Archive for November, 2013

East/South Cape

2013 was one of the most challenging years in a long time for the following reasons…   Download the Pdf

Small modular reactors: The ideal nuclear solution

  The cancellation of the pebble bed modular reactor project may have seemed to many as the end of the small modular reactor (SMR) concept. There are however, many projects in development worldwide, some of which are reaching fruition and which could provide an alternative to large plants, as they offer the promise of reduced […]

For better light in the operating room

The new Osram Ostar Medical comprises four different LED chips in the colours warm white, ultra white, verde and amber. This permits customers to set the shade of white emitted by the LED according to their individual requirements within a color temperature range of between 3700 and 5000 °K – and at a high overall […]

Philips lights the Johannesburg Art Gallery

Philips Lighting South Africa is committed to preserving Johannesburg’s gems and has this week lit the majestic Phillips room in the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG). The gallery, a national treasure, has not been able to meet all its maintenance needs over the years.  The lighting installed is known as Coreline Trunking, an LED lighting solution […]

Metal halide luminaires for wall wash solution

Architectural lighting company Concord introduces the Beacon Wallwash luminaire. Based on Sylvania Metal Halide CMIT technology, the luminaire measures just 170 mm in length, yet can bathe an entire wall with floor-to-ceiling white light when mounted at a height of only 2 m. Available in 20, 35, 50 and 70 W, every luminaire comes with […]

Architectural lighting with low-power chip

Concord has introduced the Ascent 150 Square and Ascent 150 Shadow Gap LED luminaires which use low power LED chip assemblies and offer increased light output over previous versions. Square in form and up to date with architectural trends, the luminaires offer a range of options to create stylish lighting schemes. They boast high efficiency […]

Support of remote monitoring and engineering by customers

As part of its VPS initiative, Yokogawa Electric Corporation has recently released an upgraded VPSRemote service solution for the remote monitoring and general and preventive maintenance of systems. The upgraded VPSRemote now allows users to link their plants around the world and provide operation support and engineering services from specified locations on the network. It […]

Director’s report: Highveld Region

November 2012 to October 2013 was another tough year for most members but they all managed to hang in there… Download the Pdf

Magnetic tape with UV polyester coating

K-Sun’s magnetic tape with reinforced UV polyester top-coating is made from a flexible material requested to accept thermal transfer printing. The durable holding power of magnetic tape allows for the label when required. The magnetic tape allows easy relocation and label changing where required, and is available in white and yellow in 0,3 mm thickness. […]

Programmable automation controllers

New Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5370 L2 programmable automation controllers (PACs) from Rockwell Automation are designed to meet the growing need for a higher performance controller in a compact and affordable package. Offering a 40% reduction in required panel space and the same capabilities as the CompactLogix 5370 L3, these controllers will help users build high-performance, more […]