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EMVAfrica
20th May 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

EMV Africa this year celebrates 30 years of service excellence, supplying the market with top-quality industrial stainless steel and valves since 1992.  Founder Hugh Witty established Energy Metals... 


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Accelerating electrification of heavy machinery
18th May 2022

Danfoss Power Solutions and RISE Robotics announced a collaboration agreement to jointly validate and test a key innovation that the companies say has the potential to transform the heavy machinery... 


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Ejector improves sump pumping in cardboard mill
18th May 2022

A European cardboard mill producing 240 000 t/y of cardboard from wastepaper required a solution to overcome regular pump breakdowns in the fibre line effluent sump. The main effluents from the... 


Solid Wedge appointed to automate sugar plant
13th May 2022

Solid Wedge, a leading South African-based electrical and instrumentation solutions provider, has been awarded a contract to automate one of Goldstar Sugars’ plants to achieve better plant... 


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Weir presents water management offering
13th May 2022

Optimising water use is a priority for equipment supplier Weir Minerals Africa – it is an area that can often be overlooked but contributes significantly to a mine’s environmental, social and... 


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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update
13th May 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has launched procurement activities for a Programme Management Unit for management, oversight and reporting during implementation of Phase II of the... 


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New angle seat valves promise improved safety, reliability and performance
6th May 2022

An expanded range of angle seat valves is said to offer new capabilities and best-in-class flow to optimise processes in more applications. Emerson’s new ASCO Series 290D is currently available in... 


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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
6th May 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen has said that it is making “strong” progress in terms of the commissioning of Phase 1 of the Virginia gas project. 


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The WRA250 was reintroduced to the South African automotive market in March this year
Actuator can contribute to growth of auto sector
6th May 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

The Parker Water Retract Actuator (WRA250) can help the welding cell become an important contributor to the plant-wide adoption of lean best practices that support the goals of the South African... 


Verder launches new range of double diaphragm pumps
5th May 2022

Verder Group has expanded its range of Verderair diaphragm pumps with the launch of the e-PURE electrically driven double diaphragm pump series. Launched globally in April, these pumps are... 


Cold boxes being precooled in preparation for gas
3rd May 2022 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed Renergen reported on May 3 that it was making “strong” progress in terms of the commissioning of Phase 1 of the Virginia gas project, which comprises exploration and production rights of... 


Prolonged Peru mine protest ends after dispatch of soldiers
25th April 2022 By: Reuters

Peru said on Friday a group of indigenous communities had lifted a protest against Southern Copper's Cuajone copper mine that had forced a suspension of production for more than 50 days. The... 


Miner’s results reflect commitment to host communities
22nd April 2022

By investing in the people who live in its host communities, energy company Exxaro states that it is investing in the future of South Africa. “Our company depends on communities and our success is... 


Parker’s new axis control system solution optimises hydraulic controls
20th April 2022

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has announced the launch of two components - the Parker Automation Controller PAC120 and the electro-hydraulic controller... 


Illegal plumbing installations compound SA’s sewage woes
19th April 2022

It is estimated that about 5-billion litres of raw sewage enter our freshwater resources on a daily basis. While a large portion of this sewage is from dysfunctional wastewater-treatment plants... 


Artist's impression of the Polihali Operations Centre
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update
15th April 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The tender for the construction of the Polihali Operations Centre has been awarded. 


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Nathrol Engineering
1st April 2022

In 2015 a group of energetic young South African entrepreneurs, eager to make a positive impact on the country, established Nathrol Engineering with the determination to never stop until the... 


6 in line pressure booster systems augmented by Movitec centrifugal pumps and a Command Pro+ microprocessor control unit
Internationally available pump comes to S Africa
25th March 2022 By: Halima Frost

The South African division of global manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves this year announced the introduction of its KSB Delta Macro series to the local market. The series is designed for large flow... 


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Leveraging better water waste treatment to save the environment and ourselves
18th March 2022

With International Water Day commemorated on March 22, the spotlight is rightfully on one of the most precious lifegiving elements upon which we all depend – water. For water to truly be used... 


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Inspections, solutions specialist expands in water sector
18th March 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Material testing and inspection services specialist Dekra Industrial has expanded its services to the water industry. The company saw a need for its non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
18th March 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction and commissioning activities on the remaining Kusile units 5 and 6 continue to progress according to plan. 


You think Load shedding is bad – Water shedding is far worse
17th March 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Someone once said: “One of our greatest freedoms is how we react to things.” This is particularly true in times when things do not go according to plan. A case in point is the COVID-19 pandemic.... 


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Control valves offer multiple advantages
11th March 2022

Triple Eccentric Valves, also known as Triple-Off-Set valves (TOV), are gaining  popularity owing to interest in zero leakage valves for open/close functionality. German valves manufacturer Zwick... 


