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Technology changes the future of welding

7th September 2018 The Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) says it will use augmented or virtual welder training techniques in its new Future Welder Training Centre. “Augmented welder training, in essence, allows students to work with real three-dimensional objects combined with virtual computer-generated... 

Welding key in driving economic growth

By: Nica Schreuder     15th September 2017 Welding has been dubbed the “miracle career” by Johannesburg-based training institute, the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), owing to the number of opportunities associated with it. Manufacturing is essential for economic growth and with welding forming a significant part of... 

Alloy supplier introduces new welding consumables offering

27th May 2016 Leading supplier of nickel alloys, stainless steel and titanium Multi Alloys has strategically extended its portfolio and entered the welding consumables market with a new range of products. Through a partnership secured with electrical product supplier Lincoln Electric Company late last year,... 

Welding specialist opens Bloemfontein branch

By: Kimberley Smuts     7th August 2015 In response to a growing demand in the Free State, Northern Cape and Lesotho for quality, affordable industrial equipment to rent or buy, Southern Africa welding and construction-related equipment supplier Renttech South Africa (SA) opened its new branch in Bloemfontein in April. The new branch... 

Renttech South Africa extends reach to agricultural and other Free State industries through new Bloemfontein branch

24th July 2015 Renttech South Africa’s growth trajectory is continuing with the recent opening of a new branch in Bloemfontein.  The move is in response to a growing demand in the Free State and Lesotho, particularly in the agricultural sector, for the sales and rental of quality industrial equipment at... 

Superior Industries Hosts High School Welding Competition

25th May 2015 Superior Industries, Inc., a major American manufacturer and global supplier of bulk processing and handling systems, recently hosted a high school welding competition at its corporate headquarters in Morris, Minnesota. More than 60 high school students from Minnesota competed in the event held... 

One of SA’s leading NGOs

7th July 2014 One of SA’s leading NGOs, Vukani-Ubuntu Community Development Projects, has joined hands with Lincoln Electric of South Africa - Technology Leaders in the field of welding, cutting & joining for over 100-yrs. Lincoln is co-sponsoring Vukani’s “Job Shop” project in eMalahleni / Witbank,... 

Renttech South Africa reaches new markets in the Western Cape

20th February 2014 Renttech South Africa, a leader in the rental and sale of welding, power generation and construction-related equipment, is making its mark in Cape Town and the Western Cape as well as nationally. Following its acquisition in April 2013 of Western Cape Welding Supplies, the company has... 

Harris Products Group

11th October 2013 Harris Products Group is recognised as a world leader in metalworking products used in the brazing, soldering, welding, cutting and gas distribution industries. 

Local company manufactures its largest diameter strip clamper

By: Sashnee Moodley     14th June 2013 Automated welding equipment manufacturer Devine Machines has designed and installed its biggest strip clamper to date for local stainless steel pipe manufacturer Euro Steel Pipe. 

CT acquisition expands national footprint

By: Sashnee Moodley     14th June 2013 Power, welding and construction-related equipment rental and sales company Renttech South Africa is expanding its presence in the national welding arena with the April acquisition of welding equipment supplier Western Cape Welding Supplies. 

Industrial engine aftermarket support deal struck

By: Joanne Taylor     31st August 2012 Babcock International Group in South Africa has signed an agreement with Volvo Southern Africa to provide aftermarket services for its Volvo Penta industrial engine business in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 


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