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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...

Waste management a critical part of any big demolition project

THE South African construction industry is under enormous pressure due to reduced margins and rising costs, especially due to limited operations as a result...

Hydrocyclone boosts coal plant performance

YOCTOLUX Collieries in Mpumalanga has achieved improved yields and production throughput with the installation of a Cavex 500CVXT20 DM hydrocyclone. That’s according to Weir...

Solar power upgrade for minerals OEM

MINERAL processing original equipment manufacturer Multotec has installed renewable power at one of its facilities in Spartan near Johannesburg. Described by the company as a...

Investment opportunities as government seeks Eskom power generation alternatives

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe revealed recently that government is looking to creating a new entity with the ability to...

New Eskom board: don’t squander opportunity, president urged

WHEN Jabu Mabuza announced his resignation as Eskom board chair, President Ramaphosa’s spokesperson, Khusela Diko, said government would “soon announce a reconfigured Eskom board...

How to a-Vert the worst effects of loadshedding

VERT Energy is well-positioned to assist businesses and manufacturers curtail the negative financial and productivity effects of power outages, through the supply and support...

Dry-type transformers for coal mine upgrade

TRAFO Power Solutions, experts in dry-type transformers, has recently completed a contract as part of a significant upgrade at a Mpumalanga coal mine. This involved...

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Fuel prices head for record highs

SOARING international oil prices have set the stage for yet another hefty hike in fuel prices. That’s the warning from the Automobile Association (AA),...

R500m roads upgrade for Buffalo City

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is to pump an estimated R500 million into a road infrastructure project in the Buffalo City Metropolitan...

Bakkie maker says YES again to youth employment

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has this week welcomed the next group of Youth Employment Service (YES) candidates. The YES programme, which was launched by...