Water pretreatment can protect RO plants
11th March 2022

Reverse osmosis (RO) is a separation technique that is suitable for a wide range of applications, especially when salt and/or dissolved solids need to be removed from a solution. It is one of the... 


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Automation trend prompts actuation range introduction
11th March 2022

The growing trend of automation has led to stainless steel and valves supplier EMV Africa introducing its own actuation range. The company is preparing for the eventuality that many processes... 


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Coatings key to optimal -operation
11th March 2022

Local mechanical seals, pumps and complementary pump products supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) commends the Belzona 1321 two-part ceramic-filled epoxy coating for its ability to provide... 


Full water management offering from Weir Minerals Africa
9th March 2022

Optimising water usage is a priority for Weir Minerals Africa – it is an area that can often be overlooked but contributes significantly to a mine’s Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) drive... 


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Numerical analysis now available to a wider range of industries
3rd March 2022

Numerical analysis is used to accurately analyse the fluid dynamic behaviour of almost any boiler system, heat exchanger or boiler auxiliary equipment and Steinmüller Africa is now positioned to... 


Image of the Danfoss DDP096 Digital Displacement pump that has won Agritechnica’s Systems & Components Trophy 2022
Digital Displacement pump wins prestigious award
25th February 2022

The Danfoss DDP096 Digital Displacement pump has been named a winner of Agritechnica’s respected Systems & Components Trophy 2022. The award recognises components that can make a substantial... 


Rubber increases wear life
25th February 2022

Mines are well aware of the significant cost savings that can be achieved by using rubber to increase the wear life of equipment; however, selecting the right product for the application is vital.... 


Qualified plumbers help property owners realise full benefit of heat pumps
23rd February 2022

Heat pumps have become extremely popular considering the significant savings in electricity that they provide property owners – whether for industrial, commercial or residential applications.... 


Parker Hannifin to present its H2-compatible products for off-road machinery & heavy-duty transportation at the Hydrogen Online Workshop
23rd February 2022

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, will present a wide range of H2 solutions at the Hydrogen Online Workshop on 3 March 2022, which will include the latest... 


Parker IQAN-XC4x expansion modules now certified for functional safety
21st February 2022

Parker Hannifin the global leader in motion and control technologies, now offers its IQAN-XC41, -XC42 and -XC43 expansion modules with certification according to IEC 61508 safety integrity level 2... 


How energy drive reduces energy consumption by up to 80% using variable speed drives
10th February 2022

In real world industrial applications, it is common that fan and pump systems perform at efficiencies far below optimal. This is because the motors on variable torque applications run at design... 


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South African manufacturer achieves API-600 certification – first in Africa
9th February 2022

A 100% black-owned, Level 1 broad-based black economic empowerment company has achieved its vision of manufacturing its own range of valves, becoming the first company in Africa to be granted an... 


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Rubber lining increases wear life
8th February 2022

Rubber lining is a highly skilled process which, when done correctly with the correct type and thickness of rubber, can contribute considerably to the life and profitability of a plant, affirms... 


A photo of Schneider Electric’s Altivar Process VSD range
Pumps sector’s VSD adoption could improve
4th February 2022 By: Darren Parker

Some traditionalists in the mining sector are still reluctant to adopt variable-speed drive (VSD) technology for their pump operations, despite VSD technology being more than 20 years old, says... 


Black Massey – Something special for a high horsepower tractor
3rd February 2022

Dieter Schroder, owner of DT Farming Trust in Winterton, along with son-in-law Ross Braithwaite, were looking for something a little more special when they were in the market for a new tractor for... 


Image of the PlasmaTYPHOON and PlasmaBAG from PENTAX Medical
Expanded range of medical equipment
21st January 2022

PENTAX Medical is expanding its offering, which includes the PENTAX Medical ONE Pulmo single-use bronchoscope, and will soon include the Slim DEC Duodenoscope PlasmaTYPHOON+, and PENTAX Medical DEC... 


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Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update
21st January 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The construction of permanent housing, a visitors’ lodge and associated infrastructure at the Polihali Village is set to start this month. 


Rubber lining protects equipment against wear, but choose carefully
17th January 2022

Mines are well aware of the significant cost savings that can be achieved by using rubber to increase the wear life of equipment, however selecting the right product for the application is vital.... 


A fire at South Africa's Parliament in January 2022
Suspect arrested in connection with South African parliament fire
2nd January 2022 By: Reuters

A fire at the South African parliament caused extensive damage on Sunday, collapsing the roof and gutting an entire floor in one building and a man in his 50s was arrested in connection with the... 


Artist's impression of the Katse Village
Lesotho Highlands Water Project – Phase II – update
10th December 2021 By: Sheila Barradas

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has awarded the construction contract for the Katse Village upgrades. 


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