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Weir wins £95m aftermarket order to support Iron Bridge magnetite Project in Australia
1st December 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Weir Group, a leading provider of premium mining technololgy, has won a £95m order to provide aftermarket components and service to the Iron Bridge magnetite Project in Western Australia. The... 

Paltechnologies is the first South African valves manufacturer to become marine-certified
Local valve manufacturer first to be marine-certified
27th November 2020 By: Darren Parker

Valve manufacturer Paltechnologies (Paltech), a subsidiary of holdings company Mokoena Holdings, has become the first South African valve manufacturer to become fully certified to supply valves to... 

FRESH AIR The Titan 
Power Breather is a high flow breather which is perfect for tank farms and large flow applications
Range of solutions ensures clean fluids
27th November 2020 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Engineering solutions provider BMG’s Fluid Technology division’s filtration solutions comprise a range of fluid power components and systems. These solutions are supported by the team’s broad... 

DLM is a strong competitor in the valve industry, having built strong relationships with customers and suppliers
Pandemic effects still felt in valves industry
6th November 2020 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Industrial equipment supplier Dupleix Liquid Meters (DLM) believes that the national lockdown has placed a strain across countless industries and feels that there is a long road ahead before things... 

During the national lockdown, imports, and overall logistics operations, came to a halt with an assembly delay of between 12 weeks and 30 weeks
Lack of local OEMs hinders valve industry
6th November 2020 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

The lack of local original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) has led to a low availability of valve components and spares – particularly during the Covid-19 period – which has, consequently, resulted... 

The role of the NFTN is to endorse a competitive market within South African foundries
Industry body promotes support interventions for local foundries
6th November 2020 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Industry support provider the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) is promoting pressure-equipment-directive support interventions in the local foundry industry and these interventions are in... 

ENERGYValves boasts a vast stock-holding of its flagship range of competitively priced ball valves which can be considered as commodity products
Company holds premium reputation in valves industry
6th November 2020

Stainless steel and special alloy valves supplier Energy Valves, a division of single-source supplier of corrosion resistant and other specialist alloys EMVAfrica, holds a solid reputation as a... 

Customised solutions to meet clients’ needs
6th November 2020

Engineering solutions provider BMG, which distributes hydraulic valves manufacturer Hydraforce’s range of proportional valves in Southern Africa, works closely with Hydraforce engineers and... 

Fluid Power Valve Technologies still going strong
27th October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Established in 2006, Fluid Power Valve Technologies (Pty) Ltd manufactures the Wafer-and-Flanged Model Clarkson-type Knife Gate Valves, in sizes: 50mm – 700mm. All sleeves and parts are... 

Many of the staff at Stewart & Lloyds Booysens branch have worked at the store for more than 20 years
Steel supplier relaunches flagship store
23rd October 2020

Steel supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has designed a new retail experience, offering a wider range of products and stock at its flagship store in Booysens, which is expected to facilitate the growth of... 

GEMÜ check valves for high and low temperatures
22nd October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The valve specialist GEMÜ is expanding their product range with the GEMÜ R90 disco check valve and the GEMÜ R91 dual plate check valve. The check valves withstand media temperatures in a range of... 

Festo supplies new technology for the mining industry: 75 specialised control cabinets worth R5 million
21st October 2020 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A prominent diamond mining company in Botswana required to replace their dated mining solutions with new technologically advanced products that will improve their machine efficiency. Festo provided... 

One of the challenges faced during the project entailed an uphill installation which Zimile Consulting Engineers successfully completed without complications
Expansion set for completion
16th October 2020 By: Halima Frost

Multidisciplinary consulting firm Zimile Consulting Engineers has announced that the expansion of the R14-million bulk water supply project in Underberg, for the Harry Gwala district municipality... 

The investment will have economic spinoffs for Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean.
Rio invests C$160m at Canadian plant
9th October 2020 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto has announced a C$160-million investment into its Isle-Maligne hydroelectric power station, in Quebec, to continue its production of low-carbon aluminum. The investment... 

