Posts tagged as Automation

Engineering education boosted in Gauteng schools

  As part of an ongoing commitment to advancing interest in science and technology, global engineering firm Siemens, together with the Gauteng Department of Education have initiated a program with 55 high schools to provide learners with a practical introduction to automation. The program launched at a knowledge transfer day hosted by the Gauteng Department […]

Call for papers for protection, automation and control conference

  The second PAC World Conference will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on 12 and 13 November 2015. Protection, automation and control specialists from industry and academia around the world are invited to submit abstracts for the PAC World Africa 2015 conference on the following topics: The future of electricity – PAC challenges […]

Cigré study committee B5 – Protection and automation update

  Founded in Paris in 1921 as a worldwide non-profit association, Cigré addresses issues related to the development, operation and management of electric power systems as well as design, construction, maintenance and disposal of equipment and plants Cigré operates through 16 Study Committees (SCs) covering all aspects of electrical engineering. Within the scope of SC […]

Bionic-networked machines on show at Hanover Messe 2015

  Festo held an international online press conference on 25 March 2015 in the run up to the Hanover Messe 2015 automation fair, with the theme for this year’s fair being “Integrated Industry – Join the Network”. In the conference the company announced India as a partner country, and spoke of their projects to advance […]

Power and automation company bullish about the future

Energize spoke to Leon Viljoen, ABB South Africa’s managing director, after the company’s annual results meeting on 5 February 2015. ABB’s revenue decreased from R5,9-billion in 2013 to R4,8-billion in 2014. Why is that? Some of the 2013 revenue came from the 150 MW PV projects the company was involved in, and R3,5-billion worth of […]