South African engineering excellence celebrated

The Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and sponsor Aon hosted the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand, honour outstanding achievements in the industry. Awards were handed out in the categories Lifetime Industry Achievement Award; Young Engineer of the Year; Engineering Excellence for projects with a value of less than R50-million; projects […]

Position of new Eskom Group chief executive attracts interest

. Mr Andy (Andries) Calitz, a highly respected leader in the global oil and gas energy sector, has confirmed to EE Publishers that he applied for the job of Group CEO of Eskom Holdings to replace outgoing Group CEO Phakamani Hadebe before the closing date of 2 August 2019. “Given the need for due transparent […]

Introducing the Electrical Switchgear Association of South Africa

The Electrical Switchgear Association of South Africa (ESASA) is a non-profit industry association representing South African Switchgear OEMs and panel manufacturers. The operation of ESASA is governed by its code of ethics. As per this code of ethics, ESASA was established to foster mutual respect and trust among suppliers, manufacturers and organisations within the industry […]

Urgent appeal: help save the SA panel-building industry

Earlier this year, I wrote a paper based on local research regarding the challenges facing our local manufacturing industry, which is under severe pressure to survive and to remain viable. This paper was published in the media under the title, “Challenges facing the electrical panel-building industry in South Africa”. The paper was also directed to […]

Lighting seminars held country-wide

Speaking during the first of a series of seminars to be presented in all the major centres in the country, BEKA-Schréder general manager Wimpie Ludwick said the Lightability Seminars will give attendees an opportunity to “firm up their foundations of lighting principles”, but also to expand their knowledge of LED lighting trends and technologies. The […]