Your letter to Vector can win you a Huawei MediaPad tablet!

The Huawei MediaPad T1 7.0 is a 7-inch Android tablet with a 600 x 1024 resolution Oncell display and a quad-core 1,2 GHz processor; 1 GB RAM and 8 GB storage. It sports two 2 MP cameras on the front and back; a large, 4100 mAh battery; Bluetooth; WiFi and micro USB connectivity options. This […]

In conversation with… David van den Berg

  Vector caught up with David van den Berg, CEO of specialised direct importer and wholesale  industrial electrical product distributor ElectroMechanica, to talk about his 33 years in business and the future of his company. Van den Berg says his company started out in a small office in Ophirton, Johannesburg, back in 1984, on a […]

To regulate or deregulate the lighting industry – that is the question…

  This article describes how the lighting industry, represented by IESSA, set out to reduce the regulatory burden, but achieved exactly the opposite due to the vested commercial interests of the NRCS, SABS and certain incumbent lighting manufacturers and suppliers. The way is paved for a dysfunctional regulatory process to become even more dysfunctional, thus […]

Spotlight on… PPE Technologies

  Mitch McAllistar is the managing director of Nelspruit-based Power Plant Electrical (PPE) Technologies, an integrated electrical engineering organisation, supplying systems and solutions to mining operations, utilities and industry. Analysts predict an annual growth of 5,5% by 2020 for the global motor control centre market. Will this be the case locally? I have a lot of […]