Engineering News | Maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:15:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Denel signs dockyard agreement with German shipbuilding group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-defence-group-signs-dockyard-agreement-with-german-shipbuilding-group-2017-03-24 Keith Campbell Defence Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446238 1489746562 1490306400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Pumps make water treatment easier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-make-water-treatment-easier-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445769 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632402_resized_wastewater032017netschpumpenesysteme1022.jpg RELIABLE SOLUTIONS Reliable and robust conveying solutions do now exist for efficient treatment of industrial waste water and sludge 511 287 Pumps range included in offering to cater for demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pump-range-included-in-offering-to-cater-for-demand-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445731 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632223_resized_pumpritepneumaticgreasetransferpump022017bmg1022.jpg PNEUMATIC GREASE TRANSFER About 180 kg of grease is being pumped and used daily at Richards Bay Minerals 511 287 S African company wins Japanese award for the first time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-company-wins-japanese-award-for-the-first-time-2017-03-24 Marleny Arnoldi Maintenance Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445726 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Amid challenges, power sector offers massive opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-power-sector-offers-massive-challenges-opportunities-conference-organisers-2017-03-03 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445217 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631155_resized_powerlines62236041h252361bloomburg1022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Africa’s largest power and electricity event offers innovative, cost-effective means of tackling Africa’s power challenges 511 287 Denel signs agreement with German shipbuilding group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-signs-agreement-with-german-shipbuilding-group-2017-03-13 Keith Campbell DEFENCE Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:43:00 +0200 446195 1489404333 1489394580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633355_resized_sasamatola03201011022.jpg The Valour-class frigate SAS Amatola 511 287 Rope access company continues maintenance for petrochemicals giant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-company-continues-maintenance-for-petrochemicals-giant-2017-03-10 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444174 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628877_resized_petrochemicalsstoragetankskyriders02171022.jpg HIGH STAKES Finding appropriately skilled personnel able to conduct maintenance procedure for Skyriders clients is a challenge 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 Maintenance 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 Extensive scope for remanufacture of locomotive components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extensive-scope-for-local-remanufacture-of-locomotive-engine-components-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443020 1488204606 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625937_resized_railinfrastructuremetricautomotiveengineeringbloomberg0220171022.jpg LOCAL IS LEKKER South Africa’s developing its capacity to remanufacture locomotive engine components can enable it to become a hub to serve Africa 511 287 German-backed initiative to help increase use of solar energy in industrial processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedi-teams-up-with-german-solar-experts-to-increase-solar-thermal-energy-use-2017-02-17 David Oliveira RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443421 1488204608 1488492000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 JV completes Phase 1 of subway line http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jv-completes-phase-1-of-subway-line-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443100 1488204607 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000626192_resized_railinfrastructureaecom30843004117bloomberg0220171022.jpg SUCCESSFUL PROJECT The completion of the first phase of the Second Avenue Subway will improve travel for both city and suburban commuters on Manhattan’s east side 511 287 S Africa aims to improve poor maintenance of railway infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-aims-to-improve-poor-maintenance-of-railway-infrastructure-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442992 1488522990 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625897_resized_railinfrastructurewspparsonsbrinckerhoffbloomberg0220171022.jpg MANDATORY MAINTENANCE Several projects have been implemented or are under way to improve rail infrastructure in South Africa 511 287 Airport upgrade project sees over a million LTI-free hours achieved http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airport-upgrade-project-sees-over-a-million-lti-free-hours-achieved-2017-02-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440872 1486723181 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620508_resized_aecom2healthsafety012017jpg1022.jpg MEANINGFUL ACHIEVEMENT The achievement of over a million lost-time injury free hours by AECOM allowed the team to fulfil its goal of ‘no injuries under my watch’ 511 287 Conference aims to foster low carbon economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-aims-to-foster-low-carbon-economy-2017-02-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440399 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619293_resized_bloombergbusinessconferences25800994817012017jpg1022.jpg TRANSFORMING INDUSTRIES The Industrial Efficiency Conference aims to guide industries in energy, water and waste efficiency 511 287 Equipment firm launches new sit-on cleaner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/goscor-launches-new-sit-on-cleaner-2017-01-27 Dylan Slater Industrial Cleaning Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439690 1487087250 1485468000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619530_resized_goscor1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67126_2017-01-12_goscor_-_lio-hd_web.mp424716021Equipment firm launches new sit-on cleaner Equipment firm launches new sit-on cleaner Improved technology boosts airport operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-weather-observing-technology-boosts-airport-operations-2017-01-27 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439155 1485238955 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Robotic system simplifies refurbishment of track shoes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-system-simplifies-refurbishment-of-track-shoes-2017-01-27 Dylan Slater Construction Equipment Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439692 1485509000 1485468000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000617854_resized_barloworldequipmentbulldozer012017jpg1022.jpeg IMPROVING REFURBISHMENT An automated refurbishment robotic system enables technicians to refurbish track shoes more easily 511 287 Road-rail vehicle firm tailors new offering to rail maintenance market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rrv-to-meet-maintenance-requirements-of-domestic-rail-infrastructure-2016-12-16 