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Ernest & Young World Entrepreneur Awards 2012

Magnet is proud to announce MD, Brian Howarth’s success as being named finalist in the emerging category of this year’s Ernest & Young World Entrepreneur Awards. The Awards honour the best entrepreneurs from around the globe each year, displaying their vision, creativity, perseverance and success. Brian held his own against other finalists including David Ryan of Rhino Africa Safaris, and Carlo Gonzaga of Taste Holdings. Brian would like to thank his well-wishers, and extend his gratitude to the team at Ernest & Young for their magnificent work in acknowledging the efforts of entrepreneurs…

Tin Tuesday

The month of November saw the sales department work in a concerted, yet selfless effort to harbour as many donations as possible towards their turn at Magnet’s Tin Tuesday charity initiative. Armed with nothing but their charitable hearts and innate will to succeed, the salesmen made an appeal to several of their biggest clients in support of this wonderful cause. Their efforts were not in vein as a magnanimous 522 cans were collected. Along with Magnet’s match, the total of tins collected escalated to a remarkable 1044, a record to be reckoned with! The tins were divided evenly among three…

Magnet's Annual Prize Giving

Magnet would like to congratulate all staff who won awards at Magnet's annual prize giving. This year, the staff was very fortunate to have had the awards take place aboard the majestic MSC Opera. Recipients of the 2012 awards are as follows: 25 years’ service – Ajan Debipersad 20 years’ service – Reuben Joseph 10 years’ service – Selvan Naidoo 10 years’ service – John Peace Manager of 2012 - Graeme Harding Branch Manager of 2012– Steve Rivett Personnel Employee of 2012 -Tjaart van der Walt Stores Employee of 2012– Clinton Ranjith Despatch Employee of 2012– Chris Andrews…

Magnet receives another eta Award!

The 23rd annual eta Awards took place in Gauteng on 15 November 2012. eta is the Greek symbol for efficiency, hence the name of the Awards. The purpose of the eta Awards is to acknowledge exceptional effort in the more efficient use of energy by individuals, companies, students or other institutions. Magnet was nominated as a finalist in the Industrial Category, alongside AngloGold Ashanti. Graeme Harding, director of a sister company to Magnet, Magnet Energy, went on to win the eta Award for his Ammonia Heat Pump Hot Water System at Rainbow Chicken’s PI Plant in Hammarsdale, the very first…

Magnet sets sail aboard the MSC Opera

Magnet’s annual teambuilding 2012 took place aboard the majestic MSC Opera this past weekend. A staff compliment of 82 was treated to a luxury weekend away in celebration of Magnet’s 40th year of business. Among the 82 invited was the staff of partnering company, Energywise. “With great success comes great celebration”, says Magnet MD Brian Howarth. Among the wonderful entertainment and other festivities on board, was a Magnet and Energywise awards ceremony held in the Caruso Lounge to honour those employees who excelled in their respective fields in 2012. Overall, the weekend was a great…