Engineering News | Maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:10:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Aviation bureau approves maintenance service provider http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aviation-bureau-approves-maintenance-service-provider-2016-08-26 Sebastian Whyle Maintenance Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423534 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Manufacturer hires external company for machine cleaning http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-hires-external-company-for-machine-cleaning-2016-08-26 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423541 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000577921_resized_industrialcleaningproductionbloomberg1022.jpeg MACHINE MAINTENANCE Voith will be providing maintenance to Bomag 511 287 New tug fleet will enable SA ports to handle larger vessels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tug-build-programme-invites-larger-ships-to-local-ports-2016-08-26 David Oliveira PORTS MANAGEMENT Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423970 1471934791 1472162400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580885_resized_more.jpg 511 287 South African students receive technical training in Berlin http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/students-receive-expenses-paid-engineering-training-in-berlin-2016-08-26 Dylan Slater Engineering Education Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424284 1471932878 1472162400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company emphasises importance of fire detection maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-importance-of-fire-detection-maintenance-emphasised-2016-08-19 Sascha Solomons Maintenance Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422903 1471330689 1471557600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Dust suppression system in high demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dust-suppression-system-in-high-demand-2016-08-12 Kimberley Smuts Maintenance Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421983 1470404163 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 On-line reconditioning service reduces downtime http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/on-line-reconditioning-service-reduces-downtime-2016-08-05 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421086 1470039423 1470348000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000571422_resized_rotarykilnrepairdickinsongroup1022.jpg EFFICIENT OPERATION Dickinson's on-line reconditioning service eliminates inherent costs of downtime and consequential loss of production 511 287 Inspection device to provide safety in rail operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inspection-device-to-provide-safety-in-rail-operations-2016-07-29 Simon Sonnekus Top Rail Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 420198 1469521961 1469743200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568922_resized_201606281003481022.jpg DEBUT The CSIR's survey and inspection device (SID) was debuted at Africa Rail 2016 511 287 International interest in small SA firm’s inspection robot http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-sa-company-generates-international-interest-with-its-new-machine-2016-07-15 Keith Campbell Robotics Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419167 1468305661 1468533600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Possible change in NDT training http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/possible-change-in-ndt-training-2016-07-15 Simon Sonnekus Maintenance Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 418434 1468305659 1468533600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000564032_resized_img18441022.jpg NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING South Africa and many other African countries have sustainable market capacity for only one NDT industrial sector 511 287 Government needs to be more creative in addressing spatial inequality – Sisulu http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-needs-to-be-more-creative-in-addressing-spatial-inequality-sisulu-2016-07-05 Anine Kilian HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:50:00 +0200 419117 1467965927 1467730200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Procurement management pay-as-you-use solution launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pilog-launches-caas-offering-for-procurement-master-data-management-2016-07-01 Schalk Burger Procurement Management Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 417345 1467039099 1467324000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000560860_resized_pilogrussiaheadofconsultingtheoprinsloo1022.jpeg THEO PRINSLOO Companies can use the system to meet the changing demands of their market with high accuracy, increasing agility and reducing waste 511 287