The MRS supplied flameproof pumps are designed and manufactured strong enough to contain an explosion and prevent a flame or heat from escaping that could ignite mine damps
Flameproof double pump set installed for mine
9th October 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial solutions provider Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) commissioned an underground double configuration flameproof pump set in August, at a colliery in Mpumalanga, to dewater its... 

The Dura range of peristaltic pumps use a one piece flange design for greater strength and integrity as well as an easy access hose change
Local provider joins forces with global pumps supplier
9th October 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Industrial solutions provider Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) has teamed up with industrial equipment supplier Verder Pumps South Africa as a service and distribution partner. 

The Taylor XRS-9972 reachstacker, with a high-strength telescopic boom, is designed for versatile operation, enhanced performance and improved safety in busy container handling environments
Container handlers add value to port operations
9th October 2020

Forklift and container handler manufacturer BLT WORLD’s extensive range of container handling equipment encompasses industrial lift trucks supplier Taylor Machine Works loaded and empty container... 

Multotec Wear Linings
Multotec Wear Linings
9th October 2020

Multotec Wear Linings manufactures a com-plete range of wear solutions for pipelines, bunkers, chambers, transfer points and chutes in bulk materials handling and classification applications,... 

Smart Netatmo thermostats ensure the home environment stays at the correct pre-set temperature – no matter what the outside weather conditions are
Heating solutions ensure energy efficiency
18th September 2020

Electrical and digital building infrastructure specialist Legrand South Africa’s smart Netatmo solutions, which are designed for convenience, safety and comfort at home, ensure energy efficiency... 

the automated C650 offers two distinct benefits when drilling coal deposits
New rig offers autonomous capabilities on smaller blast holes
18th September 2020 By: Halima Frost

Construction engineering company Basil Read Mining has launched a new autonomous drill that could offer an increase of about 30% in productivity, compared to manual drilling, contracts director... 

The multiple parallel compressor rack system may be designed for either indoor or outdoor use
Parallel compressor systems brought on by tech development
18th September 2020

In the past, individual or single compressor systems were used for most medium and low temperature applications. However, with continuous refrigeration technology development, multiple or parallel... 

Engineering collaboration assists local development
18th September 2020

Mechanical engineering contractor Brimis Engineering is working together with air conditioning contractor Blue Hemisphere on the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) installation at the... 

Stanfra Trading launches first South African-made 100 mm quarter-turn segmented ball valve
11th September 2020 By: Donna Slater

Launched on September 10 during the Electra Mining Africa 2020 Connect virtual event, machining manufacturer Stanfra Trading showcased its new fully South African 100 mm quarter-turn ball valve.... 

Since the ease of the lockdown, sales are starting to pick up, especially among new developments and refurbishment projects
World-first heat pump to launch at Electra
4th September 2020 By: Tracy Hancock

Krugersdorp heat pump manufacturer EMS Holdings will officially launch its world-first 200 ℓ low-pressure, integrated heat pump alongside its official distributor, ACDC, at Electra Mining Africa... 

Pace of reform to determine shape of SA’s capital-equipment export recovery
Pace of reform to determine shape of SA’s capital-equipment export recovery
4th September 2020 By: Schalk Burger

About 40% of capital equipment exported from South Africa has been affected by the lock downs and restrictions on movement because of Covid-19, while capital equipment manufacturers have reported... 

4th September 2020

Weir Minerals Africa is the market leader in slurry handling equipment with an unrivalled installed base of Warman centrifugal slurry pumps across Africa. The company offers a wide range of... 

The Hudaco mask assembly.
Proudly South African face mask kindling international interest
28th August 2020 By: Martin Creamer

An awesome new proudly South African face mask, with a replaceable filtration system at its heart, is attracting international interest. The innovative and timely Hudaco Air Mask is a... 

