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Maintenance tool saves energy and reduces carbon footprint

FOR the efficient management of plant operations, the critical considerations for the energy manager include product quality, safety, downtime, and, of course, energy use....

Power station steam air heater successfully replaced in complex operation

AS an OEM of hundreds of steam boilers in Africa, Babcock participated in the build of one of South Africa’s largest power stations, mainly...

Belt alignment tool accurately aligns belt and chain drives

MANY industries operate a variety of belt-driven machinery such as HVAC equipment, milling machines, compressors and camshafts. The accurate alignment of belt and chain...

New addition enters the lower end of nitrogen generator offering

ATLAS Copco has added a new model, the NGP 130+, to its PSA nitrogen generator line-up. At the same time, it is introducing next-generation...

Challenge results in dropping of aircon import duties

IN a first for the South African market, Investec successfully petitioned the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) to obtain a rebate provision...

Next-generation VSD technology delivers smart operation and energy savings

Atlas Copco has announced the expansion of its GA VSDs oil-injected screw compressor offering. With the addition of 5-18 kW models, the most energy-efficient, sustainable...

Rent boiler steam as a smooth solution

MANY boiler plants have limited capacity and expertise to manage critical equipment that is due for annual inspections, is overstretched or must be repaired....

HVAC specialist takes simulation experience into prototyping

Decades of experience have combined with leading-edge software to give Booyco Engineering world-class rapid prototyping capability. Known best for its customised heating, cooling and ventilation...

Rental equipment team exceeds customer expectations

RAND-AIR has successfully completed another back-to-back hire shut down for a long-standing platinum mine customer. The Rand-Air team created a detailed rental plan and carefully...

Boiler maintenance and troubleshooting best practice

BOILER systems are an integral part of a commercial building's central energy plant, typically comprising several devices located together, allowing for easy monitoring and...

New oil-free air compressor delivers maximum energy efficiency

THE new ZR/ZT90-160VSD air compressor range incorporates three cutting-edge technologies: advanced screw element, oil-free and Variable Speed Drive (VSD) —to present yet another unrivalled...

New partnership set enhance compressed air solutions

Integrated Air Solutions recently signed a partnership agreement with Italian piping and fittings manufacturing specialist, AIRCOM Piping Systems, in a bid to offer Southern...

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Malaysian energy company’s share transfer creates a pan-African group

PETRONAS has sold its 74% shareholding in Engen to Vivo Energy. Engen and Vivo Energy announced the completion of the transaction on 21 May...

Truck heavyweight launches more electric options in SA

IN line with Daimler Truck’s global ambition to offer 100% CO2 neutral trucks and buses by 2050, DTSA introduced its first fully battery electric...

Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

STELLANTIS, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s largest development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have concluded key milestones that...

SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

THE domestic automotive industry is celebrating the centenary of vehicle manufacturing in the country in 2024. In the Automotive Business Council (naamsa) Q1 2024...