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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...

Locally built compressed air dryer launched

THE impact of COVID-19 on the compressed air market has been significant, with the ability of importers to bring in equipment stocks severely affected...

Locally made ventilators set to save lives throughout Africa

LOCAL production of bridge ventilators for the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) is in full swing at ESG Medical Equipment’s manufacturing facility in Johannesburg. Gavin...

Mega power generator unit for KZN mine

BABCOCK, a leading provider of standby and prime power generation solutions, has installed the largest Volvo Penta powered synchronised standby power generator system in...

Second nitrogen plant for Empangeni

AIR Products recently commissioned a second nitrogen production unit at Tronox Mineral Sands in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal. The plant will be owned and operated by Air...

Save energy costs with efficient VFDs

BUSINESSES can realise significant savings on their total energy costs by replacing older motor starters with energy-efficient variable frequency drives (VFDs). That’s according to William...

Farmers, awards judges go nuts over local invention

A local invention that promises to revolutionise one of KwaZulu-Natal’s key agricultural crops is up for a prestigious African engineering prize. Adrian Padt, owner of...

Getting the drop on contaminants and heat

THE ineffective control of dust and insects, coupled with variances in temperature, result in hygiene as well as health and safety compliance problems. And...

Turn your tube-bending and end-forming into a production pipeline

CONVENTIONAL production-line steel processing dictates that one part is made at a time. Parts are processed sequentially and eventually become part of a larger...

Compressor adds oomph to wind tunnel tests

EARLIER this year, over a period of five weeks, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria hired a Rand-Air compressor to...

Accurate relative humidity and high temp measurements in harsh environments

MANY industrial processes involve high temperatures, often combined with harsh and corrosive environments. These types of conditions are not normally the best environment for...

Mobile CO2 measuring device

THE measurement of CO2 emissions throughout industry is a critical activity. Across many industries CO2 leaks in equipment resulting from non-maintenance, mechanical damage or...

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Durban refinery could be closed for months after fire

IT is likely to be several months before the Engen refinery in Durban, shut down after a fire on 4 December 2020, is operating...

Bounce back for truck builder

BUSINESS at leading South African truck and trailer building company, Serco, has recovered strongly in the last quarter of 2020 with prospects for 2021...

Harnessing water from the sea

With the global demand for clean, safe and reliable water, coupled with rising populations and urbanization, the water industry in South Africa faces unprecedented...

Economic uptick good news for M&E sector

THE Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) has welcomed the uptick in economic activity, as reflected in the positive GDP growth...