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Support capacity grows as brand’s reach expands
14th April 2023

Dewatering, slurry and sludge pump specialist Integrated Pump Technology is growing its support capacity for Gindex pumps to ensure customers are well served as demand steadily grows. “Our... 

New LPX Lobe Pumps extends Tapflo's "All about your flow" philosophy
13th April 2023

Tapflo, a leading manufacturer and supplier of pumps and pumping solutions, is announcing the addition of LPX lobe pumps to the company’s product portfolio. The new range of pumps are designed to... 

A thirst for automation: Intelligent filling machine lubrication for the beverage industry
11th April 2023

By Carlos Valderrama is based in Bogota and in his role as Global Offer Manager for the Food and Beverage Industry within SKF Lubrication Management, he supports a number of customers in ensuring... 

Training and service centres for drives distributor
11th April 2023

iTek Drives, the Germiston-based variable frequency drives distributor, is to open a training centre for transferring and improving knowledge of Optidrive product installation, programming and... 

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Out-the-box software solution for hydrostatic transmissions
11th April 2023

Global supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics and electric powertrain systems Danfoss Power Solutions has launched its PC-GO propel solution for hydrostatic transmissions with one pump and... 

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Project One, Belgium
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Project One is designed to be one of the most efficient and sustainable ethylene crackers in Europe. 

Weir Minerals works closely with customers to design a solution that suits their specific process
Weir boosts W African efficiency
7th April 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Original-equipment manufacturer (OEM) Weir Minerals’ extensive experience allows it to comprehend clients’ processes, needs and operational hurdles to design solutions that enhance processing... 

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Additives and lubricants deemed successful in sugar processing
7th April 2023

Since the launch of Liqui Moly Cera Tec industrial wear protection last year, engineering solutions provider BMG’s team has received positive feedback from customers in the sugar sector that these... 

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Collaboration drives positive change for small-scale growers
7th April 2023

Small-scale sugar growers are a vital contributor to the sugar value chain in South Africa and are the economic heartbeat of many communities across the country. This is recognised by the South... 

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Range of lubricants for sugar sector
7th April 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Lubricants company FUCHS Lubricants South Africa offers a range of food-safe lubricants for sugar and packaging processes to aid the safety of production and seal off journals and/or bearings... 

Company’s four sugar projects completed
7th April 2023

Member of Bosch Holdings Bosch Projects completed four major projects at a sugar factory in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal last year. These projects comprised of engineering, procurement and construction... 

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Risk-based maintenance ideal for sugar industry – company
7th April 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Industrial valves and pump specialists Brimis Engineering is sourcing an engineering solution for various pumps at a sugar mill in eSwatini. The project involves specialised coating, maintenance... 

Coca-Cola, partners rehabilitate 11 500 ha in water catchment areas
7th April 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Coca-Cola South Africa, along with its partners, has collectively rehabilitated and improved land management practices across more than 11 500 ha as it reaffirms its commitment to conserving water.... 

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The Verderflex Dura 80 Hose Pump: The next generation peristaltic hose pump
5th April 2023

Verder Liquids is proud to announce the release of the Verderflex DURA 80 Hose Pump, specifically designed and constructed to meet market demand. Based on feedback from our users in the field, our... 

Verderflex Dura 80 Hose Pump: The next generation peristaltic hose pump 
5th April 2023

Verder Liquids is proud to announce the release of the Verderflex DURA 80 Hose Pump, specifically designed and constructed to meet market demand. Based on feedback from our users in the field, our... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Barbara Creecy has granted Eskom an exemption from certain requirements in terms of its application to build temporary stacks at Kusile. 

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Efficient lubrication reduces costs and increases efficiency
30th March 2023

The use of inaccurate lubrication, such as over- or under-application, and sub-quality lubrication systems can severely impact equipment reliability and lifecycle, which can lead to cost... 

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Mobile compressed air solution for opencast mine
30th March 2023

Atlas Copco Power Technique recently collaborated with Mpumalanga-based distributor Airlif Compressors & Pumps to deliver a compressed air solution to a South African opencast mine. The Atlas Copco... 

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Water challenges a consequence of a multitude of external issues
30th March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

While South Africa’s water sector challenges are vast, and longstanding, many external factors are impacting on the country’s ability to provide reliable clean quality water to all its citizens.... 

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The Verderflex Dura 80 Hose Pump: The next generation peristaltic hose pump
29th March 2023

Verder Liquids is proud to announce the release of the Verderflex DURA 80 Hose Pump, specifically designed and constructed to meet market demand.  

Atlas Copco diesel-driven, skid mounted dewatering pump sets are available from IPR for sale or rent
Pumps distributorship expands offerings
24th March 2023

Recently rebranded from Integrated Pumps Rental, IPR was appointed as the master distributor for Atlas Copco dewatering pumps towards the end of 2022. The company affirms that the partnership has... 

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Testing essential to manufacturing process
24th March 2023

Mines and industry rely on critical high pressure pump technology to keep operations safe and efficient, which makes rigorous testing of this equipment an essential part of the manufacturing... 

