R/€ = 17.8590 Change: -0.0692
R/$ = 17.0868 Change: -0.1319
Au 1782.52 $/oz Change: 14.09
Pt 1048.00 $/oz Change: 10.40

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UK range arrives in SA

24th January 2003 Plastic pipe technology specialist, Astore Africa, has been appointed by UK company Durapipe as sole distributor in South Africa of its ABS and Air-Line range of pipe equipment and accessories. 

Stainless-steel manufacturer acquires tube and pipe specialist

24th January 2003 East Rand stainless steel specialist manufacturer Metquip has acquired stainless steel tube and pipe specialist Jaguar Stainless Steel Tube and Pipe. 

Oil and gas industry attractive option for pipe manufacturer

24th January 2003 Last year has seen leading steel pipe manufacturer Hall Longmore, a Murray &?Roberts company, move more towards supplying specialised pipes for the oil and gas industry. 

Acquisition forms largest black-owned fuel pump and dispenser manufacturer

24th January 2003 The largest local black-owned manufacturer and repairer of fuel pumps and dispensers has been created with the acquisition by Kagiso Ventures of a 36,1% shareholding in Prowalco. 

Local company completes R22m order

24th January 2003 East Rand-based pipe manufacturer, Amiantit Pipe Systems Africa (Apsa), which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Saudi stock exchange-listed Amiantit group, has received an order to supply water pipes to Turkmenistan. 

2002 a boom year for pipe and tube industry

24th January 2003 Last year was a good year for the pipe and tube market in South Africa, mostly as a result of a boom in the mining industry, especially the platinum mining industry. 

Platinum smelter furnace installation completed

13th December 2002 The installation of the electrode columns and copper bustube system for a Hatch six-in-line furnace at the Polokwane platinum smelter, owned by Anglo Platinum, is complete. 

Civil works nearing completion

13th December 2002 The bulk of the civil and construction work at the Polokwane platinum smelter in the Limpopo Province has been completed with only a few portions still remaining. 

Flash dryers commissioned at the Polokwane smelter

13th December 2002 Two flash dryers, each with the capacity to process around 70 t/hr of bone dry concentrate, have been installed at Anglo Platinum’s (AngloPlat’s) Polokwane platinum smelter in the Limpopo Province. 

Bulk earthworks are wrapped up

13th December 2002 The bulk earthworks for the Limpopo province’s next platinum smelter, Anglo Platinum’s Polokwane smelter, has been completed. 

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