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Zirk Botha nears St Helena island on day 24 of rowing voyage

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th January 2021 The 59-year-old rower Zirk Botha, who is currently making a voyage from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, was just off the coast of St Helena island on January 11, making his way toward crossing the Greenwich meridian line. January 11 marked the twenty-fourth day of his three-month journey in... 

Pan African appoints juwi South Africa as EPC contractor for R140m Evander solar PV plant 

By: Chanel de Bruyn     15th December 2020 Gold miner Pan African Resources has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement with juwi South Africa to build a 9.975 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant at its Evander Mines. Construction on the R140-million solar PV plant will start in the first quarter of 2021,... 

juwi appoints new South Africa MD, Emea financial director

By: Simone Liedtke     9th December 2020 International project developer juwi has appointed Richard Doyle as its new MD for South Africa, while Carlos Duran has been appointed the new Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) FD. Both appointments are effective December 1. 

Richard Doyle appointed Managing Director for juwi South Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th December 2020 Richard Doyle has been appointed Managing Director for juwi South Africa effective 1 December 2020, after previous MD Greg Austin recently became Regional Director for the EMEA region.  Doyle joined the Cape Town team in 2019 as Head of Business Development. Since joining the company, he has... 

Carlos Mateos Duran appointed EMEA Financial Director

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th December 2020 Carlos Mateos Duran has been appointed EMEA financial director of juwi. He joined juwi South Africa in 2019 as the Chief Financial Officer for ZA. He later assumed responsibility for the EMEA Cost Controlling function. Given current market and growth expectations within the EMEA Region, there was... 

Zirk Botha ready for 7000km Solo Trans-Atlantic Row to Rio on 5 December 2020

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th December 2020 Capetonian, Zirk Botha, will depart on his 7000km solo Trans-Atlantic row from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro, on Saturday 5 December 2020, leaving from Granger Bay Marina, at 09:00. Botha will be the first person to attempt this Trans-Atlantic crossing alone. Botha has been waiting for a suitable... 

Waterloo solar PV farm starts commercial operations

By: Donna Slater     26th November 2020 The 75 MW Waterloo solar photovoltaic (PV) farm, located 10 km outside of Vryburg, in the North West province, has started commercial operations. The project achieved full quality and grid-code compliance by local engineering, procurement and construction contractor juwi Renewable Energies on... 

Capetonian prepares for 7 000 km solo transatlantic row

By: Donna Slater     23rd November 2020 Capetonian Zirk Botha – a former naval combat officer and adventure racer – is preparing final arrangements to depart from Cape Town on a 7 000-km-long solo rowing trip on his boat Ratel across the Atlantic ocean, to Rio de Janeiro. Sponsored by the company he works for – juwi Renewable Energies... 

POWER WEEK AFRICA 2021: An interactive virtual summit for power & energy professionals

17th November 2020 Specially designed for the African electric power & energy industry, POWER WEEK AFRICA (20 - 23 April 2021) is the 3rd annual international virtual conference delivering a unique experience for each day of the event. We will be broadcasting live interactive presentations, in-depth panel... 

Renewable energy reinforces case to restart domestic beneficiation − Smart

By: Donna Slater     6th November 2020 With energy security being a significant impediment to unlocking greater investment in the resources sector of South Africa, panellists and guests heard during the Africa Down Under conference on November 6 that energy is critical for the resources sector. Orion Minerals CEO and MD Errol Smart... 

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