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Schneider Electric presents at Wits Electrical Engineering conference

Schneider Electric presented two papers at the 26th Southern African Universities Power and Engineering Conference (SAUPEC 2018), hosted by the School of Electrical and Information Engineering of the University of the Witwatersrand, in conjunction with the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) from 24-26 January. (more…)

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The legal storage and disposal requirements for generators of used oil

Used oil is a common by-product of mechanised processes in all industry sectors, and because of its harmful properties it is classified as a hazardous waste. Used lubricants contain harmful compounds and carcinogens that can easily contaminate the environment, especially if thrown down drains, into landfills or onto the ground. (more…)

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Mine Closures: “Responsibility and Opportunity”

Mine closures are more complicated and costly than stakeholders ever realise. South Africa has more than 6 000 abandoned mines. Major mines often sell their assets to junior miners who don’t have the resources to close successfully. All mining companies will need to be aware of coming new environmental legislation (which will replace the NEMA […]

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Schneider Electric accelerates fight against climate change at One Planet Summit

Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, joined other sustainability leaders to support and accelerate the common fight against climate change at the One Planet Summit. Two years to the day after the adoption of the Paris Agreement, and following COP23, President of France Emmanuel Macron organised the milestone summit […]

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Smartest way to determine acid number

Mettler Toledo’s Thermotrode sensor accurately determines the Acid Number (AN) of a wide range of petrochemical products with a fast and straightforward method. With its very fast response time and high resolution, it is the perfect choice for speeding up daily analyses. (more…)

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Control pipettes with SmartStand and EasyDirect software

Mettler Toledo’s Rainin SmartStand and EasyDirect software offers an intelligent, highly scalable pipette asset management system that helps busy lab proactively handle compliance and save time on recordkeeping and reporting. (more…)

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Industry in KwaZulu-Natal welcomes arrival of natural gas

The natural gas revolution continues: Commercial-scale supplies of compressed natural gas will soon be available to industry in KwaZulu-Natal, with gas supplier Virtual Gas Network (VGN), a division of CNG Holdings, currently setting up shop and targeting 2018 for the first natural gas deliveries. (more…)

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PMPS pumps into mining

With its Rotho peristaltic hose pump, the most commonly used pump to move viscous and high solid content liquids without clogging, PMPS, a packaged metering and pumping solutions provider in South Africa, is offering a new and unrivalled pumping solution to the local mining sector. (more…)

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Peak Scientific expands presence in Europe

Peak Scientific, the global leader in gas generation for analytical laboratories, has vastly expanded its presence in Europe, where it is already recognised as a market-leader. In the last six months, the fast-growing company, which already has offices worldwide, has opened several new offices on the continent and increased its number of direct customer support […]

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Beating competition through high quality products and superior service

To be ahead of competition, especially larger plastic pipe providers, Plasti-Tech Piping Systems, supplier of world class thermoplastic piping systems and related products to industry in southern and sub-Saharan Africa, offers superior service levels and a complete range of high-quality pipe products. (more…)

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