Engineering News | Maintenance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/maintenance Sat, 04 Dec 2021 19:27:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Rail operator eyes South African, African leasing expansion with renewed locomotive fleet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rail-operator-eyes-south-african-african-leasing-expansion-with-renewed-locomotive-fleet-2021-11-29 Donna Slater RAIL Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:23:00 +0200 601636 1638172698 1638170580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000974763_resized_grindrodpretoriafacilitylocomotiverefurbishment21121donna1022.jpg A newly refurbished GL30 SCC locomotive at Pretoria-based freight company Railco Africa 511 287 Chain and sprockets offer cost savings on power transmission https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chain-and-sprockets-offer-cost-savings-on-power-transmission-2021-10-28 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 12 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 599127 1636118226 1636668000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000971320_resized_maintenancebmgassemblyworkshop41022.jpg TECHNICAL SUPPORT BMG offers a site visit service prior to component specification to ensure an accurate total cost of ownership estimate 511 287 New division to provide tailored maintenance services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-division-to-provide-tailored-maintenance-services-2021-10-28 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 12 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 599106 1636700124 1636668000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000972336_resized_fmsolutionszaahirforbes1022.jpg ZAAHIR FORBES Businesses have seen the need to reinstate facilities management services to ensure that facilities and workplaces are compliant and ready to accommodate returning staff members 511 287 Retail complex work complete https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-helps-retail-clients-to-continue-operating-2021-10-26 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 12 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 598943 1636700302 1636668000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000971329_resized_skyridersmaintenancemontecasino11022.jpg AT-HEIGHT UPKEEP Earlier this year, Skyriders did maintenance work at the complex, including replacing an anchor system on a bell tower used to suspend advertising banners 511 287 Company provides application for linear heat cable in warehousing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-provides-application-for-linear-heat-cable-in-warehousing-2021-10-13 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 29 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597819 1635490459 1635458400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000970240_resized_carrierfiresecurityalarmlineiilhds1020211022.jpg PROACTIVE MONITORING AlarmLine II linear heat detection is a cable-based temperature monitoring system that detects abnormal changes in the ambient temperature in commercial and industrial applications 511 287 Need for training in LNG sector recognised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-training-in-lng-gas-sector-recognised-2021-10-15 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 596580 1634122009 1634248800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965078_resized_gastopowersynergyconsultlngtanker10211022.jpg KEEPING AFLOAT In order for South Africa to keep abreast with international standards, its LPG workers must be trained correctly 511 287 New drone tech improves inspection capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-drone-tech-improves-inspection-capabilities-2021-10-01 Darren Parker Maintenance Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595129 1632909441 1633039200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000962463_resized_sasolenskyriderszenith1022.jpg DOWN-HOLE DREAM Skyriders first used the Zenith robotic inspection device in June for internal inspections on large petrochemicals tanks 511 287 Refrigeration system to cut energy costs available https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refrigeration-system-to-cut-energy-costs-available-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594086 1631540547 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960150_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcoolingandsolar09211022.jpg LIGHT WORK Adding a solar installation to a company's refrigeration unit deceases the cost of running the unit off grid power alone 511 287 New camera used in inspection project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-camera-used-in-inspection-project-2021-08-06 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 590211 1627965017 1628200800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000952259_resized_chemicalspetroskyriders08211022.jpg SKY GUYS The project required the expertise of qualified drone pilots to assist in the inspection of the petrochemical tanks 511 287 Critical planning essential for safe furnace demolition https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/critical-planning-essential-for-safe-furnace-demolition-2021-07-20 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Maintenance Fri, 06 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 589961 1627965018 1628200800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000951778_resized_enfurnacesjetdemolition0820211022.jpg CAN STAND THE HEAT To execute a fast-paced furnace shutdown project successfully for repair and total demolition, the integration of plans and methods across disciplines is critical 511 287 Around-the-clock vaccine freezer monitoring https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/around-the-clock-vaccine-freezer-monitoring-2021-07-09 Claire O'Reilly Maintenance Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587711 1625557623 1625781600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Digital indicator launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/belt-conveyor-weighing-applications-enters-market-2021-07-09 