Engineering News | Quality Assurance & Standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/quality-assurance Sun, 21 Jul 2019 08:35:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 NDT provider invests in growing capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ndt-provider-invests-in-growing-capacity-2019-07-19 Halima Frost Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524547 1563260123 1563487200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Automotive acoustics testing facility opened https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-acoustics-testing-facility-opened-2019-07-19 Halima Frost Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524531 1563260123 1563487200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809168_resized_noiseboschengacoustics071912022.jpg SING IT LOUD The indoor acoustics testing facility negates external factors that might affect the outcome of an acoustic certification 511 287 Federation committed to small business growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/federation-committed-to-small-business-growth-2019-07-02 Mamaili Mamaila Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524435 1563260123 1563487200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809303_resized_seifsabrandedprofiletrainingcentre1907191022.jpg TECHNICAL SKILLS Seifsa’s training ensures that people in the metals and engineering sector become technically skilled individuals so that they can create products of high quality for the industry 511 287 New combustion emission monitoring equipment offered to Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-combustion-emission-monitoring-equipment-to-african-market-2019-06-28 Cameron Mackay Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524087 1562592317 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808237_resized_rtsianfraser0620191022.jpg IAN FRASER South Africa needs to grasp the new wave of global automation more firmly 511 287 Company to continue distribution of smart air quality monitoring system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-continue-distribution-of-smart-air-quality-monitoring-system-2019-07-05 Mamaili Mamaila Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525609 1563194587 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 SABS warns of delays in issuing customer test certificates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-warns-of-delays-in-issuing-customer-test-certificates-2019-06-25 Creamer Media Reporter STANDARDS AUTHORITY Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:42:00 +0200 523629 1561449287 1561448520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company to supply fasteners for Woodbridge upgrade https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-supply-fasteners-for-woodbridge-upgrade-2019-06-04 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521801 1560839158 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803435_resized_fastenersfeaturewoodbridge0620191022.jpg WOODRIDGE ISLAND Fastenright supplied extra-long hexagon bolts, nylock nuts and wood screws for the wooden bridge 511 287 Company expands and increases production https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expansion-to-increase-production-2019-06-06 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521978 1560839158 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Drug-testing policies important for post incident investigations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drug-testing-policies-important-for-post-incident-investigations-2019-06-21 Schalk Burger Health & Safety Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521876 1560839166 1561068000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803254_resized_alcosafedisposablesalivascreening6191022.jpg WORKPLACE TESTING Employees perform better and are more productive when they are sober at work 511 287 New green building certification introduced in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-green-building-certification-introduced-to-s-africa-2019-05-30 Mc'Kyla Nortje Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521360 1560239894 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802453_resized_marloessolidgreen0520191022.jpg MARLOES REININK The Living Building Challenge is possibly the most rigorous green building certification programme and sustainable design framework globally 511 287 Green light for ‘net zero’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-light-for-net-zero-2019-05-31 Mc'Kyla Nortje Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521462 1560239896 1560463200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802439_resized_gbcsarosebankoffices0520191022.jpg RATINGS The GBCSA Rosebank office received a 4-Star Interiors Rating based on the assessment of the environmental attributes of the building’s interior fit-outs 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 Quality Assurance & Standards 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 Companies collaborate for maintenance work at petrochem provider https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-collaborate-for-maintenance-work-at-petrochem-provider-2019-05-31 Mamaili Mamaila Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519541 1561716428 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Quality Assurance & Standards 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 Playing field not level for local valves manufacturers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/playing-field-not-level-for-local-valve-manufacturers-2019-05-03 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518747 1557817859 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company offers first-class equipment to a variety of industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-first-class-equipment-to-a-variety-of-industries-2019-04-30 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518413 1558694552 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Nzimande announces Revised Taxi Recapitalisation Programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nzimande-announces-revised-taxi-recapitalisation-programme-2019-04-26 Tasneem Bulbulia PUBLIC TRANSPORT Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:22:00 +0200 518212 1556289808 1556288520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795840_resized_taxi212071022duane.jpg 511 287 New technologies to increase wastewater plants’ capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technologies-to-increase-wastewater-plants-capacity-2019-04-11 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516996 1555580956 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793175_resized_sewageandeffluenterwatclarifier0420191022.jpg WASTE TREATED Wastewater should be seen as a valuable resource, as it can be reused 511 287 Software upgrade for Sky Eye Elios drones in the pipeline https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-upgrade-for-sky-eye-elios-drones-in-the-pipeline-2019-04-19 Mamaili Mamaila Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 515920 1555572066 1555624800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791059_resized_skyridersropeaccessinpsection0820171022.jpg POWER RIDE Skyriders’ rope access and drone solutions gives the company an edge in the industry 511 287 SABS improves temperature rise testing capability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-improves-temperature-rise-testing-capability-2019-03-26 Marleny Arnoldi TESTING & STANDARDS Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:59:00 +0200 515183 1553602602 1553587140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Mandatory, compulsory programmes launched in response to systemic challenges facing