Engineering News | Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals-1 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:03:27 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 NCPC-SA hosts green chemistry awareness workshop http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ncpc-sa-hosts-green-chemistry-awareness-workshop-2018-04-19 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:44:00 +0200 484502 1524149394 1524149040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721225_resized_profpaulanastasyaleuniversityndivhuhoraphulunationalcleanerproductioncentresouthafricaanddralufelwitshavhungwedepartmentofscienceandtechnology042018.jpg Prof Paul Anastas Yale University, Ndivhuho Raphulu National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa and Dr Alufelwi Tshavhungwe Department of Science and Technology 511 287 South Africa may ask pharma firms for fee to clear drug review backlog http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-may-ask-pharma-firms-for-fee-to-clear-drug-review-backlog-2018-04-09 Reuters PHARMACEUTICALS Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:31:00 +0200 483279 1523270088 1523269860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 SNC-Lavalin awarded R3.3m Sasol contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/snc-lavalin-awarded-r33m-sasol-contract-2018-04-05 Anine Kilian CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS Thu, 05 Apr 2018 11:04:00 +0200 482988 1522919710 1522919040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Upgrade of shiploaders at Durban harbour completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgrade-of-shiploaders-at-durban-harbour-completed-2018-03-30 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481174 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714128_resized_maydonwharf11022.jpg DURBAN HARBOUR The shiploaders needed to be refurbished in line with Transnet’s upgrade of berths at Maydon Wharf 511 287 World’s largest oxygen production plant inaugurated at Sasol Secunda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worlds-largest-oxygen-production-plant-inaugurated-at-sasol-secunda-2018-03-26 Marleny Arnoldi INDUSTRIAL GASES Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:33:00 +0200 482194 1522313143 1522071180 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716342_resized_airliquidesasolsecundaasu26032018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 SoE invites partners to help it supply essential medicine in Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/soe-invites-partners-to-help-it-supply-essential-medicine-in-southern-africa-2018-03-14 Schalk Burger PHARMACEUTICALS Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:51:00 +0200 481179 1521039196 1521039060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA’s radioisotope producer restarts production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-radioisotope-producer-restarts-production-2018-03-09 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear – 2 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479603 1520318919 1520546400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Domestic drugs manufacturing could benefit from increased local demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/domestic-drugs-manufacturing-could-benefit-from-increased-local-demand-2018-03-09 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479606 1520318919 1520546400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Global industry leaders to address World Petrochemical Conference http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-industry-leaders-to-address-world-petrochemical-conference-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479089 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709397_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalswpc032018chemicalsandpetrochemicalswpc0320181022.jpg DIVERSE ATTENDANCE There will be 1 300 attendees from more than 40 countries at this year’s World Petrochemical Conference 511 287 Conference to shed light on CO2-based production technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-shed-light-on-co2-based-production-technologies-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479228 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709721_resized_capturedcarbondioxidefordmotorcompany1022.jpg CAPTURED CARBON-DIOXIDE It is only a matter of time before carbon dioxide is an important feedstock of the chemicals and energy industries 511 287 Analysers provide optimised refinery operations and quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/analysers-provide-optimised-refinery-operations-product-and-quality-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478976 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709060_resized_chevronoilrefinery0171022.jpg METICULOUS MONITORING There are up to 23 points in an oil refinery where the level of hydrogen needs to be very accurately monitored 511 287 BP and Renault Sport Racing strengthen strategic relationship http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bp-and-renault-sport-racing-strengthen-strategic-relationship-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478998 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709139_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalstufanerginbilgicbp0320181022.jpg TUFAN ERGINBILGIC BP is looking forward to its continued relationship with Renault Sport Racing 511 287 Energy company launches new product, expands operation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-company-launches-new-product-expands-operation-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478964 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709038_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsgarypullensaoil0320181022.jpg GARY PULLEN SA Oil is entering the agricultural market, with a client-centric service offering 511 287 Mintek to develop technologies to selectively recover PACs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mintek-to-develop-technologies-to-selectively-recover-pacs-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479096 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709414_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsmarkuserweemintek0320181022.jpg MARKUS ERWEE Mintek wants to develop technology that could be used by communities around smelters 511 287 Rope access company using new technology at petrochemicals giant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-company-using-new-technology-at-petrochemicals-giant-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478757 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708625_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsskyriders0320181022.jpg DYNAMITE DRONES The collision-tolerant drones can enter confined spaces indoors and ensure that conditions are safe and adequate for the rope access team to inspect 511 287 Spending on innovation in industry inadequate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spending-on-innovation-in-industry-inadequate-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478997 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709125_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsmalindinkambuleastorekeymak0320181022.jpg MALINDI NKAMBULE The chemicals and petrochemicals industry is in a fairly good state in relation to the challenges being faced 511 287 Transport company awarded contract for Africa’s largest oil refinery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-company-awarded-contract-for-africas-largest-oil-refinery-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478975 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Therapeutic brands help lift Aspen Pharmacare's H1 profit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/therapeutic-brands-help-lift-aspen-pharmacares-h1-profit-2018-03-08 Reuters