Engineering News | Foundries, Forges & Die-Casting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/foundries-forges Tue, 21 May 2019 16:48:34 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting 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 BMG procures foundry to enhance its services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-procures-foundry-to-enhance-its-service-offerings-2019-02-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512321 1551767074 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782882_resized_bmgfoundriesandcastings022019102.jpg SERVICE OFFERING The acquisition will enhance the company’s service offering and broadens BMG’s product range 511 287 Thos Begbie branches out into Zambia, builds local skills https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thos-begbie-branches-out-into-zambia-builds-local-skills-2019-02-20 Mc'Kyla Nortje Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512082 1551767074 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782366_resized_thosbegbiecastinginprogress0220191022.jpg INTERNATIONAL STAGE Thos Begbie exhibiting at an international trade means exposure for South Africa and strengthens international trade relations 511 287 Upgrades to start at Heavy Bay foundry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgrades-to-start-at-heavy-bay-foundry-2019-02-20 Mc'Kyla Nortje Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512069 1551767074 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782350_resized_heavybayfoundryweir0220191022.jpg MORE PRODUCTION Weir Minerals has invested R30-million upgrade at the Heavy Bay foundry in Port Elizabeth 511 287 CSIR to showcase new technology at show https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-to-showcase-its-capabilities-2019-02-18 Mc'Kyla Nortje Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511803 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New graphite factory bolsters mining, foundry product offerings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-graphite-factory-bolsters-mining-foundry-product-offerings-2018-06-15 Schalk Burger Graphite Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:25:00 +0200 488772 1549524322 1549524300 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731076_resized_herculesvandermerwegraphitefreezeline05181022.jpg GFS FACILITY OPENING Hercules van der Merwe at the Graphite Freezeline Solutions facility opening 511 287 Motor Scan beneficial for various sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-scan-beneficial-for-various-sectors-2018-12-06 Cameron Mackay Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506793 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771046_resized_electricmotor1220181022.jpg WEG MOTOR SCAN The sensor measures the vibration, temperature and operational hours of electric motors to detect irregularities 511 287 Energy reuse to help base metals industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-reuse-to-help-energy-intensive-base-metals-industries-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502574 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761939_resized_dickinsoncementplantwasteheatrecoverysystem11022.jpg WASTE-HEAT RECOVERY A waste-heat recovery system in a cement plant 511 287 Growth projected for global industrial furnaces and ovens market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growth-projected-for-global-industrial-furnaces-and-ovens-market-2018-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493869 1533535817 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742976_resized_furnacebloomberg327993470130720181022.jpg BRINGING THE HEAT Industrial furnaces and ovens are primarily used by industries to heat-treat metals to generate steam 511 287 Solidarity launches four-pronged steel industry initiative amid global steel crisis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-launches-four-pronged-steel-industry-initiative-amid-global-steel-crisis-2018-06-05 Schalk Burger STEEL Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:13:00 +0200 488756 1528205070 1528204380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731032_resized_highveldsteelcranes06181022.jpg The old Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium plant in eMalahleni 511 287 Insimbi achieves higher revenue, gross profit in FY18 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insimbi-follows-significant-growth-trend-in-fy201718-2018-05-29 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Tue, 29 May 2018 14:20:00 +0200 488026 1528117000 1527596400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UK project could halve titanium parts production costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-defence-and-civil-technology-project-could-cut-titanium-parts-production-costs-by-half-2018-04-13 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482848 1523343198 1523570400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Automated systems reduce production waste https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automated-systems-reduce-production-waste-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479084 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Continued growth predicted for global forging markets https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continued-growth-predicted-for-global-forging-markets-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479081 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709356_resized_steloycastingsfoundry91015duane1022.jpg GROWTH The forges markets across the world will continue to grow in the next few years 511 287 Forging and steel industries both affected by unpredictable steel price https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-and-steel-industries-both-affected-by-unpredictable-steel-price-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479257 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709826_resized_foundriesforgessteloycastingsfoundry101015duane1022.jpg STEEL FORGED Not all of the steel required in South Africa is economical to produce in the country 511 287 Process control manufacturer expands sales to South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/process-control-manufacturer-expands-sales-to-s-africa-2018-03-09 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479077 1520318917 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industry body authorised as verification authority https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-authorised-as-verification-authority-2018-02-02 Victor Moolman Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475693 1517295045 1517522400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Showcase of SA's manufacturing prowess to debut in 2019 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/broader-exposure-for-south-africa-at-2019-expo-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Manufacturing Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476093 1517295056 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Proposed carbon tax ‘least-cost manner’ to ensuring greenhouse-gas reduction – Treasury https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-carbon-tax-least-cost-manner-to-ensuring-greenhouse-gas-reduction-treasury-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger CARBON TAX Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:16:00 +0200 474169 1513331243 1513329360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/72428_draft_carbon_tax_bill_december_2017.pdf1120657To download a copy of the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, click here. 