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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...

Chemicals giant adds bite to fight against illicit explosives

AECI Mining Explosives has partnered with Vapor Wake K9 South Africa (VWK9SA), providing them with explosives samples to assist in training their dogs to...

Fill the tank and still measure level accurately

Senix ToughSonic Ultrasonic Transmitters perform distance and level measurements with “non-contact” technology, requiring a minimum working distance to the liquid. Elevating the sensor has...

Gas group declares dividend despite COVID calamity

IN the face of the biggest fall in South Africa’s GDP since 1960, African Oxygen Limited (Afrox) has maintained a robust cash position enabling...

Energy industry award for NOx abatement solution

BABCOCK’S Ntuthuko Engineering business recently implemented one of the first nitrogen oxide (NOx) abatement projects in the South Africa, notching up a prestigious energy...

Helping refiners keep workers and surrounding communities safer

EMERSON’S new DataManager software v8.2 helps refiners monitor corrosion of hydrofluoric (HF) acid alkylation units which, the company says, helps to prevent costly, unplanned...

Water company lands plum treatment chemicals contract

AQUAMARINE Water Solutions has been appointed sole distributor of the Aquatech range of MEMGARD water treatment chemicals in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. According to...

Portable differential pressure measurement with internal sensor

INSTROTECH is offering Kobold’s pressure measuring devices HND-p121/p231 to hnd-p127, with integrated pressure sensors. They have two pressure measurement inputs on the top of...

How do landfills solidify liquid waste?

MUNICIPAL landfills are designed for certain types of waste, mostly solid refuse. Specially designed landfills must be created for the storage of liquid waste...

New conductive low-extractable multilayer tubing system without fluoropolymer inner layer

EVONIK Industries, Essen, a global supplier of polyamide 12 for multilayer plastic tubing systems, is expanding its product range to include the MLT 4840...

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Ports authority pulls plug on Ngqura liquid bulk storage terminal

TRANSNET National Ports Authority (TNPA) has pulled out of development of the proposed new liquid bulk storage terminal at the Port of Ngqura but...

R253m road project boon for EC town

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) met with the Dordrecht business fraternity recently to discuss the economic benefits and job opportunities presented by...

Council tweaks budget in bid to stop taps running dry

AS the ongoing drought continues to grip the Kouga region, Kouga Municipality Council recently adjusted its capital budget in an attempt to prevent taps...

NMB drought mitigation plans ‘in overdrive’

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s drought mitigation plans are in overdrive as the region continues to experience insignificant rainfall and low dam levels that...