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Management buyout opens a new chapter for forklift supplier

MASSLIFT Africa, the sole distributor of Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks in southern Africa and a leading force in the material handling industry, has announced a...

2024: Growth in KZN?

OUR regional economy is influenced by national and global factors, many of which local businesses can only react and adapt to. On a national...

Crane life cycle care delivers more uptime

INVESTING in cranes and associated lifting equipment is probably one of the most important Capex expenditures on a company’s budget. It makes sense then...

Active voltage conditioner enhances Toti crane’s operation

STEINWEG, a global provider in storage, handling, forwarding, chartering, and commodity logistics, has successfully resolved recurring voltage and power quality challenges plaguing the main...

Addressing the skills shortage is rewarded with growth in the logistics sector

THE logistics sector is undergoing monumental change, both from a technological and global standpoint. While the advent of artificial intelligence is set to prove...

Partnership seals official distributor status in southern Africa

BHBW, a leading provider of high-quality industrial and materials handling equipment, is partnering with Motrec International, a global leader in electric industrial vehicle manufacturing....

Advanced wear life measurement technology for transfer chutes

TRANSFER chute wear life measurement, an intricate process involving meticulous tracking of multiple components, is essential for enhancing uptime in materials handling applications —...

A smooth operator, even in tough conditions

HPE Africa’s new Hyundai R215 crawler excavators, launched locally in October 2023, are set to lead the way with many ‘best in class’ features...

4IR technology brings new safety standards to on-site mobility

A JSE-listed company, based in Pietermaritzburg, has elevated its health and safety standards by installing an artificial intelligence (AI) camera system, Optavision. The system...

Reach trucks are ideal for narrow aisle applications

WITH excellent lift heights, capacities, visibility, and energy savings, the Crown series of narrow aisle reach trucks move and store materials efficiently. The brand...

SPONSORED NEWS: Battery-powered forklift market poised for growth

OVER the past few years, Toyota Material Handling, a division of CFAO Equipment SA that sells forklifts and related solutions, has seen a steady...

Bag system, suitable for nuts, eliminates the need for pallets

SPECIALISTS in the design and local manufacture of labelling, packaging, transport and storage solutions Conceptainer, has developed solutions to protect product integrity and for...

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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...