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The real and virtual worlds are integrating at a steadily increased pace, the Internet of Things is pushing the evolutionary journey towards the fourth industrial revolution with various far-reaching consequences.

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  • First of its kind hi-tech fire trailer supplied to local crude oil depot
    by webmaster on August 16, 2016 at 10:54 am

    Cape Town based fire protection specialists, DoseTech, have recently supplied one of the most advanced firefighting trailer mounted units to a local crude oil storage depot, for quick and effective knock-down in the event of fire at the facility. The combined proportioner and monitor unit is fully portable and uses no external power source to deliver between 5,000 – 22,000ℓ/min of fire suppressing foam and water at distances up to 120m. […]

  • Fire-water monitors enhance fire protection at local fuel tanker wharf
    by admin on October 22, 2015 at 4:25 am

    Cape Town-based fire- protection technology provider DoseTech Fire aims to complete the installation of a fire protection upgrade system at the Cape Town harbour’s fuel tanker unloading wharf by the end of this year, says company MD Mike Feldon. The order, received in June from Cape Town harbour, involves the supply of nine Akron Conquest electric remote-controlled fire-water monitor systems – the largest Akron order from Southern Africa to date. […]

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  • This Is How You Make Money On Gold
    by Charles Kennedy on July 27, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    This is how you make gold great again for investors … You find the next company that’s building up a mid-tier producer from scratch with existing cash flow and huge growth potential, and then you look at where it is and who’s behind it. In this case, we’re looking at Latin America—the best gold venue of the decade. And who’s behind it? Well, this is where it gets exciting. When you see names like legendary mining financier Frank Giustra and General Wesley Clark, you know you’re on the right track to outsized […]

  • Saudi Coalition Blocks Four Oil Tankers From Entering Houthi Port
    by Zainab Calcuttawala on July 27, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    The Saudi Arabia-led coalition and the Yemeni government blocked four oil tankers from entering the Hudaidah port on the Red Sea, in a move that will likely worsen the health crisis occurring in the war-torn country. The Hudaidah port is currently controlled by the Houthi rebels, a Shiite militant group that is backed by Iran. The Saudi coalition is trying to contain the spread of Iranian influence in the region by fighting a proxy war for control of the Bab al Mandab strait, which controls oil traffic to the booming markets of sub-Saharan Africa. […]

  • Gas shipment heralds a new energy era
    by Florence Swart on July 27, 2017 at 8:23 am

    General NewsBusiness Live Article LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS IMPORT Gas shipment heralds a new energy era The good news is SA is now — potentially — on the brink of developing a full gas economy 27 July 2017 - 06:07 by Niall Kramer A few weeks ago, a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier sailed into Saldanha Bay... […]

  • Notification of EA decision for 12/3/311 (Dannhauser ER)
    by RWilliams on July 20, 2017 at 1:41 pm

    General NewsDear Interested and Affected Party, Notice is given that the Competent Authority has decided to grant an environmental authorisation (EA) in respect of the exploration right application on various farms in the Magisterial District of Dannhauser in KwaZulu Natal province (PASA Ref: 12/3/311). The... […]


  • World’s fastest and first 4 arm Delta robot at PPMA
    on July 7, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    With a pick rate of 300 per minute, Omron will debut the world’s fastest and most flexible Delta pick and place robot on stand B34 at PPMA 2017. […]

  • New AC-AC Online Tower type USP with IoT
    on June 22, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    The BU_2SW series is the best possible AC-AC online uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to provide a pure sine curve output with your industrial equipment, embedded applications or complete system against instantaneous voltage drops or power interruptions. […]

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