Engineering News | Trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/trade Mon, 01 May 2017 08:36:09 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 South Africa's trade balance records R11.4bn surplus in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-trade-balance-records-r114bn-surplus-in-march-2017-04-28 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:44:00 +0200 450827 1493388577 1493383440 1495922400 Reuters 0 0 AfDB approves $253m for Uganda–Kenya connecting road upgrades http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-approves-253-million-for-uganda-kenya-connecting-road-upgrades-2017-04-28 Mia Breytenbach CONSTRUCTION/ROADS Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449521 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642179_resized_roadconstructioncapsa1022bloomberg.jpg SPEEDY ACCESS Upgrading of the road will reduce the travel time from Kapchorwa to Suam, in Uganda, from 4 hrs to 1.5 hrs and from Suam to Kitale, in Kenya, from 1.5 hrs to 45 min 511 287 Western Cape to grow business ties with incoming French government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-to-grow-business-ties-with-incoming-french-government-2017-04-25 African News Agency TRADE Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:21:00 +0200 450428 1493107837 1493101260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Sacu makes formal request to initiate post-Brexit trade talks with UK http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sacu-makes-formal-request-to-initiate-post-brexit-trade-talks-with-uk-2017-04-21 Terence Creamer TRADE RELATIONS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:50:00 +0200 450266 1492779808 1492779000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643892_resized_robdaviesduane.jpg Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies 511 287 Trump administration, world financial officials clash over trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trump-administration-world-financial-officials-clash-over-trade-2017-04-21 Reuters TRADE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:35:00 +0200 450200 1492760118 1492756500 1495317600 Reuters 0 0 African and global air freight and passenger traffic rose in February http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/both-african-and-global-air-freight-and-air-passenger-traffic-rose-in-february-2017-04-14 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448955 1492075740 1492725600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Bunkers improve product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-valve-testing-bunkers-will-improve-overall-quality-safety-of-product-offering-2017-04-21 Nadine James Trade Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448573 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Pressure, temperature transmitter launched for downhole applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pressure-temperature-transmitter-launched-for-downhole-applications-2017-04-21 Nadine James Trade Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448561 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639540_resized_paine328120010downholetransmitteremerson04171022.jpeg PAINE 328-12-0010 It measures pressure and temperature with full-scale accuracy of about 0.05% and is able to withstand operating temperatures from -40 °C to 175 °C 511 287 Temperature transmitter ideal for numerous industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/temperature-transmitter-ideal-for-numerous-industries-2017-04-21 Nadine James Trade Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448579 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639616_resized_dt722rhandtemptransmitter04171022.jpeg VERSATILITY PERSONIFIED DT722 is suitable for measuring temperature and humidity in any controlled environment 511 287 Brazil again turning to private sector to undertake key infrastructure projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-is-reviving-privatisation-as-a-policy-2017-04-14 Keith Campbell Trade & Investment Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448259 1491472428 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company seizes opportunities in power sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steinmller-africa-seizes-maintenance-repair-opportunities-in-power-sector-2017-03-14 Nadine James Trade Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448016 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637850_resized_enpic1aassembledtubebundleofaheatexchanger11022.jpg VERSATILE OFFERING Steinmüller Africa offers turnkey solutions for header-type, tube sheet-type, shell and tube heat exchangers 511 287 Container handling equipment well suited to African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-handling-equipment-well-suited-to-african-market-2017-04-14 Nadine James Trade Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447981 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637775_resized_mobicontwotower2tministraddlecarrierbltsa3171022.jpg COMPACT CONTAINER CARRIER The Mobicon 2T can carry containers safely inside a building, and under awnings to save operation time 511 287 HFO plant’s commissioning process under way http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hfo-plants-commissioning-process-under-way-2017-04-14 Nadine James Trade Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447993 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637811_resized_highfueloilstoragefacilityelandsfonteinphosphateproject3171022.jpg HIGH FUEL OIL FACILITY he contract for the HFO storage facility design was was awarded to Energas in June 2016 511 287 Kenyan fabricator enters partnership with welding institute http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenyan-fabricator-enters-training-partnership-with-welding-institute-2017-03-30 Nadine James Trade Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447977 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637759_resized_sassdamarketintelligencespecialistlesleysquires1022.jpg LESLEY SQUIRES South Africa needs to look at partnership opportunities which encourage investment in manufacturing and infrastructure 511 287 DTI approves R4.9bn in incentives for clothing, textile sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-approves-r49bn-incentives-in-clothing-textile-sector-2017-04-06 Creamer Media Reporter TRADE Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:47:00 +0200 448800 1491490255 1491464820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Shipping group expects SA auto exports to continue to grow http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/january-increase-in-vehicle-sales-bodes-well-for-local-manufacturers-2017-03-31 David Oliveira TRADE Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446935 1490623749 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 UK committed to developing R&D and trade with South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-committed-to-developing-research-and-development-and-trade-with-south-africa-2017-03-31 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447119 1490623750 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 DTI sets aside R15bn for new investment in incentives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-sets-aside-r15bn-for-new-investment-in-incentives-2017-03-29 Natasha Odendaal TRADE Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:13:00 +0200 447921 1490794615 1490793180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Brazil is re-emphasising privatisations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-is-re-emphasising-privatisations-2017-03-28 Keith Campbell TRADE Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:09:00 +0200 447758 1490705392 1490702940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Agriculture department prefers 'measured approach' to