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HIGHLY COMMITTED 
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... 


Richards Bay storage facility to bolster reliability of LPG supply
Richards Bay storage facility to bolster reliability of LPG supply
31st May 2019 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Bulk liquid storage operator Bidvest Tank Terminals’ (BTT’s) R1-billion mounded liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage facility in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, is set to house the largest tanks in... 


NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY The construction expo provides unique opportunities for the industry with 9 500 construction professionals from over 45 countries coming together to do business
Growth in SA construction sector expected
24th May 2019

Since the highs last experienced just before the 2010 Soccer World Cup, the construction sector in South Africa and on the continent has yet to see an industry boom. South Africa experienced a... 


Simplified backfill
20th May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Victaulic, the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, has seen great success with the introduction and implementation of its series 725 diverter valve, and its impact on... 


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,... 


SAFETY FIRST
The new safety valve has a patented fail-safe design and is suitable for use in applications up to Category 4 performance level
New valves rapidly exhaust compressed air
17th May 2019

Global leader in motion and control technologies Parker Hannifin has introduced a new safety exhaust valve (P33) that rapidly exhausts compressed air in the event of a fault condition or when a... 


 MOEKETSI MPOTU The Internet of Things will enable valves, piping and associated accessories maintenance providers to store vast amounts of data
IoT unlocks potential for valves data storage
17th May 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

The Internet of Things (IoT) has unlocked massive potential for valves, piping and associated accessories maintenance providers to store vast amounts of data on behalf of clients, says industrial... 


KNOWLEDGE IS POWER Ultra Control Valves will launch a course on water hydraulics with a focus on water hammer
Valves range will assist in reducing leaks
17th May 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Owing to water scarcity, water utility companies should be proactive in ensuring that pipe leaks are reduced and kept at an absolute minimum, says South African valves company Ultra Control Valves... 


Playing field not level for local valves manufacturers
17th May 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Although the Department of Trade and Industry encourages investment in locally manufactured products, this has proven to be a challenge for local valves manufacturers, as companies still prefer to... 


Elmacast Engineering
Elmacast Engineering
17th May 2019

Elmacast Engineering, a proud Level-2 broad-based black economic-empowerment company, has been under new management and ownership since 2018. The company now specialises in high-precision chrome... 


Aumanat
Aumanat
17th May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Established in 1995 in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, as an agent for AUMA electric actuators, AUMANAT has developed into a complete valve automation solutions company. Acquiring a number of... 


ENERGYValves: A division of EMVAfrica
ENERGYValves: A division of EMVAfrica
17th May 2019

ENERGYValves is industry renowned for an impressive stock of stainless steel valves. Our valves portfolio also extends to Duplex stainless steel, titanium, 904L, zirconium, nickel alloys as well as... 


KLINGER: connect with quality
KLINGER: connect with quality
17th May 2019

KLINGER is the world’s leading manufacturer and provider of industrial gaskets and valves. Established in 1886 as a family enterprise, the company was a pioneer in gasket technology. The group of... 


TANDEM LIFT
Two 2.9 t cranes and a 6 t crane in a tandem lift move an imported fish tank
Rising demand for versatile mini cranes
10th May 2019 By: Schalk Burger

There is growing demand for the versatile and compact Unic Spider Mini Cranes in South Africa’s construction and mining sectors, says local distributor B & B Group CEO Bob Fogg. The cranes range... 


FLEX THOSE MUSCLES
The Uniflex grease crimper will take center stage at the HAW stand this year
Hydraulics company using expo to highlight products
10th May 2019

Hydraulic component distributor Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse (HAW), a Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group Company, will showcase eight of its niche product lines at this year’s Grain SA NAMPO... 


Graham Whitty
Graham Whitty
10th May 2019 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Graham Whitty, CEO of EMVA, an importer and distributor of industrial stainless-steel pipe, fittings, flanges, round bar and valves. 


ASSESSMENTS EQUAL SAVINGS
Water assessments can often bring about unplanned energy savings
South African-Danish partnership to launch Phase 2 of water project
3rd May 2019 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Phase 2 of the Strategic Water Sector Cooperation partnership between Denmark and South Africa will be launched at this year’s African Utility Week, which will be held from May 14 to 16 at the Cape... 


Take control of your water
2nd May 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Water is the lifeblood of our planet, and a resource essential to minerals processing which must be used conservatively. Mine operators must be conscious of their water use, as well as innovative... 


EMVAfrica
EMVAfrica
19th April 2019

EMVAfrica stocks and supplies industrial stainless steel pipes, tubes, fittings, flanges as well as valves and actuators. The powerful new EMVAfrica brand stems from the consolidation of three... 


Cost-saving focus prompts heat exchanger design
12th April 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

The increased importance of reducing capital, operating and maintenance costs has made the assessment of multiple options and variable parameters for heat exchanger design essential to find the... 


Portable DGA from Hydromine Projects and Doble Engineering
Portable DGA from Hydromine Projects and Doble Engineering
5th April 2019

Hydromine Projects and Marketing has partnered with Doble Engineering to expand its product range and customer base. Hydromine is the official channel partner responsible for sales and marketing of... 


PETER UNDERHILL
Top performers in the paper and pulp industry are constantly striving to increase productivity and quality while minimising costs
Companies investigating steam system at paper mill
29th March 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

Valve supplier Bilfinger Intervalve Africa (BIA), in conjunction with engineering, construction and maintenance services provider Steinmüller Africa, both of which are subsidiaries of Bilfinger... 


