New technical committee to address sub-standard product

  The Johannesburg branch of IESSA convened a special committee meeting on 5 August 2014 to address the growing influx of sub-standard and unsafe LEDs and components into the country and their effects on established and professional market players. These products, mainly from the Orient, lead to confusion and disappointment in LED technology among end-users, […]

ECA(SA) Highveld Region hosts charity golf day

  The ECA(SA) Highveld Region Charity Golf Day was hosted at the Lake Club Benoni on 22 August 2014. A total of 144 players took part in a four-ball alliance with two scores to count. The event comprised 36 four-ball teams. The 18-hole challenge tee’d off in a shotgun start and was followed by a […]

Video: UJ’s Ilanga II solar race car launched

  The University of Johannesburg’s Solar Team launched its Ilanga II solar race car on 5 August in anticipation of the biennial Sasol Solar Challenge. The eight-day challenge (27 September to 4 October 2014), starts in Johannesburg, passes through Port Elizabeth and finishes in Cape Town. South African universities and other local solar teams will compete […]

2014 ECA Presidential Excellence Awards Banquet and National Golf Day

Announcement and invitation The Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa and Vector magazine invite you to meet the movers and shakers in the electrical contracting industry, develop business and personal relationships in the sector, and have fun at the 2014 ECA Presidential Excellence Awards Banquet and National Golf Day. DATE: Thursday, 20 November 2014 TIME: […]

SA’s largest energy efficiency convention

  The ninth Southern African Energy Efficiency Convention (2014SAEEC) provides the perfect showcasing platform if your product, service or technology provides sustainable use of energy and other critical resources. The conventions offers exhibitors: Pre-convention workshop on co-generation. Launch of the Females in Energy Efficiency category. Test drives of the latest electric vehicles. More than 90 […]

Nike Soweto Marathon winners off to Paris

  In addition to the R100 000 cash prize for the winning male and female in the 42,2 km open category of the annual Nike Soweto Marathon, energy management company Schneider Electric will fly the winners to Paris, France, to compete in the Schneider Electric Paris Marathon with its approximately 50 000 participants and unprecedented […]