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Access to finance hampers power sector progress

By: Mamaili Mamaila     19th April 2019 Among the challenges facing the power generation sector is access to finance to upgrade and maintain power infrastructure to extend the life of existing assets in a sustainable way, especially when it comes to new digital technologies, says international power generation company General Electric... 

Polymetal reports big jump in production

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th April 2019 Russian gold and silver producer Polymetal on Thursday reported a 27% year-on-year increase in first-quarter gold-equivalent (GE) production, on the back of a strong performance from its Kyzyl mine and steady operational performance at its other mines. GE production increased to 374 000 oz. Gold... 

Kusile power plant project, South Africa

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

Seeq Wins Plant Engineering 2018 Product of the Year Award for Analytics

11th April 2019 Magazine readers select the best new products in 15 categories for manufacturing and non-manufacturing industries. Seeq takes top honors in the Plant Analytics & Design category. Seeq Corporation is pleased to announce it has earned the Gold award for Plant Analytics & Design in Plant Engineering... 

IEC Holden (Pty) Ltd appoints new Chairperson, MD

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th April 2019 IEC Holden (Pty) Ltd., headquartered in Kempton Park, Gauteng, is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Amos Hadebe as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Mr. Pedro Adams as Managing Director. These appointments complete the transition of business management to South... 

Xylem appoints new leadership for the Middle East and Africa regions as part of its Emerging Markets growth strategy.

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th March 2019 Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, has announced the appointment of Francis (Frank) Ackland as the Regional Managing Director for the Middle East, and the repositioning of Vincent Chirouze as the Regional Managing Director for Africa. Francis and Vincent are... 

Liège Tramway public–private partnership, Belgium

By: Sheila Barradas     22nd March 2019 Opérateur de Transport de Wallonie plans to build a 12 km tramway in Liége. 

Renewable grids present investment opportunity

By: Paige Müller     15th February 2019 The recent trend towards the development of renewable energy, including those based on smart grids and microgrids in Africa, has encouraged the establishment of a new renewable energy equity fund. With the Africa Energy Indaba set to take place from February 19 to 20 at the Sandton Convention... 

South Field Energy facility, US

By: Sheila Barradas     15th February 2019 South Field Energy plans to build a 1 182 MW combined-cycle facility in Ohio. 

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. 

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