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20 Jan 2021
Reflecting on more than 50 years of labelling and coding excellence

As Pyrotec approaches its 55th anniversary next year, Rowan Beattie, the company’s managing director, reflects on the long history of…

Reflecting on more than 50 years of labelling and coding excellence

As Pyrotec approaches its 55th anniversary next year, Rowan Beattie, the company’s managing director, reflects on the long history of this privately-owned and managed business. Pyrotec has always been an innovative, forward-thinking, and proudly South African organisation that has built a strong reputation for its expertise in industry-leading, on-pack product…

18 Jan 2021
RS Components stocks extensive range of environmental T&M instruments

RS Components is now stocking a wide range of its own-brand RS PRO environmental test and measurement equipment. These high…

RS Components stocks extensive range of environmental T&M instruments

RS Components is now stocking a wide range of its own-brand RS PRO environmental test and measurement equipment. These high precision instruments and devices are for engineers and scientists to monitor environmental conditions such as heat, moisture, sound, and light. RS PRO The RS PRO infrared thermometer is a handy…

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

By: Simon Thomas director of Megapipes Solutions Limited The COVID-19 pandemic has starkly illustrated how multiple water security risks affect…

How water insecurity is compounding the pandemic in Africa

By: Simon Thomas director of Megapipes Solutions Limited 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…


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