Engineering News | Metals & Engineering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:18:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Trade war could knock 3% off global GDP – Bank of France study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-war-could-knock-3-off-global-gdp-bank-of-france-study-2018-07-20 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:53:00 +0200 493160 1532071599 1532069580 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 AMSA’s shares rise on expectations of lower losses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsas-shares-rise-on-expectations-of-lower-losses-2018-07-19 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:57:00 +0200 493049 1531995306 1531994220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 EU to curb steel imports after Trump tariffs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-to-curb-steel-imports-after-trump-tariffs-2018-07-18 Reuters STEEL Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:13:00 +0200 492906 1531916542 1531915980 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Numsa lodges wage dispute with AMSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/numsa-lodges-wage-dispute-with-amsa-2018-07-17 African News Agency STEEL Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:42:00 +0200 492820 1531831468 1531831320 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Davies concerned about extension of US tariffs to autos and auto parts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-concerned-about-extension-of-us-tariffs-to-autos-and-auto-parts-2018-07-16 African News Agency TRADE Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:58:00 +0200 492660 1531724821 1531724280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740218_resized_robdavies1022.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 China June aluminium, steel exports rise as trade row intensifies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-june-aluminium-steel-exports-rise-as-trade-row-intensifies-2018-07-13 Reuters STEEL Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:05:00 +0200 492595 1531469285 1531469100 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Compressed air dryer freezing the costs of energy consumption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/compressed-air-drier-freezing-the-costs-of-energy-consumption-2018-07-13 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490842 1531206493 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735783_resized_compressorsarticpcm07181022.jpg COOLER CUTTING COSTS The SPX Flow Busan compressed-air dryer is now available in South Africa 511 287 Shanghai rebar hits 10-month top as China's pollution fight intensifies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shanghai-rebar-hits-10-month-top-as-chinas-pollution-fight-intensifies-2018-07-12 Reuters STEEL Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:27:00 +0200 492532 1531402137 1531402020 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Switzerland launches WTO action over US steel, aluminium tariffs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/switzerland-launches-wto-action-over-us-steel-aluminium-tariffs-2018-07-10 Reuters TRADE Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:56:00 +0200 492182 1531386029 1531212960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 US to initiate ‘exploratory talks’ on post-Agoa model at Washington forum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-to-initiate-exploratory-talks-on-post-agoa-model-as-washington-forum-2018-07-09 Terence Creamer TRADE Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:50:00 +0200 492151 1531149538 1531147800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000739048_resized_robertlighthizerbloomberg03181022.jpg US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer 511 287 Nissan admits to more testing misconduct for cars sold in Japan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nissan-admits-to-more-testing-misconduct-for-cars-sold-in-japan-2018-07-09 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:15:00 +0200 492125 1531144489 1531142100 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Agni Steel South Africa’s expansion approved http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agni-steel-south-africas-expansion-approved-2018-07-06 Nadine James ECONOMY Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:22:00 +0200 491991 1530883934 1530883320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Growth potential of B grade steel in Africa evident http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-potential-of-b-grade-steel-in-africa-evident-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490277 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734506_resized_bsisteel130809duane1022jpg.jpeg OPTION B B grade steel can be a cost-saving method for non-essential construction 511 287 Hot dip galvanising offers significant cost savings, extends service life http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hot-dip-galvanising-offers-significant-cost-savings-extends-service-life-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490525 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New division to focus on diversification, innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-division-to-focus-on-diversification-innovation-2018-06-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490274 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734481_resized_andrewvangoolfabcon06181022jpg.jpeg Andrew van Gool Fabcon Steel will focus on innovation, with its new division focused on specialised products 511 287 New range of ZAP fasteners released http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-range-of-zap-fasteners-released-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490491 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Seifsa expects 1.7% expansion in local steel industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-expecting-16-expansion-in-local-steel-industry-and-engineering-industries-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490273 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734484_resized_michaelade20218duane1022jpg.jpeg MICHAEL ADE The local steel industry should look to new markets in the rest of Africa, given existing logistics constraints to servicing external markets 511 287 Alternative solution for composite construction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-solution-ensures-ease-of-composite-construction-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490528 1530782744 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000735102_resized_hiltihvb06181022jpg.jpeg WELD FREE The Hilti X-HVB shear connector system does not require welding 511 287 Africa expansion can boost local industry growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-expansion-can-boost-local-industry-growth-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490370 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734670_resized_warneripponalliedsteelrode06181022jpg.jpeg WARNE RIPPON Slow and steady is the name of the game for the future of the steel industry 511 287 Steel a sustainable choice for building addition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-a-sustainable-choice-for-kaap-agri-building-addition-2018-07-06 