Engineering News | Quality Assurance & Standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/quality-assurance Sat, 26 May 2018 15:28:36 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 First use of drone for inspection in Namibia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-use-of-drone-for-inspection-in-namibia-2018-05-04 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484281 1525759058 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720791_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsskyriders0320181022.jpg DRONE ZONE As part of its turnkey solution, Skyriders used the Elios drone to conduct a general visual inspection for a client in Namibia 511 287 Power generation rental popular in developing, underdeveloped countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-generation-rental-popular-in-developing-countries-2018-04-27 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483845 1524227647 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Competition Commission wins international award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-wins-international-award-2018-04-19 Marleny Arnoldi AWARDS Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:48:00 +0200 484472 1524146471 1524145680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Government welcomes R&I’s improved currency debt rating for South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-welcomes-r-2018-04-16 Marleny Arnoldi DEBT RATING Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:16:00 +0200 484001 1523881088 1523880960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 MoU to facilitate efficient engineering services, procurement processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mou-to-facilitate-efficient-engineering-services-procurement-processes-2018-04-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481433 1522737160 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New measuring laser introduced to African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-measuring-laser-introduced-to-african-market-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481621 1522737161 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715256_resized_stabilalar340upat03201022.jpg LASER ALIGNED The laser can be used to align a new floor that is being created at a construction project 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73607_2018-03-23_upat2_-_hd_web.mp423660546Stabila national product specialist Charl Weber describes the advantages of using Stabila measuring tools. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Stabila national product specialist Charl Weber describes the advantages of using Stabila measuring tools. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Power tool systems’ new line launched in Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-tool-systems-new-line-launched-in-southern-africa-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481620 1522737161 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715178_resized_milwaukeem18fueldiegrindergrinding03171022.jpg APPLICATION Milwaukee has introduced an application that gives tighter control over a set of power tools 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73606_2018-03-23_upat_m_-_hd_web.mp419827685Milwaukee product specialist Werner Koch explains the power tools available from the company. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Milwaukee product specialist Werner Koch explains the power tools available from the company. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Next-gen cost saving strategies needed for digital disruption age - Deloitte http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/next-gen-cost-saving-strategies-needed-for-digital-disruption-age---deloitte-2018-03-28 Marleny Arnoldi DIGITAL SOLUTIONS Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:53:00 +0200 482462 1522234516 1522234380 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Youth Employment Service to benefit 1m young people http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/youth-employment-service-to-benefit-1m-young-people-2018-03-27 Marleny Arnoldi YOUTH DEVELOPMENT Tue, 27 Mar 2018 16:39:00 +0200 482329 1523023057 1522161540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716571_resized_davidmakhuracyrilramaphosajabumabuzayeslaunch03181022dylan.jpg Gauteng Premier David Makhura, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza at the Yes initiative launch 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73659_2018-03-27_yes_-_hd_web.mp460360891President Cyril Ramaphosa announces youth employment service launch. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd President Cyril Ramaphosa announces youth employment service launch. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd IoT security spending set to increase in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-security-spending-set-to-increase-in-2018-2018-03-23 Schalk Burger INTERNET OF THINGS Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:44:00 +0200 482027 1521794930 1521794640 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Partnerships key to sustaining high-quality industrial training programmes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnerships-key-to-sustaining-quality-industrial-training-programmes-2018-03-16 Schalk Burger HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480173 1521446637 1521756000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 RCL Foods says Free State polony plant clear from ST6 listeria strain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rcl-foods-says-free-state-polony-plant-clear-from-st6-listeria-strain-2018-03-16 Marleny Arnoldi FOOD SAFETY Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:24:00 +0200 481409 1521196788 1521192240 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Association urges producers to meet standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-all-bottled-water-meet-the-same-standards-association-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473161 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696525_resized_charlottemetcalfceo112017southafricannationalbottledwaterassociation1022.jpg CHARLOTTE METCALF The quality of municipal water in South Africa is high, but it does vary daily 511 287 Regulation still a constraint, despite potential benefits of IoT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulation-still-a-constraint-despite-potential-benefits-of-iot-2018-03-14 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:23:00 +0200 481166 1521037723 1521037380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Continued growth predicted for global forging markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-growth-predicted-for-global-forging-markets-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479081 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709356_resized_steloycastingsfoundry91015duane1022.jpg GROWTH The forges markets across the world will continue to grow in the next few years 511 287 Drive specialist launches new product at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-specialist-launches-new-product-at-event-2018-03-02 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477955 1519654877 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706779_resized_normanmalekanationalsalesmanager022018seweurodrive1022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA Our aim is to offer complete solutions, as opposed to simply being a component supplier 511 287 Global megatrends reshaping quality and standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-megatrends-reshaping-quality-and-standards-bureau-veritas-2018-02-16 Schalk Burger Quality Standards – 1 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477475 1518500545 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705736_resized_bureauveritascertificationdivisionheadnedataghadosi01181022.jpg NEDA TAGHADOSI Clients can access e-learning courses and gap-analysis tools to evaluate their level of compliance to the new standards 511 287 Bureau Veritas 2020 strategy includes strong digital component http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bureau-veritas-2020-strategy-includes-strong-digital-component-2018-02-16 Schalk Burger QUALITY STANDARDS – 2 