Engineering News | Metals Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:36:38 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Shanghai rebar jumps nearly 3% on demand hopes, lean supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shanghai-rebar-jumps-nearly-3-on-demand-hopes-lean-supply-2017-11-21 Reuters STEEL Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:50:00 +0200 471795 1511269530 1511268600 1513807200 Reuters 0 0 Unique repair solutions have ‘unlimited’ applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unique-steel-and-concrete-repair-solutions-have-unlimited-applications-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469641 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688971_resized_glparmasteelarmacoattankafter1020171022.jpg AFTER The coatings are highly resilient and have, to date, proven to be completely durable, without a known failure 511 287 Specialised welding enhances refurbishment capabilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-welding-enhances-refurbishment-capabilities-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469799 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689448_resized_nlclaserwelding1120171022.jpg PRECISION WORK Laser welding is best used in combination with other welding processes for applications that require the highly specialised capabilities 511 287 China's Chalco plans to launch Guinea bauxite mine by early 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-chalco-plans-to-launch-guinea-bauxite-mine-by-early-2018-2017-11-16 Reuters ALUMINIUM Thu, 16 Nov 2017 08:07:00 +0200 471310 1510843166 1510812420 1513375200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Korea scores partial win in WTO ruling on US steel pipe duties http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-korea-scores-partial-win-in-wto-ruling-on-us-steel-pipe-duties-2017-11-15 Reuters STEEL Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:30:00 +0200 471257 1510752731 1510752600 1513288800 Reuters 0 0 China iron-ore, steel prices rise ahead of output curbs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-iron-ore-steel-prices-rise-ahead-of-output-curbs-2017-11-14 Reuters STEEL Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:56:00 +0200 471060 1510671439 1510671360 1513202400 Reuters 0 0 Japan aluminium industry may consider crafting quality assurance guidelines after Kobe Steel scandal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japan-aluminium-industry-may-consider-crafting-quality-assurance-guidelines-after-kobe-steel-scandal-2017-11-13 Reuters ALUMINIUM Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:57:00 +0200 470902 1510581564 1510581420 1513116000 Reuters 0 0 AMSA lifts Q3 production, sales amid difficult trading environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-lifts-q3-production-sales-amid-difficult-trading-environment-2017-11-10 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:17:00 +0200 470650 1510302479 1510301820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company expands fluid technology services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-fluid-technology-services-2017-11-10 Nadine James Metals Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469043 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687799_resized_bmgdiaphragmandpinchvalves10171022.jpg VERSATILE PRODUCTS FPV diaphragm and pinch valves are available in many different materials, with various pressure ratings, for diverse sectors 511 287 1 000 locally manufactured valves sold to aid electrical power distribution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/1-000-locally-manufactured-valves-sold-to-aid-electrical-distribution-2017-11-10 Nadine James Metals Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468988 1510037530 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687604_resized_aluminiumbutterflyvalvecsir07171022.jpg PALTECH BUTTERFLY VALVE Forms part of a number of products selected by Eskom for localisation 511 287 Maintenance and upgrades on cards for Platinum Corridor in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/various-maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-route-to-start-in-2018-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ROADS Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469410 1510037533 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688493_resized_liamclarke10171022duane.jpg LIAM CLARKE Construction of a second carriageway on the N4 between the M17 and the R512 will start in January 2018 511 287 South African rail operator rebrands, expands offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-rail-operator-rebrands-expands-rail-offerings-2017-11-10 Mia Breytenbach RAIL Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469519 1510037534 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688744_resized_railsheltamharithhomescreenrotating0720171022.jpg NEW FACE New initiatives for Sheltam Group include the rebranding to Traxtion 511 287 Upcoming energy event to showcase African project opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upcoming-energy-event-to-showcase-african-project-opportunities-2017-11-10 Simone Liedtke ENERGY CONFERENCE Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469412 1510308898 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688496_resized_africaenergyindaba2201141022.jpg