Engineering News | Manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/manufacturing-sector Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:38:34 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Isuzu launches standalone South African business, new mu-X utility vehicle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/isuzu-launches-standalone-south-african-business-new-mu-x-utility-vehicle-2018-02-16 Megan van Wyngaardt AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:52:00 +0200 478572 1518789514 1518785520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708212_resized_isuzudnaphotographersmuxandxriderpe020181022.jpg Isuzu mu-X 511 287 GE Power expects to build a renewables ‘ecosystem’ in South Africa as electricity mix ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ge-power-expects-to-build-a-renewables-ecosystem-in-south-africa-as-electricity-mix-transitions-2018-02-16 Terence Creamer ENERGY Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:15:00 +0200 478566 1518783463 1518783300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708199_resized_russellstokes1022.jpeg GE Power president and CEO Russell Stokes 511 287 Sasol Chemicals completes expansion project at German aluminium works http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-chemicals-completes-expansion-project-at-german-aluminium-works-2018-02-14 Megan van Wyngaardt ALUMINIUM Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:05:00 +0200 478318 1518617415 1518617100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Trade conditions remain strong – Sacci http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-conditions-remain-strong-sacci-2018-02-13 Dylan Slater TRADE Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:07:00 +0200 478156 1518527327 1518527220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 KAP gears up for growth, announces solid interim results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kap-gears-up-for-growth-announces-solid-interim-results-2018-02-12 Schalk Burger FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:35:00 +0200 478019 1518442727 1518442500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SARB to launch commemorative banknotes in honour of Nelson Mandela's centenary http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarb-to-launch-commemorative-banknotes-in-honour-of-nelson-mandelas-centenary-2018-02-12 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:45:00 +0200 477963 1518792022 1518432300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706798_resized_southafricanreservebankcurrencybanknotesrand1610220414duane.jpg Current commemorative South African banknotes 511 287 Entries for Seifsa Awards for Excellence now open http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entries-for-seifsa-awards-for-excellence-now-open-2018-02-12 Anine Kilian METALS AND ENGINEERING Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:09:00 +0200 477956 1518432244 1518430140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Portuguese association says MoU with South African tooling bodies beneficial to both countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-portugal-mou-to-prove-beneficial-to-both-countries-2018-02-09 Zandile Mavuso TOOLMAKING Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476672 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Continent has potential to gain the most from Industry 4.0, says Paramount head http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-stoking-the-fire-of-the-fourth-industrial-revolution-ichikowitz-2018-02-09 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476821 1517899884 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704290_resized_ahrlacfactory1022.jpg MADE IN SOUTH AFRICA Paramount Group’s Mwari aircraft is a testament of digital technology at work as it is designed entirely in a digital format, thereby enabling for a jigless construction 511 287 Signs of manufacturing recovery, despite ongoing metals industry pressures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-uptick-winks-as-local-economy-stabilises-but-metals-industry-still-in-the-doldrums-2018-02-08 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:37:00 +0200 477749 1518102575 1518100620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706354_resized_burnersboilershlakaniwelding201701091022victormoolman.jpg 511 287 Richards Bay zone woos investors at Cape Town's Mining Indaba http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/richards-bay-zone-woos-investors-at-cape-towns-mining-indaba-2018-02-08 African News Agency MINING INDABA Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:03:00 +0200 477707 1518095496 1518094980 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Albeit modest, metals sector poised for second consecutive year of growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metals-sector-poised-for-second-consecutive-year-of-modest-growth-2018-02-02 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:50:00 +0200 477162 1517818585 1517575800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705064_resized_michaeladeduane1022.jpg Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72865_2018-02-02_seifsa.mp424140760Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018 Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018 Inaugural conference aims to find cross-border trade solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inaugural-conference-aims-to-find-cross-border-trade-solutions-2018-02-02 Jessica Oosthuizen Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475485 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701280_resized_resources4africa20181022.jpg EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE The Cross-Border Mining Services Africa Indaba will bring together heads of procurement and supply chain from mining companies, equipment suppliers and engineering, procurement and construction managers 511 287 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 AMSA weighs asset disposals as losses mount, debt rises and rand strengthens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-weighs-asset-disposals-as-losses-mount-debt-rises-and-rand-strengthens-2018-01-31 Terence Creamer STEEL Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:10:00 +0200 476895 1517899503 1517407800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704455_resized_kobusverster110220118duane.jpg New AMSA CEO Kobus Verster 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72813_2018-01-31_amsa._-_hd_web.mp427415168New AMSA CEO Kobus Verster on the immediate outlook for the group and initiatives under way to improve prospects for a return to profitability. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 31.1.2018 New AMSA CEO Kobus Verster on the immediate outlook for the group and initiatives under way to improve prospects for a return to profitability. