The best way to protect your equipment is to apply the right lubricant at the right time and in the right quantities. This is the philosophy at Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa. But, says Callum Ford, national marketing manager, there is one more principal worth bearing in mind: a good lubricant can become a great lubricant with the right additive.

Lubrication is critical to prolonging the life of bearings which in turn is fundamental to increased uptime and production and reduced operational costs. “The importance of accurate lubrication cannot be overemphasised as both over- and under-lubrication can reduce bearing lifetime,” states Eddie Martens, SKF product manager, MaPro.

A Liebherr R 934 G8 crawler excavator, the first hydraulic excavator with a factory-fitted Leica Geosystems machine control system, has been delivered to Brad-Pave in Great Britain. Liebherr and Leica Geosystems, part of Hexagon, have been partners in the machine control systems area since last year.

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Crown Publications, one of South Africa’s largest business-to-business publishing houses, came into existence in 1986. Since then, the company has grown from producing a single magazine, Electricity SA (renamed Electricity+Control), to publishing six monthly magazines, three quarterlies, and a number of engineering handbooks.

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