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Atlas Copco UD+ single cartridge in-line filter – a masterstroke in filtration technology

11th April 2019 Encompassing the ingenious 2-in-1 nautilus concept, Atlas Copco’s advanced UD+ filter technology delivers a 40% lower pressure drop, removes contamination in compressed air down to 0.01 ppm, reduces maintenance costs and brings numerous green benefits. The Atlas Copco engineered and developed... 

Gold Fields declares maiden reserve at Salares Norte, targets first gold in 2023 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     10th April 2019 Gold Fields earlier this year completed a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on its Salares Norte project, in Chile, South America, which enabled the company to declare a maiden reserve for the project. The company started exploration on the prospect in March 2011, with drilling to date... 

A culture of cleanliness can combat lost productivity

10th April 2019 At a time that economic growth remains constrained, South African businesses can hardly afford further losses due to lost productivity. Those losses can be significant, with the Momentum Effective Employee Index estimating 120 million days is lost to absenteeism every year, which amounts to... 

Battery grade cobalt sulphate produced at Ontario refinery

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th April 2019 Toronto-based First Cobalt has produced its first battery-grade cobalt sulphate at its refinery in Ontario, which CEO Trent Mell says is the company’s “most significant accomplishment” as the majority of the refined cobalt for the electric vehicle market is produced in Asia. “With no cobalt... 

Full line-up of tough Bobcat agricultural machines at NAMPO 2019

25th March 2019 From fencing to trenching and excavating to loading and cleaning, and even grapples for bales, Bobcat Equipment South Africa will have a full line-up of equipment ideal for the agricultural industry on display at Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day from 14 to 17 May in Bothaville in the Free State.... 

Italy’s SME Ekoplant floats Indian subsidiary

By: Ajoy K Das     22nd March 2019 To tap into the rapidly growing Indian ferrous and non-ferrous metals processing industry and stricter air quality monitoring norms, Milan-headquartered SME Ekoplant has set up shop in the country, floating a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary Eko Air Filtration India Private Limited (EAFIPL). “For... 

Construction industry expected to grow over next three years

By: Mamaili Mamaila     22nd March 2019 Despite there being a slowdown in projects for the past few years in the construction industry, power generation equipment developer Himoinsa Southern Africa business development director Matthew Bell says the company expects positive growth over the next 12 to 36 months. 

Water – the life-blood of all industrial processes

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th March 2019 Utilities in industrial production are rarely the focus of attention but without them nothing would be possible. At the same time, utilities offer enormous potential for Liquid Analysis measuring technology. Let us take a closer look! What do we really mean by the term "utilities"? 

The BioCycle aims to turn human waste into lubricants, biodiesel 

By: Irma Venter     18th March 2019 The BioCycle plans to have completed the design of its first South African commercial scale facility by the end of 2020, to be followed by a global rollout of the technology, says MultiCycle director Marc Lewis. The BioCycle aims to develop commercially viable and scalable processes for the... 

Company rolls out second-generation water filtration system

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     15th March 2019 Specialist water repurpose and filtration company CrossAfrica Water Solutions is rolling out the second-generation SAFI Africa Point-of-Entry Microfiltration System, which filters water at the source of entry into an establishment. The prototype of the system was launched three years ago and the... 

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