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New valves rapidly exhaust compressed air

17th May 2019 Global leader in motion and control technologies Parker Hannifin has introduced a new safety exhaust valve (P33) that rapidly exhausts compressed air in the event of a fault condition or when a machine has an emergency stop. The P33 is designed for two-channel control architectures and is... 

Rising demand for versatile mini cranes

By: Schalk Burger     10th May 2019 There is growing demand for the versatile and compact Unic Spider Mini Cranes in South Africa’s construction and mining sectors, says local distributor B & B Group CEO Bob Fogg. The cranes range from 1 t to 10 t cranes, and many are small enough to fit through doors and into confined construction... 

Boeing did not disclose 737 MAX alert issue to FAA for 13 months

By: Reuters     6th May 2019 Boeing did not tell US regulators for more than a year that it inadvertently made an alarm alerting pilots to a mismatch of flight data optional on the 737 MAX, instead of standard as on earlier 737s, but insisted on Sunday the missing display represented no safety risk The US planemaker has been... 

FAA to convene summit of global regulators on 737 Max safety

By: Bloomberg     26th April 2019 The US Federal Aviation Administration next month will brief international aviation regulators on the agency’s work evaluating when the Boeing 737 Max can return to service, which some countries have signaled they intend to decide on their own. The FAA called the May 23 meeting “to provide... 

Nanotron and Decawave shorten time to revenue with new micro-location solutions

15th April 2019 Nanotron and Decawave now facilitate interoperability of tags from different vendors and field-proven location infrastructure provided by nanotron. Location infrastructure based on nanotron’s Edge Anchors is contributing to the company’s revenue growth, with more than 500 installations of up to... 

Securex South Africa exhibitors gear up for 2019 show

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th April 2019 As the opening day of the 26th annual Securex South Africa show fast approaches, this year’s exhibitors are preparing to unveil a host of new products and services to the thousands of visitors expected to attend Africa’s biggest security and fire focused trade exhibition.  Among them is... 

Company limit switches ideal for various applications

12th April 2019 With process and storage vessels incorporating limit switches to prevent overfilling of a tank or vessel or dry running of a pump, electronics manufacturer Anderson-Negele’s NCS series is ideally suited for the reliable measurement of limits in media with low water content, such as certain... 

Tomra Sorting Recycling Launches Innosort Flake Featuring Dual-Sensor Sorting Capability

11th April 2019 TOMRA Sorting Recycling extends its offering of high-precision flake sorting solutions with the innovative INNOSORT FLAKE sensor-based solution that combines color and material sorting, reliably removing PVC, metals and opaque flakes. It is the ideal all-in-one sorting solution for plastic... 

TOMRA Food consolidates its leading position in the South African market

9th April 2019 Following TOMRA Food’s successful participation in Propak Africa 2019, the leading exhibition for the packaging and processing exhibition, Norman Smith, TOMRA Food’s Area Sales Manager for South Africa shares the company’s plans for consolidating its position in the market. Johannesburg, [9th... 

How new sensor technology opens up for smarter presence detection

9th April 2019 By Anders Jansson CTO, JonDeTech New sensor technology can bring about new and more efficient presence detection in, for example, the construction and real estate sector. The solution is a small, inexpensive, battery-powered and IoT-caged sensor that will also be able to be connected very quickly... 

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