Friday , January 27 2023

Technology

Shifting energy gears in manufacturing

Manufacturing is an inherently energy-intensive sector. According to the EIA, 35% of energy consumption in the US is attributed to the industrial sector of which 81% is used by manufacturing. In South Africa, the industry is equally the primary user of power at 52% of the total electricity consumption, and …

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Hamar growth pattern continues to soar

Specialist electrical partner for Africa’s mining and industry Hamar with over four decades on the market continues to record remarkable growth trajectory. Established in 1981 as a panel manufacturing specialist, increasing customer demand for its quality products and expert workmanship saw Hamar Controls expand its capabilities, adding electrical and instrumentation …

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New Namibian company for Vesconite

Buying Vesconite products in Namibia has become easier with the establishment of a wholly-owned Namibian subsidiary. Known as Vesconite Bearings Namibia, the new company will stock frequently-ordered hollow bar, solid rods and plate for ease of ordering and distribution into the Southern African country. “Coastal Couriers, a leader in the …

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ELECTRA MINING: Visitors can look forward to new products, technologies and developments from thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions will use this year’s Electra Mining Africa as a platform to showcase several new product and technology developments and solutions. “After a long period of COVID, we are now again in the fortunate position to be able to have face-to-face discussions with our customers,” says Wilfred Barkhuizen, …

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John Deere’s ADT hits Southern Africa market

Designed with the demands of today’s job site in mind, John Deere has introduced the new 460E-II Articulated Dump Truck (ADT). The John Deere-designed machine delivers ultimate productivity with a redesigned wider dump body, electrical and hydraulic systems, and new drive modes to help you get the job done in …

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Save fuel with Ctrack Crystal

The ever-increasing fuel price continues to put pressure on motorists and businesses. Unfortunately, as consumers, we are at the mercy of government and global oil prices. For many businesses that operate fleets, driving less is not an option. The most apparent solution is finding ways to use vehicles more efficiently. …

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Kobold’s electronic unit ZOE now on offer

Instrotech is now offering Kobold’s electronic unit ZOE, specifically designed for the calculation and display of flow rates and volume flow of flowmeters. The instrument use is applicable whether users have an external power supply or need a battery-powered device, and when a back-lit display is required (or not), the …

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viDoc RTK smartphone rover accuracy certified by Bureau Veritas

Pix4D, the market leader in photogrammetry solutions, is pleased to announce the certification of the viDoc by Bureau Veritas. This official recognition confirms that the viDoc is accurate enough to be used in industry. The Bureau Veritas found the viDoc to have a margin of error of less than 5cm, …

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Efficiency maximised; costs minimised: Transforming manufacturing in Africa

The African manufacturing sector has seen fractured growth over the past two years thanks to the complexities of the pandemic and its subsequent economic disruption. This is due to limited resources, impacted supply chains and the limitations of lockdowns, globally. In South Africa, manufacturing production saw a sharp decline month …

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Hexagon introduces 3D camera

The Hexagon’s Mining division has strengthened its leadership in production material monitoring and measurement by introducing HxGN MineMeasure Detect, a 3D camera hardware, software and data solution. MineMeasure Detect enables real-time optimization for plant production with automated digital-image analysis offering continuous, accurate and rapid measurement of oversize, volume, rock fragmentation …

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