AVK Logistics and Projects Division grows Top Talent

AVK Southern Africa has increased the skills base of its Logistics and Projects Division with the recent appointment of Jack Mojapelo to the position of Logistics and Projects Assistant. Subsequent to completing his Logistics and Supply Chain Management Diploma from Damelin in 2018, Mojapelo, who joined the company’s Distribution Centre in March 2017, was promoted

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Zero maintenance Wouter Witzel valves reduce production costs and downtime at sugar mill

Wouter Witzel butterfly valves from AVK Southern Africa provided substantial cost-savings and reduced personnel requirements for KwaZulu Natal-based Umfolozi Sugar Mill (USM). The savings enabled the company to redistribute finance to other plant instrumentation upgrades and negated the need for specialised valve maintenance personnel. This facilitated the redeployment of these personnel to other plant maintenance

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AVK’s Portia Magongoma: Driving Change

There remains a serious shortage of women in engineering. Globally, it is still a male dominated field. According to the Engineering Council of South Africa, only 11% of the total number of engineers registered with them are female and only 4% of those are professional engineers. Portia Magongoma (32), a Production Foreman, is making a

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ROB DAVIES: State’s relationship with social partners is critical to building culture of buying local

  www.businesslive.co.za- 22 May 2019 ROB DAVIES: State’s relationship with social partners is critical to building culture of buying local The localisation programme has strengthened SA’s skills base, with thousands of jobs having been created and billions in private-sector investment unlocked 22 MAY 2019 – 12:06 ROB DAVIES Models carry banners and flags during the Proudly

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