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On-The-Air (03/02/2023) 

By: Martin Creamer     3rd February 2023 This week Martin Creamer discusses two renewables projects and the Mining Indaba. 

Farmers seek new deal as loadshedding threatens industry and food security 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     3rd February 2023 The impact of loadshedding on the agriculture sector is evident at all levels of operation, including logistics and cold chain management, which necessitates urgent responses from farmers and government, lest food security and export sales are put at risk. A report by Nova Economics estimates... 

Temporary Kusile stacks set to bypass FGD for a year while remediation works are completed 

By: Terence Creamer     30th January 2023 Eskom reports that it is currently expecting to operate temporary stacks on the three Kusile units – which have been inoperable since October 23 when the Unit 1 flue duct failed in a way that also compromised the Unit 2 and 3 flue ducts – for about a year while permanent remediation works are... 

On-The-Air (27/01/2023) 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th January 2023 This week Martin Creamer discusses green hydrogen, a low-emission ship, cable theft. 

Green hydrogen research given R35m boost 

By: Martin Creamer     27th January 2023 South Africa's North-West University (NWU) is investing around R35-million in strategic funding to advance green hydrogen research over the next five years.   This follows the announcement that Hydrogen South Africa Infrastructure Centre of Competence (HySA CoC) at NWU is collaborating with... 

Samsung launches Solve for Tomorrow programme in South Africa

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th January 2023 Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow programme, designed to increase youth interest and proficiency in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, has reached South African shores. Partnering with the State Information Technology Agency, Samsung South Africa is piloting the... 

AM adapter gets an upgrade

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th January 2023 Automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has introduced its AMS adapter, an upgrade of the company’s well-known AM adapter, into the South African market. The AMS adapter, which enables SEW-EURODRIVE’s IEC motor to be integrated with an SEW-EURODRIVE gearbox, is now more compact, boasts longer bearing... 

Sasol secures first hydrogen-linked renewable energy supply contract  

By: Martin Creamer     24th January 2023 Chemicals and energy company Sasol has signed a long-term contract for the supply of 69 MW of renewable energy to its Sasolburg site in the Free State – the first of several agreements Sasol intends finalising in the coming months as it secures the renewable energy supply required to produce... 

On-The-Air (20/01/2023) 

By: Martin Creamer     20th January 2023 This week Martin Creamer discusses energy exports and availability. 

Digitalisation can optimise South Africa’s water and wastewater infrastructure – Schneider Electric

By: Natasha Odendaal     20th January 2023 Digital transformation can play a significant role in reshaping the water and wastewater sector, particularly across ageing infrastructure, which continues to face challenges such as water leaks and high rates of energy consumption. Schneider Electric cluster industrial software leader Johan... 

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