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UK atomic agency selects engineering consortium to help deliver nuclear fusion project

By: Rebecca Campbell     12th August 2022 The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), which is that country’s agency for the development of nuclear fusion power, has selected a consortium, led by design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins (part of Canada’s multinational SNC-Lavalin group) as prime contractor, to be its... 

How AI can shape a sustainable future

11th August 2022 By George Senzere, solution architect: Secure Power at Schneider Electric Climate change is a reality that is already impacting the world and its populace; the time to act is now and technology can play a fundamental role tackling the challenges we and future generations face. 

Utilities that can provide services will thrive in a disrupted energy sector 

By: Schalk Burger     11th August 2022 Municipal utilities and distributors will have to "provide more than one product" and will have to develop new services and business models to effectively serve the market, such as by reselling and wheeling power between producers and consumers. These are some of the views presented during the... 

High tech launches from SEW-Eurodrive at Electra Mining

11th August 2022 Visitors to this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition in Johannesburg will be spoilt for choice as SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa unleashes more technology to drive productivity and efficiency.  

Construction of Africa’s first biophilic building under way in Cape Town

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th August 2022 Estate agent Dogon Group has confirmed that demolition is under way ahead of the start of construction of Africa’s first-ever biophilic development, in Cape Town. The Fynbos building, as it will be called, will comprise 24 storeys of mixed-use space, including Cape Town’s first-ever urban... 

Prospects for sustainable mining

11th August 2022 Mining of the future should be reliable, efficient and sustainable. At the bauma TALK, experts from the fields of science, standard setting and in- dustry shed light on important aspects of this requirement. 

MTN Group posts double-digit first-half growth

By: Natasha Odendaal     11th August 2022 JSE-listed telecommunications giant MTN has delivered double-digit growth during the first six months of 2022. In the six months ended June 30, the group’s earnings before tax, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) before one-off items expanded 13.7%, while the Ebitda margin increased 0.5... 

BHP hoping to harness the wind

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th August 2022 Diversified miner BHP has announced a partnership to undertake a technical assessment of wind-assisted propulsion to lower its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The miner has partnered with Pan Pacific Copper (PPC), a member of JX Nippon Mining & Metals group, and auxiliary wind propulsion systems... 

Sustainability: the brand and value game changer 

10th August 2022 By Anoop Hariparsad, Offer and Channel Marketing Manager: Digital Energy at Schneider Electric Today there are number of differentiators that help businesses strengthen their brand image particularly as we emerge from the pandemic. One differentiator is sustainability and its resultant value –... 

Smart grids: A solution to power outages

10th August 2022 By Corridor Africa Technologies CEO Matone Ditlhake   Energy utility companies across the world are striving to find smarter ways to control the flow of energy. The benefits of digitalisation and connectivity are unquestionable. To survive, energy companies must harness the power and possibility... 

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