ISO appoints first African president at ISO Week in Cape Town

The first African president of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO), Edward Njoroge, was appointed at the recent ISO week in Cape Town. Njoroge is the former CEO of Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). He will take office on 1 January 2020. The event was hosted by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) at the […]

Picture Gallery 2: Nedbank/ EE Publishers seminar on Gas sector in SA

The 3rd Nedbank / EE Publishers seminar explored how to facilitate and establish a viable gas energy sector in South Africa from existing and emerging local and international resources in a way that can benefit the local economy and create jobs in South Africa in a sustainable way. Mr Thabang Chiloane, divisional executive for Nedbank […]

South African coal faces bleak outlook

South Africa’s coal mining industry is on the brink of permanent decline as the country’s main export markets prepare to reduce reliance on imports and global divestment from fossil fuels increases at an exponential rate. Eskom and Sasol, which together take nearly two thirds of the 250-million t of coal produced by South African mines […]

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IESSA Gauteng technical meeting held

On 278 August 2019, Opple Lighting general manager Middle-east and Africa Dirk-Pieter Smedema addressed IESSA Gauteng Branch members on “the view of a Chinese manufacturer on the South African market”. The event was hosted at the Cabanga Conference Centre at Northgate, Johannesburg and officiated by Henk Rotman from Tridonic.