Engineering News | Quality Assurance & Standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/quality-assurance Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:29:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Attention to detail crucial for conveyor belts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/attention-to-detail-crucial-for-optimal-conveyor-performance-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460387 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668146_resized_conveyortrainingmartinengineering1022.jpg SAFETY FIRST It is imperative that a risk assessment be performed prior to working on conveyors and that all operators are educated on the learning points identified 511 287 New code to benefit smaller companies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-construction-sector-code-to-benefit-smaller-companies-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460453 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668490_resized_deonoberholzer10717duane1022.jpg DEON OBERHOLZER Some companies prefer noncompliance with BEE requirements, but subsequently lose lucrative opportunities to supply government or public-sector-related projects 511 287 Procurement standard set to stop use of ‘cheap’ professional services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/procurement-standard-set-to-stop-use-of-cheap-professional-services-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460455 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668326_resized_infrastructureconstructionwbhosandton511151022duane.jpg INCLUSIVE DECISION-MAKING Government bodies in their respective procurement departments, should make more of a crossfunctional team effort regarding procurement 511 287 Company providing a package for complete heat containment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-providing-a-package-for-complete-heat-containment-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459807 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666873_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersbloomberg3155805281110720171022.jpg DRAWING THE LINE A common problem is where companies put too thick or too thin a lining into their furnaces, which Saubatech aims to circumvent 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 Quality Assurance & Standards 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 TITAN vacuum furnace purchased to support aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/titan-vacuum-furnace-purchased-to-support-aerospace-industry-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459794 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667301_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersaerospacebloomberg3147243601210720171022.jpg PURSUING INDUSTRIES Diamond Heat Treat will use the TITAN vacuum furnace to pursue the aerospace industry 511 287 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 Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459336 1501571325 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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. Company to hold short courses and workshops this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-hold-short-courses-and-workshops-this-year-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458337 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663484_resized_lourensjansenvanrensburg0717duane21022.jpg LOURENS JANSEN VAN RENSBURG I-CAT uses highly qualified and experienced facilitators to provide competency-based specialised training programmes 511 287 Education institutions struggling with connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-institutions-struggling-with-connectivity-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards 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 Quality Assurance & Standards 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 Quality Assurance & Standards 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 Software-defined storage allows schools to use commodity hardware to build storage pool http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-defined-storage-allows-schools-to-use-commodity-hardware-to-build-storage-pool-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460011 1501246968 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667353_resized_derekrule072017suse1022.jpg DEREK RULE The global community of open-source software users and developers provides a constant stream of updates and improvements 511 287 Training facility to improve skills deficit in artisan industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-facility-to-improve-skills-deficit-in-artisan-industry-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458347 1501233587 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663502_resized_fallarrestandrescuetraining072017skyridersaccessspecialists1022.jpg WORK AT HEIGHT Work at height is one of the most common safety risks at all sites 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69945_2017-07-14_skyriders_-_hd_web.mp426314988Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Skyriders marketing manager Mike Zinn gives a tour of their training facility, in Midrand. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Arteor Exclusive developed for global projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arteor-exclusive-developed-for-high-standard-global-projects-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457553 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661868_resized_legrand1022.jpeg IMPRINTED Legrand’s Tattoo collection, with intricate patterns, is the inspiration of urban culture 511 287 Multidisciplinary platform pursued for project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multidisciplinary-platform-pursued-for-project-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457881 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662551_resized_wsp11022.jpeg WHOLE OTHER DIMENSION Three-dimensional modelling allows for a project’s building design to be viewed in virtual reality using headsets 511 287 Otis relaunches training academy to build skills, expertise in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/otis-relaunches-training-academy-to-build-skills-expertise-in-industry-2017-07-21 Mia Breytenbach SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457986 1500628323 1500588000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662781_resized_elevatorsotistrainingacademyworkshop0720171022.jpg ESCALATED OFFERING The training academy will now offer programmes that include service and maintenance, installations, as well as quality, environment health and safety 511 287 Conformity assessment key to navigating disruption in the power sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conformity-assessment-key-to-navigating-disruption-in-the-power-sector-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456992 1499756174 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660476_resized_topelectricitysolarconstructionreuters1022.jpg UP TO STANDARD Conformity assessment involves ensuring clients’ power assets are developed, constructed and operated in line with all applicable regulations 511 287 Power crucial to Africa’s economic development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-crucial-to-africas-economic-development-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456814 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660132_resized_webbmeko11022.jpg WEBB MEKO POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa is the ideal platform to shift the conversations surrounding new power technology into meaningful action 511 287 Commissioning activities under way at pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/underground-gas-pipeline-commissioned-in-may-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456278 