Engineering News | Agriculture Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/agriculture Fri, 21 Jul 2017 02:27:46 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Lessons learned underpin multicontinent sugar strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lessons-learned-in-kzn-underpin-multi-continent-sugar-strategy-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457492 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661614_resized_eddieswanepoelvesconitebearings0620171022.jpg EDDIE SWANEPOEL The knowledge gained from hard-wearing African sugar applications has been essential in converting other relatively new markets to using Vesconite Bearings’ products 511 287 Nakambala sugar mill expansion project completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nakambala-sugar-mill-expansion-project-completed-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Agriculture Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457666 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661971_resized_bosch1022.jpeg NAKAMBALA SUGAR MILL Illovo Sugar appointed Bosch Projects as engineering, procurement and construction management consultants for the mill’s expansion 511 287 Sugar industry to make the most of yield recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-to-make-the-most-of-yield-recovery-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Agriculture Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457390 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661400_resized_sacanegrowersagm0620171022.jpg BOUNCING BACK The SA Canegrowers board of directors is optimistic about the 2017/18 season, with improved rainfall set to improve production levels 511 287 Farmers still face headwinds despite return to growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consumers-and-business-at-risk-despite-22-growth-for-agriculture-2017-07-14 David Oliveira AGRICULTURE Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457502 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Industrial IoT platform enables companies to customise solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-iot-platform-provides-opportunity-for-industrial-companies-to-develop-iot-systems-2017-07-14 Schalk Burger Internet of Things Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457522 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Desalination could be the answer, but financial hindrances remain – DWS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/desalination-could-be-the-answer-but-financial-hindrances-remain-dws-2017-07-13 Anine Kilian WATER Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:35:00 +0200 458557 1499957270 1499956500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Desalination could be necessary to mitigate S Africa’s water woes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/desalination-could-be-necessary-to-mitigate-s-africas-water-woes-2017-07-13 Anine Kilian WATER Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:23:00 +0200 458551 1499956434 1499955780 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664051_resized_droughtclimatechange1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Digital innovation, while necessary, comes with risks – Deloitte http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-innovation-while-necessary-comes-with-risks-deloitte-2017-07-13 Ilan Solomons INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:10:00 +0200 458546 1499959476 1499955000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664038_resized_singularitysouthafricaseminar130720171022.jpg Panellists in discussion during Singularity South Africa’s Insider Insight Session 511 287 Bird Flu confirmed on new locations in Gauteng and Mpumalanga http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bird-flu-confirmed-on-new-locations-in-gauteng-and-mpumalanga-2017-07-12-1 African News Agency POULTRY Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:46:00 +0200 458272 1499845164 1499841960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 SAB invests R2.8bn in expanding Gauteng breweries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-invests-r28bn-in-expanding-gauteng-breweries-2017-07-11 Anine Kilian FOOD & BEVERAGE Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:41:00 +0200 458231 1499784972 1499784060 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663260_resized_ricardotadeusab07171022duane.jpg AB-InBev Africa president Ricardo Tadeu 511 287 Britain to keep preferential access for poor countries, post-Brexit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/britain-to-keep-preferential-access-for-poor-countries-post-brexit-2017-07-07 Keith Campbell Trade Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456866 1499090160 1499378400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Control system minimises dust escape during grab discharge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-hopper-machinery-has-an-effective-dust-control-system-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455844 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657583_resized_samsonecohopper062017bltsa1022.jpg DUST CONTROL The grab discharge cycle includes transferring materials down the line using handling systems 511 287 Filter standard replacement to occur over 18-month transition period http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/filter-standard-replacement-to-occur-over-18-month-transition-period-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456252 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658723_resized_station062017freudenberg1022.jpg SHIFTING PARADIGM This new method for the evaluation of air filter elements represents a paradigm shift 511 287 Need for accurate designs of dosing systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-accurate-designs-of-dosing-systems-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke AIR, GAS & FUMES Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456410 1499418723 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659067_resized_systemwithsolarpanelsbenergy062017pmps1022.jpg EXPANDING PRODUCT OFFERING PMPS partnered with solar system integrator Solar Injection Australia to import complete units that include a solar power unit 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69604_2017-06-22_pmps_-_hd_web.mp420223524Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. New-generation Sentient hand-held unit for gas detection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-generation-sentient-handheld-unit-for-mining-industry-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456265 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658720_resized_reliablegasdetectionsystem062017booycoelectronics1022.jpg GAS DETECTION SYSTEMS This instrument was developed by Booyco Electronics, specifically to improve safety in any confined spaces 511 287 Rustenburg scrubber upgrade project set for completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rustenburg-scrubber-upgrade-project-set-for-completion-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455842 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658111_resized_scrubber062017lodestoneengineering1022.jpg UPGRADED SCRUBBER Valued at about R10-million the overall project upgrades an existing 3.6-m-diameter scrubber 511 287 Thermometer designed and tested for industry use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermometer-designed-and-tested-for-industry-use-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Agriculture Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456360 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658969_resized_fluke64maxirthermometer062017flukecomtest1022.jpg THERMOMETER APPLICATIONS Applications include the industrial maintenance, the electrical