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BMW South Africa – Anton Paar Stabinger viscometer – SVM 3000

BMW South Africa has moved from operating as a completely “knocked down” production facility to being a world-class manufacturer and importer of fully built-up luxury motor cars. In 1927 the first BMW-powered mode of transport reached South Africa when a Dornier-Mercury aeroplane landed in Cape Town. 2010 brought with it even greater possibilities, the BMW […]

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Microsep acquires Natsep

Microsep is pleased to announce that after a very successful seven month collaboration period, it has acquired the entire business of National Separations (Pty) Ltd (Natsep). Natsep is the local distributor of Albet, Amazon and Sartorius Stedim Bioprocess products in Southern Africa. “This acquisition is seen as an important step aimed at maintaining Microsep’s prominent […]

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Launch of Julabo’s Presto – world record holder in thermodynamic power

Set to speed up temperature control 30 times faster, the new Julabo Presto was recently launched at Labotec’s head offices in South Africa. Christian Walker from Julabo, Germany presented to delegates this entirely new generation of highly dynamic temperature control systems. Presto holds the world record in thermodynamic power as is designed for precise temperature […]

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New staff at Instrulab

Air & Vacuum Technologies is pleased to announce the appointment of some new staff to the Instrulab sales division. Clinton John – has been appointed new Instrulab sales representative for all areas south of Midrand. Greg Wade is the Instrulab National Sales Manager. Odette De Bettencourt comes in as the new Instrulab sales representative for […]

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Electra Mining Africa 2012

Electra Mining Africa 2012 came to a close on Friday, 14 September. Specialised Exhibitions recorded the number of visitors at 38 296 over the five days of the show, significantly up from the 34 836 figure of 2010. Many of the companies that exhibited this year have expressed a definite interest in being back at […]

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One million billion billion billion billion billion billion: The number of new drugs awaiting discovery

A new voyage into “chemical space” – occupied not by stars and planets but substances that could become useful in everyday life – has concluded that scientists have synthesized barely one tenth of 1 percent of the potential medicines that could be made. The report, in the journal ACS Chemical Neuroscience, estimates that the actual […]

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Winners of the Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest Now Chosen (Gewinner des Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest stehen fest)

Winners of the Carl Zeiss Nano image contest now chosen

After an exciting finish the winners of the first Carl Zeiss Nano Image Contest have now been selected. The winners of the four categories will each receive a pair of cinemizer Plus video glasses from Carl Zeiss.

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When it comes to calibration of your equipment, make sure you get what is best

Calibration of equipment has become a critical part in risk management within production, construction, R&D and even your local food chain stores. Calibration ensures that the equipment is within specification and parameters. Calibration is one area where risk management is needed to reduce liability and expenses associated with defective products, scrap and potential harm to […]

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