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Concentric Simulation Group launching 4DI technology at Simtect Conference

programs.  To date, 4Di simulation is being utilised for interactive and immersive training in defence, mining, resources, heavy industry. Its scope is endless. Training environments range from new recruits to more experienced

Python underground processing plant from Gekko Systems

that can be pumped to the surface.With the Python underground processing plant, Gekko Systems believe that mining companies will save up to 15% to 25% of their total costs. Experience curve benefits will result in even higher returns. Step

Cutting machines delivered to local power stations

Local welding and cutting? machine distributor Gos-? cor Arc has delivered and installed two Esab cutting systems, as part of a R20-million contract, for construction company Murray & Roberts? steel fabrication company, Genrec Engineering. The

Global positioning system software market experiences growth

Software developer HandyMAP reports that the market for global positioning system (GPS) software for mobile phones is growing. The company explains that the cost of GPS devices is higher compared with that of mobile phone software. HandyMAP says that the

Composition of aluminium lends itself to different welding approach

The effective fabrication of welded aluminium products demands a substantive level of meticulousness and competence on the part of the welder, as compared with steel fabrication, owing to aluminium?s composition, says Aluminium Federation of South

Company Announcement: ABB maintains leading automation services market share worldwide for 2008

Attached please find a press release on: In the newest version of ?s ?Supplier Provided Automation Services Worldwide Outlook,? ABB maintained its leading worldwide market position. The study reports that the total worldwide market for these

Company Announcement: ABB selects IVC camera system for Guri Dam Project

Attached please find a press release on: (IVC), a leading provider of networked-based video surveillance systems, announced today that ABB has implemented IVC cameras and camera management software in the Guri Dam protection system.

Company Announcement: MTU Engines for Locomotives and Trainsets

Attached please find a press release on: MTU South Africa (PTY) Ltd. For many decades, MTU engines have been providing reliable railway drive systems. As early as 1924, serial engines developed and manufactured by - ?s, Germany, predecessor - have

Bonfiglioli Transmission to showcase advanced heavy industrial drives at Bulkex 09

already which is widely used in Australia, is being evolved to meet the demands presented by heavy industries such as mining.A Hi Torque drive, which is a combination Trasmital 319 planetary and HDO120 bevel helical, engineered for a wide

FCI ST51 mass flow meter available from AMS Instrumentation and Calibration

This proven, rugged design is suitable for wet, dirty coal mines and coal bed methane gas recovery environments.Coal mining operations are a major contributor to the greenhouse gas pollution that results in global warming. There are three

Electric heater fans from Fanquip replace unsafe combustion types in large industries

noxious-free areas is being carried out with Fanquip electric heater fans in many engineering, manufacturing and mining applications served by gas powered units.With workplace authorities now viewing gas-powered heating units as generally

Bonfiglioli Transmission (Aust) to display Trasmital 321L5FZ drives at Bulkex 09

such as coal thickeners or winches will also be on show. The Trasmital series is suitable for heavy industries such as mining.A Hi torque drive, which is a combination of Trasmital 319 planetary and HDO120 bevel helical is engineered for a

Racks for broadcasting installation from Redtail Design

Design offer racks for a diverse range of projects. These vary from broadcast to safety equipment for mining and automation to vending. Redtail Design cater to all types of broadcasting installation requirements as well.There is a wide

Michael Chappell represents GB Power Transmission external sales

Chappell has inspected the recent order prior to delivery of the Hitachi Super 240-1 chain, destined for a heavy duty mining application where only the quality will do. Letting the customers know about the premium quality range of Hitachi Neo-SBR

MainTrains adopt Enerpac XVARI XA air-over-hydraulic foot-operated pumps for refurbishing air brake assemblies

a range of train types.The Enerpac XVARI XA air-over-hydraulic foot-operated pump is applicable to road vehicles, mining or construction plants and mobile machinery. These pumps have made train bogey overhauls easier because of the greater

New PAT-7200 water proof pH/mV/conductivity/TDS/Salt/Temp pen tester from Pacific Sensor Technologies

of the most common parameter measured and tested in a variety of industries ranging from water and wastewater treatment, mining and mineral processing, environmental monitoring, chemical production, agriculture research and chemical production,

Retrofitting services for existing machines available from CNC Design

manufacturing in heavy engineering industries such as shipbuilding, power generation, gear and gear box manufacture, mining, paper, steel making, truck, rail and defence requires gigantic machine tools and special purpose machines. Retrofitting

Laser alignment measuring systems from Pinpoint Align and Analyse

on-site data analysis and also allows connections for most contemporary sensor types.Widely used in industries like mining, oil and gas, agriculture, marine and shipping, locomotive, petrochemical and construction are Pinpoint Align and

Pacific Sensor Technologies PAT-7021 water-proof pen tester measures electrical conductivity

Chemical Semi-conductor Power generation Hospitals Textile Iron and steel Food and beverage Mining Electroplating Pulp and paper Petroleum and marine industries Pacific Sensor Technologies’ PAT-7021 water proof

pH meters from Pacific Sensor Technologies

PAT-PBH1 pH/mV/Temp pH meter is suited for use in the following sectors, Food production, Printing and packaging, Mining and Mineral process, Waste water treatment, and many Agri industry sectors.Pacific Sensor Technologies, PAT-PBH1

Air Springs Supply discuss benefits and limitations of air

plants. These air cylinders are suitable for conveyor and other materials handling applications in aggressive factory, mining and quarry environments where avoiding downtime and maximising production is important. Air cylinders are also known as

LED school zone smart signs available from Hi-Vis Signs and Safety

and Safety have invented LED school zone smart signs and supply LED and smart signs for a range of public, private, mining, industrial and commercial applications.The LED school zone smart sign can be mains, solar or battery powered and

Seal switches, switchboards, junction boxes and cables available from Tamper Evident

manipulation of this system does not occur.Tamper Evident supply products to varying industries, such as mining, manufacturing, government and police, legal, healthcare, drug and pharmacy, utilities, electronic, transport and storage, banking

Labels, seals and tapes available from Tamper Evident

importance in the case of frozen food products.Tamper Evident supply their products to varying industries, such as mining, manufacturing, government and police, legal, healthcare, drug and pharmacy, utilities, electronic, transport and

Safety Scrape matting from The General Mat Company

or muddy areas of industries including food processing and packaging, hospitality, hospital, laboratory, manufacturing, mining, retail and transport.Safety Scrape matting – constructed from 100% Nitrile rubber for oil and chemical resistance –