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January 2019

A new year, a new start

Additive hybrid machine tool advancements springing up

A virtual approach to CNC machine training – Ikusasa addressing skills shortage

First Cut appointed distribution partner for Messer Cutting Systems

In memory of a true visionary – Professor Dimiter Marinov Dimitrov (1944 – 2018)

Atlantis Foundries casts its one-millionth Daimler HDEP engine block

New motor industry plan aims to boost local content to 60 per cent

Robor given the all clear to acquire Macsteel’s tube and pipe business but with conditions

French Engineering Works celebrates 100-year milestone

Battery Ventures acquires manufacturing and fabrication software company SigmaTEK Systems

Bloodhound supersonic car for sale after project halted

Gibela delivers its first South African-built commuter train to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA)

Robotic system introduced to help fight cancer at Cape Town hospital

Impacting Airbus aircraft design

Two South African entrepreneurs shortlisted for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Autonomous factories are the future – EuroBLECH 2018

Accelerating technology through IoT connection at JIMTOF 2018

Trumpf acquires laser diode division of Philips

Sandvik acquires US based Dura-Mill

DMG MORI AG takes 30% stake in Indian software firm having additive manufacturing focus

Bono Steel – a unique kind of vendor with diverse capabilities

Rollfab rolls on with big options

Flexibility and speed the core at Ukuthela Foundry Projects

SafanDarley R-Brake: The flexible bending cell

Trumpf ushers in new era of autonomous factories

New Sandvik Coromant insert grades boost steel milling operations

Networked manufacturing processes, integrated automation and digital service solutions with Bystronic

OSG solid ceramic end mills

Amada’s theme was processing innovation with new technologies

Iscar’s DCNT CHAMDRILL family

Hypertherm introduces new X-Definition class plasma and industry’s first predictive maintenance waterjet pumps

TaeguTec’s QuadRush TQS type goes up to 8.2mm

The Mazak Integrex AG series for gear cutting

Kennametal develops vibration-free boring system