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MechChem Africa contents 2018 jan

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PETER’S COMMENT

For transformation and empowerment, think careers

Peter Middleton recalls a time when the words transformation and empowerment were about skill development towards employment and career success rather than shuffling the ownership of company shares and land. Read more...

 

ON THE COVER

The proudly South Africa law firm protecting African IP

MechChem Africa talks to Janusz Luterek of Hahn & Hahn about his company’s experience of protecting IP and Trade Mark rights. Read more...

 

SAIChE NEWS

MechChem Africa profiles clean production champion, Hamied Mazema. Read more...

 

POWER TRANSMISSION, BEARINGS, BUSHES AND SEALS

Industrial geared drives see steady advances

MechChem Africa talks to Raymond Obermeyer, MD of SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa, about the expansion of the role and range of the company’s X-series helical and bevel helical gear units. Read more...

Mill products rebranded as Metso Gears and Pinions  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

Plug-and-play bearing for condition monitoring  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

High performance chains for severe applications  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

 

HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC SYSTEMS

Pneumatic innovations for reduced carbon footprint

Brian Abbott, product manager for SMC Pneumatics South Africa, takes us on a tour of some of his company’s energy-efficient product displays at its Midrand showroom. This is also available as a two-part YouTube video. Read more...

Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdhjrtJ-Qdk

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRVNb8YWA94

Total process, filtration and lubrication management solutions  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

New ‘Fluid Power Fitter’ qualification  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

Mining, OTR tyres and nitrogen generators  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

 

COMPUTER-AIDED ENGINEERING

Augmented reality and the IIoT

Ross Anderson of productONE demonstrates how easily augmented reality (AR) experiences can be created and the advantages of PTC’s ThingWorx AR platform. Read more...

Design innovation for packaging  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

 

AUTOMATION, PROCESS CONTROL AND INSTRUMENTATION

Automation Perspectives 2017

MechChem Africa visits the Rockwell Automation Fair, summarises the opening address of president and CEO, Blake Moret, and highlights some of the key takeouts from the Automation Perspectives media forum. Read more...

New intelligent solution for Tele-Remote portfolio  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

OR Tambo luggage ID scanners updated  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

Leveraging experience to provide sensor solutions in packaging  Click to here to read in the online magazine...

 

MINERALS PROCESSING, METALLURGY AND MATERIALS

Minerals processing solutions: From run-of-mine to tailings

Weir Minerals Africa’s JD Singleton talks about the extensive range of products, services, solutions and technical expertise the company offers to help process plant operators reduce bottlenecking, improve uptime and optimise plant performance. Read more...

Solvent extraction: extracting more for less

Endress+Hauser’s Pieter Andjelkovic describes the solvent extraction process and highlights an important aspect: the detection and monitoring of the depth of the organic phase.  Click here to read in the online magazine...

MYLAB opens in Johannesburg

WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company launches its first MYLAB mobile laboratory in Johannesburg. Read more...

Changes in process safety and risk legislation in SA

Motlatsi Mabaso of MMRisk spells out the changes being made to the Major Hazard Installation Regulations. Read more...

 

PRODUCT AND INDUSTRY NEWS

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INNOVATIVE ENGINEERING

A low-carbon jet fuel future  

Innovators in the fields of steel and aviation, including LanzaTech, China Baowu Steel and Virgin Atlantic, reveal how a low-carbon jet fuel called Lanzanol can be made from the process off gas from steel plants. Read more...

 

BACK PAGE

Smart windows that channel magnetic fluids  Click here to read in the onine magazine...

Contact MechChem Africa

Title: Editor
Name: Peter Middleton
Email: mechchemafrica@crown.co.za or peterm@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622 4770
Fax: +27 11 615 6108

Title: Editor
Name: Glynnis Koch
Email: mechchemafrica@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622 4770
Fax: +27 11 615 6108

Title: Advertising Manager
Name: Brenda Karathanasis
Email: brendak@crown.co.za
Phone: +27 11 622-4770
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