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 31.1.2018 City of Johannesburg, private sector joins hands in innovative recycling project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-private-sector-joins-hands-in-innovative-recycling-project-2018-01-30 Megan van Wyngaardt WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:42:00 +0200 476738 1517316787 1517316120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Growing global trend for small, compact and cost-saving VSDs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-global-trend-for-small-compact-and-cost-saving-vsds-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473712 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697821_resized_movigearintegrateddriveunit122017seweurodrive1022.jpg MOVIGEAR MECHATRONIC DRIVE UNIT The units are able to reduce installation and start-up efforts and costs 511 287 High-performance chain offers enhanced strength and reliability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-performance-chain-offers-enhanced-strength-and-reliability-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474825 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increasing energy cost prompts need for drive systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-energy-cost-prompts-need-for-drive-systems-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474462 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699389_resized_u1000matrixdrive122017varispeed1022.jpg U1000 MATRIX DRIVE The U1000 matrix drive does not require any additional filtering to achieve low harmonics 511 287 Misaligned pulleys affect belt efficiency and life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/misaligned-pulleys-affect-belt-efficiency-and-life-span-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473216 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697320_resized_fennerdrivealignmentlaser112017bmg1022.jpg FENNER DRIVE ALIGNMENT LASER The Fenner Drive Alignment Laser is designed for accurate pulley and sprocket alignment 511 287 Motor solutions ensure simpler, more compatible installations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-solutions-ensure-simpler-more-compatible-installations-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473789 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697983_resized_easypacttvs122017magnetschneider1022.jpg EASYPACT TVS The EasyPact TVS range encompasses nine sizes of contactors that cover a broad range of current ratings 511 287 Multifunction vibration meter redefines vibration screening http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multifunction-vibration-meter-redefines-vibration-screening-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474901 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 VFD adoption triggers need for bearing protection rings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reliable-mitigation-of-shaft-voltages-lead-to-increase-in-bearing-protection-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474000 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Economisers the key to boiler success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economisers-the-key-to-boiler-success-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474966 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Natural gas boilers coming to the fore http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natural-gas-boilers-coming-to-the-fore-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473590 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697547_resized_cochranheatrecoveryboiler1022.jpg CLEANER TECHNOLOGY Steam Generation’s heat recovery boilers are fully insulated and clad, complete with valves and pipework, to ease site installation 511 287 Natural gas boilers offer hidden benefits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natural-gas-boilers-offer-hidden-benefits-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473909 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698170_resized_boilerburnersburningcoalreutersjpg1022.jpg ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS While coal appears to be the more cost-effective boiler fuel option, there are a number of overlooked benefits of natural gas, which must be considered in cost calculations 511 287 Boiler supplier secures largest order in 30 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-boiler-supplier-secures-largest-order-in-30-years-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Manufacturing Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473796 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697997_resized_drdenboilershellinproduction1220171022.jpg MAKING PROGRESS The shell of the first of four new 10 t/h coal-fired steam boilers is complete, with the project on schedule for hand over to the client in October 511 287 Portuguese firm to support SA’s auto tool-making skills push http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-provide-toolmaking-expertise-to-match-growing-sa-automotive-industry-2018-01-26 Zandile Mavuso Skills Shortage Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474862 1516970608 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Tech revolution will see 'serious winners and losers', warns Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-revolution-will-see-serious-winners-and-losers-warns-davies-2018-01-23 African News Agency MANUFACTURING Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:49:00 +0200 476092 1516716099 1516715340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Coca-Cola increases recycling efforts to contribute to waste-free world http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-increases-recycling-efforts-to-contribute-to-waste-free-world-2018-01-19 Megan van Wyngaardt WASTE MANAGEMENT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:37:00 +0200 475785 1516602680 1516372620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701991_resized_mpactrecycling1022.jpg 511 287 Industry demand sets high targets for company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-become-africas-biggest-activated-carbon-producer-for-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472997 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696217_resized_oxidizerandducting112017rotocarb1022.jpg PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN The company’s water-intensive processing and wastewater treatment operations use local raw materials, technology and deployment 511 287 Plant to be completed in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commissioning-of-desalination-plant-to-be-completed-beginning-of-march-2018-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke DESALINATION Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473279 1516281192 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696749_resized_kansanshitwopassro122017improchem1022.jpg REVERSE OSMOSIS Sea water will be pumped through a Suez Reverse Osmosis plant where the salt and mineral particles will be separated 511 287 Shaw Controls ISO certified http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shaw-controls-iso-certified-2018-01-17 Creamer Media Reporter MANUFACTURING Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:48:00 +0200 475454 1516285794 1516279680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701665_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72643_2018-01-19_rer471_hd_web.mp455191316Shaw Controls ISO certified Shaw Controls ISO certified Volvo aims for climate-neutral automotive manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volvo-aims-for-climate-neutral-automotive-manufacturing-2018-01-17 Megan van Wyngaardt AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:28:00 +0200 475502 1516196523 1516195680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gibela moves to Dunnottar plant; takes first manufacturing steps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gibela-moves-to-dunnottar-plant-takes-first-manufacturing-steps-2018-01-17 Irma Venter RAIL Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:28:00 +0200 475487 1516280821 1516192080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701290_resized_gibeladunnotarrailcarbodyproduction12171022.jpg Work on the first car-body shell has started 511 287 Manufacturing ends year with a PMI low http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-ends-year-on-pmi-low-2018-01-12 Natasha Odendaal ECONOMY Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:15:00 +0200 475137 1515768255 1515762900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700408_resized_abeylatrading110613manufacturingduaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 November manufacturing output up 1.7% y/y http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/november-manufacturing-output-up-17-yy-2018-01-11 Reuters MANUFACTURING Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:25:00 +0200 475028 1515677181 1515677100 99999999999 Reuters 0 0