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'No attempt to disguise' latest incident of sabotage at Eskom power station as another cable is cut

By: News24Wire      23rd May 2022 A cable on Unit 1 at Eskom's Matla Power Station was cut over the weekend in what is now the fourth incident of suspected sabotage at a power station in the past two weeks. News24 understands that on Sunday officials discovered the cut cable, but the 575-megawatt unit had fortunately not tripped... 

ElectroMechanica expands variable speed drive portfolio to include medium voltage drives

13th May 2022 Today, more than ever countries, organisations and industries are committed to Environmental and Social Sustainability strategies (ESS) to decarbonise our planet. In industry, becoming energy efficient is seen as an enabler of de-carbonisation, however, sustainably reducing energy usage and costs... 

The trusted manufacturing partner for the agricultural industry

13th May 2022 For the past 28 years, proudly South African manufacturer Fabrinox has been a trusted partner of choice for the agricultural industry. Our wide range of capabilities includes the manufacturing of metal components, sub-assemblies, batch and under-license manufacturing as well as project management... 

ASP Fire offers specialised services for the agri and food processing industries

6th May 2022 With Grain SA’s NAMPO Harvest Day taking place from 16 to 20 May, fire engineering specialist ASP Fire is highlighting its specialised expertise in the agri and food processing industries. “We install the best systems possible and ensure compliance with national and international fire safety... 


6th May 2022 Sintech proudly services and supports a range of high-quality, original-equipment products imported from around the globe such as: Industrial Clutch 

RopeCon technology deployed at Booysendal North

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd April 2022 South African mining company Booysendal Platinum, a subsidiary of Northam Platinum, has once again made use of technology developed by ropeway manufacturer Doppelmayr, for an extension project at its Booysendal site. A RopeCon system has been transporting platinum ore in Booysendal since the end... 

Drive tech company joins Indaba community

22nd April 2022 On its return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), the Investing in African Mining Indaba is "looking forward to a reunion like no other" and, for the first time in its history, drives and automation specialist SEW-Eurodrive will be exhibiting at the event. Under the... 

Multinational Mining Company reinforces safety with IntelliPERMIT

4th April 2022 IntelliPERMIT was rolled out across operational areas to improve safety processes through the automation of the permit-to-work issuing procedure and the improvement of management’s electronic accessibility to view permits issued. Mining at the operation is performed over extensive areas, and a... 

Equipping, changeover on track for March

1st April 2022 Diversified mining company Ivanhoe Mines is expected to complete the equipping and changeover of its Platreef Project Shaft 1 by the end of last month. The construction of the 996-m-level station at the bottom of Shaft 1 was completed in July 2020. Shaft 1 will initially be used to access the... 

OMRON and FlexLink design a collaborative palletizer for industrial applications

24th March 2022 Cobot solution with a small footprint and active safety equipment enables handling up to 8 boxes per minute without the need for fencing or laser scanners. Collaborative robots (cobots) are being used in a wide variety of applications. A recent example would be the partnership between FlexLink... 

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