Engineering News | Materials & Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials Sun, 17 Feb 2019 13:40:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Rubber company to focus on automotive sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubber-company-to-focus-on-automotive-sector-2019-01-30 Cameron Mackay Rubber Manufacturing & Products Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510072 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777921_resized_bloombergtyrerecyclingrubbermanufacturing1022.jpg VITAL INDUSTRY The rubber industry is linked to the state of the economy, as it services various sectors of the economy 511 287 Operations to be ramped up at edible-oil plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/operations-to-be-ramped-up-at-edible-oil-plant-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Materials & Equipment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510049 1549952198 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777874_resized_civilengadacons02191022.jpg NO CROP CIRCLE The circular foundation where the storage silos will be placed can be seen from an aerial view of the plant 511 287 Hostile construction environment to persist until infrastructure spend recovers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-government-spend-exacerbates-dire-environment-for-civil-engineering-construction-sector-2019-02-15 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510666 1549955433 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780505_resized_dire.jpg 511 287 Green solution used for retaining walls http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-solution-used-for-retaining-walls-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Materials & Equipment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510237 1550219893 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778316_resized_civilengfibertex02191022.jpg RETAINING THE GREENERY A green-wall solution was found to make retaining walls more aesthetically pleasing 511 287 Open day highlights new offerings from Upat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/open-day-highlights-new-offerings-from-upat-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Materials & Equipment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510245 1550220005 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778339_resized_civilengupatstabilaapp02191022.jpg MEASURING UP The new Stabila app makes measuring information quicker to archive and easier to access 511 287 Concrete paver launched at Las Vegas Expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-paver-launched-at-las-vegas-expo-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Materials & Equipment Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510247 1550220027 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778343_resized_wirtgen20paver02191022.jpg PAVING THE WAY The mobile paver has a 3D integrated control system for varying offset applications 511 287 Raubex warns of 20% drop in FY earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/raubex-warns-of-20-drop-in-fy-earnings-2019-02-12 Simone Liedtke CIVIL ENGINEERING Tue, 12 Feb 2019 10:53:00 +0200 511301 1549961678 1549961580 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 DST to showcase benefits of using STI in designing future human settlements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-to-showcase-benefits-of-using-sti-in-designing-future-human-settlements-2019-02-08 Simone Liedtke BUILT ENVIRONMENT / HUMAN SETTLEMENTS Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:20:00 +0200 511071 1549637113 1549635600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 What needs to be done to make SA’s buildings fire safe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-needs-to-be-done-to-make-south-africas-buildings-compliant-with-fire-regulations-2019-02-08 Natasha Odendaal HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509895 1549357623 1549576800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779038_resized_burning.jpg 511 287 Construction professionals test latest tools and consumables http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-professionals-test-latest-tools-and-consumables-2019-02-06 Creamer Media Reporter Materials & Equipment Thu, 07 Feb 2019 11:43:00 +0200 510700 1549540340 1549532580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779564_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77328_2019-02-08_rer523-upat-hdweb.mp4143686118Construction professionals test latest tools and consumables Construction professionals test latest tools and consumables Subdued construction activity, higher imports cut PPC's sales volumes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-navigates-increased-imports-price-changes-in-2018-2019-02-05 Marleny Arnoldi CEMENT Tue, 05 Feb 2019 11:59:00 +0200 510598 1549371297 1549360740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Saice calls for infrastructure review following Hoërskool Driekhoek incident http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-calls-for-infrastructure-review-following-horskool-driekhoek-incident-2019-02-05 Tasneem Bulbulia CIVIL ENGINEERING Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:15:00 +0200 510577 1549354637 1549354500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 LafargeHolcim completes sale of $1.75bn Indonesian unit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafargeholcim-completes-sale-of-175bn-indonesian-unit-2019-02-01 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:18:00 +0200 510347 1549016399 1549016280 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Exxaro upbeat about its coal operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxaro-upbeat-about-its-coal-operations-2019-02-01 Kim Cloete COAL Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:59:00 +0200 510309 1549032931 1549007940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AMSA expects to swing to FY18 profit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-fy18-losses-narrow-2019-02-01 Simone Liedtke STEEL Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:18:00 +0200 510296 1549006831 1549005480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hearings into alleged cement industry cartel continues, judgment expected by June http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hearings-into-alleged-cement-industry-cartel-continues-judgment-expected-by-june-2019-01-25 Simone Liedtke COMPETITION MATTERS Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:01:00 +0200 509734 1548424986 1548424860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Acquisition of German company confirmed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-of-german-company-confirmed-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508266 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773951_resized_office01191022.jpg BONFIGLIOLI AS GLOBAL LEADER The company's goal is to continue expanding into heavy construction, mining machinery, marine, port and airport equipment markets 511 287 Company focused on agriculture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-agriculture-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508246 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773904_resized_agrismartsolutionnampo05181022.jpg AGRI-SMART SOLUTION The joint venture will bring the most essential spare products closer to farmers, in order to satisfy their maintenance needs for bearings and agricultural products 511 287 Expanded products portfolio leads to new opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expanded-products-portfolio-leads-to-new-opportunities-2019-01-08 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507929 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773190_resized_bearingsproductgroup1120181022.jpg FENNER PRODUCT GROUP 2018 The extended scope has put BMG in a position to deal with conveyors clients 511 287 Motor Scan beneficial