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Established in 1948 by George “Monty” Pratley, the Pratley stable of companies rests on a foundation of research and innovation. Drawing from over 70 years of experience, Pratley has filed more than 350 patents worldwide and is involved in the manufacturing and marketing of brand leading electrical cable termination products to global markets.


Five reasons to consider a career in electronic or industrial engineering 

26th May 2022 Industrial and electrical & electronic engineers work at the forefront of practical technology, helping to create and manage many of the systems and devices we rely on every day. They work in a dynamic field, where every day offers a fresh challenge and where fast-moving technology and innovation... 

Reunert expects improved full-year performance following solid interim results

By: Donna Slater     25th May 2022 JSE-listed industrial group Reunert’s revenue increased by 11% year-on-year to R5.1-billion for the six months ended March 31, while operating profit increased by 4% to R465-million. The group’s profit after tax increased by 7% to R331-million, while headline earnings a share climbed 1% to R1.95... 

Platinum-boosted South African hydrogen electrolyser leaps ahead  

By: Martin Creamer     25th May 2022 The proof-of-concept of the platinum group metals-boosted advanced alkaline electrolyser – the AAE ­– has been successfully completed by Hydrox Holdings of Randburg in a pioneering achievement that offers the potential for South Africa to enter the fray as world demand for hydrogen electrolysers... 

Britishvolt CIO appointed as nonexec director of Eastinco

By: Darren Parker     24th May 2022 Eastinco Mining and Exploration, an exploration and development company with a portfolio of Africa-focused critical and strategic metal assets, has announced its intention to appoint gigaplant developer Britishvolt CIO Kasra Pezeshki to the board as a nonexecutive director of the company, which... 

Make connections that matter at Electra Mining Africa 2022

24th May 2022 After two years of restrictions, exhibitions and events are now successfully re-opening globally and good news for local industry is that Electra Mining Africa will be going ahead as a live in-person event this year. Several other exhibitions have taken place over the last months with excellent... 

Efficient, fast, accurate, clean and safe drilling with Epiroc HRD100 Hydraulic Rock Drill

24th May 2022 Epiroc continues its proud reputation for setting the global industry benchmark in the design, manufacture and supply of high quality machines and equipment for mining, infrastructure and natural resources sectors with the smart HRD100 Hydraulic Rock Drill.  This complete handheld drilling... 

Higher performance and connectivity features with new SACE Tmax XT

24th May 2022 Higher performances, protection, metering, and connectivity features up to 1600A are features of the newly launched SACE Tmax XT, which extends ABB’s range of moulded case circuit breakers (MCCBs). The MCCB range has been designed for maximum ease of use, integration, and connectivity, and is... 

Cost-effective electrical termination solutions for the construction industry

24th May 2022 Pratley has a range of cost-effective electrical solutions available to assist contractors in a recovering construction industry. “It is important that one does not compromise on quality in favour of cost, which is especially important when it comes to safety-critical electrical termination... 

Sevenfold increase in yearly clean hydrogen needed to hit 2050 net-zero target  

By: Martin Creamer     23rd May 2022 Annual production of clean hydrogen would need to increase more than sevenfold for the world to hit net zero in 2050, say the leading founders of McKinsey & Company’s platform for climate technologies, Bernd Heid of Cologne, Martin Linder of Munich, and Mark Patel of San Francisco, who add that... 

Forum set up to improve cooperation between Eskom, Transnet and domestic industrialists 

By: Terence Creamer     20th May 2022 A new forum comprising Eskom, Transnet and domestic industrialists is to be established to improve collaboration between the two large infrastructure-focused State-owned companies and domestic manufacturers and suppliers. The initiative was unveiled by Ministers Pravin Gordhan and Ebrahim Patel... 

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