Posts tagged as Automation

We are captured by deindustrialisation

  Over the past two months we have seen two major conferences where manufacturing, job losses and the shortage of skills in all sectors of the economy have been debated. But if we break it down, the one thing impacting most on South Africa’s economy is deindustrialisation. In the 1980s, manufacturing’s contribution to GDP was 27%. […]

Local perspective on the automation and digitalisation industry

  On 29 June 2017, EE Publishers’ Chris Yelland interviewed Ralf Leinen, head of Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Siemens South Africa. They discussed automation in the South African manufacturing and mining sectors and touched on the education system required to produce talent for the automation and digitalisation industry. Leinen comes from Germany and […]

Africa Automation Fair 2017

  See “what’s hot” on some of the stands at the Africa Automation Fair 2017: 6 – 8 June at Ticketpro Dome, Northgate, Johannesburg. Adroit Technologies – Stands C1, C2, C4 Adroit Technologies is a supplier of real-time data acquisition and reporting software for the industrial automation markets. Adroit Technologies offers state of the art […]

Product range extended with two new principals

ACTOM Protection & Control has extended its protection and automation product offerings for the local electricity distribution sector by adding the product offerings of Arcteq, based in Finland, which produces and supplies protection equipment, and NovaTech, an American company which specialises in automation equipment. The products from these two companies complement the local company’s existing offerings […]

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