Engineering News | Material Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling Sat, 26 May 2018 16:02:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Alternative drive systems for offshore operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-drive-systems-for-offshore-operations-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Material 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 Material 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 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 Material 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 Material 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 Material 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 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 Material 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 Need for crane depends on bridge design and location http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-cranes-depends-on-bridge-design-and-location-2018-04-06 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475365 1522828949 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700977_resized_ltm175091hydraulicmobilecrane112017concordcranes1022.jpg SHOWCASING CRANE CAPABILITIES The Mthatha River bridge project served as the maiden project for the heavy-lift capabilities of the 750 t hydraulic crane 511 287 Company resupplies machine stock to keep S. African market supplied http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-resupplies-machine-stock-to-keep-s-african-market-supplied-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482766 1522997139 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Harbour materials handling company transforms corporate identity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/harbour-materials-handling-company-transforms-corporate-identity-2018-03-30 Jessica Oosthuizen Material Handling Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481027 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713835_resized_mobiconmobilecontainerbltworld03181022.jpg CONTAINER HANDLER BLTWORLD’s portfolio of container and bulk handling equipment now includes straddle carriers 511 287 Lack of carton collection reduces recycling processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-carton-collection-reduces-recycling-processes-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481239 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Transnet lauds February achievements at DCT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-lauds-february-achievements-at-dct-2018-03-12 Marleny Arnoldi TRANSPORT Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:45:00 +0200 480867 1520863070 1520862300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713420_resized_transnetdurbancontainerterminal0320181022.jpg Transnet's Durban Container Terminal 511 287 Continued growth predicted for global forging markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-growth-predicted-for-global-forging-markets-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479081 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709356_resized_steloycastingsfoundry91015duane1022.jpg GROWTH The forges markets across the world will continue to grow in the next few years 511 287 First-time participant hopes to gain industry exposure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-time-participant-hopes-to-gain-industry-exposure-2018-03-02 Melissa Zisengwe Material Handling Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478168 1519654877 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000707181_resized_landskybaumaconexpoafrica1022.jpg TESTED UNIT 12t/h test unit which is currently being used on a Chrome Plant 511 287 Drive specialist launches new product at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-specialist-launches-new-product-at-event-2018-03-02 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477955 1519654877 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706779_resized_normanmalekanationalsalesmanager022018seweurodrive1022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA Our aim is to offer complete solutions, as opposed to simply being a component supplier 511 287 Over 20 000 visitors expected at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-20-000-visitors-expected-at-event-2018-03-02 Simone Liedtke bauma CONEXPO AFRICA Official Preview Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477926 1519809541 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706695_resized_baumaconexpoafricanasrec022018messemunchen1022.jpg 2018 EDITION The third iteration of the event in Africa will be held from March 13 to 16 511 287 Imperial Holdings delves into unbundling plans, reports solid H1 results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imperial-holdings-delves-into-unbundling-plans-reports-solid-h1-results-2018-02-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:34:00 +0200 478856 1519134563 1519133640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708834_resized_marklamberti309161022duane.jpg CEO Mark Lamberti 511 287 Materials supplier company secures contract http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-supplier-company-secures-contract-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476970 1518691484 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704623_resized_afrimatglendouglasquarry11022.jpg BUILDING NEEDS Afrimat will supply materials – aggregates, ready-mix concrete, bricks and blocks – for the resettlement village at a gasfields development project in Mozambique 511 287 TFR transports record chrome volumes from mines to ports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tfr-transports-record-chrome-volumes-from-mines-to-ports-2018-02-14 Schalk Burger FREIGHT RAIL Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:35:00 +0200 478312 1518615516 1518615300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Best features combined in new container design http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/best-features-combined-in-new-container-design-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Material Handling Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475139 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700870_resized_seacopcpluscontainer1220181022.jpg INNOVATIVE DESIGN SeaPC+ cellular palletwide containers are suitable for rail and road transport 511 287 Digitisation gives valuable operational insight for logistics companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitisation-in-logistics-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Material Handling Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475125 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700973_resized_dereshinpillay1022.jpeg DERESHIN PILLAY A digital production environment creates the predictability organisations need 511 287 Equipment investment can ensure efficiency for cargo owners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/providing-innovative-rail-supply-chain-solutions-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Material Handling Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475435 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701199_resized_transnetfreightrail1022.jpeg FREIGHT RAIL ON THE MOVE Transnet’s market demand strategy aims to shift freight from road to rail 511 287 Logistics operator fosters road safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logistics-operator-fosters-road-safety-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Material Handling Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475628 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701594_resized_arenddupreezmdofcrossroadsdistributionimage1.jpeg AREND DU PREEZ Logistics and supply chain operators have to comply with road safety procedures and requirements 511 287 Technology increases collaboration in supply chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-increases-collaboration-in-supply-chain-2018-02-02 Donald Makhafola Material Handling Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475499 1517295044 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701770_resized_andrewshaw1022.jpeg PWC AFRICA TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS LEADER DR ANDREW SHAW Digitilasation creates a platform for collaboration between clients, operators and suppliers 511 287 Growing global trend for small, compact and cost-saving VSDs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-global-trend-for-small-compact-and-cost-saving-vsds-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473712 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697821_resized_movigearintegrateddriveunit122017seweurodrive1022.jpg MOVIGEAR MECHATRONIC DRIVE UNIT The units are able to reduce installation and start-up efforts and costs 511 287 High-performance chain offers enhanced strength and reliability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-performance-chain-offers-enhanced-strength-and-reliability-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474825 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increasing energy cost prompts need for drive systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-energy-cost-prompts-need-for-drive-systems-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474462 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699389_resized_u1000matrixdrive122017varispeed1022.jpg U1000 MATRIX DRIVE The U1000 matrix drive does not require any additional filtering to achieve low harmonics 511 287 Misaligned pulleys affect belt efficiency and life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/misaligned-pulleys-affect-belt-efficiency-and-life-span-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473216 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697320_resized_fennerdrivealignmentlaser112017bmg1022.jpg FENNER DRIVE ALIGNMENT LASER The Fenner Drive Alignment Laser is designed for accurate pulley and sprocket alignment 511 287 Motor solutions ensure simpler, more compatible installations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-solutions-ensure-simpler-more-compatible-installations-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473789 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697983_resized_easypacttvs122017magnetschneider1022.jpg EASYPACT TVS The EasyPact TVS range encompasses nine sizes of contactors that cover a broad range of current ratings 511 287 Multifunction vibration meter redefines vibration screening http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multifunction-vibration-meter-redefines-vibration-screening-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474901 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 VFD adoption triggers need for bearing protection rings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reliable-mitigation-of-shaft-voltages-lead-to-increase-in-bearing-protection-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474000 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industry demand sets high targets for company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-become-africas-biggest-activated-carbon-producer-for-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472997 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696217_resized_oxidizerandducting112017rotocarb1022.jpg PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN The company’s water-intensive processing and wastewater treatment operations use local raw materials, technology and deployment 511 287 Plant to be completed in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commissioning-of-desalination-plant-to-be-completed-beginning-of-march-2018-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke DESALINATION Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473279 1516281192 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696749_resized_kansanshitwopassro122017improchem1022.jpg REVERSE OSMOSIS Sea water will be pumped through a Suez Reverse Osmosis plant where the salt and mineral particles will be separated 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Container supplier sees opportunities despite market slump http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-supplier-sees-opportunities-despite-market-slump-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470570 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692278_resized_containerworldtanktainer1022.jpg TANKTAINER Container World’s tanktainers can store nonhazardous, semi-hazardous and hazardous materials and products 511 287 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 Municipalities to reduce emissions by diverting waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-to-reduce-emissions-by-diverting-waste-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471334 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692591_resized_organicwaste112017jgafrika1022.jpg WASTE-DIVERSION STRATEGY The strategy entails waste disposal and the beneficial use for business development 511 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