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Valves manufacturer aims for Africa expansion
5th November 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) aims to extend its global footprint to include a stronger presence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through partnerships with local DRC... 

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New opportunities in strained industry
5th November 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

The partnership between industrial valves supplier Process and Allied Contracting Equipment (PACE Valves) and Australia-based specialist flow control solutions company Proeger, is helping to meet... 

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Coating solutions extend valves life span
5th November 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

High technology spray coating specialist Thermaspray offers the distinct technologies of thermal spray, laser cladding and Teflon for application of coatings on new or refurbished valves. These... 

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Local-content policies need fine-tuning
5th November 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) has worked closely with the valve manufacturing industry and industry bodies to boost the industry and local content, policies... 

Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) certified as Level 2 contributor to B-BBEE
28th October 2021

Invicta Holdings Limited’s Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) - distributors of engineering consumables, automotive components, technical services and related solutions - has achieved recognition as... 

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Association supports resilient industry through master plan
22nd October 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Despite the impact of Covid-19 and a weak economy, the local stainless steel sector has shown its resilience, as the South African Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) continues to... 

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Valve components meet application specifications
8th October 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Water-jet cutting service provider Maxjet Global has used its extensive experience in the manufacturing of pump and valve components to produce components that are specified for their application.... 

Pump systems optimised through energy-saving assessments
8th October 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

With international studies showing that pump systems account for more than 20% of global electrical energy demand, the National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) has worked with more... 

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FDA-compliant pumps benefit multiple industries
8th October 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s range of Ingersoll Rand ARO fluid management equipment comprises of Food and Drug Administration- (FDA-) compliant, air-operated, diaphragm pumps that provide... 

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New valve manufactured for tailings pipelines
24th September 2021 By: Halima Frost

Although South African company Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) has only soft launched its new slurry knife gate high-pressure valve, the SKG-HP, it has been well received by clients. The clients intend... 

Flowrox sells valve and pump businesses to Neles
23rd August 2021

Flowrox, a Finland-based company sold its valve and pump businesses to Neles, a listed Finnish manufacturer of industrial valves. The deal also includes the Flowrox brand. Flowrox’s industrial... 

Company helps mines manage water
30th July 2021

Valves and allied product supplier Macsteel Fluid Control understands that water is a strategic natural resource for South Africa and for the mining sector and as such, equipment reliability, water... 

EFFICIENCY IS KEY BMG’s valves meet stringent quality and safety specifications and are highly efficient at mines to control and isolate abrasive slurries
Valve products reliable in harsh conditions
30th July 2021

Engineering Solutions provider BMG and valves manufacturer Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS), which are part of the specialist distributor Engineering Solutions Group (ESG), play a significant role in... 

Dynamic Fluid Controls RF control valve.
Company’s products doing well in mining market
30th July 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) is supplying valves to several mine projects, mainly because technological advancements in valve and pipeline solutions offer an alternative to using... 

GF Piping Systems Barracude DN200 valve
Valves prove advantageous for local mining
30th July 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Manufacturing company GF Piping Systems launched its Plastic Butterfly Valve 565 in April at its headquarter in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. The 565 valves, manufactured in Seewis im Prättigau,... 

Mining sector requires support from government
30th July 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

The adoption of the Mining Charter III has led to some confusion in the mining sector, specifically on the local-content verification process, which means further insight and understanding of... 

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Chevron's CCS plans at Gorgon falter
19th July 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

US energy major Chevron on Monday conceded that it had failed to capture sufficient greenhouse gas emissions at its Gorgon oil and gas project, and was now working with the Western Australian... 

BMG is currently waiting for approval to become listed as a standard on mine sites
Transfluid set to become standard in mining
16th July 2021 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

While engineering solutions provider BMG’s Transfluid K Series is the most economical fluid coupling on the market, the only challenge it is currently facing is being listed as a “product standard”... 

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MRT Global
16th July 2021

Leading South African engineering company MRT Global specialises in providing multi-disciplinary engineering services including civil, structural, mechanical, piping, plate work, electrical and... 

Stewarts & Lloyds Projects supplied all the piping and fittings for the fire protection system, hanging material and fire water system for Steyn City
Pipes, tubes demand strong in housing sector
25th June 2021 By: Darren Parker

Demand for piping and tubing from the housing sector has remained buoyant throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, says pipe and tube manufacturer Stewarts & Lloyds sales manager Clayton Greer. He... 

Dryden Combustion heritage lives on through Energy Partners Steam
Dryden Combustion heritage lives on through Energy Partners Steam
4th June 2021

Dryden Combustion’s renowned heritage and trusted name has been strengthened through its acquisition by Energy Partners, part of the PSG group, acquired Dryden Combustion four years ago and it has... 

STRAIGHT FORWARD Local mining engineers like the tough, simple, local build because it is easier to service
New dryer range piques mining interest
28th May 2021 By: Darren Parker

The introduction of compressed-air equipment manufacturer Artic Driers International’s new SA Series heatless pressure swing air dryers has sparked significant interest in the South African mining... 

Oxair supplies desiccant air dryers that can help combat condensation in pipelines and keep machinery running for longer
Air drying kit to maintain performance for mines
28th May 2021

Eliminating the build-up of moisture is an ongoing challenge in the mining and offshore sectors, where the harsh and hazardous environments make it daunting to maintain the integrity of key... 

BMG works closely with its customers in all sectors to ensure that each plant is well-prepared to maintain full production
Quality stainless steel components supplied during pandemic
28th May 2021

Engineering solutions specialists BMG provided engineering components and support services to all sectors during the Covid-19 pandemic. “The BMG team is committed to making sure industry continues... 

