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Barloworld Power supports ACSA’s new CAT-Powered fire trucks

Fire-truck-pic-1The delivery by Rosenbauer of more than 10 new fire trucks fitted with Cat engines to South African airports has presented Barloworld Power, Caterpillar's southern African dealer for Energy and Transportation, with a significant after sales opportunity.

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Apparently Eskom burns on average 21,000 litres of diesel an hour

fuel-newsMany South African businesses are buying a new generator; have you considered the running costs of the generator?
When you are shopping around for a generator, ask for the fuel consumption in litres per hour and compare this to a Cat generator.

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Power sees a big future in global oil and gas sector

barloworld-power-oilgas-newsThe Right Solutions for Your Business – this was the theme of a customer conference focusing on the oil and gas sector hosted by Barloworld Power in Cape Town on 25 February. 

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ESKOM provides 95% of South Africa’s electricity, but is it enough?

barloworld-power-supplyIndependent Power Producers only generate a fraction of South Africa’s electricity.

An Independent Power Producer (IPP) is an organisation that produces electricity independently and sells the electricity to the power utility. In South Africa ESKOM then manages the distribution of this electricity.

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Southern African Energy Efficiency Convention Call Paper

Biogas ProjectThe use of gas internal combustion engines for continuous power has only just moved beyond the infancy stage and the power supply landscape could be set for highly visible participation from the private sector.

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Cat powered shunting locomotive focuses on mining sector

CAT POWERED SHUNTING LOCOMOTIVE FOCUCES ON MINING SECTORRail solutions for short hauls are not common on southern African mines, but with the technology available locally and the significantly larger tonnages that can be moved quickly, efficiently and safely, there are good reasons to consider rail as part of a mine’s internal hauling infrastructure.

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Barloworld to power up new Transnet TUG Fleet

Barloworld to power up new Transnet TUG FleetBarloworld Power, Caterpillar’s southern African dealer for Energy and Transportation, has been selected to supply MaK propulsion engines and Cat generators to the Transnet National Ports Authority in South Africa for its new fleet of tugs.

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Barloworld Power on schedule to supply generators for AAD2014

rental-aadBarloworld Power Rental, Cat dealer for Southern Africa will supply prime power generators to the eighth Aerospace and Defence Show (AAD) 2014, which will be held at the Waterkloof Airforce Base, in Pretoria, from September 17 to 21.

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Compelling Case for Gas-Generated Electric Power

Barloworld-Power-pic-1The case for gas engines as an alternate power generation technology is becoming more compelling along with significant gas discoveries in southern Africa. This is due to proven, reliable gas engine technology that can be quickly and efficiently installed and, of course, the cost benefits of gas compared to diesel and conventional grid power.

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Barloworld Power Rental Solution for Tormin Mine

TorminMineralA customised rental solution from Barloworld Power has enabled Australian company Mineral Commodities Limited (MRC) to keep capital costs to a minimum in the provision of on-site power for both the development and operation of its Tormin mineral sands mine project on the South African west coast.

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