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4IR: ICT and energy sectors equally crucial

Energy has played an enabling role in each of the past industrial revolutions, and the fourth is no different. But instead of powering factory machinery and steam engines, it is powering everything from communication backbone to access networks,...

Redesigning sprinkler installation

As the world’s leading manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems, Victaulic knows all too well the impact that a simplified system solution has on its effectiveness. Victaulic released the first UL Listed grooved mechanical coupling for fire...

Increasing automation in the construction industry

The construction industry is grappling with issues pertaining to productivity and meeting project deadlines that have been intensified following the economic recession of 2008-2009. About 2 million construction workers were let go in the United...

While the SA construction industry remains volatile, safety at heights is always a trend at A-OSH EXPO For those who live or work in the Johannesburg area, the views of the Sandton and Rosebank skylines, which are both key business areas in the...
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Solving the Eskom dilemma

By Mzukisi Kota* Restructuring Eskom into separate functions is a sensible solution to many of its problems. We believe it can be done in a way that should be acceptable to unions but will not prejudice its lenders and the sovereign debt rating....

IIoT a focus at Pumps, Valves & Pipes Africa

A delegation of local and international engineering professionals together with a line-up of thought-leaders in Africa’s extractive, construction, energy, food processing, agriculture, water and wastewater, and power generation industries will be...