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Correct handling, storage and transport of plastic pipes

AS much care should go into planning the safe and responsible transportation, storage and handling of plastic pipes as has gone into the manufacturing...

Pump repair project keeps Nigeria oil operation afloat

BOSCH Rexroth Ghana recently completed repairs to contaminated HPU double pumps on the Framo Crude Oil Pumping System belonging to Shell Oil and Exploration...

Boost for SA manufacturing research

The advancement of manufacturing in South Africa and on the continent has received a significant boost from four of South Africa’s top manufacturers. Listed groups...

N2 Wild Coast road project will be a ‘boon for SMMEs’

THE completion of the multi-billion-rand N2 Wild Coast Road Project will significantly contribute to economic growth along the coast of South Africa and into...

New concrete training opportunities for KZN students

KZN members of the construction and ancillary industries now have “unprecedented” opportunities to expand their concrete knowledge. That’s according to John Roxburgh, senior lecturer at...

PDS specialist expands coal footprint in KZN

COAL mines were among the first customers of proximity detection system (PDS) specialist Booyco Electronics, and the company continues to grow its footprint in...

New compact diggers, dumpers and compactors

GERMAN construction equipment multinational Wacker Neuson has unveiled new compact excavators, dumpers, and compactors as well as additions to its zero-emission range. Three new mini-excavators,...

Refurb, fabrication and replacement service to sugar mills

BMG works closely with sugar mill engineers in the industry’s off-crop period each year, to refurbish and relace worn components in preparation for high...

Winter is coming. Seal your doorways now

WITH winter around the corner, companies with large doorways that allow easy access should be considering ways to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures to ensure...

Connectors lead the charge to battery powered industrial APPlications

Various industrial sectors in South Africa - including the materials handling equipment sector - rely on machinery and industrial vehicles for swift, safe, and...

Know your nozzle – key facts about tube and drain cleaning nozzles

PIPE cleaning machines all have one thing in common: they need special nozzles designed for each specific application. That’s according to Hawk Pumps, which...

Sensor solutions for mobile automation

TO automate mobile machines, entire workflows or even have vehicles run autonomously, it takes smart sensor solutions. That’s according to Instrotech, local representatives of Siko,...

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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...