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R30m revamp for EC water treatment works

BOSCH Projects has been appointed by the Blue Crane Route Municipality (BCRM) as consultants for the refurbishment of the water treatment works (WTW) for...

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...

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Kouga Municipality acts against suspected illegal sale of electricity

THE Kouga Municipality says it has recently become aware of acts of fraud and corruption relating to the illegal sale of electricity and suspended...

President must announce incentives for electric vehicles

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Ngqura terminal to speed up with 50 new haulers

THE Ngqura Container Terminal (NCT) has taken delivery of 50 new haulers to increase citrus loading rates as mid-season approaches, Transnet’s Eastern Cape Terminals...

SIU authorised to probe Nelson Mandela Bay lights contract

THE Special Investigating Unit confirmed on Monday that President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the unit to investigate allegations of serious maladministration in the affairs...