Engineering News | Quality Assurance & Standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/quality-assurance Tue, 26 Mar 2019 02:09:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Mandatory, compulsory programmes launched in response to systemic challenges facing govt departments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mandatory-compulsory-programmes-launched-in-response-to-systemic-challenges-facing-govt-departments-2019-03-18 Simone Liedtke EDUCATION & TRAINING Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:41:00 +0200 514605 1552920235 1552920060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SABS to invest R300m in laboratory infrastructure as part of turnaround http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-identifies-investment-in-laboratory-infrastructure-as-key-to-turnaround-2019-03-06 Terence Creamer STANDARDS & ASSURANCE Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:50:00 +0200 513248 1551878890 1551862200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784928_resized_garthstrachan210220813duane.jpg SABS Acting CEO Garth Strachan 511 287 New technologies set to transform global food chain in next five years – IBM http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/food-chain-to-be-boosted-by-new-technologies-ibm-2019-03-01 Schalk Burger FOOD TECHNOLOGY Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512045 1551105230 1551391200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782311_resized_ibmcloudandcognitivesoftwareseniorvparvindkrishna2191022.jpg ARVIND KRISHNA IBM unveiled five solutions in February to improve the food chain and food security 511 287 AHR Expo showcases excitement at HVAC global market expansion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ahr-expo-showcases-excitement-at-hvac-global-market-expansion-2019-02-07 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510866 1550561188 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779634_resized_ahrexpoatlanta0120191022.jpg ENERGY FOR FUTURE OF HVAC The HVACR industry is in a exciting position at the moment and that energy was evident on the Show Floor this year 511 287 Unregistered HVAC practitioners still a threat to industry – Saracca http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unregistered-hvac-practitioners-still-a-threat-to-industry-saracca-2019-02-06 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510713 1550561187 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779284_resized_saracca012017hotmustard1022.jpg VITAL QUALIFICATIONS There are many employment opportunities for those trained and certified practitioners who are compliant 511 287 IBM moves to support blockchain-based industrial supply chain solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ibm-in-broad-partnership-to-develop-supply-chain-blockchain-2019-02-22 Schalk Burger BLOCKCHAIN Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511362 1550561193 1550786400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780716_resized_ibmsablockchainseniorarchitectgerharddinhof2191022.jpg GERHARD DINHOF The solutions provide easy access for all parties in the supply chain and instant sharing of verified information 511 287 Continental optimises tyre test with driverless test vehicle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continental-optimises-tyre-test-with-self-driving-test-vehicle-2019-01-31 Cameron Mackay Rubber Manufacturing & Products Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510248 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778357_resized_continentalcruisingchauffeur1220181022.jpg DRIVERLESS NAVIGATION The driverless vehicle pilots the testing route with a GPS-supported satellite navigation system 511 287 New plans in sight for lubricants specialist http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-plans-for-in-sight-for-lubricants-specialist-2019-01-25 Mc'Kyla Nortje Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509670 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777058_resized_oilfuchswarehous0120191022.jpg NEW EXPANSION FUCHS will be looking to export grease from the new plant across Africa and to other parts of the world 511 287 Collision solution complements operator activities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collision-solution-complements-operator-activities-2019-01-24 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509489 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Know how to choose quality PPE and workwear http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/know-how-to-choose-quality-ppe-and-workwear-2019-01-25 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509695 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777167_resized_healthandsafetydromex08021022.jpg PROTECTIVE GEAR Companies should ask suppliers for a copy of certifications when purchasing products with specific standards 511 287 Saice calls for infrastructure review following Hoërskool Driekhoek incident http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-calls-for-infrastructure-review-following-horskool-driekhoek-incident-2019-02-05 Tasneem Bulbulia CIVIL ENGINEERING Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:15:00 +0200 510577 1549354637 1549354500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company focused on agriculture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-agriculture-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508246 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773904_resized_agrismartsolutionnampo05181022.jpg AGRI-SMART SOLUTION The joint venture will bring the most essential spare products closer to farmers, in order to satisfy their maintenance needs for bearings and agricultural products 511 287 Improved film helps extend solar panel lifetime http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-film-helps-extend-solar-panel-lifetime-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508026 1548933206 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777071_resized_0000773444resizedsolardupontygsolarcrackedbacksheet01191022.jpg CRACKING UNDER PRESSURE Solar panels are showing signs of deterioration sooner than anticipated owing to harsher environments 511 287 Train accident highlights need for industry-wide solution, stronger regulator – RRA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-accident-highlights-need-for-industry-wide-solution-stronger-regulator-rra-2019-01-10 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:09:00 +0200 508262 1547129461 1547129340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tiger Brands to reopen Polokwane meat products processing facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tiger-brands-to-reopen-polokwane-meat-products-processing-facility-2018-12-07 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH AND SAFETY Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:29:00 +0200 506898 1544167841 1544167740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sci-Ba reports increase in demand for green-tech advice http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scientific-consulting-sees-increase-in-green-technologies-and-sustainability-2018-11-30 Schalk Burger CONSULTANCY SERVICES Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504599 1543910550 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SABS laboratories awarded 20-year commendation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-laboratories-awarded-20-year-commendation-2018-12-06 Tasneem Bulbulia SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:34:00 +0200 506847 1544107106 1544106840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770982_resized_sabssanaslabaward1220181022.jpg Johan Louw, Executive: Laboratory Services; Duke Nene, Manager Explosion Prevention Technology; Hanli Hendriksz, Quality Manager and Sihle Qwabe, Senior Manager Electro-technical Engineering 511 287 Mpumalanga remains under strain as water pollution continues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-remains-under-strain-as-water-pollution-continues-2018-12-04 