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658717_resized_nampakpressurereductionstationprs062017energastechnologies1022.jpg NAMPAK STATION This underground pipeline ties into the newly constructed Nampak Pressure Reduction Station in Germiston 511 287 Control system minimises dust escape during grab discharge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-hopper-machinery-has-an-effective-dust-control-system-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455844 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657583_resized_samsonecohopper062017bltsa1022.jpg DUST CONTROL The grab discharge cycle includes transferring materials down the line using handling systems 511 287 Driver report programme enhances total service offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/driver-report-programme-enhances-total-service-offering-2017-07-07 Marleny Arnoldi Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456251 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658585_resized_mixtelematicsfleetmanagementreportmydriving20171022.jpg MIX REPORTMYDRIVING MiX Telematics Journey Management Centre provides road users with a platform to report traffic incidents or driver offences of subscribed fleet vehicles 511 287 Filter standard replacement to occur over 18-month transition period http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/filter-standard-replacement-to-occur-over-18-month-transition-period-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456252 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658723_resized_station062017freudenberg1022.jpg SHIFTING PARADIGM This new method for the evaluation of air filter elements represents a paradigm shift 511 287 New-generation Sentient hand-held unit for gas detection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-generation-sentient-handheld-unit-for-mining-industry-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456265 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658720_resized_reliablegasdetectionsystem062017booycoelectronics1022.jpg GAS DETECTION SYSTEMS This instrument was developed by Booyco Electronics, specifically to improve safety in any confined spaces 511 287 Particulate matter a national concern http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/particulate-matter-a-national-concern-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456286 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658711_resized_philiphoffmanagingdirector062017mipprocesstechnologies1022.jpg PHILIP HOFF MIP invests in young engineers and has, in the past, offered bursaries to chemical engineering students 511 287 Rustenburg scrubber upgrade project set for completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rustenburg-scrubber-upgrade-project-set-for-completion-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455842 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658111_resized_scrubber062017lodestoneengineering1022.jpg UPGRADED SCRUBBER Valued at about R10-million the overall project upgrades an existing 3.6-m-diameter scrubber 511 287 Steel remains invaluable commodity, despite decline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-remains-invaluable-commodity-despite-decline-2017-07-07 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456263 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658599_resized_dynamicautomation2017elquipsolutions1022.jpg DYNAMIC AUTOMATION Tooling and machinery company Elquip Solutions’ dynamic bandsaw, the Behringer HBE 312 511 287 Thermometer designed and tested for industry use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermometer-designed-and-tested-for-industry-use-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456360 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658969_resized_fluke64maxirthermometer062017flukecomtest1022.jpg THERMOMETER APPLICATIONS Applications include the industrial maintenance, the electrical as well as the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industries 511 287 Bolting technology supplier establishes base in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bolting-technology-supplier-establishes-base-in-south-africa-2017-06-23 Nadine James Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454908 1498201109 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659031_resized_gysnell1022.jpg GYS NELL ITH intends to supply precision bolting tools and products to the power generation, mining and industrial industries. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69345_2017-05-23_ith2_-_hd_web.mp413499662ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. ITH South Africa GM Gys Nell discusses the background, aims and offering of the ITH group. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Data is the new currency in manufacturing sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-is-the-new-currency-in-manufacturing-sector-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454873 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655404_resized_automatedmanufacturingkrisztianbocsibloomberg20171022.jpg AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING Cognitive technology is advancing, especially in the automotive manufacturing sector 511 287 Initiative addresses barriers to expand aerospace manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiative-addresses-barriers-to-expand-aerospace-manufacturing-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454720 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655022_resized_toinfinitycumulusa330a350xwba380airtoair21022.jpg TO INFINITY European aircraft manufacturer Airbus plays an important role in the world’s aerospace manufacturing industry 511 287 Innovative software ensures security in manufacturing automation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-software-ensures-security-in-manufacturing-automation-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454823 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655260_resized_cloudninedanielackerbloomberg20121022.jpg CLOUD NINE Cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) will ensure efficiency, reliability, cost benefits and security in automated manufacturing 511 287 Lighting solutions company adapts to changing technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lighting-solutions-company-adapts-to-changing-technology-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454794 1498465559 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655210_resized_highmastlightingbekaschreder20161022.jpg Caption: HIGHMAST LIGHTING Beka Schrèder completed a highmast lighting project on the N3 national route connecting Johannesburg and Durban 511 287 Businesses embracing energy and carbon action plans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-embracing-energy-and-carbon-action-plans-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454022 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Defence-in-depth security model punted for protecting industrial assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-cybersecurity-did-strategy-best-practice-rockwell-automation-2017-06-16 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453965 1497253648 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653089_resized_rockwellssasoftwareandcontrolbusinessmanagerchristobuys04171022.jpg CHRISTO BUYS Effective defence-in-depth leads to system security that is designed into the infrastructure and becomes a set of layers within the overall network security 511 287 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Need for environmental awareness in growing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-environmental-awareness-in-construction-industry-growing-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0