Engineering News | Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/equipment Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:46:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gauteng optimistic new project toolkit will raise infrastructure delivery efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-eyes-paradigm-shift-in-approach-to-delivering-public-infrastructure-2017-10-20 Natasha Odendaal INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467008 1508244740 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685435_resized_delivery.jpg 511 287 Supplier aims to change industry mindset http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-aiming-to-change-industry-mindset-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465941 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680768_resized_kubotau306miniexcavator092017smithpowerequipment1022.jpg COMPACT EXCAVATOR The 3 t Kubota U30-6 mini excavator from Smith Power Equipment a compact machine 511 287 Well-maintained equipment ensures market competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/well-maintained-equipment-way-to-stay-ahead-of-competitors-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465653 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680053_resized_theunsjburgermanagingdirector092017burmaplanthire1022.jpg THEUNS BURGER The proactive approach involves maintenance of a company’s equipment 511 287 Renewed focus for construction equipment supplier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewed-focus-for-construction-equipment-supplier-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466322 1507881107 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681524_resized_twinproweldergenerator092017renttechsa1022.jpg PREFERRED SUPPLIER Renttech SA is the preferred supplier of welding, power generation, lifting and rigging equipment to buy or rent in 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 Equipment 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 Local pumps supplier’s range extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-pumps-suppliers-range-extended-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Equipment 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 Pumps investment solidifies Mozambique sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-investment-solidifies-mozambique-sugar-industry-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Equipment 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 Exhibition marks firm’s international re-entry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exhibition-signifies-companys-international-re-entry-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Equipment 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 Caterpillar to localise components as part of R1.3bn empowerment deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/caterpillar-to-localise-components-as-part-of-r13bn-empowerment-deal-2017-10-04 Terence Creamer BLACK EMPOWERMENT Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:15:00 +0200 466763 1507129040 1507126500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682540_resized_zakieyaparker1022.jpg Caterpillar Industries MD Zakieya Parker 511 287 BMG invests R400m in Joburg distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-providers-r400m-world-site-facility-to-enhance-service-capability-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach Distribution Centre Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464912 1506948130 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678606_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg WORLD-CLASS FACILITY BMG’s R400-million investment to upgrade its existing Droste Park facilities into a leading-edge distribution centre, centralises functional and support operations 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71022_2017-09-15_bmg_-_hd_web.mp413548174BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Localisation key to welding industry growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/localisation-key-to-welding-industry-growth-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Equipment Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462505 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673262_resized_20160129senotlelofeedmillagriculutralwelding1022.jpg AGRICULTURAL WELDING The Senotlelo feed mill is an example of how welding is used in the agriculture industry 511 287 Equipment manufacturer inaugurates new facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-manufacturer-inaugurates-new-facility-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463804 1505199167 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676183_resized_capitalequipmentcaterpillarfacility0920171022.jpg SHEER ADVANTAGE The 60 000 m2 facility allows for the ability to work more efficiently while increasing capacity to provide unmatched parts availability for customers across Africa 511 287 Barloworld celebrates 90-year Caterpillar milestone http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-celebrates-90-years-in-local-partnership-with-caterpillar-2017-09-15 Dylan Slater Capital Equipment Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463760 1505199184 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Innovative surfactants enhance firefighting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-surfactants-enhance-waters-fire-fighting-potential-2017-08-25 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461435 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670655_resized_lourensjansenvanrensburg062017icatenvironmentalsolutions1022.jpg LOURENS JANSEN VAN RENSBURG iFire is an ideal water-treatment agent to improve the wetting capability of water which, in turn, enhances its firefighting capability 511 287 Sustainable partnerships needed to ensure Africa’s food security http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-approaches-and-sustainable-partnerships-needed-to-ensure-africas-food-security-agricultural-economist-2017-08-18 David Oliveira FOOD SECURITY Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460318 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668274_resized_wessellemmer07171022.jpg WESSEL LEMMER Achieving sustainable food security for urban and rural citizens remains an important priority for governments across Africa 511 287 Small farms an economical option in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-farms-an-economical-option-in-s-africa-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Equipment Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459534 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666316_resized_hinomotosmallscaletractors0720171022.jpg MAXIMUM BENEFIT Hinomoto’s small-scale tractors ensure that farmland is used in the most efficient way possible, maximising yield sizes 511 287 Agricultural irrigation efficiency framework improves water use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-irrigation-efficiency-framework-improves-water-use-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Equipment Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459536 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666322_resized_instituteforagricengwaterefficiency0720171022.jpg STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT With effective water