Johannesburg, South Africa, 12 June, 2017 - RS Components SA, the global distributor for engineers, will be at the Mining & Technical Exhibition (MTE) Kathu on 22 June 2017 at the Kathu Perde Klub, showcasing a range of plant maintenance solutions designed to help companies with planned and emergency maintenance requirements. The Mining & Technical Exhibition (MTE) Kathu is hosting its 11th show this year at the Kathu Perde Klub situated in Kathu meaning the "town under the trees" and is known as the iron ore capital of the Northern Cape Province due to the mining activity from some of the largest open-cast iron ore mining operations in the world. RS Components offers a wide range of tools and equipment, to support planned and emergency maintenance needs. Key product areas for plant maintenance include tools, consumables, chemicals, cables and cable management, test and measurement, HVAC systems, lighting and a range of automation and control products including sensors and machine guarding. The RS Pro range will also be on exhibit at the MTE Kathu show, offering customers a combination of quality, performance and value. All products are backed by the RS Seal of Approval, representing leading industry standards for audit, inspection, test and certification. Further information on the RS Pro range can be found by visiting www.rspro.com Visit the RS Components stand at MTE Kathu on 22 June 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00 at the Kathu Perde Klub. CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
Recently fire starters, taste makers, movers and shakers came together in Sandton to hear Dion Chang share insights on the importance of future proofing one’s business. The occasion? Offlimit Communications (OLC) unveiling their brand new offices in true experiential fashion. The BTL/ experiential communications agency hosted associates and agency friends in a sophisticated soiree in Sandton, Johannesburg. OLC clients and influencers alike, were treated to a carefully curated snapshot of the state of business and industry through the lens of the innovatively inclined. Forward thinking personalities and influencers, such as DJ Milkshake, Slikour, Lerato Sengadi, Lady X, DJ pH and Akio were all in attendance. “We are all about progression, innovation and pushing the envelope. Just this move alone is testament to next level thinking and the constant pursuit to push ourselves further today than we were yesterday. Dion is one of the people who live in the space we stand for, and the brands we represent can benefit greatly from such insights, “ commented OLC MD Jerome Cohen. CLICK HERE to submit your press release to MyPR.co.za. . . .
Mpact Recycling confirmed that it will be sponsoring the Mrs South Africa pageant, a women empowerment programme, for the third consecutive year. The decision to renew the sponsorship is underpinned by the partnership’s past successes and the paper recycler’s commitment to continued awareness around the importance of recycling and saving the environment. Through the partnership with Mpact Recycling, the Top 25 Mrs South Africa finalists are encouraged to help their selected schools and communities establish themselves in recycling; stimulating job creation around recycling, and educating their communities, schools and the youth on the importance of looking after the environment, whilst also enabling schools and communities to raise funds. South Africa is one of many countries that participate in the traditional annual clean up week which runs from the 11th - 17th September 2017 accompanied by recycling day on the 16th of September. This partnership will run until the crowning of Mrs, South Africa in October, however contestants often continue their recycling efforts in their respective communities long after the crowning has taken place. Mpact Recycling communications’ manager Donna Noble says the company’s empowerment and community upliftment initiatives resonate well with the Mrs SA organisation’s commitment to affecting positive change in their communities. “From past experience, the finalists are sincerely committed to making a difference in the communities in which they live and work. By partnering with Mpact Recycling, we are giving them the opportunity help change the way South Africans think about waste. “They are helping us to encourage and educate the nation that by reducing, reusing and recycling paper, plastic, cardboard and now liquid cartons too, we are not only saving the environment by diverting refuse away from landfill sites but we are all creating sustainable jobs in the process.” Joani Johnson, CEO of Mrs South Africa adds that the . . .
Kriel Technology Group (Pty) Ltd brings YO to Southern Africa - Challenges outdated home fertility testing with smartphone video technology to accurately determine moving sperm (“motile sperm concentration” a key to male fertility) from the comfort of your phone. Bloemfontein, South Africa – 05 June 2017 – The YO™ Home Sperm Test will be available from Kriel Technology Group (Pty)Ltd – (www.ktgroup.co.za). Medical Electronic Systems (MES), the gold standard in automated semen analysis and an established manufacturer of commercial-grade automated semen analyzers for the past 20 years, today announced the launch of YO™, the first home male fertility test kit powered by a smartphone platform and supported by an interactive app experience complete with sperm education, animations and sperm trivia. YO provides consumers with the ability to both view and measure the number of motile (moving) sperm in their sample – a key to male fertility - in the comfort of their phone. Unlike other home fertility tests that are limited to measuring total sperm concentration, YO is the first and only video-based smartphone platform that is FDA-cleared to measure Motile Sperm Concentration (the number of moving sperm) - a critical factor in determining male fertility. At a consumer-accessible price point of just R 929.95, two YO fertility tests are supplied with each kit, saving the consumer time and money by offering an affordable, reliable and accurate home test. YO was created by the same team of scientists and engineers who developed MES’s “gold standard” laboratory sperm quality analyzers that are used in hospitals and labs around the world. See a video of how YO works at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddYpR2swBtY&t=5s Traditionally, concerns about fertility have focused primarily on women’s fertility issues. But in recent years, there has been a growing awareness of how men’s reproductive health issues can contribute to infertility. Approximately 40 – 50% of . . .