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477482 1518500545 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Franklin Electric launches IoT trial to monitor performance of water pumps http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-can-provide-greater-value-for-clients-and-more-work-for-companies-franklin-2018-02-16 Schalk Burger Internet of Things Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477503 1518500545 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Drones offer inspection and maintenance benefits for built environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drones-offer-inspection-and-maintenance-benefits-for-built-environment-2018-02-16 Dylan Slater DRONES Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477472 1518691736 1518732000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000705710_resized_janethomsonppfotor.png JANE THOMSON Remotely piloted aircraft systems can lower costs, enhance general visibility and improve personnel safety 511 287 Lubricants manufacturer opens analytical centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubricants-manufacturer-opens-analytical-centre-2018-02-09 Marleny Arnoldi Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476245 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702942_resized_ultrashearviscometerindyoiloilslubricants0220181022.jpg LAB GEM An ultra-shear viscometer is used for the research and development of engine oils and additive packages 511 287 IBM open-source food-safety blockchain system launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ibm-open-source-food-safety-blockchain-system-launched-2018-02-02 Schalk Burger BLOCKCHAIN Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475427 1517295046 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Efficient boiler inspection saves downtime at power station http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/efficient-boiler-inspection-saves-downtime-at-power-station-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473593 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697551_resized_boilermaintenancebloomberg012017jpg1022.jpg ENSURING GOOD FUNCTION The detection of wear and damages plays a key role in preventing costly equipment failures 511 287 Industry demand sets high targets for company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-become-africas-biggest-activated-carbon-producer-for-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472997 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696217_resized_oxidizerandducting112017rotocarb1022.jpg PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN The company’s water-intensive processing and wastewater treatment operations use local raw materials, technology and deployment 511 287 Mindset change required to mitigate water crisis effects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-requires-mindset-change-to-mitigate-effects-of-water-crisis-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473124 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696469_resized_sanderzweersbusinessdevelopmentmanager112017royalhaskoningdhv1022.jpg SANDER ZWEERS The global water crisis is considered not only an environmental risk but also a social risk 511 287 Plant to be completed in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commissioning-of-desalination-plant-to-be-completed-beginning-of-march-2018-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke DESALINATION Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473279 1516281192 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696749_resized_kansanshitwopassro122017improchem1022.jpg REVERSE OSMOSIS Sea water will be pumped through a Suez Reverse Osmosis plant where the salt and mineral particles will be separated 511 287 Recycling wastewater ensures plant efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-wastewater-ensures-plant-efficiency-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473222 1516346000 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696842_resized_wklenvironmentalsewagetreatment20171022.jpg SIYABONGA FACILITY The facility will treat and reuse 3 650 000 ℓ/y of water (based on a treatment rate of 10 000 ℓ/d) 511 287 Maintenance, construction projects along N1/N4 slated for 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-construction-projects-along-n1n4-slated-for-2018-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472516 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695171_resized_plazapivet102017bakwenaduanedaws1022.jpg INCREASING CAPACITY Bakwena has installed two pivots, each valued at about R2.4-million, at both the Doornpoort and Pumulani toll plazas 511 287 Assistance in overcoming bridge challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rope-access-services-assist-in-overcoming-bridge-maintenance-challenges-2017-12-15 Simone Liedtke TOP ROADS AND BRIDGES CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472508 1512994085 1513288800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695157_resized_ropeaccesstechnicianstemporaryaccessplatforms112017skyriders1022.jpg ABSEILING FOR ACCESS Technicians had to deploy rope access to abseil from a structure to erect the access platforms 511 287 Mobile lab for polymer powders launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-compact-laboratory-to-enhance-service-to-construction-industry-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473363 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696911_resized_wackermylabcopyfotor.jpg MYLAB LAUNCH Wacker’s MyLab officially opened at its new South African home at IMCD 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 New standards change filtration requirements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-standards-change-filtration-requirements-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471462 1511853906 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692999_resized_station062017freudenberg1022.jpg IDEAL OPPORTUNITY During the holiday season the closing of some workshops, factories and mines presents a good opportunity for system maintenance 511 287 Engineer to unveil new industry technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineer-to-unveil-new-industry-technology-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471336 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692673_resized_haskelindexhdrive1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY Haskel engineers will explain solutions to mitigate hydrogen embrittlement in pressure vessels at the annual Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Energy Summit in 2018 511 287 Heat exchangers made compact http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heat-exchangers-made-compact-2017-12-08 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471338 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692670_resized_enerquippressurevessel1022.jpg U-TUBE Heat exchangers are available in U-tube and straight tube designs, and save a significant amount of space due to their size 511 287 Green consciousness continues to drive green building trends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-consciousness-continues-to-drive-green-building-trends-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470935 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691861_resized_gregricesustainabilityconsultant112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG RICE Businesses and citizens have recently become more conscious of the importance of resilience and resource scarcity 511 287 Necsa shuts down key unit because of compliance failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-corporation-shuts-down-key-unit-because-of-compliance-failure-2017-12-01 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471949 1511853908 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Large companies driving increase in land contamination assessments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-companies-driving-increase-in-land-contamination-assessments-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471121 1512395606 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692389_resized_stevemckeownpartner112017erm1022.jpg STEVE MCKEOWN Companies that have a global footprint are more committed to assessing their impact on the environment 511 287