New IESSA president appointed

 

Cape Town branch finds new home

  The IESSA Cape Town branch’s 2014 AGM was held at Twenty Fifty, a growing, mixed-use work place where young entrepreneurs, designers, creators and non-profit organisations share, connect and grow. A new “alliance” was formed out of IESSA’s need for a venue and Twenty Fifty’s need for lighting. In exchange for the use of the […]

Flameproof symposium call for papers

  The South African Flameproof Association (SAFA) will host its annual symposium on 13 November 2014 at Graceland Casino, Secunda, and is inviting those interested in presenting papers to submit synopses on the theme, “Explosion prevention in hazardous areas”. Topics will include explosion prevention in mines; ATLs; protection type: Exi; dust ignition protection by enclosure […]

President’s report delivered at 10th AGM

  In his presidential report delivered at the IESSA AGM on 15 May 2014, outgoing president Greg Marcia said lighting design is a serious profession which has received little recognition largely because there is little in the form of education that can qualify one as a lighting designer. “There are many points of understanding that […]

Manufacturer/distributor appoints new platinum partner

  ACDC Dynamics has named Midrand-based Jade Lee Electrical Wholesalers a platinum partner in its distribution chain. Jade Lee Electrical was founded as a contracting company in 1980 and became a distribution outlet twelve years later. It started out with a staff contingent of eight and office premises measuring only 250 m2. Today, the company […]

Cape Town to host international energy conference

  The eleventh international Industrial and Commercial Use of Energy (ICUE) conference will be hosted at the African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel, Cape Town, between 18 and 20 August 2014. The conference, which will have the theme, “Energy efficiency in buildings”, provides a forum for professionals, manufacturers, distributors and installers. All energy systems in commerce […]