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Altron to sell Crabtree to Siemens

JSE-listed technology group Altron said on Monday before markets opened that it plans to dispose of its subsidiary Crabtree Electrical Accessories to Germany’s Siemens for an undisclosed sum. The deal, which must still be approved

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Students battle it out in Cyber Junkyard

You can smell the genius in the air. And there’s a hint of coffee there, too. The university students taking part in Siemens’ Cyber Junkyard 2014 have conceptualised and built automated machines to address a need in the industries that they

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Green light for Eskom wind farm

The National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) has granted Eskom a licence for its Sere wind farm in the Western Cape, the power parastatal said on Monday. “This is an exciting milestone in Eskom’s move towards a cleaner energy mix,” Eskom CEO Brian Dames said in a statement. “Sere is our first

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EOH buys Siemens IT business

Fast-growing JSE-listed IT services group EOH has acquired Siemens IT Solutions and Services SA for an undisclosed amount of money. The move is in line with Siemens AG’s objective of exiting the global IT services market, EOH says in a statement. The deal is still subject to regulatory approval. According

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Infraco plans giant network overhaul

State-controlled Broadband Infraco is set to replace its Siemens-built legacy infrastructure over the next five years and has just closed the tender process for the project. The fibre operator and wholesaler says a decision on the winning bidder for the multibillion-rand project should be decided within the next 60

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‘Mr Siemens’ races in for another go

Brazilian-born Pete da Silva spent the first 20 years of his working life at the Southern African subsidiary of German industrial and telecommunications giant Siemens, climbing the corporate ladder from trainee technician when he started to group CEO when he resigned in 2007 to pursue his passion for motorsport. Now, after a nearly

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Is that a phone in your pocket, or…?

The first cellular phones were cumbersome, ungainly things that required strong arms and frequent access to a power point. Then the great shrink happened. By the end of the 1990s, phones had evolved from briefcase-sized to pocket-sized to

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Siemens mum on labour department battle

Siemens has declined to comment on a decision by the department of labour to terminate its 10-year IT contract with the German-owned firm, saying it has not seen a report which recommended

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