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KROHNE is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of solutions in industrial process instrumentation. KROHNE Pty. Ltd. in Midrand is place of business of the KROHNE service and sales in South Africa.


Installation of water metering system complete

By: Donald Makhafola     6th July 2018 Utility management company Bosch Munitech in March completed the design and installation of a metering and monitoring system to manage water consumption for the Lower Berg River Irrigation Board, in the Western Cape. The company was appointed last year in November to install the Krohne Waterflux... 

Increased demand for user-friendly measuring equipment

By: Paige Müller     16th March 2018 Optimass Coriolis mass flowmeters supplied by industrial process instrumentation manufacturer and supplier KROHNE, now all include Entrained Gas Management (EGM’s) algorithm technology. The EGM algorithm has greatly improved flowmeter capabilities, says KROHNE national sales manager Clayton... 

Entrained Gas Management EGM

5th February 2018 The Coriolis method, a technology used to measure mass flow, is a growing market for Krohne, despite it being a relatively new technology. Added to this is a specifically patented algorithm unique to KROHNE, known as Entrained Gas Measurement (EGM). Since the introduction of EGM technology for... 

New tool ensures accuracy for transition flow of gas

2nd February 2018 Industrial automation multinational Endress+Hauser’s new integrated pressure measurement tool, the Prowirl F/R/O 200 (Prowirl) is able to record energy and mass flows with maximum accuracy for transition flow of gases or liquids up to Re ≤ 10 000. The Prowirl is a central measuring point for... 

Pressure equipment for petrochem industry

By: Marleny Arnoldi     27th October 2017 Gas equipment supplier Energas Technologies says it will be beneficial being a local distributor and service provider for Italy-based specialised equipment manufacturer VRV, to local refineries and petrochemicals companies in particular.  

New building inaugurated for company anniversary

20th June 2017 Endress+Hauser Flowtec AG looks back 40 years – world-leading manufacturer for flow measuring technology The market for high-quality flowmeters has been growing for decades, with the name Endress+Hauser Flowtec AG in Reinach, Switzerland, closely linked to the last 40 years. “The new facility,... 

Afrivalve Appointed As Official Distributor Of Gemü Valves For Mining Sector In Africa

31st March 2017 Afrivalve, part of the eDART Group of Companies, have further expanded their range to now offer the Gemü Valve and Control Systems range in the mining and metal refining sector in Africa. This further compliments the eDART Slurry Control Valves, C-Tech knife gate valves, Red Roc Pinch valves and... 

Entrained Gas Management EGM now available for all OPTIMASS Coriolis mass flowmeters

2nd November 2016 • Continuous and repeatable mass flow or density measurement with liquid/gas 2-phase flows • Proven in batch/loading/empty-full-empty applications in various industries • New EGM course available on the KROHNE Academy online eLearning platform Entrained Gas Management EGM technology is now... 

Easy-to-install clamp-on ultrasound flowmeters

26th September 2016 The WD series of clamp-on ultrasound flowmeters from FLEXIM, available locally from Actum Industrial, can be installed single-handedly without the need for lifting or cutting tools. The installation of conventional flow meters, such as magnetic inductive meters, can be a cumbersome and... 

Creaming profits with Endress+Hauser’s instrumentation for the dairy industry

26th July 2016 Sustainability initiatives and production loss reductions can be achieved by applying innovative in-line quality control points. Earlier this year, figures revealed that although more than 237,449 tonnes of milk were purchased in South Africa during February 2016, this number had shown a decline... 

Yokogawa Launches ROTAMASS Total Insight Product Portfolio

24th May 2016 Yokogawa announces the global release on this date in all markets other than Japan* of ROTAMASS Total Insight (TI), a new portfolio of four-wire Coriolis mass flowmeters and transmitters. This new Coriolis mass flowmeter product platform was developed based on a Total Insight concept that seeks... 

Upgraded Zim oil depot to enter operation by April

By: David Oliveira     22nd January 2016 Local fuel distributor Afric Oil’s $1-million upgrade project at the Beitbridge oil depot, in Zimbabwe, which Afric Oil bought in October 2014, is expected to be complete by April. Once completed, the fully-automated depot will distribute about 20-million litres of fuel a month and will create... 

Water meter does not require straight inlet and outlet runs

13th May 2015 •Use of electromagnetic flowmeters in water networks depends on positioning for installation. •PTB National Metrology Institute investigates influence of installation position on different measuring tube cross sections. •Suitability and measuring accuracy of WATERFLUX water meter proven for 0 DN/... 

Traceability and Validation of liquid flow measurands

13th May 2015 Dr. Nicolaus Mathies, Krohne Messtechnik GmbH, Duisburg Measurement of flowing liquid in closed conduits is present in many different applications in our daily life, e.g. water or heat metering, gas metering, filling stations, in the chemical industry, the food industry, for batching or for... 

Pneumatics division branches off from automation specialist

By: Dylan Stewart     24th April 2015 In March last year automation solutions provider Tectra Automation’s pneumatics division began sourcing its products from a new standalone pneumatics manufacturing company called Aventics, which has increased Tectra Automation’s focus and specialisation in the field of pneumatics, says Tectra... 

