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Industrial 3D printing can be a quick, affordable solution

GLOBAL multidisciplinary engineering business UMP is one of the few companies in South Africa offering professional 3D industrial printing. From receiving an initial enquiry...

Joint effort explores technologies to help reduce carbon footprint of steel production

TATA Steel Ltd and global technology leader ABB have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and will work together to co-create innovative models and...

Game of Steel: Steel Awards 2023 to celebrate the power of steel past, present and future

NOMINATIONS for this year’s Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) Awards have featured in everything from local community newspapers to the Guinness Book...

Moving with new technology – and across Gqeberha

STARTING out in 2006 as a machine shop, AE Manufacturing moved to new, bigger premises in Deal Party earlier this year, out-growing its previous...

NMU welding process proves a breakthrough at UK nuclear research centre

NELSON Mandela University’s innovation hub, eNtsa recently proved its WeldCore technology is a match for the stringent quality requirements for safety-critical fabrications and repairs...

Energy savings from plastic injection moulding tech

WITH energy prices rising steeply, companies like automotive component, technical and packaging manufacturers which use plastic injection moulding have had to relook at the...

High-pressure valves to be fitted to water supply network in rural EC

THE Chris Hani district municipality in the Eastern Cape has placed a multimillion-rand order for high-pressure valves to complete the newly-laid bulk water supply...

Steel construction institute adds ‘brand for hire’ to the mix

AN innovative Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) initiative will give member companies and other industry professionals the opportunity to directly benefit from...

Resistance to fast-tracked EE Sector Targets grows

IN response to a call for public comment the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA), representing 18 employer organisations, who collectively...

The lack of qualified artisans is a constraint to economic growth

A FUNCTIONING economy must have a sufficient number of artisans if it is to fulfil its economic potential, says the human capital & skills...

World-class stainless steel producers lobby for increased local demand for their products

STIMULATING increased demand for South African stainless steel within key sectors such as mining, automotive and food and beverage is a key area of...

Institute shares knowledge for everyone in the steel value chain’s benefit, including engineers

AS the only institute of its kind in the region, the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC) is uniquely positioned to service its...

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Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

STELLANTIS, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s largest development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have concluded key milestones that...

SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

THE domestic automotive industry is celebrating the centenary of vehicle manufacturing in the country in 2024. In the Automotive Business Council (naamsa) Q1 2024...