Engineering News | Rubber Manufacturing & Products http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/rubber-manufacturing Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:25:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Initiative changing development narrative in townships, rural economies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/initiative-changing-development-narrative-in-townships-rural-economies-2018-02-16 Tasneem Bulbulia Rubber Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476825 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704298_resized_bloombergtyrerecyclingrubbermanufacturing1022.jpg DRIVING CHANGE A partnership initiative between Dunlop and Ithala will counter the growing number of illegal, dangerous second-hand tyres being sold to consumers 511 287 Radial tyre portfolio available on the market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radial-tyre-portfolio-available-on-the-market-2018-02-16 Tasneem Bulbulia Rubber Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476749 1518500544 1518732000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704105_resized_rubbercontinentalemradialtires0120181022.jpg MASTERCLASS The EM-Master tyre is ideally suited for articulated dump trucks, loaders and dozers 511 287 Product testing facility construction to be completed this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/redisa-product-testing-facility-construction-to-be-completed-this-year-2017-02-02 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441758 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 SATMC emphasises need for tyre homologation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-tyre-homologation-emphasised-2017-02-17 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441858 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Tyres manufactured with taxi industry in mind http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tyres-manufactured-with-taxi-industry-in-mind-2017-02-17 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200 441778 1487060617 1487282400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Mindanao to lead Philippine rubber production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mindanao-to-lead-philippine-rubber-production-2016-02-12 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399254 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Quality skills key to installing rubber flooring http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-skills-key-to-installing-rubber-flooring-2016-02-12 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398776 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000507964_resized_polyflormarketingdirectortandycolemanspolander1022.jpeg TANDY COLEMAN-SPOLANDER It is important that recycled granular rubber floors are installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions, with the correct adhesive to ensure a successful outcome 511 287 Partnership expects 2017 launch of rubber-related testing institute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-expects-2017-launch-of-rubber-related-testing-institute-2016-02-12 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399099 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000508957_resized_bloombergtyrerecyclingrubbermanufacturing1022.jpeg MITIGATING WASTE TYRE CHALLENGE Redisa has implemented various tactics to encourage the tyre recycling industry to alleviate the problem of waste tyres and ultimately create job opportunities 511 287 €2.75-billion JV established for synthetic rubber http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/275-billion-jv-established-for-synthetic-rubber-2016-02-12 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 399109 1454941508 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000508999_resized_matthiaszachertlanxessceorubbermanufacturing1022bloomberg.jpeg MATTHIAS ZACHERT This JV will enable us to give the rubber business a very strong competitive position and the best possible future perspectives 511 287 SA company supplies urethane product to Moroccan project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-company-supplies-urethane-product-to-moroccan-project-2016-02-12 Kimberley Smuts Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0200 398990 1455866178 1455228000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000509224_resized_umpurethanelinedpipebendonssiteinstallationimg60731022.jpeg ON SITE INSTALLATION UMP has been the only company worldwide that could supply the precision urethane-lined, 900-mm-diameter steel pipelines’ special bends and fittings 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/58591_2016-01-27_file_-_lio-hd_web.mp4113805692Pipeline service specialists Aptec explains and highlights the details surrounding the Aptec Sure-Liner pipe lining system. Pipeline service specialists Aptec explains and highlights the details surrounding the Aptec Sure-Liner pipe lining system. Flooring specialist expands rubber-flooring market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flooring-specialist-expands-rubber-flooring-market-2015-02-13 Mia Breytenbach Rubber Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358035 1423550987 1423778400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000389113_resized_ecosurfacesretail61022.jpeg PRODUCT VERSATILITY The ECOsurfaces range of commercial flooring is extremely durable and hard- wearing and can be used in areas that are subject to high traffic 511 287 Tyre production levels below yearly capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tyre-production-levels-below-yearly-capacity-amid-recurring-challenges-2015-02-13 Mia Breytenbach Rubber Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358215 1423550987 1423778400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000389670_resized_tyre1022bloomberg.jpeg CONTINUED CONTRIBUTION Local tyre manufacturers contribute close to R20-billion to the South African economy each year and provide direct jobs to at least 6 500 people 511 287 Rubber specialist secures multimillion-rand contracts, expands division http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubber-specialist-secures-multimillion-rand-contracts-expands-divisions-2015-02-13 Mia Breytenbach Rubber Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358476 1423550989 1423778400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000390444_resized_rubbersheet1022bloomberg.jpeg INDUSTRY SURETY Transvaal Rubber Company secured business worth about R150-million for 2015 511 287 Continued drive to develop tyre recycling industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-drive-to-develop-tyre-recycling-industry-2015-02-13 Mia Breytenbach Rubber Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0200 358195 1423550989 1423778400 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000389617_resized_tyreforredisabloombergweb._jpg INDUSTRY ENHANCEMENT By attaching value to a waste product, the current demand for waste tyres currently exceeds supply 511 287 Rubber company celebrates half-century, optimistic about future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubber-company-celebrates-half-century-optimistic-about-future-2014-02-14 Ilan Solomons Rubber Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 318110 1392106345 1392328800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000282228_resized_karbochemneodenerubberbales1022.jpg NEODENE RUBBER BRAND Karbochem is the only synthetic rubber manufacturing company in South Africa 511 287 Polyurethane a potential alternative to rubber http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polyurethane-a-potential-alternative-to-rubber-2014-02-14 Ilan Solomons Rubber Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 318357 1392106345 1392328800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000282917_resized_umpdirectortrevorcarolin1022.jpg TREVOR CAROLIN When deciding between using polyurethane and rubber, the abrasiveness and nature of the application should be considered 511 287 Recycling project deals