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The innovation hub announces Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) innovation competion 2019 winners.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th December 2019 The Innovation Hub, the innovation agency of the Gauteng Province hosted the Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation Competition Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 21st November, the awards are hosted annually in line with celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week taking place between the 18th... 

Locking onto efficiencies - AMPCO Gen 2 plastic switched interlocked socket range from Powermite

29th November 2019 Powermite recently expanded its renowned AMPCO product portfolio with the introduction of a range of plastic switched interlocked sockets which form part of a new series of cutting-edge Gen 2 plastic industrial plugs and connectors which are poised to raise the efficiency, versatility and... 

Ramaphosa tells workers at Medupi 6 times that Eskom will not be privatised  

By: News24Wire      26th November 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa told workers and staff at Medupi power station six times in an address that Eskom would not be sold off or privatised. The ballooning costs of the Medupi and Kusile coal-fired power stations have put Eskom's balance sheet under severe pressure, but Ramaphosa scaled back... 

KP plenary fails to reach consensus on strengthened scope  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     22nd November 2019 The World Diamond Council says governments have failed to reach consensus on a strengthened scope for the Kimberley Process (KP) during this year’s KP plenary meeting, which was held in India earlier this week. The meeting was expected to discuss the end of the KP’s three-year reform and review... 

Hoedspruit air force base solar water heating system proves efficient

By: Marleny Arnoldi     22nd November 2019 A solar water heating (SWH) installation at the South African National Defence Force’s air force base in Hoedspruit has proven to improve efficiency, as well as act as a catalyst for upskilling personnel from the Department of Defence (DoD). The training has produced 20 artisans, who have... 

Thresholds on private power generation impeding agribusinesses

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd November 2019 While the current regulations on private embedded energy generation have aided many agricultural operations in cutting their energy costs significantly, the imposed threshold on small-scale embedded generation (SSEG) is excluding many larger agribusinesses from meaningfully using renewable... 

Give new Eskom CEO a chance – Gordhan

By: African News Agency      20th November 2019 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday defended the surprise appointment of Andre de Ruyter as Eskom's new CEO and urged stakeholders to give him a chance to do his job. "He was the choice of the board," Gordhan said when asked about suggestions that De Ruyter was a compromise... 

Capisol forges excellent client relationship with Stalcor

13th November 2019 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is not a new concept, however it continues to revolutionise the software industry – and the delivery thereof - with increased emphasis and focus on client service. Capisol, a proudly local developer and provider of an integrated, cloud-native, document management... 

Epiroc sets the standard of loader automation

8th November 2019 Epiroc’s Scooptram Automation Total is the highest level of loader automation, bringing new standards of productivity and safety to underground mining. Multi machine loader automation enabled by the Traffic Management System, sets the new standard in safety and productivity by creating a common... 

Serco invests in renewable energy for its Durban factory

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th November 2019 Truck body manufacturer Serco Industries has invested R5-million in a solar rooftop plant for its Durban factory. A total 1 029 solar panels have been installed on the roof of the truck and trailer building factory, allowing the premises to be off the grid during the day.  

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