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Gauteng Company Hopes To Expand Market To Angola

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / A Gauteng civil and structural consulting engineering company is looking forward to expanding its customer base when they participate in the Trade and Investment Mission to Angola that will take place from 16-21 July 2018. The mission will be led by the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr... 

Van Dyck Floors reveals another masterpiece - the Mozart Collection

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Every great symphony starts with the perfect composition and when it comes to interior design, Van Dyck Floors has created the masterpiece in carpet tiles – the latest Mozart Collection. This innovative range of darker shaded carpet tiles combines the latest in interior trends with comfort, style... 

Sliding easy with wear-resistant tribo-tape liners from igus

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The company igus displays its advanced tribo-tape product range at the 2018 Hannover Messe As a sliding surface, the tribo-tape reduces abrasion during linear movements, allows easy sliding and reduces wear. The film is also already being used as edge protection and product protection by lining... 

No ‘hollow’ promises: Allied Steelrode’s LT20 tube laser leverages the full engineering and design potential of tubular steel

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The increased popularity and use of square and rectangular section hollow steel tubing is a boon for consulting engineers, as it has opened up many new and innovative design opportunities. This type of  steel tubing has many advantages for the consulting engineer as it is cost-effective, light,... 

67 websites for 67 small businesses

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / According to a study by The Small Enterprise Development Agency, 75% of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in South Africa fail. With the National Development Plan predicting that, by 2030, 90% of all new jobs will be in SMBs, it is imperative that small businesses get the enabling... 

21 t SANY excavator is a perfect gem for the mining industry

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The 21 t SANY SY210C-9 excavator from Goscor Earth Moving (GEM), part of the Goscor Group, offers the highest level of efficiency and productivity demanded by arduous applications such as mining. The SANY SY210C-9 features a six-cylinder in-line water-cooled Cummins 6BT5.9-C140 engine, with a... 

The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) appoints Muzi Manzi as Chief Executive Officer

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Muzi Manzi as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 August 2018 following the resignation of Mark Krieg in March 2018. Chairman David Mertens commented: “I’m delighted to announce Muzi Manzi’s... 

Professor Anele Mngadi joins Rio-Carb as non-executive director

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Wear engineering solutions provider Rio-Carb is pleased to announce that Professor Anele Mngadi (PhD) has agreed to join the company as a non-executive director. Dr. Mngadi is a renowned turnaround strategist, specialising in economic development deriving from various economic sectors. She holds... 

A.B.E. Products For Floor Revamp At Waterfront Restaurant

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / a.b.e. Construction Chemicals supplied three key products for the refurbishment of the floors of the popular Panama Jacks restaurant at Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront. For the new flooring, a.b.e. – part of the Chryso Southern Africa Group – supplied: 

Intelligent Epiroc hydraulic breakers ‘think for themselves’

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The range of hydraulic breakers with integrated Intelligent Protection System (IPS) technology from mining equipment specialist, Epiroc, delivers efficient and reliable performance over an extended life cycle, presenting customers and end-users with lowest total cost of equipment operation and... 

SKF Endoscopes - Fast and easy inspection with video function

13th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / SKF Endoscopes TKES 10 series are first line inspection tools that can be used for internal inspection of machinery. They help minimise the need to disassemble machinery for inspection, saving time and money. The compact display unit, with 3.5” backlit screen, allows images and video to be saved... 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th July 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

SEIFSA Cautiously Optimistic Following a Rebound in Metals and Engineering Sector Output in May.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) is cautiously optimistic following the release of production data reflecting an increase in output in the Metals and Engineering (M&E) sector, despite a corresponding decline in business confidence and a volatile rand,... 

No ‘hollow’ promises: Allied Steelrode’s LT20 tube laser leverages the full engineering and design potential of tubular steel

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The increased popularity and use of square and rectangular section hollow steel tubing is a boon for consulting engineers, as it has opened up many new and innovative design opportunities. This type of  steel tubing has many advantages for the consulting engineer as it is cost-effective, light,... 

