Engineering News | Chemicals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:09:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Sasol review may result in sale or closure of assets, but no ‘fire sale’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-review-may-result-in-sale-or-closure-of-assets-but-no-fire-sale-2017-08-21 Terence Creamer SASOL Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:05:00 +0200 462220 1503381000 1503324300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672666_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Sasol joint presidents and CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70549_2017-08-21_sasol_ceo_-_hd_web.mp4115224628Sasol joint president and CEO Bongani Nqwababa speaks to Terence Creamer about the group's results, asset review, tax shock and strategic outlook. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd & Duane Daws. Recorded: 21.8.2017 Sasol joint president and CEO Bongani Nqwababa speaks to Terence Creamer about the group's results, asset review, tax shock and strategic outlook. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd & Duane Daws. Recorded: 21.8.2017 Sasol turns to courts after Sars slaps it with tax bills worth R12.8bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-turns-to-courts-after-sars-slaps-it-with-tax-bills-worth-r128bn-2017-08-21 Terence Creamer TAX DISPUTE Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:45:00 +0200 462204 1503323427 1503319500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672637_resized_paulvictor110220817duane.jpg Sasol CFO Paul Victor 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70546_2017-08-21_sasol_cfo_-_hd_web.mp428430630Sasol CFO Paul Victor on the group's tax dispute with the South African Revenue Service. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 21.8.2017 Sasol CFO Paul Victor on the group's tax dispute with the South African Revenue Service. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 21.8.2017 Sasol FY earnings fall 15% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-fy-earnings-fall-15-2017-08-21 Reuters PETROCHEMICALS Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:46:00 +0200 462156 1503302034 1503301560 1505944800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672510_resized_sasol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 KAP advances acquisition strategy; reports good FY17 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kap-advances-acquisition-strategy-reports-good-fy17-results-2017-08-14 Schalk Burger FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:47:00 +0200 461536 1503055183 1502722020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local manufacturer looks to bridge skills gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-manufacturer-looks-to-bridge-skills-gap-2017-07-27 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459844 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667063_resized_klingermzansitrainingacademy2507171022jpg.jpeg KLINGER TRAINING ACADEMY The trainees have access to a fully equipped workshop, and gain both practical and theoretical knowledge 511 287 Phase 1 of aquarium resealing project completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phase-1-of-aquarium-resealing-project-completed-2017-08-11 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459694 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666764_resized_abeconstructionchemicalsvawaterfronttwooceansaquariumwip02171022.jpg WATER TIGHT The project, which included waterproofing the Kelp and Predator tanks, also involved applying new waterproofing to the aquarium’s public and service areas 511 287 Rust-prevention sealing system ideal for corrosive environments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rust-prevention-sealing-system-ideal-for-corrosive-environments-2017-08-11 Nadine James Chemicals Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459738 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666757_resized_bmgrustanodecoldgalvanisation07171022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE PRODUCT Rust-Anode is perfect for applications where an anti-corrosion seal would be beneficial 511 287 M&R says Australia maintenance contract a signal of future strategic intent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-says-australia-maintenance-contract-a-signal-of-future-strategic-intent-2017-08-10 Terence Creamer CONTRACT AWARD Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:45:00 +0200 461116 1502355082 1502354700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669997_resized_henrylaas002highres1022.jpeg M&R CEO Henry Laas 511 287 SNC-Lavalin awarded contract on Fine Ash Dam 6 project at Sasol Secunda http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/snc-lavalin-awarded-contract-on-fine-ash-dam-6-project-at-sasol-secunda-2017-07-26 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:46:00 +0200 459712 1501236854 1501080360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AECI’s partners to pioneer US-based bio-based PET plant in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aeci-reports-double-digit-h1-earnings-growth-2017-07-26 Natasha Odendaal CHEMICALS Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:36:00 +0200 459648 1501077031 1501054560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666623_resized_markdytoraeciceo.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 Sasol expects FY earnings to fall as much as 21% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-expects-fy-earnings-to-fall-as-much-as-21-2017-07-25 Reuters PETROCHEMICALS Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:21:00 +0200 459524 1501235315 1500967260 1503612000 Reuters 0 0 Adcock expects surge in FY17 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adcock-expects-surge-in-fy17-earnings-2017-07-24 Natasha Odendaal TRADING UPDATE Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:07:00 +0200 459459 1500902518 1500901620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mobile solution launched to great effect http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-solution-launched-to-great-effect-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Chemicals Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457915 1500620488 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662665_resized_pic1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69814_2017-07-04_ssg_-_hd_web.mp421467038SSG Consulting CEO Steven Golding discusses the KEY360 system. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. SSG Consulting CEO Steven Golding discusses the KEY360 system. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. AECI expects 30% rise in H1 HEPS, EPS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aeci-expects-30-rise-in-h1-heps-eps-2017-07-18 Creamer Media Reporter CHEMICALS Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:18:00 +0200 458860 1500378253 1500369480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Two chemicals companies fined for cartel conduct http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-chemicals-companies-fined-for-cartel-conduct-2017-07-14 Anine Kilian COMPETITION MATTERS Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:19:00 +0200 458647 1500299557 1500034740 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Commissioning activities under way at pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/underground-gas-pipeline-commissioned-in-may-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456278 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658717_resized_nampakpressurereductionstationprs062017energastechnologies1022.jpg NAMPAK STATION This underground pipeline ties into the newly constructed Nampak Pressure Reduction Station in Germiston 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 Chemicals 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 Particulate matter a national concern http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/particulate-matter-a-national-concern-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456286 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658711_resized_philiphoffmanagingdirector062017mipprocesstechnologies1022.jpg PHILIP HOFF MIP invests in young engineers and has, in the past, offered bursaries to chemical engineering students 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 Chemicals 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 Unisa professors scoop 2016/17 NSTF awards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unisa-professors-scoop-201617-nstf-awards-2017-06-30 Creamer Media Reporter EDUCATION Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:24:00 +0200 457209 1499068656 1498829040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New solution available in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-solution-for-water-purification-2017-06-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Chemicals Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455413 1498548113 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656543_resized_filconfiltersecuaphoto20620171022.jpg ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION MIOX’s on-site chemical generators are an alternative to using hazardous chemicals for water treatment 511 287 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 Company focuses on total cost of ownership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-total-cost-of-ownership-for-chemical-industry-2017-06-16 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454058 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653335_resized_cpschemicalschemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg SHARING KNOWLEDGE CPS Chemicals Oil-Tech offers training on friction, wear and lubrication for engineers 511 287 Funding a thorny issue as Gautrain boss pushes for 150 km network expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/all-aboard-2017-06-16 Irma Venter GAUTRAIN Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454286 1497258117 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655950_resized_all.jpg 511 287 Need for environmental awareness in growing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-environmental-awareness-in-construction-industry-growing-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Newly developed chemical on trial in S Africa and Zim http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/newly-developed-chemical-on-trial-in-s-africa-and-zim-2017-06-16 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454057 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Regulation changes for chemicals industry next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulation-changes-for-chemicals-industry-next-year-2017-06-16 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454146 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653577_resized_isheconchemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg SAFETY ABOVE ALL Ishecon’s training helps engineers to build and operate safe chemical plant installations 511 287 Several Green trends expected to emerge this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-can-expect-strengthening-trend-this-year-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453950 1497258359 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653071_resized_victorbouguenonmarketingmanager052017afrisam1022.jpg VICTOR BOUGUENON Trends include South Africa’s property and construction players committing to greener practices 511 287 Competition Commission swoops on pharmaceutical companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pfizer-roche-and-aspen-face-south-africa-probe-over-cancer-drug-prices-2017-06-13 African News Agency PHARMACEUTICALS Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:24:00 +0200 455321 1497365348 1497356640 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sasol awards consultancy contract to Petroplan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-awards-consultancy-contract-to-petroplan-2017-06-13 Megan van Wyngaardt LABOUR Tue, 13 Jun 2017 12:37:00 +0200 455308 1497530708 1497350220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol starts construction at new China-based chemicals plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-starts-construction-at-new-china-based-chemicals-plant-2017-06-08 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:48:00 +0200 454784 1496915806 1496908080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Coatings increase turbine efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coatings-increase-turbine-efficiency-2017-06-02 Victor Moolman Chemicals Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452678 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650262_resized_thermalspray1022.jpg SPRAY BOOTH The company has a top-loading spray booth that can handle shafts of 5 500 mm in length 511 287 Full range of corrosion control products available in Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/full-range-of-corrosion-control-products-available-in-southern-africa-2017-06-02 Victor Moolman Chemicals Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452680 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650265_resized_corrosioncontroltwrsteel440215duane1022.jpg CORROSION CONTROL JST has several products that can be used to control the corrosion of wood, steel and concrete 511 287 Industry teams up to craft road map for ‘a million new manufacturing jobs’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-teams-up-to-craft-road-map-for-million-new-manufacturing-jobs-2017-05-29 Terence Creamer INDUSTRIAL POLICY Mon, 29 May 2017 16:50:00 +0200 453762 1496211526 1496069400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652582_resized_andremarinusderuyter05171022duane.jpg Manufacturing Circle chairperson André de Ruyter 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69184_2017-05-30_man_circle_-_hd_web.mp438768497Manufacturing Circle chairperson André de Ruyter explains the ‘Map-to-a-Million’ initiative. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Manufacturing Circle chairperson André de Ruyter explains the ‘Map-to-a-Million’ initiative. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Authorities help to curb counterfeit pharmaceuticals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/authorities-help-to-curb-counterfeit-pharmaceuticals-2017-05-26 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451986 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648142_resized_spoorfishermedicalpharmaceuticalengineeringcounterfeit2017bloomberg1022.jpg COUNTERFEIT CAUTION Consumers should be vigilant about where they buy products from to avoid health risks and potential fatalities 511 287 Peristaltic pump ideal for pharmaceuticals industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/peristaltic-pump-ideal-for-pharmaceutical-industry-2017-05-26 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451891 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647809_resized_verderflexvantage5000verderpumpsmedicalpharmaceuticalengineering20171022.jpg VERDERFLEX VANTAGE 5000 The fully programmable peristaltic pump meets the high hygiene requirement for the pharmaceutical industry 511 287