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Industrial Filters & Filtration News

Exclusive distribution agreement secured

By: Lindsey Berry     12th March 2010  

Filtration company helps promote literacy development

     12th March 2010  

Filtration system extends life of reverse-osmosis plant

By: Lindsey Berry     12th March 2010 Environmental solutions company Procon Environmental Technologies has delivered one of its Mycelx filtration units to a water treatment plant at South African ferrochrome producer Samancor Chrome’s Tubatse Ferrochrome smelting operation, in Steelpoort, Mpumalanga province. 

Increased awareness of benefits of energy efficient equipment

By: Lindsey Berry     12th March 2010  

Local distributor continues successful 
distribution of Danish brand

     12th March 2010 Filtration product distributor IQ Oil Filtration, which is the approved and contracted sole local importer and distributor of Danish filtration manufacturer CC Jensen’s (CJC’s) oil filtration products has had a successful first year since it opened in January, last year.

 

New filter vessel 
prevents spills

     12th March 2010 Liquid filter company Eaton Filtration has launched a new filter vessel, the Flowline II, which the company reports provides high performance and is economically priced compared with other filter vessel products. 

New inertial spin filter technology

     12th March 2010 Tshwane-based Rand Technical Services (RTS) has developed a robust, highly effective inertial spin filter technology for industrial dust and exhaust separation, which is virtually maintenance free and offers an alternative to current industrial filtration methods that often require costly... 

New plant for local manufacturer

     12th March 2010 South African manufacturer and supplier of industrial filters and lubrication systems Operational Marketing has moved to new and expanded offices with an adjoining manufacturing plant in Strydom Park, Gauteng.  

New technologies highlighted at 
international conference

     12th March 2010 Diversified global infrastructure company (GE) will highlight several new technologies at Medical Design and Manufacture West for medical and life science companies needing enhanced filtration and separation for various applications. 

Production plant opened in China

     12th March 2010 Designer, manufacturer and supplier of industrial filters Larox has opened a new production plant in Suzhou, in China. 

Robust transfer trolley launched

     12th March 2010 Filtration specialist BMG Filtration, a division of Bearing Man Group, has launched a new robust transfer trolley which transfers oil safely from the oil store to the plant, without the lubricator having to touch the fluid. 

Small-size filter range launched

     12th March 2010 Manufacturer of inductive components Premo is offering a high performance, easy to install, small-sized new filter range to its customers suitable for a number of applications.  

Revamped engineered-products distributor eyes prospects in Australasia and South America

By: Terence Creamer     26th September 2008 The recently re-branded Bearing Man Group, now BMG, is considering ways to globalise its successful industrial-component sourcing and distribution model, and is eyeing, in particular, entry into the resources-heavy markets of South America and Australasia.  

Howden Africa buys remaining stake in emissions-control firm

By: Matthew Hill     6th July 2007 JSE-listed Howden Africa said on Friday that it has bought the 50,01% of gas-cleaning systems firm Bateman Howden South Africa (BHSA) for R26,3-million from Bateman Projects.  

Cleanroom for biotech lab

By: Shannon de Ryhove     6th July 2007 Cleanroom specialist Deryck Smith Consulting Engineers, the cleanroom division of Stewart Scott International (SSI), has completed the design, implementation and validation of the cleanroom environmental control systems as part of a R25-million project for a highly sensitive biotechnology quality... 

Filtration relations extended to capex

By: Guy Copans     29th June 2007 Filtration company Donaldson Filtration Systems is responsible for a large portion of the filtration work at Mittal Steel�s Vanderbijlpark facility, says sales engineer Deon Cilliers, who provides technical support to the site. 

Acquisition to help firm expand into new markets

     17th March 2006 The acquisition of Hayward Industries by Eaton Corporation was officially completed late last year. 

Acquisition underpins move to enhance industrial range

     17th March 2006 For more than 40 years Donaldson Filtration Systems has served the South African market in the trucking, mining, civil engineering and agricultural sectors, and is world renowned as leaders in filtration solutions. 

