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Collab delivers custom mixer for KZN feed producer

WHEN specialist feed-milling original equipment manufacturer, Dalein Agriplan, was tasked with designing a one-of-a-kind high-speed, high-capacity mixer for a leading South African animal feed...

Sugar masterplan sweet news to big suppliers

THE sugar masterplan being implemented by the government has seen a commitment from large users to procure at least 80% of their requirements from...

Next-gen sprayer takes crop protection to new heights

“I wonder what my father and grandfather would have said if they had seen it,” says Johan Landman. He’s referring to the new MF...

5 ways the Expropriation Bill could wreck SA’s economy

WHEN legislation is used to derail the economy, it must be viewed as a misuse of power. That’s the view of employers’ organisation NEASA,...

R217bn budget boost for economic growth programmes

A total of R217 billion will be spent over the next three-years on ambitious economic development programmes aimed at promoting faster and sustained inclusive...

Pulp heavyweight green lights KZN biorefinery pilot plant

SAPPI has announced further progress in the development of its biorefinery capacity with the confirmation that it will construct a pilot plant using technology...

Power deal brings grid stabilisation tech to desert wasteland

HITACHI ABB Power Grids will provide state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) with high-performance grid stabilisation technology to help improve power quality and expand...

Millions for promising social innovators

MEAT Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the SAB Foundation’s 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear...

Sweet tribute on passing of politician and peacemaker par excellence

ILLOVO Sugar South Africa has paid tribute to political peacemaker and champion of reconciliation Dr Meshack Radebe who played a critical role in securing...

Global forestry certification hailed a landmark for Africa

PULP and paper multi-national Sappi has announced that it has achieved the first Sustainable African Forest Assurance Scheme (SAFAS) certification to get the nod...

Soft drink giant set to make it RAIN billions of litres of water

WITH the effects of climate change including prolonged droughts, extreme weather and higher temperatures already being felt in many regions of South Africa, the...

New pump seal technology

Viking Pump have developed a new sealing technology for their extensive range of Universal Seal series pumps – the O-Pro Seal. As the name suggest,...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...