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    • Energy management for improved profitability of small manufacturing enterprises 

      Kaputu, Chisakula (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2015)
      Approximately 75% of small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) created in South Africa (SA) fail in the first year. This is a serious socio-economic problem as SMMEs in South Africa employ over 60% of the workforce and ...
    • Improved mine cooling system performance through the control of auxiliary systems 

      Bornman, Waldo (North-West University, 2012)
      Industrial and mining sectors are amongst the largest single energy consumers in South Africa, making them a primary focus for implementing energy saving initiatives. Refrigeration systems on mines are responsible for ...
    • Reconfiguring mine cooling auxiliaries for optimal operation 

      Oberholzer, Kasper Jakobus (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
      Deep level gold mines utilise energy intensive cooling systems to maintain an acceptable underground working environment. The majority of these cooling systems are old as they were installed a few years after the mines’ ...