SA leaders announce power partnership to dramatically scale drone industry

The local drone industry has been explosive in the last few years, rapidly climbing in status among the typical technology purchases and seasonal gift lists across South Africa. The challenge is that the industry hasn't yet known how to service and scale this demand in a nascent industry. The connection between sales, training and education, regulatory compliance, repairs and accessory suppliers has been disparate, allowing for droneenthusiasts to fall short of the law, putting themselves and others at risk.


Two crane giants join forces

Following Konecranes’ acquisition of Terex MHPS – which in effect, is Demag Cranes, Hoists, Material Handling and Ports Solutions – the two global crane brands will share their considerable combined knowledge and technology, becoming a substantial force in the lifting business in sub-Saharan Africa.


Goscor and Weir Mineral partnership sparkles

There are some companies whose quality is instantly apparent and Weir Minerals in Alrode, Gauteng is one of them. From the security personnel at the gate and the reception staff who are bright and welcoming to the shining white lines that demarcate the parking to the condition of the magazines on the waiting room table, everything is professionally and carefully organised and maintained.


Cummins and Food & Trees for Africa partner in food-garden initiative

'Food & Trees for Africa' is assisting Cummins with its successful food-garden initiative at four Gauteng schools, namely Ivory Park Secondary School, Ingqayizivele High School, Minerva Secondary School, and Manzini Primary School. The initiative has managed to double its production, with ten times the diversity of produce, thanks to the assistance from Food & Trees for Africa.


South Africa's BEE legislation: hindering investment or promoting partnerships?

South Africa, like other emerging markets, and the rest of the African continent has a critical need to attract foreign investment. The country is in a fortunate position of being among the highest ranking African nations in the World Bank’s ease of doing business ratings. This positions South Africa relatively well to attract foreign direct investment (FDI), as it means investors looking to Africa will likely perceive South Africa very favourably.


Schneider Electric South Africa signs Eya Bantu as an Alliance Partner for the energy sector

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation today signed an agreement with Eya Bantu Professional Services as part of its global Alliance Partner Programme for the Energy sector. Schneider Electric South Africa has localised this global initiative in order to identify, support and effectively transfer energy management and automation skills.

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