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The powered, air-purifying respirator system not only eliminates welding fumes, but also petrochemical fumes
Welding safety extends to petrochem industry
22nd November 2019 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Welding fumes are known to be particularly poisonous and a contaminant to the surrounding air, which is why welding solutions provider Unique Welding focuses on advanced welding safety,... 

The drilling of an exploration well is expected soon in Mozambique, where Sasol has signed exploration and production concession contracts on two new blocks
Oil and gas production grows amid evolving SADC energy demands
22nd November 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

Petrochemicals company Sasol’s Upstream business unit, comprising Mining and Exploration & Production International (E&PI), contributed 2% to the group’s earnings before interest, taxes,... 

ACKNOWLEDGE INEXPERIENCE South Africa needs to realise that it has never had an upstream industry of scale and should heed the example of Norway, which was in a similar position to South Africa in the 1960s
Gas vital to energy mix, but policy certainty needed
22nd November 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

Gas is a desirable and integral part of South Africa’s future energy mix, but the country’s significant reliance on coal is not going to dissipate with the “flick of a switch”, says industry body... 

Skyriders’ projects and safety team assesses the task at hand and determines the type of equipment needed to carry out the task safely
Rope access ensures optimal maintenance of petrochem tanks
22nd November 2019 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

The highly explosive nature of the petrochemicals environment requires trained personnel, and often the scope of the work involves a work-at-height and or confined space element, which puts... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe calls for more gas industry investment
22nd November 2019 By: Kim Cloete

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has urged foreign investors to invest in South Africa’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub, in the Coega Industrial Development Zone, in the... 

All products supplied by Vital Engineering are produced in compliance with local and international safety standards
Quality gratings can reduce maintenance and costs
15th November 2019 By: Darren Parker

Grating, stair treads, expanded metal and handrail manufacturer Vital Engineering has supplied its Vitex expanded metal range of raised expanded metal walkway gratings and the Vitex flattened... 

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique
Atlas Copco Compressor Technique
22nd October 2019

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique specialises in Smart Air Solutions that deliver accurate, quality air at point of use at the lowest possible cost to customers and end-users.  Cutting-edge air, gas... 

M&R CEO Henry Laas
M&R order book nears R60bn with another R10bn added since July
29th August 2019 By: Terence Creamer

Engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts (M&R) has added a further R10-billion to its order book, which stood at R46.8-billion at the end of July, and CEO Henry Laas believes the backlog... 

Sasol's Louisiana ethane cracker reaches beneficial operation
28th August 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Chemicals and petrochemicals group Sasol says its world-scale ethane cracker – the heart of its Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP), in Louisiana, in the US – has reached beneficial operation.... 

Careful due diligence assessments are made when looking at inner city fire hazards
CBD buildings undergo fire assessment and upgrade
23rd August 2019 By: Halima Frost

Fire risk management company ASP Fire has finalised the fire system due diligence checks on seven buildings for a reputed investor who intends to buy the properties to repurpose as offices. Six of... 

Skyriders intends to continue doing more work in its key markets, which comprise the power generation, petrochemicals, mining and construction, as well as paper and pulp sectors
Skyriders intensifies presence in industry
9th August 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial rope access company Skyriders Access Specialists continues to offer various maintenance and repair solutions to aid key sectors – such as the furnaces industry – locally and abroad while... 

Process Pipe
Process Pipe
9th July 2019

Process Pipe and its newly acquired company, CAB South Africa, has established a national footprint as a wholesaler and retailer of carbon and mild steel pipes, fittings and flanges in South... 

India national Budget likely to scrap import duty on LNG
18th June 2019 By: Ajoy K Das

The Indian government is considering scrapping an import duty on liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the forthcoming Budget to be presented before Parliament next month. Government officials say that... 

The DTI looks forward to exchanging lessons and experiences to unpack challenges and identify solutions for growth across the manufacturing sector
DTI forges ahead with product standardisation task
14th June 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Following Mining Charter III’s call to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to develop a “Standardised Coding and Product Identification System in the Mining Supply Chain” whereby products... 

