Engineering News | Maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:58:53 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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. 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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 New partnership for SA rail industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-partnership-for-sa-rail-industry-2017-06-02 Marleny Arnoldi Maintenance Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452870 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650467_resized_ztrcontrolsystemsrailinfrastructure20171022.jpg CONTROL SOLUTIONS ZTR Control Systems offers intelligent equipment management solutions for locomotive modernisation 511 287 South African industries show interest in new flexible borescope http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-industries-show-interest-in-new-flexible-borescope-2017-06-02 Schalk Burger Nondestructive Testing Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451811 1497002574 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647630_resized_hawkeyev2combustion04171022.jpg FLEXIBLE BORESCOPE Flexible borescopes are used in the aerospace, automotive manufacturing, energy and wind-generation industries 511 287 Active citizenry mobile platform launched in Eastern Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/active-citizenry-mobile-platform-launched-in-eastern-cape-2017-05-26 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452410 1495523579 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 First orders for installation-ready knife gate valve 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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 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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 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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