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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...

Bumps in the road but innovators keep eyes on prize

TWO Wits University innovators may have hit a bump in the road towards commercialising their novel process for the recovery of platinum group metals...

Faster drilling with variable high-pressure compressors

IN a first for Rand-Air, the company has acquired Atlas Copco DrillAir Y1260 variable high-pressure (21 to 35 bar) compressors. According to the company, these...

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...

New spindle bearings for high speed, high precision machine tools

NSK presented its new Robustride cylindrical roller bearings for the spindle drives of high speed, high precision machine tools at the recent EMO Hannover...

SA launch for ground-breaking new drill

ELB Equipment recently became the launch client for one of the blasting and mining world’s most eagerly anticipated drills in recent times. The new Furukawa...

Advanced hydraulic bolt tensioning tools

BMG’s Nord-Lock bolting solutions now include Boltight hydraulic bolt tensioning tools, which are used to tighten bolts simultaneously, ensuring even preload in industrial applications...

Piston compressors for light duty use

FROM DIY enthusiasts and entrepreneurs to small and mid-sized businesses, air compression is often a critical commodity that is integral to the core business...

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A Sage new way for SMEs to automate business accounting

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