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  • 2017
  • The 2017 Cefic European Facts & Figures provides an analysis of the latest competitive trends in the European chemical industry. (cefic.org)
  • Robyn Wilkinson 19th May 2017 While the information technology (IT) security systems available in South Africa are highly competitive, corporate spend on this aspect of business remains too low if the country is to keep up with international trends, says hacking and industrial espionage protection company Neworder Industries. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Dylan Slater 1st September 2017 Engineering and fabrication company Oro Projects is struggling to make headway in the engineering and fabrication industry, owing to a lack of support from government departments and financial support institutions, which have been vocal about their willingness to assist black-owned industry. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Victor Moolman 25th August 2017 Owing to the existence of pipes and tubes in the food and beverage industry with improper welds - making them more susceptible to the growth of micro bacteria and organisms - industrial product supplier Actum Industrial says the high-quality end results of its Orbitalum orbital cutting, bevelling. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke 16th June 2017 There is a growing need for the construction industry to become more environmentally aware, which includes considering solvent emissions, recycling and toxicity, and building materials supplier DenBraven national sales and marketing manager Michael Berg says the company has made higher. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke 16th June 2017 As the green-building groundswell takes hold globally, construction materials supplier AfriSam says industry can expect to several trends emerge this year. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Robyn Wilkinson 11th August 2017 While many medium-sized farms have been unable to weather the challenges facing the South African agricultural industry and have consequently been absorbed by larger commercial farms, smaller farmers are proving that it is possible to generate a sustainable income from a modest operation through. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Robyn Wilkinson 11th August 2017 Forward-thinking livestock farmers who are willing to embrace the use of new equipment in their operations will forge a way forward amid the economic and ecological hardships facing South Africa's agricultural industry, says Johannesburg-based industrial equipment provider Vermeer Equipment. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 4th August 2017 A delegation of international rail maintenance and rehabilitation professionals, together with an "unbeatable" line-up of thought leaders in Africa's transport sector will be in Durban, South Africa in October to address challenges faced by the rail fraternity in Africa. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Nica Schreuder 24th November 2017 Cost-cutting measures have been forced upon companies that wish to remain in business in the steel construction and cladding sector, however, this could have a major impact on product safety and performance, with price considerations often taking precedence over quality and safety. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 24th November 2017 This year's annual Steel Awards, hosted by the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction, showed excellent growth for the South African light steel frame building (LSFB) industry, with more than 25 000 m2 represented in category entries. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Simone Liedtke 17th November 2017 Although tank cleaning is considered a 'necessary evil' for any producer in the wine, brewery and beverage industry, South Africa-based industrial nozzle, pump and filter supplier Spray Nozzle says tank cleaning is required between batches to ensure that a reliable, uncontaminated, high-quality. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 17th November 2017 The food and beverage industry is continuously looking for solutions to increase production efficiency with extremely high system pressure applications becoming more common, especially in typical reverse osmosis applications for whey, wine and beer filtration. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Robyn Wilkinson 14th July 2017 The POWER-GEN & DistribuTECH Africa advisory board has gone to great lengths to ensure that this year's conference programme is tailored to meaningfully address the issues most relevant to Africa's power generation sector and supported by a showcase of suppliers who can practically assist in. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 14th July 2017 Last month multinational industrial machinery manufacturer Voith exhibited power industry solutions at the POWER-GEN Europe 2017 conference and exhibition, and one of the main features was its new variable speed drive (VSD), the VECO-Drive, intended to enhance the efficiency of rotating. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 14th July 2017 Given the financial constraints facing the oil and gas industry, the ability to rapidly access affordable power generation that does not tie up capital could be what is needed to jump-start exploration and development activities across Africa, says energy solutions provider APR Energy regional. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • News
  • Reggie Sikhakhane 8th June 2012 The global composites industry is expected to grow significantly over the next decade owing to the materials' advantageous properties, compared with that of traditional materials, pipe manufacturer and systems solutions provider Fiberpipe MD Hein Momberg tells Engineering News. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 2018
  • 26th October 2018 Petrochemicals giant Sasol and Indian companies UltraTech Cement, Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturers, Mahindra Heavy Engines and Godrej Industries and Associate Companies (Gilac) last month pledged to put energy efficiency at the heart of their business growth strategies by joining EP100. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Paige Müller 26th October 2018 Despite a significant improvement in the parameters outlined by current environmental policy - often diligently upheld by the local chemicals and petrochemicals industries - multidisciplinary engineering consultant SRK Consulting states that historic practices caused by lack of knowledge have. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Jessica Oosthuizen 28th September 2018 A change of attitude towards waste management and recycling is needed to effect a real and positive cultural shift in the sector, but cooperation and willingness to change behaviours is a significant obstacle, says waste management company Interwaste business development and marketing director. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Paige Müller 9th November 2018 Amid stringent health and hygiene standards in South Africa's food and beverage industry, bearings and power transmission products distributor, Bearings International (BI), offers the industry a bearing solution that will ensure the highest health and hygiene standards in food processing plants. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Terence Creamer 26th October 2018 An analysis of the Department of Energy's (DoE's) recommended plan in the draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018 (IRP 2018) shows that there will be a 30 000 net increase in employment in the electricity industry to 2030, despite a 100 000 fall in coal jobs over the period. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • petrochemicals
