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320 new robots to enhance Volkswagen SA production

As part of the new major investments in the Uitenhage factory, 320 new robots have been installed at Volkswagen Group South Africa's Body Shop...

11 Oct 2016

Ferrari wins International Engine of the Year award

The International Engine of the Year Award ceremony was held in Stuttgart yesterday, with 63 jurors from more than 30 countries deliberating which car engine to crown the best in the world...

2 Jun 2016

VW's Uitenhage plant welcomes R120m try-out press

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) has invested R120 million in a new 21,000 kN (kilo Newton) try-out press to improve the manufacturing capability of its Uitenhage Plant. The new try-out press arrived...

6 Apr 2016

SA trade surplus widens

South Africa's trade surplus widened to R8.22bn in December from R683m in November. This was higher than the expectation of a R1.8bn surplus...

By Carin Smith 1 Feb 2016

Massey Ferguson introduces new entry-level tractors for Africa and Middle East

Massey Ferguson is introducing a new range in of 50hp-85hp tractors for selected African and Middle East markets in a move to strengthen its product offering...

13 Nov 2015

Tractor sales drop 12.4% y/y in August to 507 units: Saama

Tractor sales dropped by 12.4% year on year (y/y) in August to 507 units, according to the South African Agricultural Machinery Association...

By Helmo Preuss 9 Sep 2015

SA'S 'Big Five': Bold Priorities for Inclusive Growth

Focusing on South Africa's 'Big Five' growth opportunities could deliver significant GDP growth, create jobs and confound a rising sense of pessimism about the nation's future prospects...

1 Sep 2015

Getting off the grid

As a business owner running a niche consulting firm, I know first hand what down time ensues when Eskom decides to cut the lights...

By Nadia Rawjee 3 Aug 2015

Sidel presents latest PET Packaging solutions at Drinktech Africa

Sidel, a global provider of liquid packaging solutions, today announced its debut participation at Drinktech Africa...

22 Jun 2015

Ready for a new coding solution?

When the time comes to replace your coding equipment, Pyrotec PackMark is here to assist you with a comprehensive range of industry-leading coding products...

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Jun 2015

Coega to install a third fire ring at IDZ

The Coega Development Corporation has announced that it is in the planning stages for the installation of a third fire ring to be erected in Zone 7 of the Industrial Development Zone (IDZ)...

2 Jun 2015

Mega milestone at Milnerton refinery

Chevron South Africa, which trades under the Caltex brand in South Africa, launched production at its refinery situated in Milnerton, after one of its most significant and successfully planned maintenance and safety inspections...

7 May 2015

Fruit packaging is feeling the flow

Fruit packaging could benefit from the flow wrapping packaging used in the confectionery industry...

4 May 2015

SA steel production falls by 11.8% y/y in Feb 2015

South African steel production fell by 11.8% year on year...

By Helmo Preuss 24 Mar 2015

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