BMG works closely with the food and beverage sector to raise hygiene standards throughout the food and logistics chain
Company provides support for food sector during pandemic
14th August 2020

Engineering solutions specialist BMG provides critical engineering support to ensure safe and efficient food and beverage production and handling during the Covid-19 pandemic, says BMG group... 

The Hudaco mask assembly.
Awesome new proudly South African face mask kindling international interest
13th August 2020 By: Martin Creamer

An awesome new proudly South African face mask, with a replaceable filtration system at its heart, is attracting international interest. The innovative and timely Hudaco Air Mask is a... 

BMG’s agricultural team works closely with farmers throughout Southern Africa, assisting them with the selection, installation and operation of new electromechanical systems
Smart-Farming initiative supports food security
7th August 2020

Engineering solutions company BMG’s Boer Slim and/or Smart-Farming agricultural team works closely with farmers throughout Southern Africa, assisting them with the selection, installation and... 

Covid-19 infrastructure response should focus on water and sanitation
7th August 2020 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water and sanitation infrastructure should be a top priority as South Africa recovers from the devastation of Covid-19 pandemic-related restrictions, a new Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies... 

New Coupling to meet LPG Tanker Standard
New Coupling to meet LPG Tanker Standard
31st July 2020

As per a Bulletin issued by the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of Southern Africa (LPGSASA) and further legislated by the Department of Employment and Labour, Cam-and-Groove type... 

Astore Keymak is the sole South African distributor of the Italian-manufactured FIP thermoplastic valves range
Local industry pressurised by ‘cheap imports’
31st July 2020 By: Mamaili Mamaila

As multinational corporations continue to make inroads into the South Africa market, the thermoplastic valves sector is finding it challenging to compete in an already difficult business environment. 

The DISTRAN Ultra Pro imaging device is being used by the largest air-separation plant globally
New technology increases valve life
31st July 2020 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

With more than 28% of valves used and supplied to the metals and mining sector in South Africa, industrial valves supplier Brimis Engineering is collaborating with Swiss engineering company... 

Parts analysis, diagnostic tools avoid downtime
31st July 2020

Using structured control valve spares analysis and diagnostic tools enables a plant to identify its critical assets and plan for, rather than react to, valve maintenance needs. The result can be... 

RGR Technologies aims to increase its product offering for the heavy-duty services and applications sector going forward
Local sourcing of valves reduces impact of lockdown
31st July 2020 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Owing to the company’s ability to source products from local manufacturers, neither its operations nor its customers have been impacted on by the pandemic, says Valve Solutions Africa sales... 

A SAFi installation in the hydro-metallurgical sector was at a copper mine, where thermoplastic valves provided a solution for the storage and transport of sulphuric acid
Mining trending toward thermoplastic valves
31st July 2020

Industrial manufacturing company BMG’s Fluid Technology division works closely with the mining sector in sub-Saharan Africa to ensure that all valves, strainers and flow control equipment supplied,... 

A well-integrated fire suppression system minimises the risks of costly downtime that a fire can entail
Webinar discusses heavy-duty-mining-vehicle fire risk
24th July 2020 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Vehicle fire suppression system solutions provider Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection hosted a webinar last month to discuss the most common fire risk trends for heavy duty mining vehicles, as well as... 

New coupling introduced to meet updated LPG tanker standard
24th July 2020

As per a Bulletin issued by the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of Southern Africa (LPGSASA) and further legislated by the Department of Employment and Labour, Cam-and-Groove type... 

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... 

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SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)
SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)

Education: Consulting with member companies to obtain the optimal benefits from their B-BBEE spending, skills resources as well as B-BBEE points

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...

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AQS Liquid Transfer

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

Condra Cranes
Condra Cranes

ISO-certified Condra manufactures overhead cranes, portal cranes, cantilever cranes and crane components: hoists, drives, end-carriages, brakes and...


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