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Welding standards critical for process efficiencies
15th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

As a member of industry body the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), South African capital equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment emphasises the importance of welding standards in the... 


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Firm applies orbital technology to heat exchangers
15th September 2023

An even higher standard of welding on heat exchangers will now be achieved by specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering, with the installation of two orbital welding machines from... 


Asia expected to dominate refinery FCCU capacity by 2027
8th September 2023

Asia is expected to witness the highest refinery fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) capacity additions globally between 2023 and 2027, contributing about 58% of the total capacity additions by... 


Large-scale oil, gas comeback for Angola
8th September 2023

Recent deepwater discoveries and fiscal policy improvements have contributed to a significant uptick in investments in Angola’s oil and gas industry, says energy advocacy group African Energy... 


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Breather range prevents contamination
8th September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Lubrication and industrial equipment specialist ISO-Reliability Partners’ desiccant breather range is a cost-effective solution to prevent fuel contamination. Companies can reduce internal tank... 


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Firm secures FPSO projects
8th September 2023

Industrial services specialist WSG Energy Services (WSGES) of Singapore has secured multiple contracts for floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel projects with a combined value... 


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Fuel contaminants result in equipment damage
8th September 2023

A lack of knowledge about fuel contaminants results in inadequate fuel protection during the various stages of distribution and storage, and these contaminants can negatively impact the efficient... 


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Unresolved problems dog manufacturing
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

The machinery and capital equipment industry is “very quiet” and many businesses are reluctant to spend on marketing or new procurement, owing to challenges such as power failures, water cuts,... 


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Pumps manufacturer excited about expansion into the US
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Design, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and repairs specialist Ryalsan North Engineering’s (RNE’s) Pumps Canadian branch is excited about  its expansion into the US market, increasing the... 


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Solar energy storage system launched
8th September 2023

The pressing need for effective energy storage systems has become undeniable owing to the severe energy crisis marked by an unreliable power supply and frequent, at times, daily loadshedding. In... 


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Firm offers immediate solar solutions
8th September 2023

Solar energy company SunSource Solutions remains committed to not only providing immediate solutions to South Africa's energy challenges but also contributing to a more sustainable and... 


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Solar streetlights installed along Gqeberha street
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied its solar lighting highmast the SOLARFLOOD solution for the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, along a stretch of Stanford road in Gqeberha, in the... 


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GameChange Solar
8th September 2023

GameChange Solar is a leading global supplier of innovative solar trackers and fixed tilt racking solutions driven by its mission to repower the planet with clean solar energy. With over 29 GW... 


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Firm pushing for investment in energy projects
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Having realised the potential of particularly solar energy in the renewable-energy sector, independent investment and advisory firm Bravura aims to implement additional in-house capabilities to... 


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Group installs 1.1 MW solar system at manufacturing facility
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

After a year of planning and installing alternating-current and direct-current solutions, standby equipment manufacturer Static Power has commissioned a 1.1 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) grid-tied... 


A solar alternating current (ac), low-voltage/medium-voltage, step-up skid or ‘E-House' on show at Turnkey modular's manufacturing site in Germiston
First skid delivered to Free State client
8th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Prefabricated deployment solutions developer Turnkey Modular rolled out the first of multiple solar alternating current (ac), low-voltage/medium-voltage, step-up skid or ‘E-Houses’ in July for... 


GE Vernova’s Gas Power sub-Saharan Africa regional sales director Vuyelwa Mahanyele
Technology giant gearing up for South Africa’s gas programme
6th September 2023

GE Vernova is gearing itself up for South Africa’s long-awaited gas programme which is expected to be rolled out in the coming months as South Africa accelerates initiatives aimed at ending... 


STREAMLINED SUPPLY
The ASCO Series of aluminium filter regulators maximises process efficiency and reduces unplanned downtime
Company launches new range of aluminium filter regulators
1st September 2023

NYSE-listed technology and engineering company Emerson has launched its new ASCO Series 641, 642 and 643 aluminum filter regulators, which maximise process efficiency and reduce unplanned downtime... 


