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07 Jul 2020
Flatten the curve with Esco, your partner in Biosafety bioprocessing

Esco VacciXcell provides an ideal bioprocessing platform and tools for high cell/product yield at a low cost for various applications…

Flatten the curve with Esco, your partner in Biosafety bioprocessing

Esco VacciXcell provides an ideal bioprocessing platform and tools for high cell/product yield at a low cost for various applications such as vaccines and cell therapy.

17 Jun 2020
Afrox achieves Level 1 status under SA’S B-BBEE regulations

African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has achieved Level 1 status under South Africa’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment regulations.

Afrox achieves Level 1 status under SA’S B-BBEE regulations

African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has achieved Level 1 status under South Africa’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment regulations.

15 Jun 2020
Innovative pump technology offers operational and water savings to mines

As at the end of 2019, mining production had faced significant losses for two consecutive years, with production levels 1.3% lower…

Innovative pump technology offers operational and water savings to mines

As at the end of 2019, mining production had faced significant losses for two consecutive years, with production levels 1.3% lower in 2019, which was also 2.1% lower than in 2017. And the reality is that production levels will likely be lower still for 2020 due to the unprecedented times faced…

15 Jun 2020
Robots in the time of COVID-19

Robotics and automation technology to extend Into FMCG and food industries due to the contactless element now so important during…

Robots in the time of COVID-19

Robotics and automation technology to extend Into FMCG and food industries due to the contactless element now so important during the COVID-19 epidemic.

08 Jun 2020
Some bumps in the road but WITS innovators still have their eye on the prize

AltMet founded on novel process to recover platinum group metals from used car catalytic convertors but also supplies laboratory equipment…

Some bumps in the road but WITS innovators still have their eye on the prize

AltMet founded on novel process to recover platinum group metals from used car catalytic convertors but also supplies laboratory equipment to universities in order to commercialise the platinum recovery process.

05 Jun 2020
New COV-19 diagnostic test kit options from premium RT-PCR, antibody rapid tests to automated antibody tests

Labotec offers a complete diagnostic solution for COV-19 in South Africa. The automated antibody test can provide results of 8…

New COV-19 diagnostic test kit options from premium RT-PCR, antibody rapid tests to automated antibody tests

Labotec offers a complete diagnostic solution for COV-19 in South Africa. The automated antibody test can provide results of 8 blood, serum, or plasma samples in under 30 minutes and is perfect for vaccine trail experimentation or diagnostic purposes.

29 May 2020
SU Food scientist recognised as a rising researcher thanks to food fraud studies

Food scientist Dr Paul Williams is among 13 distinguished young professionals recognised by SPIE, the international society for optics and…

SU Food scientist recognised as a rising researcher thanks to food fraud studies

Food scientist Dr Paul Williams is among 13 distinguished young professionals recognised by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, as one of it is 2020 DCS Rising Researchers. Dr Williams is a lecturer and researcher in the Department of Food Science in Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of AgriSciences. He…

27 May 2020
Peristaltic pumps not only for laboratories

One of the fastest-growing types of positive displacement pumps on the market is the peristaltic pump. Once used exclusively in…

Peristaltic pumps not only for laboratories

One of the fastest-growing types of positive displacement pumps on the market is the peristaltic pump. Once used exclusively in the lab, this pump has been transformed for use in process control, water treatment and plant production. Yet it remains largely unknown to many people, despite its many advantages. The…

22 May 2020
From donor to patient: centrifuge recharge with blood for the nation

According to SANBS (SA National Blood Services) only around one percent of South Africans are active blood donors and, following…

From donor to patient: centrifuge recharge with blood for the nation

According to SANBS (SA National Blood Services) only around one percent of South Africans are active blood donors and, following recent media reports, the nation’s blood supply touches on dangerously low levels versus the demand. This race to save lives is two-fold. Blood is also alive with living cells, and…

21 May 2020
Selecting the right hygienic pumping solution

The food and beverage industries remain important contributors to the manufacturing and fastmoving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors, as well as…

Selecting the right hygienic pumping solution

The food and beverage industries remain important contributors to the manufacturing and fastmoving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors, as well as the local economy. However, food and beverage manufacturers are some of the most highly regulated (and penalised) businesses – and rightly so, given the impeccable standards of process and product…