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Sika serves up excellent solutions on Graham Beck project

When the world-class Graham Beck Wine Estate needed an additional bottling and storage area, CSV Construction turned to Sika’s renowned Sika PurCem flooring system

Sika helps Mimosa Mall to rise from the ashes

Sika products were used in the restoration of Mimosa Mall after a fire in 2017

SMEs can boost growth with the help of the CDI Growth fund

A new application round has opened for the R12.8million CDI Growth Fund to boost SME growth and job creation.

SA mining is under threat of cyber attack

Next-generation automation is a double-edged sword for the mining sector, increasing the risk of cyber-attacks jeopardising safety and revenues, warns GECI

Should Africa emulate Asian manufacturing?

How should African countries be looking to increase their manufacturing sectors to grow their economies and should they take notes from the Far East?

Securex South Africa exhibitors gear up for 2019 show

As the opening day of the 26th annual Securex South Africa show fast approaches, this year’s exhibitors are preparing to unveil a host of new products and services

Stellar service for industry to the power of three

Energy Engineered Products, Multi Alloys and E-Metals Cape recently joined forces to create a powerful new brand, EMVAfrica

Sika helps to solve the water problem

A high performance joint sealing system supplied by Sika was used in the development of a new reservoir in Kempton Park, Gauteng, as a means of supplementing the region‘s current water supply infrastructure

Schweiter Technologies acquires Perspex International

Perspex South Africa, retains the sole distribution rights for Perspex Cast Acrylic for sub-Saharan Africa and is excited about the product development prospects that the Schweiter Technologies acquisition of Perspex International brings

Sika head office gets a revamp

In order to maintain its professional corporate image, Sika South Africa undertook a refurbishment project in the company’s head office reception area, which included structural and aesthetic upgrades to the walls and flooring

Shelve your shelving and racking concerns – SSC will meet all your requirements

SSC Shelving and Racking (SSC) has been in the second hand shelving and racking industry for over 30 years and is are able to supply the biggest and the smallest companies with their shelving and racking requirements

SIKAFLEX-11FC+ strides through 50 years of innovation

The journey for the current Sikaflex-11FC+ started 50 years ago in 1968, with the launch of Sikaflex 1A. A pioneering innovation, the product was one of the first single-component polyurethane adhesive-sealants for construction

SANRAL – Wirtgen MOU levels the playing field for smaller contractors

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) and Wirtgen Group South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will give small enterprises better access to the road construction machinery they need to execute major SANRAL-owned projects

Support local manufacturers

Manufacturers of locally-produced goods in southern Africa need the support of both the local and international community

Sisi safety ware range celebrates women of industry

Just in time for Women’s Month it’s good to know BBF Safety is putting women first with its locally manufactured range of women’s safety footwear, Sisi.

Schneider Electric signs letter of intent with DHET

Schneider Electric South Africa, the global specialists in energy management and automation, has signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to expand their Access to Education training collaboration

SKF and Hexatronic sign development partnership for industrialisation of fibre optic sensing systems

SKF and Proximion AB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hexatronic Group AB have entered into a development partnership for the industrialisation of fibre optic sensing systems

Solar power: Poor installation significantly reduces ROI

Improper installation of commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems can drive up maintenance costs in later years and severely diminish any potential cost saving benefits for South African businesses

Sweet-Orr opens its first retail showroom in Johannesburg

Sweet-Orr, South Africa’s market leader in protective clothing, today opened a first of its kind showroom in Boksburg, Johannesburg at the Terminal Lifestyle Centre

Schneider Electric celebrates World Environment Day

Schneider Electric South Africa, the global specialists in energy management and automation, celebrated its fifth annual Global Environment Event at the Pastoral Centre Pre-School and Crèche, in Kliptown, Soweto

Sika South Africa is proud to support the Kloof and Highway SPCA

Sika donated products to a CSI project for the Kloof and Highway SPCA

Schneider Electric extends Altivar Process range

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has extended its range of Altivar Process drives to include a solution for energy-intensive applications in the oil and gas, and mining, minerals & metals sectors

South Africa falling behind with digital transformation

Only a small group of companies is in a position to gain real competitive advantage from Industry 4.0 according to PwC’s Strategy & Global Digital Operations Study 2018

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery turns 50!

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery hosted a very special event to celebrate its 50th birthday

Schneider Electric releases its catalogues online

Schneider Electric is streamlining its business by offering its customers rapid access to its catalogues on Digi-Cat

Schneider Electric’s new services modernise PLC operations

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, launched a new service that will help industrial manufacturers modernise their programmable logic control (PLC) systems easily, safely and more cost effectively, sometimes in less than one hour.

