August / September 2019

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics


Advanced hydraulic bolt tensioning tools

BMG’s Nord-Lock bolting solutions now include Boltight hydraulic bolt tensioning tools, which are used to tighten bolts simultaneously, ensuring even preload in industrial applications and extreme environments, where bolt load accuracy is critical. “...

SA launch for ground-breaking new drill

ELB Equipment recently became the launch client for one of the blasting and mining world’s most eagerly anticipated drills in recent times. The new Furukawa DCR22 is a collaboration between a local copper mine, distributor ELB Equipment and Furukawa,...

Food & Beverage


Are these bulk food bags the ultimate pallet cleanser?

WITH increasingly stringent regulations in the global supply chain, the logistics industry is taking a closer look at the relationship between wooden pallets and food safety. In response to demand from customers, single-operator pallet-free bulk bag...

Food lubricant certifications – a crucial health factor

By Giles Cutter THE listeriosis outbreaks, while not lubricants related, brought food safety into sharp focus. Lubricants are an integral part of the food production process and companies need to be serious about reviewing the risks. However, there...

Property – Commercial & Industrial


Surge in popularity of light steel frame building

THE growth trajectory and increase in the popularity of light steel frame building (LSFB) in South Africa has been nothing short of remarkable. That’s according to John Barnard, Director of the South African Steel Frame Association (SASFA), a divisi...

New Umhlanga HQ for pulp and paper heavyweight

THE landmark Glass House Office Building located on Umhlanga Rocks Drive, north of Durban is set to be revitalised with the inclusion of a new blue-chip tenant: Sappi. The forestry, pulp and paper group has signed a long lease with owners JT Ross Pro...

Pumps, Valves, Pipes & Fittings


New electrical position indicator for high-purity valves

GEMÜ says its new C12A electrical position indicator offers intelligent process automation in the chemical and semiconductor industry. The position indicator is available as a mounting part for the pneumatically operated Gemü C50 iComLine diaphragm...

Helping water and wastewater industries meet local content

AVK Valves Southern Africa is helping key players in the in the water and wastewater treatment sectors comply with the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) requirements for local content. Since 2016 following a R300-million local investment driv...