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Electricity and Control November 2018

In this constantly evolving industry the one thing, besides change, that remains certain is the need for reliable, up-to-date information. With this in mind, Electricity + Control continues to strive towards delivering content that keeps up with all the evolutions and revolutions that characterise the industry we serve.

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Electricity + Control: Latest News

Advancing power generation with pumps and turbines

Published: 13 November 2018

Annett Kriel, KSB Pumps and Valves A technical team serving the requirements of the Drakenstein Municipality in the Western Cape has designed one of the country’s largest pump and turbine stations to be...

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Next generation healthcare in Africa

Published: 13 November 2018

Information provided by Ruckus Networks The benefits of the digital revolution to the healthcare sector in Africa are enormous, yet many perspectives must be considered if it is to prove successful.

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Mobile app uses NFC to scan circuit breakers

Published: 06 November 2018

Schneider Electric has released a TeSys GV4 multifunction mobile app that connects to its new TeSys GV4 motor circuit breaker to provide basic and advanced protection settings configuration, using Near...

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Overcoming digital dread

Published: 06 November 2018

As African manufacturers begin to upgrade their operations, mapping out an incremental approach is essential. Smart factories, digitisation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are all hot topics in the...

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Investing in African Mining Indaba

Published: 06 November 2018

Investing in African Mining Indaba will be celebrating its 25th anniversary from 4-7 February 2019 in Cape Town. The event will look back at the best moments in African mining...

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Eskom launches ground-breaking microgrid pilot plant

Published: 06 November 2018

On 2 November 2018 Eskom launched its pilot solar-powered microgrid at Wilhelmina Farm, Ficksburg in the Free State. The microgrid demonstration plant, which was completed in November last year, provides...

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Gain 10 seconds in production per identified cable

Published: 06 November 2018

If you work with large volumes of cables and need cable traceability and identification, you can increase production efficiency with Brady’s complete and automated cable identification solutions.

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Phenomenal growth for cognitive analytics

Published: 06 November 2018

The recently released EOH consolidated results for the previous financial year reveal key information about growth in the Information Technology (IT) industry. According to its reports, the technology service provider...

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OPC Foundation announces new president

Published: 06 November 2018

The OPC Foundation has welcomed Stefan Hoppe as its new President and Executive Director. Thomas Burke, the former President and Executive Director, will remain as an officer on the Board...

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UAE introduces Artificial Intelligence for offices of the future

Published: 22 October 2018

Bee’ah, a pioneer in sustainability in the Middle East, and Evoteq, its technology partner, have announced the launch of the UAE’s first advanced Artificial Intelligence platform, which will digitally transform...

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Running on (almost) empty

Published: 22 October 2018

A total of 20 teams will compete in various categories for the coveted title of most energy-efficient vehicle during the Shell Eco-Marathon SA to be held at the Zwartkops Raceway...

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Diversity and the currency of ideas

Published: 22 October 2018

How can we measure the actual business value created in organisations by diversity amongst our workforces? Rockwell Automation Sub-Saharan Africa Managing Director Barry Elliott discusses.

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A new era for Bosch Rexroth in Africa

Published: 22 October 2018

A little over two years ago, the first soil was turned on an open plot of land in Witfontein, Kempton Park, Johannesburg. Today, this 16 000-m2 site hosts the central hub...

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Don’t make data compliance pop ― make it POPIA

Published: 22 October 2018

Right now, data compliance is top of mind for practically every South African business, and for good reason. The European Union’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force earlier...

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Cummins demonstrates its marine prowess  

Published: 22 October 2018

Cummins, a global power leader will demonstrate its innovative maritime products at the 2018 Cape Town International Boat Show (CTIBS), Africa’s premier boating and water show. Set against the beautiful...

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Optimising water transfer system with VSDs

Published: 09 October 2018

by Christo du Plessis, Zest WEG Group Rising energy costs The fast-increasing price of electricity from South African local utility Eskom has become a major cost factor for South African mining groups...

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Sensor solutions in food safety

Published: 09 October 2018

by Brandon Topham, RET Automation Controls Product recall is costly not only in terms of lost revenue, wasted materials, and production time but also in terms of brand reputation and brand loyalty...

