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14 August 2019 BI offers Makita cordless power-tool solutions from mining to agri
From general industry to manufacturing, workshops, mining, and agriculture, Makita has a cordless solution for all corded tool applications, thereby increasing efficiency and productivity. The premium range of...
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5 August 2019 From sugar mills to ports and rail, KZN is a key growth area for BI
The Bearings International (BI) Durban branch stocks a wide range of bearings, electric motors, gearboxes, lubricants, seals, tools, and power transmission products for a range of industries. These include food and...
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19 July 2019 BI revs up growth in the automotive industry with leading brands
The importance of the automotive industry to Bearings International (BI) as a growth area is underlined by the fact that it has just appointed Keith du Preez as Business Development Leader (BDL).
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15 July 2019 BI appoints Business Development Leader for mining industry
Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has appointed Shaun Combrinck as Business Development Leader (BDL) – Mining. Combrinck was previously Product Manager for bearings. He reports directly to BI General...
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11 July 2019 BI aims to hit sweet spot at 2019 SASTA Congress in Durban
Complete solutions available from leading supplier Bearings International (BI) for the maintenance and equipment upgrade requirements of sugar mills will be showcased at the 92nd South African Sugar Technologists’...
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3 July 2019 An industry first as BI launches Bauer multi-mount electric motors
Traditionally, cast iron electric motors only cater for top-mounted terminal boxes. This is now all set to change with the industry’s first multi-mount cast iron motor available from leading supplier BI.
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24 June 2019 BI appoints Segment Leader for the manufacturing industry
Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has appointed Rudi Rudolph as Segment Leader – Manufacturing. His main focus will be Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and the steel industry.
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24 June 2019 BI appoints Business Development Leader for wholesale and retail sector
Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has appointed Kathy Shepherd as Business Development Leader (BDL) – Wholesale and Retail. The latest appointment reflects Shepherd’s strong upwards trajectory at BI,...
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18 June 2019 BI introduces industry-first multi-mount Bauer cast iron electric motor range
In an industry first, leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is introducing a multi-mount cast iron Bauer electric motor range onto the market that can accommodate the terminal box on the top, left-hand or...
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3 June 2019 BI appoints Business Development Leader for cement, pulp & paper, and chemicals
Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has appointed Sharon Van Niekerk as Business Development Leader (BDL) – Cement, Pulp & Paper and Chemicals with effect from 1 February. Van Niekerk’s remit is to...
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