management and good subsurface drainage, soil health conditions can be created for irrigation farming to assist with food security in South Africa 511 287 Creative farming methods ensure sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creative-farming-methods-ensure-sustainability-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Equipment Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459532 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666416_resized_haygrovetunnelsfullcircleproject07201711022.jpg PLANT PROTECTION Haygrove’s multispan polytunnel structure provides a controlled environment for the aquaponic and hydroponic systems 511 287 Equipment drives farming sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-equipment-drives-livestock-farming-sustainability-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Equipment Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459558 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666425_resized_vermeerr2300basketrake0720171022.jpg BETTER FEED The Vermeer R2300 basket rake ensures a cleaner forage, increasing the production value of dairy and beef cattle 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 Equipment Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459738 1507885633 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 First delivery of locomotives expected in Q4 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-delivery-of-locomotives-expected-in-q4-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459308 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Station’s strategic location to improve corridor capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stations-strategic-location-to-improve-corridor-capacity-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459309 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Education institutions struggling with connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-institutions-struggling-with-connectivity-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458332 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663481_resized_riaangrahamsubsaharanafricasalesdirector072017ruckus1022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM Connectivity to the Internet is essential and if it is available at a school, WiFi can be used to distribute access to the students 511 287 First red-seal toolmaker certificates handed over http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-red-seal-toolmaker-certificates-handed-over-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457863 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662502_resized_groupphoto062017nationaltoolinginitiativeprogramme1022.jpeg SEAL OF APPROVAL The first cohort of graduates received their red-seal toolmaker occupational certificates last month 511 287 US farm equipment maker looking to Africa for future growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-giant-opts-to-focus-on-africa-2017-07-21 Dylan Slater AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458341 1500965347 1501192800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663477_resized_zambiaworkshoptraining57191022.jpg FUTURE FARM One of Agco’s Future Farm’s responsibilities is to teach aspiring tractor technicians how to service Agco-distributed tractors 511 287 Nakambala sugar mill expansion project completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nakambala-sugar-mill-expansion-project-completed-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Equipment Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457666 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661971_resized_bosch1022.jpeg NAKAMBALA SUGAR MILL Illovo Sugar appointed Bosch Projects as engineering, procurement and construction management consultants for the mill’s expansion 511 287 Lessons learned underpin multicontinent sugar strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lessons-learned-in-kzn-underpin-multi-continent-sugar-strategy-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Equipment Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457492 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661614_resized_eddieswanepoelvesconitebearings0620171022.jpg EDDIE SWANEPOEL The knowledge gained from hard-wearing African sugar applications has been essential in converting other relatively new markets to using Vesconite Bearings’ products 511 287 Industrial IoT platform enables companies to customise solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-iot-platform-provides-opportunity-for-industrial-companies-to-develop-iot-systems-2017-07-14 Schalk Burger Internet of Things Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457522 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Desalination could be the answer, but financial hindrances remain – DWS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/desalination-could-be-the-answer-but-financial-hindrances-remain-dws-2017-07-13 Anine Kilian WATER Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:35:00 +0200 458557 1499957270 1499956500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SAB invests R2.8bn in expanding Gauteng breweries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-invests-r28bn-in-expanding-gauteng-breweries-2017-07-11 Anine Kilian FOOD & BEVERAGE Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:41:00 +0200 458231 1499784972 1499784060 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663260_resized_ricardotadeusab07171022duane.jpg AB-InBev Africa president Ricardo Tadeu 511 287 Control system minimises dust escape during grab discharge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-hopper-machinery-has-an-effective-dust-control-system-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455844 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657583_resized_samsonecohopper062017bltsa1022.jpg DUST CONTROL The grab discharge cycle includes transferring materials down the line using handling systems 511 287 Filter standard replacement to occur over 18-month transition period http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/filter-standard-replacement-to-occur-over-18-month-transition-period-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456252 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658723_resized_station062017freudenberg1022.jpg SHIFTING PARADIGM This new method for the evaluation of air filter elements represents a paradigm shift 511 287 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 Equipment 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 Rustenburg scrubber upgrade project set for completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rustenburg-scrubber-upgrade-project-set-for-completion-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455842 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658111_resized_scrubber062017lodestoneengineering1022.jpg UPGRADED SCRUBBER Valued at about R10-million the overall project upgrades an existing 3.6-m-diameter scrubber 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 Equipment 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 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. Company aims for positive impact on environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-for-positive-impact-on-environment-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0