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Press Office - Metric Automotive Enigneering

Metric Automotive Enigneering

PROFILE: Metric Automotive Engineering’s facilities have the ability to refurbish large diesel engine components. Services offered include cylinder head remanufacture, cylinder block line boring, milling, honing and boring, camshaft grinding, crankshaft grinding, engine assembly and dynamometer testing.


Coronavirus: Safeguarding Of Construction Sites During A Cessation Of Works

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th April 2020 Many construction sites face the prospect of having to temporarily shut down as the coronavirus outbreak brings a halt to operations. In a new risk bulletin, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty’s risk consulting experts provide an overview of some relevant loss prevention measures in such a... 

Pratley stands tall as a family-owned and managed business

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th April 2020 The fact that Pratley celebrates its 72nd anniversary this year is largely due to it being a successful family-owned and managed business, according to CEO Kim Pratley. “This has had a lot to do with our success, due to the fact that we have been able to retain so much knowledge and experience... 

Kuben Govender appointed head of inland provinces at Mariswe

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd April 2020 Mariswe has announced the appointment of Kuben Govender as its Regional Head of Inland Provinces from 1 April 2020. Mariswe is a South African based project management, infrastructure planning and consulting engineering practice with regional operations in the Eastern Cape, Western Cape and... 

BMG gets go ahead to operate during lockdown

By: Marleny Arnoldi     3rd April 2020 Engineering solutions company BMG has been authorised as an essential service to provide its components and support services during the remainder of South Africa’s lockdown period ending at midnight on April 16. The BMG team is on hand and its distribution centre in Johannesburg is stocked to... 

McEwen appoints Peter Mah as COO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd April 2020 Dual-listed McEwen Mining on Thursday announced the appointment of Peter Mah as its COO, succeeding Chris Stewart, who left last month after the company reported weak operational results. Mah is a professional engineer with 30 years of global mining experience spanning gold, diamonds and base... 

Eskom gearing up to run philosophy maintenance ‘as a project’ following Covid-19 hiatus 

By: Terence Creamer     1st April 2020 State-owned electricity producer Eskom is gearing up to implement philosophy maintenance as a centralised project across its unreliable coal fleet, where ongoing breakdowns have increased the risk of growth- and confidence-sapping load-shedding. The utility’s board has given its approval for the... 

Seifsa encourages re-industrialisation, development of artisans

By: Donna Slater     30th March 2020 The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) says that while South Africa remains a dual economy with one of the highest levels of inequality in the world, part of addressing the unemployment challenge can be tackled through re-industrialisation of its economy.... 

WEC unpacks energy investment needs

By: Marleny Arnoldi     30th March 2020 The World Energy Council’s 2019 World Energy Trilemma Index indicates there has been a step change in progress toward basic access in some African countries, with many having made substantive improvements, particularly in access to energy and clean cooking under the United Nations Sustainable... 

Safer tailings storage facilities can be achieved − SRK

By: Simone Liedtke     30th March 2020 Safer tailings storage facilities (TSFs) – or tailings dams – can be achieved when mine owners, contractors and engineering consultants work closely together, says SRK Consulting senior geotechnical engineer Linda Spies. Speaking after a recent Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy... 

Engineering News iPhone and Android Apps available for free download

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th March 2020 Creamer Media’s readers continue to be part of the mobile revolution.  Over 20% of Creamer Media’s online readers view the websites on their mobile devices. To cater for this growing mobile readership Creamer Media offers an Engineering News Online app for iPhone and Android users.  These apps... 

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