Engineering News | Transmission & Distribution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/transmission Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:34:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Eskom's gain South Africa's pain as investors balk at debt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskoms-gain-south-africas-pain-as-investors-balk-at-debt-2019-06-24 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:17:00 +0200 523569 1561379415 1561378620 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000807018_resized_powerstationkelvin30805duane1022.jpg 511 287 Freezing cold, water cuts and power outages: Gauteng's week of triple challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/freezing-cold-water-cuts-and-power-outages-gautengs-week-of-triple-challenges-2019-06-24 African News Agency SERVICES Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:17:00 +0200 523488 1561363443 1561360620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Five things to watch out for in Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation speech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/five-things-to-watch-out-for-in-ramaphosas-state-of-the-nation-speech-2019-06-20 Bloomberg STATE OF THE NATION Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:52:00 +0200 523191 1561017616 1561017120 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806196_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 The only option for Eskom is one South Africa can't afford https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-only-option-for-eskom-is-one-south-africa-cant-afford-2019-06-19 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:03:00 +0200 523077 1560938576 1560931380 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805934_resized_eskomlethabopowerstation0319terence1022.jpg Eskom's Lethabo power station 511 287 Ramaphosa to announce more support for Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-to-announce-more-support-for-eskom-2019-06-18 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 18 Jun 2019 16:13:00 +0200 523028 1560870686 1560867180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805838_resized_eskomlogo16052018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Commission approves M&R's buyout of Opti Power Projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commission-approves-mrs-buyout-of-opti-power-projects-2019-06-14 Creamer Media Reporter CONSTRUCTION Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:45:00 +0200 522811 1560501928 1560498300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Côte d’Ivoire smart grid improves power security, access to power pool https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cte-divoire-smart-grid-improves-power-security-access-to-power-pool-2019-06-14 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 521831 1560239902 1560463200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Greenpeace study recommends Eskom sell its coal-fired power stations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-study-recommends-eskom-sell-its-coal-fired-power-stations-2019-06-11 Tasneem Bulbulia ELECTRICITY Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:34:00 +0200 522423 1560249763 1560249240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000804531_resized_eskomlethabopowerstation0319terence1022.jpg The Lethabo power station 511 287 TCTA comes up with power alternative amid ‘war zone’ at Mintails plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tcta-comes-up-with-power-alternative-amid-war-zone-at-mintails-plant-2019-06-06 Marleny Arnoldi ACID MINE WATER Thu, 06 Jun 2019 12:54:00 +0200 522037 1559831577 1559818440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ramaphosa meets State firm chiefs after resignations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-meets-state-firm-chiefs-after-resignations-2019-06-06 Reuters STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Thu, 06 Jun 2019 10:00:00 +0200 521984 1559828147 1559808000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000803507_resized_cyrilramaphosa4060220191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Departures at State firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/departures-at-south-african-state-firms-could-drag-out-ramaphosas-reforms-2019-06-04 Reuters STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:45:00 +0200 521699 1559660871 1559634300 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802934_resized_cyrilramaphosa150520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Oil monitoring technology prolongs gearbox life https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-monitoring-technology-prolongs-gearbox-life-2019-05-31 Halima Frost Transmission & Distribution Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519768 1559026787 1559253600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799263_resized_corrosionatten205191022.jpg WINDING ME UP The wind turbine’s gearbox and oil efficacy can be monitored by sensors 511 287 Eskom insiders provide 'very limited' choices to replace CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-insiders-provide-very-limited-choices-to-replace-ceo-2019-05-28 Bloomberg STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 28 May 2019 11:39:00 +0200 521045 1559055906 1559036340 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801609_resized_calibcassimdylanslater02191022.jpg Eskom CFO Calib Cassim 511 287 Brazilians score following African Utility Week https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazilians-score-following-african-utility-week-2019-05-28 Kim Cloete ENERGY Tue, 28 May 2019 11:29:00 +0200 521044 1559036523 1559035740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000801603_resized_auw2019brazildelegation05191022.jpg Delegates from Brazil attended the African Utility Week in South Africa 511 287 BMG extends supply of gearboxes and variators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-supply-of-gearboxes-and-variators-2019-05-07 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519046 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797647_resized_piasolarspvsolartrackingsystems0520191022.jpg TRACKING THE SUN BMG’s Varvel worm gearboxes are installed on solar panels to ensure that they are in an ideal position to track the sun 511 287 New motor released to electric drives and controls industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-motor-released-to-electric-drives-and-controls-industry-2019-05-24 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518802 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797108_resized_ms2nservomotor0520191022.jpg VERSATILITY IN APPLICATION The MS2N includes over 50 motor types in six motor sizes, five motor lengths and more than 20 fully configurable options 511 287 Company introduces new ACS6080 drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-introduces-new-acs6080-drive-2019-05-07-1 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519044 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797640_resized_acs6080mediumvoltagedrive0520191022.jpg VERSATILE CONTROL The ACS6080 controls all types of AC motors including induction, synchronous and permanent magnet, without the need for different software 511 287 South Africa’s fiscal crisis, price volatility among top energy risks for this year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-fiscal-crisis-price-volatility-among-top-energy-risks-for-this-year-2019-05-23 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 23 May 2019 14:10:00 +0200 520690 1558623849 1558613400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800768_resized_electricitygeneralpowerlines1022duane.jpg 511 287 Eskom keeps investors in the dark as debt speculation mounts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-keeps-investors-in-the-dark-as-debt-speculation-mounts-2019-05-22 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 May 2019 11:26:00 +0200 520512 1558530126 1558517160 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mboweni bemoans 'madness' of Eskom