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Local wire plant upgraded

Wilec has installed two new magnet wire enamelling machines at its Midrand production facility. These machines will enhance production efficiency and offset rising input costs. The new machines, comprising two production lines each, replace 40-year old copper magnet wire enamelling lines at the plant. The acquisition of the two new machines represents the first phase of the upgrade of the enamelled magnet wire plant. The first […]

Copper helps to power the winds of change

  Copper helps to power the winds of change The rapid growth of renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, tidal, hydro, biomass, and geothermal in recent years has been as a response to the increasing costs of fossil fuels as well as their negative environmental impacts. In 2012, the global wind power market grew […]