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Image of the Polihali Commercial Centre at the LHWP II
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update
17th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Preparatory stages of construction of the Polihali commercial centre at Masakong are under way. 

A unified approach to water and wastewater challenges
15th February 2023

By Johan Potgieter, Cluster Industrial Software lead, and Ettienne van Niekerk, Cluster Water Segment leader at Schneider Electric South Africa’s water and wastewater (WWW) woes are well documented... 

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New pressure relief valves improve performance and reduce emissions
10th February 2023

New technologies in pressure relief valve (PRV) solutions are said to improve performance, safety and reliability while reducing emissions. Emerson recently announced two additions to the Crosby... 

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Osmium value likely to increase
10th February 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Crystalline osmium – the scarcest and densest platinum-group metal (PGM) globally – attracts more long-term opportunities for investors than diamonds, says precious metals refiner Gauteng Refinery... 

Unyazi becomes local distributor for Valmet’s flow control solutions
7th February 2023

Unyazi is pleased to announce that it recently joined forces with international technology company, Valmet – by being appointed as their local distributor and service partner for flow control... 

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New solenoid cartridge valve offers more flow for less power
3rd February 2023

A low-power, low-pressure-drop solenoid valve solution for compact equipment has recently been launched by Danfoss Power Solutions. The global supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics and... 

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Small businesses in boiler servicing sector need support
3rd February 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

With small businesses that service boilers and burners requiring support to manage challenges and grow within an industry that is dominated by larger, established companies and inadequately... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
3rd February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom is expecting to operate temporary stacks on the three units at Kusile, which will bypass the flue-gas desulphurisation system. 

Babcock, B&W collaborate to deliver power sector solutions
1st February 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Original-equipment manufacturer Babcock has entered into a strategic alliance agreement with US-based Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) to jointly market B&W’s thermal and environmental technologies in... 

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Telematics provider highlights bespoke offering
27th January 2023

As the mining industry has matured and become more sophisticated, and therefore more reliant on machinery, the need for precise control of moveable assets has increased drastically, says telematics... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
27th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has said it will approach the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment for an exemption to temporarily bypass the flue gas desulphurisation units at the Kusile power station. 

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Locally sourced materials in manufacturing of manifolds
20th January 2023

Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group company Hytec Engineering has included the manufacture of hydraulic manifolds to its range of products and services. Manufactured from locally sourced and certified... 

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Mozambique Area 1 liquefied natural gas facility, Mozambique – update
20th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The British government's funding of up to $1.15-billion for the Area 1 project has been declared lawful by a London court. 

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Counterbalance valve for bent-axis motor
12th January 2023

Global supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics and electric powertrain systems Danfoss Power Solutions has introduced a counterbalance valve for its H1B bent-axis motor, expanding the motor’s... 

Hydrogen reaching for the sky.
Platinum-based hydrogen, fuel cell decarbonisation winning global support
14th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum-based green hydrogen and fuel cell clean energy solutions made news across a broad front in 2022. Active support for the creation of a viable green hydrogen economy, along with the firm... 

Emerson's new Analytics software Automates utilities monitoring and reporting for Clean-In-Place applications
12th December 2022

Technology replaces error-prone manual record keeping and monitors energy and utilities parameters, improving efficiency and productivity Today Emerson announced its new Clean In Place (CIP)... 

Midvaal municipality completes R22m pipeline
12th December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Midvaal local municipality has completed a R22-million water pipeline project that will enable Risiville, which borders on the Emfuleni local municipality, to have its own water supply.... 

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Company builds centralised control room for mine
2nd December 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Engineering, integration and manufacturing company Iritron completed a 360° control room at a mine in the Northern Cape province this year. The control room is a showcase for the implementation of... 

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ATEX-approved products provide safe solutions
2nd December 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

To prevent the danger of combustible dust and gas explosions, and to create a safer environment, Nederman products sole distributor Envirox uses atmosphere explosible- (ATEX-) approved Nederman... 

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Hydraulic systems need filtration
2nd December 2022

“Hydraulic systems - which operate under extremely high pressures with tight tolerances - are susceptible to wear from abrasive particles and therefore require efficient filtration to offer... 

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E-series tankers improve competitiveness
25th November 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Newly adapted water tankers complement local equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment’s competitiveness and have promoted ease and accuracy in mining and construction by increasing remote monitoring... 

Pipeline specialist eyes wider customer base after completing Seriti ESD programme
17th November 2022

Bulwane Projects and Maintenance is a company that operates in the engineering sector, specialising in pipeline repair and maintenance, as well as in light civil work and plant maintenance. The... 

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Specialist awarded testing, maintenance contract
11th November 2022 By: Halima Frost

Industrial valves and pumps specialist Brimis Engineering was awarded a major service contract for the maintenance, refurbishment and testing of boiler safety valves for a power generating plant... 

