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1st December 2023

Local manufacturer Metalen produces heat exchanger tubes in various alloy inner tubes with copper or aluminium fins in lengths of up to 15 m. An ISO9001 certification ensures controlled processes... 


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App streamlines filling, exchanging processes
1st December 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

South Africa’s only approved 9 kg pressure vessel manufacturer Cylinders4Africa has developed a tech-forward application (app) for various contemporary industries and sectors that rely on portable... 


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New machine aids component manufacture
1st December 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Having accumulated more than 20 years of experience in the local manufacturing industry, specialised manufacturer and materials processing company MAXJET has commissioned the EnduroMAX – a... 


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New tanks acquired for fuel storage, transportation across Africa
1st December 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Celebrating 40 years in business this year, South African tank and container supplier Container World last month bought 20 container tanks, which were delivered to the company’s Durban depot, in... 


The above image depicts the Novitexi 440 used in the sky forming method
Award winner’s roofing method breaks record for longest roof span
24th November 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Manufacturer, merchandiser and steel distributor Macsteel, offering broader insight into the project that resulted in its winning three awards at the Southern African Institute of Steel... 


The above image depicts the Pick n Pay Distribution Centre East Port project that earned a place in the Guinness World Records for the innovative solutions for handling and installation required of the unprecedented roof sheeting lengths
Local sector a major player
24th November 2023

The Southern African Institute of Steel Construction’s (Saisc’s) 2023 Steel Awards highlighted the collaboration between steel value chain participants, including architects, designers, engineers... 


Galvanising improves longevity, recyclability
24th November 2023

The main application of zinc is to protect steel from corrosion through hot-dip galvanizing, with the zinc-steel combination creating significant economic benefits in terms of life cycle costs. Air... 


The above image depicts the concrete columns that secure the steelwork have to be drilled and dowelled onto the existing columns supporting the rooftop slabs, transferring the weight to the centre’s foundations
Unique panel installation at centre
24th November 2023

The addition of another 5.74 MW of solar power at Eastgate Shopping Centre, east of Johannesburg, is being undertaken by diversified infrastructure and construction company Concor, while keeping... 


TRISTEN WINTERSHOVEN
Self-lubricating bushings have emerged as the preferred choice for the side-tipper industry
Self-lubricating bushings transforming side-tipper landscape
24th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

A prominent South African side-tipper truck manufacturer has substantially raised its monthly orders for South African bearings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings’ self-lubricating bushings, which... 


TITAN TRIO
Fuchs Lubricants launched the Titan GT1 Flex C23, the Titan Cargo Maxx II and the Titan Adblue at this year’s Automechanica
Supplier launches innovative lubricant solutions at Automechanika
24th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

After careful consideration and customer engagement, innovative lubricant solutions supplier Fuchs Lubricants South Africa launched the TITAN FT1 Flex C23, the TITAN CARGO MAXX II and the TITAN... 


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Munro Vehicles has completed the first pre-production model of its white Series-M utility all-electric 4x4
Electric 4 × 4 enters production
24th November 2023

Scotland-based automotive manufacturer Munro Vehicles announced the completion of the first pre-production model of its white Series-M utility all-electric 4x4 earlier this month. The vehicle is a... 


Solar-powered e-truck to conquer world’s highest volcano
24th November 2023

Transport company Gebrüder Weiss has dispatched a sophisticated solar-powered e-truck and expedition equipment to Chile, by sea freight, to help a team trying to reach the summit of the world’s... 


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Lubricant benefits breweries, wineries
17th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Lubrication products supplier FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA provides CASSIDA food-grade lubricants, which ensure equipment reliability and food safety, for companies active in the local brewery and... 


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OLI South Africa
17th November 2023

Global industrial vibration technology leader OLI makes business simpler for customers while going global with a first-class product that has proven successful in making OLI the world’s top selling... 


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New wine industry professional body launched to formalise sector
17th November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Having officially launched the South African Wine Industry Professional Body (SAWIPB) last month, nonprofit advocacy organisation South Africa Wine maintains its pledge to address challenges facing... 


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Partnership drives knowledge, innovation
17th November 2023

A learning and development partnership has been established by the South African Breweries (SAB) and the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) to equip employees with... 


