Energy trends for guiding miners to net zero

With decarbonisation at the forefront of miners’ agendas, Aggreko has released its top tips to help miners decarbonise now and into the future. Aggreko’s global head of mining, Rod Saffy, says while miners were embracing the global energy transition, some...

Renewables sector must educate users or risk their wrath

South Africans have had enough of the electricity crisis. By Lance Dickerson, MD at Revov The anger directed towards Eskom, municipalities and the government is almost palpable. The timing is right for renewable energy  Рnot just at a national and corporate...

Don’t use a commercial UPS in an industrial application

Many process industries often create harsh environments due to various factors. By Ivor Becks, sales specialist: UPS systems southern Africa at ABB South Africa These include mechanical vibration and chemical vapour contamination. The latter results in corrosion, high...

Building long-term power partnerships

Consistent and reliable power is the cornerstone of any economy. Yet, according to the African Development Bank Group, more than 30 African countries are currently experiencing power shortages and regular interruptions due to a variety of reasons, including natural...

How to resolve SA’s complex energy security puzzle

As South Africa has recently endured another round of its load shedding nemesis, there has been a concerted call to address and relook at the country’s energy security, to meet the immediate and future demand. For the country – and similarly other emerging...