DTL CEO highlights value of utility awards

Awards celebrating learning and development in the utility sector should help more firms to see the value of growing their own talent, according to the head of a specialist training company. Chris Wood, CEO of Develop Training Limited (DTL), was commenting after judging three categories in the Utility Week Stars awards. Two of the awards…

Competing for new forms of intelligent industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer merely of interest to tech start-ups and other technology-based segments. It only may be a matter of time, but the artificial intelligence revolution is imminent in many industries. The use of AI technology brings numerous commercial benefits: it makes it possible, for example, for repetitive but hazardous activities to…

Bel Air Mine completes construction and begins bauxite shipments

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has confirmed the on-time completion of the Bel Air Mine in Guinea, and loading of its first shipment of high grade bauxite to China. The construction of the mine was completed on time, to budget. Steady state production capacity will be 5.5 million tonnes of bauxite per annum, which will add…

Enabling African agriculture

Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. The exciting world of possibilities offered by blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and the like has made companies, governments and policy-makers sit up and take notice of how such technologies can be applied to…

BizVibe’s B2B platform bolsters Bahraini aluminum

Aluminum is one of the most abundant metal elements on Earth, it’s an electrically conductive metal and is highly resistant to ordinary corrosion. With characteristics including electrical-conductivity, corrosion-resistance, lightweight, high-strength, and is low cost of production, aluminum wires are nowadays increasingly popular for electrical wiring and in utility grid transmission and distribution networks.