Engineering News | Materials Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:19:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Peristaltic hose pumps to mitigate challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/peristaltic-hose-pumps-to-mitigate-challenges-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445894 1489746561 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632597_resized_peristaltichosepump032017afromix1022.jpg FROTH APPLICATION The AFX065 was selected as the company’s first platinum froth application 511 287 Pumps range included in offering to cater for demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pump-range-included-in-offering-to-cater-for-demand-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445731 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632223_resized_pumpritepneumaticgreasetransferpump022017bmg1022.jpg PNEUMATIC GREASE TRANSFER About 180 kg of grease is being pumped and used daily at Richards Bay Minerals 511 287 Amid challenges, power sector offers massive opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-power-sector-offers-massive-challenges-opportunities-conference-organisers-2017-03-03 Nadine James Materials Handling Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445217 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631155_resized_powerlines62236041h252361bloomburg1022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Africa’s largest power and electricity event offers innovative, cost-effective means of tackling Africa’s power challenges 511 287 Recent aquisition enhances firm’s product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-enhances-quality-of-gas-control-products-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445134 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630978_resized_afroenergygasflaring1022.jpg DANGEROUS Corrosive gases are usually by-products of industry processes and can be flammable 511 287 Trial castings successfully completed at foundry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trial-castings-successfully-completed-at-foundry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443443 1488868439 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627157_resized_computerisedmillingmachineforcuttingpolystyrenerapidprotoyping022017weirmineralsjpg1022.jpg RAPID PROTOTYPING Investments in the rapid prototyping process have enabled the foundry to make new patterns to manufacture parts 511 287 Eskom names Majuba power station interim coal feeder solution Project of the Year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/interim-solution-at-majuba-silo-recovery-project-awarded-best-project-of-the-year-by-eskom-2017-03-03 Dylan Slater Conveyor Systems Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443680 1488534859 1488492000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Extensive scope for remanufacture of locomotive components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extensive-scope-for-local-remanufacture-of-locomotive-engine-components-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443020 1488204606 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625937_resized_railinfrastructuremetricautomotiveengineeringbloomberg0220171022.jpg LOCAL IS LEKKER South Africa’s developing its capacity to remanufacture locomotive engine components can enable it to become a hub to serve Africa 511 287 Construction of N2 Business Estate under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-of-the-n2-business-estate-under-way-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440307 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619103_resized_materialshandlingroadhighwayroadreuters1022.jpg N2 The business estate will be built along the N2 to allow for easy access 511 287 Group of companies receives recognised certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-of-companies-receives-recognised-certification-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440312 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619143_resized_materialshandlinghydrogenfuelcellforkliftimpalarefineries50316duane1022.jpg FORKLIFT Goscor Lift Truck has received new ISO certification for its forklifts 511 287 Industry needs to adapt to digital technology to improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-needs-to-adapt-to-digital-technology-to-improve-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440415 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619232_resized_materialshandlingantennameerkatantennacumulus1022.jpg IMPROVED TECHNOLOGY Improved communication technology will enable mines and engineering companies to communicate more efficiently 511 287 JV to be completed by end of Q1 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jv-to-be-completed-by-end-of-q1-2017-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440317 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619153_resized_materialshandlinghysterh50ftbarloworldprovided1022.jpeg HYSTER FORKLIFT Forklifts from Hyster will continue to be supplied from Barloworld 511 287 New crane tailored for smaller companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-crane-tailored-for-smaller-companies-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440313 1486115025 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New equipment available from local supplier exclusively http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-equipment-available-from-local-supplier-exclusively-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440309 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619128_resized_materialshandlingmecliftml3018rcprovided1022.jpg EASY LIFTING The variable reach trucks are capable of easily lifting large rolls of materials 511 287 Organisations need to have zero tolerance approach to alcohol