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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...

4 steps to better coding and label tracking

PYROTEC’S PackLink software provides a customised, fully integrated coding and labelling tracking system. The company’s General Manager Projects/Sales in Africa, Shaun Pillay, said the product...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

KZN firms join forces to tackle COVID-19 and hunger

WITH the coronavirus stretching hygiene and nutrition resources to breaking point, several KwaZulu-Natal businesses have banded together to fund and distribute thousands of hand...

Sweet! Robots boosts chocolate production by 40%

WHEN chocolate maker Bolçi wanted to boost exports and meet its promise of delivering products that are ‘untouched by human hand’, it turned to...

Automatic print inspection system ‘gets the message’

SICK Automation, in collaboration with AutoCoding Systems, has introduced what it says is the world’s first fully automated, smart vision inspection system for printed...

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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...