Engineering News | Welding & Cutting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/welding Thu, 09 Jul 2020 16:28:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Saisi supports govt’s step towards export tax on scrap metal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saisi-supports-govts-step-towards-export-tax-on-scrap-metal-2020-07-08 Marleny Arnoldi STEEL Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:35:00 +0200 558836 1594219963 1594218900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Welding institute championing training initiative https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-institute-championing-training-initiative-2020-06-19 Mamaili Mamaila Welding & Cutting Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 554533 1592385429 1592517600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000876003_resized_weldingcuttingsaiwweldingapprentice1906201022.jpg OPEN UP THE INDUSTRY The noticeable lack of apprenticeship opportunities is regarded as one of the main obstacles facing artisan learners in South Africa 511 287 Welding range offers value for power tools wholesaler https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-range-offers-value-for-power-tools-wholesaler-2020-06-19 Mamaili Mamaila Welding & Cutting Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 554891 1592385913 1592517600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875991_resized_weldingcuttingmatusmat90791906201022.jpg DIY PERSONIFIED Matus South Africa’s high-quality welding and plasma-cutting industrial and do-it-yourself machines all carry a two-year warranty 511 287 Company provides safety equipment for welders https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-provides-safety-equipment-for-welders-2020-06-19 Mamaili Mamaila Welding & Cutting Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 554886 1592558441 1592517600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000875994_resized_weldingcuttingbmgspersonalprorange1906201022.jpg WELDING PROTECTION BMG’s Plymovent personal protective equipment PersonalPro range includes helmets to protect the eyes, face and head during manual welding, cutting and grinding 511 287 Supplier offers tailor-made welding materials https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-offers-tailor-made-welding-materials-2020-06-19 Mamaili Mamaila Welding & Cutting Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 554194 1592560282 1592517600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000876006_resized_weldingcuttingindustritoolsequipmentweldingscreens1906201022.jpg OVER-PROTECTIVE INDUSTRI Tools & Equipment’s locally manufactured welding safety curtain and screen products are used in conjunction with other protective measures 511 287 Improved welding helps local company alleviate corrosion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-welding-helps-local-company-alleviate-corrosion-2020-05-21 Cameron Mackay Welding & Cutting Fri, 05 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0200 554157 1591022578 1591308000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000874183_resized_thosbegbie0520201022.jpg REFINED HARD-FACING WELDING As the demand and quantity of components requiring hard-facing increased, Thos Begbie begun looking at alternative methods of conducting specialised welding 511 287 Local tanks on track for delivery to Zim mine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-tanks-on-track-for-delivery-to-zim-mine-2020-05-13 Tracy Hancock Welding & Cutting Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 553279 1590472403 1590703200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000872294_resized_betterectmay2020photo21022.jpg SIGNIFICANT SUPPLY Columbus Stainless supplied 250 t of grade 2304 duplex steel for the RioZim steel tank fabrication project being undertaken by Betterect 511 287 Mobile sewage cleaning unit available locally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-sewage-cleaning-unit-available-locally-2020-04-24 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 549775 1587448828 1587679200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000864771_resized_rapidresponsevehiclewernerpumpsvehicleinoperationinbarcelonaandtobeshowninjhbatifat1022.jpg HOT WHEELS The bakkie mounted high-pressure jetting and vacuum pump unit is a compact solution to hard to reach sewage projects 511 287 Business is booming for supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-is-booming-for-supplier-2020-04-10 Darren Parker Welding & Cutting Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 548187 1586152050 1586469600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000861376_resized_vesselsassemblymetaltankindustries0320201022.jpg MAKING IT WORK Metal Tank Industries’ streamlined production processes has helped it become more competitive in terms of costing 511 287 Cluster emphasises importance of local manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/importance-of-locally-manufactured-pumps-highlighted-2020-03-20 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 546605 1584365319 1584655200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000857711_resized_pumpshowardjonessapumpcluster0920191022.jpg HOWARD JONES There is a need for a definitive line between locally manufactured and imported products in the South African pumps sector 511 287 Facility upgrades help to ramp up supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/facility-upgrades-help-to-ramp-up-supply-2020-03-20 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 546348 1584523941 1584655200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000857107_resized_pumpswernerrental03201022.jpg UNDER THE PUMP Werner Pumps has managed to increase its turnaround time, to relieve the pressure of increased demand, by upgrading its facilities 511 287 Ramaphosa presents sustainability award to casting producer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-presents-sustainability-award-to-casting-producer-2020-01-09 Cameron Mackay Welding & Cutting Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541279 1579527840 1579816800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000845955_resized_atlanticfoundriescyrilramaposhaawardic122019102.jpg