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SKF and Metso co-operate
3rd Quarter 2010, SKF South Africa

SKF has signed a five-year contract with recycling company Metso Lindemann to operate its global parts warehouse and distribution. SKF will supply Metso Lindemann’s customers worldwide on a daily basis ...

PMSA conference kicks off in September
3rd Quarter 2010

Project Management South Africa (PMSA) will be holding its biennial conference from 6 to 8 September at the Birchwood Conference Centre in Johannesburg. With the theme ‘Review Reflect Renew’, the event ...

A win-win agreement
3rd Quarter 2010, SKF South Africa

SKF has signed a three-year contract worth €20 million with WinWinD, a Finnish manufacturer of wind turbines. SKF will supply the main bearings for WinWinD’s 3 mW wind turbines. The contract includes ...

Schneider to launch PlantStruxure
3rd Quarter 2010, Schneider Electric South Africa

Schneider Electric’s Industry User Conference will take place at the Cathedral Peak Hotel in the Drakensberg from 12-14 September. With a strong focus on automation technology, energy efficiency and ...

SKF checks out the joint
3rd Quarter 2010, SKF South Africa

SKF has launched an awareness campaign to highlight the importance of inspecting the CV joint when replacing the wheel-bearing on a vehicle. Working closely with its OE and aftermarket customers, SKF ...

Hydraulic giants clash
3rd Quarter 2010, Honingcraft

Honingcraft and Special Steels work closely together in the marketplace although they are competitors. On 9 July, they took the competition to the soccer field. Byron Ferguson, MD of Special Steels, ...

New VP for APC
3rd Quarter 2010

APC by Schneider Electric, an international company active in power and cooling services, has announced the appointment of Paolo Miglietta as vice president for southern Africa. Miglietta reports to Christian ...

SEW-Eurodrive appointment
3rd Quarter 2010

Massyn Jansen van Vuuren has been appointed as internal sales engineer at the Johannesburg offices of SEW-Eurodrive.      

Belambie Mining appointment
3rd Quarter 2010

Bellambie Mining & Industrial, part of the Becker Group of Companies, has appointed Seuntjie Soke as lifting inspector.      

MIT moves to CSIR Campus
3rd Quarter 2010, Measuring Instruments Technology (MIT)

At the end of a long lease period in a commercial office park in Faerie Glen, Measuring Instruments Technology (MIT) has moved to new premises on the CSIR campus in Pretoria. While the company is excited ...

Bright young minds shine at Cyber Junkyard
3rd Quarter 2010, Festo

The winners of the Cyber Junkyard (CJY) competition, a partnership between Festo, Siemens and Lapp Kabel, have recently been announced. The theme was ‘Play the Game, Save the Planet’ – a high-tech soccer ...

SKF professor receives Leonardo da Vinci award
3rd Quarter 2010, SKF South Africa

Professor Stathis Ioannides has been presented with the Leonardo da Vinci award for his application of tribology theory to technical and practical developments in the mechanical industry and his contribution ...

SKF recognises excellence
3rd Quarter 2010, SKF South Africa

SKF recently hosted the annual SKF Distributor Convention in the Drakensberg, where an awards evening was held to honour authorised distributors, lubrication distributors and the SKF branch network for ...

Hytec certified for service
3rd Quarter 2010, Hytec (Afripower)

Late last year, Hytec was audited by the Bosch Rexroth Group for possible certification as an accredited Bosch Rexroth Service Centre of Competence. “Following the audit, which scrutinised aspects such ...

Siemens bridges the skills gap
3rd Quarter 2010, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives

Siemens has adopted a multifaceted approach to skills development that establishes the levels of prevailing knowledge within an enterprise, matches this with a needs analysis, and then offers training ...

IDC Technologies workshops August-October
3rd Quarter 2010, IDC Technologies

The following is a partial list of workshops for the August–October, 2010 period.       Practical process compressors    Johannesburg    16–17 August       Best practice in process, electrical and instrumentation ...

Energy and innovation
3rd Quarter 2010, Technews Publishing

I would like to introduce myself as the new editor of Motion Control. I am excited to be part of the impressive Technews team and I am looking forward to meeting as many as possible of our advertisers ...

The Jim Pinto Column: 2020 technology dreams and future family
3rd Quarter 2010

2020 technology dreams The first decade of the new century has already changed the world. Now get ready for much, much more. Accelerating high tech will drive further and faster. Broadband will be ...

ISO accreditation for Honingcraft
2nd Quarter 2010, Honingcraft

Honingcraft has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification, aligning quality procedures with international best practice standards and paving the way for company exports. The certification process began in ...

Tectra Automation signs Schmalz distributorship agreement
2nd Quarter 2010, Tectra Automation

Tectra Automation has been appointed official South African distributor of J. Schmalz GMBH vacuum components. The agreement was signed late last year and sees Tectra Automation distributing the range ...

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