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Topic - Heat Transfer
Jul 11, 2014
A 500 ℓ to 2 000 ℓ integrated multi-energy source water heating system can be used in the healthcare, hospitality and up-market residential markets in South Africa, says Nobel solar water heater local distributor Enerjetic director Peter Strydom. The system uses...
Jun 06, 2014
ENVIROPAC BOILER With the addition of a carbon monoxide sensor, the combustion controller can self-learn the ideal shape of the burner excess air curve
Combustion controls, used in boilers, can boost thermal efficiency and reduce excess air curves, resulting in improved combustion reactions within the boiler.
Jun 06, 2014
LINE UPGRADE PFG’s patterned glass line was upgraded and modernised to enable the production of low-iron patterned glass
South Africa-based float and patterned glass manufacturer PFG, a division of the PG Group, is expanding its windshield recovery and reclamation facility in Springs, on the East Rand of Johannesburg. PFG sales director Bob van Schelt notes that the expansion will help...
May 09, 2014
IMPROVED PRODUCTIVITY The Powertrap GT10 reduces steam usage in industry heat exchangers
The ability of valves supplier Heaton Valves’ Powertrap GT10 to improve production by removing condensate from steam systems where stall may occur makes it an increasingly popular solution for the petrochemical, food and beverage and motor industries that are...
May 02, 2014
Solar Energy Solutions company Solardura has completed the installation and commissioning of a large-scale solar water heating system for the Blessed Gérard Care Centre in Mandeni, KwaZulu-Natal.
Apr 18, 2014
LANCE TUBE MANUFACTURING Eskom’s aging fleet of power stations require regular maintenance to ensure that they remain operational
In the past two years, power service systems and solutions provider Clyde Bergemann Africa has placed special emphasis on strengthening its after- market service offering to the local power industry, aftermarket service executive director Badrish Nathoo tells...
Feb 26, 2014
HRS Heat Exchangers, has provided WABAG with a customised thermal transfer solution to assist in a sewage treatment application in Siverek Turkey. WABAG is one of the world’s leading suppliers and installers of Water and Wastewater treatment plants. The Siverek...
Jan 17, 2014
Mott MacDonald has been appointed lenders’ technical adviser by Investec Bank and ABSA Bank for the Bokpoort concentrated solar power plant.
Nov 11, 2013
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Sep 27, 2013
South African supplier and aluminium extrusion company Wispeco says its new software assists in measuring the transfer of radiant energy through aluminium windows, as all buildings are required to comply with U-value standards, which indicate a building’s level of...
Aug 09, 2013
ACWA Power has confirmed the completion of financing and the start of construction of the Bokpoort concentrated solar power plant.
Aug 02, 2013
Investec is participating as a debt/equity partner in the Bokpoort project.
Aug 02, 2013
US-based Technology and engineering company Emerson Process Management announced the release of an integrated Heat Exchanger Monitoring Solution that improves operations performance and reduces energy costs. The solution is part of Emerson’s new suite of Essential...
Jul 12, 2013
Heat transfer technology company TKEnergizer’s patented thermal kinetic energizer (TKEnergizer) technology – which delivers heat in a uniform stream of high kinetic energy – took some time to gain momentum, but currently has an increasing presence in the...
Jul 02, 2013
The Fossil Fuel Foundation is hosting a workshop ‘Fluidised Bed Combustion and Gasification’ on Tuesday 16 July at the Glen Hove Conference Centre in Melrose Johannesburg
Feb 08, 2013
Gas products and services company Africa Oxygen (Afrox) concluded a R41-million Lindoflamm and bulk gases deal with Secunda-based welding, fabrication and maintenance company Hydra-Arc.
Feb 08, 2013
The power block comprises a solar steam generator and a steam turbine delivering 50 MW.
Jan 21, 2013
Afrox has concluded a R41-million Lindoflamm and bulk gases deal with Secunda-based welding, fabrication and maintenance specialists Hydra-Arc
Dec 14, 2012
Boiler contractor for State-owned power utility Eskom’s Kusile and Medupi power stations, Hitachi Power Africa (HPA), is striving to incorporate clean coal technology into South Africa’s power generation industry.  