Jennifer Landa, MD, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, will be hosting and lecturing at A4M’s first ever workshop on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, taking place at the Balalaika Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on Monday, 19th June 2017. This workshop is intended for Medical Practitioners to increase their knowledge on BHRT. The Compounding Pharmacy of South Africa will be partnering with A4M for this event. As a specialty pharmacy service provider, The Compounding Pharmacy situated in Bryanston, Sandton, focuses on compounded and personalized medications. As Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD, a national network of doctors specializing in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, Dr. Landa has extensive clinical expertise and research experience surrounding the uses and practice of BHRT, and will discuss the practical applications and benefits of the therapy. Dr. Landa has dedicated her practice to customized programs designed to assist women and men resolve the symptoms that accompany aging, including sexual dysfunction, weight gain, declining energy levels, and heightened stress. The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) is the world's largest non-profit society of physicians and scientists committed to research that helps optimize the human aging process, along with the advancement of techniques and technologies that detect, prevent, and treat aging-related diseases. The Compounding Pharmacy of SA has educationally partnered with A4M, and is dedicated to educating physicians, scientists, and all healthcare professionals. The Compounding Pharmacy of SA has an exclusive collaboration with A4M in the Southern African region. A4M is proud to be in their 25th year of providing first-class continuing education conferences on anti-aging, regenerative, and functional medicine. A4M offers exclusive membership to all medical professionals, with the potential to access over two-decades of established medical expertise. To learn more, . . .
JOHANNESBURG, June 8, 2017: A marathon a day through Australia’s Simpson Desert. This 6-day desert race will be David Barnard’s ninth, and the sixth leg of his quest to complete one on all seven continents. For this project, Barnard aims to raise funds for the Hippo Roller, promote its work, and contribute to increased public understanding of water-related issues around the world. David Barnard has been participating in multi-stage desert foot races in remote parts of the world since 2010. From the Kalahari, Namib and Sahara Deserts in Africa, to the Gobi Desert in China, the Atacama Desert in Chile, the Grand Canyon in the United States, and the most extreme of them all, The Last Desert Race in 2014 in Antarctica, David is on a quest to complete one of these extreme desert races on all seven continents. “My next desert race is the 250km Big Red Run from 24-29 June 2017 in the Simpson Desert in Australia. It will be my ninth multi-stage desert race, and the sixth leg of my quest to complete one of these races on all seven continents,” said Barnard. “I enter these events both for the physical challenge associated with running self-supported through the deserts of the world, as well as to raise money and awareness for organisations at the forefront of responding to many of the key development challenges facing Africa,” he said. For this project, Barnard aims to raise funds for the Hippo Roller, promote its work, and contribute to increased public understanding of water-related issues around the world. Running for Water Water is a precious resource, a source of life and the basis of all human activities, from drinking to washing to cultivating land and producing food necessary for sustenance. It is also a scarce resource, and its presence and availability is often taken for granted. South Africa is currently recovering from the worst drought in living memory. Though the UN Sustainable Development Goals (launched in 2015) include a target to ensure . . .
Johannesburg, South Africa, 8 June, 2017 - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of radio-frequency/microwave equipment with a new range of semi-rigid RF/microwave cables and assemblies from Huber & Suhner that offer ultra-high speed of more than 26GHz. Key products in the range are the high-quality flexible SucoFlex 126E coaxial cable assemblies, which are designed to provide enhanced optimal performance at up to 26.5GHz (depending on connector interface choice) with excellent return loss. The cables are ideal for applications that require electrical stability and low loss, such as in test and measurement and defence systems. They also feature a blue polyurethane (PUR) outer jacket, which offers excellent chemical and abrasion resistant properties and advanced protection in the most hostile environments including those with wide temperature ranges from –40 to +85°C. The high-grade assemblies are available in various lengths and connector types, including 500 and 1000mm lengths. The range now also includes the Minibend 50? SMA plug-to-plug cable assemblies. These are designed for applications requiring low-profile connections between RF modules within communication systems. Available in 3-, 6- and 12-inch versions, the triple shielded cables have a robust high-temperature FEP outer jacket, stainless steel outer braid and an aluminium/polyimide barrier tape. Also available are the TLP-P 11716 high-flex test leads, which are 50? TL-P passive intermodulation (PIM) test assemblies. They are constructed from chemical-, oil- and abrasion-resistant TPU armoured cable for protection in hostile environments, and also include moulded protection between connector and cable supporting IP67 ingress protection, when mated correctly. The optimised 4GHz test leads are available in many various lengths and connector configurations. Alternative test leads include the . . .
