Engineering News | Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/equipment Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:35:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Barloworld mulls adding another Cat business; cuts 1 000 auto jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-mulls-adding-another-cat-business-cuts-1-000-auto-jobs-2018-11-19 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & LOGISTICS Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:51:00 +0200 505133 1542637616 1542635460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767215_resized_barloworlddominicsewela21022.jpg Dominic Sewela 511 287 Bearings mitigate health concerns in F&B industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bearing-mitigates-health-concerns-in-f-2018-10-25 Paige Müller Equipment Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502767 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762320_resized_bearingsbushesfeaturekmlbearings10181022.jpg HIGH-PRESSURE READY All KML bearings housing units have smooth surfaces that can be cleaned easily with high-pressure washing equipment 511 287 Supplier expands into agriculture sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wholesale-bearing-supplier-expands-into-agriculture-sector-2018-10-25 Paige Müller Equipment Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502761 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762300_resized_bearingsbushesfeatureisobearingsunit210181022.jpg INVESTING IN AGRICULTURE ISO Bearings has been investing in the supply of internationally sourced price-competitive bearing solutions for agriculture since 2016 511 287 Lessons on transforming manufacturing in India http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lessons-on-transforming-manufacturing-in-india-2018-10-31 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:02:00 +0200 503399 1541053097 1540998120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Simple farm implement can increase crop yield, reduce soil erosion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/simple-farm-implement-can-increase-crop-yield-reduce-soil-erosion-2018-10-19 Creamer Media Reporter AGRICULTURE Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:07:00 +0200 502320 1539960600 1539958020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761409_resized_aybarbbm1022.jpg The Aybar BBM is a land management system that assists farmers to construct broad bed furrows to drain excess water in vertisols 511 287 Opportunities abound for Italian entrepreneurs expanding into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opportunities-abound-for-italian-entrepreneurs-wanting-to-expand-into-africa-2018-10-12 Shannon de Ryhove Equipment Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499762 1539006441 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Angola, IFC court South African investors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/angola-ifc-court-south-african-investors-2018-09-21 Nadine James TRADE Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:50:00 +0200 499479 1537541517 1537534200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Electrical equipment range expanded http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-expanded-ensures-efficient-electrical-variables-measurement-2018-09-21 Evert Wasserman Equipment Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497935 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752577_resized_carlogavazziwm50multichannelpoweranalyser1022.jpg MULTI-CHANNEL POWER ANALYSERS The Magnet Group specialises in the supply, implementation and support of electrical equipment 511 287 High demand for SAIW fabricator certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saiw-fabricator-certification-in-high-demand-2018-09-07 Donald Makhafola Equipment Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496783 1535985409 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749640_resized_hermanpotgieterpic1022.jpg HERMAN POTGIETER I'm encouraged by the growing demand for Welding Fabricators Certification Scheme in the country 511 287 BMG’s solar inverters used in agricultural irrigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmgs-solar-inverters-used-in-agricultural-irrigation-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Equipment Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495876 1535439103 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New-configuration valve creates export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-configuration-valve-creates-export-potential-2018-08-10 Halima Frost Equipment Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493957 1533535915 1533852000 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743213_resized_valvesastore08181022.jpg THE MORE THE MERRIER The new hole configuration of the FK d90 industrial butterfly valve allows for better placement 511 287 Omron focusing on aiding farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omron-focusing-on-aiding-farmers-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Equipment Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493815 1534156701 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company completes reusable bins supply for new vehicle model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-foam-technology-moulding-in-the-automotive-industry-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Equipment Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492369 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739989_resized_automotivekaymacbin07181022.jpg HOLDING IT TOGETHER Collapsible bins were produced to hold automotive parts 511 287 Metair considers debt funding options for proposed TAB acquisition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metair-considers-debt-funding-options-for-proposed-tab-acquisition-2018-06-25 Anine Kilian CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:19:00 +0200 490764 1529934694 1529932740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Afgri Equipment, John Deere launch agricultural equipment telematics, automation systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afgri-equipment-john-deer-launch-agricultural-equipment-telematics-automation-systems-2018-05-28 Schalk Burger AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY Mon, 28 May 2018 12:39:00 +0200 487887 1527595256 1527503940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cranes company upgrades equipment at power stations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/konecranes-upgrades-lifting-equipment-at-power-stations-2018-05-18 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Equipment Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485447 1526307378 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723399_resized_konecranes2cxtuno0520171022jpg.jpeg UPGRADING CRANES Konecranes is currently upgrading and replacing crane and lifting equipment at various Eskom power stations across South Africa 511 287 Rope specialist introduces drones to NDT at Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-specialist-introduces-drones-to-nondestructive-testing-at-eskom-2018-05-02 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Equipment Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485373 1526307378 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723196_resized_skyriderseliosdrone05181022jpg.jpeg DRONE INSPECTIONS Skyriders has added a drone to its NDT testing offerings at Eskom facilities 511 287 Energy efficient tech can bring farmers substantial