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Viscosity-compensated plastic flowmeter and switch for liquids

INSTROTECH is offering Kobold’s VKP plastic flowmeters that operate on a special suspended float principle with cylindrical measuring tube and spring-loaded float with orifice. The...

Steel Master Plan a good start, but key issues remain

By Ludovico Sanges, MD, Duferco THE Steel Industry Master Plan was signed on 11 June 2021 with the laudable aim of revitalising the country’s ailing...

Female Fusion: meet the ‘first women’ of welding

ALTHOUGH traditionally a male-dominated profession, welding is increasingly becoming the domain of women. From mining to maritime, fabrication and beyond, women are making headway...

‘World-class’ certification for welding institute lab

THE  Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) materials testing laboratory has achieved its South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) 5-year ISO 17025 renewal certification,...

Machine tool builder benefits from motion control solutions

EUROMAC, a global specialist in the design and manufacture of punching and bending machines, is benefitting from NSK ball screws, linear guides and bearings...

Why zinc fertilisers are key to better cereal-crop yields

By Simon Norton IN Sub-Saharan Africa, soil health concerns are largely due to poor nutrient supply in the soil. Increasing population pressure on agricultural land...

SA’s engine component remanufacturing ‘a national asset’

SOUTH Africa’s diesel engine component remanufacturing capability is a strategic national asset, which offers numerous advantages including job creation, cost effectiveness, environmental sustainability and...

Steel merchant confident of ‘unlawful’ duties court case win

MACSTEEL’S Chief Executive Officer, Mike Benfield is bullish about the company’s prospects of success in its court bid to overturn government’s “unlawful” safeguard extension...

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...

Slow manufacturing recovery bad news for steel, engineering sectors

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) is concerned about the slow pace of recovery in the manufacturing sector. According to the...

The weld is their oyster: bursary boost for rising stars

THE South African Institute of Welding (SAIW) has announced the winners of its internationally recognised welding student training bursaries worth R120 000 each. Fhumulani Netshakhuma...

Diesel engine component cleaning for OEMs

METRIC Automotive Engineering now offers a cleaning service to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the diesel engine component remanufacturing sector. “We found that few OEMs...

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R70bn green ammonia plant mega boost for NMB

IN what promises to be a significant economic boost for the Eastern Cape, a giant green ammonia export plant valued at $4.6 billion (R70...

Mayoral delegation updated on R1.2bn Gqeberha auto plant upgrade

NELSON Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Eugene Johnson visited Isuzu Motors South Africa’s Manufacturing plant recently to preview the R1.2-billion investment which will see the...

MOU signals EV focus for SA’s auto supply chain

THE Automotive industrial Development Centre Eastern Cape (AIDC EC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS). According...