Engineering News | Maintenance and Refurbishment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance-and-refurbishment Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:43:14 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Lack of funding worsens skills shortage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-funding-exacerbating-skills-shortage-in-paint-industry-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503260 1542091282 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763391_resized_paintcanssapma11181022.jpg LEAD FREE Sapma is advocating for the removal of lead from all paint 511 287 Leguan lifts introduced onto South African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/leguan-lifts-introduced-to-s-african-market-2018-11-16 Thabi Madiba Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503175 1542091281 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763882_resized_avantsaleguanlift11181022.jpg HIGH PLATFORM The Leguan lifts provide outstanding working height with stability 511 287 Boiler maintenance project close to completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-project-nears-completion-2018-11-16 Thabi Madiba Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503271 1542091282 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Refurbishment service transfigured Lanseria’s departure lounge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refurbishment-service-transfigured-lanserias-departure-lounge-2018-11-16 Thabi Madiba Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503409 1542091283 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763665_resized_maintenancerefurbishmentpolyflorsalanseriaairportmaintenance011120181022.jpg RIP UP Floor maintenance and refurbishment service is in progress 511 287 Welding Alloys http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-alloys-2018-11-16 Creamer Media Reporter Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504572 1542100582 1542319200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766004_resized_rollerpress11022.jpg 511 287 Monitoring system streamlines maintenance activities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluke-connect-helps-companies-streamline-maintenance-activities-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469645 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688975_resized_flukeconnect1020171022.jpg INSTANT INFORMATION Measurements obtained from Fluke Connect enabled tools can be viewed simultaneously at the inspection site and from an off-site location 511 287 Focus on flooring helps companies save http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-flooring-helps-companies-save-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469655 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688985_resized_clfseamlessflooring1020171022.jpg SMOOTH OPERATOR CLF provided a seamless 200-mm-thick, fibre-reinforced concrete floor for Value Logistics 511 287 Maintenance programmes crucial for mine cost management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-programmes-crucial-for-mine-cost-management-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469919 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689722_resized_takrafafricabucketwheelrefurbishment1120171022.jpg UPGRADE AND IMPROVE TAKRAF Africa’s redesign of a bucket-wheel reclaimer features three bolted segments that enable maintenance to be carried out only on the worn parts of the bucket wheel 511 287 Unique repair solutions have ‘unlimited’ applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unique-steel-and-concrete-repair-solutions-have-unlimited-applications-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469641 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688971_resized_glparmasteelarmacoattankafter1020171022.jpg AFTER The coatings are highly resilient and have, to date, proven to be completely durable, without a known failure 511 287 Specialised welding enhances refurbishment capabilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-welding-enhances-refurbishment-capabilities-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469799 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689448_resized_nlclaserwelding1120171022.jpg PRECISION WORK Laser welding is best used in combination with other welding processes for applications that require the highly specialised capabilities 511 287 Welding Alloys http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-alloys-2017-11-17 Creamer Media Reporter Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470776 1510648283 1510869600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691847_resized_rollerpress11022.jpg 511 287 Improved dispatch times reduce maintenance delays http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improvement-in-bearing-dispatch-times-reduces-maintenance-delays-for-boats-2016-10-26 Aarifah Nosarka Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433180 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000600744_resized_vesconitebearings1016jpg1022.jpeg BOAT MAINTENANCE Internally lubricated polymer bearings for fishing boats increase maintenance intervals 511 287 Company offers aftermarket maintenance services for various industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-demand-for-aftermarket-maintenance-and-refurbishment-services-2016-10-26 Aarifah Nosarka Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433179 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000600747_resized_bradfordstrapped10161022.jpeg BRADFORD BREAKER Tenova Client Support Services has upgraded several Bradford Breakers 511 287 Need for regular periodic maintenance on roofing systems emphasised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/periodic-maintenance-on-roofing-systems-important-2016-10-27 Aarifah