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DFC wins coveted SEIFSA awards
24th November 2023

SEIFSA, the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa, held its annual Awards for Excellence event for the metal and engineering industry on 17 November 2023 at The Venue,... 


SACEEC recognises top exporters at annual awards ceremony
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Industry organisation South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC) hosted its Exporter of the Year Awards on November 21, acknowledging the significant contributions of industry players.... 


Celebration as local companies recognised at SACEEC Exporter of the Year Awards
21st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The local manufacturing industry joined together this morning at the Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre in Johannesburg where the names of the award winners for the 2023 South African Capital... 


SEIFSA Awards for Excellence Honour Companies in the Metals and Engineering Sector
SEIFSA Awards for Excellence Honour Companies in the Metals and Engineering Sector
21st November 2023

Companies in the Metals and Engineering Sector were recognised for their talent and hard work at the SEIFSA Awards for Excellence on November 17 2023 at The Venue at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. The... 


Sigombeni Rural Portable Water System
The project involved the installation of a gravity-fed pipeline stretching 5.6 km from the Mtilane river to Sigombeni
Strategic valves, fluid control hub for Mbombela
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In response to a market need for specialised services within the fluid control industry, steel, tube and engineering product supplier Stewarts & Lloyds has established a standalone branch in... 


TTI’s consistent irrigation delivers consistent results
TTI’s consistent irrigation delivers consistent results
24th October 2023

The South African berry industry exports berries to the value of around R3 billion annually and further supports the economy by means of the labour required for its harvesting process, which... 


Seifsa president Elias Monage
Monage elected Seifsa president
6th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Industry veteran and industrialist Elias Monage has been elected president of the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) at the organisation’s annual general... 


Steel suppliers expected to meet new standards
18th August 2023

With greater emphasis being placed on safety in the South African steel industry, local suppliers of conveyance piping can no longer merely be accredited by the South African Bureau of Standards... 


Festive just got a little brighter as Stewarts & Lloyds spreads more cheer this season!
13th December 2022

(Virtual Showroom): Stewarts & Lloyds is well known for going above and beyond when it comes to giving back and doing charity, and the festive season is an opportunity to bring that extra special... 


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New branches bring steel closer to customers
25th November 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

The new branches in Polokwane, in Limpopo, and Windhoek, in Namibia, have enabled steel products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds (S&L) to bring steel closer to customers, who would normally have had to... 


Four large valves on a blue chevron background made by Variant Air and distributed by Stewarts & Lloyds
Local supplier adds valves to portfolio
11th November 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel, tube and valve supplier Stewarts & Lloyds’ Pipes & Fittings division has received its first consignment of vacuum break valves from local valve manufacturer Variant Air and has distributed... 


Seifsa president vows entity will continue to advance the metals sector
7th October 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa has retained president Elias Monage and CEO Lucio Trentini on its board for another term, as well as COO Tafadzwa Chibanguza, who... 


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New angle seat valves promise improved safety, reliability and performance
6th May 2022

An expanded range of angle seat valves is said to offer new capabilities and best-in-class flow to optimise processes in more applications. Emerson’s new ASCO Series 290D is currently available in... 


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Changes in steel industry create challenges
4th March 2022 By: Anna Moross

The steel sector has evolved over the past few years and steel and tube supplier Stewarts & Lloyds branch manager Richard Horsley says this is evident from the supply chain to the end-user.  


Saceec CEO Eric Bruggeman
Saceec names best performing equipment exports for 2021
25th November 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African Capital Equipment Export Council (Saceec) on November 25 hosted the 2021 Exporter of the Year Awards, announcing pumps manufacturer RNE Pumps as the exporter member of the year.... 


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Valves manufacturer aims for Africa expansion
5th November 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) aims to extend its global footprint to include a stronger presence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through partnerships with local DRC... 


A picture of a centrifugal pump used in mining
Market responds well to high-pressure pumps
22nd October 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

High-head pumps are the workhorses of many fluid control systems, and their role can often be mission-critical in dewatering applications in construction and mining, where the control and removal... 


Seifsa names new board
11th October 2021 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Industry organisation the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa) has named its new board members. EICO Engineering CEO Elias Monage, who is also a member of the... 


An image of a large blue high pressure valve used in tailings pipelines strung from a hoist
New valve manufactured for tailings pipelines
24th September 2021 By: Halima Frost

Although South African company Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) has only soft launched its new slurry knife gate high-pressure valve, the SKG-HP, it has been well received by clients. The clients intend... 


Company helps mines manage water
30th July 2021

Valves and allied product supplier Macsteel Fluid Control understands that water is a strategic natural resource for South Africa and for the mining sector and as such, equipment reliability, water... 


Dynamic Fluid Controls RF control valve.
Company’s products doing well in mining market
30th July 2021 By: Khutso Maphatsoe

Valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) is supplying valves to several mine projects, mainly because technological advancements in valve and pipeline solutions offer an alternative to using... 


Macsteel appoints new COO
8th July 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Macsteel Service Centres South Africa has appointed Tom Cowan COO. Cowan, who holds a mechanical engineering degree, has been in the steel industry for 29 years – all of which he has spent... 


