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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...

Stainless steel pump solution for Namibian mine

WHEN a mining operation in Namibia needed a dewatering solution, the corrosive coastal conditions and remote location called for the equipment to be wear-resistant...

Why plastic is fantastic for modern sewer systems

THE Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) hosted the fourth instalment of its popular Quality Workshops recently, focusing on various aspects related to...

Cutting-edge partnership delivers premium equipment, support to SA steel fabricators

TAIWAN-based capital equipment supplier Everising’s long-term collaboration with South African representative First Cut, has enabled local customers to successfully streamline their production equipment and...

Understanding fibre-reinforced plastic vents

LIQUID storage tanks are a crucial part of the chemical industry. With different types of chemicals having different characteristics and behaviours – it’s important...

Speed record: Printing on cables at over 60km/h

COMPANIES in the wire and cable industry are geared to quality and maximum output. The speed of the extrusion line is what determines production...

Holy guacamole! Pumps keep pace with avo-ricious demand

AVOCADOS are now among the world’s most popular superfoods, with much of the global appetite coming from lovers of pre-prepared guacamole. That’s according Watson-Marlow Fluid...

Load sensing bearings with fibreoptic sensors

SKF has released the world’s first commercial load sensing bearing based on its proprietary fibreoptic sensing technology. The first product streamlines the creation of rotating...

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Sweet success for Durban sugar factory project

Bosch Projects is a joint winner in the 2021 CESA Aon Engineering Excellence Awards, for the UCL 175 TCH Factory Expansion Project, in the...

Slow lane: road closure alert for N3

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

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...