Engineering News | Material Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:29:28 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Advanced wear technology stands to set new benchmark http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-wear-technology-stands-to-set-a-new-industry-benchmark-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460397 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668181_resized_wonderstoneglztuffinlethead720171022.jpg ENHANCED PROTECTION Zirconia-enhanced alumina offers superior mechanical strength, abrasion resistance and fracture toughness in wear linings protecting components such as inlet heads 511 287 Attention to detail crucial for conveyor belts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/attention-to-detail-crucial-for-optimal-conveyor-performance-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460387 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668146_resized_conveyortrainingmartinengineering1022.jpg SAFETY FIRST It is imperative that a risk assessment be performed prior to working on conveyors and that all operators are educated on the learning points identified 511 287 Company supplies piping for water treatment expansion project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-piping-for-water-treatment-expansion-project-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460529 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668540_resized_plastitechusuthuexpansionprojectinfrastructureservices20171022.jpg MEGA SUPPLY Plasti-Tech supplied R1.8-million worth of piping and fabricated fittings for the Usuthu water purification plant expansion project 511 287 Comprehensive service support adds value to forklifts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comprehensive-service-support-adds-value-to-forklifts-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460396 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668268_resized_smithpowerequipmentkiporforklift0820171022.jpg FIT FOR PURPOSE Kipor forklifts were supplied to Icon Bricks with additional filtration systems to protect the engines from fine dust particles 511 287 Education and training imperative for modern supply chain management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-and-training-imperative-for-modern-supply-chain-management-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460404 1503411157 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668200_resized_honeywellautomationorionconsoleexhibitionatautomationworld201704171022.jpg FUTURE-FOCUSED Companies are increasingly upgrading their manufacturing facilities to streamline operations and remove constraints through automation 511 287 Focus needed to maximise S Africa’s export potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-needed-to-maximise-south-africas-export-potential-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460392 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668160_resized_vishaallutchman1022.jpg VISHAAL LUTCHMAN Business and government must align and work together to realise South Africa’s export potential 511 287 Materials handling still a key focus for businesses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-handling-still-a-key-focus-for-businesses-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460401 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668186_resized_interrollconveyor0720171022.jpg ADDING VALUE Businesses are investing in upgrading existing materials handling equipment and eliminating problem areas to maximise efficiency 511 287 Modern materials handling systems support operational improvements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modern-materials-handling-systems-support-operational-improvements-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460402 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668196_resized_normanmalekaseweurodrive0820171022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA Technologies like SEW-EURODRIVE’s MOVITRANS are paving the way to the fully integrated and automated future of materials handling 511 287 Telematics fleet management solutions guarantee increased profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telematics-fleet-management-solutions-guarantee-increased-profitability-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460386 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668271_resized_mixtelematicsscreeninterface0820171022.jpg INFORMATION AT A GLANCE The MiX Journey Management tool presents all information relating to cargo’s journey in a clear and efficient manner to facilitate quicker decision-making 511 287 Company providing a package for complete heat containment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-providing-a-package-for-complete-heat-containment-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Material Handling Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459807 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666873_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersbloomberg3155805281110720171022.jpg DRAWING THE LINE A common problem is where companies put too thick or too thin a lining into their furnaces, which Saubatech aims to circumvent 511 287 Company attains trade approval for weighing system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-attains-s-africas-first-legal-for-trade-approval-for-weighing-system-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459297 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665784_resized_autotechtamtronscaleharbouroffshore20171022.jpg WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Weighing takes place during normal operations without interrupting or slowing down the workflow at seaports or container depots 511 287 First delivery of locomotives expected in Q4 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-delivery-of-locomotives-expected-in-q4-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459308 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Forum to address rail maintenance and rehabilitation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forum-to-address-rail-maintenance-and-rehabilitation-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459336 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 First red-seal toolmaker certificates handed over http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-red-seal-toolmaker-certificates-handed-over-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457863 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662502_resized_groupphoto062017nationaltoolinginitiativeprogramme1022.jpeg SEAL OF APPROVAL The first cohort of graduates received their red-seal toolmaker occupational certificates last month 511 287 Training facility to improve skills deficit in artisan industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-facility-to-improve-skills-deficit-in-artisan-industry-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458347 1501233587 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663502_resized_fallarrestandrescuetraining072017skyridersaccessspecialists1022.jpg WORK AT HEIGHT Work at height is one of the most common safety risks at all sites 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69945_2017-07-14_skyriders_-_hd_web.mp426314988Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. SacOil to acquire local fuels wholesaler http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sacoil-to-acquire-local-fuels-wholesaler-2017-07-27 Samantha Herbst OIL & GAS Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:19:00 +0200 459866 1501162274 1501161540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Company evolves to meet KZN miners’ needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-evolves-to-meet-kzn-miners-needs-2017-07-21 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456776 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660060_resized_multoeckznbranch0620171022.jpg LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS Multotec field service teams conduct regular site visits to ensure optimum performance