DEKRA NEWS

DEKRA Industrial continues to make headlines wherever there is a requirement for our professional services. Our tagline – which sums up our operational ethos - is ‘On the safe side’ and, as a service-orientated company, covering all things safety, we practise this in everything we do. As part of a 96-year-old, global parent company with a proven track record in NDT, inspection, safety training and certification, we seek to be “the global partner for a safe world’ in all the key areas of life, at work, home and within communities.

Read these industry articles to see how we are keeping to that commitment, by being the ‘heroes of safety’ within NDT and HSE environments, across a spectrum of industries, locally and further afield.




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‘Heroes of safety’ Dekra Industrial scoop 7th consecutive NOSCAR safety award

It is with great pride that Dekra Industrial SA announces their achievement of yet another prestigious NOSCAR safety award. The company has furthermore retained its place in in the NOSA five-star system and the NOSA integrated five star system during the period under review.

The award, coveted globally by any company serious about business ethics and safety, is the highest ‘safety’ honour which can be bestowed on a business.


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Dekra Industrial – Encouraging women in safety to ‘dream it and achieve it’

Dekra Industrial, a leading provider of non-destructive testing (NDT), inspections, advanced NDT technologies, aims to be the global partner for a safe world with the support of a dedicated team of people striving to ensure long-term safety, quality, and environmental protection.

Testament to this ethos is Dekra Industrial RSA’s encouraging approach to gender equality and respect, which is also reflected in its like-minded client base within the South African industrial sector.


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Reaching new heights: Dekra Industrial’s new ‘one-stop’ service adds corrosion control via rope access

A vast range of South African industries require time- and cost-effective corrosion control services to ensure critical operational efficiency and minimal downtime during maintenance, repairs, scheduled and unscheduled shutdowns of assets and facilities; and during periodic NDT and inspection of associated equipment.

Accordingly, Dekra Industrial in South Africa has introduced a dynamic new niche initiative to complement their NDT inspection services: corrosion control via rope access.


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Dekra Industrial – providing a wealth of NDT and inspection opportunities in Southern Mozambique and pan-Africa

Notwithstanding recent unfortunate conflict in Northern Mozambique, Dekra Industrial remains fully committed to Southern Mozambique, the sub-Saharan region and the rest of the African continent, with its many projects and possibilities.

Headquartered in South Africa’s Mpumalanga town of Middelburg, Dekra Industrial RSA is active in the provision of NDT, inspections, advanced NDT technologies – as well as safety and other training through its Institute of Learning (IOL) - to a wide variety of clients, from power generation and petrochemical to steel processing, automotive manufacturing and many others.


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Drone and NDT firm join forces

Materials testing and inspection service provider Dekra Industrial has joined forces with aerial solutions and drone services company Sky Africa Drones to offer a drone inspection service that combines the technologies of high scope non-destructive testing (NDT) systems with the manoeuvrability of a drone.

Sky Africa Drones is a fully licensed drone company specialising in security surveillance and provides quality aerial data fast and accurately.


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New tech to increase boiler inspection

Material testing and inspection services specialist DEKRA Industrial’s new non-destructive testing and inspection service - using the Fast Scanning Thickness- (FST-)Gage inspection technology - will place the company in a strong position as the leader in boiler and burner inspection in South Afric, says DEKRA Industrial MD Johan Gerber.

Inaccurate wall thickness measurements are a key contributor to the unreliability of boilers, which may result in unplanned forced outages owing to tube failures.


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The ‘X’ factor: Dekra IOL and AfricaX partnership drives exponential expansion of pan-African digital training

With the digitalisation of learning and training having been accelerated and expedited by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (‘4IR’) and the Covid-19 pandemic, the Dekra Institute of Learning (IOL) and AfricaX Academy – both trusted platforms for digital education and learning across a range of industry sectors – have entered into a revolutionary strategic partnership.

This will see both companies leveraging their respective footprints and reputations.


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SA Manufacturing

Dekra Industrial’s five million serious injury-free man hours milestone achievement

May 2021

DEKRA Industrial recently reached a major milestone, achieving five million serious injury-free man hours of operational safety. This milestone achievement is testament to the fact that as 96-year old global safety stalwart, the company is leading by example.

And many more safe hours are on the horizon! DEKRA Industrial’s Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Manager Carina Brink-Kleinhans, discusses this very special achievement.


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Dekra Industrial Attains Level 3 B-BBEE: Authentically Empowered for Growth

March 2021

Following an 18 month transformation process, Dekra Industrial in South Africa has recently attained a Level 3 B-BBEE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) accreditation, with 51 percent black woman ownership. The agreement with the new majority share option holder, established B-BBEE ownership consultancy Transformation Shared Services (TSS), became effective from February 2021.


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Dekra Industrial: moving ahead, one safe and strategic step at a time

March 2021

“Dekra Industrial’s sole reason for existence is safety,” says Johan Gerber, Director at Dekra Industrial RSA, and it is evident that these are more than just words. Since 1925, when Dekra began its journey into safety services in the international automotive industry, the company has continued to pursue a strategy which enshrines and elevates the importance of safety throughout the many industrial sectors in which the company works, and in more than 50 countries worldwide.


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DEKRA Institute of Learning partners with Swift Skills Academy for artisan training.

February 2021

The DEKRA Institute of Learning (IOL) and the Swift Skills Academy – two leaders in the South African training sector – have launched a distinctive strategic partnership to boost industry-related and health and safety training: as well as other artisan training and employment opportunities in the Western Cape and the rest of the country.

The partnership between the two educational powerhouses, DEKRA Institute and Swift Skills, will empower learners by ensuring they receive the best possible training in health and safety, welding, boiler making and other related fields, followed by experiential apprenticeships and job placements with reputable companies.


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Dekra Industrial ‘goes nuclear’ with safety on steam generator replacement project at Koeberg.

December 2020

Dekra is widely recognised as a global expert in non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection. With a presence in more than 50 countries on five continents, and a proud history of 96 years in the industry internationally, Dekra is dedicated to ensuring long-term safety, quality and environmental protection across all industries.

Dekra Industrial RSA continues its parent company’s commitment to the highest testing, inspection, safety and quality standards, and has developed an excellent reputation within South Africa and pan-Africa for its unwavering dedication in this regard.


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NDT company opens shop in Mozambique

November 2020

Quality assurance and non-destructive testing (NDT) company Dekra Industrial RSA has registered a legal entity named Dekra Industrial Inspection LDA, in Mozambique, as a springboard from which to service the liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in the Cabo Delgado province.

“While we have successfully completed numerous pan-African projects, we have also done billions of rands worth of estimates in the LNG sector. We are, therefore, well positioned to offer NDT services to the Mozambican LNG sector and the current associated engineering and construction projects,” says Dekra Industrial RSA director Johan Gerber.


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The ‘heroes of safety’ win again!

November 2020

DEKRA Industrial SA’s formidable reputation as the leader in non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspections has received further endorsement, with the recent win of a NOSCAR Safety Award. This is acknowledged as a very prestigious accolade and confirmation of excellence in the field of occupational health, safety, environment and risk management — bringing DEKRA Industrial closer to its avowed Vision 2025: to be ‘the global partner for a safe world’.


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Dekra Industrial: keeping industry ‘on the safe side’ with holistic NDT and solutions

October 2020

Dekra is one of the world’s leading experts in industrial inspection and non-destructive testing (NDT), backed by 96 years in the industry, with the vision of being ‘the global partner for a safe world’.

With a presence in more than 50 countries and on five continents, Dekra is committed to ensuring long-term safety, health, quality, and environmental protection globally, across a broad spectrum of sectors and industries.


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