October / November 2019

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Chemical & Allied Industries


At the forefront of the forecourt since 1961

AFTER a move to new premises late last year, Prowalco Tatsuno, a Bud Group Company, continues to boast the largest and most sophisticated pump-service infrastructure on the African continent. That’s according to CEO Annali May, who added that the c...

New conductive low-extractable multilayer tubing system without fluoropolymer inner layer

EVONIK Industries, Essen, a global supplier of polyamide 12 for multilayer plastic tubing systems, is expanding its product range to include the MLT 4840 multilayer tubing system, another low-extractable conductive system for fuel lines. Its specia...

Green Industries & Renewable Energy


Sustainable, cost-efficient surface treatment for aluminum processors

NEW reach compliant Bonderite products for etch passivation and corrosion protection are chromium-free, allow the toxicity labeling to be removed, and reduce the user’s carbon footprint thanks to fewer active steps. In addition, they also provide sig...

FMCG giant’s big pledge to help beat plastic waste

FORGING partnerships to alleviate pressure on the environment and to drive an inclusive circular economy is at the core of consumer goods heavyweight, Unilever’s, strategy to promote plastic stewardship. The multi-national has confirmed that by 202...

Heating, Cooling & Ventilation


Next generation of mechanical vapor recompression

TLT-Turbo GmbH, a global ventilation fans and systems manufacturer, has launched a new range of mechanical vapour recompression (MVR) fans, with ceramic hybrid bearings that provide an exceptionally long operational lifespan. Integrating the latest v...

Compressor adds oomph to wind tunnel tests

EARLIER this year, over a period of five weeks, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria hired a Rand-Air compressor to provide an auxiliary airflow for its Medium Speed Wind Tunnel (MSWT). "Although this type of hire i...

Materials Handling & Bulk Handling


Lifting equipment configured to order

KONECRANES South Africa can supply overhead cranes and support equipment to customer requirements whilst still utilising standardised components through their ‘configure-to-order’ (CTO) crane design system and our range of CXT wire rope hoists. That...

KZN miner crushes coal production goals thanks to new mobile machine

WHEN a KwaZulu-Natal mining company wanted to increase their average monthly processed coal production from around 20 000 tons a month to just over 60 000 tons, they knew this would be impossible without a significant investment in new machines. Th...

Plastics & Rubber


New conductive low-extractable multilayer tubing system without fluoropolymer inner layer

EVONIK Industries, Essen, a global supplier of polyamide 12 for multilayer plastic tubing systems, is expanding its product range to include the MLT 4840 multilayer tubing system, another low-extractable conductive system for fuel lines. Its specia...

FMCG giant’s big pledge to help beat plastic waste

FORGING partnerships to alleviate pressure on the environment and to drive an inclusive circular economy is at the core of consumer goods heavyweight, Unilever’s, strategy to promote plastic stewardship. The multi-national has confirmed that by 202...

Zululand


New port helicopters take flight

A guard of honour and ceremonial flyover were among the activities marking the official launch in Richards Bay recently of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) two new port helicopters. The event was attended by dignitaries including KwaZulu-N...

Ringing the Bell on closer government engagement

THE KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government took its first steps towards achieving its goal of stimulating the manufacturing sector by visiting Bell Equipment’s factory in Richards Bay recently to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the secto...