Realigning water industry assets in digitally enhanced operations

Digital transformation is blending information and operational technology for asset performance improvements that reduce costs, optimise efficiency and improve conservation in the water and wastewater operations. “This opportunity comes at a time when water is recognised as a limited, high-value resource,” states Jacques Squire, Water and Wastewater Segment Leader at Schneider Electric South Africa. “The United Nations projects that if current water usage trends continue, by 2030 the world will have only 60% of the water it needs. This pending scarcity compounds pressures already mounting in the industry.” Industry pressures…

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Schneider Electric announces local manufacturing reduces lead times

·         Local manufacturing reduces customer delay ·         Supports local economy and skills transfer ·         Dti to endorse local manufacture of switchgear   At its official launch recently, Schneider Electric South Africa announced that its PIX Easy Air Insulated Switchgear, previously 100% manufactured internationally, will now have a 68% local finishing process, reducing the customer waiting period from 12 weeks to 4 weeks and boosting local manufacturing and empowerment. “This is only the second local manufacturing licence on this particular offer that Schneider Electric global has signed and represents a major…

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Completion of the combination between Schneider Electric industrial software business and AVEVA

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of Energy Management and Automation, announced the completion of the combination between AVEVA and the Schneider Electric industrial software business. The combination creates a global leader in engineering and industrial software with scale and relevance in key markets as well as an unmatched set of solutions covering all aspects of digital asset management from process simulation to design, construction and manufacturing operations management and optimisation. It will enhance the value proposition of Schneider Electric’s Industrial IOT platform (EcoStruxure) for industrial & infrastructure…

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#movethedate of Earth Overshoot Day

·         Humanity demands more than Earth can regenerate ·         Calculate your carbon footprint ·         #movethedate to 31 December   Johannesburg South Africa, 20 February 2018 – Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network (GFN) launched a new mobile-friendly Footprint Calculator for Earth Overshoot Day 2017, which enables everyone to track their ecological footprint and personal Earth Overshoot Day. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. We maintain this deficit by liquidating stocks…

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