23 Nov 2020
KZN Covid-19 wards with fast track solution

Working closely with the Department of Health in Kwa-Zulu Natal; TAL has helped fast track an overhaul of the healthcare…

KZN Covid-19 wards with fast track solution

Working closely with the Department of Health in Kwa-Zulu Natal; TAL has helped fast track an overhaul of the healthcare facilities at Clairwood Hospital in Mobeni, Durban. Originally converted from army barracks into a hospital in 1956; Clairwood Hospital required significant renovations in order to transform it into a functional…

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…

19 Nov 2020
Youth must play a role in leadership and decision-making

BY: Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth secretary-general Young people around the world are waking up to a growing list of new and…

Youth must play a role in leadership and decision-making

BY: Patricia Scotland, Commonwealth secretary-general Young people around the world are waking up to a growing list of new and harsh realities. Trapped in the shadow of a relentless pandemic, many are being robbed of the usual opportunities of youth and denied even the chance to socialise with friends and…

18 Nov 2020
Inflation – the biggest destroyer of capital

By: William Fraser, Portfolio Manager, Foord Asset Management Inflation in the US, Eurozone, UK and Japan has been anaemic, rising…

Inflation – the biggest destroyer of capital

By: William Fraser, Portfolio Manager, Foord Asset Management Inflation in the US, Eurozone, UK and Japan has been anaemic, rising on average just 1.5% per annum since 1995. In the mid-1970s, however, inflation had averaged 10% per annum in the decade to 1982. The genesis of that inflation cycle was…

17 Nov 2020
SAPICS Conference goes online in 2020 but will still be a feast of knowledge

Africa’s leading knowledge sharing and networking event for the supply chain profession, the annual SAPICS Conference, kicks off soon. While…

SAPICS Conference goes online in 2020 but will still be a feast of knowledge

Africa’s leading knowledge sharing and networking event for the supply chain profession, the annual SAPICS Conference, kicks off soon. While this year’s event is online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organisers have announced it will still feature the same powerful mix of presentations and host of acclaimed international and…

17 Nov 2020
Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its…

Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its infection control benefits in mitigating the spread of the virus. Reduction of touchpoints According to the World Health Organisation, hand transmission is the main pathway to germ contagion. In comparison…

16 Nov 2020
Brits increase their use of Vitamin D and boost vitamins market to £500 million

Did you know Britons are increasing their use of Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, more than any other vitamin supplement?…

Brits increase their use of Vitamin D and boost vitamins market to £500 million

Did you know Britons are increasing their use of Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, more than any other vitamin supplement? This was revealed in new research from Mintel. Insatiable appetite for Vitamin D Usage of Vitamin D has risen eight percentage points in the last 12 months*, and, today, it…

11 Nov 2020
Steel production trends to sustain the manufacturing industry

The manufacturing industry has been hard hit by the consequences of COVID-19, as reported in recent GDP reports, stating the…

Steel production trends to sustain the manufacturing industry

The manufacturing industry has been hard hit by the consequences of COVID-19, as reported in recent GDP reports, stating the sector suffered a 74,9% financial downturn. This sector-wide drop – including iron, steel, non-ferrous metal products, metal products and machinery – has contributed a total of 11% to the overall…

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
in-cosmetics Global facilitates learning and networking during a pandemic

The in-cosmetics Group provided a unique opportunity for the personal care industry to continue learning and discussing new approaches to…

in-cosmetics Global facilitates learning and networking during a pandemic

The in-cosmetics Group provided a unique opportunity for the personal care industry to continue learning and discussing new approaches to product development, despite the inability to meet face to face.  Over three days in the first week of October, the first-ever in-cosmetics Virtual event brought together 3 062 personal care…

02 Nov 2020
Consumers still concerned with sustainability despite COVID-19 economic impact

Most consumers will pay more for food and beverage products containing sustainably produced ingredients.  This according to research conducted by…

Consumers still concerned with sustainability despite COVID-19 economic impact

Most consumers will pay more for food and beverage products containing sustainably produced ingredients.  This according to research conducted by emulsifier specialist, Palsgaard.  Focus on the environment The company surveyed over 600 people in four countries.* It found that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the importance they place on price,…

02 Nov 2020
The construction sector is critical to SA’s post-COVID economic recovery

Traditionally, the development of risk management plans is tailored to address assessed and quantified risks. There is however always the ‘the…

The construction sector is critical to SA’s post-COVID economic recovery

Traditionally, the development of risk management plans is tailored to address assessed and quantified risks. There is however always the ‘the unknown factor’. Enter the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, we have faced localised pandemics before, but never one on such a globally synchronous scale, thanks to global travel and trade. It propelled the…

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