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Workplace Demarcation Made Easier With Apex Strip Curtains

     22nd September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Workplace demarcation in manufacturing facilities has become more important as companies streamline processes and implement best practice policies. Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, says the company has seen a marked increase in the use of specialised PVC strip... 

Increasing efficiency and productivity with a new secondary metallurgy system

     22nd September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / ArcelorMittal Temirtau orders new ladle furnace from SMS group ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan, recently awarded SMS group www.sms-group.com a purchase order for the supply of a new 290-ton ladle furnace for its plant in Temirtau, Kazakhstan. The SMS group scope of supply will comprise the... 

Increasing efficiency and productivity with a new secondary metallurgy system

BBF Safety Group Announces Acquisition of Quality Safety

     22nd September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Latest acquisition supports company’s vision of becoming a leading workplace safety solutions provider DURBAN, 15th September 2017 – BBF Safety Group today announced its acquisition of Quality Safety, a local manufacturer of personal and general protective equipment (PPE). Through the... 

African ports define development roadmap for 2018 and beyond

     22nd September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Over 20 African ports authorities, terminal operators and Ministries of Transport convene in Durban, South Africa this October for strategic think-tank discussions around port optimisation and modernisation across the region.  The African Ports Evolution initiative sets the backdrop for the... 

African ports define development roadmap for 2018 and beyond

Maintenance and rehabilitation – putting African Rail back on track

     22nd September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / After a period of decline, Rail in the developed world has made a significant comeback to mature in a vibrant sector. With a few exceptions, Rail in Africa lag behind due to poor or even non-existence of rail maintenance and rehabilitation with the result of an outdated infrastructure – in some... 

Goscor Access Rental appoints new KZN Branch Manager

     22nd September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Goscor Access Rental (GAR) has appointed industry stalwart Alan Will as Kwazulu-Natal Branch Manager, based in Westmead, to oversee expansion in one of the company’s highest-growth areas in South Africa at present. Alan brings 28 years’ experience to bear on his high-profile new role, of which 22... 

Goscor Access Rental appoints new KZN Branch Manager

“Best of the Best” primed for the 2017 Engen Champ of Champs

     22nd September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The top under-17 football teams from across South Africa will soon lock horns in a fierce battle to determine which club can call themselves the “best of the best.” The 2017 Engen Champ of Champs will kick off at the University of Pretoria on Thursday, 5 October with the champions being crowned... 

“Best of the Best” primed for the 2017 Engen Champ of Champs

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd September 2017 / 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

Energy efficient liquid phase for five million tons a year

     21st September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / JSW Dolvi orders converter shop and secondary metallurgy at SMS group JSW Steel Limited, India, has placed an order with SMS group www.sms-group.com for the supply of a converter shop for its Dolvi plant which has to fulfill high demands in terms of energy efficiency and environmental protection. 

Energy efficient liquid phase for five million tons a year

Voice Offers Attractive Opportunities For Resellers

     21st September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The ratio of voice-based to data-based communication still leans heavily towards voice.  That’s according to Otel Communications which highlighted the fact that businesses have to invest in state-of-the-art voice services that will further their commercial objectives. 

Afrimat Construction Index takes a dip in the second quarter of 2017, but prospects seem poised to improve

     21st September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Afrimat, a leading open pit mining company providing industrial minerals and construction materials, has released the findings of the third Afrimat Construction Index (“ACI”) for the second quarter of 2017. The ACI is a composite index of the level of activity within the building and construction... 

Corobrik’s bricklayer training programme empowers youth

     21st September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A mutually beneficial partnership between Corobrik and the Department of Public Works will result in the upskilling of 30 Western Cape residents, improving their future employment opportunities through practical and theoretical bricklayer training. “Training those in disadvantaged communities is... 

Corobrik’s bricklayer training programme empowers youth

New power plant with Wärtsilä generating equipment will boost Indonesia's clean energy capacity

     21st September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the generating equipment for a new 48 MW power plant to be built in Indonesia. The plant will be operated by PT PLN, the Indonesian Government owned utility, which already has a number of power stations running with Wärtsilä engines... 

Ideas that work for industrial development. The 6th CSIR Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      21st September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The 6th Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Conference themed ‘Ideas that Work for Industrial Development’, will take place at the CSIR International Conference Centre, Pretoria East on October 5 and 6 this year. 

