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1st Quarter 2010, Technews Publishing

This time last year I wrote about the economy and with the start of a new decade, I thought we should see how things were progressing. So welcome to 2010. That font of all (questionable) knowledge, Wikipedia, ...

Firefighting robots demonstrated
1st Quarter 2010

Robotics experts from Sheffield Hallam University have been working with firefighters from South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue to showcase a unique group of firefighting robots. Researchers say the robots, ...

BMG brings many gifts
1st Quarter 2010, BMG - Bearing Man Group

BMG’s Durban head office organised Christmas functions at the end of last year for two local children’s homes – the St Thomas Home for Children in Sydenham and the Albert Park Day Care Centre. “These ...

1st Quarter 2010

SEW-Eurodrive has announced the following staff appointments: Lushen Narainsamy as systems administrator, Sabelo Shabalala as internal sales engineer (Pinetown branch), Gert van den Berg as sales engineer ...

International news digest
1st Quarter 2010

Matrikon has announced that it purchased the remaining 51% of Matrikon-SoftDEL India from joint venture partner SoftDEL Systems on 11 November, 2009 for CAN$575,000. The company, with approximately 30 ...

Gender award for SEW-Eurodrive
1st Quarter 2010, SEW-Eurodrive

SEW-Eurodrive South Africa was announced as the winner of the Top Gender Empowered Company award in the Mining, Engineering and Construction sector during a recent ceremony held in Johannesburg to celebrate ...

IDC Technologies workshops February-April
1st Quarter 2010, IDC Technologies

The following is a partial list of IDC Technologies workshops for the February-April period.       Fundamentals and Practical Mitigation of Power System Harmonics    Johannesburg: 15-17 March.       High Voltage ...

Artic heads south
4th Quarter 2009, Artic Driers International

In its second significant expansion in four years, Artic Driers has opened an office in Cape Town. Under the management of Kazen Stehouwer the branch offers sales and support to Cape-based distributors. The ...

Generous gift lightens load
4th Quarter 2009, Schneider Electric South Africa

Schneider Electric South Africa has donated distribution switchgear to help alleviate power problems at The Loved Ones of God Family Care Centre, a non-profit organisation that looks after families in ...

Maties master mechatronics
4th Quarter 2009, Festo, SEW-Eurodrive

The PneuDrive Student Competition for 2009, jointly sponsored by SEW-Eurodrive and Festo, has announced the winner of this year’s competition. Stellenbosch University walked away with top honours. Their ...

Walking the talk
4th Quarter 2009, Genflex

In response to growing concerns about unethical practices in the fluid power industry, Genflex MD, David Michelle, requires all staff to conduct their work in accordance with the Code of Ethics laid down ...

4th Quarter 2009

Hytec has appointed Michael van Vreden as its branch manager in Richards Bay, and Tertius Grundling as its Group Quality Assurance manager.       Hytec has announced the appointment of Juanita van der ...

International news digest
4th Quarter 2009

Danfoss has announced that its Solar Inverters supply chain organisation will be integrated into Danfoss Drives. As a result, part of the production will be moved from Sønderborg to Graasten, Denmark. ...

Schneider boxes smart
4th Quarter 2009, Schneider Electric South Africa

Schneider Electric has recently won orders to supply three 630 kW containerised variable speed drive (VSD) winders. To facilitate re-deployment at various sites, each drive and control system is fitted ...

Hats off to Genflex
4th Quarter 2009, Genflex

As part of its ongoing programme of introducing additional benefits for customers, Genflex has announced the adoption of a ‘caps on’ programme. The company has negotiated with its suppliers that all future ...

BMG wins again
4th Quarter 2009, BMG - Bearing Man Group

For the second consecutive year BMG has won the best stand award at the SASTA (SA Sugar Technologists Association) Congress held at the ICC in Durban at the end of August. The stand highlighted the company’s ...

Festo Didactic training November-December
4th Quarter 2009, Festo

Each of the following MERSETA accredited courses combines theory with practice.       Electro-Pneumatics EP211    Johannesburg: 9-11 December.       Hydraulics 1 Basic H511    Johannesburg: 4-6 November. Durban: ...

The Jim Pinto Column: My prediction for GE - the next big automation player
4th Quarter 2009

Background After Jack Welch’s departure in 2001, CEO Jeff Immelt took GE stock from $40/share to $6; now it is back up to $16. The decline was largely the result of falling profit at GE Capital, which ...

Name, shame, fortune and thanks
4th Quarter 2009, Technews Publishing

Names convey meaning If you plan to start a business, I suggest that it is a good idea to choose an appropriate name, with the emphasis on ‘appropriate’. For example, if you call your enterprise ‘Tasty ...

AMTS 2009 project symposium announcement
3rd Quarter 2009

The Advanced Manufacturing Technology Strategy (AMTS) is a Cabinet-approved national strategy of the Department of Science and Technology, managed by the CSIR. Implementation of the strategy is currently ...

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