CREATING LOCAL VALUE The award is in recognition of automotive component manufacturers in SA who create value in South Africa and contribute to exports and GDP 511 287 First group of MSI welder trainees graduate https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-group-of-msi-welder-trainees-graduate-2020-01-22 Yvonne Silaule STAINLESS STEEL Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:18:00 +0200 542378 1579683017 1579681080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company expands into boiler manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-into-boiler-manufacturing-2019-12-03 Cameron Mackay Welding & Cutting Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 539733 1578986204 1579212000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000842864_resized_gmbboilermaintenance1022.jpg BOILER UPKEEP The company’s knowledge and expertise in refurbishment services has become vital for the maintenance of second- and third-hand boilers 511 287 Cloud-based software anchors steel construction design https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cloud-based-software-anchors-steel-construction-design-2019-11-07 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 537288 1574083287 1574373600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000836792_resized_steelconhilti11191022.jpg HARD JOB The new cloud-based software makes the design of steel erections, stiffeners and welding associated with the connection easier 511 287 Welding safety extends to petrochem industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-safety-extends-to-petrochemicals-industry-2019-11-22 Theresa Bhowan Welding & Cutting Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 537316 1574083288 1574373600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000836841_resized_sasolchemicalsandretailfueluniqueweldingpapr1120191022.jpg BREATHING EASY The powered, air-purifying respirator system not only eliminates welding fumes, but also petrochemical fumes 511 287 Industry boasts third positive year despite global downturn https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-boasts-third-positive-year-despite-global-downturn-2019-11-22 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 537277 1574406792 1574373600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000836782_resized_steelconstseifsa11191022.jpg BRIGHT FUTURE Improved trade to to the Southern African Development Community brings with it a positive outlook for the steel construction industry 511 287 Large contracts taking up fire rated cladding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-contracts-taking-up-fire-rated-cladding-2019-11-22 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 537274 1574406813 1574373600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000836769_resized_steelconststalcor111919022.jpg PRETTY LADY The A2 cladding on the Katherine towers is not only aesthetically pleasing but also noncombustible 511 287 Modular installation systems fitted in abattoir https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modular-installation-systems-fitted-in-chicken-abattoir-2019-11-15 Darren Parker Welding & Cutting Fri, 15 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 536473 1573479725 1573768800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000834959_resized_maintenancerefurbishmentcrizettevandenberghhilti1020191022.jpg CRIZETTE VAN DEN BERGH The modular installation system is beneficial in terms of maintenance because of reduced downtime 511 287 Correct use of consumables makes a good weld https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/correct-use-of-consumables-makes-a-good-weld-2019-10-25 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 25 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 534514 1571725213 1571954400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000831219_resized_stainlessuniqueweldingsswire10191022.jpg IMPORTANT ROLE The welding of stainless steel can be successfully achieved if the welder adheres to the industry rules and standards 511 287 Trio makes for steely supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trio-makes-for-steely-supply-2019-10-25 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 25 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 534369 1571725213 1571954400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000830840_resized_stainlessstalcorcoilbay10191022.jpg RECOIL The knock-on effects of local supply were seen across the project in costs and time saved 511 287 Acquisition benefits cutting equipment supplier company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-equipment-suppliers-company-acquisition-benefits-industry-2019-09-13 Theresa Bhowan Welding & Cutting Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 530214 1568035156 1568325600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000821756_resized_lasertechfirstcutmesserelectrodes0920191022.jpg HIGH-QUALITY ELECTRODES First Cut ensures that South African fabricators can buy high-quality Messer electrodes at a very reasonable price 511 287 Innovations lead to versatile marking solutions for warehouse applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovations-lead-to-versatile-marking-solutions-2019-09-13 Theresa Bhowan Welding & Cutting Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 530216 1568035156 1568325600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000821767_resized_lasertechtraceabilitysolutionsuvonelaser0920191022.jpg UV/ONE LASER The all-in-one laser can be used for the traceability and identification of products and is designed to mark challenging materials 511 287 Laser technology expands company’s service offerings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-technology-expands-companys-service-offerings-2019-09-13 Theresa Bhowan Welding & Cutting Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529145 1568035155 1568325600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000819543_resized_lasertechthermaspraylasercladdingfacility0920191022.jpg LASER PRECISION Thermaspray’s laser cladding system was launched at its Olifantsfontien facility 