Summiting the pandemic peak

Within months, the spread around the globe of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic triggered the worst health, financial, social and emotional emergency in a century. It has sparked an economic crisis, not seen since the Great Depression of the 1930’s.

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Lubrication and fluid seal damage

Seal failure or leakage can be catastrophic, causing equipment damage and ultimately failure. It’s important to understand lubrication and seal compatibility to avoid these issues.


Tips for sustainable water
management in construction

Water damage has superseded fire when it comes to risks on construction sites.
This won’t come as a surprise to many construction professionals: water can cause immense damage and do so slowly over a long time or in one flash flood.


SAPPMA’s pipe survey shows
decline in infrastructure investment

The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has released the findings of a qualitative and quantitative survey into the plastic pipe market that was conducted earlier this year by LHA Management Consultants.


The devastating consequences of not properly managing residential wastewater

Two years ago, the National Construction Authority said more than 70 percent of
buildings in Nairobi were unsafe for occupation. A rough estimate shows this is about three out of every four buildings.


Lincoln Lubrication SA develops first international qualification

Lincoln Lubrication SA, a SKF Group company, has developed the first nationally registered qualification for Lubrication Equipment Mechanic Artisans.


Going green with water

The equitable and sustainable use and management of water resources can support poverty alleviation, socio-economic development, regional cooperation, and the environment.and niche market pump solutions, shows that even the pandemic cannot halt the company’s commitment to excellence as it announces the latest expansion on its
pump ranges with the iDura.


Ithuba Valves & Industrial
Supplies earned a fine reputation

Ithuba Valves & Industrial Supplies cc was established in 2000 and shelved for some
reasons, then commenced trading in August 2003 and we earned a fine reputation as a refurbishment company in the valve industry.


Apex Valves South Africa

Apex Valves South Africa (Pty) Ltd was
established in 1997 in Centurion as a joint
venture with Apex Valves New Zealand.


All sleeves and parts are

Established in 2006, Fluid Power Valve Technologies (Pty) Ltd manufactures the
Wafer-and-Flanged Model Clarkson-type Knife Gate Valves, in sizes: 50mm – 700mm.


All about Valve Coefficient

What is Cv? Cv is the Valve Coefficient, and is a measure of the capacity of a valve, which takes account of its size and the natural restriction to flow through the valve.

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BMG’s SEIM spindle screw pumps efficiently handle a wide range of liquids

BMG – exclusive distributor of SEIM screw pumps throughout Africa – supplies and
supports the full range of SEIM spindle screw pumps, flow meters and in-line relief


Regular desilting vital for mine

Ensuring sufficient water storage capacity in mines’ process ponds is crucial for the
optimal functioning of mineral treatment plants, and this means regular desilting must be conducted.


Hilton Hotel upgrades with
Grundfos pump set

A Grundfos Hydro MPC-E booster pump set with four 7,5 kW motors and CIM 500
control system installed at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton is delivering both environmental and cost-saving benefits.

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Vert Energy to supply and support Yanmar industrial engines and power products in Southern Africa

Vert Energy has been appointed by Yanmar as the official distributors in Southern Africa for Yanmar industrial engines.


Wilo Rexa SOLID-Q with Nexos Intelligence for a smart sewage pump station

Pumping untreated sewage is becoming increasingly demanding due to the growing prevalence of solids and fibrous material which, in turn, leads to increased operating costs.

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Troubleshooting a pump all you need to know

Learning to diagnose and rectify the basic problems plaguing centrifugal pumps is an
important skill that industry should cultivate. Pipes, Pumps & Valves Africa finds out more.


Pump intelligence to your system

Pumps, pipeline and fittings can get seriously damaged if pressure or flow are out of control and such occurrences are not tracked early.


Gear Pump Manufacturing has
solid expertise

We manufacture a range of Bearing, Bushing, PTO Truck Pumps, straight axial Piston Pumps and Flow Dividers. We also manufacture a complete range of internationally interchangeable commercial components for Bearing pumps, Bushing pumps, Motors and Flow Dividers.


The digital sensor age is here

Danfoss has engineered solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter
ways—driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow, since 1933.


What is dissolution testing?

This is a method to determine the drug release over time of a formulation product in an in vitro environment. The USP requirements include both automated and manual techniques with corresponding instrumentation configurations.

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Werner pumps launches 6-inch
4-cylinder suction trailer

Werner Pumps, leading South African design, manufacture, supply and maintenance specialist in high-pressure jetting equipment, has created a new trailer-mounted 6-inch centrifugal pump unit.