Engineering News | Metals & Engineering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:37:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Europe aviation agency advises suspending use of Kobe Steel products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/europe-aviation-agency-advises-suspending-use-of-kobe-steel-products-2017-10-18 Reuters AVIATION Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:26:00 +0200 468181 1508315281 1508315160 1510956000 Reuters 0 0 Citing data scandal, local govt delays Kobe Steel coal plant assessment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/citing-data-scandal-local-govt-delays-kobe-steel-coal-plant-assessment-2017-10-17 Reuters STEEL Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:14:00 +0200 468073 1508246538 1508246040 1510869600 Reuters 0 0 China factories grapple with soaring prices as pollution crackdown bites http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-factories-grapple-with-soaring-prices-as-pollution-crackdown-bites-2017-10-17 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:51:00 +0200 468052 1508239725 1508237460 1510869600 Reuters 0 0 Global steel demand growth to slow in 2018 after strong 2017 – worldsteel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-demand-to-grow-7-in-2017-worldsteel-2017-10-16 Reuters STEEL Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:12:00 +0200 467839 1508142795 1508141520 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 US demands regional steel, aluminum in Nafta auto rules http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-demands-regional-steel-aluminum-in-nafta-auto-rules-2017-10-16 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:38:00 +0200 467813 1508136597 1508135880 1510783200 Reuters 0 0 Seifsa president laments slow pace of metals sector transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-president-laments-slow-pace-of-metals-sector-transformation-2017-10-13 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00:00 +0200 467771 1507974724 1507899600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684879_resized_manufactuirngmetso100809duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 Airbus says has not found any suppliers affected by Kobe scandal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-says-has-not-found-any-suppliers-affected-by-kobe-scandal-2017-10-13 Reuters AVIATION Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:51:00 +0200 467705 1507882175 1507881060 1510524000 Reuters 0 0 Boeing passenger jets have falsely-certified Kobe Steel products-source http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boeing-passenger-jets-have-falsely-certified-kobe-steel-products-source-2017-10-13 Reuters STEEL Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:17:00 +0200 467675 1507876917 1507875420 1510524000 Reuters 0 0 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 Metals & Engineering 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 Drainage system helps manufacturer achieve international standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drainage-system-helps-local-manufacturer-achieve-international-standards-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Metals & Engineering Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465972 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680749_resized_marcocassolacosystems0920171022.jpg MARCO CASSOL Effective drainage systems are important for protecting building infrastructure and production plants from the destructive effects of water damage 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 Metals & Engineering 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 China says EU, US trade moves lack awareness of WTO rules http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-says-eu-us-trade-moves-lack-awareness-of-wto-rules-2017-10-12 Reuters TRADE Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:29:00 +0200 467532 1507793501 1507793340 1510437600 Reuters 0 0 Kobe Steel shares plunge as data fabrication concerns deepen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kobe-steel-shares-plunge-as-data-fabrication-concerns-deepen-2017-10-11 Reuters STEEL Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:44:00 +0200 467374 1507713669 1507711440 1510351200 Reuters 0 0 Global steel recovery at risk from capacity ramp-ups outside China http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-recovery-at-risk-from-capacity-ramp-ups-outside-china-2017-10-10 Reuters STEEL Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:11:00 +0200 467284 1507645665 1507644660 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 August manufacturing output up 1.5% y/y http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/august-manufacturing-output-up-15-yy-2017-10-10 Reuters MANUFACTURING Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:27:00 +0200 467255 1507638604 1507638420 1510264800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683717_resized_manufacturingwelding1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Transnet locomotive corruption probe extended as Parliament gears up for inquiry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-locomotive-corruption-probe-extended-as-parliament-gears-up-for-inquiry-2017-10-09 Terence Creamer GOVERNANCE Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:10:00 +0200 467145 1507558959 1507558200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683450_resized_transnettfrcsrzelcclass20elocomotivepyramidsouthdepot410221113duane.jpeg 511 287 China steel rises as market eyes winter cuts; iron-ore, coal slide http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-rises-as-market-eyes-winter-cuts-iron-ore-coal-slide-2017-10-09 Reuters STEEL Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:03:00 +0200 467134 1507556425 1507554180 1510178400 Reuters 0 0 Numsa ends strike at South32 aluminum smelter http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-ends-strike-at-south32-aluminum-smelter-2017-10-06 Reuters ALUMINIUM Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:07:00 +0200 466992 1507294435 1507291620 1509919200 Reuters 0 0 Steel producing nations to discuss overcapacity in Berlin in Nov http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-producing-nations-to-discuss-overcapacity-in-berlin-in-nov-2017-10-06 Reuters STEEL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:41:00 +0200 466963 1507275893 1507275660 1509919200 Reuters 0 0 EU sets dumping duties on steel from four countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-sets-dumping-duties-on-steel-from-four-countries-2017-10-06 Reuters STEEL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:50:00 +0200 466939 1507272772 1507272600 1509919200 Reuters 0 0 Routine mechanical maintenance emphasised as preventive measure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/routine-mechanical-maintenance-emphasised-as-preventive-measure-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465377 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680064_resized_multistagepumpsspppumps1022.jpg QUALITY IN CONFORMING SPP Pumps conforms to various UK and European standards to ensure quality and longevity in their pumps products 511 287 Companies to benefit from work apparel innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-to-benefit-from-work-apparel-innovation-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465535 