Kobold’s gear wheel flow meter for viscous liquids

28th October 2014 Kobold Instrumentation, represented in South Africa by Instrotech – a Comtest Group company – presents it’s Oval Wheel Flow Meters Model DOM, specifically for fuel consumption measurement in diesel engines using the dual flow inputs and the 'A-B' setting. A pair of DOM flowmeters is used with a... 

Company Announcement: OPTIMASS 6400- The new standard high performance flowmeter for the process industry

18th June 2012 KROHNE introduces the new OPTIMASS 6400.  

Rotary mixer at work on N12 expansion project

9th December 2011 The N12 highway is one of the South African National Roads Agency’s strategic priorities and it is here that civil engineering contractor Raubex Construction has been awarded the task of implementing a complete overhaul on Section 19 of the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project. 


By: Site Administrator     2nd September 2011 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  


By: Site Administrator     26th August 2011 Tenders arising from a range of sectors  

Local company acquires sub-Saharan Africa agencies

6th November 2009 Specialist in valves and instrumentation for the chemical, metallurgical and water treatment industries, Valve Operational Marketing South Africa (OMSA) has acquired the sole sub-Saharan African agency for US-based ITT Engineering valves and German-based SED-Flowcontrol. 

Company Announcement: KFR – Acrylic Flowmeter For Liquids Or Gases From Instrotech

27th October 2009 Attached please find a press release on: The Kobold KFR line of flowmeters offers the perfect balance between low-cost, accuracy and range availability. Bridging the microflow and large flow ranges, this meter can provide an effective solution to many industrial applications.  

Instrument specialist supplies paper industry

By: Loni Prinsloo     6th March 2009 Instrument specialist Endress+Hauser supplied all the process instrumentation equipment for paper and packaging group Mondi’s RB720 expansion and its Merebank mill upgrade.


Company Announcement: Endress+Hauser launch Prosonic Flow 92F

7th August 2007 Endress + Hauser have announced the launch of the Prosonic Flow 92F, a state-of-the-art addition to their already cutting-edge range of ultrasonic flowmeters, and the world�s first 2-wire loop powered inline ultrasonic flowmeter. 

Instrumentation in the pulp-and-paper sector

5th May 2006 Endress+Hauser, the leading supplier of measuring instruments and automation solutions for the industrial process engineering industry, has an extensive range of products and services ideally suited for use in the pulp and paper industry. 

SABS certification for custody transfer granted

2nd September 2005 Recently the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) officially approved Krohne for custody transfer for its OPTIMASS Coriolis mass flowmeters. 

A complete flow solution

17th June 2005 In keeping with today’s high level of automation, the Proline series of instruments from Endress+Hauser offers users a complete flow solution, from planning, through to commissioning and configuration, all the way to diagnosis and maintenance. 

Flowmeter calibrator launched in South Africa

By: Zonika Botha     11th March 2005 Known for its innovative and accurate liquid-fuel accounting and measurement instruments, Liquid Automation Services (LAS) has launched the latest flow-meter calibration technology to South Africa’s petroleum and chemical market. 

Regulatory amendments and efficiency drives to boost the uptake of flow sensors

By: elizabeth rebelo     19th March 2004 According to a report writtem by Frost & Sullivan, an international growth consultancy, the need to conform with new European Commission (EC) regulations, combined with increased demand for improved efficiency in process industries is encouraging greater adoption of flowmeters. 

Ultrasonic flowmeters provide many benefits, says company

14th November 2003 The US Controlotron 1010 Series nonintrusive ultrasonic clamp-on flowmeters, which are locally represented by the level, flow and gas measurement division of Tyco Valves and Controls, offers features that are not available in any competitive product, believes Tyco sales engineer Andy Deans. 

Pump range ideally suited to chemical applications

10th October 2003 Reported to be simple, efficient and easy to operate, the range of SandPiper air-driven pumps, available from the C H Warman Pump group, is ideally suited to specialised chemical applications. 

Flowmeters for copper-mine

21st March 2003 After experiencing problems with installed electromagnetic flowmeters, the largest copper-mine in the world, situated in the north of Chile, decided to opt for a new supplier and chose the Sonokit Danfoss Sonoflo ultrasonic flowmeter. 

Flowmeter specialist finds a measuring solution at steel mill

By: Helene Le Roux     21st March 2003 At the beginning of the year, Iscor’s steel mill, Saldanha Steel, in the Western Cape commissioned four of flowmeter specialist company Chlorine and Flow Technologies’ (C&F’s) flowmeters on its electrical arc furnaces. 

Swiss thermoplastic valves now available

By: Helene Le Roux     15th November 2002 Plastic engineering company Chemplast Marc Etter on the East Rand offers the local market a wide range of thermoplastic valves from specialist application valve manufacturer George Fischer. 

Reliability and service important to pump agent

11th October 2002 Long-standing local agent for German-manufactured Lutz drum and sump pumps, Fluid Controls of Johannesburg says it has built up a reputation for reliability and after-sales service. 

Electromagnetic flowmeter developed

By: marisa rodrigues     6th September 2002 An electromagnetic flowmeter, suitable for all water applications has been developed by Danish company Danfoss and is now available on the South African market. 

50 years of experience in supplier market

23rd August 2002 Suppliers of instrumentation and control products, Gauteng-based N&Z instrumentation and control, have been supplying products to Southern African companies for more than 50 years. 

Water-controlling seal launched

14th September 2001 Manufacturer of mechanical seals Aesseal has launched a meter which controls and monitors seal water. 

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