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Electrical drive specialists help businesses get up and running after floods

THE floods in April and late May have left many Durban businesses scrambling to recover. In the industrial and manufacturing sector specifically, the lost...

Innovative approach to tank farm development

WHILE the ‘Go Green’ and ’De-fossilisation’ drives are in high gear worldwide, Nithesh Mohun, Senior Sales Engineer at Thyssenkrupp Uhde believes the immediate need...

The fluid future of water self-reliance in SA

By Mannie Ramos Jnr WHEN it comes to being partially self-reliant for water supply, South African citizens are no strangers. From JoJo tanks to generators,...

US vertical inspection tech for tank farm maintenance

WHEN a large petrochemical tank farm depot in Germiston was investigating alternative maintenance methods that are cost-effective as well as quick and flexible, it...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Load cells and wind forces: useful calculations

THE effects of wind are very important in selecting the right load cell capacity and determining the correct amount to use in outdoor applications. That’s...

Tanks a million! Water windfall for tapped out school

AFTER a pipe failure in Coronationville, Randburg left the Bernard Isaacs Primary school with a radically reduced water supply, even after it was repaired,...

A collaborative approach to the future of water In SA

By Mannie Ramos Jnr WATER is essential to the health of our population, the socio-economic growth of our country and the basic human dignity of...

Are robots about to revolutionise storage tank inspections?

ELECTROCOMPONENTS PLC is working with UK-based consortium Project nautilUS on a robot project they believe will revolutionise inspections of petrochemical storage tanks. Project nautilUS has...

Course aims to tackle shortage of skilled NDT managers

THE Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) is gearing up to present its internationally recognised non-destructive testing (NDT) Level 3 Workshop in March 2021...

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...

How welding skills can boost SA’s economic recovery

WITH skilled welding artisans at hand, South African fabricatos have an unprecedented opportunity to thrive, especially within the manufacturing sector where as much as...

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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...