Shell SA announces 2017 Trucker of the Year

Shell Commercial Fuels South Africa announced the winners of their 2017 Trucker of the year competition

South Africa joins Afreximbank as a shareholder

In a demonstration of its commitment to promoting intra-African trade and economic integration, South Africa has taken up shareholding in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the African continental multilateral trade finance institution.

Senior appointment at Ishida enhances support in central and eastern Europe

Ishida Europe has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Robert Kaluza as general manager, central and eastern Europe

Sassda announces R125 000 Lifecycle Costing competition winner

Amrish Punwassi was the winner of the Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association’s 2017 Eiffel Tower Lifecycle Costing competition

Securexpo East Africa is open for business

Securexpo East Africa is the region’s leading exhibition dedicated to security and public safety and November 2017 will mark the show’s third anniversary.

SAQCC-Gas warns of the importance of PER

Over the past five years SA’s gas consumption has grown and the negative impact of this can be felt through the increase in illegal gas installations.

SKF offers new Lincoln PowerLuber grease gun

SKF is a global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, and lubrication systems and introduces new grease gun for effortless application.

Severe Duty Water Cannons – Industrial Buyer

Looking for water cannons designed for the mining and water car industries? Dosetech has released new cannons perfect for this. Read more here.

Safety first with Apex Welding Screens

Apex Screens for welding made from specially formulated PVC and are impervious to burning. Apex screens absorb and filter the light spectrum to create a safer working environment for welders and co-workers

Safe, no fuss tyre handling with the Bobcat Industrial Wheel Mover

The robust Bobcat Industrial Wheel Mover is locally designed and engineered for efficient removal and perfect positioning of large wheels.

Securex 2016 seminar programme has something for everyone

Securex 2016 seminar programme offers trusted education content and critical advice on everything from legislation to African security trends.

SKF Battery-Operated Grease Gun is “pure genius”

SKF’s TLGB 20 battery-operated grease gun’has a maximum peak pressure capability of 700 bar and is suitable for lubricating a wide range of applications including bearings, machines, and vehicles.

SKF’s shaft alignment tool enables key customer to extend service capabilities

SKF South Africa’s key customer, armature winder specialist, Mokse Engineering Enterprises, was so impressed with the capabilities of the TKSA 11 shaft alignment tool that they had no hesitation in purchasing the SKF TKSA 51 to enable them to handle larger machines.

Swop your ladder for Lambson’s Hire’s aluminium stepper and improve safety

Replacing a standard ladder with an aluminium stepper may seem like a small change, but it can have far reaching advantages for users

Successful partnership stems from value-added service

GRW confirms that crane manufacturer Demag’s after-sales service is one of the main reasons why both companies have maintained a good relationship.

Safe port and container handling solution from Powermite

Lasstec Load Sensing and Operational Safety System from Powermite accurately records container weight and provides invaluable weight distribution data which enhances the safety and accuracy of the stowing plan.

Security in colour

The 6121 ProSeries® Weather Tough® Padlock is available in 6 bright colours meaning facilities, factories and buildings can allocate different colours to different areas or divisions in the building.


Selecting the optimum generator set solution is critical

Zest WEG offers generator sets ranging from 20 kVA off-the-shelf products, 300 kVA to 2 000 kVA individual customised units, as well as multiple sets to achieve turnkey solutions in excess of 12 MVA for large-scale applications or projects.

Shukuma Bricks ramps up production capacity with equipment from PMSA

The RE-1400 precast concrete brick and block making machine has a fully automated production capacity of up to 165 000 standard stock bricks per nine-hour shift. It offers a range of batching configurations, wet and dry side production handling and production board handling.

STANLEY® is re-launched in South Africa

Stanley Black & Decker has recently undergone a brand refresh for its STANLEY® branded products in the Construction and DIY sectors. Stanley, Black & Decker has also vastly increased its corporate presence in South Africa.

Skyriders’ latest project gets off the ground in Mali

Skyriders continues to live up to its reputation as the leading provider of rope access-aided inspection, non-destructive testing and maintenance services to African industries, following the company’s second permanent appointment at Syama gold mine in Mali

Skyriders Syama gold mine Mali

Simplicity is key feature of new mobile communications device

eeziFone is a new voice communications device that seamlessly combines the fundamentals of mobile phone technology with simplicity, convenience and affordability. The phone is 7mm thick and weighs just 40g, and suitable for different customer needs, including commerce, industry, leisure and education.

