08 Apr 2021
Engineered conveyor belt geometry enhances reliability for manufacturers that use heat treating

Industry innovation in the form of engineered ‘shaped’ wire belt has minimised challenges for conveyor OEMs looking to enhance longevity…

Engineered conveyor belt geometry enhances reliability for manufacturers that use heat treating

Industry innovation in the form of engineered ‘shaped’ wire belt has minimised challenges for conveyor OEMs looking to enhance longevity and reliability for manufacturers that use heat treating. For conveyor OEMs, the demanding processes of some customers, such as food processors and manufacturers that use heat treating, can be notoriously…

07 Apr 2021
New Bova PPE range protects against the hazards of arc flash

Leading local safety wear manufacturer Bova, a BBF Safety Group brand has launched its range of BOVA Arc Flash Protection…

New Bova PPE range protects against the hazards of arc flash

Leading local safety wear manufacturer Bova, a BBF Safety Group brand has launched its range of BOVA Arc Flash Protection garments. The range has been designed to provide the best balance of inherent protection against the hazards of an arc flash, with lightweight, comfortable and durable garments. Arc Flash An…

01 Apr 2021
Ledlenser P- and H-series start a mobile lighting revolution

Ledlenser offers the P-series torches and the H-series headlamps in three versions to meet the differing demands placed on mobile…

Ledlenser P- and H-series start a mobile lighting revolution

Ledlenser offers the P-series torches and the H-series headlamps in three versions to meet the differing demands placed on mobile light sources by different requirements and occasions. Core is the basic line for every day, Work includes extra robust work aids and Signature stands for the most demanding applications. Selected…

25 Mar 2021
Vodacom Business helps customers digitise their supply chain

Vodacom Business has developed various digital solutions to help businesses achieve a true connected supply chain network to help improve…

Vodacom Business helps customers digitise their supply chain

Vodacom Business has developed various digital solutions to help businesses achieve a true connected supply chain network to help improve efficiencies and withstand disruption and unpredicted hurdles in the future. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create significant challenges for the manufacturing and retail industry globally, the need for a…

25 Mar 2021
Beware of fly-by-night online auctions

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions have led to an unprecedented migration to online auctions as a means of selling anything from properties…

Beware of fly-by-night online auctions

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions have led to an unprecedented migration to online auctions as a means of selling anything from properties and cars to office furniture and even household goods. New companies are emerging using social media marketing to encourage buyers to bid or make offers on goods and buyers in…

25 Mar 2021
How to build business resilience in uncertain times

BY: Mark Wilson chief executive officer at SYSPRO EMEA&I on-par strategist Building business resilience in times of uncertainty is paramount…

How to build business resilience in uncertain times

BY: Mark Wilson chief executive officer at SYSPRO EMEA&I on-par strategist Building business resilience in times of uncertainty is paramount for all businesses that survived 2020. Instead of reaching a breaking point, the stressors from the initial lockdowns now serve as great opportunities to build resilience, rebound from hardship and…

12 Mar 2021
Is this the most beautiful shoe in South Africa?

For 30 years Lemaitre’s Maxeco boot has helped build the nation, from construction sites to mines, farms and factories, but…

Is this the most beautiful shoe in South Africa?

For 30 years Lemaitre’s Maxeco boot has helped build the nation, from construction sites to mines, farms and factories, but every legacy starts somewhere. Lemaitre celebrates 30 years of Maxeco by asking the question – is this South Africa’s most beautiful shoe? Almost 10 million pairs have helped realise the…

09 Mar 2021
Protect production uptime with tried and tested consumables for coders and printers

In tough economic times, the grip on production costs tightens and manufacturers may be tempted to cut costs. However, opting…

Protect production uptime with tried and tested consumables for coders and printers

In tough economic times, the grip on production costs tightens and manufacturers may be tempted to cut costs. However, opting for less expensive consumables for coders and thermal transfer printers won’t save you money in the long run. For decades, Markem-Imaje, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, has developed consumable solutions…

15 Feb 2021
Virtual Trade Fair will connect African manufacturers to global markets

Organised by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Union and hosted by the Government of Rwanda,…

Virtual Trade Fair will connect African manufacturers to global markets

Organised by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Union and hosted by the Government of Rwanda, IATF2021 will provide a platform for entry into a single market of over 1.2 billion people joined together by the African Continental Free Trade Area. IATF2021 will serve as a…

12 Feb 2021
Beware the unforeseen costs of using counterfeit bearings

Downtime, consequential damage, reduced lifespan, poor performance and safety are just some of the dangers of using counterfeit bearings, which…

Beware the unforeseen costs of using counterfeit bearings

Downtime, consequential damage, reduced lifespan, poor performance and safety are just some of the dangers of using counterfeit bearings, which are increasingly prevalent across South African industry, warns Andrew Altree, product manager at Bearings International (BI). Customers sometimes think they can nab genuine parts in a ‘closing’ sale, without realising…

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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…

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…


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