SAIMechE strategic collaboration partnership with Mecad Technologies

The South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering (SAIMechE) is thrilled to announce our strategic collaboration partnership with Mecad Technologies providing members with access to a wide range of available engineering positions. With almost four decades of experience, the Mecad Group brings invaluable expertise to the table. Through Mecad Technologies’ talent acquisition department, MC Technology Staffing, […]

Turnkey Defence Solutions: Cape Town

“The Milkor 380 has reached a stage where it is ready to be deployed for operations to enhance aerial surveillance capabilities,” says Ghaazim Rylands, CEO of Milkor Integrated Systems in Cape Town. At the Paris Air Show 2023, Aerodata and Milkor solidified their commitment to cooperation with a Memorandum of Understanding resulting in the AeroForce […]

New and Improved Drives

BMG, which celebrates 50 years of business this year, has recently released the new Danfoss iC2-Micro Drive into the African market. This advanced system has been designed with new features for easy replacement of the VLT Micro Drive FC 51. “The new versatile iC2-Micro Drive which delivers superior motor control and mechanical brake performance, is […]

Pulp and Paper into Ethanol

A pioneering solution has been developed to convert cellulose fibre-rich waste from pulp and paper mill operations into ethanol using a specialised fermentation process. Ethanol is a versatile starting material that finds diverse application in the production of industrial chemicals, bio-based plastics and sustainable aviation fuel. The solution was announced in April by the Paper […]

Precise and Controlled Dosing

The Verder Group, a global leader in industrial pump solutions, has further fortified its dosing pumps range through a strategic acquisition of a majority stake in ITC, a prominent Spanish company renowned for its expertise in developing and manufacturing dosing pumps for agricultural and water treatment applications. This acquisition further strengthens Verder’s dosing pump pillar […]

Flow Switches for Pump Protection

“We recently introduced the FF type series flow switch which has applications specifically suited to the water, oils, gas, food and beverage sectors as well as in general industry where pump protection is required. Its 200-bar pressure and piston valve seat design makes it a unique flow switch for a variety of industry applications” says […]

Pump Rebuild Solutions

Pump Rebuild Solutions In the current economic climate, where reducing operating costs is paramount, IPR’s advanced pump servicing, repair, rebuild and refurbishment capabilities emerge as a critical solution for businesses seeking to enhance efficiency and reliability without the need for substantial new investments. This is according to Henru Strydom, Operations Manager at IPR, who says […]

Best-in-class Compressors

Danish multinational engineering group, Danfoss, headquartered in Denmark, has officially finalised its acquisition of BockCK GmbH. As of 1 March 2024, sales of Bock compressors to resellers, contractors and end users were transitioned to distribution partners, while certain key OEM customers will continue to be supported directly.  Bock’s products are available via partners such as […]

Engineering Career Day  

The SAlMechE_UJ Student Chapter hosted an engineering career day on Friday, 03 May 2024 at the University of Johannesburg APK Campus in collaboration with prestigious organisations, including SAIEE, EWB, ECSA, SAICE, UJCIVILS, and UJ Racing . This event marked a significant opportunity for both current UJ students and graduates to explore diverse career prospects and […]

Machine Learning in Robotics

Machine Learning in Robotics The integration of machine learning (ML) into robotics has the potential to revolutionise many industries, and in particular, the manufacturing sector. Productivity, efficiency, precision, and flexibility are of the essence in this industry and its incorporation into production processes is increasing at a rapid pace. Yaskawa South Africa, among others, is […]