Eskom's load shedding is a major concern for every business, and there cannot be a computer user that has not yet been negatively affected by the arbitrary implementation of Eskom's attempt to deal with peak loads countrywide.
Sometimes called standby, it is designed to offer an inexpensive solution to environments that require minimal power protection. An off-line UPS offers back-up in the event of a total power cut, but does not incorporate any significant power conditioning facility.
Multi-disciplinary EPC contractors, or consortia of contractors and designers, are invited to pre-qualify for the implementation of Phase 2 of the NSC2 Project. To be implemented on an EPC turnkey basis, the project will seek to convey raw water from impoundments in the north-eastern regions of Botswana around Francistown and Selibe Phikwe southwards to Greater Gaborone. The EPC contract will comprise the implementation of a 328.7km long steel or ductile iron regional transfer pipeline, two break pressure tanks, a terminal balancing storage reservoir and two pump stations.
Traditional technological forecasting tries to predict the "future characteristics of machines, procedures, or techniques". It relies on surveys, simulations, and trends to create a probabilistic model of future developments. It gives a forecast, but does not invent the technology being forecasted.
Artificial turf has come into its own. So much so, that it is an option worth considering at the soccer fields that are being prepared for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, as well as municipal and school facilities
Working at depths of 3 000 metres, oil and gas companies are dependent on reliable offshore construction vessels (OCVs). These offshore vessels also include so-called offshore construction vessels. The latter are multi-purpose ships for the oil and gas industry, used for the installation of more complex platforms and extraction systems, and laying of pipelines. OCVs are in service in all oceans of the world and equipped for long-term operation on the high seas.