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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.


Rolls-Royce marine AI technology project receives UK funding

By: Rebecca Campbell     26th February 2021 The British Ministry of Defence (MOD) has granted funding to UK-based global major industrial technology group Rolls-Royce to further develop the company’s Artificial Chief Engineer technology. This is an autonomous ship machinery control system, intended to permit naval vessels to carry out... 

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25th February 2021 This week: London listing on way as mining company strives to become green gold producer; DRDGold flies sky high on numbers never seen before; and, Sibanye assessing on-site green hydrogen generation to power fuel cell mobility 

SBI calls on Mboweni to maintain SME and household support until pandemic contained

By: Schalk Burger     23rd February 2021 Small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) lobby organisation the Small Business Institute (SBI) has called on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to speed up economic reforms, invest in infrastructure and not abruptly cut off support for SMEs. “As the pandemic has yet to be overcome through a rigorous... 

SA Canegrowers Association calls for decrease to sugar tax

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     22nd February 2021 As Finance Minister Tito Mboweni prepares to deliver his Budget Speech on February 24, industry association the South African Cane Growers Association has called for an immediate decrease to the health promotion levy (HPL) or sugar tax, stating that this will help in the recovery of the local... 

Sylvania ‘confident’ of reaching production target for the full year

By: Simone Liedtke     22nd February 2021 Rustenburg-based platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Sylvania Platinum’s Sylvania Dump Operations (SDO) delivered 36 335 oz of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold (4E) PGMs as a result of a good production performance in the six months ended December 31, 2020. The good production, the Aim-listed... 

Local management team acquires South African businesses of global company

22nd February 2021 As part of its global strategy and realignment of its global operations, Stanley Oil & Gas has sold its South African business entities Stanley Inspection South Africa, De-tect Unit Inspections and Cooperheat of Africa to a local management team, organised as NYTS Holdings, who maintains a... 

Shoprite expands solar PV project; 19 sites outfitted

By: Donna Slater     18th February 2021 Fast-moving consumer goods company the Shoprite Group has expanded its solar photovoltaic (PV) programme, with 19 of its sites in South Africa and Namibia now boasting rooftop PV installations. There are now 18 Shoprite Group stores throughout South Africa and Namibia that use solar power,... 

Climate change mitigation efforts contribute to hydrogen fuel cell market growth

By: Donna Slater     18th February 2021 There is a growing market for hydrogen-fuelled, proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells that rely on platinum catalysts in the transportation sector, especially zero-emissions powertrains in heavy-duty and fleet commercial vehicles, according to platinum investment stimulator the World Platinum... 

Danfoss Decarbonizes by Building Green Data Centers

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2021 Next year, Danfoss headquarters will be CO2 neutral. And, in 2024, by utilizing excess heat, Danfoss own data centers will provide 25% of the headquarters heating need. The digital transformation and green transition go hand in hand. In response to the exponential growth of data-center energy... 

Sibanye assessing on-site green hydrogen generation to power fuel cell mobility  

By: Martin Creamer     18th February 2021 Platinum group metals (PGM) producer Sibanye-Stillwater is assessing the generation of green hydrogen on its mine sites to power PGM-catalysed hydrogen fuel cell mobility, it said on Thursday, when the Johannesburg- and New York-listed company foresaw good exposure for itself to the hydrogen... 

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