Engineering News | Quality Assurance & Standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/quality-assurance Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:41:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Distributor emphasises lubricant’s cost benefits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distributor-emphasises-lubricants-cost-benefits-2017-04-28 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446782 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Machines produce components for isotope facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cnc-machines-to-produce-components-for-isotope-separation-facility-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449138 1493200443 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Robotic solution for machine tools industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotic-solution-for-machine-tool-industry-2017-04-28 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449481 1492783630 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642084_resized_roboticsolutions042017yaskawa1022.jpg CONTROL CONCEPT Finding the right software structure is just as important as the hardware 511 287 Bunkers improve product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-valve-testing-bunkers-will-improve-overall-quality-safety-of-product-offering-2017-04-21 Nadine James Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448573 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Fabrication facility to expand to accommodate heavy lifting fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabrication-facility-to-expand-to-accommodate-heavy-lifting-fleet-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448495 1492694086 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639286_resized_skyhillheavyengineeringenthusiasticworkers032017hydraarc1022.jpg IN-HOUSE PROJECTS Fabrication and refurbishment projects are executed from the engineering to transportation stages 511 287 Laser-coding guide dispels misconceptions, enhances technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-coding-guide-dispels-misconceptions-enhances-technology-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448215 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638442_resized_lasertechnologypackmarkc350smartlase0320171022.jpg CODING SOLUTION SmartLase is a laser-coding technology engineered by Markem-Imaje, designed to specifically meet the challenge faced on the fastest production lines 511 287 Solar industry registers quality and safety training programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-industry-registers-quality-and-safety-training-programme-2017-04-07 David Oliveira Quality Assurance Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447646 1492076365 1492034400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Cesa backs Treasury in much-anticipated procurement standards overhaul http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cesa-backs-treasury-in-much-anticipatedprocurement-standardsoverhaul-2017-04-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447434 1491548469 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636348_resized_chriscampbellcesaceo032017consultingengineerssouthafrica1022.jpg CHRIS CAMPBELL Cesa aims to be the body which all consulting engineering companies consider as the home of consulting engineering in South Africa 511 287 Consulting engineer develops process for projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-engineer-develops-process-for-projects-2017-04-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446846 1491224898 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635791_resized_evertjacobs032017hatchessg1022.jpg EVERT JACOBS The PLP embodies our complete approach and tools to deliver projects throughout their life cycle 511 287 Engineers set benchmark in sustainable building http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-engineer-sets-benchmark-in-sustainable-building-2017-04-07 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447241 1491224899 1491516000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635877_resized_departmentofenvironmentalaffairsgreenbuildingpretoria1004131022duane.jpg GREEN STAR BUILDING The building was awarded its 4-Star Green Star Office South Africa-Namibia ‘Design’ rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa 511 287 Local company partners with global software solutions major http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ares-infracon-partner-to-offer-project-controls-software-solutions-in-sa-africa-2017-04-07 Mia Breytenbach PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447662 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000636884_resized_aresinfraconprismestimatinglarge032017png1022.jpg SOFTWARE PROVISION Infracon Consulting will be able to sell and distribute Ares Prism, an enterprise project life-cycle management solution to manage the complete project life-cycle of capital projects 511 287 New agroprocessing-, metals-focused Ipap to be released in April http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-agroprocessing--metals-focused-ipap-to-be-released-in-april-2017-03-31 Schalk Burger Industrial policy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447123 1490623749 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635599_resized_lioneloctober204121022duane.jpg LIONEL OCTOBER The DTI is emphasising the importance of the fourth industrial revolution and modernising and upgrading the metals and casting industries 511 287 Success abounds in paper recycling and recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/success-abounds-in-paper-recycling-and-recovery-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446604 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Sustainable industry dispels misconceptions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-industry-dispels-misconceptions-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446614 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 South Deep Reaffirms Rebase Plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-deep-reaffirms-rebase-plan-2017-03-30 Creamer Media Reporter GOLD Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:55:00 +0200 448045 1490875417 1490871300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637946_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68331_2017-03-31_rer432-hdweb.mp4128208224South Deep Reaffirms Rebase Plan South Deep Reaffirms Rebase Plan Industry needs a trade association to stabilise and grow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/control-instrumentation-industry-needs-a-trade-association-to-stabilise-and-grow-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445133 1489670190 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630972_resized_controlinstrumentationcontrolsabeconstructionchemicalsbulktankcomputercontrolscumulus201703021022.jpg CONTROL A local instrumentation and control association is needed to help the industry grow in South Africa 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/67867_2017-03-01_petrusklopper_-_lio-hd_web.mp424642392Architects Integrating Industry MD Petrus Klopper explains the need for a control and instrumentation trade association. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Architects Integrating Industry MD Petrus Klopper explains the need for a control and instrumentation trade association. