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City dismisses claims that Durban’s tap water is ‘tainted’

THIS comes after a report on Sunday by IOL media claiming Durban residents may be drinking contaminated tap water, and that the municipality is...

Warning over fake bearings

THE Hawks recently seized counterfeit bearings valued at over R5M from a Johannesburg warehouse. Porous borders and weak enforcement make South Africa fair game...

Expo to explore paper and pulp giant’s offerings

SAPPI, the country’s pulp, and paper heavyweight, recorded a strong performance in the quarter ending in March 31 – the second quarter of its...

New auto academy opens in Mobeni

TOYOTA South Africa Motors (TSAM) is pleased to announce the launch of the Toyota Manufacturing Academy (TMA) at the Coastal KZN TVET College in...

How a Hammarsdale chemical plant is saving energy to meet ESG targets

IN 2012, Buckman, a US-headquartered specialty chemical company, partnered with Energy Drive with a goal of reducing electricity usage and water consumption at Buckman’s...

Smart centres aim to bridge the digital skills gap

By Yershen Pillay: CEO, Chieta IN a rapidly digitising world, South Africa faces a deficit of the skills needed to embrace the opportunities presented by...

The advantages of robotics and simulation for your business

SIMULATION in robotics is an innovative way that opens up new possibilities of working smarter. The more complex your business, the more room there...

Electric vehicles are cheaper to run

MASSIVE savings on energy and transportation costs can be achieved when a change is made from internal combustion engine (ICE) trucks to battery-electric trucks. That’s...

Jet fuel supply at OR Tambo stable says Acsa

THE Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) reassured the aviation industry in a media briefing on Monday 9 May that stock of fuel at...

Trucking giant’s SA name is now official

MAY 3 2022 marked five months since Daimler Truck SA (DTSA) became a completely independent company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Germany’s Daimler...

Customer wowed by tool in training, doubles order

SKF recently conducted a two-day alignment training course, exposing a key customer in the manufacturing and repair sector to a key alignment tool, leading...

Ahead of commissioning of the first phase of its Virginia Gas Project, Renergen Limited’s subsidiary, Tetra4, the holder of South Africa’s first and only...

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The rollercoaster and exhilaration of being a demolition specialist

TODAY is International Women in Engineering Day. To celebrate, Jet Demolition contracts and project manager Kate Bester highlights what it's like being in close...

Financial reports won’t save local government crisis, warns town and regional planners

By Burgert Gildenhuys: Director, BC Gildenhuys & Associates IT is unclear whether South Africa has the will or guts to confront issues contributing to the...

N3 truck blockade: It’s ‘economic sabotage’, say ministers and business

ANOTHER truck blockade saw Van Reenen's Pass on the N3, the country's main domestic trade route, being closed on Thursday 16 June. This protest...

Factory of the Year competition returns as economy bounces back

FOLLOWING a challenging two years in the manufacturing sector, Kearney, a leading management consulting firm, is excited to announce the return of the Factory...