Engineering News | Manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/manufacturing-sector Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:36:35 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 ExecuJet to offer customers new experience with super versatile jet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/execujet-to-offer-customers-new-experience-with-super-versatile-jet-2018-10-19 Simone Liedtke AVIATION Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:09:00 +0200 502321 1539958715 1539958140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761415_resized_execujet102018simoneliedtke1022.jpg 511 287 African Chemicals Imbizo registers impressive growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chemicals-imbizo-registers-impressive-growth-2018-10-19 Natasha Odendaal CHEMICALS Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500232 1539671135 1539900000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BMG supplies range of hydraulic and pneumatic seals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-supplies-extensive-range-of-hydraulic-and-pneumatic-seals-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Manufacturing Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500755 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758244_resized_hallitetype50610181022.jpg HALLITE TYPE 506 These bearing strips are used extensively on hydraulic cylinder rod and piston applications and can withstand extreme side loads, preventing metal to metal contact 511 287 Hyflo enables efficient manufacture of hose assemblies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyflo-enables-efficient-manufacture-of-hose-assemblies-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Manufacturing Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500752 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758236_resized_hyfloparkerkarrykrimp10181022.jpg CRIMPING MACHINE Karrykrimp 2 models are portable or bench mount crimpers 511 287 Hytec Group companies reduce OEM’s energy costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hytec-group-companies-reduce-oems-energy-costs-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Manufacturing Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500757 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758252_resized_sytronix10181022.jpg MONITORING PRESSURE The Sytronix variable speed pump drive monitors the hydraulic pressure and adjusts the motor running speed so only the required pressure at any given time is delivered 511 287 Uncertainty causing slowdown in hydraulics industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uncertainty-causing-slowdown-in-hydraulics-industry-2018-10-04 Jessica Oosthuizen Manufacturing Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500749 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758233_resized_hydraulics10181022.jpg INDUSTRY SLOWDOWN Most of the company’s work comes from repairs and replacement of existing components as clients are trying to keep their costs down 511 287 South African mint shines in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-mint-shines-in-africa-2018-10-19 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE STRATEGY Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500444 1540274997 1539900000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Rexroth HUBB launches to fully consolidate companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rexroth-hubb-launches-to-fully-consolidate-companies-2018-10-18 Tasneem Bulbulia MANUFACTURING Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:53:00 +0200 502236 1539927875 1539874380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African countries can leapfrog technologies, if they understand the requirements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-countries-can-leapfrog-technologies-if-they-understand-the-requirements-2018-10-17 Rebecca Campbell TRADE AND INDUSTRY Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:03:00 +0200 502080 1539786700 1539784980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Numsa plastic sector workers to strike over wages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-plastic-sector-workers-to-strike-over-wages-2018-10-15 African News Agency MANUFACTURING Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:14:00 +0200 501796 1539598749 1539598440 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Steel Awards showcase resilience, workmanship in South African steel industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-showcase-resilience-workmanship-in-south-african-steel-industry-2018-10-12 Simone Liedtke STEEL Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:19:00 +0200 501707 1539586199 1539350340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760196_resized_steelsouthafricaninstituteforsteelconstructionsteelawards102018saisc1022.jpg 511 287 Seifsa president points to ‘signs of green shoots' for metals sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-president-points-to-signs-of-green-shoots-for-metals-sector-2018-10-12 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:40:00 +0200 501699 1539348448 1539348000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760171_resized_manufactuirngmetso100809duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 Opportunities abound for Italian entrepreneurs expanding into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opportunities-abound-for-italian-entrepreneurs-wanting-to-expand-into-africa-2018-10-12 Shannon de Ryhove Manufacturing Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499762 1539006441 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Speciality textiles firm to produce flame-resistant fabrics for Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gelvenor-to-produce-arc--flame-resistant-fabrics-for-africa-2018-10-12 Schalk Burger Industrial fabrics Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500303 1539006444 1539295200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Air Products launches centralised acetylene facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-products-launches-centralised-acetylene-facility-2018-10-11 Tasneem Bulbulia GAS Thu, 11 Oct 2018 17:00:00 +0200 501616 1539326557 1539270000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759946_resized_airproducts1018dylan1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76349_2018-10-11_airproducts.mp420601802Air Products MD Rob Richardson details that company’s new dissolved acetylene facility in Midvaal, and Midvaal executive mayor Bongani Baloyi outlines the impact for the area. