Engineering News | Material Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:38:46 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 511 287 BMW plant refurbishment project nabs Steel Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-plant-refurbishment-project-nabs-steel-award-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470769 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691480_resized_bmwroofassembling1022.jpg ROOF ASSEMBLY A new roof structure was erected over the existing B50 while the assembly plant remained fully operational 511 287 Company embraces industry trends and challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Declining industry could compromise steel industry quality standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/declining-industry-could-compromise-steel-industry-quality-standards-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470713 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691181_resized_1022doddspringlehighreslessformaljuly20151022.jpg DODDS PRINGLE Clients must be aware of advertised quality standards in the steel construction industry 511 287 Outdoor gym sites increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outdoor-gym-sites-increase-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470622 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691123_resized_outdoorgymvesconite1022.jpg SOCIAL COHESION An example of some of the hard-wearing gym equipment that has been produced by Lani Service Centre 511 287 Steel Awards 2017 confirms LSFB growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-2017-confirms-lsfb-growth-2017-11-13 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470778 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691494_resized_summitplacesasteelawards1022.jpg SUMMIT PLACE The Assupol Building, the 11-storey winning office block in the Summit Place development 511 287 Steel company’s optimism fuels technology investment appetite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-companys-optimism-fuels-technology-investment-appetite-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470288 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691204_resized_steeltubesbloomberg20071022.jpg TUBULAR INNOVATION The LT20 creates new possibilities and innovation for architects and structural designers 511 287 Rail operational incidents reach 7yr low, but safety incidents increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-operational-incidents-reach-7yr-low-but-safety-incidents-increase-2017-11-20 Dylan Slater RAIL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:05:00 +0200 471650 1511183515 1511183100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693361_resized_railtransnet01141022leandi.jpg The Railway Safety Regulator is committed to achieving its goal of “zero occurrences” 511 287 Third biennial food and drink exhibition to be held in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-biennial-food-and-drink-exhibition-to-be-held-in-2018-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469460 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688663_resized_fdtafrica2016exhibition102017fdtafricamessemunchen1022.jpg FDT AFRICA 2018 The aim of fdt Africa 2018 is to consolidate the existing target groups of exhibitors and visitors 511 287 SAB entrepreneurship for employment initiative welcomed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sab-entrepreneurship-for-employment-initiative-welcomed-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469762 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689266_resized_beersouthafrica102017busaprbreweryandwineryindustries20171022.jpg SAB PROGRAMME The SAB entrepreneurial programme, which provides a package of support, was launched in September 511 287 DCD success in winemaking opens new markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biotech-company-turns-to-lucrative-fruit-sugar-concentrates-market-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469761 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689262_resized_fruitsugar102017greencelltechnologiesbloomberg1022.jpg LESS SUGAR Consumers are more informed about the effect of foodstuffs they consume and the growing demand for less sugary products 511 287 Tank cleaning ensures quality batch, every time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tank-cleaning-ensures-quality-batch-every-time-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469457 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688654_resized_hydroclawintank102017spraynozzle1022.jpg SPECIALIST PRODUCT The HydroClaw nozzle is a specialist nozzle which is best suited for the cleaning of tanks with high solids content 511 287 Value-for-money centrifugal pumps to change process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/value-for-money-centrifugal-pumps-to-change-process-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469758 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689252_resized_mfp2mfp3pumpseries12017verderpumps1022.jpg UPCOMING AVAILABILITY Higher flow rates are expected to be available very soon 511 287 Maintenance and upgrades on cards for Platinum Corridor in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/various-maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-route-to-start-in-2018-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ROADS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469410 1510037533 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688493_resized_liamclarke10171022duane.jpg LIAM CLARKE Construction of a second carriageway on the N4 between the M17 and the R512 will start in January 2018 511 287 Equipment supplier provides spare-part warehousing solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-provides-spare-part-warehousing-solution-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468317 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686137_resized_sparepartsarcelormittalsaldanhaworks201113duane1022.jpg SPARE PART GUARANTEE A constant supply of spare parts for clients will reduce downtime 511 287 Flexible solution caters to SMEs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flexible-warehousing-and-storage-solution-caters-to-smes-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468210 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685800_resized_warehousingservicextraspace1022.jpg FLEXIBLE SPACE XtraSpace’s storage solution allows for any size business to take advantage of its flexi-storage facilities 511 287 Company completes second sustainable storage project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/self-storage-company-completes-second-sustainable-storage-project-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468202 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685798_resized_pvsolarpanels42016bloomberg1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE STORAGE Stor-Age aims to create sustainable infrastructure with minimal damage to the environment 511 287 Storage automation in warehousing globally trending http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/storage-automation-in-warehousing-globally-trending-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468167 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686396_resized_acrowshelving1022.jpg CUSTOMER INFLUENCE Acrow’s mobile racking storage solution came about as customers required increased automation in their warehousing and storage facilities 511 287 Company keeps up with industrial cleaning trends, wins