Sephaku Cement bakkie winner

Sephaku cements client relationships

By simply purchasing Sephaku cement, taking a photo of the receipt and uploading it to the website, (rural areas could do manual entries) consumers stood a chance of winning one of five R20 000 vouchers monthly from the store where they made their purchase – a total giveaway of R 400 000 over the promotion […]

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70 Years of Pratley

70 Years of Pratley

This year marks 70 years since George ‘Monty’ Pratley founded Pratley Adhesives. Established in 1948, the company has since grown into a brand-leading adhesive manufacturer that produces over 1 000 products, including an impressive array of electrical and mineral products. Pratley has filed over 350 patents world-wide and they even have a product on the […]

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The Tools and Build Show

Unmissable opportunities at Tool and Build Show

The African continent is poised for its markets to expand like never before, which means that these countries are also heavily focused on creating collaboration opportunities in their respective markets for international companies. (more…)

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Vermont Sales wholesaler

Three decades of exceptional service

Vermont Sales has delivered exceptional service to the trade since it began trading. In doing so, it has developed top brands like Tork Craft, Alpen, Festool, Triton, Pro-Tech, GAV, Kreg, Fixman MPS, Plugfones, RawlPlug, Olfa, Bessey, Felo, Saw Stop, Schroder, Bondhus, Drill Doctor, Flexipads, Accud, Multi Sharp, Mag-Switch, Nes, Spring Tools, Howard, and many others. […]

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Mahindra commercial vehicles

Mahindra to assemble vehicles in South Africa

The new vehicle assembly facility for Mahindra vehicles is located in the Dube Tradeport Special Economic Zone (SEZ) next to the King Shaka Airport in KwaZulu-Natal. Here the company will assemble the complete range of Mahindra Pik Up single- and double cab pick-ups, which they previously imported in fully built-up form from India. (more…)

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LED light bulbs

LED bulbs gaining in cost efficiency

Most consumers are aware that LED (light emitting diode) lamps have a dramatically longer lifespan in comparison to their incandescent counterparts. An LED offers 15 000 to 30 000 hours of light while an incandescent will only give you up to 2 000 hours, which is roughly ten times less the amount of light. This argument alone […]

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Goodyear light tonnage truck tyres

Cool running for new light tonnage truck tyres

Goodyear launched its new KMAX S and KMAX D 17.5″ and 19.5″ steer and drive axle tyres to satisfy its customer need for robustness, versatility, good performance in all weather conditions and at low cost per kilometre. The new tyres have been developed further for new drive modes such as hybrid and electric as well […]

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Hyundai Mighty EX8 truck

New EX8 Mighty truck boosts Hyundai’s commercial vehicle range in SA

The new Mighty EX8 – a successor of the previous HD truck, stems from a long, proud and successful tradition of building competitive commercial vehicles with notable strengths in Korea, the rest of Asia and the Middle East. That focus is also moving to Africa, with the resulting expansion of Hyundai‘s commercial vehicles to right […]

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The Peugeot Partner panel van

Peugeot largest little van

When choosing the Partner, you choose more than just a utility van – you buy a vehicle designed to enable you to make the most of your business. Small businesses often travel big distances. You need to be comfortable while on the road. The Peugeot Partner is not a bad place to spend the day […]

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JMC Carrying SWB dropside

The little Chinese giant

Johan Stadler, editor of DIYTradeNews tested this little toughie … here is what he had to say. There are many vehicles in the light commercial segment to choose from, but none offer what the JMC Carrying SWB dropside can – a 1.6 ton loading capacity. This is impressive considering the driver only needs a Code […]

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