Engineering News | Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/sugar-growers-millers-and-refiners Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:43:03 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Short retention time silo installed in Thailand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/short-retention-time-silo-installed-in-thailand-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480948 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713724_resized_boschprojectsshortretentiontimerefinedsugarconditioningsilohvacroomcomprising3blowersand2airconunits0320181022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY The newly developed short retention time refined sugar conditioning silo enables reduced residence time of 16 hours, compared with the standard period of between 65 and 72 hours 511 287 Polymer offering diversified into US beet sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/polymer-offering-diversified-into-us-beet-sugar-industry-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480946 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713720_resized_vesconitebearingshangerellipticalhangerbearingforsugarapplications02181022.jpg PROCESS SWEETENER The HiTemp 150 hanger bearing is an abrasive-resistant material, ideal for applications that are wearing on traditional materials such as bronze 511 287 Insufficient tariff requires urgent intervention http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insufficient-tariff-requires-urgent-intervention-2018-03-30 Tasneem Bulbulia Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481071 1522048525 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713933_resized_southafricansugarassociationsugartaxinfographic03181022.jpg PROBLEMATIC The Health Promotion Levy currently being pursued will have an adverse effect on the local sugar market 511 287 Battling threat of sugar tax, excessive imports and low price http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battling-threat-of-sugar-tax-excessive-imports-and-low-price-2017-12-08 Victor Moolman Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472069 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694515_resized_dsc00671022.jpg DEDICATED TO SUGAR CANE Large parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, about 360 000 ha, are dedicated to growing sugar cane 511 287 Strand jacks an effective option for sugar mills http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strand-jacks-an-effective-option-for-sugar-mills-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446483 1491980033 1491948000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634036_resized_lovemorebrosstrandjacks032017jpg1022.jpg EFFECTIVE USE OF SPACE Strand jacks are particularly useful in operations with limited space available, such as in sugar mills, which are generally very congested 511 287 Demand grows as centrifugal screen proves its worth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-grows-as-centrifugal-screen-proves-its-worth-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446218 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Sugar industry reduces haulage costs by R38m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-reduces-haulage-costs-by-r38-million-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446401 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for industry growth must be recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-for-growth-in-s-africas-sugar-industry-must-be-recognised-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446276 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633584_resized_tsbsugarmalelanemill241112duane1022.jpg REMAINING GLOBALLY RELEVANT South Africa needs to protect its positon as a globally competitive producer of high-quality sugar 511 287 Sugar tax threatens sugar industry survival http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-tax-threatens-sugar-industry-survival-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446274 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Online platform advances sustainability in global sugar supply chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/online-platform-advances-sustainability-in-global-sugar-supply-chain-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446353 1493198931 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633759_resized_bonsucrosugarcane0320171022.jpg RESPONSIBLE SOURCING Bonsucro Connect will enable buyers to trace their supply and develop robust sourcing strategies to support producers of sustainable sugar cane-derived products 511 287 Expected decline in sugar cane crop http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expected-decline-in-sugar-cane-crop-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403642 1458291430 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000522809_resized_img73561022.jpeg RAIN NEEDED Since November 2014 to date, producers have noted an average decrease of about 60% of the required rainfall 511 287 Drives provide maximum capacity for mills http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drives-provide-maximum-capacity-for-mills-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403803 1458291431 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000523272_resized_2218120981022.jpeg TAILORED DRIVES SEW Eurodrive has reaffirmed its focus to tailoring its motor and gearing options for sugar producers 511 287 Corrosion cures for sugar cane industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/corrosion-cures-for-sugar-cane-industry-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403650 1458291430 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000522829_resized_2218121081022.jpeg FILM THICKNESS Plascon ensures that the dry film thickness of the coating meets client requirements, with a full inspection conducted after the application 511 287 Sugar mill focuses on skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-mill-focuses-on-skills-development-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403687 1458291431 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000522919_resized_2218120081022.jpeg SKILLS DEVELOPMENT The academy also presents the opportunity to extend the company’s agricultural programmes 511 287 Drought, low oil price weighing down ethanol industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-low-oil-price-weighing-down-ethanol-industry-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403654 1458291431 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000522844_resized_m13223561022.jpeg DETREMENTAL DROUGHT The end of the current drought will ensure crop production is restored fully 511 287 Sugar mill to bolster operations with broad upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-mill-to-bolster-operations-with-broad-upgrades-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403783 1458291431 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000523207_resized_tsbsugarmalelanemill2511121022duane.jpg MORE SUGAR IN THE BAG Combined results of upgrade projects at Umfolozi Sugar Mill is expected to increase the overall recovery to an additional 600 t of sugar in the bag 511 287 5.7% decline in half-year revenue for sugar producer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/57-decline-in-half-year-revenue-for-sugar-producer-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403662 1458291431 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000522854_resized_2218119541022.jpeg STRUGGLING MARKET Tongaat Hulett’s various sugar operations’ revenue totalled R5-billion up until September 511 287 Locally produced flocculants provide cost-effective solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locally-produced-flocculants-provide-cost-effective-solutions-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403634 