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 […]