Engineering News | Quality Assurance & Standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/quality-assurance Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:38:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Declining industry could compromise steel industry quality standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/declining-industry-could-compromise-steel-industry-quality-standards-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470713 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691181_resized_1022doddspringlehighreslessformaljuly20151022.jpg DODDS PRINGLE Clients must be aware of advertised quality standards in the steel construction industry 511 287 Outdoor gym sites increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outdoor-gym-sites-increase-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470622 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691123_resized_outdoorgymvesconite1022.jpg SOCIAL COHESION An example of some of the hard-wearing gym equipment that has been produced by Lani Service Centre 511 287 Steel Awards 2017 confirms LSFB growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-2017-confirms-lsfb-growth-2017-11-13 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470778 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691494_resized_summitplacesasteelawards1022.jpg SUMMIT PLACE The Assupol Building, the 11-storey winning office block in the Summit Place development 511 287 South African nuclear body shuts down key unit because of compliance failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-body-shuts-down-key-unit-because-of-compliance-failure-2017-11-22 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:01:00 +0200 471946 1511358663 1511355660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693915_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane3.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s complex at Pelindaba 511 287 Third biennial food and drink exhibition to be held in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-biennial-food-and-drink-exhibition-to-be-held-in-2018-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469460 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688663_resized_fdtafrica2016exhibition102017fdtafricamessemunchen1022.jpg FDT AFRICA 2018 The aim of fdt Africa 2018 is to consolidate the existing target groups of exhibitors and visitors 511 287 Tank cleaning ensures quality batch, every time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tank-cleaning-ensures-quality-batch-every-time-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469457 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688654_resized_hydroclawintank102017spraynozzle1022.jpg SPECIALIST PRODUCT The HydroClaw nozzle is a specialist nozzle which is best suited for the cleaning of tanks with high solids content 511 287 Value-for-money centrifugal pumps to change process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/value-for-money-centrifugal-pumps-to-change-process-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469758 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689252_resized_mfp2mfp3pumpseries12017verderpumps1022.jpg UPCOMING AVAILABILITY Higher flow rates are expected to be available very soon 511 287 Monitoring system streamlines maintenance activities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluke-connect-helps-companies-streamline-maintenance-activities-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469645 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688975_resized_flukeconnect1020171022.jpg INSTANT INFORMATION Measurements obtained from Fluke Connect enabled tools can be viewed simultaneously at the inspection site and from an off-site location 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 New council announced by architectural body http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saclap-announces-new-council-2017-11-10 Dylan Slater Architecture Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469539 1510037535 1510264800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Organisation assists business in becoming energy efficient http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisation-assists-business-in-becoming-energy-efficient-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468966 1510308722 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687510_resized_monitoredconsumptiongenesisenergybrendonohagan20081022.jpg MONITORED CONSUMPTION NCPC-SA is trying to find ways to optimise South Africa’s energy consumption 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 1511444201 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. 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 Quality Assurance & Standards 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 Supplier prepares for maintenance shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-prepares-for-maintenance-shutdown-2017-10-27 Marleny Arnoldi Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467330 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683849_resized_valvesheaton1022.jpg SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE Sasol’s Secunda plant shutdown every eight years gives many suppliers the opportunity to do maintenance and replacements 511 287 Partnership seeks to provide best-practice health and safety training http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sgs-and-eskom-to-provide-training-in-in-best-practice-quality-health-and-safety-skills-2017-10-18 Schalk Burger Skills Development Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468133 1508762238 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Quality Assurance & Standards 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 Property developer launches SA’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-launches-sas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-progresses-developments-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467231 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683656_resized_growthpointdiscoverybuilding0920171022.jpg WRAPPING UP Growthpoint Properties is nearing completion on the 112 000 m2 office development for Discovery, in Sandton 511 287 Local gas company trials diesel dual-fuel kits on long-haul trucks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-gas-company-trials-ddf-kits-on-long-haul-trucks-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach GAS FUEL Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467136 1508244275 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683414_resized_gastetra4truckconversion0820171022.jpg SAVINGS PURSUIT Indicative results can play a role in the development of an alternative cost-saving methodology for fleet owners and in pursuing and encouraging fleet optimisation 511 287 Carlyle snaps up Nosa to access occupational health, safety growth in emerging markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carlyle-snaps-up-nosa-to-access-occupational-health-safety-growth-in-emerging-markets-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger M&A Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:14:00 +0200 467773 1507901016 1507900440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Groundwater a viable water saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firms-initiative-to-make-groundwater-a-viable-resource-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466218 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681236_resized_markschapersjgafrika31022.jpg MARK SCHAPERS JG Afrika’s systematic approach is transferred to all activities involved in completing groundwater projects 511 287 Nonconformance of standards exacerbates drought conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-conformance-of-pipes-standards-exacerbates-s-african-drought-conditions-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466137 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681044_resized_rareplastics20171022.jpg CONFORMING TO STANDARDS SATAS or SABS accreditation is essential to ensuring reliable water infrastructure that adheres to strict standards 511 287 Western Cape municipality begins master plan to combat water loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-municipality-begins-master-plan-to-combat-water-loss-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466165 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681120_resized_willemliebenbergandandrekowalenskiofdrakensteinmunicipality1022.jpg MASTER PLANNERS Willem Liebenberg and André Kowalewski (right) of the Drakenstein municipality are at the forefront of the master plan 511 287 Italian company ensures engineering success in KZN http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-company-ensures-engineering-success-in-kzn-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466283 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681439_resized_maccaferrimtedgecombeproject0920171022.jpg MAMMOTH TASK Careful project management ensured that each of the nine mechanically stabilised earth walls was constructed and delivered to site as it was needed 511 287 Construction management council establishes transformation committee http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/council-establishes-transformation-committee-opens-channels-for-reporting-of-misconduct-2017-10-13 Dylan Slater Construction Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466651 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682221_resized_img9033edteedcopyfotor.jpg Tjiamogale Manchidi Demographic representativeness in the project and construction management professions is crucial 511 287 Disregard for PPE one of biggest causes of fatalities in work-at-height environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/disregard-for-ppe-one-of-biggest-causes-of-fatalities-in-work-at-height-environment-2017-10-06 Simone Liedtke Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465666 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680033_resized_fallarrestheightsafetyrecognition092017instituteforworkingatheights1022.jpg CONTINUOUSLY EVOLVING Personal protective equipment is continuously evolving to ensure maximum safety 511 287 Innovative system helps control wastewater pumping http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-variable-speed-system-helps-control-wastewater-pumping-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465429 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679434_resized_agritech2017zambia1022.jpg INDUSTRY PLATFORM The annual Agritech Expo in Zambia is an opportunity for industry stakeholders and consumers to communicate and find solutions 511 287 Integrated heat pumps provide cost-effective energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-heat-pumps-provide-cost-effective-energy-efficiency-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465300 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679262_resized_hydratherproductrange20171022.jpg BIG PLANS HydraTherm has upcoming ranges of energy efficient water heating solutions in the gas and solar water sectors for 2018 511 287