Azapak gets industry recognition

2014-05-13 17:37

Azapak paper packaging manufacturer has been honoured for compliance in line with the internationally recognised requirements for quality management.

Warning about uncertified appliances

2012-12-04 17:06

Electrical appliances which are not certified by the SA Bureau of Standards pose a serious threat to consumers' lives, the energy portfolio committee warns.

TV set-top-box standards announced

2012-06-06 19:00

The minimum requirements for the production of television set-top-boxes (STBs) have been launched at the information and communications technology indaba in Cape Town.

SA clothing sizes to be standardised

2012-03-06 13:27

The size of clothing is to be standardised and will contain garment construction specifications, the SA Bureau of Standards.

SA condom testing taken to new level

2011-12-05 21:17

Condom testing is soon to be carried out in line with new, international standards at the SA Bureau of Standards, the institution says.

Railway regulator unveils safety guide

2011-05-27 15:34

A new set of guidelines is expected to help improve working conditions, says the transport ministry.

WC NPA to check breathalysers

2010-03-18 15:54

The director of public prosecutions in the Western Cape is to investigate the validity if the certification of the breathalyser used in the province.

Breathalyser tests suspended

2010-03-15 13:41

Drunk drivers caught recently could be off the hook after the breathalyser device used to test them was suspended, the NPA says.


SA to get new plugs

2014-01-24 11:51

South Africans may soon have to adapt to a new electrical plug socket as the country has adopted the new standard, a report says.

Contentious breathalyser back in use soon

2012-09-26 10:07

The suspended Dräger breathalyser, which a High Court judge ruled to be not properly calibrated, and required modification, might be back in use by November, according to a report.

Faulty condoms must be recalled - DA

2012-03-28 20:35

Despite SABS tests, the DA has called for a mainstream brand of condoms to be recalled immediately because of possible defects.

SABS official arrested over bribe

2011-12-27 18:21

A testing officer for the South African Bureau of Standards has been arrested for corruption after allegedly trying to obtain a bribe, Limpopo police say.

Massmart, SABS sign deal to aid SMEs

2011-10-11 13:58

Massmart and the SA Bureau of Standards have agreed on an initiative to help small and medium enterprises improve their product quality.

New red tape alert for exporters

2011-03-02 12:43

An early warning system to inform SA exporters of new standards, regulations and technical specifications from other countries has been officially launched.

Mthembu not off the hook

2010-03-15 22:24

The Western Cape says ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu will still be prosecuted for drunken driving despite reports that breathalyser tests may be stopped.

Taxi body didn't OK Quantums

2009-07-26 18:12

The National Taxi Alliance has distanced itself from reports that it knows about 4 000 Toyota Quantum panel vans having been illegally converted to taxis.

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