13 Jan 2021
Rand Air gets its hands wet with handwashing project for rural schools

Having already teamed up in 2018 with Atlas Copco’s ‘Water for All’ initiative, as the key sponsor, in 2020 Rand-Air…

Rand Air gets its hands wet with handwashing project for rural schools

Having already teamed up in 2018 with Atlas Copco’s ‘Water for All’ initiative, as the key sponsor, in 2020 Rand-Air saw the opportunity to once again make a meaningful contribution to the community, by providing disadvantaged schools – particularly in outlying rural areas – with handwashing facilities to enable them…

12 Jan 2021
How water insecurity is compounding the pandemic in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has starkly illustrated how multiple water security risks affect the lives and livelihoods of millions of people…

How water insecurity is compounding the pandemic in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has starkly illustrated how multiple water security risks affect the lives and livelihoods of millions of people across Africa, Kenya included. The pandemic has compounded the severity of the impacts resulting from water-related climate hazards, such as floods, droughts and cyclones. Protect vulnerable individuals  Ensuring water infrastructure…

07 Jan 2021
Enabling technologies will help to build a better post-pandemic future

As industry starts to re-build itself after the devastating effect of the global pandemic, it has become clear that future…

Enabling technologies will help to build a better post-pandemic future

As industry starts to re-build itself after the devastating effect of the global pandemic, it has become clear that future proofing the world’s economy from future pandemics will take investment and technology. A recent report by KPMG and HFS Research highlighted how companies and governments need to make smart investments…

22 Dec 2020
Beyond the hype of IoT are tangible benefits

IoT can help people become more effective, track where things are, and even manage utilities and budgets. This according to…

Beyond the hype of IoT are tangible benefits

IoT can help people become more effective, track where things are, and even manage utilities and budgets. This according to Roger Hislop, chairperson of the IOT Industry Council of South Africa (IOTIC). More than the media hype The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than the sum of its interconnected…

21 Dec 2020
Trend report predicts what will and won’t happen in industrial manufacturing in 2021

In its new whitepaper, 68 Technology Trends That Will Shape 2021, the analysts at global tech market advisory firm, ABI…

Trend report predicts what will and won’t happen in industrial manufacturing in 2021

In its new whitepaper, 68 Technology Trends That Will Shape 2021, the analysts at global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research identify 37 trends that will shape the technology market and 31 others that, although attracting huge amounts of speculation and commentary, are less likely to move the needle over…

18 Dec 2020
Several occupations excluded from preliminary critical skills list; private sector invited to review

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has submitted its preliminary Critical Skills List to the Department of Home…

Several occupations excluded from preliminary critical skills list; private sector invited to review

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has submitted its preliminary Critical Skills List to the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) for review and several occupations on the current Critical Skills List have been excluded from the preliminary list. “The list is publicly available from the DHET’s website and…

17 Dec 2020
How to avoid costly water damage on construction projects

Water can cause immense damage on construction projects, here are some top tips for sustainable water management in construction. Water…

How to avoid costly water damage on construction projects

Water can cause immense damage on construction projects, here are some top tips for sustainable water management in construction. Water damage has superseded fire when it comes to risks on construction sites. This won’t come as a surprise to many construction professionals: water can cause immense damage and do so…

02 Dec 2020
Is lockdown really the cause of poor economic performance in South Africa?

BY: Lucy Desai – content writer at QuickBooks Examining the link between the length of time countries across the world…

Is lockdown really the cause of poor economic performance in South Africa?

BY: Lucy Desai – content writer at QuickBooks Examining the link between the length of time countries across the world have spent in lockdown and the economic damage we must ask: are lockdowns completely to blame for the contraction of GDP around the globe? In times of crisis, the economy…

01 Dec 2020
A new name ushers in a new era for the African supply chain

World Net Logistics is officially now known as Rhenus Logistics South Africa, effective 1 December 2020. Acquired by the Rhenus…

A new name ushers in a new era for the African supply chain

World Net Logistics is officially now known as Rhenus Logistics South Africa, effective 1 December 2020. Acquired by the Rhenus Group in 2019, the company will now operate under its new name, ushering in an exciting era after 18 years as an independent entity. One Group, One Brand The distinctive…

25 Nov 2020
Using high quality batteries will avoid you costly failures in the future

Only high quality batteries from reputable suppliers should be used for security and other mission critical equipment to avoid potentially…

Using high quality batteries will avoid you costly failures in the future

Only high quality batteries from reputable suppliers should be used for security and other mission critical equipment to avoid potentially costly failures. This according to GSS Group director Greg Pritchard, who adds that intermittent load shedding and other environmental factors can quickly damage batteries that are not specifically designed and…

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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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