Engineering News | Quality Assurance & Standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/quality-assurance Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:49:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Programme provides in-depth understanding to boost green industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-programme-provides-in-depth-environmental-understanding-to-boost-green-industry-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454025 1497856011 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Regulation changes for chemicals industry next year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulation-changes-for-chemicals-industry-next-year-2017-06-16 Marleny Arnoldi Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454146 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653577_resized_isheconchemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg SAFETY ABOVE ALL Ishecon’s training helps engineers to build and operate safe chemical plant installations 511 287 Several Green trends expected to emerge this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-can-expect-strengthening-trend-this-year-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453950 1497258359 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653071_resized_victorbouguenonmarketingmanager052017afrisam1022.jpg VICTOR BOUGUENON Trends include South Africa’s property and construction players committing to greener practices 511 287 South Africans more conscious of greener ways of living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-more-conscious-of-greener-ways-of-living-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454131 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653551_resized_windturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg INITIAL FOCUS The rating system developed by the Green Building Council of South Africa was initially only focused on new buildings 511 287 Members lament impact of imported products on local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/members-lament-impact-of-imported-products-on-local-industry-2017-06-02 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452709 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649978_resized_sassdaexecutivedirectorjohntarboton31022.jpg JOHN TARBOTON Stainless steel finished product imports grew 44% in 2016 compared with 2015 511 287 South African industries show interest in new flexible borescope http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-industries-show-interest-in-new-flexible-borescope-2017-06-02 Schalk Burger Nondestructive Testing Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451811 1497002574 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647630_resized_hawkeyev2combustion04171022.jpg FLEXIBLE BORESCOPE Flexible borescopes are used in the aerospace, automotive manufacturing, energy and wind-generation industries 511 287 Authorities help to curb counterfeit pharmaceuticals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/authorities-help-to-curb-counterfeit-pharmaceuticals-2017-05-26 Marleny Arnoldi Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451986 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648142_resized_spoorfishermedicalpharmaceuticalengineeringcounterfeit2017bloomberg1022.jpg COUNTERFEIT CAUTION Consumers should be vigilant about where they buy products from to avoid health risks and potential fatalities 511 287 Solutions specialist expands product range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-specialist-expands-product-range-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449135 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641148_resized_altivaratv320variablespeeddrives032017magnetschneiderelectricaljpg1022.jpg ALTIVAR ATV320 This system has been developed to optimise design and engineering costs 511 287 Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1495546914 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Rope access services provided for coal-fired power station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-provided-for-coal-fired-power-station-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451029 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645940_resized_skyridersboiler130420171022.jpg CIRCUMVENTING BOILING POINT Skyriders conducted boiler safe access inspections for Eskom at one of its coal-fired stations 511 287 Mitigating poorly laid concrete floors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-poorly-laid-concrete-floors-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450838 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645428_resized_cementconcreteflooringbloomberg2520724261120420171022.jpg UNDER THE SURFACE Poorly laid concrete floors are problematic for flooring installers, who have to remedy this before laying floor coverings 511 287 New audit service to support concrete product manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-audit-service-to-support-concrete-product-manufacturers-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450439 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644406_resized_cementconcreteafrisamcentreofproductexcellence0420171022.jpg CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence offers customers an additional Efficiency Audit service 511 287 New facilities to manufacture actuators and valves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-facilities-will-manufacture-actuators-and-valves-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449889 1496673849 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643083_resized_bilfingerintervalve0420161022.jpg VALVE PRODUCTION Valves will be produced at the new premises, in Randburg 511 287 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 1496217849 1493330400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653101_resized_rer436.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69207_2017-04-28_rer436.mp485312783Machines produce components for isotope facility Machines produce components for isotope facility 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