Engineering News | Consulting Engineers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/consulting-engineers Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:39:02 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Firm completes Soweto-based project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bridge-construction-assists-with-community-housing-development-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472513 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695189_resized_bridgeconstructionproject112017hatch1022.jpg CONNECTING COMMUNITIES The bridge, for the Elias Motsoaledi housing project, comprises a five-span 65 m long and 13.5 m wide continuous composite deck 511 287 Construction firm forges ahead on N2 road, bridges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-firm-forges-ahead-on-n2-road-bridges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP PROJECTS: ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470746 1512994084 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691503_resized_jonathanpearceconractsmanager112017concorinfrastructure1022.jpg JONATHAN PEARCE A range of environmental studies were carried out and remedial strategies were developed 511 287 Maintenance, construction projects along N1/N4 slated for 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-slated-for-2018-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472516 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695171_resized_plazapivet102017bakwenaduanedaws1022.jpg INCREASING CAPACITY Bakwena has installed two pivots, each valued at about R2.4-million, at both the Doornpoort and Pumulani toll plazas 511 287 N2 rehabilitation project to be completed end of this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n2-rehabilitation-project-to-be-completed-end-of-this-year-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472552 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695248_resized_n2streetlightswesterncape112017westerncapegovernment1022.jpg LIGHTING THE WAY The upgrade will provide better ride quality, safety and visibility 511 287 Assistance in overcoming bridge challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-assist-in-overcoming-bridge-maintenance-challenges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472508 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695157_resized_ropeaccesstechnicianstemporaryaccessplatforms112017skyriders1022.jpg ABSEILING FOR ACCESS Technicians had to deploy rope access to abseil from a structure to erect the access platforms 511 287 Transverse launching method to minimise impact on traffic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transverse-launching-method-to-minimise-impact-on-traffic-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472393 1512994084 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695192_resized_bridgedeckpreparation112017aecom1022.jpg FIRST OF ITS KIND LOCALLY The bridge is the first tied-arch bridge that will be launched into position sideways 511 287 Phase 1 of Nelson Mandela Bay housing project under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phase-1-of-florida-heights-housing-project-under-way-2017-12-08 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472529 1512461397 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Consulting Engineers 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 Engineer to unveil new industry technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineer-to-unveil-new-industry-technology-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471336 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692673_resized_haskelindexhdrive1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY Haskel engineers will explain solutions to mitigate hydrogen embrittlement in pressure vessels at the annual Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Energy Summit in 2018 511 287 Heat exchangers made compact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heat-exchangers-made-compact-2017-12-08 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers 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 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 Focus on environmental services boosts project sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-environmental-services-boosts-project-sustainability-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471126 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692386_resized_hacthrangeofenvironmentalsocialandsustainability112017hatchesg1022.jpg SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS Sustainability requires the optimisation of environmental, social and economic outcomes 511 287 General public taking heed of environmental law http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/general-public-taking-heed-of-environment-law-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471242 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692475_resized_legallawgaveljudiciary1022.jpg MATURED LEGISLATION South Africa’s environment regulatory system has matured since the publication of the National Environmental Management Act 511 287 Green consciousness continues to drive green building trends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-consciousness-continues-to-drive-green-building-trends-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470935 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691861_resized_gregricesustainabilityconsultant112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG RICE Businesses and citizens have recently become more conscious of the importance of resilience and resource scarcity 511 287 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 Consulting Engineers 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 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 Consulting Engineers 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 BMW plant refurbishment project nabs Steel Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-plant-refurbishment-project-nabs-steel-award-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470769 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691480_resized_bmwroofassembling1022.jpg ROOF ASSEMBLY A new roof structure was erected over the existing B50 while the assembly plant remained fully operational 511 287 Company embraces industry trends and challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Declining industry could compromise steel industry quality standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/declining-industry-could-compromise-steel-industry-quality-standards-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470713 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691181_resized_1022doddspringlehighreslessformaljuly20151022.jpg DODDS PRINGLE Clients must be aware of advertised quality standards in the steel construction industry 511 287 Outdoor gym sites increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outdoor-gym-sites-increase-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470622 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691123_resized_outdoorgymvesconite1022.jpg SOCIAL COHESION An example of some of the hard-wearing gym equipment that has been produced by Lani Service Centre 511 287 Steel Awards 2017 confirms LSFB growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-2017-confirms-lsfb-growth-2017-11-13 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470778 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691494_resized_summitplacesasteelawards1022.jpg SUMMIT PLACE The Assupol Building, the 