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Victor Vermeulen had it all! From a very early age, he’d excelled at both academics and sports and boasted an expansive list of bursaries and awards. He could have represented his country at any number of sports but his first love was always cricket. At 19 he’d already played with a young South African team Read More


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Working Safely with Industrial Chemicals

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Working with industrial chemicals can be extremely hazardous, especially when approached with a lack of knowledge and experience. In such environments, even the smallest mishaps can have the direst of consequences, most of which are completely avoidable. Ensuring that your workplace works with these hazards in mind, and is adequately prepared for them, will help Read More

Essential Safety Tips for Any Laboratory

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Laboratories of all types can present some fairly hazardous working environments, which is why there are certain strict rules of protocol that must always be adhered to when working in one. Minor slip-ups, accidents or a loss of care for even a moment can result in some pretty devastating outcomes, which makes adhering to the Read More

MCL showcasing at Food and Drink Technology Africa 2018

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When? 4-6 September 2018 Where? Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa Food and Drink Technology Africa (FDT Africa) is the premier beverage and food event in Southern Africa, tailored to the specific needs of the market. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

It Is More Than Just The Straws

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Lately, many of us and people around the world are being informed about the catastrophic effect of plastic straws on our oceans and ocean life. We are being informed about how long it takes for the straws to decompose and how the oceanic creatures are suffering because they are consuming it. This has created a Read More

Skin Care Products That Actually Work

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It can be quite a challenge to create great and effective cosmetics and skin care products without the proper tools and testing that needs to be done. We also know that these aspects are a highly important part of the overall product creation process. Over the years many beauty and cosmetics brands have built trust Read More

The Importance Of Pharmaceutical Laboratory Safety

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A pharmaceutical laboratory is the place where various medications are being created, tested and monitored. Many of us trust theses medications to help us feel better, stay better and keep us in a healthy condition. These medications can be over the counter medicines such as headache tablets, flu medications and cough syrups, to strong antibiotics, Read More

The Importance Of Ocean Water Monitoring

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It is no secret that our oceans take up a large majority of the earth, but it is also no secret that our oceans are facing large problems if we do not correct many human habits. The ocean and oceanic life faces a grim fate with how the world is treating it. Many scientists and Read More

The Need For Quality Control For Food And Beverage

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This one might seem a bit obvious, however, the role that quality control plays within the food and beverage industry as highly important one and it is a role that needs to be appreciated more, as well be taken more seriously to prevent unsightly outbreaks in the future. As we continue to use and consume Read More