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New ultra-high-pressure hose from Parker extends service life in water-jetting applications

16th September 2021 Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, is launching PFX30-05, a DN8 ultra-high-pressure hose that offers improved service life in industrial water-jetting/blasting applications across sectors that include construction and shipbuilding. Featuring six spiral layers... 

IOPSA-registered plumbers help deliver safe water and sanitation

13th September 2021 Plumbing plays a key role in the delivery of safe drinking water, as well as the handling and disposal of human and domestic wastes. Yet, there are still many homeowners and businesses that use the services of unqualified plumbers to repair and maintain existing or install new sanitary and... 

Cintocare Hospital is a benchmark in sustainable healthcare facilities

8th September 2021 Leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari provided design and construction supervision of the mechanical services, as well as environmentally-sustainable design (ESD) consulting, at the new Cintocare Hospital in Menlyn Maine, Pretoria. It is the first Green Star South... 

The new standard of HDPE seamless bends

3rd September 2021 Linesco Pipeline Engineering Supplies, a leading supplier of steel backing flanges to the high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe market in Southern Africa has increased its product offering to include HDPE pipe fittings.  Linesco is no stranger to HDPE pipe manufacturing, as it forms part of the... 

Huguenot Tunnel upgrades under way, on schedule

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     27th August 2021 Upgrades to the Huguenot Tunnel are well under way, with no major spike in traffic volumes in the Du Toits Kloof Pass during the night-time closures, the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) reports. The pass is currently closed from 22:00 to 06:00 on Mondays to Thursdays to allow... 

Economic recovery support interventions aim to mitigate unrest impact for businesses  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     20th August 2021 The R3.75-billion economic recovery support package announced by Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel, represents a united front from entities for the restoration of businesses that were adversely affected during the violent looting and unrests that took place in KwaZulu-Natal... 

DTIC opens R3.75bn relief package for businesses affected by civil unrest

By: Donna Slater     11th August 2021 Eligible businesses can now apply for loans under the R3.75-billion economic recovery support package, announced by Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel a fortnight ago to assist businesses that were impacted by the mid-July civil unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. The DTIC... 

Alternative agricultural resources grow interest

By: Darren Parker     6th August 2021 There has been a surge of interest during the past six months in alternative agricultural resources, such as growbags and capillary mats, geotextiles manufacturer Fibertex South Africa commercial executive Sefton Fripp tells Engineering News. He says although the first half of the year has been... 

Concrete poles for electricity lines that withstand the test of force

30th July 2021 The days of using wooden poles for electrification projects have long passed with the advent of superior quality concrete poles that offer government and private sector infrastructure projects greater longevity, no-maintenance requirements and cost efficiencies. Rocla, part of the IS Group of... 

Concrete pole achieves 8kN of force testing

By: Cameron Mackay     30th July 2021 Concrete products supplier Rocla subjected its 11 m concrete cast pole to 8 kN of force testing at its manufacturing plant, in Roodepoort, in May. Rocla’s cast concrete pole has become the preferred option for electrification and electric power line projects. 

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