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Turnkey energy engineering provider promises project peace of mind

AT a time when project budgets are increasingly under pressure, as are delivery timelines, it makes more sense for infrastructure projects to trust one...

Diesel generators in the data centre – when is bigger better?

By David Matuseski FINDING the best combination of generator size and system architecture is a goal for all data centre designers. Many times, a larger...

Millions for promising social innovators

MEAT Naturally and Agricool Finance were awarded joint first place in the SAB Foundation’s 10th Annual Social Innovation Awards, while Leafline Washable Sanitary Wear...

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,...

Helping to storm-proof the power grid

EXPERTS predict an increase in the number and severity of thunderstorms in South Africa due to climate change and global warming. Also, the landscape of...

Pre-fabulous! COVID clinics among hundreds of mobile buildings erected in record time

OVER a nine-month period, Kwikspace executed 630 projects, delivering and erecting more than 1 700 prefabricated, relocatable buildings covering 55 000 m² . Of these,...

How expertise helps accelerate wind power rollout

CONCOR is completing its tenth wind farm project where the majority was constructed as an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, highlighting its niche...

Turbine charged! Wind farm, parents join forces for crèche upgrade

PARENTS of children attending Mkhuseli Koliti Crèche, in the Thornhill community, joined in the extensive refurbishment programme to help upgrade and expand the Early...

Top tips to keep your backup batteries in tip-top shape

FACILITIES like data centres, hospitals, airports, utilities, oil and gas facilities, and railways can't operate without 100 percent backup power reliability. Even standard commercial...

Full marks for campus generator hire

EQUIPMENT rental company Rand-Air Rand-Air recently supplied generators to a tertiary education college in Gauteng, achieving a 24-hour turnaround time on the hire. “This is...

New wind energy player has a Zest for renewables

ZEST WEG has entered South Africa’s wind energy industry, combining turbine technology with its established footprint in the local economy. The development of a direct...

High capacity boom lift a boon for 5G installers

WORK-at-height and material handling supply company Eazi Access recently added JLG’s 460SJ HC3 Telescopic Boom Lift to its fleet, something it believes will prove...

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Metals, engineering indaba to tackle SA power supply problems

THE Southern African Metals and Engineering Indaba, which takes place on 24 and 25 May at the IDC Auditorium in Sandton will probe the...

Does extension of COVID loan scheme mean it’s a failure?

By Thakhani Masindi THE National Treasury, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) and the Banking Association South Africa launched the Loan Guarantee Scheme on 12...

Desalination plant won’t be enough to avert NMB water crisis, chamber warns

ORGANISED business in Nelson Mandela Bay has welcomed the Council’s recent green light for the construction of a seawater desalination plant but warned that...

A Sage new way for SMEs to automate business accounting

FNB and cloud business management company Sage have announced a partnership that they say will simplify the process of transferring financial transaction history to...