Posts tagged as ABB

Automation and digitisation will benefit Africa, create jobs

The view that automation will create jobs, and that this and digitisation will benefit Africa was the overriding opinion from panelists taking part in various panel and the collaboration deck discussions held during the two-day ABB Customer World Africa 2018 held in Sandton, Johanneburg. ABB chief technology officer, Bazmi Husain, said that automation and digitisation will […]

Promoting digital innovation through collaboration

Apart from well-established innovations in robotics, drives, control systems and energy solutions at the recent ABB Customer World Africa 2018, a new drive for local innovation bloomed as ABB signed an agreement with the University of the Witwatersrand technology centre, known as the Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct. The memorandum of understanding (MoU), which was signed […]

Addressing the challenges of electricity supply in Africa

The energy sector is undergoing something of a metamorphosis. Digital technology and small scale embedded generation are becoming more common in electrical systems, leaving traditional power utilities with many unanswered questions. Perhaps the most important question is how this energy revolution can be used to address the severe energy poverty that exists in many parts […]

Hum-free installation contactors released

ABB has launched a range of all-new installation contactors which cover a wide range of ratings from 16 to 100 A. These devices are designed to provide hum-free operation, making them ideal for switching and controlling lighting, heating, HVAC and ventilation applications, and motors and pumps in noise-sensitive environments. The installation also fits easily with the […]