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Goscor KLG

Goscor Compressed Air Systems, part of the Goscor Group of Companies, has acquired KLG Compressed Air Services in a move that will now offer turnkey compressed air solutions to the mining, industrial, construction and hospital markets. The new company will be known as Goscor KLG.


Atlas Copco compressors and light tower win Red Dot Design Awards

     25th April 2017 Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won two prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for 2017 for portable compressors and a LED light tower. “We are proud to once again be recognised with this distinguished prize for outstanding design,” said Andrew Walker,... 

Turnkey vacuum solutions from Atlas Copco Vacuum Technique

     24th April 2017 In a move to become a global leader in vacuum solutions, Atlas Copco established Vacuum Technique as a fifth business area on 1st January 2017. Vacuum solutions originally formed part of Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s product portfolio. Following the vacuum business’s excellent growth over... 

Chicago Pneumatic high pressure compressors support unique blast hole drilling machines in India

     10th April 2017 Chicago Pneumatic skid mounted air compressors are playing a vital role in new blast hole drilling machines being used for overburden removal in the coal fields of central India. M/s BGR Mining (P) and Infra Pvt. Ltd, one of the biggest mining contractors in Hyderabad, with a fleet of 1600... 

Thermal spray coating solutions for Turbomachinery and Rotating Equipment from Thermaspray

     6th April 2017 Thermally sprayed coating solutions, as provided by coating technology specialist, Thermaspray, ensures protection from wear, erosion and corrosion for a wide range of components found in the turbomachinery and rotating equipment industries. The application of a thermally sprayed coating leads to... 

Safeguard Against Costly Condensation

     5th April 2017 In today’s manufacturing environment, compressed air is an essential power source and therefore its quality requirements are vital. Even when meeting operational requirements, air moving through pipelines can lay down more moisture through condensation than what is acceptable, causing costly... 

Pre-certified medical air system solutions from Atlas Copco Compressor Technique

     15th March 2017 Super-efficient, high performing, ultra-reliable and safe equipment is fundamental for the medical sector to remain compliant with exceptionally stringent and ever-tightening regulations. Atlas Copco’s comprehensive range of medical air solutions is backed by more than 130 years of experience and... 

New Cat® MD6250 Blasthole Drill Cuts Costs and Improves Drilling Efficiency with Rugged Design, Integrated Technology

     13th March 2017 The new Cat® MD6250 blasthole drill delivers optimum drilling efficiency in single- and multi-pass applications for both rotary and down-the-hole (DTH) modes. Featuring automated operation, the drill runs within ideal operating parameters for maximum bit life, hole accuracy and reduced total cost... 

Japanese-manufactured variable refrigerant flow introduced into South Africa

By: Sascha Solomons     24th February 2017 Electronics and electrical products manufacturer Toshiba’s super heat recovery multi (SHRM) variable refrigerant flow (VRF) technology for the air-conditioning industry has been introduced to the South African market by distribution company AHI Carrier South Africa. 

New training course offered on refrigeration units

     24th February 2017 Transportation and logistics solutions company Eqstra Flexi Fleet has introduced a new training course at its training academy, specifically designed to equip qualified auto-electricians and diesel mechanics to work on refrigeration units fitted within cold chain vehicles.  

New black-owned compressed-air company launched 

By: David Oliveira     17th February 2017 The South African compressed-air industry has celebrated its first 100% black-owned company following the launch of Enza Air, a division of industrial holdings company Asani Group, in Johannesburg earlier this month. “This is a very important day for us and signals the birth of a new player in... 

ExxonMobil Develops New Lubricant for Refrigeration Compressors

     8th February 2017 Mobil SHCTM Gargoyle 80 POE designed for compressors that use carbon dioxide as a refrigerant gas Reduction of two percent electricity consumption compared with a conventional polyol ester-based oil Mobil SHC Gargoyle 80 POE meets growing need for applications cooled by natural refrigerant gases... 

It’s all about on-site mobile, reliable, energy efficient air delivery

     1st February 2017 Compressors are the lifeline on any job site for the reliable supply of quality portable air that is essential for powering air-dependent equipment. Atlas Copco Construction Technique’s Portable Energy division leads the market as a single source supplier of a comprehensive range of on-site... 

Energy at work The Challenge

     30th January 2017 In 2014, Italy's Iren Group decided to restructure one of its wastewater treatment systems for urban sewage waste. Analysis by Robuschi's expert engineers showed that the original system was larger than necessary for the tank’s true oxygen demand. The actual air consumption varied significantly... 

Aeroderivative gas turbines seen offering stable accompaniment to renewables

By: David Oliveira     27th January 2017 Aeroderivative gas turbine technology could provide an economical and efficient alternative to wind, solar and tidal power generation, particularly as these technologies depend on unpredictable weather. Global engineering firm Siemens sub-Saharan Africa power and gas executive VP Andreas Pistauer... 

Atlas Copco South Africa wraps up Christmas by bringing joy to children

     24th January 2017 Christmas is seen as the Festive Season but for many it is a very difficult time of the year. Atlas Copco South Africa takes its responsibility toward the community very seriously and supports numerous initiatives throughout the year and Christmas is certainly no exception.  In the spirit of... 

Atlas Copco pays homage to long service employees

     24th January 2017 Atlas Copco South Africa gave recognition to eleven employees for their long service with the company during an awards ceremony on 11th November 2016. It was an afternoon of catching up with colleagues and friends and for sharing good memories with sixteen employees recognised for their long... 

