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21 Sep 2020
Industrial equipment sector, no boom, doom or gloom

As the country adapts to Level 1 of the lockdown, the material handling and industrial equipment sector has had to adjust to a…

Industrial equipment sector, no boom, doom or gloom

As the country adapts to Level 1 of the lockdown, the material handling and industrial equipment sector has had to adjust to a quickly shifting landscape as predictions for the industry were quickly turned on their heads. EIE Group CEO, Gary Neubert says as the economic data continues to paint a bleak picture…

21 Sep 2020
V&A Waterfront’s Radisson Red Hotel Building Is The New Green

The V&A Waterfront this month achieved another sustainability accolade when the Green Buildings Council of South Africa (GBCSA) handed over…

V&A Waterfront’s Radisson Red Hotel Building Is The New Green

The V&A Waterfront this month achieved another sustainability accolade when the Green Buildings Council of South Africa (GBCSA) handed over a plaque recognising the sustainable development of the Silo District’s No. 6 Silo building. The building, which now houses the new-concept 252 room Radisson RED Hotel, won the award for…

18 Sep 2020
Digital marketplace set to change the way local companies purchase and dispose of assets

An evolutionary digital marketplace, allsurplus.com backed by one of the world’s largest asset disposal companies, Liquidity Services, is set to…

Digital marketplace set to change the way local companies purchase and dispose of assets

An evolutionary digital marketplace, allsurplus.com backed by one of the world’s largest asset disposal companies, Liquidity Services, is set to change the way local companies can purchase or dispose of assets to a truly national, regional and International buyer base. The website is an innovation of the global Nasdaq-listed Liquidity…

18 Sep 2020
Optima charters world biggest cargo aircraft to assist in fight against COVID-19

Optima has chartered one of the world’s biggest cargo aircraft to deliver equipment to the USA. The company pulled out…

Optima charters world biggest cargo aircraft to assist in fight against COVID-19

Optima has chartered one of the world’s biggest cargo aircraft to deliver equipment to the USA. The company pulled out all the stops to deliver a filling system to the US-based company Catalent at its Biologics facility in Bloomington, Indiana. Fighting COVID-19 The vial system with an isolator will be…

17 Sep 2020
Global Anti-Lead Conference

The SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) has been asked for input for a major global conference dealing with the hazards…

Global Anti-Lead Conference

The SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) has been asked for input for a major global conference dealing with the hazards of leaded paint. Tara Benn, executive director of SAPMA, has been attending preparatory online meetings with the World Coatings Council (WCC) to provide input on the situation in South Africa…

16 Sep 2020
Touchless door automation

Keep employees safe by controlling office hygiene with door automation and touchless switches from Maxiflex. Companies can protect the health…

Touchless door automation

Keep employees safe by controlling office hygiene with door automation and touchless switches from Maxiflex. Companies can protect the health of their employees by curtailing the spread of bacteria, germs and viruses like COVID-19 through automating their doors and installing touchless switches. With Maxiflex’s range of door automation systems and touchless…

15 Sep 2020
Despite COVID-19, SA investors expect higher future returns

Even as COVID-19 halted the longest economic expansion on record and plunged the world into deep recession, South African investors…

Despite COVID-19, SA investors expect higher future returns

Even as COVID-19 halted the longest economic expansion on record and plunged the world into deep recession, South African investors expect to make an average annual total return of 12.67% – almost 2% higher than the global average predicted returns of 10.9%. This was revealed in the recently released Schroders’…

15 Sep 2020
New coating reduces chances of virus transmission through printed media

Inks and coatings developer Epple Druckfarben AG has produced a coating to dramatically reduce the chances of bacteria or viruses…

New coating reduces chances of virus transmission through printed media

Inks and coatings developer Epple Druckfarben AG has produced a coating to dramatically reduce the chances of bacteria or viruses being passed from person to person via printed media. Now commercially available, the new water-based varnish, Finishfit Microbe Protect 2400, has undergone a rigorous testing process, including tests on Jet…

15 Sep 2020
Betadine products prove 99.99% effective against COVID-19

Three Betadine products, known and used in many homes, hospitals, and dental clinics across South Africa, have proven effective against…

Betadine products prove 99.99% effective against COVID-19

Three Betadine products, known and used in many homes, hospitals, and dental clinics across South Africa, have proven effective against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. The products tested include Betadine Mouthwash and Gargle, Betadine Surgical Scrub, and Betadine Antiseptic Solution. Laboratory testing conducted at the Duke-NUS Medical School…

15 Sep 2020
Are cryptocurrencies here to stay?

The recent news that cryptocurrency giant, Digital Currency Group, has acquired cryptocurrency exchange company, Luno, has once again highlighted the…

Are cryptocurrencies here to stay?

The recent news that cryptocurrency giant, Digital Currency Group, has acquired cryptocurrency exchange company, Luno, has once again highlighted the rise of cryptocurrencies as a possible alternative to the current global financial system. According to Old Mutual Investment Group Director of Investments, Hywel George, Bitcoin, as well as a number…

15 Sep 2020
BI commits to gender transformation in the industry

Bearings International (BI) is focusing on building a strong talent pipeline by employing a number of young, black individuals yearly,…

BI commits to gender transformation in the industry

Bearings International (BI) is focusing on building a strong talent pipeline by employing a number of young, black individuals yearly, especially target females as part of its gender and ethnicity transformation strategic imperative. These learnerships are a key element of BI’s skills development programme. Driving diversity and inclusion While transformation…

15 Sep 2020
Exchange heritage recipes with Royal Baking Powder

In a uniquely brand-centric celebration of national Heritage Month, SA’s number one baking powder brand – Royal Baking Powder (RBP)…

Exchange heritage recipes with Royal Baking Powder

In a uniquely brand-centric celebration of national Heritage Month, SA’s number one baking powder brand – Royal Baking Powder (RBP) – has kicked off the #RBPHeritageExchangeChallenge. While a recipe exchange at its core, the RBP Heritage Month campaign is at its heart about cultural appreciation, recognising that a family-favourite heritage…

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