[Johannesburg, 9 November 2017]: A relentless research and development (R&D) regime at Monitech Mining Monitoring Systems, a South African industry leader in mining safety and monitoring solutions, has resulted in an incessant rejuvenation of its Hazardous Area Control System, which has become the methane detection technology of choice in underground coal mining applications.
[Johannesburg, 30 January 2018]: Leading supplier of specialised equipment to the natural gas industries in Southern Africa, Energas Technologies, has entered into a distribution agreement with R Schmitt Enertec, a German manufacturer of gas engines, generator sets and cogeneration sets, to offer Enertec’s highly efficient power generators to the local market.
[Johannesburg, 26 January 2018]: Now available in Southern Africa through Energas Technologies, a leading supplier of high-end and specialised equipment to the oil and gas industries in the region, is a new, innovative range of detonation flame arresters from leading US-based manufacturer, Protectoseal, which sets a new era with its ability to act as a deflagration and detonation flame arrester simultaneously.
[Johannesburg, 6 February 2018]: In line with international standards, thermoplastic piping specialist, Plasti-Tech has introduced high-density polyethylene stub ends labelled with a Lynx laser printer using invisible laser-radiation. Plasti-Tech becomes the first supplier to offer HDPE butt ends with this sort of labelling in South Africa, moving away from the conventional white marker approach.
[Johannesburg, 12 February 2018]: Skills and knowledge are the motivating force of the growth of any business. They have become even more so given the increasing pace of technological advancement in the workplace. On the back of that understanding, Monitech, a South African industry leader in mining safety and monitoring solutions, views skill building as a device to improve the efficacy and contribution of its personnel to overall production of its customers.
[Johannesburg, 17 January 2018]: Two Kubota M8540 standard open-station tractors recently supplied to Sierra Citrus in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, are working beyond the owner’s expectations, helping ease the space constraints and increase overall production at the orange farm.
[Johannesburg, 18 October 2017]: In a capital investment decision the owner terms a ‘natural choice’, 2Hire, a Western Cape-based plant hire company, has taken delivery of a new Kubota L45 TLB from Carlu Trekkers, the authorised distributor of Smith Power Equipment, the sole importer of the Kubota range of equipment in South Africa.
[Johannesburg, 05 August 2017]: Tight working areas are the order of the day in Mburg Mini Plant’s line of work, and to prevail over space-constrained jobsites, the Western Cape-based company recently took delivery of a 3 t Kubota U30-6 mini-excavator from Smith Power Equipment (SPE), South African importers and distributors of leading global specialist machinery, turf maintenance equipment and off-road vehicles.
[Johannesburg, 13 July 2017]: Magalies Park, a time-share facility situated on the Hartebeespoort Dam with exceptional views of the Magaliesberg, is known for its top-notch golfing facilities. Golf Club Manager, William van Mierlo, has seen fit to invest in no fewer than 60 Precedent i2 Electric Club Cars from Smith Power Equipment to update his fleet of rental golf carts.
[Johannesburg, 5 July 2017]: Chevron’s refinery in Milnerton, Cape Town, underwent its annual shutdown during February and March this year, during which all critical path production equipment is maintained. High pressure industrial cleaning of the plant and equipment was conducted using equipment from South Africa’s leading water jetting solutions company, Total Blasting.