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Rope access makes easy work of EC gas sphere inspection project

THE benefit of rope access for routine industrial inspection work was again demonstrated when leading rope access specialist Skyriders Access Specialists successfully completed a...

US vertical inspection tech for tank farm maintenance

WHEN a large petrochemical tank farm depot in Germiston was investigating alternative maintenance methods that are cost-effective as well as quick and flexible, it...

Every drop counts for Coega auto component supplier

Gqeberha automotive components supplier Q-Plas saved 171.72 kilolitres of water between August and October 2021 through rainwater harvesting, enough to fill 34 of the...

Tanks a lifesaver for hospitals in water crisis

SOUTH African hospitals have no choice but to operate in the face of our ongoing water crisis and failing water infrastructure. Despite efforts by the South...

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...

Field trials for storage tank inspection robots

ELECTROCOMPONENTS plc recently announced that Project nautilUS – a robotic platform for non-destructive testing (NDT) on petrochemical storage tanks – has entered the validation...

Intelligent wash-and-clean solutions

INDUSTRIES in South Africa today need more than just a robust and powerful washing and cleaning solution; they need one which will support companies’...

Are robots about to revolutionise storage tank inspections?

ELECTROCOMPONENTS PLC is working with UK-based consortium Project nautilUS on a robot project they believe will revolutionise inspections of petrochemical storage tanks. Project nautilUS has...

Risky business – is water part of your business risk assessment?

Business leaders plan to avert the biggest risks that could impact their company, but as COO of Abeco Tanks, Mannie Ramos Jnr observes, water...

No medical oxygen shortage in COVID-ravaged EC, supplier insists

AS health workers in the Eastern Cape battle to cope with a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Afrox, the only supplier of medical...

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...

PE tank farm closure to go ahead as work halts on replacement facility

THE decommissioning of the Port Elizabeth tank farm is to go ahead. That’s according to the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), which said it...

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SONA highlighted the need to bridge the digital divide for youth dividends in South Africa

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Citrus exports stand to benefit from a new shipping option

THE Citrus Growers Association of Southern Africa (CGA) welcomes the announcement that a leading international shipping line, Hapag-Lloyd, will be offering citrus export services...