Claire O'Reilly Maintenance Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587724 1625557623 1625781600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New liquid analysis sensors launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-liquid-analysis-sensors-launched-2021-07-09 Claire O'Reilly Maintenance Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587726 1625557624 1625781600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New thermal imaging camera launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-thermal-imaging-camera-launched-2021-07-09-1 Claire O'Reilly Maintenance Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587612 1625557623 1625781600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947157_resized_instrumentationcontroltestoimage1202107091022.jpg THERMAL CAPTURER The testo 883 Thermal Imaging Camera offers an infrared resolution which can even be expanded to 640 x 480 pixels 511 287 Monitoring instrument promotes local health https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/particulate-matter-monitoring-instrument-promotes-community-health-2021-07-09 Claire O'Reilly Maintenance Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587719 1625557623 1625781600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947197_resized_instrumentationcontrolparticlemeasurement202107091022.jpg PMSENSE Particle matter transmitter 511 287 EPC regulations roll out promoted https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/accredited-inspection-bodies-support-energy-performance-certificates-for-buildings-2021-06-17 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586986 1624947868 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Testing can ensure safe communication on mines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/testing-can-ensure-safe-communication-on-mines-2021-06-15 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586804 1625235144 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948572_resized_drillheadinacoalmine1022.jpg SAFER, DEEPER MINING From its inception, Ya Batho decided to make products appropriate in explosive environments and close to electronic equipment, without interference, to adhere to mining regulations 511 287 Product ensures bolt security for safer railways https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-ensures-bolt-security-for-safer-railways-2021-05-27 Cameron Mackay Rail Infrastructure Fri, 11 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 585196 1623138022 1623362400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000944003_resized_nordlockxserieswashers0520211022.jpg ADVANCED WEDGE-LOCKING BMG’s Nord-Lock bolt securing system is based on wedge-locking technology, designed to secure bolted joints exposed to severe vibration and dynamic loads in extreme conditions 511 287 Repair solution used across industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cold-bonding-protection-used-for-conveyor-pump-repair-2021-05-19 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 584459 1622466073 1622757600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000942213_resized_mrsbelzona22211022.jpg COLDER AND WISER Belzona 2221 is easy to apply without requiring specialist tools and cures at room temperature, eliminating the need for “hot work” 511 287 Institute working to host international event locally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/-2021-05-21 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 04 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 584676 1622815105 1622757600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company launches new division https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-launch-new-manufacturing-division-2021-05-12 Cameron Mackay Manufacturing in Africa Fri, 28 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 583864 1621923202 1622152800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939912_resized_maxjetteam20211022.jpg SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING MAXJET’s manufacturing processes, which use waterjet cutting to design, supply and process flat part components, is an environmentally green process 511 287 Products adapted for 4IR applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/-2021-05-13 Cameron Mackay Manufacturing in Africa Fri, 28 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 584029 1621923202 1622152800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939965_resized_pferdtungstencarbide1022.jpg DESIGNED FOR DEMANDING APPLICATIONS A tungsten carbide burr is a cutting tool that is normally used on electric and pneumatic straight grinders 511 287 Company improves manufacturing line https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-improves-manufacturing-line-2021-05-12 Cameron Mackay Manufacturing in Africa Fri, 28 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 583875 1622198559 1622152800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000942465_resized_slcuttolengthline0520211022.jpg SERVING A NICHE MARKET The line can process coil in thickness from 0.58 mm to 6 mm and is one of the few local lines able to cut 2-m-wide coils 511 287 New valves add to supplier portfolio https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-valves-add-to-supplier-portfolio-2021-05-14 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 14 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582795 1620638720 1620943200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000936820_resized_valvesastorecheckvalve05211022.jpg CHECK IT OUT The Unidelta check valve is now available in South Africa 511 287 CNC machine bolsters company offering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waterjet-machine-supports-company-offering-2021-05-14 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 14 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 582799 1620638721 1620943200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000936843_resized_valvesmaxjetwaterjetcutting05211022.jpg PERFECTLY NESTED The flanges and seals made on the new CNC waterjet machine are suited in design and