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Beware the fire starter

1st July 2022 By John Raptakis Offer Marketing CLD, CLS & FD, Home & Distribution Business, Schneider Electric Commercial and industrial property buildings are faced a with a number of fundamental challenges when ensuring the safety of people and their facilities.  One of the biggest challenges is the fire and... 

WearCheck acquires Set Point Water Laboratories

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th June 2022 Condition monitoring specialist company WearCheck has acquired sister company water analysis company Set Point Water Laboratories. Adding a new division to WearCheck’s scientific testing structure, the integration of Set Point expands WearCheck’s expertise and services, which include scientific... 

Trafo supplies transformers for standby gensets in cape

9th June 2022 Dry-type transformer specialist Trafo Power Solutions supplied four transformers for use in standby diesel generator sets in the Western Cape province.  The transformers will step up the 400 Volt supply from the generators to serve the 11 kV networks at customer sites. Two 2000 kVA gensets were... 

ZEST WEG develops a significant manufacturing capability

9th June 2022 Over the past 12 years Zest WEG, the South African subsidiary of Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, has evolved from being primarily a sales and distribution company to a fully-fledged manufacturer working to the best global standards. In 2010 WEG acquired a majority shareholding in... 

ElectroMechanica expands variable speed drive portfolio to include medium voltage drives

13th May 2022 Today, more than ever countries, organisations and industries are committed to Environmental and Social Sustainability strategies (ESS) to decarbonise our planet. In industry, becoming energy efficient is seen as an enabler of de-carbonisation, however, sustainably reducing energy usage and costs... 

The role of condition monitoring in optimising performance and safety in the mining sector

12th May 2022 Mining reserves in South Africa are vast. According to statistics from the South African Department of Mineral Resources and the US Geological Survey our ore reserves amount to a value of more than US$2.5 trillion [1]. Conversely, the industry is in crisis – why? Costs have become prohibitive,... 

Transformers that give mines both safety, uptime 

By: Simone Liedtke     9th May 2022 As mines aggressively pursue Zero Harm policies while seeking greater productivity and efficiency, dry-type transformers have much to offer, specialist company Trafo Power Solutions is seeing a substantial take up of this technology over traditional oil-filled transformers, with mines recognising... 

Tubatse ferrochrome smelter solar plant and battery energy storage system, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     6th May 2022 Samancor Chrome plans to build a solar photovoltaic plant, with a minimum capacity of 60 MWp, at its Tubatse ferrochrome smelter in Limpopo. 

Cast resin transformers show significant benefits

22nd April 2022 Electrical and digital building infrastructure specialist Legrand’s range of cast resin transformers (CRT) has been designed for high-efficiency, enhanced safety and low environmental impact during energy distribution in diverse applications. Typical installations include data centres, shopping... 

Zest WEG

22nd April 2022 Zest WEG, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is committed to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the continent for over 40 years.  Leveraging best practice engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we offer a range of standard... 

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