https://www.miningweekly.com
R/€ = 18.3034 Change: 0.0019
R/$ = 17.3544 Change: 0.1768
Au 1797.30 $/oz Change: 0.00
Pt 1028.50 $/oz Change: 0.00
 

Engineering News Features

Manufacturer launches new bushes material

By: Halima Frost     9th December 2022 High-performance plastic products manufacturer igus launched its new range of alternative bushes for the automotive sector at this year’s manufacturing, energy and logistics trade show, Hannover Messe 2022, held in Germany, May 30 to June 2. The bushes are made from igus’ new trademarked iglidur... 

Efficient storage for components

9th December 2022 Materials handling systems designer Conceptainer says its Thrift recyclable bulk collapsible bins, which weigh only 28 kg when empty, are an efficient system for the storage and transport of automotive components. The company adds that this includes plastic moulded parts and seat components, as... 

HPL threatens industry recovery

By: Nadine Ramdass     9th December 2022 The Health Promotion Levy (HPL), commonly known as the sugar tax, still poses the greatest threat to the continued existence of the sugar industry, says South African Sugar Association (SASA) executive director Trix Trikam. The HPL has resulted in the beverages sector reformulating its products... 

Plan aims to save industry

By: Nadine Ramdass     9th December 2022 The Sugarcane Value Chain Master Plan 2030 aims to prevent the sugar industry from collapsing, following its decline in recent years. The industry depends on government to create viable measures to assist with industry growth, but a potential lack of trust between government and the industry... 

Sugar cane loader maximises capabilities

By: Nadine Ramdass     9th December 2022 Original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Bell Equipment’s UltECO 6 sugar cane slew loader was designed to be the lowest-cost, controlled-traffic loading tool globally and incorporates a slewing cab and boom. The 4x4 unit can travel up to 26 km/h, enabling it to cover long distances easily. 

MetaleN

2nd December 2022 Copper and heat-exchange materials are critical in the modern technological age, forming part of the many essential areas such as energy, heating and cooling, medical, decorative, electronics, farming and mining. You can rely on MetaleN for quality that adheres to strict international standards... 

Hydraulic systems need filtration

2nd December 2022 “Hydraulic systems - which operate under extremely high pressures with tight tolerances - are susceptible to wear from abrasive particles and therefore require efficient filtration to offer adequate protection of equipment,” explains industrial equipment supplier BMG product specialist industrial... 

Multipurpose filter guarantees ‘exceptional’ results

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Triple R – a cellulose-based cartridge/filter for removing all oil impurities – manufactured in Triple R’s fully automated factory in Ohira, Japan, guarantees 100% filtration. The Triple R filter optimises production expenditures, provides cost savings, improves machine reliability, increases... 

Specialist introduces new filter bag

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Filtration supplier and specialist Filcon Filters released its new Jumbo Titan Filter bag last month. The new Jumbo Titan Filter bag is the ideal product to fundamentally address an age-old industrial problem of getting maximum life without the danger of the bag bursting, says Filcon Filters... 

ATEX-approved products provide safe solutions

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 To prevent the danger of combustible dust and gas explosions, and to create a safer environment, Nederman products sole distributor Envirox uses atmosphere explosible- (ATEX-) approved Nederman solutions to reduce the dangers associated with combustible dust. Combustible dust, also known as... 

Filters combat poor air quality

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Sole distributor of Camfil filters, Air and Lab Products Africa (ALPA), and manufacturer of premium clean-air solutions, Camfil, have taken the initiative to provide two air filters – the Dynavane filter and the corrosion resistant molecular filter – to combat human health issues and poor air... 

Company's X-600 filter element remains ‘unrivalled’

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     2nd December 2022 Sefar Group subsidiary and filtration company Sefar Filter Pure released its X-600 – a high-temperature pleated filter element – in January 2020. Despite being two years since its release, Sefar Filter Pure is the only manufacturer and distributor of the X-600, which is used in dust extraction... 

