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Circular Energy partners with Hirsch's Homestores to promote responsible appliance disposal
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Not-for-profit Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) Circular Energy has partnered with independently owned appliance and electronics outlet Hirsch’s Homestores, to assist customers in... 

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New on-site nitrogen generation solution
24th May 2024

A next-generation nitrogen generator is designed to meet diverse nitrogen applications across a variety of industries. The NGPs 2-9 pressure swing adsorption (PSA) range of generators has recently... 

Booyco Engineering has almost 40 years of experience in custom designing robust HVAC solutions for the defence sector
Latest SA-designed HVAC for military vehicle
22nd May 2024

South Africa-based Booyco Engineering has upgraded the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a customer’s 8x8 armoured personnel carrier. With almost 40 years of experience in... 

Wilmar edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ celebrates Phase 1 operationalisation
Wilmar edible oils refinery in Richards Bay IDZ celebrates Phase 1 operationalisation
16th May 2024

Wilmar is a Singaporean-listed multinational company that has operationalised R1.27-billion Phase 1 of its edible oils refining plant (Wilmar Processing SA) located in the Richards Bay Industrial... 

Atlas Copco’s NGPs 2-9 PSA range of Nitrogen Generators sets new quality and efficiency standards in on-site nitrogen generation
Atlas Copco’s NGPs 2-9 PSA range of Nitrogen Generators sets new quality and efficiency standards in on-site nitrogen generation
6th May 2024

Atlas Copco Compressor Technique extends its existing and proven NGP nitrogen generator range with the introduction of the NGPs 2-9 PSA (Pressure Swing Adsorption) range of generators. This latest... 

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World-first battery-powered portable air compressor
26th April 2024

Atlas Copco has unveiled what it hails as the first battery-operated portable screw compressor that incorporates variable speed drive (VSD) and pressure adjusted through cognitive electronics... 

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Electronic air compressor improves drilling efficiencies
16th March 2024

Atlas Copco recently added the V900 and V1200 electronic air compressors to its DrillAir range of large high-pressure compressors. The machines are engineered with technology for deep drilling and... 

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New Afton mine, Canada
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/gold mine in British Columbia, Canada. 

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Porthos CO2 transport and storage project, the Netherlands
15th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will provide transport and storage services for several companies, including Air Liquide, Air Products, ExxonMobil and Shell, in the Port of Rotterdam. 

Rompco operates the 865 km pipeline linking Mozambique’s gas fields to markets in Mozambique and industrial operations in Secunda
Pipeline progress enhances Southern Africa’s energy market, capacity
16th February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Gas is a key enabler for economic growth and social development in the Southern Africa region, and a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels, says joint venture (JV) Republic of Mozambique Pipeline... 

Renergen's Virginia gas project
Renergen resumes LNG deliveries
15th February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries from the Virginia project, in the Free State, have restarted following a planned maintenance outage, gas producer Renergen confirmed on February 15. The... 

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Compressor motors undergo rapid overhaul
26th January 2024

Electromechanical equipment manufacturer and ACTOM division Marthinusen & Coutts Zambia (M&C Zambia) noted, in a press release last month, that a smelter based in the Copperbelt had requested that... 

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First-in-Africa electric compressor for Madagascar
21st January 2024

Atlas Copco has supplied the first E-AIR electric compressor in Africa to its distributor in Madagascar.  The electric compressor is designed to provide clean, quality air without harmful fuel... 

Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
12th December 2023

Media is full of climate-smart mining, and the trend of the world turning to renewable energy for a carbon-neutral future. As a German company founded in 1830, NEUMAN & ESSER (NEA GROUP) has been... 

Oil-free beer and wine processing with ELGi’s AB and OF compressor series from Integrated Air Solutions
7th December 2023

“If one drop of oil can contaminate 100 litres of fresh water, just imagine the potential harm that the ingress of oil vapours during food and beverage processing can cause to equipment, systems... 

