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Macsteel Fluid Control handles a comprehensive range of Valves, Actuators, Liquid Level Gauges, Filter Systems and Valve Interlock Systems.


Aveng to sell rail business to Mathupha Capital for R133m

By: Terence Creamer     3rd October 2018 JSE-listed infrastructure group Aveng announced on Wednesday that it would sell its rail business to black-owned investment company Mathupha Capital for R133-million. The proposed transaction is subject to several conditions, including Competition Commission approval, but it is nevertheless... 

Aveng reports strong market interest in most of its noncore assets 

By: Terence Creamer     26th September 2018 Following a series of capital markets transactions, which have helped stabilise Aveng’s precarious balance sheet, the JSE-listed infrastructure group has turned its attention to the disposal, by June 2019, of several noncore businesses, including its well-known construction business,... 

Niche focussed business supplying a comprehensive range of fluid control systems

6th July 2018 Macsteel Fluid Control is a key niche-focused business which operates throughout various industry sectors. It supplies a comprehensive range of valves, actuators, liquid level gauges, filter systems, valve interlock systems and a comprehensive range of steam products, including traps, strainers... 

Fabio Grendele

29th June 2018 This week we profile Fabio Pio Grendele, operations manager of SBS Tanks, which develops, manufactures, supplies and instals zincalume water reservoirs   

KITE 2017 provides a comprehensive portal for industrial technology solutions

11th August 2017 The KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE), held between 26 and 28 July 2017 at the Durban Exhibition Centre, once again proved that it is undoubtedly the only place in KwaZulu-Natal to source and experience a comprehensive variety of industrial technology solutions under one roof.... 

Training facility in final stages

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th May 2017 Valve company Invincible Valves is in the final stages of completing its new training facility on-site at the company’s factory in Knights, in Germiston.  

Pneumatically actuated valve has many applications

14th October 2016 Fluid control systems provider Bürkert introduced the pneumatically actuated Type 2380 valve in August, which the company enthuses opens up possibilities for numerous applications, including innovative modular solutions. Bürkert says that the Type 2380 – a hygienic 2-way bellow control valve for... 

Macneil Steel

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     6th November 2015 Established in 1983, Macneil Steel & Valves (MSV) is involved in the importing, stocking, sales and distribution of many types of industrial valves. It is also the official distributor of South African valve manufacturer, Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC), which includes carrying extensive stocks of... 

Modular pneumatic control solution installed at Scottish factory

16th October 2015 The combination of fluid control systems provider Bürkert Fluid Control Systems' AirLINE Ex 8650 valve islands and multinational engineering company Siemens’ intrinsically safe Simatic ET 200iSP distributed input/output (I/O) system is providing an ideal, safe, compact and modular pneumatic... 

Meet the New Team at Aveng Manufacturing Dynamic Fluid Control

14th November 2014 The new guard at Aveng Manufacturing is steadfast in its focus to grow and expand the 125-year old manufacturing business across the African continent. With combined specialist skills across water, effluent and mineral processing sectors this African market leader says the newly integrated... 

Largest nozzle check valve delivered for pipeline project

By: Mia Breytenbach     9th May 2014 Local valves manufacturer Aveng Manufacturing DFC has delivered a nozzle check-valve – the largest yet manufactured by Dynamic Fluid Control – for installation in a pipeline project in a neighbouring State in February, DFC mining and water executive director Pat Stander tells Engineering News.... 

Sealing group acquires valves distributor

By: Sashnee Moodley     13th December 2013 Sealing products and services supplier Klinger recently concluded an acquisition of 100% of the shares of valve distributor Baars Group.  

Upgraded pinch valves range introduced 

By: Ilan Solomons     8th November 2013 Dynamic fluid control company Aveng Manufacturing Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) reports that its upgraded mechanically operated RF pinch valve, which was introduced in March 2011, has been well received by the market. Aveng Manufacturing executive director Pat Stander tells Mining Weekly that the... 

Local company distributes protective cover for seals

By: David Oliveira     9th August 2013 Local filter design and manufacturing company Filter Focus’ Seal Saver cylinder cover, launched last month, helps extend hydraulic seal and cylinder life by at least three times and protects seals and cylinders from the dirt and debris in the harsh African environment, says Filter Focus COO Craig... 

Niche focussed business suppling a comprehensive range of fluid control systems

12th July 2013 Macsteel Fluid Control is a key niche focussed business which operates throughout various industry sectors. It supplies a comprehensive range of valves, actuators, liquid level gauges, filter systems, valve interlock systems and a full range of steam products including traps, strainers and... 

Company targets Australian market

By: Yolandi Booyens     10th May 2013 Dynamic fluid control company Aveng Manufacturing Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) aims to introduce its lugged wafer (LW) valve range – a refinement of valve manufacturer Insamcor’s knife-gate concept used in mining, power generation, steel production and paper manufacturing – to the Australian... 