Nosarka Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433349 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601156_resized_roof1016141022.jpeg ROOF MAINTENANCE All roofing systems should be checked periodically and maintained accordingly 511 287 New tech recommended for refurbishment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/removing-bitumen-during-floor-removal-and-replacement-vital-2016-10-27 Aarifah Nosarka Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433397 1478589329 1478815200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601285_resized_bitumen10161022.jpeg FLOOR ADHESIVE Bitumen is less affected by moisture than any other adhesive products 511 287 Rope-access specialist successfully completes Eskom silo maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-specialist-successfully-completes-maintenance-on-eskom-silo-2015-09-18 Kimberley Smuts Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 383634 1447074601 1447365600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000463661_resized_confinedspace061022.jpg COAL HANGUPS SUCCESSFULLY REMOVED The Skyriders team spent five days and five nights removing the coal hangups, with the high-pressure washing of the internal silo taking three days 511 287 Swiss product range plays integral role in Maitland water pipe refurbishment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sika-products-play-integral-role-in-maitland-water-pipe-refurbishment-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391112 1447074602 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000485323_resized_finalwaterpipelinewithcementcollarswasrunintotheseaatharbourpriortobeingtowedtosea.jpeg CEMENT REHABILITATION Sika products rehabilitated 432 m2 of cement at the Maitland River Mouth pipeline 511 383 Diagnosis technology simplifies fault detection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/diagnosis-technology-simplifies-fault-detection-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391121 1447074603 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000485328_resized_skfenergyefficientbearings1.jpg EARLY DETECTION PeakVue technology can reduce maintenance costs which could possibly be five times higher than planned 511 478 Regular fire risk assessments important http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regular-fire-risk-assessments-important-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391126 1447074603 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000485311_resized_natreffiretruck.jpg FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT The Occupational Health and Safety Act obliges every South African business to safeguard personnel in the event of fire. 511 383 Simpler machines better for maintenance – crane manufacturer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/simpler-machines-better-for-maintenance-crane-manufacturer-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390937 1447074602 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000485338_resized_materialshandlingcranesloadtestincondra.jpg GLOBAL EXPANSION A simplistic approach to equipment design has enabled Condra Cranes to make inroads in not only the South African market but also the South American and Canadian markets 511 340 Thermal imaging technology a useful tool in preventive maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermal-imaging-technology-a-useful-tool-in-preventative-maintenance-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390906 1447074602 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000485298_resized_magnetthermalimagerforonsiteinspections.jpg FINDING THE HOTSPOTS Thermal imaging is a valuable cost-effective tool in preventing electrical faults 511 339 Lubricants continue to drive equipment performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-continue-to-drive-equipment-performance-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 391101 1447074602 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Water-blasting technology applied in airport maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-blasting-technology-applied-in-airport-maintenance-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390806 1447074602 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000484155_resized_stripehog1022.jpeg BLASTING THROUGH DIRT The SK3000 is an environmentally safe alternative to harmful chemicals used in other cleaning methods. 511 287 Maintenance integral to proactive asset management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-integral-to-proactive-asset-management-2015-11-13 Malusi Mkhize Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 390785 1447144720 1447365600 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000485274_resized_smssteelmaintenance612131022duane.jpg EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE The success of asset management lies in coaching and training of artisans 511 287 Grindrod locomotives lead the way in loco rebuild initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindrod-locomotives-lead-the-way-in-loco-rebuild-initiative-2015-11-13 Creamer Media Reporter Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 13 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0200 392393 1447147392 1447365600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000488820_resized_glbots41022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Rail fleet maintenance backlog cleared http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-fleet-maintenance-backlog-cleared-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350355 1415614667 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000368766_resized_transnetrailengineeringcentrekoedoespoort802111022duane.jpg REFIT PROGRAMME About 30 6E1 locomotives will be upgraded to 18E locomotives within this financial year 511 287 High-performance