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Micro Grids offer a feasible solution to power supply in rural and other communities

More than 580 million people live with no access to electricity throughout Africa. A rather large number when one considers unlocking such potential. 

The majority of these people live in rural communities where agriculture is central to their local economies.

K.M.E. Partner with Enerproject as oil & gas industry continues to show growth throughout Africa.

The new Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2019) recently announced by Mineral & Energy Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe; highlighted an urgent need for added energy generation capacity in South Africa’s energy supply, to meet our current energy supply shortfalls.

OPRA Turbines

Reduce your company’s reliance on power utilities by generating 1.8Mw of in-house power and benefiting from the hot exhaust gas, which can be used for a myriad of factory heating applications.

In our ongoing effort to identify useful and innovative technical advances for our client base, Kirton Mechanical Equipment is pleased to introduce our partnership with Netherlands-based manufacturer, OPRA Turbines, as well as Swiss-based Enerproject Gas Solutions.

K.M.E. and Silver Weibull at annual SASTA Sugar Congress

We were pleased to represent Silver Weibull at the annual SASTA Congress held this year at the ICC in Durban. 

KME & Rix hydrogen compressors well positioned for introduction of fuel cell electric vehicles

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEV) are set to start making an entry in the global market as countries search for low emission solutions to reduce pollution, and make a positive impact on environment.

When considering battery driven electric vehicles, a question could be posed, “What happens to the batteries after their useful life span”?? One can only imagine the problems associated with disposing of them.

Kirton Turbo Machinery

Our USA based principal has approximately a 120,000 square feet facility under roof and is located on a 19.4 acre site in the center of one of the Gulf Coast’s highest-density Petrochemical Complexes near Houston, Texas.

Advantages Of Purchasing Used Equipment

There are countless storage yards, across the world, filled with used plant and mining equipment which in most cases can still be used for many years in the process and production sectors. 

Second hand rotating equipment, reciprocating equipment, process plants, vessels and any number of other items are available to end users in an "as is" or reconditioned state. This equipment can be inspected & tested for structural integrity by competent company personnel, for consideration as an alternative to new equipment.

K.M.E. Offer trusted solutions for Steam Turbine parts, repairs & refurbishment.

Kirton Mechanical Equipment are a trusted supplier of replacement parts, repairs and other solutions for Steam Turbines. Our technical team have sound experience in all makes and models, where we offer quality replacement parts with favourable delivery turnaround.

Buyers Guide: Wedge wire screen quality vs screen pricing

A wedge wire screen from one manufacturer may “look” similar to that from another. However, there can be significant quality differences between the two which will not only influence their relative selling price but may determine the suitability of one wedge wire screen over another for a particular application.

“Mascual” pump on all magma and massecuite applications

Our “Mescual” pumps are of local manufacture and are extremely robust. We recommend that all due consideration be given to the utilisation of the “Mascual” pump on all magma and massecuite duties as the pump, whilst a bit more expensive than opposition pumps, has a short payback period in terms of maintenance expense. Wear strips can be manufactured and replaced in the Mill Workshops as opposed to buying expensive spares for other makes of pumps.

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Umhlanga Rocks
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Durban - South Africa

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45 Hilken Drive
Umhlanga Rocks
Kwa Zulu Natal
4051
Durban - South Africa

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Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 3QL
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