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25 Nov 2020
Using high quality batteries will avoid you costly failures in the future

Only high quality batteries from reputable suppliers should be used for security and other mission critical equipment to avoid potentially…

Using high quality batteries will avoid you costly failures in the future

Only high quality batteries from reputable suppliers should be used for security and other mission critical equipment to avoid potentially costly failures. This according to GSS Group director Greg Pritchard, who adds that intermittent load shedding and other environmental factors can quickly damage batteries that are not specifically designed and…

24 Nov 2020
Study finds that industrial manufacturing is ripe for a digital manufacturing transformation

Surveying thousands of manufacturing executives across the globe, HP’s Digital Manufacturing Trend Report finds that companies are increasingly investing in…

Study finds that industrial manufacturing is ripe for a digital manufacturing transformation

Surveying thousands of manufacturing executives across the globe, HP’s Digital Manufacturing Trend Report finds that companies are increasingly investing in advanced 3D printing solutions that provide the agility, speed, and flexibility necessary to grow their business and become more resilient in an ever-changing environment. As a leader driving this digital…

23 Nov 2020
Transformative tech trends you need to know by 2021

ABI Research’s latest whitepaper highlights 36 transformative technology stats in manufacturing you need to know for 2021. As manufacturers integrate…

Transformative tech trends you need to know by 2021

ABI Research’s latest whitepaper highlights 36 transformative technology stats in manufacturing you need to know for 2021. As manufacturers integrate IT and OT, they rely on Industrial IoT (IIoT) platforms dedicated to smart manufacturing to manage their devices, connectivity, infrastructure, and data. These IIoT platforms also help manufacturers implement applications,…

20 Nov 2020
IPR waiver decision does not change India’s crucial role in supply of COVID-19 drugs

India’s role in the global supply of COVID-19 drugs and vaccines remains crucial despite the US and EU blocking the…

IPR waiver decision does not change India’s crucial role in supply of COVID-19 drugs

India’s role in the global supply of COVID-19 drugs and vaccines remains crucial despite the US and EU blocking the country’s fight for intellectual property rights waiver for COVID-19 drugs. Prashant Khadayate, pharma analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, says: “India is already at the centre stage…

17 Nov 2020
Does working overtime boost economic performance?

BY: Lucy Desai, content writer at QuickBooks On average, in South Africa, employees work some of the longest work weeks…

Does working overtime boost economic performance?

BY: Lucy Desai, content writer at QuickBooks On average, in South Africa, employees work some of the longest work weeks at around 2 209 hours a year. 18.1% of workers worked very long work weeks of 50 hours or more, which is significantly more than the Organisation for Economic Co-operation…

16 Nov 2020
Brits increase their use of Vitamin D and boost vitamins market to £500 million

Did you know Britons are increasing their use of Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, more than any other vitamin supplement?…

Brits increase their use of Vitamin D and boost vitamins market to £500 million

Did you know Britons are increasing their use of Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, more than any other vitamin supplement? This was revealed in new research from Mintel. Insatiable appetite for Vitamin D Usage of Vitamin D has risen eight percentage points in the last 12 months*, and, today, it…

11 Nov 2020
Steel production trends to sustain the manufacturing industry

The manufacturing industry has been hard hit by the consequences of COVID-19, as reported in recent GDP reports, stating the…

Steel production trends to sustain the manufacturing industry

The manufacturing industry has been hard hit by the consequences of COVID-19, as reported in recent GDP reports, stating the sector suffered a 74,9% financial downturn. This sector-wide drop – including iron, steel, non-ferrous metal products, metal products and machinery – has contributed a total of 11% to the overall…

22 Oct 2020
How to rehabilitate your hair

Hair health activist and style alchemist Reneé Potgieter is on a mission to get us all to fall back in…

How to rehabilitate your hair

Hair health activist and style alchemist Reneé Potgieter is on a mission to get us all to fall back in love with our natural locks. In her 20 years spent in the hair business, Potgieter has watched as we cut, coloured, curled, and crimped the natural beauty out of our…

19 Oct 2020
Clere Pure & Protect shares tips for effective hand hygiene

This year UNICEF and The World Health Organisation (WHO) have themed Global Handwashing Day – Hand Hygiene for All. The…

Clere Pure & Protect shares tips for effective hand hygiene

This year UNICEF and The World Health Organisation (WHO) have themed Global Handwashing Day – Hand Hygiene for All. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen governments and health organisations from around the globe calling on individuals to be more vigilant than ever about handwashing. Clere Pure & Protect There is no…

09 Oct 2020
Noble and Aptar Pharma launch connected medical device solution

Noble and Aptar Pharma have launched AdhereIT – a connected, intuitive and user-friendly onboarding solution for the growing number of…

Noble and Aptar Pharma launch connected medical device solution

Noble and Aptar Pharma have launched AdhereIT – a connected, intuitive and user-friendly onboarding solution for the growing number of patients with chronic conditions who use autoinjectors to administer their medications at home. AdhereIT is the first fully interchangeable, connected add-on solution that can work across a multitude of autoinjector…

29 Sep 2020
How recycling helps the environment and boosts the economy

BY: Raymond Dube Nampak Liquid Cartons managing director According to a 2017 report by the then Department of Environmental Affairs,…

How recycling helps the environment and boosts the economy

BY: Raymond Dube Nampak Liquid Cartons managing director According to a 2017 report by the then Department of Environmental Affairs, the waste economy provided 36 000 formal jobs and supported 80 000 informal jobs in 2016, contributing R24.3 billion to the South African GDP. As South Africa’s population continues to…

28 Sep 2020
Emerging designer Khosi Leteba launches his Bodulo Bench in collaboration with Wiid Design and Nando’s Clout

A vibrant interpretation of Sotho culture has found physical expression in a newly launched bench, which is ready to make…

Emerging designer Khosi Leteba launches his Bodulo Bench in collaboration with Wiid Design and Nando’s Clout

A vibrant interpretation of Sotho culture has found physical expression in a newly launched bench, which is ready to make its mark on the world stage. The new piece was designed by the up-and-coming Khosi Leteba and brought to life in collaboration with one of South Africa’s leading design studios,…

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