Engineering News | Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/equipment Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:58:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 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 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 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 1517229512 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 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