Big push to improve pollution control at South African smelters

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 Company offers custom-engineered in-house design As a supplier of electric-arc smelting furnaces and related technology to the ferroalloys and base-metals industries, Pyromet Technologies also designs its own in-house gas-cleaning systems for smelter applications, embracing wet and dry systems.... 

Breakthrough limestone-wash solution installed

     17th March 2006 Gauteng-based engineering firm, Thuthuka Group, has designed an innovative limestone wash plant for Metlime using a revolutionary vacuum filter process. 

Design database a key advantage

     17th March 2006 Based in the UK and represented locally by OEN Enterprises, Micro Metalsmiths manufactures filters, diplexers, multiplexers and associated components. 

Empowerment filters through

     17th March 2006 Private equity firms RMB Corvest and Tandem Capital have concluded a major empowerment transaction with the introduction of an empowerment shareholder into Filter Flow, First Filtration and Francol. 

Importer offers extended guarantee on US filters

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 A long-standing importer and wholesaler of industrial filters has committed itself to exceeding international service benchmarks by offering a seven-year guarantee on the filters it is importing from the US. 

Industrial-filter education requires more attention

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 Creating awareness about the importance of filters for the protection of equipment and a safe working environment, as well as pollution control, is one of the major challenges that the air-filtration industry faces, Airventfil MD Lerato Makgalemele tells Engineering News. 

New filter range unveiled

     17th March 2006 A brand-new range of filters, regulators and lubricators has just been released by Ernest Lowe under its own Elco label. 

Rebranded firm focuses on product innovation

By: Mischa Drotsky     17th March 2006 A name change in 2004, a unique product development in 2005 and the rebranding of three of its filters, placed SPX Vokes-Air firmly on the industrial filters and filtration map. 

Correct filter can save millions

     18th March 2005 Operators of large diesel machines, steam and gas turbines should be careful to fit only manufacturer-approved filters as opposed to choosing inferior filters motivated by lower prices. 

Enviro upgrade at Lydenburg smelter

     18th March 2005 An environmental upgrade of the furnace charge points of two furnaces at Xstrata Alloys’ Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, chrome smelter is being undertaken by gas-cleaning and dust-control company MikroPul of Johannesburg. 

Filter press for platinum plant

     18th March 2005 The first Ishigaki Lasta filter press to be supplied to the local platinum industry has been installed at Lonmin’s smelter operations, and forms part of the plant extension project at this mine. 

Local firms bag opportunities in pharmaceutical industry

By: peter cromberge     18th March 2005 New demand by local pharmaceutical companies for fluid-bed drier bags has created an opportunity for certain local companies to supply these bags. 

Local product could replace imports

By: peter cromberge     18th March 2005 A range of in-line basket strainers, previously only available through import, is being manufactured by a local filtration, lubrication and pump company. 

No bending under pressure for titanium cartridge filters

By: peter cromberge     18th March 2005 A new range of titanium cartridge filters was introduced into the local market from the US in October last year. 

R1,3m water-treatment facility for mining town

By: peter cromberge     18th March 2005 A complete water-treatment facility valued at R 1, 3-million, complete with four filtration vessels, has been installed in a remote part of Mali to supply clean water to the mining town of Sadiola. 

The benefits of bag prefilter systems

By: peter cromberge     18th March 2005 Because filtration can be an expensive process, most filtration functions will benefit from the use of pre-filter systems. 

Filters and bin vents meet emission targets

     5th November 2004 Bag filters and bin vents supplied by gas cleaning and dust control specialists MikroPul of Johannesburg between 2000/3 for site-wide installation at BHP Billiton’s Mozal 1 & 2 aluminium smelters near Maputo, Mozambique, are operating successfully and meeting minimum emission targets as... 

Firm clinches pioneering flue-gas plant contract

     5th November 2004 A local firm was awarded a contract earlier this year by leading pulp-and-paper maker Mondi Paper to instal a novel integrated desulphurisation (NID) dry flue-gas plant to serve two coal-fired boilers at the company’s Merebank mill north of Durban. 

Fresh air for smokers in restaurants

     5th November 2004 Guidelines issued by the Department of Health for the construction of designated smoking areas fit well with the Seasonmaster Intercept, a product designed specifically to clean smoke from the atmosphere. 

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