Engineering News | Metals & Engineering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:39:45 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Unions to sign wage agreement in the engineering sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unions-to-sign-wage-agreement-in-the-engineering-sector-2017-08-22 Reuters LABOUR Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:06:00 +0200 462367 1503413895 1503407160 1506031200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673051_resized_beebusinessconfidenceeconomic310220915duane.jpg 511 287 Tokyo Steel raises product prices for first time in 7 months http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tokyo-steel-raises-product-prices-for-first-time-in-7-months-2017-08-21 Reuters STEEL Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:30:00 +0200 462226 1503326345 1503325800 1505944800 Reuters 0 0 WTO mixed ruling in Indonesia steel import duties case http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wto-mixed-ruling-in-indonesia-steel-import-duties-case-2017-08-18 Reuters STEEL Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:44:00 +0200 462113 1503067581 1503067440 1505685600 Reuters 0 0 Carbon capture tech will recycle ferroalloys sector’s emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-capture-technology-will-recycle-ferroalloy-sectors-emissions-2017-08-18 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460594 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668781_resized_chinesewastegastofueldemonstationplantlanzatech08171022.jpg IMMITATION GAME LanzaTech’s Chinese facility will produce fuel grade ethanol from captured steelmaking off-gas and Swayana hopes to implement this strategy in South Africa 511 287 Industrial base growth will stimulate province’s steel industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-base-growth-will-stimulate-more-growth-in-steel-industry-2017-08-18 Victor Moolman Metals & Engineering Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460647 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Machines, tools prepare steel pipes for successful welding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/complementary-machines-and-tools-for-steel-pipe-construction-industry-easily-available-2017-08-18 Victor Moolman Metals & Engineering Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460706 1503041794 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669104_resized_dynaprepmdsf12infrontredtrapgrad1022.jpg PIPE CUTTING The cutters are capable of cutting pipes while out in the field 511 287 Upstream and downstream industry has to work together http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upstream-and-downstream-industry-has-to-work-together-2017-08-18 Victor Moolman Metals & Engineering Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460650 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668883_resized_afterlitecwarehouseinstallation102016magnet1022.jpg STEEL WAREHOUSES New warehouses across the country are being considered for the Steel Awards 511 287 Solidarity warns of ‘major impact’ should AMSA proceed with job cuts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-warns-of-major-impact-should-amsa-proceed-with-job-cuts-2017-08-16 Terence Creamer STEEL Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:30:00 +0200 461827 1502886817 1502886600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671684_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1810221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Cliffs Natural Resources reverts to original Cleveland-Cliffs name http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cliffs-natural-resources-reverts-to-original-cleveland-cliffs-name-2017-08-15 Henry Lazenby CORPORATE ACTION Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:58:00 +0200 461710 1502872130 1502827080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AMSA initiates retrenchment talks as it pushes ahead with restructuring plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-initiates-retrenchment-talks-as-it-pushes-ahead-with-restructuring-plan-2017-08-15 Terence Creamer STEEL Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:00:00 +0200 461707 1502864404 1502812800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671399_resized_wimdeklerk110220217duane.jpg AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk 511 287 Despite delay, US expected to impose steel tariffs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-delay-us-expected-to-impose-steel-tariffs-2017-08-15 Reuters STEEL Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:44:00 +0200 461666 1502793986 1502793840 1505426400 Reuters 0 0 ConCourt upholds scrap metal export provisions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concourt-upholds-scrap-metal-export-provisions-2017-08-14 Anine Kilian STEEL Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:12:00 +0200 461539 1502723824 1502723520 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Highveld to pursue safeguard protection on heavy structural steel products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/highveld-to-pursue-safeguard-protection-on-heavy-structural-steel-products-2017-08-14 Terence Creamer STEEL PROTECTION Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0200 461493 1502705465 1502704800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670704_resized_highveldsteel206171022duane.jpg Highveld's recently reopened structural mill 511 287 Safeguard duties on hot-rolled steel coil and plate officially come into force http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safeguard-duties-on-hot-rolled-steel-coil-and-plate-officially-come-into-force-2017-08-11 