Engineering News | Chemicals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:31:37 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Emission abatement technology could drive industrialisation – EPCM Global http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emission-abatement-technology-could-drive-industrialisation-epcm-global-2018-06-20 Nadine James ENVIRONMENT Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:36:00 +0200 490237 1529589286 1529480160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rope-access service reduces maintenance costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-service-reduces-maintenance-costs-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488113 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729637_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsskyriderstankrepair05181022.jpg ACCESS REMAINS COSTLY Petrochemical plants are spending a disproportionate amount of their maintenance budgets trying to access areas that require maintenance 511 287 Consciousness needed for chemical use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmentally-conscious-chemical-usage-in-refrigeration-2018-05-31 Paige Müller Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488250 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729946_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsagasr3205181022.jpg ENVIROMENTALLY INNOVATIVE COMPOUND R32 has higher pressures than many mainstream refrigerants, in addition to mild flammability 511 287 Improved quality and productivity reduce production costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-quality-and-productivity-reduce-production-costs-2018-06-15 Halima Frost Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488179 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729758_resized_weldingafroxmiller06181022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE PIPE WELDING SOLUTION Miller Electric’s PipeWorx process improves quality and productivity 511 287 Industry body assumes consultancy role in DHET initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-assumes-consultancy-role-in-dhet-initiative-2018-06-15 Halima Frost Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488353 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730130_resized_weldingsaiwblake06181022.jpg SEAN BLAKE A good skills set, local labor and governments investment are what is needed 511 287 Carbon-content waste disposal rethought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-content-waste-disposal-rethought-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488187 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729781_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsinterwaste05181022.jpg WASTE-DERIVED FUEL Interwaste has invested a significantly in the development of alternative waste solutions aimed at turning harmful waste into waste-derived fuel 511 287 Company invests in new petrochemicals complex http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-invests-in-new-petrochemicals-complex-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488212 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729854_resized_capturedcarbondioxidefordmotorcompany1022.jpg INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT Qatar Petroleum has invited leading international companies to submit proposals for partnering on the development of a new Petrochemicals Complex 511 287 Electric thermometer launched for polar applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-thermometer-launched-for-polar-applications-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488104 1528711297 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729648_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalswikapolarthermometer0518jpg1022.jpg ELECTRICAL THERMOMETER WIKA launched an electrical thermometer capable of functioning in ambient temperatures down to -60 °C 511 287 Averda launches hazardous waste management system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/averda-launches-hazardous-waste-management-system-2018-06-15 Nadine James Waste Management Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488780 1528711299 1529013600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731120_resized_eugenebarnardaverdasouthafricajune20181022.jpg EUGENE BARNARD The Averda TruTrak system enables clients to access automated waste-tracking and record-keeping capabilities through an online client portal 511 287 Petroleum conference renewed for a third year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petroleum-conference-renewed-for-a-third-year-2018-05-30 Paige Müller Chemicals Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488106 1529049688 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729644_resized_bankanthonyokoroaforspeakingatwaipec20181022.jpg BANK-ANTHONY OKOROAFOR The West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference will start closing the collaboration gaps within the West African region and enable it to harness its resources 511 287 Necsa has suspended radioisotope production because of a non-risk technical problem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-has-suspended-radioisotope-production-because-of-a-non-risk-technical-problem-2018-06-06 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:17:00 +0200 488858 1528280317 1528276620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731268_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane6.