Month: August 2017

50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Small Coaches, Big in Japan

50 Years of NEOPLAN Skyliner: Small Coaches, Big in Japan

The NEOPLAN Skyliner can lay claim to several superlatives. It was not only the world’s first double-decker coach but also the shortest. In Japan, a 9m-long variant enjoys great success. NEOPLAN Skyliner also delivered to Japan since 1977 Japanese engines installed for ease of maintenance by local workshops World record: […]

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association invites entries for its Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association invites entries for its Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award

The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) has received a number of exciting entries for its 2017 Responsible Care® Initiative of the Year Award. The annual competition has drawn excellent entries over the years and CAIA looks forward to receiving further 2017 initiative submissions says Executive Director Deidré Penfold. “Responsible […]

Trailer Overturns After Detaching From Truck: Verulam – KwaZulu Natal

Trailer Overturns After Detaching From Truck: Verulam – KwaZulu Natal

At approximately 07:45 this morning members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to Vincent Dickonson Road near the Canelands intersection in Verulam after receiving reports of a trailer that overturned. Upon arrival Reaction Officers found the overturned trailer which was loaded with a shipping container, blocking the flow […]

58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry Giants

58Fleet – Built on the Shoulders of Industry Giants

Motus Corporation, a member of the Imperial group, recently partnered with Southern Palace Group to create 58Fleet – a new, innovative business in the South African fleet industry. The name 58Fleet is derived from the 58 stars that travellers have used for navigation since the dawn of time. “When selecting […]

African Chemicals Imbizo promotes growth and investment in local chemical sector, says CAIA

African Chemicals Imbizo promotes growth and investment in local chemical sector, says CAIA

The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) exhibited and participated at the Third African Chemicals Imbizo at the Moses Mabida Stadium in Durban this week. CAIA Executive Director Deidré Penfold congratulated the Durban Chemical Cluster on co-hosting the imbizo and on arranging an informative programme. Penfold said imbizo’s like this […]

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association conducts much-needed training of SQAS Southern Africa auditors

Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association conducts much-needed training of SQAS Southern Africa auditors

The Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) is currently training a total of 50 SQAS Southern Africa auditors at its head office in Rosebank, Johannesburg, in collaboration with the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC). In 1994 the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA) launched the Responsible Care® program in South […]