Engineering News | Metals & Engineering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:01:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Europe will retaliate if hit by US steel controls – EU trade chief http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/europe-will-retaliate-if-hit-by-us-steel-controls-eu-trade-chief-2017-06-26 Reuters STEEL Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:21:00 +0200 456620 1498486983 1498486860 1501020000 Reuters 0 0 China steel prices rise as govt crackdown offsets slow demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-prices-rise-as-govt-crackdown-offsets-slow-demand-2017-06-26 Reuters STEEL Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:26:00 +0200 456543 1498473370 1498465560 1501020000 Reuters 0 0 Blanket increases in import duty put industry under pressure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blanket-increases-in-import-duty-puts-industry-under-pressure-2017-06-23 Robyn Wilkinson Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454359 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654123_resized_thefastenerfactorytensionernut0620171022.jpg ENSURING PRETENSION FORCE The HEICO-TEC Tension nut has been developed for applications where it is difficult to use a pneumatic, electric or hydraulic tool to tighten the nut 511 287 Company to expand its fastener market share http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-expand-its-fastener-market-share-2017-06-23 Robyn Wilkinson Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454703 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increased customs duty on stainless steel fasteners an ‘oversight’ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-customs-duty-on-stainless-steel-fasteners-an-oversight-2017-06-23 Robyn Wilkinson Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454364 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654140_resized_fastenrightfasteners0620171022.jpg ROBUST PRODUCT Stainless steel fasteners are far more resistant to staining, corrosion and rust than ordinary steel 511 287 Manufacturer gears up to meet growing fastening systems demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-gears-up-to-meet-growing-fastening-systems-demand-2017-06-23 Robyn Wilkinson Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454705 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655035_resized_easyholdwallplug0620171022.jpg SIMPLE BUT SECURE Easyhold’s wall plugs can be used with a quality cable tie to secure cables and pipes into mortar 511 287 The story behind the partial restart of Highveld Steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-story-behind-the-partial-restart-of-the-highveld-steel-2017-06-22 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:34:00 +0200 455285 1498221007 1498120440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658699_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69594_2017-06-23_rer444.mp472213460The story behind the partial restart of the Highveld Steel The story behind the partial restart of the Highveld Steel Transnet denies claim that no CSR locomotives made in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-denies-claim-that-no-csr-locomotives-made-in-south-africa-2017-06-21 Terence Creamer RAIL ENGINEERING Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:15:00 +0200 456186 1498053250 1498050900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658431_resized_transnetelectriclocomotiveproductionkoedoespoort40315duane1022.jpg 511 287 Numsa deadlock on wage agreement with employers in engineering sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-deadlock-on-wage-agreement-with-employers-in-engineering-sector-2017-06-21 African News Agency WAGE NEGOTIATIONS Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:16:00 +0200 456153 1498042355 1498036560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 South Africa’s steel production fell 3.5% y/y in May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-steel-production-fell-35-yy-in-may-2017-06-21 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:59:00 +0200 456151 1498221061 1498035540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Germany writes to US to criticise plans to act against steel imports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germany-writes-to-us-to-criticise-plans-to-act-against-steel-imports-2017-06-20 Reuters STEEL Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:11:00 +0200 455926 1498221037 1497939060 1500501600 Reuters 0 0 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 Metals & Engineering Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Metals & Engineering Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Rocket technology idea wins Global Impact Challenge Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asteroid-mining-idea-wins-global-impact-challenge-award-2017-06-16 Mia Breytenbach INNOVATION Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454229 1497253650 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653798_resized_singularitysaglobalimpactchallengejonathanlun0620171022.jpg JONATHAN LUN My idea is to use . . . a vacuum arc thruster, that consumes asteroid metal as fuel to achieve industrial-scale transport of mined asteroid material 511 286 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 Metals & Engineering 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 South Africans more conscious of greener ways of living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-more-conscious-of-greener-ways-of-living-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454131 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653551_resized_windturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg INITIAL FOCUS The rating system developed by the Green Building Council of South Africa was initially only focused on new buildings 511 287 GCC proposes 31% safeguard tariff on some iron and steel imports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gcc-proposes-31-safeguard-tariff-on-some-iron-and-steel-imports-2017-06-15 Reuters STEEL Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:11:00 +0200 455677 1497532454 1497532260 1500069600 Reuters 0 0 Eskom downgrade has AMSA CEO worried about steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-downgrade-has-amsa-ceo-worried-about-steel-2017-06-14 Anine Kilian STEEL Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:33:00 +0200 455529 1497452691 1497450780 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656787_resized_wimdeklerk110220217duane.jpg ArcelorMittal South Africa CEO Wim de Klerk 511 287 Steel industry needs to pull together to fight import risks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-industry-needs-to-pull-together-to-fight-import-risks-2017-06-14 Anine Kilian STEEL Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:01:00 +0200 455520 1497450885 1497448860 