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REIT lets over 100 000 square metres in Durban over pandemic

FORTRESS Logistics Real Estate’s commitment to develop over a million square metres of logistics assets over the next two to three years, effectively transforming...

On-site work-at-height and confined-space training

ROPE-access specialist Skyriders, which also operates the Heightwise Training Academy in Midrand, recently conducted a basic fall-arrest course on-site for the Idwala Industrial Holdings...

Acquisition adds sootblowers to industrial boiler offering

BABCOCK’S Ntuthuko Engineering business recently completed the acquisition of Diamond Power Speciality from Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) and will now be responsible for the...

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...

‘Green’ switchgear will play a vital role in renewable power

By Marcel Buckner THE global energy industry is undergoing a massive transformation driven by renewables. Along with solar, wind, storage and other technologies, the internet...

A lot to Leica about new handheld scanning tech

SURVEYING buildings is a time-consuming activity, often not budgeted for in the early stages of a project’s start-up. All too often the professional teams...

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,...

Why UPS solutions may be a crucial to your business

By George Senzere SOUTH Africa is currently plagued by a fragile power grid that is putting tremendous pressure on business and the local economy. And...

Report reveals dramatic rise in cybercrime during Covid

COMTEST, local representative of NETSCOUT has released its 1H 2020 Threat Intelligence Report, which deals with the dramatic impact cybercriminals have had during the...

How digital tech can take pressure off the water industry

by Sean McCree TRADITIONAL water and wastewater utility systems weren’t built for the dramatically changing stresses of climate change and rapid urbanisation. Therefore, the risk...

Second home sales soar

FNB has revealed that they’ve seen a 46% increase in the total number of buyers who purchased their secondary properties in the fourth quarter of...

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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...