Engineering News | Manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/manufacturing-sector Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:34:38 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Omnia files contempt of court case at Foskor over contentious phosphoric acid pricing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-files-contempt-of-court-case-at-foskor-over-contentious-phosphoric-acid-pricing-2017-12-08 Dylan Slater CHEMICALS Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:47:00 +0200 473541 1512737449 1512737220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Steinhoff shares bounce off 14-year low in volatile trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinhoff-shares-bounce-off-14-year-low-in-volatile-trade-2017-12-08 Reuters RETAIL Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:47:00 +0200 473501 1512744492 1512719220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Small business agency in venture to incubate tech hardware startups http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seda-ropes-in-savant-to-incubate-innovative-technology-start-ups-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger Business Incubation Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472445 1512454233 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Transnet Freight Rail accepts delivery of the first TRAXX Class 23 E locomotives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-freight-rail-accepts-delivery-of-the-first-traxx-class-23-e-locomotives-2017-12-07 Shirley le Guern RAIL Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:56:00 +0200 473459 1512659446 1512658560 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697212_resized_460traxxclass23elocomotivesbombardiertransnet1022.jpg The new TRAXX 23 E made its entrance in Durban yesterday 511 287 Steinhoff identifies €1bn noncore assets to boost liquidity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinhoff-identifies-1bn-noncore-assets-to-boost-liquidity-2017-12-07 Schalk Burger RETAIL Thu, 07 Dec 2017 11:48:00 +0200 473381 1512640939 1512640080 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696989_resized_christowiese1022bloomberg.jpg CHRISTO WIESE The Steinhoff supervisory board appointed Dr Christo Wiese delegated supervisory chairperson on an interim basis 511 287 Nersa says special power deal for Silicon Smelters must start on July 1 or earlier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-says-special-power-deal-for-silicon-smelters-must-start-on-july-1-or-earlier-2017-12-06 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY TARIFFS Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:25:00 +0200 473319 1512570535 1512570300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696806_resized_powerlines110220713duane.jpeg 511 287 Absa PMI rises to six-months high in November http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absa-pmi-rises-to-six-months-high-in-november-2017-12-01 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:10:00 +0200 472832 1512122029 1512119400 1514757600 Reuters 0 0 Renewables-heavy mix is South Africa’s cheapest option, yet another study confirms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-heavy-mix-is-south-africas-cheapest-option-yet-another-study-confirms-2017-12-01 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:45:00 +0200 472788 1512131481 1512110700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695834_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Distributor adds filters to existing product range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/components-distributor-now-includes-filters-in-range-of-products-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Manufacturing Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471449 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Separators offer versatility and low maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-condensate-separators-capable-of-working-with-large-range-of-sizes-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Manufacturing Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471447 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Small size particles prompt regular filter replacement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/owing-to-small-size-of-particles-filters-need-to-be-replaced-regularly-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Manufacturing Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471452 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Positive growth for filtration industry leading to 2022 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-growth-for-filtration-industry-leading-to-2022-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Manufacturing Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471451 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Heat exchangers made compact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heat-exchangers-made-compact-2017-12-08 Nica Schreuder Manufacturing Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471338 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692670_resized_enerquippressurevessel1022.jpg U-TUBE Heat exchangers are available in U-tube and straight tube designs, and save a significant amount of space due to their size 511 287 Waltloo fibre-optic factory to supply African telecoms industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-fibre-optic-factory-to-supply-african-telecoms-industry-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger MANUFACTURING Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471785 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693681_resized_dartcomwaltloofactory11022.jpg DARTCOM WALTLOO FACTORY The factory has fibre colour, ringmarking, buffer tube production, SZ stranding and dual-jacket equipment to produce complete cables 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 Manufacturing 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 DTI warns large-scale job creation not as simple as it seems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-warns-large-scale-job-creation-not-as-simple-as-it-seems-2017-11-28 Dylan Slater MANUFACTURING Tue, 28 Nov 2017 16:22:00 +0200 472448 1511880260 1511878920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 BAIC’s investment into South African vehicle assembly project bolstering bilateral investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/baics-investment-into-south-african-vehicle-assembly-project-bolstering-bilateral-investment-2017-11-28 Anine Kilian AUTOMOTIVE Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:05:00 +0200 472387 1511878217 1511859900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694921_resized_baicd20hatch31022.jpg BAIC D20 hatchback 511 287 Growing domestic demand at heart of plan to create a million manufacturing jobs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-domestic-demand-at-heart-of-plan-to-create-a-million-manufacturing-jobs-2017-11-24 