Atlas Copco Power Technique supplies first E-AIR electric compressor in Africa to its distributor in Madagascar
30th November 2023

More and more organisations are exploring energy efficient solutions to meet their sustainability goals and combat global warming. To meet this growing demand, Atlas Copco continues to innovate,... 

Atlas Copco South Africa’s finance expert gives sound money advice ahead of the festive season
17th November 2023

With the end-of-year holidays edging closer, industries are starting to make plans to halt operations for the few weeks of the period of transition into the New Year. Employees are invariably the... 

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Lower cost drill rig withstands tough conditions
13th November 2023

Japanese manufacturer Furukawa Rock Drills (FRD) has released its new hydraulic crawler drill hammer, which it says is designed to be more cost-effective and economical. The company says its FRD... 

Relentless focus on customer service drives expeditious growth for Integrated Air Solutions’ Rental Division
Relentless focus on customer service drives expeditious growth for Integrated Air Solutions’ Rental Division
13th October 2023

The Rental Division of Integrated Air Solutions, which was only established just over a year ago, is seeing exceptional growth, with many sizable long-term contracts that call for large capacity... 

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Station bypass pumps can withstand any emergency
13th October 2023

Following the Category 3 Hurricane Irma’s widespread destruction across southwest Florida, in the US, in September 2017, the City of North Port needed immediate funding to improve the overall... 

Two men stood behind a glss safety screen, testing a compressor motor form Marthinusen Coutts in Zambia
Timeous turnaround on motor repair
22nd September 2023

Last month, electric motor repair company Marthinusen & Coutts Zambia was requested by a copper smelter based in the Copperbelt region of Zambia to provide an in-country repair solution to two of... 

Due to the large size and weight, this 9.5MW 11KV WEG electric motor has to be disassembled for shipment and reassembled on the offshore FPSO off the coast of Ghana.
Specialist gains traction in oil, gas sector
18th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa is “hungry for electricity”, and electrical specialist Zest WEG is seeing growing demand from the oil and gas sector, from both upstream and midstream facilities as nations on the continent... 

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Breaking new ground in productivity
14th September 2023

As the world grows so, too, does its energy requirements. Shell is committed to meeting those requirements while keeping the needs of the economy, the environment and the people top of mind. An... 

Taxis critical to transport system, but rail has to be the backbone – Cape Town oil, gas sector
8th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The recent minibus taxi strike in Cape Town cost the Western Cape economy an estimated R5-billion, while it also caused at least R18-million worth of damage in the city, according to provincial data. 

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More electric air compressors to rent
7th September 2023

Equipment rental supplier Rand Air has added to its fleet of electric equipment, with the aim of providing customers with clean energy rental options that are more efficient and environment... 

Atlas Copco: Home of Industrial Ideas
Atlas Copco: Home of Industrial Ideas
25th August 2023

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Atlas Copco is a global, industrial company with approximately 43 000 employees and customers in more than 180 countries. Atlas Copco focusses on four main business... 

Zero carbon emissions aviation company announces compressor breakthrough
10th August 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

US-UK zero-greenhouse gas emission aviation company ZeroAvia announced on Friday that it had developed a high-performance compressor for hybrid-electric aircraft propulsion systems (that is,... 

Compressor recycle valves, also called anti-surge valves, play a vital role in safeguarding the compressor against expensive damage
Compressor recycle valve enhances efficiency, reliability
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Increasingly demanding dynamic performance requirements and targets to reduce plant emissions are placing compressor equipment at risk of damage, but proven anti-surge and compressor recycle valve... 

Rand Air electrifies its rental air compressor fleet
Rand Air electrifies its rental air compressor fleet
1st August 2023

Rand Air, South Africa’s leading equipment rental company since 1973, supports two important narratives: The first is to continue investing in their rental fleet in order to be able to offer... 


