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Unyazi Sales and Services achieves ISO 9001 - 2015 Certification
21st July 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Unyazi, a local South African entity, embarked on achieving ISO 9001 -2015 certification in November 2019. Unyazi is the local authorized business partner for Emerson Products and Services, focused... 

Equipment supplier offers range of hoses and fittings
26th June 2020

The Eaton Winner hydraulic braided and spiral hose and fittings distributed locally by industrial equipment supplier BMG meet stringent industry standards for pressure, temperature and abrasion... 

SHYFTinc and Rentricity partner to turn Mine Water usage into Hydro power
22nd June 2020

SHYFTinc has recently established a new technology initiative with Rentricity. This agreement will bring Rentricity's innovative electricity production from gravity-fed or pressurized water... 

Lionel Maasdorp
Lionel Maasdorp
19th June 2020

This week we profile Lionel Maasdorp, MD of Allmech, which is involved in water treatment of heat-transfer surfaces and the manufacture of electrode boilers. Allmech is also the agent for Runxin... 

Three plastic injection mould tools for the production of valves used in medical ventilators  have been developed by BP Nel Consulting
Mould tools used to make ventilator valves
12th June 2020 By: Halima Frost

Injection tool designers BP Nel Consulting has completed the design of three plastic injection mould tools for the production of valves used in medical ventilators amid the local increase in demand... 

DEMAND FOR DURABILITY The corrosion-resistant properties of stainless steel have assisted in making a Jooste cylinder the cylinder of choice for more than 95% of users in South Africa
R&D on hold to keep doors open
29th May 2020 By: Tracy Hancock

Stainless steel cylinder manufacturer Jooste Cylinder & Pump Company has implemented various measures, such as delaying research and development (R&D) projects, to assist staff as much as possible... 

Pandemic prompts supplier’s tech aspirations
29th May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial valves supplier Process and Allied Contracting Equipment (Pace Valves) plans to embrace the technological developments that will be prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa to... 

GEMÜ is expanding production capacities in Shanghai
22nd May 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

In-house machining and coating of valve bodies and discs is expanding the manufacturing capabilities and is a further important step towards a global production concept. The production of butterfly... 

In addressing the high cost of valve replacements, Mechanical Rotating Solutions offers cost-effective solutions such as the efficient refurbishment and repairs
Valve maintenance key to mining fire protection
15th May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

While an optimal fire-protection system is key to any mining operation, the inspection and maintenance of its various parts is of equal importance, says industrial solutions provider Mechanical... 

The Desponia butterfly valves, manufactured in Spain, are available with different lining materials for reliability and extended service life in diverse sectors
Company supports essential service providers amid lockdown
15th May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial equipment supplier BMG encourages companies operating during South Africa’s Covid-19 lockdown and beyond not to neglect the condition monitoring of process valves. 

Pace Valves is no stranger to developments in valve automation
Pandemic prompts supplier’s tech aspirations
15th May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial valves supplier Process and Allied Contracting Equipment (Pace Valves) plans to embrace the technological developments that will be prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa to... 

RGR Technologies looks forward to slowly introducing three-dimensional printing into its processes to assist with the manufacture of valve parts
Local procurement lags in public, private sectors
15th May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

A prevailing issue facing the valves sector is the “poor attitude” to local procurement in the public and private sectors, says valves manufacturer RGR Technologies commercial director Ross Hunter. 

TIGHT FIT The Teadit glad packing is packed tightly around the shaft of a pump or valve to seal the moving shaft from the housing component
New gland packing reduces emissions
15th May 2020 By: Halima Frost

Companies looking to lower emissions can now buy sealing solutions manufacturer Teadit’s 2236 gland packing in South Africa from gasket manufacturer and distributor Absolut Gasket. Gland packing is... 

BMG has launchd its Evolution fully-coated isolation gaskets which offer improved leakage rates and safe and reliable performance in high-pressure applications
New isolation gasket offers improved leakage rates
15th May 2020

Early this year, engineering components provider BMG launched its Evolution fully-coated isolation gaskets which was designed to meet the demand for sealing and isolation products in the oil and... 

The initial coating of new valves as well as their efficient repair results in fewer valve replacements
Valves maintenance still a challenge
15th May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Although demand for valves has increased over the past five years, maintenance costs, efficiency and valve service life are some of the challenges that companies face yearly, says coating... 