  • The petrochemicals programme defends the interests of petrochemical, plastic and styrenics manufacturers versus the various stakeholders, whilst acting as focal point for all related questions and issues and as an umbrella over the various sector groups. (cefic.org)
  • Africa's
  • Terence Creamer 10th October 2008 Apprentice numbers in South Africa's metals sector rose to over 4 000 for the first time since 1999 during 2008, Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (Seifsa) president Johan Fourie revealed at the weekend, adding that he was optimistic that intake levels would surpass 5. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Laura Tyrer 20th January 2006 The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) views the current threat to the South Africa's catalytic converter industry as a potential opportunity for growth, provided that sufficiently-attractive incentives are offered to raise the substantial investment that this. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • plastic pipe industry
  • Pimani Baloyi 17th January 2014 South African plastic pipe industry facilitator, the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (Sappma) has signed a memorandum of uderstanding (MoU) in November 2013 with the South African Institution of Civil Engineering (Saice) to expand its reach to the new generation of. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • pipe
  • Pimani Baloyi 17th January 2014 South African plastic pipe manufacturer Pipeflo has been expanding its presence in the African market to recover from the financial downturn that resulted from the high incidence of labour unrest in the mining industry in 2012, which has been recurring since, company founder and director Stefanus. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Jessica Hannah 14th January 2011 The Association of Steel Tube and Pipe Manufacturers (ASTPM) of South Africa reports that there are new technologies and products emerging in the industry. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Sapma
  • 1st October 2010 The local pumps sector is expected to reach its pre-recession volumes by the third or fourth quarter of 2011, reports South African Pump Manufacturers Association (Sapma) chairperson Gavin Doran. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 15th
  • Malusi Mkhize 15th January 2016 Representative body of the precast concrete industry the Concrete Manufacturers Association (CMA) says, it has decided to investigate the possibility of starting an independent mark scheme for its members in response to their battling to renew their South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) marks. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • 15th October 2010 Specialist in rubber and plastics technology ContiTech reports that it has tested its range of air actuators, which can be used in a vast array of industries, at ambient conditions inside a coal pulveriser. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • vast
  • Sashnee Moodley 3rd August 2012 The vast hose industry, which comprises both small and significant players, is undergoing a phase of consolidation, says specialised hose and coupling supplier Jachris COO Warwick Bouwer. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • Companies
  • Petronel Smit 27th August 2010 The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) recently honoured local companies applying innovative technologies with a positive impact on social infrastructure development, at the 2010 Construction Summit awards. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • In addition the database includes companies providing tools and services to the industry (such as suppliers, investors, institutes or professional service companies). (biotechgate.com)
  • support
  • Fully integrated with PwC's more than 5,100 global automotive professionals, Autofacts provides ongoing auto industry analysis our clients use to shape business strategy, assess implications and support a variety of operational decisions. (pwc.com)
  • Products
  • With a strong reputation for the highest quality, this sector has a diverse range of products from paints to fertilisers, automotive and aircraft components and plastic packaging. (advantageaustria.org)
  • local
  • Terence Creamer 29th July 2007 Large-scale value-added local manufacture had been identified as a top priority for the next two years, the President Thabo Mbeki said on Sunday, in his report back to the media on the outcomes of the mid-year Cabinet Lekgotla.He also revealed that embattled Trade and Industry Minister Mandisi. (engineeringnews.co.za)
  • company
  • With adverse industry conditions in South India, which is the stronghold for the company, affecting its margins and profitability for a few quarters n. (business-standard.com)
  • service
  • Since 1985, our market-tested approach, diverse service offerings and dedication to client service have made Autofacts a trusted advisor throughout the industry. (pwc.com)
  • Production
  • The ecology of industry is presented in terms of systems of production and consumption, taking into account the flows of material, energy, capital, and information. (powells.com)
  • issues
  • The Industry sectors exist alongside the Cefic horizontal programmes in order to address issues and pursue initiatives which are specific to individual industries. (cefic.org)
  • Located in key markets around the world, Autofacts is a team of dedicated specialists within PwC's Automotive practice who are focused on industry-specific issues and analysis. (pwc.com)
  • Association
  • 18th March 2011 The Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the German-African Business Association will jointly host a pavilion at the Pumps, Valves and Pipes Africa 2011 exhibition, taking place from June 7 to 9 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, in Midrand, Gauteng. (engineeringnews.co.za)