Engineering News | Valves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/valves Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:49:23 +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 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. Automatic shut-off valves improve plant safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automatic-shut-off-valves-improve-plant-safety-2018-10-10 Paige Müller Valves Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501371 1540218012 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759385_resized_sasolheatonvalvesautomaticquicksealvalvesystemen1018jpeg1022.jpg SAFETY SHUT-OFF Albrecht-Automatik safety shut-off systems have a closing time of between one and five seconds during control function 511 287 Engineering firm acquires valve test bench http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-engineering-firm-acquires-valve-test-bench-2018-10-12 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499649 1539006442 1539295200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000756390_resized_moeketsimpotutechnicaldirectorbrimisengineering1022.jpg MOEKETSI MPOTU Brimis Engineering has the technical capability to repair, test and certify critical application safety valves in line with the Pressure Equipment Regulations 511 287 PSV brings on board two key partnerships to drive strategy going forward http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/psv-brings-on-board-two-key-partnerships-to-drive-strategy-going-forward-2018-09-19 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:45:00 +0200 499215 1537368614 1537368300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New Hydrotechnik range for BMG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydrotechnik-range-for-bmg-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Valves Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495857 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747496_resized_bmghydrotechnik31181022.jpg RANGE DISTRIBUTED BMG supports the Hypertechnik range with a technical advisory, back-up and repair service throughout Southern Africa 511 287 KSB South Africa achieves Level 1 BBBEE status http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ksb-south-africa-achieves-level-1-bbbee-status-2018-08-06 Simone Liedtke BBBEE Mon, 06 Aug 2018 13:02:00 +0200 494904 1533566453 1533553320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Installation of water metering system complete http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-completes-water-metering-systems-installation-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:01:00 +0200 490410 1530541316 1530828060 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734811_resized_boschmunitechmeteringsystem06181022.jpg COMPLIANT The Krohne Waterflux electromagnetic flow meter is a low maintenance water meter which meets stringent potable water standards designed for bidirectional flow measurement 511 287 Cheap valve imports taking over the local market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cheap-valve-imports-taking-over-the-local-market-2018-07-06 Donald Makhafola Valves Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490263 1530541316 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 KSB assists UP in building of controlled-temperature test unit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ksb-assists-up-in-building-of-controlled-temperature-test-unit-2018-05-22 Simone Liedtke PUMPS / EDUCATION & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Tue, 22 May 2018 16:48:00 +0200 487377 1527000713 1527000480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727917_resized_ksb11022.jpg UP School of Engineering Professor Josua Meyer and KSB Sales Representative Dylan Mitchell 511 287 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 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 Change of venue draws in highly targeted audience http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/change-of-venue-draws-in-highly-targeted-audience-2018-02-23 Jessica Oosthuizen Valves Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 477958 1519106402 1519336800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000706783_resized_heatingandcoolinghvacshow23021022.jpg SKILLS TRANSFER The show offered over 20 highly-attended CPD accredited seminars 511 287 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Sanitaryware manufacturer on marketing road trip http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanitary-ware-truck-tour-under-way-2017-12-15 Nadine James Sanitaryware Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473196 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696632_resized_africanprotourtrucklixil1022jpg.jpeg KEEP ON TRUCKING The newly built African Pro Tour Truck is in Bloemfontein and will be traveling to Cape Town in the new year 511 287 Doubt whether desalination plants will be delivered by March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doubt-whether-desalination-plants-will-be-delivered-by-march-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471889 1512736125 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693941_resized_capetown40910duane1022.jpg OCEAN ASSISTANCE The City of Cape Town awarded six companies the construction and commissioning of six desalination plants on November 7 as part of the solution to the water crisis 511 287 Container supplier sees opportunities despite market slump http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-supplier-sees-opportunities-despite-market-slump-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Valves Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470570 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692278_resized_containerworldtanktainer1022.jpg TANKTAINER Container World’s tanktainers can store nonhazardous, semi-hazardous and hazardous materials and products 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 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 High-pressure industrial cleaning suitable for various industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-pressure-industrial-cleaning-suitable-for-various-industries-2017-11-03 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467871 1510214507 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685541_resized_totalblastinghighpressurecleaningindustrialcleaning20171022.jpg HIGH-PRESSURE CLEANING Total Blasting has provided many plants and industrial cleaning contractors with simple and flexible water-jetting capability 511 287 Pressure equipment for petrochem industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-pressure-equipment-for-petrochem-industry-2017-10-27 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467423 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684063_resized_energashighpressureseperatorsynfuelssasol20171022.jpg UNDER PRESSURE Energas' core focus is supplying systems and equipment for natural gas and petrochemical industries 511 287 Supplier prepares for maintenance shutdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-prepares-for-maintenance-shutdown-2017-10-27 Marleny Arnoldi Valves Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467330 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683849_resized_valvesheaton1022.jpg SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE Sasol’s Secunda plant shutdown every eight years gives many suppliers the opportunity to do maintenance and replacements 511 287 Technology suitable for South African context http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-suitable-for-s-africa-context-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Valves Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466457 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lifting stations ensure efficient wastewater disposal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifting-stations-ensure-efficient-wastewater-disposal-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Valves Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465682 1517229446 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680093_resized_aqualiftfbasic1022.jpg AQUALIFT F BASIC The lifting station has been deemed the new standard and economic solution for wastewater disposal 511 287