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Company forges on as pumps leading supplier
24th March 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Weir Minerals remains a leading supplier of slurry pumps as it continues to pioneer some of the sector’s latest developments and advancements. This, says Weir Minerals Africa pumps GM Marnus... 

Company distributes global offering locally
24th March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Dewatering pumps and dredging specialist IPR has settled into its new master distributorship with global industrial company Atlas Copco, incorporating the global firm’s new pumps range in the... 

Company provides improved operator safety
24th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Local high-pressure jetting equipment manufacturer Werner Pumps has invested in new devices for its rental combination of jetting and vacuum trucks to improve operator safety in the field. Werner’s... 

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Boiler tube cleaning equipment to the rescue
24th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Boilers have to be cleaned regularly to keep power plants and other equipment operating efficiently because ash build-up forms slag deposits on the boiler tubes, acting like a layer of insulation,... 

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AESPUMP: Leading pumping solutions company providing expert repair services
24th March 2023

AESPUMP is a leading provider of pumping solutions, offering top-quality repair and maintenance services for all types of pumps, compressors, and fans. Established in 2012, the company was founded... 

City of Cape Town approves Potsdam WWTW upgrade contracts
22nd March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee has approved two major construction contracts linked to the R5-billion upgrade of Potsdam Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW). The upgrade of the WWTW will... 

World Water Day 2023: Let's Celebrate Our Most Valuable Resource
21st March 2023

Xylem invites Africans to celebrate World Water Day on 22 March by showing love for the resource that gives life. Diamonds are forever. Gold shines like the sun. But water gives life. We can find... 

BBE commissioned another surface refrigeration plant at Loulo mine in Mali
20th March 2023

Bluhm Burton Engineering (BBE) Projects has commissioned another turnkey surface refrigeration plant at Société des Mines de Loulo (SOMILO) SA gold mine in Mali, West Africa. The Loulo gold field,... 

Weir Minerals releases the 6th edition of the Warman® Slurry Pumping Handbook, the definitive resource for slurry pumps
17th March 2023

Weir Minerals, manufacturer of the industry-leading Warman® slurry pump, has released the latest edition of its coveted Warman® Slurry Pumping Handbook. The 6th edition, compiled by the most... 

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Power outages dimming water supply efficiency
17th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Purification works and booster stations are expected to be exempt from loadshedding; however, the recent power outages across bulk water utility Rand Water’s entire value chain have created... 

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Condition monitoring ensures regional water supply in South Africa
15th March 2023

Although about two-thirds of the earth’s surface is covered by water, there is an equally large proportion of the world’s population living in areas that suffer water scarcity. The groundwater is... 

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Efficient energy storage systems for industrial equipment
11th March 2023

In an effort to mitigate the effects of interrupted power and ensure business sustainability, Rand-Air has added efficient energy storage systems to its hire fleet, delivering a clean energy hybrid... 

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How South Africans can Save Electricity, Money and the Planet
10th March 2023

The World Economic Forum says that the carbon footprint of homes represents around 20% of all global CO2 emissions, with the residential sector expected to become the most prominent electricity... 

Hitachi Construction Machinery begins parts remanufacturing for construction machinery in the Republic of South Africa
10th March 2023

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. embarks on the production of remanufactured parts for construction machinery, such as medium to large sized hydraulic excavators and medium sized wheel... 

Supplier provides efficient valves for safe flow control
10th March 2023

Valve solutions supplier BMG’s Fluid Technology division supplies and supports an extensive range of components for fluid technology systems and general industrial applications. These products... 

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Rooppur nuclear power plant, Bangladesh – update
10th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Installation of the transport lock has been completed in the Unit 1 reactor building. 

Central basin AMD site impacted by ongoing rainfall
6th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The treatment site of the Central Basin Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) plant has been significantly affected by the recent increased rainfall in Gauteng, the Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) said on... 

Vale to turn Amazon mining waste into high-grade iron-ore to feed steelmaking
3rd March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Metals producer Vale is turning 37 years worth of mining waste at an iron ore complex in the Amazon into high-quality material to be used in steel production. The company has started extracting... 

Rand Water unveils largest-of-its-type reservoir in Ekurhuleni
3rd March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Rand Water has unveiled a new 210 Mℓ post-tensioned concrete reservoir in Benoni, Ekurhuleni, deemed to be the largest of its type in South Africa. The next largest reservoir of its type is a 200... 

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Renewables, clean energy technologies limit carbon emissions amid global energy crisis
2nd March 2023 By: Darren Parker

Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions increased by less than 1% in 2022, according to new analysis published by the International Energy Agency (IEA). The ‘CO2 Emissions in 2022’... 

Efficient lubrication management with SKF smart lubrication solutions
2nd March 2023

“The fundamental role that lubrication plays in machine and equipment reliability and lifecycle cannot be overstated,” notes Amine Benna, Sales Manager for SKF, Morocco. “Customers using... 

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