OUTA files complaint against Eskom with Competition Commission

  On 17 February 2016, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) lodged a formal complaint, evidence and detailed submission to the Competition Commission, alleging anti-competitive behaviour and abuse of dominant market position by Eskom, the national electricity utility of South Africa. OUTA is a civil action organisation in South Africa that investigates, exposes, litigates and […]

To regulate or deregulate the lighting industry – that is the question…

  This article describes how the lighting industry, represented by IESSA, set out to reduce the regulatory burden, but achieved exactly the opposite due to the vested commercial interests of the NRCS, SABS and certain incumbent lighting manufacturers and suppliers. The way is paved for a dysfunctional regulatory process to become even more dysfunctional, thus […]

Master vibration analyst course and certification

  Wear Check and Mobius Institute will be hosting a master vibration analyst course and certification (CAT-IV) ISO 18436-2 category IV review at the Hole in One guesthouse, 171 Hole in One avenue, Ruimsig, Gauteng from 27 to 30 March 2017. This four-day course will focus on advanced signal processing, structural dynamics, corrective action (isolation, resonance correction, […]

Leadership meeting discusses VC 9012, industry waste management plan

  IESSA convened a corporate leadership meeting on 25 January 2017 to discuss, among others, the society’s response to the soon-to-be gazetted VC 9012, as well as industry’s progress in terms of the compulsory waste management plan. In her President’s Strategy Overview delivered to delegates from twelve group corporate members at the meeting in Midrand, […]