Green technologies to flourish at Western Cape SEZ
Green technologies to flourish at Western Cape SEZ

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to launch the Atlantis Special Economic Zone (SEZ) this week...

3 Dec 2018

TWIMS set to boost SA manufacturing
TWIMS set to boost SA manufacturing

The launch of the newly established Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies (TWIMS) is set to boost South Africa's manufacturing sector...

27 Nov 2018

New efforts bring hope for Industry 4.0-ready SA workforce
New efforts bring hope for Industry 4.0-ready SA workforce

Industry works to address automation, Industry 4.0 skills challenges...

27 Nov 2018

#ATFexpo2018: How the conscious consumer is reshaping fashion retail
#ATFexpo2018: How the conscious consumer is reshaping fashion retail

The conscious consumer is fast reshaping the retail fashion and textile landscape. Consumers demanding transparency and traceability are changing the ways retailers operate...

By Maroefah Smith 26 Nov 2018

RAW Industries en route to a greener future
RAW Industries en route to a greener future

Real African Works (RAW) has launched in Johannesburg as South Africa's first 100% black-owned Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Company in the automotive industry...

23 Nov 2018

Nespresso teams up with Rio Tinto to make coffee pods greener
Nespresso teams up with Rio Tinto to make coffee pods greener

Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium to produce its coffee capsules. The company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with metal company Rio Tinto...

20 Nov 2018

Manufacturing: a weak or strong link in your value chain?
Manufacturing: a weak or strong link in your value chain?

Manufacturing can (and should) be a catalyst for South Africa's future GDP growth. With a GDP that fell by 0.7% in the second quarter of 2018, it is imperative to look towards this industry as a key contributor...

By Marius Lombard 19 Nov 2018

Real Bicycle Co. aims to re-shore bicycle design and assembly
Real Bicycle Co. aims to re-shore bicycle design and assembly

Real Bicycle Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of not-for-profit organisation Qhubeka, has moved from perfecting its first locally-produced commuter bicycle prototype to full-scale production...

1 Nov 2018

Airbus launches white paper on aerospace technologies in Africa
Airbus launches white paper on aerospace technologies in Africa

Airbus released The Great Enabler: Aerospace in Africa, a white paper on the role of aerospace technologies in Africa...

31 Oct 2018

Meat grown from cells: companies clamour to put it on your plate
Meat grown from cells: companies clamour to put it on your plate

Could this be the year that meat grown in vats rather than taken from animals reaches our plates?

By Neil Stephens 30 Oct 2018

Metal packaging market share shrinks, but collection rates grow
Metal packaging market share shrinks, but collection rates grow

The latest packaging report released earlier this year by local research house, BMi Research, has revealed that the collection rate of metals packaging in South Africa continues to grow year-on-year...

25 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Nzimande to launch R1bn train factory
Nzimande to launch R1bn train factory

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande will on Thursday, 25 October 2018, launch a train manufacturing factory...

24 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

Trading while caring for people and planet
Trading while caring for people and planet

Ratifications are moving ahead, if slowly, on the newly signed AfCFTA - the world's largest free trade agreement (with the most member countries) since the founding of the World Trade Organization...

By Richards Munang and Robert Mgendi 22 Oct 2018

AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence
AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched its first-ever African Masters in Machine Intelligence at its AIMS Rwanda Campus...

17 Oct 2018

New realities beyond traditional IT that embrace Industry 4.0
New realities beyond traditional IT that embrace Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0, driven by the Internet of Things (IoT) has become central to digital transformation in the manufacturing industry...

17 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Industry 4.0 to deliver the foundation for manufacturing's future
Industry 4.0 to deliver the foundation for manufacturing's future

Faced with customer demands that are evolving faster than ever and the pressure of ongoing economic uncertainty, manufacturers are turning to digital transformation...

By Kate Mollett 15 Oct 2018

Eliminating human-error in industrial manufacturing and retail
Eliminating human-error in industrial manufacturing and retail

In the South African industrial manufacturing and retail industries, businesses are faced with economic pressure and constantly increasing demand...

12 Oct 2018

Jungheinrich delivers its 50,000th second-hand forklift truck
Jungheinrich delivers its 50,000th second-hand forklift truck

The Jungheinreich Used Equipment Centre has delivered its 50,000th forklift truck. The milestone vehicle was a Jungheinrich EFG 216k counterbalance forklift truck...

Issued by Jungheinrich South Africa 10 Oct 2018

FAO, AU launch new framework to increase agriculture efficiency
FAO, AU launch new framework to increase agriculture efficiency

The framework offers a detailed look at the history of machinery in Africa and points the way towards addressing challenges and creating new opportunities to assure the successful adoption of mechanisation...

8 Oct 2018

Enormous amounts of food are wasted during manufacturing - here's where it occurs
Enormous amounts of food are wasted during manufacturing - here's where it occurs

The volume of edible food that is wasted is staggering. In 2017, the UN estimated that almost a third of all food that is produced is discarded...

By Megan Blake 1 Oct 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

There are big opportunities in manufacturing
There are big opportunities in manufacturing

If you can find the right approach, there are big opportunities in manufacturing, even in South Africa...

By Gavin Young 26 Sep 2018

Growing need for agile super vendors in Africa's apparel industry
Growing need for agile super vendors in Africa's apparel industry

African clothing manufacturers have to become super vendors to reduce lead times and cost better to handle more styles, cater to in-season change and improve the top line and bottom line of their businesses...

26 Sep 2018

H&M Foundation drives circular fashion through textile recycling facilities
H&M Foundation drives circular fashion through textile recycling facilities

As part of H&M's mission to become "truly circular" by 2030, its charitable arm, the H&M Foundation, has opened two hydrothermal textile recycling plants in Hong Kong...

20 Sep 2018

Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced
Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced

The top 10 nominees in the African Innovation Foundation's (AIF) Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 have been announced...

14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

4,000th FAW rolls off Coega production line
4,000th FAW rolls off Coega production line

FAW South Africa's Coega assembly plant recently celebrated the assembly of the 4,000th FAW in South Africa...

12 Sep 2018

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