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December 2019

The red sands of the Northern Cape – but what about the washing?

ABP Induction introduces MyABP

ITAC proposes export duty on ferrous and non-ferrous waste and scrap

More efficient furnaces drive significant energy, cost and time savings at PDC

Allied Mineral Products opens precast shapes manufacturing facility

Metal Casting Technology Station accredited as an ISO/IEC 17025 testing and calibration laboratory

Pfisterer changes name to Vexila

Malleable Castings boosts productivity with new investments

Duvha Foundry installs new equipment to reduce scrap, improve shot blasting and optimise sand usage

Transformation fund launched by South Africa’s seven vehicle OEMs

R1.2 billion investment in next-generation bakkie programme announced by Isuzu

MCI Foundry concentrates on stainless steel castings

Ramaphosa launches new hub for vehicle industry in Tshwane

Job losses in the metal and engineering industry to continue

Insimbi – Resilience during tough economic conditions

Bloodhound blows through 790km/h speed target

Closure of the Saldanha steel plant by ArcelorMittal SA will have ripple effects

Scaw Metals’ scrap processing division opts for a green solution

Steel import duties might be utilised as a weapon in a trade war. However, it is not appropriate for the South African steel industry

SAIF 2019 Annual Golf Day

Spiders and ants inspire metal that won’t sink

MHI and Primetals Technologies to acquire ABP Induction

Scania invests in Omega Sinto’s mechanical green sand to core sand reclamation system

Quaker Houghton acquires operating divisions of Norman Hay plc

2019 WFO Global Foundry Report

Euroguss 2020

Bankruptcy: Next crisis for the former Neue Halberg Guss

Sales of German foundry machinery up by 17 per cent in 2018

Altair launches all-in-one industrial design solutions Inspire Studio and Inspire Render for optimised 3D modelling

Longer lasting crucibles for aluminium – Morgan Advanced Materials

Bruker’s XRF PMI guns and Q2 ION spark emission spectrometer

Foseco’s Semco IC – A new foundry coating improving inner cleanliness for the latest engine technology

Hexagon high-productivity 3D laser scanner