awards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-keeps-up-with-industrial-cleaning-trends-wins-awards-2017-11-03 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468080 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685547_resized_averdaindustrialcleaning20171022.jpg CLEANING SAFELY During a recent plant shutdown, Averda completed more than 59 640 injury-free work hours in 14 days, cleaned 24 578 km of tubes and moved 180 000 t of product 511 287 Company offers industrial sweepers for efficient cleaning http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-industrial-sweepers-for-efficient-cleaning-2017-11-03 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468014 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685544_resized_bltsahaaga697walkbehindsweeperindustrialcleaning1020171022.jpg SWEEPING SUCCESS The intelligent airflow design of the walk-behind Haaga sweepers ensures efficient dust control 511 287 Vacuum tech manufacturer expands offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vacuum-tech-manufacturer-expands-offering-2017-11-03 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468011 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685550_resized_mobilevacuumunitafriveyorhenconindustrialcleaning20171022.jpg CLEANING MACHINE Vacuum trucks are an efficient, albeit more expensive, cleaning method, compared with traditional cleaning methods that require intensive manual labour use 511 287 Initiatives aim to reduce carbon footprint and production costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiatives-in-synfuels-industry-aim-to-reduce-carbon-footprint-and-production-costs-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467489 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684087_resized_shanua102017hollandandhausbergerfossilfuelfoundation1022.jpg GENERAL PUBLIC PERCEPTION The general public perception is that coal is a dirty and undesirable environment-costly option 511 287 Monitoring system assists with continuous safety and product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/process-and-proximity-monitoring-system-assists-with-continuous-safety-and-product-quality-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467557 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684687_resized_lms511proobjectdetectionsystem102017sickautomation1022.jpg OBJECT DETECTION The LMS511 Pro object detection system will detect any objects or humans in the reclaimer path 511 287 Fabric containers used to divert Orange river for bridge-widening project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabric-containers-facilitate-bridge-widening-equipment-divert-river-2017-10-27 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468071 1509091430 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685486_resized_n12hopetown02georevetbagsconsolidatingtheplatformcopyfotor.jpg GEOTEXTILE SOLUTION The project required 1 000 GeoRevet Geobags to help create the piling platform structure 511 287 Supplier aims to change industry mindset http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-aiming-to-change-industry-mindset-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465941 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680768_resized_kubotau306miniexcavator092017smithpowerequipment1022.jpg COMPACT EXCAVATOR The 3 t Kubota U30-6 mini excavator from Smith Power Equipment a compact machine 511 287 Well-maintained equipment ensures market competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/well-maintained-equipment-way-to-stay-ahead-of-competitors-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465653 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680053_resized_theunsjburgermanagingdirector092017burmaplanthire1022.jpg THEUNS BURGER The proactive approach involves maintenance of a company’s equipment 511 287 Groundwater a viable water saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firms-initiative-to-make-groundwater-a-viable-resource-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466218 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681236_resized_markschapersjgafrika31022.jpg MARK SCHAPERS JG Afrika’s systematic approach is transferred to all activities involved in completing groundwater projects 511 287 Western Cape municipality begins master plan to combat water loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-municipality-begins-master-plan-to-combat-water-loss-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466165 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681120_resized_willemliebenbergandandrekowalenskiofdrakensteinmunicipality1022.jpg MASTER PLANNERS Willem Liebenberg and André Kowalewski (right) of the Drakenstein municipality are at the forefront of the master plan 511 287 Renewed focus for construction equipment supplier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewed-focus-for-construction-equipment-supplier-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466322 1507881107 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681524_resized_twinproweldergenerator092017renttechsa1022.jpg PREFERRED SUPPLIER Renttech SA is the preferred supplier of welding, power generation, lifting and rigging equipment to buy or rent in 511 287 Insurance plays vital role in construction project success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insurance-plays-vital-role-in-construction-project-success-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467710 1507882250 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684736_resized_georgedavisheadconstructionandengineering102017rbsinsurance1022.jpg GEORGE DAVIS Every construction project is unique and has its own set of risks 511 287 Disregard for PPE one of biggest causes of fatalities in work-at-height environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/disregard-for-ppe-one-of-biggest-causes-of-fatalities-in-work-at-height-environment-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465666 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680033_resized_fallarrestheightsafetyrecognition092017instituteforworkingatheights1022.jpg CONTINUOUSLY EVOLVING Personal protective equipment is continuously evolving to ensure maximum safety 511 287 Company provides energy-saving pumps solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-pumps-company-provides-energy-saving-pumps-solution-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465393 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680091_resized_vesconitebenefits1022.jpg VESCONITE BENEFITS Materials used by Vesconite swell significantly less when exposed to water than other materials 511 287 Customer awareness key to investment confidence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/customer-awareness-key-to-investment-confidence-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465174 1511254266 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679993_resized_wilo540713versatility1022.jpg INNOVATION Wilo Pump products aim for efficiency, versatility and innovation 511 287 High-pressure water jetting pumps witness growth in market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demolition-alternative-using-nondestructive-high-pressure-water-jetting-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Material Handling Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465189 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679264_resized_totalblastingremovalofdeterioratedconcrete1022.jpg NONDESTRUCTIVE EFFICIENCY High-pressure water jetting allows for concrete removal without rebar damage 511 287