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Beware of pirate equipment

17th June 2005 A leading gas equipment supplier has warned users and operators of cutting and welding equipment to carefully check the origin and quality standards of their equipment for safety reasons. 

Welding-wire specialist sticks to core business

17th June 2005 The world’s leading manufacturer of tubular welding wire – commonly termed flux-cored wire – 

Ship-repair facility mooted for Cape Town

10th June 2005 Cape Town has a long history of ship repair and it has been considered, since 1994, 

Diving solutions for coastline and offshore industries

10th June 2005 Durban-based Dive Solutions – founded 20 years ago and formerly known as Propshine Diving – operates worldwide, specialising in the provision of accredited commercial diving solutions to many different industries based inland, along the coastline or offshore. 

Coating specialist repairs and maintains ships

10th June 2005 One of South Africa’s largest and better-equipped marine anticorrosion project engineering companies, Nautilus Marine, has developed an international reputation for quality services to ship owners and industrialists. 

Armoured vehicles for African mines

20th May 2005 Johannesburg-based African Exports Unlimited (AEU) has recently acquired contracts to provide various armoured vehicles to mines in Africa. 

Safety milestone for local contractor

20th May 2005 Johannesburg-based Murray & Roberts Cementation has recently achieved two-million fatality-free shifts on the mine development projects managed by GM Jan Nefdt. 

New rockdrill enhances safety and productivity

20th May 2005 Sulzer, which recently won the Technology Top 100 award for ‘the most outstanding technological innovation’ for its ‘Aya Duma Duma by Sulzer’ (Adds) pneumatic rockdrill at the end of 2004, has now started full-scale production of its new drill. 

Self-rescuer takes off in mining industry

20th May 2005 Afrox has this year sold its 135 000th AfroxPac self-contained self-rescuer (SCSR), confirming the company’s leadership in a segment of the mine safety market in which it had virtually no presence little more than a decade ago, reports Afrox marketing manager Trompie van Rensburg. 

Mine fatalities down, but still too high - attorney

20th May 2005 “Accident-related fatalities in mining remain high,” says Brink Cohen Le Roux (BCLR) – attorneys who specialise in mine health and safety law – director Willem Le Roux. 

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