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Press Office - Zest WEG Group

Zest WEG Group

Through our two manufacturing facilities based in South Africa, we are one of the largest designers and manufacturers of mini substations and transformers in Africa. We produce both power and distribution transformers as well as custom engineered mini substations for application specific requirements.


Rising African challenges prevent investment opportunities, says Fidic

By: Schalk Burger     Updated 5 hours ago The growing challenges in Africa can be addressed through the availability of green and climate-resilience funding, as well as impact investment, if engineering solutions support sustainable, environment-friendly and climate resilient built environment and infrastructure development, speakers... 

Mantashe again swats away calls for 50 MW licence-exemption cap on distributed plants 

By: Terence Creamer     Updated 5 hours ago Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe has again swatted aside calls for a 50 MW licence-exemption threshold for distributed-generation plants, describing such calls, which have been made by organised business and even endorsed by Eskom, as “academic” in light of a departmental... 

Load-shedding suspended until Tuesday evening

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago Eskom has suspended load-shedding for Tuesday morning and afternoon, and is expected to implement it again at 17:00. The power utility said the round of stage 2 cuts will then run until 22:00 on Tuesday night, the original ending time for the round of load-shedding announced on Sunday. "Over the... 

Deep-South appoints Knight Piésold for Haib scoping studies, assessments

By: Donna Slater     14th May 2021 TSX-V-listed minerals explorer and developer Deep-South Resources has appointed engineering and environmental consulting firm Knight Piésold Consulting to conduct scoping studies and assessments on the Haib copper project, in Namibia. Knight Piésold, with an office in Namibia since 2008, has... 

100-bed hospital handed over in East London

By: Donna Slater     14th May 2021 Siemens South Africa, the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and the Solidarity Fund officially handed over a separate 100-bed modular hospital solution to the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital, in Mdantsane, near East London, on May 14. Built in fewer than 100 days, the hospital... 

Jacqueline de Rojas CBE appointed to IFS Board

14th May 2021  IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Jacqueline de Rojas has joined its Board as a non-executive director. Following three years of successive double-digit growth, the appointment of de Rojas adds strength and depth to the IFS Board, providing direction, governance,... 

Bright Light Solar and the STS Group is casting light onto conservation by donating a fully funded off-grid solar and battery storage solution for Care For Wild Rhino Sanctuary

14th May 2021 Bright Light Solar and the Sectional Title Solutions (STS) Group of companies are casting light onto conservation efforts, by donating a fully funded off-grid solar and battery storage solution to the largest orphan Rhino sanctuary in the world, Care For Wild Rhino Sanctuary (CFWRS).... 

On-The-Air (14/05/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     14th May 2021 The fact that New York City is to use platinum to help it decarbonise its buildings is great news; the iron-ore price is soaring to unprecedented heights and South Africa stands to benefit; and gold mining companies are going all out to be greener and cleaner. 

Mining production, sales increase year-on-year in March

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     13th May 2021 Mining production increased by 21.3% year-on-year in March, data published by Statistics South Africa shows. The largest positive contributors were platinum group metals (PGM), with a 68.6% increase and contributing 11.6 percentage points; iron-ore, with a 47.9% increase and contributing 4.1... 

High-pressure Hydraulic and Tool Supplier Meets Multiple Industry Needs

13th May 2021 Hydraulic, pneumatic, tool and abrasive supplier Kiloton, has been the preferred industrial service partner when it comes to supplying industries in Sub-Saharan Africa, for 20 years. The company boasts an array of high-pressure hydraulics, pneumatics, hand and power tools, as well as abrasive... 

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