Engineering News | Maintenance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:15:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Comair’s new CEOs to press ahead with diversification strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airline-group-comair-announces-new-acquisitions-and-new-ceos-2019-06-14 Rebecca Campbell Aviation – 1 Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521728 1560239900 1560463200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Lufthansa Technik subsidiary opens its first operation in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lufthansa-technik-subsidiary-opens-its-first-operation-in-south-africa-2019-06-07 Rebecca Campbell Aviation Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521134 1559629606 1559858400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Concrete knowledge crucial to produce sustainable concrete structures https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-knowledge-crucial-to-produce-sustainable-concrete-structures-2019-05-22 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520538 1559824824 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800405_resized_concreteinstitute1022.jpg VITAL PRECEDENCE Building is built on precedence. One doesn’t change concrete technology quickly, it takes a long time for new technology to be implemented 511 287 The Concrete Institute highlights composite road benefits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-concrete-institute-highlights-composite-road-benefits-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520617 1559824947 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800589_resized_concretebryanperriemdconcreteinstititute1022.jpg BRYAN PERRIE South African roads are predominantly asphalt, and The Concrete Institute has been trying to make inroads for the use of concrete for roads 511 287 Comair buys aircraft leasing, maintenance companies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airline-group-comair-announces-acquisitions-2019-05-31 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Fri, 31 May 2019 15:16:00 +0200 521521 1559310974 1559308560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802560_resized_ortambointernationalairportacsakulula710220814duane1.jpg A Boeing 737-800 of Kulula 511 287 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 Maintenance Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519277 1559026785 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Companies collaborate for maintenance work at petrochem provider https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-collaborate-for-maintenance-work-at-petrochem-provider-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Maintenance Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519541 1559026786 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Habasit presents range of timing belts for drive technology https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/habasit-presents-range-of-timing-belts-for-drive-technology-2019-05-09 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519110 1558361613 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797781_resized_habasitflexbelt0520191022.jpg HIGH-PERFORMANCE BELTS These Flex belts are ideal for transporting heavy loads and are therefore suitable for use in high-performance conveyor systems 511 287 BMG extends supply of gearboxes and variators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-supply-of-gearboxes-and-variators-2019-05-07 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519046 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797647_resized_piasolarspvsolartrackingsystems0520191022.jpg TRACKING THE SUN BMG’s Varvel worm gearboxes are installed on solar panels to ensure that they are in an ideal position to track the sun 511 287 New motor released to electric drives and controls industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-motor-released-to-electric-drives-and-controls-industry-2019-05-24 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518802 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797108_resized_ms2nservomotor0520191022.jpg VERSATILITY IN APPLICATION The MS2N includes over 50 motor types in six motor sizes, five motor lengths and more than 20 fully configurable options 511 287 Company introduces new ACS6080 drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-introduces-new-acs6080-drive-2019-05-07-1 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519044 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797640_resized_acs6080mediumvoltagedrive0520191022.jpg VERSATILE CONTROL The ACS6080 controls all types of AC motors including induction, synchronous and permanent magnet, without the need for different software 511 287 New VSD software offers energy savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vsd-software-offers-energy-savings-2019-05-03 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518796 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797380_resized_thewegcfwdrivesrange0520191022.jpg LIGHTEN THE LOAD While there are a variety of different sized motors that will have different efficiencies, energy savings increase exponentially as the load decreases 511 287 New products launched at Nampo Harvest Day https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-launched-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517979 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795228_resized_nampobearingsintjonnesway05191022.jpg NUTS TO MISS IT Exhibitors use alluring offers and prizes to attract traffic to their stands 511 287 Partnership aims to enhance local fluid power sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyflo-southern-africa-incorporated-into-bmg-fluid-technology-division-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517333 