• Cutting-edge Olympus Xcellence

    Olympus has a highly versatile range of cutting-edge research microscope systems. The Xcellence line covers advanced live cell techniques such as real-time high-speed imaging, TIRFM & HILO (cell-TIRF), photo control such as FRAP, FLIP and photo activation (cell-FRAP), and laser spinning disc confocal (cell-SPIN). More importantly, the Olympus Xcellence range ...


New battery powered digital temperature gauges

Instrotech has on offer Kobold’s DTE series of digital temperature gauges.  This series offers a wide range of industrial and analytical possibilities for applications where high accuracy and clear indication is required, and where alarm control and displayed messaging is either useful or a requirement as in controlled environments such as hospitals and scientific laboratories. […]

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“Is the food industry doing enough to prevent the spread of deadly diseases?”

The recent Listeriosis outbreak has drawn attention to the importance of an industry that usually stays out of the spotlight, but that has the capacity to save lives. (more…)

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Slurry pumps push the boundaries of reliability

KSB Pumps and Valves has busted the ‘slurry pumps have short lifespans’ myth with the ongoing success of its Navachab Gold Mine installation in Namibia, where 10 of its LSA slurry pumps have operated for nearly a year without incident. (more…)

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Lego-like modularisation could put Mozambique’s LNG projects back on track

With its remarkable gas reserves, Mozambique has the potential to move from its current emergency power dependency to become a regional supply hub in under a decade. Its considerable natural gas reserves, estimated in 2014 to be around the 100 trillion cubic feet (Tfc), see it well positioned to meet the growing world demand for […]

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eltherm South Africa lands Kathu solar plant heat tracing contract

eltherm South Africa has been awarded the electrical heat tracing (EHT) system design and installation contract for the 100 MW Kathu Solar Park CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) plant in the Northern Cape. The contract also confirms eltherm’s dominance in the provision of EHT for CSP plants worldwide. (more…)

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Yokogawa releases device lifecycle management

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announced the introduction*1 of Device Lifecycle Management, a new for the management of information on plant assets. This is an information management support service for the digitised asset data of the IIoT era. The Device Lifecycle Management service allows customers to digitalise the management of all device information and helps […]

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Local firm to use cloud seeding technology to maximise water availability

By making use of the latest advancements in rain-enhancing technology, Middelburg based firm, WAS seeks to use cloud seeding to increase precipitation. Cloud seeding is the process of applying chemicals such as dry ice or silver iodide to clouds in order to stimulate precipitation, thereby creating rainfall. This is done through the creation of ice […]

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Efficient cleaning technologies from Nilfisk boost profitability

Large South African companies spend between 70% and 80% of total cleaning costs on associated labour, according to industry experts Nilfisk. For businesses looking to implement financial efficiencies within their operations, this insight provides an interesting perspective on commercial cleaning. (more…)

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Lateral flow system for routine pathogen screening

Hygiena offers the DuPont Lateral Flow System (LFS) tests designed to detect Listeria, Salmonella & E.coli on environmental surfaces and in a variety of ready-to-eat foods (such as deli meats, chicken nuggets, pepperoni, hot dogs, chicken salad and potato salad), dairy products (such as ice cream, soft cheese and milk), and fish products (such as […]

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Yokogawa releases Exaquantum R3.10 plant information management system

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (Tokyo: 6841) announces the release of Exaquantum R3.10. This latest version of the Exaquantum plant information management system comes with stronger security and improved compatibility through the support of OPC Unified Architecture (OPC-UA)*, the latest OPC communication standard. (more…)

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