Engineering News | Materials & Equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/materials Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:42:10 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AST declares maiden quartz resource, celebrates with inaugural blast https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ast-declares-maiden-quartz-resource-celebrates-with-inaugural-blast-2019-06-14 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:42:00 +0200 522856 1560516242 1560508920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805488_resized_astsandminejune20191022jpg.jpeg Van Dykspruit Quarry 511 287 Collaboration seen as key to unlocking South Africa’s industrial potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sleeping-giant-2019-06-14 Simone Liedtke MANUFACTURING Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521726 1560241824 1560463200 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804440_resized_sleeping.jpg 511 287 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 Materials & Equipment 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 Chinese company opens competence centre https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinese-company-opens-competence-centre-for-cement-and-concrete-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520736 1559824875 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800894_resized_businessinafricacementbloomberg1022.jpg CEMENT INNOVATION The new competence center will develop novel silicone-based products and solutions that improve the durability of cement and concrete 511 287 Supplier adds new crusher to range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-adds-new-crusher-to-crushing-and-screening-plants-range-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520742 1559824919 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801102_resized_hpeafricasmccloskeysimpactcrushers1022.jpg COMMENDABLE CRUSHING The I54Rv3 impact crusher operates efficiently in various applications. These include asphalt and concrete recycling, rock crushing, construction, mining and demolition 511 287 Producer achieves 35% emission reduction, supports carbon tax https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cement-producer-achieves-35-carbon-emission-reduction-supports-carbon-tax-2019-05-23 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520728 1559824965 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801105_resized_afrisam1022.jpg CARBON TAX COMPLICATIONS AfriSam has significantly reduced its carbon emissions 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 Materials & Equipment 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 New liner technology surpasses concrete protection alternatives https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-liner-technology-surpasses-concrete-protection-alternatives-2019-06-10 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522288 1560161712 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804217_resized_concretepipegreenakscpl0620191022.jpg DEMANDING CONDITIONS AKS is used in a diverse range of chemically aggressive applications such as mining, water treatment and conveyance of sewage 511 287 LafargeHolcim shareholders opt for 73% payout in new shares https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafargeholcim-shareholders-opt-for-73-payout-in-new-shares-2019-06-03 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Mon, 03 Jun 2019 08:54:00 +0200 521559 1559544950 1559544840 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Startups strive to recycle emissions for 'new carbon economy' https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/startups-strive-to-recycle-emissions-for-new-carbon-economy-2019-05-31 Reuters CARBON ECONOMY Fri, 31 May 2019 09:50:00 +0200 521439 1559295868 1559289000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Chrome ore exports contribute to stainless steel production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-chrome-ore-exports-contribute-to-stainless-steel-production-2019-05-15 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519613 1559026786 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New epoxy primer for heavy-duty equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-epoxy-primer-for-heavy-duty-equipment-2019-05-31 Halima Frost Materials & Equipment Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519847 1559026788 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799507_resized_corrosionhempel0519011022.jpg SPRAY DAY The fast drying epoxy allows for shorter intervals between coats 511 287 Provider develops specialised stainless steel roll https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sms-group-develops-specialised-stainless-steel-roll-2019-05-16 Cameron Mackay Materials & Equipment Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519841 1559285863 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799480_resized_hotstripmonitoringroom0520191022.jpg DIGITAL COMMITMENTS The Manufacturing Execution System and Genius Condition Monitoring System illustrate the company’s commitment to digitalisation and smart plants 511 287 Construction companies urged to streamline businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-companies-urged-to-streamline-businesses-2019-05-24 Thabi Madiba Materials & Equipment Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518818 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797259_resized_ccsceoandrewskudder290420191022.jpg ANDREW SKUDDER Challenges faced by the industry are compounded by the fact that many construction groups have not digitised operations such as cost-consulting 511 287 Software provides support for project’s design phase https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-provides-support-for-the-design-phases-of-building-projects-2019-05-24 Thabi Madiba Materials & Equipment Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519108 1558361613 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797769_resized_constructionprotechkhutheletheseerscreamermedia060520191022.jpg ON ITS KNEES The construction industry is currently “dismal and pitiful” considering the inherent infrastructure that exists in South Africa and the opportunities that abound 511 287 Full-size wheel loaders now boast advanced features https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/full-size-wheel-loaders-now-boast-advanced-features-2019-05-24 Thabi Madiba Materials & Equipment Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518814 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797238_resized_constructioncase621fserieswheelloaders060520191022.jpg EFFICIENT AND SAFE OPERATION There are four working modes – max, economy, normal and auto – which allow the operator to maximise productivity and reduce fuel consumption 511 287 Embattled sector necessitates cost containment measures – AfriSam https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/embattled-sector-necessitates-cost-containment-measures-afrisam-2019-05-24 Simone Liedtke Materials & Equipment Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518523 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796407_resized_avibhooraafrisam04191022dylan.jpg AVI BHOORA AfriSam remains hopeful that the country’s embattled construction industry is at the end of the downward cycle 511 287 Tanzania's China-backed $10bn port plan stalls over terms – official https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzanias-china-backed-10bn-port-plan-stalls-over-terms-official-2019-05-23 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Thu, 23 May 2019 11:38:00 +0200 520661 1558605271 1558604280 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Minerals Council welcomes safety