Month: September 2016

Bombardier opens new South African production site and headquarters

The Canadian company opens the new Johannesburg site to produce MITRAC high power propulsion equipment for TRAXX Africa locomotives Bombardier, one of the most important rail technology manufacturers will open, in October, its new South African production plant and headquarters. This commitment to the African country is the result of the contract for supplying electric locomotives for TRAXX Africa. As the company explaines, in the press note they published in their official webpage, "the majority of the locomotives are being built at Transnet Engineering´s plants in Koedoespoort, Pretoria and Edwin Swales in Durban".Siyabonga Gama, Chief Executive Officer of Transnet Group, attended the opening ceremony, during an event held in Isando, Johannesburg. Mr Siyabonga Gama appointed that "Bombardier´s production facility was an integral...

Ikusi attends Minexpo to showcase its remote control offer for the mining industry

The equipment with LED panels constitutes a proposal tailored to the sector. Ikusi will be attending to visitors at stand 24723 in the South Hall From 26 to 28 September Ikusi will be participating in a new edition of Minexpo at Las Vegas to present to the market its offer of remote control devices designed to meet the specific needs of the mining industry. A sector requiring robust equipment with excellent ergonomic conditions that is capable of operating in hostile environments. Bearing in mind the special characteristics that the equipment in the mining sector needs to have, Ikusi has incorporated the LED panel option into its remote control devices, offering a high degree of robustness and customization. The panel of the IK3 and IK4 transmitters can have a maximum of 12 LEDs to get feedback in a simple and...