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Topic - Safety Equipment
Apr 28, 2016
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Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has appointed Port of Durban’s first black female deputy harbour master – nautical, effective May 1. Pinky Zungu, who was one of the first three women in Africa to obtain a marine pilot open licence in 2011, would now be...
Apr 18, 2016
Tracing electrical wiring in walls or anywhere else can be a tricky task, one that involves more than just looking for the visible and non-visible wires. To figure out exactly where the wires are, one would also have to look for the outlets and appliances to which...
Apr 07, 2016
In his 2016 Budget Speech, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that spending programmes over the next three years include R10.2 billion for manufacturing development incentives. This bodes extremely well for local industry and is indicative of the great...
Mar 15, 2016
Reduced cable cross-sections of portable earthing and short-circuiting devices (EaS devices), resulting from copper corrosion and breakage of conductor strands or increased resistances in the connections, may have fatal consequences when subjected to short-circuit...
Mar 10, 2016
Lightning, which is categorised into distant, nearby or direct lightning strikes, may cause transient over voltages. Even if the point of strike is several kilometres away, the energy entering the buildings via the conductors might still destroy electrical and...
Mar 02, 2016
Demand for equipment used in midstream oil and gas applications in the US is expected to decline to $10.5 billion in 2019 as a low oil and gas price environment limits production growth and US midstream infrastructure becomes better adapted to the recent shifts in...
Feb 04, 2016
Jan 29, 2016
Following last year’s success, after it was launched at the co-located Securex and A-OSH EXPO exhibitions, the Business Matchmaking Programme expected to be an attraction at this year’s event, says exhibitions organiser Specialised Exhibitions director Joshua Low.
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Dec 08, 2015
Dehn Africa (Pty) Ltd, the local subsidiary of Germany-based lightning and surge protection, earthing components and safety equipment manufacturer, DEHN + SÖHNE, officially launched the DEHNacademy to local partners and the media at its second annual partner awards...
Dec 03, 2015
As a child it was easy to think that anything was possible. Even as a young creative, entering the tech industry 23 years ago, I was a strong believer in the possibility of creating my own solution to any problem I came across. As long as I had the drive, the vision...
Nov 20, 2015
Netshield, a WestconGroup Southern Africa business, provides special development for local businesses, giving them the tools and skills required to transform an idea into a tangible, innovative and working business solution. Drawing from its pool of highly-skilled...
Nov 16, 2015
North Safety Products Africa (NSPA) is one of South Africa’s leading designers, manufactures and marketers of personal protection and safety equipment products in the workplace. The company designs, develops and manufactures a comprehensive range of safety equipment....
Oct 16, 2015
Owing to safety concerns, construction of the north bore at the Huguenot tunnel has become essential.
Oct 02, 2015
FUTURE INNOVATION The brake’s patented solution uses a 0.3 m2 vacuum plate below the vehicle, which activates in 0.1 seconds and produces a downforce of 15 000 N
Sweden-based automotive safety systems manufacturer Autoliv is showcasing a new vacuum braking system – the Torricelli brake – developed to significantly reduce the stopping distance for autonomous emergency braking (AEB) in vehicles. The Torricelli brake is a...
Sep 08, 2015
A rise in traffic volumes has necessitated the development of a second, northerly bore at the Western Cape’s Huguenot Tunnel to allow for a dual carriageway, South Africa announced during a media briefing at the tunnel on Tuesday. The 4 km tunnel reduced the road...
Sep 08, 2015
Construction of the second bore at the Huguenot Tunnel has become essential due to safety concerns and a steady increase in traffic volumes over the years. Speaking at a media briefing at the tunnel today, Mr Tiago Massingue, Project Manager at the South African...
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 22, 2014
Nameplate Centre services a large segment of the mining, construction, government, metropolitan, municipal and sub-Saharan African region with visibility signage, safety equipment and branding. Established in May this year, the company specialises in creating road or...
Jun 13, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
Lightning and surge protection, electrical safety, and test and measurement specialists Surgetek will introduce its thermal imaging power quality analysers, test and measurement equipment, as well as its new range of surge arresters, at the Power-Gen Africa 2014...
Jan 16, 2014
Vision Transport has become the latest member of the Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association to sign the Responsible Care Public Commitment, thereby committing the company to implement the Guiding Principles of this voluntary initiative of the chemical industry....
Nov 01, 2013
PREVENTING POLLUTIONSouth Africa consumes about 3.1-million tons of glass a year, but 2.1-million tons of this glass is reusable, meaning it will not end up in landfill sites
South Africa’s official organisation for promoting glass recycling, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC), recycled more than 330 000 t of nonreturnable bottles and jars in its last fiscal year and, therefore, it contributed significantly to 79% of all yearly glass...
Oct 18, 2013
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENTBramhope Safety Solutions supplies safety equipment, such as gloves, to corporations throughout Africa
Safety products supplier Bramhope Safety Solutions is increasingly being approached by South African organisations for their work apparel and personal protective equipment (PPE) solutions, Bramhope CEO Isak Marais tells Engineering News. This is owing to companies...
Mar 08, 2013
An affordable gas metal arc virtual welding simulator enables schools, colleges and even companies to begin entry-level welding training, or to use the simulator to assess the talents of new entrants, says education systems company Edit Microsystems product manager...
Feb 08, 2013
Electrical component suppliers ARB Electrical Wholesalers, a member of JSE-listed ARB Holdings, is set to play a significant role in the distribution of power generated by State-owned power utility Eskom and independent power producers (IPPs), particularly those...
Sep 14, 2012
Safety equipment and training provider Vertical Safety Systems (VSS) sales manager Shaun Wakelin states that easier access to rope-access services and the availability of better-qualified technicians are contributing to rising demand for such services. He adds that...
Sep 14, 2012
The Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) plans to introduce a new training course by year-end, which is aimed at improving welding safety in many industries, including the mining sector, says SAIW executive director Jim Guild. Although the course has not yet...
May 14, 2012
Based in Accra, Ndede Company has been supplying consumables, safety equipment and engineering products to the mining industries across West Africa for almost 13 years.
Feb 09, 2010
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