Engineering News | Energy Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/energy Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:32:19 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 LNG-focused energy firm pursuing ‘diversified’ African investment pipeline http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lng-focused-energy-firm-pursuing-diversified-african-investment-pipeline-2017-04-26 Terence Creamer ENERGY Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:30:00 +0200 450598 1493199256 1493199000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644797_resized_edwinkikonyogo1022.jpeg AEP CEO Edwin Kikonyogo 511 287 LPG industry urged to act on non-binding market inquiry findings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lpg-industry-urged-to-act-on-non-binding-market-inquiry-findings-2017-04-24 Terence Creamer LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:25:00 +0200 450413 1493100529 1493043900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644326_resized_tembinkosibonakeleebrahimpatal204241022duane.jpeg Commissioner Tembinkosi Bonakele and Minister Ebrahim Patel 511 287 DMR to brief Western Cape communities on shale gas development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dmr-to-brief-western-cape-communities-on-shale-gas-development-2017-04-21 Megan van Wyngaardt OIL & GAS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:17:00 +0200 450287 1492785120 1492784220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nigerian finance minister says country needs to tap its non-oil revenues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-finance-minister-says-country-needs-to-tap-its-non-oil-revenues-2017-04-21 Reuters ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:44:00 +0200 450203 1492761188 1492757040 1495317600 Reuters 0 0 Bunkers improve product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-valve-testing-bunkers-will-improve-overall-quality-safety-of-product-offering-2017-04-21 Nadine James Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448573 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Cogeneration valuable to S Africa’s energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cogeneration-valuable-to-s-africas-energy-mix-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448391 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639000_resized_eternitypowervuselelaenergy032017jpg1022.jpg AWARD-WINNING SOLUTIONS Vuselela Energy’s Eternity Power project is enabling a smelter in Rustenburg to harvest thermal energy and convert it into energy 511 287 Cross-border power to boost African economies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cross-border-power-to-boost-african-economies-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448499 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Fabrication facility to expand to accommodate heavy lifting fleet http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fabrication-facility-to-expand-to-accommodate-heavy-lifting-fleet-2017-04-21 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448495 1492694086 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639286_resized_skyhillheavyengineeringenthusiasticworkers032017hydraarc1022.jpg IN-HOUSE PROJECTS Fabrication and refurbishment projects are executed from the engineering to transportation stages 511 287 Integrated energy solutions Africa’s answer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-energy-solutions-africas-answer-2017-04-21 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448394 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Pressure, temperature transmitter launched for downhole applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pressure-temperature-transmitter-launched-for-downhole-applications-2017-04-21 Nadine James Energy Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448561 1492075738 1492725600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000639540_resized_paine328120010downholetransmitteremerson04171022.jpeg PAINE 328-12-0010 It measures pressure and temperature with full-scale accuracy of about 0.05% and is able to withstand operating temperatures from -40 °C to 175 °C 511 287 Energy Minister reveals extent of executive vacancies at State-owned energy entities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-minister-reveals-extent-of-executive-vacancies-at-state-owned-energy-entities-2017-04-19 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0200 450004 1492610114 1492608600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Gas pipeline to Libya's Wafa oilfield closed – NOC source http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-pipeline-to-libyas-wafa-oilfield-closed-noc-source-2017-04-17 Reuters GAS PIPELINE Mon, 17 Apr 2017 18:46:00 +0200 449710 1492502398 1492447560 1494972000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Innovative projects making strides in laser industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-projects-making-strides-in-laser-industry-2017-04-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447857 1491472426 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637487_resized_lasertechnologylaserresearchintsitutestellenboschuniversityco2laser0320171022.jpg SIZEABLE DEVELOPMENT A robust miniature carbon dioxide laser test system for commercialisation and a large, high-pressure carbon dioxide laser to provide infrared light with Terawatt peak power are being developed 511 287 Moz plant illustrates rapid commissioning potential of gas engines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mozambique-gas-power-plant-illustrates-rapid-commissioning-and-flexibility-of-operation-2017-04-14 Dylan Slater Electricity Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448374 1491472429 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638940_resized_electricitymtusaressanogarciainmozambique032017jpg1022.jpeg RESSANO GARCIA The Mozambique gas-fired power plant can operate at full power production of 120 MW at short notice and can be shut down and started multiple times a day with no detrimental affect to the plant 511 287 R&D capitalises on global growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-endeavours-capitalising-on-strong-global-growth-2017-03-14 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 448249 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000638569_resized_lasertechnology3dprintingadditivemanufacturingbloomberg304913736130320171022.jpg ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING Laser-based three-dimensional technology is mostly focused on industrial application, and presents a specific area for significant growth in the future 511 287 South Africa’s hydrogen fuel cell programme making steady progress http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-hydrogen-fuel-cell-programme-going-well-2017-04-14 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447636 1491571193 1492120800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000640865_resized_upward.jpg 511 287 Sasol finalises currency hedges worth $4bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-finalises-currency-hedges-worth-4bn-2017-04-11 Terence Creamer SASOL Tue, 11 Apr 2017 17:07:00 +0200 449378 1491923469 1491923220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641794_resized_sasolplace50katherinestsandton2210221216duane.jpg 511 287 Shell says it knew some payments for Nigeria oilfield would go to Malabu http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-says-it-knew-some-payments-for-nigeria-oilfield-would-go-to-malabu-2017-04-11 