Archive for November, 2014

Conference on managing and improving factory operations

  The 6th annual Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) conference was held in November 2014 in Roodepoort, Gauteng – attracting approx 60 delegates. The theme was “A time for change – how’s your MOM?” (manufacturing operations management). Eleven speakers addressed this theme through topics covering, inter alia, the internet of things, the right data to […]

Losses put Eskom’s sustainability at risk

  Eskom predicts that it will post a net loss of R8,8-billion for the six month period from September 2014. This loss will virtually wipe out the utility’s R9,3-billion profit by 31 March 2015, undermine the utility’s capex and opex budgets, and put the utility’s sustainability at risk. Speaking at Eskom’s interim financial results presentation on […]