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Wieland SA

28th June 2019 Wieland SA celebrates 45 years of supplying high-quality, semi-finished copper and copper alloy products to the local and export markets.  

New drive technology meets industry demands

21st June 2019 The current trend of rolling high-strength materials requires higher torque capabilities at the drive train in metallurgical plants and stainless steel technical services and products provider SMS group’s drive technology meets this demand. “SMS group drive technology features rolling mill drive... 

Boiler installations benefit from leak detection

By: Halima Frost     7th June 2019 The Procon boiler tube leak detection system can be instrumental in preventing unplanned boiler shutdowns, says technology and solutions provider RTS Africa Technologies, highlighting its benefits to industries that make use of boilers. As the local distributor of turnkey solution provider Procon... 

First Cut's new Garboli and Comac agencies add greater polish and more bending versatility for profitable steel processing

5th June 2019 For more than six decades, First Cut has been a leading distributor and manufacturer of cutting consumables as well as representing world-class OEMs in the field of steel processing equipment. Throughout this growth trajectory, the foundation of the company's growth has been its dedication to... 

Sandvik eyes listing of specialty steel business

By: Reuters     6th May 2019 Swedish engineering group Sandvik is considering listing its Materials Technology (SMT) business after announcing plans on Monday to separate it from the rest of the group. SMT, Sandvik's specialty steel business, has been seen as a spin-off candidate for many years, and has lagged far behind the... 

Energy-efficient steel and billet production for Peru

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2019 Aceros Arequipa orders steel mill and continuous billet caster from SMS group Corporación Aceros Arequipa S.A. (CAASA), based in Arequipa, Peru, has awarded SMS group an order covering the supply of mechatronic equipment for a new steel mill and a billet caster with six strands for its Pisco... 


19th April 2019 EMVAfrica stocks and supplies industrial stainless steel pipes, tubes, fittings, flanges as well as valves and actuators. The powerful new EMVAfrica brand stems from the consolidation of three solid companies - Energy Engineered Products, Multi Alloys and E-Metals Cape. 

Kathu concentrated solar power project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     12th April 2019 The Kathu Solar Park has officially been inaugurated. 

Lucas calls Northern Cape Africa’s renewables hub as she inaugurates Kathu Solar Park 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     4th April 2019 The Kathu Solar Park, in the Northern Cape, was inaugurated by the province’s Premier Sylvia Lucas, on Thursday. The project was commissioned in February. 

Bitter evidence of coal, diesel corruption

By: Terry Mackenzie-hoy     29th March 2019 So, State-owned utility Eskom says it spent R140-million in March 2019 on diesel fuel for Ankerlig and Gourikwa gas turbine generation. Assuming that 70% of the diesel was used by Ankerlig, in the Western Cape, and that the diesel comes from the Astroenergy refinery ( formerly Chevron), in Cape... 

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