Engineering News | Materials Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling-transport Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:57:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Cleaner, safer fuel on display at expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cleaner-safer-fuel-on-display-at-expo-2018-06-29 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489631 1529997547 1530223200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732959_resized_truckxcngstation06181022.jpg POWERED BY NATURAL GAS Natural gas fueling stations are the way of the future 511 287 First-timer to exhibit product ranges for truck market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-timer-to-exhibit-product-ranges-for-truck-market-2018-06-29 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489636 1529997547 1530223200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732974_resized_truckxintegrated06181022.jpg BALANCING ACT The mobile XTB1200 truck wheel balancer allows for on site balancing 511 287 Expo aims for 50% more visitors this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-and-logistics-expo-aims-to-double-its-visitors-this-year-2018-06-29 Halima Frost TruckX Conference & Expo Preview Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489340 1530001819 1530223200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732315_resized_truckxsasoloutdoor06181022.jpg BIGGER SPACE EQUALS BIGGER VISIBILITY The capacity for larger outdoor stands is seen in Sasol’s TruckX 2017 stand 511 287 Chevron South Africa empowers logistics company to use drones, expand fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chevron-south-africa-empowers-logistics-company-to-use-drones-expand-fleet-2018-06-25 Marleny Arnoldi TRANSPORT Mon, 25 Jun 2018 12:13:00 +0200 490737 1530604442 1529921580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737555_resized_crusadelogisticsdrones0620181022.jpg Crusade Logistics using drone technology 511 287 SAGCC, partners aim to digitalise industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sagcc-german-partners-aim-to-digitalise-local-industries-2018-06-22 Melissa Zisengwe Materials Handling Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488910 1529389403 1529618400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731988_resized_supplychain0618bloomberg10222.jpg NEW STANDARD There is a shift towards automation and digitalisation of supply chains 511 287 Alternative drive systems for offshore operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-drive-systems-for-offshore-operations-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486108 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724910_resized_motorsdrivesbonfigliolirig05181022.jpg GROUNDED OFFSHORE Pedestal-mounted lattice boom cranes with an innovative electric drive concept 511 287 Expo ideal platform for company sector expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-ideal-platform-for-company-sector-expansion-2018-04-27 Melissa Zisengwe Materials Handling Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483653 1524227645 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719432_resized_wmasandwashplant03181022.jpg LOCAL PRODUCT The sand plant is custom-designed to maximise efficiency 511 287 Irish forklift manufacturer launches new headquarters, manufacturing facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irish-forklift-manufacturer-launches-new-headquarters-manufacturing-facility-2018-04-26 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:16:00 +0200 485136 1524753920 1524752160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722804_resized_combiliftireland325042018simone1022.jpg 511 287 Heavy capacity lifting equipment in high demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-capacity-lifting-equipment-in-high-demand-2018-04-04 Paige Müller Materials Handling Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482850 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717785_resized_heavyliftingabnormalloadsjohnsoncranehire304181022.jpg BIG LIFTS CALL FOR BIG EQUIPMENT Johnson Crane Hire's 750 t Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom all terrain crane doing a wind farm installation 511 287 New heavy-duty jib put to the test http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-heavy-duty-jib-put-to-the-test-2018-04-04 Paige Müller Materials Handling Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482858 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717791_resized_heavyliftingandabnormalloadsalejib04181022.jpg EXTENDED LIFTING CAPACITY Ale’s modular jib can lift up to 3 400 t and be configured up to 100 m long 511 287 Skills shortage a concern for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skills-shortage-a-concern-for-industry-2018-04-20 Paige Müller Materials Handling Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483060 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718151_resized_heavyliftingandabnormalloadsleeasa04181022.jpg SKILLS SHORTAGE South Africa’s heavy lifting industry needs qualified riggers and operators who have a higher level of competence which would lead to with a wealth of experience in the future. 511 287 Haulage company offers discounted rates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/haulage-company-offers-discounted-rates-2018-04-04 Paige Müller Materials Handling Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482891 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717823_resized_heavyliftingandabnormalloadstransconhaulers04181022.jpg LONG-LENGTH LOADS Transcon Haulers demonstrates its long-length load capability 511 287 Urban soccer sculpture wins PPC Imaginarium Awards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urban-soccer-sculpture-wins-ppc-imaginarium-awards-2018-04-09 Marleny Arnoldi EMERGING CREATIVES Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:28:00 +0200 483305 1523280971 1523280480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718728_resized_ppcimaginariumchrissoalimposedstructuretothedetrimentofthemembers0420181022.jpg Chris Soal's sculpture titled Imposed Structure to the Detriment of the Members 511 287 Skid steer loaders maintain popularity in projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skid-steer-loaders-maintain-their-popularity-in-construction-projects-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Materials Handling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476967 1522828889 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704612_resized_casesrseriesskidsteerloadercivilengineeringconstruction20181022.jpg CASE IN POINT CASE Construction South Africa’s skid steer loaders have advanced features for improved performance, enhanced productivity and increased operator comfort 511 287