New welding equipment, training significant contributors in growth strategy

By: Tracy Hancock     2nd December 2022 To assist its growth strategy in an evolving local market space, specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering has made a significant investment by procuring a state-of-the-art automated welding machine, from France. 

New dimple tube tech set to improve heat exchanger performance

2nd December 2022 Dimple Tube technology – developed and patented by Bosch Projects, part of the Bosch Holdings group of engineering, construction and operations management companies – is set to transform the production capacity of vacuum pans. 

New branches bring steel closer to customers

By: Cameron Mackay     25th November 2022 The new branches in Polokwane, in Limpopo, and Windhoek, in Namibia, have enabled steel products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds (S&L) to bring steel closer to customers, who would normally have had to wait for deliveries from a larger branch. “We’ve brought the steel to their doorstep; customers can... 

Company supplies innovative products to sector

By: Cameron Mackay     25th November 2022 The prevalence of build projects for new warehouses, distribution centres and other logistics infrastructure has provided local steel supplier Macsteel with opportunities to supply its innovative products for steel construction and cladding projects. Some of these products include Novotexi and... 

Capabilities of local industry rewarded

By: Cameron Mackay     25th November 2022 The 2022 Steel Awards – presented by industry body the Southern African Institute for Steel Construction (SAISC) last month – honoured the capabilities of the local steel construction industry. “Category winners and runners-up projects have shown once again that the South African steel industry... 

Trade, property developments, standards can grow industry

By: Cameron Mackay     25th November 2022 The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will offer growth opportunities for the local steel cladding sector as States ramp up extraction of their mineral and other natural resources, says Southern African Metal Cladding and Roofing Association (Samcra) executive director Dennis White.... 

Take control of your fleet

25th November 2022 As the leader in driver behaviour management, DriveRisk offers a fully integrated range of solutions that enable fleet operaters to take control of their fleets by harnessing intelligent data with state-of-the-art Machine  

Adili Metal Trading

25th November 2022 Whilst our business may be new, our leaders and management have been in the industry for over 45 years. We’ve seen, been leaders of and experienced the ins and outs of the local and global metallurgical industry. Translated from Swahili, Adili means ethical and just. Morality and order. These... 

Hydrogen engine paves way for net-zero targets

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 Power technology provider Cummins released its zero-carbon hydrogen internal combustion engine (H2-ICE) concept truck, powered by the B6.7H hydrogen engine, at this year’s International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) transportation conference, which was held from September 20 to 23 in Hannover,... 

Company invests in ‘state-of-the-art’ factory

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA), part of global tyre and rubber company Sumitomo Rubber Industries, has invested more than R2.1-billion in a “state-of-the-art”, purpose-built 180 000 m2 truck, bus and radial factory, and an upgraded passenger car, sports-utility vehicle and light truck tyre... 

Company produces first local EV truck

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 Electric vehicle (EV) solutions provider Applied Electric Vehicle Energy Reticulation Systems Africa (Aeversa) subsidiary Iron Energy is nearing the completion of the first locally assembled 8 t electric commercial truck. The truck is a multiplatform EV drive train that is chassis agnostic – the... 

Company strives for sustainability

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 Local tyre manufacturer Bridgestone South Africa is working to decarbonise its energy sources and reduce its manufacturing carbon footprint by 50% by 2027. “We use raw materials that are produced sustainably, wherever practical, and focus on sourcing locally rather than importing to reduce the... 

Saboa embarks on training initiative

By: Sabrina Jardim     25th November 2022 The South African Bus Operators Association (Saboa) has endorsed the training and development of 28 female bus and truck drivers. This is in collaboration with Clarendon Transport Underwriting Managers, which is co-funding the development of the candidates, and with the Commercial Transport... 

