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Industrial Cleaning and Shutdown

Accurate inspection system

7th September 2001 Technology company EPRI’s new transmission inspection and maintenance (TIM) system V3,0 introduced last year, collects, maintains, and analyses line inspection and maintenance data with increasing efficiency and accuracy. 

Product gives cleaning a lift

7th September 2001 Equipment company JLG Industries has supplied two mobile ‘cherry pickers’ to cleaning company Prestige Cleaning Services. 

SA cleaning product demand outstrips world

7th September 2001 The South African cleaning equipment market is expected to grow by some ten percent this year, substantially more than global demand which is expected to increase by between three and eight percent. 

Planned maintenance can reduce downtime

7th September 2001 Maintenance of machinery can be a very expensive exercise, not only in terms of the cost of spare parts and labour, but also lost production due to machinery breakdowns or plant stoppages for unscheduled maintenance, says Bearing Man MD Greg Till. 

Firm attempts biggest shutdown ever

By: Joanne Delaurentis     7th September 2001 South African synthetic fuels (synfuels) giant Sasol Synthetic Fuels (SSF) is gearing up for the largest shutdown it has ever executed consisting of more than 80 000 activities and 600 000 workhours, reports shutdown co-ordinator Raymond Owen. 

Group to look at shutdown training

By: Joanne Delaurentis     7th September 2001 A working group looking at the training requirements for the shutdown industry of South Africa has been launched by the Shutdown Network Forum, reports vice-chairperson Raymond Owen. 

R8,5m investment improves firm's service

By: Joanne Delaurentis     7th September 2001 Combined industrial cleaning companies HP Chem and Novumchem, part of the TMS group, are now able to provide a complete industrial cleaning service including the latest technology and equipment, high quality service levels, a nationwide infrastructure and experienced personel, reports MD Mike... 

Refinery cleaning completed

By: Joanne Delaurentis     7th September 2001 The completion of the north complex turnaround at the Engen oil refinery in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal has been completed, reports project manager Paul Rebelo. 

Shutdown better outsourced, says firm

7th September 2001 Industrial cleaning and shutdown is most beneficial when it is outsourced to a cleaning specialist, reports Domayne Steamatic executive Darrol Roberston. 

Safe worker hoists available

7th September 2001 Mining and industrial company Bellambie’s hand-operated machines for suspended access and man-riding applications, are designed to provide maximum safety for workers at heights. 

Shutdown forum set to improve the execution of maintenance

By: System Author     8th September 2000 Industrial cleaning & shutdown 

Capital-project work included in September shutdown

By: System Author     8th September 2000 Industrial cleaning & shutdown 

Budget and schedule are still important aspects

By: System Author     8th September 2000 Industrial cleaning & shutdown 

Laundry equipment supplied

By: System Author     10th December 1999 Top Prison Projects 

Shutdown forum to pool sector’s skill

By: System Author     10th September 1999 Industrial Cleaning & Shutdown 

Facilities management is hot new trend

By: System Author     10th September 1999 Industrial Cleaning and Shutdown 

New shutdown forum opens up

By: System Author     30th July 1999 Two years of discussions came to a head with the birth of the Shutdown Network Forum (SNF) in July, the aim of which is to relieve large industrial plants, to an extent, from external resource shortages that occur as a result of overlapping shutdown projects. SNF plans to achieve this by... 

World-first industrial cleansing solutions

By: System Author     11th June 1999 ocal company Vac Air Technology has sold its philosophy of outsourcing industrial cleansing solutions to the experts and supplied equipment and installations to a value of R1,3-million for Saldanha Steel. The team, consisting of Vac Air Technology, Cleancor, Design Cleaning Services, Technical... 

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