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Custom mini substations for motor plant

DRY-type transformer specialist Trafo Power Solutions will supply two custom-engineered mini-substations to a significant motor plant expansion near Pretoria. The two units will be located...

Helping banks value and sell repossessed mining, construction equipment

APART from supplying new and used equipment, MHS Plant & Equipment also assists banks in both the valuation and disposal of any repossessed equipment,...

Prefab supremo announces shareholder buyout

KWIKSPACE, Africa’s largest supplier of manufactured and rented prefabricated buildings, has been purchased by Mauritius-based private equity company AIH Limited. AIH Limited is advised...

Concrete way to Maxi-mise your brick budget

THE Maxi Brick, from Technicrete, is a robust, cost-effective concrete brick that is particularly suited for use with single skin walls, which are often...

New tool shoots for chute reliability

BASED on its experience in manufacturing and maintaining transfer points, Weba Chute Systems has developed a reliability model that it says allows customers to...

Big updates for civils design software packages

AUTODESK, the multinational developer of software products and services for architecture, engineering, construction and other sectors, has announced the 2022 release of its Civil...

Call for urgent action in the race to decarbonise

THE world can accelerate climate action and halve carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030, but it will require urgent and sustained action. That was the...

Top civils awards winners and R30bn in new contracts announced

THE South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) hosted its annual awards ceremony recently, in a hybrid event both online and in-person at the...

Climate change goals help drive SA energy landscape evolution

By Jason van der Poel THE focus on clean energy in COP26 is helping to drive a number of welcome changes in the South African...

Lubricants leader eyes major growth in Africa

MOVING to a centralised new head office in Isando, Johannesburg and launching a unified product brand image in mid-November are key parts of a...

Engine maker doubles down on dealers in southern Africa

CUMMINS has increased its regional distribution network in southern Africa from six to 12 as part of an ongoing expansion of its dealer network...

You CAN go greener while still staying profitable

THE South African government has proposed limiting its annual greenhouse emissions to between 350 and 420 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent by 2030, though...

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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...