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Mobile units provide a quick solution for school

WHEN Garies High School lost 11 classrooms and an admin block in a fire, they were quickly replaced by Kwikspace, providing learners with a...

Operating without grid power becomes a burning question

HOW long should a business be able to operate without electricity? This is one of the most important questions businesses in South Africa should...

Loadshedding 2022: The CSIR crunches the numbers

THE Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has released its annual statistics on power generation in South Africa for 2022 (1 January 2022...

Disaster managed: how car plant rapidly recovered after KZN floods left facility covered in mud

IN the early hours of April 12, 2022, with the heavy rain subsiding, it appeared as though Toyota South Africa Motors’ production plant in...

Recovering data is not enough, ransomware threats must be stopped in their tracks

By Kate Mollett, regional director and Bar Hori, regional sales executive at Commvault RANSOMWARE attacks have not only become more prevalent in the past few...

Specialised butterfly valves approved for oxygen

A special version of the Gemü R480 Victoria butterfly valve series from Ingelfingen-based valve specialist Gemü is approved with immediate effect for the medium...

Incorporating fire safety in the design phase pays off

IT is critical to incorporate fire-safety planning during the inception phase of an infrastructure project so that important design aspects such as escape paths...

The Jagersfontein tailings dam failure – a SAICE Perspective

THE South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) is saddened by the collapse of an embankment at the Jagersfontein mine’s Tailing Storage Facility (TSF),...

Smart, efficient and cost-effective fire-suppression solutions

FOGMAKER South Africa used Electra Mining Africa 2022 as a platform to showcase its renowned fire suppression systems as well as to introduce new...

Cleaning up in the wake of a disaster

IN the wake of the flooding and landslides that happened in KwaZulu-Natal in April and May 2022, 448 people were left dead and more...

West Street store reopens after looting

Retailer Game’s West Street store in Durban, which has been serving customers for over 50 years, is finally open for trade after being affected...

Springfield Retail Centre relaunches a year after looting and burning

EMIRA Property Fund has relaunched its Springfield Retail Centre in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, a year after the centre was damaged by arson in the widespread...

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Paper, pulp and forest group delivers better than expected quarterly results

COMMENTING on the group’s results, Sappi CEO Steve Binnie said: “Within the context of subdued underlying market conditions due to the challenging macroeconomic environment...

Workers can be empowered with modern incentive solutions

IN the ever-evolving landscape of workplace safety and employee engagement, the significance of incentivisation cannot be overstated. This is clearly apparent in multiple sectors,...

Last-mile fuel delivery enhanced with state-of-the-art technology

LEADING supplier in bulk tanker fuel transportation and supply chain solutions, Unitrans, is optimising supply chains by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance last-mile fuel...

Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...