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Cummins to power up middle east Cummins to power up middle east electricity 2018 with latest products
Cummins will showcase its latest QSG12 genset at the 2018 Middle East Electricity (MEE). This represents a major advantage for Tier 4 Final and Stage IV equipment installations by
11 Dec 2017
South Africa – Norway Science Week 2017 A collaboration on building a thriving blue economy
The event Team Norway will be hosting South Africa – Norway  Science Week 2017 in Pretoria and Cape Town on the 4th – 8th December.    The main focus of
29 Nov 2017
State of the SA energy sector It all comes down to economic growth
With news of the first negative emissions power plant in Iceland going viral, the road ahead for the South African energy sector isn’t looking quite so healthy. South
16 Nov 2017
Banking on sunshine Solar switch flipped at Westbank and FNB Fairland campus.
The switch has been flipped on a world-class solar panel installation at the WesBank and FNB Campus in Fairland, north of Johannesburg. Just 12 months after construction began on
15 Nov 2017 - G. S.
Jasco head office reduces carbon footprint Jasco Head Office reduces carbon footprint by 50% with solar energy solution
  In early-2015 Jasco, a company that delivers end-to-end best-of-breed solutions across the entire ICT, Power, Enterprise and Security value chains, realised the opportunity
15 Nov 2017 - G. S.
A hydrogen economy Access to clean, affordable adequate and reliable energy is essential for economic growth which significantly contributes to poverty reduction, societal wellbeing and prosperity says Dr Henrietta Langmi
We should build our future on sustainable energy sources that will continue to supply future generations' needs. I believe the hydrogen economy, a system that uses hydrogen to
06 Nov 2017 - S. r.
GasiFlex Combining heat and power-generating double benefits
The energy and power generation industries in Germany, in Europe and worldwide are in a state of transition. The process of transformation in the energy system has reached a
06 Nov 2017 - S. r.
Is carpooling the future of urban mobility? There would be something gratifying about guessing the future, particularly when it is patently counterintuitive. Isn't carpooling all about that quaint 70's notion that we could all reduce our petrol costs and save the planet if only we could remember a lesson taught to all school children on their first day at school?
School children wouldn’t need to share if there were two swings available and only two school children. But who is going to design a playground with 40 swings in it, so that
06 Nov 2017 - C. M.
Overcoming colder ambient temperatures A multitude of South African industries including food and & bev, lubricant, petroleum and automotive are faced with the drawbacks of colder ambient
Electrical heat tracing (EHT) can overcome these challenges by keeping products at an optimal temperature, lowering viscosity and ensuring that they are easier to transport around
02 Nov 2017 - S. r.
John Thompson completes watertube boilers contract for sugar mill in Java John Thompson recently carried out performance tests following the completion of the assembly and erection of two 100 t/h multi-fuel water-tube boilers and pre-boiler plant as supplied to the Indonesian government's new sugar mill in Eastern Java
John Thompson was awarded the multi-million rand contract in late-2013 and manufactured and supplied the pressure parts, combustion equipment and other critical components, while
02 Nov 2017
Water and power efficiency walk hand in hand South African mining companies can manage water usage as part of a wider, integrated strategy for sustainable business
The persistent drought in most of South Africa over the last couple of years and especially in the Western Cape province these last two years should serve as a wakeup call to
02 Nov 2017 - S. A.
Starting the journey towards energy efficiency According to the International Energy Agency, many companies are using up to 100% more energy than they would if they were best practice, energy efficient business. Is yours one of them?
After the power crisis of 2007 and 2008—and the steep rises in electricity costs that followed—South African industrial groups moved fast to reduce their energy
02 Nov 2017 - F. B.
A UPS Technology Review: how much has changed? An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with battery backup, is an electrical apparatus that is used to provide emergency power to a load or process where the input power source or mains power fails. This technology has been around for almost 50 years and has become a staple in our everyday business needs.
Although much has changed since the early low-frequency ferro UPS systems that were first introduced in the 1980s, much remains the same: industries need a constant reliable power
02 Nov 2017 - M. d. S.
From stilettos to work boots August was a Woman's Month in South Africa and a time to reflect on equality between women and men. Equality in the workplace is one of the main issues of modern society, but a lot of headway has been made to offer women the same opportunities as men.
These opportunities also stretch much further than before, incorporating jobs on construction sites far from the big city lights. Morati Kemokotlile, procurement officer on the
02 Nov 2017 - S. r.
Three aspirations for Long Distance EVs All the publicity currently goes to the race to make regular and premium cars have longer range. This is because most people want only one car so it must be capable of the long distance trip however rare. That must be achieved despite the inadequacy of charging points in number, speed and compatibility of interface and payment means.
Mainstream pure electric cars typically now have a doubled range of 300-400 kilometers (185-250 miles). A premium vehicle such as the Sun Flyer pure electric aircraft or Tesla S
02 Nov 2017 - D. P. H.
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