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s complex at Pelindaba, west of Pretoria 511 287 Fluor completes oxygen train project for Sasol Secunda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluor-completes-oxygen-train-project-for-sasol-secunda-2018-06-05 Simone Liedtke CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:03:00 +0200 488704 1528290064 1528189380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730886_resized_sasoloxygentrainplant062018fluor1022.jpg The Additional Oxygen Capacity Train 17 Outside Battery Limits project at Sasol’s Secunda plant 511 287 Total, Sonangol agree to increased activity in Angola http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-activity-agreed-for-total-sonangol-in-angola-2018-05-29 Marleny Arnoldi OIL & GAS Tue, 29 May 2018 12:34:00 +0200 488009 1527590456 1527590040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729344_resized_angolanationalflag1022bloomberg.jpg Angola national flag 511 287 UCT biomedical engineers design affordable adrenaline auto-injector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-biomedical-engineers-design-affordable-adrenaline-auto-injector-2018-05-28 Anine Kilian PHARMACEUTICALS Mon, 28 May 2018 11:43:00 +0200 487872 1527502514 1527500580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aspen opens R1bn high containment facility in Port Elizabeth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-opens-r1bn-high-containment-facility-in-port-elizabeth-2018-05-23 Creamer Media Reporter Chemicals Thu, 24 May 2018 14:45:00 +0200 487390 1527165987 1527165900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728516_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74462_2018-05-25_rer489_cg.mp467222083Aspen opens R1bn high containment facility in Port Elizabeth Aspen opens R1bn high containment facility in Port Elizabeth Aspen secures €3.4bn credit line http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-secures-34bn-credit-line-2018-05-17 Reuters PHARMACEUTICALS Thu, 17 May 2018 16:32:00 +0200 486965 1526567616 1526567520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Some inroads made after ten years of the Industrial Policy Action Plan - Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-years-of-the-industrial-policy-action-plan-makes-some-inroads-2018-05-15 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Tue, 15 May 2018 08:28:00 +0200 486493 1526373031 1526365680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725887_resized_nissanrosslynmanufacturingplant2810091022duane.jpg 511 287 Transnet to review tenders, expand petrochemicals capacity at East London port http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-review-tenders-expand-petrochemicals-capacity-at-east-london-port-2018-05-14 Marleny Arnoldi PORTS Mon, 14 May 2018 16:52:00 +0200 486475 1526310819 1526309520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725846_resized_portmanagersharonsijakoaddressesbriefing1022.jpg East London port manager Sharon Sijako 511 287 Platinum surplus to widen; fuel cells seen as key driver for future demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/platinum-surplus-to-widen-fuel-cells-seen-as-key-driver-for-future-demand-2018-05-14 Marleny Arnoldi PLATINUM GROUP METALS Mon, 14 May 2018 14:00:00 +0200 486380 1526282737 1526299200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725614_resized_johnsonmatthey31022.jpg 511 287 Decorative concrete market looking good http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decorative-concrete-market-growing-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Chemicals Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485001 1526024146 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722402_resized_lumintechchryso05181022.jpg LUMINESCENT LUMINTECH This technology contains particles that are incorporated into the concrete skin and glow in the dark 511 287 SA pharmaceuticals group expanding its French operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-pharmaceutical-group-expanding-its-production-operation-in-france-2018-05-11 Rebecca Campbell Pharmaceuticals Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485120 1525759059 1525989600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Edge platform adds industrial strength to software applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edge-platform-provides-robust-stable-environment-for-industrial-software-applications-2018-05-11 Schalk Burger Industrial Computing Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485301 1525759060 1525989600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 African fuel giant Vivo Energy attains secondary listing on JSE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-fuel-giant-vivo-energy-attains-secondary-listing-on-jse-2018-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi PETROCHEMICALS Thu, 10 May 2018 14:54:00 +0200 486226 1525959424 1525956840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Transnet, Sapia sign MoU to strengthen liquid fuels supply chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-sapia-sign-mou-to-strengthen-liquid-fuels-supply-chain-2018-05-08 Simone Liedtke PETROLEUM Tue, 08 May 2018 11:17:00 +0200 485876 1525773278 1525771020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aspen opens R1bn high containment facility in Port Elizabeth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-2018-05-07 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Mon, 07 May 2018 16:45:00 +0200 485819 1525762229 1525704300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724292_resized_tradeandindustryministerdrrobdaviesaspenfacilityribboncutting07052018dylan1022.jpg (Left to Right) Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies, Aspen group CE Stephen Saad and Aspen capability manager Branson Bosman 511 287 UCT engineers design device to improve the quality of life of asthma sufferers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-engineers-design-device-to-improve-the-quality-of-life-of-asthma-sufferers-2018-05-02 Simone Liedtke MEDICAL Wed, 02 May 2018 15:43:00 +0200 485386 1525268691 1525268580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Syrian storm puts SA in uncomfortable company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/syrian-storm-puts-south-africa-in-uncomfortable-company-2018-04-27 Rebecca Campbell Wheels within wheels Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484166 1524227649 1524780000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 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 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 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 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 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 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