Technology assistance culminates in warm reception for newly designed product

Ikhwezi Solar, manufacturer of state-of-the-art solar hot water collectors, introduced a new product in the 200 litre range specifically designed for frost-prone areas, thereby increasing its product offering and already reporting...

Technology intervention propels Adventure Power to international heights

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), through its Firm Technology Assistance Package (FTAP), has added significant value in the areas of design, increased production, job creation and global market increase...

Metal manufacturer taps into increased turnover, job creation and production efficiency

Fabrinox, a Western Cape metal manufacturing company, has reported increases in areas such as job creation, production efficiency, Black Economic Empowerment (BEE), skills development as well as financial turnover – 20%...

Quality certification helps wheels turning on international soil

SWASAP, the only African railway axle manufacturer, was able to qualify its manufacturing technology to an EN13261 certification, hence increasing its global footprint to be able to supply any European railway...

Technology intervention for sheet metal manufacturer benefits state-owned companies

Assistance from the Department of Science and Technology’s Firm Technology Assistance Programme (FTAP) enabled Calculus Products (Pty) Ltd to design a unique lightweight and cost-effective service vehicle toolbox for Eskom maintenance...

Technology assistance keeps local bearings manufacturer moving ahead

GB Bearings (Pty) Ltd, manufacturer, distributor and refurbisher of industrial and white metal bearings for the South African and export markets, launched a new range of industrial bearings and further expanded...

Minister Pandor launches Casting Simulation Network

Simulation software improves and confirms casting processes and tools, thereby providing the South African foundry sector with advanced technology to equip it in its role to provide vital inputs to the...

Modern Russian Technologies for Thermal Power Engineering in Africa

On July 16, 2015 within the framework of the world renowned POWER-GEN Africa conference, State Nuclear Energy Corporation ‘Rosatom’ will be hosting a workshop entitled ‘Modern Russian Technologies for Thermal Power...

Turning alerts into opportunities

The Rhythm Forum (coordinated by the TLIU) is a platform for public-private dialogue. The meetings are attended by government, state owned companies (SOCs) and industry associations to complement the localisation process...