Anglo explores 3D printing to boost supply chain efficiencies, support local businesses
27th May 2021 By: Donna Slater

Diversified miner Anglo American has partnered with the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and US-based technology company Ivaldi Group, to explore opportunities to... 

Prevent costly downtimes by selecting correct valves
14th May 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

Selecting the correct type of valve for a given application is not only critical to plant uptime, but it will also assist in maintaining the lowest total cost of ownership on a plant or other... 

CHECK IT OUT The Unidelta check valve is now available in South Africa
New valves add to supplier portfolio
14th May 2021 By: Halima Frost

Specialist valve distributor Astore Keymak has added two new valves to its portfolio to offer ease of installation. Astore Keymak compression fittings and saddles product manager Aldrin Velan tells... 

The flanges and seals made on the new CNC waterjet machine are suited in design and material for perfect nesting
CNC machine bolsters company offering
14th May 2021 By: Halima Frost

Waterjet cutting service provider MaxJet Global has invested in a new computer numerical control (CNC) waterjet machine to bolster its specialised flange and seal offerings for the valves sector.... 

The larger than normal valve manufactured for the desalinisation plant would generally be used in the mining sector
New valve breaking records on size
14th May 2021 By: Halima Frost

A mono-flanged large-bore Insamcor 1200 valve has been manufactured and delivered to Erongo desalination plant in Swakopmund, Namibia, by South African fluid technology manufacturer Dynamic Fluid... 

The Clarkson slurry knife gate valve range is being offered to the South African market by uNyasi Sales and Services
Distributor supplies new valve range
14th May 2021 By: Halima Frost

Valve and actuator supplier uNyazi Sales and Services, a technical partner of engineering, procurement and construction company Lesedi Nuclear Services, is an official distributor of the Clarkson... 

The AFS range of valves are suited to harsh condistions such as that found in the moving of slurry
New valves add to supplier portfolio
14th May 2021

Valve manufacturer Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) design and locally manufacture a comprehensive range of FPV and KLEP slurry related valves that complies with stringent quality and safety... 

Being able to test from a distance or remotely has become a reality during Covid-19
Pumps acceptance testing achieved remotely
7th May 2021

Local pumps manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves has launched an innovative online acceptance test procedure that no longer requires customers or their engineering teams to be present when acceptance... 

Being able to save water on a month to month basis is now possible subsequent an upgrade on a mines water treatment plant
Substantial water savings add up
7th May 2021

Solid liquid separation specialists Watercare Mining, in a case study published last month, highlighted cost savings of about R760 000 a month, following its upgrade of a mine’s water treatment... 

This emergency system is hydraulically operated in case of a power failure. The hydraulic system was designed and manufactured by the BMG team in KZN
Solutions for all sectors provided in KZN
30th April 2021

Equipment supplier BMG’s regional service centre (RSC) in Riverhorse Valley, KwaZulu-Natal, plays a critical role in the province by providing engineering solutions – including hydraulics and... 

Parker notes that heavy-duty machines with demanding work cycles which cannot embrace full electrification need to be safer, more energy efficient and emit less fumes
Internationally used products in demand and available locally
30th April 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Two of motion and control technologies supplier Parker Hannifin’s products have been used in overseas development projects this year and have received significant demand from the local market, for... 

Are you selecting the right pump materials for acid mine water?
Are you selecting the right pump materials for acid mine water?
29th April 2021

Darryl Macdougall, Managing Director, Verder Pumps South Africa Acid mine water occurs when water reacts with pyrite – what we commonly know as ‘fool’s gold’ – in mining cavities beneath the... 

Mlungisi Cele 
Only locally manufactured products should qualify as local content
Investment needed to revive industry
23rd April 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

South African metal fabricators and government have to invest in the industry to compete with cheap imports from countries such as China, says valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control executive... 

Break-down order? - No problem
21st April 2021

When Vesconite Bearings’ team visited knife-gate valve manufacturer A.C.Valves to fully understand how its client was using low-friction wear-resistant Vesconite polymer guide strips in knife... 

The locally made range of heatless desiccant pressure swing driers embodies a simple and robust design
New range of air driers introduced
9th April 2021 By: Darren Parker

Compressed-air treatment supplier Artic Driers International has launched a new range of locally manufactured air driers – the SA Series – for cleaning and drying compressed air in food and... 

2nd April 2021

Fire protection infrastructure management in the mining industry. The Sperosens group of companies is an established and respected provider of Fire Protection and Telemetry solutions to the African... 

Dewatering solutions more than just the product
19th March 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal

Many challenges in dewatering require more than just standalone products, and the integrated solutions offered by original-equipment manufacturer Weir Minerals Africa have proven to be vastly... 

Solutions ensure cleanliness standards are met
19th March 2021

Engineering components provider BMG’s fluid technology filtration solutions comprise a range of fluid power components and systems, which are supported by the team’s broad technical capabilities to... 

ETALINE PUMP The pumps is designed with energy efficiency as a prime focus
Company introduces flexible in-line pumps
19th March 2021

Pumps manufacturer KSB has introduced the pump that industrial engineers and building managers have been asking for to reduce space requirements and ease of maintenance over traditional pump types... 

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AQS Liquid Transfer

AxFlow AQS Liquid Transfer (Pty) Ltd is an Importer and Distributor of Pumps in Southern Africa

Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...

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Hanna Instruments (Pty) Ltd

We supply customers with practical affordable solutions for their testing needs. Our products include benchtop, portable, in-line process control...


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