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GE Vernova showcases solutions to power the continent forward at Enlit Africa

Updated 56 minutes ago / MEDIA STATEMENT / As Africa continues its unique energy transition journey, GE Vernova (NYSE: GEV) is participating at Enlit Africa, encouraging power sector stakeholders to collectively assume responsibility to develop and support solutions that address the energy trilemma of reliability, affordability, and... 

Braintree continues to push boundaries and unlock potential with 5th consecutive LS Retail Diamond Partner accolade

20th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading IT solutions provider, Braintree, one of the largest and most strategic partners in Africa, has been awarded LS Retail Diamond Partner Status for the fifth consecutive year. LS Retail Diamond Partner Status is a prestigious recognition that signifies a high level of expertise, commitment,... 

Braintree continues to push boundaries and unlock potential with 5th consecutive LS Retail Diamond Partner accolade

Global Exhibitions Day 2024 celebrates exhibitions as catalysts for sustainable futures

20th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / African associations the Association of African Exhibitions Organisers, the Event Greening Forum and the Exhibition and Event Association of Southern Africa partner to recognise the contributions of the African events and exhibition sector as economic enablers. Business events are essential for... 

AfriSam upgrades Community Park into a family-friendly haven

20th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading construction materials company, AfriSam, recently completed a significant upgrade to the Hillary Community Park in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, transforming it into a vibrant and family-friendly recreational space. This initiative is part of AfriSam's ongoing commitment to corporate social... 

AfriSam recently completed a significant upgrade to the Hillary Community Park
AfriSam recently completed a significant upgrade to the Hillary Community Park

Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve

20th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Victaulic is known for its forward-thinking approach when designing innovative products that enable customers to realize real savings in downtime and costs. With the introduction of their unprecedented Knife Gate Valve design, Victaulic has once again put the customer’s need for faster, more... 

Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve

Empowering Economies – Unleashing the Potential of Exhibitions in Driving Industry Success and Economic Growth in 2024

17th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Events and exhibitions boost local economies by creating jobs, attracting tourists, and supporting businesses. According to the 32nd UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) Barometer, there is aforecast of 94% revenue increase in 2024 from 2023 in South Africa, highlighting growth... 

Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals

17th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, has unveiled its inaugural Global Virtual Open Week  which will be held from 3 to 7 June 2024.  The free, virtual open week is now open for registration with the last day to confirm attendance... 

Schneider Electric announces inaugural Global Virtual Open Week – aimed at students, graduates and early-careers professionals

The crucial role of Supply chain finance: Boosting cash flow, reducing risk, saving lives

17th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Supply chain finance is an increasingly critical aspect of supply chain management, enabling organisations to improve their cash flow, mitigate risk in their supply chains, and ensure the continuity of supply and the financial health of their suppliers, according to SAPICS (The Professional Body... 

The crucial role of Supply chain finance: Boosting cash flow, reducing risk, saving lives

Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Inspirational innovator in the waste management space, Urban Surfer significantly impressed the judges at last year’s Eco-Logic awards, where they scooped the coveted Eco-Innovation award for their mobile app and supporting systems for Gauteng’s waste reclaimers, or waste pickers. Their... 

Eco-innovator acknowledged for contribution to supporting Gauteng’s waste pickers

The South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA) Unveils Technical and Strategic Direction to Position Rail Transport and Pit-to-Port Logistics for Success

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Founded with a commitment to driving excellence and innovation in the Heavy Haul industry and affiliated with the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA), boasting 10 member countries, SAHHA prides itself as a progressive association that facilitates a platform for sharing cutting-edge... 

The South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA) Unveils Technical and Strategic Direction to Position Rail Transport and Pit-to-Port Logistics for Success

GENESIS ENERGY GROUP to mobilize $10 billion in climate investments across Africa

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Genesis Energy Group Limited (GENESIS) and the U.S. Agency for International Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) December 6, 2023 during COP 28.  This MOU will see GENESIS mobilize US$10 Billion for strategic climate investments in green energy, renewable energy projects, and... 

Powerfleet Inc leverages synergies, unlocks value with bespoke $100m funding package from RMB

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / RMB acted as the Sole Mandated Lead Arranger and Funder of a USD100m funding package to Powerfleet Inc ("Powerfleet"), a global telematics business listed on the Nasdaq, with a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The entity was created from a merger between Powerfleet and... 

