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Topic - Pipes
Oct 02, 2015
Malawi’s Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) is inviting eligible bidders to prequalify for the board’s efficiency improvement works, which will be implemented as part of the E24-million Lilongwe Water Resources Efficiency Programme.   LWB CEO Alfonso Chikuni explains that...
Sep 18, 2015
INTERSECTING EXPERTISE BIM promotes collaboration between architects, engineers, contractors and owners
Building information modelling (BIM) enables quicker, more economical and more sustainable installation of heating, cooling and ventilation (HVAC) systems, says mechanical pipe-joining service provider Victaulic, which has helped in the BIM stage of development of...
Sep 18, 2015
EMERGING GAS SECTOR For South Africa to switch to a gas-based economy, infrastructure is required to bring gas onshore
The South African gas sector is currently small, compared with global standards, but there are several signs of the local sector emerging, says international executive search firm Odgers Berndtson.
Sep 18, 2015
Supply of reinforcing concrete pipes and portal culverts, KwaZulu-Natal: Department of Transport: Operations, South Africa ZNB 2583/ 15 T Tel (034) 355 8975 CD October 6, 2015 at 11:00.
Sep 14, 2015
INTERNATIONAL accreditation of a ground-breaking South African sampling and welding technique based on a little-known welding process will save South Africa’s local power generation and petro-chemical industries billions of rands. Approval for industry application of...
Sep 11, 2015
Eskom expects the first 800 MW of power from Kusile to come on line from August 2017.
Sep 10, 2015
President Jacob Zuma has announced that Cabinet has approved a Bill that will help curb copper theft and any vandalism of infrastructure because disrupting infrastructure will be regarded as a more serious crime. The President said these crimes hamper the supply of...
Sep 10, 2015
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Spain-based DICSA is Europe’s biggest hydraulic products manufacturer and one of the biggest stainless-steel fittings manufacturers worldwide, selling its products to 92 countries. Established in 1983, the company operates from the city of Zaragoza, where it has a 15...
Sep 04, 2015
The Bauer Maschinen Group will exhibit machines specifically selected for the South African market at the 2015 BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA, taking place from September 15 to 18 at the Johannesburg Expo Centre. Bauer’s successful BG series Rotary Drilling Rigs will be...
Aug 28, 2015
How and when mobile networks expire consumers’ unused data is coming under the spotlight again in South Africa. This is according to the spokesperson of the National Consumer Commission (NCC) Trevor Hattingh.
Aug 26, 2015
Aluminium Plugs specifically designed for heavy duty applications are suitable for arduous applications such as immersion in chemicals and exposure to high temperatures. The Pipestoppers® Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufacture and supply Aluminium...
Aug 21, 2015
The project involves the construction of a new double-circuit cable connection between the Suvilahti and Viikinmäki switching substations.
Aug 20, 2015
When welding tubes and pipes such as stainless, duplex, chrome etc., it is important to purge the internal bore with an inert gas to prevent oxidisation, discolouration and to ensure a good internal weld profile. After 40 years of innovation, design and manufacturing...
Aug 14, 2015
H930 BACKHOE LOADER The robust H930s backhoe loader series is particularly well liked by businesses that need smaller machines
Distributed by local earthmoving equipment distributor High Power Equipment Africa (HPE), automotive manufacturer Hyundai’s backhoe loaders have been well received by the local market, says HPE, the sole distributor of Hyundai earthmoving equipment in Southern...
Aug 13, 2015
Al Gharbia Pipe Company has awarded the consortium of Larsen & Toubro Limited and SMS group ( as the EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) contractor with the supply of a turn-key LSAW (Longitudinal Submerged Arc Welded) pipe production...
Aug 07, 2015
Customer focus, increased customer benefits: The tube bending machine manufacturer Schwarze-Robitec offers its visitors at the FABTECH 2015 in Chicago additional benefits. Between November 9-12, the visitors will meet the complete team of the new US subsidiary at...
Aug 04, 2015
Petrol stations are highly vulnerable to lightning strikes and surges due to their extremely sensitive control and display systems. The necessity of a lightning protection system is essential when considering the highly flammable sources of ignition on site. Prudent...
Aug 04, 2015
The Department of Water and Sanitation has announced plans to build a pipeline to supply water to Jericho in the North West where residents have battled with a shortage of drinking water for a number of weeks. The DWS announced a R2.8-million pipeline which would...
Aug 04, 2015
When tubes and pipes of certain materials, such as stainless steel, titanium, copper nickel and zirconium are welded together it is desirable to purge the oxygen out of the inside of the weld zone to prevent it from reacting with the hot metal and causing oxidation,...
Aug 03, 2015
For more than 30 years Franki Africa (Franki), the most renowned geotechnical brand in Southern Africa and now part of the Keller group, has successfully provided pipe jacking and other trenchless technologies – augering, thrust boring and large diameter case boring...
Jul 31, 2015
Transnet’s expansion plan for iron-ore exports through the Port of Saldanha is progressing well.
Jul 24, 2015
Imagine that you run a canned-food factory and you decide to extend the plant by 25%. You will have to find a design team and building contractors.  Or imagine that you are tasked with extending the Richards Bay harbour substantially and the estimate is that this...