as well as the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industries 511 287 Sugar industry strike avoided – Uasa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-strike-avoided-uasa-2017-07-06 Creamer Media Reporter LABOUR Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:57:00 +0200 457745 1499341415 1499338620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Commission approves Dow, DuPont merger with conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-approves-dow-dupont-merger-with-conditions-2017-07-05 Anine Kilian COMPETITION COMMISSION Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:11:00 +0200 457639 1499268559 1499267460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa faces land reform dilemma, partnership is key http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-faces-land-reform-dilemma-partnership-is-key-2017-07-05 Natasha Odendaal LAND REFORM Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:20:00 +0200 457629 1499268754 1499264400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661903_resized_agriculturefarminggamtooseasterncape210221214duane.jpg 511 287 Learning from, replicating land reform successes a better option than land grabs – Hanekom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/learning-from-replicating-land-reform-successes-a-better-option-than-land-grabs-hanekom-2017-07-05 Natasha Odendaal LAND REFORM Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:39:00 +0200 457613 1499324317 1499258340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661861_resized_derekhanekom50112duanenew.jpeg Derek Hanekom 511 287 Research is crucial for agricultural growth – ARC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-is-crucial-for-agricultural-growth-arc-2017-07-04 Natasha Odendaal AGRIBUSINESS Tue, 04 Jul 2017 16:13:00 +0200 457500 1499263365 1499177580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Fly-farm venture mulls two more SA sites, appoints heavy hitters as it expands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fly-farm-venture-mulls-two-more-sa-sites-appoints-heavy-hitters-as-it-expands-2017-07-04 Irma Venter AGRI-SCIENCE Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:31:00 +0200 457489 1499248188 1499175060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661604_resized_agriprotein2016cage31022.jpg 511 287 Research, technology key to surviving next drought – DuPont http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-technology-key-to-surviving-next-drought-dupont-2017-07-04 Natasha Odendaal AGRICULTURE Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:09:00 +0200 457483 1499262914 1499173740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Agriculture sector needs to take a more futuristic approach for survival in a digital world http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agriculture-sector-needs-to-take-a-more-futuristic-approach-for-survival-in-a-digital-world-2017-07-04 Natasha Odendaal AGRICULTURE Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:37:00 +0200 457478 1499949601 1499171820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661593_resized_unknown.jpeg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69764_2017-07-04_futureworld_-_hd_web.mp421993775FutureWorld futurist Craig Wing discusses how technology can benefit the agriculture sector. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. FutureWorld futurist Craig Wing discusses how technology can benefit the agriculture sector. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Forestry sector joins forces to mitigate impact of wildfires on plantations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forestry-sector-joins-forces-to-mitigate-impact-of-wildfires-on-plantations-2017-07-04 Megan van Wyngaardt AGROPROCESSING Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:34:00 +0200 457477 1499174469 1499171640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661586_resized_sappingodwanamillwoodpaper1310220614duane.jpg 511 287 South African culls 260 000 birds so far to contain bird flu outbreak – Zokwana http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-culls-260-000-birds-so-far-to-contain-bird-flu-outbreak-zokwana-2017-06-29 Reuters POULTRY Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:54:00 +0200 456997 1498729851 1498722840 1501279200 Reuters 0 0 DTI to implement policy interventions to curb poultry industry losses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-to-implement-policy-interventions-to-curb-poultry-industry-losses-2017-06-28 Megan van Wyngaardt MANUFACTURING Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:28:00 +0200 456939 1498660768 1498660080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Govt launches R1bn agroprocessing investment support programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-launches-r1bn-agroprocessing-investment-support-programme-2017-06-28 Megan van Wyngaardt AGRICULTURE Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:48:00 +0200 456885 1498644539 1498643280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Omnia FY17 results pinched by tough economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-fy17-results-pinched-by-tough-economy-2017-06-27 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:43:00 +0200 456730 1498563541 1498560180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659948_resized_rodhumphris111111022duane.jpg Omnia chairperson Rod Humphris 511 287 NAMC appoints new board members http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/namc-appoints-new-board-members-2017-06-26 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:27:00 +0200 456601 1498485054 1498483620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Kaap Agri lists on JSE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kaap-agri-lists-on-jse-2017-06-26 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:48:00 +0200 456556 1498484521 1498474080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa imposes countrywide ban of sale of live hens to contain avian flu http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-imposes-countrywide-ban-of-sale-of-live-hens-to-contain-avian-flu-2017-06-26 Reuters AGRICULTURE Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:37:00 +0200 456553 1498470796 1498469820 1501020000 Reuters 0 0 Workers at South Africa's Illovo sugar farms to strike over pay http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/workers-at-south-africas-illovo-sugar-farms-to-strike-over-pay-2017-06-26 Reuters SUGAR Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:38:00 +0200 456535 1498472878 1498462680 1501020000 Reuters 0 0 Deep-sea trawling association appoints more representative executive committee http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/deep-sea-trawling-association-appoints-more-representative-executive-committee-2017-06-22 Megan van Wyngaardt FISHERIES Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:24:00 +0200 456350 1498138648 1498137840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658900_resized_fishery1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Rooibos Limited faces abuse of dominance charge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooibos-limited-faces-market-dominance-charge-2017-06-19 Megan van Wyngaardt COMPETITION MATTERS Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:25:00 +0200 455891 1497880630 1497878700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657653_resized_rooibos1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Barloworld Equipment celebrates 90 years in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-equipment-celebrates-90-years-in-south-africa-2017-06-16 Dylan Slater Construction Equipment Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454386 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0