Engineering News | Chemicals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:01:55 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Local pharma firm targets cost drivers to ensure competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-pharmaceutical-company-targets-cost-drivers-to-ensure-competitiveness-2017-12-15 Keith Campbell Pharmaceuticals Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472919 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mobile lab for polymer powders launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-compact-laboratory-to-enhance-service-to-construction-industry-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473363 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696911_resized_wackermylabcopyfotor.jpg MYLAB LAUNCH Wacker’s MyLab officially opened at its new South African home at IMCD 511 287 Omnia files contempt of court case at Foskor over contentious phosphoric acid pricing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-files-contempt-of-court-case-at-foskor-over-contentious-phosphoric-acid-pricing-2017-12-08 Dylan Slater CHEMICALS Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:47:00 +0200 473541 1512737449 1512737220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Municipalities to reduce emissions by diverting waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-to-reduce-emissions-by-diverting-waste-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471334 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692591_resized_organicwaste112017jgafrika1022.jpg WASTE-DIVERSION STRATEGY The strategy entails waste disposal and the beneficial use for business development 511 287 Green cleaning products can pack a punch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-cleaning-products-can-pack-a-punch-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471487 1512131507 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693023_resized_judysunaskyceo112017blendwell1022.jpg JUDY SUNASKY Companies are constantly developing products, but consumers are still hesitant to use green cleaning products 511 287 Large companies driving increase in land contamination assessments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-companies-driving-increase-in-land-contamination-assessments-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471121 1512395606 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692389_resized_stevemckeownpartner112017erm1022.jpg STEVE MCKEOWN Companies that have a global footprint are more committed to assessing their impact on the environment 511 287 Container supplier sees opportunities despite market slump http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-supplier-sees-opportunities-despite-market-slump-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Chemicals Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470570 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692278_resized_containerworldtanktainer1022.jpg TANKTAINER Container World’s tanktainers can store nonhazardous, semi-hazardous and hazardous materials and products 511 287 Heat exchangers made compact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heat-exchangers-made-compact-2017-12-08 Nica Schreuder Chemicals Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471338 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692670_resized_enerquippressurevessel1022.jpg U-TUBE Heat exchangers are available in U-tube and straight tube designs, and save a significant amount of space due to their size 511 287 Necsa shuts down key unit because of compliance failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-corporation-shuts-down-key-unit-because-of-compliance-failure-2017-12-01 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471949 1511853908 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Omnia delivers double-digit H1 growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-delivers-double-digit-h1-growth-2017-11-28 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:20:00 +0200 472434 1511875965 1511875200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Active pharmaceutical ingredients pilot plant marks important step for SA industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pilot-plant-marks-important-step-for-local-pharmaceutical-industry-2017-11-24 Keith Campbell Pharmaceuticals Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470832 1511247634 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sasol’s new strategy shuns GTL as specialty chemicals emerge as key growth driver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasols-new-strategy-shuns-gtl-as-specialty-chemicals-emerge-as-key-growth-driver-2017-11-23 Terence Creamer SASOL Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:30:00 +0200 472000 1511423800 1511422200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694031_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Sasol joint CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 South African nuclear body shuts down key unit because of compliance failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-body-shuts-down-key-unit-because-of-compliance-failure-2017-11-22 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:01:00 +0200 471946 1511358663 1511355660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693915_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane3.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s complex at Pelindaba 511 287 Omnia expects higher interim earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-expects-higher-fy-earnings-2017-11-20 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:14:00 +0200 471620 1511181529 1511172840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Foskor still contesting Competition Tribunal price findings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foskor-still-contesting-competition-tribunal-price-findings-2017-11-14 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:59:00 +0200 471047 1510670787 1510667940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IEA lists South Africa as possible hub for production of ‘green’ hydrogen-rich chemicals, fuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-lists-south-africa-as-possible-hub-for-production-of-green-hydrogen-rich-chemicals-fuels-2017-11-14 Terence Creamer ENERGY & INDUSTRY Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:40:00 +0200 470933 1510642018 1510641600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691751_resized_droogfontein1022.jpeg 511 287 Important step for local pharmaceutical industry as key pilot plant launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/important-step-for-local-pharmaceutical-industry-as-key-pilot-plant-launched-2017-11-10 Keith Campbell PHARMACEUTICALS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:14:00 +0200 470706 1510318409 1510316040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Omnia welcomes High Court finding on Foskor litigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-welcomes-high-court-finding-on-foskor-litigation-2017-11-08 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Wed, 08 Nov 2017 16:44:00 +0200 470408 1510153684 1510152240 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 AECI acquires Imperial’s Schirm in R1.8bn deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aeci-acquires-imperials-schirm-in-r18bn-deal-2017-11-08 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:59:00 +0200 470260 1510130572 1510127940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690459_resized_markdytor110220711duane.jpg AECI CEO Mark Dytor 511 287 First synthetic Blue Crude plant to start operation in 2020 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-synthetic-blue-crude-plant-to-start-operation-in-2020-2017-10-27 Marleny Arnoldi