Taking its Rental Business Underground

“In line with our core strategy to be the hire partner of choice for a wide range of industrial sectors across Southern Africa, we have put in place a three-year plan which has already seen a significant investment in over 65 new rental machines this year,” says Rand-Air Fleet Manager, Craig Swart.  “This has boosted […]

Ready-to-Connect Water Pressure Booster Systems

A ready-to-connect pressure booster system with the ability to assist municipalities struggling with water reticulation has been introduced to the local market by pump manufacturer, KSB Pumps and Valves. The KSB Delta Macro type series is designed for large flow rates with a maximum rate per system able to perform at 960 m3/h and the […]

Advanced Pivot Pin Technology

BMG’s Nord-Lock range of bolting solutions includes Expander System pivot pin components that comprise advanced pivot pin technology, to offer dependable solutions that combat the challenges of lug wear in diverse industries. Pivots, which are at the centre of any rotational movement, often experience lug wear, which occurs due to the clearance between the bore […]

Urgent Water Bypass Solution

There was no time to lose when dewatering specialist Integrated Pump Rental took a call from a long-standing customer recently; a vital pump station had gone down and they needed help urgently. “The customer’s pump station was being refurbished, and its two pumps unexpectedly went down,” recalls Andre Strydom, rental development manager at Integrated Pump […]

Digitalisation in Drive Technology

BMG’s Nord predictive maintenance solutions offer fast, efficient and comprehensive evaluation of analogue and digital data, to enhance the operational efficiency and safety of machines. The intelligent PLC in Nord drive technology forms the basis for condition monitoring and predictive maintenance. “Our specialists use predictive maintenance as a methodical continuation of condition maintenance, with the […]

New Range of Double Diaphragm Pumps

The Verder Group has expanded its range of Verderair diaphragm pumps with the launch of the e-Pure electrically-driven double diaphragm pump series. Launched globally in April, these pumps are available locally as well as for Africa through Verder Pumps South Africa and its distribution network. According toMD, Darryl Macdougall, “The e-Pure series is a sustainable […]

Entire Suite of Numerical Analysis Tools

Steinmuller Africa, is now positioned to take its suite of process, mechanical & piping engineering services to a wider range of industries. The company’s numerical analysis, part of its process engineering offering for boilers and heat exchange equipment in power plants countrywide, is used to accurately analyse the fluid dynamic behaviour of almost any boiler […]

Drones for Boiler Inspection at Power Station

The benefits of using advanced drone technology for inspecting boiler internals at a power station were on full display when rope access specialist, Skyriders Access Specialists (Pty) Ltd, recently undertook a project in the Nkangala district of Mpumalanga. The Elios SkyEye drone clearly demonstrated not only how accurate and efficient this technology is, but also […]

How Expensive are Cheap Lubricants?

My grandfather on my father’s side was born between the two world wars and just before the great depression of 1929 to 1933. Like most people of his generation, they learnt to save what you can and not be wasteful with money. One such practice was to fix something yourself rather than pay someone to […]