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VSD supplied for compressor test bench

15th July 2022 Multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) Power Conversion has been awarded an important contract by low-pressure compressor manufacturer Safran Aero Boosters to supply an electrical variable-speed drive system to equip an airplane motor compressor test bench. This bench will be part of... 

Supplier receives stock for distribution

By: Halima Frost     15th July 2022 Local compressed-air solutions distributor Tru Compressor Solutions is geared to supply manufacturer Detroit Air’s new specialist rotary (SR) series of 220 V ultra-compact, variable speed drive (VSD), tank-mounted screw compressors to the South African market. “We have received our stock and we... 

Compressors delivered to cement factory

By: Halima Frost     15th July 2022 Compressed air solutions provider Integrated Air Solutions (IAS) has successfully delivered and commissioned two compressors, from air-compressor manufacturer ELGi, to one of South Africa’s largest cement factories. The order consisted of one ELGi EG-90, 90 kW oil-injected air compressor and an... 

Ark staff to get hydrogen training

By: Esmarie Iannucci     12th July 2022 The Australian subsidiary of zinc, lead and silver major Korea Zinc Co, Ark Energy Corporation, has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with TAFE Queensland to train and upskill its workforce for hydrogen production. The signing of the MoU follows the announcement of the development of Ark... 

Zest WEG poised for African growth

4th July 2022 After a decade-long expansion of its manufacturing capabilities in South Africa, Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazil’s WEG Group, is well placed to extend its already extensive footprint in the African market.  “We now have six manufacturing facilities in Gauteng and Cape Town,... 

Anglo enters deal to accelerate rollout of nuGen zero emissions haulage solution 

By: Chanel de Bruyn     30th June 2022 Diversified miner Anglo American is in exclusive negotiations with specialist engineering technology company First Mode Holding and has agreed nonbinding terms to establish a combined business to accelerate the rollout of Anglo's nuGen hydrogen-powered Zero Emissions Haulage Solution (ZEHS). The... 

Automation supplier launches MV VSDs

By: Mandisa Nyathi     3rd June 2022 Earlier this month electrification and automation product supplier ElectroMechanica (EM) extended their portfolio with the launch of the high-performance and cost-effective Delta MVF23/MVF20 series medium-voltage variable speed drives (VSDs).  

Supplier provides innovative cleaning method

By: Cameron Mackay     20th May 2022 Cleaning chemicals supplier O3 Chemicals has developed two cleaning chemicals specifically for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR)  equipment, the first of which is called Smart Air, and the second Smart Finish. The chemicals are designed to remove mould and bacteria... 

Anglo American launches much anticipated hydrogen-powered zero-emission haul truck  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     6th May 2022 Diversified miner Anglo American on May 6 launched a prototype of its first self-developed zero-emission hydrogen-powered mine haul truck, which was developed as part of its Future Smart Mining strategy. The 2 MW hydrogen-battery hybrid truck, which is stationed at the Mogalakwena platinum mine,... 

High-performance additives protect gears

1st April 2022 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s team works closely with key players in the sugar sector to enhance production efficiencies, minimise downtime and extend the service life of critical systems in the field and during harvesting, transport, milling and refining. “To ensure the local market has... 

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