SAIEE appoints new CEO

The SAIEE has appointed Sicelo Xulu as its new CEO. He will taking over the reins form Stan Bridgens, who has held this position for more than 12 years. Sicelo Xulu is a fellow of the South African Institution of Energy Efficiency (SAIEE). He served as president of the AMEU from 2014 to 2016. Xulu […]

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 […]

Obituary: Willie Opperman

Willie Opperman of BEKA Schréder passed away on 1 December 2018 at the age of 60 following several operations after being involved in a motorcycle accident. Willie had been part of the company for 25 years and was a truly amazing individual, leaving a definite impression everywhere he went. He was loved and respected by […]

Necsa board, chairman and CEO on the ropes…

Independent reports are being received by EE Publishers that energy minister Jeff Radebe has requested the Necsa board to provide reasons why it should not be removed, and that issues relating the Necsa chairman are central to this matter. It appears that the issues raised by the minister with the board concern matters of governance, […]

Important Notice

Phoenix Contact South Africa does not supply or specialise in thermocouples or temperature sensors as implied by the article, “Designing with thermocouples: get the most from your measurements”, published on page 48 of the November/December issue of Vector magazine. The article was sourced from Phoenix Contact USA.

Excellence in electrical contracting celebrated

The Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa (ECA) celebrated its members’ achievements at the seventh ECA Presidential Excellence Awards at the Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg, Gauteng, on 15 November this year (view the photo gallery here). The finalists in the category, Installation of the Year – Industrial, sponsored by Comtest, […]