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28 Apr 2021
Vukile invests R90m-plus in a value-adding upgrade for the landmark Daveyton Mall

Vukile Property Fund (JSE: VKE), the leading retail REIT (real estate investment trust), has commenced the strategic upgrade of Daveyton…

Vukile invests R90m-plus in a value-adding upgrade for the landmark Daveyton Mall

Vukile Property Fund (JSE: VKE), the leading retail REIT (real estate investment trust), has commenced the strategic upgrade of Daveyton Mall in the Ekurhuleni Metro, Gauteng. A pioneering property, Daveyton Mall is one of the first township malls developed in South Africa. It opened in 1993 with more than 60…

22 Apr 2021
Raw materials shortage puts the S.A. Coatings industry under heavy pressure

A serious shortage of raw materials, coupled with substantial increases in prices for raw materials, has put the South African…

Raw materials shortage puts the S.A. Coatings industry under heavy pressure

A serious shortage of raw materials, coupled with substantial increases in prices for raw materials, has put the South African coatings industry under intense pressure, says Tara Benn, executive director of the SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA). Benn says a complex mix of demand; production issues at global chemical plants;…

20 Apr 2021
SAHPRA finds no causal relationship between Johnson and Johnson vaccine and blood clot development

Findings from SAHPRA’S Sisonke Phase 3b study suggests there are no major safety concerns related to the Johnson and Johnson…

SAHPRA finds no causal relationship between Johnson and Johnson vaccine and blood clot development

Findings from SAHPRA’S Sisonke Phase 3b study suggests there are no major safety concerns related to the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. SAHPRA, together with its scientific expert committees, has reviewed the data from the Sisonke Phase 3b implementation study which involves the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine Janssen, which…

19 Apr 2021
CLR continues virtual exhibition series with its Spring edition

CLR continues its virtual exhibition series with the Spring Edition 2021. In this edition CLR presents four categories and explains…

CLR continues virtual exhibition series with its Spring edition

CLR continues its virtual exhibition series with the Spring Edition 2021. In this edition CLR presents four categories and explains how they are influenced by COVID-19. Smart way of aging In “The smart way of aging” category you can let yourself be inspired by highly effective formulations that keep the…

15 Apr 2021
Ceiling fans and good lung health

Ceiling fans are an absolute must-have in every household during the hot summer months. Most people cannot function without having a…

Ceiling fans and good lung health

Ceiling fans are an absolute must-have in every household during the hot summer months. Most people cannot function without having a fan to keep the air moving, so making sure your fan is in optimal condition always is very important. At Solent, we love how, even when the days are getting…

15 Apr 2021
Best people practices in a post-COVID-19 world

Despite global doom and gloom, Stats SA in their latest gross domestic product (GDP) report, state that the construction industry…

Best people practices in a post-COVID-19 world

Despite global doom and gloom, Stats SA in their latest gross domestic product (GDP) report, state that the construction industry in South Africa reportedly grew at a rate of 11.2% in the fourth quarter of 2020. In line with commonly held belief, these results indicate that the sector holds the…

13 Apr 2021
Infection Control, Social Distancing & Occupants Protection

How to protect staff, control infection and social distance? Whatever industry you work in; any way you go for groceries…

Infection Control, Social Distancing & Occupants Protection

How to protect staff, control infection and social distance? Whatever industry you work in; any way you go for groceries and shopping. Gunnebo Entrance Control clients from the retail industry; keep the space safe and control the social distance to make the experience better.  The latest solution OccuLinq App; OccuSign and OccuSense Camera retail…

13 Apr 2021
SAAFoST biennial congress goes virtual

BY: Madelein Jansen SAAFoST KZN & Local Organising committee chair SAAFoST (South African Association for Food Science and Technology) presents…

SAAFoST biennial congress goes virtual

BY: Madelein Jansen SAAFoST KZN & Local Organising committee chair SAAFoST (South African Association for Food Science and Technology) presents its Biennial Congress, and it is the KZN Branch’s turn to host this prestigious event. Not knowing what the future will hold, in September of 2020 a decision was made…

07 Apr 2021
The 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Award through a photographer’s lens

The standard of entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is always impressive, and 2019/2020 was no…

The 2019/2020 AfriSam-SAIA Award through a photographer’s lens

The standard of entries in the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation is always impressive, and 2019/2020 was no different. The only challenge was COVID-19 and lockdown, which resulted in the adjudication process being delayed by four months, and presented other obstacles. To do justice to the project entries,…

01 Apr 2021
Propak Cape cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Propak Cape 2021 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibition that showcases the latest technologies and innovation…

Propak Cape cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Propak Cape 2021 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibition that showcases the latest technologies and innovation in packaging, food processing, plastics, printing, and labelling, was due to take place from 8-10 June at the Cape Town International Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. The next edition…

01 Apr 2021
New date confirmed for Intra-African Trade Fair 2021

The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) is now set to take place from 8 to 14 December 2021. African Export-Import…

New date confirmed for Intra-African Trade Fair 2021

The second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) is now set to take place from 8 to 14 December 2021. African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African Union (AU) and the Government of Rwanda have decided to shift the date of the continental trade fair, which was previously scheduled to hold from 6…

30 Mar 2021
Manufacturers report constrained supply chains due to COVID-19

Global restrictions implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19 have had a direct impact on manufacturing supply chains with constraints…

Manufacturers report constrained supply chains due to COVID-19

Global restrictions implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19 have had a direct impact on manufacturing supply chains with constraints still evident across many manufacturing subsectors a year after the country first went into hard lockdown, according to the Q1 Absa Manufacturing Survey. “South African manufacturers are reporting issues in…


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