Get reel quality with new SR-Express spring cable reels from Powermite

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Powermite, South Africa’s industry-leading supplier of electrical and mechanical equipment for moving machinery, has boosted its superior quality, rugged and reliable cable reeling systems with the introduction of the new SR-Express range from Conductix Wampfler. Powermite holds exclusive... 

Get reel quality with new SR-Express spring cable reels from Powermite

Plastic Alternatives – Blessing or Curse?

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / On the 3rd of July, citizens throughout the world celebrated Plastic Bag Free Day.  This, hot on the heels of Environment Day and World Oceans Day, both celebrated a few weeks earlier. On all three these days, and throughout the month of Plastic Free July, consumers were encouraged to... 

Plastic Alternatives – Blessing or Curse?

AfricaOnline Launches JET-Powered Wireless Network to Deliver Fast Broadband in Namibia

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Marc Gregan, MD, AfricaOnline “We have launched a new 5GHz JET and customer feedback is that they are ecstatic with the 100Mbps they’re getting”   AfricaOnline, one of the largest ISPs in Nambia, has launched a wireless broadband network powered by RADWIN’s JET 5GHz Point-to-Multipoint (PtMP)... 

AfricaOnline Launches JET-Powered Wireless Network to Deliver Fast Broadband in Namibia

Weir completes acquisition of ESCO Corporation

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Weir Group PLC has completed the acquisition of ESCO Corporation, the world’s leading provider of ground engaging tools for surface mining and infrastructure markets, for an enterprise value of US$1,285m.  It follows regulatory clearance for the transaction, which was first announced on 19... 

From the office of the Secretariat of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has announced that the 2018 World Diamond Congress, the biannual meeting of the WFDB and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA), will take place in Mumbai, India, from October 23 to 25. WFDB President Ernie Blom said: “I am... 

Arup Recognised At Saice 2018

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) Johannesburg division honoured Arup with multiple project and individual awards at its 2018 regional award ceremony. The twisting PwC Tower in Midrand won both the Structural Engineering category and the Overall Technical Excellence... 

Arup Recognised At Saice 2018

Decrease in the purchasing managers’ index for June 2018 a cause for concern

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) is concerned about the general dip in overall business activity in the broader manufacturing sector as reflected in the composite Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) released yesterday, SEIFSA Economist Marique Kruger... 

Embedding compliance into business processes

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Changing the mindset at C-suite level that compliance is not a “tick-the-box, rule based” process at the end of any transaction or activity is one of the greatest challenges around embedding compliance into business solutions says Kalane Rampai, Director at PwC. Speaking at the LexisNexis... 

Gradual producer price index improvement for intermediate manufactured goods bodes well for the metals and engineering cluster - SEIFSA

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) welcomes the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) data for intermediate manufactured goods released by Statistics South Africa today, which affirm the gradual improvement in selling price inflation for sub-industries in the... 

Sulzer Offers MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Cartridge-Based 2-Component Dispensing System for Mining Applications

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Spray dispenser ideal for applying abrasion-resistant coatings on mining equipment Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc., the leading innovator of 2-component adhesive dispensing systems, offers the MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ cartridge-based system for a variety of mining applications, including applying... 

New vessel repair hub boosts local economy

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The new vessel repair facilities in the Port of PE were not only developed as a positive step towards a thriving vessel maintenance and marine engineering hub, but also to boost the local economy in the long term. With the final part of this R200 million project completed about a year ago, it is... 

New vessel repair hub boosts local economy

Positive outlook for manufacturing in KZN

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / According to jobs portal CareerJunction, in its index for the month of May 2018, the finance and manufacturing sectors have seen a recent upswing in hiring activity. This is a clear indication that the manufacturing sector could be entering a turnaround in fortune. In the National Development... 

