Engineering News | Instrumentation & Control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:49:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Product range to expand to construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-range-to-expand-to-construction-industry-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466124 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681015_resized_ridgidutilitylocatinginstrument092017actum1022.jpg BUILDING ON THE PAST The SR-24 utility line locating instrument builds on the SR-20 feature set, adding a global positioning system and wireless communication 511 287 Company upgrades Verderflex Vantage 5000 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verderflex-vantage-5-000-upgrade-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465695 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680132_resized_verderflexvantage5000verderpumpsmedicalpharmaceuticalengineering20171022.jpg MODBUS UPGRADE The Verderflex Vantage 5 000 peristaltic pump has recently improved, integrating a Modbus RTU that allows for increased communication and control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Integrated heat pumps provide cost-effective energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-heat-pumps-provide-cost-effective-energy-efficiency-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465300 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679262_resized_hydratherproductrange20171022.jpg BIG PLANS HydraTherm has upcoming ranges of energy efficient water heating solutions in the gas and solar water sectors for 2018 511 287 Lifting stations ensure efficient wastewater disposal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifting-stations-ensure-efficient-wastewater-disposal-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465682 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680093_resized_aqualiftfbasic1022.jpg AQUALIFT F BASIC The lifting station has been deemed the new standard and economic solution for wastewater disposal 511 287 Predictive maintenance made portable http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/predictive-maintenance-made-portable-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465387 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Pumps investment solidifies Mozambique sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-investment-solidifies-mozambique-sugar-industry-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control 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 Supplier extends pumps offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-extends-pumps-offering-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465686 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680125_resized_flowaccomodationatlascopco1022.jpg FLOW ACCOMMODATION Atlas Copco’s high-flow models are capable of handling flow rates of up to 1 400 m3/h 511 287 Geospatial products distributor launches world’s smallest image laser scanner locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geospatial-products-distributor-launches-worlds-smallest-image-laser-scanner-locally-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464918 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678624_resized_geomaticsacielgeomaticsleicablk360scannertablet0920171022.jpg EASE OF USE The integration of the Leica BLK360 laser image scanner and Autodesk software streamlines the reality capture process 511 287 Manufacturing sector bore brunt of industrial cyberattacks in first half of 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-sector-bore-brunt-of-industrial-cyberattacks-in-first-half-of-2017-2017-10-04 Schalk Burger INDUSTRIAL CYBERSECURITY Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:54:00 +0200 466767 1507129975 1507128840 99999999999 Natasha Odendaal 0 0 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. Manufacturer looks to strengthen position in HVAC sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-looks-to-strengthen-position-in-hvac-sector-2017-09-22 Nadine James Instrumentation & Control Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464005 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676971_resized_ltpbecohvacunitseweurodrive02171022.jpg ENHANCED CLIMATE CONTROL The improved functionality of the LTP-B Eco HVAC drive enures that managers can run a fan when needed, representing a major advantage in terms of energy-saving 511 287 Upgraded zero-tolerance device ensures safety across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgraded-zero-tolerance-device-ensures-safety-across-industries-2017-09-22 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463679 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675889_resized_alcosafebreathalyserhealthsafety20171022.jpg ACCESS DENIED Depending on the alcohol test result, Alco-Safe’s wireless transmitter technology determines whether employees or visitors are allowed access on site 511 287 New partnership to raise awareness of industrial cybersecurity threats http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/siemens-and-isa-partnership-to-highlight-industrial-cybersecurity-threats-2017-09-22 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464558 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Laser cuts time and costs for welders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-cuts-time-and-costs-for-welders-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463237 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 SICK Automation moves offices in long-term commitment signal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sick-automation-moves-offices-in-long-term-commitment-signal-2017-09-12 Schalk Burger AUTOMATION Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:37:00 +0200 464451 1505212952 1505212620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zest WEG Group achieves Level 2 BBBEE status http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zest-weg-group-achieves-level-2-bbbee-status-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach MOTORS AND CONTROLS Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:15:00 +0200 463500 1504259938 1504257300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675511_resized_zesttransformationpic050820171022.jpg PROACTIVE VALUE ADDITION Ongoing training and technology transfer is a focus at Zest WEG Group 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70766_2017-08-25_meiring_-_hd_web.mp442568958Zest WEG Group CEO Louis Meiring discusses the group’s new empowerment initiative. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Zest WEG Group CEO Louis Meiring discusses the group’s new empowerment initiative. