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Coating tech protects critical equipment
19th July 2024

Laser-applied cladding technology provides robust and long-lasting coatings that enhance the performance and lifespan of critical components required for hydraulics, pneumatics and hydropower... 

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High flow, convenience, precision with hydraulic pumps
19th July 2024

Hydraulic electric pumps from industrial equipment supplier BMG’s Enerpac E-pulse pumps range offer intelligent automatic cycle functionality and an efficient power-to-weight ratio to ensure... 

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Skills development, transfer a focus for manufacturer
19th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

The requirement to employ and train young people within its operations, coupled with the transfer of industry knowledge, are focuses of hydraulic equipment manufacturer Ndoukhulu Hydraulic and... 

Rand Water nearing completion of extensive maintenance
17th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water utility Rand Water is entering the final phase of its extensive proactive maintenance project, which is expected to be completed July 29. The group reported, on the afternoon of July 16, that... 

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Inline pumps offer space-saving benefits
12th July 2024

Pump manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves has introduced its latest range of inline pumps including the advanced EtaLine Pro for diverse applications such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning... 

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Rand Water’s ‘reimagination’ of value chain in execution
11th July 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Water utility Rand Water is working towards “reimagining” South Africa’s water sector – and its own value chain – by leveraging advanced technologies and new innovations that could help solve the... 

Global lithium sector eyes Argentina's salt flats on tech test run
10th July 2024 By: Reuters

In a dusty plain in northern Argentina's mountains, black tubes stretching two stories high fill a massive tank with salty brine sucked from deep below ground. The brine contains lithium, a... 

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Pumps range addresses hard rock mining wear issues
5th July 2024

The GIW range of slurry pumps from South African division of pumps and valves maker KSB Pumps and Valves is designed to ensure optimal wear performance in harsh conditions found in hard rock mining... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
5th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 was transferred to Eskom's generation division on June 30. 

Mufaro Muzvondiwa, Process and Products Director at Weir Minerals Africa
From smart mining to portable crushing from Weir at Electra Mining Africa
1st July 2024

At this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, visitors will be attracted to the Weir stand by innovations such as the Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP), a fully mobile crushing and screening... 

EMVAfrica: Your one stop solution provider
28th June 2024

With three decades of experience, EMVAfrica has evolved into an industry leader driven by its dedication to serving as a one-stop solution provider in stainless steels, valves and special alloy... 

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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Senqu bridge is expected to be completed in early 2026. 

Paper to practice - optimising pulp and paper industry water management
Paper to practice - optimising pulp and paper industry water management
27th June 2024

By Peter Marumong, Cluster WWW Segment Leader at Schneider Electric Pulp and paper manufacturing is a major industry, with a global output valued at approximately USD 580 billion.  It is also a... 

first deck segment was cast on the Northern abutment of the Senqu bridge.
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II, Lesotho – update
14th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Work has started on the remaining two major bridges to be built under Phase II. 

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Cruachan pumped storage power plant modernisation, UK
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Drax Global plans to increase the generating capacity of two of the plant’s four units by a combined 40 MW. 

Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
30th May 2024

Victaulic is known for its forward-thinking approach when designing innovative products that enable customers to realize real savings in downtime and costs. With the introduction of their... 

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Firm lauds foam dousing system viability
24th May 2024

German proportion system operator FireDos asserts that its foam proportioning systems are fit for mining in Southern Africa. The company boasts a variety of foam proportioning systems ranging from... 

SLIDING THROUGH TIME: Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age - part 3 of 4
21st May 2024

In part two of Lubrication from Stone Age to Modern Age (Technical Bulletin 89), we slid through 145 years of action-packed lubrication history and left off towards the end of the Gilded Age, full... 

Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
Slicing Through Inefficiencies: Cutting Plant Downtime with the Victaulic Knife Gate Valve
20th May 2024

Victaulic is known for its forward-thinking approach when designing innovative products that enable customers to realize real savings in downtime and costs. With the introduction of their... 

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Solutions for sustainable water management
17th May 2024

A range of dragline, garden hose and plastic valve boxes suitable for applications in the agricultural, irrigation, mining and residential sectors is now available to meet a growing demand for... 

