SAPICS LEADS THE WAY FOR WOMEN IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSION

    With four female presidents over the years, and a growing number of women supply chain experts on the programme each year at the annual SAPICS Conference, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management (SAPICS) is leading the way when it comes to diversity and inclusion in this once male-dominated profession.                               SAPICS president MJ Schoemaker                                     Past president…

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Collections Communications: Multi-Channel vs. Omni-Channel

Multi-channel vs. omni-channel communications may seem to be a matter of semantics, but it represents a real difference in how successful your customer programs will be   The question of multi-channel vs. omni-channel communications may seem to be a matter of semantics. But in fact, it’s hugely significant, and never more so than now, when the ending of furlough schemes, payment holidays and business support schemes will bring about a big increase in the volumes of customers facing financial vulnerability, while those needing to collect will also face significant regulatory scrutiny…

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FUCHS ANNOUNCES HACCP AND ISO 22000-APPROVED FOOD AND PHARMACEUTICAL PROCESSING CLEANER

FUCHS Lubricants has announced a heavy duty water-based cleaner concentrate for the food and pharmaceutical processing industry that is solvent free, readily biodegradable and environmentally friendly. BIO CLEAN assists facilities with meeting the highest food industry standards, and especially HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) and ISO 22000. BIO CLEAN and the PREMIX are also NSF registered. “While the product’s reputation originated in the food industry, it has been embraced by the commercial and mining sectors, and is suitable for all environments,” explained Giles Cutter, Lubritech Divisional Manager, FUCHS…

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WorldsView CWx Africa 2021 event examines proven make-build customer solutions

  WorldsView is hosting its annual Converged Workflow Experience (CWx Africa) event. Powered by Autodesk, CWx Africa 2021 is a free interactive online event for those in the make-build industry and is taking place on 14 and 15 September 2021.   Presented by prominent industry specialists – WorldsView, Autodesk, Topcon, Esri and their customers – CWx Africa 2021 will unpack the challenges and successes of real-field applications for customers across Africa.   The event showcases how businesses in Africa’s make-build industries can improve project lifecycle productivity by using combined technologies…

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Bosch Rexroth Botswana appoints new General Manager

Riaan Loots has been appointed General Manager of Bosch Rexroth Botswana, effective 7 July 2021. Riaan brings a wealth of experience across a wide range of industry applications throughout Africa to his new position. He began his career at Denel before moving to CSIR Defencetek. He then put his design skills to good use at Busaf Bauer before researching the agglomeration of coal fines. Riaan then managed Larox/Outotec in Zambia and Ghana, and Sulzer Pumps in Zambia thereafter. He worked for Multotec before joining Bosch Rexroth in South Africa. Having…

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RBM increases ore volume measurement accuracy with time-of-flight sensor incorporating multi-echo technology

Richards Bay Minerals required a solution that accurately measured mass flow of product on a conveyor belt with high precision and repeatability. It also had to be less maintenance intensive than conventional conveyor belt scales. The KwaZulu-Natal-based mining house selected the Bulkscan volume flowmeter from SICK, which was installed without removing the existing belt scales so the customer could compare measurement accuracy and ease of use.   Initially installed for a proof-of-concept (POC) trial at RBM’s Mining Pond Echo Plant in Q2 2020, belt cut samples proved the sensor’s increased…

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Kwikspace supplies 100 classrooms across KwaZulu-Natal

  Kwikspace has begun the delivery of 100 classrooms across the ILembe District Municipality to accommodate the increasing number of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) students.   The COEGA Development Corporation (CDC) awarded the framework tender to Kwikspace in August 2020, following the Education Department’s (KZN) recognition of the lack of essential facilities.   All classrooms are supplied with lighting, electrical plug points, blackboards and pin boards. Walls are constructed of high-quality 40-mm polyurethane-filled steel clad panels, increasing learner safety.   Providing excellent thermal properties, to keep students warm during cold days and…

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Danfoss formally completes US$3.3 billion acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business

   Danfoss’ acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business has fully closed. ·        Danfoss grows by a third and establishes itself as a global leader in mobile and industrial hydraulics. ·        Eaton’s hydraulics business will be combined with the Danfoss Power Solutions business segment, doubling the size of Danfoss’ hydraulics operations. NORDBORG, DENMARK – Danfoss has officially finalized its US$3.3 billion (approximately €3 billion) acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business following confirmation of all necessary regulatory approvals and closing conditions. The move will see the Danfoss Group…

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Dekra Industrial – Encouraging women in safety to ‘dream it and achieve it’

Dekra Industrial, a leading provider of non-destructive testing (NDT), inspections, advanced NDT technologies, aims to be the global partner for a safe world with the support of a dedicated team of people striving to ensure long-term safety, quality, and environmental protection.   Testament to this ethos is Dekra Industrial RSA’s encouraging approach to gender equality and respect, which is also reflected in its like-minded client base within the South African industrial sector.   Dekra Industrial RSA’s culture – combined with a positive working environment, and encouraging support from clients –…

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