Engineering News | Materials Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling-transport Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:32:16 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Freight utility company receives new specialised excavators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-utility-company-receives-new-specialised-excavators-2019-01-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials Handling Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508898 1548749391 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775439_resized_materialshpeafricaandtptrichardsbay0120191022.jpg NEWLY FITTED The Hyundai 26 t R260LC-9S excavators have been fitted with specially designed 1.6 m³ heavy-duty buckets and 2.5 m³ coal buckets to maximise a railway car’s unloading speed 511 287 Company introduces excavator with lower fuel consumption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-introduces-excavator-with-lower-fuel-consumption-2019-01-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje Materials Handling Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508760 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775378_resized_materialsdoosanexcavators0120191022.jpg DOOSAN DX220LCA-2 EXCAVATOR Outstanding features of the excavator include lower fuel consumption and greater productivity 511 287 HAW expands hose offering in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/haw-expands-hose-offering-in-s-africa-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506690 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770557_resized_hosecrimper1022.jpg UNIFLEX UG32 AND UG2O GREASE CRIMPERS Owing to product demand and our role in the fluid power market, the decision to supply a crimper unique to HAW was made 511 287 Sappma pleased with results after increasing audit frequency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappma-pleased-with-results-after-increasing-audit-frequency-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506628 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770511_resized_hdpepipesontruck1022.jpg SAPPMA From an environmental point of view, we can do a lot more for the same amount of money and materials 511 287 Ctrack launches small tracking devices for use on containers, packages, bikes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ctrack-launches-small-tracking-devices-for-smaller-asset-classes-2019-01-15 Irma Venter ASSET TRACKING Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:29:00 +0200 508559 1547560641 1547544540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000774478_resized_ctrackbxdevices201811022.jpg 511 287 Becsa to acquire IP-rich Matriarch Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/becsa-to-acquire-ip-rich-matriarch-equipment-2019-01-08 Marleny Arnoldi MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:46:00 +0200 507936 1546933964 1546933560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Education at forefront for materials handling institute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-at-forefront-for-materials-handling-institute-2018-11-30 Khutso Maphatsoe SA Institute of Materials Handling Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506243 1544512636 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769733_resized_brandedprofilesainstituteofmaterialshandlingadifritella14121022.jpg ADI FRITTELLA An initial slump in membership resulted from the division of the institute into Unit Handling and Bulk Handling with the Unit Handling disciplines forming part of the Logistics unit while Bulk Handling members were retained in the SAIMH 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76898_2018-11-23_afripp_en_-_hd_web.mp472391013Materials handling organisation, South African Institute of Materials Handling chairperson Adi Frittella and treasurer and tutor Bruce Watts discuss the organisation and its role in the materials handling industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Materials handling organisation, South African Institute of Materials Handling chairperson Adi Frittella and treasurer and tutor Bruce Watts discuss the organisation and its role in the materials handling industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Commission gives Polanofield go-ahead to acquire Dawn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-gives-polanofield-go-ahead-to-acquire-dawn-2018-12-11 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:56:00 +0200 507199 1544692570 1544525760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Dawn expects interim headline loss a share to widen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dawn-expects-interim-headline-loss-a-share-to-widen-2018-12-07 Marleny Arnoldi WAREHOUSING Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:53:00 +0200 506947 1544180103 1544179980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Imperial Logistics targets growth outside SA, adding global freight management capabilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-logistics-targets-growth-outside-sa-adding-global-freight-management-capabilities-2018-12-04 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Tue, 04 Dec 2018 10:36:00 +0200 506459 1543933630 1543912560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770074_resized_mohammedakoojeeimperiallogistics20181022.jpg Mohammed Akoojee 511 287 Pollutec covers full spectrum of environmental industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-covers-full-spectrum-of-environmental-industry-2018-12-03 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:12:00 +0200 506401 1543847448 1543846320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769990_resized_pollutecoceanpollution2tasneembulbulia1120181022.jpg Display depicting ocean pollution 511 287 Transnet to modify operating model, corporate structure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-to-modify-operating-model-corporate-structure-2018-12-03 Marleny Arnoldi FREIGHT Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:19:00 +0200 506371 1543839777 1543839540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769929_resized_taumorwe206131022duane.jpg Transnet acting group CE Tau Morwe 511 287 Flooring project under way in Midrand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flooring-project-under-way-in-midrand-2018-11-30 Thabi Madiba Materials Handling Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504812 1543988750 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766451_resized_brandedprofilesflooring151120181022.jpg WORK IN PROGRESS An installer prepares a floor to install floor covering 511 287 Company unlocks trade corridors through vessels business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-unlocks-trade-corridors-through-vessels-business-2018-11-30 Zandile Mavuso Materials Handling Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504996 1543237342 1543528800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Forklift facilitates enhanced warehousing processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forklift-facilitates-enhanced-warehousing-processes-2018-11-02 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501973 1540884146 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760932_resized_shamrockhandlingconceptscombiliftcrangemultidirectionalforkliftsare3forkliftsinonemachine1020181022.jpg HEAVY LIFTER The Combi C-range of forklifts, with capacities between 2 500 kg and 25 000 kg, encompasses multi-directional forklift trucks 511 287 EnviroServ returning to its roots following Shongweni malodour issue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviroserv-returning-to-its-roots-following-shongweni-malodour-issue-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501952 1539694633 1539694260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760658_resized_wastemanagementshongwenilandfillaerialviewin2018102018enviroserv1022.jpg Shongweni landfill, in KwaZulu-Natal. 