Topics to be covered at the 2018 Manufacturing Indaba Conference
Topics to be covered at the 2018 Manufacturing Indaba Conference

The latest instalment of the Manufacturing Indaba not only aspires to meet participants' expectations but exceed them, by hosting an event to achieve objectives integral to supporting the economy of sub-Saharan Africa. The conference aims to focus on the growth prospective of the Department of Trade and Industry's (the dti's) focused industry sectors as mentioned in the IPAP and explore challenges and solutions to lead progression in each sector.

Issued by Manufacturing Indaba 2 days ago

Toward sustainable ammonia production
Toward sustainable ammonia production

Ammonia, with its unmistakable urinous odour, is a critical ingredient in agricultural fertilisers. With more than 145 million tonnes manufactured annually, only sulfuric acid outranks it as the world's most produced chemicals. Manufacturing this simple molecule, made from just four atoms - one nitrogen and three hydrogen - is, however, surprisingly difficult and one of the most energy-intensive manufacturing processes on the planet, consuming 3 to 5 percent of the world's annual natural gas production.

By Xiaofeng Feng 2 days ago

Creating business communities for African unity
Creating business communities for African unity

The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value
Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value

Business is driven by profit, but Shift Social Development CEO Tiekie Barnard believes in the importance of profit with purpose. In this Q&A, she explains the meaning of Shared Value and how companies can use this business strategy to find where the biggest growth opportunities lie

Issued by Shift Social Development 3 days ago

Food and beverage industry faced with mounting risks
Food and beverage industry faced with mounting risks

The Allianz Risk Barometer 2018 indicated that business interruption is a top concern for the food and beverage industry with 53% of 68 respondents pointing to the worrisome risk.

18 May 2018