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Pharmaceuticals

Precision printing, even on dark surfaces

THE 9450 E continuous inkjet printer from Markem-Imaje meets productivity, contrast and adhesion needs for cable, tube and extrusion manufacturers. That’s according to local distributor...

Filling valve with regulating cone

DUE to the constantly increasing varieties of beverages, liquid foodstuffs and pharmaceuticals, the filling process in the foodstuffs and pharmaceutical industry requires a huge...

Richards Bay sanitary pad factory a boost for schoolgirls and job creation

SOUTH32 Hillside Aluminium smelter in Richards Bay has partnered with Blossom Care Solutions to establish a small sanitary pad factory that will assist local...

Cleaning up SA’s pharmaceutical industry

THE global cleanroom technology market size is expected to reach USD 5.0 billion by 2028 and is expected to expand at a rate of...

Level switch solves sticky food, pharma dilemmas

MANY food and pharmaceutical products have a distinctive texture: ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ like some processed cheeses, grainy like peeling cream or also tough, sticky, crunchy and...

Robots in the workforce: no, the machines aren’t taking over

Robots aren’t here to replace humans, but to create a human-machine collaborative model for a more efficient and productive way of operating, writes Yaskawa...

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...

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...

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...

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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...