Programme to ensure high quality PV installations launched

  The South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA), in association with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), BSW Solar, GreenCape, SARETEC and DGS Berlin, has developed a programme to ensure that solar photovoltaic (PV) installations are done responsibly and sustainably. It is estimated that close to 60 000 solar PV installations have been undertaken in […]

South African Flameproof Association hosts annual symposium

  The South African Flameproof Association, (SAFA) hosted its annual symposium at the Protea Hotel by Marriott OR Tambo on 25 May 2017. The conference, which was very well-attended, started off with a keynote address on the history of the legal requirements pertaining to explosion-proof (Ex) industrial installations by legislative compliance specialist Jaco Swartz. Other […]

13th IESSA Conference and ISA South Africa International SSL Forum

  In her welcoming address at the 13th IESSA conference and AGM, IESSA president Natasha Nel-Sakharova reminded delegates that the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa (IESSA) is an independent, non-profit organisation representing the lighting industry in South Africa. Its mission, she said, is to support the practical implementation of internationally recognised lighting practices in […]

New president for ICMEESA

  During the ICMEESA AGM on 9 March 2017, outgoing president Brian Clarke handed over the reins to Greg Clack. Born in East London on 23 January 1968, Clack matriculated in 1985 from Port Rex Technical High School. He studied Electrical Engineering at the then Port Elizabeth Technikon, after which he worked back his bursary […]

Keynote speakers focus on geospatial, CAD and BIM

  Geospatial-technology evangelist, Geoff Zeiss, and building information modelling (BIM) expert, Vaughan Harris, have agreed to keynote at SA GeoTech 2017 which takes place on 25 and 26 July 2017 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. Geoff Zeiss is recognised for his efforts to promote geospatial in vertical industries such as utilities and construction. He has more than […]

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