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Forum says OR Tambo jet fuel shortage to be largely resolved by month-end

By: Schalk Burger     27th May 2022 The Jet Fuel Forum (JFF) has said the jet fuel shortage at OR Tambo International Airport should largely be resolved by the end of the month, as additional fuel will be made available to airlines whose suppliers are currently unable to fulfil their contractual obligations. On May 24, the JFF said... 

On-The-Air (27/05/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     27th May 2022 South Africa has stepped up to the plate with a world-first hydrogen electrolyser at a time of soaring global demand; A massive breakthrough has resulted in hydrogen being given an oil-like skin that allows it to use existing global infrastructure. 

Transnet welcomes sentence for diesel theft, tampering with essential infrastructure

By: Schalk Burger     27th May 2022 State-owned logistics and freight agency Transnet has welcomed the 20-year sentence handed down by the Harrismith Regional Court for a 42-year-old man found guilty of tampering with essential infrastructure and stealing diesel. He was arrested for stealing diesel from Transnet’s Multiproduct... 

Energy sector expects increase in cyberattacks, research shows

By: Schalk Burger     26th May 2022 New research published by risk management and quality assurance company DNV shows that energy executives anticipate life, property and environment-compromising cyberattacks on the sector within the next two years. The ‘Cyber Priority’ report finds that 85% of professionals working in the power,... 

Moving toward gas as part of South Africa’s energy mix opens up sustainable employment opportunities 

24th May 2022 By Viren Sookun, MD of Oxyon Looking at the current power crisis in South Africa, there can be no doubt that alternative solutions to coal and diesel generation need to be found. Renewable and green energy is obviously the ultimate end goal, but this is many years away, and in the interim,... 

Tau outlines GDED budget progress

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th May 2022 As Gauteng Economic Development; Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development MEC Parks Tau delivered the 2022/23 departmental budgets, he outlined the progress that Gauteng has made across the Gauteng City Region. The Gauteng Department of Economic Development’s (GDED’s) pre-designation work... 

Finnish Industry ready for end of Russian natural gas imports

By: Bloomberg     20th May 2022 As Finland braces for an expected halt in natural gas flows from its top supplier Russia, some of the largest industrial users are getting ready. There’s a “real risk” the taps will be turned off as soon as Friday, according to estimates by importer Gasum Oy, which has refused to pay in rubles.... 

20-million litres of jet fuel secured for O.R Tambo International Airport

18th May 2022 The Jet Fuel Forum Committee (JFF) would like to provide an update on the jet fuel stock levels at O.R Tambo International Airport (ORTIA). The airport as of 16 May 2022 had 5.8 days’ worth of jet fuel. The supply of jet fuel remains sufficient for all airlines operating at ORTIA. The JFF is of... 

Transnet increasing supply of jet fuel to ORTIA as railway line repairs start  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     16th May 2022 State-owned Transnet says it is increasing the supply of jet fuel through the National Multi-Product Pipeline from Durban inland, while repairs to the railway line that is also used to transport fuel to Gauteng get under way following damage from the floods in KwaZulu-Natal in April. Currently,... 

IS3 recognises industrial software clients for excellent technology application

By: Schalk Burger     13th May 2022 Industrial software company Industry Software Solutions and Support (IS³) recognised excellence among its end-users for the implementation of AVEVA solutions, which showed significant return on investment and business value across all industries. As the finale for IS3's X-Change User Conference,... 

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