Engineering News | Instrumentation & Control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:26:23 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Altron appoints Cedric Miller CFO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/altron-appoints-cedric-miller-cfo-2019-03-14 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:49:00 +0200 514227 1552550472 1552549740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CSIR develops medicine dispensing robot https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-develops-medicine-dispensing-robot-2019-03-06 Creamer Media Reporter Instrumentation & Control Thu, 07 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +0200 513386 1551949855 1551949200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785579_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/77599_2019-03-08_rer527-csir-robot_hd-web.mp463944831CSIR develops medicine dispensing robot CSIR develops medicine dispensing robot SABS to invest R300m in laboratory infrastructure as part of turnaround https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-identifies-investment-in-laboratory-infrastructure-as-key-to-turnaround-2019-03-06 Terence Creamer STANDARDS & ASSURANCE Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:50:00 +0200 513248 1551878890 1551862200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784928_resized_garthstrachan210220813duane.jpg SABS Acting CEO Garth Strachan 511 287 AI systems to be used to fight AI cyberthreats https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ai-dynamic-encryption-to-fight-ai-cyberthreats-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509355 1549952200 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776358_resized_gemaltoafricaidentityanddataprotectionmanagerneilcosser1022.jpg NEIL COSSER Encryption renders data useless to any unauthorised person, effectively protecting it from being misused 511 287 Actom sells Wilec division https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/actom-sells-wilec-division-2019-02-14 Marleny Arnoldi MANUFACTURING Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:51:00 +0200 511661 1550152742 1550152260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hudaco maintains FY18 dividend despite economic headwinds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hudaco-maintains-fy18-dividend-despite-economic-headwinds-2019-02-01 Marleny Arnoldi ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:46:00 +0200 510397 1549032951 1549032360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778648_resized_cliffordamoilsgrahamdunfordhudaco01191022dylan.jpg Hudaco CFO Clifford Amoils and Hudaco CE Graham Dunford 511 287 Biogas flowmeter introduced for variable compositions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-flowmeter-introduced-for-variable-compositions-2019-02-01 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508914 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775290_resized_gaskrohne02191022.jpg GOING WITH THE FLOW The flowmeter is suited to biogas as well as landfill and sewage gas applications 511 287 Collaboration key to protect critical infrastructure from cyberthreats https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-key-to-protect-critical-infrastructure-from-cyber-threats-2019-01-25 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508553 1548333467 1548367200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Connectivity and security balance critical as smart cities grow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/connectivity-and-security-balance-is-critical-as-smart-cities-grow-2019-01-18 Schalk Burger Smart Cities Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507312 1547542583 1547762400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Engineering firm changes name https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-firm-changes-name-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506715 1548333711 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770626_resized_instrumentationsmccontroller01191022.jpg SO CONTROLLING SMC ZA motor control devices are distributed globally 511 287 Companies to boost cobot industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-to-boost-cobot-industry-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506912 1548333739 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771111_resized_instrumentationomroncobotarms01191022.jpg ARMING THE FUTURE Collaborative robots are the way of the future, working in conjunction with people, rather than replacing them 511 287 Energy efficiency practices and technologies can provide significant savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-practices-and-technologies-can-provide-significant-savings-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502591 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761970_resized_johnsoncontrolsneilcameron10181022.jpg NEIL CAMERON About half of total energy savings can be achieved through better management of energy use and the other half by deploying more efficient modern technologies 511 287 Modernisation presents opportunities in industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-presents-opportunities-in-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502681 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763350_resized_vikingvalveparkerhannifin11181022.jpg GROWTH OPPORTUNITY Parker Hannifin Sales Company South Africa has identified the integration of electronics into its range of hydraulic and pneumatic valve products as a growth opportunity 511 287 Improved performance, energy efficiency and fault-finding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-data-analysis-improves-performance-energy-efficiency-fault-finding-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502596 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Conditions not conducive for retrofits, but regulation can help https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conditions-not-conducive-for-energy-efficiency-retrofits-but-regulation-can-help-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502584 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761956_resized_motorsseweurodrivenormanmaleka09181022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA The earlier a company includes energy efficiency as a goal, the less costly the deployment and the greater the savings 511 287 Efficiency prominence increasing in South African businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prominence-of-energy-efficiency-increasing-in-sa-businesses-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502599 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increased investment in refrigeration model planned https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-plans-increased-investment-in-refrigeration-outsourcing-model-2018-09-06 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497967 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752570_resized_heatingandcoolingheadofhvacrefrigerationdawiekriel09181022.jpg DAWIE KRIEL Businesses are operating refrigeration systems that are performing poorly and are expensive to maintain 511 287 Smart factories reshaping the face of manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-factories-connected-manufacturing-reshaping-industry-2018-09-21 Schalk Burger Manufacturing Technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498439 1537193980 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753535_resized_omronsagmvictormarques9181022.jpg VICTOR MARQUES Demands from manufacturers in South Africa indicate a sustained move towards advanced