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Green light for ‘net zero’

By: Mc'Kyla Nortje     14th June 2019 Following then Energy Minister Jeff Radebe’s announcement paving the way for small projects generating between 1 MW and 10 MW of their own renewable electricity to feed it back into the grid, green building consultants ecocentric see this as a crucial opportunity for companies to accelerate... 

Sensible steam system management a priority

7th June 2019 Establishing repair priorities based on safety, steam/energy loss and possible impact on production and quality is a sensible approach to a steam system management programme, says test and measurement tool supplier Comtest. Water boils at 100 °C making steam, which is routinely transmitted at... 

Armadale progresses towards graphite production in 2021

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th May 2019 Aim-listed Armadale Capital made notable progress in advancing its Mahenge Liandu graphite project, in Tanzania, in 2018. The company on Tuesday reported that it had completed a scoping study that highlighted a potential net present value of $349-million and an internal rate of return of 122%. 

Full-size wheel loaders now boast advanced features

24th May 2019 Earthmoving equipment supplier CASE Construction Equipment South Africa’s range of full-size F-series wheel loaders has advanced features for faster operation, higher productivity, lower fuel consumption and improved safety on site. “The F-series wheel loaders, with reduced emissions, also offer... 

Ekandustria Industrial Park revitalisation, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     24th May 2019 The South African Department of Trade and Industry plans to revitalise the Ekandustria Industrial Park, in eastern Gauteng. 

Compact, powerful and robust - the new RS-PRO/RSF-PRO series of screw compressors

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th May 2019 During the development of the new screw compressors of the RS-PRO and RSF-PRO series in the power range 11.0 to 18.5 kW, the main features were a powerful compressed air supply with low space requirements and easily accessible maintenance parts. RENNER screw compressors with asymmetrical profiles... 

SABS hosts wind energy technical meeting

By: Simone Liedtke     6th May 2019 The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) is hosting 40 international delegates of the International Electrotechnical Commission’s (IEC’s) technical committee 88 (TC 88) at the SABS’s plenary meeting on May 6 and 7. The IEC’s Renewable Energy Conformity Assessment will then meet on May 9 and... 

Energy solutions provider aims for Africa expansion

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     3rd May 2019 Electrical house (eHouse) solutions and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure provider TGOOD Africa is expanding its business into Africa and aims to establish offices in Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia in the next nine to twelve months. The company’s head office for its sub-Saharan... 

Trafo Power Solutions

29th April 2019 Trafo Power Solutions was established to cater for the growing appetite and scope for the application of dry-type transformers in Africa. These power solutions are suitable across a wide range of industry including mining. The company offers a wide range of cast resin transformers from 160 kVA to... 

Company making inroads into embedded generation generators

By: Halima Frost     26th April 2019 The global trend of moving towards decentralised embedded generation has encouraged power solutions manufacturer Himoinsa to work with its research and development (R&D) teams to enable its generator sets, or gensets, to feed excess power back into the grid. Himoinsa has conducted R&D on this... 

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