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Image of Danfoss H1F fixed bent axis motor
Hydraulic motor promises efficiency with compact design
7th December 2023

A new H1F fixed displacement bent axis hydraulic motor is said to boast best-in-class efficiency, proven reliability and a compact design Designed for open- and closed-circuit applications, the H1F... 


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John Thompson secures additional order for Rand-Air containerised boilers
7th December 2023

On the back of the successful delivery of two 3 t/h TR300 containerised boiler models this year, industrial rental solutions provider Rand-Air ordered two additional containerised boilers from... 


Challenging environments are ideal opportunities to explore new innovations
Challenging environments are ideal opportunities to explore new innovations
6th December 2023

In the midst of tight economic constraints and water scarcity challenges, maintenance teams are increasingly seeking innovative solutions that can work more efficiently and save on time, money,... 


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New tanks acquired for fuel storage, transportation across Africa
1st December 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Celebrating 40 years in business this year, South African tank and container supplier Container World last month bought 20 container tanks, which were delivered to the company’s Durban depot, in... 


The above image depicts the range of filters provided by Cummins
Efficient filtration for transport
1st December 2023

Industrial supplier and distributor BMG’s filtration product specialist Hanli Schutte notes that BMG supplies and supports a comprehensive range of Fleetguard filters – manufactured by Cummins... 


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Green growth and jobs
1st December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Transitioning South Africa’s energy ecosystem from its current over-reliance on coal to one progressively based on the country’s natural advantages of abundant sun, wind and land will take decades.... 


Atlas Copco Power Technique supplies first E-AIR electric compressor in Africa to its distributor in Madagascar
30th November 2023

More and more organisations are exploring energy efficient solutions to meet their sustainability goals and combat global warming. To meet this growing demand, Atlas Copco continues to innovate,... 


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Reserve Bank slightly more positive about inflation, but Transnet crisis now serious threat
24th November 2023 By: News24Wire

Even after annual consumer inflation shocked the market on the upside on Wednesday, rising to 5.9% in October – higher than any economist surveyed had forecast – the Monetary Policy Committee kept... 


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IPR
24th November 2023 By: Yolande Botes

IPR, previously known as Integrated Pump Rental, is recognised across the SADC region as the pump, heavy-duty slurry handling and dredging specialist, operating across all sectors including... 


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.... 


Richard Data – CEO of Abudiwe Group of Companies Limited
Richard Data pursues doctorate in civil and structural engineering
22nd November 2023

By Leah Shelene Asaram – Engineering Institute of Technology Introduction: 


Tega Industries Africa CEO Vishal Gautam
Wear liner manufacturer Tega ventures into capital equipment production
22nd November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining engineering solutions company Tega Industries Africa will start manufacturing capital equipment following its acquisition of US-based McNally Sayaji Equipment.  The merged and rebranded Tega... 


Image of Atlas Copco pumps available from IPR
Online programme ensures optimum pump selection
22nd November 2023

An online pump selection programme designed to assess user requirements, perform hydraulic calculations, analyse performance and offer recommendations, aims to help users select the most... 


Image of Grindex Magnum pump from Integrated Pump Technology
Pump takes on heavy-duty drainage jobs
22nd November 2023

The construction, mining and quarrying sectors often require pumps for demanding applications in difficult environments and Integrated Pump Technology says the Grindex Magnum pump offers resilience... 


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... 


Submersible pumps have long been a staple in the world of fluid handling and pumping
Why Submersible pumps rise above the rest in fluid handling
21st November 2023

Submersible pumps have long been a staple in the world of fluid handling and pumping, with their presence becoming more pronounced, especially in particular applications like sump pumping,... 


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Delba Electricals’ expertise in repairing low voltage motors up to 1 000 V
17th November 2023

Rotating equipment repairer Delba Electrical has long been a leading name in the world of electric rotating machines. Renowned for its dedication to quality, innovation and reliability, Delba has... 


A segmented image of a Schurco Slurry Pump wet end pump made using a special polyurethane compound
Copper mine receives 20 new pumps
17th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

Heavy-duty centrifugal slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry has successfully supplied 20 new pumps to a copper mine, in the Northern Cape, and has received an order for spares – valued at over... 


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Tech tackles filling challenges
17th November 2023

For modern-day brewers of trend and light beers, it is a common challenge trying to instil a tolerance to oxygen (O2) pickup, as this phenomenon has substantial negative impacts on the quality of a... 


Rooftop and small-scale installations account for about two-thirds of the four-million jobs in the PV sector
There are already more clean-energy than fossil-fuel jobs and gap is set to widen
15th November 2023 By: Terence Creamer

More people work in the energy sector today than in 2019, almost exclusively because of the growth in clean-energy sectors, which have employed more workers than fossil fuels since 2021, a new... 


An overview of 342 – Diesel quality and its importance
An overview of 342 – Diesel quality and its importance
13th November 2023

By John Evans B.Sc. MLA II – diagnostic manager, WearCheck SANS 342:2016 (South African National Standard) is the standard that governs the quality of diesel in South Africa. The SANS document,... 


