Engineering News | Chemicals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/chemicals Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:00:58 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Total South Africa achieves Level 1 BBBEE rating https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/total-south-africa-achieves-level-1-bbbee-rating-2019-07-15 Marleny Arnoldi LABOUR Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:59:00 +0200 525574 1563181562 1563181140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Compressors to play important role in new nitrophosphate plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/compressors-to-play-important-role-in-new-nitrophosphate-plant-2019-06-28 Mc'Kyla Nortje Chemicals Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524079 1562592316 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Additional air compressor installed at pharmaceuticals company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/additional-air-compressor-installed-at-pharmaceutical-company-2019-06-28 Mc'Kyla Nortje Chemicals Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524076 1562592316 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808252_resized_trucompressors0620191022.jpg INCREASED AIR FLOW By supplying 3 inches of piping with a header it will increase the flow of air to the customers plant 511 287 Sasol opens new alkoxylation plant in China https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-opens-new-alkoxylation-plant-in-china-2019-07-11 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS Thu, 11 Jul 2019 10:36:00 +0200 525279 1562834272 1562834160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aspen terminates talks with potential European partner https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-terminates-talks-with-potential-european-partner-2019-07-05 Reuters PHARMACEUTICALS Fri, 05 Jul 2019 09:31:00 +0200 524754 1562311941 1562311860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Company will host a masterclass at IFAT Africa 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-will-host-a-masterclass-at-ifat-africa-2019-2019-06-13 Khutso Maphatsoe Chemicals Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522738 1561027724 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805514_resized_ifatafricafeatureannejanvisserqfs0620191022.jpg STOPPING THE STENCH Odour control is a process that involves the treatment of odorous gas in heavily built-up areas that have become a nuisance to local residents, who live in the surrounding areas near wastewater treatment plants. 511 287 Omnia to restructure as it seeks to reduce overextended balance sheet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-to-restructure-as-it-seeks-to-reduce-overextended-balance-sheet-2019-06-25 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:52:00 +0200 523736 1561474267 1561470720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Omnia posts full-year loss on mix of negative drivers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-posts-full-year-loss-on-mix-of-negative-drivers-2019-06-25 Reuters CHEMICALS Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:36:00 +0200 523626 1561450289 1561448160 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Omnia flags full-year loss https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-flags-full-year-loss-2019-06-14 Reuters CHEMICALS Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:26:00 +0200 522781 1560493709 1560493560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 DTI forges ahead with product standardisation task https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-forges-ahead-with-product-standardisation-task-2019-06-14 Mamaili Mamaila Chemicals Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521475 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802466_resized_manufacturingindabapreview01siyenza1406191022.jpg INDUSTRY GROWTH The DTI looks forward to exchanging lessons and experiences to unpack challenges and identify solutions for growth across the manufacturing sector 511 287 Union attacks Necsa board, claiming retrenchments and privatisations planned https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-attacks-necsa-board-claiming-retrenchments-and-privatisations-planned-2019-06-12 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:54:00 +0200 522558 1560341605 1560336840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804763_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane2.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s Pelindaba complex, west of Pretoria/Tshwane 511 287 Environmental organisations take Highveld pollution matter to court https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-organisations-take-highveld-pollution-matter-to-court-2019-06-10 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:52:00 +0200 522320 1560234561 1560171120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804284_resized_carbonemissionscreditgettyimages1022.jpg 511 287 Looking back at invention of the Periodic Table as world marks 150th anniversary https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2019-is-the-150th-anniversary-of-the-invention-of-the-periodic-table-of-the-elements-2019-06-07 Rebecca Campbell Chemistry Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520952 1559634384 1559858400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802926_resized_symbol.jpg 511 287 Solutions provider releases new admixture for variable aggregates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mapei-releases-new-admixture-for-variable-aggregates-2019-05-24 Cameron Mackay Chemicals Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520822 1559824987 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801078_resized_crushingmilingscreeningmccloskeyj45raggregaterightsideviewworking0920171022.jpg AGGREGATE MITIGATION The Dynamon product was developed to mitigate the effects of poor-quality aggregates 511 287 Havenstein to succeed Humphris as Omnia chair https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/havenstein-to-succeed-humphris-as-omnia-chair-2019-06-06 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:46:00 +0200 522072 1559829398 1559828760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803746_resized_rodhumphris111111022duane.jpg Omnia outgoing chairperson Rod Humphris 511 287 Oil giants' chemical lifeline threatened by plastic-trash crisis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-giants-chemical-lifeline-threatened-by-plastic-trash-crisis-2019-06-06 Bloomberg PETROCHEMICALS Thu, 06 Jun 2019 12:16:00 +0200 522024 1559816816 1559816160 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 South African medicine dispensing system wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-medicine-dispensing-system-wins-africa-prize-for-engineering-innovation-2019-06-06 Marleny Arnoldi MEDICAL ENGINEERING Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:45:00 +0200 521999 1559822835 1559810700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803546_resized_2019africaprizeforengineeringinnovationwinnerneohutiri0620191022.jpg South African electrical engineer Neo Hutiri wins Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 511 287 Second Lake Charles facility reaches beneficial operation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/second-lake-charles-facility-reaches-beneficial-operation-2019-06-03 Nadine James CHEMICALS Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:35:00 +0200 521618 1559825279 1559558100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Aspen Pharmacare completes divestment of nutritionals business to Lactalis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-pharmacare-completes-divestment-of-nutritionals-business-to-lactalis-2019-06-03 African News Agency PHARMACEUTICALS Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:05:00 +0200 521563 