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Hey brew, score R1.3m for your idea to solve a social problem

APPLICATIONS for the 11th annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and 6th annual Disability Empowerment Awards are open for entry and eligible entrepreneurs have...

Tackling the challenges of food-grade lubrication

KEEPING food processing equipment well-lubricated, thereby ensuring the optimal functioning and durability of equipment, can be a challenge. That’s according to Callum Ford, National Marketing...

Oxygen shortage hits industrial production

IN recent weeks, there have been news reports of the high demand for medical oxygen putting significant pressure on oxygen suppliers and affecting industrial...

Soft drink giant set to make it RAIN billions of litres of water

WITH the effects of climate change including prolonged droughts, extreme weather and higher temperatures already being felt in many regions of South Africa, the...

Nifty nitrogen generators offer agile advantages to industry

IT is crucial for companies, whether they specialise in chemical manufacturing, electronics, fabrication, food and beverage or other sectors, to have a reliable and...

New machines a boost for anti-COVID fight

A R1.5-million donation from edible oil processor and consumer goods heavyweight Willowton Group promises to be a significant boost in the fight against the...

Food line bearings prove a clucking good idea

THE introduction of food line bearing units by SKF South Africa, in collaboration with its Authorised Distributor, Bearing Services (BSA) Polokwane, has reduced downtime...

New pump seal technology

Viking Pump have developed a new sealing technology for their extensive range of Universal Seal series pumps – the O-Pro Seal. As the name suggest,...

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...

Mobile labs plan to take food safety testing to rural SA

THE Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is collaborating with non-profit company Mobile Agricultural Skills and Development Training (MASDT) to introduce an accessible...

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...

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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...