Engineering News | Valves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/valves-1 Mon, 19 Nov 2018 03:53:25 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Business confidence recovering amid looming challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-confidence-recovering-amid-looming-challenges-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502682 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762146_resized_invinciblevalvesdylan11181022.jpg LOCAL MANUFACTURE Member companies of the South African Valve and Actuator Manufacturers Association account for about 80% of the valves and actuators manufactured and/or assembled locally 511 287 Company extends life span of critical steam systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-extends-life-span-of-critical-steam-systems-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502726 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762238_resized_snclavalinsasolproject11181022.jpg SASOL STEAM SYSTEM The steam system on the Sasol refinery is the main steam header which links the steam generation plant to the rest of the factory 511 287 Demand increases for thermoplastic valves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-increases-for-thermoplastic-valves-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502679 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762129_resized_safivalvebmg11181022.jpg PROCESSING PLANT BMG’s SAFi range of valves can be used in mining, energy, environmental, process plant, agriculture, and food and beverage applications 511 287 Lack of valve traceability hampers local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-valve-traceability-hampers-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503014 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762845_resized_valve1022.jpg VALVE STANDARD The local valves industry needs to conform to a certain standard in terms of traceability 511 287 Modernisation presents opportunities in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-presents-opportunities-in-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502681 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763350_resized_vikingvalveparkerhannifin11181022.jpg GROWTH OPPORTUNITY Parker Hannifin Sales Company South Africa has identified the integration of electronics into its range of hydraulic and pneumatic valve products as a growth opportunity 511 287 Valve repair and refurbishment present vast opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valve-repair-and-refurbishment-presents-vast-opportunities-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502675 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762118_resized_testbenchbrimisengineering11181022.jpg TEST BENCH Brimis Engineering has procured a pressure relief valve test bench to service 90% of the installed pressure relief valves in the local market 511 287 Valve companies upgraded to Level 1 BBBEE status http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valve-companies-upgraded-to-level-1-bbbee-status-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503687 1541755419 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764249_resized_unitedvalvescompanygeneralmanagerrubenvanloggerenberg1018cm1022.jpg United Valves Company GM Ruben van Loggerenberg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76630_2018-11-01_ainsworth_-_hd_web.mp463901741Ainsworth Engineering and United Valves Company CEO Siyabonga Meyiwa and United Valves Company General Manager Ruben van Loggerenberg discuss the state of the valve industry and company developments. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Ainsworth Engineering and United Valves Company CEO Siyabonga Meyiwa and United Valves Company General Manager Ruben van Loggerenberg discuss the state of the valve industry and company developments. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Cost-effective and lasting automatic drain valves for compressors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cost-effective-and-lasting-automatic-drain-valves-for-compressors-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485549 1526307378 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723652_resized_trucompressorsolutionsvalve04181022.jpg RELIABLE AND LASTING Tru Compressors Solutions' automatic drain valve for compressors can last up to 15 years 511 287 BMG appointed valves distributor in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dual-valves-appoints-bmg-as-its-distributor-in-africa-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485198 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723413_resized_bmganddualvalvesint04181022.jpg EXPANSION BMG has been appointed distributors for Dual Valves products in South Africa and into Africa 511 287 New diaphragm valves to be supplied in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-diaphragm-valves-to-be-supplied-in-s-africa-2018-05-02 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485069 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722681_resized_astorekeyamakdkvalve04181022.jpg NEW PRODUCT Astore Keymak is the sole distributor of Formatura Iniezone Polimeri's industrial valves in South Africa 511 287 Safety valves manufacturer invests in growth, celebrates 200 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-valves-manufacturer-invests-in-growth-celebrates-200-years-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485397 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723405_resized_leservalve05181022.jpg GROWTH Leser celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, with the share of its profits last year spent on the development of its facilities 511 287 Valves system ready for African oil production market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-system-ready-for-african-oil-production-market-2018-05-18 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485339 1526307377 1526594400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000723402_resized_mokveldstyphoonvalvesystem05181022.jpg NEW PRODUCT