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Theresa Bhowan

Theresa Bhowan

Theresa Bhowan is a Creamer Media Reporter for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744


Gearboxes ensure increased safety

30th July 2021 Engineering solutions provider BMG supplies the local railway sector with custom-designed planetary gearboxes for use in railway maintenance programmes. Design customisations are adjusted according to the demand and physical requirements of the application. 

Production surplus meets growing rail industry demand

30th July 2021 Although stainless steel supplier Columbus Stainless can meet South Africa’s stainless steel material demands in all sectors, including the railroad industry, the apparent stainless steel consumption is too low to fulfil the mill’s total production capacity, says Columbus Stainless market... 

Company steers through Covid-19 challenges

30th July 2021 Railroad equipment supplier and manufacturer Gibela has not been immune to the challenges posed by the pandemic, particularly those presented by the third wave. “We have experienced a rise in cases within our company, which is impacting on operations. Most of our suppliers were also affected by... 

Transfluid set to become standard in mining

16th July 2021 While engineering solutions provider BMG’s Transfluid K Series is the most economical fluid coupling on the market, the only challenge it is currently facing is being listed as a “product standard” at certain operations in the mining industry. “We have run tests and have references on many of... 

Company achieves milestone

2nd July 2021 Rapidly growing demand in the industrial sector, has seen nitrogen generation equipment supplier Nitralife recently achieving the milestone of having supplied more than 100 customised Nitracut generators to the fabrication and industrial sector over the past four years. “With each new sector and... 

Service, product offering expansion creates market opportunities

2nd July 2021 Cutting and precision tool manufacturer and distributor First Cut has recently expanded its cutting and grinding range of product and service offerings to include welding solutions. This expansion was prompted as the welding process is the next natural step that follows the cutting process in the... 

Defects liability period under way for KZN crèche

25th June 2021 Multidisciplinary engineering, project and construction firm, Zimile Consulting Engineers, is supervising and monitoring the Ezinembeni Crèche, in Maqongqo, Pietermaritzburg, in KwaZulu-Natal, as part of the defects liability period of the contract This follows the completion of the initial... 

Transport revolution on horizon for SA

25th June 2021 While the term sustainable transport system (STS) is often used generically and in a multifaceted sense, engineering and infrastructure consultancy company SMEC South Africa suggests that it should primarily refer to transport systems that have a low impact on the environment, are cost effective... 

Firm develops programme to mitigate industry challenges

25th June 2021 Mining and exploration consultants SRK Consulting’s active skills development programme for graduate engineers and scientists aims to mitigate one of the consulting engineering industry’s biggest challenges – a lack of experience, says SRK MD Vis Reddy. “Various factors in recent decades have... 

Manufacturer mitigates supply challenges

28th May 2021 With the global pandemic posing challenges across all industries, the greatest challenge that industrial and electronic supplier Actum faces is the timeous supply of raw materials. “Actum Group is the only authorised manufacturer under licence for BAND-IT stainless steel strapping and buckles... 

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