• Philanthropy focussed – thyssenkrupp pays it forward throughout 2019

    Extending a helping hand to disadvantaged members of society is intrinsic to thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa’s (tkISSA) DNA. The global engineering and technology pioneer showcased this unwavering commitment to CSI by going the extra mile to support several charitable initiatives throughout 2019.  (more…)


Camag HPTLC system

The Camag HPTLC system equipped with Camag Automatic TLC Sampler 4, Camag ADC2 (Automatic Development Chamber), CAMAG Visualiser 2 (Documentation System), Camag TLC Scanner and VisionCATS (Camag HPTLC software) was recently procured by the Chemistry Department at the North-West University (NWU) Mafikeng Campus. NWU Mafikeng Campus is the second institution in the country to acquire […]

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SUSTAINABLE DESIGN: The PET Recycling Company (PETCO) has released industry guidelines for designing PET plastic packaging that strives to be both 100% recyclable and environmentally responsible.

New industry guidelines for recyclable plastic packaging released

Smart, sustainably sourced and recyclable packaging design – which keeps plastic out of the environment – is becoming essential to a business’s bottom line. THE growing impact of the green economy on company profits has forced brands both big and small to radically transform their environmental strategies, including how their products are designed, made and […]

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TLT – turbo fans

TLT-Turbo Introduces the Next Generation of Mechanical Vapor Recompression

TLT-Turbo GmbH, a global ventilation fans and systems manufacturer, has launched a new range of mechanical vapor recompression fans, with ceramic hybrid bearings that provide an exceptionally long operational lifespan. Integrating the latest ventilation technologies, this fan offers numerous advantages regarding performance efficiency, minimal maintenance and high reliability. The TLT-Turbo fan for mechanical vapor recompression […]

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Don’t increase your budget and delay your cannabis analysis by out-sourcing! Seek a return on investment!

Cannabis analysis with Advion: Integrated Solutions for Potency and Safety with the expression Compact Mass Spectrometer and Solation ICP-MS. Experience the full Advion suite The expression family of Compact Mass Spectrometers was developed with maximum versatility in mind, allowing users to switch rapidly between the many different sample introduction techniques required throughout an analyst’s workflow; […]

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Vital climate change research technology can play its part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

SANEDI’s SACCCS joins Global CCS Institute to promote climate change research

The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) has joined the Global CCS Institute, an international think tank, whose mission is to accelerate the deployment of (CCS), a vital technology to tackle climate change and deliver climate neutrality.  This move is to enhance the activities of the South African Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage […]

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Rand-Air's Class 0 oil-free compressors – ‘coming clean’ about 100 % pure, contaminant-free air for pharmaceutical clean rooms

Rand-Air’s Class 0 oil-free compressors – ‘coming clean’ about 100 % pure, contaminant-free air for pharmaceutical clean rooms

Compressed air is used extensively throughout all sectors of industry. However, in certain applications such as the pharmaceutical industry, it is crucial that the compressed air supplied is completely free of contaminants such as oil vapour, moisture and particulates. (more…)

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Health innovation is a multi-disciplinary effort

From a research project in the University of the Witwatersrand’s (WITS) laboratories to a growing business that has won a special award for social impact, SmartSpot is a testimony to the power of collaboration and the meeting of academic, scientific and entrepreneurial minds. (more…)

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Kwikspace and the City of Joburg: Increasing access to health care

Kwikspace and the City of Joburg: Increasing access to health care

Kwikspace has partnered with the City of Johannesburg to increase access to healthcare with its supply of prefabricated, modular clinics for several healthcare projects to date. This has resulted in realising new centres in Alexander’s Riverpark Clinic, Soweto, Eldorado Park Extension 9, Fine Town’s Mountain View Clinic, Joubert Park and Tembisa’s Thuthukani Clinic. This is […]

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Ford Motor Company is using recycled plastic bottles for underbody shields on all cars and SUVs

Ford Recycles 1.2 Billion Plastic Bottles Every Year for Vehicle Parts

As a vast majority of plastics go un-recycled and as citizens and governments around the world ramp up efforts to curb plastic use, Ford is growing its use of recycled plastic bottles that are turned into vehicle parts  (more…)