Oil giants' chemical lifeline threatened by plastic-trash crisis
6th June 2019 By: Bloomberg

As the world strives to wean itself off fossil fuels, oil companies have been turning to plastic as the key to their future. Now even that’s looking overly optimistic. The global crackdown on... 

Second Lake Charles facility reaches beneficial operation
3rd June 2019 By: Nadine James

Petrochemicals company Sasol on Monday said the new ethylene oxide/ ethylene glycol (EO/EG) production facility at its Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP), in Louisiana, in the US, had reached... 

Company advances health and safety in petrochemicals industry
31st May 2019

Cold-cutting techniques developed by demolition contractor Jet Demolition have introduced a new benchmark for health and safety in the petrochemicals industry - a highly volatile and hazardous work... 

Companies collaborate for maintenance work at petrochem provider
31st May 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial rope-access company Skyriders Access Specialists collaborated with engineering consultants SSA Acoustic and Specialised Inspections to conduct maintenance work at one of South Africa’s... 

Astore Keymak remains committed to technology and solutions for the chemical, petrochemicals and industrial space
Valves supplier to launch new products
31st May 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

South African thermoplastic valves supplier Astore Keymak is engaged in research and development activities with its suppliers to launch new FIP industrial valves for chemical applications every... 

Invincible Valves
Invincible Valves
17th May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

High-quality valve products and ancillary equipment supplier Invincible Valves prides itself on service excellence and exibility, as it strives to enhance every customer’s bottom line. The... 

A TURNING POINT The predominately used quarter-turn pneumatic actuator turns the valves 90 through degrees
New valves division will provide solutions across industries
17th May 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

As part of the recently launched EMVAfrica brand, the ENERGYValves division is positioned as not only a supplier of valves but also a one-stop-shop valves solution. Engineering News reported last... 

Company offers first-class equipment to a variety of industries
17th May 2019

Stockist and distributor of premium valve brands Heaton Valves Africa’s core purpose is to provide first-class valve and associated equipment stock holding, distribution, technical consultation,... 

The cybersecurity solution monitors industrial networks to identify known and unknown anomalous code
Noninvasive industrial cybersecurity aims to make South African industries resilient
10th May 2019 By: Schalk Burger

France-headquartered cybersecurity multinational GECI has launched its suite of industrial cybersecurity services and solutions in South Africa to help make local industrial companies and sites... 

3rd May 2019 By: Martin Creamer

Sasol has officially opened the R5.6-billion, 8.5-million-tonne-a-year Impumelelo Colliery in Mpumalanga, the last of its three replacement coal mines, following the opening of Shondoni and... 

Firm plans to deploy 400 natural-gas refuelling sites across SA
26th April 2019 By: Schalk Burger

Natural-gas distributor Delta Natural Gas (DNG) Energy is rolling out 400 natural gas refuelling sites across South Africa for the taxi and freight industries, which will provide an immediate cost... 

Johnson Crane Hire
Johnson Crane Hire
12th April 2019

Ranked among the top crane hire companies in the world, Johnson Crane Hire operates the largest mobile crane fleet in Africa. The company has an acknowledged track record for delivering appropriate... 

The company provides custom-built products based on client designs and specifications
Projects in DRC keep local businesses afloat
12th April 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

With a lack of investment and new projects locally, stainless steel fabricator Vessel Fab has expanded its offering into Africa and has been working on a few projects in the Democratic Republic of... 

Egypt seeking to increase trade and investment ties with South Africa
29th March 2019 By: Rebecca Campbell

Egyptian Ambassador to South Africa Sherif Eissa has called for more bilateral trade and investment between his country, as well as closer political cooperation. He was addressing the recent South... 

 The company will extend its services and engineering expertise in the future to include maintenance, reverse engineering and system optimisations
KSB expands its aftermarket services
22nd March 2019

Local pump manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves is intensifying its focus on aftermarket services that add value to customer operations far beyond the supply and maintenance of its own products, under... 

