Engineering News | Metals & Engineering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:25:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 DTI optimistic about R4bn titanium beneficiation project in Richards Bay IDZ http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-optimistic-about-r4bn-titanium-beneficiation-project-in-richards-bay-idz-2017-03-27 African News Agency BENEFICIATION Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:16:00 +0200 447554 1490602844 1490602560 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 High pressure clean-in-place pump now available http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-pressure-clean-in-place-pump-now-available-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445711 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632170_resized_cleaninprocesscippump032017brubinpumpsjpg1022.jpg CLEAN-IN-PROCESS PUMP The Brubin BA Clean-In-Process (CIP) pump has a patent pending designed pump-wheel that will allow the pressing shoes to retract for efficient CIP 511 287 New concrete pump exhibited at expo in Las Vegas http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-concrete-pump-exhibited-at-expo-in-las-vegas-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445763 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632336_resized_putzmeistersany10206duanedaws1022.jpg PUTZMEISTER Putzmeister presented innovations and new products over 20 800 ft2 for the duration of the expo 511 287 One-stop solution gives company market edge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/one-stop-solution-gives-company-market-edge-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445802 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632391_resized_stefanotesti032017ksbpumpsandvalves1022.jpg STEFANO TESTI Modern-day renewable energy plants require technologically-advanced systems 511 287 Peristaltic hose pumps to mitigate challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/peristaltic-hose-pumps-to-mitigate-challenges-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445894 1489746561 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632597_resized_peristaltichosepump032017afromix1022.jpg FROTH APPLICATION The AFX065 was selected as the company’s first platinum froth application 511 287 Pumps make water treatment easier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-make-water-treatment-easier-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445769 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632402_resized_wastewater032017netschpumpenesysteme1022.jpg RELIABLE SOLUTIONS Reliable and robust conveying solutions do now exist for efficient treatment of industrial waste water and sludge 511 287 Pumps range included in offering to cater for demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pump-range-included-in-offering-to-cater-for-demand-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445731 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632223_resized_pumpritepneumaticgreasetransferpump022017bmg1022.jpg PNEUMATIC GREASE TRANSFER About 180 kg of grease is being pumped and used daily at Richards Bay Minerals 511 287 Refurbishment demand driven by cost efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refurbishment-demand-driven-by-cost-efficiency-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445687 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632089_resized_before032017matherandplatt1022.jpg BEFORE REFURBISHMENT The increased call for product refurbishment has resulted in a significant growth in Mather + Platt’s refurbishment department 511 287 AMSA officially launches Gauteng steel rail hub http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-officially-launches-gauteng-steel-rail-hub-2017-03-23 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:23:00 +0200 447315 1490273432 1490271780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636042_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68239_2017-03-24_rer431.mp470234333AMSA officially launches Gauteng steel rail hub AMSA officially launches Gauteng steel rail hub Global crude steel output rose 4.1% y/y in February http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-crude-steel-output-rose-41-yy-in-february-2017-03-23 Natasha Odendaal STEEL Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:39:00 +0200 447269 1490348816 1490254740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 EIUG supports Eskom plan for new pricing deals with power-intensive firms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eiug-sees-no-impediment-to-eskom-striking-new-pricing-deals-with-power-intensive-firms-2017-03-22 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:00:00 +0200 447201 1490603609 1490191200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635774_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks510221113duane.jpeg 511 287 ArcelorMittal consortium submits top bid for Italian steel plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arcelormittal-consortium-submits-top-bid-for-italian-steel-plant-2017-03-20 Reuters STEEL Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:55:00 +0200 447019 1490014676 1490014500 1492639200 Reuters 0 0 South Africa asks World Bank to review ease-of-doing-business position in light of InvestSA ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-asks-world-bank-to-review-ease-of-doing-business-position-in-light-of-investsa-initiative-2017-03-17 Terence Creamer INVESTMENT FACILITATION Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:55:00 +0200 446873 1489760330 1489758900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635083_resized_lioneloctoberrobdaviesyunushoosen1022.jpeg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies (centre), with Lionel October (left) and Yunus Hoosen at the launch of the InvestSA one-stop shop in Pretoria 511 287 New controller increases memory and processing power http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-controller-increases-memory-and-processing-power-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Metals & Engineering Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445135 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630984_resized_controlinstrumentationcuttinhurcoprovided201703021022.jpg HIGH SPEED MACHINING The Hurco controls enable the machines to complete projects faster 511 287 Stainless steel body hopes to boost product demand at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-body-hopes-to-boost-product-demand-at-event-2017-03-17 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445117 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630932_resized_sassdaexecutivedirectorjohntarbotonstanding1022.jpg JOHN TARBOTON The Eiffel Tower competition will be launched for the first time at the event and first prize is an all-expenses-paid trip to Paris 511 287 China iron-ore extends gains as steel holds near 3-year high http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-iron-ore-extends-gains-as-steel-holds-near-3-year-high-2017-03-16 Reuters STEEL Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:34:00 +0200 446723 1489671372 1489671240 1492293600 Reuters 0 0 New agroprocessing-, metals-focused Ipap to be released next month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-agroprocessing--metals-focused-ipap-to-be-released-next-month-2017-03-15 Schalk Burger INDUSTRIAL POLICY Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:10:00 +0200 446579 1489667220 1489587000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Air Liquide opposes Evraz Highveld court proceedings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-liquide-opposes-evraz-highveld-court-proceedings-2017-03-15 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:24:00 +0200 446561 1489590197 1489584240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Indian DRI plants face iron-ore