GLOBAL PARTICIPATION The event will include more African companies and delegates, as well as increase global participation in the event 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71693_2017-10-31_energyindaba_-_hd_web.mp497320874Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Africa Energy Indaba (AEI) MD Liz Hart, AEI chairperson Brian Statham and South African Electrotechnical Export Council CEO Chiboni Evans discuss the AEI next year. Camera: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. EU antitrust regulators to investigate ArcelorMittal-Ilva deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-antitrust-regulators-to-investigate-arcelormittal-ilva-deal-2017-11-09 Reuters STEEL Thu, 09 Nov 2017 08:29:00 +0200 470426 1510209669 1510208940 1512770400 Reuters 0 0 Steelmaker Voestalpine upbeat on global economic upswing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steelmaker-voestalpine-upbeat-on-global-economic-upswing-2017-11-08 Reuters STEEL Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:59:00 +0200 470353 1510146044 1510145940 1512684000 Reuters 0 0 China iron-ore hits six-week high, but steel output curbs to weigh http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-iron-ore-hits-six-week-high-but-steel-output-curbs-to-weigh-2017-11-07 Reuters STEEL Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:22:00 +0200 470201 1510064654 1510064520 1512597600 Reuters 0 0 China turns to WTO in aluminium foil dispute with United States http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-turns-to-wto-in-aluminium-foil-dispute-with-united-states-2017-11-06 Reuters ALUMINIUM Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:44:00 +0200 469981 1509951211 1509950640 1512511200 Reuters 0 0 Kobe Steel executives to decide whether to resign after external probe – sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kobe-steel-executives-to-decide-whether-to-resign-after-external-probe-sources-2017-11-06 Reuters STEEL Mon, 06 Nov 2017 08:25:00 +0200 469975 1509954475 1509949500 1512511200 Reuters 0 0 China's Hebei province exceeds steel, other capacity cut targets for year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-hebei-province-exceeds-steel-other-capacity-cut-targets-for-year-2017-11-03 Reuters STEEL Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:12:00 +0200 469943 1509711239 1509711120 1512252000 Reuters 0 0 Equipment supplier provides spare-part warehousing solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-provides-spare-part-warehousing-solution-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Metals Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468317 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686137_resized_sparepartsarcelormittalsaldanhaworks201113duane1022.jpg SPARE PART GUARANTEE A constant supply of spare parts for clients will reduce downtime 511 287 Rusal launches green aluminium brand to drive sales http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rusal-launches-green-aluminium-brand-to-drive-sales-2017-11-02 Reuters ALUMINIUM Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:26:00 +0200 469732 1509605060 1509603960 1512165600 Reuters 0 0 Seifsa ‘cautiously optimistic’ following improved PMI http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-cautiously-optimistic-following-improved-pmi-2017-11-01 Creamer Media Reporter ECONOMY Wed, 01 Nov 2017 16:58:00 +0200 469711 1509549406 1509548280 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Japan's steelmakers in rare sweet spot, but Kobe Steel may miss out http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japans-steelmakers-in-rare-sweet-spot-but-kobe-steel-may-miss-out-2017-11-01 Reuters STEEL Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:26:00 +0200 469685 1509539362 1509539160 1512079200 Reuters 0 0 JSW Steel second quarter profit up 27% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jsw-steel-second-quarter-profit-up-27-2017-10-31 Reuters STEEL Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:53:00 +0200 469520 1509454691 1509454380 1511992800 Reuters 0 0 Transnet looking abroad for growth as it again pares back South Africa capex http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/transnet-looking-abroad-for-growth-as-it-again-pares-back-south-africa-capex-2017-10-30 Terence Creamer TRANSNET Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:20:00 +0200 469377 1509626934 1509373200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688437_resized_siyabongagamagarrypita110221017duane.jpg Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama and CFO Garry Pita 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71660_2017-10-30_transnet1_-_hd_web.mp436274701Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama outlines how the utility is dealing with ongoing allegations of State Capture and corruption. Recorded: 30.10.2017. