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CRUCIAL ELEMENT
Valves play a crucial role in mitigating challenges and ensuring smooth operations
Innovative valve solutions for African mines
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Mining companies operating in Africa must overcome various obstacles, and valves can play a crucial role in mitigating these challenges and ensuring smooth operations, says distribution service... 


THE BUTTERFLY VALVE 565
The valve provides “exceptional performance” while reducing installation, maintenance and replacement costs
Versatile valve solution introduced
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Combining lightweight construction, modular capabilities, corrosion resistance and high-quality materials, industrial equipment supplier Instru-Serve’s butterfly valve 565 provides “exceptional... 


Sister companies Steinmüller Africa and Bilfinger Intervalve Africa Improve Quality in the Pulp and Paper Industry
Sister companies Steinmüller Africa and Bilfinger Intervalve Africa Improve Quality in the Pulp and Paper Industry
2nd August 2023

Valve supplier Bilfinger Intervalve Africa succeeded in improving the steam system of a paper mill for an increase in efficiency and productivity and a reduction in operational costs. “Top... 


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Delba's Field Services: Your Trusted Onsite Solution for All Electrical Rotating Equipment Problems
2nd August 2023

Collectively, electrical rotating equipment is the workhorse of modern industrial operations, powering a wide range of machinery across various sectors. However, like any complex mechanical system,... 


Allmech demineralisation plant improves water quality at food factory
Allmech demineralisation plant improves water quality at food factory
30th July 2023

South African boiler manufacturer and water treatment component supplier Allmech has installed a demineralisation plant to treat borehole water used to supply a Gauteng-based vegetable oil... 


DRIES THE PROBLEM OUT

The new range of Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers has capacity ranges from 3 m³/min to 40 m³/min at 7 bar and is now available
Supplier releases new dryers
28th July 2023

Compressed air equipment supplier Artic Driers International’s Sahara Series heatless twin-tower absorption air dryers are well suited to industrial processes including automotive manufacturing.... 


Inquest finds 'negligence' caused Astron's Cape Town refinery explosion
21st July 2023 By: Reuters

A South African inquest found preliminary evidence that five people, including unit operators and a shift team leader, were "negligent" and caused a deadly explosion at Astron Energy's Cape Town... 


Keep your ear to the ground with the TKST 21 Stethoscope from SKF
Keep your ear to the ground with the TKST 21 Stethoscope from SKF
14th July 2023

The SKF TKST 21 Stethoscope is a high quality hand-held instrument that monitors noise in bearings, machines and components.  “The ability to ‘listen’ to rotating equipment and machine components,... 


Snow will not stop the 40-hour Rand Water outage
10th July 2023 By: News24Wire

Rand Water spokesperson Makenosi Maroo says the snowfall in Johannesburg will not stop the 40-hour planned water interruption that is expected to start at 19:00 on Tuesday and end at 15:00 on... 


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Manufacturer secures large high pressure valve order
30th June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Steel, tube and engineering product supplier Stewarts & Lloyds’ Pipes & Fittings branch has secured a multimillion-rand order for high pressure valves with the Chris Hani district municipality, in... 


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Pumps help mines reduce energy consumption
19th June 2023

Ensuring pump efficiency is seen as a key factor in conserving energy and advancing decarbonisation in the mining sector. Minerals process specialist FLSmidth highlights two key aspects that reduce... 


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Selecting the correct dewatering pump
19th June 2023

Pump and dredging dewatering specialist IPR asserts that it has the expertise to guide customers in selecting the most suitable dewatering pump for specific applications. IPR rental development... 


Water Tap
Reprieve for Joburg residents as Rand Water puts lengthy outage plan on hold
19th June 2023 By: News24Wire

Residents of Johannesburg can relax for now, knowing that their taps won't run dry this week after Rand Water postponed planned maintenance that was going to result in a two-day water outage.... 


TAILORED CORROSION SOLUTIONS
DGC offers tailored corrosion solutions for various industries
Company expands industrial solutions through two partnerships
9th June 2023

Industrial service provider Dickinson Group of Companies (DGC) has emerged as a trusted industry leader in asset integrity management and has recently entered into two distribution agreements with... 


SMS group to deliver two high-speed forging presses to Saudi Arabia's biggest casting and forging plant
31st May 2023

(Virtual Showroom): Doosan Enerbility, Gyeongnam, Korea, has placed an order with SMS group for two high-speed open-die forging presses for the biggest greenfield casting and forging plant in Saudi... 


