Engineering News | Maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:20:16 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Mindset change required to mitigate water crisis effects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-requires-mindset-change-to-mitigate-effects-of-water-crisis-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473124 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696469_resized_sanderzweersbusinessdevelopmentmanager112017royalhaskoningdhv1022.jpg SANDER ZWEERS The global water crisis is considered not only an environmental risk but also a social risk 511 287 Hammerhead benefits in replacing Gauteng’s ageing pipelines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hammerhead-benefits-in-replacing-gautengs-aging-pipelines-2018-01-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473277 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696757_resized_pipeshammerhead121120171022.jpg URBANITE The Hammerhead pipe-bursting solution allows crews to work in confined and heavily built-up areas 511 287 Recycling wastewater ensures plant efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-wastewater-ensures-plant-efficiency-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473222 1516346000 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696842_resized_wklenvironmentalsewagetreatment20171022.jpg SIYABONGA FACILITY The facility will treat and reuse 3 650 000 ℓ/y of water (based on a treatment rate of 10 000 ℓ/d) 511 287 Maintenance, construction projects along N1/N4 slated for 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-slated-for-2018-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472516 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695171_resized_plazapivet102017bakwenaduanedaws1022.jpg INCREASING CAPACITY Bakwena has installed two pivots, each valued at about R2.4-million, at both the Doornpoort and Pumulani toll plazas 511 287 N2 rehabilitation project to be completed end of this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n2-rehabilitation-project-to-be-completed-end-of-this-year-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472552 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695248_resized_n2streetlightswesterncape112017westerncapegovernment1022.jpg LIGHTING THE WAY The upgrade will provide better ride quality, safety and visibility 511 287 Assistance in overcoming bridge challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-assist-in-overcoming-bridge-maintenance-challenges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472508 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695157_resized_ropeaccesstechnicianstemporaryaccessplatforms112017skyriders1022.jpg ABSEILING FOR ACCESS Technicians had to deploy rope access to abseil from a structure to erect the access platforms 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 National road network at core of local growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-road-network-at-core-of-local-growth-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473504 1513321460 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697372_resized_nationalroad122017sanral1022.jpg LOCAL HUB The national road network has been steadily growing over the years and has improved connectivity between cities and regional hubs 511 287 Emphasis on infrastructure development catalyst for growth and sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emphasis-on-infrastructure-development-catalyst-for-growth-and-sustainability-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473784 1513321477 1513288800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697971_resized_siphofanibridge122017aurecon1022.jpg SIPHOFANENI BRIDGE The Siphofaneni bridge and road project is going to be the standard for future infrastructure projects in Swaziland 511 287 WiFi can aid in water crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wifi-can-aid-in-water-crisis-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Maintenance Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471560 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693947_resized_nickwatsonruckusbusinessinthewesterncape1120171022.jpg NICK WATSON Mobile data rates are quite prohibitive. Most people can afford the handsets, but they simply can not afford the connection 511 287 New standards change filtration requirements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-standards-change-filtration-requirements-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Maintenance Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471462 1511853906 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692999_resized_station062017freudenberg1022.jpg IDEAL OPPORTUNITY During the holiday season the closing of some workshops, factories and mines presents a good opportunity for system maintenance 511 287 Municipalities to reduce emissions by diverting waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-to-reduce-emissions-by-diverting-waste-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471334 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692591_resized_organicwaste112017jgafrika1022.jpg WASTE-DIVERSION STRATEGY The strategy entails waste disposal and the beneficial use for business development 511 287 Green cleaning products can pack a punch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-cleaning-products-can-pack-a-punch-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471487 1512131507 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693023_resized_judysunaskyceo112017blendwell1022.jpg JUDY SUNASKY Companies are constantly developing products, but consumers are still hesitant to use green cleaning products 511 287 Large companies driving increase in land contamination assessments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-companies-driving-increase-in-land-contamination-assessments-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471121 1512395606 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692389_resized_stevemckeownpartner112017erm1022.jpg STEVE MCKEOWN Companies that have a global footprint are more committed to assessing their impact on the environment 511 287 Company expands diesel supply to include buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/providing-diesel-solutions-for-buses-trucks-2017-11-24 Tasneem Bulbulia Maintenance Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470236 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000690401_resized_bustle2017truckbuswebsite1022.jpg PARKING THE BUS Next Grace Investments’ depots enables buses and trucks to refuel and park at the facilities, while drivers have access to food and shower facilities 511 287 Steel company’s optimism fuels technology investment appetite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-companys-optimism-fuels-technology-investment-appetite-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Maintenance Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470288 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691204_resized_steeltubesbloomberg20071022.jpg TUBULAR INNOVATION The LT20 creates new possibilities and innovation for architects and structural designers 511 287 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Third biennial food and drink exhibition to be held in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-biennial-food-and-drink-exhibition-to-be-held-in-2018-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469460 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688663_resized_fdtafrica2016exhibition102017fdtafricamessemunchen1022.jpg