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Young scientists stun with impressive innovations 

Published: 08 October 2018

October saw Boksburg hosting over 500 learners in the annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair (ISF). These budding young scientists were in Johannesburg to compete in the...

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Protecting potential explosive zones from lightning strikes

Published: 08 October 2018

On 7 October 2017, a lightning strike caused a major fire in an oil storage tank on Butcher Island (Jawahar Dweep), off the Mumbai shore. It took four days to...

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Investing in African Mining Indaba

Published: 08 October 2018

Investing in African Mining Indaba will be celebrating its 25th anniversary from 4-7 February 2019 in Cape Town. The event will look back at the best moments in African mining...

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Easily create lockout procedures and tags

Published: 08 October 2018

Easily create full colour lockout tags and procedures with the BradyJet J5000 Label Printer and the Lockout Writer app.

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Beacon lights of the modern age

Published: 08 October 2018

At first glance lighthouse structures may appear old and dignified, but the technology inside is modern and robust. Availability as well as low operating costs with long maintenance intervals are...

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Cummins announces appointment of new MD

Published: 02 October 2018

Cummins Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Racheal Njoroge as Managing Director for Cummins Southern Africa as of 1 September 2018. Ms Njoroge is responsible for...

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Yokogawa launches an innovative fiber optic heat detector

Published: 25 September 2018

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has developed the DTSXTM1 fibre optic heat detector, an OpreXTM Field Instruments heat sensing and fire detection solution. Housed in an enclosure and suitable for use with...

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Finding the way forward for the electricity sector in SA

Published: 25 September 2018

There appears to be a ‘New Dawn’ of optimism in South Africa lately. The opportunity now exists for a turnaround in the country’s fortunes.  Clearly, corruption, state capture and bad governance...

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High performance, smart hospitals in Africa

Published: 25 September 2018

The next generation of healthcare buildings will be very different from the hospitals, clinics and general practitioner (GP) surgeries we are familiar with today. A revolution in building design is...

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New battery guzzles CO2

Published: 25 September 2018

A new Lithium-based battery developed by researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. Rather than attempting to convert carbon dioxide to specialised chemicals...

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Easily create lockout procedures and tags

Published: 25 September 2018

Easily create full colour lockout tags and procedures with the BradyJet J5000 Label Printer and the Lockout Writer app.

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Taming costly spikes and transients

Published: 25 September 2018

The common surge protection management approach in African mines ignores the effect of transient voltage spikes on equipment performance. Fortunately, according to Jeff Edwards, the Texas-based President of Energy Control...

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Zest WEG Group designs, adapts mobile transformers for Husab

Published: 10 September 2018

When Swakop Uranium’s Husab mine near Swakopmund in Namibia needed mobile pit transformers, Zest WEG Group’s Integrated Solutions Division was able to not only custom-design a fit-for-purpose solution, but also...

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LTP-B Eco HVAC driving energy and cost savings

Published: 10 September 2018

With a large footprint and customer base in food-and-beverage, automotive, and mining, drive and automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa is now targeting niche sectors such as Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning...

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Smart metering system powers up customers

Published: 10 September 2018

Property portfolio managers and tenants in both commercial and residential precincts across the country are facing punishing escalations in water and electricity tariffs on an annual basis. Consequently, making every...

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Eskom competition boosts small enterprise development

Published: 10 September 2018

The finest black-owned South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that competed in the 2018 Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC), were awarded great prizes at an awards function held on...

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Of machine learning and malware

Published: 10 September 2018

It is no mean feat to find an area in business and technology where the proponents of Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine Learning (ML) don’t tout the benefits of any...

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Reimagining skills development

Published: 10 September 2018

by Barry Elliot, Rockwell Automation Across the world, businesses are using digital technologies like IoT and AR to improve knowledge and skill levels of their employees. In this article, Barry Elliott...

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The future of mining is automated

Published: 10 September 2018

By Chris Calam, ThermoFisher Scientific As global demand increases for resources locked deep within the earth, the mining industry must adopt processes and technologies that streamline every step of the process. Automation...

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