Eskom shake-up on the cards…

  Shortly after new minister of public enterprises, Lynne Brown, read Eskom Generation the riot act at the 2014 Eskom financial results presentation on 11 July 2014, there are signs that a significant shake-up is on the cards at Eskom. Mike Rossouw, former general manager engineering at Richards Bay Minerals, group executive strategy and risk […]

Pumped storage scheme’s HV yard successfully energised

  Eskom successfully energised the high voltage (HV) yard and three power lines at the Ingula pumped storage scheme in June 2014. The project is currently under construction near Ladysmith on the border of KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State. The Ingula pumped-storage scheme, located within the Little Drakensberg mountain range, 23 km north-east of Van Reenen’s, […]

Industry and Department of Telecommunications consult on WRC15

  On 19 June 2014 the long overdue WRC15 industry preparatory meeting was held in Pretoria to discuss crucial aspects of the various agenda items scheduled to be discussed at the World Radio Conference 2015, to be held in Geneva at the end of October 2015. Consultation with industry is important so that the South […]

Mark Mfikoe appointed new ECA(SA) national director

Following the early departure of Jill Godden, Mark Mfikoe, former president of the Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa or ECA(SA), has been appointed the association’s national director, effective 1 May 2014. Mfikoe’s association with the ECA began in 1997 when he was introduced to the organisation’s structures by then president Callie Pieterse. By 2003 […]

ECA Bosveld Region charity golf day 2015

Invitation to participate The Bosveld Region of the Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa and Vector magazine invite you to play, have fun and do business at this year’s golf day for ECA members, and suppliers of products and services to the electrical contracting and electrical installations sector. The proceeds of the golf day are […]

Vector appointed official magazine of IESSA

EE Publishers is pleased to announce that at the recent council meeting of the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa (IESSA), it was decided and agreed that Vector magazine would henceforth be the association’s official publication. This decision came in the light of the longstanding, excellent working relationship between IESSA and Vector over many years. […]

Departures and arrivals at EE Publishers

Farewell and Bon Voyage Carrol Beattie After 13 years with EE Publishers, the company waves a sad goodbye to Carrol Beattie who immigrated to Australia to join her family. Carrol joined the EE Publishers family as the advertising sales executive of Vector magazine, shortly after the title was acquired from IHS. She has been actively […]

Best technical paper in EngineerIT in 2013

  Dr. Paul van der Merwe, Dr. Braam Otto and Prof. Howard Reader. The best paper in EngineerIT for 2013 was judged to be “Electromagnetic compatibility and the Square Kilometre Array” by Dr. Braam Otto, Paul van der Merwe and Prof. Howard Reader, MESA Solutions, in EngineerIT May 2013, pp 63 – 66. The prize […]

Call for papers and advertising in Energize RE, May 2014

Renewable Energy Supplement in Energize After the successful first issue of Energize RE, the special Renewable Energy supplement Energize magazine, in July 2013, EE Publishers is producing a second issue of Energize RE to be published in May 2014. Click here to view the previous issue of Energize RE The second issue of Energize RE […]