Terence Creamer STEEL PROTECTION Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:20:00 +0200 461293 1502440057 1502439600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670370_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks1210221113duane.jpeg 511 287 Furnaces and kilns manufacturers are feeling the heat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/furnaces-and-kilns-manufacturers-feeling-the-heat-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459869 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667053_resized_furnaceskilnsovendryersvantuylspecialkilnforsglalexsaams0720171022.jpg UNDER PRESSURE Manufacturers of furnaces and kilns are are changing their products and diversifying into new markets both locally and internationally 511 287 Local manufacturer looks to bridge skills gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-manufacturer-looks-to-bridge-skills-gap-2017-07-27 Nadine James Metals & Engineering Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459844 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667063_resized_klingermzansitrainingacademy2507171022jpg.jpeg KLINGER TRAINING ACADEMY The trainees have access to a fully equipped workshop, and gain both practical and theoretical knowledge 511 287 Merger completed in thermal application sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/merger-completed-in-thermal-application-sector-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459831 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666992_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersloescheheissgaserzeugerhotgasgenerator0720171022.jpg BRINGING THE HEAT The new subsidiary will allow for consultation on and engineering of thermal application systems to client requirements 511 287 Safety at the forefront with first spray-cooled roof http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-at-the-forefront-with-first-spray-cooled-roof-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459963 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667306_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryerssystemsspraycooledsystemsspraycooledeaffurnace0720171022.jpg NEW SYSTEM Electric arc furnace with spray-cooled equipment in the charging phase 511 287 EU slaps import duties on some Chinese steels to counter subsidies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-slaps-import-duties-on-some-chinese-steels-to-counter-subsidies-2017-08-10 Reuters STEEL Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:54:00 +0200 461140 1502358902 1502358840 1504994400 Reuters 0 0 India's Jindal Steel and Power narrows June quarter loss, beats estimates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indias-jindal-steel-and-power-narrows-june-quarter-loss-beats-estimates-2017-08-08 Reuters STEEL Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:08:00 +0200 461022 1502352592 1502352480 1504821600 Reuters 0 0 First delivery of locomotives expected in Q4 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-delivery-of-locomotives-expected-in-q4-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459308 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Forum to address rail maintenance and rehabilitation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forum-to-address-rail-maintenance-and-rehabilitation-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459336 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Products ensure safety in offshore operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-products-ensure-safety-in-offshore-operations-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459146 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665464_resized_vitalengineering072017harbouroffshore1022.jpg CORROSION CONTROL Vital Engineering’s fibreglass gratings are manufactured with continuous glass fibre strands interwoven in both directions with thermosetting resins 511 287 Rail is the future of Africa’s industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-is-the-future-of-africas-industrialisation---manufacturer-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459363 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Station’s strategic location to improve corridor capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stations-strategic-location-to-improve-corridor-capacity-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459309 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Successful event to be held again next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-event-to-be-held-again-next-year-2017-08-04 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459337 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 PMI, weaker rand does not bode well for manufacturing – Seifsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pmi-weaker-rand-does-not-bode-well-for-manufacturing-seifsa-2017-08-02 Natasha Odendaal ECONOMY Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:38:00 +0200 460442 1501685023 1501681080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Absa PMI falls further to 42.9 in July http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/absa-pmi-falls-further-to-429-in-july-2017-08-01 Creamer Media Reporter MANUFACTURING Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:45:00 +0200 460238 1501597797 1501584300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Restructuring of Scaw into three standalone entities at an advanced stage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/restructuring-of-scaw-into-three-stand-alone-busineses-at-an-advanced-stage-2017-07-31 Terence Creamer STEEL & METAL PRODUCTS Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:45:00 +0200 460139 1501766056 1501508700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667656_resized_scawmckinnonchainflashbuttweldheattreatment1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70209_2017-08-01_scaw_-_hd_web.mp417208064IDC CEO Geoffrey Qhena on the envisioned end-State for Scaw Metals. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Recorded: 31.7.2017 IDC CEO Geoffrey Qhena on the envisioned end-State for Scaw Metals. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Recorded: 31.7.2017 Aveng ends talks to sell steel arm, settles QCLNG project dispute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aveng-ends-talks-to-sell-steel-arm-settles-qclng-project-dispute-2017-07-31 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:03:00 +0200 460119 1501503805 1501502580 1504130400 Reuters 0 0 Hulamin lifts H1 earnings, eyes further improvements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hulamin-lifts-h1-earnings-eyes-further-improvements-2017-07-31 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:23:00 +0200 460094 1501496844 1501489380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667567_resized_richardjacobimg41161022.jpg Hulamin CEO Richard Jacob 511 287 Bearings, power transmission giant moves to 5 000 m2 site http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-bearings-and-mechanical-power-transmission-leader-launches-new-assembly-and-repair-facility-2017-07-28 Mia Breytenbach BEARINGS & POWER TRANSMISSION Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458948 1500965348 1501192800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664955_resized_timkenbearings0717duanedaws1022.jpg AEROTROPOLIS LOCATION The new Timken location provides several logistical advantages as it is close to an international airport, which includes main transport routes 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69978_2017-06-26_timken_-_hd_web.mp422143009Timken South Africa MD Kevin Holloway and Timken Middle East, Africa and Turkey MD Sudesh Kumar discuss the advantages and strategic importance of Timken’s new facility. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Timken South Africa MD Kevin Holloway and Timken Middle East, Africa and Turkey MD Sudesh Kumar discuss the advantages and strategic importance of Timken’s new facility. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Education institutions struggling with connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-institutions-struggling-with-connectivity-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458332 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663481_resized_riaangrahamsubsaharanafricasalesdirector072017ruckus1022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM Connectivity to the Internet is essential and if it is available at a school, WiFi can be used to distribute access to the students 511 287 First red-seal toolmaker certificates handed over http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-red-seal-toolmaker-certificates-handed-over-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457863 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662502_resized_groupphoto062017nationaltoolinginitiativeprogramme1022.jpeg SEAL OF APPROVAL The first cohort of graduates received their red-seal toolmaker occupational certificates last month 511 287 Not enough high school mathematics and science graduates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-enough-high-school-mathematics-and-science-graduates-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458439 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663723_resized_bhpbillitonasahillsideeducationchessprogramcommunity1022.jpg NECESSARY FOUNDATIONS Mathematics and science abilities cannot suddenly be learnt, without foundations in analytical skills 511 287 Outreach programme providing opportunities for participants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outreach-programme-providing-opportunities-for-participants-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Metals & Engineering Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458172 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663190_resized_markusthill072017bosch1022.jpg MARKUS THILL The programme aims to ensure that children from various backgrounds have an opportunity to study robotics 511 287 Eskom tariffs in AMSA’s action plan crosshairs as losses spike http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-tariffs-in-amsas-action-plan-crosshairs-as-losses-spike-2017-07-27 Terence Creamer STEEL Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:45:00 +0200 459876 1501235634 1501163100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667075_resized_wimdeklerk309161022duane.jpg AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70144_2017-07-27_arceloreskom_-_hd_web.mp426398769AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk on seeking a new electricity tariff deal from Eskom and Nersa. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 27.7.2017http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70145_2017-07-27_arcelor_-_hd_web.mp420768643AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk on the immeidate outlook for the company after reporting a R1.6-billion interim loss. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 27.7.2017 AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk on seeking a new electricity tariff deal from Eskom and Nersa. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 27.7.2017AMSA CEO Wim de Klerk on the immeidate outlook for the company after reporting a R1.6-billion interim loss. Camera Work & Editing: Darlene Creamer. Recorded: 27.7.2017