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Specialised Welding Equipment and associated movables on market.

     19th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa (MHPS Africa) have mandated GoIndustry DoveBid S.A to dispose of their surplus welding machinery. The assets were used in the build of boilers for the Medupi and Kusile Power Stations in Limpopo and Mpumalanga respectively. This is all according toJohn... 

SKF quality and service value proposition improves delivery time of large size roller bearings

     19th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The SKF Explorer series large size roller bearings presented the most optimum solution for a vertical roller mill used in the production of cement. A long-standing SKF customer in the cement and concrete industry contacted SKF for a solution when a routine maintenance check determined that the... 

SKF quality and service value proposition improves delivery time of large size roller bearings

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Creamer Media’s readers continue to be part of the mobile revolution.  Over 20% of Creamer Media’s online readers view the websites on their mobile devices. To cater for this growing mobile readership Creamer Media offers an Engineering News Online app for iPhone and Android users.  These apps... 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

PFK Awarded High Accolades At The Top Technology 100 Event

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / PFK Electronics is proud to announce its achievements and excellence in technology, business and management. PFK attended the annual Top Technology 100 (TT100) event, which is hosted by the Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management, late last year, and was a winner in four major categories and... 

PFK Awarded High Accolades At The Top Technology 100 Event

Focus on digital skills, technology to reignite SA’s manufacturing sector

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Daniel Schwartzkopff, co-founder: DataProphet   The manufacturing industry's role in the South African economy has seen a long and sustained decline: from contributing nearly a quarter of GDP in the 1980s, the sector added a mere 13% to the country’s GDP in 2016. Job creation has also not... 

Focus on digital skills, technology to reignite SA’s manufacturing sector

SAPICS Fundraising Gives Smiles And Hope To Children With Facial Deformities

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading Southern African supply chain and operations management association SAPICS is starting the New Year on a high - and heartwarming – note. Funds raised by the organisation’s 2017 golf day, as well as through its 2017 regional and national conferences, will enable 10 children with cleft lips... 

SAPICS Fundraising Gives Smiles And Hope To Children With Facial Deformities

Thyssenkrupp closes the loop in Africa’s sugar industry

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa combines local knowledge with global expertise to bring turnkey technology and equipment solutions that will promote the sustainability and profitability of the sugar industry in the Sub Sahara African region. The company offers market, feasibility... 

Thyssenkrupp closes the loop in Africa’s sugar industry

M&D Construction Group reinforces its leading standing in state infrastructure projects

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / M&D Construction Group recently recorded a number of important milestones that will ensure that it retains its standing as a leading participant in state-driven infrastructure projects in 2018 and beyond. The contractor’s most recent BBBEE accreditation confirms it is a black owned, Level 1... 

Fibertex SA hosted a conflict resolution workshop for staff, customers, suppliers and interested business associates, at the company’s Hammarsdale head office, at the end of 2017

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / This interactive workshop was run by John Ford, a highly experienced workplace mediator, who provided practical tips, using proven responses and techniques, on how to resolve conflict situations, before they escalate into difficult disputes. “Conflict in the workplace and other environments is... 

Nordson EFD Innovative P-Jet Non-Contact Jetting Technology for Higher Throughput Yields

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / • Nordson EFD P-Jet and P-Dot valves and V100 controllers jet low- to high-viscosity fluids with great precision and repeatability. • Dispensing frequencies of up to 280Hz with dispensable volume starting at 3 nL. • Both the P-Jet and P-Dot feature exchangeable nozzles and dispensing tappets to... 

Nordson EFD Innovative P-Jet Non-Contact Jetting Technology for Higher Throughput Yields

Terrapinn events inspire and transform business.

     18th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / We’ve been sparking ideas, innovations and relationships that transform business for over 30 years. Using our global footprint, we bring innovators, disrupters and change agents together. Discussing and demonstrating the technology, strategies and personalities that are changing the way the world... 

Terrapinn events inspire and transform business.

Precast concrete provides a safer means of building

     17th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / One of the many of advantages of hybrid-concrete construction (HCC) is that it is a safer alternative to conventional in-situ building techniques. Sections or portions of a construction project are undertaken off site in a controlled factory environment, while only skilled teams are required to... 

On-pack trends: Augmented reality enabled packaging

     17th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In theory, augmented reality (AR) could allow product owners and marketers to add a virtual layer of communication and promotional messaging to their brand packaging. Wondering about the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality? 

