Engineering News | Materials Handling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling-transport Thu, 21 Jan 2021 02:02:13 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Forklift-centric children's book launched to spark imagination, acceptance of others
 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forklift-centric-childrens-book-launched-to-spark-imagination-acceptance-of-others-2021-01-11 Donna Slater MATERIALS HANDLING Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:13:00 +0200 573527 1610703033 1610359980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000917074_resized_theforklifttrucksandtheirsecretsuperpowersbook1022.jpg Forklift trucks and their Secret Superpowers 511 287 Construction to start on Liberia Inland Storage Facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-to-start-on-liberia-inland-storage-facility-2021-01-07 Donna Slater INFRASTRUCTURE Thu, 07 Jan 2021 15:06:00 +0200 573313 1610032634 1610024760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sarens Siba branches out into Brits to better serve its mining clients https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sarens-siba-branches-out-into-brits-to-better-serve-its-mining-clients-2020-11-19 Donna Slater MATERIALS HANDLING Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:20:00 +0200 570507 1605780153 1605774000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000910969_resized_sarenssiba100tcranebritsdepot1120donna1022.jpg A 100 t mobile crane at Sarens Siba's Brits depot 511 287 Materials handling system performs well in local market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/materials-handling-system-performs-well-in-local-market-2020-11-12 Donna Slater MATERIALS HANDLING Thu, 12 Nov 2020 10:43:00 +0200 569818 1605172504 1605170580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa urged to take the lead in adopting TIR system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-take-the-lead-in-adopting-tir-system-says-iru-2020-11-06 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 06 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568519 1604390087 1604613600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company aims to install storage solutions beyond SADC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-install-storage-solutions-beyond-sadc-2020-08-27 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563173 1603869600 1604008800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895053_resized_universalstoragesystemsracking0820201022.jpg OPTIMUM STORAGE SOLUTIONS USS markets a range of warehousing and storage products and systems, including steel racking, shelving and mezzanine floors, for commercial and industrial use 511 287 Project launched to support, grow women-owned transport enterprises   https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-launched-tosupport-grow-women-owned-transport-enterprises-2020-10-20 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Tue, 20 Oct 2020 15:03:00 +0200 567753 1603205197 1603198980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905035_resized_sincpointfounderleboletsoalo20201022.jpg Lebo Letsoalo 511 287 Container handlers add value to port operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-handlers-add-value-to-port-operations-2020-09-25 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565667 1601904528 1602194400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900581_resized_taylorxrs9972reachstacker0920201022.jpg ROBUST CONTAINER HANDLING The Taylor XRS-9972 reachstacker, with a high-strength telescopic boom, is designed for versatile operation, enhanced performance and improved safety in busy container handling environments 511 287 Local industrial equipment market to drop by 30%, says EIE Group’s Malherbe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-industrial-equipment-market-to-drop-by-30-says-eie-groups-malherbe-2020-10-09 Irma Venter INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565951 1601904529 1602194400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Durban Container Terminal receives another eight straddle carriers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durban-container-terminal-receives-another-eight-straddle-carriers-2020-09-21 Donna Slater PORTS & SHIPPING Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:45:00 +0200 565328 1600700740 1600699500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Engineering collaboration assists local development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-collaboration-assists-local-development-2020-09-16 Mamaili Mamaila Materials Handling Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564919 1600855987 1600380000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local industrial equipment market to drop by 30%, says EIE’s Malherbe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-industrial-equipment-market-to-drop-by-30-says-eiegroups-malherbe-2020-09-14 Irma Venter INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:06:00 +0200 564748 1600096184 1600092360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898330_resized_eietoyotaforklift20201022.jpg 511 287 In-house-developed idler increases mine throughput, product longevity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/in-house-developed-idler-increases-mine-throughput-product-longevity-2020-09-11 Donna Slater MATERIALS HANDLING Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:35:00 +0200 564644 1599835832 1599834900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Equipment reduces dust in bulk materials handling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/minimizing-dust-emissions-in-bulk-materials-handling-2020-08-27 Theresa Bhowan Materials Handling Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563233 1599551137 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894667_resized_enairgasbltworldsamsonecohoppers0920201022.jpg BREATHING EASY The Samson Eco Hoppers installed at Kenya’s Port of Mombasa have significantly improved port facilities and minimised the environmental impact of bulk handling operations at the harbour 511 287 Real-time data essential in FMCG market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/real-time-data-essential-in-fmcg-market-2020-08-26 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563125 1599572071 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894484_resized_andrewdawsonmacmobile0720201022.jpg ANDREW DAWSON We still need clarity on disposeable incomes across different consumer brands, it’s unclear if we’re going to see see a shift to more basic staples 511 287 Company underlines lithium-ion forklift battery benefits for warehouses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-underlines-lithium-ion-forklift-battery-benefits-for-warehouses-2020-08-28 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 563350 1601648011 1599775200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000895056_resized_chasetechnologieslifepo4batteryforklift0820201022.jpg POSITIVE MARKET IMPACT CHASE Technologies’ is looking to convert 50% of the current local electric forklift market from lead-acid batteries to LiFePO4 batteries 511 287 Bell sees recovery following Covid-19, parts ways with John Deere https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bell-sees-recovery-following-covid-19-parts-ways-with-john-deere-2020-09-08 Irma Venter CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Tue, 08 Sep 2020 13:30:00 +0200 564255 1599813458 1599564600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897169_resized_bellleongoosen20181022.jpg Leon Goosen 511 287 Heavy equipment demobilised after project completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-equipment-demobilised-after-project-completion-2020-09-04 Darren Parker Materials Handling Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562471 1598963452 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000892884_resized_oilrefineriesenmammoetplant1022.jpg