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Tesla raises car prices in China -Electrek

By: Reuters     9th July 2018 Tesla Inc has raised prices on its Model X and S cars by over $20 000 in China, automotive news website Electrek reported on Monday, making it one of the first US carmakers to hike prices in the wake of rising trade tensions. China slapped retaliatory tariffs on US car imports in response to... 

New grease filling filter for automatic lubrication systems

25th May 2018 SKF announced the introduction of its Lincoln small grease reservoir filling filter. Part of SKF’s family of filtration products, this filter helps to minimise contaminants entering automatic lubrication systems during the filling process of smaller-sized reservoirs. Installed as an inline... 

New grease filling filter for automatic lubrication systems

15th May 2018 SKF announced the introduction of its Lincoln small grease reservoir filling filter. Part of SKF’s family of filtration products, this filter helps to minimise contaminants entering automatic lubrication systems during the filling process of smaller-sized reservoirs. Installed as an inline... 

Mechanical grease overflow prevention system increases worker safety and efficiency

11th May 2018 SKF announced the introduction of its Lincoln mechanical grease overflow prevention system. Designed to prevent hazards associated with reservoir overfilling, this product improves worker safety and minimises environmental concerns caused by this type of spill.  Easy to install and simple to... 

Perfectly positioned in PE: New Renttech SA sales outlet offers customers greater convenience and service levels

16th November 2016 Renttech South Africa, a leader in the sales and rental of top quality welding, lifting, rigging and construction equipment, has moved its Port Elizabeth branch into a new, spacious, state-of-the-art sales outlet. The move is in line with Renttech South Africa's strategy of expanding and... 

SKF offers new Lincoln PowerLuber grease gun

28th October 2016 SKF announced the introduction of its Lincoln 12-volt, lithium-ion PowerLuber. Developed for quick, effortless application of lubricant, this grease tool is suitable for agricultural, automotive, construction, general maintenance and industrial applications. The 12-volt PowerLuber features a... 

Molex Announces Inaugural Transcend Alliance Partners

26th July 2016 Molex has announced that six partners have joined the new Transcend® Alliance, a consortium of companies working together to expand and promote the use of network connected lighting in commercial buildings by developing and implementing new systems and protocols. New integrated lighting network... 

Industrial Equipment range brings cost and energy-saving benefits to the Namibian mining sector through Renttech SA’s branch SA Welding in Walvis Bay

28th June 2016 Renttech South Africa’s pan-African expansion strategy is well on track with the company’s new branch in Namibia.   Featuring a broad range of well-known names in welding machinery and consumables, lifting and rigging equipment, as well as diesel generators and compressors, Renttech - situated in... 

Industrial Equipment range brings cost and energy-saving benefits to the Namibian mining sector through Renttech SA’s branch SA Welding in Walvis Bay

24th June 2016 Renttech South Africa’s pan-African expansion strategy is well on track with the company’s new branch in Namibia. Featuring a broad range of well-known names in welding machinery and consumables, lifting and rigging equipment, as well as diesel generators and compressors, Renttech - situated in... 

Lincoln Lubrication’s successful Muster II fire suppression system demo draws appreciative applause.

6th May 2016 Lincoln Lubrication South Africa, lubrication system technology and equipment solutions specialists, successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of its Muster II Automatic Fire Suppression System for mobile and static plant during a customer day hosted by Burgers International at their Pomona... 

Growthpoint embarks on its largest rooftop solar projects

By: Mia Breytenbach     15th April 2016 JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Growthpoint Properties has embarked on its two largest rooftop solar installations, each with a capacity of nearly 1.2 MW, on the rooftops of the Northgate Mall, in Johannesburg, and the Brooklyn Mall, in Pretoria. “Growthpoint has passed the halfway... 

Growthpoint embarks on its largest rooftop solar projects  

By: Mia Breytenbach     30th March 2016 JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Growthpoint Properties has embarked on its two largest rooftop solar installations, each with a capacity of nearly 1.2 MW, on the rooftops of the Northgate Mall, in Johannesburg, and the Brooklyn Mall, in Pretoria. “Growthpoint has already passed the... 

Growthpoint undertakes its largest solar power projects yet and furthers its COP 21 commitment to boost its renewable energy generation

30th March 2016 With seven solar farms successfully generating renewable energy at its buildings across South Africa, Growthpoint Properties is now embarking on its largest rooftop solar installations yet. Growthpoint, the largest South African primary listed REIT (real estate investment trust), is undertaking... 

Hydra-Arc

27th October 2015 Hydra-Arc, initially established in 1987 to source and supply welding and maintenance skills for Sasol shutdowns, has now established Sky-Hill Heavy Engineering, a facility for the fabrication of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping spools, structural steel and mechanical installations. SA... 

SA fabrication specialist looks to the global market

8th September 2015 Hydra-Arc, initially established in 1987 to source and supply welding and maintenance skills for Sasol shutdowns, has now established Sky-Hill Heavy Engineering, a facility for the fabrication of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, piping spools, structural steel and mechanical installations.... 