Terence Creamer MANUFACTURING Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:00:00 +0200 472192 1511762083 1511528400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694537_resized_robdaviesandrederuyter11171022duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies and Manufacturing Circle chairperson André de Ruyter 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72097_map_to_a_million_document_24_november.pdf2922634Map to a Million New Jobs in a Decade Map to a Million New Jobs in a Decade BMW plant refurbishment project nabs Steel Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-plant-refurbishment-project-nabs-steel-award-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Manufacturing Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470769 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691480_resized_bmwroofassembling1022.jpg ROOF ASSEMBLY A new roof structure was erected over the existing B50 while the assembly plant remained fully operational 511 287 Company embraces industry trends and challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Manufacturing Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Outdoor gym sites increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outdoor-gym-sites-increase-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Manufacturing Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470622 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691123_resized_outdoorgymvesconite1022.jpg SOCIAL COHESION An example of some of the hard-wearing gym equipment that has been produced by Lani Service Centre 511 287 Steel Awards 2017 confirms LSFB growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-2017-confirms-lsfb-growth-2017-11-13 Nica Schreuder Manufacturing Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470778 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691494_resized_summitplacesasteelawards1022.jpg SUMMIT PLACE The Assupol Building, the 11-storey winning office block in the Summit Place development 511 287 Microgrids add new arrow to Africa’s electricity access quiver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proven-concept-of-microgrids-driving-acceleration-of-uptake-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471015 1511252281 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693556_resized_accelerating.jpg 511 287 African operations shine as PPC delivers higher H1 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-operations-shine-as-ppc-delivers-higher-h1-earnings-2017-11-23 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:30:00 +0200 472027 1511426426 1511425800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694113_resized_constructionworkercement1022duane.jpg 511 287 Sasol’s new strategy shuns GTL as specialty chemicals emerge as key growth driver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasols-new-strategy-shuns-gtl-as-specialty-chemicals-emerge-as-key-growth-driver-2017-11-23 Terence Creamer SASOL Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:30:00 +0200 472000 1511423800 1511422200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694031_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Sasol joint CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 Reunert delivers double-digit growth for FY17 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reunert-delivers-double-digit-growth-for-fy17-2017-11-21 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:13:00 +0200 471804 1511271030 1511269980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Alvern Cables to pay R4.7m penalty for price fixing, dividing markets  http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alvern-cables-to-pay-r47m-penalty-for-price-fixing-dividing-markets-2017-11-17 Anine Kilian COMPETITION MATTERS Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:02:00 +0200 471498 1510930048 1510909320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New Summerstrand-based ale house opened http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-summerstrand-based-ale-house-opened-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Manufacturing Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469661 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688997_resized_varietyoffering102017docksidebrewery1022.jpg GLOBAL STYLES Globally, there are more than thirty main styles of beer 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 Manufacturing 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 1 000 locally manufactured valves sold to aid electrical power distribution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/1-000-locally-manufactured-valves-sold-to-aid-electrical-distribution-2017-11-10 Nadine James Manufacturing Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468988 1510037530 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687604_resized_aluminiumbutterflyvalvecsir07171022.jpg PALTECH BUTTERFLY VALVE Forms part of a number of products selected by Eskom for localisation 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 511 287 400 emergency shutdown valves supplied to Oman petrochemicals project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/400-emergency-shutdown-valves-supplied-to-oman-petrochemicals-project-2017-11-10 Nadine James Manufacturing Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469077 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687838_resized_soharrefinerycourtesyoforpic1022.jpg SOHAR REFINERY Orpic is undertaking strategic growth projects including the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project and the Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex 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 Manufacturing 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 Company expands fluid technology services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-fluid-technology-services-2017-11-10 Nadine James Manufacturing Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469043 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687799_resized_bmgdiaphragmandpinchvalves10171022.jpg VERSATILE PRODUCTS FPV diaphragm and pinch valves are available in many different materials, with various pressure ratings, for diverse sectors 511 287 Company offers valve solutions for abrasive, slurry applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-valve-solutions-for-abrasive-slurry-applications-2017-11-10 Nadine James Manufacturing Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469013 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687610_resized_arvalvthroughportknifegatevalvesforabrasivescalingapplications10171022.jpg ARVALV KNIFE-GATE VALVES Unlike traditional push-through knife-gate valves, the partially-energised seats remain in their natural state when the gate is retracted 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 Manufacturing 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 Manufacturing 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