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Copper electrowinning technology for Africa

13th May 2022 Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of advanced electrowinning equipment to a copper cathode production plant in Africa. The company’s scope of delivery includes the supply of basic engineering and equipment for the copper electrowinning plant expansion. The offering for... 

Numerical analysis now available to a wider range of industries

3rd March 2022 Numerical analysis is used to accurately analyse the fluid dynamic behaviour of almost any boiler system, heat exchanger or boiler auxiliary equipment and Steinmüller Africa is now positioned to take its suite of process, mechanical and piping engineering services to a wider range of industries.... 

A picture of the Computational Fluid Dynamic model of an entire boiler
A picture of the Computational Fluid Dynamic model of an entire boiler

Rubber compound revolutionising mine site mill operations

31st January 2022 A premium-grade rubber compound that offers superior wear life and performance in mill lining applications has been developed in response to demand for higher-wearing rubbers for mill lining systems. Weir Minerals says that its Vulco R67 rubber is an optimum material which is manufactured with... 

image of the inside of a discharge end of a ball mill, fitted with spiral lifters and rubber grates
Inside the discharge end of a ball mill, fitted with spiral lifters and rubber grates

Collaboration expands field design applications

26th January 2022 A global software company has partnered with consulting and engineering specialists to provide an enhanced service to its client base of global asset operators.  Data visualization company FutureOn, provider of state-of-the-art visual engineering for the energy sector, has formed a strategic... 

Image of visual workflows for early-stage subsea engineering work
Visual workflows for early-stage subsea engineering work

Multinational company grows African digitalisation strategy

26th January 2022 Global engineering company FLSmidth asserts that it is enhancing efficiency across the mining sector in Africa through its productivity-driven digitalisation strategy. With a firm local manufacturing base in South Africa, the company says that its subsidiary in Ghana is gathering momentum for a... 

Image of FLSmidth's REFLUX flotation cell
Innovative technologies from FLSmidth include its REFLUX flotation cell

New elliptical movement vibrating screen for high-moisture applications

21st January 2022 An elliptical motion vibrating screen has been designed using new technology that makes it particularly suited for screening applications challenged with high-moisture content, and the equipment can handle capacities up to 3 500 t per hour while minimising water usage. Haver & Boecker Niagara... 

Image of the Niagara XL-Class vibrating screen technology that offers high acceleration and features an elliptical exciter design
The Niagara XL-Class vibrating screen technology offers high acceleration and features an elliptical exciter design

Specialised induction bending solutions for South African industries

14th January 2022 Induction bending is the process whereby a straight pipe is precision-bent by a specially engineered machine. The front of the pipe protrudes through an induction coil and is clamped into position. The induction coil is heated to a specified temperature and then the arm of the machine moves in a... 

Image of Steinmüller Africa’s induction bending machine, bending thick-walled piping
Steinmüller Africa’s induction bending machine, bending thick-walled piping

Locally manufactured switchboard installed with minimal downtime

12th November 2021 A locally manufactured switchboard was recently supplied to a gold producer in Gauteng, in a manner that was aimed at minimising disruption to the plant. The choice of a Zest WEG MTW05 medium voltage (MV) switchboard was based on the panels’ compact dimensions, safety features and internal arc... 

Image of Zest WEG MTW05 medium voltage (MV) switchboard
Zest WEG supplied a locally manufactured MTW05 medium voltage switchboard to a gold producer in Gauteng

Custom-engineered chute solutions

1st October 2021 The in-house engineering capability and expertise of a leading chute designer and manufacturer were recently demonstrated in a specialised chute application for a local platinum mining customer. Working in conjunction with a hydraulics specialist, a chute solution was developed for an application... 

Image of Weba's drawing office and design team works to continuously improve transfer point solutions
Weba's drawing office and design team works to continuously improve transfer point solutions

New evaluation and development kits for automotive and industrial automation

28th July 2021 A series of evaluation and development kits targets fast and easy development for a range of applications in automotive and industrial automation. RS Components, a trading brand of Electrocomponents, a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, announced the new range of kits... 

Image of Infineon’s AURIX TriCore from RS Components
Infineon’s AURIX TriCore from RS Components

New software programmes to help solve civil, environmental and mining engineering challenges

1st October 2020 Software company Seequent has announced the release of GeoStudio Core, a software programme that combines updated versions of its SLOPE/W and SEEP/W products with a new, reformulated SIGMA/W product. The upgrades are designed to allow geotechnical engineers to understand and tackle major... 

New software programmes from Seequent aim to help solve civil, environmental and mining engineering challenges
New software programmes from Seequent aim to help solve civil, environmental and mining engineering challenges

Helping clients in Africa meet scheduled startups

26th February 2020 Large project implementation is complex and it is often said to be made more challenging by the logistical constraints faced by many projects across Africa. According to the Zest WEG group, these delays put the most pressure on electrical, instrumentation and control contractors that are expected... 

Dual pole overhead line assembly
Dual pole overhead line assembly

Machined seal solution extends uptime

14th November 2019 Seals installed in a vertical boring mill’s hydraulic rotary joint two-and-a-half years ago were recently inspected and found to have remained in working condition and continue to operate optimally, according to the manufacturer. The seals were installed in response to frequent, costly downtime... 

Digital CAD product catalogue for lighting systems

31st October 2019 A digital product catalogue has been created to facilitate the flow of information between designers and a manufacturer of lighting systems. The manufacturer had noted an increasing demand for computer-aided design (CAD), with engineers and designers demanding quick access to product information. 

Reinhausen

29th April 2019 Reinhausen South Africa (Pty) Ltd is a 100% subsidiary of German-based MR and the sole agent for MR products in Sub-Saharan Africa.  MR is a world-leading manufacturer of on-load and off-circuit tap changers for power transformers, also providing plant equipment such as diverter switches, motor... 

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

6th November 2018 The Industrial Solutions business area at thyssenkrupp is a leading partner for the engineering, construction and service of industrial plants and systems. Based on more than 200 years of experience we supply tailored, turnkey plants and components for customers in the chemical, fertilizer,... 

Hydra Arc (Pty) Ltd

6th November 2018 Established in 1987, Hydra Arc has grown from a supplier of specialised welders into a leading refinery maintenance, turnaround specialist and steel fabrication company.  

Hydra Arc (Pty) Ltd

Power Plant Electrical Technologies

15th November 2017 Power Plant Electrical Technologies is an integrated electrical engineering organization. We specialize in equipment supply services, including system studies, design, project integration, installation and commissioning of high, medium and low voltage networks, control systems, and renewable... 

Power Plant Electrical Technologies
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