Slurry pumps push the boundaries of reliability
KSB Pumps and Valves has busted the ‘slurry pumps have short lifespans’ myth with the ongoing success of its Navachab Gold Mine installation in Namibia, where 10 of its LSA slurry pumps have operated for nearly a year without incident.
HUMAN-CENTRIC FOCUS AT DESIGN INDABA
If there was one thread that ran through the presentations at last week’s Design Indaba, it was that of human-centric design. The designer as rock star was definitely downplayed, and almost every speaker brought their A-game as far as making the world a better place, was concerned. We’ve pulled together a few highlights of those...
Heat and Control releases new OilSaver Filtration System
Heat and Control, a world-leading equipment manufacturer and food processing industry supplier, has released the OilSaver Filtration System to its Oil Management System lineup. The OilSaver extends the life of frying oil with continuous high efficiency filtration down to 10 microns. It preserves frying oil quality by removing solids (coating, crumbs, etc.) using high efficiency...
COVID-19: An insurance minefield
With reports that more than half of companies around the world do not have effective business continuity plans in place to combat an infectious disease outbreak like COVID-19 and the virus starting to take a stronger foothold in South Africa, businesses must do more to prepare themselves for the repercussions this could have on operations.
SAPITI appoints new training and development manager
For the last seven years Michael was Skills Development Facilitator and Project Coordinator for the non-profitmaking organisation, Deaf South Africa. He was in responsible for the development of skills, training materials and management, project management, and implementation of skills planning and audits for various Skills Educations Training Authorities (SETAs). He was also employed by the...
REIPPPP project delays detrimental to South African economic progress
South Africa’s overall infrastructure quality is only fractionally higher than that of India – a nation with a per-capita income four times lower.
MTBPS: Treasury identifies risk to the fiscus
Government remains committed to operating within the expenditure ceiling over the medium term, the MTBPS said. In the current year, however, the recapitalisation of SAA and the South African Post Office put the ceiling at risk of a R3.9 billion breach. In addition, there are several risks to the fiscus over the period ahead: The...
Corobrik honours architecture students
Energy efficient mechanisms and interventions to better sustain the environment are not just nice to haves – they are integral to a more sustainable future and building standards and regulations are likely to be revised and fine tuned going forward to support such an end. The architectural profession is central to the solution. Speaking at...
RS adds robust industrial micro-miniature connectors to their range
The Micro-D connector series from Norcomp offers a real alternative to military-spec connectors in industrial applications. RSComponents (RS) has announced the availability of a new range of micro-miniature industrial connectors manufactured by Norcomp, which are a cost-effective and highly capable alternative to the use of military- and aerospace-rated micro-D connectors. The 380/381/382/960 series of Micro-D...
43 CBD consumer products certified in SA to date
The Cannabis Research Institute (CRI) of South Africa has certified a total of 43 CBD consumer products to date. These products include capsules, oils, teas, shots and functional topicals, as well as a range of pet oils. Auditing process Before certification can be awarded, a brand and their CBD-containing products undergo a rigorous auditing process,...
DIY & Industrial Trade News
Leading Architecture & Design
Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review
SA Food Review
Browse all channels
Occupational Health & Safety
Where We've Been This Week
Wills & Inheritance
World Health Organization
Visit the official COVID-19 government website to stay informed: