Engineering News | Materials Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:41:01 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Expo to showcase latest developments in machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-to-showcase-latest-developments-in-machine-tools-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448996 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640892_resized_somtatoolswillshowcasehighperformancedrillsatmachinetoolsafric1022.jpg MACHINE TOOLS AFRICA 2017 Interactive displays at the MTA will include live demonstrations and technical presentations 511 287 Machines produce components for isotope facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cnc-machines-to-produce-components-for-isotope-separation-facility-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449138 1493200443 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New tandem horizontal boring to be fully operational in July http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tandem-horizontal-boring-to-be-fully-operational-in-july-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449158 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641138_resized_tandemhorizontalboringmill032017hydraarcskyhillheavyengineeringjpg1022.jpg FULLY AUTOMATED The tandem horizontal boring mill is fully automated and programmable 511 287 Robotic solution for machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-solution-for-machine-tool-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449481 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642084_resized_roboticsolutions042017yaskawa1022.jpg CONTROL CONCEPT Finding the right software structure is just as important as the hardware 511 287 Fabrication facility to expand to accommodate heavy lifting fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabrication-facility-to-expand-to-accommodate-heavy-lifting-fleet-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448495 1492694086 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639286_resized_skyhillheavyengineeringenthusiasticworkers032017hydraarc1022.jpg IN-HOUSE PROJECTS Fabrication and refurbishment projects are executed from the engineering to transportation stages 511 287 Local equipment supplier upgrades product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-equipment-supplier-upgrades-product-offering-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448411 1492759625 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639070_resized_mecliftml1812rseriesvariablereachtrucksforheavylifting032017bltsajpg1022.jpg ML1812R MECLIFT The variable-reach truck is designed for swift, efficient and safe handling of heavy loads in diverse industries 511 287 Container handling equipment well suited to African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-handling-equipment-well-suited-to-african-market-2017-04-14 Nadine James Materials Handling Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447981 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637775_resized_mobicontwotower2tministraddlecarrierbltsa3171022.jpg COMPACT CONTAINER CARRIER The Mobicon 2T can carry containers safely inside a building, and under awnings to save operation time 511 287 Growth in laser gas noted by company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strides-in-gases-for-laser-cutting-and-welding-processes-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448015 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637846_resized_lasertechnologyafroxlindeprlaser1613626584032017jpg1022.jpg CUTTING EDGE Afrox started penetrating the laser cutting market around 2005 and its growth in this field and of the market share for laser cutting has dramatically increased since then 511 287 Laser-coding guide dispels misconceptions, enhances technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-coding-guide-dispels-misconceptions-enhances-technology-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448215 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638442_resized_lasertechnologypackmarkc350smartlase0320171022.jpg CODING SOLUTION SmartLase is a laser-coding technology engineered by Markem-Imaje, designed to specifically meet the challenge faced on the fastest production lines 511 287 New laser source expands possibilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-laser-source-expands-possibilities-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447969 1491472426 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637814_resized_lasertechnologytroteclasermarkingplasticpartmopa032017jpg1022.jpg MAKING A MARK Trotec’s MOPA laser source is especially suitable for dark plastics, as its shorter pulses often produce “vivid”, lighter markings, which results in a higher contrast 511 287 Adaptable Lifting Solutions for Engineering Projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adaptable-lifting-solutions-for-engineering-projects-2017-04-05 Creamer Media Reporter LIFTING SOLUTIONS Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:58:00 +0200 448675 1491480931 1491479880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640358_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68423_2017-04-07_rer433.mp479665296Adaptable Lifting Solutions for Engineering Projects Adaptable Lifting Solutions for Engineering Projects 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