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Aviation technology leaders reaffirm their determination to cut industry’s CO2 emissions

By: Rebecca Campbell     18th June 2019 At the 2019 Paris Air Show on Tuesday, the Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) of seven of the world’s major aerospace companies issued a joint statement on their joint and cooperative commitment to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by the aviation industry. The companies were, in alphabetical... 

Defining the heavy-haul railway of the future

14th June 2019 Heavy-haul railways are under constant pressure to optimise operational efficiency, a factor that has led the sector to spearhead many new technologies. Michael Roney, special advisor to the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA), explains in this article, originally published in the... 

Regular boiler maintenance key in stable power

7th June 2019 Multinational conglomerate GE is aware of the pressures faced by power producers, especially utilities, to improve efficiency and productivity within their steam plants. For South Africa, regular maintenance to major upgrades and retrofits of utility power plants and in particular the boilers, is... 

Orot Rabin modernisation project, Israel

By: Sheila Barradas     31st May 2019 Israel Electric Corporation plans to convert the existing Orat Rabin power station from coal to gas generation. 

Africa Rail: FREE ticket Africa’s Largest Rail Expo

30th May 2019   Hundreds of Exhibitors  100+ Free Seminar Sessions from expert Speakers New Products Launches Unlimited Networking Opportunities Exciting Highlights from PRASA, Transnet, GE and Naledi Inhlanganiso Join 6500+ of Your Colleagues!  

Orot Rabin modernisation project, Israel

By: Sheila Barradas     24th May 2019 Israel Electric Corporation plans to convert the existing Orot Rabin power station from coal to gas generation. 

Future of Power Whitepaper takes center stage at Africa Utility Week / PowerGEN 2019 Conference

By: Creamer Media Reporter      14th May 2019 Global and regional energy industry trends are continuously shifting and stakeholders need to stay constantly informed to better understand the key drivers of change.  As the 19th edition of the Africa Utility week and PowerGEN event kicks off,  GE (NYSE: GE) unveiled a whitepaper today on... 

Energy expert Ted Blom confirmed for African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa: “Open the grid before Eskom finally collapses” 

13th May 2019 Mother City to welcome 10 000+ power and water experts   Independent energy expert Ted Blom, who has just been confirmed as a featured speaker for the upcoming African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, says the country’s power grid “should be opened before Eskom finally collapses.” The 19th... 

Can the adoption of new technologies such as Plasma Systems help utilities reduce operational cost?..YES!

9th May 2019 GE’s new Plasma Ignition System reduces overall operating costs by improving low load operation and eliminating dependence on support fuels Achieves 90% versus 75% efficiency when compared to conventional systems widely found in the global market. 

Ncondezi Energy JDA entering final phase

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     29th April 2019 Ncondezi Energy has entered into the final phase of negotiations with its strategic partners, China Machinery Engineering Corporation and General Electric South Africa, to sign a binding joint development agreement (JDA) for the company’s integrated 300 MW power and coal mine project in Tete,... 

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