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Confident utility locating with the SR-24 line locator

26th November 2020 When it comes to new developments, trenching and overall construction site preparation, it is imperative to determine whether there are existing utilities underground. Oftentimes, a comprehensive mapping of the area is not available, which is where a reliable utility locator comes in handy. 

Flowmeters can reduce wasted energy

26th November 2020 Specialised importer and distributor of industrial and electronic products Actum Group offers a range of energy efficient products to service a variety of industrial and electric applications. 

Flowmeters can reduce wasted energy

Don’t flush it away

26th November 2020 In 2017, when Cape Town was facing Day Zero during a devastating drought, when the taps were expected to run dry and a city, a vast urban area, was on the brink of being declared a disaster zone, Dr Dyllon Randall thought about going to the toilet and saving the planet. He came up with a simple... 

Don’t flush it away
Dyllon Randall- Photo by Robyn Walker

motus.cars makes buying a car as easy as a “click” …

26th November 2020 SA’s leading automotive retail group, Motus Holdings, has unveiled its online brand, motus.cars. Motus is the first auto retail group to launch a true online brand in the form of a URL, boasting an online “warehouse”. Consumers can shop for any of the 25 most recognisable new car brands and over... 

"Flushing" out air compressor lubricants: the lifeline of air compressors

26th November 2020 You know your air compressor needs a lubricant to ensure maximum uptime and performance; but with so many lubricant options on the market today, it can be difficult to know which one is best for your specific compressor, application and business environment. How do you even begin to choose?  Why... 

Toyota is also SA’s #1 brand for parts’ affordability

19th November 2020 Toyota takes first place in the 2020 Kinsey Report Toyota has again emerged from the Automobile Association’s authoritative Kinsey Report as the automotive brand with South Africa’s most affordable parts pricing. 

Toyota is also SA’s #1 brand for parts’ affordability

Sarens Siba

19th November 2020 Sarens is the global leader and reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport. 

Sarens Siba

Common Data Environment (CDE): What You Need to Know for Starters

13th November 2020 Many organizations in construction and engineering (and the related software space) recognize the need for a common data environment (CDE) to support collaboration across project participants. But what is a CDE, really? 

Common Data Environment (CDE): What You Need to Know for Starters

How to address the “New Normal” of Factory Automation in Food Manufacturing  

12th November 2020 Food and beverage companies can now set the course for the time after the Covid-19 pandemic using automation to boost competitiveness and productivity. Manufacturers should focus their resources on four market driven perspectives: workforce, product quality, flexibility and sustainability.  

How to address the “New Normal” of Factory Automation in Food Manufacturing

Combatting SA’s water crisis

12th November 2020 South Africa’s water crises has been well documented in recent years. What has become increasingly apparent is that there is no single water problem, instead the country is faced with a multitude of different challenges which vary from area to area. 

Combatting SA’s water crisis
Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW Eurodrive

Cooling equipment to increase energy efficiency of data centres

By: Cameron Mackay     6th November 2020 There is a significant push to provide energy efficient technologies for data centre applications to reduce their carbon footprint and reduce energy costs. Consequently, data centres can save significantly in terms of energy and associated costs by ensuring their cooling solutions are designed... 

Cooling equipment to increase energy efficiency of data centres
RORY REID MPT are well-known for our critical power solutions, but need to grow the market awareness of our ideal HVAC applications in the data centre arena

juwi successfully completes AIIM’s 78 MW Bokamoso Solar Park

5th November 2020 Leeudoringstad: The 78 MW Bokamoso Solar Park situated near Leeudoringstad in the North West Province, has reached full grid code compliance, commenced commercial operations,and has been handed over to the operations & maintenance team, reports Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)... 

juwi successfully completes AIIM’s 78 MW Bokamoso Solar Park
Bokamoso Solar Park outside Leeudoringstad in the North West Province.

CSIR gears up to bring relevant science and technology conversations to all in its first online conference 

3rd November 2020 A South African born surgeon living in the United States of America – and one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector, Prof. Patrick Soon-Shiong – is amongst the top speakers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 7th Biennial Conference taking place on... 

CSIR gears up to bring relevant science and technology conversations to all in its first online conference

Sarens Siba introduces decentralized depot structure

29th October 2020 Sarens is the global leader and industry reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting and engineered transport. With state-of-the-art equipment and value engineering, Sarens offers its clients creative and intelligent solutions to any heavy lifting and engineered transport challenges. 

