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Vac-Cent Services (Pty) Ltd, a Level-5 BBBEE compliant company, is the only supplier of Gardner Denver Nash Vacuum Pumps in Southern Africa.

Electra Mining Botswana took place at the Gaborone Fairgrounds from 10-12 September. This niche trade show is designed to support business growth in Botswana.

Established in 1983, Transducer Technology has grown into a focused and specialised instrumentation company offering an extensive and diverse range of products to meet the application requirements across industry sectors. Pipes, Pumps & Valves Africa found out more about this company.

KSB Pumps and Valves recently tested an impressive pump set at the SABS.

Vesconite Bearings’ casing wear rings are proving so popular that they are currently
the company’s most important wear component for the pump industry.

Don’t ever underestimate the importance thereof, says Andreas Vandré, Flowserve Regional Manager Educational Service EMA. Pipes, Pumps & Valves Africa finds out more.

According to Andreas Vandré, Flowserve Regional Manager Educational Service EMA. On a recent visit to South Africa he explained the process to Pipes, Pumps & Valves Africa.

KREBS® pumps are continuing to dominate in the African mining sector across a range of commodity types and in various applications, including in the mill discharge and the dense media circuit.

In every type of production facility, there are opportunities to deploy IIoT and
digitalization to reduce maintenance costs, reduce downtime and improve profitability.

BMG’s Garlock seals and sealing systems, which meet stringent safety and emission compliance standards in the hydrocarbon processing sector, are enhanced by customised solutions for efficient plant operation and maintenance.

A large Northern Cape farming operation recently moved to drip-irrigation to conserve water. This required cleaner water from its dams – a challenge that Integrated Pump Rental could help to solve.

Pit dewatering remains a vital activity for all opencast operations, as groundwater not only poses an operational challenge but can also become a safety hazard if not attended to appropriately.

A new water monitoring station that measures levels, flows, flumes and stage discharge via cloud networks has been launched to assist in the mitigation of the effects of floodwaters, stormwater, and protect against compromised storage dams.

The new Sulzer Sense wireless IoT condition monitoring system identifies changes in condition parameters and indicates potential faults at an early stage, detecting possible imbalance, misalignment, looseness and bearing wear.

“Since mid-May 2014, AVK Valves Southern Africa became my preferred supplier of all valves for compressed air, portable water and service water applications. I would recommend any of their products because I’ve commissioned their valves with no failures to date.”

With applications often extremely difficult due to erosive, corrosive and high cycle services, expert product knowledge and a high level of service are non-negotiable. Pipes, Pumps and Valves Africa spoke to Fred Venter, Director at KV Controls, about this industry’s demands.

South Africa’s local content directive has provided opportunities for AVK Southern Africa to export key valve solutions to Europe and the Middle East.

Allmech, leading South African manufacturer of boilers and supplier of water treatment components, is the sole official agent for Runxin water treatment system valves in the country.

With an ever-growing population in Dallas, Texas, it is expected that more than 13 million residents will need water by 2060. This is more than double the population served by authorities today. A partnership was formed to execute the $2 billion Integrated Pipeline Project (IPL) which enables an increase in water supply by 1.59 billion litres per day.

Key plant processes within the water and wastewater operations can now be digitised, which can generate 20-40% in cost savings. This is good news, especially for an industry under pressure to both lower operating expenditure (OpEx) and manage an ageing workforce.

Europe remains reticent about nuclear technology, whilst in Asia, numerous new nuclear reactors are being built. The bottom line is that the nuclear reactor business remains lucrative for valve manufacturers.

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