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Lay out the welcome mat for optimum greenhouse growth

WITH food scarcity is a major concern in southern Africa, it is more important than ever for the agricultural sector and horticulture specialists to...

KZN port operations limp ahead as Transnet probes fires

TWO of Transnet’s port terminals continue to operate, albeit at reduced capacity, as it investigates the causes of several devastating fires. At least three fires...

Durban chemical disaster ‘tip of regulatory failure iceberg’

THE fire at the United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) chemical plant and subsequent environmental disaster is just the tip of regulatory failure iceberg and similar...

Paper and pulp stalwart celebrates diversity in Heritage Month

SOUTH African paper and pulp multinational, Sappi, which marks its 85th anniversary this year, celebrated Heritage Day recently by spotlighting its diverse workforce and...

Bank in big equity deal with agri-fintech platform

AGRICULTURAL fintech marketplace, HelloChoice, recently concluded a 25% equity deal with Standard Bank. The platform, created in 2018, links farmers and food producers directly...

Citrus adds zest to bumper SA agri export forecast

THE stage is set for another record export year for South African agricultural products, according to Dawie Maree, Head of Information and Marketing at FNB Agriculture,...

Mud blocker the wheel deal for farm, construction equipment

SKF’s new generation of Mudblock radial shaft cassette seals for the front and rear wheel-ends on agricultural and construction machines have been specially designed,...

Why this big KZN farm switched tractor brands

STELLAR support and back-up offered by Farm Maintenance Services (FMS), one of the KwaZulu-Natal dealers for Massey Ferguson tractors, based in Pietermaritzburg, prompted client...

New tractor a Beast when it comes to power, tech and comfort

DESIGNED to maximise time in the field while optimising yield, the new 9R-Series, dubbed The Beast, is the latest contender for the largest, strongest...

Expropriation without compensation could trigger agri-economy implosion

By Ian van Niekerk GOVERNMENT’S proposed land expropriation without compensation initiative threatens to jeopardise food security, dissuade investment and will have a profoundly negative impact...

Hydraulic solution for tracked carrier compaction conundrum

HYTEC South Africa and Bosch Rexroth Germany joined forces to develop a hydraulic solution for Bell Equipment that would minimise ground compaction in tracked...

Connecting farm equipment no longer costs you Deere-ly

JOHN Deere is now offering customers JDLink connectivity service at no additional charge, making it easier for customers to connect machines and monitor them...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

Bosch Projects is a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the...

Slow lane: road closure alert for N3

THE road closure caused by the reconstruction of the slow lane on the busy N3 Durban-bound from Sanctuary Road to Link Road in Town...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...