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793912_resized_launchandrecoverysystem0420191022.jpg OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH PARTNERSHIP With access to BMG’s central support functions, including engineering, technical expertise and manufacturing skills, Hyflo can further improve its service to its customer base 511 287 BMG World accredited as Eaton’s exclusive warranty centre in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-world-accredited-as-eatons-exclusive-warranty-centre-in-africa-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517329 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793901_resized_bmgnickymuller0420191022.jpg NICKY MULLER The warranty centre’s local team is headed up by Muller and has benefited from a recent skills upliftment programme 511 287 Hydraulic fluid reduces energy consumption https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-fluid-reduces-energy-consumption-2019-04-12 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517177 1556526121 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793647_resized_partfromhydraulicsystem0420191022.jpg ESSENTIAL OILS When the oil reaches the end-of-life phase and must be disposed, high-performance oils can be formulated to have a reduced environmental impact 511 287 Company making inroads into embedded generation generators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-making-inroads-into-embedded-generation-generators-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516706 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792556_resized_generatorshimoinsagcontainer04191022.jpg DUCKS IN A ROW If installed and maintained correctly, a genset can minimise operational costs on site 511 287 Collaboration will lead to sector transformation for water and sanitation sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-will-lead-to-transformation-of-the-water-sector-2019-04-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Maintenance Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516680 1555580953 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792654_resized_sewageandeffluentpond0420191022.jpg GAME-CHANGER Phakisa for Water and Sanitation will change the department and the sector as a whole 511 287 New technologies to increase wastewater plants’ capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technologies-to-increase-wastewater-plants-capacity-2019-04-11 Khutso Maphatsoe Maintenance Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516996 1555580956 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793175_resized_sewageandeffluenterwatclarifier0420191022.jpg WASTE TREATED Wastewater should be seen as a valuable resource, as it can be reused 511 287 Rolls-Royce affirms the importance of the African market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolls-royce-affirms-the-importance-of-the-african-market-2019-04-26 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517006 1555580957 1556229600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Versatility key to Vanguard embracing Industry 4.0 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/versatility-key-for-vanguard-in-embracing-industry-40-2019-04-19 Thabi Madiba Maintenance Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516262 1555051256 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Oxygen tanks successfully installed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oxygen-tanks-successfully-installed-2019-04-19 Thabi Madiba Maintenance Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516279 1554805684 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Software upgrade for Sky Eye Elios drones in the pipeline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-upgrade-for-sky-eye-elios-drones-in-the-pipeline-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Maintenance Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515920 1555572066 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791059_resized_skyridersropeaccessinpsection0820171022.jpg POWER RIDE Skyriders’ rope access and drone solutions gives the company an edge in the industry 511 287 Company launches loose-lay flooring range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-loose-lay-flooring-range-2019-04-12 Thabi Madiba Maintenance Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515556 1554473948 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789963_resized_flooringindustrypolyflorsapolyflorquicklay280320191022.jpg ADHESIVE-FREE FLOORING The specially formulated studded emboss works as a barrier and allows for moisture to escape from the subfloor 511 287 Cost-saving focus prompts heat exchanger design https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/head-lateral-thinking-required-for-heat-exchangers-2019-03-29 Khutso Maphatsoe Maintenance Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515728 1554473949 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Demand for concrete flooring continues to increase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-for-concrete-flooring-continues-to-increase-2019-04-12 Thabi Madiba Maintenance Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515733 1555060360 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790379_resized_flooringindustrydiamondproducts290320191022.jpg STAIN AND SLIP RESISTANT Concrete can achieve a high-quality and aesthetically pleasing polished finish 511 287 New machine collection for floor preparation launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-machine-collection-for-floor-preparation-launched-2019-04-12 Thabi Madiba Maintenance Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515930 1555060412 