Engineering News | Materials Handling http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:01:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Materials 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 Materials 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 Materials 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 Materials 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 Materials 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 Materials 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 Continuous improvement concept to increase productivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continuous-improvement-concept-to-increase-productivity-2017-06-02 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452683 1496400576 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652769_resized_hh1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69163_2017-05-26_hendler&hart_-_lio-hd_web.mp411327532Hendler and Hart gives a tour of their aluminium and stainless-steel factory facility, in Boksburg. Video Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Hendler and Hart gives a tour of their aluminium and stainless-steel factory facility, in Boksburg. Video Cameraperson: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Solutions specialist expands product range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-specialist-expands-product-range-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Materials Handling Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449135 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641148_resized_altivaratv320variablespeeddrives032017magnetschneiderelectricaljpg1022.jpg ALTIVAR ATV320 This system has been developed to optimise design and engineering costs 511 287 Mitigating poorly laid concrete floors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-poorly-laid-concrete-floors-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450838 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645428_resized_cementconcreteflooringbloomberg2520724261120420171022.jpg UNDER THE SURFACE Poorly laid concrete floors are problematic for flooring installers, who have to remedy this before laying floor coverings 511 287 Nampo Harvest Day allows company to build relationships http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nampo-harvest-day-allows-company-to-build-relationships-2017-05-12 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450648 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New audit service to support concrete product manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-audit-service-to-support-concrete-product-manufacturers-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450439 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644406_resized_cementconcreteafrisamcentreofproductexcellence0420171022.jpg CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence offers customers an additional Efficiency Audit service 511 287 New research facility enhances offerings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-research-facility-enhances-offerings-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Materials Handling Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450368 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644235_resized_cementconcretechrysogroupnormanseymore0420171022.jpg NORMAN SEYMORE New Chryso products are the continual evolution of improvements on existing products 511 287 Revamped stand to encourage positive customer experience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/revamped-stand-to-encourage-positive-customer-experience-2017-05-12 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450643 1494248644 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644889_resized_nampoaugustgeneralservicingwelder80707duane1022.jpg TIG WELDER Customers will be able to use some of the welding equipment from Afrox at the show 511 287 Mega scissor lift gains first customer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mega-scissor-lift-gains-first-customer-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Materials Handling Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449894 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644048_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsscissorliftgoscorprovided201719041022.jpg MEGA SCISSOR LIFT The HL-275 D27 is capable of lifting 1 t to a height of 27.5 m 511 287 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 1496217849 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653101_resized_rer436.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69207_2017-04-28_rer436.mp485312783Machines produce components for isotope facility Machines produce components for isotope facility 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