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SEW-EURODRIVE is movement, tradition, innovation, quality, and service all in one - we prove this to our customers every day and have done so for 80 years. We do not just move countless conveyer belts, bottling plants, sports stadium roofs, gravel plants, assembly lines, processes in the chemical industry, your luggage at the airport, or even you on escalators; no, we also are moving ourselves. In our company, there is no such thing as standstill. Every day, nearly 550 researchers and developers are working on creating the future of drive automation and making it a little better.





Lithium Americas to raise $275m for Thacker Pass mine

By: Reuters     18th April 2024 Lithium Americas said early on Thursday that it would raise $275-million to accelerate construction and development of the Thacker Pass lithium project in Nevada. The company will sell 55-million shares for $5 a share, Lithium Americas said, a month after the US unveiled plans to lend it... 


12th April 2024 Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world producing more than 21-million units annually. WEG has a longstanding 40-year presence in the African region with its... 

Toyota adds Hilux, Fortuner hybrids to its local production line-up

By: Irma Venter     12th April 2024 Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has added the Hilux double-cab and Fortuner 48 V mild hybrids to its local production line-up at its Durban plant, in KwaZulu-Natal. The addition of the new models brings Toyota’s local hybrid production tally to three, adding to the existing Corolla Cross hybrid... 

Automotive experts unpack NEV growth projections, impact on platinum demand

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th April 2024 As new energy vehicle (NEV) sales grow more moderately in reality than what was expected two years ago, demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) in the automotive sector is not trailing off as drastically as may have been expected, a panel of speakers noted during a PGMs Industry Day event hosted,... 

OLI South Africa

5th April 2024 Making business simpler for customers, while going global with a first-class product, has proved successful in establishing industrial vibration technology supplier OLI as the world’s top-selling supplier of electric external motovibrators.  OLI has been committed to delivering high-quality... 

IonicRE, Viridis to form JV to advance rare earth prospects in Brazil

By: Darren Parker     3rd April 2024 ASX-listed companies Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) and Viridis Mining and Minerals are to form a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company to advance rare earth separation business prospects in Brazil. The JV company aims to build a refinery and magnet recycling facility in the country using IonicRE... 

Toyota launches expanded accessories programme in SA

By: Irma Venter     29th March 2024 Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has launched a new programme called Associated Accessory Products (AAP). The local arm of the Japanese carmaker says this one-stop-shop offering will complement its existing array of accessories, enabling customers to customise their vehicles as they wish. 

Tertius Zitzke

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     29th March 2024 This week we profile Tertius Zitzke, CEO of 4Sight Holdings, a diversified technology group whose strategic vision is digital transformation for businesses through seamlessly integrating the operational technology and information technology worlds with the business environment to achieve the... 

Biden set to award billions to decarbonise US heavy industries

By: Bloomberg     22nd March 2024 The Biden administration is poised to award as much as $6.3-billion in dozens of grants to help hard-to-decarbonise industries cut emissions, according to people familiar with the matter. Details on the projects that have received funding are expected to be announced as soon as Monday, said the... 

Compact pump reliable for seal flush applications

By: Lynne Davies     22nd March 2024 Boasting a compact, lightweight seal-less and multiple-diaphragm design that is hydraulically balanced and energy efficient, the hydra-cell pumps offered by pumps and liquid handling products supplier Monitor Pumps & Systems have a versatile fluid compatibility for reliable seal flush... 

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