PUMP DESIGN
 Pump systems’ design must allow for efficient operation
Selecting the right pump for the job
22nd March 2019 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

When selecting a pump, numerous factors have to be taken into consideration, says pump manufacturer Verder Pumps South Africa MD Darryl Macdougall.  He tells Engineering News that one should look... 


GRANT GLENNISTOR
 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... 


WATER MANAGEMENT Brimis Engineering aims to establish a fully functioning water management consultancy division
Company expects opportunities in water infrastructure
15th March 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

Valve repair and engineering consulting company Brimis Engineering expects that aging and old infrastructure will result in several project opportunities focused on renewal. Brimis Engineering MD... 


KEVIN CILLIERS
The implementation of identified measures remains a challenge, largely owing to the perception that water efficiency measures require significant investment
NCPC-SA to strengthen implementation of water project
15th March 2019 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) aims to strengthen implementation of its Industrial Water Efficiency (IWE) project and move towards the adoption of best practices and... 


SHANE PEREIRA
Lesedi continues to support Eskom in providing electricity to South Africa
Lesedi exploring opportunities in Africa at PEWA
15th March 2019 By: Mamaili Mamaila

Engineering, procurement, project management and maintenance solutions house Lesedi Nuclear Services will, for the second time, attend the Power and Electricity World Africa (PEWA) conference... 


MOBILE VALVE REPAIR SERVICES
Brimis plans to take its mobile valve-repair and testing services to the various refineries from September
Engineering company to offer mobile service for valves from September
8th March 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Valve repair and engineering consulting company Brimis Engineering plans to introduce mobile repair and testing facilities for clients, particularly mining companies, which will be operational from... 


FLUID POWER RANGE
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... 


SERVICE OFFERING
The acquisition will enhance the company’s service offering and broadens BMG’s product range
BMG procures foundry to enhance its services
8th March 2019

Technical solutions provider BMG is now a major player in the foundry industry after its acquisition of the iron foundry Rustenburg Engineering and Joerg Foundry last year. “This strategic... 


ORDER INTAKE GROWTH

Adjusted for currency translation effects, order intake for all regions grew, while currency-adjusted growth of the group was 6%
Order intake and sales increase for valves manufacturer
8th March 2019

Multinational valves producer KSB Group increased both order intake and sales revenue in 2018, compared to the previous year. This is shown by the interim figures for the company for the past... 


AUCTIONS
Changes in the auction rules in mining resulted in enhanced participation in the auctioning process
Mining auction changes provide room for growth
1st March 2019 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Changes in auction rules with regard to mining have led to enhanced participation in the auction process and have provided a fillip for the auction process that has resulted in more mineral blocks... 


Optimising processes through strong partnerships
21st February 2019 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The mining industry is facing a number of challenges including declining ore grades, environmental pressures, and water scarcity.  To deal with these challenges, and continue to strengthen... 


Large New Tomra X-ray Sorter A Game Changer For Mineral Processing
Large New Tomra X-ray Sorter A Game Changer For Mineral Processing
15th February 2019

The contribution of X-ray ore sorting to the efficiency of mineral processing is growing, and TOMRA’s new COM XRT 2.0 sorters are taking the value added by this technology to another level. This... 


EXPANSION INTO PGMS MARKET 

The company hopes to use its signature range of products and services, such as vibrating screens, to capitalise on opportunities in the PGMs market this year
Aury Africa aims for expansion into PGMs sector
8th February 2019 By: Cameron Mackay

Screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services provider Aury Africa is planning to expand its operations into the platinum group metals (PGMs) market this year with the introduction of... 


Company revives mobile dewatering pump systems
1st February 2019

When called upon to refurbish two diesel powered mobile dewatering trailers, pump supplier Mechanical Rotating Solution (MRS) made sure that it put its own personal seal of quality on the product... 


Large new TOMRA x-ray sorter a game changer for mineral processing
Large new TOMRA x-ray sorter a game changer for mineral processing
25th January 2019

The contribution of X-ray ore sorting to the efficiency of mineral processing is growing, and TOMRA’s new COM XRT 2.0 sorters are taking the value added by this technology to another level. This... 


PORTABLE FLUID PURIFICATION 
The Parker Sentinel portable fluid purification systems are incorporated into planned maintenance programmes to protect hydraulic systems and increase productivity by eliminating moisture in oil
Fluid maintenance neglect proves costly
30th November 2018 By: Paige Müller

Fluid maintenance is frequently neglected and the consequences of using contaminated fuel and lubricant oil are often underestimated, says technical solutions provider BMG fluid technology business... 


Tank blanketing key to prevent fire
30th November 2018

The storage of flammable liquids carries with it the need to put in place fire protection mechanisms, and tank blanketing is deemed one of the most effective ways of preventing fires in flammable... 


VALUABLE 
Air compressors are an ideal compression solution that offer optimal air for underground mines
Distribution company expands services with air compressors
23rd November 2018

Premium batteries and rotating electrics importer and distributor Probe Corporation added to its distributing services air compressors that provide optimal air compression solutions for local... 


Aury Africa punts RFID as the future of asset management in mining
Aury Africa punts RFID as the future of asset management in mining
22nd November 2018

Remote mining operation environments add to the challenge when it comes to managing sophisticated assets such as high-frequency screens, feeders, and centrifuges. Here the key issue is to identify... 


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