Dylan Slater Railway Equipment Fri, 16 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 437759 1481611542 1481839200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000612504_resized_railprocraneroadrailvehicle1120161022.jpeg LIFTING CAPABILITY The crane rail-road vehicle offers the benefits and low-operating costs of a regular truck with ease of access to rail lines 511 287 86 MW Northern Cape solar photovoltaic plant connected to national grid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/north-west-pv-plant-goes-live-after-14-month-construction-with-86-mw-2016-12-02 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436304 1480410060 1480629600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000608879_resized_energyjuwimulillosonnedix1120161022.jpeg MEGA POWER The 86 MW Mulilo-Sonnedix-Prieska photovoltaic project has the capacity to power 86 000 homes 511 287 Considerable growth opportunities for sustainable environmental management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/considerable-growth-opportunities-for-sustainable-environmental-management-2016-12-02 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435733 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607219_resized_wastetruck112016spilltech1022.jpeg WASTE MANAGEMENT Opportunities introduce new waste technologies, as the future of the spillage response will move toward more environment-friendly methods 511 287 German drive engineering group to expand activities in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-drive-engineering-group-looks-to-expand-activities-in-south-africa-2016-11-25 Keith Campbell Drive engineering Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435697 1479797340 1480024800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Bearings manufacturer completes upgrades at the Port of Saldanha Bay http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bearings-manufacturer-completes-upgrades-at-the-port-of-saldanha-bay-2016-11-04 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432596 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599466_resized_bearingsbushessaldanhaprovided1022.jpg SALDANHA BUCKET WHEEL Three of the bucket wheels at Saldanha Bay have been fitted with new split roller bearings from OE Bearings 511 287 Industrial supplier receives authorisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-supplier-receives-authorisation-2016-11-04 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432682 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599472_resized_bearings2000100311duane1022.jpg DODGE CERTIFIED DISTRIBUTOR Bearings 2000 is an authorised value provider for Dodge bearings 511 287 Supplier introduces diaphragm valve to African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-introduces-diaphragm-valve-to-african-market-2016-11-04 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432770 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599579_resized_dkdiaphragmvalve1022.jpeg DK DIAPHRAGM VALVE DK series is suited to industrial applications, specifically those pertaining to chemical and industrial processes or water purification 511 287 Track system to benefit railway contractors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/track-system-to-benefit-railway-contractors-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432422 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598721_resized_prasainterchangewithtmt1020161022.jpeg PRASA INTERCHANGE The Tubular Modular Track product allows for rebuilding and rehabilitation of railway tracks 511 287 Engineering consultancy to guide GTL projects in Qatar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-consultancy-to-guide-gtl-projects-in-qatar-2016-10-21 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 430663 1476714133 1477000800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000594761_resized_sasoloryxgtlqatar1copy1022.jpg KEY CONTRACT SNC-Lavalin has established a five-year agreement with Oryx GTL to provide engineering consultancy services on projects at the Qatar-based GTL facility 511 287 Robotic tank floor eliminates risks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-tank-floor-inspection-eliminates-downtime-and-safety-risks-2016-10-21 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 430539 1476714133 1477000800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000594438_resized_ahakpigs1020161022.jpg PRODUCT MODIFICATION A.Hak can now inspect furnace tubes as small as 3” in diameter 511 287 Initiative enlightens communities about infrastructure concerns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/educational-initiative-to-protect-communities-near-bulk-water-storage-and-treatment-infrastructure-2016-09-22 Aarifah Nosarka Maintenance Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428923 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000590675_resized_kimpic1022.jpeg UMGENI WATER The provision of infrastructure, such as dams, is accompanied by certain risks to people who live close to this infrastructure 511 287 Municipalities need to prioritise water infrastructure – KPMG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-needs-to-prioritise-water-infrastructure-kpmg-2016-10-07 Kimberley Smuts Maintenance Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428870 1475504726 1475791200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Airbus to assist with Rooivalk upgrade, as it reaffirms Africa commitment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-helping-african-aeronautics-sector-good-business-will-assist-with-rooivalk-upgrade-2016-09-30 Keith Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 428538 1474962080 1475186400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Industrial group wins contract for 500 elevators and escalators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-group-receives-contract-for-500-elevators-and-escalators-2016-09-23 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 427066 1474355841 1474581600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000586257_resized_liftsescalatorsthyssenkruppprovided1022.jpg ESCALATOR INSTALLATIONS Thyssenkrupp will be installing new elevators and escalators throughout Doha’s upcoming metro network 511 287 Need for rope condition assessment emphasised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-rope-condition-assessment-emphasised-2016-09-09 Sascha Solomons TESTING & INSPECTION Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 425217 1473781975 1473372000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000582946_resized_csir1022jpg.jpeg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/63436_2016-08-12_csir_mining_-_hd_web.mp429068170CSIR mining initiatives acting business manager Riaan Bergh discusses the need for rope testing in the engineering industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. CSIR mining initiatives acting business manager Riaan Bergh discusses the need for rope testing in the engineering industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. New brake test centre launched for South African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-brake-test-centre-launched-for-s-africa-market-2016-09-09 Kimberley Smuts Maintenance Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 425480 1473149446 1473372000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000582395_resized_abtitestingcentre1022.jpeg SANAS ACCREDITED Being SANAS registered ensures credibility as well as legitimate compliance reports 511 287