511 287 Partnership provides value to fabrication industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/partnership-provides-value-to-fabrication-industry-2019-09-13 Theresa Bhowan Welding & Cutting Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 530079 1568035156 1568325600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000821582_resized_lasertechnitralifenitrogengenerator0920191022.jpg NITROGEN GENERATION The NitraCut system was specifically designed for the laser cutting market 511 287 Company becomes first validation facility in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-becomes-first-validation-facility-in-south-africa-2019-09-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Welding & Cutting Mon, 09 Sep 2019 10:46:00 +0200 531216 1568019333 1568018760 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Foundation partners with companies to develop welding skills https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/foundation-partners-with-companies-to-develop-welding-skills-2019-08-20 Khutso Maphatsoe Welding & Cutting Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529221 1567492430 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000819701_resized_saiwfeaturesaiwfoundation0820191022.jpg SIDE BY SIDE SAIW provides the required institutional training, while the partner company can either provide workplace training or assist in placing the apprentices with an employer organisation Seen here is:Landi Xaba, SAIW lecturer David Makoge and Mmaphete Boipeto Robin Phete 511 287 Institute focused on upskilling of welders https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/institute-focused-on-upskilling-of-welders-2019-08-20 Khutso Maphatsoe Welding & Cutting Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529215 1567492430 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000819684_resized_saiwfeaturejimguild0820191022.jpg JIM GUILD Welding is a primary production process across all industries and offers opportunities at all levels of education and in all types of fields 511 287 Positive response to SAIW’s newly launched programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-response-to-saiws-newly-launched-programme-2019-08-20 Khutso Maphatsoe Welding & Cutting Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529209 1567492430 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000819661_resized_saiwfeaturesheltonzichawo0820191022.jpg SHELTON ZICHAWO From a local industry perspective, the advantages of the new Welding Inspectors programme are enormous 511 287 SAIW ventures into Kenyan training programme https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saiw-ventures-into-kenyan-training-programme-2019-08-20 Khutso Maphatsoe Welding & Cutting Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529218 1567492430 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000819848_resized_saiwfeaturesaiwkenya0820191022.jpg SETTING UP SHOP The SAIW works with local organisations to help them set up and establish suitable training facilities with skilled staff 511 287 Company becomes first validation facility in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-becomes-first-validation-facility-in-s-africa-2019-08-22 Khutso Maphatsoe Welding & Cutting Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529486 1568019309 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 NDT provider invests in growing capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ndt-provider-invests-in-growing-capacity-2019-07-19 Halima Frost Welding & Cutting Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524547 1563260123 1563487200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Additional air compressor installed at pharmaceuticals company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/additional-air-compressor-installed-at-pharmaceutical-company-2019-06-28 Mc'Kyla Nortje Welding & Cutting Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524076 1562592316 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808252_resized_trucompressors0620191022.jpg INCREASED AIR FLOW By supplying 3 inches of piping with a header it will increase the flow of air to the customers plant 511 287 Industry needs to ‘normalise’ to foster growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-industry-needs-to-normalise-2019-06-21 Jessica Oosthuizen Welding & Cutting Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522114 1560839160 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803843_resized_nazmiadamsuniqueweldingalloys06191022.jpg NAZMI ADAMS Unique Welding Alloys is actively educating its clients about the risks it faces as well as the solutions it employs to ensure their health and safety 511 287 Welding industry shows steady growth and stability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-industry-is-stable-2019-06-21 Jessica Oosthuizen Welding & Cutting Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521811 1560839160 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803158_resized_afritechequipmentsolutions06191022.jpg COMPLETE SOLUTION Afritech Equipment Solutions offer clients on-site turnkey equipment and consumable solutions 511 287 Welding industry still offers viable opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/welding-industry-still-offers-viable-opportunities-2019-06-21 Jessica Oosthuizen Welding & Cutting Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522230 1560839161 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804077_resized_weldingsaiw06191022.jpg WELDING WANT There is a shortage of welding industry professionals and a need for highly-skilled individuals 511 287 Unique cutting tool enhancing SA projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unique-cutting-tool-enhancing-south-african-projects-2019-06-21 Jessica Oosthuizen Welding & Cutting Fri, 21 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522126 1560839161 1561068000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803861_resized_milwaukeem18fmcssaw06191022.jpg IMPROVED DESIGN The Milwaukee M18 FMCS metal-cutting saw uses a Powerstate brushless motor, which improves the motor life of the tool by up to ten times that of the competition 511 287