East German market can now benefit from Energyst Rental Solutions We are delighted to announce the opening of our Leipzig depot, which means we can provide more efficient service to customers in the Eastern side of Germany from now on. With already three depots operating in Frankfurt, Duisburg and Hamburg, we are familiar with the …

Copper production in figures Preliminary production by the top 10 copper mining companies compiled by IntelligenceMine totalled 9,448 kilotonnes of copper in 2016. That represents a 4% increase compared to 2015 and makes up ~49% of global copper production that reached 19,400 kt last year. Six out of 10 companies increased their copper output while …

Mining solutions

BOOST PRODUCTION ARE YOU REACHING YOUR POTENTIAL? GET MORE OUT OF EVERY MACHINE YOU OPERATE. One way to cut unit costs? Boost production. We offer the most productive new mining machines in the industry, but that’s not all. We also have the resources, technologies and training to help you do more with the fleet you …

Global miners, particularly Canadians, are showing increasing signs of optimism as commodity prices are on the rise, shallow growth is returning to different end markets, and most are in better cost positions than in the recent past, the annual “Tracking the Trends” report by Deloitte released Wednesday shows. However challenges remain, and the industry is …

VISIT THE ENERGYST BOOTH AT THE INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA 2017 The Investing in African Mining Indaba conference and exhibition is only a few weeks away. This year’s edition of the event for the African mining industry will take place from 6 until 9 February. WHERE WE ARE IN AFRICAN MINING This year’s edition …

RAPID TREND TOWARD DECOMMISSIONING The decommissioning of aging offshore oil and gas platforms, subsea wells and related assets is increasing dramatically, with more than 600 projects expected to be disposed of during the next five years. This rapid trend toward decommissioning is causing spending to rise significantly, according to a new study by IHS Markit. …

PRECIOUS METALS VS INDUSTRIAL METALS While precious metals (with the exception of palladium) have suffered a deep sell-off since the surprise outcome of the US presidential elections, the rally in industrial metals seems only to be gaining momentum. The copper price added 7.7% last week, while nickel rose more than 6% and tin continued its good …

WHO PRODUCES THE RAW MATERIALS WE USE EVERY DAY? Which countries produce the raw materials we all need and use every day? Who mines the copper, grows the timber, makes the cement and harvests the coffee all fueling our modern lives? BullionVault’s latest infographic shows the global output in Dollar terms of the world’s most …

Offshore wind could grow more than 650% by 2030, becoming a key power generation technology, according to an IRENA analysis In a new analysis released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind, offshore wind power has the potential to grow from 13GW in 2015, to 100GW in 2030. According to the …

Mines turn to off-grid power amid low commodity prices and diminished revenue streams More companies are considering the use of an independent power producer (IPP) to meet their mines’ energy needs, as many projects are under pressure to achieve capital savings to weather the current operating environment, comprising low commodity prices and diminished revenue streams. This …

USED QUALITY EQUIPMENT Our strategy to become a leading power and temperature control rental company means that we continuously match our fleet capacity and specifications with market demand. As a result we have a changing range of attractive used equipment for sale. NOW AVAILABLE: 27MW EX-RENTAL POWER PLANT Energyst currently has an ex-rental (surplus) 27 MW power …

Interbrand Global Brands For the 15th consecutive year, Caterpillar Inc. was named as a Best Global Brand by Interbrand, with a ranking of #82 and an overall brand value of $5.425B. The annual report, according to Interbrand, analyzes how brands help grow businesses – from delivering on customer expectations to driving economic value. Caterpillar’s ranking …

ABOUT ACHILLES Achilles is an external body that verifies a supplier’s status as a trusted partner, by assessing their supply capabilities and compliance with industry legislation. UVDB, Sellihca & Repro Energyst has recently been audited by Achilles. Part of the recent assessment involved an independent site audit where Energyst was awarded 99% for health & Safety …

AFRICAN REVIEW TALKING TO ENERGYST’S COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR FRANK DE KONING Having recently strengthened its technical and commercial teams in Africa, power and temperature control rental solutions provider Energyst has been adapting to the continent’s unique demands. Frank de Koning, Commercial Director for Energyst, discusses the company’s strategy for the African market in an interview with …

