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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...

Automaker announces new passenger model vehicle for Durban plant

IN what promises to be a huge shot in the arm to the Covid-battered KwaZulu-Natal economy, Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) recently confirmed plans...

New boss for top tyremaker

SUMITOMO Rubber South Africa, manufacturer of the Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands for the African continent, has announced the appointment of Lubin Ozoux...

On a roll! Group expands roller cover operations to KZN

THE H&M Technologies Group in South Africa, as part of its growth strategy, has announced plans to enter KwaZulu-Natal with a newly registered company,...

Impact traffic door hard wearing and easy on the eye

THE Apex SR 9000 heavy duty impact traffic door combines functionality with longevity and allows easy movement of pedestrians and goods. The locally manufactured...

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...

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...

Rubbery stuff! Sustainable access flooring from old tyres

KBAC Flooring’s Raised Flooring division now has the capacity to provide what it says is a unique form of “green” raised flooring which uses...

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...

Helping companies make the move to PPE manufacturing

BASED on its successful initiative in China, Gerber Technology has created a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Task Force of experts to help companies increase...

Diverse product range seals the deal for Ladysmith tyre maker in big equipment hire

SUMITOMO Rubber Industries (SRI, a leading global tyre manufacturer, has taken delivery of 43 pieces of materials handling equipment on a 60-month rental from...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...