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Pairing renewables with gas offers fastest pathway for SA’s decarbonisation

29th July 2021 Acombination of renewable energy and gas power will be the fastest and most cost-effective pathway to decarbonise South Africa’s electricity industry, the CEO of GE’s Gas Power business in sub-Saharan Africa asserts. 

Electrical installation by Zest WEG at Platinum Expansion

27th July 2021 Zest WEG is installing a range of electrical control and instrumentation equipment at Anglo American Platinum’s Mogalakwena mine in Limpopo province, working closely with engineering group DRA Global. The construction is taking place within the Mogalakwena mine’s existing North Concentrator... 

Hybrid solar installation completed in Zimbabwe

By: Halima Frost     23rd July 2021 The active partnership between South Africa-based solar solutions provider Blockpower SA and German-managed microgrid integrator Dhybrid has resulted in the completion of a 1.4 MWp, 1 MVA, 480 kWh hybrid solar system at an agriculture estate, in Zimbabwe. The Tanganda Tea Company, which operates... 

Senex inks another offtake agreement

By: Esmarie Iannucci     22nd July 2021 ASX-listed Senex Energy has struck a long-term domestic gas sales agreement with fellow-listed construction materials and industrial minerals manufacturer Adbri. Under the terms of the agreement, Senex would supply up to 11 PJ of natural gas to support Adbri’s South Australian manufacturing... 

Couplings provide durable, reliable service

16th July 2021 Engineering solutions provider BMG’s extensive portfolio of Transfluid couplings comprises constant fill fluid couplings that have been designed to withstand operation in difficult conditions, including hazardous environments. The K series comprises three main elements – the driving impeller... 

Hefty electricity tariffs, persistent blackouts nudging farmers towards renewables 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     16th July 2021 The agricultural sector spends about R146-billion on intermediate goods and electricity accounts for about 94% of that cost, says industry body Agri SA chief economist Kulani Siweya. This is helping to drive the adoption of renewable energy in the sector, as the country continues to implement... 

Further investments in compressor range made

By: Khutso Maphatsoe     9th July 2021 Rand-Air, an established provider of air, nitrogen, power, flow, steam boiler and lighting solutions, further invested in the XATS1200 compressors in its fleet in April.   The compressors, introduced to the market in August 2020, have a variable-pressure range of between five to ten bar with a... 

Bridge to the future?

By: Terence Creamer     9th July 2021 It doesn’t seem possible to resolve most societal problems until they are. This is especially true for something as complex and multifaceted as the restructuring of a well-entrenched, albeit crisis-ridden, electricity supply industry (ESI). The problem does not really lie in having to define the... 

Moody’s unpacks its rationale for low coal producer credit ratings

By: Marleny Arnoldi     8th July 2021 Social opposition to coal production is leaving coal assets increasingly concentrated among companies that specialise in coal, rather than diversified groups, says Moody’s Investors Service. The credit rating company says larger mining companies are divesting from coal-related assets, while... 

Company achieves milestone

By: Theresa Bhowan     2nd July 2021 Rapidly growing demand in the industrial sector, has seen nitrogen generation equipment supplier Nitralife recently achieving the milestone of having supplied more than 100 customised Nitracut generators to the fabrication and industrial sector over the past four years. “With each new sector and... 

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