Engineering News | Consulting Engineers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/consulting-engineers Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:41:10 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Groundwater a viable water saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firms-initiative-to-make-groundwater-a-viable-resource-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466218 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681236_resized_markschapersjgafrika31022.jpg MARK SCHAPERS JG Afrika’s systematic approach is transferred to all activities involved in completing groundwater projects 511 287 Global water insecurity calls for water infrastructure maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-water-insecurity-calls-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466187 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681175_resized_cropfailurebloomberg20171022.jpg FOOD INSECURITY Food is heavily reliant on water supply. Scarce water supply puts crops and livestock at risk 511 287 Nonconformance of standards exacerbates drought conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-conformance-of-pipes-standards-exacerbates-s-african-drought-conditions-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466137 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681044_resized_rareplastics20171022.jpg CONFORMING TO STANDARDS SATAS or SABS accreditation is essential to ensuring reliable water infrastructure that adheres to strict standards 511 287 Technology suitable for South African context http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-suitable-for-s-africa-context-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466457 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Italian company ensures engineering success in KZN http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-company-ensures-engineering-success-in-kzn-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466283 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681439_resized_maccaferrimtedgecombeproject0920171022.jpg MAMMOTH TASK Careful project management ensured that each of the nine mechanically stabilised earth walls was constructed and delivered to site as it was needed 511 287 Construction starts on new R500m office tower development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-starts-construction-of-new-r500m-office-tower-development-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466637 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682176_resized_properttydevelopmentablanddhk35lowerlongperspective0920171022.jpg ENVISAGED DESIGN The building will have a modern look, characterised by dynamic glazed façades of floor–to-ceiling heights 511 287 Disregard for PPE one of biggest causes of fatalities in work-at-height environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/disregard-for-ppe-one-of-biggest-causes-of-fatalities-in-work-at-height-environment-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465666 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680033_resized_fallarrestheightsafetyrecognition092017instituteforworkingatheights1022.jpg CONTINUOUSLY EVOLVING Personal protective equipment is continuously evolving to ensure maximum safety 511 287 China pumps supplier to support SA business partners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-pump-supplier-to-support-s-african-business-partners-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465395 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679414_resized_phnixheatspringseries20171022.jpg ALLROUND EFFICIENCY PHNIX’s water heat pump applications have constant hot water volumes, and are energy and cost-efficient 511 287 Company provides energy-saving pumps solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-pumps-company-provides-energy-saving-pumps-solution-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465393 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680091_resized_vesconitebenefits1022.jpg VESCONITE BENEFITS Materials used by Vesconite swell significantly less when exposed to water than other materials 511 287 Customer awareness key to investment confidence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/customer-awareness-key-to-investment-confidence-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465174 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679993_resized_wilo540713versatility1022.jpg INNOVATION Wilo Pump products aim for efficiency, versatility and innovation 511 287 Innovative system helps control wastewater pumping http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-variable-speed-system-helps-control-wastewater-pumping-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465429 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679434_resized_agritech2017zambia1022.jpg INDUSTRY PLATFORM The annual Agritech Expo in Zambia is an opportunity for industry stakeholders and consumers to communicate and find solutions 511 287 Integrated heat pumps provide cost-effective energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-heat-pumps-provide-cost-effective-energy-efficiency-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465300 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679262_resized_hydratherproductrange20171022.jpg BIG PLANS HydraTherm has upcoming ranges of energy efficient water heating solutions in the gas and solar water sectors for 2018 511 287 Local pumps supplier’s range extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-pumps-suppliers-range-extended-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465383 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679985_resized_valleyofwaves4554jpgsunimage14005251022.jpg SUN CITY The resort and casino is one of the many companies in South Africa that make use of HCP’s submersible pumps range 511 287 Manufacturer innovates to address lack of water and sanitation challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-innovates-to-address-lack-of-water-and-sanitation-challenges-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465453 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680002_resized_sulzerpumps1022.jpg TESTING STANDARDS Results of computational fluid dynamics and finite element analysis are validated through prototype and model testing at Sulzer 511 287 Manufacturer strives to meet industry demands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-strives-to-meet-industry-demands-2017-09-18 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464973 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680068_resized_balancepolyesterchordsbloomberg20151022.jpg EFFICIENCY GOALS Rand Transmission South BALANCE The intricate balance of polyester chords, neoprene and outer fabric has contributed to the efficiency of TAGEX V-Belts 511 287 Predictive maintenance made portable http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/predictive-maintenance-made-portable-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465387 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Pumps investment solidifies Mozambique sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-investment-solidifies-mozambique-sugar-industry-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465638 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679924_resized_1200nbbrehnorornelfloodlifterpump1022.jpg FLOOD MITIGATION The 1 200 nominal bore (NB) Brehnor Ornel Floodlifter pump on the right, with a smaller 600 NB pump on the left 511 287 Routine mechanical maintenance emphasised as preventive measure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/routine-mechanical-maintenance-emphasised-as-preventive-measure-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465377 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680064_resized_multistagepumpsspppumps1022.jpg QUALITY IN CONFORMING SPP Pumps conforms to various UK and European standards to ensure quality and longevity in their pumps products 511 287 Sapma promotes industry interests through training courses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapma-promotes-pumps-industry-interests-through-training-courses-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465375 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680058_resized_oswaldfranks10911duane1022.jpg