing and better sanitation could leapfrog African city development into a more sustainable future. This is…

Africa could reimagine its cities because of the pandemic

The need for social distancing and better sanitation could leapfrog African city development into a more sustainable future. This is according to Duncan Bonnett, director Market Access & Research at Africa House, and research partner of exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen South Africa, who says that while Africa’s architects and planners…

20 Jul 2020
Firmenich completes UN SDG Action Manager assessment

The world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, Firmenich has achieved a key milestone by being the first in its…

Firmenich completes UN SDG Action Manager assessment

The world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, Firmenich has achieved a key milestone by being the first in its industry to complete the Unities Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Manager assessment. The assessment was developed by B Lab and the UN Global Compact. B Corp Certification The assessment is…

20 Jul 2020
Environ supports COVID-19 frontline workers with product donation

Environ has donated over R1million worth of product to doctors and nurses at six hospitals in Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal…

Environ supports COVID-19 frontline workers with product donation

Environ has donated over R1million worth of product to doctors and nurses at six hospitals in Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal to help soothe and restore skin sensitised by long hours of wearing a mask. The South African born yet internationally recognised brand acknowledges the immense daily assault on skin as…

16 Jul 2020
RFA urges members to manage COVID-19 rationally so that it doesn’t happen chaotically

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it numerous and additional challenges for road freight operators to manage in an already…

RFA urges members to manage COVID-19 rationally so that it doesn’t happen chaotically

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it numerous and additional challenges for road freight operators to manage in an already complex workplace. This is according to Gavin Kelly, chief executive of the Road Freight Association (RFA), speaking after a members-only webinar which focused solely on assisting and guiding members through…

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