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Is the fuel retail sector sustainable amid loadshedding and declining fuel demand?

By Karen Keylock, national franchise manager at Nedbank Commercial Banking The fuel retail sector has had an unpredictable few years. During Covid-19 lockdowns fuel sales...

Doctored diesel is dangerous

In response to an article that appeared on a news site on June 15th of this year, Gwede Mantashe, the Minister of Mineral resources...

Optimising factory efficiency across the plant’s life-cycle

INDUSTRY is under pressure to increase production while reducing costs and shrinking their carbon footprint. thyssenkrupp Uhde is perfectly positioned to assist industry in...

Dirty diesel is dangerous

IN a parliamentary debate on 15 June Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe warned that diesel mixed with paraffin is being sold...

Jet fuel supply at OR Tambo stable says Acsa

THE Airports Company of South Africa (Acsa) reassured the aviation industry in a media briefing on Monday 9 May that stock of fuel at...

High temperature infrared thermometer

COMTEST is offering the highly accurate Fluke 572-2 high temperature, infrared thermometer for extreme heat conditions over long distances. According to the company, the thermometer...

‘Next-generation’ engineering consumables and tooling

BY recognising the country’s engineering pioneers, as well as being prepared to pivot as quickly as required, JTB Industrial Solutions (JTB) intends to move...

Uber deal! Garage shop convenience coming to SA doorsteps

BP and Uber have announced a new global delivery partnership, extending their existing local arrangements to reach more consumers across the world. Announcing the deal...

US vertical inspection tech for tank farm maintenance

WHEN a large petrochemical tank farm depot in Germiston was investigating alternative maintenance methods that are cost-effective as well as quick and flexible, it...

‘Greedy and arrogant’: Mantashe slams Durban refinery freeze

IN a third major blow for South Africa’s fuel refining capacity in recent years, the shareholders of SAPREF in South Durban, have announced an...

Tanks a million! Water windfall for tapped out school

AFTER a pipe failure in Coronationville, Randburg left the Bernard Isaacs Primary school with a radically reduced water supply, even after it was repaired,...

Beat boiler breakdown blues with a rental

RAND-Air, a supplier of air, nitrogen, power, pumps and lighting solutions, has earmarked steam boilers as a vital rental solution for the local market. “Steam,...

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R3.4bn multimodal Bayhead terminal a leap in the right direction for Durban Port

THE 640,000 sqm Newlyn PX Bayhead Rail Terminal was officially opened by President Cyril Ramaphosa on a visit to eThekwini on 4 April. It...

Sites on the N3 to be first in network of off-grid electric truck charging stations

ZERO Carbon Logistics, a subsidiary of Zero Carbon Charge, is developing 120 solar PV electric truck charging sites on national highways across South Africa....

President praises upgraded Pinetown packaging plant

ON a visit to KwaZulu-Natal on 4 April, President Cyril Ramaphosa officially reopened Tetra Pak’s plant in Pinetown following an upgrade and expansion programme...

Tapping into young STEM potential in eThekwini

THE Water and Sanitation Unit of eThekwini Municipality hosts a biennial student conference to raise awareness in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and...