Sarens Siba introduces decentralized depot structure

Eaton’s Power Xpert UX - designed for the most critical applications

29th October 2020 Eaton’s Power Xpert UX International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) rated high-voltage switchgear system is designed for the most critical applications. The company’s focus is to develop the latest power distribution and protection technologies to optimise the performance of any installation... 

Eaton’s Power Xpert UX - designed for the most critical applications

Huawei Drives Continuous Innovation built on Robust Partners

29th October 2020 Huawei has a long history of collaborating with other industry giants. Over the past decades, Huawei has worked with various organizations across industries, incorporating with each other’s edge to develop a wide range of solutions for the customers. Long-standing Collaboration with Intel Proven... 

Huawei Drives Continuous Innovation built on Robust Partners

Register and receive a free copy of MISTRA’s PGM Beneficiation through Hydrogen Economy report

29th October 2020 The Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA) is pleased to invite you to its Fifth Annual Platinum Group Metals (PGM) Roundtable on 5th November 2020. 

Register and receive a free copy of MISTRA’s PGM Beneficiation through Hydrogen Economy report

Transnet delivers solid results in the year ending 31 March 2020, despite challenging operational environment

26th October 2020 Transnet reported an increase of 1,3% to R75,1 billion in revenue, supported by the weighted average tariff increase of 2,9%. The revenue increase was offset by a decline of 1,3% in rail freight volumes to 212,4 million tons, and a volume decrease of 2,4% in port container throughput to 4,4... 

Transnet delivers solid results in the year ending 31 March 2020, despite challenging operational environment

Vodacom Business Achieves Prestigious MEF3.0 SD-WAN Certification

26th October 2020 Vodacom Business has become the first telecommunications operator in Africa to achieve the prestigious MEF3.0 SD-WAN certification. This certification enables providers to confirm that their solutions comply with the highest industry standards for performance, assurance, and agility. “The MEF3.0... 

Vodacom Business Achieves Prestigious MEF3.0 SD-WAN Certification

Eskom's State of the System briefing 

23rd October 2020 Eskom delivered its State of the System briefing this week. Engineering News editor Terence Creamer attended the session and unpacks the prognosis for electricity supply for the summer months. 

Eskom's State of the System briefing

Datacentrix: HP Z-series answers call of industry

22nd October 2020 From the architect creating Virtual Reality building walk-throughs to the engineer’s need for the on-site processing power for 3D modelling, HP’s Z Series Workstations answer the call for potent computing solutions. Coupled with the Datacentrix configuration-to-operation service, power industries... 

Datacentrix: HP Z-series answers call of industry

Construction Materials Tracking, Remote Progress Monitoring, and Social Distancing During COVID-19

22nd October 2020 When the pandemic hit, US-based software-as-a-service firm Oracle reconfigured its Innovation Lab to test new approaches to remote progress monitoring, materials tracking, and social distancing. Burcin Kaplanoglu, innovation officer for the company’s construction and engineering unit, explains... 

Construction Materials Tracking, Remote Progress Monitoring, and Social Distancing During COVID-19

Midrand Monthly Truck & Construction Auction

20th October 2020 Heavy machinery auction leaders, WH Auctioneers offers 18 x low hour 2018 to 2014 Volvo A40G and A40F 6x6 Articulated Dump Trucks (ADT'S) on their monthly Bank Repo & Defleet Earthmoving & Truck Online Auction on 28th of October at whauctions.com. Yellow metal buyers can also look out for 9 x... 

Midrand Monthly Truck & Construction Auction

Reimagining power in Africa

16th October 2020 The issue of providing power to industries and communities across Africa is complex and multilayered. On the one hand, we have entered a time of great promise, where it is becoming easier and cheaper to maximise renewable energy resources. On the other, corporates face outdated regulatory hurdles... 

Reimagining power in Africa

New MicroHAWK V- and F-Series smart Cameras simplify code reading and inspection with ultra-small footprints 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th October 2020 The powerful yet compact MicroHAWK V/F400 and V/F300 Series Smart Cameras simplify applications by offering the possibility to combine code reading and vision inspection into a single, highly compact device.  

New MicroHAWK V- and F-Series smart Cameras simplify code reading and inspection with ultra-small footprints

Actum Group proudly represents BAND-IT in Africa

15th October 2020 Throughout Africa, there is the world of Actum Group. A world of progress, expansion, growth, and success; and one of our flagship brands, BAND-IT, holds it all together. Today, BAND-IT is acknowledged as the world's leader in quality engineered band clamping and fastening solutions. 

