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Welding Alloys South Africa

6th December 2019 Crushing hammers, cane knives, washboards, shredders, trash plates and mill roll arcing are a few areas within a sugar mill that experience significant wear. In most cases, demand on throughput outweighs the need to do regular and ongoing maintenance.  It is vital to extract the most value out of... 

Foundry company plans further expansion into Zambia

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     4th December 2019 South Africa-based foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie’s Zambian branch will expand its workshop into a fully equipped heavy machine and fabrication shop with fabrication facilities to cater for other industries. Thos Begbie Zambia MD Piet du Preez highlights this as the medium- to... 

South African businesses on trade outreach to Mozambique

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd November 2019 A group of South African businesspeople, representing 35 companies, will be heading to Mozambique on Sunday in search of investment and trade opportunities. The group will participate in an Outward Trade and Investment Mission to Pemba and Maputo organised by the Department of Trade, Industry and... 


17th September 2019 Established over 43 years ago, Kwatani is the largest independent privately owned original-equipment manufacturer supplying and manufacturing custom designed vibratory equipment in Africa, with over 15 000 units in more than 35 countries. More than one vibrating unit a day is dispatched from the... 

Master plans needed to expand productive South African sectors – Patel  

By: Simone Liedtke     13th September 2019 To grow South Africa’s economy and expand its productive sectors, master plans will need to be developed for each of those sectors, Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel said on Friday. Speaking on the second day of the Metals and Engineering Indaba, in Sandton, on Friday, the Minister... 

Aury Africa establishes technical hub in Mpumalanga coalfields

4th September 2019 Screening and vibrating equipment solutions and services provider Aury Africa has established a technical hub in eMalahleni to service the Mpumalanga coalfields. The hub comprises its regional office and showroom at the Smokey Mountain Office Village in the Route N4 Business Park, in addition to... 

Zambia Minister urges South African businesses to invest in Copperbelt province

By: Simone Liedtke     16th August 2019 South African business representatives have been asked to invest more into the Copperbelt province of Zambia, with a greater focus on job creation, value addition and diversification. Zambian Copperbelt Province Minister Japhen Mwakalombe this week remarked during a South Africa-Zambia Business... 

Company obtains certification for valves

9th August 2019 Specialist valve manufacturer AVK Southern Africa has been awarded certification according to the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) 2014/68/EU-Module H for the manufacturing of two of its valves. The directive regulates the manufacture of pressure equipment, including steam boilers, pressure... 

Process Pipe

9th July 2019 Process Pipe and its newly acquired company, CAB South Africa, has established a national footprint as a wholesaler and retailer of carbon and mild steel pipes, fittings and flanges in South Africa, with branches in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. Moreover, as Process Pipe & CAB... 

Metal fabrication support programme in next 100 days – Patel  

By: Martin Creamer     27th June 2019 Within the next 100 days, the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition intends launching a support programme for new plant and equipment in metal fabrication. “We’ll meet investors and stakeholders on the long-term development of foundries and steel mini-mills, including measures to enable... 

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