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Tank supplier intends to help S Africa navigate water crisis
19th April 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Leading water and storage solutions company JoJo asserts that its agility to innovate rapidly – stemming from in-house research and development capacity, 40 years of experience and deep local... 


Aluminium Alloy Junction Boxes ideal for urban installations
18th April 2024

Aluminium Alloy Electrical Junction Boxes from leading electrical termination manufacturer Pratley can be used in multiple applications in urban areas to distribute and connect cables. Some... 


Grindex Bravo submersible pumps have been chosen for diverse applications at a mineral sands operation on South Africa's West Coast
Elevating efficiency in mineral sands with Grindex Bravo Pumps
17th April 2024

Grindex Bravo submersible pumps were selected by a mineral sands operation on the West Coast of South Africa and according to JD Nel, Key Account Manager at Integrated Pump Technology, these will... 


Copper
Association unpacks likely copper demand trends driving growth up to 2040
15th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Research commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA) has found that copper’s future market share will be defined by regional trends and the green energy transition. The research,... 


France wants to revive copper mining and speed up green projects
15th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

France plans measures to revive copper mining and speed up lithium and geothermal energy projects to help reduce dependency on imports and hit climate targets. European countries are trying to... 


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Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
11th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


IPR’S pump rebuild facility plays a pivotal role in the lifecycle management of pumping equipment, offering a cost effective alternative to the outright purchase of new equipment
IPR enhances operational efficiency with pump rebuild solutions
11th April 2024

In the current economic climate, where reducing operating costs is paramount, IPR's advanced pump servicing, repair, rebuild and refurbishment capabilities emerge as a critical solution for... 


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Environment-friendly solutions for Southern Africa’s mining sector
10th April 2024

Atlas Copco Power Technique highlights that its move towards environment-friendly products marks the company's commitment to supporting more sustainable practices, reducing carbon emissions, and... 


Karst MD Guy Richards.
Use underground mines for electricity storage, optimise mine water use – Karst Hydro
8th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s many underground mines can be used as batteries that store the clean electricity that the water descending for cooling can provide. At the same time, the local community could end up... 


Gauteng metros continue to exceed water allocations
5th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water utility Rand Water on Friday reiterated its commitment to be part of the Gauteng water provision solution, as high water consumption across Gauteng continues. The utility is collaborating... 


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Lubrication dispensing system customised for specific applications
5th April 2024

A customised lubrication system was recently supplied by Bosch Rexroth Africa to meet the specific requirements of an earth-moving equipment supplier, but the company says the solution can be used... 


Image of the Ammann AV70X tandem roller
Paving trains lead the way to faster road construction
5th April 2024

A chain of pavers, compactors and rollers can be used in conjunction to create a ‘paving train’ that can enhance efficiencies in surfacing, compacting and finishing roads to exact specifications,... 


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FLSmidth
5th April 2024

As a more than 140-year-old Danish company, FLSmidth is a leading technology and service sup-plier to the global mining and cement industry. With its MissionZero programme, it has set a tar-get of... 


PUMPING INVESTMENT
The investment in modern, efficient pump solutions can optimise sugar operations
Pumps crucial to sugar processing – supplier
5th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As the sugar industry continues to evolve in a rapidly changing market landscape, the investment in modern, efficient pump solutions and effective maintenance practices will remain vital, says... 


10 Ways to slash rising electricity costs
4th April 2024

Starting from 1 April 2024, prepaid electricity prices have increased by 12.74%, resulting in an average electricity tariff rise from around R1.84 per kWh to approximately R2.07. With households... 


InfraCo Africa invests $12m to scale up solar irrigation offering in sub-Saharan Africa
2nd April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Sub-Saharan African private sustainable infrastructure project developer InfraCo Africa has made a $12-million equity investment in climate-smart agriculture equipment company SunCulture to scale... 


Clean energy company implements renewable energy system for major agri business
2nd April 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

South African clean energy infrastructure development and operation company Blue Energy Africa has highlighted its implementation of hybrid solar and battery energy systems for a major Western Cape... 


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Dredging system takes on heavy duty jobs
28th March 2024

A newly launched dredging system is described as the most efficient and cost-effective electrically powered floating dredge system currently available.  The locally manufactured SlurrySucker MK III... 


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Outlining the value of OEM parts
28th March 2024

The efficient operation of capital equipment is largely dependent on the quality of components and wear parts, says mining technology and original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals Africa.... 


Supplying jetting equipment for the full market spectrum
Supplying jetting equipment for the full market spectrum
27th March 2024

High-pressure jetting and vacuuming equipment is used for a wide range of industrial cleaning applications, such as high pressure cleaning, sewer and stormwater line maintenance as well as vacuum... 


The above image depicts one of the hydra-cell pumps which provide a smaller equivalent flow/pressure performance when compared to that of larger pumps.
Compact pump reliable for seal flush applications
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Boasting a compact, lightweight seal-less and multiple-diaphragm design that is hydraulically balanced and energy efficient, the hydra-cell pumps offered by pumps and liquid handling products... 


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Manufacturer reinforces commitment to quality
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Established in 1975, and in the lead-up to its fiftieth anniversary in 2025, full-service slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry reflects on its commitment to providing engineering excellence,... 