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd Transnet CEO Siyabonga Gama outlines how the utility is dealing with ongoing allegations of State Capture and corruption. Recorded: 30.10.2017. Camera Work & Editing: Nicholas Boyd M&R sells Genrec to Southern Palace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mr-sells-genrec-to-southern-palace-2017-10-30 Anine Kilian M&A Mon, 30 Oct 2017 12:28:00 +0200 469327 1509369538 1509359280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Seifsa concerned about US investigation into carbon, alloy steel iron rod imports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-concerned-about-us-investigation-into-carbon-alloy-steel-iron-rod-imports-2017-10-30 Anine Kilian STEEL Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:54:00 +0200 469303 1509699929 1509353640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 International recognition for SA stainless steel innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-recognition-for-s-african-stainless-steel-innovation-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467567 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684253_resized_hydraarcwatertanksdateunknownfromhydraarcwebsite1022.jpg INNOVATIVE DESIGN Skyhill Heavy Engineering specified the use of 3CR12 for municipal water storage tanks in rural areas with a design that allows for sludge drainage and cleaning without emptying the tanks 511 287 Competition proves long term value of stainless steel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-proves-long-term-value-of-stainless-steel-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467637 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684493_resized_sassdaamrishpunwasimichelbasson1020171022.jpg A WINNING FORMULA Sassda Western Cape manager Michel Bassson hands Amrish Punwasi his prize for having proven the success of Sassda’s new app 511 287 Local stainless steel industry remains optimistic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-stainless-steel-industry-remains-optimistic-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467560 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684237_resized_columbussteel1020171022.jpg CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM The global stainless steel market had a strong run early this year, on the back of substantial chromium and nickel price increases at the end of last year, which continued into 2017 511 287 Manufacturer expands international reach http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-expands-international-reach-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467490 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684148_resized_wekabastainlesssteelproducts1020171022.jpg STRONG BASE Wekaba is a top manufacturer in South Africa of one-piece 90° and 45° stainless steel fittings, producing hose fittings and collars for industrial markets 511 287 Steady demand for customisable stainless steel products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steady-demand-for-customisable-stainless-steel-products-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467527 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684162_resized_andersonarbrandsmayonnaiseplant1020171022.jpg CUSTOM DESIGN Anderson Engineering developed several unique processing steps to ensure AR Brands can meet expected demand for its mayonnaise over a five-year period 511 287 Steel company raises the bar in Africa with new technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-company-raises-the-bar-in-africa-with-new-technologies-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467693 1509097630 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688084_resized_assmstretcheredmaterial102017.jpg STRETCHING CAPABILITIES Branded Allied Steelrode Stretcher Material is produced at a purpose-built steel-stretching facility in Midvaal, Gauteng 511 340 Continued volatility impacts on energy and chemicals company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-volatility-impacts-energy-and-chemicals-company-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467492 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684095_resized_sasolheadoffice102017bloomberg1022.jpg RECORD PRODUCTION Sasol showed great resilience and character through delivering record production volumes at Secunda Synfuels 511 287 Monitoring system assists with continuous safety and product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/process-and-proximity-monitoring-system-assists-with-continuous-safety-and-product-quality-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467557 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684687_resized_lms511proobjectdetectionsystem102017sickautomation1022.jpg OBJECT DETECTION The LMS511 Pro object detection system will detect any objects or humans in the reclaimer path 511 287 Positive prospects for synfuels sector with focus on efficient maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-prospects-for-synfuels-sector-with-focus-on-efficient-maintenance-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Metals Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468450 1509088467 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686424_resized_renttechsaproducts102017renttechsa1022.jpg TO GROW AND PROSPER The country needs to have an efficient, cost-competitive local petrochemicals industry 511 287 US finds seven countries dumped steel wire rod http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-finds-seven-countries-dumped-steel-wire-rod-2017-10-26 Reuters STEEL Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:23:00 +0200 468965 1509000655 1508998980 1511647200 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687501_resized_scaw1022.jpeg 511 287