1559545646 1559545500 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Company advances health and safety in petrochemicals industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-advances-health-and-safety-in-petrochemicals-industry-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Chemicals Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519277 1559026785 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Sector shows decline despite strong market growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sector-shows-decline-despite-strong-market-growth-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Chemicals Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519701 1559026786 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799106_resized_cpschemicalschemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg RAW MATERIALS Domestic chemical firms face multiple challenges such as access to appropriately priced feedstock, as well as large volumes of raw chemical materials that continue to be imported and are subject to exchange rate fluctuations 511 287 Imported chemicals hamper growth of sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/imported-chemicals-hamper-growth-of-local-sector-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Chemicals Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519912 1559026788 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799625_resized_isheconchemicalspetrochemicals2017bloomberg1022.jpg UNINSPIRED There is a low motivation to build new factories as the chemicals supplier market is shrinking 511 287 Valves supplier to launch new products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valves-supplier-to-launch-new-products-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Chemicals Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520075 1559026789 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799717_resized_agrupe100astorekeymak02171022.jpg HIGHLY COMMITTED Astore Keymak remains committed to technology and solutions for the chemical, petrochemicals and industrial space 511 287 Bigger staff complements company’s growth strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bigger-staff-complement-underlines-companys-profitable-growth-strategy-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Chemicals Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520078 1559305143 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802529_resized_chemicalspterochemicalsclariantjohnathanchetty3105191022.jpg JONATHAN CHETTY The way in which specialist chemicals companies and their clients innovate, collaborate and operate does not “change overnight” 511 287 Omnia Holdings to undertake R2bn rights offer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-holdings-to-undertake-r2bn-rights-offer-2019-05-30 Reuters CHEMICALS Thu, 30 May 2019 16:24:00 +0200 521381 1559226394 1559226240 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Firm invests heavily in expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pharmaceutical-firm-invests-heavily-in-expansion-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518974 1558361613 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797486_resized_medicalmerck08thmay05191022.jpg PILL PLETHORA Investing heavily in its Swiss manufacturing plant will allow Merck to increase its medicinal output 511 287 Partnership introduces digital tracking device https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-formed-to-track-medicinal-use-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519087 1558361614 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797725_resized_medicalorionhealth05191022.jpg WAITING TO EXHALE The sensor which will be applied to an inhaler will be app enabled to allow for accurate data collection 511 287 New listing approved for pharmaceuticals giant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-listing-approved-for-pharmaceutical-giant-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519083 1558361614 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797709_resized_aspen17large05191022.jpg GENERIC GENIUS Through Aspen’s research and development, a cheaper more attainable generic anti-retroviral treatment is available globally 511 287 Pumps manufacturer plans further growth after acquisition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-manufacturer-plans-further-growth-after-acquisition-2019-05-24 Halima Frost Chemicals Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519156 1558361614 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797907_resized_jecpump05191022.jpg STICKY STUFF The JEC brand of pumps is not only hygienic but also capable of pumping a variety of viscous liquids 511 287 Sasol’s Lake Charles project to cost up to $12.9bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasols-lake-charles-project-to-cost-up-to-129bn-2019-05-23 Creamer Media Reporter Chemicals Thu, 23 May 2019 11:34:00 +0200 520658 1558613553 1558604040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800759_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78450_2019-05-23_second_take_en_-_2.mp475711121Sasol’s Lake Charles project to cost up to $12.9bn Sasol’s Lake Charles project to cost up to $12.9bn Sasol to accelerate $2bn asset disposal plan as capex on US project leaps by another $1.3bn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-to-accelerate-2bn-asset-disposal-programme-as-capex-on-us-project-leaps-yet-again-2019-05-22 Terence Creamer SASOL Wed, 22 May 2019 08:45:00 +0200 520475 1558601219 1558507500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800277_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Joint presidents and CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aspen-sells-australian-prescription-portfolio-to-mylan-2019-05-20 Reuters PHARMACEUTICALS Mon, 20 May 2019 10:49:00 +0200 520242 1558349287 1558342140 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Inaugural event to highlight local manufacturing capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inaugural-event-to-highlight-local-manufacturing-capabilities-2019-05-17 Halima Frost Chemicals Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518394 1557817858 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796214_resized_lmenasrec0519dylanslater1022.jpg CENTRE OF ATTENTION The inaugural Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo is set to feature more than 130 exhibitors 511 287 Vivo performs well in Q1 on the back of added Engen business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vivo-performs-well-in-q1-on-the-back-of-added-engen-business-2019-05-07 Marleny Arnoldi PETROCHEMICALS Tue, 07 May 2019 11:13:00 +0200 518976 1557221672 1557220380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ascendis to sell biosciences businesses for R480m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-to-sell-biosciences-businesses-for-r480m-2019-05-03-1 Tasneem Bulbulia MEDICAL & PHARMACEUTICAL Fri, 03 May 2019 12:29:00 +0200 518779 1556879419 1556879340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ascendis to sell biosciences businesses for R480m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ascendis-to-sell-biosciences-businesses-for-r480m-2019-05-03 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH Fri, 03 May 2019 10:04:00 +0200 518727 1556870749 1556870640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Green chemistry requires whole value chain approach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-chemistry-requires-whole-value-chain-approach-2019-05-03 Schalk Burger Chemistry Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517760 1556526126 1556834400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794846_resized_clariantsouthafricaheadnicolmeyer4191022.jpg NICOL MEYER Companies must engage customers and consumers to ensure that demand and practices are aligned to green chemistry practices 511 287