Chemicals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467511 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684154_resized_sunfirebluecrudesynfuels20171022.jpg GOING BLUE Refineries can use Blue Crude as a raw material for waxes, and petrol, diesel, kerosene and even rocket fuel 511 287 Initiatives aim to reduce carbon footprint and production costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiatives-in-synfuels-industry-aim-to-reduce-carbon-footprint-and-production-costs-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467489 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684087_resized_shanua102017hollandandhausbergerfossilfuelfoundation1022.jpg GENERAL PUBLIC PERCEPTION The general public perception is that coal is a dirty and undesirable environment-costly option 511 287 Positive prospects for synfuels sector with focus on efficient maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-prospects-for-synfuels-sector-with-focus-on-efficient-maintenance-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468450 1509088467 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686424_resized_renttechsaproducts102017renttechsa1022.jpg TO GROW AND PROSPER The country needs to have an efficient, cost-competitive local petrochemicals industry 511 287 Financial results exhibit value-based growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/financial-results-exhibit-value-based-growth-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467537 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684184_resized_sasol102017bloomberg1022.jpg STRONG PERFORMANCE The company’s strong cost performance was achieved by the sustainable delivery of its Business Performance Enhancement Programme and Response Plan 511 287 Rolfes appoints new CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolfes-appoints-new-ceo-2017-10-16 Anine Kilian APPOINTMENTS Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:18:00 +0200 467923 1508160644 1508159880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA weighs market opportunities as utility-scale battery storage prospects improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-gauging-energy-storage-growth-opportunities-yet-greater-understanding-required-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466624 1507624065 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683616_resized_storage.jpg 511 287 Chamber helps Italian companies prosper in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chamber-helps-italian-companies-prosper-in-s-africa-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Chemicals Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465970 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Tribunal approves settlement agreements with two chemicals companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-approves-settlement-agreements-with-two-chemicals-companies-2017-10-09 Anine Kilian COMPETITION MATTERS Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:48:00 +0200 467098 1507543464 1507542480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sasol changes funding option to settle old BEE scheme debt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-changes-funding-option-to-settle-old-bee-scheme-debt-2017-10-09 African News Agency PETROCHEMICALS Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:24:00 +0200 467088 1507544507 1507537440 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Exhibition marks firm’s international re-entry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exhibition-signifies-companys-international-re-entry-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465384 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679378_resized_protectiveworkwear092017sweetorr1022.jpg CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT Sweet Orr benchmarks its continuous improvement process in order to maintain national and international quality standards 511 287 SA Competition Commission drops cancer drugs investigation against Aspen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-competition-commission-drops-cancer-drugs-investigation-against-aspen-2017-10-04 African News Agency COMPETITION COMMISSION Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:53:00 +0200 466734 1507121684 1507121580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Small businesses remain optimistic, despite volatility and uncertainties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-small-businesses-remain-optimistic-despite-volatility-uncertainties-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach SMALL BUSINESS Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464689 1506412362 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677982_resized_africancraftshopjohannesburgbloomberg1022.jpg HELPING HAND Some small business owners want the government to provide more funding and some believe government should grant tax breaks for their business 511 287 Necsa plans to restart nuclear pebble-fuel production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsas-plans-to-restart-nuclear-pebble-fuel-production-find-equity-partner-for-fluorochemicals-expand-engineering-and-manufacturing-2017-09-22 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464450 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sasol proposes new R21bn BBBEE ownership transaction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-proposes-new-r21bn-bbbee-ownership-transaction-2017-09-20 Anine Kilian PETROCHEMICALS Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:45:00 +0200 465450 1506002744 1505911500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679428_resized_unknown.jpeg Sasol joint president and CEO Stephen Cornell 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71076_2017-09-20_sasol_-_hd_web.mp428994383Sasol joint president and CEO Stephen Cornell talks about the lessons learned from the Sasol Inzalo transaction and how the proposed new Sasol Khanyisa transaction will be different. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Sasol joint president and CEO Stephen Cornell talks about the lessons learned from the Sasol Inzalo transaction and how the proposed new Sasol Khanyisa transaction will be different. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Adcock Ingram acquires medical products company Genop http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adcock-ingram-acquires-medical-products-company-genop-2017-09-12 Schalk Burger M&A Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:19:00 +0200 464405 1505202321 1505200740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Range of radar level transmitters extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-radar-level-transmitters-extended-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Chemicals Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461906 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671925_resized_radarlevelmeasurement082017krohne1022.jpg RADAR LEVEL MEASUREMENT Each device has a particular target area of application 511 287 Servest acquires stake in ICT services company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/servest-acquires-stake-in-ict-services-company-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462385 1503491553 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673101_resized_windowcleaning10813duane1022.jpg ENABLING TRANSACTION The transaction, will enable Servest to provide a seamless facility management and mobile technology offering for its growing client base 511 287 Study urges South Africa to find energy storage niche http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-urges-south-africa-to-find-energy-storage-niche-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462412 1503996171 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0