The above image depicts the EVO series which integrates the key benefits of the ARO air operated pumps with important features from other pump technologies
New pumps range improves fluid handling productivity
22nd March 2024

Engineering products and services provider BMG has extended its range of Ingersoll Rand ARO fluid handling products to include the new EVO series diaphragm pumps, which are designed to enhance... 


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AESPUMP and ANDRITZ AG collaboration is shaping the future
22nd March 2024

In the dynamic landscape of Southern Africa’s pump industry, a transformative collaboration between pump supplier AESPUMP and international technology group ANDRITZ AG is set to redefine standards,... 


Acquisition shows promising results, boosts product offering
22nd March 2024

German manufacturer specialising in vacuum pumps, blowers, systems and service, Busch Vacuum Solutions, has closed a strategic acquisition in the vacuum technology industry, having acquired... 


Sungrow’s three-phase inverter offers enough power for larger homes
Three-phase hybrid inverter for South African conditions
20th March 2024

A new three-phase hybrid inverter that promises efficiency, reliability and user-friendly operation is tailored to meet the specific needs of the South African consumer, says global photovoltaic... 


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CoJ presents plan to tackle water challenges
20th March 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) has presented an action plan, comprising immediate, medium and long-term measures, to tackle widespread water infrastructure challenges and the high levels of... 


US DoE pumps $750m into hydrogen technology projects
19th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $750-million for 52 projects across 24 states to accelerate breakthroughs in clean hydrogen technology. The funding, announced last week, will help... 


Rand Water purification station
South African economic hub’s water system on verge of collapse
19th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa is facing the prospect of a breakdown in the water supply to its industrial heartland and most-populated region, adding to the woes of an economy battered by power outages, congested... 


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Sungrow introduces advanced three-phase inverter for tailored energy solutions in South Africa
18th March 2024

Leading global photovoltaic (PV) inverter and energy storage system supplier Sungrow is proud to announce the launch of its latest innovation, the three-phase hybrid inverter, specifically designed... 


An image of the Verder Packo ZS Twin Screw pump
Pipe supplier introduces three food processing innovations
15th March 2024

In a world that is still adapting to post-Covid-19 consumer demand for “farm-to-plate freshness”, variety and convenience, there are two factors that continue to drive innovation in food... 


Fish on production line
Greater energy efficiency demand in growing food, bev industry
15th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Demand for drive solutions specialist SEW-EURODRIVE’s energy efficient product offering is currently strong and increasing steadily with end-users in the growing food and beverage industry and the... 


Pump and dredging specialist IPR has become a one-stop solutions provider representing key global pump brands
IPR grows its offering to make customers more productive
13th March 2024

Having built its reputation as a responsive and reliable partner in the field of dewatering, heavy duty slurry pump and dredging, IPR is now well positioned to provide customers with all they need.... 


Vesconite Bearings manufactures pump wear rings that are NSF61-approved
Vesconite Hilube wear rings included in European OEM's NSF61-accredited pump series
11th March 2024

Vesconite Hilube NSF61-approved wear rings will be featured in an NSF61-approved submersible pump series developed by a well-known European original equipment manufacturer (OEM). The pump company... 


Aubert & Duval invests in SMS group closed-die forging press for manufacturing innovative forgings to support the decarbonization trend of its main customers
11th March 2024

75 million euros to be invested in new forging technology for the total project Long-standing partnership confirmed Special applications for the aerospace industry New materials and processes for... 


Marnus Koorts, General Manager Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Lifecycle approach with OEM parts for sustainable pumping solutions
8th March 2024

Capital equipment like pumps operate only as well as their components and wear parts allow, so it makes little sense to risk this performance by installing a replicated part. “Mining and other... 


MADE TO LAST
KREBS Technequip knife gate valves are designed to provide long service life and easy maintenance
Valves are critical components that should not be overlooked
8th March 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Viewing valves as insignificant components and, consequently, failing to procure the most suitable solution for a robust application is a common occurrence that impacts negatively on the uptime of... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
8th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has insisted that it is on track to complete the repairs to the ducts in the west stack at the Kusile power station by December 2024. 


Sungrow's Game-Changing 3-Phase Inverter Launches in South Africa
Sungrow's Game-Changing 3-Phase Inverter Launches in South Africa
6th March 2024

Get ready to redefine your energy experience as Sungrow, a global leading global provider of clean energy solutions, prepares to unveil its highly anticipated 3-phase inverter in South Africa. With... 


Integrated Pump Technology now also offers the well-known Godwin range of diesel driven pumps
Dewatering leader offers growing range of pumping solutions
6th March 2024

With its solid technical expertise and market experience in dewatering, slurry and sludge pumping solutions, Integrated Pump Technology has proved its capacity to support the highest quality pump... 


DFC discusses what drives its innovation
DFC discusses what drives its innovation
4th March 2024

Valves supplier Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) COO Mlungisi Cele sheds light on key aspects of the company's approach to innovation, competition, operational excellence, industry trends and... 


Tapflo dewatering pumps
Range of submersible pumps available
1st March 2024

Global supplier and manufacturer specialising in diaphragm pumps, centrifugal pumps and industrial equipment Tapflo has recently introduced a line of submersible pumps to its product range. This... 


MANUFACTURING INVESTMENT
Multotec has invested in manufacturing facilities and storage space to support the growth of its export business.
Firm wins Exporter of the Year award
1st March 2024

International minerals processing specialist Multotec has won the South African Capital Equipment Export Council’s (SACEEC’s) Exporter of the Year Award in the category for companies with a... 


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