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Air Products MD Rob Richardson details that company’s new dissolved acetylene facility in Midvaal, and Midvaal executive mayor Bongani Baloyi outlines the impact for the area. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. August manufacturing production gains 1.3% on food and beverages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/august-manufacturing-output-up-13-2018-10-11 African News Agency MANUFACTURING Thu, 11 Oct 2018 14:48:00 +0200 501588 1539262258 1539262080 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 AMSA seeks growth opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa amid muted domestic steel demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-seeks-growth-opportunities-in-sub-saharan-africa-amid-muted-domestic-steel-demand-2018-10-10 Nadine James STEEL Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:42:00 +0200 501430 1539182897 1539182520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759511_resized_steelslabarcelormittalvanderbijlparkoctober20181022jpg.jpeg ArcelorMittal Vanderbijlparjk Works 511 287 India’s High Commission co-sponsors artisan centre of specialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indias-high-commission-co-sponsors-artisan-centre-of-specialisation-2018-10-08 Schalk Burger EDUCATION Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:04:00 +0200 501160 1539007676 1539007440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sappi launches sustainable dissolving wood pulp brand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappi-launches-sustainable-dissolving-wood-pulp-brand-2018-10-05 Simone Liedtke PAPER, PULP & PACKAGING Fri, 05 Oct 2018 14:07:00 +0200 500931 1538747702 1538741220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Marine waste a pressing issue, but few solutions in sight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marine-waste-a-pressing-issue-few-resolutions-in-sight-2018-10-05 Dylan Slater Environment Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499546 1538467579 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757647_resized_wave.jpg 511 287 First African Rolls-Royce lease engine storage facility opens at SAAT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-african-rolls-royce-lease-engine-storage-facility-opens-at-saat-2018-10-03 Simone Liedtke AVIATION Wed, 03 Oct 2018 16:21:00 +0200 500685 1538576688 1538576460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758086_resized_aviationrollsroycecustomervpafricakevinevansdtiactingddgthandiphelesaatactingceowellingtonnyuswa1020181022.jpg (Left to Right) Rolls-Royce Africa customers VP Kevin Evans, Trade and Industry acting deputy director general Thandi Phele and SAAT acting CEO Wellington Nyuswa 511 287 Aveng to sell rail business to Mathupha Capital for R133m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-to-sell-rail-business-to-mathupha-capital-for-r133m-2018-10-03 Terence Creamer CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 03 Oct 2018 14:15:00 +0200 500571 1538569713 1538568900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758022_resized_transnetfreightrail610221013duane.jpg 511 287 Mantashe calls for marketing of platinum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minister-mantashe-calls-for-marketing-of-platinum-2018-10-03 Martin Creamer MINING INVESTMENT Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:40:00 +0200 500469 1538573526 1538556000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758063_resized_gwedemantashemartincreamer031018dylan1022.jpg Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe (left) with Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer at the Joburg Indaba. 511 287 Japan's Kansai to help Zambia paint out malaria http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japans-kansai-to-help-zambia-paint-out-malaria-2018-10-02 Reuters SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:55:00 +0200 500371 1538485012 1538484900 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Dube TradePort continues to inject billions into local economy, job creation – MEC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dube-tradeport-continues-to-inject-billions-into-local-economy-job-creation-mec-2018-10-02 Simone Liedtke TRADE Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:50:00 +0200 500369 1538485696 1538484600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Absa PMI weakens further in September http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absa-pmi-weakens-further-in-september-2018-10-01 Marleny Arnoldi BUSINESS CONDITIONS Mon, 01 Oct 2018 14:48:00 +0200 500219 1538400700 1538398080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Manufacturer keeps up with increasingly complex orders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-keeps-up-with-increasingly-complex-orders-2018-09-28 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Manufacturing Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498748 1537859690 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754326_resized_smsgroupextrusionpress09181022jpg.jpeg EXTRUSION The SMS group has expertise in aluminium, copper, copper alloys and steel extrusion 511 287 Record-high margins for aluminium sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/record-high-margins-for-aluminium-sales-2018-09-28 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Manufacturing Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498643 