11-storey winning office block in the Summit Place development 511 287 Industry body looks to develop industry’s future leaders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-looks-to-develop-industrys-future-leaders-2017-11-24 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470652 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691133_resized_cesatrainingcentre1022jpg.jpeg JOHANNESBURG TRAINING CENTRE The School of Consulting Engineering offers a large array of cost-effective quality-based courses to a mixed audience 511 287 Saturday Schools programme celebrates ten years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saturday-school-programme-celebrates-10-years-2017-11-24 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470357 1511766047 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690814_resized_saturdayschool10yrcelebration1017royalhaskoningdhv1022.jpg TEN YEARS Ambassador Marisa Gerards with Royal HaskoningDHV’s MD Salani Sithole and principals of the various schools celebrating 10 years of Investing in Education 511 287 Third biennial food and drink exhibition to be held in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-biennial-food-and-drink-exhibition-to-be-held-in-2018-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469460 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688663_resized_fdtafrica2016exhibition102017fdtafricamessemunchen1022.jpg FDT AFRICA 2018 The aim of fdt Africa 2018 is to consolidate the existing target groups of exhibitors and visitors 511 287 Tank cleaning ensures quality batch, every time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tank-cleaning-ensures-quality-batch-every-time-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469457 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688654_resized_hydroclawintank102017spraynozzle1022.jpg SPECIALIST PRODUCT The HydroClaw nozzle is a specialist nozzle which is best suited for the cleaning of tanks with high solids content 511 287 Value-for-money centrifugal pumps to change process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/value-for-money-centrifugal-pumps-to-change-process-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469758 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689252_resized_mfp2mfp3pumpseries12017verderpumps1022.jpg UPCOMING AVAILABILITY Higher flow rates are expected to be available very soon 511 287 Industry suffers when large companies close down http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-suffers-when-large-companies-close-down-2017-11-17 Marleny Arnoldi Consulting Engineers Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469666 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689011_resized_chriscampbellcesa0620171022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL CESA encourages its consulting engineering member firms to be more involved in business groups that lobby for more political certainty 511 287 Students to benefit from 2018 bursary programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/students-to-benefit-from-2018-bursary-programme-2017-11-17 Nadine James EDUCATION Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470298 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690521_resized_chriscampbellcesa0620171022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL The bursary programme is intended to provide comprehensive support for qualifying students for the entirety of their degree 511 287 Monitoring energy consumption fosters efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monitoring-energy-consumption-fosters-efficiency-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469019 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687573_resized_smartsolutionseachmicromodulecanbelinkedtoabuttonthatisfastandeasytoprogram1022.jpg SMART SOLUTIONS ElectroMechanica’s smart home solutions enable users to control and monitor their energy consumption from their smartphone 511 287 Energy-saving guide promotes sustainable mindset industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-saving-guide-promotes-sustainable-mind-set-in-business-and-industry-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468804 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687334_resized_exxonmobilsupplementfrontpage1022.jpg ESSENTIAL ADVICE ExxonMobil’s energy-saving guide is aimed towards assisting the plastics industry in managing their energy consumption 511 287 Organisation assists business in becoming energy efficient http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-assists-business-in-becoming-energy-efficient-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468966 1510308722 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687510_resized_monitoredconsumptiongenesisenergybrendonohagan20081022.jpg MONITORED CONSUMPTION NCPC-SA is trying to find ways to optimise South Africa’s energy consumption 511 287 Transformation a critical conversation point as progress remains slow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transformation-a-critical-conversation-point-as-progress-remains-slow-2017-11-07 Natasha Odendaal TRANSFORMATION Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:53:00 +0200 470190 1512385084 1510062780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa’s transformation remains skewed – Cesa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-transformation-remains-skewed-cesa-2017-11-07 Natasha Odendaal TRANSFORMATION Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:52:00 +0200 470162 1510060600 1510051920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Flexible solution caters to SMEs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flexible-warehousing-and-storage-solution-caters-to-smes-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468210 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685800_resized_warehousingservicextraspace1022.jpg FLEXIBLE SPACE XtraSpace’s storage solution allows for any size business to take advantage of its flexi-storage facilities 511 287 Storage automation in warehousing globally trending http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/storage-automation-in-warehousing-globally-trending-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Consulting Engineers Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468167 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686396_resized_acrowshelving1022.jpg CUSTOMER INFLUENCE Acrow’s mobile racking storage solution came about as customers required increased automation in their warehousing and storage facilities 511 287 Conference aims to strengthen cross-border relations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-aims-to-strengthen-cross-border-relations-2017-10-27 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467634 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684749_resized_sawearenewableenergywindnoupoortwindfarm0720171022.jpg ANSWERS IN THE WIND The Windaba programme has been designed to be relevant regardless of whether the mid-term outlook is good or uncertain 511 287 Wind energy sector still attractive to investors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-sector-still-attractive-to-investors-2017-10-27 Nadine James Consulting Engineers Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467631 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684467_resized_dineshbuldoowspafrica10171022.jpg DINESH BULDOO WSP Africa states that several wind projects have progressed through the planning pipeline, and the industry continues to generate significant investor and developer interest 511 287