Engineering News | Foundries, Forges & Die-Casting http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/foundries-forges Fri, 21 Sep 2018 03:55:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Growth projected for global industrial furnaces and ovens market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-projected-for-global-industrial-furnaces-and-ovens-market-2018-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493869 1533535817 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742976_resized_furnacebloomberg327993470130720181022.jpg BRINGING THE HEAT Industrial furnaces and ovens are primarily used by industries to heat-treat metals to generate steam 511 287 New graphite factory bolsters mining, foundry product offerings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-graphite-factory-bolsters-mining-foundry-product-offerings-2018-06-15 Schalk Burger Graphite Thu, 02 Aug 2018 11:04:00 +0200 488772 1533208890 1533200640 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731076_resized_herculesvandermerwegraphitefreezeline05181022.jpg GFS FACILITY OPENING Hercules van der Merwe at the Graphite Freezeline Solutions facility opening 511 287 Solidarity launches four-pronged steel industry initiative amid global steel crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-launches-four-pronged-steel-industry-initiative-amid-global-steel-crisis-2018-06-05 Schalk Burger STEEL Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:13:00 +0200 488756 1528205070 1528204380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731032_resized_highveldsteelcranes06181022.jpg The old Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium plant in eMalahleni 511 287 Insimbi achieves higher revenue, gross profit in FY18 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insimbi-follows-significant-growth-trend-in-fy201718-2018-05-29 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Tue, 29 May 2018 14:20:00 +0200 488026 1528117000 1527596400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UK project could halve titanium parts production costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-defence-and-civil-technology-project-could-cut-titanium-parts-production-costs-by-half-2018-04-13 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482848 1523343198 1523570400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Automated systems reduce production waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automated-systems-reduce-production-waste-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479084 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Continued growth predicted for global forging markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-growth-predicted-for-global-forging-markets-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479081 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709356_resized_steloycastingsfoundry91015duane1022.jpg GROWTH The forges markets across the world will continue to grow in the next few years 511 287 Forging and steel industries both affected by unpredictable steel price http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-and-steel-industries-both-affected-by-unpredictable-steel-price-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479257 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709826_resized_foundriesforgessteloycastingsfoundry101015duane1022.jpg STEEL FORGED Not all of the steel required in South Africa is economical to produce in the country 511 287 Process control manufacturer expands sales to South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/process-control-manufacturer-expands-sales-to-s-africa-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479077 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industry body authorised as verification authority http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-authorised-as-verification-authority-2018-02-02 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475693 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 Proposed carbon tax ‘least-cost manner’ to ensuring greenhouse-gas reduction – Treasury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-carbon-tax-least-cost-manner-to-ensuring-greenhouse-gas-reduction-treasury-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger CARBON TAX Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:16:00 +0200 474169 1513331243 1513329360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72428_draft_carbon_tax_bill_december_2017.pdf1120657To download a copy of the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, click here. 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Equipment supplier provides spare-part warehousing solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-provides-spare-part-warehousing-solution-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468317 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686137_resized_sparepartsarcelormittalsaldanhaworks201113duane1022.jpg SPARE PART GUARANTEE A constant supply of spare parts for clients will reduce downtime 511 287 Closed steel mill discovering new life as an industrial park http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-strategy-creates-sustainability-for-steel-and-vanadium-industrial-park-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464935 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678641_resized_highveldhiveldadminbuildingandsteelworks1022.jpg CAPITAL LOCATION in less than a year of being operational, Highveld Industrial Park has set up a sustainable business 511 287 Cooling vest reduces industrial heat stress http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cooling-vest-reduces-industrial-heat-stress-2017-09-22 Marleny Arnoldi Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463613 1505744421 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675777_resized_totalblastingtstswedenhealthsafetycoolingvest20171022.jpg JUST CHILL TST Sweden’s cooling vest consists of nontoxic, nonflammable compound blends of salts, which are known to be an effective ingredient for temperature regulation 511 287 2017 a watershed year for Insimbi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2017-a-watershed-year-for-insimbi-2017-05-29 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 29 May 2017 16:24:00 +0200 453759 1496124105 1496067840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1520861095 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Atlantis Foundries casts for new business as it emerges from Daimler fold http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fired-up-2017-05-05 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450050 1493715579 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645687_resized_fired.jpg 511 287 New agroprocessing-, metals-focused Ipap to be released in April http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-agroprocessing--metals-focused-ipap-to-be-released-in-april-2017-03-31 Schalk Burger Industrial policy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447123 1490623749 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635599_resized_lioneloctober204121022duane.jpg LIONEL OCTOBER The DTI is emphasising the importance of the fourth industrial revolution and modernising and upgrading the metals and casting industries 511 287 New agroprocessing-, metals-focused Ipap to be released next month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-agroprocessing--metals-focused-ipap-to-be-released-next-month-2017-03-15 Schalk Burger INDUSTRIAL POLICY Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:10:00 +0200 446579 1489667220 1489587000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Die-caster prepared for next growth cycle in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/die-caster-prepared-for-next-growth-cycle-in-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443961 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Conference to broaden industry’s business opportunities and technology horizons