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Global Automechanika brand is back in Johannesburg this month

17th September 2019 The 6th Automechanika Johannesburg trade fair takes place from 18-21 September 2019 at Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. The event will once again be co-located with Futuroad Expo, sub-Saharan Africa’s leading professional event for the truck, bus, and commercial vehicle industry and Scalex Expo... 

HIMOINSA 

10th September 2019 Power generation equipment manufacturer HIMOINSA Southern Africa has been dealing with equipment hire franchise Talisman Hire for the past three years. 

HIMOINSA

South Africa’s Power utility

4th September 2019 Eskom is by far the largest of South Africa’s many state owned companies. This near monopoly power utility is in crisis. It is the single largest threat to South Africa’s economy, according to a former Minister of Finance. 

South Africa’s Power utility
Adjunct Professor Rod Crompton is the Director of the African Energy Leadership Centre at Wits Business School. He is an Eskom non-executive director.

NCPC-SA to launch Peer Recognition Association for green economy practitioners at upcoming conference

30th August 2019 The National Cleaner Production South Africa (NCPC-SA) will facilitate and participate in the process of developing a Peer Recognition mechanism for resource efficient and cleaner production (RECP) and other green economy professionals in South Africa. The Peer Review Association will be launched... 

NCPC-SA to launch Peer Recognition Association for green economy practitioners at upcoming conference

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29th August 2019  

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Creamer Media scoops publisher of the year award

21st August 2019 In mid-August, Creamer Media – publisher of Engineering News & Mining Weekly, received the award for Publisher of the Year: Trade Publications at the 2019 Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) AON Engineering Excellence Awards ceremony.  

Creamer Media scoops publisher of the year award

Networks Unlimited Partners with Indegy for industrial cybersecurity

19th August 2019 Networks Unlimited is joining forces with Indegy, its first African partner, to offer new solutions in Operational Technology (OT) security. Indegy provides state-of-the-art industrial cybersecurity, visibility and control across OT environments. It is committed to protecting businesses, critical... 

Networks Unlimited Partners with Indegy for industrial cybersecurity

Jet Demolition ends search for right B-BBEE partners after 11 years 

15th August 2019 To become a company that is truly invested in the transformation and betterment of South Africa, demolition contractor Jet Demolition has entered into a broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) deal. Subsequently, Jet Demolition founders Joe and Liz Brinkmann have become executive... 

Jet Demolition ends search for right B-BBEE partners after 11 years

RMB facilitates the merger of four black-owned engineering businesses that resulted in iThokazi

8th August 2019 RMB recently introduced four of its existing BEE clients in the renewable energy secto. This introduction led to the creation of iThokazi - Nguni for female calf - a symbol of growth and prosperity, but also an acknowledgement of the hard work that lies ahead. 

RMB facilitates the merger of four black-owned engineering businesses that resulted in iThokazi

Stringent standards raising bar on emission reduction tech

8th August 2019 There is now more pressure on local industries than ever before to reduce local emissions to meet stringent environmental standards. 

Stringent standards raising bar on emission reduction tech

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31st July 2019  

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A revolution, one weld at a time

By: Creamer Media Reporter      29th July 2019 A gender revolution has begun in what were exclusively male industries, led by a still-tiny vanguard of women artisans produced by South Africa’s TVET College system. It’s pretty much a given that any schoolgirl (or schoolboy) asked to describe a  ‘boilermaker’ or ‘shipbuilder’ will not imagine... 

A revolution, one weld at a time

Afro4000 locomotives going under the online auction hammer

25th July 2019 South African house, WH Auctioneers, holds regular auctions of assets for the construction, mining, transport, agricultural and engineering industries. WH launched an online auction for 13 Afro 4000 Diesel Electric Locomotives which were initially purchased for long-distance services provided by... 

