Engineering News | Instrumentation & Control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:08:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Decline in machine tools indicative of manufacturing state http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decline-in-machine-tools-indicative-of-manufacturing-state-2018-06-08 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487760 1528177097 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728770_resized_machinetoolsafricaexpomtma06181022.jpg MACHINES ON DISPLAY Machine tools on display at the Machine Tool Africa Expo hosted by MTMA 511 287 Small machines with big capabilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-machines-with-big-capabilities-2018-06-08 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487375 1528800017 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727914_resized_machinetoolshurobx40i06181022.jpg STABILITY PROVIDING ACCURACY The BX40i meets the needs of any high-speed machining application. 511 287 Backup a key defence for critical infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/back-up-a-key-defence-for-critical-infrastructure-2018-06-01 Schalk Burger Cyberdefence Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485922 1527518416 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724534_resized_veeammeavpgreggpetersen1022.jpg GREGG PETERSEN Bolstering cybersecurity is important as more critical public services become supported by data networks and cloud-hosted assets 511 287 Alternative drive systems for offshore operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-drive-systems-for-offshore-operations-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486108 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724910_resized_motorsdrivesbonfigliolirig05181022.jpg GROUNDED OFFSHORE Pedestal-mounted lattice boom cranes with an innovative electric drive concept 511 287 New shafts to enhance motor performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-shafts-to-enhance-motors-performance-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486122 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724941_resized_motorsdrivessiemens05181022.jpg COMPLETE PACKAGE The perfectly coordinated system permits optimum closed-loop control of pumps, fans and compressors. 511 287 Entry-level energy management solution launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entry-level-energy-management-solution-launched-2018-05-25 Schalk Burger ENERGY MANAGEMENT Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486626 1527151026 1527199200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Alaris Holdings to acquire US radio frequency manufacturer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alaris-holdings-to-acquire-us-radio-frequency-manufacturer-2018-05-21 Marleny Arnoldi M&A Mon, 21 May 2018 16:51:00 +0200 487245 1526914408 1526914260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Improving water management through deployment of IoT devices http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lpwa-iot-to-facilitate-smart-water-management-reduce-losses-2018-05-18 Schalk Burger Water Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485891 1526307380 1526594400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Edge platform adds industrial strength to software applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edge-platform-provides-robust-stable-environment-for-industrial-software-applications-2018-05-11 Schalk Burger Industrial Computing Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485301 1525759060 1525989600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New optimisation solution to improve SAG efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-optimisation-solution-to-improve-sag-efficiency-energy-consumption-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483015 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718072_resized_mineralprocessgrasberggoldcppersagmills052017bloomberg1022.jpg SAG EFFICIENCY The SAGwiseTM can reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs, and improve employee safety in mills 511 287 New pyrometer makes measuring moving objects easier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pyrometer-makes-measuring-moving-objects-easier-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483005 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718061_resized_optrisxi0420181022.jpeg SPOTTED The Optris Xi series is the first pyrometer with an automatic spot finder 511 287 Portable temperature solution for roto-moulders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-portable-temperature-solution-for-roto-moulders-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482897 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718068_resized_rotosolutionsultratemp0420181022.jpeg PORTABLE MONITOR The TempLogger V 6.6 ULTRA is lightweight enough to be used by different machines and at different plants. 511 287 Three new Novus products improve temperature logging accuracy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-new-novus-products-improve-temperature-logging-accuracy-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483000 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 IoT security spending set to increase in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-security-spending-set-to-increase-in-2018-2018-04-06 Schalk Burger ICT SECURITY Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482105 1522737162 1522965600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Power tool systems’ new line launched in Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-tool-systems-new-line-launched-in-southern-africa-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481620 1522737161 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715178_resized_milwaukeem18fueldiegrindergrinding03171022.jpg APPLICATION Milwaukee has introduced an application that gives tighter control over a set of power tools 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73606_2018-03-23_upat_m_-_hd_web.mp419827685Milwaukee product specialist Werner Koch explains the power tools available from the company. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Milwaukee product specialist Werner Koch explains the power tools available from the company. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Wadeville microgrid using second-hand car batteries for storage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/Eaton-launches-wadeville-microgrid-using-second-hand-car-batteries-for-storage-2018-03-19 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481511 1522048527 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714859_resized_eatonafricawadevillemicogrid03181022.jpg AERIAL VIEW OF EATON WADEVILLE The microgrid comprises lithium-ion battery storage, the rooftop solar PV system and a stand-by generator, as well as two connections to the Eskm grid 511 287 IoT security spending set to increase in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-security-spending-set-to-increase-in-2018-2018-03-23 Schalk Burger INTERNET OF THINGS Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:44:00 +0200 482027 1521794930 1521794640 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 New tools include applications, precise control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tools-include-applications-precise-control-2018-03-20 Creamer Media Reporter Instrumentation & Control Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:27:00 +0200 481617 1521793760 1521714420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715649_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73577_2018-03-23_rer480_cg.mp481893346New tools include applications, precise control New tools include applications, precise control Eaton launches Wadeville microgrid using second-hand car batteries for storage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-launches-wadeville-microgrid-using-second-hand-car-batteries-for-storage-2018-03-16 Schalk Burger