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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...

Eazi does it: opening access equipment doors in the mining industry

WORK-at-height and material-handling equipment supplier, Eazi Access has added a second Hi-Capacity JLG Model, the JLG 800 HC3 AJ, to its fleet. The company is...

Ports authority move a blow for Durban

DURBAN’s loss will be Port Elizabeth’s gain after Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) announced plans to consolidate its dispersed corporate offices into a single...

Bounce back for truck builder

BUSINESS at leading South African truck and trailer building company, Serco, has recovered strongly in the last quarter of 2020 with prospects for 2021...

Freight transport sector recovery stalls

GROWTH has slowed in the improving freight transport sector, but the upward yearly trend remains on course. That’s according to Hein Jordt, Managing Director of...

Mega warehouse wins big at steel awards

GROWTHPOINT Properties’ development of the new Bakers Transport warehousing, distribution and office facility in Cato Ridge scooped two category awards and a commendation at...

Supply chain body’s pledge to fight corruption

SOUTHERN Africa’s professional body for supply chain management, SAPICS, has affirmed its support of an industry-wide pledge to fight corruption in the supply chain...

Marine portfolio helps keep your vessel shipshape

WHEN a ship is at sea, outside support is a long way off and rough seas present extreme working conditions. Equipment reliability and flexibility...

Battery tips to keep on trucking

DURING a pandemic, industries are affected by reduced working hours, lockdown-enforced curfews and the financial impact of COVID-19. One industry that needs to keep...

Logistics barometer points to two-speed recovery

A year after the Ctrack Freight Transport Index turned negative the recovery is now well and truly underway. According to Ctrack SA, the biggest...

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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...