On-pack trends: Augmented reality enabled packaging

Trelleborg Fenders Protect Johan Sverdrup Topsides

     17th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has won a contract to supply DD fenders to Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipyard in South Korea for the safe and efficient installation of topside modules bound for Statoil’s Johan Sverdrup oil field project, located in the North Sea. Trelleborg was asked... 

Novus Holdings welcomes ITB Manufacturing on board

     17th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In June 2017, the Competition Commission approved the proposed merger between Novus Holdings, a leader in commercial print and manufacturing, and ITB Manufacturing, a private company that manufactures and supplies flexible plastic packaging solutions. Accordingly, it was announced via SENS on 19... 

Novus Holdings welcomes ITB Manufacturing on board

What the Amended B-BBEE codes mean for your industry

     17th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Amended B-BBEE Sector Codes and What they Mean for your Industry   The Department of Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies recently announced amendments to the Financial, Agricultural and Construction Sector Codes.   While these amendments have been long awaited and look to constantly improve... 

What the Amended B-BBEE codes mean for your industry

Robot-assisted sawing for greater productivity

     17th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Automation and robotics are rapidly gaining ground in metalworking – and sawing technology is no exception. Robot-assisted systems are taking over more and more work steps following the sawing process, starting with removal of the cut parts and continuing through deburring, weighing, centring and... 

Robot-assisted sawing for greater productivity

Renewed accreditations ensure highest customer service at BI

     16th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A slew of renewed accreditations not only means that Bearings International (BI) continues to offer products and services of the highest quality, but that issues such as customer service and traceability are improved constantly. The renewed accreditations are ISO 9001-2015, ISO 14001-2015, ISO... 

Renewed accreditations ensure highest customer service at BI

SA Truck Drivers get free health screening

     16th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen Driver Wellness brought well being to the front seat for South Africa’s truck drivers in 2017 by providing them with free health screenings.   Over 2017, 3 217 truck drivers pulled up their sleeves and took advantage of the voluntary free health screenings on offer, as part of Engen’s... 

SA Truck Drivers get free health screening

Why Verderflex hoses outlast competitor hoses.

     16th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Why do some hose pumps have short hose life and what unique features does Verderflex have that offer extended hose life beyond that of our competitors? Hoses fail for one main reason: fatigue.  “Although there can be many reasons for a hose to failure, fatigue is one of the main seasons. Speed,... 

Why Verderflex hoses outlast competitor hoses.

Paragon sees in 2018 with major new projects across Africa

     16th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Paragon has confirmed its standing as a leading architecture, interior design, and space-planning practice with the completion of several major projects in 2017. “These were long in the making and large in scale, and have once more provided a new perspective on our capability,” according to... 

Paragon sees in 2018 with major new projects across Africa

Atlas Copco to divest concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group

     16th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Atlas Copco has taken a decision to divest its concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group’s Construction division. The planned divestment will enable Atlas Copco’s Power Technique business area to intensify focus on its core technologies of air, power and flow. Atlas Copco Power... 

Atlas Copco to divest concrete and compaction business to Husqvarna Group

Engen and SuperSport United, join the PinkDrive to raise cancer awareness

     16th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen and their football partners SuperSport United, along with the PinkDrive association have joined forces to raise awareness around breast cancer. The plight of men and women fighting breast cancer is ongoing; consequently, Engen and SuperSport United along with the Pink Drive association will... 

Engen and SuperSport United, join the PinkDrive to raise cancer awareness

Liquidation auction of large variety of Hydraulic equipment and machinery in Brits

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Brits Loose Assets   Van’s Auctioneers are very excited to kick off in 2018 with a loose asset auction in Brits on 23 January at 11h00. The auction will be held at 13 Marthinus Ras Street in Brits. 

Liquidation auction of large variety of Hydraulic equipment and machinery in Brits

At Mining Indaba 2018, Caterpillar presents broad range of machines, technology and services to support African mining

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Caterpillar will present its unmatched range of innovative technologies and services at Mining Indaba, February 5-8 in Cape Town, South Africa. With a focus on optimizing operations, whether surface or underground, large or small, Caterpillar and Cat® dealers are dedicated to working with mining... 

At Mining Indaba 2018, Caterpillar presents broad range of machines, technology and services to support African mining

Weir Boosts Capacity And Footprint In Africa, Middle East

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Process solutions is now the focus of Weir Minerals Africa, as it works to bring its growing range of services and products closer to customers in Africa and the Middle East. According to Gavin Dyer, Regional Managing Director of Weir Minerals Africa, the company is investing continuously in both... 