The new range of Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers has capacity ranges from 3 m³/min to 40 m³/min at 7 bar and is now available
Supplier releases new dryers
28th July 2023

Compressed air equipment supplier Artic Driers International’s Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers are well suited to industrial processes including automotive manufacturing.... 

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After-market service essential for compressed air systems
21st July 2023

Compressed air system specialist Integrated Air Solutions highlights its end-to-end aftermarket solutions, to ensure performance, efficiency and reliability of its products. The company is the... 

FUCHS’ Emalahleni branch is an essential partner to the coal-mining industry
20th July 2023

The Emalahleni branch of FUCHS LUBRICANTS SOUTH AFRICA in Mpumalanga offers a dedicated pump-on service to major coal-mining clients to keep essential equipment such as draglines and excavators... 

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20th July 2023

The MagBoost magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller is the latest generation of oil-free centrifugal chillers independently developed by Midea, featuring Midea’s core technologies.  The oil-free,... 

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Battery-driven portable screw compressor unveiled
14th July 2023

Solutions provider Atlas Copco unveiled its new battery driven portable screw air compressor, the B-Air 185-12, at Atlas Copco’s ‘Journey to a Sustainable Future’ event in Antwerp, Belgium, in May... 

Screw compressor introduced to meet various industries’ needs
14th July 2023

To meet the diverse requirements of its customers, compressed air solutions provider Tru Compressor Solutions has introduced the full feature tank-mounted screw compressor Detroit DB FF Series to... 

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Compressor control solutions offer optimisation, increased efficiency
14th July 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Automation technology and solutions specialist Rockwell Automation offers solutions for controlling and protecting compressors; these solutions improve energy efficiency, optimise machine... 

Aerial view of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
14th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The complex produced a record 103 786 t of copper concentrate in the second quarter, compared with the 93 603 t produced in the first quarter, representing an 11% increase quarter-on-quarter. 

Integrated Air Solutions
Integrated Air Solutions
14th July 2023

Integrated Air Solutions is a specialist compressed air solutions provider dedicated to delivering air reliably and efficiently, helping companies achieve their productivity targets by keeping the... 

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New series and new partnership for local compressor company
12th July 2023

Compressed air system company Integrated Air Solutions is the regional sales and service partner for ELGi and FS-Elliott and has recently been appointed the local service agent for ABC compressors.... 

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Onsite nitrogen generation
7th July 2023

Nitrogen is a key part of the production process of many industries such as oil and gas, electronics, and pharmaceuticals as well as applications including chemical manufacturing, food and beverage... 

The Phase 1 and 2 concentrator plants at Kamoa-Kakula
Kamoa-Kakula sets another copper concentrate production record
5th July 2023 By: Darren Parker

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines' Kamoa-Kakula copper complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced a record 103 786 t of copper concentrate in the second quarter, compared with the 93 603 t... 

Image of a user using mobile phone displaying Atlas Copco SmartLink 2.0 remote monitoring system
Remote monitoring helps boost productivity
28th June 2023

A remote monitoring system is designed to help achieve optimum machine performance by actively monitoring all the available data points on equipment in a factory. Atlas Copco’s SmartLink... 

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Wahpeton expansion project, US
23rd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

WBI plans to build and operate a 97-km-long, 30-cm-diameter natural gas pipeline in North Dakota. 

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Riverstone Mall, South Africa
Updated 2 hours 36 minutes ago By: Sheila Barradas
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SMR module development facility, UK
Updated 2 hours 36 minutes ago By: Sheila Barradas


SAIMC (Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control)
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Education: Consulting with member companies to obtain the optimal benefits from their B-BBEE spending, skills resources as well as B-BBEE points

Immersive Technologies
Immersive Technologies

Immersive Technologies is the world's largest, proven and tested supplier of simulator training solutions to the global resources industry.

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ESAB South Arica, the leading supplier of high-end welding and cutting products to the Southern African industrial market is based in...


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