Strengthening the Steel Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the metals sector. In the face of a steadily increasing unemployment rate across the board, the industry must focus on stimulating growth and employment opportunities.  This strategy begins with pioneering work-based learning programmes to ensure that the youth are integrated in the steel manufacturing ecosystem.  According to Neil […]

Branding Yourself

Job seeking can be overwhelming. While long-term career decisions take careful consideration, personal branding can be considered a strategic move.  Personal branding is the practice of marketing yourself, your talent(s) and your career as a brand. Although it may sound difficult at first, creating a personal brand is not as complex as it sounds. Here […]

Local With A Long Lifespan

Forklift driver Lucas Maela on-site at Avis Forklifts Vesconite’s tailor made forklift components extend the life of the machines they are used in – and they’re available locallyCheaper, more readily available and long-lasting. That’s how Garry Davies, operations manager at Avis Forklifts, describes the Vesconite products he uses in the company’s machines. “I’ve never heard […]

Not A Pimple Or Dimple In Sight

Pimples are a teenager’s nightmare. It’s the same for 3D printing enthusiasts.Dimpling, pimpling, ghosting, prints that don’t align and noise are some of the problems they encounter. A machine that is changing our world shouldn’t have these problems. Mechanical engineer Juan van Wyk of Vesconite Bearings sat down with “SA Mechanical Engineer” to show us […]

Keeping The Water Flowing

Critical pumps in the provision of water and sanitation services, as well as pumps used in the generation of electricity continue to be fully supported during the nationwide Covid-19 lock down period.Major supplier, KSB Pumps and Valves company spokesman, David Jones, regional sales manager for sub-Saharan Africa, says the company supplies largescale pumps for the […]

Pumping-up Mining Performance

World leading pump manufacturer, KSB, is on a drive to further strengthen its mine pump offerings by combining pooled resources of its global design and manufacturing hubs to deliver the best possible products and services to its customers more quickly.As part of its worldwide Climb 21 initiative the group recently convened a KSB global mining […]