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Consumer goods giant’s R19bn ‘Clean Future’ commitment hailed a game changer in fight against global warming

UNILEVER’S commitment to investing 1 billion Euros (more than R19 billion) globally on technology to help it to transition away from fossil fuel derived...

New mobile contract bottling service

DURBAN-based Conceptainer has enhanced its range of specialist packaging services to offer contract bottling of almost any liquid product. “The company’s investment in new mobile...

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance THERE is a direct link between well-functioning infrastructure and a country’s economy, writes Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW-Eurodrive Every...

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...

Wastewater dams a ‘ticking time bomb’

PIETERMARITZBURG-based water and wastewater solutions company Talbot is helping companies in the agro-processing sector to put a new face on decades old passive biological...

Enhanced data collection for better lubrication management

SKF has extended the capability of its Enlight ProCollect portable data collection system, enabling maintenance engineers to plan lubrication routes around a factory or...

Energy industry award for NOx abatement solution

BABCOCK’S Ntuthuko Engineering business recently implemented one of the first nitrogen oxide (NOx) abatement projects in the South Africa, notching up a prestigious energy...

Lethal home brews prompt call for ban on methanol in paint thinners

THE alarming death toll from the consumption of home-brewed alcohol spiked with methanol in Cape Town recently during the lockdown has again showed how...

Homegrown cable gland range promises safe, efficient sealing

PROOF Engineering Solutions, a Division of Hudaco, locally developed, designed and manufactured the AMPgland double-compression cable gland range to provide the mining and oil...

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...

Compact butterfly valves for demanding industrial use

BMG’s Fluid Technology division supplies and supports an extensive range of components for fluid technology systems and general industrial applications. These products include valves,...

Lead poisoning: govt still dragging heels, paint body claims

IN 10 years, the government has still not prosecuted a single company for producing paint with hazardous lead levels. That’s according to Deryck Spence,...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...