TUMI TSEHLO
The larger than normal valve manufactured for the desalinisation plant would generally be used in the mining sector
New valve breaking records on size
14th May 2021 By: Halima Frost

A mono-flanged large-bore Insamcor 1200 valve has been manufactured and delivered to Erongo desalination plant in Swakopmund, Namibia, by South African fluid technology manufacturer Dynamic Fluid... 


Mlungisi Cele 
Only locally manufactured products should qualify as local content
Investment needed to revive industry
23rd April 2021 By: Nadine Ramdass

South African metal fabricators and government have to invest in the industry to compete with cheap imports from countries such as China, says valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control executive... 


Commercial viability a drive force
1st April 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Commercial sustainability in tough economic conditions remains one of the driving forces behind Macsteel’s business transformation journey.  In June 2020, Macsteel merged Macsteel Trading Pipes,... 


RF PINCH VALVE
The RF pinch valve has a rubber sleeve with proprietary technology that includes a tube fold design
Support needed for black owned downstream players
5th March 2021 By: Cameron Mackay

Black-owned businesses and industrialists in the local mining valves industry need better domestic coordination and support to protect them, while black industrialists who want to own and manage... 


Tumi Tsehlo
After rocky start, empowered valves manufacturer sees green shoots
5th February 2021 By: Terence Creamer

After fulfilling, in November 2019, all the conditions precedent to finally consummate the R165-million acquisition of valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) from Aveng the new black owners... 


Tumi Tsehlo
After baptism of fire, empowered valves manufacturer on road to recovery
19th January 2021 By: Terence Creamer

After fulfilling, in November 2019, all the conditions precedent to finally consummate the R165-million acquisition of valve manufacturer Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) from Aveng the new black owners... 


Macsteel merges fluid control, pipes divisions
5th June 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Steel and value-added steel products supplier Macsteel has merged its fluid control division with its pipes, fittings and flanges division. The vertical merger forms part of the company’s focus... 


Macsteel merges fluid control, pipes divisions
20th May 2020 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Steel and value-added steel products supplier Macsteel has merged its fluid control division with its pipes, fittings and flanges division. The vertical merger forms part of the company’s focus... 


“A” VALVE
The Saunders A series weir-type valve design is now available through Bearings International and Ernest Lowe
Local company becomes authorised Saunders distributor
6th March 2020 By: Darren Parker

Transmission products distributor Bearings International (BI), in conjunction with sister hydraulic and pneumatic engineering company Ernest Lowe, have become authorised distributors for the... 


Aveng provides update on disposals
6th December 2019 By: Simone Liedtke

Global infrastructure and resources group Aveng on Friday reported on the status of several previously reported disposals. In relation to the Aveng Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) disposal, announced... 


Aveng sells Grinaker LTA Mechanical and Electrical business for R72m
Aveng sells Grinaker LTA Mechanical and Electrical business for R72m
7th October 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global infrastructure and resources group Aveng will sell its Grinaker LTA Mechanical and Electrical subsidiary to the Laula consortium for R72-million. This forms part of Aveng’s continued sale... 


CONTROL FREAK
The series of controllers ensure optimal performance and safety in locations rated as hazardous
New vaporising regulator increases accuracy and reliability
6th September 2019

Automation and control solutions provider Emerson Electric has introduced the first vaporising pressure reducing regulator for gas chromatograph analysers. The new TESCOM44-6800 Series Vaporising... 


Aveng CEO Sean Flanagan
Aveng nets R520m from disposals, says noncore sales to be wrapped up in 2020
29th August 2019 By: Terence Creamer

Infrastructure and resources group Aveng reported on Thursday that it had secured R520-million from the sale of six noncore businesses, as well as other assets, and that the process of disposing... 


Aveng sells Grinaker-LTA for R100m
12th August 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed infrastructure group Aveng has sold another noncore asset, its Grinaker-LTA Building and Civil Engineering business, to the Laula Consortium for R100-million. The Laula Consortium... 


Aveng sells Duraset Alrode business for R50m
7th August 2019 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed construction group Aveng has entered into a binding agreement to sell its Aveng Duraset Alrode business to Videx Wire Products for R50-million. Duraset Alrode is a diversified supplier... 


Aveng sells valve and pump manufacturing subsidiary to reduce debt
5th July 2019 By: Nadine James

Infrastructure and resources group Aveng will sell Aveng Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) to 100% black-owned investment company Copaflo for R165-million. The sale will include the DFC operations in... 


GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS 
South Africans should be proud that locally manufactured products can compete in the global market
Globalisation an export opportunity for local valves manufacturer
5th July 2019 By: Mc'Kyla Nortje

Amid the lack of infrastructure spending locally, valves manufacturer Aveng dynamic fluid control (DFC) welcomes globalisation as an opportunity to export its valves products to countries such as... 


VALVE STANDARD
The local valves industry needs to conform to a certain standard in terms of traceability
Lack of valve traceability hampers local industry
9th November 2018 By: Jessica Oosthuizen

The local valves industry has become extremely competitive, especially since there has been an influx of products that have no traceability, says industrial automation, valve and control supplier... 


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