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US pipe system adapted for use in South Africa

17th August 2001 Durban specialists in pipe fittings and couplings, Polyrob Engineering Plastics, has developed technology to enhance and adapt an imported US pipe system to suit local conditions. 

Valves supplied to Chile copper-mine

17th August 2001 Copper mining is one of the most difficult slurry-handling applications. When coppr is lifted from the ground it is embedded in rock that must be broken apart in order for the copper to be extracted. 

New valve finds niche in mining

17th August 2001 A new and unusual valve using sophisticated stainless steel castings is becoming widely accepted in the mining industry. 

Proved performance secures new contract

17th August 2001 Johannesburg firm Ainsworth engineering’s resilient seal valves have been chosen by LTA for the new Hillendale project near Richards Bay in Kwazulu-Natal in a contract worth R1,6-million. 

Intelligent valves for any application

17th August 2001 Festo’s valve terminals accommodate numerous different valve sizes and valve styles, as well as a range of input modules, which can be coupled together with the valves for feedback signals. 

Damper valves to mines

17th August 2001 West Rand firm Mitech has supplied local mines with damper valves. 

Association tries to close loopholes in new tariff system

By: System Author     18th August 2000 Valves 

Local company strives to increase exports

By: System Author     18th August 2000 Valves 

Possible South Africa-Canada valve joint venture

By: System Author     18th August 2000 Valves 

SA-developed valves for mining industry

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Valves 

Platinum boom benefiting valve industry

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Valves 

Local company wins design award

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Valves 

Promoting local products overseas

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Valves 

Big valve order on target

By: System Author     19th March 1999 High-pressure ball-valve manufacturer RGR Technologies is in the process of manufacturing nine 150 mm class 600 ball valves and four 150 mm RGR concentric check valves for Avgold’s Target gold-mine in the Free State. The new mine is expected to produce 330 000 oz/y of gold, with 90 000 t/m... 

40 valves for gold-mine

By: System Author     19th March 1999 In a contract valued at R70 000, Macneil Steel & Valve, of Germiston, Gauteng, delivered about 40 valves to East Driefontein gold-mine in the North West Province in November last year. “The actuated diaphragm and butterfly valves will be used on the mine’s slurry-processing... 

New cryogenic valve

By: System Author     19th March 1999 Specialist manufacturer of hi-tech, high-quality ball valves, Hi-Cap Engineering, of Germiston, Gauteng, has launched a new cryogenic valve aimed at the mining industry, among others. “We believe we are the only manufacturers of this type of valve in South Africa, with all other such... 

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