Afro4000 locomotives going under the online auction hammer

Air Products, Jeka highlight benefits of solar rooftop installations 

By: Simone Liedtke     19th July 2019 A solar photovoltaic roof-mounted power plant system installed at industrial and specialty chemicals supplier Air Products’ Kempton Park facility generates sufficient energy to meet between 60% and 70% of the facility’s day-time requirements, Air Products GM Maropeng Bahula says. The plant,... 

Air Products, Jeka highlight benefits of solar rooftop installations

NCPC’s 4th Biennial Industrial Efficiency Conference

18th July 2019 The two day conference will focus on education and equipping businesses and policy makers to adopt and support a cleaner, more efficient model of doing business. 

NCPC’s 4th Biennial Industrial Efficiency Conference

Special Offer: New subscribers can choose a gift book

15th July 2019 Readers who choose to take out a new subscription to Creamer Media’s Engineering News and Mining Weekly can receive a copy of one of the following books as a free gift as part of their subscription. 

Special Offer: New subscribers can choose a gift book

Longest Production Train in the World

11th July 2019 In an unprecedented move, Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) successfully ran a 375 wagon manganese train. The testing of the train took place on Wednesday, 05 September 2018 over a distance of around 861 km, from Sishen to Saldanha. The test train is four (4) kilometres long and will be a production... 

Longest Production Train in the World

Gift to subscribers, a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches

8th July 2019 Readers who choose to take out a new subscription to Creamer Media’s Engineering News and Mining Weekly can receive a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches (available in either English or Afrikaans) as a FREE GIFT as part of your subscription.  

Gift to subscribers, a copy of Christo Wiese – Risk & Riches

South Africans to prepare ‘smart heavy haul industry’ roadmap

3rd July 2019 The South African Heavy Haul Association (SAHHA) hosted a three-day technical workshop in Johannesburg in late 2018 as part of preparations for the 2019 International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) conference to be held in Narvik, Norway, from June 10 to 14. Ten countries are a part of the IHHA... 

South Africans to  prepare ‘smart heavy haul industry’ roadmap

Gift offer for SA sports fans

1st July 2019 Sports fans who wish to read and reminisce about Bafana Bafana’s Africa Cup of Nations win, or the Springbok’s two World Cup victories, or the Protea’s fabled ‘438’ game, or find out more about Caster Semenya, Wayde van Niekerk, Benni McCarthy and Kevin Anderson, will love reading Vuvuzela Dawn,... 

Gift offer for SA sports fans

Reliable Transformers 

27th June 2019 South African transformers manufacturer Reliable Transformers a has been manufacturing quality products since 1982. To keep up with the capacity demands of its exponential growth, owing to customer demand, the company extended its manufacturing facility and built a new office building. The... 

Reliable Transformers

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27th June 2019  

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Defining the heavy-haul railway of the future

26th June 2019 Heavy-haul railways are under constant pressure to optimise operational efficiency, a factor that has led the sector to spearhead many new technologies. Michael Roney, special advisor to the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA), explains in this article, originally published in the... 

Defining the heavy-haul railway of the future

Siemens Digital Industries 

21st June 2019 Automation and digitalisation innovation leader Digital Industries (DI) closely collaborates with its partners and customers to drive the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries and provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to... 

Siemens Digital Industries

Higher rust corrosion protection standards employed by Gates reduce scheduled maintenance costs for end-users

20th June 2019 Gates (NYSE: GTES), a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, has achieved enhanced levels of protection from red rust through their innovative use of materials science and process engineering.  

Higher rust corrosion protection standards employed by Gates reduce scheduled maintenance costs for end-users

Transnet Freight Rail Breakthrough Technologies

19th June 2019 In a context of increasing competition, growing demand and tighter management of operational and capital costs, freight railways are constantly looking for ways to increase efficiency by boosting throughput and cutting costs. Below are several breakthrough technologies that have been developed... 