abuse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-need-to-have-zero-tolerance-approach-to-alcohol-abuse-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440306 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619090_resized_materialshandlingalcohol1115duane1022.jpg RESPONSIBLE USE Companies need to ensure that employees do not abuse alcohol 511 287 Safe transportation of materials a challenge for manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safe-transportation-of-materials-a-challenge-for-manufacturers-2017-01-20 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440326 1485846023 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Working capital important for logistics in current economic climate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/working-capital-important-in-current-economic-climate-for-logistics-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440308 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000618991_resized_coegaindustrialdevelopmentzoneidzportelizabethroad210220914duane.jpg INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES Government has invested R813-billion to improve roads, airports and ports infrastructure 511 287 Freight and logistics company of the year named http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-and-logistics-company-of-the-year-named-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435973 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607880_resized_dachserbratislava1116jpg1022.jpg DACHSER SA Freight and logistics company of the year 2016 511 287 Rehabilitation of ‘overlooked’ Port Nolloth harbour under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rehabilitation-of-overlooked-port-nolloth-harbour-under-way-2016-10-28 Dylan Slater Port Development Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432362 1477378709 1477605600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598566_resized_portsshippingportnollothshorelinedueforrevetmentworkstransnet1020161022.jpeg PORT NOLLOTH The port was founded in the late 1800s as an export facility for copper from mines located in the Springbok area 511 287 Logistics Barometer highlights paradox of local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-barometer-highlights-paradox-of-local-industry-2016-10-27 Megan van Wyngaardt LOGISTICS Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:29:00 +0200 433450 1477640279 1477578540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000601451_resized_n3tcn3tollconcessionheidelbergtrafficcontrolcentretruckroadtraffic810220815duane.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/65334_2016-10-27_barometer_-_hd_web.mp428870283Stellenbosch University logistics professor Jan Havenga Stellenbosch University logistics professor Jan Havenga Conveyor belt delivers coal from new shaft at Middelbult operation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conveyor-belt-delivers-coal-from-new-shaft-at-middelbult-operation-2016-10-21 Robyn Wilkinson Materials Handling Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 430642 1476714133 1477000800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000594679_resized_conveyorbeltingpicture1022.jpg CONVEYING COAL The overland belt conveyor is transporting coal mined at the Shondoni shaft to Sasol’s coal supply operations, about 20 km apart 511 287 Company implements new logistics system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-implements-new-logistics-system-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422162 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Consistent training crucial for materials handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consistent-training-crucial-for-materials-handling-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422034 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573426_resized_dwafworkingforwatertraining1022.jpg SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Companies in the logistics industry tend to reduce training budgets to cut costs 511 287 Dust suppression system in high demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dust-suppression-system-in-high-demand-2016-08-12 Kimberley Smuts Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421983 1470404163 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Fuel efficient equipment launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fuel-efficient-equipment-launched-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422026 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573501_resized_hyundair180lc9sexcavators11022.jpg MEETING INDUSTRY DEMANDS The Hyundai Robex R180LC-9S excavator can generate bigger digging power in proportion to its working pressure and cylinder bore size 511 287 Integrated technology mindset needed for logistics success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-technology-mind-set-needed-for-logistics-success-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422153 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573742_resized_3495grantmarshbank31022.jpg GRANT MARSHBANK If businesses do not move towards an integration mind-set, it is going to result in only a subset, or snapshot, of what businesses actually need to make informed decisions 511 287 Integrating supply chain systems the future of warehouse efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrating-supply-chain-systems-the-future-of-warehouse-efficiency-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422239 1470404165 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Manufacturing equipment locally proves to be beneficial http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-equipment-locally-proves-to-be-beneficial-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422024 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573388_resized_materialshandlinginfrastructure1022.jpg