Engineering News | Material Handling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials-handling Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:44:27 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Company develops new concrete curing blanket https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-curing-blanket-for-concrete-developed-2019-05-22 Cameron Mackay Material Handling Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520537 1559629600 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 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 Material Handling 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 Material Handling 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 Solutions provider releases new admixture for variable aggregates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mapei-releases-new-admixture-for-variable-aggregates-2019-05-24 Cameron Mackay Material Handling Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520822 1559824987 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801078_resized_crushingmilingscreeningmccloskeyj45raggregaterightsideviewworking0920171022.jpg AGGREGATE MITIGATION The Dynamon product was developed to mitigate the effects of poor-quality aggregates 511 287 CEO looks back on Thyssenkrupp’s 60 years of success in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ceo-looks-back-on-thyssenkrupps-60-years-of-success-in-south-africa-2019-06-03 Marleny Arnoldi INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT Mon, 03 Jun 2019 15:40:00 +0200 521658 1559569506 1559569200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 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 Material Handling 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 New products launched at Nampo Harvest Day https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-launched-at-nampo-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Material Handling 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 Process equipment group sets up ‘supercenter’ in Mpumalanga https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgraded-supercenter-boosts-local-flsmidth-equipment-production-2019-04-26 Schalk Burger CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517094 1555580963 1556229600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793433_resized_flsmidthdelmassupercentreribboncutting4191022.jpg DELMAS SUPERCENTRE Department of Mineral Resources deputy minister Godfrey Oliphant and Ambassador of Denmark to South Africa Tobias Elling Rehfield were given a tour of the upgraded facility 511 287 Call made for fundamental changes to way societies manage chemicals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/development-chemistry-2019-04-05 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS & DEVELOPMENT Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515317 1554194021 1554415200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790894_resized_positive.jpg 511 287 Trucks allow for efficient handling of paper and timber https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trucks-allow-for-efficient-handling-of-paper-and-timber-2019-03-29 Jessica Oosthuizen Material Handling Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514103 1553523588 1553810400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000786852_resized_mecliftforkliftbltworld031911022.jpg MULTIPURPOSE FORKLIFT TRUCK The Meclift ML1812R increases efficiency and safety during paper and timber handling 511 287 Grain conveyor solution system offered https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-conveyor-solution-system-offered-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Material Handling Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512954 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Freight utility company receives new specialised excavators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freight-utility-company-receives-new-specialised-excavators-2019-01-17 Mc'Kyla Nortje Material Handling Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508898 1548749391 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775439_resized_materialshpeafricaandtptrichardsbay0120191022.jpg NEWLY FITTED The Hyundai 26 t R260LC-9S excavators have been fitted with specially designed 1.6 m³ heavy-duty buckets and 2.5 m³ coal buckets to maximise a railway car’s unloading speed 511 287 Company introduces excavator with lower fuel consumption https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-introduces-excavator-with-lower-fuel-consumption-2019-01-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje Material Handling Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508760 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775378_resized_materialsdoosanexcavators0120191022.jpg DOOSAN DX220LCA-2 EXCAVATOR Outstanding features of the excavator include lower fuel consumption and greater productivity 511 287 HAW expands hose offering in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/haw-expands-hose-offering-in-s-africa-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Material Handling Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506690 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770557_resized_hosecrimper1022.jpg UNIFLEX UG32 AND UG2O GREASE CRIMPERS Owing to product demand and our role in the fluid power market, the decision to supply a crimper unique to HAW was made 511 287 Sappma pleased with results after increasing audit frequency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sappma-pleased-with-results-after-increasing-audit-frequency-2018-12-05 Cameron Mackay Material Handling Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506628 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770511_resized_hdpepipesontruck1022.jpg SAPPMA From an environmental point of view, we can do a lot more for the same amount of money and materials 511 287 Becsa to acquire IP-rich Matriarch Equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/becsa-to-acquire-ip-rich-matriarch-equipment-2019-01-08 Marleny Arnoldi MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:46:00 +0200 507936 1546933964 1546933560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Education at forefront for materials handling institute https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-at-forefront-for-materials-handling-institute-2018-11-30 Khutso Maphatsoe SA Institute of Materials Handling Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 506243 1544512636 1544738400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769733_resized_brandedprofilesainstituteofmaterialshandlingadifritella14121022.jpg ADI FRITTELLA An initial slump in membership resulted from the division of the institute into Unit Handling and Bulk Handling with the Unit Handling disciplines forming part of the Logistics unit while Bulk Handling members were retained in the SAIMH 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/76898_2018-11-23_afripp_en_-_hd_web.mp472391013Materials handling organisation, South African Institute of Materials Handling chairperson Adi Frittella and treasurer and tutor Bruce Watts discuss the organisation and its role in the materials handling industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Materials handling organisation, South African Institute of Materials Handling chairperson Adi Frittella and treasurer and tutor Bruce Watts discuss the organisation and its role in the materials handling industry. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Commission gives Polanofield go-ahead to acquire Dawn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-gives-polanofield-go-ahead-to-acquire-dawn-2018-12-11 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:56:00 +0200 507199 1544692570 1544525760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Dawn expects interim headline loss a share to widen https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dawn-expects-interim-headline-loss-a-share-to-widen-2018-12-07 Marleny Arnoldi WAREHOUSING Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:53:00 +0200 506947 1544180103 1544179980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Flooring project under way in Midrand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flooring-project-under-way-in-midrand-2018-11-30 Thabi Madiba Material Handling Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504812 1543988750 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766451_resized_brandedprofilesflooring151120181022.jpg WORK IN PROGRESS An installer prepares a floor to install floor covering 511 287 EnviroServ returning to its roots following Shongweni malodour issue https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviroserv-returning-to-its-roots-following-shongweni-malodour-issue-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501952 1539694633 1539694260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760658_resized_wastemanagementshongwenilandfillaerialviewin2018102018enviroserv1022.jpg Shongweni landfill, in KwaZulu-Natal. 511 287 Grindex pumps’ warranty extended by 12 months https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindex-pumps-warranty-extended-by-12-months-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Material Handling Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499410 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755740_resized_pumpsiprgrindexsubmersiblepump210920181022.jpg OPERATIVE Grindex Bravo pump at a platinum mine plant in Rustenburg 511 287 Grindrod appoints Andrew Waller as CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grindrod-appoints-andrew-waller-as-ceo-2018-08-22 Marleny Arnoldi LOGISTICS Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:40:00 +0200 496447 1534945345 1534945200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bidvest expects to report up to 22% lower EPS for FY18 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bidvest-expects-to-report-up-to-22-lower-eps-for-fy18-2018-08-22 Marleny Arnoldi SERVICES Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:38:00 +0200 496446 1534945244 1534945080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Local company to introduce new plastic pallets https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-to-introduce-new-plastic-pallets-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Material Handling Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493594 1534227762 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742494_resized_premierpallets1022.jpg NEW PRODUCT The plastic pallets were manufactured in South Africa SOURCE 511 287 Maintaining Ngqura now easier and more cost effective https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintaining-ngqura-now-easier-and-more-cost-effective-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Material Handling Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493137 1533019864 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741353_resized_harbourngqura08181022.jpg GONE FISHING The specially modified truck can be used to fish tyres out of the water 511 287 Chevron South Africa empowers logistics company to use drones, expand fleet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chevron-south-africa-empowers-logistics-company-to-use-drones-expand-fleet-2018-06-25 Marleny Arnoldi TRANSPORT Mon, 25 Jun 2018 12:13:00 +0200 490737 1530604442 1529921580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000737555_resized_crusadelogisticsdrones0620181022.jpg Crusade Logistics using drone technology 511 287 SAGCC, partners aim to digitalise industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sagcc-german-partners-aim-to-digitalise-local-industries-2018-06-22 Melissa Zisengwe Material Handling Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488910 1529389403 1529618400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731988_resized_supplychain0618bloomberg10222.jpg NEW STANDARD There is a shift towards automation and digitalisation of supply chains 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 Material Handling Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486108 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724910_resized_motorsdrivesbonfigliolirig05181022.jpg GROUNDED OFFSHORE Pedestal-mounted lattice boom cranes with an innovative electric drive concept 511 287 Expo ideal platform for company sector expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-ideal-platform-for-company-sector-expansion-2018-04-27 Melissa Zisengwe Material Handling Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483653 1524227645 1524780000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719432_resized_wmasandwashplant03181022.jpg LOCAL PRODUCT The sand plant is custom-designed to maximise efficiency 511 287 Heavy capacity lifting equipment in high demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/heavy-capacity-lifting-equipment-in-high-demand-2018-04-04 Paige Müller Material Handling Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482850 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717785_resized_heavyliftingabnormalloadsjohnsoncranehire304181022.jpg BIG LIFTS CALL FOR BIG EQUIPMENT Johnson Crane Hire's 750 t Liebherr LG 1750 lattice boom all terrain crane doing a wind farm installation 511 287 New heavy-duty jib put to the test https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-heavy-duty-jib-put-to-the-test-2018-04-04 Paige Müller Material Handling Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482858 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717791_resized_heavyliftingandabnormalloadsalejib04181022.jpg EXTENDED LIFTING CAPACITY Ale’s modular jib can lift up to 3 400 t and be configured up to 100 m long 511 287 Skills shortage a concern for industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skills-shortage-a-concern-for-industry-2018-04-20 Paige Müller Material Handling Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483060 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718151_resized_heavyliftingandabnormalloadsleeasa04181022.jpg SKILLS SHORTAGE South Africa’s heavy lifting industry needs qualified riggers and operators who have a higher level of competence which would lead to with a wealth of experience in the future. 511 287 Urban soccer sculpture wins PPC Imaginarium Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urban-soccer-sculpture-wins-ppc-imaginarium-awards-2018-04-09 Marleny Arnoldi EMERGING CREATIVES Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:28:00 +0200 483305 1523280971 1523280480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718728_resized_ppcimaginariumchrissoalimposedstructuretothedetrimentofthemembers0420181022.jpg Chris Soal's sculpture titled Imposed Structure to the Detriment of the Members 511 287 Skid steer loaders maintain popularity in projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skid-steer-loaders-maintain-their-popularity-in-construction-projects-2018-02-16 Marleny Arnoldi Material Handling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476967 1522828889 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000704612_resized_casesrseriesskidsteerloadercivilengineeringconstruction20181022.jpg CASE IN POINT CASE Construction South Africa’s skid steer loaders have advanced features for improved performance, enhanced productivity and increased operator comfort 511 287 Need for crane depends on bridge design and location https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-cranes-depends-on-bridge-design-and-location-2018-04-06 Simone Liedtke Material Handling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475365 1522828949 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700977_resized_ltm175091hydraulicmobilecrane112017concordcranes1022.jpg SHOWCASING CRANE CAPABILITIES The Mthatha River bridge project served as the maiden project for the heavy-lift capabilities of the 750 t hydraulic crane 511 287 Company resupplies machine stock to keep S. African market supplied https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-resupplies-machine-stock-to-keep-s-african-market-supplied-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Material Handling Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482766 1522997139 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0