for various sectors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-scan-beneficial-for-various-sectors-2018-12-06 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506793 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771046_resized_electricmotor1220181022.jpg WEG MOTOR SCAN The sensor measures the vibration, temperature and operational hours of electric motors to detect irregularities 511 287 Tribunal to resume hearings into cement industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-to-resume-hearings-into-cement-industry-2019-01-23 Simone Liedtke CEMENT / COMPETITION MATTERS Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:21:00 +0200 509460 1548253395 1548253260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigerian commodities king Dangote targets foreign markets in sales push http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-commodities-king-dangote-targets-foreign-markets-in-sales-push-2019-01-22 Reuters CEMENT/ENERGY Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:40:00 +0200 509196 1548140056 1548139200 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Tripartite expo to cater for bigger PVP audience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tripartite-expo-to-cater-for-bigger-pvp-audience-2018-12-06 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506697 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770574_resized_pumpsvalvespipesafricaexpo20171022.jpg OPPORTUNITY FOR NETWORKING New partnership opportunities in a range of industries will create more opportunities for growth in the relevant sectors 511 287 HAW expands hose offering in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/haw-expands-hose-offering-in-s-africa-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506690 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770557_resized_hosecrimper1022.jpg UNIFLEX UG32 AND UG2O GREASE CRIMPERS Owing to product demand and our role in the fluid power market, the decision to supply a crimper unique to HAW was made 511 287 Sappma pleased with results after increasing audit frequency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappma-pleased-with-results-after-increasing-audit-frequency-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506628 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770511_resized_hdpepipesontruck1022.jpg SAPPMA From an environmental point of view, we can do a lot more for the same amount of money and materials 511 287 EU countries clear steel import curb until July 2021 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-countries-clear-steel-import-curb-until-july-2021-2019-01-16 Reuters STEEL Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:16:00 +0200 508753 1547647316 1547644560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Big investor Nassef Sawiris cuts LafargeHolcim stake http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-investor-nassef-sawiris-cuts-lafargeholcim-stake-2019-01-10 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:55:00 +0200 508152 1547103429 1547103300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sika CEO says buying Parex means a pause on large acquisitions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sika-ceo-says-buying-parex-means-a-pause-on-large-acquisitions-2019-01-08 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Tue, 08 Jan 2019 11:11:00 +0200 508315 1547197962 1546938660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Becsa to acquire IP-rich Matriarch Equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/becsa-to-acquire-ip-rich-matriarch-equipment-2019-01-08 Marleny Arnoldi MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:46:00 +0200 507936 1546933964 1546933560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Enforcing local procurement rules would help offset weak demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enforcing-local-procurement-rules-would-help-offset-weak-demand-seifsa-2018-12-14 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 +0200 507545 1544777162 1544767200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000772531_resized_kaizernyatsumba2seifsa1218dylan1022.jpg Seifsa CEO Kaizer Nyatsumba 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77030_2018-12-11_seifsa_ceo_-_hd_web.mp497469632Seifsa CEO Kaizer Nyatsumba reflects back on 2018 and offer insight into 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Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boydhttp://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77031_2018-12-11_seifsa_economist_-_hd_web.mp479846451Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade provides a preview of Seifsa’s flagship ‘State of the Metals and Engineering Sector Report’, to be published on February 8. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd Seifsa CEO Kaizer Nyatsumba reflects back on 2018 and offer insight into prospects for the metals and engineering sector n 2019. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas BoydSeifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade provides a preview of Seifsa’s flagship ‘State of the Metals and Engineering Sector Report’, to be published on February 8. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd Level of activity in construction sector recovers by 9% since Q1 – index http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-of-activity-in-construction-sector-recovers-by-9-since-q1-index-2018-12-05 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Wed, 05 Dec 2018 12:08:00 +0200 506629 1544169913 1544004480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771104_resized_bridgeconstruction1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Oman's Raysut Cement eyes acquiring Kenya's ARM Cement – statement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omans-raysut-cement-eyes-acquiring-kenyas-arm-cement-statement-2018-12-04 Reuters CEMENT Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:04:00 +0200 506507 1543925105 1543925040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Canada's construction steel buyers face tariff 'roulette' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/canadas-construction-steel-buyers-face-tariff-roulette-2018-12-04 Reuters STEEL/CONSTRUCTION Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:44:00 +0200 506419 1543905965 1543905840 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ELB awarded design, supply contract for Illovo sugar system in Malawi http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/elb-awarded-design-supply-contract-for-illovo-sugar-system-in-malawi-2018-12-03 Marleny Arnoldi SUGAR Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:46:00 +0200 506340 1543830675 1543830360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 LafargeHolcim sees slower 2019 sales growth but higher profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafargeholcim-sees-slower-2019-sales-growth-but-higher-profitability-2018-11-28 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:43:00 +0200 505913 1543387857 1543387380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Omnia sees R695m nitrophosphate investment as fertiliser ‘game changer’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-sees-r695m-nitrophosphate-investment-as-fertiliser-game-changer-2018-11-27 Terence Creamer CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:50:00 +0200 505879 1543417551 1543326600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768923_resized_omnianitrophosphate1022.jpeg Omnia's nitrophosphate plant under construction 511 287 PPC posts solid interim results on the back of growth outside South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ppc-posts-solid-interim-results-on-the-back-of-growth-outside-south-africa-2018-11-23 Simone Liedtke CONSTRUCTION Fri, 23 Nov 2018 10:42:00 +0200 505598 1542966046 1542962520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768346_resized_johanclaassen022018ppclimited1022.jpg PPC CEO Johan Claassen 511 287