South Africa’s growing concerns about water scarcity and infrastructure inadequacy are said to escalate the need for effective water treatment chemicals. A rise in environmental awareness is also accelerating the move away from conventional methods of water and wastewater treatment towards mechanical separation and biological methods.
With seven months still to go and the two allocated exhibition halls largely booked, industry has demonstrated its strong support for Machine Tools Africa 2017, taking place at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg from 9-12 May 2017.
South Africa is already mired in the complexity of having more than 40 national and provincial liquor-related policies and regulations, as well as countless municipal by-laws, and the proposed Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 is all set to complicate the liquor regulatory environment even more.
Now in its 3rd year running, eCommerce MoneyAfrica 2017, powered by Kinetic, is taking place at the CTICC in Cape Town on the 22-23 February 2017. Event speakers: Manuel Koser, Founding Partner, Silvertree Capital and Chris Folayan, CEO Mall For Africa share insights and tips for fellow eCommerce vendors. A sneak preview of what awaits at Africa’s largest eCommerce conference.
MTE – the travelling Mining and Technical Exhibitions aims to bring innovative products and energy solutions closer to the mining and industrial sector. Voltex exhibited at the most recent shows held on 12 May at the Tweefontein Golf Club and 14 May at the Landau Recreation Centre. Both shows attracted between 100 to 200 industry professionals as well as commercial contractors.
Lionel October, director general of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) announced that his department will enable black industrialists to access a R1bn grant, on top of a syndicated pool of funds to be created by funding institutions, including the National Empowerment Fund, the Public Investment Corporation and the Industrial Development Corporation. This was at the inaugural Black Industrialists Indaba, in Midrand, Gauteng, on Wednesday.
Despite labour unrest and poor economic growth hitting South Africa’s construction industry hard in 2014, a handful of companies, such as national developers Nu-Hold, have managed to defy the odds with robust growth.
Nordex, a multi-megawatt wind turbine manufacturers supports the local wind power sector through job creation, BBBEE, CSI and continuous supply of cutting edge technology.