savings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-technology-can-bring-farmers-substantial-savings-2018-04-24 Paige Müller Equipment Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484789 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721870_resized_nampozestweggroupmotors04181022.jpg SEE FOR YOURSELF The Zest WEG Group demo trailer which compares motor efficiency from WEG IE1 all the way up to WEG IE5 motors 511 287 Refurbishments a cheaper alternative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refurbishments-a-cheaper-alternative-to-buying-equipment-2018-04-24 Paige Müller Equipment Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484830 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Drone industry to expand in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drone-industry-to-expand-in-2018-2018-05-11 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Equipment Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484665 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722167_resized_dronesdjimavicpro0620171022.jpg YEAR OF THE DRONE The versatility of drones make them adaptable for a variety of industries 511 287 Backlog in application process stifling drone industry in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/backlog-in-application-process-stifling-drone-industry-in-south-africa-2018-05-11 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Equipment Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485115 1526540491 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local company invests in significant rental fleet expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-invests-in-significant-rental-fleet-expansion-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Equipment Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483883 1524227646 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Short retention time silo installed in Thailand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/short-retention-time-silo-installed-in-thailand-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Equipment Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480948 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713724_resized_boschprojectsshortretentiontimerefinedsugarconditioningsilohvacroomcomprising3blowersand2airconunits0320181022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY The newly developed short retention time refined sugar conditioning silo enables reduced residence time of 16 hours, compared with the standard period of between 65 and 72 hours 511 287 Rapid adoption of automation critical for local steel industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rapid-adoption-of-automation-critical-for-local-steel-industry-2018-02-16 Paige Müller Equipment Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478505 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708042_resized_firstcutandrewpoole021810223.jpg ANDREW POOLE The South African steel industry must keep up with Industry 4.0 automation trends to remain competitive in the global market 511 287 New, existing products on display at expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-existing-products-on-display-at-expo-2018-03-02 Tasneem Bulbulia Equipment Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478174 1519809614 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707220_resized_smithkubota0131u153za110220181022.jpg LOCAL DEBUT Smith Power Equipment will launch a new Kubota excavator at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA this year 511 287 Bags ensure soil retention for projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gsc-bags-ensure-soil-retention-for-building-projects-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Equipment Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477109 1518691525 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704947_resized_fibertexgscbagsconstruction0220181022.jpg FOR SLOPES’ SAKE Fibertex Naue Secugrid 40/40Q6 soil reinforcing biaxial geogrids are used to minimise soil deformation under tensile loads over the lifetime of the structure 511 287 Continent has potential to gain the most from Industry 4.0, says Paramount head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-stoking-the-fire-of-the-fourth-industrial-revolution-ichikowitz-2018-02-09 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476821 1517899884 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704290_resized_ahrlacfactory1022.jpg MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Paramount Group’s Mwari aircraft is a testament of digital technology at work as it is designed entirely in a digital format, thereby enabling for a jigless construction 511 287 New tool ensures accuracy for transition flow of gas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tool-ensures-accuracy-for-transition-flow-of-gas-2018-02-02 Victor Moolman Equipment Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475688 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Knysna rental company acquires high-quality TLB http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/knysna-rental-company-acquires-high-quality-tlb-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Equipment Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471935 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693938_resized_kubotal45carlutractorsbusinessinthewesterncape1120171022.jpg POWER LIFTING With a 1.6 t breakout force, the Kubota L45 has a lifting capacity of 1 t at a maximum lifting height of 2.8 m 511 287 Battling threat of sugar tax, excessive imports and low price http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battling-threat-of-sugar-tax-excessive-imports-and-low-price-2017-12-08 Victor Moolman Equipment Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472069 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694515_resized_dsc00671022.jpg DEDICATED TO SUGAR CANE Large parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, about 360 000 ha, are dedicated to growing sugar cane 511 287 Geosynthetic products produce a sealing barrier for diverse applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geosynthetic-products-produce-a-sealing-barrier-for-diverse-applications-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Equipment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465944 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680762_resized_fibertexsageosyntheticclaylinersbentofixx092017fibertexsa1022.jpg BENTOFIX X The carrier geotextile of the Bentofix X is coated with an additional, low-permeability polyethylene layer 511 287 Local bearings company experiences growth in food production sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-bearings-company-experiences-growth-in-food-production-sector-2017-11-10 Victor Moolman Equipment Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468983 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Fabric containers used to divert Orange river for bridge-widening project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabric-containers-facilitate-bridge-widening-equipment-divert-river-2017-10-27 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468071 1509091430 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685486_resized_n12hopetown02georevetbagsconsolidatingtheplatformcopyfotor.jpg GEOTEXTILE SOLUTION The project required 1 000 GeoRevet Geobags to help create the piling platform structure 511 287 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 1523628677 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