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Kusile power plant project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     18th April 2019 Kusile Unit 3 produced first power on April 14. 

Tetra Pak has introduced the factory of the future

8th April 2019 Tetra Pak has unveiled its “factory of the future” where digital technology revolutionises the way food manufacturing plants operate.  Machines will be able to communicate with each other as well as with the digital systems of the entire operation, automatically diagnosing problems, ordering and... 

ABB and Rolls-Royce announce global microgrids cooperation

4th April 2019 Partnership on microgrid solutions that integrates digital technology and efficient hybrid power systems  ABB and Rolls-Royce have announced a global partnership on microgrid technology and advanced automation. Together the two companies will offer an innovative, energy-efficient microgrid... 

Investors from Britain buy 50% of shares sold by Polyus shareholder

By: Reuters     4th April 2019 Investors from Britain bought almost 50 percent of Polyus shares sold by the gold producer's controlling shareholder, according to deal bookrunner VTB Capital. Polyus said on Thursday that its controlling shareholder, Polyus Gold International Ltd (PGIL), had sold a 3.84% stake in the company... 

Project Vulindlela, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     29th March 2019 Work has started on the project. 

Major upgrade of ABB AbilityTMSystem 800xA transforms future project engineering

5th March 2019 The new release of ABB’s Distributed Control System (DCS) 800xA 6.1 brings significant value to capital projects with more flexible and efficient engineering. ABB Ability™ System 800xA 6.1 provides significant innovations to the entire DCS architecture and introduces technologies that shorten... 

TOMRA CEO wins prestigious European Business leaders Award

11th February 2019 TOMRA’s president and CEO, Stefan Ranstrand, has achieved an international accolade in recognition of his leadership and corporate strategy. Stefan was named ‘best CEO in the sustainable resource management industry’ in the prestigious European CEO Awards. Organised by international business... 

Latest technology improves clients’ on-boarding experience

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     8th February 2019 Next month cloud-based platform company Passport 360 will release the latest version of its Passport 360 application (app), which incorporates the latest robotic process automation technology to improve the platform and assist clients to on-board even faster. What exactly does the app do? 

Kusile power plant project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     8th February 2019 Eskom has offered a sobering update on the difficulties it is having at its Kusile project. 

ABB adds new digital options to integrate and control electrical systems for mining customers

5th November 2018 ABB AbilityTM System 800xA Power Control Library expands integration options with larger range of intelligent electronic devices for digital power control ABB recently expanded its ABB AbilityTM System 800xA Power Control Library (formerly MIDAS Library) software to include more options to... 

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