with tyre waste troubles http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-recycling-project-to-deal-with-tyre-waste-troubles-2014-02-14 Ilan Solomons Rubber Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 318410 1392106345 1392328800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000283046_resized_kevinjamesgcxafrica20131022.jpg KEVIN JAMES South Africa faces a massive challenge in dealing with about 60-million existing waste tyres, which have been illegally dumped at landfill sites 511 287 Company launches new abrasion-resistant hoses and matching pontoons http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-new-abrasion-resistant-hoses-and-matching-pontoons-2014-02-14 Ilan Solomons Rubber Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 318293 1391683276 1392328800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000282729_resized_rubberpontoonstruco1022.jpg RUBBER INNOVATION The hoses also incorporate Transvaal Rubber Company’s patented double-flange system to allow for improved radii bend and strength at the flanges 511 287 Conference to push for approval of alternative waste-tyre collection plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-push-for-approval-of-alternative-waste-tyre-collection-plan-2014-02-14 Ilan Solomons Rubber Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0200 317975 1526479591 1392328800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000281809_resized_wastetyres1022.jpg TYRE WASTE TROUBLES South Africa faces “a major environmental crisis”, owing to the lack of adequate waste-tyre disposal mechanisms 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/47807_2014-01-17_satmc_-_hd_web.mp452433426South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference CEO Dr Etienne Human discusses the state of rubber use in the South African tyre sector and the status of the South African Tyre Recycling Plan Waste Tyre Plan. South African Tyre Manufacturers Conference CEO Dr Etienne Human discusses the state of rubber use in the South African tyre sector and the status of the South African Tyre Recycling Plan Waste Tyre Plan. Recycling process possible solution to waste tyres http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-recycling-process-possible-solution-to-recycling-plan-2013-02-15 Zandile Mavuso Rubber Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 281799 1360649110 1360879200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Rubber education programme needs funding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-programme-for-sa-rubber-industry-needs-funding-2013-02-15 Zandile Mavuso Rubber Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 281747 1360649110 1360879200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Lining cushions impact on metal elements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resilience-of-rubber-to-cushion-impact-on-metal-elements-2013-02-15 Zandile Mavuso Rubber Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 281567 1360649110 1360879200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Labour rates, imports and electricity hikes challenging tyre manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/labour-rates-imports-and-electricity-hikes-challenging-tyre-manufacturers-2013-01-31 Zandile Mavuso Rubber Fri, 15 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0200 281578 1361275963 1360879200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Lining specialist expands African footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/penetrating-the-piping-industry-with-good-quality-products-2012-02-17 Nomvelo Buthelezi Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246867 1329200463 1329429600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Resistance to change slowing industry growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resistance-to-change-slowing-down-industry-growth-2012-02-17 Nomvelo Buthelezi Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246903 1329200468 1329429600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 US company acquires European tyre plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-company-completes-acquisition-of-european-tyre-plant-2012-02-17 Nomvelo Buthelezi Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246852 1329200461 1329429600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Automated tyre-recycling plant starts operating http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tyre-recycling-plants-production-well-under-way-2012-02-17 Nomvelo Buthelezi Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246849 1352381006 1329429600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rubber industry faces cost pressures, supply shortages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubber-industry-endures-dramatic-changes-2012-02-17 Nomvelo Buthelezi Rubber Fri, 17 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0200 246598 1389017786 1329429600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New hose floating system more cost effective http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hose-floating-system-more-cost-effective-2011-01-25 Idéle Esterhuizen Rubber Fri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 216047 1297146330 1297375200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Progress made to increase pressure resistance of hoses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/good-progress-in-increased-pressure-resistant-hose-project-2011-01-25 Idéle Esterhuizen Rubber Fri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 216081 1297146333 1297375200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Uncured rubber sheeting enables safer application http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uncured-rubber-sheeting-enables-safer-application-2011-01-26 Idéle Esterhuizen Rubber Fri, 11 Feb 2011 00:00:00 +0200 216206 1297146346 1297375200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Refurbishment of plant aims to increase rubber production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubber-plant-revamped-to-increase-production-2010-02-12 Petronel Smit Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0200 183523 1265721729 1265925600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 New tyre technology to improve truck efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tyre-technology-aims-to-improve-truck-efficiencies-2010-02-12 Petronel Smit Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0200 183526 1265721836 1265925600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Cheap imports still a challenge for local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-standards-traded-for-low-prices-in-rubber-industry-2010-02-12 Petronel Smit Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0200 183568 1265703109 1265925600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Local company introduces compressed nonasbestos fibre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nonasbestos-fibre-imported-to-complement-rubber-2010-02-12 Petronel Smit Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0200 183601 1265703109 1265925600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 World rubber supply tight, but price outlook bullish http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-outlook-for-rubber-supplies-are-bullish-2010-02-12 Bloomberg Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0200 183744 1265721848 1265925600 99999999999 Brindaveni Naidoo 0 0 Printflex Rollers geared for growth in 2010 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/printflex-rollers-geared-for-growth-in-2010-2010-02-12 Petronel Smit Rubber Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0200 184820 1265723503 1265925600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Rubber company turns over a new leaf http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rubber-company-turns-over-a-new-leaf-2009-02-13 Beth Shirley Rubber Fri, 13 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0200 151681 1234259162 1234476000 99999999999 Laura Tyrer 0 0