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Nissan set to create more than 1 000 jobs

By: Simone Liedtke     6th June 2019 Local production of the next-generation Nissan Navara is expected to create an estimated 1 200 new jobs in the automotive sector. Manufacturing is expected to begin in 2020 at Nissan’s Rosslyn-based facility, where output is expected to grow by more than 50%. 

Eaton acquires controlling interest in Turkish company

By: Kim Cloete     16th May 2019 Power management company Eaton has acquired a controlling interest in Ulusoy Elektrik, a manufacturer of medium-voltage electrical equipment based in Ankara, Turkey. The acquisition will help Eaton develop innovative power solutions for the African market. “The acquisition of Ulusoy Elektrik... 

Eaton powers up 2019 African Utility Week

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th May 2019 Eaton Africa will be highlighting how it enables the drive to provide reliable and sustainable electricity access for all during the upcoming African Utility Week Conference, taking place from 14 to 16 May 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).   The annual event brings... 

TMH Africa unveils rolling stock manufacturing facility 

2nd May 2019 Railway engineering company TMH Africa earlier this month unveiled its 45 000 m2 rolling stock manufacturing facility, in Boksburg, in Gauteng. The facility will manufacture and assemble rolling stock, refurbish old locomotives and provide maintenance services. Marleny Arnoldi was at the launch. 

Africa Follows Dry-Type Trend As Trafo Power Solutions Gears Up For Growth

2nd May 2019 Africa continues to follow the global trend in taking up dry-type transformer technology, owing largely to its enhanced safety levels and lower maintenance requirements. According to David Claassen, managing director of local dry-type transformer specialist Trafo Power Solutions, the growth of... 

Process equipment group sets up ‘supercenter’ in Mpumalanga

By: Schalk Burger     26th April 2019 Mining and cement equipment multinational FLSmidth is producing equipment for mines and processing plants globally at the newly upgraded Delmas Supercenter, including large vibrating screens and flotation components, as well as repairing and upgrading customer equipment. The upgrade improves... 


19th April 2019 Railway engineering company TMH Africa has restarted operations at a 45 000 m2 rolling-stock manufacturing facility, in Boksburg, Gauteng. The facility was acquired in 2018 from DCD Rolling Stock, which closed down as a result of financial challenges. The acquisition formed part of a R500-million... 

Eaton wins international Industrial Energy Efficiency Award

9th April 2019 Eaton’s Microgrid system at Wadeville wins at HANNOVER MESSE Power management company Eaton has won the Hannover Messe Industrial Energy Efficiency Award for its microgrid system installed at its Wadeville headquarters and manufacturing facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. 

TMH Africa unveils rolling stock factory in Boksburg  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd April 2019 Railway engineering company TMH Africa on Tuesday unveiled its 45 000 square metre rolling stock manufacturing facility, in Boksburg, Gauteng.  


29th March 2019 Focused on supplying engineered solutions and products for the electrification of moveable machinery, including materials handling equipment, cranes and mining equipment, Powermite prides itself on its excellent customer service experience, superior collective technical knowledge and high-quality... 

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