Current issue headlines


December 2021

Think out of the mould in 2022

ASK Chemicals Group completes acquisition of the industrial resin business from SI Group

Gibela’s localisation programme benefits some South African foundries

Pex Foundry to close – recent strike in metal industry was last straw

Mike Wolhuter finally decides to retire

Opinion: Francois Coertzen, Owner of Coertzen Engineering Consultants

Realignment of the NFTN should increase the impact of sector interventions

Groves Foundry under new ownership

Durrans RMS introduces a calcined petroleum coke based low sulphur recarburiser

Energy efficiency study to assist the metal and casting industry remain competitive

Donkin Fans foundry saved from closure

Transnet goes digital to enable procurement and to prevent corruption in supply chain

Van der Elst looks forward to enjoying the West Coast

Robusteel to acquire remaining assets of Evraz Highveld Steel & Vanadium

Durban court slaps businessman with R600 000.00 fine after he tried to export 10 containers of scrap metal worth R1.1 million

Theft of copper is sapping South Africa

Scrap dealer jailed after Hawks pick up signal of stolen cellphone tower batteries

SAIF 2021 annual golf day

Traxtion looks for growth in South African freight rail sector

Rustenburg Engineers & Foundry’s holding company ESG achieves recognition as a Level 2 contributor

Stainless steel castings essential for global infrastructure

European industry associations warn against catastrophic impact of Chinese magnesium supply shortage

Fraunhofer IGCV opens new casting technology laboratory

Daimler Buses develops mobile 3D printing centre for spare parts

Desktop Metal completes acquisition of ExOne

Emirates starts dismantling A380s with specialist recruited for recycling

Metallurgist admits submitting false test results for US Navy subs

Sculpture plan to mark historic foundry

Metkon introduces the new Velox 102 fully automatic grinding and polishing system

Bühler introduces strongest die-casting machines worldwide