Transnet Freight Rail Breakthrough Technologies

Affordable and reliable energy pivotal to Kenya’s delivery of its Big Four agenda

14th June 2019 By Mphokolo Makara Kenya, is a significant sub-Saharan economy and is a pillar in the East African region. It boasts a favourable economic outlook, and is promoting its “big four agenda”, which prioritises food security, manufacturing, universal healthcare, and affordable housing, through which... 

Affordable and reliable energy pivotal to Kenya’s delivery of its Big Four agenda

Heavy Haul Game Changer  

12th June 2019 International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA) chairperson Brian Monakali, who is also acting Rail Network GM at South Africa’s Transnet Freight Rail, believes collaboration is the key to ensuring that global heavy haul operators mitigate the risks associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution... 

Heavy Haul Game Changer

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of SA Ladder

6th June 2019 SAL was founded in 1992 and has grown into a company with a national footprint in ladders, castors, access and materials handling equipment. SAL is situated and operates in Alberton, Gauteng. 

Invitation to submit offers for the acquisition of the business or assets of SA Ladder

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30th May 2019  

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Africa Rail: FREE ticket Africa’s Largest Rail Expo

30th May 2019   Hundreds of Exhibitors  100+ Free Seminar Sessions from expert Speakers New Products Launches Unlimited Networking Opportunities Exciting Highlights from PRASA, Transnet, GE and Naledi Inhlanganiso Join 6500+ of Your Colleagues!  

Africa Rail: FREE ticket Africa’s Largest Rail Expo

Job opportunity at SAIMechE – Apply today

30th May 2019 The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) invites interested and suitably qualified persons to apply for the position of General Manager at its office in Observatory, Gauteng, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. 

Job opportunity at SAIMechE – Apply today

Siemens Distribute Energy System 

23rd May 2019 The end-to-end Distributed Energy System (DES) at diversified engineering company Siemens’ headquarters, in Midrand, Johannesburg, was developed to tackle Africa’s energy transition. The system is built around a 1 MW photovoltaic-solar plant strategically positioned throughout the Siemens Park... 

Siemens Distribute Energy System

Getac fully rugged tablets ensure transportation safety for Lithuanian Railways

23rd May 2019 Officially founded in 1919, Lithuanian Railways is the century-old State-owned railway company of Lithuania. It provides passenger and freight services on a network covering nearly 2 000 km of tracks. Its freight services account for half of all the goods transported within the country. More than... 

Getac fully rugged tablets ensure transportation safety for Lithuanian Railways

Offering quality and innovative high pressure solutions across Africa

23rd May 2019 Manufacture, sales and service of high-pressure equipment to the Greater African Continent and Neighboring islands. With over 50 years of accumulated industry experience and top of the range products, we have a solution for all your pressure related applications. 

Offering quality and innovative high pressure solutions across Africa

Bombardier transportation chooses Getac Rugged Laptops for rail vehicle maintenance and diagnostic testing

16th May 2019 Global rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is boosting productivity and reducing overhead costs with a new class of computers: rugged laptops produced by Getac Technology.  Bombardier Transportation offers one of the most comprehensive rail vehicle portfolios in the world. Every day,... 

Bombardier transportation chooses Getac Rugged Laptops for rail vehicle maintenance and diagnostic testing

Does it matter who owns our mines?

10th May 2019 “Capital goes where it is welcome and stays where it is well treated,” said former Citibank CEO, the late Walter Wriston more than 30 years ago. That sentiment remains even more relevant as global capital has become increasingly mobile. The extractive resources industry, even in Africa, is now... 

Does it matter who owns our mines?

Can the adoption of new technologies such as Plasma Systems help utilities reduce operational cost?..YES!

9th May 2019 GE’s new Plasma Ignition System reduces overall operating costs by improving low load operation and eliminating dependence on support fuels Achieves 90% versus 75% efficiency when compared to conventional systems widely found in the global market. 

Can the adoption of new technologies such as Plasma Systems help utilities reduce operational cost?..YES!
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