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Clear vision bags Massmart the prestigious SAAMA Project Achievement Award 2020

September 9, 2020

A clear vision and decisive decision-making clinched Massmart the coveted SAAMA Project Achievement Award 2020 for the successful implementation of Pragma’s enterprise asset management system, On Key. Successfully implementing and managing over 300 stores currently, is a significant achievement. “The goal was to implement an enterprise asset management system that would provide Massmart with a […]

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A Case for Condition Monitoring as an Integrated, Continuous Service

August 25, 2020

Deriving the most value from your assets all the while maintaining them in optimum condition is every asset owners challenge. Over maintaining is costly, undermaintaining could be disastrous. Finding a balance between the two is no easy feat, but integrating condition-based monitoring into your maintenance program as a continuous service is one of the best […]

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Pragmatarians unite to bring Covid-19 relief

August 25, 2020

Taking the pandemic by the horns is how Pragma’s employees tend to address the challenges that Covid 19 has caused in the workplace. While stringent lockdown measures have been successful at curbing the spread of the virus, many families are devastated as a result of partial or total income loss. While the company has stood […]

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Exxaro celebrates four employees announced as Pragma Value Add Ambassador winners

July 27, 2020

Every six months, future-focused engineering services company Pragma, awards industry achievers in the mining, retail, government, manufacturing and oil and gas sectors for their meaningful contribution to their respective organisations. Pragma aims at helping their clients to perform at their peak while balancing asset management, cost and risk. Diversified and dynamic mining group Exxaro, is […]

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Pragma | 30 Years in the making

July 15, 2020

2020 might forever be known as the year in which Covid 19 struck, but life goes on despite this and many other challenges that businesses face. It is with this mindset, that we take a look back at an engineering firm that was born on the first of June 1990. “Politically South Africa was in […]

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Mind shifts save money | Reducing general maintenance costs in retail

July 10, 2020

By Morné Steenkamp Irrespective of your business or work environment, poor decision making often comes back to bite you. When talking about maintenance, it is something that could result in significant damage, costing the business dearly. How can we facilitate better decision making at ground level to prevent potential failures and save some money? The […]

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On Key UX Design Team Joins Maze Customer Advisory Board

July 10, 2020

On Key’s dynamic design team has been invited to join the likes of IBM, Windows and Amazon on the Maze Customer Advisory Board. Maze, who has been recognized by Web Summit as one of their Top 30 Seed Startups Worldwide, is a user testing platform that turns prototypes into actionable insights from real users. “We […]

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10 Maintenance Tips for Lockdown

May 25, 2020

With many countries currently in some form of forced lockdown, a number of businesses have been forced to shut down their operations for an uncertain time period. Many organisations can lock their front door and go home, working remotely to continue their activities. Others in asset-intensive industries like mining, manufacturing or utilities do not have […]

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Unlock Your Future with Online Learning

May 8, 2020

We find ourselves in scary, but fascinating times. If anything, Covid-19 has forced us to rethink life and how we approach it. Fortunately, technology has made it much easier for us to be proactive and take action towards a better future. Do you want to come out of this pandemic stronger? Now is your opportunity […]

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A reflection on the 2020 SONA and budget speech

March 24, 2020

By: Kolosa Madikizela (PrCM, PrCPM, PMP) – Managing Director Pragma Africa The proper management of physical assets is essential to the wellbeing of our society. As I step into my role as Pragma’s MD for Africa, this realisation is confirmed daily. Similarly, our latest State of the Nation Address (SONA), by President Cyril Ramaphosa, and […]

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