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Bulk bags company a big contributor to SA industry

CUSTOM Bulk Bags (CBB) has steadily grown into a leading manufacturer and supplier of bulk bags for a number of industries in South Africa...

Sweet solution to SA malnutrition menace

Malnutrition, a long-standing challenge in South Africa, can be beaten, and the humble sweet potato has been identified as an important weapon in achieving...

Sugar masterplan sweet news to big suppliers

THE sugar masterplan being implemented by the government has seen a commitment from large users to procure at least 80% of their requirements from...

How robots are making heavy bag handling safer and more productive

IN the ever-expanding demands of industry, robotics has had to flex and adapt to suit new niches. One such niche is the recent trend...

Why cheap ‘grey’ printer consumables could end up costing you plenty

IN tough economic times, the grip on production costs tightens and manufacturers may be tempted to cut costs. However, opting for less expensive consumables...

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...

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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...