Engineering News | Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals-1 Wed, 21 Nov 2018 20:45:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Sasol anticipates rise in H1 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-anticipates-rise-in-h1-earnings-2018-11-21 Marleny Arnoldi PETROCHEMICALS Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:18:00 +0200 505325 1542793971 1542791880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767611_resized_constructionfischersasolplace10181022.jpg 511 287 Vaal River pollution: 'There have been challenges to compliance', Sasol says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vaal-river-pollution-there-have-been-challenges-to-compliance-sasol-says-2018-11-21 News24Wire WATER Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:50:00 +0200 505299 1542787271 1542786600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Regulator approves restart of NTP’s isotope production facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulator-approves-restart-of-ntps-isotope-production-facility-2018-11-16 Marleny Arnoldi NUCLEAR MEDICINE Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:46:00 +0200 505017 1542375126 1542372360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766977_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane.jpg 511 287 Lack of funding worsens skills shortage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-funding-exacerbating-skills-shortage-in-paint-industry-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503260 1542091282 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763391_resized_paintcanssapma11181022.jpg LEAD FREE Sapma is advocating for the removal of lead from all paint 511 287 Repair, maintenance vital for infrastructure life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/repair-maintenance-vital-for-infrastructure-lifespan-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503347 1542362502 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763547_resized_n14bridgeabe11181022.jpg BRIDGE RESORATION a.b.e. Construction Chemicals is involved in the restoration of bridges on the N17 and N14 511 287 Sappi mulls further Saiccor expansion as it moves ahead with R7.7bn project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-mulls-further-saiccor-expansion-as-it-moves-ahead-with-r77bn-project-2018-11-15 Terence Creamer FOREST PRODUCTS Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:55:00 +0200 504848 1542290755 1542279300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766595_resized_saiccormillcarousel11022.jpeg The Saiccor mill 511 287 Omnia shares fall as it warns of interim loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-shares-fall-as-it-warns-of-interim-loss-2018-11-12 Simone Liedtke CHEMICALS Mon, 12 Nov 2018 12:31:00 +0200 504432 1542018795 1542018660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Demand increases for thermoplastic valves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-increases-for-thermoplastic-valves-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502679 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762129_resized_safivalvebmg11181022.jpg PROCESSING PLANT BMG’s SAFi range of valves can be used in mining, energy, environmental, process plant, agriculture, and food and beverage applications 511 287 Lack of valve traceability hampers local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-valve-traceability-hampers-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503014 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762845_resized_valve1022.jpg VALVE STANDARD The local valves industry needs to conform to a certain standard in terms of traceability 511 287 Sealing solution prevents shaft damage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sealing-solution-prevents-shaft-damage-2018-10-25 Paige Müller Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502763 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762309_resized_bearingsbushesfeatureoebaringssacrificialsealsolutionfrontview10181022.jpg INDUSTRY CONCERN OE Bearings has identified that shaft damage caused by undetected bearing failure is costly 511 287 NTP awaits NNR’s signature of approval to restart production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ntp-awaits-nnrs-signature-of-approval-to-restart-production-2018-11-07 Simone Liedtke NUCLEAR PHARMACEUTICALS Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:48:00 +0200 504102 1541602512 1541602080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765017_resized_necsameetingkelvinkemm11181022dylan.jpg (Left) Necsa CEO Phumzile Tshelane and (Right) Necsa board chairperson Kelvin Kemm 511 287 Lightweight window cleaner developed for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lightweight-window-cleaner-developed-for-industry-2018-11-02 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502081 1540884147 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760904_resized_indcleaningkarcherwvp1011181022.jpg BETTER SQUEEGEE The handheld steam and vacuum window washer is available from Kärcher 511 287 Local cleaning product supplier receives GreenTag certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-cleaning-product-supplier-receives-greentag-certification-2018-11-02 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502930 1541500775 