Globally, there is drive to upgrade and expand power utilities and infrastructure networks as demand for electricity grows. It is estimated that the world will spend some US$16.5-trillion on this expansion over the next 25 years. Africa's portion of this spend is estimated at 7% of this total a sum of US$1.15-billion dollars, or R7-trillion. South Africa is at present upgrading and expanding its infrastructure, with investment from government, Eskom and the municipal authorities...

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South Africa's mining industry is a cornerstone of the country's thriving economy. With large deposits of precious metals and stones, base minerals and coal, South Africa is home to a diverse mining market with many power needs...

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The building and construction industry in South Africa has experienced enormous growth in the past ten years. This buoyancy is expected to continue on the back of a strong economy and low interest rates. Through its various divisions, Powertech offers a full range of engineered products and services which cover the entire industry...

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The South African government is investing billions of Rand to upgrade road, rail and ports infrastructure to improve logistics capabilities to compete within a global market. Powertech is ideally equipped to meet specific needs of this industry through its subsidiary companies.  

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The availability of high-quality and low-cost telecommunications services is considered a cornerstone for the development of nations. However, Africa is lagging the world in terms of teledensity. With 13% of the global population, the continent has just 3.7% of all fixed and mobile subscribers, making it the least wired of any region. With telecommunications considered a strategic cornerstone for the empowerment of the African people, and the growing interest in telecommunications is apparent...

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The South African government is planning to invest billions of rands in renewable energy projects by 2030 and beyond. Powertech have identified Renewable Energy as a wonderful opportunity to offer project management skills, system integrated packages and a basket of electrical products into these projects. Renewables are not only the way forward for the world’s energy needs; but also an exciting and sustainable growth path for the business...

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Powertech has developed a key focus in the African market, the Powertech Africa division is your key partner for product and project turnkey solutions in Africa. Powertech is one of the largest and most holistic electrical and electronic product manufacturers which deliver world class products, services and solutions. Powertech Africa can address your diverse requirements for all your electrical and power solutions...

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A wholly owned subsidiary of Altron (Allied Electronics Corporation Limited), Powertech (Power Technologies (Pty) Ltd), is focused on delivering advanced technologies for the creation, management, distribution, storage and use of electricity across industries. The company's core businesses include the reliable delivery of high quality technical equipment, support and engineering expertise to support demanding client requirements across a range of specialist applications.

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  • Powertech Batteries wins...

    Powertech Batteries won the prestigious Best Supplier Award at the AutoZone Annual Awards function, held on 7 September 2012. For the second year in a row, Powertech...

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    Powertech Transformers, a subsidiary of the JSE listed Altron Group has broken new ground by successfully designing, building and testing new shunt reactors exclusively specified for the South African market. The new range is following international...

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