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Lake Charles Chemicals Project, US

By: Sheila Barradas     20th December 2019 Sasol has said that it has resolved the issues with the acetylene removal system of the ethane cracker at the project. 

Kibo advances with reorganising arrangements for Botswana coal project

By: Simone Liedtke     6th December 2019 Africa-focused energy company Kibo Energy has signed the first of a series of agreements to implement the heads of agreement (HoA) with Shumba Energy to reorganise the arrangements for the Mabesekwa coal independent power project (MCIPP) and its associated coal asset in Botswana. The signed... 

CEO Circle selects BT Industrial as one of seven national champions

25th October 2019 Industrial solutions provider BT Industrial, with Kgomotso Lekola as Founder and Managing Director, recently received a prestigious CEO Circle Entrepreneurs 2019 Award. The adjudication panel consisted of Discovery CEO Adrian Gore as Chairman, Investec CEO Fani Titi, Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub,... 

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique

22nd October 2019 Atlas Copco Compressor Technique specialises in Smart Air Solutions that deliver accurate, quality air at point of use at the lowest possible cost to customers and end-users.  Cutting-edge air, gas and vacuum compressor technology is applied across the business area’s extensive range of small,... 

Honeywell advances STEM awareness amid engineer shortage in S Africa

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th October 2019 Commercial products, aerospace systems and engineering services provider Honeywell has noted a decline in the number of engineers across multiple fields in South Africa, mostly owing to a lack of interest in pursuing these careers at school level. The company, in partnership with the Gauteng... 

M&R order book nears R60bn with another R10bn added since July 

By: Terence Creamer     29th August 2019 Engineering and construction group Murray & Roberts (M&R) has added a further R10-billion to its order book, which stood at R46.8-billion at the end of July, and CEO Henry Laas believes the backlog could rise even further in the months ahead. At the end of July 2018, the group’s order book stood... 

Local company acquires chemical tanker vessel

By: Simone Liedtke     29th August 2019 Black-owned Mnambithi Group, through its Nduna Maritime subsidiary, has acquired a South African-registered chemical tanker vessel, named Bow Cecil. The maritime vessel will soon be flagged locally, Mnambithi said in a statement on Thursday. 

Sasol's Louisiana ethane cracker reaches beneficial operation

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th August 2019 Chemicals and petrochemicals group Sasol says its world-scale ethane cracker – the heart of its Lake Charles Chemicals Project (LCCP), in Louisiana, in the US – has reached beneficial operation. The ethane cracker is the third and most significant of the seven LCCP facilities to come on line and... 

CBD buildings undergo fire assessment and upgrade

By: Halima Frost     23rd August 2019 Fire risk management company ASP Fire has finalised the fire system due diligence checks on seven buildings for a reputed investor who intends to buy the properties to repurpose as offices. Six of the buildings are located in the Johannesburg central business district (CBD) and one in the... 

Skyriders intensifies presence in industry

By: Mamaili Mamaila     9th August 2019 Industrial rope access company Skyriders Access Specialists continues to offer various maintenance and repair solutions to aid key sectors – such as the furnaces industry – locally and abroad while expanding its service offering. 

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