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Tyre maker helps reading gain traction

THIS International Literacy Day, celebrated globally on 8 September, tyre brand Dunlop will be sharing the joy of reading with South African families in...

Celebrating women who drive the world forward

IN honour of Women’s Month in August, tyre brand Dunlop has created a ‘Women driving the world forward’ website showcasing those who’ve steered the...

Looting spree: is that tyre bargain a deal or a steal?

BARGAIN hunters beware, that ad on social media or online classifieds sites could be showing off goods stolen during the looting frenzy that took...

Starter motor dirt dilemma solved

VESCONITE wear-resistant sleeve bearing replacements have been fitted as standard components in a range of Powerstart hydraulic and turbine starter motors, with some 550...

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...

Next-gen hydrocyclone boosts throughput, wear life

WEIR Minerals has launched its Cavex 2 hydrocyclone, an upgrade to the successful model launched in the 1990s. The design of the new version marks...

Boost for SA plastic pollution efforts as major player pledges support

SAFRIPOL, one of Africa’s leading polymer producers and marketers, has officially signed the Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) pledge. Gert Claasen, Technology and Innovation Executive at...

Helping to close the skills gaps in plastics manufacturing

STEADY demand for plastics in diverse industries should place plastics manufacturers in good stead but increasing global competition and a shortage of qualified skills...

Durban sustainability expert nets key global appointment

WASTE management company Averda has appointed two rising stars, Brindha Roberts and Mariam Ansari, as Group Director of Sustainability and Director of Plastics Recycling...

Pipes body backs global bid to keep plastic flakes out of oceans

CLEANER oceans came a step closer recently when the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) become the latest plastics industry association to sign...

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...

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Acquisition of Sunshine Bakery by RCL Foods

RCL Foods has concluded an agreement for the acquisition of Sunshine Bakery Holdings Proprietary Limited, a Company indirectly majority-owned by AFGRI Group Holdings. Established in...

Toyota opens R365-million warehouse

“I’m happy to report that the R365-million expansion of the Atlas Parts Warehouse, that kicked off two years ago, is now complete!,” says Andrew...

Reigniting economic growth through manufacturing

By Pragasen Moodley, Director, Key Account Management, Sage South Africa THIS year’s Manufacturing Indaba painted a picture of a dynamic industry powering South Africa into...

Outsourced steam production set to become the norm for businesses

IN recent years the demand for outsourced steam solutions has grown significantly as steam-reliant businesses continue to look for ways to reduce their costs,...