improvements, but warns of continuing policy concerns https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improvements-in-safety-policy-but-challenges-remain-minerals-council-2019-05-22 Nadine James MINERALS COUNCIL Wed, 22 May 2019 16:29:00 +0200 520584 1558690017 1558535340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800511_resized_mxolisimgojo1022.jpg Minerals Council chairperson Mxolisi Mgojo 511 287 ARM Cement's Kenyan assets sold for $50m – statement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arm-cements-kenyan-assets-sold-for-50m-statement-2019-05-21 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Tue, 21 May 2019 09:57:00 +0200 520387 1558425533 1558425420 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Buoyed by mining recovery, Barloworld looks to Mongolia for growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buoyed-by-mining-recovery-barloworld-looks-to-mongolia-for-growth-2019-05-20 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & LOGISTICS Mon, 20 May 2019 15:19:00 +0200 520338 1558360303 1558358340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799967_resized_caterpillartrucksbarloworld1022.jpg 511 287 Rescue practitioners expect proceeds of R709m from initial Group Five disposals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rescue-practitioners-expect-proceeds-of-r709m-from-initial-group-five-disposals-2019-05-15 Terence Creamer CONSTRUCTION Wed, 15 May 2019 16:05:00 +0200 519693 1557930566 1557929100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799090_resized_waterfallconstruction810220814duane.jpeg 511 287 LafargeHolcim CEO eyes up to ten deals this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafargeholcim-ceo-eyes-up-to-ten-deals-this-year-2019-05-15 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Wed, 15 May 2019 09:51:00 +0200 519626 1557906869 1557906660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 World's coal miners may be digging themselves into another glut https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worlds-coal-miners-may-be-digging-themselves-into-another-glut-2019-05-13 Bloomberg COAL Mon, 13 May 2019 08:40:00 +0200 519350 1557730680 1557729600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798367_resized_coalandtruckbloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Rising demand for versatile mini cranes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mini-cranes-provide-big-lift-for-construction-mining-sectors-2019-05-10 Schalk Burger HOISTING EQUIPMENT Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517770 1557485667 1557439200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794856_resized_unicspiderminicranescrestatandemlift4191022.jpg TANDEM LIFT Two 2.9 t cranes and a 6 t crane in a tandem lift move an imported fish tank 511 287 South African company secures Potain distributorship https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-company-secures-potain-distributorship-continues-sustainable-growth-2019-05-03 Nadine James CONSTRUCTION Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517795 1557485694 1557439200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Materials & Equipment 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 Builders Warehouse unveils new Boksburg store https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/builders-warehouse-unveils-new-boksburg-store-2019-04-30 Marleny Arnoldi RETAIL Tue, 30 Apr 2019 16:58:00 +0200 518489 1556776355 1556636280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796373_resized_builderswarehouseboksburgopeningllewellynwalterscuttingdoor04191022dylan.jpg Builders Warehouse CEO Llewellyn Walters 511 287 Global steel production increases to 444 Mt in first quarter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-production-increases-to-444-mt-in-first-quarter-2019-04-29 Schalk Burger STEEL Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:18:00 +0200 518327 1556544094 1556543880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sanedi’s reflective roof coatings pilot moves to scale https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedis-reflective-roof-coatings-pilot-moves-to-scale-2019-04-24 Schalk Burger ENERGY EFFICIENCY Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:57:00 +0200 517915 1556099453 1556096220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795100_resized_sanedicoolsurfaces4191022.jpg Reflective coating 511 287 Holistic approach to lifting projects saves time, money https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/holistic-approach-to-lifting-projects-saves-time-money-2019-04-19 Shannon de Ryhove HEAVY LIFTING Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516078 1555051255 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791168_resized_precisionplanningatheightjohnsoncranehire03191022.jpg PRECISION PLANNING Johnson Crane Hire heavy lift and support cranes were used for the installation at height of heavy equipment, requiring precision planning and lifting on a confined site 511 287 Patented solution aims to free up working capital for construction firms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/contractor-financing-to-improve-construction-project-working-capital-2019-04-19 Schalk Burger Construction Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516481 1555051260 1555624800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Pilot Crushtec partners with Sanral to help smaller contractors tender for projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pilot-crushtec-partners-with-sanral-to-help-smaller-contractors-tender-for-projects-2019-04-17 Creamer Media Reporter Materials & Equipment Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:07:00 +0200 517436 1555588055 1555574820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794477_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78200_2019-04-18_rer533-pilotcrushtec-hdweb.mp492740446Pilot Crushtec partners with Sanral to help smaller contractors tender for projects Pilot Crushtec partners with Sanral to help smaller contractors tender for projects NUM members on strike at PPC Cement in Pretoria https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/num-members-on-strike-at-ppc-cement-in-pretoria-2019-04-17 African News Agency CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0200 517533 1555507199 1555506000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Construction industry remains under pressure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-industry-remains-under-pressure-2019-04-12 Creamer Media Reporter Materials & Equipment Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:35:00 +0200 517106 1555063726 1555061700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793558_resized_1022x575secondtakeen.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78131_2019-04-12_secondtake_-_2.mp432806396Construction industry remains under pressure Construction industry remains under pressure SME building and construction industry in the doldrums, says CIDB survey https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sme-building-and-construction-industry-in-the-doldrums-says-cidb-survey-2019-04-09 Irma Venter CONSTRUCTION Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:19:00 +0200 516727 1555060379 1554819540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792591_resized_tiltupconstruction1022.jpg 511 287 Universal considering offer from Afrimat https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/universal-considering-second-offer-2019-04-08 Esmarie Iannucci COAL Mon, 08 Apr 2019 10:33:00 +0200 516512 1555060256 1554712380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792316_resized_kangalamineuniversalcoal1022.jpg Universal Coal operates the Kangala mine. 511 287