Engineering News | Metals & Engineering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:41:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Mobile lab for polymer powders launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-compact-laboratory-to-enhance-service-to-construction-industry-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473363 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696911_resized_wackermylabcopyfotor.jpg MYLAB LAUNCH Wacker’s MyLab officially opened at its new South African home at IMCD 511 287 Steel tycoon considers bid for Rio Tinto's Dunkirk aluminum smelter - sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-tycoon-considers-bid-for-rio-tintos-dunkirk-aluminum-smelter---sources-2017-12-14 Reuters ALUMINIUM Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:55:00 +0200 473974 1513254386 1513216500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Decreasing employment in South Africa a sign of ‘deeply troubled economy’ – Seifsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decreasing-employment-in-south-africa-a-sign-of-deeply-troubled-economy-seifsa-2017-12-13 African News Agency ECONOMY Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:30:00 +0200 473850 1513147689 1513146600 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 China steel futures steady, mill output cuts continue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-futures-steady-mill-output-cuts-continue-2017-12-12 Reuters STEEL Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:47:00 +0200 473806 1513086578 1513086420 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 AMSA appoints new CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-appoints-new-ceo-2017-12-11 Natasha Odendaal NEW APPOINTMENTS Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:02:00 +0200 473660 1513001150 1513000920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Metal workers union continues strike action at Agni Steel in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metal-workers-union-continues-strike-action-at-agni-steel-in-south-africa-2017-12-11 African News Agency STEEL Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:44:00 +0200 473654 1512999960 1512999840 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Nersa says special power deal for Silicon Smelters must start on July 1 or earlier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nersa-says-special-power-deal-for-silicon-smelters-must-start-on-july-1-or-earlier-2017-12-06 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY TARIFFS Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:25:00 +0200 473319 1512570535 1512570300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696806_resized_powerlines110220713duane.jpeg 511 287 China's Mingtai shrugs off US aluminium sheet probe http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-mingtai-shrugs-off-us-aluminium-sheet-probe-2017-12-05 Reuters ALUMINIUM Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:08:00 +0200 473183 1512483000 1512482880 1515103200 Reuters 0 0 SMB plans Guinea alumina refinery by 2022 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smb-plans-guinea-alumina-refinery-by-2022-2017-12-04 Reuters BASE METALS Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:36:00 +0200 473028 1512398251 1512398160 1515016800 Reuters 0 0 China steel, iron ore futures hit 3-mth highs as mills cut output http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-iron-ore-futures-hit-3-mth-highs-as-mills-cut-output-2017-12-04 Reuters STEEL Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:19:00 +0200 473022 1512730438 1512397140 1515016800 Reuters 0 0 China steel clings to near 11-week high, posts best week since Aug http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-clings-to-near-11-week-high-posts-best-week-since-aug-2017-12-01 Reuters STEEL Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:47:00 +0200 472878 1512132537 1512132420 1514757600 Reuters 0 0 Heat exchangers made compact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heat-exchangers-made-compact-2017-12-08 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471338 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692670_resized_enerquippressurevessel1022.jpg U-TUBE Heat exchangers are available in U-tube and straight tube designs, and save a significant amount of space due to their size 511 287 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 US, China still at odds after steelmakers agree to tackle market-distorting subsidies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-china-still-at-odds-after-steelmakers-agree-to-tackle-market-distorting-subsidies-2017-11-30 Reuters STEEL Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:52:00 +0200 472744 1512124617 1512049920 1514584800 Reuters 0 0 Highveld agrees to Competition Commission-proposed R1m penalty http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/highveld-agrees-to-competition-commission-proposed-r1m-penalty-2017-11-29 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Wed, 29 Nov 2017 11:07:00 +0200 472512 1512033259 1511946420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695163_resized_highveldsteel506171022duane.jpg 511 287 BHP targets cost cuts; sees upside in copper, steel prices http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bhp-targets-costs-cuts-sees-upside-in-copper-steel-prices-2017-11-28 Reuters DIVERSIFIED MINING Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:13:00 +0200 472355 1511881001 1511838780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694809_resized_mikehenrybhpbillitonapr2016.jpg BHP Minerals Australia president Mike Henry 511 287 Indian steel firms can meet railways' needs - government panel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indian-steel-firms-can-meet-railways-needs---government-panel-2017-11-27 Reuters STEEL Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:22:00 +0200 472332 1512124597 1511788920 1514325600 Reuters 0 0 Company embraces industry trends and challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Declining industry could compromise steel industry quality standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/declining-industry-could-compromise-steel-industry-quality-standards-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470713 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691181_resized_1022doddspringlehighreslessformaljuly20151022.jpg DODDS PRINGLE Clients must be aware of advertised quality standards in the steel construction industry 511 287 Steel company’s optimism fuels technology investment appetite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-companys-optimism-fuels-technology-investment-appetite-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470288 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691204_resized_steeltubesbloomberg20071022.jpg TUBULAR INNOVATION The LT20 creates new possibilities and innovation for architects and structural designers 511 287 BMW plant refurbishment project nabs Steel Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmw-plant-refurbishment-project-nabs-steel-award-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470769 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691480_resized_bmwroofassembling1022.jpg ROOF ASSEMBLY A new roof structure was erected over the existing B50 while the assembly plant remained fully operational 511 287 AMSA welcomes designation of local steel for rail sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-welcomes-designation-of-local-steel-for-rail-sector-2017-11-23 Creamer Media Reporter LOCALISATION Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:11:00 +0200 472036 1511431050 1511428260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Shanghai rebar jumps nearly 3% on demand hopes, lean supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shanghai-rebar-jumps-nearly-3-on-demand-hopes-lean-supply-2017-11-21 Reuters STEEL Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:50:00 +0200 471795 1511269530 1511268600 1513807200 Reuters 0 0 Specialised welding enhances refurbishment capabilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-welding-enhances-refurbishment-capabilities-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Metals & Engineering Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469799 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689448_resized_nlclaserwelding1120171022.jpg PRECISION WORK Laser welding is best used in combination with other welding processes for applications that require the highly specialised capabilities 511 287 Unique repair solutions have ‘unlimited’ applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unique-steel-and-concrete-repair-solutions-have-unlimited-applications-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Metals & Engineering Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469641 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688971_resized_glparmasteelarmacoattankafter1020171022.jpg AFTER The coatings are highly resilient and have, to date, proven to be completely durable, without a known failure 511 287 China's Chalco plans to launch Guinea bauxite mine by early 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-chalco-plans-to-launch-guinea-bauxite-mine-by-early-2018-2017-11-16 Reuters ALUMINIUM Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:07:00 +0200 471310 1510843166 1510812420 1513375200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AMSA lifts Q3 production, sales amid difficult trading environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-lifts-q3-production-sales-amid-difficult-trading-environment-2017-11-10 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:17:00 +0200 470650 1510302479 1510301820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 1 000 locally manufactured valves sold to aid electrical power distribution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/1-000-locally-manufactured-valves-sold-to-aid-electrical-distribution-2017-11-10 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468988 1510037530 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687604_resized_aluminiumbutterflyvalvecsir07171022.jpg PALTECH BUTTERFLY VALVE Forms part of a number of products selected by Eskom for localisation 511 287 Maintenance and upgrades on cards for Platinum Corridor in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/various-maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-route-to-start-in-2018-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ROADS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469410 1510037533 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688493_resized_liamclarke10171022duane.jpg LIAM CLARKE Construction of a second carriageway on the N4 between the M17 and the R512 will start in January 2018 511 287 South African rail operator rebrands, expands offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-rail-operator-rebrands-expands-rail-offerings-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach RAIL Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469519 1510037534 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688744_resized_railsheltamharithhomescreenrotating0720171022.jpg NEW FACE New initiatives for Sheltam Group include the rebranding to Traxtion 511 287 Upcoming energy event to showcase African project opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-energy-event-to-showcase-african-project-opportunities-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ENERGY CONFERENCE Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469412 1511444201 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688496_resized_africaenergyindaba2201141022.jpg GLOBAL PARTICIPATION The event will include more African companies and delegates, as well as increase global participation in the event 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71693_2017-10-31_energyindaba_-_hd_web.mp497320874Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Company expands fluid technology services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-fluid-technology-services-2017-11-10 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469043 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687799_resized_bmgdiaphragmandpinchvalves10171022.jpg VERSATILE PRODUCTS FPV diaphragm and pinch valves are available in many different materials, with various pressure ratings, for diverse sectors 511 287 Equipment supplier provides spare-part warehousing solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-provides-spare-part-warehousing-solution-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Metals & Engineering Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468317 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686137_resized_sparepartsarcelormittalsaldanhaworks201113duane1022.jpg SPARE PART GUARANTEE A constant supply of spare parts for clients will reduce downtime 511 287 Seifsa ‘cautiously optimistic’ following improved PMI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-cautiously-optimistic-following-improved-pmi-2017-11-01 Creamer Media Reporter ECONOMY Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:58:00 +0200 469711 1509549406 1509548280 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Transnet looking abroad for growth as it again pares back South Africa capex http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-looking-abroad-for-growth-as-it-again-pares-back-south-africa-capex-2017-10-30 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:20:00 +0200 469377 1509626934 1509373200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688437_resized_siyabongagamagarrypita110221017duane.jpg Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama and CFO Garry Pita 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71660_2017-10-30_transnet1_-_hd_web.mp436274701Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama outlines how the utility is dealing with ongoing allegations of State Capture and corruption. Recorded: 30.10.2017. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama outlines how the utility is dealing with ongoing allegations of State Capture and corruption. Recorded: 30.10.2017. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd M&R sells Genrec to Southern Palace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-sells-genrec-to-southern-palace-2017-10-30 Anine Kilian M&A Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:28:00 +0200 469327 1509369538 1509359280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Seifsa concerned about US investigation into carbon, alloy steel iron rod imports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-concerned-about-us-investigation-into-carbon-alloy-steel-iron-rod-imports-2017-10-30 Anine Kilian STEEL Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:54:00 +0200 469303 1509699929 1509353640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0