511 287 Transnet tests world’s longest manganese production train http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-tests-worlds-longest-manganese-production-train-soon-to-operationalise-2018-10-11 Marleny Arnoldi FREIGHT/MANGANESE Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:17:00 +0200 501606 1539330041 1539267420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Grindex pumps’ warranty extended by 12 months http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindex-pumps-warranty-extended-by-12-months-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Materials Handling Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499410 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755740_resized_pumpsiprgrindexsubmersiblepump210920181022.jpg OPERATIVE Grindex Bravo pump at a platinum mine plant in Rustenburg 511 287 ELB, Elwatini partner to provide rail solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/elb-elwatini-partner-to-provide-rail-solutions-2018-09-18 Tasneem Bulbulia TRANSPORT Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:24:00 +0200 499022 1537259220 1537259040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Partnerships enable HighJump to bring new supply chain technology to Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnerships-enable-highjump-to-bring-new-supply-chain-technology-to-africa-2018-09-05 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:42:00 +0200 497839 1536570772 1536154920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 African rail industry urged to adopt concepts of Fourth Industrial Revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-rail-industry-urged-to-adopt-concepts-of-fourth-industrial-revolution-2018-09-04 Nadine James RAIL Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:17:00 +0200 497701 1536072395 1536070620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 OneLogix continues upward growth trajectory in FY18 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/onelogix-continues-upward-growth-trajectory-in-fy18-2018-08-30 Simone Liedtke LOGISTICS Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:45:00 +0200 497335 1535640394 1535640300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DTI commits to increasing export council funding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-commits-to-increasing-export-council-funding-2018-08-22 Marleny Arnoldi EXPORTS Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:51:00 +0200 496455 1534946006 1534945860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Grindrod appoints Andrew Waller as CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindrod-appoints-andrew-waller-as-ceo-2018-08-22 Marleny Arnoldi LOGISTICS Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:40:00 +0200 496447 1534945345 1534945200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bidvest expects to report up to 22% lower EPS for FY18 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bidvest-expects-to-report-up-to-22-lower-eps-for-fy18-2018-08-22 Marleny Arnoldi SERVICES Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:38:00 +0200 496446 1534945244 1534945080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local company to introduce new plastic pallets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-to-introduce-new-plastic-pallets-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials Handling Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493594 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742494_resized_premierpallets1022.jpg NEW PRODUCT The plastic pallets were manufactured in South Africa SOURCE 511 287 Dachser South Africa driving excellence in road freight services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dachser-south-africa-driving-excellence-in-road-freight-services-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials Handling Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493611 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742524_resized_dachser07181022.jpg STRATEGIC GOAL Dachser South Africa’s aim is to ensure that logistics is tailored to meet clients’ specific requirements 511 287 GLTC offers fleet management system to protect bottom line http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safeguarding-the-bottom-line-through-the-goscor-fleet-management-system-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials Handling Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493958 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743305_resized_goscorevm07181022.jpg ECONOMIC CHALLENGE Current tough operating and economic conditions are putting a strain on already constrained bottom lines 511 287 Company offers paper alternative to wooden and plastic pallets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-offers-paper-alternative-to-wooden-and-plastic-pallets-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Materials Handling Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493580 1534227761 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742467_resized_kimmoboard07181022.jpg VISUAL RESEMBLANCE Honeycomb fibreboard technology takes its name from the visual resemblance to a bee’s honeycomb 511 287 Maintaining Ngqura now easier and more cost effective http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintaining-ngqura-now-easier-and-more-cost-effective-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493137 1533019864 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741353_resized_harbourngqura08181022.jpg GONE FISHING The specially modified truck can be used to fish tyres out of the water 511 287 R400m boost for small-scale fishing industry and tourism in W Cape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r400m-boost-for-small-scale-fishing-industry-and-tourism-in-w-cape-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493037 1533019863 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741079_resized_harbourunderconstructioncoega08181022.jpg BEFORE THE PORT Coega port shows what the projects could look like 511 287 Full management solution for on-board maintenance launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/--full-management-solution-for-on-board-maintenance-launched-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493039 1533019863 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741087_resized_harbourjotun08181022.jpg ACROSS THE BOARD Seastock System covers all on-board maintenance systems for a client 511 287 New appointments to help ship repair focus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-appointments-to-help-ship-repair-focus-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493075 1533019863 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741202_resized_harbouttransnetkhomo08181022.jpg PRESTON KHOMO The strategic development of ship repair infrastructure is being brought to the fore 511 287 S African company supplies four hoppers to Kenyan port http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-company-supplies-four-hoppers-to-kenyan-port-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492834 1533019888 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740984_resized_harboursbltworld08181022.jpg OUT OF THE QUAY The SAMSON hoppers can be moved to free up space where needed 511 287 Imperial CEO takes extended medical leave until Jan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-ceo-takes-extended-medical-leave-until-jan-2018-07-30 Marleny Arnoldi AUTOMOTIVE & LOGISTICS Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:06:00 +0200 494166 1532941737 1532941560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company completes reusable bins supply for new vehicle model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/structural-foam-technology-moulding-in-the-automotive-industry-2018-07-27 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492369 1532414918 1532642400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739989_resized_automotivekaymacbin07181022.jpg HOLDING IT TOGETHER Collapsible bins were produced to hold automotive parts 511 287 Technology, costs, society affecting fleet companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-costs-society-affecting-fleet-companies-2018-06-29 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489633 1529997547 1530223200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732963_resized_truckxglobaltracksunset06181022.jpg SUN SETTING ON HIGH FUEL COSTS Fuel Management System reduces fuel costs for the trucking and logistics industry 511 287