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September 2020

You can’t do everything online. Watching a machine work virtually is just not the same

Messer Cutting Systems appoints First Cut and Bolt and Engineering Distributors (BED) to supply oxyfuel cutting and welding systems and consumables

Blaser Swisslube appoints Hi-Tech Machine Tools as its sole agent in South Africa

Rollfab increases big bending capacity and adds large vertical turning and boring capabilities to machining operations

Fanuc Academy launched

Guhring South Africa appoints strategic partner for Eastern Cape area

Mecad Manufacturing continues with its informative and insightful blog

Machine Tool & Design Technology appointed agents for Newall DRO systems and Doall sawing products

South African tool and die specialist benefits from the world’s current crisis

Bono Steel continues with investment plans

Flexilube launches the Coolant Doctor Mobile Laboratory – an on-site metalworking fluid optimisation programme

Future of AHRLAC secured as business rescue nears completion

Transnet looks to localise the manufacture and supply of rail to reindustrialise the economy

NEASA has withdrawn its urgent application in the Gauteng High Court to stop the implementation of a 10% import tariff and custom duties on coated flat-rolled products

Fuchs Lubricants South Africa makes R250 million phase one investment in South Africa

AMSA declares force majeure after Newcastle furnace breakdown

Transnet signs R400 million deal with Mozambican operator

Toyota is set to produce its first hybrid synergy drive (petrol-electric) car

Dycer Engineering and Foundry graduates

Aeroton Steel adds laser cutting to its decoiling, coil slitting, cut-to-length and size and blanking capabilities

Reconditioning services for carbide end mills

Chiron Group acquires Mecatis SA, a specialist in small, high-precision machining centers

Take a break from the virtual and visit the Italian trade show 32.BI-MU

Tech Soft 3D and OPEN MIND collaborate on CAM solutions

JIMTOF 2020 goes online

Machine tool orders gloomy

DMG MORI results show decline in demand for machine tools

Hannover Messe Hermes award goes to Trumpf

Kennametal introduces the eBore fine boring system

Hurco introduces practical job shop automation for high-mix manufacturing

Radan 2021 from Hexagon provides updates for CAD/CAM, tubes, nesting

Nikon Metrology’s new MCAx S articulated arm

Next generation 5-axis technology in a compact footprint

Doosan Lynx 2100LY Series

Keeping the rollers rolling in your roll grinding shop: Partner with Grinding Techniques for perfect steel production

AgieCharmilles Cut P 550 Pro wire cutting EDM solution with its new and easy-to-use interface