Young welder on track for world skills competition

12th June 2015 Nonprofit technical organisation the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) says South Africa’s 2015 Young Welder of the Year (YWoY), Jacobus van Deventer, is on track in his preparations for this year’s WorldSkills international competition, which will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from... 

Valence near to financing deal

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     14th April 2015 Graphite miner Valence Industries on Tuesday told shareholders that the company was concluding negotiations to secure some A$50-million in financing for the proposed expansion of its Uley graphite project, in South Australia, as the mine readied for its first shipment of ore. A previously... 

Valence waves off first graphite

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     26th March 2015 ASX-listed Valence Industries has exported its first graphite out of Port Lincoln from the Uley graphite project, in South Australia. Some 20 t of flake graphite was trucked from Port Lincoln to Valence Industries’ Port Adelaide logistics handling facility in preparation for export to customers... 

Reliable Transformers

23rd January 2015 Ekurhuleni-based Reliable Transformers, which was established by HJ van Zyl more than 30 years ago, is now a major player in the African transformer market. Transformers, inductors, reactors and plasma cutting power units are some of the products designed and manufactured in-house at the... 

Acquisition increases company’s Eastern Cape presence

29th August 2014 Welding and construction-related equipment supplier Renttech South Africa’s acquisitions of East London-based gas and welding supplier East Coast Industries (ECI), in July, has offorded Renttech South Africa a far greater presence in the Eastern Cape. “With branches in Port Elizabeth and Durban,... 

Reliable Transformers

18th July 2014 Ekurhuleni-based Reliable Transformers, which was established by HJ van Zyl more than 30 years ago, is now a major player in the African transformer market. Transformers, inductors, reactors and plasma cutting power units are some of the products designed and manufactured in-house at the... 

Sappi’s GoCell Project Assisted by Renttech South Africa’s On-Site Turnkey Solution

17th March 2014 Renttech South Africa, a leading name in the sale and rental of welding, rigging and construction-related equipment, has recently concluded a turnkey project for Sappi’s Ngodwana Mill ‘GoCell’ Project. The expansion project consisted of a complete new fibre line for the manufacture of Specialised... 

GBCSA hits a milestone as it certifies 50th building

By: Natasha Odendaal     28th February 2014 The Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) said on Friday that South Africa now boasted 50 certified green buildings – as the nation embraced a greener future. The built environment globally was responsible for one-third of all carbon emissions, said GBCSA CEO Brian Wilkinson, adding that... 

Green Building groundswell sees 50 Green Star SA certified buildings in SA

27th February 2014 After just six years the Green Building Council South Africa has certified its 50th building. From humble beginnings the journey of the council has seen some exceptional growth and the groundswell of green building in South Africa is exciting to witness. The GBCSA has single handedly activated... 

Property company pushes green-building agenda

By: Ilan Solomons     5th April 2013 The trend towards green building and the concept of greening existing buildings have been slow to take off in South Africa, as it is a voluntary exercise, says property investment holding company Growthpoint Properties, utilities Essop Basha. “There is not a massive demand for green space and,... 

Supplementing maintenance resources growing trend in petrochemicals industry

By: Zandile Mavuso     22nd March 2013 Proactive maintenance is important to ensure the productivity and sustainability of petrochemical companies, with leaders in the field opting to supplement their maintenance resources with outsourced expertise and equipment, which allows them to concentrate on their core business, says welding-... 

Reliable Transformers

1st February 2013 East Rand-based Reliable Transformers has been in operation since 1982, manufacturing and supplying all types of oil-cooled and dry-type transformers, chokes and reactors of up to 3.5 MVA. 

Sutter Gold prepares for first pour in historic mining district

By: Simon Rees     4th December 2012 California’s glory days as a world-leading gold-producing region are long gone. Or are they? With the gold upside still very much in play, mines long thought played out or considered uneconomic are being reassessed. But unlike the stampede of the mid-nineteenth century, this is not a mad rush of... 

Company Announcement: Mayfair on the Lake - another (Green) Star performance from Aurecon

19th November 2012 Adding to Aurecon’s increasingly impressive list of environmentally sustainable building projects, Mayfair on the Lake, a multifunctional development on KwaZulu-Natal’s (KZN) prestigious Umhlanga Ridge, has been awarded a 4 Star Green Star SA Office As Built v1 rating 

Company Announcement: Ford Commissions New Water Treatment Plant

3rd September 2012 Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa is investing R21 million in a new Wastewater Treatment Plant to facilitate the manufacturing of the all-new Ranger at FMCSA’s Silverton Assembly Plant 

Company Announcement: May 2012 NAAMSA Retail Sales

4th June 2012 Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa's Response 

Company Announcement:CMM welding machine provides Van Staden Engineering with a holistic beam welding solution

4th May 2012 Providing customers with a competitive edge and accelerating their return-on-investment is a key focus area for First Cut. 

Umhlanga office complex receives green accreditation

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     27th April 2012 JSE-listed property investment holdings company Growthpoint Properties reports it has earned a 4-Star Green Star Office As-Built-certification for its Lincoln on the Lake office development in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal.  

Wilgerup hematite mine, Australia

By: Lisete Bigala     9th March 2012 The Wilgerup deposit of hematite iron-ore is located near Lock, on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. 

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