Bullying and the fear of being dropped

The head of a leading anti-bullying charity has issued a warning on their website about the dangers of trendy tribalism. It’s ultra cool to be part of a group. So much so the Fear Of Being Dropped is now pervasive and fueling bullying. “The slogan ‘Don’t be a bystander’ is a great soundbite, but doesn’t…

In South Africa, Alstom trains travel with Harting technology

The Harting Technology Group is expanding its business activity in South Africa. Han-Modular connectors are now produced for the train division of the French industrial group Alstom. Harting has a sales office in Johannesburg. The Technology Group is able to provide services and solutions for its partner Hiconnex Industrial to comprehensive national standards and with…

DTL CEO highlights value of utility awards

Awards celebrating learning and development in the utility sector should help more firms to see the value of growing their own talent, according to the head of a specialist training company. Chris Wood, CEO of Develop Training Limited (DTL), was commenting after judging three categories in the Utility Week Stars awards. Two of the awards…

Chinese subsidiary at Huber Kältemaschinenbau AG

Temperature control technology company Peter Huber Kältemaschinenbau AG continues its international expansion. In early August 2018, Huber opened a new sales office based in Guangzhou, China. The new subsidiary will serve end users and dealers in China under the name “Huber China”. Kevin Xie, CEO of Huber China, is looking forward to the challenges ahead….

Bel Air Mine completes construction and begins bauxite shipments

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has confirmed the on-time completion of the Bel Air Mine in Guinea, and loading of its first shipment of high grade bauxite to China. The construction of the mine was completed on time, to budget. Steady state production capacity will be 5.5 million tonnes of bauxite per annum, which will add…

Can-Fite signs development and distribution deal with CMS Medical

Biotechnology firm Can-Fite BioPharma, which specialises in small molecule drugs that address cancer, liver and inflammatory diseases, has signed a license, collaboration and distribution agreement with CMS Medical Venture Investment Limited for the commercialisation of Can-Fite’s Piclidenoson for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis and Namodenoson for the treatment of advanced liver cancer and…

Space Structures uses ESI Software to protect panel integrity

Software and services specialist ESI Group, which focuses on support for virtual prototyping in manufacturing industries, has completed work on with German customer Space Structures on a project for the European Space Agency (ESA). As simulation models are key to ensuring the integrity of vital launch equipment subject to high-intensity acoustic field during launch, accurately…

Dubai Chamber opens up trade opportunities with India Office

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has opened its new representative office in India, tasked with identifying new business opportunities for Chamber members, attracting Indian companies to Dubai and expanding bilateral trade and investment. The new office, located in Mumbai, is the second representative office to be opened by the Chamber this year, bringing…

Mombasa’s Pandya Hospital makes processes digital with SAP Business One

Hospitals across the continent are confronted with challenges brought by technological disruption and increased demands. According to the World Economic Forum, in order to deliver continued improvements to the world’s health, healthcare will need to be transformed, with digital playing a vital role. And when a hospital’s technology is inadequate, the knock-on effects can be…

Oemeta’s water-miscible metalworking fluids for special materials

Industrial lubricants specialist Oemeta presents new water-miscible metalworking fluids at AMB 2018. With special, newly developed products for titanium alloys, carbides and non-ferrous metals, the manufacturing firm introduces compatible oils for special materials. Its innovations offer high levels of corrosion protection, lubricating performance and swarf removal, respectively. This has been proven in multiple test series….