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Natasha Odendaal

Natasha Odendaal

Natasha Odendaal is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Company encourages project management internships

15th July 2011 To meet the growing demand for project management skills in industry, project management education company Davis & Dean is developing an internship programme for students to gain valuable working experience at South African companies. 

Business management integration critical to success

15th July 2011 Current business processes and definitions should be based on the pillars of process, technology and people to be successful, says project management company SSG Consulting owner Steven Golding. 

Sixteenth school on track for completion in 2012

15th July 2011 Engineering and environmental consultants SSI’s project and construction management division is on track to deliver the sixteenth school of the R500-million 16 Schools Project to the Gauteng Department of Education by February 2012. 

New range of valves to enter African market

6th May 2011 South African pump and valve manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves will be targeting the African continent with the launch of its latest range of water and wastewater valves. 

China can compete in SA valves market – Sino SVO

6th May 2011 The perception that only low-quality valves are manufactured in China needs to be altered, says valve-outsourcing company Sino Specialised Valve Outsourcing (Sino SVO) managing member John McMenamin. 

Valves supplier branches out into tanks market

6th May 2011 Control valve distributor FCE Technical Services (FCE) branched out with the introduction of bolted rolled tapered panel (RTP) tanks to the South African market, in January. 

Valve Saver Fluid awarded first prize

6th May 2011 Netherlands-based liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) parts distributor JLM Lubricants’ Valve Saver Fluid has been awarded first prize in the LPG Fuel Additives category of the Inpro Awards, held at the International GasShow 2011 trade fair and conference, in March, in Poland. 

Latest range of carbon steel valves enters local market

6th May 2011 Fluid-conveyance solutions provider Incledon has introduced a range of carbon-steel and stainless steel flanged industrial valves into the South African market. 

Control valves industry needs more skills training

6th May 2011 South African companies are struggling to find adequately trained candidates with the right combination of practical experience and technical skills within the control valves industry, says high-level engineering and technical employment agency Enshrine Placements consultant Caryn Darley. 

Refinery service contract fully under way

6th May 2011 Engineering and technology corporation Metso has successfully completed planned maintenance services at two Rio de Janeiro-based refineries owned by energy company Petróleo Brasileiro (Petrobras), since signing a two-year service contract in mid-2010. 

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