DR OSWALD FRANKS The Engineering Council of South Africa provides advanced pumps training courses 511 287 Supplier extends pumps offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-extends-pumps-offering-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465686 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680125_resized_flowaccomodationatlascopco1022.jpg FLOW ACCOMMODATION Atlas Copco’s high-flow models are capable of handling flow rates of up to 1 400 m3/h 511 287 Water solutions company active at World Water Week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-solutions-company-active-at-world-water-week-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465730 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680331_resized_worldwaterweek20171022.jpg FULL HOUSE Visitors from around the world attended World Water Week 2017 511 287 MoU seeks to improve recognition of rail inspectors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mou-seeks-to-improve-recognition-of-rail-inspectors-2017-10-06 Dylan Slater Rail Safety Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465943 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Geospatial products distributor launches world’s smallest image laser scanner locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geospatial-products-distributor-launches-worlds-smallest-image-laser-scanner-locally-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464918 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678624_resized_geomaticsacielgeomaticsleicablk360scannertablet0920171022.jpg EASE OF USE The integration of the Leica BLK360 laser image scanner and Autodesk software streamlines the reality capture process 511 287 Growthpoint launches South Africa’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-launches-south-africas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-2017-09-28 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:57:00 +0200 466244 1506688987 1506607020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681290_resized_growthpointpropertiesofficedivsiondirectorrudolfpienaar0920171022.jpg Growthpoint Properties office division director Rudolf Pienaar 511 287 Anticipated tariffs hike makes energy efficiency wise choice http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/constitutional-ruling-may-see-increased-tariffs-makes-energy-efficiency-wise-choice-2017-09-22 Victor Moolman Consulting Engineers Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464058 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676884_resized_electrificationdistributionabengoasolarkhisolaroneparabolictroughcspupingtonnortherncape70315duane1022.jpg SOLAR READY Before home owners install solar panels, they have to ensure that the buildings is suitable 511 287 Automation presents growth opportunities for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automation-presents-growth-opportunities-for-industry-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463286 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675568_resized_renttech1022aug2017polysoudewelder1022.jpg ENDLESS APPLICATIONS The Polysoude Orbital Welder is consistent, and increases productivity 511 287 Laser cuts time and costs for welders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-cuts-time-and-costs-for-welders-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463237 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Public transport efficiency seen as key to scaling up user base http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-on-public-transport-networks-and-infrastructure-critical-to-enhanced-commuting-2017-09-08 Dylan Slater Infrastructure – 3 Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463076 1504594095 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Strategic planning ensures successful turnaround on refinery upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strategic-planning-ensures-a-successful-turnaround-on-refinery-upgrades-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462436 1504874774 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673134_resized_megchemchevronupgrade0820171022.jpg TEAM EFFORT The combined Chevron and MegChem teams worked together closely to complete the upgrades 511 287 Edible-oil refinery gives grape seed industry a boost http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edible-oil-refinery-gives-grape-seed-industry-a-boost-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462411 1505195014 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673098_resized_edibleoilrefineryprovidesvalueaddtosomersetwestgrapeindustry0820171022.jpg ENHANCING LOCAL INDUSTRY The new refinery will contribution to the economic growth of Somerset West by further enhancing the well-established grape industry in the region 511 287 Air filtration solutions ensures that requirements are met http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-filtration-solutions-ensures-requirements-are-met-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Consulting Engineers Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461245 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Better business practices required in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/response-to-industry-challenges-includes-better-business-practices-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Consulting Engineers Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461242 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670315_resized_vwsanewkukarobotsbodyshop10161022.jpg ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY New technology is making the automation of plants easier 511 287 Cesa Aon Engineering Excellence Awards winners for 2017 announced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-aon-engineering-excellence-awards-winners-for-2017-announced-2017-08-18 Creamer Media Reporter CONSULTING ENGINEERS Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:56:00 +0200 462108 1503064993 1503064560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Focus needed to maximise S Africa’s export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-needed-to-maximise-south-africas-export-potential-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460392 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668160_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Business and government must align and work together to realise South Africa’s export potential 511 287 Diverse assets for infrastructure in demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-diverse-assets-in-infrastructure-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460584 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668726_resized_williamjohnstonwspcommercialproperty1120161022.jpg WILLIAM JOHNSTON The state of the economy offers processing plants and light manufacturers an opportunity for repairs and maintenance 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70304_2017-07-24_wsp-victor_-_hd_web.mp459984051WSP property team and structures regional director William Johnston discusses the demand for diverse assets in the infrastructure industry. WSP property team and structures regional director William Johnston discusses the demand for diverse assets in the infrastructure industry. Procurement standard set to stop use of ‘cheap’ professional services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/procurement-standard-set-to-stop-use-of-cheap-professional-services-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460455 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668326_resized_infrastructureconstructionwbhosandton511151022duane.jpg INCLUSIVE DECISION-MAKING Government bodies in their respective procurement departments, should make more of a crossfunctional team effort regarding procurement 511 287 Project aids community development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-aids-community-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Consulting Engineers Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460517 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668627_resized_royalhaskoningdhvcornubiainterchangeinfrastructure20171022.jpg PILING UP Royal HaskoningDHV construction project manager Drew Wilson says the biggest challenge has been piling and the foundation of the structure 511 287