Nexus gas transmission and Texas Eastern Appalachian lease projects, US

By: Sheila Barradas     20th January 2017 The projects entail the construction and operation of a new greenfield natural gas pipeline. 

North Mist expansion project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     15th December 2016 The project involves the expansion of Northwest Natural Gas Company’s natural-gas storage services. 

No excuses for noninvestment in greener buildings

By: Simone Liedtke     9th December 2016 With such a strong business case for energy efficiency and renewable energy, energy solutions provider Johnson Controls area GM Neil Cameron says South African companies do not have an excuse for not investing in greener buildings. 

Abandonment and capacity restoration project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     2nd December 2016 The project aims to disconnect and abandon pipeline segments from the interstate natural gas service, and construct and operate new natural gas infrastructure as a replacement to maintain service to existing Tennessee Gas Company customers. 

Atlas Copco establishes Vacuum Technique – moves forward with five business areas

     25th November 2016 Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, established a fifth business area, Vacuum Technique. The new business area will be operational from January 1, 2017 and have approximately 6 800 employees, including external workforce.  The new business area had restated... 

Navoi 2 gas turbine combined-cycle power plant project, Uzbekistan

By: Sheila Barradas     25th November 2016 The project involves the construction of a 450-MW-class gas turbine combined-cycle power plant. 

Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     18th November 2016 The project aims to expand Transco’s existing pipeline system from the Marcellus shale production area, in northern Pennsylvania. 

Atlas Copco quality air for leading wood based panels producer

     3rd November 2016 The first ground-breaking and super energy efficient Atlas Copco GA 75 Full Feature VSD+ (Variable Speed Drive) compressor to land on the African continent was supplied by Atlas Copco Compressor Technique authorised distributor, Lowveld Compressor Services, to longstanding customer, Sonae... 

Integrated Pump Technology Acquires The Elgi Compressed Air Agency

     24th October 2016 Specialist submersible and vacuum pump supplier, Integrated Pump Technology has recently acquired the exclusive agency and distribution rights for ELGi Equipments Ltd, India’s largest manufacturer of air compressors and associated equipment. Based in Coimbatore, ELGi was founded in 1960 and is... 

Mountain Valley pipeline project and Equitrans expansion project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     14th October 2016 The project will transport natural gas produced in the Appalachian basin to markets in the north-east, mid-Atlantic and south-eastern US. 

New tank series requires less installation space

     14th October 2016 Drive and control technologies specialist Bosch Rexroth introduced its TMSx hydraulic tank in September, which is particularly designed for application in rotary drives, such as hydrostatic traction, fan, generator or compressor drives in railway vehicles, where space is limited. The company... 

Portable compressor offers convenience and durability

     14th October 2016 Japanese equipment provider Hitachi Power Tools (HPT) announced the addition of the EC99S, a portable twin stack compressor, to its air compressor range in April. The company maintains that this compressor is ideal for contractors seeking a combination of convenience and durability from an air... 

New Cat® MD6420C Rotary Drill Boosts Productivity and Lowers Operating Costs

     7th October 2016 The Cat® MD6420C Rotary Drill is built to deliver high production at the lowest total cost in hard- and soft-rock applications. With a bit load force of up to 42 000 kg (92,594 lb) and the ability to drill holes up to 311 mm (12.25 in.) in diameter and down to 74.3 m (244 ft) deep, the new drill... 

Rover Pipeline, Panhandle Backhaul and Trunkline Backhaul projects, US

By: Sheila Barradas     7th October 2016 The project involves the construction of a new natural gas pipeline in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. 

Chicago Pneumatic launches the toughest ever range of portable compressors – Red Rock

     30th September 2016 International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic recently launched Red Rock, its toughest ever range of portable air compressors. What makes the Red Rock range so tough is the incredibly durable polyethylene canopy that is supplied as standard on all ten models. “With the Red... 

Onsite power supply sorted

     30th September 2016 “Keeping uptime to the absolute maximum, fundamental for every industry to achieve optimum productivity and production, becomes even more critical in tough economic climates,” says Portable Energy Business Line Manager for Atlas Copco Construction Technique, David Stanford.  “At Portable Energy,... 

Ntshu Air - PSI Group

By: Zandile Mavuso     30th September 2016 Ntshu Air provides complete air compressed system solutions for the mining, automotive, chemicals, petrochemicals, plant hire, construction and power generation industries. 

PennEast pipeline project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     23rd September 2016 The project proposes the construction of a pipeline and above-ground facilities. 

Golden Pass liquefied natural gas export project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     16th September 2016 The proposed project involves the construction, modification and operation of a liquefied natural gas export project. 

Natural refrigerant trailer unit unveiled

     16th September 2016 Container refrigeration equipment provider Carrier Transicold will introduce a prototype natural refrigerant trailer unit as well as a new generation of engineless transport refrigeration systems at the 2016 Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) show, an international trade fare for... 

NEXUS gas transmission and Texas Eastern Appalachian lease projects, Canada and US

By: Sheila Barradas     16th September 2016 The projects will transport 1.5-million dekatherms of natural gas a day from the Appalachian basin to consuming markets in the US and Canada. 

Year-on-year 6% growth for local RLC segment

By: Sebastian Whyle     16th September 2016 The local residential and light commercial (RLC) segment of the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) sector showed 6% year-on-year growth, says batteries, electronics, and HVAC equipment provider Johnson Controls GM Neil Cameron.  

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