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Renewable energy  crucial to Africa’s power Renewable energy crucial to Africa’s power
Published: 20 Apr 18
Many African leaders have realised the crucial role that renewable energy can and will play in “bringing power to their people”, says multidisciplinary engineering consultancy WSP Africa power transmission and distribution director Dinesh Buldoo. “The return-on-investment of renewable power means that such projects are more cost effective in the medium to long term and take less time to build, compared with major fossil fuel-based power plants, for example.”
Investor interest in Africa’s power sectors remains significant Investor interest in Africa’s power sectors remains significant
Published: 20 Apr 18
Despite the downturn in commodity prices that led to more subdued growth in several of Africa’s resource-intense economies, there is still significant investor interest in Africa’s power sectors, says multidisciplinary engineering consultancy WSP Africa power transmission and distribution director Dinesh Buldoo. “While a significant amount of investor interest is focused on renewable-energy projects, the company is seeing steady investor interest in other power generating technology options in Africa, especially gas and coal. The reality is that the optimal energy mix for Africa relies on a variety of generation technologies.”
Company offers customisable electrical distribution solution Company offers customisable electrical distribution solution
Published: 20 Apr 18
Transformer supplier Trafo Power Solutions is offering dry-type mini substations as a complete and customisable electrical distribution solution for several applications. “Mini substations generally include oil transformers, but Trafo Power Solutions is now able to design and deliver dry-type mini substations using the well-proven and reliable transformer technology of dry-type transformer manufacturer Hammond Power Solutions,” says Trafo Power Solutions MD David Claassen.
New heavy-duty jib put to the test New heavy-duty jib put to the test
Published: 20 Apr 18
Heavy lifting solutions provider Ale has used its heavy duty jib with the the AL.SK350 crane while performing its inaugural lift, weighing 1 276 t, of a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) module integration project in Nigeria. The world’s largest capacity land based crane, the AL.SK350, has been rigged in its current biggest configuration with a 124 m a-frame main boom, 49 m ballast radius and the 38 m jib for additional outreach, along with a heavy winch system and 4 000 t ballast for the project in Lagos.
Heavy capacity lifting equipment in high demand Heavy capacity lifting equipment in high demand
Published: 20 Apr 18
Heavy lifting equipment suppliers must sustain investment in the upgrade of lifting equipment fleets and other resources if they wish to remain competitive, advises lifting solutions provider Johnson Crane Hire sales executive Peter Yaman. “The South African economy is experiencing a slight decline in big infrastructure project spending. However, despite the industry slowdown, projects currently under way need lifting equipment that is capable of heavier capacity than the industry has traditionally had to cater to.”
Adhesive for heavy,  abnormal loads  applications launched Adhesive for heavy, abnormal loads applications launched
Published: 20 Apr 18
Diversified sealing and adhesive company Loctite, a subsidiary of Germany headquartered Henkel, launched a new range of Loctite universal structural bonders (industrial strength hybrid adhesives) that expands the capabilities of traditional adhesives.
New Denel board faces tough turnaround task as financial pressure mounts
Published: 20 Apr 18
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan recently announced the completely new, high-powered, Board to turn-around beleaguered State-owned defence industrial group Denel. Technically, it is currently an interim Board, he explained, because it had not yet been approved by the Cabinet. He described the appointment of the new Board as part of the actions by the new administration of President Cyril Ramaphosa to restore State-owned Companies (SOCs).
Cape institution uses space to train students and benefit country at same time
Published: 20 Apr 18
Engineers and researchers at the French South African Institute of Technology at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) are in an advanced stage of developing the institution’s second nanosatellite, designated ZACube-2. “CPUT has used CubeSat programmes to encourage students to train as engineers and even to remain at the institution after graduating,” explains CPUT Electrical Engineering Department Senior Engineer Nyameko Royi. “And we undertake outreach programmes to schools, at which CubeSats are featured.”
Haulage company offers discounted rates Haulage company offers discounted rates
Published: 20 Apr 18
Standard and specialised load transportation company Transcon Haulers is offering a haulage discount rate on specific national routes in South Africa. “The special rates offering is aimed at maximising fleet productivity by securing useful loads for return journeys, for trailers that would otherwise return empty. We believe that these discounted rates will represent a win for us and our clients,” says Transcon Haulers MD Kyle Kleiner.
Mining equipment supplier Weir buys US market leader Esco in $1.3bn tie-up Mining equipment supplier Weir buys US market leader Esco in $1.3bn tie-up
Published: 19 Apr 18
UK-based mining equipment dealer Weir has signed a binding $1.29-billion accord to buy Portland, Oregon-based Esco – a local market leader in the mining, construction and industrial markets. "We are acquiring a high-quality business at the right time, with the market in the early stages of its recovery, providing opportunities for long-term growth," Weir CEO Jon Stanton said in a statement.
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