Voice communications device

SKF introduces new entry level Tachometer – TKRT 10

The SKF TKRT 10 tachometer uses either laser or contact measurement for determining rotational and linear speed. The laser optical system allows easy and quick measurement at a safe distance from rotating machinery.


Save the date: big plans for IFSEC SA 2015

IFSEC SA 2015 security and fire exhibition provides exhibitors with the perfect opportunity to showcase their security and fire products and services to a captive audience of high-end industry professionals.

Security and fire exhibition

Sine pumps help transfer 2 tonnes of hazelnut spread every hour at Kessko

MasoSine SPS pumps from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group vital to production at German sweet treat specialist, with 160 containers of hazelnut spread filled every 60 minutes.

MasoSine SPS series pumps

SKF training gives learners at Future Mechanics Academy the edge

Future Mechanics Academy trains school leavers, non-matriculants, and previously disadvantaged individuals in the basic aspects of mechanics. The training now includes SKF training on the entire SKF product range supplied to the market, including wheel bearings, timing belt kits, and more.

Mechanics training

Steady supply of strip curtains and doors moving into other African countries

As the economies of several African countries begin to show signs of improvement, Apex Strip Curtains & Doors has been able to realise a number of opportunities to introduce their products, particularly in the industrial arena.

Strip Curtains

Steel industry related app launched!

The Robor app enables people out in the field to have easy access, through a mobile device, to Robor’s steel products and services, as well as other useful industry related offerings, such as Steel Calculations, Steel Specifications and Smart Tools.

Steel tube and pipe

Specialist OHS on-site inspection service

Magnet’s OHS inspection and test programme service, based on the Electrical Code of Practice SANS 10142-1 is offered to diverse industries, including shopping centres, hotels, banks, hospitals, industrial premises and hazardous environments

OHS compliance

SKF CASM electric cylinders reduce CO2 emissions for industrial automation applications

The SKF CASM electric cylinder is an energy-efficient electromechanical solution for replacing conventional pneumatic cylinder systems. SKF CASM electric cylinders only require energy during movement. This allows customers to realise an energy use reduction of up to 90% when they replace pneumatic cylinders with electric cylinders.

Conventional pneumatic cylinder systems

Sine pumps integrated into bechamel sauce packaging machine

The Thimonnier Company, designers and manufacturers of flexible pouch packaging machines, has integrated MasoSine EC25 pumps from Watson-Marlow Pumps Group into a new machine designed for packaging béchamel sauce. The pumps successfully convey the sauce to dosing nozzles without mixing or shearing the product.

Sine pumps

Stainless steel floor grating and handrailing provides corrosion and chemical resistance

Stainless steel floor grating and handrailing provides corrosion and chemical resistance and is ideal for the wastewater, mining, petrochemical and chemical industries.

Stainless steel handrails

Safe storage of flammable substances in the workplace

Spill Doctor provides guidance on storage of flammable substances

Spill kits

Seminar on polished concrete floors

Floor grinding and polishing machinery expert HTC to host specialised workshop seminar on product training, technology and trends in the local polished concrete industry on March 17 and 18th in Jet Park, Benoni.

polished concrete

SKF offers new automatic lubricant dispenser series

SKF introduces the TLMR series of automatic lubricant dispensers for general machinery applications in heavy industries such as mining, oil and gas, and food and beverage

lubricant disensers

Significant growth for drive engineering specialist

The new SEW Eurodrive premises in KZN offers the assembly and servicing of small to large geared motors; the assembly and field servicing of industrial gears ; on site lathe and milling machine capabilities for modifications to shafts and couplings; and an electronics department

Shaft and couplings modifications

SEW Eurodrive maximises on exhibition exposure

Products on display at the SEW Eurodrive stand include the Movitrans contactless energy transfer system, the Movigear mechatronic drive system and the P-Series planetary industrial geared motor

Movitrans contactless energy transfer system

SEW invites KITE visitors to expanded premises

SEW Eurodrive is inviting visitors to the KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition to hop aboard its two-hour bus tour to view their new factory.

Industrial Technology Exhibition

SA Power uses Lenze multi-axis technology

SA Power KwaZulu-Natal designs, installs and supplies robotic multi-axis system that feeds the material into the press and then sequences the components through the various pressing stages.

Robotic multi-axis system

Successful anti-corrosion system replacement for South Africa's largest galvanising plant

R&D Contracting replaces the anti-corrosion system in the Robor Galvanisers plant.

Robor Galvaniser

Safeguard what is yours

AC/DC Dynamics' Cable Theft Monitor (CTM) fights copper cable theft by injecting special DC signals into cables & tracking them with GSM Commander devices.

Cable Theft Monitor