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    S African, Spanish groups sign shipbuilding agreement

    South African private sector defence group Paramount signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Spanish State-owned shipbuilder Navantia, in Pretoria, on Friday. This new MoU builds on a previous agreement signed between the two companies at the beginning of this year.

    “This is another important milestone in our mutual cooperation,” stated Paramount executive director Eric Ichikowitz. “It is impossible to exaggerate the importance of this agreement.”

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    3D simulator aimed at improving skills of truck drivers a first in SA

    In an effort to reduce fatal truck ­collisions in the province, the KZN ­Department of Transport has launched a three-dimensional (3D) truck simulator – a first for South Africa. The mobile simulator, constructed in a caravan, is part of a two-phase pilot project intended to improve the skills of truck drivers.

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    SA companies should seek more UN business

    South African businesses have been encouraged to increase their participation in the United Nations (UN) procurement processes. UN Procurement Division Field Procurement Service Chief Sean Purcell pointed out recently that the amount of goods purchased…

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    Pneumatic tool range expanded with launch of motor drills, breakers

    International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic (CP) unveiled its Red Hawk range of motor drills and breakers, in July this year. The range is available in three options and is suitable for roads, railways and drilling applications, providing users with a range of rugged and reliable breakers. “The Red Hawk range introduces new compact and portable solutions to CP’s portfolio of hand-held pneumatic equipment, which are suitable for applications where users change location frequently. Equipped with a petrol-powered engine instead of a conventional hose or power cable, the Red Hawk range provides users with the versatility and maneuverability ideal for busy or remote locations,” says CP hand-held tools spokesperson Gus Armbruster.

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    Decline in new-car-sales trend accelerates

    The decline evident in South Africa’s new-vehicle market over the last few months accelerated in September, with sales dropping by 9%, to 55 322 units, compared with the same month last year. New-vehicle sales dropped by 8.2% in August, 6.1% in July and 4.8% in June.

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    Machine tools trade exhibition returns

    Exhibition organiser Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery last month announced the official launch of Machine Tools Africa 2017, an upcoming trade conference and exhibition that is expected to be the biggest Africa-based trade expo of its kind. The exhib…

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    VWSA says all vehicles comply with South Africa’s emissions standards

    All Volkswagen models affected by the emissions scandal in the US complied with South African emissions standards, says Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA). As the emissions standards are much lower in South Africa (Euro 2) than in Europe (Euro 5) and the US, “all Volkswagen Group diesel vehicles of the type EA 189 retailed in South Africa – that is Volkswagen passenger, Audi, [and all] light and medium commercial vehicles – comply with this standard for nitrogen oxide emissions”, says the local arm of the German manufacturer in a statement.

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    BMW’s South African unit deploying electric-vehicle charging infrastructure

    BMW Group South Africa (SA) has rolled out the first phase of public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). The alternating current (ac) charger, which is located in the heart of Melrose Arch, …

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    German truck group’s dealership network expands to Mozambique

    Owner of the MAN Truck and Bus Swaziland dealership, Ernest Da Cruz, has expanded the German manufacturer’s sub-Equatorial Africa footprint by building a new sales and service dealership in Matola, just outside the Mozambican capital of Maputo.  The new facility, built from the ground up on a 15 000 m2 property at an initial cost of R30-million, has a 1 200 m2 workshop, a 400 m2 parts department and 600 m2 of office space.

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    ECSA says disciplinary action could follow bridge-collapse probe

    The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) reported on Thursday that it would decide whether or not to take disciplinary action against any ECSA-registered person involved in the project to build a pedestrian bridge over Johannesburg’s M1 motorway only after the conclusion of its investigation into the deadly collapse. A bridge-support structure failed on October 14, resulting in the death of two people and the injury of 22 others.

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