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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...

New high head pump series holds its head high

ATLAS Copco has unveiled its new PAC H pump series, which features a maximum head size of 150m, a maximum flow of up to...

Why this electricity industry ‘saviour’ is now a pariah

By Marcel Buckner SOMETIMES today’s hottest new product is tomorrow’s problem child, and this is true for sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), a man-made colourless, odourless gas...

How gas can help businesses cut energy costs

THANKS to COVID-19 it’s now more important than ever for manufacturers to strike a balance between innovation and cost-saving. That’s according to Virtual Gas Network,...

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...

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...

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7 000th unit assembled at Coega truck plant

FAW Trucks ended the month of April on a high note when the 7 000th locally assembled vehicle rolled out of its Coega manufacturing plant....

Metals, engineering indaba to tackle SA power supply problems

THE Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba, which takes place on 24 and 25 May at the IDC Auditorium in Sandton will probe the...

Does extension of COVID loan scheme mean it’s a failure?

By Thakhani Masindi THE National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the Banking Association South Africa launched the Loan Guarantee Scheme on 12...

Desalination plant won’t be enough to avert NMB water crisis, chamber warns

ORGANISED business in Nelson Mandela Bay has welcomed the Council’s recent green light for the construction of a seawater desalination plant but warned that...