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SOLAR POWERED VARIABLE SPEED DRIVES FOR REMOTE BOREHOLE APPLICATIONS
  • 07
    Aug
Farmers are making increasing use of photovoltaic solar panels and variable speed drives (VSDs) to get clean and continuous power to their boreholes in remote locations, cutting out the need for costl...
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ALUMINIUM OFFERS BENEFITS IN TRANSFORMER WINDINGS
WEG, WEG Transformers Africa, Africa
  • 29
    Jun
While copper has been assumed to be the material of choice for transformer windings, global specialist WEG Transformers has successfully manufactured thousands of transformers with aluminium windings....
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HIGH EFFICIENCY MOTORS ARE BIG COST SAVERS
Zest WEG Group, Quality , WEG, Africa
  • 29
    Jun
As Africa’s mines work to hold down costs and extract more value from their assets, modern high efficiency motors from Zest WEG Group are helping to cut energy bills and maintenance.    Alm...
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DON’T UNDERESTIMATE YOUR MOTORS’ HUNGER FOR POWER, WARNS ZEST WEG
Zest WEG Group, Quality , WEG, Africa
  • 29
    Jun
Most readers will be surprised that over 40% of global electricity is consumed by electric motors, and even more surprised that the figure for South Africa is higher still, according to Zest WEG Group...
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COMMITMENT TO AFRICA IS NOT JUST ABOUT MONEY
  • 03
    May
The genset manufacturing facility in Cape Town. When companies invest in Africa by setting up production facilities here, they contribute far more than just finances, buildings and equipment; they o...
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BALAMA GRAPHITE MINE POWERED BY ZEST ENERGY
  • 04
    Apr
The remote operation to mine one of the world’s largest finds of high grade graphite – the Balama deposit in Mozambique – will be powered by a generator plant being constructed through South Africa-ba...
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ENERGY EFFICIENT SOLUTION FROM ZEST WEG GROUP FOR YANFOLILA
  • 29
    Mar
Access to an OEM that can cover the full electrical scope of supply for mill applications is a major advantage and this is exactly what secured the Zest WEG Group the contract for the supply of an ene...
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E-HOUSES: SAVING TIME, SAVING MONEY
  • 27
    Mar
Speed of installation and cost-effectiveness on a number of fronts makes Shaw Controls’ innovative electrical houses (E-Houses) a popular choice for contractors and other users, according to the compa...
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ZEST ENERGY PROVIDES MOBILE POWER FOR KAMOA-KAKULA MINE DEVELOPMENT IN THE DRC
  • 24
    Mar
The development of the world’s largest high-grade copper deposit – the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – now is running on power from the DRC’s national grid usin...
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HIGH RISK INLAND MINI SUBSTATIONS MITIGATE AGAINST VANDALISM AND COPPER THEFT
Zest WEG Group, WEG Transformers Africa, Africa
  • 07
    Oct
Electrical substations pose a number of unique challenges including vandalism and the theft of copper. This is especially true for mini substations, which are often located in residential areas and in...
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