Ideas that work for industrial development. The 6th CSIR Conference

Tenova TAKRAF continues to set new benchmarks in belt pulley fabrication

     20th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With headquarters in Leipzig (Germany), TAKRAF is a leading global solutions provider in the mining, bulk material handling and minerals processing industries. The company is also an important manufacturer of high-end components such as belt pulleys and boasts a strong reputation in this area. A... 

Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools across South Africa

     20th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen, in collaboration with Acts of Random Kindness South Africa (ArkoSA), a not-for-profit company which encourages acts of random kindness one person at a time, are striving to assist schools in the production and growth of year-round crops.   With the introduction of Auto Gardens to 100... 

Engen launches Auto Gardens in 100 schools across South Africa

Cummins Provides Latest Technology For Emissions Control In Rail-Engine Market

     20th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cummins, the world’s largest independent engine manufacturer, has over 70 years’ experience in high-speed rail engines, reveals Andreas Dammann, Rail Business Manager – EMEA. With engine platforms from 36 kW to 3 300 kW, Cummins has a range of engines specifically for the rail market segment.... 

Cummins Provides Latest Technology For Emissions Control In Rail-Engine Market

CTC Plant Company turns 25

     20th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The year of 2017 is a landmark year for South Africa’s most experienced used equipment company, CTC Plant Company (Pty) Ltd, based at Airport Industria, Cape Town, conveniently located right next to the Airport and close to main access highways. 

CTC Plant Company turns 25

Liquid Fuels 2017: A review of South Africa's liquid fuels sector (PDF Report)

     20th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Creamer Media’s Liquid Fuels 2017 report examines these issues in the context of South Africa’s business environment, including South Africa’s refining capacity; the proposed introduction of Clean Fuels 2 specifications; the development of the country’s biofuels industry; fuel pricing; the... 

Liquid Fuels 2017: A review of South Africa's liquid fuels sector (PDF Report)

Integrated Pump Rental Dewaters Tunnel Under Vaal River

     20th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Integrated Pump Rental recently made short work of dewatering a large pipe deep under the Vaal River, expelling over 1800 cubic metres in one day in a rapid turnkey solution. The job was to clear a 2,5 metre diameter pipeline of water, so that engineers could safely enter the tunnel to conduct... 

Integrated Pump Rental Dewaters Tunnel Under Vaal River

A resolute commitment to SHEQ keeps fuels and chemical deliveries in the safe lane

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Renewed and expanded contracts in the fuel and chemicals sector Despite an extremely challenging economic climate, many South African companies are taking a longer-term outlook to business by only partnering reputable providers of specialist supply chain and transport logistics services. 

MOVIGEAR® drive system is ideal for hygiene and energy-saving in the food and beverage industry

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / MOVIGEAR® drive systems are particularly suited for the food and beverage industry, with its dual demands of high hygiene levels and energy saving, combined with the need to limit any downtime. SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa recently supplied a total of 65 MOVIGEAR® units to a major abattoir,... 

MOVIGEAR® drive system is ideal for hygiene and energy-saving in the food and beverage industry

SMC Valve Manifolds Built to Withstand High-Pressure Cleaners and Treatments with Steam

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / In the food and beverage industry, hygiene is the order of the day. Many systems and system parts need to withstand treatment with steam, high-pressure cleaning and aggressive cleaning agents, whilst also preventing the formation of dirt and bacteria traps.   SMC’s new clean style valve manifolds... 

SMC Valve Manifolds Built to Withstand High-Pressure Cleaners and Treatments with Steam

Crown Extends Popular QuickPick® Remote Technology

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / To Other Forklift Models And Applications Crown, one of the world’s largest material-handling companies, and represented in South Africa by Goscor Lift Truck Company (GLTC), has extended its well-established, multi-award-winning QuickPick® Remote order-picking technology to cover an even broader... 

Crown Extends Popular QuickPick® Remote Technology

“Probiotics” Revive And Restore Septic Tank Systems

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Bioremedial sewage treatment solutions are like probiotics for septic tanks and help revive and restore these systems resulting in much less odour.   That’s according to Ian Wright, CEO of organic air, water and sewage treatment firm, Biozone. “Our natural sewage reclamation solutions reduce the... 

