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A quick guide to foamed chemicals in high-pressure pumping equipment

Foamed chemicals are used for various applications and industries where high-pressure pumping equipment is employed. Most commonly, foam allows chemicals to cling to certain surfaces,...

Small businesses can help beat unemployment

FOSTERING a culture of entrepreneurship is one of the key means at our disposal to create employment, especially for young people. This is according...

The role and benefits of shielding gases

Sean Young AT Air Products we understand the importance of protecting a molten weld pool from atmospheric contamination and oxidation, either by a flux or...

Training to empower your maintenance workforce

THE condition monitoring sector is one which is constantly evolving and developing to incorporate innovation and boost efficiency. It is for this reason that...

MoU a boost for chemicals sector job creation

THE Chemical Industries Education & Training Authority (CHIETA) and the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which...

Reliable coding as and when you need it

SEASONAL agrochemical products and pesticides are often produced in challenging environments. What’s more, during peak season coding equipment is pushed to the limit before...

Boost for businesses in the circular economy

INSECO, an agro-processing and industrial biology company in Cape Town is investing in sustainable food protein and has designed waste management systems to convert...

Avoid delays in concrete finishing this winter

IN winter, the colder ambient temperatures can cause delays in concrete strength development as well as finishing aspects. This is a real headache for...

Biofibre research hub for Coega

THE Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) in the Eastern Cape, will work together in the development...

Passing of an industry icon

SOUTH African manufacturer Pratley has announced the passing of Managing Director Kim Pratley on 19 January 2021. Kim’s father, George ‘Monty’ Pratley, established the company...

Optimising DeNOx plants with in-situ gas analysers

NEW environmental legislation and companies’ self-imposed sustainability obligations have contributed to a marked increase in environmental awareness. This is especially so when it comes...

Consumer goods giant’s R19bn ‘Clean Future’ commitment hailed a game changer in fight against global warming

UNILEVER’S commitment to investing 1 billion Euros (more than R19 billion) globally on technology to help it to transition away from fossil fuel derived...

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