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SMEs urged to go solar to minimise power pricing and supply threats

THE electricity sector has been in the spotlight recently with the impact of a 15.62% increase in electricity tariffs and frequent power interruptions. Against this...

Sector coupling essential if emissions revolution to succeed

By Seydou Kane There is a rapidly growing awareness of the need to decarbonise energy supply, and we have recently seen dramatic shifts start to...

Beat boiler breakdown blues with a rental

RAND-Air, a supplier of air, nitrogen, power, pumps and lighting solutions, has earmarked steam boilers as a vital rental solution for the local market. “Steam,...

‘Green’ switchgear will play a vital role in renewable power

By Marcel Buckner THE global energy industry is undergoing a massive transformation driven by renewables. Along with solar, wind, storage and other technologies, the internet...

Why UPS solutions may be a crucial to your business

By George Senzere SOUTH Africa is currently plagued by a fragile power grid that is putting tremendous pressure on business and the local economy. And...

‘Green hydrogen’ could turn SA into an energy exporter

SOUTH Africa has traditionally been a net importer of energy, but a relatively new clean technology could be pivotal in turning the country into...

How high-efficiency motors and drives help combat climate change

GLOBAL industrial technology company ABB has called on governments and industry to accelerate adoption of high-efficiency motors and variable speed drives to help combat...

Spindle screw pumps SEIM like a great idea

BMG – exclusive distributor of SEIM screw pumps throughout Africa – supplies and supports the full range of SEIM spindle screw pumps, flow meters...

Co-creating integrated solutions to address energy security

RISING electricity tariffs and ongoing load shedding has resulted in a lot of interest from private-sector clients to guarantee their energy security independent of...

Power deal brings grid stabilisation tech to desert wasteland

HITACHI ABB Power Grids will provide state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) with high-performance grid stabilisation technology to help improve power quality and expand...

How to choose the right renewable energy solution for your small business

AGAINST the backdrop of a weak economy, businesses face further challenges when it comes to sustainable power supply. According to the 2020 CSIR Energy Report,...

Specialised transformers for LNG plant

TWENTY custom-designed transformers are being prepared by dry-type transformer specialists Trafo Power Solutions for a liquified natural gas (LNG) plant being constructed in northern...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...

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Freight body ‘dismayed’ as cyber-attack cripples ports

THE Road Freight Association (RFA) has voiced its dismay and grave concern at the recent cyber-attack on Transnet which caused crippling delays and disruptions...

Insurer pledges R10 million to rebuild SMEs following riots

OLD Mutual Insure says it is working around the clock to finalise looting-related claims – which it is mandated to handle on behalf of...

Big rebrand for top civils stable of companies

OSBORN Engineered Products, a leading manufacturer of specialised equipment for asphalt road building, aggregate processing and concrete production has unified under the new global...

N3 upgrades on track says roads agency

CONSTRUCTION work on the upgrade of N3 from the Cato Ridge Interchange to the northern end of the Dardanelles Cutting started on 14 April...