Posts tagged as planning

Eskom’s transmission network to be expanded significantly

Speaking at the power utility’s annual public forum on transmission and distribution planning, Thava Govender, the utility’s group executive for transmission and acting group executive for risk and sustainability,  said the power utility plans to add an additional 6700 km of high voltage lines and 41 000 MVA transformation equipment the its transmission network over […]

Energy minister suspends DDG responsible for electricity planning in SA

  In an exclusive interview by EE Publishers investigative editor Chris Yelland, Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi confirmed that Department of Energy DDG for Policy, Planning and Clean Energy, Mr. Ompi Aphane, who is also responsible for the new updated national Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity, IRP2016, has just been suspended. The Minister indicated that a […]

Gallery: SAGI Northern Provinces’ surveyors gather for AGM

  The Northern Provinces branch of the South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI) held its annual general meeting (AGM) at Mount Usambara in Krugersdorp on 31 March 2017. In his annual address, SAGI President Peter Newmarch discussed a possible process on how to determine guideline fees for geomaticians as outlined by the Geomatics Act, and reported […]

Infrastructure planning and optimisation

  This year’s annual Bentley Systems Connection event focused on the mining, transport and utility industries, and took place from 18 to 19 August 2015 in Johannesburg. One of several such events worldwide, it promotes the company’s Connect Edition software (including MicroStation and Navigator) for modelling, visualisation and documentation of infrastructure projects. Pre-project planning and […]