PHARMACEUTICALS Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:37:00 +0200 480526 1520498342 1520498220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Long-suffering SA manufacturing sector hoping to reap Ramaphosa dividend http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-optimistic-that-new-governance-will-build-sa-manufacturing-2018-03-02 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478819 1519718137 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710220_resized_new.jpg 511 287 Omnia acquires Oro Agri for $100m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-acquires-oro-agri-for-100m-2018-03-01 Simone Liedtke AGRICULTURE Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:57:00 +0200 479890 1519974896 1519909020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ascendis launches strategic review, headline earnings increase to R535m in H1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-launches-strategic-review-headline-earnings-increase-to-r535m-in-h1-2018-03-01 Simone Liedtke PHARMACEUTICALS Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:07:00 +0200 479799 1519893653 1519891620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710862_resized_ascendisbuilding221022.jpg 511 287 AECI posts record HEPS for FY17 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aeci-posts-record-heps-for-fy17-2018-02-27 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:37:00 +0200 479486 1519734538 1519724220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710362_resized_markdytor07141022duane.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 Accéntuate aims for recovery as political power changes hands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/accntuate-aims-for-recovery-as-political-power-changes-hands-2018-02-23 Irma Venter FLOORING & CHEMICALS Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:30:00 +0200 479287 1519393996 1519392600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Nuclear corporation, and country, hit hard by safety shut of radioisotope maker http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-nuclear-corporation-and-country-hit-hard-by-safety-shut-down-of-radioisotope-maker-2018-02-23 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear – 1 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478231 1519106405 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South African nuclear group in tight financial situation, but optimistic about recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-group-in-tight-financial-situation-but-optimistic-about-recovery-2018-02-23 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear – 2 Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478183 1519106405 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 KAP gears up for growth, announces solid interim results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kap-gears-up-for-growth-announces-solid-interim-results-2018-02-23 Schalk Burger Diversified Industrials Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478133 1519106404 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Inferior imports likely to increase in refrigerant industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inferior-imports-likely-to-increase-in-refrigerant-industry-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477792 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706468_resized_csirmmpmechanicaltestinglaboratory10512duane1022.jpg LAB INSPECTION A-Gas tests and inspects refrigerants to ensure that they are legitimate and meet global specifications prior to shipment to South Africa 511 287 Slow start to year to impact on Tiger Brands’ FY18 performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/slow-start-to-year-to-impact-on-tiger-brands-fy18-performance-2018-02-21 Creamer Media Reporter MANUFACTURING Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0200 478980 1519212941 1519210800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African radioisotope producer restarts production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-radioisotope-producer-restarts-production-2018-02-21 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:26:00 +0200 478965 1519218539 1519205160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709035_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane5.jpg The Necsa complex at Pelindaba 511 287 Legacy issues, poor Q1 affect Rolfes' H1 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/legacy-issues-poor-q1-affect-rolfes-h1-earnings-2018-02-19 Simone Liedtke FINANCIAL Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:27:00 +0200 478724 1519050853 1519050420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Shutdown of radioisotope subsidiary is a crisis for nuclear corporation and for the country http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shutdown-of-radioisotope-subsidiary-is-a-crisis-for-nuclear-corporation-and-for-the-country-2018-02-14 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:57:00 +0200 478223 1518601882 1518591420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707302_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane4.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s Pelindaba complex 511 287 KAP gears up for growth, announces solid interim results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kap-gears-up-for-growth-announces-solid-interim-results-2018-02-12 Schalk Burger FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:35:00 +0200 478019 1518442727 1518442500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lubricants manufacturer opens analytical centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-manufacturer-opens-analytical-centre-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476245 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702942_resized_ultrashearviscometerindyoiloilslubricants0220181022.jpg LAB GEM An ultra-shear viscometer is used for the research and development of engine oils and additive packages 511 287 Lubricants company creates specialist division to drive localisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-company-creates-specialist-division-to-drive-localisation-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476244 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702937_resized_fuchslubricantssouthafrica60118duane1022.jpg PLANT FOR PURPOSE Before food-grade lubrication can be manufactured, it needs certain certifications, including Kosher, Halaal and ISO 21469 certification 511 287 High-performance diesel engine oil launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-launches-high-performance-diesel-engine-oil-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476238 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702924_resized_bluechiplubricantsoilslubricants0220181022.jpeg EXTENDING ENGINE LIFE With the current influx of diesel engines into the South African market requiring this type of technology, now is the ideal time to introduce the Q8 Formula Truck 7000 15W-40 511 287 Supplier adds food-grade range to lubricant offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-adds-food-grade-range-to-lubricant-offering-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476240 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702929_resized_bmgworldsite160917duane.jpg LUBE FACTORS In selecting the most suitable lubricant for a specific application, various factors need to be taken into consideration 511 340 South African nuclear group under financial stress, but optimistic about recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-group-under-financial-stress-but-optimistic-about-recovery-2018-02-08 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:44:00 +0200 477601 1518072721 1518072240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706015_resized_phumziletshelane0215duane1022.jpg Necsa CE Phumzile Tshelane 511 287