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Locally made ventilators set to save lives throughout Africa

LOCAL production of bridge ventilators for the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) is in full swing at ESG Medical Equipment’s manufacturing facility in Johannesburg. Gavin...

Adapting a road-freight business for survival – and growth

COMPOUNDED by a technical recession, a third-quarter GDP drop of 2%, and lockdown restrictions passing the 100-day mark, South Africa’s already pressured freight-forwarding market...

Homegrown cable gland a world-first

HE primary function of any cable gland is to anchor the cable securely to an electrical apparatus, with Ex d (flameproof) cable glands providing...

Pharmacy chain partners with Durban clothing manufacturer to support enterprise development

IN a move designed to support local manufacturing and small enterprises, Dis-Chem Pharmacies has partnered with corporate clothing group Worksgroup to outsource the production...

Durban company launches 80% alcohol hand sanitiser

THE Ferro Group has developed Ferroclean, an 80% alcohol-based disinfectant hand sanitiser made in Durban by NCS Resins “The risk of citizens buying hand sanitisers,...

Boost for 3D printed face mask drive

DRIVE and automation technology company SEW-Eurodrive has joined a nationwide campaign to use 3D printing technology to produce much-needed face masks and shields for...

Helping refiners keep workers and surrounding communities safer

EMERSON’S new DataManager software v8.2 helps refiners monitor corrosion of hydrofluoric (HF) acid alkylation units which, the company says, helps to prevent costly, unplanned...

App aims to make back to work process safer

BUSINESS leaders should be using real-time, self-monitoring medical technologies to assist with employee health as people start returning to work and the fight against...

Supporting essential truck drivers

AS COVID-19 restrictions continue to impact on the daily lives of South Africans, many of the drivers delivering essential goods to shops and healthcare...

Bulk bags a safer, cheaper alternative to pallets

TELLAP pallet-free bulk bags have been developed in South Africa for safe and efficient packaging and transport of dry, loose and bulk products -...

New cam clutches help protect equipment and people

NEW to BMG’s extensive range of Tsubaki cam clutches, is the recently launched BS-F series, designed for high-speed inclined and long overland belt conveyors...

Lead poisoning: govt still dragging heels, paint body claims

IN 10 years, the government has still not prosecuted a single company for producing paint with hazardous lead levels. That’s according to Deryck Spence,...

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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...