Proudly manufactured in
South Africa for 35 years!

Happy Birthday AZ Armaturen South Africa. Since 1985, the globally acting
Valve Company AZ Armaturen with its headquarter in Germany is manufacturing
industrial valves in Boksburg, Johannesburg. Finding solutions to plug and special valves for many different sectors is a challenge which AZ Armaturen
South Africa is proud to face every day.


Changing strategies in
challenging times

South Africa was in trouble well before Covid-19, down grading to junk status,
recession pressures, lock down, no new artisans stepping up to the plate and qualified personnel in the industry getting few and far between.

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Women in the Industry

Holly Smith - Pamodzi Unique Engineering


Women in the Industry

Setting the course for diversity &
inclusion in Africa’s water industry


Weir Minerals launches accumin™ lubricators to optimise Warman® pump performance

Weir Minerals has announced the global launch of its Accumin™ lubricators, following international demand for the superior-quality grease lubrication which has been ensuring optimal performance for equipment such as Warman® slurry pumps in APAC since 2014.

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Selecting the right hygienic
pumping solution

The food and beverage industries remain important contributors to the manufacturing and fastmoving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors, as well as the local economy.

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Custom jetting trucks make for
satisfied customers

The ability to build high-pressure jetting and vacuuming equipment to match
customers’ specific needs ensures they get exactly what they require, proudly
manufactured in South Africa.


Mobile pumps prove their value

The mobility of trailer-mounted pumps has earned them a reputation for versatility and efficiency, according to Integrated Pump Rental.

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Getriebebau Nord assembled
locally by BMG

Encompass optimum drive configurations to ensure optimum performance of
mechanical speed control for specific applications, in almost every industry


Vesconite Hitemp 150 used in condensate pumps

Condensate pumps can get very hot. They are used in industrial steam systems to collect and return steam to a boiler for reuse.

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Werner Pumps SA launches
customer training to ensure
equipment longevity

Werner Pumps SA, leading South African design, manufacture, supply and
maintenance specialist in high-pressure jetting equipment, has launched a programme to train its customers and their equipment operators on using the Werner Pumps trucks.


Pfeiffer Vacuum introduces
extremely quiet, dry pumps

The HiScroll models from Pfeiffer Vacuum’s new range of scroll pumps are oil-free, hermetically sealed vacuum pumps with high nominal pumping speeds of 6 to 20 m3/h.


Tsurumi increases the flow
capacity of its best-selling, singlephase pump line

The new HS3.75SL (manual) and HSZ3.75SL (automatic) submersible, trash pump models can pump roughly twice as much water as the high head version.

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Stainless steel pump solution for Namibian mine

The harsh coastal conditions at a mining operation in Namibia demanded a dewatering solution beyond the ordinary, so it turned to Integrated Pump Rental. Its remote location, combined with its highly corrosive environment, meant that the mine needed its equipment to be wear-resistant and require minimal maintenance.


Consider it pumped with the
WEDA from Atlas Copco

Featuring unrivalled performance, efficiency, reliability and flexibility, Atlas Copco’s WEDA electric submersible pump series offers perfect dewatering solutions for the construction, industrial, agricultural, emergency and maintenance sectors.


Mechanical pipe systems offer
cost and time savings to a
struggling construction sector

There is no disputing that the COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to have a
devastating impact on the South African construction sector.


20 Big Flowrox valves have the
flow under control

Flowrox pinch valves PV 500 E01 are successfully controlling the sludge flow in a Polish wastewater plant. Twenty electrically actuated valves were delivered in 2011 to Poland through Danish engineering company Krüger A/S and Flowrox representative Scanrox A/S.


GEMÜ develops new motorized
control valve

The semiconductor industry places stringent requirements on valves, measurement and control systems. Pneumatically operated valves are to an increasing degree no longer able to comply with the control requirements of leading process equipment manufacturers.


Neles’ new state of the art valve technology centre

Neles’ new valve technology center in Jiaxing, China, has started its operations. The centre strengthens Neles’ valve and related products production capabilities and increases availability for customers across various process industries in China and globally.

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Solenoid vs Ceramic valves: what you need to know

Selecting the right valve goes beyond understanding the function it needs to serve. It’s also important to factor in cost efficiency, durability and maintenance considerations.


Resiliency: Water treatment plant uses innovative technology to protect the local ecosystem

In 2016, the Zeeland Clean Water Plant in Michigan moved forward with plans to
double its capacity from 6 million litres (1.6 million gallons) per day to over 11 million litres (3 million MGD).

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Weir Minerals Africa in South
African empowerment deal

In an important empowerment transaction for leading minerals solution provider Weir Minerals Africa, the company’s South African operation, Weir Minerals South Africa (Pty) Ltd, is now 25.1% owned by black empowerment partner Medu Capital.

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Pandemic disruptions an
opportunity for Africa to reimagine cities

The need for social distancing and better sanitation could leapfrog African city
development into a more sustainable future.