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656772_resized_paolotrincherosaiscceo1022.jpg South Africa Institute of Steel Construction CEO Paulo Trinchero 511 287 Continuous improvement concept to increase productivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continuous-improvement-concept-to-increase-productivity-2017-06-15 Creamer Media Reporter STAINLESS STEEL Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:51:00 +0200 455284 1497439599 1497437460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656688_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69466_2017-06-16_rer443.mp445395412Continuous improvement concept to increase productivity Continuous improvement concept to increase productivity China iron-ore bounces off 7-month low as steel recovers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-iron-ore-bounces-off-7-month-low-as-steel-recovers-2017-06-14 Reuters IRON-ORE Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:25:00 +0200 455474 1497437961 1497435900 1499983200 Reuters 0 0 ‘Not one’ CSR locomotive made in South Africa, economic research group claims http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-one-csr-locomotive-made-in-south-africa-economic-research-group-claims-2017-06-14 Terence Creamer INDUSTRIAL POLICY Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:50:00 +0200 455392 1497423276 1497423000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656477_resized_transnettfrcsrzelcclass20elocomotivepyramidsouthdepot410221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Trump says antidumping bill for steel, aluminum coming soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trump-says-antidumping-bill-for-steel-aluminum-coming-soon-2017-06-13 Reuters STEEL Tue, 13 Jun 2017 09:02:00 +0200 455257 1497337415 1497337320 1499896800 Reuters 0 0 China steel, iron-ore recover as worries about weak demand ease http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-iron-ore-recover-as-worries-about-weak-demand-ease-2017-06-12 Reuters METALS Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:26:00 +0200 455222 1497277659 1497277560 1499810400 Reuters 0 0 EU sets duties on hot-rolled steel imports from China http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-sets-duties-on-hot-rolled-steel-imports-from-china-2017-06-09 Reuters STEEL Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:32:00 +0200 454950 1496993637 1496993520 1499551200 Reuters 0 0 Industry trends shift towards efficient, intelligent strategies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-trends-shift-towards-efficient-intelligent-strategies-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453226 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651336_resized_energyefficiencymanagementbloomberg313402166140520171022.jpg EFFICIENCY PRIORITISED With energy integral to every process, the objective should be to maximise the efficiency of delivering the necessary energy at the lowest cost per kilowatt per hour 511 287 Numsa ‘dismayed’ with employers’ proposals in metal and engineering sector talks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-dismayed-with-employers-proposals-in-metal-and-engineering-sector-talks-2017-06-08 African News Agency WAGE TALKS Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:03:00 +0200 454801 1496912870 1496912580 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Patel welcomes reopening of Highveld Steel plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/patel-welcomes-reopening-of-highveld-steel-plant-2017-06-07 Anine Kilian STEEL Wed, 07 Jun 2017 10:24:00 +0200 454675 1496998442 1496823840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Numsa to demand 15% increase in engineering sector wage talks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-to-demand-15-increase-in-engineering-sector-wage-talks-2017-06-07 African News Agency WAGES Wed, 07 Jun 2017 09:15:00 +0200 454653 1496819816 1496819700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Protection and recovery in infrastructure spend to determine fate of revived Highveld mill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/protection-and-recovery-in-infrastructure-spend-to-determine-fate-of-revived-highveld-mill-2017-06-06 Terence Creamer STEEL Tue, 06 Jun 2017 13:52:00 +0200 454580 1496999297 1496749920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654734_resized_highveldsteel506171022duane.jpg 511 287 IDC raises black industrialist funding target to R7.4bn for FY18 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/idc-raises-black-industrialist-funding-target-to-r74bn-for-fy18-2017-06-05 Terence Creamer BLACK INDUSTRIALISTS Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:30:00 +0200 454422 1496659209 1496658600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654291_resized_lizekamatshekgaidc1022.jpg Divisional executive for agro, infrastructure and new industries Lizeka Matshekga 511 287 Steel industry to discuss import challenges at June workshop http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-industry-to-discuss-import-challenges-at-june-workshop-2017-06-02 Anine Kilian STEEL Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:36:00 +0200 454277 1496410879 1496399760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Continuous improvement concept to increase productivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continuous-improvement-concept-to-increase-productivity-2017-06-02 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering 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. Euro Steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/euro-steel-2017-06-02 Zandile Mavuso Metals & Engineering Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452653 1496138144 1496354400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000652748_resized_0000649784bigordertrucksml1022.jpg 511 287 Members lament impact of imported products on local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/members-lament-impact-of-imported-products-on-local-industry-2017-06-02 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452709 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649978_resized_sassdaexecutivedirectorjohntarboton31022.jpg JOHN TARBOTON Stainless steel finished product imports grew 44% in 2016 compared with 2015 511 287 EU urges US to limit national security probe on steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-urges-us-to-limit-national-security-probe-on-steel-2017-06-01 Reuters STEEL Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:00:00 +0200 454177 1496329141 1496325600 1498860000 Reuters 0 0 ArcelorMittal, SAIL agree to mediator's proposal to advance Indian venture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arcelormittal-sail-agree-to-mediators-proposal-to-advance-indian-venture-2017-05-31 Reuters STEEL Wed, 31 May 2017 15:59:00 +0200 454027 1496240547 1496239140 1498773600 Reuters 0 0