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Topic - Pipes
May 22, 2015
The construction division of minerals processing projects specialist Applied Mineral Technologies (Amtec) is an integral part of the offering that the company has to offer. Not only is this division the largest in the company, it is probably the most important, as no...
May 19, 2015
With trial mining, stockpiling and a new plant now completed, 18 months of hard work have come to fruition as Aim-listed diamond miner BlueRock Diamonds accelerates commercial production at its Kareevlei tenements, in the Northern Cape. With a new £300 000 fully...
May 19, 2015
IronPlanet, the world’s leading online auction platform for buying and selling used construction equipment, has been demonstrating its flexible service approach through a partnership with DTP Terrassement in Gabon, Africa. DTP Terrassement – a division of Bouygues...
May 15, 2015
The South African Industry of Non-destructive Testing has endorsed next week’s SA Industry and Technology Fair  and will be using the international show to highlight the importance of non-destructive testing and its crucial role in a safer society. INDUTEC takes...
May 15, 2015
Established in 2010, pipes, valves, couplings and fittings designer, manufacturer and supplier Rexus Trading manufactures a range of couplings, flange adaptors and stepped couplings under the KII brand for the water and wastewater markets. The company also...
May 15, 2015
ACCESS ALTERNATIVE Inspections and maintenance at some power stations are performed using ropes, reducing the need for expensive, and time-consuming traditional access systems
Rope access use can assist in speeding up maintenance and shortening the duration of shutdowns and planned outages at State-owned electricity entity Eskom’s coal-fired power stations, states industrial rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists marketing...
May 11, 2015
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has announced a further set of product designations for local procurement by the public sector and has indicated that efforts will be stepped up during 2015 to improve compliance across all government departments and...
May 11, 2015
May 2015: Nearly 40% of South Africa’s municipal water is lost before ever reaching customers, according to the Water Research Commission. This equates to approximately 1,580-million cubic metres of lost water per annum in a country considered “water-scarce”, or an...
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Apr 24, 2015
With an average 30% annual growth rate, over 160 permanent staff, a nine-figure annual turnover as of 2014 and 17 Southern Africa outlets, hydraulic hose and fittings supplier Genflex has come a long way since its founding in 1991.
Apr 23, 2015
JSE-listed coal miner Resource Generation (Resgen) on Thursday said it was continuing conversations with a club of potential financiers to provide project finance for the construction of its Boikarabelo mine, in the Waterberg region. The club included two local...
Apr 15, 2015
Lantek, a leading company in CAD/CAM/MES/ERP solutions, has improved its software this year. New features enable more accurate calculations of time and increased productivity for the metal industry. The multinational has perfected the CAM 2D even more to improve the...
Apr 13, 2015
Although Botswana’s energy requirements are dominated by petrol fuels, the country does not have any petrol reserves and has to import all required petroleum in refined form from neighbouring South Africa.   In addition, the country does not have connections to...
Apr 09, 2015
Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright’s teams in London, Ottawa and Toronto have successfully advised a syndicate of Canadian and international lenders on the financing of the Gahcho Kué diamond project, in Canada’s Northwest Territories (NT), which reached...
Mar 27, 2015
Eskom has reported that the control and instrumentation works contract with Alstom at the Kusile power station project will be “consensually terminated” as from April 17, 2015.
Mar 20, 2015
Tender documents documents are available on or may be collected from 2nd floor concourse, civic centre, Cape Town during office hours 07:30-15:00. For further information regarding collection of tender documents please...
Mar 20, 2015
Tender documents documents are available on or may be collected from 2nd floor concourse, civic centre, Cape Town during office hours 07:30-15:00. For further information regarding collection of tender documents please...
Mar 20, 2015
The fifth Petro.t.ex exhibition and conference, which is supported by the 20 petroleum corporations that are members of the South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia), will take place at Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, from May 20 to 22, as part of...
Mar 20, 2015
SPRINKLER INSPECTION A skilled rope-access team from Skyriders is tasked with ensuring that a deluge fire sprinkler system is ready to deal with any fire at a petrochemicals plant
Since rope access company Skyriders signed a contract with a large petrochemicals depot in 2013, a team of the company’s technicians has been maintaining the plant’s deluge fire sprinkler system, with work completed on 30 structures on site.
Mar 20, 2015
ENERGY EFFICIENCY The Expulse dampener can reduce energy consumption in an operation by up to 10%
Heavy-duty industrial valve manufacturing and services provider Flowrox has launched the Flowrox Expulse flexible pulsation dampener, which is designed to assist during pump and dampener maintenance by reducing noise and vibration, which can lead to pipe damage that...
Mar 20, 2015
The global pumps and valves manufacturing industry is showing renewed interest in this year’s Pumps, Valves and Pipes Africa Expo (PVPA), which is taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, from May 20 to 22, says event organiser Exhibition Management...
Mar 20, 2015
Owing to the current acid mine drainage (AMD) crisis in South Africa, which is contributing to the country’s clean natural resources becoming scarcer, mines are being forced to look at ways to enhance their processes and to recycle and treat their water before...
Mar 20, 2015
RICHARD INGLETT AND MOHAMED TRABELSI The transparent operational slurry pump loop model shows the inside working and dynamics of the slurry pumping system
To provide mine and general industry technical staff with the opportunity to view the inside working and dynamics of a slurry pumping system, pumps manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves has produced and showcased a fully transparent operational slurry pump loop model....
Mar 13, 2015
I was invited to give a presentation about nuclear power at St Francis Bay. St Francis Bay falls within the Kouga local municipality, an area encompassing Jeffreys Bay, Oyster Bay, St Francis Bay, Humansdorp and a bit more. This is a large distributed area just south...