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Equipment supplier provides spare-part warehousing solution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-supplier-provides-spare-part-warehousing-solution-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468317 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686137_resized_sparepartsarcelormittalsaldanhaworks201113duane1022.jpg SPARE PART GUARANTEE A constant supply of spare parts for clients will reduce downtime 511 287 Closed steel mill discovering new life as an industrial park https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-business-strategy-creates-sustainability-for-steel-and-vanadium-industrial-park-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464935 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678641_resized_highveldhiveldadminbuildingandsteelworks1022.jpg CAPITAL LOCATION in less than a year of being operational, Highveld Industrial Park has set up a sustainable business 511 287 Cooling vest reduces industrial heat stress https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cooling-vest-reduces-industrial-heat-stress-2017-09-22 Marleny Arnoldi Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463613 1505744421 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675777_resized_totalblastingtstswedenhealthsafetycoolingvest20171022.jpg JUST CHILL TST Sweden’s cooling vest consists of nontoxic, nonflammable compound blends of salts, which are known to be an effective ingredient for temperature regulation 511 287 2017 a watershed year for Insimbi https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/2017-a-watershed-year-for-insimbi-2017-05-29 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 29 May 2017 16:24:00 +0200 453759 1496124105 1496067840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Thos Begbie’s global quality status boosted by on-the-spot Dekra https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thos-begbies-global-quality-status-boosted-by-on-the-spot-dekra-2017-05-23 Martin Creamer QUALITY ASSURANCE Tue, 23 May 2017 14:10:00 +0200 453115 1520861095 1495541400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651072_resized_martincreameredwindreyerjohangerber110220517duane.jpg Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer (centre) with Dekra’s Johan Gerber (right) and Martin Creamer left. 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/69037_2017-05-16_thos_begbie-edit2_-_lio-hd_web.mp450110961Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Engineering News Online’s Martin Creamer talks to Thos Begbie’s Edwin Dreyer and Dekra’s Johan Gerber. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Lionel da Silva. Atlantis Foundries casts for new business as it emerges from Daimler fold https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fired-up-2017-05-05 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450050 1493715579 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645687_resized_fired.jpg 511 287 New agroprocessing-, metals-focused Ipap to be released in April https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-agroprocessing--metals-focused-ipap-to-be-released-in-april-2017-03-31 Schalk Burger Industrial policy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447123 1490623749 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635599_resized_lioneloctober204121022duane.jpg LIONEL OCTOBER The DTI is emphasising the importance of the fourth industrial revolution and modernising and upgrading the metals and casting industries 511 287 New agroprocessing-, metals-focused Ipap to be released next month https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-agroprocessing--metals-focused-ipap-to-be-released-next-month-2017-03-15 Schalk Burger INDUSTRIAL POLICY Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:10:00 +0200 446579 1489667220 1489587000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Die-caster prepared for next growth cycle in industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/die-caster-prepared-for-next-growth-cycle-in-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443961 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Conference to broaden industry’s business opportunities and technology horizons https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-to-broaden-foundry-industrys-business-opportunities-and-technology-horizons-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444230 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629058_resized_dalmarimcqueencorecommitteemember022017metalcastingconference1022.jpg DALMARI MCQUEEN Owing to the interest in exhibition spaces at the 2013 pilot conference, the 2017 MCC will have 28 exhibition stands 511 287 Foundry process developer expands wafer-fabrication facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foundry-process-developer-expands-wafer-fabrication-facility-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444042 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628595_resized_steloycastingsfoundry91015duane1022.jpg EXTENSIVE CAPABILITIES The foundry’s extensive process capabilities enable short manufacturing lead times while improving device yield and performance 511 287 Trial castings successfully completed at foundry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trial-castings-successfully-completed-at-foundry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 443443 1488868439 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000627157_resized_computerisedmillingmachineforcuttingpolystyrenerapidprotoyping022017weirmineralsjpg1022.jpg RAPID PROTOTYPING Investments in the rapid prototyping process have enabled the foundry to make new patterns to manufacture parts 511 287 Early signs pointing to recovery in foundry industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/early-signs-pointing-to-recovery-in-foundry-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444239 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629228_resized_pic1.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/67490_2017-02-14_uj_-_lio-hd_web.mp449606558Saif CEO John Davies and Saif president Takalani Madzivhandila discuss the challenges of the foundry industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Saif CEO John Davies and Saif president Takalani Madzivhandila discuss the challenges of the foundry industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Forging market for automotive application to be valued at $56-billion by 2022 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forging-market-for-automotive-application-to-be-valued-at-56-billion-by-2022-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444095 1488878182 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628689_resized_steloycastingsfoundry31015duane1022.jpg INCREASED DRIVE Increasing cars sales are expected to drive the European automotive and automotive components market within the forecast period 511 287 Metal casting technology station provides added value for industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metal-casting-technology-station-provides-added-value-for-industry-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444243 1489128654 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629224_resized_pic3.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/67487_2017-02-14_uj2_-_lio-hd_web.mp432137668Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Former MCTS station manager and MCC Core Committee member Farouk Varachia and current MCTS station manager Kulani Mageza discuss the skills gap and current technologies in industry. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Industrial manufacturers to implement energy management systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-manufacturers-to-implement-energy-management-systems-2017-03-10 Simone Liedtke Foudries, Forges & Die-Casting Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445359 1489129098 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631404_resized_faithmkhacwa032017nationalcleanerproductionagencyjpg1022.jpg FAITH MKHACWA EnMSes are not ‘one-off’ projects, but rather need to becontinuously implemented on site 511 287 Seifsa welcomes R95m steel development fund https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-welcomes-r95m-steel-development-fund-2017-02-22 Megan van Wyngaardt STEEL Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:11:00 +0200 443959 1487929213 1487772660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Foundry and engineering company announces senior management changes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-foundry-and-engineering-company-announces-senior-management-changes-2016-09-16 David Oliveira PEOPLE Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0200 426608 1473751402 1473976800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000585303_resized_img174721022.jpeg THE NEW GUARD Thos Begbie & Co appoints new MD Joubert Goenewald, foundry director Isaac Mogoba, sales director Piet du Preez, finance director Gabriel Sekgwele and human relations director David Fundzane 511 287