Jul 21, 2015
In order to be able to cope with the current and future demands of modern motorcars and commercial vehicles, the automotive supply industry depends on efficient processes and technical innovations. The rational production of hollow profiles for body and chassis...
Jul 20, 2015
Sasolburg-based pipes manufacturer Africa Pipe Industries (API), which supplies helical welded pipes used in the water and oil and gas industries, has started the construction phase of a new manufacturing facility in Mokopane, Limpopo. API sales and marketing...
Jul 17, 2015
Energy Engineered Products founded by Hugh Whitty in 1992, is a group of industrial product suppliers that offers a range of industrial metals, from stainless steel through to special alloys, in the form of round bar, pipes, tubes, fittings, valves, studbolts and...
Jul 17, 2015
If you do not know where you are going, then any road will take you there. Technology is a scary word to most people because it immediately conjures up images of highly complex machinery with silicon chips and flashing lights.  That certainly is technology, but so is...
Jul 14, 2015
Damaging your pipe purging systems due to high temperatures can be a thing of the past now that accessory Argweld® Heat Covers are available to protect them. Although Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT®’s HotPurge™ Systems are very popular for heat-treated pipework, it...
Jul 08, 2015
Construction of the Gahcho Kué project, the world’s largest diamond mine currently under construction, located in Canada’s Northwest Territories, was 62% complete as at the end of May, project developer Mountain Province Diamonds reported on Tuesday. The Gahcho Kué...
Jul 07, 2015
Blocking pipes for purging or to carry out routine maintenance can be much easier with an Inflatable Pipestopper. A range of standard and non-standard Inflatable Stoppers for tubes, pipes, pipework fabrications and ductwork is available from the Pipestoppers®...
Jun 30, 2015
Junior diamond firm Kimberley Diamonds has secured a A$10-million loan from China-based auction house Zhejiang Huitong Auction, which it intends to use for the recommissioning of its Lerala diamond mine, in Botswana. The ASX-listed company has received the first...
Jun 26, 2015
PIPING INFRASTRUCTURE Incledon was contracted to supply a range of products to Engen’s depot terminal upgrade project
The stability of fuel supply in Southern Africa is set to increase significantly, following the completion of petrochemicals company Engen’s depot terminal upgrade project, which involved connecting a pipeline from the Engen depot in Beira, Mozambique to the...
Jun 26, 2015
GLASS-REINFORCED PLASTIC Pipes made from glass-reinforced plastic can be designed to withstand abrasion that occurs externally
Abrasion-resistant pipes made from glass-reinforced plastic (GRP), can prolong a piping system’s life span in many high-abrasion piping applications, most notably slurry pumping, says evaporative water cooling company and GRP solutions provider Industrial Water...
Jun 26, 2015
SUPERIOR MATERIAL Polyvinyl chloride is a more cost effective material with a longer life expectancy compared with industry standard steel, concrete and high-density polyethylene
A comprehensive range of Durodrain unplasticised polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) pipes valued at R4.4-million have been supplied by water reticulation, drainage pipe and fitting systems manufacturer DPI Plastics to the City of Matlosana, in the North West, for its...
Jun 26, 2015
OVERSUPPLY ISSUE If demand continues to be unfavourable, the sustainability of manufacturers will be under pressure
A current oversupply of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes in the domestic and export markets is leading to fierce competition between local suppliers and manufacturers, says Pretoria-based plastic pipes manufacturer Pipeflo.
Jun 26, 2015
VOID-FREE FITINGS Void-free fittings are essential in complex piping systems
Driven by the need to provide a holistic quality piping solution, plastic pipes manufacturer Marley Pipe Systems is focusing on the manufacture, supply and guarantee of void-free fabricated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) fittings.
Jun 26, 2015
With 46 years of expertise in the pipes field, wholesale carbon- and mild-steel pipes, fittings and flanges wholesaler Process Pipe has established a national footprint in South Africa, with branches in Sebenza, Johannesburg; Jacobs, Durban; and Bellville South and...
Jun 26, 2015
RECYCLING POTENTIAL Plastic pipes are being recycled on a large scale because of the high value of polymer used in the manufacturing process
When comparing manufacturing costs, long-term maintenance, transportation costs and recyclability of various piping systems, plastic pipes have come out on top, according to a recent study conducted by the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association’s...
Jun 25, 2015
Jun 24, 2015
The University of Stuttgart and IAS GmbH have developed an innovative powerful cooling system for sensor systems in high-temperature areas – applications in the metal processing industry up to 800°C. A cooled sensor system for high-temperature areas up to 800°C –...
Jun 23, 2015
Morgan Advanced Materials, after continued research and development in its technical ceramics manufacturing capabilities, now has the capability to manufacture balls up to DN250 in diameter for severe service valves from its acclaimed Nilcra® Zirconia-based material...
Jun 22, 2015
With a 16% jump in visitors from 28 countries, the second SA Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC) held at Gallagher Convention Centre in May  produced excellent results for exhibitors and visitors. The three-day, 12-shows-in-one industrial expo proved to be the...
Jun 19, 2015
The eThekwini projects include a Water and Sanitation project, an Asbestos-Cement water-pipe replacement project and the Western Aqueduct project.
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