Archive for July, 2013

Second round of artisan skills competition

The second round of the Chemical Industries Educational Training Authority (Chieta) National Artisan Skills competition was hosted by the Nuclear Energy Council od South Africa (NECSA) in Pelindaba from 18 to 22 February, when successful candidates competed in a theoretical and practical project assessment. The idea behind this competition is to showcase the competency of […]

Wynand Viljoen

The industry was saddened to hear of the passing away of Wynand Viljoen, who died on 11 July 2013. He served the city of Matlosana as the director of electrical and mechanical engineering services for 21 years. Viljoen was a registered professional technologist in electrical and mechanical engineering with government tickets in both disciplines. A […]

Rechargeable industrial labeling machine

The Brother P-Touch PT-7600VP industrial labeling machine is designed for labeling large jobs onsite and on demand. Rubber impact guards protect it from bumps and rough handling, and the rechargeable battery and bright backlight display let you work in any lighting conditions. The unit is supplied in a robust carry case with storage space for […]

New distributor for Ex solutions

UK based intrinsically safe and explosion proof equipment designer and manufacturer Extronics has appointed Extech as sole authorised distributor for southern Africa. Extronics’ customers focus on potentially explosive environments, especially those in the chemical, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, oil and gas industries. The company has developed considerable expertise in vision technologies, engineered solutions and wireless technologies for […]

Distributor wins gold-level

Cape Town-based DM Agencies in has won a gold level prize in Legrand’s Club Legrand competition for the most sales by a Legrand distributor. The competition offers a grand prize consisting of a trip to Paris, France. Club Legrand enhances the company’s current shopping centre promotions, which form part of its commitment to consolidate relationships […]

Motor seminars well attended

Zest Electric Motors’ first medium voltage (MV) motor seminars, held in Johannesburg and Durban in June 2013, were attended by over 200 delegates. The three one-day events were convened to share the latest trends in MV motor technology, design techniques and best practices regarding long-term storage and operation of MV motors, as well as to […]

Asbestos removal made easy

R&D Contracting is an approved and registered asbestos contractor, subscribing to the current regulations of the Department of Labour (DoL). The company understands the potential risks involved in the removal of all types of asbestos and, as such, utilises only the highest quality equipment. It establishes an asbestos decontamination unit on site, which facilitates staff […]

SASGI 2013: Surveying and geomatics event of the year

The South African Surveying and Geomatics Indaba 2013 (SASGI 2013) was a great success. The conference which focused on “Geospatial Solutions for National Development Planning” was opened by the Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Gugile Nkwinti, and the Chief Surveyor-General of South Africa, Mmuso Riba. Around 600 delegates attended SASGI 2013 and there […]

SASGI 2013

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Geospatially based dashboard, information and management tool

The Ministry and Department of Rural Development and Land Reform intends developing a new dashboard which will exploit existing fundamental geospatial, ancillary, attribute and textual data that are gathered periodically by the department and manipulate this data to provide meaningful information to executive, top and senior management for sound decision making. The web-based geospatially enabled […]