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Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Foundry grows its stainless-steel production

15th April 2005 After three years of casting stainless steel, Matt Cast Supplies feels that it is ready to focus more on being a steel and stainless steel foundry and recently installed a new 350 kW furnace to run the plant at full capacity, director Allan Bruggeman tells Engineering News. 

Award-winning firm is looking to expand

15th April 2005 “To the NiMag Group of companies, including NiMag, Magberg Manufacturing, Metalloy Fibres and Chromet, quality has always been the basis of its production and business philosophy,” CEO Trevor Sinclair says after the group has been awarded the International Star Quality Award gold... 

Dosing units reduce the risk of chlorine-gas leakage

1st April 2005 A chlorine-gas leakage can be potentially deadly and in the process of purifying water and wastewater treatment, chlorine is generally found. 

Local firm expands its manufacturing facilities to Southeast Asia

1st April 2005 The Brakpan-based sluice-gate manufacturers Gereg Sewage and Water Equipment manufactures sluice gates in three countries outside South Africa’s borders and is soon expanding its manufacturing facilities to the Southeast-Asian country, Malaysia. 

Company expands flow-metering range

1st April 2005 With water being an important commodity in South Africa, N&Z Instrumentation and Control has further expanded its range of flow metering instrumentation. 

Local software finds international application

1st April 2005 South Africa’s software technology is going to be exported to other parts of the world to help solve problems similar to those experienced here. 

Mini plants could solve future sewage overload

1st April 2005 South Africa might not experience sewage overload problems now, but Water Engineering and Pumping Technologies (WET) MD Brian Ross foresees that it is only a matter of time before the country will start experiencing problems. 

SA's water and sewer systems raise concern

1st April 2005 “Although it is not apparent to the large urban populations, South Africa’s water and sewer systems are the lifelines of the cities and these lifelines are in a desperate state,” Trenchless Techologies’ GM Sagee Moodley tells Engineering News. 

SA needs proper sewage and effluent monitoring

1st April 2005 “Treated sewage effluent is one of the most common types of pollution found in rivers draining urban areas,” Ninham Shand Consulting Services environmental discipline head Mike Luger says. 

SA food industry one of the best, but obesity worries expert

4th March 2005 South Africa has one of the best food-and-beverage industries in the world, food scientist Dr Aubrey Parsons tells Engineering News. 


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