Energy efficient solutions through hybrid automation
2nd Quarter 2016, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
The choice of an electric, hydraulic or pneumatic motion system has the potential to affect costs, performance, flexibility, reliability, ease of use and maintenance.
Hytec appoints Zimbabwe distributor
2nd Quarter 2015, News & events
Hytec Services Africa (HSA) has officially appointed Hilmax as its distributor in Zimbabwe. The family-owned Hilmax, which has hydraulic hoses and fittings as its core business, distributes the entire ...
Appointments to the Hytec board
2nd Quarter 2015, News & events
Two longstanding senior directors of the international Bosch Group have joined the Hytec group of companies board as part of the new joint venture into Africa. Roland Keller and Andrew Castle represent ...
Hytec on the doorstep of gold mining
1st Quarter 2015, News & events
Hytec’s partnership with Tramtrade has positioned the group in the centre of Carletonville-Westonaria’s gold mining hub. As the official distributor of Hytec’s hydraulic, pneumatic and drive control products, ...
Hytec’s largest hydraulic project
3rd Quarter 2014, Hydraulic systems & components
Hytec recently designed, manufactured and installed 12 large-scale hydraulic cylinders, power packs and linkage systems to replace the hydraulics systems controlling water flow at the Roseires Dam wall ...
Bosch Rexroth to acquire 50% of Hytec Group
2nd Quarter 2014, News & events
Bosch Rexroth plans to acquire a 50% share in its sales partner Hytec Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tesuco Group, subject to regulatory approval. Hytec Holdings generated sales of almost ...
Revolutionary upward drilling
4th Quarter 2013, Hydraulic systems & components
The Redbore 30 boxhole drill is set to revolutionise the ore mining and drilling industries with the first direct drive drill that is able to drill overhead, upward into the back, saving on costly tunnel ...
Hytec’s test system linked to Bosch Rexroth
3rd Quarter 2013, Hydraulic systems & components
Hytec’s hydraulic component testing facility is getting a R1 million upgrade with Bosch Rexroth’s globally standardised test control system. The new system will ensure hydraulic component tests are carried ...
Efficiency through technology
2nd Quarter 2013, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
Industries are changing the way in which they operate in order to become energy efficient and environmentally conscious while reducing operating costs and increasing productivity.
1st Quarter 2013, Hydraulic systems & components
With the custom engineering of the hydraulics for an ultra-modern open-die forge press built by China’s Taiyuan Heavy Machinery Group, Bosch Rexroth has made its début in the field of mega-size forge ...
Bosch Rexroth drives super crane to new heights
2nd Quarter 2012, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
Bosch Rexroth’s Belgium subsidiary participated in an ambitious 25 million euro project that saw the construction of one of the world’s biggest ring-lifting cranes.
Smooth sailing through the Panama Canal
1st Quarter 2012, Hydraulic systems & components
For its centenary in 2014, the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) decided to modernise and expand the historic waterway linking the Atlantic with the Pacific Ocean. Bosch Rexroth has been awarded a multiyear ...