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Five South African-German projects recognised for energy efficiency

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     12th November 2021 The Energy Efficiency Showcase and Awards Event, held on November 12, recognised five projects that use German technologies to enhance energy efficiency in South African industry and buildings. The awards were given to projects that show innovative German energy efficiency technologies in areas... 

Flow measurement tech still key in industry

By: Claire O'Reilly     9th July 2021 Despite electronic control systems and measurement instrumentation dominating applications in the processing and manufacturing industries, pressure, temperature, level, flow measurement and calibration technology company Wika argues that mechanical measurement instrumentation remains relevant and... 

Company achieves milestone

By: Theresa Bhowan-Rajah     2nd July 2021 Rapidly growing demand in the industrial sector, has seen nitrogen generation equipment supplier Nitralife recently achieving the milestone of having supplied more than 100 customised Nitracut generators to the fabrication and industrial sector over the past four years. “With each new sector and... 

Key Factors In Picking The Optimal Flow Meter

18th June 2021 Flow meters play a pivotal role in many applications, but some may underperform if they’re not the best match for a process. Making assumptions about a flow meter going into an oil or gas application can lead to an expensive mistake, especially in high-pressure situations. While a variety of... 

Localisation of equipment promotes price stability

By: Nadine Ramdass     18th June 2021 Rand volatility has a big impact on projects that require imported biogas equipment ,however the localisation of some equipment can help the biogas industry gain some stability, says organic waste solutions company Logical Waste director Jason Gifford. It was a good time to import equipment over... 

Tech assists water utilities improve sewer systems

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     23rd April 2021 Water technology company Xylem Africa offers the BLU-X wastewater network optimisation technology to water utilities for better control over the performance and capacity of their sewer system assets. “BLU-X helps utilities to reduce sewerage overflow, detect sewer blockages, minimise flooding... 

Minerals Council members commit R4.7m towards strengthening Eastern Cape medical capabilities

By: Donna Slater     13th August 2020 The Minerals Council South Africa reports that a number of its members have contributed a combined R4.7-million towards oxygen and oxygen-related products for the Eastern Cape as the province battles Covid-19 infections. Mining companies have, over the past six months, undertaken intensive... 

Tech can be part of water management solution

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     15th March 2019 Technology, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), can be a part of the solution to better water management to ensure responsible water use and no waste, says access network infrastructure provider Ruckus Networks sub-Saharan Africa sales director Riaan Graham. IoT is readily available and can be... 

Could alien tree clearing near dams be Cape Town's solution to saving water? 

By: News24Wire      31st January 2019 Cape Town is losing 50-billion litres of water every year to thirsty alien trees surrounding the region’s supply dams – equivalent to two months’ water supply effectively going down the drain. For those who doubt the hydrological models that have come up with this figure, there will soon be hard... 

Forward-thinking municipality uses pumps to generate electricity

By: Creamer Media Reporter      12th October 2018 A technical team serving the requirements of the Drakenstein Municipality in the Western Cape has designed one of the country’s largest pump and turbine stations to be used for water reticulation to the nearby town of Paarl in dry periods, and as turbines to generate electricity for the city... 

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