Engineering News | Metals Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:38:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Working-at-height training programme incorporates VR tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vr-technology-incorporated-into-working-at-heights-training-programme-2018-02-23 Nadine James Education & Skills Development Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477908 1519106404 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706654_resized_amsaworkingatheightvrfebruary20181022jpg.jpeg SAFETY FIRST The virtual reality technology allows for practical application without placing trainees at risk 511 287 Solar systems company dismisses takeover rumour http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-systems-company-douses-rumours-eyes-growth-in-sub-saharan-africa-2018-02-23 Dylan Slater ENERGY Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478230 1519106405 1519336800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 EU warns it will retaliate if hit by US trade curbs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-warns-it-will-retaliate-if-hit-by-us-trade-curbs-2018-02-20 Reuters STEEL Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:40:00 +0200 478828 1519300821 1519299600 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Seifsa worried about potential impact of proposed US steel import tariff increases http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-worried-about-potential-impact-of-proposed-us-steel-import-tariff-increases-2018-02-20 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:04:00 +0200 478772 1519114792 1519113840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Commission recommends tribunal approve Southern Palace Group's Genrec buy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-recommends-tribunal-approve-southern-palace-groups-genrec-buy-2018-02-19 Simone Liedtke COMPETITION MATTERS Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0200 478713 1519050104 1519048800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Japan's steel industry urges Trump to make careful trade decision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japans-steel-industry-urges-trump-to-make-careful-trade-decision-2018-02-19 Reuters STEEL Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:15:00 +0200 478678 1519036239 1519035300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Tribunal approves amendment to payment terms of AMSA’s R1.5bn settlement agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-approves-amendment-to-payment-terms-of-amsas-r15bn-settlement-agreement-2018-02-15 Creamer Media Reporter COMPETITION MATTERS Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:46:00 +0200 478464 1518704107 1518702360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Any US tariffs could spark trade war, cut growth, Germany says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/any-us-tariffs-could-spark-trade-war-cut-growth-germany-says-2018-02-15 Reuters STEEL Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:11:00 +0200 478395 1518686139 1518685860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sasol Chemicals completes alumina capacity expansion project in Germany http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-chemicals-completes-expansion-project-at-german-aluminium-works-2018-02-14 Megan van Wyngaardt ALUMINIUM Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:05:00 +0200 478318 1519034900 1518617100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 TFR transports record chrome volumes from mines to ports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tfr-transports-record-chrome-volumes-from-mines-to-ports-2018-02-14 Schalk Burger FREIGHT RAIL Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:35:00 +0200 478312 1518615516 1518615300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 China urges US to rein in 'trade remedy measures' for steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-urges-us-to-rein-in-trade-remedy-measures-for-steel-2018-02-13 Reuters STEEL Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:51:00 +0200 478075 1518508486 1518508260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Entries for Seifsa Awards for Excellence now open http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entries-for-seifsa-awards-for-excellence-now-open-2018-02-12 Anine Kilian METALS AND ENGINEERING Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:09:00 +0200 477956 1518432244 1518430140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 India's Tata Steel Q3 profit surges on volume growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indias-tata-steel-q3-profit-surges-on-volume-growth-2018-02-09 Reuters STEEL Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:45:00 +0200 477891 1518187827 1518187500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Multistage line a first for South Africa, to reduce scrap rate in automotive industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multistage-line-a-first-for-s-africa-to-reduce-scrap-rate-in-automotive-industry-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Metals Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476082 1517899881 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702599_resized_alliedsteelrodejanuary2018warnerippon1022.jpg WARNE RIPPON The new multi-stage slitting and blanking line will be a first for South Africa 511 287 Signs of manufacturing recovery, despite ongoing metals industry pressures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-uptick-winks-as-local-economy-stabilises-but-metals-industry-still-in-the-doldrums-2018-02-08 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:37:00 +0200 477749 1518102575 1518100620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706354_resized_burnersboilershlakaniwelding201701091022victormoolman.jpg 511 287 Steel Authority of India swings to profit in Dec quarter http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-authority-of-india-swings-to-profit-in-dec-quarter-2018-02-08 Reuters STEEL Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:57:00 +0200 477703 1518094999 1518094620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 China aims to meet 2020 target for steel capacity cuts this year, warns on resumption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-aims-to-meet-2020-target-for-steel-capacity-cuts-this-year-warns-on-resumption-2018-02-07 Reuters STEEL Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:50:00 +0200 477582 1518015064 1518015000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Stronger rand deals blow to Hulamin's FY17 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stronger-rand-deals-blow-to-hulamins-fy17-earnings-2018-02-06 Megan van Wyngaardt ALUMINIUM Tue, 06 Feb 2018 15:42:00 +0200 477439 1517926001 1517924520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705673_resized_aluminium1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 EU steel sector sees demand growth in 2018, import threat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-steel-sector-sees-demand-growth-in-2018-import-threat-2018-02-06 