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How COVID has changed the container industry

By Kashief Schroeder WE rarely think of the journey our favourite items take before they reach us. That was until the ripples of the COVID...

Partnership punts pluses of zinc ship coatings

THE South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (SAIMENA) is collaborating with the International Zinc Association (IZA) to promote zinc thermal spraying...

Revealed: Richards Bay’s key role in SA’s natural gas strategy

RICHARDS Bay has been identified as one of three ports to support Transnet’s natural gas strategy, which seeks to provide storage and import facilities...

Container stow collapses – a South African perspective

By Michael Asherson and Michael Tatham THE world has been gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, the effects of which are likely...

REIT lets over 100 000 square metres in Durban over pandemic

FORTRESS Logistics Real Estate’s commitment to develop over a million square metres of logistics assets over the next two to three years, effectively transforming...

Speedy response puts oil tanker back in service

SKF has helped a shipping operator to repair one of its oil product tankers at very short notice. Prime Marine is a leading provider of...

Efficient container and component handling in auto assembly

AUTOMOTIVE manufacturers are continually looking for ways to improve efficiencies within their operations and one area where costs can be significantly reduced, is well-organised...

Maritime enforcement laws a lifeline for shipping creditors

SOUTH Africa’s maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors left high and dry despite having an arbitration award against their debtors. That’s...

Logistics company expands Durban cross-docking facilities

CROSS-docking, where inbound cargo is unloaded from an incoming container, sorted and then loaded directly to outbound carriers, is an important logistics strategy that...

New SA distributor for top construction equipment brand

KEMACH Equipment will no longer be distributing JCB Construction Equipment in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) from 1 May 2021. This...

Easily convert any electric forklift to lithium-ion tech

ANY electric forklift can be easily converted to use a lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery pack as its power source, according to CHASE Technologies...

Newly tipplers enhance efficiencies of containerised bulk handling

BAYHEAD, Durban-based Specialised Container Agencies (SCA) recently launched a locally manufactured portfolio container tipplers for fast unloading of open-top containers of either half or...

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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...