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754101_resized_aluminiumblockreuters1022jpg.jpeg TARIFF SEE-SAW US tariffs have had a positive and negative effect on aluminium profit margins 511 287 Lion Match division boosts local manufacture of feminine personal care products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lion-match-division-boosts-local-manufacture-of-feminine-personal-care-products-2018-09-27 Shirley le Guern MANUFACTURING Thu, 27 Sep 2018 09:20:00 +0200 499825 1538053001 1538032800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756834_resized_unsgaardbasievanwyk1022.jpg Lion Match Company CEO Basie van Wyk 511 287 Aveng reports strong market interest in most of its noncore assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-reports-strong-market-interest-in-most-of-its-noncore-assets-2018-09-26 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:30:00 +0200 499782 1537971856 1537968600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756502_resized_ericdiack09181022dylan.jpg Aveng executive chairperson Eric Diack 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76141_2018-09-26_aveng_-_hd_web.mp459921357Aveng executive chairperson Eric Diack in conversation with Engineering News editor Terence Creamer on prospects for the group following some major interventions aimed at stabilising the balance sheet and turning around the struggling business. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 26.09.2018 Aveng executive chairperson Eric Diack in conversation with Engineering News editor Terence Creamer on prospects for the group following some major interventions aimed at stabilising the balance sheet and turning around the struggling business. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 26.09.2018 KSB Pumps and Valves obtains Level 1 BBBEE certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ksb-pumps-and-valves-obtains-level-1-bbbee-certification-2018-09-25 Simone Liedtke EMPOWERMENT / PUMPS Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:45:00 +0200 499690 1537886844 1537886700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756290_resized_pumpsksbpumpsandvalvesteampicture0920181022.jpg 511 287 Ascendis launches new strategic focus, announces positive FY18 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-launches-new-strategic-focus-announces-positive-fy18-results-2018-09-25 Nadine James ECONOMY Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:22:00 +0200 499678 1537971589 1537885320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756299_resized_ascendisbuilding221022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76127_2018-09-25_ascendis_-_hd_web.mp413429467CEO Thomas Thomsen discussing the company's new strategy and the need for divestment. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd CEO Thomas Thomsen discussing the company's new strategy and the need for divestment. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd Africa’s metals, engineering cluster needs to do more to attract investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africas-metals-engineering-cluster-needs-to-do-more-to-attract-investment-2018-09-21 Marleny Arnoldi METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:27:00 +0200 499498 1537538749 1537536420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755889_resized_michaeladeduane1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76102_2018-09-21_indaba1_-_hd_web.mp416256862Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade talks about the need for South Africa's metals and engineering sector to increase its exports throughout Africa, while IFC senior investment officer Paul Mukasa discusses financing in Africa. Video and editing: Darlene Creamer. Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade talks about the need for South Africa's metals and engineering sector to increase its exports throughout Africa, while IFC senior investment officer Paul Mukasa discusses financing in Africa. Video and editing: Darlene Creamer. Electrical equipment range expanded http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-expanded-ensures-efficient-electrical-variables-measurement-2018-09-21 Evert Wasserman Manufacturing Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497935 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752577_resized_carlogavazziwm50multichannelpoweranalyser1022.jpg MULTI-CHANNEL POWER ANALYSERS The Magnet Group specialises in the supply, implementation and support of electrical equipment 511 287 Smart factories reshaping the face of manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-factories-connected-manufacturing-reshaping-industry-2018-09-21 Schalk Burger Manufacturing Technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498439 1537193980 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753535_resized_omronsagmvictormarques9181022.jpg VICTOR MARQUES Demands from manufacturers in South Africa indicate a sustained move towards advanced manufacturing and automation 511 287 Collaboration, innovation needed to drive localisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-innovation-needed-to-drive-localisation-2018-09-19 Tasneem Bulbulia MANUFACTURING Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:25:00 +0200 499207 1537368027 1537367100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Defence industry needs to adapt, optimise for Industry 4.0 – panel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-industry-needs-to-adapt-optimise-for-industry-40-panel-2018-09-19 Simone Liedtke DEFENCE / INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:03:00 +0200 499198 1537365980 1537365780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755212_resized_defencebeeuwengerrytsdeptofscienceandtechnologyzanecleophassecurytdefencetechnologyconsultingwiebketoussaintengineerswithoutborders092018dylanslater1022.jpg (Left to Right) Department of Science and Technology chief director Beeuwen Gerryts, Security and Defence Technology Consulting CEO Zane Cleophas and Engineers Without Borders founder and CEO Wiebke Toussaint 511 287