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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...

Pumping up the volume in lubrication management

SKF has developed a hydraulic barrel pump for large automatic lubrication systems, which it says helps reduce the risk of machinery failure. The BPH30 pump...

Collab delivers custom mixer for KZN feed producer

WHEN specialist feed-milling original equipment manufacturer, Dalein Agriplan, was tasked with designing a one-of-a-kind high-speed, high-capacity mixer for a leading South African animal feed...

Robust planetary gearboxes for long service

THE G3 full line of planetary gearboxes from Zest WEG are among the world’s most robust and capable of running for 10 years before...

Helping ensure high efficiency in wet and dry cooling towers

BMG’s electromechanical team plays an important role in ensuring the dependable operation of wet and dry cooling towers, through the supply and support of...

Genset failure can cost companies dearly during load-shedding

A back-up power supply such as gensets is critical to reduce overall electricity demand during load-shedding. However, it is vital that such important equipment...

New power partnership for supply of industrial engines

VERT Energy has been appointed by Yanmar as the official distributors in Southern Africa for Yanmar industrial engines. Vert Energy’s Sales and Marketing Director, Ryan...

B2B online shopping platform launched

BMG has launched its new web-based shopping platform, BMG Online, which it says makes doing business in the industrial sector even easier. “Although the planning,...

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance

The real cost of inadequate infrastructure maintenance THERE is a direct link between well-functioning infrastructure and a country’s economy, writes Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW-Eurodrive Every...

Counterfeit bearings – know the risks

COUNTERFEIT bearings are a global issue, with all markets susceptible to the temptations that lead to buying these low-quality products. Bearings manufacturer, NSK explains...

Quick repair puts steel mill’s turbine generator back to work

A 40 MW turbine generator from ArcelorMittal’s Vanderbijlpark works was repaired on a fast track schedule by Actom Turbo Machines. The emergency repairs were required...

Partnership to tap new lubrication markets

LUBRICATION Engineers (LE) South Africa has partnered with Umuzi Engineers to tap the potential in new markets. Colin Ford, Managing Director at LE South Africa,...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

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THE road closure caused by the reconstruction of the slow lane on the busy N3 Durban-bound from Sanctuary Road to Link Road in Town...

Truck body builder bullish about growth prospects

BUSINESS at truck body and trailer-building company Serco has improved this year compared with 2020 but is still below that achieved in 2019. This is...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

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