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New innovation from Pilot Crushtec shapes the future of sand production

The TwisterTrac VS350E, designed and manufactured in South Africa, is a vertical shaft impact crusher that really delivers the goods in cases where sand production and shaped rock is a requirement.

New reliable underlayments make all the difference

The quality of an underlayment can make all the difference between a smooth flooring system application and a troublesome one. This has encouraged Sika South Africa to launch a new self-levelling screed, Sikafloor-200 Level

New managing director takes the helm at BMG

Robin Briggs has been appointed managing director of BMG - part of the Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) business segment of Invicta Holdings Limited

New study reveals tangible benefits of digital transformation in energy management and automation

Schneider Electric released the Global Digital Transformation Benefits Report 2019, presenting concrete evidence of the power of digitisation across the spectrum of global industry, commerce and the public sector

New non-profit manufacturing institute opens in KZN

TWIMS to support the industrialisation of the African continent

New Cat app delivers equipment data to mobile devices

Caterpillar launches the industry’s first mobile app designed to allow customers who spend their time in a truck, at the job site and on-the-go to take advantage of equipment telematics data

New product makes high speed packaging possible

BASF now offers a new plastic grade for the manufacture of EPS foam packaging

New standard for chemical and water storage tanks

ARMSA announced the publication of a South African National Standard: SANS 1731:2017 for polyethylene chemical and water storage tanks, developed in conjunction with SABS

New ideas through competition

Linde Material Handling is supporting the recently launched "The Smart Logistics Challenge - How to Deliver, Tomorrow" initiative of the European Federation of Materials Handling and Storage Equipment (FEM)

New high power test and diagnosis combination for MV cables

The new TDM 45 series is a revolutionary breakthrough in testing and diagnosis of MV cables. The patented concept addresses the increasing utilities need in exibility in use of test and measuring equipment based on the type of application

Numerous industry leaders on board for bauma CONEXPO AFRICA

The third international trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre in SA from 13 to 16 March

New 3D printers ideal for accelerating prototype process in automotive industry

RS Components is extending its portfolio of high-quality 3D printers with two new highly reliable printers from Zortrax

New material handling equipment by Ehrenberg Engineering

Ehrenberg Engineering now offers the Rocker Family – a range of material handling equipment and products. Learn more about the range here.

New high current low resistance tester works your way

Megger’s new DLRO100 digital low resistance ohmmeters are readily portable lightweight instruments that can deliver a test current of 100 A. They can be supplied with internal rechargeable Li-ion batteries that provide sufficient power for up to 200 manual/automatic tests on a single charge.

New heavy-duty magnetic flow meter for mining and wastewater treatment

A magnetic flow meter, the FLONET FS10, with an induction sensor for the precise flow measurement of conductive liquids is now available from Instrotech which represents ELIS in South Africa.

magnetic flow meter

New to Legrand’s range is an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system

Legrand’s new UPS system encompasses three ranges – the Modular series for a reliable power supply in industrial and commercial applications up to 120 kVA and for commercial and residential applications - the Conventional series up to 10 kVA and the Line Interactive series up to 3 kVA.

New range meets broad lifting requirements

Goscor Hi-Reach, the official distributor of Genie’s range of equipment in Southern Africa, recently announced the launch of four new Genie lifting options: the GS-4069 Series. The line-up of two articulated boom lifts and two scissor lifts have distinctive features that meet a variety of indoor and outdoor lifting applications.

Scissor lifts

New machine offers flexible and affordable monitoring solution

SKF recently launched the SKF Machine Tool Observer MTx, which offers flexibility by enabling users to connect a range of condition monitoring sensors to one dedicated electronic system that logs all critical parameters. The device offers users a valuable tool that supports preventive maintenance and helps to avoid the ultimate cost of repairing damaged spindles.

condition monitoring sensors

New rope lubricator ensures substantial capital and time savings

The Viper Wire Rope Lubricator MKII is a quick and effective solution for the lubrication of wire ropes in industrial applications is available in the local market through Filter Focus.

Viper Wire Rope Lubricator

New range of diamond studded flooring pads

New diamond impregnated concrete polishing pads can be used with or without water, thereby eliminating the need for detergents, waxes and polish, making the product environmentally friendly and an excellent alternative in applications such as hospitals and industrial kitchen areas.

Diamond cleaning pads

New Professional dry cutter from Bosch is a cut above the rest

Bosch GCD 12 JL Professional dry cutter tool is ideal for plumbers and fitters that are required to precisely cut pipes, square profiles or angle profiles to length.

Professional dry cutter

New CO gas detector saves critical seconds in life threatening situations

The ALTAIR Pro CO portable gas detector boasts highly accurate electrochemical sensors to measure concentrations of CO. This measurement is clearly displayed on the instrument's large, clear backlit LCD display

Gas detectors

New technology improves precision and minimises waste in coating operations

PWM flow control is a new technology that involves switching an electrically-actuated spray nozzle on and off very quickly in order to control the flow rate of the nozzle. This ensures uniform application of coatings.

Pulse Width Modulated flow control

New SKF SYSTEM 24 TLSD Series provides simple, automatic lubrication

The new SKF SYSTEM 24 TLSD series of lubricators are reliable, simple to fit and are suitable for a wide range of lubrication applications, for use on equipment ranging from pumps, fans and blowers to conveyors, escalators and cranes.


New power floats marry quality with cost effectiveness

The Dynamic Power Float, now available from Mayday Equipment, is designed for use as a standard concrete floating machine as well as for finishing applications, using floating or finishing blades.

Dynamic Power Floats

New meter from IFM

IFM Electronic will be at the KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology exhibition and will be showcasing their new compactor efector mid flow meter.

Mid Flow Meter

No easy task

A combination of air and hydraulic powered bolting systems from Hytorc were used in the assembly of the crane systems, communication rings and spire used in One World Trade Centre

Hytorc industrial bolting system

New patented valve solution

Valve & Automation will introduce the Tri-Shark flow control valve at the KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition

Tri-Shark flow control