Capital Equipment News

By Quinton de Villiers, MD of Bridgewater Logistics

Blockchain, a digital technology that underpins cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, has started making its way into the global transport and logistics industry. The technology is essentially a large register of transactions that is maintained by a network of computers on the internet.

Guinea is known for possessing the largest reserves of high-quality bauxite in the world. This potential has prompted the country to continually expand its bauxite mining sector in recent years, making substantial investments. Wirtgen surface miners are playing a decisive role in this development process, as many of the country’s bauxite mining operations rely on Wirtgen’s technology as their standard extraction technique.

All South African road-freight logistics companies have a responsibility of ensuring the roadworthiness of their commercial vehicle fleet. This includes constantly monitoring the quality of their tyres to avoid dangerous accidents such as the one that was recently caused by a truck in Modimolle, Limpopo, on the N1 highway that claimed the lives of more than 20 people.

ZLT Tower Cranes Pty Ltd (ZLT Cranes), founded by Rob Cook and Mark Bates, has been appointed as the official agent representing Raimondi Cranes across eight African countries from its base in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Effective immediately, ZLT Cranes will act as the sole Raimondi dealer across South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, presenting the manufacturer’s luffing and topless tower cranes as well as its crane accessories.

Bridgewater Logistics, one of South Africa’s foremost road-transport logistics specialists, enters 2019 with solid foundations in place to continue on its growth path.

A Kentucky concrete slipforming contractor has moved in a big way into curb, gutter and parapet construction by utilising the advanced technology available to it.

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