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Tech tackles filling challenges
17th November 2023

For modern-day brewers of trend and light beers, it is a common challenge trying to instil a tolerance to oxygen (O2) pickup, as this phenomenon has substantial negative impacts on the quality of a... 


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South African construction sector – challenging at present but hope remains
17th November 2023

Amid the slow release of standardised bidding criteria by public sector entities, the South African civil engineering and construction sector is described as being on a “hiatus”, with it being... 


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Digital solution improves asset management
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Technology and asset management – amid the introduction of the Internet of Things – have become a necessary component of civil engineering and construction projects in South Africa. Asset... 


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New project management certification
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Nonprofit professional project management organisation Project Management Institute (PMI) and industry body the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions... 


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Concrete manufacturer reopens manufacturing plant
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Precast concrete manufacturer Colossal Concrete Products reopened its De Aar manufacturing plant, in the Northern Cape, in September following the conclusion of a one-year contract with State-owned... 


Saice President, Steven Kaplan, at the University of the Free State
Mentorship programmes necessary
17th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Maintaining a sufficient number of capable engineers, technologists and technicians to meet the demands of the South African civil engineering and construction industry requires relevant training... 


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Manufacturing Indaba fosters industry ties
17th November 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The recent Manufacturing Indaba conference provided State-owned research body National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA) with a platform to highlight the importance of accurate... 


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Indaba focuses on growth
17th November 2023

The tenth Manufacturing Indaba, held at the Sandton Convention Centre from October 24 to 26, provided an insightful overview of Africa's manufacturing landscape. Themed ‘Capitalising on... 


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Hub relocation allows for increased stock-carrying capacity
10th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

To better serve customers, national industrial supplies specialist Bearings 2000 relocated its Durban hub in September from Umbilo to a larger, more strategically positioned premises in Riverhorse... 


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Superlube vanes address concrete vibrator wear
10th November 2023

Wear parts and bushings manufacturer Vesconite Bearings supplied test vanes to a concrete vibrator manufacturer having difficulties with the vanes installed in its vibrators. The manufacturer... 


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Bearings manufacturer discusses technical paper at US conference
10th November 2023

Bearing selection plays a critical role in vertical turbine pump (VTP) performance, but application, medium and bearing material should also be considered during pump manufacturing or... 


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Predictive maintenance part of total service
10th November 2023

The introduction of a structured maintenance management programme, which can be implemented in-house, or partially outsourced to a professional organisation, is critical to maximising production... 


Milestone for net-zero carbon emission buildings
10th November 2023

Having successfully achieved a Net-Zero Carbon Level 2 measured certification from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) for its existing properties in Gauteng, real estate investment... 


The above image depicts the high-frequency pulsating valves, that operate without compressed air, and produce a precise, mist-free oil application, removing the need for an extraction system
New spray increases energy efficiency
10th November 2023

Sustainability has propelled the creation of new technologies, with the economical use of energy resources becoming an important objective within metalworking companies, says fluid technology... 


The above image depicts a solar photovoltaic array
Reducing grid reliance to reduce costs
10th November 2023

With loadshedding impacting productivity and income generation, and increasing safety and security risks, investing in solar photovoltaic (PV) has become more common. Consequently, getting a... 


 The above image depicts a reverse osmosis water treatment plant for boiler water pore treatment
Thermal solutions increase efficiency
10th November 2023 By: Lynne Davies

An integrated site energy management plan is strongly advised amid South Africa’s power constraints, as it demonstrates opportunities – such as integrating electrical and thermal systems – to... 


Sigombeni Rural Portable Water System
The project involved the installation of a gravity-fed pipeline stretching 5.6 km from the Mtilane river to Sigombeni
Strategic valves, fluid control hub for Mbombela
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In response to a market need for specialised services within the fluid control industry, steel, tube and engineering product supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has established a standalone branch in... 


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Enserve Engineering Services celebrates 30 years of excellence
10th November 2023

Industrial process valve specialist Enserve Engineering Services is celebrating 30 years of operation this year. The company is a dynamic and customer-focused company that specialises in delivering... 


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AR Controls
10th November 2023

Gauteng-based AR Controls is a leading manufacturer, importer and stockist of a comprehensive range of internationally recognised valves and instrumentation ideal for critical process applications... 


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