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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...

Supplier expands stock to meet KZN food and beverage industry demand for speedy turnaround

NDE Durban’s comprehensive stock of hygienic stainless steel tubing, fittings and valves has expanded to meet the fast turnaround needs of KwaZulu-Natal’s food, beverage,...

New ultrasonic ‘all round’ flowmeter

INSTROTECH HAS announced the release of Kobold’s new DUK flowmeters, for measuring, monitoring, metering and dosing of low viscosity fluids. Working on the principle of...

How motors and VSDs can help food and beverage plants reach sustainability goals

Variable speed drives (VSDs) and high-efficiency motors can help the industry address two key sustainability challenges – energy efficiency and water conservation, writes Brith Isaksson,...

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...

Still sweet on sugar after 60 years as a supplier

FROM the growing of sugar cane on the agricultural side to sugar refineries on the production side, leading supplier Bearings International (BI) plays a...

Online training for food and beverage applications

THE NSK academy, an online training portal, has added a new module to its portfolio of courses aimed at increasing the knowledge of those...

Bleak outlook for packaging in 2020

SOUTH Africa’s packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown...

The role of robots in post-COVID South Africa

STRINGENT health and safety measures have always been a concern for manufacturers, but many organisations will need to redouble their efforts to meet the...

Compact, modular mid-range PLCs

THE Delta compact, modular mid-range AS series PLCs are high-performance, multi-purpose controllers designed for all kinds of automated equipment, according to local supplier ElectroMechanica...

Online training for food and beverage applications

THE NSK academy, an online training portal, has added a new module to its portfolio of courses aimed at increasing the knowledge of those...

Safer, cleaner, more efficient: why demand for lithium-ion driven forklifts is surging

DEMAND for lithium-ion driven forklifts is on the rise, with companies who are willing to step into this new era poised to see numerous...

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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...