Engineering News | Maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:43:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Rust-prevention sealing system ideal for corrosive environments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rust-prevention-sealing-system-ideal-for-corrosive-environments-2017-08-11 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459738 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666757_resized_bmgrustanodecoldgalvanisation07171022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE PRODUCT Rust-Anode is perfect for applications where an anti-corrosion seal would be beneficial 511 287 Majozi Bros, Hire-It join forces to create one-of-a-kind black-owned JV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/majozi-bros-hire-it-join-forces-to-create-one-of-a-kind-black-owned-jv-2017-08-10 Samantha Herbst JOINT VENTURE Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:31:00 +0200 461200 1502373563 1502371860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670199_resized_sihlendlelarichardfrasersimphiwemajozihireitmajozibrothers1022.jpg Pictured at their new premises on Chris Hani road, Durban North are Majozi Bros Tool Hire & Sales joint venture partners Sihle Ndlela, Richard Fraser and Simphiwe Majozi 511 287 First delivery of locomotives expected in Q4 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-delivery-of-locomotives-expected-in-q4-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459308 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Maintenance 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 Maintenance Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459363 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Successful event to be held again next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-event-to-be-held-again-next-year-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459337 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Bearings, power transmission giant moves to 5 000 m2 site http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-bearings-and-mechanical-power-transmission-leader-launches-new-assembly-and-repair-facility-2017-07-28 Mia Breytenbach BEARINGS & POWER TRANSMISSION Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458948 1500965348 1501192800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664955_resized_timkenbearings0717duanedaws1022.jpg AEROTROPOLIS LOCATION The new Timken location provides several logistical advantages as it is close to an international airport, which includes main transport routes 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69978_2017-06-26_timken_-_hd_web.mp422143009Timken South Africa MD Kevin Holloway and Timken Middle East, Africa and Turkey MD Sudesh Kumar discuss the advantages and strategic importance of Timken’s new facility. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Timken South Africa MD Kevin Holloway and Timken Middle East, Africa and Turkey MD Sudesh Kumar discuss the advantages and strategic importance of Timken’s new facility. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Company to hold short courses and workshops this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-hold-short-courses-and-workshops-this-year-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458337 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663484_resized_lourensjansenvanrensburg0717duane21022.jpg LOURENS JANSEN VAN RENSBURG I-CAT uses highly qualified and experienced facilitators to provide competency-based specialised training programmes 511 287 Education institutions struggling with connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-institutions-struggling-with-connectivity-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Maintenance 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 Training facility to improve skills deficit in artisan industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-facility-to-improve-skills-deficit-in-artisan-industry-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458347 1501233587 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663502_resized_fallarrestandrescuetraining072017skyridersaccessspecialists1022.jpg WORK AT HEIGHT Work at height is one of the most common safety risks at all sites 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69945_2017-07-14_skyriders_-_hd_web.mp426314988Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Company evolves to meet KZN miners’ needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-evolves-to-meet-kzn-miners-needs-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456776 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660060_resized_multoeckznbranch0620171022.jpg LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS Multotec field service teams conduct regular site visits to ensure optimum performance of equipment 511 287 High-speed cameras measure motions faster http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-speed-cameras-measure-motions-faster-2017-07-21 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457674 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Majority of new Barloworld technician apprentices are women http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/majority-of-new-barloworld-technician-apprentices-are-women-2017-07-14 Dylan Slater Education & Training Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457535 1500361729 1500588000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661674_resized_barloworldequipment2017apprentices0720171022.jpeg CLASS OF 2017 Women constitute more than 80% of this year’s intake of Barloworld Equipment apprentice technicians 511 287 Need for NDT personnel to be competent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-ndt-personnel-to-be-competent-2017-07-21 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457728 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Otis relaunches training academy to build skills, expertise in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/otis-relaunches-training-academy-to-build-skills-expertise-in-industry-2017-07-21 Mia Breytenbach SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457986 1500628323 1500588000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662781_resized_elevatorsotistrainingacademyworkshop0720171022.jpg ESCALATED OFFERING The training academy will now offer programmes that include service and maintenance, installations, as well as quality, environment health and safety 511 287 Focus on niche applications, aftersales key for air motor market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-niche-applications-aftersales-key-for-air-motor-market-2017-07-14 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457097 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660807_resized_depragatexpowerlinemotors11161022.jpg POWER LINE ATEX RANGE The motor complies with European Union Parliament directive 2014/34/EU on equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres 511 287 Partnership formed to offer after-sales support for burgeoning drones industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/role-players-partner-to-propel-growth-in-drones-industry-2017-07-07 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456761 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660021_resized_dronesdjimavicpro0620171022.jpeg SCALING INDUSTRY A partnership between weFix and Drone Racing Africa aims to increase legal operations and improve after sales support 511 287 South Africa’s defence industry faces serious challenges but also sees future opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-defence-industry-faces-serious-challenges-but-also-sees-future-opportunities-2017-07-14 Keith Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457555 