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Upskill your workforce with WearCheck training

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd January 2021 Condition monitoring technology is advancing so fast that ongoing training for staff working in the machinery maintenance arena is essential in order to stay abreast of current trends. So says WearCheck’s technical manager, Steven Lumley, who plays an instrumental role in developing the company’s... 

Dry-type transformers ensure safety at LNG camp

By: Creamer Media Reporter      15th January 2021 Dry-type transformers supplied by specialist company Trafo Power Solutions are ensuring the safe and reliable operation of substations in a construction camp at a large liquified natural gas (LNG) project in northern Mozambique. According to David Claassen, managing director of Trafo Power... 

Kangnas Wind Farm starts commercial operations

By: Donna Slater     16th November 2020 The Kangnas Wind Farm on November 15 achieved its commercial operations date, making it the first Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) Bid Window 4 wind farm in the Northern Cape to come on stream. Construction started in June, 2018 but was halted by the... 

Jorge Chavez International Airport – new control tower, Peru

By: Sheila Barradas     14th August 2020 Lima Airport Partners are building a new control tower as part of the international airport's expansion. 

Kangnas Wind Farm and Perdekraal East Wind Farm, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     3rd July 2020 The main transformer for the Perdekraal East Wind Farm has arrived by road from Pretoria, Gauteng. 

Avoid extended downtime due to inadequate preparation prior to start-up after lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      8th May 2020 Evaluate the risk the shutdown posed to Critical Electrical Equipment (CEE) before you start up your plant after lockdown. During normal circumstances, a plant shutdown is a thoroughly planned event where several processes are precisely orchestrated to take equipment out of service, maintained... 

WearCheck offers online training during lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      22nd April 2020 Condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, have urged mines, power generation operations and other machine-reliant industries to use the lockdown time constructively to upskill their maintenance staff via the company’s distance training courses. Delegates can “attend” the virtual training... 

Trafo Power Solutions

24th January 2020 Trafo Power Solutions was established to cater for the growing appetite and scope for the application of dry-type transformers in Africa. These power solutions are suitable across a wide range of industry including mining. The company offers a wide range of cast resin transformers from 160 kVA to... 

Premier African to have electricity access at Zimbabwe tungsten mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th December 2019 London-listed Premier African Minerals’ 49%-owned RHA tungsten mine, in Zimbabwe, will have access to electricity to power all facets of the operations from early January. Zimbabwe Electricity Supplier Authority has provided RHA with a temporary solution whereby it will couple two transformer... 

Data investment: start now for future gains

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th October 2019 Is the present you looking after the future you? Fundamentally, this is what investment in data now means for your business in the future. Consider what could happen if one of the sensors on a critical asset fails without anybody noticing. It could result in a catastrophe when an ageing... 

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