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A bright young star
4th Quarter 2011

A young man from the Eastern Cape by the name of Siyabulela Xuza is one of our country’s brightest talents. Former Anglo American chairman Clem Sunter describes him as one of the South Africans who are ...

Festo Didactic training: November 2011-March 2012
4th Quarter 2011, Festo

Pneumatics (1) Basic PN111    Johannesburg: 2-4 November, 30 November-2 December    Durban: 9-11 November       Pneumatics (2) Maintenance PN121    Johannesburg: 7-9 December       Electro-Pneumatics PN211 Johannesburg: ...

An app a day
4th Quarter 2011

Smartphone apps are rapidly taking on traditional software technology. Driven by the rush of new tablets onto the market, the mobile app market is expected to be worth $25b by 2015, up from $6,8b in 2010. Both ...

Breaking records and young talent
4th Quarter 2011, Technews Publishing

Interesting applications In this issue we have some great applications stories. Our cover story is a very interesting application of hydraulics. Hydromobile has developed a seismic event simulator to ...

Genflex news
4th Quarter 2011, Genflex

20 years in the hydraulic hose industry On 19 October, Genflex Hydraulics celebrated its 20th year serving the hydraulics industry. From a very small beginning, the company has grown to be one of the ...

High pressure transmitter
4th Quarter 2011, Switches International

A high pressure transmitter from BD Sensors, the DMP 304, records pressures of up to 6000 bar and delivers precise, consistent results with an accuracy of 0,5% FSO in accordance with IEC 60770. It can ...

4th Quarter 2011

Schneider Electric has appointed Gys Snyman as vice president: Energy Efficiency.      

HAW goes mobile
4th Quarter 2011, Hydraulic & Automation Warehouse

Hydraulic & Automation Warehouse (HAW), part of the Hytec Group, has invested an initial amount of R5 million in mobile hydraulics technologies.This investment encompasses an extensive stock holding and ...

SEW-Eurodrive Beerfest
4th Quarter 2011, SEW-Eurodrive

SEW-Eurodrive’s annual Beerfest is held each year at venues across the country to say thank you to all the company’s customers for their support. The event has grown over the years and this year the Johannesburg ...

Eaton Hydraulics expands its footprint
4th Quarter 2011

During a recent tour to South Africa, Astrid Mozes, president of Eaton Hydraulics Group EMEA, and Nick Fossey, manager of Sales & Marketing EMEA, accompanied Emil Berning, general manager of Eaton Hydraulics, ...

Schneider Electric training centre
4th Quarter 2011, Schneider Electric South Africa

Schneider Electric South Africa has teamed up with the French Ministry of Education and the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) to launch a centre aimed at training electricians, electrical technicians, ...

Sunward slipstreamers ride for Parkinsons
4th Quarter 2011, Hydromobile S.A.

Having experienced Parkinson’s disease first hand through interaction with a customer, Gary Petler of Alberton Hydraulics, Hydromobile is very aware of the trauma this debilitating condition can cause. ...

Working safety with hydraulics
4th Quarter 2011, SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA)

There is currently no hydraulics course available that satisfies the requirements of OHASA and the Mine Health and Safety Act and where employers can address safety issues in the workplace. SAFPA has ...

Hytec has training on the brain
4th Quarter 2011

There is a shortage of qualified employees in the hydraulics industry and Hytec is aiming to close that gap by providing training that meets the high standards of the South African Qualifications Authority. ...

Juno spacecraft launches to Jupiter
3rd Quarter 2011

Juno's detailed study of the largest planet in our solar system will help reveal Jupiter's origin and evolution

Roadshows for Pneudrive Challenge in full swing
3rd Quarter 2011, SEW-Eurodrive

The 2011 Pneudrive Challenge competition is jointly sponsored by SEW-Eurodrive and Festo, both well known for their innovative motion control solutions. Roadshows to the universities of Cape Town, Stellenbosch, ...

Valves with more value
3rd Quarter 2011

Sauer-Danfoss has announced a newly created standalone business, named Valmova, effective from May 2011. The business name is derived from the company’s tag line, Valves With More Value. Valmova will ...

Synteq filtration media technology
3rd Quarter 2011, Donaldson Filtration Systems

Donaldson’s third generation of Synteq fuel filter water separator media is specially formulated for high performance water separation. It uses both cellulose and meltblown synthetic layers to achieve ...

Heavy duty lever hoists
3rd Quarter 2011, Becker Mining South Africa

Becker Engineering’s Kito L5 series lever hoists ensure safe and efficient operation in heavy duty applications. The design has been enhanced to include an overload limiter that prevents the hoist from ...

Dowson & Dobson launches assembly technology division
3rd Quarter 2011

Dowson & Dobson Industrial is launching a dedicated new Assembly Technology division which is aimed at the higher end of the local assembly technologies market. The company is dedicating an entire new ...

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