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Extensive scope for remanufacture of locomotive components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extensive-scope-for-local-remanufacture-of-locomotive-engine-components-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443020 1488204606 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625937_resized_railinfrastructuremetricautomotiveengineeringbloomberg0220171022.jpg LOCAL IS LEKKER South Africa’s developing its capacity to remanufacture locomotive engine components can enable it to become a hub to serve Africa 511 287 Increased awareness key to enhancing industrial water efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-awareness-key-to-enhancing-industrial-water-efficiency-2017-03-03 Robyn Wilkinson Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443012 1488204605 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625979_resized_ncpcwatermanagement022017jpg1022.jpg SAFEGUARDING SCARCE RESOURCE The Industrial Water Efficiency Project will guide a transformation of industry’s water use through a systematic and holistic approach to water management 511 287 KPMG at forefront of PRASA rail infrastructure upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kpmg-at-forefront-of-prasa-rail-infrastructure-upgrades-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443396 1488204607 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627040_resized_railinfrastructureprasa390714022017duane1022.jpg PRASA PROJECT The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is replacing the entire metro rail fleet of South Africa through the provision of 3 600 new train car units 511 287 S Africa aims to improve poor maintenance of railway infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-aims-to-improve-poor-maintenance-of-railway-infrastructure-2017-03-03 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 442992 1488522990 1488492000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000625897_resized_railinfrastructurewspparsonsbrinckerhoffbloomberg0220171022.jpg MANDATORY MAINTENANCE Several projects have been implemented or are under way to improve rail infrastructure in South Africa 511 287 Quality offering in a competitive market key http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-offering-in-a-competitive-market-key-2016-10-14 Sascha Solomons Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 429566 1487661014 1487887200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000592742_resized_256889780131022.jpg REMAINING POPULAR Businesses that offer a good service, reliability and value are often in high demand at significant cost 511 287 SATMC emphasises need for tyre homologation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-tyre-homologation-emphasised-2017-02-17 Kimberley Smuts Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441858 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Airport upgrade project sees over a million LTI-free hours achieved http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airport-upgrade-project-sees-over-a-million-lti-free-hours-achieved-2017-02-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440872 1486723181 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000620508_resized_aecom2healthsafety012017jpg1022.jpg MEANINGFUL ACHIEVEMENT The achievement of over a million lost-time injury free hours by AECOM allowed the team to fulfil its goal of ‘no injuries under my watch’ 511 287 Circumventing the challenges of impaired drug tests http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/circumventing-the-challenges-of-impaired-drug-tests-2017-02-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441073 1486390191 1486677600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000621116_resized_pills12801075x6051022.jpg INACCURATE TEST RESULTS Antiretroviral medication can affect the outcome of drug tests 511 287 Concern regarding standard disposable cylinders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concern-regarding-standard-disposable-cylinders-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440420 1486108641 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619315_resized_agas0120171022jpg.jpeg CYLINDER LEGALITIES Chris Phillips explains that there are currently no legalities around the banning of disposable cylinders, however A-Gas continues to lobby the DEA on this topic 511 287 Gas practitioners to adhere to DoL regulations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-practitioners-to-adhere-to-dol-regulations-2017-02-03 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440082 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Organisations need to have zero tolerance approach to alcohol abuse http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-need-to-have-zero-tolerance-approach-to-alcohol-abuse-2017-02-03 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 440306 1485846022 1486072800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000619090_resized_materialshandlingalcohol1115duane1022.jpg RESPONSIBLE USE Companies need to ensure that employees do not abuse alcohol 511 287 Company aligns with South Africa regulations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aligns-with-s-africa-regulations-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435913 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607683_resized_transnetfreightrailcitydeep220809duane1022.jpg GOOD PRACTICE Companies are scored on a ranking scale of one to eight and scores are based on seven pillars linked to the BBBEE Codes of Good Practice 511 287 Freight and logistics company of the year named http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-and-logistics-company-of-the-year-named-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435973 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607880_resized_dachserbratislava1116jpg1022.jpg DACHSER SA Freight and logistics company of the year 2016 511 287 Need for centralised courier point made clear http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-centralised-courier-point-acted-on-by-e-commerce-warehouser-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435943 1480410059 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607773_resized_justinimage221022.jpg JUSTIN DRENNAN The company enables real-time integration with a variety of couriers 511 287 New technology enables control of express deliveries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technology-puts-customers-in-control-of-express-deliveries-2016-12-02 Sascha Solomons Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435785 1480410058 1480629600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000607425_resized_dawn11161022.jpg CUSTOMERS IN CONTROL Dawn Wing provides high-quality services to its customers 511 287 SABS adopts international safety standard for the process sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-safety-standard-set-to-enhance-industrial-best-practices-2016-12-02 Dylan Slater Safety Standards Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0200 436301 1481183671 1480629600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Regional demand grows for safety science company’s services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regional-demand-grows-for-safety-science-companys-services-2016-11-18 Mia Breytenbach Safety Science Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 433936 1479457577 1479420000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Analogue gauges outweigh benefits of electronic instrumentation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locally-manufactured-analogue-gauges-outweigh-benefits-of-electronic-instrumentation-2016-11-04 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432428 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000598760_resized_vacuumgauges102016sagauge1022.jpeg GAUGE PRODUCTION All SA Gauge gauges are sent for quality control before distribution 511 287 Valves supplier to extend foothold in municipal market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-supplier-to-extend-foothold-in-municipal-market-2016-11-04 Nadine James Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432707 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599438_resized_salvalvevalvesstewartslloyds10161022.jpg SALVALVE PRODUCTS The range includes several butterfly, gate, ball and resilient seal valves, strictly manufactured to local and international standards 511 287 Drug testing ensures industry health & safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drug-testing-ensures-industry-health-and-safety-2016-09-16 Kimberley Smuts Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 426263 1473751400 1473976800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company encourages ISO 55000 certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-encourages-iso-55000-certification-2016-09-09 Kimberley Smuts Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 425437 1473149446 1473372000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000582298_resized_smec47581022.jpeg ASSET MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY I SO 55000 enhances the possibility of becoming a globally recognised asset management practitioner 511 287