Engineering News | Stainless Steel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/stainless-steel Mon, 12 Apr 2021 21:20:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Increase in tanks demand presents challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increase-in-tanks-demand-presents-challenges-2021-04-09 Darren Parker Stainless Steel Fri, 09 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 579919 1617195565 1617919200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000931040_resized_vesselswinetanksstainlesssteel1022.jpg AGES LIKE A FINE WINE Over the recommended life span of a structure, stainless steel becomes more economical because of reduced maintenance and refurbishment required 511 287 Multi Alloys to merge with EMVAfrica https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multi-alloys-to-merge-with-emvafrica-2021-04-01 Schalk Burger CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 01 Apr 2021 12:27:00 +0200 580739 1617273678 1617272820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000932524_resized_multialloysoperations4211022.jpg 511 287 Pandemic increases demand for pumps https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pandemic-increased-demand-for-pumps-specialist-2021-03-19 Simone Liedtke Stainless Steel Fri, 19 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 578128 1616160499 1616104800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000926863_resized_grindexpump032021integratedpumptechnology1022.jpg GRINDEX RANGE The company is the sub-Saharan Africa supplier for the Grindex range 511 287 Taxpayer loses as multimillion-rand investment collapses amid allegations of fraud, mismanagement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/taxpayer-loses-as-multimillion-rand-investment-collapses-amid-allegations-of-fraud-mismanagement-2021-03-08 News24Wire MANUFACTURING Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:43:00 +0200 578518 1615194307 1615192980 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Company secures distributor deal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-provider-partners-with-fastener-manufacturer-2021-03-05 Halima Frost Stainless Steel Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576959 1614780363 1614895200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000924378_resized_railinfrastructurebmgswagefast03211022.jpg PIN AND COLLAR The Swagefast heavy industrial pin and collar range will now be supplied by BMG 511 287 Seifsa partners with Venncap to help metals, engineering companies secure funding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-partners-with-venncap-to-help-metals-engineering-companies-secure-funding-2021-03-04 Schalk Burger METALS & ENGINEERING Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:23:00 +0200 578253 1614867065 1614849780 99999999999 Reinette Classen 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000927069_resized_kaizernyatsumba1022.jpg Seifsa CEO Kaizer Nyatsumba 511 287 Global crude steel output decreases by 0.9% in 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-crude-steel-output-decreases-by-09-in-2020-2021-02-26 Mamaili Mamaila Stainless Steel Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576246 1614060955 1614290400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923901_resized_steelfeatureworldsteelassociation2020chart2602211022.jpg DECREASED STEEL OUTPUT Global crude steel production reached 1 864-million tonnes for the year 2020 511 287 Association hopeful despite challenging environment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-hopeful-despite-challenging-environment-2021-02-12 Mamaili Mamaila Stainless Steel Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576310 1614060956 1614290400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923904_resized_steelsassda2stainlesscoils2802201022.jpg REPRIORITISATION The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association’s members had to reconsider aspects, such as staff deployment, the use of facilities and cost structures 511 287 Manufacturing recovery’s slow pace a concern, Seifsa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-recoverys-slow-pace-a-concern-says-seifsa-2021-02-26 Mamaili Mamaila Stainless Steel Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576250 1614060955 1614290400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923888_resized_steelfeaturestainlesscoils2602211022.jpg MULTIPLIER EFFECT The manufacturing sector remains key to the growth and development of South Africa owing to its multiplier effect on other sectors of the economy 511 287 Safe and reliable steel production even more crucial https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safe-and-reliable-steel-production-even-more-crucial-2021-02-26 Mamaili Mamaila Stainless Steel Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576253 1614060956 1614290400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923891_resized_steelfeaturesteelproductiongeneric2602211022.jpg ZOOMING INTO SAFETY Over the years, the importance of safety has grown substantially, whereby laws and regulations governing the smelter and metals sector have become stricter 511 287 Companies committed to transformation honoured https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-to-honour-companies-committed-to-transformation-2021-02-26 Mamaili Mamaila Stainless Steel Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576628 1614060956 1614290400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923907_resized_seifsabrandedprofileseifsaawardsforexcellence1907191022.jpg TRANSFORMATION GOALS The Most Transformed Company of the Year Award honours and celebrates companies that have been able to transform their workplaces meaningfully 511 287 Chrome market could change with new export tax regime, dissuading Chinese offtake https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chrome-market-could-change-with-new-export-tax-regime-dissuading-chinese-offtake-2021-01-20 Donna Slater CHROME Wed, 20 Jan 2021 15:40:00 +0200 574397 1611160852 1611150000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Seifsa calls for moratorium on power hikes as Eskom makes case for cost-reflectivity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seifsa-calls-for-moratorium-on-power-hikes-as-eskom-makes-case-for-cost-reflectivity-2020-12-07 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Mon, 07 Dec 2020 16:30:00 +0200 572208 1607352989 1607351400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000914541_resized_manufacturingapisasolburgsteelpipeplant90911duaneonline.jpeg 511 287 New forming line increases global supply capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-forming-line-increases-global-supply-capabilities-2020-12-04 Halima Frost Stainless Steel Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +0200 570529 1605779930 