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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