Engineering News | Metals Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:24:33 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 The graphite fix: Inside China's newest commodity addiction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-graphite-fix-inside-chinas-newest-commodity-addiction-2017-09-21 Reuters GRAPHITE Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:11:00 +0200 465499 1505979728 1505977860 1508536800 Reuters 0 0 ELB sees 143% increase in profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/elb-sees-143-increase-in-profitability-2017-09-20 Anine Kilian FINANCIAL RESULTS Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:54:00 +0200 465477 1505920830 1505919240 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Seifsa supports Empowered Engineering and Manufacturing initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-supports-empowered-engineering-and-manufacturing-initiative-2017-09-20 Creamer Media Reporter MANUFACTURING Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:47:00 +0200 465374 1505901036 1505897220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Thyssenkrupp considered breakup before plumping for Tata JV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyssenkrupp-considered-breakup-before-plumping-for-tata-jv-2017-09-20 Reuters STEEL Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:33:00 +0200 465337 1505889315 1505889180 1508450400 Reuters 0 0 Thyssenkrupp works council softens opposition to Tata Steel deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyssenkrupp-works-council-softens-opposition-to-tata-steel-deal-2017-09-19 Reuters STEEL Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:54:00 +0200 465269 1505814956 1505814840 1508364000 Reuters 0 0 Electric London cabs spur reopening of UK aluminium plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-london-cabs-spur-reopening-of-uk-aluminium-plant-2017-09-18 Reuters ALUMINIUM Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:14:00 +0200 464998 1505720013 1505718840 1508277600 Reuters 0 0 South Africa’s collective bargaining system on a knife-edge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-collective-bargaining-system-on-a-knife-edge-2017-09-15 Terence Creamer LABOUR RELATIONS Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0200 464906 1505481259 1505480400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678600_resized_manufactuirngmetso100809duaneonlineen.jpeg 511 287 BMG launches R400m World site facility in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-launches-r400m-world-site-facility-in-gauteng-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach MANUFACTURING/ENGINEERING Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:22:00 +0200 464899 1505483670 1505478120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678545_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg BMG World site, Johannesburg, Gauteng 511 287 Laser cuts time and costs for welders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-cuts-time-and-costs-for-welders-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463237 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Partnership to supply world-class chain slings in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-to-supply-world-class-chain-slings-in-south-africa-2017-09-15 Tasneem Bulbulia Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463160 1505199164 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674701_resized_wireropeslingchainweldedchainbloomberg311784742140820171022.jpg FACILITY REVAMPED Scaw Metals Group has expanded its chain-manufacturing factory 511 287 Welding company aims to bridge skills gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-company-aims-to-bridge-skills-gap-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Metals Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462837 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674062_resized_onlinephakamilebuthelezi2017federalsteelco1022.jpg PHAKAMILE BUTHELEZI The Federal Steel Company has invested in initiatives to monitor and facilitate the proper training of young artisans 511 287 Consortia, skills, logistics key factors for South Africa to make its mark in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consortia-skills-logistics-key-factors-for-south-africa-to-make-mark-in-africa-2017-09-14 Natasha Odendaal METALS & ENGINEERING Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:44:00 +0200 464804 1505455447 1505396640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Improving manufacturing value-add key to a more equal society http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improving-manufacturing-value-add-key-to-more-equal-society-2017-09-14 Natasha Odendaal METALS & ENGINEERING Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:28:00 +0200 464769 1505396807 1505392080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678195_resized_martyndavies204151022duane.jpg Dr Martyn Davies 511 287 China steel, iron-ore climb as traders restock for peak season http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-iron-ore-climb-as-traders-restock-for-peak-season-2017-09-13 Reuters STEEL Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:38:00 +0200 464533 1505466360 1505284680 1507845600 Reuters 0 0 Task team set up to address lack of adherence to local-content regulations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/task-team-set-up-to-address-lack-of-adherence-to-local-content-regulations-2017-09-12 Terence Creamer LOCALISATION Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:03:00 +0200 464488 1505225471 1505224980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677546_resized_robdavies110220816duane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 China steel, iron-ore drop for 5th day; but outlook still upbeat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-steel-iron-ore-drop-for-5th-day-but-outlook-still-upbeat-2017-09-11 Reuters STEEL Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:14:00 +0200 464356 1505139367 1505139240 1507672800 Reuters 0 0 Shareholders urge Thyssenkrupp to get on with Tata Steel deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shareholders-urge-thyssenkrupp-to-get-on-with-tata-steel-deal-2017-09-08 Reuters STEEL Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:36:00 +0200 464172 1504883519 1504874160 1507413600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Voestalpine's Texas plant reopens after hurricane shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/voestalpines-texas-plant-reopens-after-hurricane-shutdown-2017-09-08 Reuters STEEL Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:28:00 +0200 464171 1504873770 1504873680 1507413600 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Organisation advocates a local recycling culture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-advocates-a-local-recycling-culture-2017-09-08 