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Wimpie Krügel, an Engineer in JG Afrika’s Roads & Highway Division and a Road Safety Auditor
JG Afrika helps to fast-track wind energy projects in South Africa
19th February 2024

JG Afrika, a leading engineering consultancy with a more than 100-year-long track record providing cutting-edge technical services, is closely associated with the Renewable Energy Independent Power... 


EcoPhi Renewables Engineering GmbH
EcoPhi Renewables Engineering GmbH
14th February 2024

EcoPhi receives RES funding for the marketing of its innovative digitization solutions for renewable energy projects in South Africa Karlsruhe, December 27, 2023: In order to tap into the South... 


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Generators customised for local farmers
10th February 2024

Fit-for-purpose generators built especially to meet the needs of farmers and the agricultural sector are said to be gaining popularity.  Smith Power Equipment’s Renier Potgieter asserts that... 


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Medupi power station project, South Africa – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Efforts are being made to return Medupi Unit 4 to service by the end of July 2024. 


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Uranium explorer expands portfolio
9th February 2024

Uranium exploration company Skyharbour Resources has acquired several new prospective uranium exploration claims through online staking and through an agreement with exploration and project... 


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Kusile power plant project, South Africa – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Unit 5 of Kusile was synchronised to the national grid at the end of December 2023. 


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Volkswagen spends big to counter loadshedding as it becomes sole Polo supplier
7th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volkswagen Group South Africa, now trading as Volkswagen Group Africa (VWA), is investing R55-million to generate 3 MW in additional solar energy for its assembly plant in Kariega, in the Eastern... 


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Hybrid energy plant constructed, commissioned
2nd February 2024

Battery materials development company NextSource Materials has completed commissioning and achieved full operationality of its solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage hybrid power plant, at its... 


An image of Blue Sun Energy's battery solution
Hybrid solutions to boost energy efficiency
2nd February 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Hybrid energy solutions combine various technologies that mining companies can integrate to establish a more reliable source of power, decrease operational costs and enhance their sustainability... 


Maverick Generators
Maverick Generators
2nd February 2024

South African diesel generator manufacturer Maverick Generators is a level one broad-based black economic empowerment contributor with many thousands of satisfied clients across Africa. Established... 


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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) has approved Eskom’s request to separate the operational timelines for the two reactors of Koeberg. 


Armando Balocco, the founding member of DELBA Electrical
DELBA Electrical Bids Farewell to its Founder
1st February 2024

We are deeply saddened to announce that Armando Balocco, the founding member of DELBA Electrical, passed away peacefully on the 15th of January 2024 after a sudden cardiac event. 


Live chickens
Astral returns to profit, questions poultry import tariff rebate in market without chicken shortages
31st January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed poultry producer Astral Foods CEO Chris Schutte, in a voluntary trading statement, said the company had returned to profitability during the first quarter of the current financial year,... 


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Hino SA introduces new financing package for truck-tractor models
30th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Japanese commercial vehicle manufacturer Hino South Africa has announced the introduction of a new Guaranteed Future Value (GFV) Plan on the Hino 700 2841 and 2845 truck-tractor models, Hino South... 


VR8 MD and CEO John Ciganek.
Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing
24th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Keep an eye on Vanadium Resources (VR8). It’s a motivated ASX-listed, JSE-mulling junior that is thinking expansively in line with the potentially very long-life mine that it is setting out to... 


Koeberg nuclear power station
Koeberg manager suspended by De Ruyter is back and is 'crucially needed', says Eskom
22nd January 2024 By: News24Wire

Velaphi Ntuli has returned as the general manager of Koeberg nuclear power station after he was suspended in June 2021 over performance issues - allegations of which he has since been cleared. At... 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex produced 393 551 t of copper in concentrate in 2023, aligning with the production guidance range of 390 000 t to 430 000 t. 


The Kamoa-Kakula mine
Ivanhoe’s Kamoa-Kakula achieves yearly guidance
8th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Dual-listed Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa-Kakula copper complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), produced 393 551 t of copper in concentrate in 2023, in line with the production guidance range of... 


Endeavour Mining's Agbaou mine
Gold CEO scandal is latest black eye for mining as setbacks mount
7th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Endeavour Mining’s shock firing of its chief executive has capped a miserable three months for the global mining industry — and an equally painful period for its shareholders. The world’s biggest... 


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KZN bulk sewer project well under way to meet deadline
15th December 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Engineering, project and construction management firm Zimile Consulting Engineers has been contracted to work on a bulk sewer rising main and pumpstation project, in KwaZulu-Natal. The project aims... 


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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
15th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom generation head Bheki Nxumalo has indicated that an extended outage at Koeberg Unit 2, which started on December 11, is expected to continue until September 2024. 


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Thanks to Huawei’s backup solutions, South Africans won’t be left in the dark this festive season
11th December 2023

The last thing any South African wants this festive season is to have their celebrations interrupted by an unplanned power outage or a sudden escalation in load shedding. To ensure that we can... 


Hybrid solutions gain traction amid energy challenges
8th December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

As loadshedding continues to impact businesses, many corporates are opting for hybrid solutions that leverage grid, generator, and renewable energy, mainly solar, to alleviate the pressure of... 


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Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
8th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The National Nuclear Regulator is set to make a decision in January 2024 regarding Eskom's request for the separation of licences for Koeberg Unit 1 and Unit 2. 


