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Power management system for cogeneration

5th March 2010 Any electrical installation that has a backup generator can use a power management system (PMS) to cogenerate electricity for use in the national grid, says Marine Industrial Electro Solutions (MIES) technical director Chris Bosch. 

Focus on couplings, fittings and hoses for exhibition

5th March 2010 International oil and gas service companies can source hoses, fittings and couplings manufactured to global standards in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Namibia and Ghana, hose and fitting manufacturers Jachris GM Warwick Bouwer says. 

Innovations, exploration and networking for 2010

5th March 2010 The diversity of the African oil, gas and petrochemicals industry means that the Oil & Gas Africa 2010 exhibition will have a broad focus of topics including engineering and projects, offshore and onshore installations, pipelines, petrochemicals installations and systems and plants, says... 

Shipping provider experiences all-round growth

5th March 2010 Shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC will showcase its range of integrated services at the Oil & Gas Africa 2010 exhibition, says GAC group project logistics manager Laurance Langdon. 

Indications of a move away from conventional oil and gas sources

5th March 2010 A significant development in the oil and gas industry is the move away from conventional sources of oil and gas to a focus, locally, on coal-bed methane and, more recently, shale gas, explains petroleum industry body Petroleum Agency South Africa (Pasa) CEO Mthozami Xiphu. 

New insulation for cold chain industry products

26th February 2010 Cold chain products have to arrive within temperature ranges specified by clients, failing which, goods are returned. Insulation for cold-chain processes and logistics was a natural market to enter using high-temperature experience and products 

Quality, skills key to tackling international competition

26th February 2010 Hard, dedicated work, quality consciousness and the employment of well-trained and qualified food scientists and technologists are the ingredients needed to ensure that the South African food industry can withstand the fierce competition from other countries. A dedicated, disciplined attitude and... 

Label companies gear up for World Cup

26th February 2010 Label companies have been placed on stand-by for possible urgent printing of promotional labels as clients are unsure what the exact demand for their products will be during the 2010 FIFA World Cup 

Agricultural development key for food security in Haiti

26th February 2010 Sustainable agricultural development is essential in improving a country’s prospects for long-term economic and food security, agricultural finance organisation the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) president Kanayo Nwanze wrote in Project Syndicate concerning the development... 

New technologies stimulus for business opportunities for electrical contractors

5th February 2010 One of the greatest opportunities for electrical contractors currently to gain new business is to become familiar with the new technologies that conserve power in both the industrial and domestic sectors, industry body Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa (ECA) national director... 

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