Fan range redesigned

TLT-Turbo has announced the redesign of its Auxiliary and Booster fan ranges. Developed in close collaboration with clients, the new designs address efficiency and cost-effectiveness in a versatile product range that meets the specific ventilation requirements of the mining industry. The development of the new fan range concept began in early 2015. Following a lengthy […]

Pneumatic, hydraulic, vacuum process and automation offering expanded

Hudaco Group company Berntel is expanding its footprint by offering its range of pneumatic products through the Bearings International (BI) branch network. This, in turn, expands BI’s value proposition to its customer base by enabling the company to offer a wider range and to offer complete solutions to different market segments. Acquired in 2014 as […]

Machine Tools Africa 2020 to showcase market trends

Experts are optimistic about the global machine tools market, which is expected to grow from $77-billion in 2019 to $98,3-billion in 2027, with a compound annual growth rate of around 3,2% during the forecast period, according to ResearchAndMarkets.com. The growth in industries such as process automation, vehicle production and high-precision fabricated components and products being […]

New app supports predictive services for drive systems

With Predictive Services for Drive Systems, Siemens presents a standardised extension to the local service agreement at this year’s SPS. This is based on the new Mindsphere Predictive Service Assistance app, which makes maintenance more efficient for Sinamics drive systems and/or Simotics motors in the low voltage range. With the new service portfolio including Mindsphere […]

SABS: Industry to use independently verified, type-tested switchgear only

Both local and international standards have been amended since 2015 and this has created confusion in term of the compliance requirements of low-voltage switchgear. Inadequate testing and purchasing of untested products can have dire consequences to the supply of electricity. The South African National Standards (SANS) that apply to switchgear have been adopted from the […]

Environmental sustainability strategy launched

Cummins has announced its next environmental sustainability strategy, which includes science-based goals that meet or exceed the goals in the UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Cummins is targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Cummins chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger says communities and business depend on our collective response to improve the health of the […]