Reuters STEEL Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:25:00 +0200 477372 1517905617 1517905500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Steel workers approve Thyssenkrupp-Tata Steel labour deal – source http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-workers-approve-thyssenkrupp-tata-steel-labour-deal-source-2018-02-05 Reuters STEEL Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:35:00 +0200 477326 1517841404 1517841300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Albeit modest, metals sector poised for second consecutive year of growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metals-sector-poised-for-second-consecutive-year-of-modest-growth-2018-02-02 Terence Creamer METALS & ENGINEERING Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:50:00 +0200 477162 1517818585 1517575800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705064_resized_michaeladeduane1022.jpg Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72865_2018-02-02_seifsa.mp424140760Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018 Seifsa chief economist Dr Michael Ade on the outlook for the metals and engineering sector in 2018. Camera Work: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Christo Greyling. Recorded: 2.2.2018 New coal terminal planned for Beira could be a gateway to the east http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-coal-terminal-planned-for-beira-could-be-a-gateway-to-the-east-2018-02-02 Kim Cloete COAL Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:12:00 +0200 477120 1517560166 1517559120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Swedish steel plant to run on hydrogen http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swedish-steel-plant-to-run-on-hydrogen-2018-02-01 Reuters STEEL Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:30:00 +0200 477059 1517495467 1517495400 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 AMSA weighs asset disposals as losses mount, debt rises and rand strengthens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-weighs-asset-disposals-as-losses-mount-debt-rises-and-rand-strengthens-2018-01-31 Terence Creamer STEEL Wed, 31 Jan 2018 16:10:00 +0200 476895 1517899503 1517407800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704455_resized_kobusverster110220118duane.jpg New AMSA CEO Kobus Verster 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72813_2018-01-31_amsa._-_hd_web.mp427415168New AMSA CEO Kobus Verster on the immediate outlook for the group and initiatives under way to improve prospects for a return to profitability. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 31.1.2018 New AMSA CEO Kobus Verster on the immediate outlook for the group and initiatives under way to improve prospects for a return to profitability. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 31.1.2018 Zimbabwe to take over steelmaker's $500m debt http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-to-take-over-steelmakers-500m-debt-2018-01-31 Reuters STEEL Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:05:00 +0200 476786 1517378835 1517378700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Dalian iron-ore near 1-month low, limited impact from icy weather http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dalian-iron-ore-near-1-month-low-limited-impact-from-icy-weather-2018-01-30 Reuters IRON-ORE/STEEL Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:08:00 +0200 476746 1517317857 1517317680 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Swiss steel firm Schmolz + Bickenbach chosen to buy France's Ascometal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/swiss-steel-firm-schmolz-bickenbach-chosen-to-buy-frances-ascometal-2018-01-29 Reuters STEEL Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:08:00 +0200 476569 1517218378 1517216880 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Economisers the key to boiler success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economisers-the-key-to-boiler-success-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474966 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Growing global trend for small, compact and cost-saving VSDs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-global-trend-for-small-compact-and-cost-saving-vsds-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473712 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697821_resized_movigearintegrateddriveunit122017seweurodrive1022.jpg MOVIGEAR MECHATRONIC DRIVE UNIT The units are able to reduce installation and start-up efforts and costs 511 287 High-performance chain offers enhanced strength and reliability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-performance-chain-offers-enhanced-strength-and-reliability-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474825 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increasing energy cost prompts need for drive systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-energy-cost-prompts-need-for-drive-systems-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474462 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699389_resized_u1000matrixdrive122017varispeed1022.jpg U1000 MATRIX DRIVE The U1000 matrix drive does not require any additional filtering to achieve low harmonics 511 287 Misaligned pulleys affect belt efficiency and life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/misaligned-pulleys-affect-belt-efficiency-and-life-span-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473216 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697320_resized_fennerdrivealignmentlaser112017bmg1022.jpg FENNER DRIVE ALIGNMENT LASER The Fenner Drive Alignment Laser is designed for accurate pulley and sprocket alignment 511 287 Motor solutions ensure simpler, more compatible installations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-solutions-ensure-simpler-more-compatible-installations-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473789 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697983_resized_easypacttvs122017magnetschneider1022.jpg EASYPACT TVS The EasyPact TVS range encompasses nine sizes of contactors that cover a broad range of current ratings 511 287 Multifunction vibration meter redefines vibration screening http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multifunction-vibration-meter-redefines-vibration-screening-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474901 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 VFD adoption triggers need for bearing protection rings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reliable-mitigation-of-shaft-voltages-lead-to-increase-in-bearing-protection-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474000 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Global crude steel output up 5.3% y/y in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-crude-steel-output-up-53-yy-in-2017-2018-01-25 Schalk Burger STEEL Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:51:00 +0200 476400 1516892116 1516891860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0