Weir Boosts Capacity And Footprint In Africa, Middle East

CoreSlab keeps scoring milestones on municipal sports complex projects

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Precast concrete technologies are helping municipalities accelerate the delivery of sports complexes in many poor outlying areas of the country. These projects under the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) create many employment, as well as skills-development opportunities during the... 

Why Verderflex hoses outlast competitor hoses.

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Why do some hose pumps have short hose life and what unique features does Verderflex have that offer extended hose life beyond that of our competitors? Hoses fail for one main reason: fatigue.  “Although there can be many reasons for a hose to failure, fatigue is one of the main seasons. Speed,... 

Why Verderflex hoses outlast competitor hoses.

Concrete Technology In Demand At New Chryso Centre Of Excellence

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Concrete admixture users have wasted no time in taking up the testing and advisory services of Chryso Southern Africa’s new Centre of Excellence, which provides a complementary role to specialist testing laboratories. Opened just six months ago by the leading admixture producer, the Centre has... 

Concrete Technology In Demand At New Chryso Centre Of Excellence

Controlling Dust, Insects And Heat Means More Hygienic Conditions

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Companies continue to bemoan the fact that ineffective control of dust and insects, coupled with variances in temperature, result in hygiene, and health and safety compliance problems. With large volumes of pedestrian and vehicular traffic food manufacturing facilities as well as retail stores,... 

Controlling Dust, Insects And Heat Means More Hygienic Conditions

Treading Carefully On N2 Contract To Preserve Mangrove Forests

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In one of the largest permit applications to go through the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in recent years, Concor Infrastructure has worked with specialist consultants to reduce its environmental footprint on the N2 national freeway contract north of Mtunzini in... 

Africa Gets All-Round Tower Crane Service And Supply From New Operators

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There is a new player in Africa’s sub-Saharan market for lifting solutions, as experienced experts join forces in Crane & Hoist Equipment SA to offer a range of tower crane sourcing, refurbishment, sales and site management services. The company enters the market just in time for a long awaited... 

Africa Gets All-Round Tower Crane Service And Supply From New Operators

Kwatani Says On Spec And On Time Are Keys To Serving EPCS And Mines

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Faced with the ongoing challenge of being price sensitive in new capital projects, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) must also ensure that their product and service offering helps create a sustainable foundation for the end customer’s ongoing profitability and efficiency. “Being cost... 

Kwatani Says On Spec And On Time Are Keys To Serving EPCS And Mines

Massive Motors Installed By M&C At Cobre Panama

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Marthinusen & Coutts, a division of ACTOM, recently executed the sub-assembly of six gearless mill drives for Minera Panamá’s remotely situated Cobre Panamá project in record time, and as a result was able to hand the machine over to the mechanical teams for professional assembly well ahead of... 

Massive Motors Installed By M&C At Cobre Panama

Africa Gets All-Round Tower Crane Service And Supply From New Operators

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / There is a new player in Africa’s sub-Saharan market for lifting solutions, as experienced experts join forces in Crane & Hoist Equipment SA to offer a range of tower crane sourcing, refurbishment, sales and site management services. The company enters the market just in time for a long awaited... 

Africa Gets All-Round Tower Crane Service And Supply From New Operators

RFI Keeps Pace With Fast-Moving Diesel Injector Technology

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As regulations on carbon emissions around the globe lead original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to improve the environmental performance of their products, diesel injector technologies are advancing apace, and Germiston-based Reef Fuel Injection Services (RFI) is staying at the cutting edge.... 

RFI Keeps Pace With Fast-Moving Diesel Injector Technology

Weba Chutes Provide Solution At Carmen De Andacollo In Chile

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Weba Chute Systems has successfully engineered a new transfer point to replace an underperforming chute at Carmen de Andacollo in the Coquimbo region of Central Chile. Carmen de Andacollo is an open pit copper operation; Teck owns a 90% interest in the mine with Empresa Nacional de Mineria... 

Weba Chutes Provide Solution At Carmen De Andacollo In Chile

Comar Asphalt Plants Get Even More Mobile

     15th January 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Leading the local industry in asphalt plants, Gauteng-based Comar has designed a more compact and mobile plant for easier and more economical transportation, as well as quicker set-up time. Already a well-known name among South African asphalt producers, Comar has leveraged its extensive in-house... 

Comar Asphalt Plants Get Even More Mobile
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