Dec 13, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
South Africa will not fully benefit from the skills developed by various contractors during the construction of State power utility Eskom’s Medupi and Kusile coal-fired power stations, if a decision is not made in the next year on the construction of ‘Coal 3’,...
Sep 07, 2012
It is interesting to think that some of the modern-day professions have only really been created in this century.
Aug 24, 2012
The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) School of Physics has already taken steps to make it possible for students to enter a career in the South African nuclear new build programme, envisaged by government through the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), by means of a...
Aug 17, 2012
Eskom has issued an expression-of-interest tender to identify suppliers to design, manufacture and install the steam generators in each of Koeberg’s two units.
Aug 03, 2012
Local heat exchanger group HGF Plate Heat Exchangers (HGF-PHE) plans to launch a new range of plate heat exchangers that are manufactured by French engineering group Vitherm in South Africa. “These products have gained significant traction in the global market in a...
Aug 03, 2012
Rising energy costs, paired with demand for renewable-energy sources has spurred the growing demand for energy recovery through the efficient use of heat exchangers. This is according to heat transfer, fluid separation and sanitary fluid-handling design and supply...
Jul 13, 2012
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May 15, 2012
SKF today announced the launch of its new SE bearing housings. The new housings are an upgrade of the highly successful SNL housing series, which have been used in many industries for very many years.
May 04, 2012
Mechanical products and controls manufacturer Danfoss’ variable speed drives (VSDs) have a back-channel cooling system that enables one to channel ambient air from outside a control room through the VSD and then vent it back in to the atmosphere.
Apr 03, 2012
State-owned power utility Eskom has issued a request for information (RFI) to test supplier-market interest for the design, supply and installation of the 100 MW concentrating solar power (CSP) plant it is planning to construct near Upington, in the Northern Cape, by...
Mar 20, 2012
With an average production output increase of about 30% per year Sapa Heat Transfer’s Shanghai facility needed to plan and develop a strategy to accommodate this fine business performance for the long term. Being the only company in the world with rolling mills...
Mar 14, 2012
Taking heed of their own call for cautious energy use, Eskom has recently completed installing the Chilled Beam Ventilation System at their Megawatt Park Head Quarters.
Feb 20, 2012
Urbandale, IA, Feb. 16, 2012 – Insta-Pro International and Alfa Laval Inc. have announced an agreement for Insta-Pro to distribute Alfa Laval decanters and represent Alfa Laval’s process engineering packages for the vegetable oil industry. At the same time, Alfa...
Feb 17, 2012
Although the purchase of a geothermal heat system is a long-term investment in energy efficiency, and may take up to 15 years before a return on investment is realised, it is one of the most effective green heating and cooling technologies available, asserts...
Jan 11, 2012
Danfoss Variable Speed Drives have a unique “back-channel cooling” system which enables one to channel ambient air from outside the control room, through the VSD and vent it back to the atmosphere. This takes care of 85% of the heat losses drastically reducing...
Nov 22, 2011
Quickstep to lead program to deliver industrialised composite car manufacturing solution
Nov 11, 2011
Boiler efficiency and materials handling company Clyde Bergemann Africa (CBZ) has recently been awarded a five-year maintenance contract for State-owned power utility Eskom’s Matla coal-fired power station, located about 30 km from Secunda, in Mpumalanga.
Oct 21, 2011
Synthetic fuel (synfuel) technology is being developed at a rapid pace as the demand for synfuels increases, says technology innovator for clean synfuel production, Oxford Catalysts Group business development manager Tad Dritz.
Oct 07, 2011
South African space company Marcom Aeronautics & Space expects to complete the assembly of its prototype MAS-10K liquid-fueled rocket motor in the near future. The MAS-10K is a research and development project “to provide key cost information with respect to the...
Sep 30, 2011
Today saw the festive inauguration of the Andasol 3 solar thermal power plant by a consortium of five German companies in the Spanish province of Granada.
Sep 28, 2011
Nalco , providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has announced the 1000th installation of its innovative 3D TRASAR boiler automation system and the expansion of its Nalco 360™ Service, to provide 24/7 monitoring for boiler systems.
Sep 26, 2011
South African space company Marcom Aeronautics & Space expects to complete the assembly of its prototype MAS-10K liquid fuelled rocket motor in the near future. A paper on the rocket engine is to be presented at next week’s International Astronautical Conference in...
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