Category archives for: Electricity

SA power woes slow smart cities realisation

Eskom South Africa

from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – SMART cities are a reality in South Africa but the power supplies needs to be stable, an energy expert said. Barry Bredenkamp, General Manager Energy Efficiency for the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), said this as he pledged the organisation’s readiness to […]

MTN recovers batteries in crackdown against thieves

Site batteries

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has in the past week recovered cellphone tower batteries worth almost R1 million, thanks to the involvement of police, security personnel and ordinary South Africans. This follows recent focused attention on the theft of equipment at its sites. The positive developments are complemented by the arrest of […]

Zimbabwe anticipates carbon dioxide production in 2020

Triangle sugar refinery

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Triangle, Zimbabwe TRIANGLE, (CAJ News) – THE production of carbon dioxide, a vital ingredient in the brewing of soft drinks, is envisaged to save Zimbabwe vast amounts in foreign currency used to import the product. It is also anticipated to revive the beverage sector that currently is operating below capacity as […]

MTN worst hit by rising battery theft

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by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has lost 125 batteries last week amid a surge in theft and vandalism at cell phone towers across the country. This is an increase from 74 batteries stolen from its sites the week before. Recent data shows MTN had 733 batteries stolen from its sites across the […]

Over R2 billion investments secured in Eastern Cape

Solar panels

from NJABULO MKHIZE in Port Elizabeth PORT ELIZABETH, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s foremost investment hotspot for exporting companies has signed funding worth R2,6 billion (US$187,27 million) during the 2018/19 financial year (FY). This exceeds a target of R693 million. The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) signed the deals with 18 new investors at its Special […]

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