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Higher rust corrosion protection standards employed by Gates reduce scheduled maintenance costs for end-users

20th June 2019 Gates (NYSE: GTES), a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, has achieved enhanced levels of protection from red rust through their innovative use of materials science and process engineering.  

Valves supplier to launch new products

By: Mamaili Mamaila     31st May 2019 South African thermoplastic valves supplier Astore Keymak is engaged in research and development activities with its suppliers to launch new FIP industrial valves for chemical applications every second year. “For aggressive chemical applications, such as sulphuric acids and hydrochloric acids,... 

KwaZulu-Natal’s La Lucia mall to receive a major upgrade

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     24th May 2019 The La Lucia mall, in KwaZulu-Natal, is undergoing a major upgrade that will modernise its retail space. The mall has undergone eight extensions and five major mall upgrades since it first opened its doors in 1974. Its most recent major upgrade was in 2003. 

Hydraulics company using expo to highlight products

10th May 2019 Hydraulic component distributor Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse (HAW), a Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group Company, will showcase eight of its niche product lines at this year’s Grain SA NAMPO Harvest Day. HAW’s focus will be on hose assembly solutions manufacturer Uniflex’s Grease Crimpers –... 

Graham Whitty

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     10th May 2019 This week we profile Graham Whitty, CEO of EMVA, an importer and distributor of industrial stainless-steel pipe, fittings, flanges, round bar and valves. 

The Hydraulic Centre

3rd May 2019 In 2017, The Hydraulic Centre (THC) turned 30. It is a wonderful age – old enough to feel confident, yet still youthful. We are full of fresh ideas, new thinking, and enthusiasm for helping our clients meet the challenges of the next  30 years – and beyond. Our commitment to being a leading... 


23rd April 2019 Stalcor, established in 1973, is a dynamic, world class stockist, distributor and processor of stainless steel, aluminium and carbon steel, providing service excellence through a customer driven, market focused network of branches, which are operated by an experienced, knowledgeable employees.... 


19th April 2019 EMVAfrica stocks and supplies industrial stainless steel pipes, tubes, fittings, flanges as well as valves and actuators. The powerful new EMVAfrica brand stems from the consolidation of three solid companies - Energy Engineered Products, Multi Alloys and E-Metals Cape. 

Kwikspace assists emerging farmers in Macassar

By: Creamer Media Reporter      17th April 2019 Historically a fishing and boat-making community, the small town of Macassar in Cape Town is branching out to farming. The Cape Agency for Sustainable Integrated Development in Rural Areas contacted Kwikspace about providing alternative building solutions that are prefabricated and modular for... 

Three companies join forces to launch EMVAfrica brand

By: Simone Liedtke     5th April 2019 Energy Engineered Products, Multi Alloys and E-Metals Cape have joined forces under the EMVAfrica umbrella to create a “dynamic, single-source solutions provider and service suit” for customers on the African continent. Officially launched on Friday, EMVAfrica director Graham Witty tells... 

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