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SEW-Eurodrive’s new head office and factory
Fourth Quarter 2020, SEW-Eurodrive
SEW-Eurodrive has commenced construction of a new R200 million head office and factory in Everton, Johannesburg in order to accommodate the company’s growth. The 25 000 sqm building is being constructed ...

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Thirty years of linear motion technology
Fourth Quarter 2020, Tectra Automation
This year, factory automation specialist Bosch Rexroth celebrates 30 years of linear motion technology and innovation. Constantly updating its range of innovative linear axes, the company has a product ...

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ABB and BI extend partnership to high-efficiency IE3 motors
Fourth Quarter 2020
Low-voltage IE3 motors from ABB Africa will now be distributed by Bearings International (BI). This is an extension of the existing partnership between the two companies, with BI already a distributor ...

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Festo helps young South Africans realise their dreams
Fourth Quarter 2020, Festo South Africa
Festo has been a leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and a performance leader in industrial training and education programmes for almost half a century. The company is more than just an ...

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Hydraulics training course with CPD points
28 September 2020
The Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group training department has received its first CESA-validated CPD points for its three day hydraulics training course. Already merSETA accredited, the course has now been ...

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Siemens joins forces with the National Ventilator Project
28 September 2020, Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens has been a long-standing partner of the CSIR in South Africa and has co-operated in various fields of research, including manufacturing and mining. The CSIR, in collaboration with a number of ...

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HAW has the stockholding to meet customer demand
28 September 2020
Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse has taken measures to assist with seamless production for its customers’ operations with its new large stockholding of products. The company increased its stockholding ...

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Hytec opens branch in Lephalale
17 September 2020
Hytec South Africa, a member of the Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group, officially opened its new branch in Lephalale, Limpopo in January 2020. The branch will provide a fast turnaround service, supply ...

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FIRST Lego League goes from strength to strength
Third Quarter 2020
FIRST (for inspiration and recognition of science and technology) is an international organisation that aims to generate an interest in mathematics, science and technology through the use of robotics ...

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Energy efficient mining for a better tomorrow
Third Quarter 2020, Danfoss
Never has there been more of a need for the mining industry to adopt energy efficient measures as part of a successful transition towards a low carbon future. The mining sector needs to rethink its traditional ...

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BMG launches online shopping platform
Fourth Quarter 2020, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG has announced the launch of the company’s new online shopping platform - BMG Online - which makes doing business in the industrial sector even easier. “Although the planning, development and execution ...

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Siemens joins forces with the National Ventilator Project
1 August 2020, Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens has been a long-standing partner of the CSIR in South Africa and has cooperated in various fields of research, including manufacturing and mining. The CSIR, in collaboration with a number of local ...

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From the editor's desk: Moving on after loss
Second Quarter 2020
It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of our CEO, Vivienne Dorrington, after a long and brave battle with cancer. It was a privilege to have worked with her, and everyone at Technews will ...

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Back down memory lane
Second Quarter 2020, SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA)


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Bosch Rexroth appoints distributor in Tanzania
Second Quarter 2020
Hytec Services Africa (HSA) has awarded distribution rights in Tanzania to Magare. The company, which supplies services to general industry and the mining sector, will distribute all Bosch Rexroth products ...

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KSB supports SABI schools training
Second Quarter 2020
KSB Pumps and Valves has once again thrown its support behind the initiative by the South African Irrigation Institute (SABI) to present irrigation courses to grade 11 school pupils. The SABI training ...

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SMC steps up to support essential service customers through lockdown
Second Quarter 2020
SMC Corporation South Africa, as a leading supplier of advanced pneumatic and electrical automation technology, has remained open and certified as an essential services supplier throughout lockdown. We ...

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Sasol leads gender transformation in mining
Second Quarter 2020
Caroline Shirindza is one of the very few female general managers in South Africa’s mining industry. Her journey to the top has been challenging, but can be seen as a beacon of light for younger generations ...

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SANY helps DarkFEST 2020 achieve new heights
Second Quarter 2020
A SANY excavator played a key role in assisting UK MTB star and course builder, Sam Reynolds, design and construct the biggest jumps yet for DarkFEST 2020, recently held in Stellenbosch. Monster Energy ...

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BMG provides critical engineering support
1 May 2020, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG
BMG has been authorised to provide engineering components and support services to essential service providers during the country’s COVID-19 lockdown period. Apart from the supply of necessary engineering ...

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