Actum Group proudly represents BAND-IT in Africa

Rolling stock contract signed between South African manufacturer and Egypt

By: Darren Parker     8th October 2020 Rolling stock manufacturer TMH Africa has signed a three-year contract with Egypt National Railways to supply bogies for passenger rail applications in Egypt. TMH Africa CEO Jerome Boyet says the contract was signed during the Covid-19 lockdown period, which highlights the company’s resilience... 

Rolling stock contract signed between South African manufacturer and Egypt

Request for Information (RFI) - Solar power plant

5th October 2020 INTRODUCTION Marula Platinum Mine is situated on the eastern limb of the Bushveld Complex, in the province of Limpopo, South Africa, approximately 120 km south of Polokwane and 40 km to the north of Burgersfort. Access to Marula Platinum Mine is obtained via a tarred road from the R37 connecting... 

Request for Information (RFI) - Solar power plant

Company meets demands amid pandemic challenges

By: Theresa Bhowan     5th October 2020 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie has received multiple orders to manufacture components for the pyrometallurgical industry. The company continues to manufacture copper components for this industry despite the constraints of limited resources in the engineering industry. 

Company meets demands amid  pandemic challenges
TEAMWORK Thos Begbie has adapted operations to use virtual platforms to conduct meetings, inspections and webinars

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

24th September 2020 The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence. Its mandate is to provide armed forces with the state-of-the-art defence materiél required to provide safety and security for South Africa, its citizens and the... 

Armscor – Providing Cost Effective And Efficient Defence Solutions

The rich legacy that followed the invention of the world’s iconic pipe wrench

24th September 2020 RIDGID dates back almost a century to 1923 with the invention of the modern-day pipe wrench. Today RIDGID is acknowledged the world-over as the leading manufacturer of professional tooling for demanding applications. 

The rich legacy that followed the invention of the world’s iconic pipe wrench

Foot on the Gas – Developers of Matola LNG terminal intensify talks with potential customers to reach 2023 supply date 

24th September 2020 The front-end engineering design phase for a proposed greenfield liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at the Port of Matola, in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, is underway and the developers of the project are now intensifying discussions with potential energy and industrial off-takers... 

Foot on the Gas – Developers  of Matola LNG terminal intensify talks with potential customers  to reach 2023 supply date

CCS and RIB Software partnership culminates in RIB CCS rebrand 

17th September 2020 JOHANNESBURG, 03 September 2020: Construction Computer Software (CCS) is taking on a new identity under the moniker of RIB CCS. This is after the company’s recent partnership and 100% acquisition by software multinational RIB Software SE - an innovator in the building and construction industry.... 

CCS and RIB Software partnership culminates in RIB CCS rebrand

Today's digital threats should not be another business disruptor in South Africa

15th September 2020 South African businesses face numerous challenges, not least of all due to long-prevailing stagnant economic growth and this impact on business operations, all of which has been exacerbated by the impacts of COVID-19. However, adding to existing pressures, the spate of cyberattacks and exploits... 

 Today's digital threats should not be another business disruptor in South Africa

Cloud 2020 Online Conference set for record attendance

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th September 2020 A record number of delegates are expected to view the Cloud 2020 Online Conference which will launch later this month. 

Cloud 2020 Online Conference set for record attendance

SEW-Eurodrive: offering the most compact bell-housing solution on the market

10th September 2020 Johannesburg, 27 August: In an underground mining environment, solutions that are easy to manoeuvre are key. SEW-Eurodrive, specialists in drive and control technologies, offers the most compact bell-housing solution currently available on the market. Typically used for underground conveyors with... 

SEW-Eurodrive: offering the most compact bell-housing solution on the market

Invitation to tender for: Request For Proposal

4th September 2020 Working of fire (PTY) LTD hereby invites suitable and qualified bidders to submit their proposals for the provision of Consulting Engineer services for a Period of Three years.  

Invitation to tender for: Request For Proposal

thyssenkrupp locally engineers and manufactures mobile disinfectant trailer to fight COVID-19 

3rd September 2020 In a bid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions South Africa (tkISSA) has locally engineered, designed and manufactured a custom-designed, portable Sodium Hypochlorite disinfection trailer unit for spraying disinfectant in COVID-19 hotspot areas to help curb the spread... 

thyssenkrupp locally engineers and manufactures mobile disinfectant trailer to fight COVID-19
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