Paltech and Schneider Electric Global Announce Distribution Partnership
30th May 2023

Paltech, the leading South African original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for valves and pumps, is pleased to announce its strategic distribution partnership with Schneider Electric Global, a... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

South African State-owned power utility Eskom is uncertain about the cost of permanent repairs needed at the Kusile coal-fired power station. 


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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Phase II of the long-awaited LHWP has broken ground. 


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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility – update
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

TotalEnergies plans to relaunch its Mozambique liquefied natural gas project, according to reports. 


The Alta Mesa uranium processing plant.
Alta Mesa uranium plant upgrades advancing swiftly – enCore
19th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Upgrades and refurbishments to the Alta Mesa in-situ recovery (ISR) uranium central processing plant (CPP), in south Texas, are progressing faster than originally planned and are under budget,... 


LONG HAUL PREVENTION
Valves must be hydrostatically tested by the valve manufacturer to ensure no leaks
Firm provides tips to avoid rust
19th May 2023

Ball valves, gate valves, globe valves, butterfly valves, check valves, and valve assemblies are all common and critical components in the oil and gas industry. Their job of regulating hazardous... 


CHECKING EFFICIENCY
KSB can provide rapid response times and quick repairs, minimizing downtime and ensuring equipment is up and running as quickly as possible
Bigger, more efficient valves needed in mining
19th May 2023

As the mining industry in Southern Africa continues to grow, there is an increasing need for pumps and valves that are bigger, more energy-efficient and sustainable.  


Valve certified for hydrogen applications
19th May 2023

Multinational corporation Emerson has announced approval by testing, inspection, and certification company Bureau Veritas Italia of its BM6X Series Slam-Shut valve for use in applications with up... 


Ball valves launched
19th May 2023

Flow control products and services for global infrastructure markets provider Flowserve, announced the release of the Worcester 51/52 Series Reduced Port Flanged Ball Valves. 


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Hydraulic tools deliver accuracy in demanding applications
12th May 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG offers a range of solutions from bolted solutions specialist Nord-Lock including Boltight hydraulic bolt tensioning tools.  These can be used to tighten bolts... 


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Allied International
5th May 2023

Allied International was founded in 2000 in Nibbiano Val Tidone, Italy, and became Allied International Group in 2001.  Allied South Africa was established in 2012 as the local subsidiary in... 


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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
5th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi has said it is safe for TotalEnergies to restart the LNG project that was halted in 2021 following insurgent attacks on civilians. 


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Manufacturing company stresses expert tanker control systems benefits
21st April 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Automation and expert control systems can provide health and safety benefits for tanker filling practices, says engineering, integration and manufacturing company Iritron divisional manager Gerhard... 


CLOSE ENCOUNTERS
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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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... 


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Flushing Rings with integrated valves
4th April 2023

Emerson has introduced a new flushing ring design that is said to reduce maintenance and improve differential pressure (DP) measurement accuracy, while also reducing installation time by... 


Fiona Jacobs Director of Procurement, International Trade & Business Development
Blazing a successful career path as a woman in industry
31st March 2023

It's common knowledge that certain sectors of business and industry continue to be male dominated environments. However, there are many exceptional women out there who accomplish amazing things not... 


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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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Cumberland project, US
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project proposes to provide up to 245 040 dekatherms a day for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Cumberland natural gas combined-cycle power plant. 


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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... 


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,... 


Imports, lack of legislative support curtail sector
10th March 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The South African mining sector is a challenging sector for valves suppliers to operate in, as the valves used in the sector have become highly price-oriented. Industry body South African Valve and... 


Company releases series of next-gen load sensing valves
10th March 2023

Motion and control technology supplier Parker Hannifin last year announced the release of a set of next-generation pre-compensated load sensing (LS) valves. This set was released as part of the... 


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... 


Practical means to preserve valves
10th March 2023

Ball, gate, globe, butterfly and check valves, as well as valve assemblies, are all common and critical components in the oil and gas industry. Their job of regulating hazardous fluid flow in... 


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Weir Minerals Africa
24th February 2023

Weir Minerals Africa is the market leader in slurry handling equipment and has an unrivalled installed base of its Warman centrifugal slurry pumps across Africa.  


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
24th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The North Gauteng High Court, in Pretoria, has granted a preservation order freezing a slew of properties and vehicles allegedly bought from the proceeds of a corrupt tender at the Kusile power... 


Building Management System is the blueprint for smart construction in SA
21st February 2023

At this time of automated, centrally-managed and smart control in South Africa’s building construction industry, Building Management Systems (BMS) plays a lead role as a computer-based approach to... 


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