Petrochemicals and jet fuel to underpin oil growth as gasoline slows
Petrochemicals and jet fuel to underpin oil growth as gasoline slows
11th March 2019 By: Terence Creamer

Petrochemicals and jet fuel have emerged as key drivers of oil growth, with the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest market forecast indicating that the two sectors will account for more... 

BANK ANTHONY OKOROAFOR Gas should be an opportunity to create a viable economy and a vibrant way of growing Nigeria’s gross domestic product
Waipec focuses more on sub-Saharan Africa
8th March 2019 By: Thabi Madiba

The third West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Waipec) was a success, bringing sub-Saharan African companies together to learn from one another about best practices to... 

BMG is working on new projects and solutions for historical issues regarding the pumping and conveying of slurries in the mining sector
Slurry, thermoplastic valves up for mining task
8th March 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Engineering consumables and components distributor Bearing Man Group (BMG) will continue to be prominent in the mining sector, as the company’s range of industrial slurry valves are suitable for... 

ONE OF A KIND Vedermag is the only magnetic drive pump that can handle up to 20% solids
Pumps range eliminates leakage of corrosive chemicals
8th March 2019 By: Thabi Madiba

Using the Verdermag pump range in the chemicals and petrochemicals industries eliminates leakage of corrosive and hazardous chemicals, as it is an encapsulated pump and therefore leak-free, states... 

REACHING HEIGHTS Technicians used rope access to reach the 14-m-high roof, and carried out UT wall-thickness measurement on select steel members
Collision-resistant drone deployed on roof replacement project
8th March 2019

The Skyriders Elios Sky Eye confined-space inspection technology from industrial rope access company Skyriders Access Specialists was recently deployed with the collision-resistant drone used on a... 

The equipment analyses carbon content in carbon and stainless steels using the technique of a handheld laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
NDT equipment analyses, measures carbon content in alloys
1st March 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

Vereeniging-based nondestructive testing (NDT) equipment provider GammaTec NDT Supplies is currently introducing the SciAps Z-200 C+, which is the only handheld analyser on the market capable of... 

1st March 2019

eNtsa is acknowledged internationally as an innovation hub that supports research, design and technology assimilation for the broader manufacturing sector, with a focus on the automotive, power... 

Northam CEO Paul Dunne
Northam lifts H1 earnings, Booysendal on track for FY22 steady-state production
22nd February 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed Northam Platinum has reported normalised earnings a share of 108.5c for the six months ended December 31, 2018, compared with the 37.1c reported for the six months ended December 31,... 

There’s liquidity in gas
There’s liquidity in gas
18th February 2019

Mozambique is no stranger to mega-projects with large foreign direct investments dating back to the 90’s. Mozambique, through its National Oil Company, has again partnered with International Oil... 

Zest WEG Group CEO Siegfried Kreutzfeld
Electrical equipment group aims to penetrate new markets with integrated offering
12th February 2019 By: Terence Creamer

Electrical products manufacturer Zest WEG Group has added an integrated-solutions offering to its products-oriented sales strategy in a bid to penetrate market segments in which there is a growing... 

Companies should ask suppliers for a copy of certifications when purchasing products with specific standards
Know how to choose quality PPE and workwear
8th February 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Personal protective equipment supplier, Dromex has launched a specialised range for arc protection, which includes Arc Workwear and includes a 51 Cal rated Suit, Arc Visors, an Arc Hard Hat and Arc... 

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Sandvik Rock Processing products and services provide you maximum value in terms of performance, quality, safety, flexibility and not least total...

John Thompson
John Thompson

John Thompson, the leader in energy and environmental solutions through value engineering and innovation, provides the following: design, engineer,...

Stewarts & Lloyds
Stewarts & Lloyds

Stewarts & Lloyds today supplies steel and tube, pipe and fittings, valves, pumps, irrigation, fencing, profiling and roofing products. The cash...


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