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762724_resized_indcleaningblendwell11181022.jpg GREEN GREASE Green degreaser chemicals supplied for industrial applications are available from Blendwell Chemicals 511 287 Good reception for cleaning system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/good-reception-for-cleaning-system-2018-11-02 Halima Frost Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502057 1540884146 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760857_resized_indcleaninggoscorkaivac11181022.jpg UPSTANDING PRODUCT The vertical unit has a smaller footprint, thereby allowing for easier access to tighter areas 511 287 enX records increased Ebit, undertakes key investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enx-records-increased-ebit-undertakes-key-investment-2018-10-29 Tasneem Bulbulia INDUSTRIAL Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:17:00 +0200 503143 1540822768 1540822620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Study examines impact of strikes on South African economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-study-on-the-impact-of-strikes-on-s-african-economy-2018-10-11 Paige Müller Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501495 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759675_resized_sasolsign1018bloombergen10181022.jpg PROLONGED INDUSTRIAL ACTION Sasol employees and members of trade union Solidarity have been on a go-slow since September of this year 511 287 Sasol poised to improve operational performance in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-poised-to-improve-operational-performance-2019-2018-10-11 Anine Kilian Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501478 1540218016 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759631_resized_sasolnatrelfloadingstationen10181022.jpg LOWER VOLUMES Liquid fuels sales volumes for Sasol were down 2% as a result of lower production volumes and a challenging local retail liquid fuels market 511 287 Automatic shut-off valves improve plant safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automatic-shut-off-valves-improve-plant-safety-2018-10-10 Paige Müller Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501371 1540218012 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759385_resized_sasolheatonvalvesautomaticquicksealvalvesystemen1018jpeg1022.jpg SAFETY SHUT-OFF Albrecht-Automatik safety shut-off systems have a closing time of between one and five seconds during control function 511 287 Industries must address legacy contamination – firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chem-petrochem-industries-must-address-legacy-contamination-2018-10-11-1 Paige Müller Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501445 1540218012 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759544_resized_sasoldrillingonacontaminatedsiteen10181022.jpg CONTAMINATED SITE Significant harm has arisen from a legacy of poor waste management, particularly within the chemicals industry 511 287 Progress made to deliver value-based company strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/progress-made-to-deliver-value-based-company-strategy-2018-10-11 Paige Müller Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501454 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759574_resized_sasolnitroexplosiveloading01en10181022.jpg REMAIN COMPETITIVE Sasol is looking to further enhance its performance by ensuring it is able to remain competitive at an oil price of $40/bl 511 287 African Chemicals Imbizo registers impressive growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chemicals-imbizo-registers-impressive-growth-2018-10-19 Natasha Odendaal CHEMICALS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500232 1539671135 1539900000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Imbizo to promote green chemistry in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/leveraging-the-chemicals-imbizo-to-promote-drive-for-green-chemistry-in-south-africa-2018-10-19 Natasha Odendaal CHEMICALS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500225 1540275015 1539900000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Opportunities abound for Italian entrepreneurs expanding into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opportunities-abound-for-italian-entrepreneurs-wanting-to-expand-into-africa-2018-10-12 Shannon de Ryhove Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499762 1539006441 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Petrochemicals becoming largest driver of global oil demand – IEA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrochemicals-becoming-largest-driver-of-global-oil-demand-iea-2018-10-05 Simone Liedtke PETROCHEMICALS Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:47:00 +0200 500915 1538732989 1538732820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Necsa hopeful that radioisotope production will restart soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-hopeful-that-radioisotope-production-will-restart-soon-2018-10-04 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:00:00 +0200 500818 1538661933 1538661600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758403_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane7.jpg Necsa’s Pelindaba complex, which includes its NTP operation 511 287 Davies to follow up on