Simone Liedtke WATER / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:16:00 +0200 506514 1543925921 1543925760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Contract provides positive outlook for supplier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-contract-a-positive-outlook-for-supplier-2018-11-23 Halima Frost Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504145 1542699153 1542924000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765090_resized_trucktrailertransportationcomphenredlining1118a1022.jpg AGAINST THE GRAIN Frictional material brake liners affixed to the axle 511 287 Repair, maintenance vital for infrastructure life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/repair-maintenance-vital-for-infrastructure-lifespan-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503347 1542362502 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763547_resized_n14bridgeabe11181022.jpg BRIDGE RESORATION a.b.e. Construction Chemicals is involved in the restoration of bridges on the N17 and N14 511 287 Building slump causing disputes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-slump-causing-disputes-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503263 1542378324 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763395_resized_buildingsitejbcc11181022.jpg BUILDING BLOCKS Those seeking or offering services in the building industry should deal only with reputable clients 511 287 Gauteng Quality of Life survey shows improvement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gauteng-quality-of-life-survey-shows-improvement-2018-11-13 Tasneem Bulbulia SERVICE DELIVERY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:31:00 +0200 504617 1542119565 1542119460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Scope for industrial parks to become SEZs, given appropriate support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scope-for-industrial-parks-to-become-sezs-given-appropriate-support-2018-11-13 Tasneem Bulbulia INDUSTRIAL PARKS Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:42:00 +0200 504607 1542117022 1542116520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eaton develops 10 000 operation switchgear for Shoprite’s warehouses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-develops-10-000-operation-switchgear-for-shoprites-warehouses-2018-11-02 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501968 1541067555 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760936_resized_shopritejhb30407duane1022.jpg SHOP RIGHT Shoprite is expected to continue to benefit from their choice of Xiria E over the lifetime of the switchgear 511 287 Entries for inaugural Factory of the Year competition to close on Oct 31 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entries-for-inaugural-factory-of-the-year-competition-to-close-on-oct-31-2018-10-15 Tasneem Bulbulia MANUFACTURING Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:53:00 +0200 501838 1543392199 1539611580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760382_resized_20181015marksaunders1022.jpg A.T Kearney manager Mark Saunders 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76367_2018-10-15_mark_saunders_-_hd_web.mp437482636A.T Kearney manager Mark Saunders discusses the advantages of bringing its Factory of the Year competition to South Africa Video: Nicholas Boyd; Editing: Christo Greyling. A.T Kearney manager Mark Saunders discusses the advantages of bringing its Factory of the Year competition to South Africa Video: Nicholas Boyd; Editing: Christo Greyling. Connecting international expertise to South African opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/connecting-international-expertise-to-south-african-opportunities-2018-10-12 Shannon de Ryhove Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499641 1539006441 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company ensures safety and quality in its offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-ensures-safety-and-quality-in-its-offering-2018-10-05 Zandile Mavuso Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499632 1538465646 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Montalto to expand Intellidex’s depth of research http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/montalto-to-expand-intellidexs-depth-of-research-2018-10-01 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:03:00 +0200 500222 1538399660 1538398980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sector requires heightened safety measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-crane-sector-requires-heightened-safety-measures-2018-09-28 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498369 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753392_resized_johnsoncranehireinstallationofwindturbines0820181022.jpg HEIGHTENED AWARENESS An integrated fall protection plan encompasses measures such as access ladders, steps, handrails, and integrated anchor points 511 287 Appropriate measures, equipment emphasised to ensure safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/appropriate-measures-equipment-emphasised-to-ensure-safety-2018-09-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497889 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752335_resized_3mconfinedspacework09201810222.jpg PERILOUS ENVIRONMENT Occupational health and safety when working in a confined space is a pertinent issue, as it is a feature at most work sites, spanning all industrial sectors 511 287 Plastic pallets championed in factories http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastic-pallets-championed-in-factories-2018-09-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497957 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Rational fire design solutions championed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rational-fire-design-solutions-championed-2018-09-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497910 1537519837 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752403_resized_aspfireeffectivefiresafetyregulations0520181022.jpg FIRE RISKS The three main causes of fire are electrical, arson and heating equipment 511 287 Commission calls for submissions on Vaal river pollution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-calls-for-submissions-on-vaal-river-pollution-2018-09-17 Simone Liedtke WATER Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:19:00 +0200 498947 1537186814 1537186740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Alternative solution for wooden pallets and packaging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-solution-to-use-of-wooden-pallets-and-packaging-2018-09-14 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497589 1536650747 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751618_resized_janvreken07181022jpg.jpeg JAN VREKEN Making wooden crates and pallets compliant can be costly in the long run 511 287 Company announces new partnership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bureau-veritas-announces-new-partnership-2018-09-14 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497367 1536650746 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increased demand for accredited inspection services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-demand-for-accredited-inspection-services-2018-09-14 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497404 1536650746 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751214_resized_mphophaloanesansa08181022jpg.jpeg MPHO PHALOANE Many new applicants lack a proper understanding of accreditation requirements. 511 287 TÜV SÜD receives SANS accreditation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tv-sd-receives-sans-accreditation-2018-09-14 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497369 1536650746 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751140_resized_tuvsud1022jpg.jpeg ACCREDITATION The new accreditation allows the company to service a wider market 511 287