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New legislation to affect skills ­development rebates
3rd Quarter 2015, This Week's Editor's Pick

Motion Control’s editor visited SAFPA council members, Hugo van Niekerk and Wessie van der Westhuizen to find out what the implications are for the fluid power industry and how SAFPA is meeting this challenge.

Farewell Andrew Ashton
3rd Quarter 2015, Technews Publishing

It is with deep sadness that we notify you of the death of our dear friend and much esteemed colleague, Andrew Ashton. He passed away on 18 June following a five-week fight with cancer. Andrew’s integrity ...

Electra Mining Botswana
3rd Quarter 2015

Leading local and international suppliers to the industrial and mining sectors will gain valuable exposure to the southern African mining market at Electra Mining Botswana 2015. Exhibitors at the show ...

SEW-Eurodrive’s Ute Schoeman steps down
3rd Quarter 2015, SEW-Eurodrive

After 12 years of service, SEW-Eurodrive South Africa MD, Ute Schoeman has stepped down to open up her own business as a business and marketing consultant in the industrial sector. Schoeman, who made ...

Berntel grows its pneumatics business
3rd Quarter 2015, Berntel SA (Div of Hudaco Trading)

Berntel SA was started as a family business in 2003 and has grown into a thriving pneumatic component and process automation specialist company. In December 2014, it was acquired by Hudaco Trading. The ...

Schneider presents its strategy
3rd Quarter 2015, Schneider Electric South Africa

Schneider Electric introduced its new company strategy to South Africa’s online and traditional media representatives at its annual media forum. Called ‘Schneider is On’, it focuses on five key priorities ...

A different kind of roadtrip
3rd Quarter 2015

A group of students and lecturers from the University of Johannesburg were on a roadtrip of a different kind when they travelled over 4000 km through Namibia and Botswana at the end of June to test out ...

Pirtek’s mining service vehicle
3rd Quarter 2015, Pirtek Southern Africa

Pirtek Northern Cape is proud to announce the introduction of the first dedicated Pirtek mining service vehicle in South Africa. This new vehicle complements the current fleet of mobile service vehicles ...

Hydroscand supplies the hydraulic Big Five
3rd Quarter 2015, Hydroscand

The recent discovery of additional deposits of copper, magnetite and phosphorous in the vicinity of the mining town of Phalaborwa has extended the life-of-mine of two large mines in the area and breathed ...

A new strategic alliance
3rd Quarter 2015

Consolidating a long standing partnership, BMG and Danfoss Drives have signed a strategic alliance agreement that augers well for the future. “This new development formalises and strengthens the original ...

Hytec Engineering improves cylinder castings quality
3rd Quarter 2015, Hytec Engineering

Hytec Engineering has appointed ACO Casting Services SA, the South African arm of the German continuous castings specialist, ACO Group, as its cylinder castings supplier. The decision to change castings ...

3rd Quarter 2015


Festo Didactic training: September to December 2015
3rd Quarter 2015, Festo

The following courses are available from Festo Didactic:    Pneumatics (1) Basic PN111:    Johannesburg: 9-11 September, 7-9 October, 4-6 November, 2-4 December    Cape Town: 11-13 November    Durban: 21-23 September, ...

Mechatronics training
3rd Quarter 2015

Mechatronics specialist and systems integrator, Techlyn offers training for mechanical and electrical technicians and engineers. With a practical, multi-disciplinary approach, the course includes:    • ...

Pneumax joins with Torre
3rd Quarter 2015, Pneumax SA

With the recent acquisition of the Set Point Group by Torre Industries, a JSE listed company, an opportunity has presented itself to leverage existing infrastructure and resources within the Torre Industries ...

Farewell Andrew
3rd Quarter 2015, Technews Publishing

I would like to say farewell in this issue of Motion Control to my colleague and predecessor Andrew Ashton who tragically passed away on the 18th of June. When I took over from him as editor of Motion ...

From the President’s desk
3rd Quarter 2015, SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA), SAFPA

   This might be the shortest president’s letter ever published as the topic I am touching on has been well covered in this issue.     SAFPA has made significant strides in the development of a nationally ...

Safety passports for the fluid power industry
3rd Quarter 2015

At the most recent SAFPA technical meeting, Jamie Cliffe, global director of Safety Management Training Services group and Gavin Wilson, MD and licence holder for the South African Safety Passport Alliance ...

3rd Quarter 2015, SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA), SAFPA

At the SAFPA AGM held on 21 May, Brett Wallace, managing director of Festo South Africa, gave a fascinating presentation on Festo’s Bionic Learning Network. Inspired by nature, Festo has developed a ...

Major new player in pneumatics industry
2nd Quarter 2015, SMC Pneumatics (South Africa)

SMC Corporation Japan, a world leader in pneumatics and industrial automation component technology, announced a significant expansion of its global operations with the opening of a new subsidiary in South ...

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