Steinmüller Africa achieves remarkable safety milestones at key power stations

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Steinmüller Africa, a leading manufacturer and maintenance supplier of piping and boilers for steam and high-pressure industries, has achieved safety milestones at its contracted Kriel and Bethal power stations in Mpumalanga. The former station has achieved an outstanding 4 095 154 hours without... 

Steinmüller Africa achieves remarkable safety milestones at key power stations

SAVCA announces winners at prestigious industry awards ceremony

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Associate (SAVCA) Industry Awards, which took place in Sandton last week, showcased the achievements of some of the most innovative businesses in the country. In the running were a mix of companies, each nominated for having successfully... 

Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), Eskom, Danish Embassy and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) have joined hands to promote renewable power technologies and provide career guidance in schools in Mpumalanga’s rural communities this month. This is the second time the social... 

Eskom joins SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE to promote renewable power technologies in Mpumalanga schools

Why laboratory support is crucial in good waste management

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Before waste may be disposed of to a landfill, it must be analysed by a South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) approved laboratory to understand its chemical and physical makeup. In managing its waste, industry must follow the waste hierarchy principles of prevention, followed by... 

Why laboratory support is crucial in good waste management

Schneider Electric makes two key appointments in Anglophone Africa region

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is pleased to announce that it has made two key appointments in the Anglophone Africa region. Anoop Hariparsad has been appointed Digital Energy Business Unit Leader for Anglophone Africa, effective... 

Schneider Electric makes two key appointments in Anglophone Africa region

Concor moves into highly technical phases at Msikaba

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The band is starting to play louder at the awe-inspiring Msikaba Bridge project, according to Concor’s Laurence Savage, Project Director of this pioneering structure. The Msikaba Bridge forms part of the South African National Roads Agency Limited’s (SANRAL) N2 Wild Coast project and is being... 

The flagship Msikaba Bridge near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape is now reaching a more technically challenging phase
The flagship Msikaba Bridge near Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape is now reaching a more technically challenging phase

Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers

16th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Technology has improved productivity, efficiency, and communication in every industry across the globe, and agriculture is no exception. Once considered a traditionally low-tech industry, the increased use of email, online monitoring tools, remote controls, and payment systems – together with... 

Ensuring food security in South Africa through enhanced cybersecurity for farmers

Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market

15th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / New technological developments have thrust the local machine tools industry into a novel growth phase. The incorporation of automation and intelligent functions, as well as CNC machines for increased accuracy and efficiency are now common in contemporary manufacturing facilities. In addition,... 

Machine Tools Africa highlights latest IT and Software for manufacturing market

Transitioning to sustainability: The holistic conversation at Enlit Africa

15th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Enlit Africa focuses on the key sustainability transition narrative, highlighting the role of green business and investment with the global launch of the UNDP Africa Green Business & Financing (AGBFI) Flagship Report. Enlit Africa focuses on the key sustainability transition narrative,... 

Greener digital content supports Net Zero goals

15th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Web sites and digital content can increase organisations’ carbon emissions and hamper efforts to achieve Net Zero status. This is according to Andri Johnston, Digital Sustainability Lead at Cambridge University Press & Assessment, who was addressing a webinar on Sustainability in Digital Media... 

Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa

15th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Industry leaders from across the manufacturing and machine tools market will deliver a programme of world-class, free-to-attend seminars at Machine Tools Africa 2024, taking place at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg, from 21-24 May. Visitors at the show can expect to hear from industry... 

Industry leaders to deliver World Class seminars at Machine Tools Africa

Thatch-roofed structures face increasing insurance challenges due to fire risk

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Insurance companies are increasingly leery to insure thatch-roofed structures, says ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk. The danger posed by thatch in terms of fire risk was starkly illustrated recently when the Radisson Hotel in Hoedspruit was struck by lightning. “The only factor preventing a... 

Thatch-roofed structures face increasing insurance challenges due to fire risk

Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Machine tools is an integral part of the manufacturing industry, and directly impacts the economy of any country. The machine tools sector in Africa provides numerous prospects for investment, motivated by demand from the aerospace, automotive and energy sectors. There are several new trends... 