Saudi Arabia’s $10bn investment pledge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-to-follow-up-on-saudi-arabias-10bn-investment-pledge-2018-10-01 Simone Liedtke BUSINESS INVESTMENT Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:04:00 +0200 500166 1538384766 1538384640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Solidarity says Sasol’s Khanyisa in breach of Mining Charter 3 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-says-sasols-khanyisa-in-breach-of-mining-charter-3-2018-09-27 Marleny Arnoldi OIL & GAS Thu, 27 Sep 2018 14:11:00 +0200 499911 1538050736 1538050260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756769_resized_sasol110220913duane.jpg 511 287 Ascendis launches new strategic focus, announces positive FY18 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-launches-new-strategic-focus-announces-positive-fy18-results-2018-09-25 Nadine James ECONOMY Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:22:00 +0200 499678 1537971589 1537885320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756299_resized_ascendisbuilding221022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76127_2018-09-25_ascendis_-_hd_web.mp413429467CEO Thomas Thomsen discussing the company's new strategy and the need for divestment. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd CEO Thomas Thomsen discussing the company's new strategy and the need for divestment. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd Sasol, Solidarity unable to reach agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-solidarity-to-holds-talks-at-ccma-2018-09-19 Schalk Burger LABOUR Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:23:00 +0200 499129 1537367496 1537345380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rolfes to drive new products, regional footprint growth in FY19 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolfes-to-drive-new-products-regional-footprint-growth-in-fy19-2018-09-18 Marleny Arnoldi CHEMICALS Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:17:00 +0200 499066 1537273225 1537273020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754949_resized_rolfesceorichardbuttle0920181022.jpg Rolfes CEO Richard Buttle 511 287 In situ measurement of hydrogen made possible http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-laser-scanner-sets-new-navigation-standards-2018-09-14-1 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497349 1536922749 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751051_resized_neomonitorslasergas1022.jpg HYDROGEN ANALYSER Neo Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in situ – the LaserGas II SP H2 511 287 Aspen sells global nutritional business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-sells-global-nutritional-business-2018-09-13 Tasneem Bulbulia DIVESTMENT Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:47:00 +0200 498699 1536850296 1536850020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aspen mulls sale of infant formula unit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-mulls-sale-of-infant-formula-unit-2018-09-11 Reuters PHARMACEUTICALS Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:20:00 +0200 498421 1536679285 1536679200 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sasol, Indian companies join EP100 global energy saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-indian-companies-join-ep100-global-energy-saving-initiative-2018-09-10 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Mon, 10 Sep 2018 21:31:00 +0200 498299 1536589634 1536607860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Afrox achieves double-digit HEPS growth amid subdued economic environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afrox-achieves-double-digit-heps-growth-amid-subdued-economic-environment-2018-09-10 Simone Liedtke INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIER Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:49:00 +0200 498308 1536646793 1536590940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753214_resized_schalkventer110220216duane.jpg Afrox MD Schalk Venter 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75913_2018-09-10_afrox_-_hd_web.mp431856443African Oxygen (Afrox) MD Schalk Venter speaks to Engineering News Online about the company’s interim results, and upcoming investment plans. Video & Editing: Darlene Creamer African Oxygen (Afrox) MD Schalk Venter speaks to Engineering News Online about the company’s interim results, and upcoming investment plans. Video & Editing: Darlene Creamer Solidarity CE writes open letter to Sasol directors amid ongoing strike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-ce-writes-open-letter-to-sasol-directors-amid-ongoing-strike-2018-09-10 Marleny Arnoldi LABOUR Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:56:00 +0200 498289 1536922711 1536587760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753195_resized_dirkhermannsolidarityunions1022.jpg Solidarity CE Dr Dirk Hermann 511 287 Tribunal confirms Omnia’s R30m penalty in 2003 Nutri-Flow complaint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-confirms-omnias-r30m-penalty-in-2003-nutri-flow-complaint-2018-09-07 Marleny Arnoldi CHEMICALS Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:23:00 +0200 498070 1536312946 1536312180 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0