A WEG Top Premium Efficiency motor driving a pump via belt and pulley, controlled by a WEG CFW11 VSD
WEG motors and drives are key players in South Africa's energy solution strategy
13th November 2023

With the continued energy poverty being experienced in South Africa, motors and drives are set to play an ever more crucial role in industry’s energy solution strategy. The manufacturing and... 


PROBLEM SOLVING
The company’s specialists advise on correct valve selection and installation for every application
Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 


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Bearings manufacturer discusses technical paper at US conference
10th November 2023

Bearing selection plays a critical role in vertical turbine pump (VTP) performance, but application, medium and bearing material should also be considered during pump manufacturing or... 


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... 


A handful of Western critical mineral explorers plan to command premium prices for key metals used in EVs.
Western miners seek premium pricing for rare earth metals to break China grip
9th November 2023 By: Reuters

A handful of Canadian, German and Australian critical mineral explorers plan to command premium prices for key metals used in electric vehicles, promising quality and consistency in exchange for... 


A Blue Motovario Motor Gearbox unit which is being imported by Madacan to supply South Africa's mining sector.
Larger premises boosts stockholding
9th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

Industrial electrical, electronic and mechanical product supplier Madacan Africa started operations last month at its new premises in the Northlands Business Park in Northriding, which is almost... 


Image of a Kubota engine from Smith Power Equipment
Expanded range of diesel engines available
7th November 2023

Japanese engine manufacturer Kubota has expanded its range of diesel engines from 5 kW motors for pump and lawnmower applications to powerful 160 kW motors for large tractors and industrial... 


The White Mesa uranium mill in Utah
Energy Fuels preparing 4 uranium mines for production
6th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based critical minerals company Energy Fuels is preparing four of its convention uranium mines production, CEO Mark Chalmers reported on Friday. Together, these mines have the ability to... 


Wacker Neuson South Africa appoints new dealership in Tanzania, East Africa
Wacker Neuson South Africa appoints new dealership in Tanzania, East Africa
3rd November 2023

Wacker Neuson South Africa now brings its quality compact equipment and full service and after-sales support to customers in East Africa with the appointment of TATA International as their dealer... 


Compulsory electric motor efficiency regulation to reduce electricity use
3rd November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The new proposed compulsory specification for efficiency requirements of electric motors will see South Africa's electric motor efficiency regulations lifted to International Electrotechnical... 


Octodec lifts revenue, dividend, but costs also rise
2nd November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed residential- and retail-focused real estate investment trust Octodec has increased revenue by 3.3% to R1.99-billion for the financial year ended August 31. It also increased its... 


Marnus Koorts, GM Pump Products at Weir Minerals Africa
Unlocking effective dewatering: Mastering fundamental solutions
2nd November 2023

With every mine or quarry site needing to evaluate dewatering requirements at some point, it is important to determine the exact nature of potential water problems to inform the design of a... 


Image of a Grindex pump from Integrated Pump Technology
Efficient pumps help mitigate rainy season risks
31st October 2023

The risk of flooding can be avoided by having the right pumps and ancillary equipment in place, says dewatering specialist Integrated Pump Technology.   Company key account manager Justin Bawden... 


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Ramohlale Industries launches new facility in Limpopo
30th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Electromechanical engineering company Ramohlale Industries on October 27 launched its new offices and factory facility at the N1 Industrial Park in Polokwane, Limpopo. Shortly after establishment... 


Image of a Godwin self-priming pump
Self-priming pumps for demanding dewatering jobs
27th October 2023

A range of modular, mobile self-priming pumps is designed for industrial-level dewatering and liquid bypass applications in the mining, construction, industrial, municipal, marine and  emergency... 


Sun City’s newest high-end development nears completion
27th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Sun International’s R295-million Lefika Villas development is 85% complete and fully booked one year after breaking ground on the expansion at its iconic Sun City resort, in the North West. The... 


Cutting-edge manufacturing capabilities enable production of diverse vane sizes
24th October 2023

Vesconite Bearings has recently produced what is believed to be both the smallest and largest vanes in its history. This achievement underscores Vesconite Bearings' commitment to the vital... 


Image of the SKF TMBH 5 bearing heater
Lightweight solution for roller bearing installation
20th October 2023

A portable induction heater for roller bearings is said to be one of the smallest on the market. Weighing only 3 kg, the TMBH 5 is designed to heat roller bearings weighing up to 5 kg that are... 


LANTERN RINGS
The introduction of Vesconite Hilube’s lantern ring applications prolonged lifespan and reduced maintenance efforts
Better hydro efficiency through pump, turbine tech
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Early attempts to replace conventional metallic-type lantern rings with polymers, such as nylon, yielded discouraging results compared to metallic lantern rings in the water engineering industry,... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kusile Unit 5 is being prepared for synchronisation to the grid towards the end of December. 


Pupkewitz/Walvis Bay Werner Pumps Impi Combi trucks handover and training
Pupkewitz/Walvis Bay Werner Pumps Impi Combi trucks handover and training
19th October 2023

Werner Pumps, leading South African manufacturer of high-pressure jetting and vacuum equipment, recently handed over its first custom truck-mounted combination jetting and suction unit, built in... 


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Water – Midyear Brief 2023
18th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Water – Midyear Brief 2023 is a two-page synopsis of key developments in the sector over the past 12 months. The brief posits that South Africa’s water security challenges are intensifying,... 


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