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
Bureau Veritas and TWAA launch female-driven digital mentorship programme

Testing, inspection and certification leader, Bureau Veritas has partnered with TWAA to launch its ‘BV Women in Africa Mentorship’ programme.…

Bureau Veritas and TWAA launch female-driven digital mentorship programme

Testing, inspection and certification leader, Bureau Veritas has partnered with TWAA to launch its ‘BV Women in Africa Mentorship’ programme. TWAA is an innovative and disruptive global and professional networking, knowledge sharing and mentorship platform for women and girls. The platform provides women with digital tools to connect and find…

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,…

19 Nov 2020
How COVID-19 is fast-tracking adoption of renewable energy in Africa

Spurred on by the COVID-19 global pandemic, the world is finally galvanising its commitment to move towards a green and…

How COVID-19 is fast-tracking adoption of renewable energy in Africa

Spurred on by the COVID-19 global pandemic, the world is finally galvanising its commitment to move towards a green and sustainable future and the global energy transition is the cornerstone of this new world. This transition to renewable energy will continue to rapidly gain momentum throughout the coming decade, led…

18 Nov 2020
Manufacturing companies help employees develop communication skills with Toastmasters

With employers looking to develop and improve the soft skills of their employees, nearly 300 of the 2020 Fortune 500…

Manufacturing companies help employees develop communication skills with Toastmasters

With employers looking to develop and improve the soft skills of their employees, nearly 300 of the 2020 Fortune 500 companies now offer in-house Toastmasters clubs to help build their employees’ communication, leadership, and public speaking skills. Toastmasters International, the world’s leading organisation devoted to communication and leadership skills development,…

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…

05 Nov 2020
Maintenance and remanufacture are now integral to business survival

Facing perhaps the toughest economic conditions in living memory, South African businesses using diesel engines must refocus on preventative maintenance…

Maintenance and remanufacture are now integral to business survival

Facing perhaps the toughest economic conditions in living memory, South African businesses using diesel engines must refocus on preventative maintenance and quality remanufacturing.  This will ensure that their engines deliver optimal uptime and business continuity at a time when margins are being continually squeezed, says Andrew Yorke, operations director at…

03 Nov 2020
How to cut coding errors from the supply chain

Pyrotec PackMark offers CoLOS software applications from Markem-Image engineered to complement its coding equipment.  Packaging or labelling waste, rework, reputational…

How to cut coding errors from the supply chain

Pyrotec PackMark offers CoLOS software applications from Markem-Image engineered to complement its coding equipment.  Packaging or labelling waste, rework, reputational damage and regulatory fines are some of the outcomes, besides cost, that result from human error in coding and marking operations. Correct coding is important for ensuring the supply chain…

28 Oct 2020
Absa takes pride in announcing Lionesses Xpo virtual event

The Absa Lionesses Xpo has been developed to showcase a diverse array of products and services from over 100 of…

Absa takes pride in announcing Lionesses Xpo virtual event

The Absa Lionesses Xpo has been developed to showcase a diverse array of products and services from over 100 of South Africa’s exciting women-owned businesses on a sophisticated virtual platform that will be launched with a dynamic, interactive event on Thursday, 29 October. Doing business with women entrepreneurs has never…

26 Oct 2020
Epiroc ups its corporate social responsibility during COVID-19 pandemic

Epiroc has been hard at work supporting numerous deserving Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives (CSR) throughout 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic.…

Epiroc ups its corporate social responsibility during COVID-19 pandemic

Epiroc has been hard at work supporting numerous deserving Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives (CSR) throughout 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact the lockdown encouraged the Epiroc team to do even more. “Epiroc is a company that is concerned about societal challenges and we walk the talk by getting involved…

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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…


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