My watch list  

36 Current news from South Africa


You can refine your search further. Select from the filter options on the left to narrow down your results.

image description
Scientists find technique to improve carbon superlattices for quantum electronic devices

In a paradigm shift from conventional electronic devices, exploiting the quantum properties of superlattices holds the promise of developing new technologies


Researchers at the Nanoscale Transport Physics Laboratory from the School of Physics at the University of the Witwatersrand have found a technique to improve carbon superlattices for quantum electronic device applications. Superlattices are made up of alternating layers of very thin ...


Trapping climate pollutant methane gas in porous carbon


As talks of global warming are once again making headlines, scientists have renewed their efforts to understand how to best limit its effects. For example, sequestrating short-lived climate pollutants, such as methane and black carbon, yields much faster reductions in global warming compared to ...


Sasol's Wax Expansion Project Phase I Successfully Commissioned


Phase I of Sasol's Fischer-Tropsch Wax Expansion Project (FTWEP) has been successfully commissioned at its Sasolburg Operations in South Africa."This is a significant milestone and we are very pleased with this development. It marks another step towards expanding our Southern African operations ...


Clariant completes the sale of its Water Treatment Business


Clariant announced that it has closed the sale of its Water Treatment business in Africa to AECI, domiciled in South Africa, on June 30, 2014. The total value of the divestment amounts to CHF 34 million in cash at closing. The transaction was subject to certain precedent conditions, as well as ...


image description
First dry-type transformer in South Africa is manufactured on Hedrich casting equipment


The story of the first dry-type transformer (for medium voltage) manufactured completely in Southern Africa is also the successful story of Mr. Paddy Padayachee, as first engineer and founder of Revive Electrical Transformers. As an immigrant´s child, he studied electrical engineering and started ...


LANXESS commissions CO2 concentration unit at Newcastle


LANXESS has commissioned a new CO2 concentration unit at its Newcastle production site in South Africa. LANXESS has invested some EUR 40 million to build the unit, which was completed in just 19 months. The company operates a highly modern plant at the site for the production of sodium ...


Unitel initiatives focus on monetization of natural gas

Rapidly increasing shale gas supplies and low prices create new opportunities for high value applications


Unitel Technologies, Inc. announced that the company is currently involved in several projects for converting natural gas into liquid fuels and chemicals. This is partly due to the unprecedented boom in the shale gas sector. “Because much of the shale gas in North America is being extracted in ...


IChemE and SAIChE sign Memorandum of Understanding


IChemE and the South African Institution of Chemical Engineering (SAIChE) have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding that paves the way for the creation of a SAIChE-IChemE (South Africa) Branch.The MOU was signed by IChemE president Russell Scott and SAIChE president Ralph Grob. It follows a ...


IChemE member elected SAIChE president


Ralph Grob, chief process engineer at Sasol Technology and Chartered Chemical Engineer, has been elected to the post of president at the South African Institution of Chemical Engineers (SAIChE).Grob, who was appointed president at SAIChE’s Annual General Meeting in Johannesburg, takes over from ...


PolyOne to Expand in South Africa


PolyOne Corporation announced plans to open a new facility in South Africa. Located in the Montague Gardens industrial precinct in Cape Town, the facility will serve customers throughout Africa. Leveraging newly acquired ColorMatrix technology, PolyOne will initially supply liquid colorants, ...


Page 2 From 4
Subscribe to e-mail updates relating to your search

You will receive via e-mail the latest search results matching your search criteria. This service is free of charge and can be cancelled at any time.

Your browser is not current. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 does not support some functions on Chemie.DE