R/€ = 18.42 Change: 0.02
R/$ = 16.27 Change: 0.01
Au 1792.60 $/oz Change: -9.55
Pt 955.49 $/oz Change: -15.63


Local furnace builder playing its part in global urban mining

By: Darren Parker     5th October 2021 Foundry and engineering company Thos Begbie is supporting recycling and the circular economy by supplying specialist critical components for pyrometallurgical smelting in furnaces designed for reclaiming rare metals. Reclaiming rare metals from waste – called urban mining – involves extracting... 

DIY auto repair products for Transport Month

27th September 2021 With Transport Month coming up in October, Pratley is showcasing its range of versatile and cost-effective DIY adhesive products for the automotive sector. These products are ideal for various quick, on-the-spot automotive repairs, especially in situations where well-equipped mechanical workshops... 

GE Renewable Energy, Fraunhofer IGCV, and voxeljet AG plan to develop world’s largest sand binder jetting 3D printer for offshore wind turbines

16th September 2021 Friedberg greater Munich, September 14th, 2021 - GE (NYSE: GE), Fraunhofer IGCV and voxeljet AG (NASDAQ: VJET) today announced a research partnership to develop the world’s largest 3D printer for offshore wind applications in order to streamline the production of key components of GE’s Haliade-X... 

GE Renewables, Fraunhofer enter research partnership for 3D printing for wind applications

By: Simone Liedtke     16th September 2021 NYSE-listed GE Renewable Energy, research institute Fraunhofer IGCV and 3D printing systems manufacturer voxeljet have entered into a research partnership aimed at developing the world’s largest three-dimensional (3D) printer for offshore wind applications in order to streamline the production of... 

Thos Begbie & Co

20th August 2021 Thos Begbie & Co was established in 1887 by Scottish marine engineer and pioneer Thomas Begbie, in the newly proclaimed gold-rush town of Johannesburg.  Amanagement buyout in 1989 further boosted Thos Begbie’s growth into becoming a world-class manufacturing, foundry and heavy engineering company... 

Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update

By: Sheila Barradas     20th August 2021 Construction of Kusile has reached the half-way stage. 

Internationally used products in demand and available locally

By: Cameron Mackay     30th April 2021 Two of motion and control technologies supplier Parker Hannifin’s products have been used in overseas development projects this year and have received significant demand from the local market, for which they are available. Parker Hannifin accounts manager Kyle Cambridge notes that the company... 

SMS group's innovative New Horizon project completed in 2020

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd February 2021 SMS group is a global, leading partner for the metal industry. As a family-owned business headquartered in Germany, quality and innovation are in our DNA. We are committed to the success of our customers and strive to add value along the entire value chain of the global metal industry. A huge... 

SAVE-P manufacturing underway, showcases local capabilities

By: Natasha Odendaal     21st August 2020 A successful home-grown ventilator project has delivered a prime example of South African talent and collaboration, as well as a new opportunity to locally produce much-needed medical equipment in Africa for Africa and the world. With deindustrialisation a rising concern for a country reliant on... 

High-performance adhesives offer quick, cost-effective auto repairs without the need for a workshop

8th June 2020 A wide range of flexible and cost-effective DIY adhesive products are available from local manufacturer and supplier Pratley for quick, on-the-spot automotive repairs. Many of these products are ideal for automotive repairs in areas where engineering workshops are often unavailable, such as in... 

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