Engineering News | Chemicals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals Tue, 28 Mar 2017 03:52:17 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Local supply company expands product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-engineering-and-equipment-supply-company-expands-product-offering-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445798 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632750_resized_zonkeengineering032017bjpg1022.jpg INDIVIDUAL REQUIREMENTS Every Abel pump can be adapted to meet the individual requirements of the application 511 287 First continuous hydrothermal liquefaction production plant launched at NWU http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-continuous-hydrothermal-liquefaction-production-plant-launched-at-nwu-2017-03-17 David Oliveira INNOVATION Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445742 1489473862 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Recent aquisition enhances firm’s product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-enhances-quality-of-gas-control-products-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Chemicals Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445134 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630978_resized_afroenergygasflaring1022.jpg DANGEROUS Corrosive gases are usually by-products of industry processes and can be flammable 511 287 Go Life, Elysium deal expands market to 2.5bn people http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/go-life-elysium-deal-expands-market-to-25bn-people-2017-03-14 African News Agency HEALTH Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:41:00 +0200 446403 1489495348 1489495260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Global economics, politics cause uncertainty in chemicals manufacture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-economics-politics-cause-uncertainty-in-chemicals-manufacture-2017-02-23 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444176 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628888_resized_cementnormanseymoreceochrysosouthernafrica1022.jpg NORMAN SEYMORE Chemicals manufacturers and companies in general are trading in unprecedented volatile and uncertain conditions 511 287 Glycol ether market worth $10-billion by 2024 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glycol-ether-market-worth-10-billion-by-2024-2017-03-10 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444184 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629101_resized_thecleaningcompany70805duane1022.jpg CLEANING UP THE MARKET The glycol ether cleaners segment will increase in value to more than $1.8-billion by 2024 511 287 Pumps range optimal for conveying acidic substances http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verdermag-pump-range-optimal-for-conveying-acidic-substances-2017-03-10 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444175 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628884_resized_verdermagpumpverderpumpssouthafrica02171022.jpg VERDERMAG The cast iron pump casing is bonded with ethylene tetrafluoroethylene lining that has a minimum thickness of 3 mm 511 287 Rope access company continues maintenance for petrochemicals giant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-company-continues-maintenance-for-petrochemicals-giant-2017-03-10 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444174 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628877_resized_petrochemicalsstoragetankskyriders02171022.jpg HIGH STAKES Finding appropriately skilled personnel able to conduct maintenance procedure for Skyriders clients is a challenge 511 287 Software provider renews refinery service agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-provider-renews-refinery-service-agreement-2017-03-10 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444173 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628873_resized_sasolnatref21005duane1022.jpg OPERATIONS REFINED The technology has improved the refinery's processes, increasing throughput and reducing the overall carbon footprint 511 287 Supplier delivers products for chemical conveyance system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-delivers-products-for-chemical-conveyance-system-2017-03-10 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444219 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629095_resized_proteachemicalswadeville02171022.jpg PROTEA CHEMICALS The installation project is the result of a long-standing working relationship between Astore Keymak and Protea Chemicals 511 287 Water scarcity increases need for water treatment chemicals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-scarcity-increases-need-for-water-treatment-chemicals-2017-03-10 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444177 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628918_resized_randwaterwaterpurificationandpumpingstationzuikerboschvereeniging70812duane1022.jpg MAKING A CLEAN SWEEP Industrial water and wastewater treatment chemicals market s expected to reach $199-million by 2020 511 287 Aspen posts good interim results, despite headwinds http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-posts-good-interim-results-despite-headwinds-2017-03-09 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:45:00 +0200 445910 1489055632 1489052700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Accéntuate sees profits drop as elections freeze govt work http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/accntuate-sees-profits-drop-as-elections-freeze-govt-work-2017-02-27 Irma Venter FLOORING & CHEMICALS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:33:00 +0200 444516 1488203434 1488202380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629518_resized_fredplatt103081022duane.jpg Accéntuate CEO Fred Platt 511 287 Stronger rand flagged by Sasol as a key earnings risk for second half http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stronger-rand-flagged-by-sasol-as-a-key-earnings-risk-for-second-half-2017-02-27 Terence Creamer ENERGY & CHEMICALS Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0200 444400 1488204501 1488178800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629539_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell09161022duane.jpg Sasol joint presidents and CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 Diverse technologies combine to offer ‘smart’ ways of improving farm yields http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/diverse-technologies-combine-to-offer-smart-ways-of-improving-farm-yields-2017-02-24 Dylan Slater Agriculture Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442814 1487661016 1487887200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Noncommunicable diseases present African pharmaceutical industry with a $40bn opportunity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/noncommunicable-diseases-present-african-pharmaceutical-industry-with-a-40bn-opportunity-2017-02-20 Megan van Wyngaardt PHARMACEUTICALS Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:20:00 +0200 443603 1487601924 1487600400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rolfes posts strong interim results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolfes-posts-strong-interim-results-2017-02-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:06:00 +0200 443580 1487599008 1487595960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pockets of resilience, but SA’s manufacturing outlook remains fragile http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-of-the-same-for-the-manufacturing-sector-despite-marginal-growth-expectations-2017-02-17 David Oliveira MANUFACTURING Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442008 1487147413 1487282400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626074_resized_struggle.jpg 511 287 Automotive industry to achieve international standards with new gas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-industry-to-achieve-international-standards-with-new-gas-2017-02-10 Robyn Wilkinson Chemicals Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441134 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Circumventing the challenges of impaired