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12th April 2024 Founded in 1961, WEG has grown into a global solutions provider of industrial electrical technologies. WEG is one of the largest electric motor manufacturers in the world producing more than 21-million units annually. WEG has a longstanding 40-year presence in the African region with its... 

Standby gensets not viable option while loadshedding persists

12th April 2024 Selecting a generator set with a standby power rating might have been sufficient ten to 15 years ago but is no longer a viable option to cope with the current severity of local power disruptions owing to South Africa’s energy crisis, says generator manufacturer WEG Africa senior gensets manager... 

Installing higher efficiency motors can help address energy crisis

2nd February 2024 Energy-intensive industries, such as mining, are increasingly seeking out ways to reduce energy consumption, and the use of the latest motor and drive technology can play a significant role. Energy-intensive industries not only need to reduce energy consumption and increase efficiencies for... 

Firm hails efficiency plan’s stance on electric motors

26th January 2024 Plan to apply the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) for low-voltage electric motors in South Africa have been hailed by solutions provider WEG Africa as an exciting step toward energy efficiency and a lower carbon future for the industry. The Department of Trade, Industry and... 
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Australia's east faces immediate gas shortage amid cold snap, outage

Australia's east is facing a gas shortage after a cold snap drove up demand for heating and power while supply dipped due to an extended outage at the region's main gas plant, the energy market operator said. To help boost supply, the market operator has asked gas producers in Queensland state,... 

Ausgold completes acquisition of freehold properties at Katanning

ASX-listed Ausgold has finalised the acquisition of two freehold properties at its 100%-owned Katanning gold project (KGP), about 275 km south-east of Perth, marking a milestone in advancing the project towards production. The acquired properties span a total area of 1 026 ha within the KGP. One... 
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