1458291430 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000522787_resized_dsc00041022.jpeg SIMON TRESTON The new SENFLOC range of products is suited to the market as it has a unique property in uncurling to reach maximum expansion 511 287 Bittersweet report leads to prompt response from sugar company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bittersweet-report-leads-to-prompt-response-from-sugar-company-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403920 1458291431 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Nepean http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nepean-2016-03-25 Zandile Mavuso Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 404710 1458632639 1458856800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000528782_resized_0000525938turnkeyconveyors1022.jpg 511 287 Electrolysers efficient energy alternative in sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrolysers-efficient-energy-alternative-in-sugar-industry-2016-03-25 Simon Sonnekus Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 25 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0200 403778 1459777344 1458856800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000523185_resized_rtsafricaengineeringnovember2015photoofelectrolyser1022.jpeg HYDROGEN NEL A electrolysers offer complete reliability and flexibility for the end-user, and are a highly cost effective solution to hydrogen generation 511 287 Production decline spurs sugar price increase http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-cane-price-increases-despite-late-rain-season-and-production-decrease-2015-03-27 Pimani Baloyi Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362898 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000403151_resized_tsbsugarcaneplantationmalelane1311121022duane.jpg INDUSTRY SUPPORT Canegrowers represents about 23 866 private sugar cane growers, many of whom run small family-owned farms 511 287 $82m Zambia sugar project gets under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/82m-zambia-sugar-project-gets-under-way-2015-03-27 Pimani Baloyi Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362904 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000403156_resized_gavindalgleish1022.jpg GAVIN DALGLEISH About 90% of Illovo Sugar Group’s energy requirement is produced through renewable energy 511 287 Sugar producer partners with college, develops local farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-producer-partners-with-college-develops-local-farmers-2015-03-27 Pimani Baloyi Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 362900 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000403137_resized_14100619cf1022.jpg EMPOWERMENT Peaceful Ndlovu is Tongaat Hulett's youngest black economic empowerment land reform growers 511 287 African sugar production expected to increase by 500 000 t http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-sugar-production-expected-to-increase-by-500-000-t-2015-03-27 Pimani Baloyi Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363150 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Event highlights industry outlook http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-outlook-takes-centre-stage-at-dubai-conference-2015-03-27 Pimani Baloyi Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363169 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000403988_resized_1239632641022.jpg GLOBAL GROWTH FORECAST The eleventh Kingsman Dubai Sugar Conference provided a platform for critical debate on the sugar market's immediate and longer-term outlook 511 287 Sugar producer’s train weighing system replaced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-replaces-sugar-producers-train-weighing-system-2015-03-27 Pimani Baloyi Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363167 1427113664 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000404004_resized_railroadweightbridges031022.jpg NOODSBERG MILL Prior to the installation of the new weighing system, many of Illovo Sugar’s rail cars were underfilled to prevent excess train weight exceeding the legal rail freight limit, set by Transnet Rail, which was costly for Illovo Sugar 511 287 Cost efficient blower available to sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blower-cost-efficient-amid-tough-times-2015-03-27 Pimani Baloyi Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 363170 1427726705 1427407200 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000409370_resized_deltablowergeneration5gm25s1022.jpg AERZEN DELTA BLOWER GENERATION 5 Demand for this roots blower has been high, despite economic challenges 511 287 Government considers sugar tax for South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-considers-sugar-tax-for-sa-2014-03-28 Carina Borralho Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323442 1395731564 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Standard Bank poised to help grow local agriculture sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/standard-bank-poised-to-help-grow-local-agriculture-sector-2014-03-28 Megan van Wyngaardt Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 325091 1395736883 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000299913_resized_unileveragriculturesunflowerfarmmookgophong304131022duane.jpg 511 287 Sugar cane used for sustainable packaging solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-used-for-sustainable-packaging-solutions-2014-03-28 Carina Borralho Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323968 1396258156 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Sugar cane poses some environmental threats http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-cane-poses-some-environmental-threats-2014-03-28 Carina Borralho Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323640 1420813089 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000296401_resized_sugarcane1022bloomberg.jpg SUSTAINABLE FOOD SOURCE The capacity of sugar cane to grow rapidly has made it the world’s number one energy crop 511 287 Setting standards for sugar cane http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/setting-standards-for-sugar-cane-2014-03-28 Carina Borralho Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323575 1420813853 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 New planting solutions for sugar cane in Brazil http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-planting-solutions-for-sugar-cane-in-brazil-2014-03-28 Carina Borralho Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0200 323441 1420814206 1395957600 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Engineering group focuses on heat exchange for sugar sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-group-focuses-on-heat-exchange-for-sugar-sector-2013-04-19 Anine Kilian Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 289371 1366698881 1366927200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Sugar producer may open new mill in Moz http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-producer-considers-opening-new-mill-in-mozambique-2013-04-19 Anine Kilian Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 289554 1366698882 1366927200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Cogeneration an option for sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cogeneration-an-option-for-sugar-industry-2013-04-19 Anine Kilian Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 289346 1366959850 1366927200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Industry explores green charcoal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sugar-industry-explores-green-charcoal-production-2013-04-19 Anine Kilian Sugar Growers, Millers and Refiners Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0200 289329 1366960028 1366927200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0