Engineering News | Metals & Engineering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/metals-1 Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:06:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Increased bolt security in all conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-bolt-security-in-all-conditions-2020-10-06 Theresa Bhowan Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566515 1603169313 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902381_resized_fastenersbmgnordlockxserieswashers1022.jpg STRONG WASHER The combined tension and spring action of X-series washers combats the effects of surface treatments, thermal cycling and vibration 511 287 New safety shoe and boot brands faring well https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-safety-she-and-boot-brands-faring-well-2020-10-23 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566628 1603183736 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902606_resized_ppesisisafetyyvonne10201022.jpg COOL TO BOOT The boot specially designed to fit the female foot is both functional and pretty 511 287 Flagship brand well known in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proud-product-representation-in-africa-2020-10-07 Theresa Bhowan Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566553 1603182768 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902495_resized_fastenersactum1020201022.jpg HOLD IT TOGETHER One of the benefits of BAND-IT fastening solutions is that it caters for harsh applications and allows for a long life span owing to the highly durable material 511 287 Global demand met by industry leader https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-leader-meets-global-demand-2020-10-06 Theresa Bhowan Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566516 1603182926 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902385_resized_fastenerstrfastening1022.jpg FAST FASTENERS TR Fastenings facility in the UK can manufacture a wide range of fasteners that can be used across a range of industries 511 287 Company engages govt for greater awareness of local industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-engages-govt-for-greater-awareness-of-local-industry-2020-09-30 Tracy Hancock Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565997 1602228307 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901122_resized_wpss1022.jpg LOOK LOCAL WPSSP is calling on government to become more involved in the sector, facilitating deals directly with State-owned enterprises to allow for South African producers 511 287 Key issues in welding stainless steels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-issues-in-welding-stainless-steels-2020-10-23 Tracy Hancock Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566034 1603169313 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Hybrid future in sight https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-to-complement-single-use-tech-in-bioprocessing-2020-10-23 Tracy Hancock Metals & Engineering Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565989 1603184529 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901097_resized_watsonmarlow1022.jpg TECHNOLOGY SHAKE UP Stainless steel is not dead nor dying, but the emergence of new technology continues to shake up the biopharmaceutical industry 511 287 South African Cabinet approves export tax on chrome ore https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-approves-export-tax-on-chrome-ore-2020-10-22 Reuters CHROME Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:17:00 +0200 567937 1603377978 1603358220 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905431_resized_chrome1022.jpg 511 287 Bleak outlook for packaging, reports research company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bleak-outlook-for-packaging-reports-research-company-2020-10-01 Mc'Kyla Nortje Metals & Engineering Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566063 1601624085 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Easy-to-assemble water storage tanks launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/easy-to-assemble-water-storage-tanks-launched-2020-10-16 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566071 1602843608 1602799200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901279_resized_waterengcircotankstructamaxitank10201022.jpg TANK TOP The Maxi range of tanks offers water storage capacity of up to 1.5Mℓ 511 287 Decline in global steel demand to be less than expected -Worldsteel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decline-in-global-steel-demand-to-be-less-than-expected--worldsteel-2020-10-15 Reuters STEEL Thu, 15 Oct 2020 16:36:00 +0200 567435 1602772706 1602772560 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Seifsa announces award finalists https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-announces-award-finalists-2020-10-15 Tasneem Bulbulia METALS Thu, 15 Oct 2020 16:12:00 +0200 567429 1602774051 1602771120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hulamin's performance continues to improve https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hulamins-performance-continues-to-improve-2020-10-14 Simone Liedtke ALUMINIUM Wed, 14 Oct 2020 16:09:00 +0200 567289 1602685057 1602684540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 United Heavy Industries upgrades KZN steel mill, plans larger steel investment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/united-heavy-industries-upgrades-kzn-steel-mill-plans-larger-steel-investment-2020-10-13 Simone Liedtke STEEL Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:06:00 +0200 567148 1602604627 1602597960 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000903703_resized_unitedheavyindustries21020201022.jpg 511 287 South Africa’s iron-ore sector to benefit from rising Chinese demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-iron-ore-sector-to-benefit-from-rising-chinese-demand-2020-10-07 Simone Liedtke MANGANESE/IRON-ORE/STEEL Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:14:00 +0200 566613 1602082313 1602080040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rio Tinto, AB InBev sign MoU to deliver sustainable, low carbon aluminium cans https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rio-tinto-ab-inbev-sign-mou-to-deliver-sustainable-low-carbon-aluminium-cans-2020-10-06 Simone Liedtke ALUMINIUM Tue, 06 Oct 2020 16:36:00 +0200 566526 1601996062 1601994960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 AMSA refutes statements claiming it has closed its order book https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-refutes-statements-claiming-it-has-closed-its-order-book-2020-10-05 Marleny Arnoldi STEEL Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:13:00 +0200 566399 1601908120 1601907180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902083_resized_arcelormittalferrousfoundry021022.jpg ArcelorMittal South Africa ferrous metal foundry 511 287 Itac reveals changes to PPS to avail scrap metal for local steelmakers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/itac-reveals-changes-to-pps-to-avail-scrap-metal-for-local-steelmakers-2020-10-05 Marleny Arnoldi STEEL Mon, 05 Oct 2020 15:47:00 +0200 566391 1601906154 1601905620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902070_resized_njrsteel90613duane1022.jpg 511 287 Spanish solar tracking group establishes formal presence in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spanish-solar-tracking-group-establishes-formal-presence-in-south-africa-2020-10-05 