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Power and automation technology group ABB has been awarded a tender to build a network of 200 electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations throughout Estonia. The order from the Estonian government is Europe’s largest EV charging infrastructure contract to date and creates the world’s first fast-charging infrastructure with full nationwide coverage. The company will start deliveries […]

A decline in manufacturing? Dispelling some myths…

by Chris Yelland, EE Publishers With thoughts of economic stagnation, manufacturing decline, automation and associated job losses on our minds, and with the threat posed by China looming large as the de facto manufacturing workshop of the world, four intrepid South African “techies” set off for the windy city of Chicago, Illinois, to find out […]

Toets n bakkie

Looking back into the future Last year was a really fruitful testing ground for new bakkies and for all the upgrades, of cause. In January 2011, I started off by asking the question “was 2010 the year of the bakkie?” Ja, ek het nogal gedink enige tydperk in die toekoms gaan moeilik 2011 se bakkieproduksie […]