Industry & Real Estate

SICK Automation recently equipped reclaimers at Sasol Mining’s Twisdraai Export Plant and Sasol Coal Supply with its 905 nm infrared LiDAR scanner object detection systems. With its robust engineering, designed for outdoor applications in rugged industrial environments, multi-eco technology and field switching functionality, SICK has supplied an extremely precise object…
SICK Automation Southern Africa has relocated and is operating from Lanseria Corporate Estate, number 24 Eagle Lane, effective 4 September 2017. The new premises, five times larger than its current premises, are the result of organic expansion. Operating from Lanseria, a centralised location midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria, the new…
Altro Whiterock, a world leader in hygienic cladding products for the hospital theatre, food production, restaurant and hotel sectors and an established UK company with international offices in 10 global locations in the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and others, has launched in South Africa.      This leading anti-infection…
According to Magwanishe, Maneli is the second youth industrialist project that the dti is launching in Ekhurhuleni following the United Industrial Cable project earlier this year JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 4, 2017/APO/ --  The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe launched a multi-million-rand Black Industrialist firm, Maneli…
Hytec Cape Town designed and constructed a 400 Ton Thermoplastic Press for composite materials supplier AAT Composites, a Recaro Group subsidiary based in Somerset West. The press is capable of deep-moulding composite materials up to 1 m2, used in the manufacturing of components such as seat pans and interior panels…
Rockwell Automation continues to grow its oil & gas footprint in Africa, with new control and visualisation products supplied to Nigeria LNG’s liquefied natural gas plant.  “With Rockwell Automation products already used by Nigeria LNG for the in-plant automation, this new contract further entrenches Rockwell Automation as a leading provider…
Improvements need to be based on measurements. This is the only way that lasting and reliable enhancements can be made to processes and that the high availability levels of well-established procedures can be guaranteed in the long term. Precise measurements accompanied by an equally precise analysis of the data are…
Over the last few years, the manufacturing sector for smaller-load handling cranes of under a ton has been experiencing some extremely dynamic development. The vacuum and handling technology specialist Schmalz was one of the first manufacturers to launch a fully developed system of lightweight aluminium crane systems back in 2006.…
Leading drive and control specialist Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements, incorporating new materials that enhance filtration performance for hydraulic systems while reducing operating costs through increased service life. The new PURE POWER range of elements has been designed using new micro-glass material that, due…
“I wasn’t always in love with cities,” admits Director of GAPP Architects and Urban Designers, Erky Wood. “In my mother-earth days, which are still at the core of my value system, I thought of cities as a global cancer that would grow exponentially and strangle the world. I then, on…
Friday, 25 August 2017 12:55

The Science Behind Shop Fittings

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Perfect shop fittings are at the juncture of where art and science meet. In a dream store, form follows function in the most aesthetically pleasing way to create a lasting impression on clients.  Your storefront is an invitation for prospective customers to enter, and as such it should be alluring,…
Friday, 25 August 2017 09:33

Hytec Steelpoort has a new Branch Manager

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Hytec veteran Nick van Deventer has joined the Hytec Steelpoort branch as its new Branch Manager, effective from 1 July this year. With a focus on service contracting and aftersales service, the former Key Accounts Manager from Secunda has been responsible for securing a number of landmark service agreements with…

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