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Topic - Rubber Products
Nov 19, 2014
Weir Minerals Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones, wear-resistant linings, dewatering products and high pressure grinding rolls (in association with KHD).  With the addition of Linatex, this product...
Nov 15, 2013
A Linatex rubber solution proposed by mining equipment supplier Weir Minerals Africa has effectively extended the maintenance period on a jig overflow chute at commodities major GlencoreXstrata’s Boshoek ferrochrome smelter complex, near Rustenburg, by six times,...
Sep 06, 2013
An enhanced interface between mining and manufacturing could have major economic and employment spin-offs for South Africa and Africa, separate research by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)...
Aug 22, 2013
IDC head of research and information Jorge Maia
An enhanced interface between mining and manufacturing could have major economic and employment spinoffs for South Africa and Africa, separate research by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)...
Feb 15, 2013
Africa’s largest recycling group Reclam, in partnership with rubber compounder Heever Rubber and Tyre (HRT), believes that its new recycled-rubber technology process could possibly help meet the targets of South Africa’s tyre recycling targets in an...
Mar 16, 2012
I read your article relating to the waste tyre problem in South Africa with extreme interest, as it sounded like the plan I discussed with government officials last year on how to clear waste tyres, generate employment, create more businesses and generate income by...
Feb 11, 2011
A joint initiative between fibre reinforcement solutions provider for reinforced rubber products Taniq, and German group Momentive Performance Materials (Momentive), to develop a new approach to increase the pressure resistance of silicone-textile-composite pressure...
Feb 11, 2011
Pump and rubber lining specialist Weir Minerals Africa product manager for rubber products Ronald Govender tells Engineering News that its recently developed Linatex VS and Linard 60 VS steam cure rubber sheeting, which is manufactured from uncured rubber, will...
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Jan 15, 2010
Manufacturer and distributor of rubber products Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco) has announced the addition of two new products to its manufacturing range. The imported flanges and couplings introduced to their product range allows the company to offer customers a...
Feb 15, 2008
The tyre exhibition that will be hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre from March 4 to March 6 this year, will comprise 10% more floorspace than the 2006 inagural show and will have 8% more exhibitors.
Oct 12, 2007
The Ekurhuleni metropolitan (metro) municipality tasked the corporate strategy and industrial development research programme (CSID), of the University of the Witwatersrand, with conducting three manufacturing surveys in the area between 2003 and 2006. The 2006...
Aug 17, 2007
Large-scale value-added local manufacture had been identified as a top priority for the next two years, President Thabo Mbeki said in his report-back to the media on the outcomes of the midyear Cabinet lekgotla. Mbeki reported that the Cabinet had made this decision...
Aug 17, 2007
Large-scale value-added local manufacture had been identified as a top priority for the next two years, President Thabo Mbeki said in his report back to the media on the outcomes of the mid-year Cabinet Lekgotla.
Jun 08, 2007
Marine, industrial and mining rubber specialist, Truco, is a prominent supplier of fenders to the Southern African harbour market. Truco says that it designs and manufacturers a wide range of rubber fenders for tugboats and other working vessels in close cooperation...
May 18, 2007
An associate company of Transvaal Rubber Company, Truco KZN, has been awarded a contract to supply fenders for the extension of the Richards Bay Coal Terminal. Dubbed Berth 306, the project is being undertaken by Basil Read.
Mar 23, 2007
The domestic chemical industry into the second largest manufacturing sector in South Africa, second only to the food sector turnover, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reports. Given that South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is about 0,7% of...
Feb 09, 2007
The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) is in the throes of effecting its R2-billion Vision 2020 campaign, which aims to drive economic growth and investment within the area.
Jul 21, 2006
Japanese tyre manufacturer Bridgestone is investing an average of R100-million a year in the company’s operations in South Africa in 1996.
Jul 04, 2005
A merger between two South African companies will create one of the largest non-tyre rubber groups in Africa with a projected turnover of R 150 million.
Jun 18, 2004
Leading pipe systems supplier Amitech has ordered four Rothenberger butt-fusion welding machines for its Gauteng factory and its subsidiary company in Richards Bay.
May 17, 2004
The world’s largest manufacturer of tyres and other rubber products Bridgestone shipped its one millionth run-flat tyre.
Apr 02, 2004
A new black economic empowerment (BEE) company, Tensile Rubber Mouldings, is positioning itself to become one of the leading manufacturers of rubber products in the country. The company, which was established in April last year by the merger of Tensile Rubber of...
Apr 02, 2004
The rubber division of minerals processing equipment manufacturer Metso Minerals is reintroducing the Skega brandname for its range of rubber products.
Apr 02, 2004
The local rubber industry is at a crossroads.?Co-founder of the Rubber Association of South Africa Dave Ransom says it is envisaged that stringent new environmental and health and safety legislation imposed by European Union and US organisations will result in...
Mar 10, 2004
The world’s largest manufacturer of tyres and rubber products, Bridgestone, is to invest about R700-million in upgrading and expanding its Brits tyre manufacturing plant in North West Province over a five-year period.
Jun 11, 2003
The South African manufacturing sector has been in a decline since last August and, despite a slight uptake during April, analysts are sceptical about this being a reversal of the downward trend.
Apr 04, 2003
Kempton Park based minerals beneficiation equipment manufacturer and supplier, the Multotec Group, invested R19-million in establishing its rubber component manufacturing facility about two years ago.
Apr 04, 2003
In South Africa, global manufacturer of tyres, engineered rubber products and chemicals, Goodyear, is also a manufacturer of rubber conveyor belt.
Apr 04, 2003
The plethora of new mining projects in sub-Saharan Africa, and South Africa in particular, is providing a springboard for expansion to companies in the rubber industry.
Mar 28, 2003
Information on the chemicals market and industry in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is now available with the click of a button.
Aug 23, 2002
In the Engineering News of July 26 to August 2, the practice of import parity pricing was discussed. Essentially this is the practice where a domestic producer calculates the landed cost, that is, including the customs duty (duty) and transport costs and so forth, of...
Apr 05, 2002
Producers of specialised rubber products Allan Maskew has initiated a shift in its marketing focus in order to remain competitive in the international market.
Jan 11, 2002
According to the latest release of the 2002 Industrial Outlook, portions of the industrial manufacturing sector will remain depressed for this year. Capital spending remained moderately low in 2001 for the automotive, printing, publishing, and plastics and rubber...
Jun 08, 2001
A decision in 1980 to expand into the production of highly-specialised rubber products that previously needed to be imported into South Africa has borne much fruit over the past few years for Isando company Allan Maskew.
Apr 07, 2000
Sep 17, 1999
Seals, Gaskets & Sealing Mechanisms
Jul 23, 1999
PORT authority Portnet Richards Bay has ordered seven Fentek cylindrical fenders from Transvaal Rubber Company (Truco), a market leader in rubber products for mining, marine and general industry, to extend the quay at the Richards Bay coal terminal. All seven fenders...
Apr 09, 1999
German rubber-products giant Contitech has concluded an agreement with Air Springs Africa, of Bassonia, Gauteng, to make it the sole Sub-Saharan African supplier of the company’s imported air springs. Although the German giant has had a presence in the local...
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