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Generators and Standby Power

Generator, UPS compatibility key to efficient power supply

19th September 2008 Specialist power management company Powermode chief technology officer Philip Hampton says that guarding against productivity sapping power outages and load shedding requires, at the least, a stand-by generator and an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). 

Generator supplier moves African branch to SA

By: Jacqueline Holman     19th September 2008 Generator supplier The New Millennium Generators has moved its African distribution branch into South Africa. 

Generator hire company upgrades fleet

By: Jacqueline Holman     19th September 2008 Air and power hire company Rand-Air has increased its generator rental fleet by investing in 80-KVA, 150-KVA, 200-KVA and 300-KVA Atlas Copco generators. The 200 KVAs have been part of the fleet for about four months and the company is awaiting the arrival of the other sizes. 

Local company diversifies to design and manufacture gensets

19th September 2008 Welding equipment and consumables supplier Babcock Industrial has diversified into the design and manufacture of a range of power generator sets. 

Power outages spur UPS system sales

By: Jonathan Faurie     14th September 2007 Increasingly frequent power outages across the country in recent months have impacted positively on sales of uninterrupted power supply (UPS) systems says Meissner sales director Graham Beyleveld. 

Increased sales accelerate engineering firm�s expansion plans 

By: Jonathan Faurie     14th September 2007 Increased sales figures of generator systems over the past three years have prompted diversified engineering firm New Way Motor and Diesel Engineering to accelerate its expansion plans, reports New Way CEO Jonathan Freed. 

Power generation company expands product base, diversifies market sector focus

By: Jonathan Faurie     14th September 2007 Power generation company Alstom Electrical Machines, a division of the Alstom South Africa Group, has expanded its product offering in an effort to broaden its sector focus, explains Alstom Electrical Machines MD Paul Cuthbert. 

Power failure prompts uninterrupted power system upgrade

14th September 2007 A stand-by power generation system that was purchased by power generation company Cummins Diesel South Africa is still operation to the satisfaction of commercial food outlet Pick �n Pay Plumstead�s satisfaction. 

Blackouts increase sales of generator sets

14th September 2007 Continuing its long-standing relationship with alternative power supply company Barloworld Equipment Energy-Perkins, generating set manufacturer Continental Generators recently delivered 35 Perkins-powered generator sets to customers around the country 

Generator distribution company supplies three expansion projects

14th September 2007 Generator packaging and distribution company Umndeni Circon has recently provided generator sets to clients who are undertaking expansion projects. 

Engine manufacturer adds mechanical trio to four-cylinder product range

14th September 2007 Engine manufacturing company, Perkins Engines, has expanded its product base to serve more markets. 

Power generation company suggests generator selection criteria

14th September 2007 The purchasing of a generator is not an easy task. One has to consider many aspects of the application that the generator is going to be used for before making the purchase. 

Bank invests in uninterrupted power

14th September 2007 Financial services provider First National Bank (FNB) is spending R50-million on stand-by generators and uninterrupted power supply (UPS) units at its branches across the nation in a bid to avert the unremitting crisis of power outages. 

Generator sales increase off the back of telecoms growth and power outages

14th September 2007 Local generator manufacturer, Generator Logic has grown turnover from R13-million to almost R70-million in little more than a year. This growth is the result of robust growth in the African telecoms industry and demand for stand-by power from leading industrial and commercial giants. 

Power generation company supplies uninterrupted power to Middle East gold mine

14th September 2007 Power Generation company Cummins Power Generation, a division of the Cummins Group, has recently supplied a generator set that is supplying a gold mine in Saudi Arabia with uninterrupted power. 

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