Engineering News | Maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Thu, 25 May 2017 18:12:34 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 First orders for installation-ready knife gate valve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-orders-for-installation-ready-knife-gate-valve-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Maintenance Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451465 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Rope access services provided for coal-fired power station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-provided-for-coal-fired-power-station-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451029 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645940_resized_skyridersboiler130420171022.jpg CIRCUMVENTING BOILING POINT Skyriders conducted boiler safe access inspections for Eskom at one of its coal-fired stations 511 287 Fire suppression system to be showcased at Nampo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fire-suppression-system-to-be-showcased-at-nampo-2017-05-12 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450667 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645000_resized_nampogreasenozzlebloomberg260420171022.jpg SPREADER NIPPLE The grease distribution systems from Lincoln Lubrication uses one or more nipples to spread lubrication equally across a system 511 287 Huawei's SA OpenLab to focus on safe city, smart grid solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/huawei-launches-smart-city-grid-openlab-in-south-africa-2017-05-12 Schalk Burger INNOVATION Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451035 1494248649 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mitigating poorly laid concrete floors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-poorly-laid-concrete-floors-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450838 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645428_resized_cementconcreteflooringbloomberg2520724261120420171022.jpg UNDER THE SURFACE Poorly laid concrete floors are problematic for flooring installers, who have to remedy this before laying floor coverings 511 287 Robust pump delivers water on dry days http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robust-solar-powered-pump-delivers-water-on-dry-days-2017-05-12 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450660 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644959_resized_bloombergsolarpanel1022.jpg SOLAR POWER The SolarPAK uses solar power to transport water over long distances 511 287 Mega scissor lift gains first customer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mega-scissor-lift-gains-first-customer-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449894 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644048_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsscissorliftgoscorprovided201719041022.jpg MEGA SCISSOR LIFT The HL-275 D27 is capable of lifting 1 t to a height of 27.5 m 511 287 Distributor emphasises lubricant’s cost benefits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributor-emphasises-lubricants-cost-benefits-2017-04-28 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446782 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Expo to showcase latest developments in machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-to-showcase-latest-developments-in-machine-tools-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448996 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640892_resized_somtatoolswillshowcasehighperformancedrillsatmachinetoolsafric1022.jpg MACHINE TOOLS AFRICA 2017 Interactive displays at the MTA will include live demonstrations and technical presentations 511 287 Generator servicing lessens fire hazard risk http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-servicing-lessens-fire-hazard-risk-2017-04-28 Johane Turkstra Maintenance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449290 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641523_resized_aspfire11015duane2jpg1022.jpg GENERATOR FIRES Flammable liquid and hot components can easily cause a fire 511 287 Machines produce components for isotope facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cnc-machines-to-produce-components-for-isotope-separation-facility-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449138 1493200443 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Robotic solution for machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-solution-for-machine-tool-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449481 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642084_resized_roboticsolutions042017yaskawa1022.jpg CONTROL CONCEPT Finding the right software structure is just as important as the hardware 511 287 Local equipment supplier upgrades product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-equipment-supplier-upgrades-product-offering-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448411 1492759625 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639070_resized_mecliftml1812rseriesvariablereachtrucksforheavylifting032017bltsajpg1022.jpg ML1812R MECLIFT The variable-reach truck is designed for swift, efficient and safe handling of heavy loads in diverse industries 511 287 Koeberg Unit 2 shut down for planned maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/koeberg-unit-2-shut-down-for-planned-maintenance-2017-04-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ELECTRICITY Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:39:00 +0200 449860 1492526571 1492526340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company seizes opportunities in power sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinmller-africa-seizes-maintenance-repair-opportunities-in-power-sector-2017-03-14 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448016 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637850_resized_enpic1aassembledtubebundleofaheatexchanger11022.jpg VERSATILE OFFERING Steinmüller Africa offers turnkey solutions for header-type, tube sheet-type, shell and tube heat exchangers 511 287 PMSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pmsa-2017-04-14 Zandile Mavuso Maintenance Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447425 1491572547 1492120800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640899_resized_0000636337htcstuff2251022.jpg 511 287 Engineers set benchmark in sustainable building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-engineer-sets-benchmark-in-sustainable-building-2017-04-07 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447241 1491224899 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635877_resized_departmentofenvironmentalaffairsgreenbuildingpretoria1004131022duane.jpg GREEN STAR BUILDING The building was awarded its 4-Star Green Star Office South Africa-Namibia ‘Design’ rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa 511 287 New excavator brought to Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-excavator-brought-to-africa-2017-04-07 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447273 1491918496 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636011_resized_20170316smithpower.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68439_2017-03-16_smithpower_-_lio-hd_web.mp48300568 Smith Power Equipment GM Tom Bloom explains the advantages of using Kubota equipment. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Smith Power Equipment GM Tom Bloom explains the advantages of using Kubota equipment. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva. 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