poultry industry crisis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agriculture-department-prefers-measured-approach-to-poultry-industry-crisis-2017-03-23 African News Agency POULTRY Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:15:00 +0200 447279 1490262736 1490256900 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 DTI urges captains of industry to take the lead in African trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-urges-captains-of-industry-to-take-the-lead-in-african-trade-2017-03-22 African News Agency TRADE Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:28:00 +0200 447148 1490174998 1490174880 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Climate change could have devastating effect on citrus crops http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-could-have-devastating-effect-on-citrus-crops-2017-03-17 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:39:00 +0200 446886 1489990491 1489761540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Amid challenges, power sector offers massive opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-power-sector-offers-massive-challenges-opportunities-conference-organisers-2017-03-03 Nadine James Trade Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445217 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631155_resized_powerlines62236041h252361bloomburg1022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Africa’s largest power and electricity event offers innovative, cost-effective means of tackling Africa’s power challenges 511 287 Automation products on display at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automation-products-on-display-at-power-electricity-world-africa-2017-03-17 Nadine James Trade Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445179 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631134_resized_carlogavazzienergymeter03171022.jpg ENERGY METER Carlo Gavazzi energy meters, current transformers and energy-efficiency monitoring solutions will be exhibited at stand J5 511 287 Govt’s involvement in promoting energy efficiency needed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-needs-to-be-more-involved-in-promoting-energy-efficiency-2017-03-17 Nadine James Trade Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445159 1489754212 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631063_resized_industrialenergyeffieicenypanelfabruary2017ncpc1022.jpg INDUSTRIAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY WORKSHOP The event held on February 22 focused on challenges of rising energy costs 511 287 Lack of reliable power supply hinders Africa’s growth – trade commission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-reliable-power-supply-hinders-africas-growth-trade-commission-2017-03-17 Nadine James Trade Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445111 1489473857 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630906_resized_johannesbrunneraustriantradecommision0103171022.jpg JOHANNES BRUNNER There is significant interest in Africa in terms of the opportunities available for companies in renewable-energy and energy-storage 511 287 Microgrid powers Kruger Park lodge resort http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/microgrid-powers-kruger-park-lodge-resort-2017-03-17 Nadine James Trade Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445121 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630954_resized_krugerbatteryroomsaltwateraquionbatteries03171022.jpg WORTH ITS SALT The saltwater batteries have been sized to comfortably support the lodge's loads during overcast conditions 511 287 Power products on display at Solar Show Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-products-on-display-at-solar-show-africa-2017-03-17 Nadine James Trade Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445100 1489473857 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630913_resized_kp100lpvinverteromron03171022.jpg ONE OF A KIND Omron will use this African renewable-energy exhibition to display the only potential induced degradation 511 287 Stainless steel body hopes to boost product demand at event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-body-hopes-to-boost-product-demand-at-event-2017-03-17 Nadine James Trade Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445117 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630932_resized_sassdaexecutivedirectorjohntarbotonstanding1022.jpg JOHN TARBOTON The Eiffel Tower competition will be launched for the first time at the event and first prize is an all-expenses-paid trip to Paris 511 287 UK remains committed to helping research and development in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-remains-committed-to-helping-research-and-development-in-south-africa-2017-03-16 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:24:00 +0200 446743 1489739238 1489674240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000634737_resized_judithmacgregor110220615duane.jpg Dame Judith Macgregor 511 287 Business Leadership South Africa disputes proposed customs functions transfer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bussines-leadership-south-africa-disputes-proposed-customs-functions-transfer-2017-03-15 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:10:00 +0200 446580 1489589447 1489587000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Barloworld launches incubation hub to assist in SMME development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-launches-incubation-hub-to-assist-smme-development-2017-03-14 David Oliveira ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION Tue, 14 Mar 2017 16:08:00 +0200 446436 1489503310 1489500480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Trade between South Africa, UK to remain unaffected by Brexit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trade-between-south-africa-uk-to-remain-unaffected-by-brexit-2017-03-13 Megan van Wyngaardt TRADE Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:25:00 +0200 446292 1489416269 1489415100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Frankfurt Airport seeks to increase its business with South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/frankfurt-airport-seeks-to-increase-its-business-with-south-africa-2017-03-10 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444685 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Global economics, politics cause uncertainty in chemicals manufacture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-economics-politics-cause-uncertainty-in-chemicals-manufacture-2017-02-23 Nadine James Trade Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444176 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628888_resized_cementnormanseymoreceochrysosouthernafrica1022.jpg NORMAN SEYMORE Chemicals manufacturers and companies in general are trading in unprecedented volatile and uncertain conditions 511 287 Glycol ether market worth $10-billion by 2024 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glycol-ether-market-worth-10-billion-by-2024-2017-03-10 Nadine James Trade Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444184 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629101_resized_thecleaningcompany70805duane1022.jpg CLEANING UP THE MARKET The glycol ether cleaners segment will increase in value to more than $1.8-billion by 2024 511 287 Oil still main energy source in 2035 – petroleum company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-still-main-energy-source-in-2035---petroleum-company-2017-03-10 Nadine James Trade Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444213 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629098_resized_bpspurifiedterephthalicacidpurifcationunitinchina1022.jpg NEW KID IN TOWN Petrochemicals will take over as the main source of growth for oil demand by the early 2030s 511 287