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Soweto recycling entrepreneur cleans up with equipment boost

R200K donation from ALPLA and PETCO helps to build sustainable business (more…)

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thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa has once again earned the country’s highest safety award, the NOSA NOSCAR award

“Health and safety are no-compromise zones at thyssenkrupp,” states Christo de Beer, Quality Management, Health and Safety Manager at thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa. “These sought after NOSCAR and Winner of Sector awards in our achievement portfolio echo the fact that thyssenkrupp operates as a tier one company and is a serious competitor within the […]

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Tiisetso Tsotetsi, Kgothatso Ntsie, Sibongile Mtsweni, Qhama Tom and Maria Sorota from thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa participated on 18 July 2019 in the FoodForward SA Mandela Day food drive packing event, in partnership with Pick n Pay.

thyssenkrupp forwards the goodwill on Mandela Day

thyssenkrupp is an ardent advocate for the upliftment and development of disadvantaged communities. On Mandela Day, 18 July 2019, the industrial engineering and technology specialist showcased its commitment to giving back to the underprivileged by participating in the dynamic FoodForward SA Mandela Day food drive packing event, in partnership with Pick n Pay. (more…)

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Averda is a leading integrated waste management company with decades of experience in safely handling the most hazardous of waste.

Stringent new environmental rules target the petrochemical industry

With environmental protection topping the global agenda, the South African Government has been and will continue introducing new regulations that could have far reaching implications for local businesses. (more…)

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Flow detection for the ‘autonomous plant start-up’ challenge

thyssenkrupp drives digitalisation

Digitalisation, propelled by the 4th Industrial Revolution, holds the key to unlocking enormous opportunities and growth for classical engineering companies like thyssenkrupp. Recognising the role of digital technology for sustainability, thyssenkrupp is constantly looking at new and innovative ways to embrace the digital age. #hack4tk, hosted annually by thyssenkrupp AG in Essen, Germany, is a game-changing […]

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Experts at the opening of IFAT Africa, food & drink technology (fdt) Africa and analytica Lab Africa in Midrand

Water, waste and food security: a collective responsibility. Environmental, water and food experts call for action

With the planet at a ‘tipping point’, civil society, industry and public sector have to take urgent collective action to reduce plastic, eliminate waste and ensure food and water security, experts said at the opening of IFAT Africa, food & drink technology (fdt) Africa and analytica Lab Africa in Midrand last week. (more…)

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The brand-new technology-led electronic engineering facility is the home of these new teaching and advanced research laboratories.

Royal Holloway, University of London opens state-of–the-art electronics laboratory using Tektronix Solutions

Royal Holloway, University of London, has officially opened its new Beatrice Shilling Building which includes state-of-the-art teaching laboratories in partnership with Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of educational measurement solutions, and Rapid Electronics, one of the UK’s leading distributors of educational test equipment. (more…)

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: The OHAUS FC5515R High-Speed Refrigerated Centrifuge has a strong cooling system and temperature-compensation function that deliver on accuracy and provide reliable, high-quality results.

The Use of OHAUS Centrifuges for Crime Scene Investigation

Hollywood movies and television shows have introduced audiences to all kinds of cutting-edge, crime-solving forensic tools and techniques over the years. (more…)

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Three Veolia-operated plastic recycling and recovery plants in Japan produce 45 000 tonnes of plastic pellets and useful compounds for downstream industrial uses.

A turning point in plastics recycling

Almost 190 countries have agreed to new control measures that will limit the transboundary movement of plastic waste around the world, following the recent ratification of the Basel Convention in Geneva, Switzerland. The resolution prohibits the export of most plastic wastes to receiving countries without their prior consent and has the potential to trigger a […]

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The Libero ITS indicator is a small device that monitors the temperature stability and shelf-life of a pharmaceutical product during end-to-end journeys

Pharmaceutical sensor is a safety game changer

New fail-safe technology is enabling pharmaceutical companies to monitor and log ambient, cold and freezing conditions of products, from the point of manufacture to the patient’s refrigerator, simply by attaching and breaking the indicator’s start tab. (more…)

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