BIG DELIVERIES The components for the refinery project consisted of multiple shipments delivered to the purpose-built Dangote Quay Lekki in Lagos 511 287 Covid-19, lockdowns cost Imperial R1bn in profit, says Akoojee https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/covid-19-lockdowns-cost-imperial-r1bn-in-profit-says-akoojee-2020-08-25 Irma Venter LOGISTICS & MARKET ACCESS Tue, 25 Aug 2020 14:11:00 +0200 562992 1598387674 1598357460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000894201_resized_mohammedakoojeeimperiallogistics20181022.jpg Mohammed Akoojee 511 287 African Rainbow Capital further invests into transport platform Linebooker https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-rainbow-capital-further-invests-into-transport-platform-linebooker-2020-08-25 Donna Slater TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Tue, 25 Aug 2020 10:58:00 +0200 562964 1598349634 1598345880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Synchronising operating hours one option to reduce port congestion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/synchronising-operating-hours-one-option-to-reduce-port-congestion-2020-08-21 Irma Venter PORTS Fri, 21 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 561797 1597732226 1597960800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Focus set on intellectual support services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focusing-on-intellectual-support-services-2020-08-14 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560718 1597238076 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Storage range introduced to Southern Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/storage-range-introduced-to-southern-africa-2020-07-29 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560559 1597238990 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888484_resized_foodles0720201022.jpg SUPPLY CHAIN ENHANCING The Gonvarri range will further enhance LSE’s capability to deliver projects – including providing mobile racking systems and pallet shuttles for food and beverage customers 511 287 Rising demand for lithium-ion-powered forklifts anticipated https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rising-demand-for-lithium-ion-powered-forklifts-anticipated-2020-07-28 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560461 1597239066 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888492_resized_lithiumionbattery0720201022.jpg CLEAN HANDLING The highest demand for lithium-ion-powered forklifts has been from fast-moving consumer goods applications that require clean environments for food 511 287 Tech crucial to market sales in local industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-crucial-to-market-sales-in-local-industry-2020-07-28 Cameron Mackay Materials Handling Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560521 1597239127 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888481_resized_andrewdawsonmacmobile0720201022.jpg ANDREW DAWSON What’s important is enabling retailers, with their own methodology software-wise, to generate orders and use the call centres to create new sales and awareness 511 287 Efficient wagon handling lowers operational costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/locally-manufactured-bulk-handling-products-target-road-or-rail-2020-07-31 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559518 1595939211 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886069_resized_locomotivesspecialisedcontainertipperbin07201022.jpg ON TRACK TIPPER The use of containerised bulk materials handling solutions ensures safe and efficient offloading in road and rail hauling 511 287 Specialised steel extends life of ore wagons https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-steel-extends-life-of-ore-wagons-2020-07-31 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559508 1595939265 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886047_resized_locomotovecolumbuscost07201022.jpg UP ORE DOWN Wagons manufactured by Columbus Stainless using 3CR12 transport ore for substantially longer with less degradation than those made of mild steel or other materials 511 287 Manufacturer obtains welding certification https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-obtains-welding-certification-2020-07-31 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559517 1595939329 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886065_resized_locomotivestmhafricawelding07201022.jpg ACCREDITED FUSION Transmashholdings Africa have been awarded an International Standards Organisation 3843 welding certification which will help draw in new clients for the company 511 287 Workshop conversion back on track https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/workshop-construction-back-on-track-2020-07-31 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559515 1596450891 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886058_resized_locomotovesgibelarail07201022.jpg KEEP MOTORING Although setbacks have been faced Gibela is back on track to start manufacturing its traction motors by year end 511 287 Synchronising operating hours one option to reduce port congestion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/synchronising-operating-hours-one-option-to-reduce-port-congestion-2020-07-27 Irma Venter PORTS Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:33:00 +0200 560389 1595858214 1595853180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888072_resized_durbanport20201022.jpg 511 287 TPT facilitates export of higher-than-expected volumes of citrus https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tpt-facilitates-export-of-higher-than-expected-volumes-of-citrus-2020-07-22 Donna Slater PORTS & SHIPPING Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:24:00 +0200 560050 1595428557 1595427840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000887297_resized_tptforklift1022.jpg A forklift manoeuvres a reefer unit 511 287 Monitor for food and beverage industry launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/monitor-for-food-and-beverage-industry-launched-2020-07-10 Halima Frost Materials Handling Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558603 1594114627 1594332000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Barloworld to exit logistics, shed 2 500 jobs in auto, logistics unit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/barloworld-to-exit-logistics-shed-2500-jobs-in-auto-logistics-business-2020-07-10 Irma Venter AUTOMOTIVE & CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 558155 1594112336 1594332000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Grindrod appoints new FD https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindrod-appoints-new-fd-2020-07-02 Marleny Arnoldi APPOINTMENTS Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:14:00 +0200 558330 1593699316 1593699240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 TFR implementing new online truck scheduling system at City Deep Terminal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tfr-implementing-new-online-truck-scheduling-system-at-city-deep-terminal-2020-07-02 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:28:00 +0200 558254 1593682180 1593682080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New acquisition increases DHL’s ecommerce footprint in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dhl-makes-acquisition-to-grow-ecommerce-footprint-in-africa-2020-06-26 Irma Venter LOGISTICS & ECOMMERCE Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556852 1592893584 1593122400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Road-freight platform Saloodo! launches in Mozambique https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/road-freight-platform-saloodo-launches-in-mozambique-2020-06-26 Irma Venter LOGISTICS Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556857 1592893584 1593122400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0