Mar 13, 2015
In the past year, the Ekurhuleni metro municipality exceeded its water demand allocation by the Department of Water and Sanitation from the Vaal system by 4.5%, Ekurhuleni Mayor Mondli Gungubele said at the Summit for Sustainable Water and Wastewater Management in...
Mar 13, 2015
As the requirements of reliability and the extended life span of plastic pipes across industry are increasing, the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers’ Association (Sappma) is inviting companies to submit high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe samples by April...
Mar 06, 2015
IMMINENT IMPOSITION Acid mine drainage poses a serious threat to parts of South Africa's water supply
Gaseous carbon dioxide (CO2), provided by gas products and services company Afrox, has been successfully integrated into a water treatment system at coal miner Optimum Coal’s water reclamation plant near Hendrina, in Mpumalanga. The system treats acid mine drainage...
Mar 06, 2015
Until government is able to upgrade its water infrastructure, amend punitive laws for theft of State property and implement traceability laws for scrap metal, the routine theft of government-owned pipes, substation components, transformers and other water-related...
Mar 06, 2015
Identifying a need to clarify the South African National Standards (SANS) organisation’s SANS 2001 pressure test regulations, plastic pipes manufacturer DPI Plastics in 2014 developed and published a guide on how to conduct the pressure testing of pipes.
Mar 04, 2015
Established in 2006, Gauteng-based RamPiping Systems is a supplier, fabricator and installer of HDPE and fibreglass epoxy pipe, with customers in South Africa and beyond the country’s borders. The 35-employee company’s premises, at 131 Struben street, in Alrode, east...
Mar 04, 2015
Extend the Service Life of Concrete Structures to a Maximum MCI®2020 is organic, surface applied, migrating corrosion inhibitor designed to penetrate through cementitious materials including concrete, mortar, and limestone. It migrates in both liquid and vapor (gas)...
Feb 27, 2015
Company Announcement - Abrasive wear within the slurry piping systems occurs when hard particles are forced against, or slide along, the pipeline wall, causing continuous shearing and cutting that lead to loss of wall thickness. In harsher conditions, steel slurry...
Feb 27, 2015
CUT TO SHAPE SSAB Shape offers steel-processing services, such as plasma and laser cutting, bending and drilling
The South African division of global advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) and quenched and tempered (Q&T) steel producer SSAB – SSAB South Africa – acquired South African wear specialist company WearClad in October last year, enabling the company to establish its own...
Feb 20, 2015
PROVEN TECHNOLOGY Bulk hydrogen storage and handling is common in many industries, including the oil and gas industry, and can be applied to develop hydrogen infrastructure
Research regarding the use of South Africa’s platinum group metals (PGMs) in fuel cells and water electrolysis will enable electrification of remote communities and the use of hydrogen as a primary energy carrier in future. Hydrocarbons, mostly petroleum distillates...
Feb 20, 2015
Eskom and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa have set up a joint technical task team to review and optimise the blow-through procedure ahead of future blow-through tests on the Kusile units.
Feb 20, 2015
Eskom and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Africa have set up a joint technical task team to review the blow-through procedure ahead of future blow-through tests on the 11 other Medupi units.
Feb 19, 2015
Detecting leaks and checking the integrity of water pipes is now simple and quick following the launch of a new portable hydrostatic tester from Australian Pump Industries. The 100 bar (1400 psi) electric machine, called the Aussie BB100HTP, is compact, cost...
Feb 18, 2015
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers' Association is inviting industry participation in its 7TH Pipe Quality Survey, by calling on companies to submit HDPE pipe samples for selective quality testing by an independent laboratory. “The plastics piping...
Feb 13, 2015
MICRO-TUNNEL INSTALLATION The micro-tunnel is the first of its kind in sub-Sahara Africa
Engineering and project implementation firm Hatch Goba has completed the construction of a R120-million sewer relocation project – the Mahatma Gandhi Road Sewer Pump Station – in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Hatch Goba tunnels, geotechnical and trenchless technology...
Feb 13, 2015
A NEWTOWN FOUNDATION Gauteng Piling has provided 64 piles with an average depth of 10 m for the new seven-storey City Lodge hotel in Newtown Junction NEWTOWN CITY LODGE Gauteng Piling has provided 64 piles with an average depth of 10 m for the new seven-storey City Lodge hotel in Newtown Junction
Johannesburg-based piling contractor Gauteng Piling has provided foundation piles for use in the construction of a new City Lodge hotel in Newtown, Johannesburg. The 148-room hotel, which is being developed by Atterbury Property Developments, will form part of the...
Feb 09, 2015
The global pump and valve manufacturing industry is showing renewed interest in this year’s Pumps Valves and Pipes Africa Expo. This well-known exhibition, staged in the industrial heart of South Africa, has provided a versatile product showcase and business...
Feb 06, 2015
For producing zero colour, non oxidised weld roots, PurgExtra™ is the latest weld purging product range released by Huntingdon Fusion Techniques Limited HFT® for the weld purging of tubes and pipes from 1 – 24” diameter. This range compliments the PurgElite® series,...
Feb 06, 2015
COMPREHENSIVE LUBRICATION SYSTEMS Centralised lubrication systems ensure that there is no need to be concerned about a lubrication point being under- or overlubricated
Automated and centralised lubrication control platforms are essential for any type of machine, as they ensure efficient lubricant consumption and application, says Randburg-based lubrication systems company Control Lubrication Systems.
Feb 06, 2015
SOPHISTICATION The system is supported by a sophisticated automation system that enables the user to save money without compromising comfort
South Africa is implementing stricter electricity- and water-saving regulations, which will automatically create opportunity for those operating in the green solutions industry, as companies and individuals will be forced to consider alternative heating and cooling...
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