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The magic of zinc in corrosion control
The magic of zinc in corrosion controlArticle

Zinc is truly a magic metal that few people and few engineers appreciate for its multitude of applications and versatility...

Simon Norton 6 May 2021

International Zinc Association looks to re-galvanise local zinc industry
International Zinc Association looks to re-galvanise local zinc industryArticle

The R100bn Infrastructure Fund is good news for the Africa desk of the International Zinc Association (IZA), according to its head Simon Norton...

19 Apr 2021

Can South Africa's coastal infrastructure survive corrosion?
Can South Africa's coastal infrastructure survive corrosion?Article

Consulting engineers and designers seem to need intensive education on the important role that zinc hot dip galvanised steel can play in ensuring a long life (+30 years) for exposed structural steel and other steel fixtures...

Simon Norton, Issued by Irvine Partners 24 Apr 2020

Genoa bridge collapse: maintaining these structures is a constant battle against traffic and decay
Genoa bridge collapse: maintaining these structures is a constant battle against traffic and decayArticle

As rescue workers look for survivors in the concrete rubble that used to be part of the Morandi bridge in Genoa, Italian authorities are starting their investigation into the possible causes...

Marios Chryssanthopoulos 16 Aug 2018

#InnovationMonth: Stainless steel LCC brought into 21st century with app
#InnovationMonth: Stainless steel LCC brought into 21st century with appArticle

According to Sassda executive director John Tarboton, one of the biggest obstacles to the specification of stainless steel in certain applications is the misperception that it's more expensive in comparison to other initially cheaper options...

Sindy Peters 19 Sep 2017

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Cash-strapped farmers need to plan ahead for efficient planting seasonArticle

Whatever its ultimate impact on the country, there is no doubt that the drought has left almost every single farmer facing financial difficulties...

15 Sep 2016

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TNPA completes Edward Graving dry dock repairArticle

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has completed a R30 million caisson repair project at the 90-year old Prince Edward Graving dry dock in Durban.

29 Mar 2016

Altitec, Obelisk enter joint RE venture
Altitec, Obelisk enter joint RE ventureArticle

Altitec, a rope access blade repair and inspection specialist, and Obelisk, a provider of infrastructure services to the global renewable energy, telecommunications and power markets, have signed a five-year joint venture agreement...

18 Feb 2016

Nordston's most advanced powder coating facility
Environmentally-friendly aluminium processing plant complies with international legislationArticle

Blue Willow Aluminium in Cape Town has built an automated processing plant in line with international best practice which is hexavalent chromium-free for environmentally-friendly pre-treatment manufacturing...

22 Oct 2015

SABS President's Award for City of Cape Town
SABS President's Award for City of Cape TownArticle

The City of Cape Town's Electrical Support Services (ESS) Department has won an SABS President's Award at the SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) annual awards ceremony, which was held recently.

2 Nov 2010

3M South Africa: Think globally, act locallyArticle

With a long and distinguished history, 3M has much to celebrate. For years, people around the world have looked to 3M for products and services that solve problems and make their lives easier and better.

Issued by NGage Public Relations 22 Apr 2008

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