TERRA FIRMA
The Terra Firma ladder that was being distributed by Makro, has been recalled
Ladders recalled, owing to safety concerns
1st September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The National Consumer Commission (NCC) has issued a critical safety warning to all individuals who possess Mainstay and Terra Firma multi-hinge aluminium ladders, Model JC 403, 150 kg. “It is... 


DEDICATED ASSISTANCE
SMS group is dedicated to addressing the specific demands of the aluminum sector
Company elaborates on roles in sustainability, aluminium
1st September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The aluminium industry is undergoing a transformation driven by the need for sustainability, efficiency, and technological advancements. At the forefront of this transformation, integrated service... 


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Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA)
1st September 2023

The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) is the voice of and gateway to the South African Aluminium industry – involved in increasing the awareness and use of aluminium in Southern Africa... 


VOLKER SCHüTTE
Critics argue that the import duty has led to increased prices and hindered competition
Sector mulls duty’s future
1st September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The intricate task of reconciling the interests of divergent stakeholders, including local manufacturers and downstream industries, lies at the heart of ongoing deliberations by the International... 


Industry building resilience
1st September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In a resolute demonstration of their “unwavering commitment to operational continuity”, some members of industry representative Aluminium Federation of South Africa (Afsa) have undertaken the... 


Firm expands temperature-controlled logistics platform through acquisition
1st September 2023

Leading cold chain logistics platform Commercial Cold Holdings (CCH), which is controlled by funds managed by African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) a subsidiary of Old Mutual... 


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Pallet-free bulk bags developed
1st September 2023

Materials handling systems specialist Conceptainer has developed solutions to protect product integrity and enable efficient handling, stacking and storage in the design and local manufacture of... 


GAME-CHANGER
Aerobotics supports farmers globally with “ground-breaking
AI-engineered solutions boost fruit and nut industry resilience
1st September 2023

The 2023 season has not been without its frustrations for fruit and nut farmers, says Aerobotics GM Ken Treloar. “A host of challenging conditions domestically and across markets have pressured... 


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Firm installs new boilers to optimise operations
1st September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Energy plant operations and maintenance company Associated Energy Services (AES) is working on an operational optimisation project for a client in the fishing industry to install an additional 60... 


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Firm launches smart tools range
1st September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Food safety hygiene, equipment efficiency, plant modernisation, sustainability and upgrades to reduce downtime are the key focus areas for the food and beverage industry, following increased local... 


Gas production to increase
1st September 2023

A resurgence in global gas production, anticipated to increase by 1.6%, is forecasted for 2023. This growth is expected to be led by Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), the Middle East... 


Oil, gas profitable as transition deferred
1st September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite the global commitment to a green energy transition, the oil and gas industry is the most profitable industry, with a 20% financial investment decision (FID) rate, says global energy trade... 


Large-scale waste-to-DME projects in development
1st September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Large-scale waste-to-dimethyl ether (DME) projects, one based in north-west Europe and the other on the Gulf Coast of the US, are in the feasibility stage, with the projects anticipated to produce... 


Firm sells 15% interest in Absheron gasfield
1st September 2023

Multi-energy company TotalEnergies and gas company State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (Socar) signed an agreement last month to sell a 15% participating interest each in their joint... 


Global gas consumption to continue growth in 2023 – report
1st September 2023

Global gas consumption is expected to continuing growing in the latter half of this year, mainly driven by increasing energy demand in China, the US and some emerging countries in Asia Pacific,... 


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Emissions requirement postponed for Kusile
25th August 2023

The Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) announced in June that the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) has granted State-owned power utility Eskom a postponement to meet... 


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Optimising project execution for critical infrastructure: The Eskom experience
25th August 2023

As one of South Africa's leading State-owned enterprises, Eskom plays a crucial role in supplying electricity to millions of people and supporting the nation's economic growth.  Efficient project... 


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