All the progress made since Apartheid ended stands to be undone unless people recognise that a most fundamental human right is for people to have the ability to own and control property – this includes the produce of their own efforts and being able to dispose of it as they see fit.
Atlas Copco has launched a new range of lightweight and versatile air compressors for secure integration into utility trucks and other OEM applications. The space-saving 8 Series Utility range has a footprint that is 10 per cent smaller, on average, than comparable compressors. In addition, all models weigh below 750kg, including those with the option of a built-in generator.
The Central News Agency, or CNA as it is known to South Africans, has been around for decades. But it appears to be in terminal decline, with dwindling store numbers and barely profitable. So why does its parent, Edcon, prolong the agony of this once-iconic business? The answer is not clear.
Tiger Brands, the company behind the killer polony scandal, has closed another factory because of traces of listeria. This was announced on Monday in a statement by the firm. Meanwhile, it announced it faces class action claims over the listeria outbreak, and is looking at stiff losses. Together they could add up to over R800m.
In the interests of keeping customers and the environment safe – and, of course, to comply with the stringent legislation governing packaging and labelling in this industry – agrochemical companies have to ensure that they communicate a large volume of product information on pack, in the correct way.
At 2,7 million tonnes per year, South Africa is the largest fresh fruit exporter by volume in the southern hemisphere. Local produce is sold in 92 countries around the world, ranging from markets just north of its borders, to destinations as far afield as America, Europe, the Middle East and China.