fan manufacturer to diversify industry focus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-performance-fan-manufacturer-to-diversify-industry-focus-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350382 1415614667 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000368832_resized_mechcalfans1022.jpg COST REDUCTION MechCal had repaired only 121 of 1 347 composite and steel impeller fans since initial installation in the mining industry in 2012 511 287 OEM registers significant service contracts demand increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oem-registers-significant-service-contracts-demand-increase-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350386 1415614668 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000368847_resized_anairgastechnicianinspectingacompressor11022.jpg SERVICE RANGE Airgas Compressors offers field service, repairs, overhauls and maintenance contracts to Aerzener Maschinenfabrik roots blowers and screw compressors 511 287 Water treatment units upkeep complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-station-maintenance-project-successful-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350493 1415614668 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000369144_resized_skyridersworksefficientlywithconcretematerials11022.jpg CONCRETE COMPLETION Skyriders was commissioned to complete maintenance on the entire water treatment building’s 6-m-high columns at the Medupi power station, in Lephalale, in Limpopo 511 287 Lack of maintenance vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-organisations-suffer-from-lack-of-maintenance-vision-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350798 1415614668 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000369998_resized_alusanialstommaintenancebloomberg.jpg DRIVING STRATEGY A maintenance vision will drive the composition of a maintenance strategy that should include all facets of an organisation 511 287 Demand increase for preventative maintenance strategies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-increase-for-preventative-maintenance-strategies-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351022 1415614670 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000370520_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1011131022duane.jpg PREVENTATIVE STRATEGY SMS Group assists the industry in monitoring predictive failure and scheduled shutdowns 511 287 Spin filter technology reduces costly maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spin-filter-technology-reduces-costly-maintenance-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350557 1415112668 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000369347_resized_spinfilterinstallation1022.jpg LASTING INSTALLATION Rand Technical Services supplied dedicated back channel cooling to variable speed drive (VSD) panels in a control room on a mine in the Northern Cape 511 287 Fabricator awarded chemicals and energy group’s maintenance contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabricator-awarded-chemicals-and-energy-groups-maintenance-contract-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350485 1415777690 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000369120_resized_erdkbrpiping1022.jpg CONTRACT SCOPE The contract for Sasol entails service of pressure vessels, storage tanks, heat exchangers and pipes according to Sasol’s specifications 511 287 Locomotives manufacturer to realign its maintenance strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locomotives-manufacturer-to-realign-its-maintenance-strategy-2014-11-14 Megan van Wyngaardt Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 351897 1415780417 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000372885_resized_img53831022.jpg 511 287 Maintenance vital to infrastructure sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-vital-for-infrastructure-sustainability-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350320 1417153759 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000368636_resized_maintain1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE IMPERATIVE Strategic partnerships regarding operations and maintenance contracts must be formed between the private and public sectors 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/52218_2014-10-21_cesa_-_hd_web.mp411006630Consulting Engineers South Africa CEO Lefadi Makibinyane discusses the need for operations and maintenance contracts for the public sector. Consulting Engineers South Africa CEO Lefadi Makibinyane discusses the need for operations and maintenance contracts for the public sector. Higher-quality lubrication reduces maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/higher-quality-lubrication-reduces-maintenance-2014-11-14 Mia Breytenbach Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0200 350291 1420788765 1415916000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000368566_resized_filterfocuspetrochemcomplex1022.jpg MAINTENANCE ACHIEVEMENT Many industries have reported a 2% to 10% productivity increase, owing to the correct use of predictive maintenance practices and use of correct lubrication 511 287 Automotive company reduces maintenance costs by installing LEDs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-company-reduces-maintenance-costs-by-installing-leds-2013-11-15 David Oliveira Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 311518 1384239925 1384466400 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Compressor with minimal parts requires less maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/compressor-with-minimal-parts-requires-less-maintenance-2013-11-01 David Oliveira Maintenance and Refurbishment Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 311519 1384239925 1384466400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0