Posts tagged as Peter Adams

Project Pinboard – October 2014

  Mega-Midrand construction projects A massive new development is planned for a 22 km2 site near Midrand. The Hong Kong-listed property development group, Shanghai Zendai, says it will spend R84-billion on Zendai Modderfontein and employ some 200 000 contractors and labourers during construction, which should last about ten years. The master plan includes the development […]

Experts’ Q&A: low-voltage switchgear

  Vector’s Peter Adams speaks to Paul Louw from ABB about low-voltage switchgear, its purpose, communication and the dangers of using outdated switchgear, and shares a number of tips on the selection, installation and use of LV switchgear. What is the main purpose of LV switchgear today? To put it in simple terms, modern LV […]

Q&A: Ask an expert: New plug, socket configuration for SA

  In 2013, SANS 10142-1 identified SANS 164-2 as the preferred standard for plugs and socket systems and it is now expected that this configuration will be phased in on new installations. Vector‘s Peter Adams talks to Crabtree Electrical about the new configuration. Are our current plugs and sockets illegal? No, the traditional three-pin 16 […]