1607032800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911038_resized_autocomponentsbenteler12201022.jpg PIPELINE A new forming line for processing of airbag tubes is being invested in by Benteler International 511 287 Company holds premium reputation in valves industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-holds-premium-reputation-in-valves-industry-2020-10-22 Theresa Bhowan Stainless Steel Fri, 06 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 568013 1603441949 1604613600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905647_resized_valvesemvafricawarehouse1022.jpg LARGE HOLDING ENERGYValves boasts a vast stock-holding of its flagship range of competitively priced ball valves which can be considered as commodity products 511 287 Digitalised process takes pipe welding to next level https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fully-digitalised-welding-process-takes-pipe-welding-to-the-next-level-2020-10-21 Mc'Kyla Nortje Stainless Steel Fri, 06 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 567829 1604406691 1604613600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000905334_resized_smsgroupfivewireweldingheadatjfe1022.jpg BETTER AND BETTER The current revamp project focused primarily on enhancing the repeatability and furthering the development of the welding parameters 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 Stainless Steel 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 Hybrid future in sight https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-to-complement-single-use-tech-in-bioprocessing-2020-10-23 Tracy Hancock Stainless Steel 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 Key issues in welding stainless steels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-issues-in-welding-stainless-steels-2020-10-23 Tracy Hancock Stainless Steel Fri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566034 1603694887 1603404000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 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 Stainless Steel 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 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 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 Structures assist in practical training https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scaffolding-assists-in-practical-training-2020-09-25 Halima Frost Stainless Steel 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 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 Often-overlooked duplex stainless steels better for corrosion resistance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/often-overlooked-duplex-stainless-steels-better-for-corrosion-resistance-2020-08-27 Donna Slater STAINLESS STEEL Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:22:00 +0200 563282 1598532648 1598530920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Insimbi ‘cautiously optimistic’ as earnings fall https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/insimbi-cautiously-optimistic-as-earnings-fall-2020-08-24 Simone Liedtke METALS Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:04:00 +0200 562917 1598278517 1598277840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Women’s network growing steadily https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/womens-network-growing-steadily-2020-08-14 Darren Parker Stainless Steel Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560511 1597240849 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888348_resized_steelnicoletteskjoldhammerbetterectsaisc0620201022.jpg NICOLETTE SKJOLDHAMMER The objective of the Protea Network for this year is to encourage and facilitate online forum membership, where members can engage on a daily basis 511 287 Steel awards go virtual https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-awards-go-virtual-2020-08-14 Darren Parker Stainless Steel Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560474 1597240941 1597356000 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The security of steel supply is a key concern for downstream merchants and fabricators 511 287 Market disruption expected to continue after Covid-19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/market-disruption-expected-to-continue-after-covid-19-2020-08-14 Darren Parker Stainless Steel Fri, 14 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0200 560513 1597351969 1597356000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000888353_resized_saiscvitalengineeringgrate1022.jpg GRATE CHANGE AHEAD Vital Engineering needs to ensure that it is as agile as possible to take advantage of the ever-changing status quo 511 287 New duties another dose of 'slow poison' to steel industry, says Neasa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-duties-another-dose-of-slow-poison-to-steel-industry-says-neasa-2020-08-11 Marleny Arnoldi STEEL Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:52:00 +0200 561701 1597151039 1597150320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Penguin guano seen from space leads to discovery of new colonies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/penguin-guano-seen-from-space-leads-to-discovery-of-new-colonies-2020-08-05 Bloomberg SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 05 Aug 2020 14:04:00 +0200 561289 1596629167 1596629040 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Specialised steel extends life of ore wagons https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialised-steel-extends-life-of-ore-wagons-2020-07-31 Halima Frost Stainless Steel Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559508 1595939265 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886047_resized_locomotovecolumbuscost07201022.jpg UP ORE DOWN Wagons manufactured by Columbus Stainless using 3CR12 transport ore for substantially longer with less degradation than those made of mild steel or other materials 511 287 Manufacturer obtains welding certification https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-obtains-welding-certification-2020-07-31 Halima Frost Stainless Steel Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559517 1595939329 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886065_resized_locomotivestmhafricawelding07201022.jpg ACCREDITED FUSION Transmashholdings Africa have been awarded an International Standards Organisation 3843 welding certification which will help draw in new clients for the company 511 287 Workshop conversion back on track https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/workshop-construction-back-on-track-2020-07-31 Halima Frost Stainless Steel Fri, 31 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 559515 1596450891 1596146400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000886058_resized_locomotovesgibelarail07201022.jpg KEEP MOTORING Although setbacks have been faced Gibela is back on track to start manufacturing its traction motors by year end 511 287