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Jan 23, 2015
A series of variable frequency drive (VFD) devices, for demanding industrial and building automation applications, was recently launched to customers in Africa, by power management company Eaton.
Dec 12, 2014
Power management company Eaton announced on Friday that it would be providing electrical engineering services and power distribution equipment for the construction of a 5 MW solar microgrid system in Annobon province – an island off Equatorial Guinea, in central...
Dec 12, 2014
EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. … Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of Dura-KoteTM plating technology, which delivers a significantly higher level of corrosion resistance for Eaton’s carbon steel fluid conveyance products. Eaton’s carbon steel fluid...
Nov 25, 2014
Power management company Eaton recently announced that its integrated power management solutions suite is now certified as Vblock Ready through the VCE Technology Alliance Partner programme. Eaton can now deliver advanced power monitoring, management and control...
Nov 17, 2014
Power management company Eaton is offering its new PowerXL DG1 variable frequency drive series as a solution for demanding industrial and building automation applications for ratings from 0.55 kW to 160 kW to their customers in Africa. With features such as an...
Oct 15, 2014
Power management company Eaton has announced the launch of the Power Xpert CX, their latest IEC standard low-voltage power assembly with ratings to 5 500 A, in Africa. This complete range provides customised power distribution and motor control functionality for all...
Sep 08, 2014
In line with an industry-wide strategy to drive cost efficiencies through the use of shared passive infrastructure, African telecoms tower company Eaton Towers has inked a deal to acquire over 3 500 towers in six countries from global telecommunications services...
Aug 16, 2012
Event returns to Cape Town as new event director joins team The annual African Utility Week conference and exhibition has solidified its reputation as the continent’s largest exhibition for utilities and large industrial end users with record visitor and exhibitor...
May 04, 2012
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Jan 12, 2012
Telecoms company Eaton Towers has secured a $30-million debt facility to boost its business of selling telecom tower co-location and shared-infrastructure facilities to mobile operators. The debt facility, a first for Eaton, would fund operational maintenance of...
Nov 29, 2011
Voith Turbo South Africa (Pty) Ltd, one of South Africa’s most trusted suppliers of class leading Retarders for extra heavy trucks and buses, automatic transmissions for buses as well as related services, has appointed Cape Town based Gearbox Repair Centre (Pty) Ltd....
Jun 10, 2011
Power solutions company Meissner, a major supplier of Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) systems for mission-critical applications such as data centers, hospitals and other commercial applications has unveiled the latest energy efficient control software, which...
Oct 05, 2010
Africa-focused tower company Eaton Towers would invest up to $80-million on upgrading and improving the existing telecommunications (telecoms) towers of Vodafone Ghana, as well as on improving Vodafone’s coverage in Ghana. This followed the signing of a ten-year...
Feb 05, 2010
Load profiling, analysis and implemented corrective strategies, by using electrical energy auditing equipment, can lead to optimisation of electrical energy use for small industry, heavy mining applications, commercial facilities and residential homes. New vacuum...
Jan 22, 2010
Full Name: Gary Jameson Position: Eaton Power Quality country manager: South Africa Main Activity of the Company: Manufacture of uninterruptible power supply units (UPSes), dc rectifiers and TVSS's
Jul 24, 2009
Industrial consumables and engineering firm Bearing Man Group (BMG), a subsidiary of JSE-listed industrial firm Invicta, has launched a rebranded trading name for Goldquest International Hydraulics as BMG Hydraulics from July, 2009.
Jul 14, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: The Eaton MX range of UPSes, from Eaton Power Quality, is specifically designed for data centres and critical server rooms which demand high-end protection. The range offers double conversion technology (on-line), versatile...
Jul 03, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: Are you looking for power protection that won’t fail you, even in the most demanding environments? The Eaton EX RT range of UPSes, from Eaton Power Quality, provide just that, and much more.
Mar 02, 2009
Attached please find a press release on: As part of Eaton’s global strategy to reposition itself, Eaton Electrical Group has deployed a brand strategy for its Power Quality Solutions throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Legacy brands, like the South...
Feb 06, 2009
Specialist supplier of low- and medium-voltage motor control equipment CHI Control is providing a range of distribution products to the Soccer City stadium to the value of about R6-million.
Aug 14, 2008
Engineering consumables firm Bearing Man, a subsidiary of JSE-listed industrial firm Invicta, has completed the acquisition of Goldquest International Hydraulics. Goldquest International Hydraulics has sole distribution rights for brands like Eaton/Vickers,...
Jun 27, 2008
In an essay in the latest Boston Review entitled ‘Is it Africa’s Turn? Progress in the world’s poorest region’, author Edward Miguel, who is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, focuses, somewhat refreshingly, on what has...
Nov 27, 2007
Attached please find a press release on: Eaton recently announced the acquisition of MGE Office Product Systems for €425 million. Christelle Larkins, area manager: South Africa, East Africa and Indian Ocean, MGE Office Protection Systems, explains that with this...
Jun 15, 2007
With the looming threat of power outages plaguing the country this winter, local manufacturer supplier and designer of uninterruptible power supplies Meissner has released the Powerware 9140 rack-mounted uninterruptible power system (UPS), which is available in a...
May 25, 2007
The restructured division of ALSTOM Electrical SA, CHI Control Components, is now focused on supplying low voltage components directly to original equipment manufacturers and panelbuilders.
May 25, 2007
Truck-assembler Nissan Diesel South Africa has introduced a new-look range of heavy-commercial vehicles (HCVs).
Oct 20, 2006
In June this year, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled the first-ever series hydraulic hybrid diesel urban delivery vehicle, which will provide dramatic improvements in fuel economy and in emission reductions.
Apr 28, 2006
Western Cape-based company Hydroweld Hydraulics-Cape is under new management, following Joe Kraatz, the previous owner’s decision to sell the 28-year-old firm to pursue other opportunities.
Mar 24, 2006
JSE-listed industrial transportation group Super Group has introduced the Firmaco Powerstar range of commercial vehicles into South Africa.
Mar 17, 2006
The acquisition of Hayward Industries by Eaton Corporation was officially completed late last year.
Nov 25, 2005
Months after initially announcing its intention to go into the heavy-passenger bus market, Volkswagen South Africa will immediately start marketing and selling its first buses, the ‘Volksbus’. ?
Apr 30, 2004
In July 2002 the enterprise development and empowerment initiative of Anglo American, Anglo Zimele, created its twelfth black-empowerment initiative for that year.
May 02, 2003
Mining group Anglo American’s business development and empowerment initiative Zimele has joined forces with Aero Fluid Power to form an empowerment venture called Kganya Hydraulics and Pneumatics.