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Advanced lighting technology boasts significant improvements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-lighting-technology-boasts-significant-improvements-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461921 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671909_resized_magnetcenturionmallparkade082017magnetenergy1022.jpg TRADITIONALLY COMPLEX Lighting solutions for parkades are complex projects, as most of the installation work needs to be done outside of normal business hours 511 287 Extended component and solutions range ensures management and control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extended-component-and-solutions-range-ensure-management-and-control-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461819 1503989762 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671663_resized_bmgsafetyswitches082017bearingmangroupbmg1022.jpg DISTRIBUTION VALUE The new distribution agreement is valued at R6-million in the first year 511 287 Level measurement probe an alternative to traditional systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-measurement-probe-an-alternative-to-traditional-systems-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462063 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672295_resized_ltm2levelprobe082017booysendalplatinummineinstekcontrol1022.jpg PRODUCT APPLICATION Level Transmitter Mining-2 probes are typically installed in flotation banks, tanks, individual flotation cells or in columns and sumps 511 287 Load banks allow for variable power factor loading http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-banks-allow-for-variable-power-factor-loading-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461900 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671862_resized_vertenergyascofromentloadbank082017vertenergy1022.jpg FROMENT LOAD BANK Asco Froment load banks offer efficient power test solutions and also reduce the harmful effects of ‘wet stacking’ 511 287 Manufacturer to improve efficiency through software and sensors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-to-improve-operation-efficiency-through-software-and-sensors-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461918 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671902_resized_dmu210p1022.jpg DMU210P The DMU210P is available with up to 5-axis and is valued at about €1.2-million 511 287 Range of radar level transmitters extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-radar-level-transmitters-extended-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461906 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671925_resized_radarlevelmeasurement082017krohne1022.jpg RADAR LEVEL MEASUREMENT Each device has a particular target area of application 511 287 Solutions specially designed for protection of data http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-specially-designed-for-protection-of-data-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461899 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671858_resized_nikylineinteractiveups082017legrandelectricalsa1022.jpg COMPACT UPS These compact microprocessor-controlled UPS systems have an electronic automatic voltage regulator 511 287 Digitalisation must be embraced by trucking industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitalisation-must-be-embraced-by-trucking-industry-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461030 1503384956 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669830_resized_autonomousvehicleinuk2017bloomberg1022.jpg AUTONOMY Autonomous vehicle technology is being tested around the world, and will force the trucking industry to adapt to technological innovations 511 287 Technology to aid fleet management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-to-aid-fleet-management-2017-08-25 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461104 1503384958 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669958_resized_dereshinpillaydateunknowntsystems1022.jpg DERESHIN PILLAY The influence of technology on fleet management is important for industry growth and consumer satisfaction 511 287 Telematics fleet management solutions guarantee increased profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telematics-fleet-management-solutions-guarantee-increased-profitability-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Instrumentation & Control Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460386 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668271_resized_mixtelematicsscreeninterface0820171022.jpg INFORMATION AT A GLANCE The MiX Journey Management tool presents all information relating to cargo’s journey in a clear and efficient manner to facilitate quicker decision-making 511 287 Local manufacturer looks to bridge skills gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-manufacturer-looks-to-bridge-skills-gap-2017-07-27 Nadine James Instrumentation & Control Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459844 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667063_resized_klingermzansitrainingacademy2507171022jpg.jpeg KLINGER TRAINING ACADEMY The trainees have access to a fully equipped workshop, and gain both practical and theoretical knowledge 511 287 Oil and gas companies falling victim to cyberattacks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cyberattacks-and-hacks-being-used-to-attack-and-defraud-og-industry-kaspersky-lab-2017-08-11 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459976 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Smart factory systems boosting product customisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-factory-systems-to-support-greater-co-creation-and-product-customisation-2017-08-11 Schalk Burger INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460077 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 BMG to distribute Eaton’s conveyor solutions across sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-partners-with-bmg-to-extend-product-range-2017-08-11 Mia Breytenbach MATERIALS HANDLING Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460054 1502445018 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667459_resized_eatonbmgripswitch0720171022.jpg TERMS OF AGREEMENT BMG will distribute Eaton’s conveyor safety switches with all corresponding accessories to provide complete conveyor solutions 511 287 High speed cameras improve measuring ability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-speed-cameras-improve-measuring-ability-2017-08-08 Creamer Media Reporter NOISE & VIBRATION Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:01:00 +0200 461002 1502366384 1502359260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670058_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70362_2017-08-11_rer451.mp4101774979High speed cameras improve measuring ability High speed cameras improve measuring ability Forum to address rail maintenance and rehabilitation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forum-to-address-rail-maintenance-and-rehabilitation-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459336 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Rail is the future of Africa’s industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-is-the-future-of-africas-industrialisation---manufacturer-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459363 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Creating digital representations of factories offers real-world spin-offs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/virtual-factory-acts-as-testbed-information-repository-for-real-factory-2017-08-04 Schalk Burger SIMULATION Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459553 1501571326 1501797600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Outreach programme providing opportunities for participants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outreach-programme-providing-opportunities-for-participants-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458172 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663190_resized_markusthill072017bosch1022.jpg MARKUS THILL The programme aims to ensure that children from various backgrounds have an opportunity to study robotics 511 287 Education institutions struggling with connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-institutions-struggling-with-connectivity-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control 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