Cutting complexity from coding

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Every business involved in production and packaging aims for optimum efficiency in their coding processes. No organisation can afford the frustration of unnecessary break-downs or down-time due to complex maintenance problems. In this environment, the demand for reliable, innovative coding... 

Cutting complexity from coding

First Raspberry Pi Jam comes to South Africa

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / 16 September 2017 – Willie Strydom was awarded the prize for the most innovative build at the first ever Raspberry Pi Jam to be hosted in South Africa.    Willie’s project in ‘home automation’ is designed to consolidate various home automation applications into a single user interface that can be... 

Afrox unveils welding school at LIV Village

     19th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Afrox’s commitment to assisting young South Africans to acquire welding skills and knowledge recently culminated in the official opening on 7 September of the LIV Welding Academy, a custom container welding school that was developed by Afrox in partnership with LIV and the Southern African... 

Royal HaskoningDHV launches innovative online solution for project reporting

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Royal HaskoningDHV has taken another key step to deliver innovative solutions to accelerate decision-making and enable effective stakeholder management. The iReport is a new accessible online digital tool where project information is visual, enabling it to be rapidly reported, shared and... 

Renttech SA: ‘Business as usual’ – with a renewed focus: New MD to ensure higher than ever service, product and technical excellence

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Renttech South Africa has a proud 20-year track record of providing a combination of high-quality local and international branded equipment for rental or purchase, allied to superb customer service and business integrity. After two decades, a new Managing Director, Duncan Whitehead, has taken up... 

Renttech SA: ‘Business as usual’ – with a renewed focus: New MD to ensure higher than ever service, product and technical excellence

Innovative Nordson EFD Static Mixer

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Nordson EFD, introduces OptiMixer™, a revolutionary new 2K (two-component) disposable square static mixer that provides superior process control and efficiency in dispensing two-part materials. It features a patent-pending design that is 20% shorter than comparable mixers on the market, enabling... 

Innovative Nordson EFD Static Mixer

Engen launches innovative Pharmacy Concept in Kenya

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Engen launched its first pharmacy in Kenya earlier this month at its highly-successful Hurlingham branch in Nairobi, in partnership with Payless Pharmacy.   Selling over-the-counter and prescription medication, the pharmacy is yet another source of convenience for consumers to choose Engen.... 

Engen launches innovative Pharmacy Concept in Kenya

7 Ways to ensure a data breach does not happen to you

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / By Fortinet global security strategist Derek Manky 143 million. The number of US consumers potentially affected by the recently announced credit services data breach is staggering. It’s nearly half the US population. And as a credit reporting service, this data includes names, addresses,... 

Africa’s Uptake Of Dry-Type Transformers Set To Grow

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Already popular in North America and Europe, dry-type transformers will soon be seeing greater take-up in Africa through a more concerted entry and support strategy from global leader Hammond Power Solutions (HPS). According to Andrea Giacometti, regional sales manager of the HPS Europe, the... 

Africa’s Uptake Of Dry-Type Transformers Set To Grow

Fleet Renewal Puts Burma Plant Hire At Cutting Edge

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A restructuring and fleet renewal programme at Cape Town-based Burma Plant Hire has put the company on track for further growth in the construction, mining and other sectors. Significantly, the company is a Level 2 contributor to BBBEE. In addition to its traditional base load work in the... 

Fleet Renewal Puts Burma Plant Hire At Cutting Edge

Khato Holdings is making great strides in Botswana and other SADC states 

     18th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Khato Civils has also established a country office in Botswana, where it has 60-million pula of equipment and has bought a 4 ha site on which to construct its head office in the country. Khato Civils CEO Mongezi Mnyani explains that the building plans are in the last stages of being approved by... 

Khato Holdings is making great strides in Botswana and other SADC states

Protecting pipelines from overvoltage interferences

     15th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Pipelines operate under high pressure, meaning that the material used (such as steel) can rapidly reach its maximum lifespan. In extreme cases, heavy corrosion can damage the pipeline and result in leakage that may impact both on the material used and the environment. Thus it is clear that... 

Protecting pipelines from overvoltage interferences

DEHN Africa pays tribute to local partners at annual awards ceremony

     15th September 2017 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Lightning and surge protection solutions provider, DEHN Africa has once again acknowledged local distribution partners, recently awarding top associates at its fourth annual African partner awards ceremony, which was held at the Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg. The big winner for the evening... 

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