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Rebuild centres help engine maker beat the COVID blues

CUMMINS has continued to experience strong market demand throughout the pandemic, according to Minenhle Mlotshwa NRP Assistant Product Manager, Africa and Middle East (AME). “We...

Big Eskom maintenance contract a jobs boon

STEINMÜLLER Africa, a specialist in the design and maintenance of power plants, has secured a four-year contract with state-owned power utility Eskom. The company will...

Dube TradePort hydrogen fuel cell factory gears for growth

CHEM Energy SA has some significant hydrogen fuel cell projects in the pipeline for the telecommunications industry that should see its Dube TradePort-based factory...

Drone makes light work of boiler inspection

THE benefits of using advanced drone technology for inspecting boiler internals at a power station were on full display when rope access specialist Skyriders...

Locally manufactured clean energy solutions

CRESLOW Energy Solutions – a local manufacturer of clean energy storage systems– has recently been established in South Africa. “Solar off-grid energy systems are gaining...

10,000 young people in line for Energy sector training

SCHNEIDER Electric, Agence Française De Developpement (AFD) and the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) have partnered to invest in South...

How the right drive can cut energy consumption and costs

THE growing need to reduce energy use and CO2 emissions, while cutting operational costs, is seeing “unprecedented levels” of interest in energy-efficient technologies –...

Future bright for SA renewables, but coal not going away soon

The biggest news for South Africa to emerge from the recently concluded COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, was the $8.5 billion finance package...

Global kudos for engineering work on Hillcrest reservoir

CONSULTING engineering firm Knight Piésold received commendations in the consulting engineer category at the Construction World’ 2021 Best Projects Awards for two of its...

Custom mini substations for motor plant

DRY-type transformer specialist Trafo Power Solutions will supply two custom-engineered mini-substations to a significant motor plant expansion near Pretoria. The two units will be located...

Call for urgent action in the race to decarbonise

THE world can accelerate climate action and halve carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2030, but it will require urgent and sustained action. That was the...

Climate change goals help drive SA energy landscape evolution

By Jason van der Poel THE focus on clean energy in COP26 is helping to drive a number of welcome changes in the South African...

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Financial reports won’t save local government crisis, warns town and regional planners

By Burgert Gildenhuys: Director, BC Gildenhuys & Associates IT is unclear whether South Africa has the will or guts to confront issues contributing to the...

N3 truck blockade: It’s ‘economic sabotage’, say ministers and business

ANOTHER truck blockade saw Van Reenen's Pass on the N3, the country's main domestic trade route, being closed on Thursday 16 June. This protest...

Factory of the Year competition returns as economy bounces back

FOLLOWING a challenging two years in the manufacturing sector, Kearney, a leading management consulting firm, is excited to announce the return of the Factory...