+27 10 448 7908
·
info@smartsenzipm.co.za

Tag

Education
Most of us in South Africa have come into contact with these 4-legged creatures at one point in our lives. Whether found on a beloved pet skin or crawling up your leg after a walk in the bushveld, it is usually only noticed once it has attached itself to the skin and has started feeding...
Read More
It is a common misconception that all pests hibernate and disappear in late autumn and winter months. Although pest activity is somewhat lower than in the summer months, they can still be problematic. Its important to know what sort of pests to look out for in autumn so you can identify and deal with the...
Read More
Did you know: The name Cockroach comes from the Spanish term Cucaracha (deriving from the Latin ‘blatta’), which means “an insect that shines the light’. We find this strange because cockroaches usually hide from light! Cockroach fossils have been found dating back more than 200 million years! Cockroaches are CANNIBALISTIC! Yes, you may know that...
Read More
Did you know? Sumerians (the people of southern Mesopotamia) were one of the first people recorded to use chemicals as a form of pest control. Around 4 500 years ago, they used Sulphur compounds to control insects and mites. A few thousand years later (3 200 years ago), the Chinese used mercury and arsenical compounds to control...
Read More
Spring is in the air! In Gauteng, we have already received a few drops of much needed rain after the dry winter and so the spring flowers are finally starting to bloom into life! Unfortunately, they are not the only things that are starting to bloom. Spring is also the time of year when little...
Read More
Firstly, what is a pesticide? A pesticide is any substance or mixture of substances (usually chemicals) designed to control, kill or deter living organisms such as unwanted pests.  This includes insecticides, herbicides and fungicides.   Things to consider when handling pesticides: What is the form (i.e. granules/ fog/ spray/ gel) of pesticide that is best...
Read More
Over the last two months, we have partnered with Ingenious Faces for their flagship virtual global apprenticeship program.  Amongst other mentors such as Uber, Booking.com and Amazon, we have had the privilege of offering three graduates SMARTSENZ apprenticeships.  These apprenticeships designed by Ingenious Faces center around developing learnability and employability through workplace experience, knowledge and...
Read More
error: Content is protected !!