MICROGRID Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:26:00 +0200 481399 1521190601 1521188760 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714637_resized_eatonafricawadevillemicogrid03181022.jpg Eaton Wadeville factory and rooftop solar PV 511 287 Company expands offering through IoT partnership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-offering-through-iot-partnership-2018-03-01 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479807 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710874_resized_adroitsqwidnetpartnership02181022.jpg CHETAN GOSHALIA, RESHAAD SHA, DAVE WIBBERLEY, GRANT JOYCE, JOHAN NIEUWENHUIZEN Adroit Technology recognises the Internet of Things as a rapidly growing local market which has resulted in its recent partnership with Internet of Things network provider SqwidNet 511 287 PQ Box 150 meets user-friendly measuring equipment demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pq-box-150-meets-increased-demand-for-user-friendly-measuring-equipment-2018-02-27 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479493 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710534_resized_magnetpqbox150consol02181022.jpg ANALYSIS SOFTWARE The PQ Box 150 analysis software automatically generates reports adhering to IEC 61000-2-2 standard 511 287 Energy management automation products to be exhibited at PEWA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-management-automation-products-to-be-exhibited-at-pewa-2018-03-16 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479909 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711150_resized_carlogavazziem270energymetermagnetgrouppewa0320181022.jpg EM270 ENERGY METER Carlo Gavazzi’s quick-fit 3-phase energy analyser with DIN rail or panel mounting capability will be showcased by Magnet Group at Power & Electricity World Africa 511 287 New tech to mitigate production challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technology-will-help-save-downtime-and-increase-efficiency-2018-03-16 Melissa Zisengwe Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479784 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710812_resized_drydencombustionfoodbev0220181022.jpg ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITY Optiflame manipulates all the relevant parameters in the control system and monitors the result 511 287 PV monitoring solutions cater for increasing solar use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pv-monitoring-solutions-cater-for-increasing-solar-use-2018-03-01 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479916 1521033620 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711139_resized_solarlogpewa0320181022.jpg PLATFORM FOR PURPOSE Solar-Log says PEWA has been the best place for the company to enter into the South African market while learning about PV requirements 511 287 University upgrades electronic engineering laboratory equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/university-upgrades-electronic-engineering-laboratory-equipment-2018-02-28 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479585 1521179646 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710552_resized_comtesttektronixtutlab20181022.jpg NEWLY UPGRADED Tshwane University of Technology’s Electrical Engineering Department has recently undertaken a major refurbishment on its laboratory 511 287 Programme to prepare digital talent in SA industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/programme-to-prepare-digital-talent-in-sa-industries-2018-03-09 Schalk Burger Industrial IT Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479613 1520318919 1520546400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Drive specialist launches new product at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-specialist-launches-new-product-at-event-2018-03-02 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477955 1519654877 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706779_resized_normanmalekanationalsalesmanager022018seweurodrive1022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA Our aim is to offer complete solutions, as opposed to simply being a component supplier 511 287 ‘World-class’ machine to debut at expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-class-machine-to-debut-at-bauma-2018-03-02 Tasneem Bulbulia Instrumentation & Control Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478584 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708243_resized_baumaconexpopanmixerssaultravibemaintenancefreevibrationboxes0220181022.jpg BUILDING BLOCKS The Ultra 3000 is comprised of a number of different components – combining the latest technologies from around the world 511 287 Interactive lighting – a first for SA stadium http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interactive-lighting-a-first-for-south-african-stadium-2018-02-23 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477776 1519106401 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 German premium lighting distributed in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/premium-lighting-ensures-energy-efficiency-and-intelligent-customisation-2018-02-23 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477521 1519106400 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706058_resized_triluxmagnetlighting0220181022.jpg ENLIGHTENING Luminaires are no longer just sources of light and are becoming far more intelligent technologies 511 287 Lubricants manufacturer opens analytical centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-manufacturer-opens-analytical-centre-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476245 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702942_resized_ultrashearviscometerindyoiloilslubricants0220181022.jpg LAB GEM An ultra-shear viscometer is used for the research and development of engine oils and additive packages 511 287 Ransomware attacks among major cybersecurity risks for industrial companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ransomware-targeted-attacks-and-vulnerabilities-top-industrial-cybersecurity-concerns-2018-02-09 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476142 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702706_resized_kasperskylabicscertheadevgenygoncharov01181022.jpg EVGENY GONCHAROV Real-time threat intelligence resources help ICS experts identify and close vulnerabilities and to more effectively defend themselves against targeted and random attacks 511 304 Industry body authorised as verification authority http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-authorised-as-verification-authority-2018-02-02 Victor Moolman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475693 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 DoL mandates committee to ensure practitioners are certified http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dol-mandates-committee-to-ensure-practitioners-are-certified-2018-02-02 Victor Moolman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475697 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 Emerging markets using latest energy technologies to improve competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emerging-market-using-latest-energy-technologies-to-improve-competitiveness-2018-01-26 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475418 1516688537 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701143_resized_abbasiameafricapresidentdrchunyuangu01181022.jpg CHUNYUAN GU Natural resources, accessible labour and more readily available energy can be leveraged to grow industry in Africa, if industrial operations become more efficient 511 287 Growing global trend for small, compact and cost-saving VSDs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-global-trend-for-small-compact-and-cost-saving-vsds-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473712 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697821_resized_movigearintegrateddriveunit122017seweurodrive1022.jpg MOVIGEAR MECHATRONIC DRIVE UNIT The units are able to reduce installation and start-up efforts and costs 511 287