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Trucking good support for KZN govt services

TATA International Africa has brought the tally of trucks supplied to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport (DoT) this year to over of 65 units. The...

Engine maker doubles down on dealers in southern Africa

CUMMINS has increased its regional distribution network in southern Africa from six to 12 as part of an ongoing expansion of its dealer network...

Creating a productive, responsive supply chain

TO maximise profitability, supply chains need to be as efficient as possible. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant challenges for supply chains, exposing...

Industrial conveyor chain for special applications

BMG’s range of power transmission components includes ZMC industrial conveyor chains, that it says offer dependable service in diverse applications, especially for use in...

Ore blimey, this jib crane’s a real giant!

CONDRA has designed and manufactured an enormous jib crane for bulk recovery underground of ore spilled at an unnamed mine. Delivered recently, the five-ton crane...

New market penetration depends on smart delivery

COVID-19 vaccine rollouts worldwide have triggered the reboot of delayed expansion plans, which will challenge the efficiency of a company’s existing delivery process. That’s according...

Africa auto industry leaders converge on Durban

AFRICA’S automotive policy and industry decision-makers will meet in Durban in November for the Intra African Trade Fair (IATF), which will be an in-person...

Top truck brand unveils four new ranges at Durban facility

VOLVO Trucks South Africa introduced four new truck ranges to the local market at its new R130 million dealership facility at the Riverhorse Valley...

KZN port operations limp ahead as Transnet probes fires

TWO of Transnet’s port terminals continue to operate, albeit at reduced capacity, as it investigates the causes of several devastating fires. At least three fires...

Conference spotlights ongoing procurement challenges

WHILE challenges abound, particularly amid the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, the procurement profession is one of the most interesting – and important – places...

Durban chemical disaster ‘tip of regulatory failure iceberg’

THE fire at the United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) chemical plant and subsequent environmental disaster is just the tip of regulatory failure iceberg and similar...

Managing the supply chain in times of disruptive global events

Clarity between logistic service providers and their customer has never been more important as COVID-19, natural disasters and shipping chaos land heavy blows, says...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

Bosch Projects is a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the...

Slow lane: road closure alert for N3

THE road closure caused by the reconstruction of the slow lane on the busy N3 Durban-bound from Sanctuary Road to Link Road in Town...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...