http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-broaden-foundry-industrys-business-opportunities-and-technology-horizons-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444230 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629058_resized_dalmarimcqueencorecommitteemember022017metalcastingconference1022.jpg DALMARI MCQUEEN Owing to the interest in exhibition spaces at the 2013 pilot conference, the 2017 MCC will have 28 exhibition stands 511 287 Foundry process developer expands wafer-fabrication facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foundry-process-developer-expands-wafer-fabrication-facility-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444042 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628595_resized_steloycastingsfoundry91015duane1022.jpg EXTENSIVE CAPABILITIES The foundry’s extensive process capabilities enable short manufacturing lead times while improving device yield and performance 511 287 Trial castings successfully completed at foundry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trial-castings-successfully-completed-at-foundry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443443 1488868439 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627157_resized_computerisedmillingmachineforcuttingpolystyrenerapidprotoyping022017weirmineralsjpg1022.jpg RAPID PROTOTYPING Investments in the rapid prototyping process have enabled the foundry to make new patterns to manufacture parts 511 287 Early signs pointing to recovery in foundry industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/early-signs-pointing-to-recovery-in-foundry-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444239 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629228_resized_pic1.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67490_2017-02-14_uj_-_lio-hd_web.mp449606558Saif CEO John Davies and Saif president Takalani Madzivhandila discuss the challenges of the foundry industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Saif CEO John Davies and Saif president Takalani Madzivhandila discuss the challenges of the foundry industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Forging market for automotive application to be valued at $56-billion by 2022 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-market-for-automotive-application-to-be-valued-at-56-billion-by-2022-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444095 1488878182 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628689_resized_steloycastingsfoundry31015duane1022.jpg INCREASED DRIVE Increasing cars sales are expected to drive the European automotive and automotive components market within the forecast period 511 287 Metal casting technology station provides added value for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metal-casting-technology-station-provides-added-value-for-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444243 1489128654 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629224_resized_pic3.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67487_2017-02-14_uj2_-_lio-hd_web.mp432137668Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Industrial manufacturers to implement energy management systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-manufacturers-to-implement-energy-management-systems-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445359 1489129098 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631404_resized_faithmkhacwa032017nationalcleanerproductionagencyjpg1022.jpg FAITH MKHACWA EnMSes are not ‘one-off’ projects, but rather need to becontinuously implemented on site 511 287 Seifsa welcomes R95m steel development fund http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-welcomes-r95m-steel-development-fund-2017-02-22 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:11:00 +0200 443959 1487929213 1487772660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Foundry and engineering company announces senior management changes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-foundry-and-engineering-company-announces-senior-management-changes-2016-09-16 David Oliveira PEOPLE Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 426608 1473751402 1473976800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000585303_resized_img174721022.jpeg THE NEW GUARD Thos Begbie & Co appoints new MD Joubert Goenewald, foundry director Isaac Mogoba, sales director Piet du Preez, finance director Gabriel Sekgwele and human relations director David Fundzane 511 287 Company supplies single chamber melting, casting furnace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mechanical-engineering-company-supplies-single-chamber-melting-casting-furnace-2016-08-05 Nadine James Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421146 1470039423 1470348000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000571464_resized_meltingcastingfurnace1022.jpg DUAL FURNACE The new aluminum melting and casting furnace will have a capacity of 55 000 t a year 511 287 Role of 3D printing in development of aircraft components rising http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/additive-manufacturing-reaching-new-levels-as-development-accelerator-2016-07-15 Dylan Slater Disruptive Technology Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419143 1468305661 1468533600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000566054_resized_3dprintedpart3dsolids1022.jpeg AHRLAC PART 3D Solids have helped developed service parts from engineering thermoplastics for the Ahrlac aircraft 511 287 Locally manufactured hardness tester offers more, costs less http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locally-manufactured-hardness-tester-offers-more-costs-less-2016-04-29 Dylan Slater PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 408396 1461308549 1461880800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000536683_resized_productskompaktportablebrinelltester1022.jpeg PORTABLE HARDNESS TESTER The Kompakt Brinell Portable offers hassle-free operation, with improved accuracy and faster cycles 511 287 Cost reduction an option for survival http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-reduction-an-option-for-survival-2016-04-08 Sascha Solomons Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 08 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 405465 1459777520 1460066400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000528371_resized_09robotweld21022.jpg WAM METALS Acquiring robot automation to reduce operational costs and improve output 511 287 Forging opportunity amid economic decline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-opportunity-amid-economic-decline-2016-04-08 Sascha Solomons Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 08 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 405431 1459777520 1460066400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000528276_resized_20130514155920.jpg FORGING IN PROGRESS Frankwen Forge manufactures critical components in the petrochemicals, heavy engineering and mrin industries 511 383 Technology ensures efficiency for foundry industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-ensures-foundry-industry-efficiency-2016-04-08 Sascha Solomons Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 08 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 405426 1459777520 1460066400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000528264_resized_nifoundrypresspourawaitingelectricalcommisionig1022.jpg EFFICIENCY INCREASED Technological advancements result in quicker turnaround times 511 287 Grain refiner breakthrough for magnesium alloys http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-refiner-breakthrough-for-magnesium-alloys-2016-04-08 Sascha Solomons Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 08 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 405421 1459777520 1460066400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000528253_resized_haribabunadendla021022.jpg DR HARI BABU NADENDLA Scientists at the Brunel University, have perfected the first ever grain refiner master alloy for magnesium-aluminum alloys 511 287