shortage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indian-dri-plants-face-iron-ore-shortage-2017-03-15 Ajoy K Das IRON-ORE Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:10:00 +0200 446456 1489573181 1489558200 99999999999 Esmarie Swanepoel 0 0 Seifsa seeks to reward companies with good health, safety performances http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-seeks-to-reward-companies-with-good-health-safety-performances-2017-03-14 Anine Kilian SAFETY Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:43:00 +0200 446443 1489504241 1489502580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Electric vehicles won't depose stainless in nickel demand dynamics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-vehicles-wont-depose-stainless-in-nickel-demand-dynamics-2017-03-10 Reuters MANUFACTURING Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:38:00 +0200 446135 1489154453 1489153080 1491775200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633194_resized_nissanctownevcharging41022.jpg 511 287 Cast process ensures cost-effective production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-pressure-die-casting-of-components-available-for-smaller-orders-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443913 1488868439 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628471_resized_relyprecisioncastings40905duane1022.jpg COST EFFECTIVE PRODUCTION The high pressure die-casting process allows fast, precise cost effective production of components 511 287 Conference to broaden industry’s business opportunities and technology horizons http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-broaden-foundry-industrys-business-opportunities-and-technology-horizons-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444230 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629058_resized_dalmarimcqueencorecommitteemember022017metalcastingconference1022.jpg DALMARI MCQUEEN Owing to the interest in exhibition spaces at the 2013 pilot conference, the 2017 MCC will have 28 exhibition stands 511 287 Deep surface salt bath hardening technique offered locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/deep-surface-salt-bath-hardening-technique-offered-locally-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443636 1488868439 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627670_resized_lowerrollerfinalmachined022017frankwenforge1022.jpg INCREASED PRODUCTION The facility will be able to produce ingots of up to 12 t in various grades of carbon and alloy steels 511 287 Die-caster prepared for next growth cycle in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/die-caster-prepared-for-next-growth-cycle-in-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443961 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Early signs pointing to recovery in foundry industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/early-signs-pointing-to-recovery-in-foundry-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444239 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629228_resized_pic1.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67490_2017-02-14_uj_-_lio-hd_web.mp449606558Saif CEO John Davies and Saif president Takalani Madzivhandila discuss the challenges of the foundry industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Saif CEO John Davies and Saif president Takalani Madzivhandila discuss the challenges of the foundry industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Forging market for automotive application to be valued at $56-billion by 2022 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-market-for-automotive-application-to-be-valued-at-56-billion-by-2022-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444095 1488878182 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628689_resized_steloycastingsfoundry31015duane1022.jpg INCREASED DRIVE Increasing cars sales are expected to drive the European automotive and automotive components market within the forecast period 511 287 Foundry process developer expands wafer-fabrication facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foundry-process-developer-expands-wafer-fabrication-facility-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444042 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628595_resized_steloycastingsfoundry91015duane1022.jpg EXTENSIVE CAPABILITIES The foundry’s extensive process capabilities enable short manufacturing lead times while improving device yield and performance 511 287 Industrial manufacturers to implement energy management systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-manufacturers-to-implement-energy-management-systems-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445359 1489129098 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631404_resized_faithmkhacwa032017nationalcleanerproductionagencyjpg1022.jpg FAITH MKHACWA EnMSes are not ‘one-off’ projects, but rather need to becontinuously implemented on site 511 287 Metal casting technology station provides added value for industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metal-casting-technology-station-provides-added-value-for-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444243 1489128654 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629224_resized_pic3.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67487_2017-02-14_uj2_-_lio-hd_web.mp432137668Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Trial castings successfully completed at foundry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trial-castings-successfully-completed-at-foundry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443443 1488868439 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627157_resized_computerisedmillingmachineforcuttingpolystyrenerapidprotoyping022017weirmineralsjpg1022.jpg RAPID PROTOTYPING Investments in the rapid prototyping process have enabled the foundry to make new patterns to manufacture parts 511 287 BofAML warns of rising headwinds for commodities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/make-hay-while-the-sun-shines-advises-bofaml-as-forecast-update-warns-of-rising-headwinds-2017-03-09 Henry Lazenby COMMODITY OUTLOOK UPDATE Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:41:00 +0200 446019 1489133967 1489088460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 China steel, iron-ore hit one-month lows as sentiment sours http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-iron-ore-hit-one-month-lows-as-sentiment-sours-2017-03-09 Reuters STEEL Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:38:00 +0200 445964 1489063224 1489063080 1491688800 Reuters 0 0 Seifsa calls for entries for yearly excellence awards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-calls-for-entries-for-yearly-excellence-awards-2017-03-09 Megan van Wyngaardt MANUFACTURING Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:21:00 +0200 445895 1489066915 1489051260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Turkey takes US to WTO over duties on pipe and tube products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/turkey-takes-us-to-wto-over-duties-on-pipe-and-tube-products-2017-03-08 Reuters TRADE Wed, 08 Mar 2017 16:50:00 +0200 445819 1488984705 1488984600 1491602400 Reuters 0 0 Krugerrand testament to what South Africa can do through beneficiation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/krugerrand-testament-to-what-south-africa-can-do-through-beneficiation-2017-03-07 Megan van Wyngaardt GOLD Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:38:00 +0200 445646 1488898912 1488897480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631979_resized_krugerrand1022.jpg 511 287 Two investor groups vie to buy Italy's Ilva steel plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-investor-groups-vie-to-buy-italys-ilva-steel-plant-2017-03-07 Reuters STEEL Tue, 07 Mar 2017 12:18:00 +0200 445584 1488882034 1488881880 1491516000 Reuters 0 0