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From the editor's desk: Making sense of the metaverse
Second Quarter 2022, Technews Publishing
It wasn’t so long ago that nobody had heard of IIoT. Then the hype began and now it’s an integral part of the manufacturing environment. Recently I’ve been hearing more and more about the metaverse ...

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Innovation for sustainable agriculture
Second Quarter 2022
Panasonic Industry has announced the Gold sponsorship of ETH Zurich’s Robotic Weeding System (Rowesys) project and will assist the student team with engineering know-how, as well as components and products ...

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New head office and warehouse for Fuchs Lubricants
Second Quarter 2022
The new head office and warehouse for Fuchs Lubricants South Africa is on track to be completed this month. The company is investing over R250 million in the expansion at its existing location in Isando, ...

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Bosch Rexroth Africa Development appoints Tanzanian distributor
Second Quarter 2022
Bosch Rexroth Africa Development has appointed a Tanzanian company as its in-country distributor. Transec is a general mining equipment supplier with an established countrywide presence. In line with ...

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YES to youth employment
Second Quarter 2022
Bosch Rexroth South Africa has participated in local government’s 2021 Youth Employment Service (YES) Programme, which took place from 1 March 2021 to 28 February 2022. This experiential learning programme ...

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Second Quarter 2022


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Cummins offers a lifeline to the mining industry
First Quarter 2022
With the bulk of its business in Africa driven by mining, Cummins has continued to support its major mining clients throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. From blasthole drills and front-end loaders to 360 ...

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WorldSkills Africa collaborates with Festo to host the 2022 competitions
First Quarter 2022
WorldSkills is a global competition organisation that raises the profile of skilled individuals worldwide. This organisation also demonstrates how skills are essential in achieving economic growth. Their ...

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Bosch Ulwazi’s new accredited training programmes
First Quarter 2022
Bosch Ulwazi has been endorsed by ECSA as its first Certified Training Academy. “This ECSA initiative was a direct response to stakeholders’ concerns, to rectify the lack of support regarding development ...

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Rand-Air’s commitment to rural pre-school learners
First Quarter 2022
Rand-Air’s CSR team is involved with the upliftment of Ga-Mashupe Village in Limpopo Province. In recent years this has included supporting the community itself, as well as the local nursery school. ...

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Cummins invests in lithium metal technology
First Quarter 2022
Cummins has entered into an agreement with Sion Power Corporation, a leading developer of high energy rechargeable battery technology, to design and supply battery cells based on their proprietary lithium ...

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Voith now owns Elin Moteren
First Quarter 2022
Since 1 May, 2020 a 70% share of Elin Motoren has been owned by the Voith Group. The other 30% of the company remained with the long-standing managing director, Franz Hrachowitz. At the end of last year, ...

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Bosch Rexroth delivers customised training across Africa
First Quarter 2022
As Africa’s largest hydraulics, pneumatics and automation company, Bosch Rexroth South Africa is committed to upskilling personnel with its training courses. These CPD Validation and MerSETA accredited ...

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Tough valves for tough conditions
First Quarter 2022, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS), specialist in the manufacture of slurry-related valves, has celebrated its first year of business. AFS was established by the Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) of Invicta ...

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Festo Didactic webinars ensure accessibility across the globe
First Quarter 2022, Festo
Digital learning has been growing significantly since the Covid-19 outbreak two years ago. Festo Didactic has combined the Internet and education to provide industry professionals with the opportunity ...

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Introducing Bosch Rexroth Africa Development
First Quarter 2022
Hytec Services Africa, a Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group company, has been renamed Bosch Rexroth Africa Development, effective October 2021. Bosch Rexroth Africa Development brings the full range ...

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Obituary: Steven James Meyer
January 1957 - January 2022

Fourth Quarter 2021, Technews Publishing
It is with deep sadness and shock that we announce the sudden death of SA Instrumentation & Control Editor, Steven Meyer. Steven joined Technews in October 2007 in the position of Deputy Editor. His ...

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From the editor's desk: Would you like an NFT?
Fourth Quarter 2021, Technews Publishing
One of my favourite light-hearted books is called Fifty Flippen Brilliant South Africans and Elon Musk stands out as one of the giants. He is one of the most iconic inventors and entrepreneurs of our ...

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Fuchs Lubricants sees major growth in Africa
Fourth Quarter 2021
Moving to a centralised new head office in Isando, Johannesburg and launching a new unified product brand image in mid-November is all part of a long-term strategy for sustained growth and expansion at ...

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