Lightweight but Robust: The pinnacle of aluminium crane system technology

Aluminium crane systems are a critical component of ergonomic, safer and more productive item handling.

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. Distributed in sub-Saharan Africa by Hytec Group Company Tectra Automation, Schmalz systems are driving the supply of highly responsive and ergonomic manually controlled systems to market. Loads weighing under a ton are handled in practically every logistics process, and lightweight…

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Deputy Minister Magwanishe to Launch a R50 Million Black Industrialist Firm in Gauteng

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe will launch a multi-million-rand Black Industrialist firm, Maneli Pets food in Edenvale, Gauteng on 1 September 2017. Maneli Pets food was approved for grant funding of R12.5 million from the Department of Trade and Industry’s (the dti) Black Industrialist Scheme (BIS). The BIS is an incentive of the Black Industrialists Programme that aims to unlock the potential within black industrialists operating in South African economy through deliberate, targeted and well-defined financial and non-financial interventions. The company has so far created…

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RTS Africa Engineering provides accurate, reliable hydrogen detection solutions for increased safety in mine battery-charging stations

hydrogen detection solutions for increased safety in mine battery-charging stations

Increasingly, mines are using battery-powered electric vehicles underground as they help eliminate the problem of air pollution from diesel exhaust emissions. However, there is also an inherent risk in having large multi-battery charging bays underground. The charging process generates hydrogen, which escapes from the banks of batteries on charge to form a potentially explosive mix. This could result in a potentially catastrophic hydrogen gas explosion – constituting a very real health and safety risk in the process. In addition, in a ‘fiery’ mine such as a colliery for example, hydrogen…

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Merchandise your products with a Do-It® Slot Hang Tab

Merchandise your products with a Do-It® Slot Hang Tab

Do-It® Slot Hang Tabs are sold exclusively in South Africa by Pyrotec PackMedia. These hang tabs are distinguished by the delta- and euro-hole styles and have been designed to hang onto both single and double-wire peg hooks. Cold meats and DVD/CD packages are among the ideal products for these slot hang tabs. Pyrotec PackMedia stocks two variants of the slot hang tab. What differentiates them is their recommended product display weight; i.e. how many grams the hang tab can hang. Another great feature of these hang tabs is that they…

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