1499757330 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663046_resized_defensive.jpg 511 287 Troubleshooting device eases, enables priority maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/troubleshooting-device-eases-enables-priority-maintenance-2017-07-14 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456988 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660773_resized_fluke810vibrationtestinngequipmentcomtestgroup05171022.jpg FLUKE 810 The Fluke 810 uses a set of advanced algorithms to produce a plain-text diagnosis of the machine with a recommended solution 511 287 Composite repair systems an alternative to welding and most steel repairs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/composite-repair-systems-an-alternative-to-welding-and-most-steel-repairs-2017-07-07 Nica Schreuder Maintenance Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:47:00 +0200 456102 1499786233 1499784420 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658381_resized_sheaveshowdown2017groupline1022.jpg SHEAVE SHOWDOWN Spokes on a sheave wheel had cracked, and Armasteel was used to replace the spokes 511 287 Control system minimises dust escape during grab discharge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-hopper-machinery-has-an-effective-dust-control-system-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455844 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657583_resized_samsonecohopper062017bltsa1022.jpg DUST CONTROL The grab discharge cycle includes transferring materials down the line using handling systems 511 287 Filter standard replacement to occur over 18-month transition period http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/filter-standard-replacement-to-occur-over-18-month-transition-period-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456252 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658723_resized_station062017freudenberg1022.jpg SHIFTING PARADIGM This new method for the evaluation of air filter elements represents a paradigm shift 511 287 Need for accurate designs of dosing systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-accurate-designs-of-dosing-systems-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke AIR, GAS & FUMES Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456410 1499418723 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659067_resized_systemwithsolarpanelsbenergy062017pmps1022.jpg EXPANDING PRODUCT OFFERING PMPS partnered with solar system integrator Solar Injection Australia to import complete units that include a solar power unit 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69604_2017-06-22_pmps_-_hd_web.mp420223524Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. New-generation Sentient hand-held unit for gas detection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-generation-sentient-handheld-unit-for-mining-industry-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456265 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658720_resized_reliablegasdetectionsystem062017booycoelectronics1022.jpg GAS DETECTION SYSTEMS This instrument was developed by Booyco Electronics, specifically to improve safety in any confined spaces 511 287 Particulate matter a national concern http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/particulate-matter-a-national-concern-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456286 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658711_resized_philiphoffmanagingdirector062017mipprocesstechnologies1022.jpg PHILIP HOFF MIP invests in young engineers and has, in the past, offered bursaries to chemical engineering students 511 287 Steel remains invaluable commodity, despite decline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-remains-invaluable-commodity-despite-decline-2017-07-07 Nica Schreuder Maintenance Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456263 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658599_resized_dynamicautomation2017elquipsolutions1022.jpg DYNAMIC AUTOMATION Tooling and machinery company Elquip Solutions’ dynamic bandsaw, the Behringer HBE 312 511 287 Thermometer designed and tested for industry use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermometer-designed-and-tested-for-industry-use-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456360 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658969_resized_fluke64maxirthermometer062017flukecomtest1022.jpg THERMOMETER APPLICATIONS Applications include the industrial maintenance, the electrical as well as the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industries 511 287 Bolting technology supplier establishes base in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bolting-technology-supplier-establishes-base-in-south-africa-2017-06-23 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454908 1498201109 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659031_resized_gysnell1022.jpg GYS NELL ITH intends to supply precision bolting tools and products to the power generation, mining and industrial industries. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69345_2017-05-23_ith2_-_hd_web.mp413499662ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Drive supplier remains committed to continent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-technology-supplier-remains-committed-to-continent-2017-06-08 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454909 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Joint venture to boost localisation and skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joint-venture-to-boost-localisation-and-skills-development-2017-06-23 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454906 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local defence sector seeks strategic support from government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-defence-sector-needs-strategic-support-from-government-and-concerned-about-future-of-denel-2017-06-23 Keith Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455001 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company aims for positive impact on environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-for-positive-impact-on-environment-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Need for environmental awareness in growing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-environmental-awareness-in-construction-industry-growing-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Programme provides in-depth understanding to boost green industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-programme-provides-in-depth-environmental-understanding-to-boost-green-industry-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454025 1497856011 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 State defence group Denel could be transferred from Public Enterprises to Defence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/state-defence-group-denel-could-be-transferred-from-public-enterprises-to-defence-2017-06-09 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE & DEFENCE Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:10:00 +0200 454990 1497013869 1497010200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655722_resized_samgulube106131022duane.jpg Secretary of Defence Sam Gulube 511 287 Local embedded generation requires management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-embedded-generation-requires-management-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453464 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651831_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg2040791860520171022.jpg SELF-SUFFICIENT The proliferation of embedded generation has led to a decrease in electricity sales this year 511 287