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EVER EVOLVING
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... 


IRREPLACEABLE SOLUTIONS
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... 


FREE FLOWING
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... 


 ALWAYS ON POINT 
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... 


TRACTORS FOR AFRICA
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... 


ALLEVIATING THE DEFECTS 
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... 


“A” VALVE
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... 


MANUFACTURING COOLDOWN
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)... 


PAM DU PLESSIS
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... 


MOEKETSI MPOTU
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... 


EMPLOYMENT INLET 
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... 


TIME TO SCRAP THIS PRACTICE
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... 


SPRAY AND PRAY
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... 


BREAKING GROUND
(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,... 


SIGNIFICANT SELLER
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... 


RUNXIN RANGE
The company offers flowrates from 4 500 l/hr – F56A1 manual and F63B/C automatic filter valves – to the 30 000 l/hr F112B filter and 40 000 l/hr F112A softener valves
Uptick in demand for water-treatment system valves
8th November 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

Local demand for the Runxin water-treatment system valves has increased, despite the current business climate, says Johannesburg-headquartered boiler manufacturer and water-treatment components... 


CHAMPIONING TRANSFORMATION A transformation study for the valve and actuator manufacturing industry will address the participation of previously disadvantaged groups, including women and youth in the industry
DTIC helping expand valves and actuators market, support ‘tremendous’
8th November 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

Valve manufacturers body Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Cluster of South Africa (Vamcosa) is lobbying the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) to expand the instruction note that... 


ENERGYValves: A division of EMVAfrica
ENERGYValves: A division of EMVAfrica
8th November 2019

EMVAfrica was awarded Level 2 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status in August 2019.  ENERGYValves is industry renowned for an impressive stock of stainless steel valves. Our valves... 


GEHO® pumps are the lifeblood of SIMEC mining’s operation in Whyalla, Australia
5th November 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

SIMEC mining produces iron ore concentrate for the Whyalla steelworks. It’s the GEHO® positive displacement pump’s responsibility to pump the slurry 67km from the plant to Whyalla, where it is then... 


EXPLOSIVE PUMPING 
The MP2 emulsion pumping system is ideal for large-scale mechanised underground operations
Mobile emulsion pumps technology goes global
1st November 2019 By: Darren Parker

South African explosives company BME is taking its MP2 mobile mechanised emulsion pump technology for underground blasting applications to international markets. BME product manager Neil Alberts... 


MADE IN CHINA
Most counterfeit goods sold in Africa are imported from China or other Eastern countries
Counterfeiting remains a challenge in Africa
22nd October 2019 By: Darren Parker

Counterfeiting remains a significant challenge for multinational brands aiming to legitimately penetrate the African market, but anti-counterfeit laws and measures are gaining traction in Africa.... 


TIGHTLY PACKED 
Boltight tensioners are ideal in instances where bolt load accuracy is critical
Hydraulic bolt tightening methods enhance accuracy
18th October 2019

Engineering components supplier BMG’s Nord-Lock bolting solutions now include Boltight hydraulic bolt tensioners, which are used to tighten bolts simultaneously, ensuring even preload in industrial... 


MADE IN CHINA
Most counterfeit goods sold in Africa are imported from China or other Eastern countries
Counterfeiting remains a challenge in Africa
18th October 2019 By: Darren Parker

Counterfeiting remains a significant challenge for multinational brands aiming to legitimately penetrate the African market, but anti-counterfeit laws and measures are gaining traction in Africa.... 


NOTABLE ENHANCMENTS 
Parker enhances ISO valve portfolio with addition of P2H IO-Link node
Product launched for cost-saving advancements
18th October 2019

Global leader in motion and control technologies Parker Hannifin has released its P2H input/output link (IO-Link) node, an addition to the company’s popular H Series ISO valve platform. Designed... 


KNOWLEDGE IS POWER With drought affecting South Africa, it is important to know where and how much water is being used for planning purposes
More municipalities must undertake metering projects
11th October 2019 By: Tracy Hancock

Water loss, from a vital-asset and an income perspective, has plagued municipalities throughout South Africa for some years, says professional services engineering company SMEC South Africa... 


NICA Pump & Electric Works
NICA Pump & Electric Works
4th October 2019

NICA Pump and Electric Works (Pty)Ltd is a B-BBEE level 1 contributor operating in the Engineering Sector focussing on Rotating Machinery – “Pumps and Associated Electric Equipment” servicing all... 


LASER PRECISION 
Thermaspray’s laser cladding system was launched at its Olifantsfontien facility
Laser technology expands company’s service offerings
13th September 2019 By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah

Coating technology specialist Thermaspray has recently launched and installed its new laser cladding system, which has broadened the scope of the industries it serves. 


OPTIMAL SYSTEMS
The future of pump technology may be in optimal system integration rather than the pump itself
Marked increase in company’s pump refurbishment orders
13th September 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Pumps supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) has witnessed a marked increase in refurbishment orders for its pumps division in the first quarter of 2019 – as opposed to new installations –... 


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