Press Releases

Envisioning the future of Automation

The Africa Automation Technology Fair hosts 17 webinars successfully, establishing the event as a credible hybrid platform

Africa Automation Technology Fair Announces New 2021 Dates

Africa Automation Technology Fair Announces Launch of Virtual Event Series

One year to go!! Africa Automation Technology Fair 2021

Africa Automation Technology Fair 2021: A New Immersive Experience

Agile approach, effective change management needed for a smooth transition to Industry 4.0

Megatrends, opportunities and challenges in manufacturing, automation



Mike Schussler VIP Breakfast Presentation


No time for a ‘wait and see’ approach in SA manufacturing

SA manufacturing investment slows down, but Automation could power progress  

MESA aligns with Africa Automation Fair to promote the next level of industry automation

SA industry must advance beyond plant automation to become globally competitive, says MESA

4th Industrial revolution success demands cohesive national effort

Automation impacts all industries, could grow business and create jobs, and SA can’t afford to fall behind

Latest Industry News

Temperature Measurement

Web data logger                       

Contactless energy transfer system for an automotive assembly line extension

Electrical Power & Protection                        

New generation safety controllers

IS & Ex                              

Yokogawa to release compact new IIoT sensors outside Japan

Sensors & Transducers                          

New Schneider Electric pressure transmitters with FoxCal Technology

Pressure Measurement & Control                           

Converters for building technology

Electrical Power & Protection


Measurement data on the lookout for artificial intelligence

IT in Manufacturing                                                                      

Low volume rotating vane flowmeter

Low volume rotating vane flowmeter                                                                                                 


Media Partners

We are once again proud to be partnered with Technews and SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine for Africa Automation Fair and the Connected Industries Conference 2019.

Official publisher of the #AAF2019 Preview Guide and Show Guide.  Get your copy of the AAF2019 preview guide in the May issue of SA Instrumentation & Control.

SA Instrumentation & Control is South Africa’s premier process control and factory automation publication.  Published in print, online and supported by twice-weekly electronic newsletters publication provides insights into all the major issues concerning automated manufacturing processes.

Engineering News is source of weekly real economy news on projects, products, policies, personalities and technoeconomic progress, covering a wide range of industries.  The news magazine, websites and newsletters provide a unique forum where readers can find news and comment critical to business success.  A mobile version of Engineering News is available at and an Engineering News application is available for iPhone and Android users.

Mining Review Africa is the leading African distributed monthly mining magazine in the industry. Our publication is seen and read by an audience of over 31 000 influential mining authorities and key decision makers across the globe. We go above and beyond for our clients, ensuring maximum exposure at major global mining conferences with a key focus on mining projects in Africa as well as the key industry professionals involved. Our distribution extends to charter planes that fly mining routes across the continent. We are able to do this through our well established and long-lasting relationships with Majestic Air and many others.

SA Mining examines and delivers in-depth project and topical news on Southern Africa's and Africa’s mining industry. SA Mining’s news content covers a range of commodities; projects; contracts; legislation; finance-related issues; the environment; equipment and technology; as well thought leadership from analysts, economists and think-tanks within the sector. The magazine is distributed within South Africa and the Southern African Development Community, while readership extends to an international audience. Readership is dominated, but not limited to, mine management, suppliers, contractors, consulting engineers, specialised service providers and experts –all serving the mining industry - through to university students.

African Mining Brief is a bimonthly Pan African publication that covers developments in mining, gas and oil sectors in African countries. African Mining Brief is distributed through print and digital platforms to people in executive positions in oil, gas and mining companies, natural resources ministries in different countries, mining research entities, and Engineering Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) involved in medium to large scale oil, gas and mining projects in Africa. URL -

MechChem Africa supports African engineering and technical managers across the full spectrum of chemical and mechanical disciplines.

E + C publishes innovative, technical articles that provide solutions to engineering challenges in measurement, automation, control, and energy management.

The Export Directory – African Markets Magazine is a Bi-Annual publication, published by MTI Media. This bi-annual publication is a quick reference tool guide for African importers with product categories in the major sectors of the South African economy ranging from capital equipment to chemicals and products in the steel and fabrication industries.

Construction Review is a leading African monthly construction journal for the construction industry. For over 20-years the magazine has enjoyed the readership of architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers, interior designers, developers, building specialists, contractors, landscape architects and contractors, real estate agents and investors, property managers, suppliers to the construction industry, government departments and ministries: local authorities, land surveyors, financial institutions, telecommunication companies etc.  The print edition is distributed in over ten Africa countries with the digital version sent monthly to over 200000 readers in our database.

The primary activity of EE Publishers is publishing in the print and electronic media, with a particular focus on the energy, electrical, electronics, measurement, automation, control, computer, information, geo-informatics and communication technology sectors of Southern Africa. Other activities include regular email newsletters, website opportunities on one of the largest websites in this sector on the continent, production services and event management.

3S Media is a modern media company offering quality information to business communities through magazines and digital media. There are currently seven regular print titles, namely; IMIESA, ReSource, Water and Sanitation Africa, Meetings, The Exhibition Planner and The Meetings and Event Planner, In addition 3S Media publishes special annual publications in the print stable. Many of these are produced in partnership with professional institutes, whilst the annual publications are produced in partnership with large private and public sector companies and organisations.  A number of the titles have been recognised for publishing and journalism excellence. 3S Media has four industry websites with weekly newsletters offering breaking news, in-depth analysis, upcoming events and latest industry developments. With a strong social media presence, 3S Media is entrenched in and engaged with its communities.