What needs to be done to make SA’s buildings fire safe

What needs to be done to make SA’s buildings fire safe In the wake of a deadly fire at the Bank of Lisbon building, in Johannesburg, last year, along with a spate of fires at other buildings, questions have been raised about the safety and compliance of South Africa’s...

Private security industry continues to grow despite looming new regulations

The private security industry in South Africa is among the largest in the world. It is now a R45 billion-a-year industry, and it is growing at a staggering rate. The majority of customers using private security services are businesses, but individual users are starting to invest more in security systems and the services that go along with them.

Protection during load shedding

Load shedding is becoming a daily reality in South Africa, and is not only affecting businesses and essential services, but all of us in our homes. Riaan de Leeuw, VP for IT Division – Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric, says it is therefore crucial to protect our homes and businesses against sudden loss of power or surges.