NEO Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in-situ – the LaserGas 11 SP H2

Global first from Neo Monitors and RTS Africa – real-time in-situ hydrogen monitoring – a major boost for petrochemical and refinery process control engineers

The reliable in-situ measurement of hydrogen in multiple gas process streams is something that refinery and petrochemical plant process control engineers would like to have been able to do previously, but have never had the capability to, until this year. (more…)

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KSB Pumps and Valves has become the first OEM pump manufacturer to receive Level 1 B-BBEE certification. Present were: Front: Tönjes Cerovsky, Director; David Jones, Regional Sales Manager Sub-Sahara Africa; Sahana Vaidya, Empower Capital, Matshepiso Finca, Director; Nicola Mackay, Recruitment And Training; Shonah Smith, Manager Human Resources And Industrial Relations; Zanele Maduna, Alternate Director; and Nonhlanhla Ngwenya, Director. 

Back: Clinton Harris, Central Functions Manager; Friedrich Görgens, Engineering Manager; Dr. Stephan Bross, Director; Dr. Sven Baumgarten, Managing Director; Jan Avramov, Service Division Manager; Philip Haslam, Empower Capital; Grant Glennistor, Operations Manager; and Michael Erasmus, Financial Manager.

Global pump manufacturer obtains level 1 B-BBEE certification

KSB Pumps and Valves has become the first OEM pump manufacturer in South Africa to obtain Level 1 B-BBEE certification. This follows the purchase of a 30% equity stake in the company by the black female-owned Insikazi Synergies (RF) (Pty) Ltd, a company with four business women shareholders including Nonhlanhla Ngwenya and Matshepiso Finca, who […]

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The Fluidity One system analyses protein in solution and in their natural state using Microfluidic Diffusional Sizing (MDS).

Fluidic Analytics redefines protein analysis with the global launch of the Fluidity One System

Proteins are the building blocks of life. They form the structure of cells, regulate cellular activity and carry out the biochemical processes that underpin function in every living organism. To understand proteins and their function, we must understand the way they fold, aggregate and interact. Fluidic Analytics Ltd, Cambridge UK, has announced the global launch […]

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Metrohm acquires B&W Tek

Metrohm AG from Herisau, Switzerland and B&W Tek from Newark in Delaware, USA are pleased to announce the acquisition of B&W Tek’s Spectroscopy Solution Business, B&W Tek LLC, as well as several overseas subsidiaries. This acquisition contributes to the strategic growth of Metrohm, enhancing the company’s capabilities to further develop its Raman product line with […]

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Yokogawa South Africa welcomes a new Managing Director

Yokogawa South Africa is proud to announce that Mr. Naoki Nakamura has been appointed Managing Director of Yokogawa’s Southern African Group of companies. With more than 30 years history at Yokogawa Global, he succeeds Eiji Hamanaka who has returned to our Regional Headquarters in Bahrain. (more…)

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Reflecting on Achema 2018

The latest installation of Achema, which is a platform for exhibition of the latest and most innovative equipment in the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries, was held from 11 to 15 June 2018 in Frankfurt. The Batswadi/Labotec team attended the Achema to identify new products, trends and innovations that are suitable for the African market. […]

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Once raised from the seabed, the ship was sprayed with cold water, which stopped it from drying out and prevented further microbial activity.

Bringing salvaged wooden ships and artefacts back to life with ‘smart’ nanotech

Thousands of shipwrecks litter the seafloor all over the world, preserved in sediments and cold water. But when one of these ships is brought up from the depths, the wood quickly starts deteriorating. Scientists report a new way to use “smart” nanocomposites to conserve a 16th-century British warship, the Mary Rose, and its artefacts. The new […]

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Verder expands its network with Nelspruit distribution partner

Verder Pumps South Africa, a market leader in advanced industrial pumping solutions – is pleased to confirm the company has appointed Flo-Tek as its exclusive distributor in Nelspruit and surrounding areas. (more…)

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FluidCom valves help customers achieve significant reductions in OPEX

Yokogawa Wins Chemical Injection Metering Valve Orders for Two Oil Fields off Coast of Norway

Improving productivity and HSE in an upstream application Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that its Norwegian subsidiary, Yokogawa TechInvent AS, has received orders to provide 59 high-performance FluidCom chemical injection metering valves for two offshore oil fields that are being developed by Equinor ASA, a Norwegian energy company. One destination is the Johan Sverdrup […]

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refurbished medical equipment is becoming increasingly popular as a way to economise.

The pros and cons of refurbished medical equipment

Whether you are a large established healthcare facility, a small clinic, or a healthcare professional in private practise, medical equipment is the staple of your business.  (more…)

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