FDT AFRICA 2018 The aim of fdt Africa 2018 is to consolidate the existing target groups of exhibitors and visitors 511 287 Tank cleaning ensures quality batch, every time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tank-cleaning-ensures-quality-batch-every-time-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469457 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688654_resized_hydroclawintank102017spraynozzle1022.jpg SPECIALIST PRODUCT The HydroClaw nozzle is a specialist nozzle which is best suited for the cleaning of tanks with high solids content 511 287 Value-for-money centrifugal pumps to change process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/value-for-money-centrifugal-pumps-to-change-process-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469758 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689252_resized_mfp2mfp3pumpseries12017verderpumps1022.jpg UPCOMING AVAILABILITY Higher flow rates are expected to be available very soon 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 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 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 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 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 Construction company awarded R10m residential development contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-residential-development-contract-awarded-to-construction-company-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469594 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689403_resized_archierutherfordmdofmotheoconstructiongroupcivils1020161022.jpg ARCHIE RUTHERFORD The South Hills project will have a positive impact on the local community 511 287 Geosynthetic products produce a sealing barrier for diverse applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geosynthetic-products-produce-a-sealing-barrier-for-diverse-applications-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465944 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680762_resized_fibertexsageosyntheticclaylinersbentofixx092017fibertexsa1022.jpg BENTOFIX X The carrier geotextile of the Bentofix X is coated with an additional, low-permeability polyethylene layer 511 287 Investment in infrastructure only way to realise integrated Africa dream http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-governance-conference-seeks-to-remove-development-hobble-2017-11-17 Schalk Burger INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470229 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Specialised welding enhances refurbishment capabilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-welding-enhances-refurbishment-capabilities-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Maintenance 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 Maintenance and upgrades on cards for Platinum Corridor in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/various-maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-route-to-start-in-2018-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ROADS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469410 1510037533 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688493_resized_liamclarke10171022duane.jpg LIAM CLARKE Construction of a second carriageway on the N4 between the M17 and the R512 will start in January 2018 511 287 New course for employees to launch in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bursary-competition-new-course-for-employees-to-launch-in-2018-2017-11-10 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469305 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688270_resized_invinciblevalvestrainingvalves2017.jpg COMMITTED TO EDUCATION The training facility, operational since May this year, caters for 12 employees who will be completing three valves training course 511 287 Dart valves, samplers enhance mineral processing plant efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/-dart-valves-samplers-enhance-mineral-processing-plant-efficiency-2017-11-10 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469061 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687802_resized_booysendalvalveinstallationedart10171022.jpg TURNKEY SERVICE After the original installation at Booysendal, eDART assisted in the optimisation and fine tuning of the plant 511 287 Handheld ProcessMeter enables in-field valve positioner checks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/handheld-processmeter-enables-in-field-valve-positioner-checks-2017-11-10 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469021 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687796_resized_v212379flukeinfieldvalvepositioner1jpg1022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE TOOL The ProcessMeter comprises all the necessary tools for checking and recalibrating electronic valve positioners 511 287 South African rail operator rebrands, expands offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-rail-operator-rebrands-expands-rail-offerings-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach RAIL Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469519 1510037534 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688744_resized_railsheltamharithhomescreenrotating0720171022.jpg NEW FACE New initiatives for Sheltam Group include the rebranding to Traxtion 511 287 Upcoming energy event to showcase African project opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-energy-event-to-showcase-african-project-opportunities-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ENERGY CONFERENCE Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469412 1511444201 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688496_resized_africaenergyindaba2201141022.jpg GLOBAL PARTICIPATION The event will include more African companies and delegates, as well as increase global participation in the event 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71693_2017-10-31_energyindaba_-_hd_web.mp497320874Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. High-pressure industrial cleaning suitable for various industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-pressure-industrial-cleaning-suitable-for-various-industries-2017-11-03 Marleny Arnoldi Maintenance Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467871 1510214507 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685541_resized_totalblastinghighpressurecleaningindustrialcleaning20171022.jpg HIGH-PRESSURE CLEANING Total Blasting has provided many plants and industrial cleaning contractors with simple and flexible water-jetting capability 511 287 Continued volatility impacts on energy and chemicals company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-volatility-impacts-energy-and-chemicals-company-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467492 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684095_resized_sasolheadoffice102017bloomberg1022.jpg RECORD PRODUCTION Sasol showed great resilience and character through delivering record production volumes at Secunda Synfuels 511 287 Proper lubrication directly correlates with safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proper-lubrication-directly-correlates-to-safety-2017-10-27 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467663 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684609_resized_bloomberg62236041h2279971022.jpg GREASE THE SKIDS Reducing human-machine interaction requires having a robust lubrication programme that prevents unnecessary downtime and extends the service intervals of wind turbine equipment 511 287