Mokveld’s Typhoon Valve System is now available in Africa through Mokveld’s distributor in South Africa, Energas Technologies 511 287 Ultra Control Valves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ultra-control-valves-2018-05-18 Creamer Media Reporter Valves Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486466 1526371722 1526594400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725824_resized_pastedgraphic231022.jpg 511 287 1 000 locally manufactured valves sold to aid electrical power distribution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/1-000-locally-manufactured-valves-sold-to-aid-electrical-distribution-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468988 1510037530 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687604_resized_aluminiumbutterflyvalvecsir07171022.jpg PALTECH BUTTERFLY VALVE Forms part of a number of products selected by Eskom for localisation 511 287 400 emergency shutdown valves supplied to Oman petrochemicals project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/400-emergency-shutdown-valves-supplied-to-oman-petrochemicals-project-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469077 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687838_resized_soharrefinerycourtesyoforpic1022.jpg SOHAR REFINERY Orpic is undertaking strategic growth projects including the Sohar Refinery Improvement Project and the Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex 511 287 New course for employees to launch in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bursary-competition-new-course-for-employees-to-launch-in-2018-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469305 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688270_resized_invinciblevalvestrainingvalves2017.jpg COMMITTED TO EDUCATION The training facility, operational since May this year, caters for 12 employees who will be completing three valves training course 511 287 Company expands fluid technology services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-fluid-technology-services-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469043 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687799_resized_bmgdiaphragmandpinchvalves10171022.jpg VERSATILE PRODUCTS FPV diaphragm and pinch valves are available in many different materials, with various pressure ratings, for diverse sectors 511 287 Dart valves, samplers enhance mineral processing plant efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/-dart-valves-samplers-enhance-mineral-processing-plant-efficiency-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469061 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687802_resized_booysendalvalveinstallationedart10171022.jpg TURNKEY SERVICE After the original installation at Booysendal, eDART assisted in the optimisation and fine tuning of the plant 511 287 Handheld ProcessMeter enables in-field valve positioner checks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/handheld-processmeter-enables-in-field-valve-positioner-checks-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469021 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687796_resized_v212379flukeinfieldvalvepositioner1jpg1022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE TOOL The ProcessMeter comprises all the necessary tools for checking and recalibrating electronic valve positioners 511 287 Electrohydraulic actuators installed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/installation-of-electro-hydraulic-actuators-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468998 1510037530 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687607_resized_craneinstallationofskilmaticsiactuatoratmauritiusairportfebruary20171022.jpg SAFETY FIRST The ATEX-rated failsafe actuators have been installed in critical valve areas at the airport’s Joint Users Hydrant Installation fuel storage depot to prevent potential spillages 511 287 New knife gate valve gains traction in mining market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-knife-gate-valve-gains-traction-in-mining-market-2017-10-26 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469154 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687938_resized_northambooysendalevening1022.jpg MINE INSTALLATIONS Having secured installations at Limpopo and Mpumamlanga mines, Victaulic is confident that it can increase sales of its Series 795 knife gate valve 511 287 Petrochemicals product supplier launches ball valve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petrochemicals-product-supplier-launches-ball-valve-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469094 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company offers valve solutions for abrasive, slurry applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-valve-solutions-for-abrasive-slurry-applications-2017-11-10 Nadine James Valves Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469013 1517489331 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687610_resized_arvalvthroughportknifegatevalvesforabrasivescalingapplications10171022.jpg ARVALV KNIFE-GATE VALVES Unlike traditional push-through knife-gate valves, the partially-energised seats remain in their natural state when the gate is retracted 511 287 Upgrades in pipeline for valve manufacturing facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgrades-in-pipeline-for-valve-manufacturing-facility-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451184 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646338_resized_avkacquisitionofgunricvalves20171022.jpg BIGGER RANGE AVK Southern Africa expanded its product offering with Gunric’s range of butterfly valves 511 287 Company reaches 400-mark installation milestone http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-manufactures-and-installs-locally-developed-diaphragm-valves-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451182 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646329_resized_amanziiflowprojectsvalvesfdsdv20171022.jpg AUTOMATIC APPLICATION The equipment requires no