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Septic tank waste disposal solution ensures legal compliance
7th December 2023

A solution to manage septic tanks on mining and industrial sites, residential estates, office parks, and hospitality establishments aims to help ensure compliance with statutory waste disposal... 


Advanced Solar Asset Monitoring Critical to Track Energy Generated by Solar Assets in SA
5th December 2023

By Oliver Johnston, CEO at SOLINK South Africa is currently experiencing its very own energy revolution, inching further away from conventional energy practices towards more sustainable and... 


GreenYellow South Africa launches their Battery-as-a-Service solution for The Retailability Group
GreenYellow South Africa launches their Battery-as-a-Service solution for The Retailability Group
5th December 2023

South Africa is still in the midst of an energy crisis as the country has faced over 365 days of load shedding and has experienced devastating effects that have resulted in major impacts such as... 


The Koeberg nuclear power station
Both Koeberg units to be offline from July unless NNR approves Eskom’s licence decoupling request in Jan
4th December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) will decide in January whether to grant Eskom’s request for the Koeberg Unit 1 and Unit 2 licences to be separated to reflect a later commercial operation date... 


Curtailment framework submitted to Nersa as new deadline is set for restart of IPP procurement
Curtailment framework submitted to Nersa as new deadline is set for restart of IPP procurement
1st December 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has confirmed that it has delivered a curtailment framework, as well as its proposed Gated Generator Connection Process (GGCP) to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) for... 


Image of A 20ft container housing two QAC generators
Two generators housed in one container
1st December 2023

Atlas Copco Power Technique’s QAC1100 TwinPower solution consists of two fully loaded generators housed inside a custom 20-foot container and is designed to provide a reliable and flexible prime... 


Image of battery energy storage system
Koorangie energy storage system, Australia
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Edify Energy plans to increase the renewable hosting capacity of the Murray river renewable-energy zone by up to 300 MW. 


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Solis Inverters pioneering energy security for Africa's sustainable future
30th November 2023

Established in 2005, Ginlong (Solis) stands as the world's third-largest photovoltaic (PV) inverter manufacturer. As a global provider of solar and energy storage solutions catering to residential,... 


Image of Koeberg nuclear power plant
Koeberg nuclear power plant steam-generator replacement project, South Africa – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Eskom has once again missed an updated target date for grid synchronisation of Unit 1 of the plant. 


An artist's impression of the Goedehoop Teleport
Goedehoop teleport facility to boost non-terrestrial communications
13th November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Goedehoop teleport in Doornkloof, Pretoria, is being completed by satellite network company Paratus and will greatly enhance non-terrestrial communications across all key connectivity pillars,... 


ACTOM Industry wins contract to upgrade Ghana gold mine’s winder drive and control system
ACTOM Industry wins contract to upgrade Ghana gold mine’s winder drive and control system
13th November 2023

After many years of trying to break into the Ghana gold mining mar­ket with its modern mine winder drive and control systems, ACTOM Industry finally achieved a break­through late last year when it... 


The above image depicts a solar photovoltaic array
Reducing grid reliance to reduce costs
10th November 2023

With loadshedding impacting productivity and income generation, and increasing safety and security risks, investing in solar photovoltaic (PV) has become more common. Consequently, getting a... 


Serco’s Gauteng premises now fully solar powered
10th November 2023 By: Irma Venter

Truck and trailer body-building company Serco is now fully powered by solar energy at its Boksburg facility in Gauteng. The installation consists of a 150 kW hybrid solar system with 370 x 405 W... 


Sacu’s fifth report card
10th November 2023 By: Riaan de Lange

A trade policy review, or TPR, is a review mandated in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Agreements, in terms of which its member countries’ trade and related policies are examined and evaluated... 


An image showing ACTOM Industry securing a contract to upgrade the drive and control system of a man-winder at a gold mine
ACTOM Industry secures contract to upgrade winder drive, gold system at Ghanaian gold mine
8th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

After many years of trying to break into the Ghana gold mining market with its modern mine winder drive and control systems, mine winder experts ACTOM Industry late last year achieved a... 


A solar PV panel
Nigeria unplugs from dirty generators in sudden solar gamble
6th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Generators are everywhere in Lagos, used by almost everyone in the Nigerian megacity to counteract crippling power outages. Those living in upscale gated communities or working at big companies... 


Yes we can change lives! Fountain of Love Orphanage and Atlas Copco partnership brings hope
Yes we can change lives! Fountain of Love Orphanage and Atlas Copco partnership brings hope
3rd November 2023

Poverty is on the rise in South Africa. According to the latest information from Statistics SA (October 2023), 18.2 million people in the country are living in extreme poverty. The quality of life... 


An image of CERTUSS steam generators installed at a brewery
Boiler, steam generator supplier servicing businesses across Africa
3rd November 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

After a successful showcase of its product offerings at the first Boiler World Africa exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya, in August 2023, Steam Generation shows no signs of slowing its business of... 


An image showing a workstation in Ramohlale Industries' new facility
Ramohlale Industries launches new facility in Limpopo
30th October 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Electromechanical engineering company Ramohlale Industries on October 27 launched its new offices and factory facility at the N1 Industrial Park in Polokwane, Limpopo. Shortly after establishment... 


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