Engineering News | Metals & Engineering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:45:05 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Coega industrial zone outlines R1bn investment pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cdc-secures-a-further-r1-billion-investment-pipeline-2017-04-28 David Oliveira INDUSTRIAL ZONE Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449198 1492783631 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Control and instrumentation play rugged role in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/control-and-instrumentation-play-rugged-role-in-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449144 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641145_resized_floatglassunloading042017societyforautomationinstrumentationmeasurementsandcontrolsaimcjpg1022.jpg TRIED AND TESTED Companies still use more traditional tried and tested architectures for projects locally 511 287 Distributor emphasises lubricant’s cost benefits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributor-emphasises-lubricants-cost-benefits-2017-04-28 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446782 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Metals & Engineering 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 Metals & Engineering Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449138 1493200443 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Metals & Engineering 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 Metals & Engineering 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 South Africa plans emergency steel tariff from July – WTO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-plans-emergency-steel-tariff-from-july-wto-2017-04-27 Reuters STEEL TARIFFS Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:02:00 +0200 450746 1493368448 1493323320 1495836000 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645163_resized_steel05bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Outokumpu expects Q2 profit to be slightly weaker than Q1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outokumpu-expects-q2-profit-to-be-slightly-weaker-than-q1-2017-04-27 Reuters STEEL Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:05:00 +0200 450735 1493316603 1493316300 1495836000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645130_resized_steel01bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Junior iron-ore miner outlines ambitious aims, supports local steel production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/junior-iron-ore-miner-outlines-ambitious-aims-supports-local-steel-production-2017-04-26 Ilan Solomons IRON-ORE Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:03:00 +0200 450710 1493375877 1493218980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645107_resized_img51011022.jpg Wim de Klerk, Mathatha Tsedu and Matodzi Nesongozwi at official opening of Manngwe plant 511 287 Cairo 'cargotecture' company transforms shipping containers into homes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cairo-cargotecture-company-transforms-shipping-containers-into-homes-2017-04-25 Reuters PROPERTY Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:46:00 +0200 450484 1493124393 1493117160 1495663200 Reuters 0 0 Competition Commission approves buyout of ASA Metals' ferrochrome production assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-approves-asa-metals-newco-merger-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt FERROCHROME Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:56:00 +0200 450408 1493045046 1493042160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global steel production reaches 410Mt in Q1 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-production-reaches-410mt-in-q1-2017-04-24 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:21:00 +0200 450398 1493041980 1493040060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Japan steel industry head says concerned at Trump 'protectionism' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japan-steel-industry-head-says-concerned-at-trump-protectionism-2017-04-24 Reuters STEEL Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:45:00 +0200 450328 1493038949 1493019900 1495576800 Reuters 0 0 Steel demand to grow in 2017/18 as recession risk decreases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-demand-will-grow-year-on-year-with-recession-risks-declining-2017-04-21 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:08:00 +0200 450270 1492782719 1492780080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Trump administration, world financial officials clash over trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trump-administration-world-financial-officials-clash-over-trade-2017-04-21 Reuters TRADE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:35:00 +0200 450200 1492760118 1492756500 1495317600 Reuters 0 0 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 Metals & Engineering 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 Metals & Engineering 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 New concept crane being developed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-concept-crane-being-developed-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448247 1492075739 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638561_resized_elsegundominedraglinetransportationfullyassembled032017mammoetsouthafricajpg1022.jpg FULLY ASSEMBLED Mammoet uses a jacking system to lift the dragline and place it on a specialised transport system to move it to its new location 511 287 Alcoa swaps New York for the city of steel as Harvey simplifies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alcoa-swaps-new-york-for-the-city-of-steel-as-harvey-simplifies-2017-04-20 Bloomberg ALUMINIUM Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:19:00 +0200 450041 1492695829 1492665540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Trump 'Buy American' edict may have little impact on US steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trump-buy-american-edict-may-have-little-impact-on-us-steel-2017-04-19 Reuters STEEL Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:08:00 +0200 449924 1492585896 1492585680 1495144800 Reuters 0 0 US announces probe into imports of steel wire rod http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-announces-probe-into-imports-of-steel-wire-rod-2017-04-19 Reuters STEEL Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:06:00 +0200 449921 1492585667 1492585560 1495144800 Reuters 0 0 Company seizes opportunities in power sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinmller-africa-seizes-maintenance-repair-opportunities-in-power-sector-2017-03-14 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448016 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637850_resized_enpic1aassembledtubebundleofaheatexchanger11022.jpg VERSATILE OFFERING Steinmüller Africa offers turnkey solutions for header-type, tube sheet-type, shell and tube heat exchangers 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 Metals & Engineering 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 HFO plant’s commissioning process under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hfo-plants-commissioning-process-under-way-2017-04-14 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447993 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637811_resized_highfueloilstoragefacilityelandsfonteinphosphateproject3171022.jpg HIGH FUEL OIL FACILITY he contract for the HFO storage facility design was was awarded to Energas in June 2016 511 287 Kenyan fabricator enters partnership with welding institute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenyan-fabricator-enters-training-partnership-with-welding-institute-2017-03-30 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447977 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637759_resized_sassdamarketintelligencespecialistlesleysquires1022.jpg LESLEY SQUIRES South Africa needs to look at partnership opportunities which encourage investment in manufacturing and infrastructure 511 287 New laser source expands possibilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-laser-source-expands-possibilities-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering 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 R&D capitalises on global growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-endeavours-capitalising-on-strong-global-growth-2017-03-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448249 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638569_resized_lasertechnology3dprintingadditivemanufacturingbloomberg304913736130320171022.jpg ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING Laser-based three-dimensional technology is mostly focused on industrial application, and presents a specific area for significant growth in the future 511 287 Seifsa extends deadline for excellence awards entries to April 28 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-extends-deadline-for-excellence-awards-entries-to-april-28-2017-04-13 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:24:00 +0200 449670 1492091402 1492086240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Union sees 4 000 job cuts in Thyssenkrupp steel restructuring http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-sees-4-000-job-cuts-in-thyssenkrupp-steel-restructuring-2017-04-11 Reuters STEEL Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:38:00 +0200 449376 1491921569 1491921480 1494453600 Reuters 0 0 Richards Bay plant to make pearly whites from industrial slag http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/richards-bay-plant-to-to-make-pearly-whites-from-industrial-slag-2017-04-11 African News Agency MANUFACTURING Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:30:00 +0200 449309 1491917627 1491903000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 AMSA to raise R3.5bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-to-raise-r35bn-2017-04-07 Reuters STEEL Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:50:00 +0200 448972 1491555130 1491555000 1494108000 Reuters 0 0 Increasing demand in industry for operational excellence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-demand-in-industry-for-operational-excellence-2017-04-07 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447297 1491224899 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635985_resized_sasolsyferwomenug00661022.jpg GROWING DEMAND Indipath continues to see [more] women entering the market 511 287 SA firm sees potential for elevated-track solution in everything mining to public transport http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transport-on-demand-2017-04-07 Irma Venter PUBLIC TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447670 1491290415 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639262_resized_transport.jpg 511 287 Scaw expands chain-making capacity with R110m investment in automated plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scaw-expands-chain-making-capacity-with-r110m-investment-in-automated-plant-2017-04-06 Terence Creamer MANUFACTURING Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:50:00 +0200 448892 1491488256 1491486600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640522_resized_scawmckinnonchainrelayroboticcell11022.jpeg The new fully automated chain-manufacturing facility 511 287 Global steel market to fall into deficit by 2020 – BMI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-market-to-fall-into-deficit-by-2020-bmi-2017-04-06 Anine Kilian STEEL Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:57:00 +0200 448870 1491557595 1491483420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rio Tinto sees bumpy ride for aluminum as China poses puzzle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rio-tinto-sees-bumpy-ride-for-aluminum-as-china-poses-puzzle-2017-04-05 Bloomberg ALUMINIUM Wed, 05 Apr 2017 09:42:00 +0200 448641 1491402760 1491378120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0