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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.


Generator servicing lessens fire hazard risk

By: Johane Turkstra     28th April 2017 Companies need to service generators regularly to lessen the fire hazard risk they pose, says risk management company ASP Fire CEO Michael van Niekerk. “A generators is used only occasionally and is generally ‘tucked away in a corner’, so management tends to forget that it can potentially be a... 

Goscor Group to showcase agricultural solutions at NAMPO 2017

     25th April 2017 Industrial equipment supplier the Goscor Group, a part of Industrial Services Holdings (InServe), will have a major presence at Grain SA's NAMPO Harvest Day 2017 from 16 to 19 May near Bothaville in the Free State. Last year the 50th anniversary of the annual four-day event attracted a record 75... 

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... 

Local supply company expands product offering

By: Simone Liedtke     24th March 2017 Designer and supplier of process equipment Zonke Engineering has added several pump types to its existing product range. 

Atlas Copco mobile QES generators, predictable power where it’s needed, when it’s needed in six seconds

     23rd March 2017 “The QES range of mobile generators present the most practical Predictable Power choice currently available on the market,” according to Atlas Copco Construction Technique’s Portable Energy Business Line Manager, David Stanford. These high performing, efficient and tough generators from Atlas... 

New system expands product range

     17th March 2017 The condition monitoring equipment range from technical solutions provider Bearing Man Group (BMG) has been expanded by the newly launched portable SPM Leonova Diamond Aligner (SPM Leonova) system. 

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... 

Industrial manufacturers to implement energy management systems

By: Simone Liedtke     10th March 2017 The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) is assisting industrial manufacturing companies – such as foundries – to develop and implement energy management systems (EnMS) in line with ISO 50001 through its EnMS training programme. 

Narrabri gas project, Australia

By: Sheila Barradas     10th March 2017 Santos NSW is proposing to develop natural gas from coal seams in the Gunnedah basin. 

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... 

Conference aims to foster low carbon economy

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     3rd February 2017 With South Africa’s signing of the Paris Agreement at the United Nations twenty-first Conference of the Parties in 2015 requiring it to have met certain greenhouse-gas emission reduction targets from a mitigation and an adaptation point of view by 2020, this year’s Industrial Efficiency... 

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... 

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... 

Pipe strainers inexpensive option to protect equipment

     20th January 2017 Pipeline strainers can be seen as an “inexpensive insurance policy” as they help to protect piping systems, say liquid filtration manufacturers Flow Clear Filtration. 

Condition-based maintenance – new approaches to extend the life of HVAC equipment

     19th January 2017 HVAC is a long-term investment: chillers are big-ticket items that are meant to last the lifetime of a building – about 25-30 years – in fact a recent demolition of one of the first four star hotels in Dubai led to the retirement of three YORK® YT Chillers after nearly 34 years of service. These... 

Reverse pocket filter coming to South Africa

By: Robyn Wilkinson     25th November 2016 After extensive trials in Europe, with very successful results, air and liquid filtration solutions provider Freudenberg Filtration Technologies’ HydroMaxx reverse pocket filter will become available in South Africa next month. 

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... 

GEA showcases wider range at Agri-Expo Livestock 2016

     3rd November 2016 The Agri-Expo Livestock event at Sandringham, Stellenbosch is the most prestigious livestock event in South Africa. The 2016 event, which took place from 13 to 15 October, included cattle championships, youth shows, animal and product displays, animal parades, demonstrations, machinery and... 

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... 

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... 

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. 

Demand for improved efficiency drives competition

By: Sebastian Whyle     16th September 2016 The demand for increased efficiency of heating and cooling solutions at affordable prices has created stiff competition for companies in the industry, says engineering professional services consulting firm WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff technical director Pieter de Bod, a registered professional... 

SKF and Hanbell join forces to develop magnetic chiller centrifugal compressor

     12th September 2016 SKF has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hanbell on jointly developing magnetic chiller centrifugal compressors. Combining the centrifugal compressor with magnetic technology is a developing trend for the centrifugal compressor industry. The advantages of magnetic chiller technology... 

Egyptian petrochemicals complex expected 2021

     2nd September 2016 Egyptian petrochemicals company Carbon Holding's proposed Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex is to be located within the Ain Sokhna industrial zone, near the Gulf of Suez. Major contracts for the project have been awarded, with the construction work expected to start later this year and commissioning... 

Bright solutions from Atlas Copco Portable Energy’s efficient safe-site light tower range

     23rd August 2016 Atlas Copco Portable Energy’s HiLight light tower range features cutting-edge lighting technology to deliver efficient and reliable lighting for improved safety and increased productivity on job sites. With an impressively wide set of flexible and dynamic lighting options, the LED light towers... 

On track with a dependable air partner - Atlas Copco

     15th August 2016 Atlas Copco Compressor Technique’s GAR 5-37 oil-injected, air-cooled, screw compressors are specially designed and custom-built to meet dedicated railway applications. With built-in features including proven reliability, compact dimensions as well as low weight and noise levels, these units... 

Atlas Copco supports Filpro, an Enterprise Development Township Mechanics Programme

     27th July 2016 Atlas Copco South Africa, in partnership with Tirisano Trust, supports Filpro, an enterprise development township mechanics programme that is empowering countless informal businesses in seven of the country’s provinces. Industrial Technique and Compressor Technique, two business areas within... 

A GEA solution for Delta Beverages’ Sorghum Brewery in Zimbabwe

     22nd July 2016 Delta Beverages’ Fairbridge Brewery in Bulawayo has undergone an extensive upgrade to turn it into a modern facility with state of the art brewing and packaging technologies.  Delta wanted to offer their customers the new and improved type of Sorghum or Chibuku Beer called Chibuku Super, which... 

Complete mobile on-site air, power, light, and now also pump solutions from a single source

     15th July 2016 Atlas Copco Portable Energy leads the market as a single source supplier of turnkey on-site mobile solutions with the development and extension of its pump portfolio to complement the division’s already well-established range of compressors, generators and light towers. “The shared synergies... 

Gas filtration prevents corrosion in plant components

By: Kimberley Smuts     15th July 2016 Air, gas and liquid filtration company Freudenberg Filtration Technologies explains that petrochemical facilities are extremely corrosive environments.  Therefore, an oil refinery commissioned Freudenberg’s Viledon ChemControl recirculation system and the Viledon ChemControl deep-bed... 

Compressor donated by Atlas Copco helps Care Centre with job creation

     8th July 2016 Maranatha Care Centre in Benoni uses a Ceccato compressor donated by Atlas Copco to do various repair and maintenance jobs around the facility including building fences, putting up burglar bars and even pumping tyres. “We help to create employment opportunities for jobless and homeless people by... 

New controller range launched for compressors

     8th July 2016 Process control instrumentation and industrial electronics manufacturer Instrotech launched four new Calog advanced controllers for compressors earlier this year. The new Calog range includes optional features and intuitive interfaces, with scrolling text prompts and up to four setpoints. The... 

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