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Gas group declares dividend despite COVID calamity

IN the face of the biggest fall in South Africa’s GDP since 1960, African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has maintained a robust cash position enabling...

Stainless steel pump solution for Namibian mine

WHEN a mining operation in Namibia needed a dewatering solution, the corrosive coastal conditions and remote location called for the equipment to be wear-resistant...

Why plastic is fantastic for modern sewer systems

THE Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) hosted the fourth instalment of its popular Quality Workshops recently, focusing on various aspects related to...

Cutting-edge partnership delivers premium equipment, support to SA steel fabricators

TAIWAN-based capital equipment supplier Everising’s long-term collaboration with South African representative First Cut, has enabled local customers to successfully streamline their production equipment and...

Understanding fibre-reinforced plastic vents

LIQUID storage tanks are a crucial part of the chemical industry. With different types of chemicals having different characteristics and behaviours – it’s important...

Speed record: Printing on cables at over 60km/h

COMPANIES in the wire and cable industry are geared to quality and maximum output. The speed of the extrusion line is what determines production...

Holy guacamole! Pumps keep pace with avo-ricious demand

AVOCADOS are now among the world’s most popular superfoods, with much of the global appetite coming from lovers of pre-prepared guacamole. That’s according Watson-Marlow Fluid...

Load sensing bearings with fibreoptic sensors

SKF has released the world’s first commercial load sensing bearing based on its proprietary fibreoptic sensing technology. The first product streamlines the creation of rotating...

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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...