Nadine James Metals Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462644 1504594094 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673700_resized_cansrecyclingmetpacsa08171022.jpg ONE MAN'S TRASH Aluminium and metal cans are regarded as high-value items by recyclers 511 287 SA’s export strategy aims to boost capacity for value-added goods, services trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-export-strategy-aims-to-assist-reach-6-export-growth-target-by-2030-2017-08-28 David Oliveira EXPORT STRATEGY Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462843 1504597088 1504821600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676001_resized_trading.jpg 511 287 Thermal spray coatings provide protection for refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermal-spray-coatings-provide-protection-for-refineries-2017-09-08 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462442 1504594094 1504821600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673156_resized_thermalsprayprotectionforrefineries0820171022.jpg PROTECTIVE LAYER Coatings produced with thermal spraying are formed when millions of particles are deposited on top of each other and are bonded to the substrate 511 287 Thyssenkrupp sees boost for steel from shift to electric cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thyssenkrupp-sees-boost-for-steel-from-shift-to-electric-cars-2017-09-07 Reuters STEEL Thu, 07 Sep 2017 08:29:00 +0200 463961 1504867747 1504765740 1507327200 Reuters 0 0 Brazil watchdog arm recommends rejecting ArcelorMittal-Votorantim tie-up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-watchdog-arm-recommends-rejecting-arcelormittal-votorantim-tie-up-2017-09-06 Reuters STEEL Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:13:00 +0200 463940 1504707267 1504681980 1507240800 Reuters 0 0 Black industrialist bemoans lack of government support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/black-industrialists-struggling-amid-lack-of-government-support-2017-09-01 Dylan Slater Industrial Development Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462444 1503989765 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673164_resized_centralweldingworksoroprojects1908171022duane.jpg BLACK INDUSTRIALIST Oro Project’s Benoni-based plant is a large industrial fabricator with significant potential to skill and employ people 511 287 Level measurement probe an alternative to traditional systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-measurement-probe-an-alternative-to-traditional-systems-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462063 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672295_resized_ltm2levelprobe082017booysendalplatinummineinstekcontrol1022.jpg PRODUCT APPLICATION Level Transmitter Mining-2 probes are typically installed in flotation banks, tanks, individual flotation cells or in columns and sumps 511 287 Manufacturer to improve efficiency through software and sensors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-to-improve-operation-efficiency-through-software-and-sensors-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461918 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671902_resized_dmu210p1022.jpg DMU210P The DMU210P is available with up to 5-axis and is valued at about €1.2-million 511 287 Range of radar level transmitters extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-radar-level-transmitters-extended-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461906 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671925_resized_radarlevelmeasurement082017krohne1022.jpg RADAR LEVEL MEASUREMENT Each device has a particular target area of application 511 287 Uncertain power price path heightening grid-defection risk, EIUG warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uncertain-power-price-path-heightening-grid-defection-risk-eiug-warns-2017-08-31 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:30:00 +0200 463396 1504248757 1504186200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675241_resized_powerlines80407duaneonline.jpeg 511 287 Germany's Salzgitter has no plans to close US factories – CEO in Die Welt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/germanys-salzgitter-has-no-plans-to-close-us-factories-ceo-in-die-welt-2017-08-31 Reuters STEEL Thu, 31 Aug 2017 12:55:00 +0200 463359 1504179598 1504176900 1506722400 Reuters 0 0 China's R&F to invest up to $2bn to revive Zimbabwe steelmaker Zisco – Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-rf-to-invest-up-to-2bn-to-revive-zimbabwe-steelmaker-zisco-minister-2017-08-29 Reuters STEEL Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:20:00 +0200 463043 1504172134 1504164000 1506636000 Reuters 0 0 New Transnet, DBSA finance scheme set up to support African rail exports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-transnet-dbsa-finance-scheme-set-up-to-support-african-rail-exports-2017-08-28 Terence Creamer EQUIPMENT FINANCING Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:30:00 +0200 462889 1503923484 1503916200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674171_resized_thamsanqajiyane205161022duane.jpeg Transnet chief officer in advanced manufacturing Thamsanqa Jiyane 511 287 AMSA’s new incubator to develop industrialists for its procurement supply chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsas-new-incubator-to-develop-industrialists-for-its-procurement-supply-chain-2017-08-24 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Thu, 24 Aug 2017 14:40:00 +0200 462511 1503579819 1503578400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673621_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70637_2017-08-25_rer453.mp499556559Amsa’s new incubator to develop industrialists for its procurement supply chain Amsa’s new incubator to develop industrialists for its procurement supply chain Global steel production up 6.3% y/y in July http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-production-up-63-yy-in-july-2017-08-24 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Thu, 24 Aug 2017 12:43:00 +0200 462641 1503574651 1503571380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Seifsa, unions ink three-year wage agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-unions-ink-three-year-wage-agreement-2017-08-23 Natasha Odendaal LABOUR Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:34:00 +0200 462491 1503663892 1503491640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000673271_resized_kaizernyatsumba105151022duane.jpg Seifsa CEO Kaizer Nyatsumba 511 287 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 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 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 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460647 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0