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Company launches ‘Big Five’ campaign
11th November 2022

Last month, industrial equipment supplier Festo South Africa introduced its Festo Core Range of ‘Big Five’ products, which are an attractively priced range of pneumatic automation products that can... 

a Fisher FIELDVUE digital valve controller fitted to a valve system
Three-millionth valve controller sold
11th November 2022

Last month, global designer and manufacturer Emerson announced that a customer in China has recently purchased the three-millionth Fisher FIELDVUE digital valve controller for use in the water... 

Four large valves on a blue chevron background made by Variant Air and distributed by Stewarts & Lloyds
Local supplier adds valves to portfolio
11th November 2022 By: Halima Frost

Steel, tube and valve supplier Stewarts & Lloyds’ Pipes & Fittings division has received its first consignment of vacuum break valves from local valve manufacturer Variant Air and has distributed... 

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Energy Valves sets new benchmark in pneumatic actuators with introduction of new brand
11th November 2022

EMVAfrica, a trusted and renowned B-BBEE level 4 single-source supplier of world-class industrial stainless steels and valves to Southern Africa’s mining and manufacturing industry, proudly... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
11th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has reported severe damage to a chimney at Kusile in the latest blow to the beleaguered power station. 

Breathing life into your machines through leading Pneumatic Automation solutions
8th November 2022

Festo takes customers on a journey to higher productivity with its three-part Absolute Automation 2.0 campaign. 

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Pneumatic actuators help automate valves
28th October 2022

A new pneumatic-operated rack and pinion actuator is suitable for the automation of new and existing quarter turn valves, says BBBE-E Level 4 company EMVAfrica. It says that its V-ACT brand is the... 

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Bringing IoT functionality to dosing pumps
28th October 2022

A new dosing and metering pump designed specifically to challenge traditional technological solutions to chemical dosing in municipal and industrial pumping applications, has recently been... 

An image depicitng the Godwin CD150S Dri-Prime pump
Solutions provider takes on mining projects
28th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Global water technology company Xylem Water Solutions has taken up various openpit dewatering projects and continuously engages in projects for openpit mines. These include application discovery,... 

What does power quality (really) mean for you and your business?
21st October 2022

By Wesley Govender, PQ Product Application Expert at Schneider Electric In today’s modern manufacturing plants, increasing costs and downtime are directly and negatively impacting organisations’... 

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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A fire damaged one of the generating units that has not yet been synchronised to the grid at Kusile on October 14.  

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Pumps specialist outlines localisation benefits
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The localisation of pumps manufacturing will have a direct benefit for end-users who can, consequently, avert the logistical challenges that have arisen because of Covid-19, says industrial valves... 

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Product range, upgrades help company in turbulent market
14th October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local steel products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds is constantly focusing on expanding its product range, with one of the largest and most comprehensive range of products in the local market when... 

Building efficiency: the invisible becomes visible
11th October 2022

By Anoop Hariparsad, Offer and Channel Marketing Manager: Digital Energy at Schneider Electric Many commercial and industrial facilities were built in an era where technology was an afterthought.... 

Where peristaltic and IoT technology converge
6th October 2022

Reinhard Seidel, Ds500 Product Champion, Verder Pumps South Africa (Virtual Showroom): Emerging technology in pump solutions can contribute significantly to enhancing returns in industrial... 

Where peristaltic and IoT technology converge
Where peristaltic and IoT technology converge
29th September 2022

Reinhard Seidel, Ds500 Product Champion, Verder Pumps South Africa Emerging technology in pump solutions can contribute significantly to enhancing returns in industrial processing and fluid... 

Where peristaltic and IoT technology converge
Where peristaltic and IoT technology converge
29th September 2022

Emerging technology in pump solutions can contribute significantly to enhancing returns in industrial processing and fluid management applications, including for mining, and wastewater management... 

Inferior thermostatic mixing valves increase chance of scalding
23rd September 2022

There has been a concerning increase in the use of inferior thermostatic mixing valves in solar-heating systems. These products are also being installed in the hot water systems and on specific... 

Danfoss Power Solutions highlights technology for efficient construction machinery at Bauma 2022
22nd September 2022

Danfoss Power Solutions, a leading global supplier of mobile and industrial hydraulics as well as electric powertrain systems, will showcase its portfolio of products and solutions for construction... 

Industrial division manager Riaan Kloppers
AVK Valves’ training, manufacturing facility promoting local manufacturing, job creation
16th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Valve manufacturing company AVK Valves has reiterated its commitment to Africa through the expansion of its SAIMech.E accredited valve training facility in South Africa, which it has now expanded... 

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Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa (Pty) Ltd
Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa (Pty) Ltd

Goodwin Submersible Pumps Africa is sole distributors for Goodwin electrically driven, submersible, abrasion resistance slurry pumps.

Condra Cranes
Condra Cranes

ISO-certified Condra manufactures overhead cranes, portal cranes, cantilever cranes and crane components: hoists, drives, end-carriages, brakes and...

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ESAB South Africa

ESAB South Arica, the leading supplier of high-end welding and cutting products to the Southern African industrial market is based in...

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