Climate change behind Zim's power problems – Energy Minister

2019-09-07 07:00

Zimbabwe Energy Minister Fortune Chasi says the country is looking to incorporate alternative energy sources for its Integrated Resources Plan, amid climate change challenges impacting its hydropower plant.

Sunday Read: 'I am proud I did not get an invitation to the Zondo commission' – CEO

2019-08-25 09:30

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo shares details on the international tech giant's role in changing the world for the better, and why more companies should do the same.

Lessons from the Siemens corruption scandal ten years on

2018-12-22 12:33

Ten years ago a colossal corruption scandal involving Siemens, one of the world’s largest electrical engineering companies, shocked the world.

Egypt inaugurates several power generation plants, projects

2018-07-25 10:13

Egypt has inaugurated several power generation projects, including three power plants built by the German conglomerate Siemens.

Germany's Siemens to build 2 power plants in Libya

2017-12-11 14:31

Germany's Siemens says it has signed contracts worth some $824m to build two gas-powered electricity plants in Libya.

How ailing municipalities can solve electricity payment crisis

2017-05-22 15:46

An energy and technology company has adapted the way it can supply municipalities with smart meters to improve electricity payments without charging them hefty upfront costs.

Mandla in R100m school row

2017-02-05 00:00

Mandla Mandela, chief of Mvezo in the Eastern Cape, stands accused of interfering in the running of the Mandela School of Science and Technology.

Hollande to try to save TGV train factory

2016-09-12 17:45

French President Francois Hollande will intervene to try to save the factory that made the country's first high-speed TGV train and is now under threat of closure.

Siemens unit probed by China regulator - sources

2015-05-03 10:05

A Chinese regulator has investigated Siemens over whether its healthcare unit and dealers have bribed hospitals - people who know about the probe tell Reuters.

Siemens wind turbines to generate 360MW for SA

2015-02-18 19:30

Siemens will supply turbines for a R9bn project to build three wind farms in SA with a combined capacity to generate 360MW of power, it says.


Q&A: 'When you do something you like, you are also extremely good at it' - Siemens exec

2019-08-25 14:53

Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall'Omo shares lessons on her more than 20-year long career at the international automation company.

Martin Schäfer: Don't make investment in SA an ideological issue

2019-03-11 08:39

German companies don't just want to make a quick buck and leave. They understand that they must commit to transformation and overcoming the legacy of apartheid, writes Martin Schäfer.

Sisi inaugurates energy projects as Egypt goes into surplus

2018-07-25 11:30

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has inaugurated energy projects across Egypt as the country pumps up its electricity production surplus after years of power cuts that peaked in 2014.

Siemens' gas sites in stoppage over falling demand

2018-05-08 11:33

German industrial conglomerate Siemens will shut down its power and gas sites for a week as it grapples with an "unprecedented downswing" in the market.

Siemens helps digital skills development in Africa

2017-11-03 16:42

The Fourth Industrial Revolution makes the development of digital skills vital, says the CEO of Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa.

New nuclear is not a viable option for SA - Siemens CEO

2017-05-17 21:37

Renewable energy, coal and the addition of gas-to-power is all SA needs to ensure an affordable and sufficient power generation mix, according to the Siemens CEO.

Siemens discusses bid as SA gas-to-power moves forward

2016-10-10 06:51

Siemens says it’s weighing a bid for a R51.22bn investment project as South Africa’s programme to generate power from gas gains momentum.

Gas could be useful but complex addition to SA power mix

2016-05-18 19:04

Gas-fired power stations offer a speedy solution to SA’s electricity supply problems but the supply chain is complex, says an industry insider.

Siemens signs '€4bn' power deal with Egypt

2015-03-15 17:00

German conglomerate Siemens has signed a power deal with Egypt, says a company spokesperson.

Siemens to slash 7 400 jobs - source

2015-02-05 19:15

German engineering giant Siemens is planning to cut around 7 400 jobs, perhaps 3 300 in Germany as part of on-going mass restructuring plan.

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