electrical supply or labour to operate 511 287 Training facility in final stages http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-facility-in-final-stages-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451187 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646691_resized_invinciblevalvestrainingvalves20171.jpg KNOWLEDGE IS POWER Employees undertake basic valves, control valves and working with valves training 511 287 First orders for installation-ready knife gate valve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-orders-for-installation-ready-knife-gate-valve-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451465 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company offers process solutions for valve systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/a-criteria-for-valve-safety-2017-05-19 Johane Turkstra Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451354 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646767_resized_gemucontrolvalvevalves2017bloomberg1022.jpg VALVE SAFETY Several criteria are taken into consideration when choosing the best valve technology for a specific process 511 287 Valves association provides platform for training http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-association-provides-platform-for-training-2017-05-19 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451190 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646350_resized_savamavalvestraining0520171022bloomberg.jpg WORKING WITH VALVES Knowledge within specialised industries such as valves is essential for economy-wide maximum growth and productivity 511 287 Best practice guideline aims at enabling global competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/best-practice-guideline-aims-at-enabling-global-competitiveness-2016-11-04 Nadine James Valves Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432763 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599530_resized_victormanavhelancpcsa10161022.jpg VICTOR MANAVHELA The best practice guideline has been well received by the valves manufacturing industry 511 287 Supplier introduces diaphragm valve to African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-introduces-diaphragm-valve-to-african-market-2016-11-04 Nadine James Valves Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432770 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599579_resized_dkdiaphragmvalve1022.jpeg DK DIAPHRAGM VALVE DK series is suited to industrial applications, specifically those pertaining to chemical and industrial processes or water purification 511 287 Equipment supplier extends safety range, introduces blanketing valve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-extends-safety-range-introduces-blanketing-valve-2016-11-04 Nadine James Valves Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432730 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599493_resized_protectosealtankblanketingvalve1022.jpeg SAFETY FIRST The product enables tank blanketing which creates a blanket of inert gas in the tank’s vapour space to prevent atmospheric air from entering 511 287 Valves supplier to extend foothold in municipal market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-supplier-to-extend-foothold-in-municipal-market-2016-11-04 Nadine James Valves Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432707 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599438_resized_salvalvevalvesstewartslloyds10161022.jpg SALVALVE PRODUCTS The range includes several butterfly, gate, ball and resilient seal valves, strictly manufactured to local and international standards 511 287 Ageing infrastructure offers opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ageing-water-infrastructure-provides-opportunities-2016-11-04 Nadine James Valves Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432696 1477986067 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company experiences growth despite difficult environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-experiences-continued-growth-despite-difficult-environment-2016-11-21 Nadine James Valves Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 432715 1477986068 1478210400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000599451_resized_subseagatevalveprojectttvfluval10161022.jpg SUBSEA VALVES Some of the valves supplied to national oil company PetroSA’s Mossel Bay FO Fields for R60-million 511 287 Industries benefit from high-pressure steam valves supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valve-supplier-to-the-power-and-petrochemical-industries-2016-05-13 Simon Sonnekus Valves Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410124 1462866767 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000541873_resized_bilfingerintervalve0420161022.jpg HIGH PRESSURE STEAM VALVES Bilfinger Intervalve currently supply coal-fired power producers, such as power utilities and petrochemicals companies, which use high-pressure steam boilers to produce energy 511 287 New manifold series launched and locally produced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-manifold-series-launched-locally-produced-2016-05-13-1 Simon Sonnekus Valves Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410158 1462866767 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000541964_resized_smcsyseries0420161022.jpg SY SERIES The new SY series offer further air savings, as a result of driving bigger cylinders with reduced cycle times without the need to use larger solenoid valves 511 287 Leakage system provides solutions in Johannesburg http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/leakage-system-provides-solutions-in-johannesburg-2016-05-13 Simon Sonnekus Valves Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410117 1462866767 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000541830_resized_aquatripkalkfonteinschool0420161022.jpg LEAKY SCHOOLS Twenty schools, among which leakage was common, were identified as high water users and AquaTrip’s AT201 leak-detection system was installed on their main water lines 511 287