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Top certification for automation components

VALVE specialist Gemü has had a further three of its intelligent automation components certified with UL approval: The Gemü 1235 and Gemü 1236 electrical...

3D laser scanner takes surveying to the next level

BOSCH Munitech’s new Faro S150 Plus scanner - the first of its kind in South Africa - is designed to capture up to two...

New butterfly valves 4IR ready

VALVE specialist Gemü has redesigned its butterfly valves and now offers the Gemü R480 Victoria in wafer version. According to the company, a team from...

Novel impeller, throatbush combo boosts wear life

USING a novel integrated design approach, Weir Minerals engineers developed the Warman WRT impeller and throatbush combination, which the company says delivers significant wear...

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...

Stainless steel pump solution for Namibian mine

WHEN a mining operation in Namibia needed a dewatering solution, the corrosive coastal conditions and remote location called for the equipment to be wear-resistant...

Why plastic is fantastic for modern sewer systems

THE Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) hosted the fourth instalment of its popular Quality Workshops recently, focusing on various aspects related to...

Cutting-edge partnership delivers premium equipment, support to SA steel fabricators

TAIWAN-based capital equipment supplier Everising’s long-term collaboration with South African representative First Cut, has enabled local customers to successfully streamline their production equipment and...

Understanding fibre-reinforced plastic vents

LIQUID storage tanks are a crucial part of the chemical industry. With different types of chemicals having different characteristics and behaviours – it’s important...

Speed record: Printing on cables at over 60km/h

COMPANIES in the wire and cable industry are geared to quality and maximum output. The speed of the extrusion line is what determines production...

Holy guacamole! Pumps keep pace with avo-ricious demand

AVOCADOS are now among the world’s most popular superfoods, with much of the global appetite coming from lovers of pre-prepared guacamole. That’s according Watson-Marlow Fluid...

Load sensing bearings with fibreoptic sensors

SKF has released the world’s first commercial load sensing bearing based on its proprietary fibreoptic sensing technology. The first product streamlines the creation of rotating...

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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...