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Oil & Gas

Oil spill shocker River clean-up may take 2 years

TRANSNET says it may take as long as two years to fully clean up the estimated 60 000 litres of crude oil which spilled...

Why this electricity industry ‘saviour’ is now a pariah

By Marcel Buckner SOMETIMES today’s hottest new product is tomorrow’s problem child, and this is true for sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), a man-made colourless, odourless gas...

New Westville HQ for condition monitoring company

CONDITION monitoring specialists, WearCheck, recently relocated their head office and main laboratory from Pinetown to Westville, just outside Durban. The company’s Durban transformer laboratory...

How gas can help businesses cut energy costs

THANKS to COVID-19 it’s now more important than ever for manufacturers to strike a balance between innovation and cost-saving. That’s according to Virtual Gas Network,...

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...

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...

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...

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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...