Miller welding equipment now available for rental from Afrox

Miller welding equipment now available for rental from Afrox

As of April 2017, Afrox will be offering tailor-made welding equipment rental packages to the South African market, affording customers the option to rent a selection of premium welding machines for short- to medium-term projects. This first-of-a-kind rental equipment offer from Afrox incorporates four models from the Miller range of premium quality welding machines for large industrial applications. Bespoke rental agreements will give Afrox customers the choice of short or longer term rentals, delivery and collection options, maintenance packages, on-site service, and complete customer support through Afrox’s national Service Engineering…

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Reliable hydrogen monitoring solution for petrochemical refineries

RTS Africa Engineering

A really ‘refined’ solution: RTS Africa Engineering provides accurate, reliable hydrogen monitoring solution for petrochemical refineries and other process industry applications   Most people never give a thought to what goes into the tanks of their cars when they fill up at service stations. However, when refineries produce petrol, the product is a very specific blend of hydrocarbons. When refining petroleum products from crude oil, a key element – hydrogen – plays a key role as a feed-stock used in the various processes. RTS Africa Engineering, based in Tshwane, specialises…

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SUBARU’S GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED EYESIGHT® TO BE LAUNCHED IN SOUTH AFRICA

    Johannesburg, 23 June 2017 – Subaru EyeSight®, the award-winning driver assist technology developed over the past 20 years by Subaru engineers will be introduced to South African consumers in July 2017, when the all-new Subaru XV breaks cover. As the meaning of the word suggests, ‘eyesight’ refers to one’s field of vision and visual awareness. In the same way, Subaru’s EyeSight® is a cutting-edge driver-assist technology that monitors the road ahead, recognizing potentially dangerous driving situations and assisting the driver to reduce the occurrence or completely avoid forward…

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The all-new sophisticated Pajero Sport arrives in September

  The all-new sophisticated Pajero Sport arrives in September Mitsubishi Motors South Africa (MMSA) will be introducing its highly acclaimed all-new Pajero Sport in September 2017. This stylishly designed new-generation Mitsubishi sport utility offers refined driving dynamics thanks to an array of cutting-edge technological enhancements, including a state-of-the-art eight-speed automatic transmission. The addition of various new driver and passenger luxuries and comforts make the all-new Pajero Sport an everyday pleasure to drive – be that tight city corners, maddening highways or any other dirt or off-road surface anywhere in the…

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Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings – Journey to Manufacturing Excellence

  Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 June 2017: At an event hosted by the South African Excellence Movement last week in Johannesburg, attendees from all spheres of the manufacturing industry were given key tools to assist them to operate more efficiently as well as to gain insight to leverage available tools and knowledge to boost their competitive edge in the industry.  Members of the South African Excellence Movement include Rifle-Shot Performance Holdings (RSPH), the CSIR, JCCI, SAQI, CGF, IBM, Madala & Associates.   Every manufacturer attending the event was given an…

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Polyolefin plastic recycling contributes R1.7bn to economy

Polyolefin plastic recycling contributes R1.7bn to economy

R1.7 billion was contributed towards the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) last year from the recycling of 177,000 tonnes of polyolefin plastics. This was announced by Polyco’s chairman Jeremy Mackintosh at the company’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM). While these recycling efforts created more than 14,000 jobs, Mackintosh said 363,000 tonnes of polyolefin plastics, such as milk and detergent bottles, bread bags and assorted food containers, was not recycled last year. This means that the country is losing out on potential GDP growth and much needed employment opportunities. Also announced…

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Hit a Pothole? No Problem!

Bending a wheel on a pothole or dinging it on a curb need not mean the end of the road for that wheel and its owner’s budget. Instead, Tiger Wheel & Tyre is reminding motorists that several of its stores offer on-site Wheel CollisionT repair, while select others will send wheels away for repair. This wheel- and budget-saving service is possible via the company’s partnership with proven wheel repair firm, Wheel CollisionT. “Given the state of our roads, we see a lot of customers come in thinking that replacement is…

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Export orders, container shipping on the rise

Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017. Recognising the uncertainty on economic and policy developments, the WTO has still forecasted overall expansion in global trade. Ongoing economic uncertainty is also seen in South Africa over recent months. While this has made for a turbulent start to 2017 within many sectors, the country’s container market has shown solid growth across both imports and exports during the…

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Bunker fuel metering systems

endress and hauser

Maximum transparency and reliability with certified solutions for bunker fuel measurement Every single day, bunker oil is pumped into the fuel tanks of tanker, cargo, bulk carrier and fishing ships. The traditional quantity measurement via tank gauging, for example, can be associated with a great amount of uncertainty due to error-prone volume to mass calculation, as well as not considered air content caused by tank stripping and the “cappuccino effect.” Our solution of bunker fuel metering systems prevent from measurement inaccuracies during this process, no matter how small. ©iShutterstockMaximum transparency…

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#YouthMonth: How Repurpose Schoolbags give a child choice, not charity

By: Sindy Peters Since its launch in 2013, Rethaka has manufactured and distributed 10,000 Repurpose Schoolbags in six African countries, recycling 400,000 plastic bags in the process. What began as a school assignment has flourished into a successful social enterprise that’s gained international recognition. Each Repurpose Schoolbag is made entirely from repurposed plastic and has a solar-powered lantern attached that charges during the day and enables studying to continue at night. To get some insight into the business and how it operates, we interviewed Rethaka brand manager Phemelo Segoe. What…

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