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Major restructuring at local OEM

Newly-appointed Major Tech CEO Howard Earley succeeded Pat Shaw in his position as of 1 June 2018. He has over 30 years’ experience in financial, general and operational management, having served as chief operating officer at Plessey and as chief executive officer at Inala Technologies, now Jabil Energy Africa, respectively. His appointment as Major Tech […]

South Africa and the fourth industrial revolution

While countries like Germany and Japan have adopted the internet of things, there are concerns over the IoT in the South African context, posing the question, “Is South Africa ready for the fourth industrial revolution?” To answer this question, the CNBC Africa television network and Siemens Africa hosted a televised panel discussion Siemens’ Midrand, Johannesburg […]

BRICS nations discuss energy for the future

At a time when the international energy sector is discussing new low-cost generation technologies based on clean, sustainable primary energy sources, some BRICS member countries are negotiating loans to build coal-fired power stations. The 2018 BRICS Business Council Energy Event 2018 was themed “Energy transition 4.0”, and hosted at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) conference […]

Growing interest in health at A-OSH Expo 2018

The A-OSH Expo 2018, occupational health and safety (OHS) show has hosted its largest-ever expo in its eight-year history, with 100 exhibitors and more than 3300 visitors. The expo, which took place at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg at the end of May 2018, was co-located with the Securex South Africa security and fire trade […]