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Thanks to a photovoltaic system, the MAN Truck & Bus plant in Pinetown, South Africa has been a climate-neutral production site since 2015 – and the first carbon-neutral truck factory in Africa. Covering almost 6,300 square meters, at the end of 2014 the system came on stream as a stand-alone source of renewable power for the plant. This not only allows MAN Truck & Bus to make a contribution to climate protection, but keeps it independent of fluctuations in energy prices. Read the story at: https://go.man/CaIr3ieK
On Wednesday (27/4) South Africa's new national flag will be hoisted in the nine cities where provincial assemblies will be based after the country's first all-race elections. Factories have been working at full speed to produce the multi-coloured banner of black, yellow, green, white, blue and red, which will replace the current orange, white and blue flag. SHOWS JOHANNESBURG 22/4: front of Flag Craft building ms inside the printing factory lots of flags visible workers prepare them women sewing the flags looking happy tony a. hampson-tindale, managing director of flagcraft sot (english): "we have to get substantial number of flags.. staff working 24 hours a day.. not seeing their family..good for business and country".. various shots of women sewing ext. building fl...
A group of Somali nationals from the Diaspora have returned home to set up the country's first soft drinks company. Using a South African brand and locally grown fruit, they have set out to create their own unique soda flavours
Elon Musk has plans to build a Powerwall battery factory in Cape Town South Africa. The "Gigafactory" will produce Tesla Powerwall batteries that are capable of powering entire households through solar energy. With frequent power cuts plaguing South Africa, this new initiative may prove to be a welcome innovation that Musk can provide for his native country. http://www.inquisitr.com/videos/2696020/elon-musk-to-build-powerwall-battery-factory-in-south-africa/
Security camera footage of a fire at Paarl Print printworks at Paarl, South Africa on 17 April 2009. Thirteen 13 workers died, when roof insulation material ignited after a fire in the canteen. More than 3 years later, the findings of the enquiry into the causes of the fire have yet to be released, nor has any inquest been held. The insulation material in question is still used in factories and schools.
The grand tour of the Staycold South African factory where all of our Staycold rage is produced! Staycold is a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration with a global presence, dedicated to supporting the needs of leading food and beverage brands. Our back bar coolers have been rated by the Carbon Trust as number 1 for both performance and energy efficiency. In 1979 the business was founded in Parys South Africa, where our factory is still located. Staycold is the market leader in South Africa and from there we export our bottle coolers to markets as diverse as Scandinavia and Australia, as well as Europe and Africa. In 1998, an Export office was established in Chester, United Kingdom, to manage global brand relationships and to spearhead export growth. Staycold has a second brand, Rhino...
China- Africa economic relations continue to grow. Recently, the Chinese HI sense company in South Africa launched a new factory aimed at providing local consumers with high- end products at affordable prices. HI sense Company is South Africa's major electronic appliances production base.
PUMA supplier factory Impahla Clothing based near Cape Town in South Africa manufactures PUMA apparel collections. Impahla Clothing undergoes regular factory audits by the PUMA.Safe team to ensure that PUMA's social and working conditions are adhered to.
This is the Rovic factory in Cape Town, South Africa, where all Rovic implements are produced. See our range of planter, spreaders, loaders and sprayers that are all locally manufactured. Rovic Leers is also the sole importer of other products, but the Rovic brand is local. See more at www.rovicleers.co.za
Handspring Puppet Company, the company responsible for the stunning puppets in 'War Horse', have a puppet factory in South Africa where they make all the puppets for the show. This short documentary is a fascinating insight into the factory and the work of Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler. For more information about War Horse: http://www.warhorseonstage.com/ Discover more about the art of making theatre with the National Theatre: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/discover Bookshop: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/bookshop Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nationaltheatre Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/national.theatre.london iTunes: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/itunes TES: http://www.tes.co.uk/nationaltheatre
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