debt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mboweni-bemoans-madness-of-eskom-debt-2019-05-21 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Tue, 21 May 2019 09:21:00 +0200 520373 1558448569 1558423260 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800236_resized_titomboweni1022.jpg Finance Minister Tito Mboweni 511 287 Eskom unbundling will allow for efficient and effective management https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-unbundling-will-allow-for-efficient-and-effective-management-2019-04-17 Mamaili Mamaila Transmission & Distribution Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518164 1557817861 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796178_resized_eskomprofessorsampsonmamphweli1705191022.jpg SAMPSON MAMPHWELI There is a greater need for a balanced energy mix between coal, gas and renewable energy 511 287 Nuclear is a solution to Eskom’s woes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-a-solution-to-eskom-woes-2019-05-17 Mamaili Mamaila Transmission & Distribution Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518383 1557817857 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798184_resized_mamailimamailadavenicholls0419dylan1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78344_2019-04-24_david_nicholis_-_2.mp473945919Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Retired Eskom Chief Nuclear Officer David Nicholls discusses the power utility, scan the barcode with your phones QR reader, or go to ‘Video Reports’ on www.engineeringnews.co.za/ Camerawork: Christo Greyling. Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 24.04.2019 Eaton acquires controlling interest in Turkish company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-acquires-controlling-interest-in-turkish-company-2019-05-16 Kim Cloete ACQUISITION Thu, 16 May 2019 16:52:00 +0200 519895 1558432729 1558018320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mozambique power utility begins the long process of recovery following cyclones https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mozambique-power-utility-begins-the-long-process-of-recovery-following-cyclones-2019-05-15 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 15 May 2019 20:53:00 +0200 519705 1557987708 1557946380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Zimbabwe platinum mines to ride out power cuts, gold output less secure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-platinum-mines-to-ride-out-power-cuts-gold-output-less-secure-2019-05-15 Reuters PRECIOUS METALS Wed, 15 May 2019 15:03:00 +0200 519683 1557929547 1557925380 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Ramaphosa says to speed up economic reforms, fix Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-committed-to-speedy-economic-reforms-2019-05-15 Reuters ECONOMY Wed, 15 May 2019 10:10:00 +0200 519633 1557930640 1557907800 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798995_resized_cyrilramaphosa110520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Mnangagwa gets rid of Energy Minister amid power cuts, fuel crisis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mnangagwa-gets-rid-of-energy-minister-amid-power-cuts-fuel-crisis-2019-05-15 African News Agency ENERGY Wed, 15 May 2019 08:40:00 +0200 519602 1557902525 1557902400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 UCT GSB professor joins prestigious global initiative to end energy poverty https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-gsb-professor-joins-prestigious-global-initiative-to-end-energy-poverty-2019-05-13 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Mon, 13 May 2019 16:39:00 +0200 519458 1557758439 1557758340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Over 400 organisations, small businesses join class action against Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/over-400-organisations-small-businesses-join-class-action-against-eskom-2019-05-07 News24Wire ELECTRICITY Tue, 07 May 2019 11:26:00 +0200 518983 1557238017 1557221160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797505_resized_agriculturepowerlines101151022duane.jpg 511 287 Partnership aims to enhance local fluid power sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyflo-southern-africa-incorporated-into-bmg-fluid-technology-division-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517333 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793912_resized_launchandrecoverysystem0420191022.jpg OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH PARTNERSHIP With access to BMG’s central support functions, including engineering, technical expertise and manufacturing skills, Hyflo can further improve its service to its customer base 511 287 Fieldbus solution for pneumatic valves first step to smart assembly https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fieldbus-solution-for-pneumatic-valves-first-step-to-smart-assembly-2019-04-12 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517142 1556526121 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793563_resized_parkerhannifinselinanaidoo0420191022.jpg SELINA NAIDOO Asset monitoring and management of an automated system remotely, from anywhere in the world, will create opportunities and solutions that were once only envisaged 511 287 Brokk introduces new hydraulic breaker series https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brokk-introduces-new-hydraulic-breaker-series-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517328 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793896_resized_brokkbhbseries0420191022.jpg BROKK HYDRAULIC BREAKER SERIES The breakers match the company’s full range of remote-controlled demolition robots 511 287 Hydraulic fluid reduces energy consumption https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-fluid-reduces-energy-consumption-2019-04-12 Cameron Mackay Transmission & Distribution Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517177 1556526121 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793647_resized_partfromhydraulicsystem0420191022.jpg ESSENTIAL OILS When the oil reaches the end-of-life phase and must be disposed, high-performance oils can be formulated to have a reduced environmental impact 511 287 Company launched natural gas gensets at electricity show in Dubai https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natural-gas-gensets-launched-at-electricity-show-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Transmission & Distribution Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516681 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792496_resized_generatorscummins04191022.jpg NEXT GEN GEN Cummins launched the HSK78G gas generator series last month 511 287 Generator supplier helps combat load-shedding impact https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-supplier-helps-combat-load-shedding-impact-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Transmission & Distribution Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516550 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792217_resized_generatorszestwegdoodan04191022.jpg HOT HOT HOT The Doosan generator is one of the long term - mid range - solutions Zest WEG offers 511 287 Company making inroads into embedded generation generators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-making-inroads-into-embedded-generation-generators-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Transmission & Distribution Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516706 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792556_resized_generatorshimoinsagcontainer04191022.jpg DUCKS IN A ROW If installed and maintained correctly, a genset can minimise operational costs on site 511 287 Generator company offers contingency planning assistance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/generator-company-offers-contingency-planning-assistance-2019-04-26 Halima Frost Transmission & Distribution Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516711 1554819749 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792566_resized_generatorsaggreko04191022.jpg MASTER PLAN Aggreko helps clients plan for the unexpected 511 287