On Saturday 10th June, the debt review industry will be holding it's breath to see who the big winners in this year's Annual Debt Review Awards will be. The event is the debt review industry's mini "Oscars" and helps identify which firms consumers can trust. There are over 700 active debt counsellors in South Africa trying to service the needs of half of all credit users, who the NCR report are in serious debt trouble. These 10 Million Plus credit users often wonder who to turn to for debt assistance. The annual Debt Review Awards recognises the top 15 debt counselling firms in South Africa, along with those banks, vehicle finance credit providers and even short-term lenders who are leading the way with regard to debt review. The results of a 6-month long peer review are announced at a modest black tie event, held this year in Gauteng. The gala evening is attended by, among others, the National Credit Regulator, Banking Association of South Africa and the Debt Counsellors Association of South Africa. Credit providers such as Nedbank, ABSA, FNB and Capitec as well as Payment Distribution Agents DCM, DC Partner and Hyphen PDA all help cover the costs of the event. Consumers too get to share their stories about their personal journey through debt review with the audience. Debt review is a legal process which helps consumers and credit providers find more reasonable and manageable repayment amounts each month which allow consumers to cover their household needs each month. Consumers who come out of the process are debt free and enjoy a clean credit record. Hearing these stories helps keep those attending focused on the all-important consumer looking for debt relief through the process. With only a few days till the gala, anticipation is building in the industry as people wait to find out all the results. Once again the top debt counselling firms in the country will square off to see which firms will take the top spots and who will take home a Golden Piggy . . .
South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO) is inviting entries to this year’s Recycled Plastic Product of the Year Awards. SAPRO is proud to announce the sixth prestigious competition, with the aim of acknowledging the wide variety of products that are locally manufactured using recycled materials. History of the competition The Recycled Plastic Product of the Year Awards were held for the first time in 2010 and has been dubbed “The Oscars of the plastics recycling industry”. Each year the competition grows both in the number of entries and in the variety of different products being submitted. This biennial competition, hosted in cooperation with Plastics|SA, showcases the tremendous amount of ingenuity and creativity our local product designers have, and aims to encourage brand owners to seriously consider recycled plastics as a material of choice. Whether they are designing packaging or pallets, shoes or shopping bags, this competition has demonstrated that there is no limitation to where and how recycled plastics can be used. Previous overall winners include the City of Cape Town and MPACT Plastic Containers with their Fifty/50 Wheelie Bin (2015), Unilever with their Sunlight Dishwashing bottle (2013), Lasher Tools with their Eco-Wheelbarrow (2012), Woolworths and Polypet with their 1.5 litre juice bottle (2011) and Tufflex Materials with their innovative railway sleeper made from mixed materials (2010). Winners of this year’s competition will be announced at a gala dinner in Gauteng during Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week (11-17 September 2017). Product categories and judging criteria In order to encourage even greater participation and entries by local converters and innovators, this year’s competition will have the following five distinct product categories: Products made from 100% post-consumer recyclate Products containing a percentage post-consumer recyclate Products made from recycled mixed materials Novel and . . .
Dreadlock Remover and Matted Hair Detangler Salon is proud to announce the opening of their salon in South Africa. Hair Detangler School (SA) Africa are aiming to counter the common belief in Africa, especially South Africa that dreadlocks and matted tangled hair have to be cut or shaved off. The detangle techs at Hair Detangler School SA are helping to disprove this belief with their unique hair restoration services. Hair Detangler School (SA) Africa are helping remove hair extensions, twist braid extensions, and take down dreadlocks easily. They also professionally detangle very matted tangled hair. They can detangle through knots, or birds nest clumps. Cutting damaged matted tangled hair is not the solution. Restoring healthy hair is their passion. With Hair Detangler School (SA), you do not cut your dreadlocks anymore. They detangle all types of very matted tangled hair, mixed hair, natural hair, dreadlock removal, braids twists, weave extensions removal and hair extension removal. They offer specialized and unique treatments to restore and rejuvenate severely matted tangled hair. Hair Detangler School (SA) also train specialized techniques for proper removal of braids, weaves, hair extensions (Fusion), dreadlocks and very tangled matted hair. They provide specialized training for interested individuals, hairdressers or salons that want to train their stylists. They are also hiring people to train while working in the salon. They can also provide mobile detangle services to people who cannot travel to salon. They travel to hospitals or centers to provide these specialized hair restoration services. They use and sell the amazing product called the Take Down Remover and Super Detangler cream is the salon to provide these dreadlock removal services. For Information on Hair Detangler School (SA) and for interested individuals, product retailers/distributors or trainees throughout Africa,go online to hairdetanglerschoolsa. CLICK HERE to submit . . .