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Materials Handling News

Namibia's gamma ray telescope nears the end

     20th July 2001 Construction on the four gammaray telescopes near Gamsberg, in Namibia, is nearing completion. 

Malawi buys SA graders

     29th June 2001 Engineering equipment supplier Barloworld Equipment has struck a deal to sell 30 graders to the Malawi government at a cost of $5-million, or about R40-million. 

Siberia, where sales turnover could double yearly, says Day

By: System Author     24th November 2000 Barloworld 

R10,4-million distribution centre finished

By: System Author     10th November 2000 Warehousing & storage 

Racking and shelving installation completed 

By: System Author     10th November 2000 Warehousing & storage 

Racks, shelves and pallets installed

By: System Author     10th November 2000 Warehousing & storage 

R17m equipment deal for smelter

By: System Author     3rd November 2000 The last delivery of a R17,5-million equipment deal to Billiton’s Bayside aluminium smelter, in Richards Bay, has been completed by Barloworld Handling. 

Innovative air-belt conveyor system

By: System Author     27th October 2000 Sugar refiner Tongaat-Hulett contracted Hoksas & Craven, along with Cargill & Associates, to carry out the design, manufacture and installation of an air-belt conveyor system to replace the existing conventional system at its refinery in Durban. 

IT to improve cement-producer logistics

By: System Author     20th October 2000 The first phase of Kwazulu-Natal cement manufacturing and distribution company NPC Eagle Cement’s R13-million information technology business management system changeover project will be completed by the end of the year. 

Bulk-handling companies feeling the pinch

By: System Author     25th August 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

Rocky road to the New Economy

By: System Author     25th August 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

Lightweight materials – low weight is their strength

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Developments to Watch 

Opinion

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Editorial 

Materials for the new millennium

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Developments to Watch 

Multimillion-rand contract is a logical progression for local firm

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling and logistics 

New forklift halves handling time

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling and logistics 

New levy implemented will cost sector up to R14bn a year

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

R2m conveyor contract completed

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling and logistics 

SA company beats global competition

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling and logistics 

Shopping around for improved logistics

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Materials-handling & logistics 

Business as usual as Mozal goes on-line

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Mozal 

Cement firm details R200m Saldanha project

By: System Author     12th November 1999 The R200-million project to build, commission and integrate a materials-handling and slag-milling facility in Saldanha, Western Cape, by cement manufacturer PPC Cement, was completed last month. 

Spirotech

By: System Author     22nd October 1999 Factory 

Material gain in universal gasket

By: System Author     17th September 1999 Seals, Gaskets & Sealing Mechanisms 

Big projects lift company’s prospects

By: System Author     27th August 1999 Materials-handling and logistics 

Material slump in handling sector piles up

By: System Author     27th August 1999 Materials-handling & logistics 

New player breezes in and ruffles feathers

By: System Author     27th August 1999 Materials-handling and logistics 

South African companies do not give logistics its logical due

By: System Author     27th August 1999 Materials-handling & logistics 

Trucking-logistics company formed

By: System Author     27th August 1999 Materials-handling and logistics 

South Africa winning a bucket of exports

By: System Author     23rd April 1999 As much as 75% of dragline bucket pro- duction at the new Caterpillar Boksburg, Gauteng, manufacturing facility is expected to be exported to Australia and the US this year. This was announced at the official opening of the new facility this month. The new factory follows Caterpillar’s... 

Final dust-control contract completed

By: System Author     26th February 1999 THE second and final dust-control contract for the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Council’s multimillion-rand ‘Jo-Gro’ compost-production project at Olifantsfontein, south of the city, has been completed by Air Cleaning Equipment of Springs. Worth a total of R2,3-million, the... 

‘Live’ materials-handling exhibit

By: System Author     12th February 1999 The nuts and bolts are being slotted into place for what is expected to be the largest ‘live’ exhibit of materials-handling and conveyor products ever erected in South Africa. Cost Time Resource’s Brian Rogers has been appointed project co-ordinator of this integrated operation,... 

Contract ends at expanded aluminium plant

By: System Author     12th February 1999 Gauteng company Marathon Materials Handling (MMH) completed its portion of a R40-million contract for the supply of materials-handling systems for the R2,4-billion Hulett Aluminium Maritzburg plant’s advanced aluminium rolled products expansion in November. The company was subcontracted by... 

Critical need conveyed for export focus

By: System Author     12th February 1999 Conveyor manufacturers need to look seriously at the export market if they want to survive in the continually shrinking local market, Conveyor Manufacturers Association (CMA) chairperson Alan Exton tells Engineering News. The main reasons cited for this are the lack of local projects coupled with... 

Electromechanical items manufactured

By: System Author     12th February 1999 A range of motors, drives and alternators which meet stringent quality and safety specifications are manufactured by electromechanical engineering specialist Leroy Somer. The range includes ac motors – single-phase, three-phase, slip-ring, drip-proof, brake motors, vibrating and adapted... 

Elevated hoist design

By: System Author     12th February 1999 The new SH-Series from Condra Cranes, of the East Rand, is claimed to represent a new standard in hoists, surpassing many designs on the world market at present. Cleaner, neater, easier to maintain and much more compact than other hoists, the new series is an attempt by Condra to break new ground... 

Flow store test facility well-used

By: System Author     12th February 1999 The flow store test facility supplied by Interbelt has been put to good use over the past six months, the company reports. Its objective is to increase the use of this facility and encourage existing and potential customers to make use of the test rig. Operational functionality can be optimised,... 

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