South Africa is the largest producer of platinum, the precious metal that is used in hard disks and cars. The mines in the country provide 3/4 of the global supply. However, due to lackluster platinum prices, lower demand, frequent worker strikes, and increasing mining costs, the mining industry in South Africa might fail to meet [...]
Trade shows are a great place for businesses to share information about their products, mission and goals. They feature hot new technologies and even special deals that aren’t available elsewhere. Available for every industry and cause imaginable, trade shows are held all around the world. Here are some of the most exciting ones coming up [...]
Normally when you read about enhancing workflow or productivity, the articles are directed very much towards people working in offices or providing B2B services. However improving workflow and efficiency is something that can be helpful in a great range of circumstances and any business, whether you’re working in a restaurant, on a shop floor or [...]
In the agriculture sector, keeping up with the latest farming technology is vital to maintaining industry standards. Throughout the past year, several leading companies have introduced a new range of tractor models. These vehicles are built to deliver the highest possible quality, while also having a strong focus on being environmentally friendly. Featured here are five models from different parts of the world, each one with their own unique features and specifications.
Some businesses can benefit from using conveyor systems. The systems will increase a business’ efficiency and quality of production, since they are an excellent way to produce a product quickly and easily. The conveyor systems produce larger amounts of quality products in less time than some other methods do. Today, technology has improved the conveyor systems making them even more efficient and productive.
When it comes to the economy in Australia mining has always played a vital role. Australia has seen times when mining kept its colonies from going bankrupt. They mined silver and then later on mined copper back in the 1840′s. From Gold and Silver to Natural Gas, Uranium, and much more, minerals have been crucial [...]
While massive volumes of cargo are now transported long distances by air day-in, day-out, the tough economic conditions facing many countries have seen total volumes drop off in recent years from the peaks generally seen in 2009/10.
But behind the scenes, airport owners and their partners are gearing up for the market heading back in an upward direction, with major development at many of the world’s most important air transport hubs concentrating on expanding their capacity for freight.
Iran has repeatedly been in the news recently as a result of its apparent nuclear threat. Of course, the Western Asian nation has repeatedly been at the forefront of news on the western campaign against terror. Indeed, when you think of Iran, it’s difficult to look past the media-driven campaign of hatred that it suffers, at least to a certain extent, legitimately.
Automated or high frequency trading may not be an entirely new concept, but it is certainly one that has gained significant popularity during the last five years. 2012′s World Automated Trading Championships provides an insight into this growth, as it is now into its sixth year and has experienced a rising audience on an annual basis.
Margins in the retail industry are notoriously tough, with the global economy of the past five years bringing this even more into focus. One key objective for retailers around the world, from the giants of the industry such as Wal-Mart to the smaller, independent stores, has been to eliminate any inefficiencies from their operation and turn themselves into as ‘lean’ a business as possible.