Reuters OIL & GAS Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:36:00 +0200 449375 1491921469 1491921360 1494453600 Reuters 0 0 Eni, Shell deny wrongdoing in Nigeria after allegations of improper payment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eni-shell-deny-wrongdoing-in-nigeria-after-allegations-of-improper-payment-2017-04-10 Reuters OIL Mon, 10 Apr 2017 12:49:00 +0200 449170 1491821508 1491821340 1494367200 Reuters 0 0 Data-rich Atlas shows SA having higher bio-energy potential than believed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-bio-energy-atlas-to-support-bio-energy-development-launched-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 2 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447619 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa has real bioenergy potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-has-real-bio-energy-potential-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 1 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447617 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 AfDB lends Tanzania $29.8m for natural gas developments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-lends-tanzania-298m-for-natural-gas-developments-2017-04-06 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:20:00 +0200 448896 1491557516 1491488400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Index shows South Africa is wasting its renewable energy potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/index-shows-south-africa-is-wasting-its-renewable-energy-potential-2017-04-03 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:16:00 +0200 448438 1491229035 1491228960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Biomass solution brings new energy to degraded land http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biomass-energy-plant-and-farms-set-to-take-off-as-land-is-identified-for-development-2017-03-31 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447105 1490623750 1490911200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Need for industry growth must be recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-for-growth-in-s-africas-sugar-industry-must-be-recognised-2017-03-31 Robyn Wilkinson Energy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446276 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000633584_resized_tsbsugarmalelanemill241112duane1022.jpg REMAINING GLOBALLY RELEVANT South Africa needs to protect its positon as a globally competitive producer of high-quality sugar 511 287 Sustainable industry dispels misconceptions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-industry-dispels-misconceptions-2017-03-31 Tasneem Bulbulia Energy Fri, 31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 446614 1490623747 1490911200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Govt gives green light for shale gas fracking in Karoo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-gives-green-light-for-shale-gas-fracking-in-karoo-2017-03-30 News24Wire SHALE GAS Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:46:00 +0200 448094 1490885285 1490885160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Liquid metal battery inventor questions lithium-ion as grid-scale storage solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/liquid-metal-battery-inventor-questions-lithium-ion-as-grid-scale-storage-solution-2017-03-29 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY STORAGE Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:20:00 +0200 447823 1490869930 1490772000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637380_resized_profdonaldsadoway1022.jpeg Professor Donald Sadoway 511 287 Angola trims May crude exports to boost Opec compliance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/angola-trims-may-crude-exports-to-boost-opec-compliance-2017-03-28 Reuters OIL Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:44:00 +0200 447721 1490714682 1490690640 1493330400 Reuters 0 0 Erin Energy enters farm-out agreement over two oil blocks in The Gambia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/erin-energy-enters-farm-out-agreement-over-two-oil-blocks-in-the-gambia-2017-03-27 Megan van Wyngaardt OIL & GAS Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:16:00 +0200 447626 1490624717 1490620560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 High pressure clean-in-place pump now available http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-pressure-clean-in-place-pump-now-available-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445711 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632170_resized_cleaninprocesscippump032017brubinpumpsjpg1022.jpg CLEAN-IN-PROCESS PUMP The Brubin BA Clean-In-Process (CIP) pump has a patent pending designed pump-wheel that will allow the pressing shoes to retract for efficient CIP 511 287 Pumps range included in offering to cater for demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pump-range-included-in-offering-to-cater-for-demand-2017-03-24 Simone Liedtke Energy Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445731 1489746560 1490306400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000632223_resized_pumpritepneumaticgreasetransferpump022017bmg1022.jpg PNEUMATIC GREASE TRANSFER About 180 kg of grease is being pumped and used daily at Richards Bay Minerals 511 287 Sunrise Energy secures two international deals for LPG terminal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sunrise-energy-secures-two-international-deals-for-lpg-terminal-2017-03-20 Creamer Media Reporter CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:44:00 +0200 447006 1490007536 1490006640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Amid challenges, power sector offers massive opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-power-sector-offers-massive-challenges-opportunities-conference-organisers-2017-03-03 Nadine James Energy Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445217 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631155_resized_powerlines62236041h252361bloomburg1022.jpg MOMENT IN THE SUN Africa’s largest power and electricity event offers innovative, cost-effective means of tackling Africa’s power challenges 511 287 First continuous hydrothermal liquefaction production plant launched at NWU http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-continuous-hydrothermal-liquefaction-production-plant-launched-at-nwu-2017-03-17 David Oliveira INNOVATION Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445742 1489473862 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Lack of reliable power supply hinders Africa’s growth – trade commission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-reliable-power-supply-hinders-africas-growth-trade-commission-2017-03-17 Nadine James Energy Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445111 1489473857 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630906_resized_johannesbrunneraustriantradecommision0103171022.jpg JOHANNES BRUNNER There is significant interest in Africa in terms of the opportunities available for companies in renewable-energy and energy-storage 511 287 UK Minister forecasts major nuclear expansion over next 20 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-energy-set-for-major-expansion-around-the-world-2017-03-10 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444822 1489473861 1489701600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0