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    Veolia Water Technologies South Africa contracted to alleviate Mbombela’s water constraints

    Veolia Water Technologies South Africa was contracted to alleviate Mbombela’s water constraints with three new water treatment plants. Addressing the need for low-footprint, portability and easily maintained water treatment solutions, Veolia supplied three Potable Water Treatment Plants (PWTP) to Mpumalanga’s capital city. (more…)


New local website for Hach

Hach is delighted to announce the launch of its local website. Please visit us on line for all your water analysis needs at www.za.hach.com.  

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Big brands welcome analytica’s arrival in SA

Local and international firms clamour to be part of first-ever analytica Lab Africa. Over 120 leading brands and international exhibitors have welcomed the arrival of international trade fair, analytica, in South Africa, with a strong exhibitor turnout and expanded presence at the upcoming analytica Lab Africa. “The response has exceeded all expectations,” says Dain Richardson, […]

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Power crisis creates opportunities for efficiency and growth

As the electricity crisis continues to grip South Africa, with loadshedding and outages affecting individuals and industry alike across the country, opportunities are opening up in a number of areas, including business development, job creation, improved energy efficiency, and more, says Barry Bredenkamp, General Manager, Energy Efficiency, with the SA National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI). (more…)

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Fast and accurate UV/VIS spectrophotometry

Mettler Toledo’s UV/VIS Excellence instruments can be used for a wide range of applications and are equipped with predefined methods for pharma, chemical, food and beverage, as well as life science and biotechnology industries. Enjoy easy operation with the One Click user interface and flexible operation on the standalone instrument, or with LabX 2019 software. Performance verification is […]

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Revised SI Highlighted at NLA-SA T&M Conference

By Karen Hall In just a few months our measurement system, the International System of Units, the SI, will be changing to remove the last physical artefact and redefine the base units with respect to the fixed values of reference constants – thereby improving our knowledge of fundamental constants and in turn making lower uncertainties available […]

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thyssenkrupp Technical Training Academy enables the company to develop exceptional candidates for both its workshop and site team environments

It’s a 100% pass rate for thyssenkrupp apprentices

All third-year apprentices from thyssenkrupp’s training facility at its Service Centre in Chloorkop achieved a 100% pass rate on the first attempt of their trade tests. (more…)

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Nature Genetics publishes the findings of South African and international scientists on how immune genes are regulated

In a ground-breaking study published in Nature Genetics on 10 December 2018, a team of scientists from the University of Cape Town (UCT), the Institute for Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine – based in UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences –  and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), led by Prof. Musa Mhlanga, has […]

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This user-friendly platform offers high gene capture rates and a low cost per run and cell

Dolomite Bio maintains rapid growth trajectory and launches novel products throughout 2018

Dolomite Bio, part of the Blacktrace group, is helping to drive forward the single cell genomics revolution. Single cell analysis promises to transform drug discovery and disease research, enabling scientists to investigate cell diversity and quantify gene expression at the cellular level. This up and coming market sector is forecast to be worth $5.9bn by […]

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For pipes containing liquids, sonar and multi-sensor equipment is used to give detailed analysis of the condition of active pipelines.

Water crisis: Answer lies in successful infrastructure management

The water crisis in the Western and Eastern Cape regions is a stark reminder that South Africa is a water-scarce country. Businesses and individuals have responded to pleas from local government to reduce consumption, but damaged pipes are still resulting in the loss of millions of litres of water each month. (more…)

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With up to four cutting edges the FRITSCH innovation grinds even problematic samples.

Multifunctional, industrial-grade mill

Homogeneous samples in the shortest time: With up to four cutting edges the FRITSCH innovation grinds even problematic samples. (more…)

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