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679683_resized_personalprotectiveequipment092017bramhopegroup1022.jpg CLEAR UNDERSTANDING A clear understanding of health, safety and environmental (HSE) challenges is essential for proper HSE management and procedures 511 287 Work apparel company sees further growth in sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/work-apparel-industry-company-sees-sales-growing-further-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465162 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679254_resized_personalprotectiveequipment092017totalblasting1022.jpg SPECIAL DESIGN The personal protective equipment was designed to not restrict operator movement and flexibility 511 287 Geospatial products distributor launches world’s smallest image laser scanner locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geospatial-products-distributor-launches-worlds-smallest-image-laser-scanner-locally-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464918 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678624_resized_geomaticsacielgeomaticsleicablk360scannertablet0920171022.jpg EASE OF USE The integration of the Leica BLK360 laser image scanner and Autodesk software streamlines the reality capture process 511 287 Closed steel mill discovering new life as an industrial park http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-strategy-creates-sustainability-for-steel-and-vanadium-industrial-park-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464935 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678641_resized_highveldhiveldadminbuildingandsteelworks1022.jpg CAPITAL LOCATION in less than a year of being operational, Highveld Industrial Park has set up a sustainable business 511 287 Sassda promotes the use of stainless steel water pipes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sassda-promotes-the-use-of-stainless-steel-water-pipes-2017-10-05 Creamer Media Reporter STAINLESS STEEL Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:51:00 +0200 466901 1507213532 1507211460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Absa PMI rises slightly in September; remains below 50 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absa-pmi-rises-slightly-in-september-remains-below-50-2017-10-02 Anine Kilian MANUFACTURING Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:11:00 +0200 466491 1506953078 1506949860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Metalworkers to intensify wage strike at South32 smelter in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metalworkers-to-intensify-wage-strike-at-south32-in-south-africa-2017-10-02 African News Agency ALUMINIUM Mon, 02 Oct 2017 10:28:00 +0200 466512 1507192502 1506932880 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 NSBE-SA to host AGM, conference in October http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nsbe-sa-to-host-agm-conference-in-october-2017-09-29 Anine Kilian ENGINEERING Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:57:00 +0200 466378 1506690683 1506689820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Recovery rate growth lies in metals from landfills http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recovery-rate-growth-lies-in-metals-from-landfills-2017-09-29 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464723 1506412361 1506636000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678046_resized_canssasasugartax032017jpg1022.jpg CAN-DO ATTITUDE Many households in South Africa already undertake excellent work in recycling components such as beer and soft drink beverage cans 511 287 Small businesses remain optimistic, despite volatility and uncertainties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-small-businesses-remain-optimistic-despite-volatility-uncertainties-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach SMALL BUSINESS Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464689 1506412362 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677982_resized_africancraftshopjohannesburgbloomberg1022.jpg HELPING HAND Some small business owners want the government to provide more funding and some believe government should grant tax breaks for their business 511 287 Expanded steel services firm eyeing specialist construction, industrial markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expanded-steel-services-firm-eyes-specialist-construction-market-2017-09-29 Schalk Burger STEEL FABRICATION Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465220 1506412362 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679066_resized_burnersboilershlakaniwelding201701091022victormoolman.jpg STEEL SKILLS Hlakani is focused on the internal development of expert welders and artisans 511 287 Turbine installations at wind project completed ahead of schedule http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/n-cape-wind-farm-completes-turbine-installations-ahead-of-schedule-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464675 1506689816 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677945_resized_khobabwindfarmfinalwtglifting8sept2017101022.jpg SOARING CONSTRUCTION The 100-m-tall Siemens wind turbines, which allow for optimum energy production, take between one and three days to construct, assuming favourable weather 511 287 BMG invests R400m in Joburg distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-providers-r400m-world-site-facility-to-enhance-service-capability-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach Distribution Centre Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464912 1506948130 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678606_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg WORLD-CLASS FACILITY BMG’s R400-million investment to upgrade its existing Droste Park facilities into a leading-edge distribution centre, centralises functional and support operations 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71022_2017-09-15_bmg_-_hd_web.mp413548174BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Aluminium company achieves positive results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aluminium-company-achieves-positive-results-2017-09-29 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464640 1506412361 1506636000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677887_resized_aluminiumbloomberg3168182151110920171022.jpg STRONG RESULTS Aluminium supplier and exporter Hulamin’s unaudited interim results for the half-year indicated noteworthy headline earnings a share up 17% to 56c a share 511 287 Company provides solutions to facilitate progress in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-providing-solutions-to-facilitate-progress-in-aluminium-2017-09-29 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464650 1506663277 1506636000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677906_resized_aluminiumsmsgroupschafermichael092171022.jpg MICHAEL SCHÄFER The aluminium industry benefits from the fact that the SMS Group knows its material, its products and all its complex production processes 511 287 China steel futures rise as winter cuts kick in early http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-futures-rise-as-winter-cuts-kick-in-early-2017-09-27 Reuters STEEL Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:46:00 +0200 466035 1506689170 1506519960 1509055200 Reuters 0 0