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Could this spell the end for the ball valve-actuator combo?

THE recently launched co-axial VIP EVO Valve from Italy-based OMAL provides the lowest cost of ownership with a life expectancy 10 times that of...

Space-saving inline pump for buildings, complexes

KSB has introduced the pump it says industrial engineers and building managers have been asking for to reduce space requirements and ease of maintenance...

Mobile pumphouses make for more flexible tailings management

PUMPING slurry to tailings facilities requires a solution that can move as the dam expands to make room for additional tailings, making a mobile...

The tech behind big board maker’s big MFB press upgrade

TECTRA Automation provided all the pneumatic and vacuum equipment required for the installation and commissioning of PG Bison’s sixth melamine faced board (MFB) press....

How future-proofed equipment can boost paper, pulp and board manufacturing

by Darryl Macdougall THE paper, pulp and board manufacturing industries are key economic contributors to the South African economy. Direct contributions are measured in gross...

Pumped about the promise of innovation

AS a supplier of spraying and high-pressure pumping products, Durban-based Hawk Pumps often receives customer requests which are out of the ordinary. That’s according to...

New pump seal technology

Viking Pump have developed a new sealing technology for their extensive range of Universal Seal series pumps – the O-Pro Seal. As the name suggest,...

Quieter, more productive surface rock drills

ATLAS Copco’s new Surface Rock Drills, the SRD range, offer reliability, efficiency, minimum maintenance, rapid service and low operating costs. That’s according to Atlas Copco...

Trash pumps ideal for dirty water with large solids

DEWATERING activities on large construction and infrastructure project sites is not always a simple task. In fact, pumping dirty water containing large amounts of...

Hydraulics heavyweights up their repair game

UNSCHEDULED and extended downtime are two setbacks that production managers do their best to avoid. To help extend uptime in all hydraulic equipment, machinery...

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,...

‘Paper trail’ of success helps seal plum Durban mill deal

THE combination of a long-standing relationship with a pulp and paper mill  and excellent teamwork on the part of Rand-Air Durban’s team ensured that...

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Municipality opens multi-million rand automotive hub

TRADING conditions for 33 informal traders and entrepreneurs who were previously operating under makeshift stalls have been transformed for the better following the official...

April / May 2021

The KZN Industrial & Business News is the only industrial publication of its kind dedicated to the region providing suppliers to industry with a...

Pothole patcher hailed a ‘game changer’ for SA roads and SMEs

KWAZULU-Natal-based Shisalanga Construction, known for road building innovations like using recycled plastic in asphalt, has now turned its attention to the nationwide pothole problem,...

Custom cluck trucks transport chicks in style

THE largest independent, non-integrated, day-old chick supplier in Southern Africa, Eagles Pride Hatchery, has taken delivery of two Serco-built truck bodies designed specifically for...