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 05 Oct 2020 10:45:00 +0200 566331 1601910164 1601887500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000901967_resized_stinorlandcentralizedtrackersishensouthafrica21022.jpg The 94.3 MWp Sishen PV Plant in the Northern Cape 511 287 4IR key to advanced NDT service https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4ir-key-to-advanced-ndt-service-2020-10-02 Tracy Hancock Metals & Engineering Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564999 1601368270 1601589600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000898868_resized_fstematboilertubeinspection1022.jpg GRUDGE PURCHASE Some of South African metal fabricators only undertaking non-destructive testing to ensure that they are fabrication- and design-code compliant 511 287 Safety up but costs hamper industry uptake https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-up-in-metal-fabrication-but-cost-hampers-uptake-2020-10-02 Tracy Hancock Metals & Engineering Fri, 02 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565141 1601627696 1601589600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899269_resized_hammerhead41022.jpg TICKING THE BOX Some companies are putting only the bare minimum in place to ensure safety within their manufacturing processes 511 287 Consultant emphasises importance of careful selection of galvanised steel sheet for light metal ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consultant-emphasises-importance-of-careful-selection-of-galvanised-steel-sheet-for-light-metal-frame-structures-and-roofing-2020-10-01 Simone Liedtke CONTINUOUSLY GALVANIZING Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:20:00 +0200 566153 1601560065 1601558400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ArcelorMittal commits to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arcelormittal-commits-to-becoming-carbon-neutral-by-2050-2020-09-30 Reuters STEEL Wed, 30 Sep 2020 11:13:00 +0200 565959 1601459004 1601457180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 AMSA brings blast furnace back on line in Vanderbijlpark https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsa-brings-blast-furnace-back-on-line-in-vanderbijlpark-2020-09-29 Marleny Arnoldi STEEL Tue, 29 Sep 2020 12:33:00 +0200 565851 1601376824 1601375580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global steel output up 0.6% y/y in August https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-steel-output-up-06-yy-in-august-2020-09-25 Creamer Media Reporter STEEL Fri, 25 Sep 2020 11:58:00 +0200 565663 1601028708 1601027880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 World Trade Fair postponed to next year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-trade-fair-postponed-to-next-year-2020-09-08 Mc'Kyla Nortje Metals & Engineering Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564204 1600681218 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Recycling tech boosted by crystallisation research https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-tech-boosted-by-crystallisation-research-2020-09-07 Mc'Kyla Nortje Metals & Engineering Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564180 1599719716 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Press tech allows for high-quality extrusions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extrusion-press-tech-allows-for-high-quality-extrusions-2020-09-07 Mc'Kyla Nortje Metals & Engineering Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564181 1600681218 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897492_resized_smsgroupaluminium0920201022.jpg GREATER ACCESSIBILITY The enclosure design is not only state-of-the-art, but also takes into account all aspects of operational safety while also ensuring better machine accessibility 511 287 Structures assist in practical training https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scaffolding-assists-in-practical-training-2020-09-25 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 564323 1600770261 1600984800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000897362_resized_workingheighkbc09201022.jpg HIGHER GRADE Being able to do practical training at height is now possible with the structures erected at KBC's various training facilities 511 287 Metal industry sees no need for LME green aluminium platform https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metal-industry-sees-no-need-for-lme-green-aluminium-platform-2020-09-22 Reuters ALUMINIUM Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:13:00 +0200 565404 1600782625 1600776780 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Hulamin expects to return to profitability in the second half of this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hulamin-expects-to-return-to-profitability-in-the-second-half-of-this-year-2020-09-21 Tasneem Bulbulia ALUMINIUM Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:48:00 +0200 565294 1600702166 1600692480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000899618_resized_richardjacob1022.jpg Richard Jacob 511 287 Global chromium production impacted by Covid-19 outbreak, says ICDA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-chromium-production-impacted-by-covid-19-outbreak-says-icda-2020-09-21 Schalk Burger CHROMIUM Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:34:00 +0200 565293 1600693855 1600691640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African steel sector requires investment, increased local procurement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-steel-sector-requires-investment-increased-local-procurement-2020-09-21 Tasneem Bulbulia STEEL Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:59:00 +0200 565281 1600693209 1600689540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Seifsa joins forces with Leon Viljoen to support SMEs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-joins-forces-with-leon-viljoen-to-support-smes-2020-09-09 Tasneem Bulbulia BUSINESS; STEEL Wed, 09 Sep 2020 17:01:00 +0200 564405 1599664381 1599663660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Stewarts & Lloyds relaunches retail store in Booysens https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stewarts-lloyds-relaunches-retail-store-in-booysens-2020-09-04 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Sep 2020 17:11:00 +0200 564054 1599232652 1599232260 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New product range decreases welding risks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-product-range-decreases-welding-risks-2020-09-04 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562545 1598033421 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000893743_resized_saiwbmgmobilepro09201022.jpg MOBILE SAFETY BMG's Plymovent solution allows for a mobile extraction unit to be placed at the source of the fumes improving safety on site 511 287 New welding helmet offers better clarity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-welding-helmet-offers-better-clarity-2020-09-04 Halima Frost Metals & Engineering Fri, 04 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0200 562543 1598965360 1599170400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000893740_resized_saiwesabsavage09201022.jpg AESTHETICALLY EASING The new welding helmet offered by ESAB Welding & Cutting enhances the clarity and colour seen by the welder, allowing for better welds 511 287