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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.


GE Gas Power addresses the energy trilemma to foster a more sustainable energy transition in mining operations

Updated 9 minutes ago Multinational industrial company General Electric (GE)  has been collaborating with energy stakeholders to deploy innovative technologies tailored to respond to the needs of the mining sector. Energy intensive industries, such as the mining and minerals sector, are under pressure from... 

Exciting listing on JSE’s AltX poised to give investors pure copper play  

By: Martin Creamer     5th July 2022 The reverse listing of Big Tree Copper into SHiP Copper Company on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in October is expected to raise between R60-million to R250-million for the ramping up of combined production to 10 000 t of copper a year in the next three years. SHiP, run by Shirley... 

TEDA Renewable Energy Roundtable drives powerful Green Economy dialogue

5th July 2022 Across the globe, climate change and the drive to move away from fossil fuels to clean energy has created immense opportunities for renewable energy. This has become one of the leading sectors in the world in terms of investments, driving development of the “Green Economy”. On 28 June 2022, the... 

Drakenstein municipality explores IPP procurement to combat load-shedding 

By: Terence Creamer     5th July 2022 The Drakenstein municipality in the Western Cape – encompassing Paarl, Wellington, Mbekweni, Gouda, Saron, Hermon and Simondium – reports that it is exploring the procurement of electricity from independent power producers (IPPs) to mitigate the negative impact of ongoing load-shedding by Eskom.... 

Global natural gas demand set for slow growth in coming years, IEA report shows

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     5th July 2022 Global natural gas consumption is expected to contract slightly this year and grow slowly over the following three years as Russia’s war in Ukraine pushes up prices and fuels fears of further supply disruptions, the International Energy Agency (IEA) states in its latest ‘Gas Market Report’.  The... 

Unions sign 7% Eskom wage offer  

By: News24Wire      5th July 2022 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have accepted Eskom's one-year 7% wage deal have signed an agreement to this effect. This comes after a several-week deadlock in wage talks at the Central Bargaining Forum, which triggered... 

Do I need a Water Use Licence if I am not using any water?

5th July 2022 (Virtual Showroom): A question often asked by the general public - Why do I need to apply for Water Use Authorisation or a Water Use Licence if I am not using water?  In terms of Section 21 of the National Water Act, 1998 (Act No. 36 of 2016), there are eleven (11) activities that constitutes a... 

Managing facility shutdown to avoid costly breakdowns

5th July 2022 Whilst South Africans are frustrated with having to contend with hours of loadshedding, FM Solutions,a leading Facilities Management company since 2002, says these long periods of power outages offer the ideal opportunity to test the capacity of built-in systems and to perform much needed... 

KonNx portfolio ensures constant connection, safety

By: Simone Liedtke     5th July 2022 In an effort to ensure constant connection between power cables, the relevant equipment and electricity, high voltage cable coupler manufacturer KonNx designs, manufactures and distributes high and low voltage cable couplers and connectors for use in heavy industrial applications (such as... 

Coal imports pour into energy-starved Europe from around the globe

By: Bloomberg     5th July 2022 A hunt by Europe’s coal consumers to replace Russian cargoes with shipments from across the globe has boosted imports to a key hub by more than a third, helping to fill severely depleted stockpiles. Coal poured into the Antwerp-Rotterdam-Amsterdam region -- a huge transport hub for energy and... 

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