material for perfect nesting 511 287 New valves add to supplier portfolio https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-valves-add-to-supplier-portfolio-2021-05-14-1 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 14 May 2021 00:00:00 +0200 583282 1620827296 1620943200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000937937_resized_valvesafsbmg05211022.jpg SLURRY SLURPER The AFS range of valves are suited to harsh condistions such as that found in the moving of slurry 511 287 Facilities management ‘a matter of business survival’, says consultancy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/facilities-management-a-matter-of-business-survival-says-consultancy-2021-05-13 Simone Liedtke Maintenance Thu, 13 May 2021 10:31:00 +0200 583949 1620991418 1620894660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939411_resized_fmsolutionslydiahendricks05211022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85272_2021-05-12_fm_solutions_-_2.mp497530026FM Solutions business development director Lydia Hendricks tells Engineering News & Mining Weekly about the benefits of facilities management and how government can benefit by entering into public-private partnerships with private sector firms. FM Solutions business development director Lydia Hendricks tells Engineering News & Mining Weekly about the benefits of facilities management and how government can benefit by entering into public-private partnerships with private sector firms. SABS updates national standard on crucial fire, alarm systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-updates-national-standard-on-crucial-fire-alarm-systems-2021-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia SAFETY Wed, 12 May 2021 15:18:00 +0200 583888 1620829207 1620825480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tech integrated in maintenance services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-integrates-tech-into-maintenance-services-2021-04-16 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581812 1619418402 1619733600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934991_resized_perfectfiltrationmachine0420211022.jpg INTELLIGENT MONITORING Incorporating intelligent and services will assist a technician by providing in-depth information on a machine, in real-time, when a technician arrives on site 511 287 Solutions for all sectors provided in KZN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-provides-solutions-for-all-sectors-in-kwazulu-natal-2021-04-14 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581591 1619418402 1619733600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935006_resized_hydraulicsystembmgkzn0420211022.jpg VALVE SHUT-OFF SYSTEM This emergency system is hydraulically operated in case of a power failure. The hydraulic system was designed and manufactured by the BMG team in KZN 511 287 Manufacturer supplies 19 km of HDPE pipes in Polokwane https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-supplies-19-km-of-hdpe-pipes-in-polokwane-2021-04-23 Zandile Mavuso Maintenance Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581127 1618840450 1619128800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Supplier sends hoists, girders to motor company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-sends-hoists-girders-to-motor-company-2021-04-30 Nadine James Maintenance Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581099 1618840450 1619128800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000933282_resized_heavyliftingabnormalloadsdemag2202104301022.jpg NEW INSTALLATION The new V-type girder design with diaphragm joints reduces the equipment's weight 511 287 Conveyor Belt fire system to be awarded international certification https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conveyor-belt-fire-system-to-be-awarded-international-certification-2021-04-02 Halima Frost Maintenance Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579536 1616684352 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000929885_resized_firepreventionicatbsiconveyorfire04211022.jpg HOT NEWS The Conveyor belt suppression system developed by I-CAT will be the first of its kind to obtain BSI Verification 511 287 Dust control creates safer working conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dust-control-creates-safer-working-conditions-2021-03-23 Khutso Maphatsoe Maintenance Fri, 02 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579864 1617280964 1617314400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company plays maintenance role https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-plays-crucial-role-in-industry-maintenance-2021-03-10 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578776 1616059251 1616709600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000928517_resized_bmgtsubakisugarcane0320211022.jpg INDUSTRY BACKING BMG works with sugar farmers and engineers at mills by providing components and support services to enhance production, minimise downtime and extend equipment service life 511 287 Company designs, manage transloading station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-chosen-to-design-manage-cane-transloading-station-2021-03-11 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 26 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578892 1616662071 1616709600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000928511_resized_boschsmallscalekznfarmers0320211022.jpg IMPROVING TRANSPORT EFFICIENCY The new cane transloading station facility will assist small-scale sugarcane farmers in the Makhathini region 511 287 Water stewardship can halt security decline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-stewardship-can-halt-water-security-decline-2021-02-26 Cameron Mackay Maintenance Fri, 12 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577731 1615278631 1615500000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926241_resized_waterbubblesbackground1022.jpg WADING THROUGH THE WATERS Water risks such as declining water quality, flooding, drought, water scarcity and water stress are all contributing to a decline in local water security 511 287