Everising’s upgraded E- and P-Series sawing machines: ‘cut out’ to meet customers’ sawing requirements with faster cutting times and greater functionality

12th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / To maintain its enviable reputation for excellence and sophistication in sawing, the Taiwan-based Everising Machine Company continuously strives to anticipate its customers’ requirements to provide timeous and effective solutions. What the company established recently was that many customers... 

Everising’s upgraded E- and P-Series sawing machines: ‘cut out’ to meet customers’ sawing requirements with faster cutting times and greater functionality

Chicago Pneumatic generator give-away a showstopper at Sibanye Gold MTE

11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Following hot on the heels of the successful generator give-away at the Northam Mining & Technical Exhibition (MTE) in Limpopo, one week later Chicago Pneumatic once again handed out a portable generator, this time to a lucky visitor of the Sibanye Gold MTE held in Gauteng on 17 May 2018. Chicago... 

AECOM Educational Trust awards three bursaries for 2018

11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Integrated infrastructure delivery company AECOM has announced the latest recipients of bursaries awarded by its Educational Trust, which provides financial assistance to young women in previously-disadvantaged communities. The AECOM Educational Trust was established in 2017, and celebrates its... 

AECOM Educational Trust awards three bursaries for 2018

ARUP Recognised at SAICE 2018

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) Johannesburg division honoured Arup with multiple project and individual awards at its 2018 regional award ceremony.   The twisting PwC Tower in Midrand won both the Structural Engineering category and the Overall Technical Excellence... 

Cargo Carriers gives skills development a jump-start

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Cargo Carriers, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed supply-chain solutions specialist, continues to contribute towards the long-term sustainability of southern Africa’s transport logistics industry by investing heavily into skills development and training. A dearth of skills at both... 

Bridging between traditional and new energy

11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / As the current global energy transition moves towards a future more dependent on renewable resources, WorleyParsons is using its expertise in new energy to bridge between conventional and sustainable power generation. WorleyParsons says the global transition to fully realising the potential of... 

Endress+Hauser development team earns the AMA Innovation Award

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / iTHERM TrustSens recognized as an exceptional innovation in the field of and instrumentation Innovation, originality and market relevance: these are the three key criteria that are applied when selecting the winner of the AMA Innovation Award. With the iTHERM TrustSens, a development team from... 

Tough protective coating solutions for mining machines from Thermaspray

11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Proprietary wear resistant coatings from Thermaspray present an effective and affordable coating solution for a key customer, protecting critical components and improving reliability on used underground mining machines. The mining environment is notorious for its tough conditions; heat, dust,... 

Tough protective coating solutions for mining machines from Thermaspray

Royal HaskoningDHV wins big at SAICE JHB Regional Awards

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / It was a night to remember for Royal HaskoningDHV at the SAICE JHB Regional Awards held in Midrand on Thursday 5 July 2018. The Level 1 B-BBEE engineering consultancy walked away with 4 awards for the Grayston Pedestrian Bridge at the gala dinner. The bridge was awarded the Most Outstanding Civil... 

Actionable insights can positively influence organizational performance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / Prior to the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and predictive analytics, critical business decisions were made based on the analysis of historical data. Today, organizations that have a strong, future-fit ERP system in place, and that have implemented automation, have... 

Drilling game changers - Epiroc COP 66 and T-Wiz60

11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / The COP 66 hammer for DTH applications and T-WiZ60 T-thread system for Tophammer drilling, both from Epiroc are defined by efficiency and reliability, two factors that are fundamental in curtailing operational costs and extending equipment life leading to maximised uptime and increased... 

Epiroc South Africa encourages employee wellness in the home and work space

11th July 2018 / MEDIA STATEMENT / With employee wellness at the core of Epiroc South Africa’s ethos, the company addressed the important topic of stress management in support of World Safety Day 2018. The World Health Organisation’s safety day focus this year was on child labour. However, globally Epiroc decided to focus on... 

Epiroc South Africa encourages employee wellness in the home and work space
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