of equipment 511 287 High-speed cameras measure motions faster http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-speed-cameras-measure-motions-faster-2017-07-21 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457674 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for NDT personnel to be competent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-ndt-personnel-to-be-competent-2017-07-21 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457728 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New screening processor launched to South African Market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-screening-processor-launched-to-south-african-market-2017-07-20 Creamer Media Reporter SCREENING TECHNOLOGY Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:46:00 +0200 459211 1500555900 1500554760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665565_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70038_2017-07-21_rer448.mp473430538New screening processor launched to South African Market New screening processor launched to South African Market Australian products showcased at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/australian-products-showcased-at-power-gen-distributech-africa-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456831 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660147_resized_hmafireyeinstalltion0620171022.jpg POWER PRODUCTS Fireye’s strong footprint in the African power generation sector will be further bolstered through its partnership with the HMA Group 511 287 Commissioning activities under way at pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/underground-gas-pipeline-commissioned-in-may-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456278 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658717_resized_nampakpressurereductionstationprs062017energastechnologies1022.jpg NAMPAK STATION This underground pipeline ties into the newly constructed Nampak Pressure Reduction Station in Germiston 511 287 Control system minimises dust escape during grab discharge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-hopper-machinery-has-an-effective-dust-control-system-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455844 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657583_resized_samsonecohopper062017bltsa1022.jpg DUST CONTROL The grab discharge cycle includes transferring materials down the line using handling systems 511 287 Filter standard replacement to occur over 18-month transition period http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/filter-standard-replacement-to-occur-over-18-month-transition-period-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456252 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658723_resized_station062017freudenberg1022.jpg SHIFTING PARADIGM This new method for the evaluation of air filter elements represents a paradigm shift 511 287 Locally produced engineering steel declining http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locally-produced-engineering-steel-declining-2017-07-07 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456065 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658133_resized_highprofile2017specialsteels1022.jpg HIGH PROFILE Hydraulic cyclinder components being cut from a 300 mm carbon steel plate at Special Steels 511 287 Need for accurate designs of dosing systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-accurate-designs-of-dosing-systems-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke AIR, GAS & FUMES Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456410 1499418723 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659067_resized_systemwithsolarpanelsbenergy062017pmps1022.jpg EXPANDING PRODUCT OFFERING PMPS partnered with solar system integrator Solar Injection Australia to import complete units that include a solar power unit 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69604_2017-06-22_pmps_-_hd_web.mp420223524Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. New-generation Sentient hand-held unit for gas detection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-generation-sentient-handheld-unit-for-mining-industry-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456265 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658720_resized_reliablegasdetectionsystem062017booycoelectronics1022.jpg GAS DETECTION SYSTEMS This instrument was developed by Booyco Electronics, specifically to improve safety in any confined spaces 511 287 Particulate matter a national concern http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/particulate-matter-a-national-concern-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456286 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658711_resized_philiphoffmanagingdirector062017mipprocesstechnologies1022.jpg PHILIP HOFF MIP invests in young engineers and has, in the past, offered bursaries to chemical engineering students 511 287 Rustenburg scrubber upgrade project set for completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rustenburg-scrubber-upgrade-project-set-for-completion-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455842 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658111_resized_scrubber062017lodestoneengineering1022.jpg UPGRADED SCRUBBER Valued at about R10-million the overall project upgrades an existing 3.6-m-diameter scrubber 511 287 Thermometer designed and tested for industry use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermometer-designed-and-tested-for-industry-use-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456360 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658969_resized_fluke64maxirthermometer062017flukecomtest1022.jpg THERMOMETER APPLICATIONS Applications include the industrial maintenance, the electrical as well as the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industries 511 287 Engineers must become indispensable during challenging times http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineers-must-become-indispensable-during-challenging-times-2017-06-30 Robyn Wilkinson Material Handling Fri, 30 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455423 1498548114 1498773600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Data is the new currency in manufacturing sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-is-the-new-currency-in-manufacturing-sector-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454873 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655404_resized_automatedmanufacturingkrisztianbocsibloomberg20171022.jpg AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING Cognitive technology is advancing, especially in the automotive manufacturing sector 511 287 Expansion ensures greater manufacturing capability for Hydra-Arc http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expansion-ensures-greater-manufacturing-capability-for-hydra-arc-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454803 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655226_resized_beaconofhopecomanywebsitedateunknown1022.jpg BEACON OF HOPE Mshiniwami trainees do practical training by assisting with the less complex welds on Hydra- Arc’s water tank projects, helping water-scarce rural communities 511 287 Company aims for positive impact on environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-for-positive-impact-on-environment-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Need for environmental awareness in growing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-environmental-awareness-in-construction-industry-growing-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Several Green trends expected to emerge this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-can-expect-strengthening-trend-this-year-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453950 1497258359 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653071_resized_victorbouguenonmarketingmanager052017afrisam1022.jpg VICTOR BOUGUENON Trends include South Africa’s property and construction players committing to greener practices 511 287