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LED Retrofit Lighting Solution for Ga-Segonyana Municipality  
23rd May 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED retrofit lighting solution for street- and highmast lighting for Ga-Segonyana Municipality in the Northern Cape Province. Highmast Lighting 

Through the filter of localisation, materials are produced in South Africa
Workboats advance development
12th May 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Lightweight workboats have gained popularity as a versatile and cost-effective solution to transportation and cargo delivery in regions with limited infrastructure. They offer numerous advantages,... 

Rio buys scandium project
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has struck a $14-million deal with ASX-listed Platina Resources to acquire its Platina scandium project, in New South Wales. The project comprises a long life,... 

New Floodlights for Hartleyvale Stadium
25th April 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED floodlighting solution for the Hartleyvale Stadium in Cape Town, Western Cape. This stadium is the home of Hockey in the Western Cape and is where all... 

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Collapse in rail service has increased road freight volumes and risks
21st April 2023 By: Donna Slater

A spate of attention-grabbing road safety incidents involving trucks has sparked debate about the state of land transport in South Africa and brought the safety of trucks and their operators into... 

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Collapse in rail service has increased road freight volumes and risks
21st April 2023 By: Donna Slater

A spate of attention-grabbing road safety incidents involving trucks has sparked debate about the state of land transport in South Africa and brought the safety of trucks and their operators into... 

Smart Lighting Solution for Public Walkway
11th April 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied a complete smart lighting solution for a public walkway in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The aim of the project was to uplift an unsafe walkway, enabling the general public... 

Rifle-Shot Performance Business Development Director Dilley Naidoo.
Mining needs truth-and-reconciliation approach to ESG, says Rifle-Shot’s Naidoo
29th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies need to approach environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles on a truth and reconciliation footing and be honest about where they are on a scale of one to 10, says... 

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Measuring wind resources for the energy transition
24th March 2023

Having pioneered the installation of meteorological measurement masts (met masts) at various locations to assess the wind data in Mpumalanga, almost immediately upon setting up offices in South... 

A red carpet leading up to a newly revamped Tavern, The Spot 1818, in Soweto, as part of Heineken South Africa's Taverns of the Future initiative
Initiative sets out to improve tavern experience
17th March 2023 By: Halima Frost

Earlier this month, multinational brewing company Heineken South Africa spearheaded the launch of an initiative, Taverns of the Future, at The Spot 1818 in Phiri, Soweto.  The Spot 1818 is one of... 

Fujifilm’s new SA head office emphasises its ongoing commitment to the country
10th March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As Fujifilm South Africa celebrates its tenth anniversary in the country, the technology group has unveiled a new head office in Sandton. Marking a new chapter for the company’s presence in South... 

LED Lighting Solution for Netcare Alberton Hospital
2nd March 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED lighting solution for the new Netcare Alberton Hospital, located in the south of Johannesburg. Due to capacity constraints which made it impossible... 

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Solar fitting illuminates loadshedding shadows
24th February 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Ongoing loadshedding has put significant pressure on the South African building industry, as productivity can be affected if companies do not have backup power or reliable alternative lighting... 

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LED lighting solution for university auditorium
24th February 2023

Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied the light-emitting diode (LED) lighting solution for the new auditorium at the Ga-Rankuwa Campus of tertiary institute Tshwane University of... 

Funding of Solar Lighting Solution in Tshinapfene Village
15th February 2023

A Solar lighting solution installed on glass fibre reinforced polyester (GRP) poles, supplied by BEKA Schréder, have been donated to the Tshinapfene Village in Limpopo, South Africa. The project... 

Superior building delivers quality houses quickly and cost-effectively
8th February 2023

The multi-award winning Moladi Building System is enabling houses and other structures of a superior quality to be built in record time and at a fraction of the cost of conventional building... 

LED Lighting Solution for University Auditorium
3rd February 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED lighting solution for the new auditorium at the Ga-Rankuwa Campus of the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Gauteng Province. TUT is the largest... 

BEKA SOLAR offers a renewable lighting solution to operate in any challenging African environment
Correct lighting solution can help maximise energy savings
3rd February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

As companies worldwide have become obliged to implement energy-saving methods, the growing popularity of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in a variety of lighting applications has dominated the... 

EIUG CEO Fanele Mondi
EIUG outlines supply- and demand-side options for easing loadshedding crisis
17th January 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Energy Intensive Users Group (EIUG) has confirmed that its large mining and industrial members have a 4 GW-plus pipeline of generation projects that can be connected to the grid over the next... 

Minerals Council, members pledge support for national gender-based violence interventions
2nd December 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Minerals Council South Africa and its members have joined hands with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Gender-based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) Response Fund to support... 

LED Lighting Donated to Matolweni Community Crèche
29th November 2022

BEKA Schréder is proud to have been involved in a heart-warming project where LED luminaires were donated to Matolweni Early Childhood Development Centre in Drayini Village, outside of Idutywa,... 

LED Lighting and Lighting Control Solution for Primary School
24th November 2022

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED lighting solution with lighting control for Laerskool Garsfontein’s main sports field and assembly hall in Pretoria, Gauteng. Laerskool Garsfontein,... 

