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Fibertex SA – specialists in the manufacture, supply and support of a comprehensive range of Geosynthetic products – hosted a ‘Women in Engineering Workshop’ at the KZN manufacturing plant recently. “Fibertex marked women’s month as a platform to showcase the company’s commitment to empowering through diversity,” explains Meera Govender, Technical Sales Engineer for Fibertex SA. […]

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BMG supplies an extensive range of hydraulic and pneumatic seals and sealing solutions for demanding environments. BMG is also the only official distributor for Hallite Seals International Ltd within Central and Southern Africa. “Hallite sealing systems are manufactured from robust materials which include nitrile rubbers, rubber and fabric compounds and thermoplastic elastomers – all proven […]

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HPE Africa has recently launched two new series of Hyundai excavators – the R480LC-9S range and R330LC-9S machines – designed for high performance in tough conditions in various industries, including construction, mining and quarrying and agriculture. “As part of our commitment to meeting exact market demand and to constantly improving our service standards, the HPE […]

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Hytec Hydraulics Botswana opens Service Centre

Hytec Hydraulics Botswana officially opened its Service Centre in Gaborone on 13 June 2019. Hytec Botswana is a dedicated member of the Botswana Chambers of Mines (BCM) and, as such, the official opening was attended by premier mining decision makers and stakeholders. As the largest manufacturer and supplier of hydraulic, pneumatic and automation components and […]

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Durban-harbour based material handling specialists, BLT WORLD, takes a look at how the investment in the latest dry-bulk cargo and container handling equipment, significantly improves efficiencies at ports and terminals and minimises the environmental impact of handling operations. “We have seen a global trend in port infrastructure improvement initiatives, for maritime authorities to consider many […]

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Autobax – automotive after-market specialists– celebrates 50 years of business this year.

“The company, which was established in 1969 as a modest engine parts agency, selling mainly pistons – was the first acquisition of Arnold Goldstone, CEO of Invicta Holdings Limited, in 1995,” explains John Black, managing director, Autobax. “Autobax, which now forms part of the Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) business segment of Invicta Holdings Limited, has […]

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The New Carbon Tax – Is your industry compliant?

As of 1 June 2019, the Carbon Tax Act, 2018 is in operation. South Africa is the worst polluter on the continent and the Carbon Tax is a milestone in government’s efforts to tackle climate change. The South African government has committed to reductions of greenhouse gas emissions of 34% by 2020 and 42% by […]

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Maxiflex’s capabilities now extended to underground ventilation mine doors

Maxiflex is proud to introduce an innovative and robust range of underground ventilation mine doors to valued customers in Southern Africa’s mining sector. Mine sustainability hinges not only on meeting production levels but also on maintaining high safety standards. Subsequently, this industry is relentless in its efforts to find solutions to create an ever-safer working […]

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Finding fault: determining the true cause of premature bearing failure

Premature bearing failure is often blamed on ‘white etching cracks’ – but looking deeper for the true underlying cause will lead to a more effective solution, says Erik Vegter, Senior Scientist for Fatigue Modelling and Testing at SKF. Modern manufacturing practices, and techniques such as predictive maintenance, have helped to make premature bearing failure a […]

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Vert Energy – sole distributors for Leroy-Somer in Southern Africa

Vert Energy – sole distributors for Leroy-Somer in Southern Africa – supplies and supports the entire LS range, which includes standard and adapted AC and DC motors, geared and brake motors, variable speed drives and alternators. “Leroy-Somer’s motor, drive and automation solutions focus on maximising energy savings, enhancing performance and safety and optimising productivity in […]