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16 November 2015 ‘BottleBot’ wows 2015 PneuDrive judges
The University of Stellenbosch has been named as the winner of the 2015 PneuDrive Challenge, after submitting its concept of the innovative BottleBot – an automated solution that enables micro-breweries to transport...
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13 November 2015 Oil bath lubrication system enhances electric cylinder performance
A flexible and entirely maintenance-free range of electric cylinders has been introduced to the African market in late-2015 by leading drive specialist SEW-EURODRIVE, following overwhelming success of the product in...
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6 November 2015 Customer service key to growth in economic lull
In order to improve its competitiveness in increasingly-challenging economic conditions, SEW-EURODRIVE is placing greater focus on enhancing its service offering, while improving customer satisfaction.
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19 October 2015 SMC announced as new co-sponsor of 2016 PneuDrive challenge
With the 2015 PneuDrive Challenge nearing a conclusion, SEW-EURODRIVE is proud to announce that it has teamed up with its new partner, SMC Pneumatics South Africa, which will be co-sponsoring the 2016 event.
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15 October 2015 First SA girth gear installation is a success
SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa has successfully installed its first-ever girth gear to a rotary kiln at the R1.8-million Mamba Cement plant currently under construction in Limpopo.
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25 September 2015 New frequency inverters dramatically reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions at VW plant
The installation of SEW-EURODRIVE frequency inverters has resulted in the Volkswagen Autoeuropa vehicle manufacturing plant in Portugal achieving a 28 percent reduction in energy consumed by large fans that dry car...
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17 September 2015 Engineering students develop future technology
Engineering students at the University of Witwatersrand (WITS) are aiming to revolutionise the food and beverage industry by developing new concepts and innovative designs as part of their participation in the 2015...
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11 September 2015 SEW-EURODRIVE appoints new General Manager Operations
Following three years in his position as Engineering Manager, SEW-EURODRIVE has promoted Greg Perry to General Manager Operations, effective from 1 September 2015.
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24 August 2015 A first-of-its-kind motor range that complies with all IEC standards
Electric motors worldwide are estimated to consume up to 40 percent of global electricity supply. With increasingly-stringent environmental legislation and unreliable energy supply, the International...
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17 August 2015 Minimising the effects of acid mine drainage
The harmful effects of acid mine drainage on the environment are being successfully combatted by a large acid mine drainage plant in Germiston, Gauteng, which contains a comprehensive mixing system developed by...
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