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Anglo American finds renewable sources for coal ops
16th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Anglo American has struck a deal with Queensland-owned energy generator Stanwell to power its steelmaking coal business solely through the use of renewable energy from 2025 onward, as... 

BEKA Schréder’s Omnistar Midi, Vapourline, LEDBAY and LEDNOVA range (All pictured) are all suitable for zoned environments
Lighting vital in unsafe areas
11th November 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder provides the right lighting solutions by optimising the electrical, optical and mechanical design of luminaires using contemporary technology, while also... 

Thermal sensors for four Cape Town pedestrian crossings
11th November 2022 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has implemented thermal sensors at four pedestrian crossings in Blaauwberg, the first time this has been done in South Africa.  The sensors have been installed along Marine... 

Solar Highmast Lighting
10th November 2022

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED solar highmast lighting solution for a village in the North West Province, South Africa. BEKA Schréder’s South-African designed and manufactured... 

Although the following information is addressed to contractors, it will also be of value to everybody anticipating shutting down during December
2nd November 2022

By now we are all looking forward to the end of the year. However, not without being faced with the dilemma of having to “batten down the hatches” and review risk mitigation measures, to take care... 

The ECOBAY family is growing
28th October 2022

BEKA Schréder is excited to announce the expansion of their ECOBAY lowbay and highbay lighting range! The ECOBAY is the ideal luminaire for lighting industrial facilities to optimize light levels... 

Solar Streetlighting for Postmasburg
14th October 2022

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED solar streetlighting solution for Postmasburg in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. BEKA Schréder’s South-African designed and manufactured... 

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Lighting solutions for M&P facilities
14th October 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Luminaires supplier BEKA Schréder provides a full lighting solution, supported by an extensive product offering, for local manufacturing and processing (M&P) facilities. "There's a need to be... 

LED Lighting Solution for Metical Square
6th October 2022

The Bank of Mozambique, in partnership with the Municipality of Pemba, has built the Metical Square on Wimbi beach in Pemba, Mozambique. This forms part of a countrywide rollout of monuments... 

A Clean Coal Technology research group study to characterise the associations, distributions and concentration of rare earth elements in coal focused on the Waterberg basin, in Limpopo, a region hosting about 40% of South Africa’s remaining coal resources
Coal waste could boost REEs supply
30th September 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

The information derived from a study published this year on the mineralogy and distribution of rare-earth elements (REEs) in Waterberg coalfield high-ash coals could assist with a new concept of... 

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TerraStruc Energy
20th September 2022

Privately-owned multi-disciplinary company TerraStruc has been in operation since 1998, offering a diverse range of workable, cost-effective solutions backed by a team of experts with extensive... 

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LEDs supplied for N1 highway
16th September 2022

Lighting manufacturer BEKA Schréder has supplied the light-emitting diode (LED) streetlight retrofit solution for the N1 highway in Cape Town. The new installation achieves significant energy... 

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Luminaires best fit for refineries
9th September 2022 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Leading manufacturer of luminaires Beka Schréder deems their luminaires as the best fit for zoned environments, such as oil refineries. “All products produced by Beka Schréder are locally... 

Cape Town to add two new MyCiTi depots in R340m project
9th September 2022 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town has started construction of two new MyCiTi bus depots. The R340-million project forms part of the roll-out of the MyCiTi service to Mitchells Plain, Khayelitsha, Claremont and... 

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OMRON is shaping traceability in food and beverage packaging
2nd September 2022

In the food and beverage packaging industry, authenticity is essential. Consumers need to know that the foods they are purchasing consist of the things listed on their labels, because food... 

MD hails exhibition success
2nd September 2022

Hostex took place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 26 to 28 June, just a few days after the Covid-19 mask-wearing restrictions were lifted. Gary Corin, MD of Specialised Exhibitions - a... 

The V-Light range in a parking bay area
Manufacturer to showcase industrial lighting range at Electra Mining
1st September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Lighting manufacturer Visionware will be showcasing its industrial lighting range at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, which will be held in September. The Kempton Park-based company... 

Glencore rewards South African youth entrepreneurs for community upliftment projects
30th August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Glencore has named the two winners of a programme to identify youth-owned initiatives focused on making a positive impact in their respective communities in South Africa. Youth... 

Electro-mechanical solutions on show at Electra Mining 2022
26th August 2022

Vert Energy is participating at this year’s Electra Mining Exhibition, to be held at Nasrec in Johannesburg from 5 - 9 September 2022 (Hall 6, Stand G18). As electro-mechanical solutions providers... 

LED Floodlighting Solution for Primary School Sports Field
26th August 2022

BEKA Schréder has supplied the LED floodlight retrofit solution for the multi-purpose Astro field and Tennis Courts at the De Hoop Primary School in Somerset West, Western Cape Province. De Hoop... 

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Concrete parking lots offer numerous benefits
5th August 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

While the initial construction cost of concrete parking is slightly higher, compared to asphalt parking, the maintenance costs of the former, for commercial and industrial properties, are minimal,... 

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Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the...

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John Thompson, the leader in energy and environmental solutions through value engineering and innovation, provides the following: design, engineer,...

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ISO-certified Condra manufactures overhead cranes, portal cranes, cantilever cranes and crane components: hoists, drives, end-carriages, brakes and...


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