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  • 2017
  • 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)
  • paint
  • This work is centered in countries not currently restricting lead use in paint, and IPPIC has committed to support industry outreach and education efforts in key regions. (ippic.org)
  • To this end, IPPIC supports the UN's Lead Paint Alliance 'Model Law,' as a useful starting point for both government and industry to collaborate on developing restrictions that ensure widespread and verifiable compliance. (ippic.org)
  • IPPIC provides a forum for information exchange and cooperation on the major issues and priorities facing the paint and printing ink industries worldwide. (ippic.org)
  • For information about IPPIC and the activities it is involved in on behalf of the global paint and coatings industry, go to www.ippic.org . (ippic.org)
  • Chartered Institut
  • 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)
  • local
  • 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)
  • Positive
  • 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)