Engineering News | Steel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/steel Mon, 18 Oct 2021 04:36:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Master plan set to boost local market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/master-plan-set-to-boost-local-market-2021-06-15 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586796 1624947867 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945240_resized_steelsassdastainlesssteel1022.jpg MASTER PLAN The broad structure demanded is in place and export councils are now working to boost the local stainless steel sector 511 287 Modernisation under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-underway-for-hot-rolling-mill-2021-06-15 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586785 1624947867 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company achieves milestone https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nitrogen-generator-company-sees-rise-in-demand-supply-2021-06-17 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586889 1624947868 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945395_resized_ensteelnitralifecustomisedindustrialnitrogengenerator0720211022.jpg NEXT GENERATION While Nitralife’s nitrogen generators have similar designs for various applications, it adjusts each variation according to customer's specifications 511 287 Service, product offering expansion creates market opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/service-product-offering-expansion-creates-market-opportunities-2021-06-17 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586984 1624947869 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945708_resized_steelfirstcutandrewpoole1022.jpg ANDREW POOLE Forming the backbone of the broader South African economy, the steel, fabrication and metal processing sectors are essential 511 287 ZSD developed for water treatment plants https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zsd-developed-for-water-treatment-plants-2021-06-15 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586787 1624947867 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945246_resized_steelsmsgroupzsd1022.jpg DIRECT COMPARISON The microbial product is composed of a mix of non-genetically modified natural bacteria and their micronutrients and reduces suspended and surface oil 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 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 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 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 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 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 Company adopts ‘three Rs’ approach to reduce environmental impact https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-adopts-three-rs-approach-to-reduce-environmental-impact-2021-02-26 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 576668 1614073555 1614290400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000923919_resized_steelriocarbjabulilemlambo2602211022.jpg JABULILE MLAMBO Rio-Carb’s approach offered an environment-positive option to the mining, steel and cement industries 511 287 C.I.S Engineering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cis-engineering-2021-02-26 Creamer Media Reporter Steel Fri, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0200 577378 1614084191 1614290400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000925281_resized_x2vqiudkjpeg1022.jpg 511 287 New approach adopted in uncertain steel market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-approach-adopted-in-uncertain-steel-market-2020-07-03 Darren Parker Steel Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556837 1593510336 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880184_resized_macsteeltradingwarehouse1022.jpg BUILDING THE RIGHT WAY Macsteel aims to build its market share through strong, well-established and sustainable relationships with customers 511 287 New digital technologies improve manufacturing capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-digital-technologies-improve-manufacturing-capabilities-2020-07-03 Darren Parker Steel Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556851 1593510517 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Automation reduces costs, increases productivity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-sector-automation-reduces-costs-increases-productivity-2020-07-03 Darren Parker Steel Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556972 1593778302 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880486_resized_steelandrewpoolefirstcuten0620201022.jpg ANDREW POOLE Companies which take the risk and invest are more agile, more productive and better positioned to diversify and access new markets 511 287 Plant productivity could be increased by virtual support https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/virtual-support-could-increase-plant-productivity-2020-07-03 Darren Parker Steel Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556856 1593931847 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New booster for industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-nitrogen-booster-for-steel-cutting-brought-to-market-2020-07-03 Darren Parker Steel Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556890 1594038779 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880378_resized_steelnitracutboosternitralife0620201022.jpg BOOSTING CAPABILITY The NitraCut booster will enable higher pressures and therefore enable the cutting of thicker steel 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82556_2020-06-11_nitralife.mp443245753NitraLife MD Tom Sowry discusses the new NitraCut booster. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 11.06.2020 NitraLife MD Tom Sowry discusses the new NitraCut booster. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 11.06.2020 Future order book to relieve pressure for fabricator https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/long-term-collaborative-view-helps-fabricator-overcome-challenges-2020-07-03 Darren Parker Steel Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0200 556967 1594299991 1593727200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000880472_resized_steelnicoletteskjoldhammerbetterectsaisc0620201022.jpg NICOLETTE SKJOLDHAMMER The ‘Team Africa’ mindset has been embraced by several industry stakeholders since its inception 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82557_2020-06-12_betterec.mp439440977Betterect MD Nicolette Skjoldhammer discusses the company’s strategic decisions, facility upgrades and the concept of ‘Team Africa’. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 12.06.2020 Betterect MD Nicolette Skjoldhammer discusses the company’s strategic decisions, facility upgrades and the concept of ‘Team Africa’. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 12.06.2020 SAISC calls for the revival of the steel sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saisc-calls-for-the-revival-of-the-steel-sector-2020-02-28 Zandile Mavuso Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545016 1582115568 1582840800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sector in dire need of transformation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sector-in-dire-need-of-transformation-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544053 1582541539 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851894_resized_steelseifsamichellenorris2802201022.jpg MICHELLE NORRIS Women working in the metals and engineering sector are predominantly found in administrative job functions 511 287 Market feels project pinch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-tube-market-feels-project-pinch-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544248 1582541539 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000852286_resized_keitumetsemoumakoesteasa10191022.jpg KEITUMETSE MOUMAKOE The influx of cheap small-bore steel tube imports has not aided the industry 511 287 C.I.S Engineering https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cis-engineering-2020-02-28 Creamer Media Reporter Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545416 1582549512 1582840800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000854974_resized_x2vqiudkjpeg1022.jpg 511 287 Stainless steel growth unlikely in 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/stainless-steel-growth-unlikely-in-2020-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543767 1582710599 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851879_resized_steelsassda2stainlesscoils2802201022.jpg FULL OF VIGOR Stainless steel is one of the youngest industrial materials globally, managing to positively change people’s lives 511 287 Digitalisation beneficial for steel producers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digitalisation-a-strategic-advantage-for-steel-producers-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544088 1582710754 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local steel industry still holds much potential https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-steel-industry-still-holds-much-potential-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 543513 1582896089 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000850542_resized_0003l61022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/81295_2020-01-30_isf_-_2.mp482438374International Steel Fabricators CEO Neels van Niekerk discusses the South African steel sector. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 30.01.2020 International Steel Fabricators CEO Neels van Niekerk discusses the South African steel sector. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 30.01.2020 Volatile steel prices to continue in 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/volatile-steel-prices-to-continue-in-2020-2020-02-28 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 544008 1582896110 1582840800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000851888_resized_michaelade20218duane1022.jpg MICHAEL ADE 2020 is still going to be a difficult year for the metals and engineering sector, with ongoing pressure on margins 511 287 Turning challenges in the steel sector into opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/turning-challenges-in-the-steel-sector-into-opportunities-2020-02-28 Zandile Mavuso Steel Fri, 28 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 545026 1589468131 1582840800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 EU steel sector braces amid onslaught https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-steel-sector-braces-amidst-onslaught-2019-07-05 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523304 1561992047 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Versatility of Steel Putty increases https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/versatility-of-steel-putty-increases-2019-07-05 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523149 1561992047 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806128_resized_steelpratleynationalsalesmanagermarkbell0720191022.jpg MARK BELL Pratley Steel Putty has extensive machining ability 511 287 Tough leadership needed to improve SA economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tough-leadership-needed-to-improve-s-africa-economy-2019-07-05 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523241 1561992047 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Creating innovative digitalisation solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plant-supplier-creating-innovative-digitalisation-solutions-2019-07-05 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523083 1561992046 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806664_resized_steelsmsgroupbigriversteelcsm0720191022.jpg HIGH TECH LEAPS US steel producer Big River Steel is the first learning steel plant in the world 511 287 Institute implements changes for inclusivity, diversity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/institute-implements-changes-for-inclusivity-diversity-2019-07-05 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Steel Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523278 1562276815 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806432_resized_steelsaiscboardmembers0720191022.jpg NEW ON BOARD Newly elected chairperson, Nicolette Skjoldhammer with CEO Paolo Trinchero and board member Tebogo Raaleka 511 287 Sassda in transition, creates new membership structure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sassda-in-transition-creates-new-membership-structure-2019-07-05 Cameron Mackay Steel Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 523084 1562276845 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806136_resized_stainlesssteelsassdastainlesssteel101020181022.jpg GROWTH FROM EXPORTS Growth in the mining, and food and beverage, sectors for stainless steel, led to consumption in South Africa increasing by 8.6% last year 511 287 Association to sponsor tubular category at steel awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-to-sponsor-tubular-category-at-steel-awards-2019-06-28 Mamaili Mamaila Steel Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522319 1563524095 1562277600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811413_resized_steelastpmkeitumetsemoumakoe0507191022.jpg STEEL EXCELLENCE As the industry is currently under strain, the steel awards are a necessary and an enduring reminder for every participant to persist amid adversity 511 287 Steel industry remaining afloat https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-industry-remaining-afloat-2019-03-01 Jessica Oosthuizen Steel Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511640 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781356_resized_alliedsteelrod03191022.jpg STRETCHER LEVELLER Allied Steelrode’s technology investment roadmap has culminated in the installation of its second stretcher leveller at its Midvaal-based facility 511 287 BBD Steel targeting automotive and mining sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bbd-steel-targeting-automotive-and-mining-sectors-2019-03-01 Jessica Oosthuizen Steel Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511872 1550646696 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781899_resized_bbdcoils1022.jpg STEEL SECTOR Steel is an extremely competitive industry and the local industry is facing many challenges 511 287 Company remains profitable in tough conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-remains-profitable-in-tough-conditions-2019-03-01 Jessica Oosthuizen Steel Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511646 1551105229 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781518_resized_bsisteel03191022.jpg PROTECTING INDUSTRY Although steel manufacturing is being protected, that has not been extended to finished goods 511 287 Metals, engineering sector set to grow amid challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metals-engineering-sector-set-to-grow-amid-challenges-2019-03-01 Jessica Oosthuizen Steel Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511468 1551105228 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000780964_resized_njrsteel90613duane1022.jpg STABILISING PRICES Metals prices generally are expected to stabilise this year and next year 511 287