WEIR MINERALS’ Multiflo® Barge Solutions
13th May 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

For 40 years Weir Minerals has provided custom Multiflo® barge solutions for applications all around the world. The global team of barge and dewatering specialists provide custom solutions for... 

A dam can be raised up to 6 m and can double its capacity with the addition of spillway gates
Spillway gates increase dam capacity
8th May 2020 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Increasing the capacity of return water dams results in additional water for mine use, particularly when considering the water-intensive nature of mining activities, and the consumption of water by... 

The E-Pulse pump range features a new interactive pendant that delivers visual and tactile feedback
Components provider launches new hydraulic electric pumps
1st May 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Engineering components provider BMG has launched a new range of portable hydraulic electric Enerpac E-pulse pumps, which are critical to all 700 bar and 10 000 psi pound-force operating hydraulic... 

The new 6B tractors were designed specifically with Africa in mind
New tractor designed for African conditions
1st May 2020 By: Darren Parker

Original-equipment manufacturer John Deere received approval from the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications to market and sell its new 6B series of tractors in South Africa, following... 

Weir Minerals sand wash plant offers robust and reliable sand wash solution
24th April 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This complete sand washing solution uses best-in-class Weir Minerals equipment to set the standard in wear life and recovery of saleable sand.   Weir Minerals is proud to announce the Weir Minerals... 

Supplier keeps valves flowing
24th April 2020 By: Halima Frost

Water treatment solutions provider Allmech assures clients that although South Africa is still reeling from the Covid-19 lockdown, implemented last month, the company will continue to supply its... 

Gorman-Rupp Offers New Diaphragm Priming System
8th April 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gorman-Rupp is pleased to offer an integrally-mounted diaphragm priming assembly as an option on select 4” (100 mm), 6” (150 mm) and 8” (200 mm) Prime Aire® pump models. An alternative to the... 

Correct pumping solutions assist in efficiency, cost savings
27th March 2020 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Owing to the complexities of having to negotiate the technical obstacles in selecting the right pumping solutions for specific applications, pump manufacturer Verder Pumps South Africa MD Darryl... 

Sucrose losses can be significantly reduced – if not mitigated altogether – if the correct advanced and integrated pumping solution is used
Mill equipment advances essential for industry
27th March 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

With the local sugar industry being more than 150 years old, advances in equipment critical to the milling process add “immense value”, as they improve the operational efficiency potential of the... 

Dewatering needs new integrated approaches
20th March 2020 By: Natasha Odendaal

Engineering solutions provider Weir Minerals Africa has evolved its homegrown innovations to fit any dewatering requirements worldwide. Backed by strong development expertise, significant capital... 

The Saunders A series weir-type valve design is now available through Bearings International and Ernest Lowe
Local company becomes authorised Saunders distributor
6th March 2020 By: Darren Parker

Transmission products distributor Bearings International (BI), in conjunction with sister hydraulic and pneumatic engineering company Ernest Lowe, have become authorised distributors for the... 

Numerous South African foundries and smelters have doused their furnaces and shut their doors, leading to job losses in a number of manufacturing sectors
Valves industry continues to struggle
6th March 2020 By: Darren Parker

The valves sector in South Africa has shrunk every quarter since 2017, with about 9 000 jobs lost since the start of 2020. South African Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Association (Savama)... 

The new premises and satellite branches will make operations more efficient
Supplier expands footprint
6th March 2020 By: Darren Parker

Valves supplier Invincible Valves has bought another property to expand its operations, along with accompanying plant equipment and machinery. The new property, in Germiston, is on the same street... 

The new premises will include improved repair and refurbishment capacity
New valves premises on the cards
6th March 2020 By: Darren Parker

Industrial valves supplier Brimis Engineering is planning a new facility in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, which will include a new head office, and will be strategically positioned to service the... 

The training courses are particularly valuable when seeking employment in the valves sector
Valves body hopes for surge in course enrolments
6th March 2020 By: Darren Parker

The South African Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Association’s (Savama’s) valves training courses are poised for increased enrolments this year through a renewed effort to raise awareness. Savama... 

