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Bolloré Logistics Nigeria use tailored logistics solutions to manage Unilever warehouse

Bolloré Logistics has been handed a two year contract to officially manage Unilever warehouse. The logistics company confirmed in a report that it has been managing the warehouse on behalf of the fast moving consumer goods selling outfit. Since September 2016, Bolloré Logistics Nigeria handles a warehouse management contract to run Unilever Nigeria Plc.’s 16,290 […]


VMware unveils IoT management solution to help customers take control of IoT

VMware, Inc., has announced the launch of VMware Pulse IoT Center, a secure, enterprise grade Internet of things (IoT) infrastructure management solution that will enable information technology and operational technology teams to have complete control of their IoT infrastructure and things. The first solution in a new family of VMware IoT offerings, VMware Pulse™ IoT […]


The crucial scope of plant scheduling

Article by Roch Gauthier, Senior Director, Product Management, AspenTech. Production scheduling is one of the most important disciplines within process manufacturing. Crucially, the scheduler is the linchpin to customer satisfaction and operational efficiency. Daily decisions made in this vital function influence outcomes, including what to make and when, which ultimately impacts customer orders and bottom-line […]


Veeam drives transformation at South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation

In 1940, the South African Parliament established the Industrial Development Corporation to advance industrial policy and ease the disruption of trade between Europe and South Africa during the Second World War. Today Industrial Development Corporation essentially drives progress by financing development projects, promoting national and international partnerships across industries, and supporting regional economic growth. Fully […]


GE brings new digital infrastructure solutions to the Kenyan market

General Electric, the world’s premier digital industrial company, is paving the way for industrial digital transformation in Kenya with the GE East Africa Roadshow. Held at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel, the event gathered key players in the digital space including GE digital experts, Microsoft, Safaricom, iHub and Seven Seas for stakeholder panel discussions on […]


Latest version of Epicor ERP extends manufacturing leadership

Unveiled at its Insights 2017 customer conference, Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has introduced the latest version of Epicor ERP, the global enterprise resource planning solution in use today by thousands of customers in 150 countries worldwide. Building on the strengths of its cloud-first architecture, the […]


General Electric inaugurates new offices in Ethiopia

General Electric, the world’s leading digital industrial company consolidated its footprint in Africa with the official opening of GE Ethiopia new offices in Addis Ababa. The President of FDRE (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia), H.E Dr Mulatu Teshome was the guest of honour and was joined by Peter Vrooman, Chargé d’Affaires A.I of the United […]


Morocco amongst top three countries to suffer industrial computer cyberattacks in 2016

The percentage of industrial computers under attack grew from over 17% in July 2016 to more than 24% in December 2016, with the top three sources of infection being the Internet, removable storage devices and malicious e-mail attachments and scripts embedded in the body of e-mails. On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure […]


GE to supply power generation technology for Ghana’s 400 MW Bridge Power project

GE has announced that it will supply the power generation equipment for the Bridge Power project in Tema, Ghana. The equipment, which will be used in the first phase of the project, will collectively generate 200 MW of power. An additional 200 MW of power will be deployed in stage two of the project. The […]


Siemens signs agreements with Uganda and Sudan

Siemens will work more closely with the African countries Uganda and Sudan in the areas of power supply, industry, transportation and healthcare. The African states signed the corresponding Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) at the World Economic Forum 2017 in the South African city of Durban. The documents were signed in the presence of Brigitte Zypries, […]


GE announces order with AE Energia to bring fast, digital power to Angola

GE have today announced an order from AE Energia for fast, digital power in Angola. The order includes seven TM2500 mobile aeroderivative gas turbine generator sets, services agreements and digital solutions for PRODEL, the state-owned company responsible for power production. The TM2500 units will be installed in Namibe, Huila and Cuando Cubango provinces and will […]


Going digital: Bentley Systems advances reality modelling

Bentley Systems, a global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, recently demonstrated its new ContextCapture offerings for reality modelling that increase opportunities in surveying and engineering, at the SPAR 3D Expo and Conference (SPAR). ContextCapture’s capabilities now include cloud processing services, a mobile app and photo planning for Bentley’s applications. ContextShare extends Bentley’s […]


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