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Metals & Engineering Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490452 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734956_resized_rancorkaapagri06181022jpg.jpeg SUSTAINABLE BUILDING Rancor has completed the addition of the second floor to the Kaap Agri building in Paarl 511 287 EU countries set for vote on steel import curbs on Thursday http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-countries-set-for-vote-on-steel-import-curbs-on-thursday-2018-07-05 Reuters STEEL Thu, 05 Jul 2018 09:06:00 +0200 491737 1530777185 1530774360 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 KLT’s community partnerships in South Africa recipe for meeting global production standard http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/klts-community-partnerships-in-south-africa-recipe-for-meeting-global-production-standard-2018-07-03 Anine Kilian AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:26:00 +0200 491587 1530628994 1530627960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737715_resized_klt0718dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Moody’s warns of credit implications for Africa as China shifts to consumption-led growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/moodys-warns-of-credit-implications-for-africa-as-china-shifts-to-consumption-led-growth-2018-07-03 Simone Liedtke INDUSTRY FIGURES / FERROUS METALS / TOURISM Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:20:00 +0200 491586 1530627808 1530627600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SA Mint celebrates the CT scan with commemorative crown, tickey coins http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-mint-celebrates-the-ct-scan-with-commemorative-crown-tickey-coins-2018-07-03 Simone Liedtke INNOVATION Tue, 03 Jul 2018 15:19:00 +0200 491571 1530624168 1530623940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737684_resized_2018r2crownreversecopy1022.jpg The set contains the R2 crown with the reverse depicting a stylised representation of the human head, which indicates the area to be scanned, the denomination, the words ‘Computed Tomography’, and the year ‘1956’ 511 287 Decrease in June PMI a ‘cause for concern’ – Seifsa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decrease-in-june-pmi-a-cause-for-concern-seifsa-2018-07-03 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING / BUSINESS ACTIVITY Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:34:00 +0200 491562 1530621391 1530621240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tiso Blackstar to sell non-core steel subsidiary to Macsteel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tiso-blackstar-to-sell-non-core-steel-subsidiary-to-macsteel-2018-07-02 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 02 Jul 2018 14:38:00 +0200 491437 1530535169 1530535080 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 EU could have measures to curb steel imports by mid-July http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-could-have-measures-to-curb-steel-imports-by-mid-july-2018-06-26 Reuters STEEL Tue, 26 Jun 2018 12:52:00 +0200 490871 1530010411 1530010320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Global steel production rises 6.6% y/y in May http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-production-rises-66-yy-in-may-2018-06-25 Anine Kilian STEEL Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:05:00 +0200 490774 1529936560 1529935500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Import duty causes fallout for stainless steel fastener suppliers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/import-duty-causes-fallout-for-stainless-steel-fastener-suppliers-2018-06-22 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489098 1529389403 1529618400 99999999999 Mia Breytenbach 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731745_resized_fastenrightfastenerstock06201810222.jpg IMPORT BUSINESS Fastenright imports its stainless steel fasteners from approved suppliers, mainly the Far East, specifically China and Taiwan; and Europe 511 287 Improving industry presents opportunities for fastener portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improving-industry-presents-opportunities-for-fastener-portfolio-2018-06-22 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489039 1529389403 1529618400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731708_resized_nordlockwheelnuts20181022.jpg RELIABLE SOLUTION The Nord-Lock wheel nuts use tension, instead of friction, to secure bolted joints 511 287 Strong attendance growth at Fastener Fair Turkey 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strong-attendance-growth-at-fastener-fair-turkey-2018-2018-06-22 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals & Engineering Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489052 1529391401 1529618400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Selloff in iron-ore to rubber in China as US trade war widens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/selloff-in-iron-ore-to-rubber-in-china-as-us-trade-war-widens-2018-06-19 Reuters TRADE Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:03:00 +0200 490095 1529582833 1529409780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Thyssenkrupp boards working hard to get Tata Steel deal-staff memo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyssenkrupp-boards-working-hard-to-get-tata-steel-deal-staff-memo-2018-06-18 Reuters STEEL Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:04:00 +0200 490072 1529332342 1529330640 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Company hits 500 mark in sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-passes-500-mark-in-stud-welding-machine-sales-2018-06-15 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488293 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729989_resized_weldingdickinsongroupsoyer28181022.jpg MULTIFUNCTIONAL STUD WELDER A Soyer BMH-22i characterised by its invariably high welding capacity. 511 287 Improved quality and productivity reduce production costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-quality-and-productivity-reduce-production-costs-2018-06-15 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488179 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000729758_resized_weldingafroxmiller06181022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE PIPE WELDING SOLUTION Miller Electric’s PipeWorx process improves quality and productivity 511 287 Industry body assumes consultancy role in DHET initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-assumes-consultancy-role-in-dhet-initiative-2018-06-15 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488353 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730130_resized_weldingsaiwblake06181022.jpg SEAN BLAKE A good skills set, local labor and governments investment are what is needed 511 287 Supplier outlines simple welding equipment compliance test http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-supplier-goes-against-the-grain-2018-06-01 Halima Frost WELDING EQUIPMENT Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488490 1528711298 1529013600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000730420_resized_weldingmatweld06181022.jpg ALL IN ONE UNIT 500 A Inverter MIG welder supplied by Matweld complete with a separate wire feeder 511 287