Industry 4.0 set to improve all processes, grow economy

Advanced automation can improve virtually any process, anywhere, and has the potential to grow the South African economy and create jobs. Industry leaders participating at the recent Africa Automation Fair and Connected Industries conference noted that Industry 4.0, the catchphrase describing the new wave of digitised and connected automation technologies now revolutionising industry, can be […]

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Eastern Cape hardest hit by 35% import duties on wheat

The national drought has intensified the urgent need for meaningful policy changes in the supply of food and water. A recent increase in wheat import duties, compounded by two interest rate hikes and a weakened rand, have left the poorest communities in the Eastern Cape reeling. The combined import duties and VAT on a 12,5kg […]

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