manufacturing and automation 511 287 In situ measurement of hydrogen made possible https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-laser-scanner-sets-new-navigation-standards-2018-09-14-1 Jessica Oosthuizen Instrumentation & Control Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497349 1536922749 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751051_resized_neomonitorslasergas1022.jpg HYDROGEN ANALYSER Neo Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in situ – the LaserGas II SP H2 511 287 New flowmeter from Instrotech introduced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-flowmeter-from-instrotech-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496633 1535985410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749283_resized_instrotechkoboldflowmeter0818jpg10222jpg.jpeg VARIABLE FLOW The Kobold Model VKP flowmeter is able to monitor variable liquid flows 511 287 BMG’s solar inverters used in agricultural irrigation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmgs-solar-inverters-used-in-agricultural-irrigation-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495876 1535439103 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company invests in quality control equipment and software https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-invests-in-quality-control-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495844 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Radar Optiwave aids measurement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radar-optiwave-aids-measurement-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495871 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local company launches new fire-detection range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-launches-new-fire-detection-range-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493845 1534831356 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742899_resized_zyteq07181022.jpg EQUIPPED FACTORY Zyteq’s detection products are manufactured in the company’s own ISO9001-certified factory, in Cape Town 511 287 Local company offers transformer fire-protection solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-offers-transformer-fire-protection-solutions-2018-08-24 Melissa Zisengwe Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493947 1535014729 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743180_resized_transformerfiresuppression07181022.jpg FIRE-PROTECTION A typical transformer detection medium will be a hydraulic pilot line with fast response sprinkler heads 511 287 Resistance thermometer on offer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resistance-thermometer-on-offer-2018-08-17 Tasneem Bulbulia Instrumentation & Control Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494577 1534227767 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744689_resized_instrotechthermometre0720181022.jpg MULTI-FACETED TNK resistance thermometers find application in shipbuilding, diesel engines, engine building, mechanical engineering, and power unit construction 511 287 Industry provider to expand African footprint https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-provider-to-expand-african-footprint-2018-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Instrumentation & Control Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493597 1533535814 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742927_resized_einstrumentse8500plus0720181022.jpg IT’S A GAS E Instruments provides portable industrial combustion stack gas and emission analysers that can be used to measure stack gases emitted from furnaces, kilns, dryers and ovens 511 287 Emerson releases new thermowell design https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emerson-releases-new-thermowell-design-2018-07-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491901 1531809818 1532037600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738592_resized_thermowellemerson07181022.jpg NEW DESIGN Emerson’s new thermowell design reduces dynamic stress, simplifies process calculations and provides more accurate temperature measurements 511 287 Decline in machine tools indicative of manufacturing state https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decline-in-machine-tools-indicative-of-manufacturing-state-2018-06-08 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487760 1528177097 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728770_resized_machinetoolsafricaexpomtma06181022.jpg MACHINES ON DISPLAY Machine tools on display at the Machine Tool Africa Expo hosted by MTMA 511 287 Small machines with big capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-machines-with-big-capabilities-2018-06-08 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487375 1528800017 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727914_resized_machinetoolshurobx40i06181022.jpg STABILITY PROVIDING ACCURACY The BX40i meets the needs of any high-speed machining application. 511 287 Backup a key defence for critical infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/back-up-a-key-defence-for-critical-infrastructure-2018-06-01 Schalk Burger Cyberdefence Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485922 1527518416 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724534_resized_veeammeavpgreggpetersen1022.jpg GREGG PETERSEN Bolstering cybersecurity is important as more critical public services become supported by data networks and cloud-hosted assets 511 287 Alternative drive systems for offshore operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-drive-systems-for-offshore-operations-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486108 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724910_resized_motorsdrivesbonfigliolirig05181022.jpg GROUNDED OFFSHORE Pedestal-mounted lattice boom cranes with an innovative electric drive concept 511 287 New shafts to enhance motor performance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-shafts-to-enhance-motors-performance-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486122 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724941_resized_motorsdrivessiemens05181022.jpg COMPLETE PACKAGE The perfectly coordinated system permits optimum closed-loop control of pumps, fans and compressors. 511 287 Entry-level energy management solution launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entry-level-energy-management-solution-launched-2018-05-25 Schalk Burger ENERGY MANAGEMENT Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486626 1527151026 1527199200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Alaris Holdings to acquire US radio frequency manufacturer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alaris-holdings-to-acquire-us-radio-frequency-manufacturer-2018-05-21 Marleny Arnoldi M&A Mon, 21 May 2018 16:51:00 +0200 487245 1526914408 1526914260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Improving water management through deployment of IoT devices https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lpwa-iot-to-facilitate-smart-water-management-reduce-losses-2018-05-18 Schalk Burger Water Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485891 1526307380 1526594400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Edge platform adds industrial strength to software applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edge-platform-provides-robust-stable-environment-for-industrial-software-applications-2018-05-11 Schalk Burger Industrial Computing Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485301 1525759060 1525989600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0