Latest trends in Machines Tools market on display at Machine Tools Africa

Unlocking lucrative investment opportunities in African infrastructure: Infrastructure Africa Business Forum 2024

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As Africa continues to undergo rapid urbanisation and economic growth, the demand for infrastructure development has never been more pressing. The Infrastructure Africa Business Forum, scheduled for 16 – 17 July 2024 in Cape Town, South Africa, presents a unique platform for investors to explore... 

Engen’s Arno Brown running to raise funds for CHOC

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen has pledged support to CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa, after Arno Brown used the company’s  Employee Community Partnership Programme to raise funds for the Non-Profit Organisation (NPO).  Arno, an Employee Relations Specialist at Engen, will run the Comrades Marathon on... 

Engen’s Arno Brown running to raise funds for CHOC

Pratley to showcase its diverse adhesives range at NAMPO 2024

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading manufacturer Pratley will display its full range of industry-leading adhesives at SA Grain’s NAMPO Harvest Day 2024 from 14 to 17 May at Bothaville in the Free State, according to Mark Bell, National Sales and Marketing Manager, Pratley Adhesives. “We are excited to once again connect... 

Big 5 Construct South Africa 2024: The gateway to the country’s construction sector

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / South Africa's construction sector is projected to grow thanks to government’s National Development Plan 2023, with numerous mega projects happening in all nine provinces; projects such as Mtentu Bridge, which is set to be Africa’s tallest bridge, the High-Speed Rail (HSR) framework and many... 

Thriving SMEs are built by thriving people

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The real cost to company for SME owners who ensure the well-being of their teams The challenges that SMEs face in South Africa may be even greater than elsewhere, according to Lula CMO Tom Stuart. From infrastructure to the economic climate, SME owners carry extra burdens when it comes to... 

Sungrow Signs Distribution Agreements with Herholdt’s and ARB in South Africa

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Sungrow, the global leading PV inverter and energy storage system provider, has solidified its presence in South Africa’s renewable energy sector with two significant agreements recently inked. The company has forged partnerships with Herholdt’s and ARB, both prestigious distributors in South... 

Sungrow Signs Distribution Agreements with Herholdt’s and ARB in South Africa

BMG celebrates at Nampo 2024

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Nampo is going to be extra exciting for BMG this year. Not only is the company celebrating its 50th year in business, but the team has lots of action planned for its 2024 event at Nampo Park, Bothaville, from 14 to 17 May. “BMG focuses on making life easier for farmers. Through BMG’s... 

BMG celebrates at Nampo 2024

93-Year-old First Battery repositions and appoints Shane Petersen as Director of Sales and Marketing

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / First Battery Aims to Champion Energy Liberation First Battery, a long-standing name synonymous with automotive batteries excellence, has announced the appointment of Shane Petersen as the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing. With an illustrious 93-year history deeply rooted in automotive... 

Promoting health and safety on construction sites: A vital commitment

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the wake of a recent construction site tragedy in George where a building collapse resulted in injuries and loss of life, the imperative of prioritising health and safety protocols on construction sites has come sharply into focus. Such incidents underscore the paramount importance of adhering... 

Promoting health and safety on construction sites: A vital commitment

SAPICS hosts AGM and appoints new directors

14th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / At its recent Annual General Meeting (AGM), SAPICS (The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management) shared the successful outcomes of an organisational restructuring embarked on last year. The association also reaffirmed its commitment to elevating, educating and empowering supply chain... 

SAPICS hosts AGM and appoints new directors

Energy Security: An African Priority at Enlit Africa 2024

13th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Enlit Africa creates a space for companies to collaborate, taking control of the energy security conversation and redefining its potential in Africa. 

SA plastics industry attends INC-4 discussions in Ottawa, Canada

13th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / “The plastics industry remains committed to addressing plastic pollution through collaboration, innovation, and evidence-based solution” The Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) recently concluded its fourth session in Ottawa, Canada as part of a global effort to develop a legally... 

Construction industry: The right software delivers greater ROI and much more

By: Dimpho Madiba     10th May 2024 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The uncertainty and risk involved in complex construction projects can typically lead to cost overruns, delays and quality issues which, in turn, lead to the low profit margins the sector is notorious for, with net profit margins often hovering between 2% and 10%. RIB software vice president,... 

Construction industry: The right software delivers greater ROI and much more
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