• 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 ...

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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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The hermetically sealed contacts are available as ‘normally close’, ‘normally open’ or ‘changeover’ contacts.

Always float on top

INSTROTECH is offering Kobold’s M-series level switch comprising a float that slides up and down with the liquid, along a guide tube. Thus, up to 4 reed contacts moulded in the guide tube are switched in a non-contacting fashion by a ring magnet encapsulated in the float. The hermetically sealed contacts are available as ‘normally […]

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Leading provider of gas detectors and software offers direct-to-cloud connectivity

Industrial Scientific expands connected safety portfolio

COMTEST – local representative of Industrial Scientific, global leader in gas detection – has announced the expansion of its connected safety portfolio to include cellular and wi-fi capability in the Ventis®Pro5 Personal Gas Monitor and a satellite communication gateway to connect mobile workers in real time.  (more…)

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Firmware version 2.1 for Ventis Pro Series Multi-Gas Monitors is now available

New Sensors and Languages for Ventis Pro Series Gas Monitors

Updates to the Ventis Pro Series make it accessible for a broader range of users and applications. (more…)

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Multiple SmartSensors communicating with a central RX3000 acting as a remote weather station

Protecting crops and reducing farming costs

An advanced range of field monitoring equipment is allowing local farmers to fine-tune growing conditions and maximise yields of their crops, while avoiding potentially catastrophic crop failures as a result of pests or chemical damage. (more…)

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Compressed gas laboratories are now able to benefit from the connectivity and automated big data analysis features of the 4th Industrial Revolution

Gas analysis and the 4th industrial revolution

Compressed gas laboratories are now able to benefit from the connectivity and automated big data analysis features of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Afrox’s Hans Strydom explains. (more…)

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thyssenkrupp celebrates its diamond jubilee in Africa

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa is proudly celebrating sixty successful years of engineering excellence in Africa. This milestone bears testament to the diversified industrial group’s enduring commitment to delivering exceptional, premium quality, holistic solutions to its valued customers. (more…)

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LAB NEWS - BIOLOGY

Microalgae are proving to be a rising star for synthetic biologists.

Aquaculture, cosmetics and even a unique superfood… microalgae are proving to be a rising star for synthetic biologists. Andrew Spicer takes us through the benefits of their biochemical and metabolic properties…   (more…)

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Jemimah Mofokeng is proving that women can indeed conquer typically male dominated jobs.

A woman in a man’s world – female used oil collector celebrates a decade of success

Jemimah Mofokeng is proving that women can indeed conquer typically male dominated jobs. Jemimah is the owner and operator of Jemimah’s Oils, and spends her days collecting used motor oil. (more…)

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Professor Brian McFarlin, researchers at the University of North Texas

Increasing throughput with INTEGRA’s VIAFLO 96 channel pipette

Researchers at the University of North Texas are using INTEGRA’s VIAFLO 96 electronic pipette to increase the throughput of their ELISA, Luminex and flow cytometry workflows, as well as to improve the reproducibility of their results. The Applied Physiology Laboratory at UNT focuses on research in two key areas – physiologic and immunologic consequences of […]

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