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600 UK takes new 3-Axis Harrison Alpha lathe to EMO 2015

600 UK will exhibit their recently launched, C-axis addition to the Alpha CNC combination lathe – the NEW Harrison Alpha XC at EMO 2015, in Milan, Italy on Stand C33 in Hall 5, from 5 to 10 October 2015. The benchmark Harrison Alpha range celebrates its 20th anniversary this year,…

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Oak Engineering – Building on strengths established from a work-hard ethic

Oak Engineering – Building on strengths established from a work-hard ethic In 1981, with great anticipation, Brian Gardner opened Oak Engineering in a small room at the back of a café in Germiston, Gauteng, with only a single second hand conventional Colchester lathe and a Bridgeport mill. Now, 34 years…

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80th Anniversary Okamoto Open House 2015

Open House Success! The Okamoto Open House and 80th year celebration proved a resounding success with over 140 overseas visitors and many more visitors from within Japan arriving throughout the 2 days. Honoured guests were able to see 30 different Okamoto machines on display with 8 live grinding demonstrations. Additional…

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Gordon Swan – F & H Service Engineer

Gordon Swan – F & H Service Engineer Gordon is a Service Engineer at F & H specialising in Laser machines. He commenced his Technical Training (Theory) at Wits and qualified as a fitter and turner. He worked for the Rand Water Board (Practical Training) and later for an Engineering…