QUALITY OUTCOME PREDICTED Inputs and outputs of the expected end product can be controlled 511 287 Plant hire company augments skid steer range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plant-hire-company-augments-skid-steer-range-2016-08-12 Sascha Solomons Materials Handling Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 422039 1470404164 1470952800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000573438_resized_casesr130seriesskidsteerloadersdeliveredtobosplanthirekzn151022.jpg GROWING DEMAND The Case SR130 skid steer loaders are the smallest machines in the SR series, but still offer advanced features for optimum performance 511 287 From elevated inspections to stock analysis, drones begin making business impact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/from-elevated-inspections-to-stock-analysis-drones-begin-making-business-impact-2016-08-05 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421519 1470045587 1470348000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000574955_resized_drones.jpg 511 287 New robot offers bigger payload handling, compact footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-robot-offers-bigger-payload-compact-footprint-2016-07-22 Mia Breytenbach ROBOTICS Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 419938 1468914938 1469138400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000568221_resized_technologyabbroboticsirb1660iddark0720161022.jpg LATEST OFFERING The IRB 1660ID has a reach of 1.55 m and can handle payloads of up to 6 kg 511 287 New rail loop adds coal export capacity for Waterberg mines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-rail-loop-adds-coal-export-capacity-for-waterberg-mines-2016-07-14 Terence Creamer RAIL & COAL Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:35:00 +0200 420336 1468504523 1468503300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000569304_resized_transnetfreightrailtfrrichardsbay1210221213duane.jpeg 511 287 TNPA luring private oil-services investors to Saldanha using ‘flexible’ terminal concessions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tnpa-luring-private-oil-services-investors-to-saldanha-using-flexible-terminal-concessions-2016-06-29 Terence Creamer PORT TERMINALS Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:55:00 +0200 418461 1467288359 1467208500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000564135_resized_saldanhaartistimpressionoilandgas1022.jpeg Artist impression of possible future oil and gas services infrastructure at Port of Saldanha 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/61860_2016-06-30_rickybhikraj_-_lio-hd_web.mp425814635Operation Phakisa programme director Ricky Bhikraj outlines the approach being taken to PPP projects at the Port of Saldanha. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Operation Phakisa programme director Ricky Bhikraj outlines the approach being taken to PPP projects at the Port of Saldanha. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. TNPA to add container capacity at Durban harbour as it puts dig-out port on hold http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tnpa-to-add-container-capacity-at-durban-harbour-as-it-puts-dig-out-port-on-hold-2016-06-28 Terence Creamer PORTS INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:30:00 +0200 418258 1467182603 1467117000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000563585_resized_transnetfreightraildurbanharbour1308091022duane.jpeg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/61828_2016-06-28_tnpa_-_hd_web.mp430786894TNPA senior manager for planning and development Selvan Pillay on the berth-deepening and Salisbury Island projects to increase container capacity at the Port of Durban. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 28.6.2016 TNPA senior manager for planning and development Selvan Pillay on the berth-deepening and Salisbury Island projects to increase container capacity at the Port of Durban. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 28.6.2016 New US products showcased at Africa Rail http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-us-products-showcased-at-africa-rail-2016-06-10 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 416028 1466490913 1466719200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000557571_resized_railinfrastructureimpduanedaws1022.jpg WELD TEST Testing equipment provided by IMP test the strength of welds 511 287 Local company awarded German welding agency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-awarded-german-welding-agency-2016-06-17 Simon Sonnekus Materials Handling Fri, 17 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0200 414741 1465812924 1466114400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000554197_resized_wernersmitorbitalumproductmanagerforddindustriallarge1022.jpeg WERNER SMIT The acquisition of Orbitalum tools has enabled Actum to expand to higher-growth sectors such as the pharmaceuticals industry 511 287 Transnet invites private sector bids to build and operate new Gauteng inland port http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-invites-private-sector-bids-to-build-and-operate-new-gauteng-inland-port-2016-06-01 Terence Creamer INLAND PORT Wed, 01 Jun 2016 16:56:00 +0200 414740 1464944651 1464792960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000554135_resized_transnetcontainerscitydeep410221115duane.jpeg The City Deep inland port 511 287 German forklift manufacturer establishes local presence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/german-forklift-manufacturer-establishes-local-presence-2016-05-11 Anine Kilian LOCAL SALES Wed, 11 May 2016 16:47:00 +0200 411562 1462978487 1462978020 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000546204_resized_drlarsbrzoska1022.jpg Jungheinrich board member Dr Lars Brzoska 511 287