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 hosts charity golf day

  The ECA (SA) Bosveld Region hosted its annual golf day in April at the Irene Golf and Country Club, Gauteng. A total of 128 players in 32 teams competed on a four-ball alliance with two scores to count. The teams included ECA members and their clients. The golf day was presented in co-operation with […]

Gallery: ECA Bosveld Region golf day 2014

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Issuing Certificates of Compliance for work done on existing installations

by Mark Botha, editor A recent email exchange between ECA(SA) member Marlyn Mann from Electric Mann and Brian Bilton from the association’s KwaZulu-Natal branch raises the matter of issuing Certificates of Compliance (CoCs) on existing installations which have been altered since their original CoCs were issued. Mann writes that her company is losing business because […]

Join ECA(SA) Bosveld region on golf day

The ECA(SA) Bosveld region and Vector magazine invite you to play, have fun and do business at this year’s golf day for ECA members and suppliers to the electrical contracting and electrical installations sector. The proceeds of the golf day will be donated to charity. The four-ball fee includes the green fees and services of […]

Toets ‘n Bakkie: Nissan Leafs you stunned!

  by Dirk Engelbrecht Seeing that Vector is an electrical contractors’ magazine, Nissan agreed to lend me a car which is powered by electricity, with zero emission and lots of power. I must start off by mentioning that I was a bit unsure about this car. I mean, it is a bit much for us […]

Certificate of Compliance course at Highveld branch

  The Certificate of Compliance (CoC) course presented at the Highveld region includes the interpretation of the Electrical Installation Regulations 2009 (OHS act 85 of 1993); completion of the Certificate of Compliance (Annexure 1 of the EIR 2009); completion of the Test Report according to SANS 10142-1 and the use of correct test instruments for […]