Weir Minerals launches three new LEWIS® pumps to significantly expand market-leading product line
28th February 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

New Lewis® VL Axial Pump, Lewis® Horizontal Process Pump and Lewis® Vertical High Pressure Molten Salt Pump combine efficient engineering, unmatched pump performance and the outstanding wear life... 

GOLD STANDARD PROCESSING FLSmidth will supply equipment across the complete flowsheet as well as including a complete plant electrical and automation package.
Engineering firm secures large plant order
28th February 2020

Engineering company FLSmidth will supply a new gold processing plant to JSC Pavlik in the Magadan region in the east of Russia. The order, valued at around R626-million, will be booked in the first... 

Disposed cylinders create about 3 150 m3 scrap metal and can explode if not thoroughly evacuated
Renewed call to ban disposable cylinders
14th February 2020 By: Darren Parker

Despite various heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) industry participants contesting the banning of disposable gas cylinders in South Africa for years, there is no... 

Large gold plant order awarded to FLSmidth
Large gold plant order awarded to FLSmidth
5th February 2020

FLSmidth will supply a new gold processing plant to JSC Pavlik in the Magadan region in the east of Russia. The order, valued at around DKK 290 million, has become effective and will be booked in... 

‘Big Berty’ Bertolini 10,000 PSI PUMPS
24th January 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian Pump is delighted to announce the introduction of Bertolini’s new CAX Series heavy duty triplex pumps.  The big pumps offer real features and most importantly, pressures up to 750 bar.... 

DoseTech celebrates 30 successful years
DoseTech celebrates 30 successful years
24th January 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

2020 marks the 30 year anniversary of specialist fire protection company, DoseTech.  Founded as a chemical dosing tech-nology company for industry, DoseTech changed its focus about 20 years ago to... 

The adjustable Fagamanzi nozzle enables proper watering down in the hope that silica dust levels can be suppressed
Water atomiser can reduce silicosis risk
24th January 2020 By: Darren Parker

Mine ventilation equipment manufacturer Terramin is experiencing an uptick in demand for its Terrablast in-stope water-atomising device. Terramin CEO Martin van Schoor – who will be attending the... 

CEO Stefano Marani
Renergen’s Free State project shows ‘game changing’ potential for domestic power
17th December 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

Drilling at emerging natural gas and helium producer Renergen’s Virginia project, in the Free State, has progressed through the Karoo Supergroup and successfully intersected gas-charged sandstones... 

(Left to right) Renergen CEO Stefano Marani, DMRE technical support chief director Xolile Mbonambi, Renergen CFO Fulu Ravele and Renergen COO Nick Mitchell at the groundbreaking event at the Virginia gas project
Project aims to create Africa’s helium hub
13th December 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

Emerging natural gas producer Renergen marked the start of the pipeline construction at its flagship Virginia gas project, in the Free State, with a sod-turning ceremony, last month. Liquefied... 

GEMÜ 4242 combi switchbox for explosive range
11th December 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The GEMÜ 4242 combi switchbox is awarded ATEX approval for use in AS-Interface and DeviceNet fieldbus systems. The GEMÜ 4242 combi switchbox is designed for the most varied industrial working... 

Dabeb Engineering
Dabeb Engineering
29th November 2019

Established in 1979, Dabeb Engineering specialises in the design and manufacture of electro-hydraulic actuators.  With over 40 years in the field, the DEA range of actuators has become a unique,... 

InterApp Bianca and Desponia butterfly valves are recommended by BMG for high efficiency and safe use in demanding industrial flow control applications
Company’s butterfly valves in high demand
8th November 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

There is significant demand for the InterApp butterfly valves range from engineering consumables and components supplier BMG, with more than 100 units sold a month. Valves from the range have... 

PROVING POPULAR More consulting engineers are specifying the use of ratio reducing pressure reducing valves
Valve new option for abrasive slurry applications at mines
8th November 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

Gauteng-based valve supplier Ultra Control Valves (UCV) has expanded its offering for slurry and abrasive applications with the introduction of the Titan metal-seated ball valve from Durban-based... 

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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions
Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the...

SBS Tanks
SBS Tanks

SBS® Tanks is a leading provider of innovative water security solutions with offices in Southern Africa, East and West Africa, the USA and an...

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,...

VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd
VEGA Controls SA (Pty) Ltd

For over 60 years, VEGA has provided industry-leading products for the measurement of level, density, weight and pressure. As the inventor of the...


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