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New TLBs help keep pipeline project green during the lockdown

KEEPING its customers up-and-running during the lockdown and providing them with the same level of service and support that they are accustomed to has...

Wireless tech boosts automated machine monitoring

SKF has teamed up with connectivity experts LumenRadio to create a new wireless monitoring system, measuring vibration and temperature. The “SKF Enlight Collect IMx-1...

Helping refiners keep workers and surrounding communities safer

EMERSON’S new DataManager software v8.2 helps refiners monitor corrosion of hydrofluoric (HF) acid alkylation units which, the company says, helps to prevent costly, unplanned...

Managing welding costs by optimising shielding gas mixtures

Manufacturing costs have increased significantly in the last few years due to a number of external factors. The current challenge for manufacturers is to...

Mobile modular unit to disinfect streets in COVID-19 hotspots

THYSSENKRUPP Industrial Solutions South Africa (TKISSA) is to provide low cost, robust, mobile units to dilute and spray disinfectant for use in COVID-19 hotspots. That’s...

Water company lands plum treatment chemicals contract

AQUAMARINE Water Solutions has been appointed sole distributor of the Aquatech range of MEMGARD water treatment chemicals in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. According to...

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...

Compact butterfly valves for demanding industrial use

BMG’s Fluid Technology division supplies and supports an extensive range of components for fluid technology systems and general industrial applications. These products include valves,...

Turbo-charged service earns award from petrochem giant

PETROCHEMICAL heavyweight Sasol has recognised Actom Turbo Machines with one of its top 2019 awards for exceptional service in repair, refurbishment and ongoing maintenance. The...

Using flare gas to generate power in the oil-and-gas sector

WHILE the production of oil has grown by roughly 30% over the past two decades, the climate impact of flare gas, typically considered a...

Rope access for industrial cleaning applications

REDUCED maintenance downtime and a faster turnaround in a safe environment has resulted in the increased popularity of rope access for industrial cleaning applications. That’s...

Bearing isolators for safe operation in harsh conditions

BMG’s range of Garlock Klozure bearing isolators offers dependable protection for pumps, electric motors, gear boxes, fans and other bearing-supported industrial equipment used in...

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Ontex, a leading international personal hygiene group, wanted to achieve a high level of safety and efficiency for machine maintenance interventions. Read how Brady...

Fuel prices head for record highs

SOARING international oil prices have set the stage for yet another hefty hike in fuel prices. That’s the warning from the Automobile Association (AA),...

R500m roads upgrade for Buffalo City

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is to pump an estimated R500 million into a road infrastructure project in the Buffalo City Metropolitan...

Bakkie maker says YES again to youth employment

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has this week welcomed the next group of Youth Employment Service (YES) candidates. The YES programme, which was launched by...