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Company highlights positive technological effect on market
17th May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier Auma South Africa emphasises the positive impact of technology on the actuators market ecosystem. Auma's electric actuators and gearboxes are fitted onto... 

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Firm showcases industrial valve range
17th May 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has presented its range of industrial slurry valves, which has been designed to cope efficiently in harsh conditions. This range includes robust butterfly and... 

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Firm highlights improved safety, reliability of new actuator
17th May 2024

Global technology and software company Emerson has introduced the new ASCO Series 148/149 safety valve and motorised actuator made for industrial fuel oil burner recirculation and safety shutoff... 

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Foundries resilient despite challenges – organisation
17th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Key industry support initiative the National Foundry Technology Network (NFTN) asserts that the health of the foundry sector has remained resilient despite significant challenges in recent years... 

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Company unveils latest pulse valve
17th May 2024

Pneumatic control device manufacturer SMC says that its new JSXF Series SmartVent pulse valve delivers higher impact force and reduced air consumption, making it ideal for use in mining... 

The Type 2200 is field-tested for reliability and proven performance, while simultaneously providing energy savings
New electric pneumatic control valve introduced to market
10th May 2024

Custom solutions provider Bellofram Precision Controls’ new Type 2200 electric-pneumatic control valve is a tailored solution that is customisable to fit unique operational needs of specific... 

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Better policing required in fire industry – manufacturer
10th May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Fire suppression systems manufacturer and distributor Fire and Security Techniques (FST) advocates that national compliance and industry specific regulations be strictly monitored and adhered to.... 

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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... 

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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals continues to engage with Zimbabwe-based lenders for working capital facilities. 

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Cryogenics technology, expertise crucial in future gas economy
18th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Cryogenics technology and expertise are becoming increasingly important as South Africa plans on leaning into using liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a major source of energy, Howden senior... 

Premier African Minerals to raise £2m to complete Zulu commissioning
11th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has announced a subscription for 1.21-billion new ordinary shares at an issue price of 0.17p apiece to raise £2-million on or about April 17. The company will... 

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South Africa’s water availability on the edge
8th April 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Various factors can lead to a rapid decline in South Africa’s water availability, according to Water and Sanitation Deputy Minister David Mahlobo, who reiterated the need to diversify the water... 

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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... 

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Breaking ground: expanding our product range
5th April 2024

Leading stainless-steel supplier ENERGYMetals is expanding its product range to include instrumentation fittings and tubes. Renowned for its expertise in stainless steels, ENERGYMetals has... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

The above image depicts the ASCO series 327C solenoid valve provides reliable performance helping to improve operational efficiency
Manufacturer launches app, solenoid valve
8th March 2024

A powerful software tool that combines Fisher control valve expertise with advanced analytic algorithms, launched by technology, software and engineering company Emerson makes it possible for users... 

Invincible Valve's in-house manufacturing capability has been increased with addition of a new factory in close proximity to its existing facility in Knights, Germiston
New factory brings component outsourcing in-house
8th March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Having bought a new factory in close proximity to its existing factory in Knights, Germiston, valve products and ancillary equipment manufacturer Invincible Valves has developed a new machine shop... 

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AC Valves
8th March 2024

Valves manufacturer and supplier AC Valves is a well recognised specialist in the provision of high-quality knife gate valves, serving major mining industries globally. Its extensive range of... 

Tydan valves
Tydan Control Valve
8th March 2024

Innovative control valve solutions provider Tydan Control Valve specialises in the design, manufacturing and distribution of high-quality control valves, water demand management equipment and... 

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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. 

DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
DFC unpacks key to client satisfaction
4th March 2024

Valves supplier Dynamic Fluid Control (DFC) channel sales executive Belinda Rossouw shares insights into her role in understanding client needs, building and nurturing relationships, educating... 

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SBS Tanks

SBS® Tanks is a leading provider of innovative water security solutions with offices in Southern Africa, East and West Africa, the USA and an...


Rentech provides renewable energy products and services to the local and selected African markets. Supplying inverters, lithium and lead-acid...


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