drug tests http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/circumventing-the-challenges-of-impaired-drug-tests-2017-02-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Chemicals Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441073 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000621116_resized_pills12801075x6051022.jpg INACCURATE TEST RESULTS Antiretroviral medication can affect the outcome of drug tests 511 287 Outstanding achievements earn company chemicals industry award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outstanding-achievements-earn-company-chemical-industry-award-2017-02-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Chemicals Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440908 1486390190 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620598_resized_freightmaxicscaiahealthsafety0120171022.jpg PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Freightmax operations director Shaun Barker (left) and national SHERQ manager Alvin Pillay (right) with the Responsible Care Haulier Award 511 287 Company celebrates success in gas markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/epcm-company-celebrates-success-in-oil-gas-and-chemical-markets-in-s-africa-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439985 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000618277_resized_rishadkhanjpg1022jpg.jpeg RISHAD KHAN Fluor Igoda Projects has long-standing relationships with many refineries and has also developed a solid platform to support the bulk fuels storage and logistics network 511 287 Concern regarding standard disposable cylinders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concern-regarding-standard-disposable-cylinders-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440420 1486108641 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619315_resized_agas0120171022jpg.jpeg CYLINDER LEGALITIES Chris Phillips explains that there are currently no legalities around the banning of disposable cylinders, however A-Gas continues to lobby the DEA on this topic 511 287 Indaba to build on momentum in the African mining sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indaba-to-build-on-momentum-in-the-african-mining-sector-2017-02-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Chemicals Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440190 1486133092 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Resources demand exceeds global expectations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-products-fuel-and-resources-in-africa-exceeding-global-expectations-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439989 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Smarter portfolio choices and lower costs could drive higher returns in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smarter-portfolio-choices-and-lower-costs-could-drive-higher-returns-in-2017-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440002 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000618638_resized_woodmackenzie012017bloombergjpg1022jpg.jpeg EMERGING EXPLORATION THEMES Some of the emerging exploration themes in 2017 include exploration for pipe gas opportunities near undersupplied markets 511 287 UK outlines 'modern industrial strategy' vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-uk-proposes-a-modern-industrial-strategy-2017-02-03 Keith Campbell Industrial Strategy Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440783 1485846025 1486072800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Innovative powder based solution limits water evaporation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-conservation-product-could-help-prevent-future-drought-disasters-2017-01-27 David Oliveira WATER Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439859 1485238958 1485468000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Innovation, outward-looking approach will bolster industry growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-outward-looking-approach-will-bolster-industry-growth-2017-01-20 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 438209 1484635969 1484863200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000613736_resized_thedpiplasticsmanufacturingfacilityatroodekopgermiston1022.jpg OFF LINE Over the past five to ten years, the local plastics industry has stagnated, hovering between producing 1.3-million tons and 1.4-million tons of virgin material a year 511 287 Adcock Ingram sells stake in Ayrton http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adcock-ingram-sells-stake-in-ayrton-2016-12-08 Megan van Wyngaardt PHARMACEUTICALS Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:04:00 +0200 438017 1481203151 1481191440 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 WHO approves INSTI HIV self-test for African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/who-approves-insti-hiv-self-test-for-african-market-2016-12-02 Sane Dhlamini HEALTH Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:13:00 +0200 437481 1480673873 1480673580 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000611769_resized_aids1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Considerable growth opportunities for sustainable environmental management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/considerable-growth-opportunities-for-sustainable-environmental-management-2016-12-02 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435733 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607219_resized_wastetruck112016spilltech1022.jpeg WASTE MANAGEMENT Opportunities introduce new waste technologies, as the future of the spillage response will move toward more environment-friendly methods 511 287 BASF appoints new South Africa MD, country cluster head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/basf-appoints-new-south-africa-md-country-cluster-head-2016-12-01 Megan van Wyngaardt BOARD CHANGES Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:40:00 +0200 437348 1480594075 1480588800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Omnia H1 profit down 11% y/y amid drought, plant breakdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-h1-profit-down-11-yy-amid-drought-plant-breakdown-2016-11-29 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:58:00 +0200 437018 1480416234 1480402680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000610602_resized_explosives1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Company promotes ecofriendly production processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-promotes-ecofriendly-production-processes-2016-11-25 Sascha Solomons Chemicals Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434898 1479797350 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605283_resized_fibertexceoclivehitchcock1116jpg1022.jpg CLIVE HITCHCOCK Nonwoven geotextiles play an important role in diverse sectors 511 287 Exclusive rights for wastewater treatment acquired http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exclusive-rights-for-wastewater-treatment-acquired-2016-11-25 Sascha Solomons Chemicals Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435039 1479797338 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605626_resized_compacttreatmentunit11161022.jpg WASTE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS Friburge provides waste treatment solutions that are on board and can be flushed regularly with water or chemical to clean them of debris and built-up residue 511 287 Sasol unveils R1.1bn polypropylene expansion project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-unveils-r11bn-polypropylene-expansion-project-2016-11-21 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:51:00 +0200 436259 1480076937 1479739860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000608726_resized_sasol511161022duane.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/65869_2016-11-22_sasol_2_-_hd_web.mp419765661Sasol CEO Stephen Cornell speaks on the launch of the new C3 expansion project. Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd Editing: Vincent Pestana Sasol CEO Stephen Cornell speaks on the launch of the new C3 expansion project. Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd Editing: Vincent Pestana