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Liam Morrison

Pump manufacturer reinforces petrochemical offering rebranding

20th March 2009 International vacuum pump manufacturer and supplier Busch Vacuum is actively rebranding its petrochemical pump offering in South Africa and internationally. 

Trade show hopes to bolster motor industry prospects

6th March 2009 The Retail Motor Industry organisation (RMI) intends to send out a clear message at Automechanika South Africa that the automotive industry will recover from its current downturn. 

Trade fair offers established method for generating business

6th March 2009 Original equipment (OE) automotive manufacturer Bosal Automotive (Bosal) is making use of the business opportunity afforded by the Automechanika South Africa trade fair to promote its products in the local and international automotive components market during the current period of economic... 

Laser technology subsidiary stakes claim in international market

27th February 2009 Laser technology research and development company Laser Measurement has adopted the name of its owner, level detection innovator K-TEK Corporation, after having been a subsidiary of the US corporation for a decade, and is now known as K-TEK Instruments. 

Multidisciplinary group aids laser-tissue research

27th February 2009 Research into the interaction between biological tissue and laser light is advancing thanks to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Biophotonics Group (BG). 

Electricity from nuclear fusion still science fiction

27th February 2009 The use of laser technology to achieve nuclear fusion may prove to be a purely academic exercise unless a method is found to convert the substantial amount of energy that is released into a usable form, reports North-West University School of Mechanical Engineering’s Peet van Schalkwyk. 

CSIR appoints manager for laser centre

27th February 2009 The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has appointed Dr Ndumiso Cingo as manager of the National Laser Centre, succeeding Dr Thulani Dlamini, who was appointed to the CSIR executive. 

Gearing up on international contract

13th February 2009 Industrial gear cutter and gearbox solutions provider David Brown Gear Industries (DBGI) is making progress with its contract to supply mill drive components to one of the largest openpit mines on the North American continent, operated by ArcelorMittal Mines Canada. 

SA technology changing the face of Canadian mine safety

13th February 2009 South African hydraulics company Horne Hydraulics (Horne) is working with a number of Canada's mining jurisdictions to develop an emergency braking system for mine cages, Horne MD Andre du Preez tells Mining Weekly. 

Exploration company prepared to face economic challenges

30th January 2009 Gold exploration company Witwatersrand Consolidated Gold Resources (Wits Gold) is in a fortunate financial position says CEO Marc Watchorn, a financial position that is not mirrored by many fellow mining juniors. 

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