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09 Jul 2020
Mamba Cement silos refurbished to stand the test of time

Sika products were used in the maintenance on some of Mamba Cement’s silos. Lasting a month, the project started in…

Mamba Cement silos refurbished to stand the test of time

Sika products were used in the maintenance on some of Mamba Cement’s silos. Lasting a month, the project started in November 2019 and was complete by the end of December. Rich mining history Koedoeskop, is a small town near Thambazimbi, in the Limpopo Province, it is also a remote bushveld…

08 Jul 2020
DN Invest and Mineworkers Investment Company conclude empowerment transaction

Diversified and niche telecommunications, retail, distribution and technology services company, DN Invest has concluded an empowerment transaction with Mineworkers Investment…

DN Invest and Mineworkers Investment Company conclude empowerment transaction

Diversified and niche telecommunications, retail, distribution and technology services company, DN Invest has concluded an empowerment transaction with Mineworkers Investment Company, an established and highly regarded BBBEE investment holding company. The transaction involved MIC Investment Holdings acquiring 25.1% of DNI’s shares in a transaction valued at approximately R760 million and…

07 Jul 2020
KSB films special message for customers during lockdown

Hundreds-of-millions of people throughout southern Africa who rely on KSB pumps for their everyday water and sanitation, electricity, agriculture and…

KSB films special message for customers during lockdown

Hundreds-of-millions of people throughout southern Africa who rely on KSB pumps for their everyday water and sanitation, electricity, agriculture and industrial requirements can remain safe in the knowledge that the pump manufacturer is fully supporting its products through the COVID-19 pandemic. Essential equipment KSB Pumps and Valves in South Africa…

06 Jul 2020
How to build business continuity in an uncertain world

By: Paulo de Matos, SYSPRO chief product officer The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like…

How to build business continuity in an uncertain world

By: Paulo de Matos, SYSPRO chief product officer The role of procurement is about ensuring that business operations continue like clockwork no matter how disrupted the business environment is. This involves understanding the current environment as well as foreseeing the potential future environments and preparing for them. The challenge is…

26 Jun 2020
How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing mining operations in southern Africa

The COVID-19 lockdown is adding impetus to the adoption of technology in mining in a way that is likely to…

How the COVID-19 pandemic is changing mining operations in southern Africa

The COVID-19 lockdown is adding impetus to the adoption of technology in mining in a way that is likely to change the sector quite dramatically. This according to Simon Andrews, managing director at Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology Southern Africa. Border control Within the legal restrictions, Sandvik Mining and Rock…

25 Jun 2020
A powerful yet environmentally-friendly disinfection alternative

Ozone is an incredibly powerful disinfectant against numerous types of bacteria and other organisms. It is many times more effective…

A powerful yet environmentally-friendly disinfection alternative

Ozone is an incredibly powerful disinfectant against numerous types of bacteria and other organisms. It is many times more effective than even chlorine, one of the most widely used chemical disinfectants. Highly effective Chlorine and other chemical disinfectants have been popular for their price/performance ratio. However, ozone has proven to…

24 Jun 2020
Can you claim workplace compensation for contracting COVID-19?

Since March, employees in South African have been expressly entitled to claim for compensation if they become infected with the…

Can you claim workplace compensation for contracting COVID-19?

Since March, employees in South African have been expressly entitled to claim for compensation if they become infected with the COVID-19 virus in the course of their work. Proving that the infection occurred in the workplace, however, could still be difficult, says Grant Nirenstein, director at law firm Knowles Hussain…

23 Jun 2020
AI-powered predictive maintenance is a cost-saving gamechanger in the manufacturing industry

Predictive maintenance techniques powered by artificial intelligence (AI) are helping enterprises across industries, such as manufacturing, to find patterns that…

AI-powered predictive maintenance is a cost-saving gamechanger in the manufacturing industry

Predictive maintenance techniques powered by artificial intelligence (AI) are helping enterprises across industries, such as manufacturing, to find patterns that can avoid machine failures. Unlike AI, traditional business intelligence systems are not designed to handle huge volumes of industrial Internet of things (IIoT) data, splurging the massive economic benefits to…

22 Jun 2020
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TVH is offering you the chance to get a little something extra when you purchase your next filter

Buy a filter and win

TVH is offering you the chance to get a little something extra when you purchase your next filter

19 Jun 2020
Unmasking the contribution of local innovation to the COVID-19 response in SA

BBF Safety Group has managed to completely localise the manufacture of its masks, contributing to both the need for PPE…

Unmasking the contribution of local innovation to the COVID-19 response in SA

BBF Safety Group has managed to completely localise the manufacture of its masks, contributing to both the need for PPE as well as the South African economy

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29 May 2020
Electra Mining Africa 2020 cancelled due to pandemic

Electra Mining Africa 2020, due to take place from 7 to 11 September at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, has…

Electra Mining Africa 2020 cancelled due to pandemic

Electra Mining Africa 2020, due to take place from 7 to 11 September at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The next edition of the show will be held from 5 to 9 September 2022 at the same venue. Continued prohibition of large…

01 May 2020
JF Equipment launches innovative mobile unit for sanitisation in public places

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic JF Equipment has launched the revolutionary and durable Sani-Tunn, a mobile unit that…

JF Equipment launches innovative mobile unit for sanitisation in public places

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic JF Equipment has launched the revolutionary and durable Sani-Tunn, a mobile unit that can sanitise an individual as well as whatever they may be carrying. As the world adjusts to the new social norm, it’s encouraging to see how innovative our resilient nation…

08 Apr 2020
Uncovering the face of cyber crime: How a hacker scammed over $100 000

Researchers from cyber crime solutions company, Check Point, have painstakingly uncovered the identity of a prolific cyber criminal known as…

Uncovering the face of cyber crime: How a hacker scammed over $100 000

Researchers from cyber crime solutions company, Check Point, have painstakingly uncovered the identity of a prolific cyber criminal known as ‘Dton’. When you spot a phishing attempt or an email with a suspicious document attached in your inbox, have you ever wondered who actually sent it to you, and how…

18 Mar 2020
Coronavirus-triggered recession will change how we do business but could speed up Industry 4.0

The recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession will usher in a new era in which the way we live, do business…

Coronavirus-triggered recession will change how we do business but could speed up Industry 4.0

The recovery from a coronavirus-triggered recession will usher in a new era in which the way we live, do business and invest will fundamentally change. This according to Nigel Green CEO and founder of the deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. These comments come as…