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Jobs Fund partnership delivers sweet benefits to rural communities

A partnership between Tongaat Hulett and The Jobs Fund to accelerate socio-economic transformation in rural communities, which began in 2014, has proven its worth...

Local equipment innovation makes its mark on global sugar sector

BOSCH Projects, with a regional office in Durban, has served the global sugar industry for over 58 years and offers a service encompassing strategic...

Remote commissioning helps sugar mills improve quality, reduce costs‎

THREE 1.2 MW ACS880 mill drives and one 355 kW regenerative batch centrifugal drive have been remotely hot commissioned at Illovo Sugar Africa’s biggest...

Adding value to IPPs in the sugar industry

SUGAR millers depend on high plant availability for maximum input versus output. That’s according to SEW-Eurodrive, which offers a range of transmission solutions to...

Sugar giant sells Eswatini estates for R375m in bid to cut debt

DEBT-laden Tongaat Hulett has entered into an agreement with Eswatini’s Public Service Pensions Fund (the PSPF) to sell Tambankulu Estates, its Eswatini agri-business, for...

New balers now available in SA

KUBOTA’S latest BF 3255 RN/ RNT fixed chamber balers are now available in South Africa. According to the manufacturer, the balers with 2,2m extra wide,...

Keeping ageing water infrastructure going

ECIALISTS from BMG with technical knowledge and extensive experience in water engineering play an important role in upgrading ageing water and wastewater facilities and...

Mega digester delivery a ‘game changer’ for Africa water re-use

PIETERMARITZBURG-based Sustainable water and wastewater solutions company Talbot has delivered what it says is the first Econvert Eco Digester to be installed on the...

KZN firms join forces to tackle COVID-19 and hunger

WITH the coronavirus stretching hygiene and nutrition resources to breaking point, several KwaZulu-Natal businesses have banded together to fund and distribute thousands of hand...

Farmers urged to de-silt dams before dry season

AS the dry season approaches in many parts of South Africa, farmers need to ensure that silt is not limiting the volume of water...

SA water outlook: risks aplenty, but golden opportunities too

AS water scarcity and rising costs loom large, industry is starting to sit up and take note. That’s according to Helen Hulett, Strategic Director...

Drones – friend or foe for your business?

THE rising popularity of drones and their rapid adoption for commercial use is largely due to the ever-expanding number of applications that these unmanned...

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Durban refinery could be closed for months after fire

IT is likely to be several months before the Engen refinery in Durban, shut down after a fire on 4 December 2020, is operating...

Bounce back for truck builder

BUSINESS at leading South African truck and trailer building company, Serco, has recovered strongly in the last quarter of 2020 with prospects for 2021...

Harnessing water from the sea

With the global demand for clean, safe and reliable water, coupled with rising populations and urbanization, the water industry in South Africa faces unprecedented...

Economic uptick good news for M&E sector

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has welcomed the uptick in economic activity, as reflected in the positive GDP growth...