Category:Featured September/October 2012

Greasing those skids
October 15, 2012

Greasing those skids

“Acidic substances that can strip flesh from bone” is the kind of image the phrase “hazardous chemicals” can evoke – but compounds don’t need...

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Cleaner mining, from the inside out
October 15, 2012

Cleaner mining, from the inside out

There’s no doubt that technology helps mining companies drive performance – but technology in fuels and lubes? JACO DE KLERK attended Shell’s 2012 Mining...

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Electra the great
October 15, 2012

Electra the great

Electra Mining Africa exceeded expectations this year, giving the mining, engineering and construction sectors a bigger and better display of SHEQ products, services and...

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Keeping those digital ducks in a row
October 15, 2012

Keeping those digital ducks in a row

When it comes to managing software and software licences, most companies focus on compliance rather than cost-cutting as a precautionary step. However, this often...

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Playing it safe
October 15, 2012

Playing it safe

Protecting the worker in the workplace is a hefty job in heavy-duty service industries. BLAIR BURMEISTER looks at the latest safety solutions available and...

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The importance of standards
October 15, 2012

The importance of standards

In the first of a series of insights provided by the Southern African Society for Quality (SASQ), SASQ Laboratory Forum chairman Dr. Geoff Visser...

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One slip, and your vital signs might go beep …
October 15, 2012

One slip, and your vital signs might go beep …

Walkway gratings, stair treads, safety handrails – commonplace items that we take for granted and barely notice. Yet degradation of these essential items is...

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The search for Skilled Professionals
October 15, 2012

The search for Skilled Professionals

South Africa continues to face the dichotomy of high unemployment among the unskilled and semi-skilled, and vast vacancy rates for highly skilled positions. CLAIRE...

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Developing skills to meet demand
October 15, 2012

Developing skills to meet demand

If our country is to meet the challenge of building new infrastructure while upgrading existing services, developing and retaining key technical skills is crucial....

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Get your NOSH(C)ON
October 15, 2012

Get your NOSH(C)ON

NOSA held its 51st annual NOSHCON Conference from September 11 to 14, again at the magnificent Champagne Sports Resort in the Central Drakensberg. JACO...

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