New nozzle check valve for pipelines

By: Anine Kilian     9th November 2012 Valves manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) launched its new locally developed and manufactured nozzle check valve (NCV), the Vent-O-Mat NCV, which is designed specifically for water pipelines, last month. “The new product is the latest in DFC’s Vent-O-Mat range, designed to protect pipelines... 

SA municipalities increasingly adopting demand management

4th November 2011 To accommodate the growing trend towards demand management within South African municipalities, valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) subsidiary DFC Water has introduced three new pressure-reducing valves (PRVs). 

Local valve manufacturers are able to meet demand

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     4th November 2011 South African Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Association (Savama) chairperson Mark Atkins says local valve manufacturers are capable of satisfying local demand; however, the benefits offered by cheaper valve imports from the Far East are severely affecting local sourcing. 

Manufacturer re-enters RSV market segment

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     4th November 2011 Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) launched a new range of Vosa resilient seated gate valves (RSVs) for water and wastewater applications, in October. 

Association presents course for light steel frame building contractors

8th July 2011 The Southern African Light Steel Frame Building Association (Sasfa) is presenting a light steel frame (LSF) building training course, in Kwazulu-Natal, this month. 

Independent power supply generator launched

By: Natasha Odendaal     6th May 2011 Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) Water has launched the X143HP hydropowered generator, which offers independent power supply for electrical equipment such as telemetry and lighting at reservoirs and pressure reducing stations. 

New advanced pressure
reducing valves

5th November 2010 Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) Water reports that it has introduced three new pressure-reducing valves (PRVs)for municipal demand management applications. 

Plants’ upgrade leads to increased production

By: Natasha Odendaal     16th July 2010 Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) has completed a three-phase 42-month upgrade of its four plants, which has resulted in an increase in production from about 15% to 20%. 

Company Announcement: Consiliarii Optimises D F C Productivity

20th January 2010 Attached please find a press release on: Dynamic Fluid Control has commissioned Clockworks, the productivity improvement programme, across all four company factories, completing a 42-month upgrade to maximise competitive advantage in global markets. 

Quality will pay off in the long term, says engineering firm

By: Mary-Anne O’Donnell     6th November 2009 Hydraulic engineering firm BMG Hydraulics is working with engineering company Corflex on a contract worth about R5-million. 

R1m valve 
training facility commissioned

6th November 2009 Valves manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) has equipped and commissioned a training facility to support theory with a practical demonstration of valves operation and the valves’ effect on flow. 

Customised valves delivered to Abu Dhabi project

By: Beth Shirley     8th May 2009 Fluid control specialist Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) has completed the manufacture of customised Vent-O-Mat air relief valves, worth over $1-million, for seawater pipelines associated with Borouge 2, the world’s largest plastics plant under construction in Abu Dhabi. 

Air valve protects against surge, build-up, vacuums

7th November 2008 Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) says its air release valve is an efficient and cost-effective method of protecting water and sewerage pipelines against surge, air build-up and vacuum formations. 

International supplier launches pressure-powered pump

3rd October 2008 International provider of steam and industrial fluid control systems Spirax Sarco has launched a non-electric pump which transfers high temperature condensate from a low pressure area into a high pressure area. 

Shorter lead times on higher-kilowatt pumps

3rd October 2008 Fluid control specialists Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) has responded to requests for shorter delivery times on higher-kilowatt Tsurumi submersible pumps. 

Acquisition expands valve manufacturer offering

9th May 2008 South African valve manufacturer and exporter of air release and slurry valves worldwide, Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC), has bought knife-gate valve manufacturer, Insamcor. 

Electrically actuated valves offer accurate fluid control

9th May 2008 Service and equipment provider for the control and efficient use of steam and other industrial fluids, Spirax Sarco, has launched its range of three-port QL valves with electric actuators, which provides a range of products for the control of water, oils and other industrial fluids used in... 

New valves range provides accurate fluid control

2nd May 2008 The new range of 3-port QL valves, manufactured by industrial process control company, Spirax Sarco, provides a wide range of applications for the control of water, oils and other industrial fluids used in controlling energy and fluid flows for manufacturing and other processes, reports Spirax... 

Submersible pumps compete on price

18th April 2008 The price of high-quality, imported Tsurumi submersible pumps will continue to be competitive, in spite of recent exchange rate fluctuations. 

New valve range for petrochemicals industry

By: Gerrit Bezuidenhout     9th November 2007 Importer and distributor of valves for the petrochemicals industry G&L Projects International is introducing a new range of valves for the petrochemical mechanical valves market 

Factory recommissioned to supply growing demand

By: Gerrit Bezuidenhout     9th November 2007 Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) has recommissioned its Saunders factory after extensive overhaul and upgrading. 

Stainless-steel booster pump fills market gap

5th October 2007 International Japanese pump company Tsurumi Manufacturing has developed a new all-stainless steel booster pump. 

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