Posts tagged as SABS

SABS turnaround plan re-introduces customer-specific requirement testing

Acting SABS chief executive officer Garth Strachan reported to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry that the turnaround plan, approved by the minister of Trade and Industry in January, had brought back stability to the entity and that the SABS had reintroduced customer-specific requirement (CSR) testing. According to Strachan, a key element in […]

New testing and conformity services laboratory for industry

Testing and Conformity Services Laboratories (TACS Laboratories) is a Johannesburg-based laboratory, accredited by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) to ISO/IEC 17025 to conduct electrical safety and performance testing. Founded in 2015 by former SABS employees George Mashinini, Frederick Nkosi and Khakhane Motaung, the laboratory became effectively accredited the following year and has maintained […]

SABS awarded 20-year commendation

Three of the South African Bureau of Standards’ (SABS’) testing laboratories have been awarded commendations by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) for maintaining continuous accreditation status during the last 20 years. Johan Louw, the executive responsible for the Laboratory Services Division at SABS, says SANAS applied the criteria laid out in the ISO/IEC 17025 and […]

Stakeholder workshop on future of NETFA HV and high current testing facility

On 30 August 2018, The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) and EE Publishers hosted the SABS Electro-technical Sector Stakeholder Workshop to discuss reinvestment in and the way forward for the SABS high-voltage national electrical test facility (NETFA) in Midrand, Gauteng. In his welcome address, EE Publishers MD Chris Yelland said one of the workshop’s […]

Stakeholder workshop discusses way forward for SABS’ NETFA test facility

. On 30 August 2018, the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) in association with EE Publishers hosted the SABS Electro-Technical Sector Stakeholder Workshop and NETFA Site Tour at St. George’s Hotel, Pretoria, to establish collaboration between the SABS and the electro-technical sector, with the aim of building capacity for testing in order to meet […]