govt departments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mandatory-compulsory-programmes-launched-in-response-to-systemic-challenges-facing-govt-departments-2019-03-18 Simone Liedtke EDUCATION & TRAINING Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:41:00 +0200 514605 1552920235 1552920060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SABS to invest R300m in laboratory infrastructure as part of turnaround https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-identifies-investment-in-laboratory-infrastructure-as-key-to-turnaround-2019-03-06 Terence Creamer STANDARDS & ASSURANCE Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:50:00 +0200 513248 1551878890 1551862200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784928_resized_garthstrachan210220813duane.jpg SABS Acting CEO Garth Strachan 511 287 New technologies set to transform global food chain in next five years – IBM https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/food-chain-to-be-boosted-by-new-technologies-ibm-2019-03-01 Schalk Burger FOOD TECHNOLOGY Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512045 1551105230 1551391200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000782311_resized_ibmcloudandcognitivesoftwareseniorvparvindkrishna2191022.jpg ARVIND KRISHNA IBM unveiled five solutions in February to improve the food chain and food security 511 287 AHR Expo showcases excitement at HVAC global market expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ahr-expo-showcases-excitement-at-hvac-global-market-expansion-2019-02-07 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510866 1550561188 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779634_resized_ahrexpoatlanta0120191022.jpg ENERGY FOR FUTURE OF HVAC The HVACR industry is in a exciting position at the moment and that energy was evident on the Show Floor this year 511 287 IBM moves to support blockchain-based industrial supply chain solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ibm-in-broad-partnership-to-develop-supply-chain-blockchain-2019-02-22 Schalk Burger BLOCKCHAIN Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511362 1550561193 1550786400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780716_resized_ibmsablockchainseniorarchitectgerharddinhof2191022.jpg GERHARD DINHOF The solutions provide easy access for all parties in the supply chain and instant sharing of verified information 511 287 Unregistered HVAC practitioners still a threat to industry – Saracca https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unregistered-hvac-practitioners-still-a-threat-to-industry-saracca-2019-02-06 Cameron Mackay Heating & Refrigeration Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510713 1559724883 1550786400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000779284_resized_saracca012017hotmustard1022.jpg VITAL QUALIFICATIONS There are many employment opportunities for those trained and certified practitioners who are compliant 511 287 Continental optimises tyre test with driverless test vehicle https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continental-optimises-tyre-test-with-self-driving-test-vehicle-2019-01-31 Cameron Mackay Rubber Manufacturing & Products Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510248 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778357_resized_continentalcruisingchauffeur1220181022.jpg DRIVERLESS NAVIGATION The driverless vehicle pilots the testing route with a GPS-supported satellite navigation system 511 287 New plans in sight for lubricants specialist https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-plans-for-in-sight-for-lubricants-specialist-2019-01-25 Mc'Kyla Nortje Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509670 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777058_resized_oilfuchswarehous0120191022.jpg NEW EXPANSION FUCHS will be looking to export grease from the new plant across Africa and to other parts of the world 511 287 Collision solution complements operator activities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collision-solution-complements-operator-activities-2019-01-24 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509489 1549346908 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Know how to choose quality PPE and workwear https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/know-how-to-choose-quality-ppe-and-workwear-2019-01-25 Khutso Maphatsoe Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509695 1549346909 1549576800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777167_resized_healthandsafetydromex08021022.jpg PROTECTIVE GEAR Companies should ask suppliers for a copy of certifications when purchasing products with specific standards 511 287 Saice calls for infrastructure review following Hoërskool Driekhoek incident https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saice-calls-for-infrastructure-review-following-horskool-driekhoek-incident-2019-02-05 Tasneem Bulbulia CIVIL ENGINEERING Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:15:00 +0200 510577 1549354637 1549354500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company focused on agriculture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-agriculture-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508246 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773904_resized_agrismartsolutionnampo05181022.jpg AGRI-SMART SOLUTION The joint venture will bring the most essential spare products closer to farmers, in order to satisfy their maintenance needs for bearings and agricultural products 511 287 Improved film helps extend solar panel lifetime https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-film-helps-extend-solar-panel-lifetime-2019-01-25 Halima Frost Quality Assurance & Standards Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508026 1548933206 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777071_resized_0000773444resizedsolardupontygsolarcrackedbacksheet01191022.jpg CRACKING UNDER PRESSURE Solar panels are showing signs of deterioration sooner than anticipated owing to harsher environments 511 287 Train accident highlights need for industry-wide solution, stronger regulator – RRA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/train-accident-highlights-need-for-industry-wide-solution-stronger-regulator-rra-2019-01-10 Tasneem Bulbulia RAIL Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:09:00 +0200 508262 1547129461 1547129340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tiger Brands to reopen Polokwane meat products processing facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tiger-brands-to-reopen-polokwane-meat-products-processing-facility-2018-12-07 Tasneem Bulbulia HEALTH AND SAFETY Fri, 07 Dec 2018 09:29:00 +0200 506898 1544167841 1544167740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sci-Ba reports increase in demand for green-tech advice https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scientific-consulting-sees-increase-in-green-technologies-and-sustainability-2018-11-30 Schalk Burger CONSULTANCY SERVICES Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504599 1543910550 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SABS laboratories awarded 20-year commendation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-laboratories-awarded-20-year-commendation-2018-12-06 Tasneem Bulbulia SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:34:00 +0200 506847 1544107106 1544106840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770982_resized_sabssanaslabaward1220181022.jpg Johan Louw, Executive: Laboratory Services; Duke Nene, Manager Explosion Prevention Technology; Hanli Hendriksz, Quality Manager and Sihle Qwabe, Senior Manager Electro-technical Engineering 511 287