Food-safe lubricant reduces health risks

By: Nadine Ramdass     18th November 2022 Health risks associated with conventional lubricants pose a challenge to beverage manufacturers, consequently requiring them to eliminate contamination of final products as much as possible. Lubricant manufacturer Fuchs Lubricants’ range of food-safe lubricants is ideal for beverage industries to... 

Beer manufacturer aims to Brew a Better World

By: Nadine Ramdass     18th November 2022 Beer manufacturer Heineken continues its journey to being a sustainable company through its Brew a Better World strategy. The strategy is built on three pillars: the environment, social impact and the responsible consumption of alcohol. 

OLI Electrical Vibrators

18th November 2022 It is our drive for innovation and industry service that forces us to evaluate our product offerings to all sectors on a continuous basis.  We have always had all the internal and external vibrators, converters, and accessories for reliable and efficient concrete compaction. We listen to our... 

Consultants equipped to help develop education infrastructure

By: Cameron Mackay     18th November 2022 Infrastructure consulting business DBI Consulting can support the delivery of key infrastructure for education institutions and facilities. “A skilled and educated workforce serves as a key component of a prosperous country. We cannot expect this economy to grow without significant investment in... 

Company to supply civils companies

By: Cameron Mackay     18th November 2022 Local steel products supplier Stewarts and Lloyds formed Stewarts and Lloyds Projects & Contracts – a new addition to the Stewarts and Lloyds Group – to support the local civil engineering industry by supplying materials required for engineering and construction. The coexisting footprint of... 

Company supports infrastructure for African mines with digital tech

By: Cameron Mackay     18th November 2022 Professional consulting firm WSP has been awarded two major separate infrastructure projects in the African mining sector after leveraging its recent acquisitions in the sector, states WSP Africa transport and infrastructure MD Terence Milne. “WSP Africa is providing the designs for these... 

Specialist recommends bearings for extreme conditions

11th November 2022 Industrial equipment supplier BMG specialists recommend HKT split cylindrical roller bearings for dependable use in extreme conditions, including applications above ground, underground and in underwater environments. BMG’s high-performance HKT split cylindrical roller bearings – which have been... 

Counterfeit bearings prominent in local industry

By: Sabrina Jardim     11th November 2022 The use of counterfeit bearings has become increasingly prevalent in the local bearings industry, which can increase downtime, create consequential damage and reduce life span and safety, says bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International (BI) product manager Andrew Altree.... 

Bearings company completes acquisition

By: Sabrina Jardim     11th November 2022 National industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 has acquired bearings and power transmission supplier MCL Engineering Products – based in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape. The acquisition, which was completed in July, will expand Bearings 2000’s reach in the Eastern Cape. 

CoCT on track to become African energy diversification beacon

By: Tracy Hancock     11th November 2022 The City of Cape Town (CoCT) is working on diversifying its energy resources to significantly reduce its reliance on struggling State-owned power utility Eskom in the next two years and, thereby, the impact of loadshedding on its customers. The municipality intends to end loadshedding for... 

Efficient management of constrained energy supply vital

By: Tracy Hancock     11th November 2022 It is important that local municipalities manage South Africa’s available power supply as efficiently as possible by adopting smart-grid enabling products, as the country continues to battle electricity generation constraints, especially with President Cyril Ramaphosa having stated that... 

Climate change major energy efficiency driver

By: Tracy Hancock     11th November 2022 While the implementation of energy efficiency measures reduces demand on South Africa’s fragile power system, the climate change agenda continues to significantly influence corporate South Africa’s efforts in this respect, says renewable-energy solutions company Solareff – a member of nonprofit... 

Company launches ‘Big Five’ campaign

11th November 2022 Last month, industrial equipment supplier Festo South Africa introduced its Festo Core Range of ‘Big Five’ products, which are an attractively priced range of pneumatic automation products that can reliably handle numerous standard tasks and still meet all the demands of daunting applications.... 

1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
RSS Feed

About

Mining Weekly is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on MiningWeekly.com is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Subscribe Now
Free daily email newsletter Register Now