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Battery tips to keep on trucking

DURING a pandemic, industries are affected by reduced working hours, lockdown-enforced curfews and the financial impact of COVID-19. One industry that needs to keep...

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...

Specialist diagnosis, repair claws back lost time

SPECIALIST expertise and equipment allow Reef Fuel Injection Services to accurately diagnose work-stopping faults in Caterpillar fuel injection systems quickly, getting the machines back...

Good news at last for battered transport and freight sector

SOUTH Africa’s transport and freight volumes increased 20.6 percent in June compared to May across all sectors. That’s a welcome finding of the latest Ctrack...

Call to cut red tape to stimulate business growth and save jobs

EXCESSIVE red tape and unrealistic compliance costs in an over regulated business environment are stifling sustainability and growth in many business sectors, particularly in...

Counterfeit bearings – know the risks

COUNTERFEIT bearings are a global issue, with all markets susceptible to the temptations that lead to buying these low-quality products. Bearings manufacturer, NSK explains...

Cobots and flexible production – future-proofing SMEs

MANY countries in the EMEA region are likely to experience serious labour shortages over the coming decade, especially in relation to technical specialists. At...

Top award for Maritzburg truck dealership

HINO Pietermaritzburg has come out top in the commercial vehicle category of the MSX (formerly Sewells-MSX) NADA Business of the Year awards for 2019. This...

Humungous! Scale of automaker’s R365m parts warehouse expansion

WORK has begun in earnest at the Toyota Parts Distribution Warehouse in Atlas Road, East Rand, where Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) is expanding...

Going Dutch: winning partnership still trucking after 10 years

SALES of DAF Trucks in southern Africa have grown over 3 000 percent in the decade since Babcock became the Dutch brand’s sole importer...

Automotive ethernet testing simplified with new analysis software

PICO Technology, represented locally by Comtest, has released a new BroadR-Reach decoder/analyzer package that it says simplifies automotive ethernet integration testing and debugging. The...

Automaker’s R4bn vote of confidence in SA

IN a welcome shot in the arm for the local economy, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has revealed that it is investing a whopping...

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Durban refinery could be closed for months after fire

IT is likely to be several months before the Engen refinery in Durban, shut down after a fire on 4 December 2020, is operating...

Bounce back for truck builder

BUSINESS at leading South African truck and trailer building company, Serco, has recovered strongly in the last quarter of 2020 with prospects for 2021...

Harnessing water from the sea

With the global demand for clean, safe and reliable water, coupled with rising populations and urbanization, the water industry in South Africa faces unprecedented...

Economic uptick good news for M&E sector

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has welcomed the uptick in economic activity, as reflected in the positive GDP growth...