1555020000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790818_resized_flooringindustrypanmixersaquintinbooysen02042019creamermedia1022.jpg QUINTIN BOOYSEN There is a huge lack of knowledge on industrial flooring requirements, which leads to small contractors delivering inferior-quality flooring 511 287 Rolls-Royce, European aviation regulator, agree accelerated inspections for new engine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rolls-royce-european-aviation-regulator-agree-accelerated-inspections-for-new-engine-2019-04-10 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Wed, 10 Apr 2019 11:45:00 +0200 516819 1554890910 1554889500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792794_resized_trent1000rr1022.jpg The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 production line 511 287 BMG extends its range of Tsubaki chain wear indicators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-its-range-of-tsubaki-chain-wear-indicators-2019-03-18 Mc'Kyla Nortje Maintenance Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514526 1554188457 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787922_resized_tsubakichainwearindicators0320191022.jpg MEASURE WEAR Tsubaki chain wear indicators enable plant and machinery engineers to accurately measure roller chain condition and to determine critical wear, in one simple operation 511 287 Education important for future of industry – Cesa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-important-for-future-of-industry-cesa-2019-03-14 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514343 1554460949 1554415200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787432_resized_nereshpathercesapresident0319cm1022.jpg NERESH PATHER It’s pointless watching technology pass us by - reinventing, retooling and reskilling people will place the industry in a position to embrace technology 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77774_2019-03-12_cesa_-_2.mp4101388428Consulting Engineers South Africa president Neresh Pather & Gauteng Road & Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi discuss education and technology in consulting engineering. Camerawork and Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Consulting Engineers South Africa president Neresh Pather & Gauteng Road & Transport MEC Dr Ismail Vadi discuss education and technology in consulting engineering. Camerawork and Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Company provides solutions to enhance production in sugar sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-provides-solutions-to-enhance-production-in-sugar-sector-2019-03-13 Khutso Maphatsoe Maintenance Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514187 1553523591 1553810400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787234_resized_sugargrowersbmgtimkenquickflex0320191022.jpg HEAVY DUTY COUPLINGS The Timken Quick-Flex and Vulkan GBN heavy industrial couplings are designed for efficient performance, low maintenance and extended service life 511 287 Japanese capital equipment group remains confident about South Africa’s prospects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/japanese-group-remains-confident-in-south-africas-prospects-2019-03-29 Rebecca Campbell Heavy Equipment Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514587 1553523597 1553810400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 KSB expands its aftermarket services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ksb-expands-its-aftermarket-services-2019-03-07 Mc'Kyla Nortje Maintenance Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513614 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785758_resized_ksbgrantglennistorpump1022.jpg GRANT GLENNISTOR The company will extend its services and engineering expertise in the future to include maintenance, reverse engineering and system optimisations 511 287 Weir Minerals online store in demand, increases offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weir-minerals-online-store-in-demand-increases-offering-2019-03-06 Mc'Kyla Nortje Maintenance Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513513 1552893811 1553205600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785492_resized_weirmineralsafzalchothia0320191022.jpg AFZAL CHOTHIA Dewatering product manager and person responsible for launching 511 287 Denel seeking contingency funding as it outlines turnaround strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-seeking-contingency-funding-but-confident-about-future-despite-ratings-downgrade-2019-03-22 Rebecca Campbell Defence Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513918 1552893813 1553205600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company expects opportunities in water infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expects-opportunities-in-water-infrastructure-2019-03-15 Jessica Oosthuizen Maintenance Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513012 1552313818 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784614_resized_waterengineeringbloomberg313294052130620171022.jpg WATER MANAGEMENT Brimis Engineering aims to establish a fully functioning water management consultancy division 511 287 Collision-resistant drone deployed on roof replacement project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collision-resistant-drone-deployed-on-a-roof-replacement-project-2019-03-08 Thabi Madiba Maintenance Fri, 08 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512356 1551767077 1551996000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783028_resized_ropeaccessaidedservicesskyriders02171022.jpg REACHING HEIGHTS Technicians used rope access to reach the 14-m-high roof, and carried out UT wall-thickness measurement on select steel members 511 287