ENERGYST TO SHOW ITS POWER RENTAL SOLUTIONS AT AFRICA ENERGY FORUM 2016 One more week until the 2016 edition of the Africa Energy Forum, the global investment meeting for Africa’s power, energy, infrastructure & industrial sectors. This year’s edition of the AEF will take place in London, UK, from 22 until 24 June. It has become …

Certifications

Energyst, one of the world’s leading providers of power and temperature control rental solutions, has been awarded ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications. These certifications confirm that Energyst maintains high standards that are recognised globally. ISO 9001 ISO 9001 certification specifies requirements for a quality management system. It proves that Energyst has developed …

Scheduled Maintenance

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE FOR CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION PROCESS Just like any mechanical device, power generators need regular maintenance and servicing. Especially when they are exposed to extreme temperatures, salt water, dust or debris. This makes preventive maintenance for your generators essential for maximising reliability and minimising the risk of a loss of power. If you are planning …

Contingency Planning

CONTINGENCY PLANNING Sometimes you have to prepare for the worst. This is why we at Energyst think about what might happen during a sudden power blackout. We appreciate the importance of contingency planning, because a disruption in power can have many negative consequences for any company. A power blackout is not always predictable or preventable. …

Backup Power

BACKUP POWER In an emergency, companies must always be able to rely on their supply of power. If a problem arises, important electrical systems must have an independent source. Backup power has a key role in this. Backup power systems protect life and property from the consequences of the loss of the primary electric power supply. …

Risk Management

RISK MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS As one of the world’s leading providers of power and temperature control rental solutions, Energyst consistently aims to improve and safeguard its customers’ operations. Our tailored solutions reduce risk and enhance productivity. We are fully committed to quickly and effectively solve and prevent issues when they arise. Energyst has the knowledge and …

Fuel efficiency

FUEL EFFICIENCY: IDLE TIME AND WORKING TIME Simply measuring fuel consumption in litres per hour may seem an easy way of comparing the fuel efficiency of machines. But context is extremely important. Idle time and working time are key considerations when determining which machines are the most profitable for your business. Fluctuating fuel prices can …

Energyst is celebrating a milestone following the results of a Caterpillar assessment that was carried out at four of Energyst’s European depots in December. The company was recognised as a Five Star Caterpillar rental operation at its first attempt. Not only is Energyst the first Caterpillar rental operation to achieve this status in the EMEA …

At Energyst we know that saving space is key in the offshore industry. That is why we put real energy into designing the most compact offshore generator available in the market. It’s the people at Energyst that make the difference. By listening to the market and transforming its demands into true innovations. We are genuinely …

Interbrand, the world’s largest brand consultancy, recently released its 2014 rankings of the Top 100 Global Brands. As a joint venture between Caterpillar Inc. and its dealers, Energyst CAT Rental Power shares the pride of Caterpillar being ranked 61st among the world’s 100 Top Brands with a value of $6.8 billion. Each year, Interbrand ranks …

This week Energyst’s mining experts are connecting with the African mining sector at Mining Indaba. The event is the world’s largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders – financier, investors, mining professionals, government officials, etc. in African mining. More than 7,000 of the most internationally-diversified and influential audience can be found at the annual Investing …

New York, February 2015 – New research that was shared at the Sustainable Development Session at the 2015 Investing in African Mining Indaba 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa, indicates the contribution of mineral exports to national economies in Africa rates as some of the highest in the world. A special African focussed review of …

In 2050, world energy demand is forecast to be twice as high as it was in 2000, increasing the importance of floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels to the global exploration and production (E&P) market as existing wells closer to shore become redundant. The move to deeper waters and harsher environments coincides with increased …

Energyst’s power rental experts are taking part in the Africa Energy Forum, which takes place in Dubai from 8-11 June, 2015. Do you need temporary power solution? Share your challenge with us!   Should you not be able to attend the AEF, please give us a call or send an email. Our staff will be …

Fitch Ratings: South Africa credit rating at BBB On Saturday June 6th, South Africa’s National Treasury issued a statement stating that electricity supply constraints are receiving government attention at the highest level after Fitch Ratings said an unstable power supply put the country at risk and could lead to the agency reducing the country’s growth …

Are diesel generators the answer to power constraints for Zambia’s mines? The Southern Africa Power Pool (SAPP) is a network of countries that have a connected transmission and distribution grid. Of the total power in the Southern Africa Power Pool, South Africa has the majority of the generating capacity.  With South Africa’s current electricity woes …

OSLO – Statoil’s Chief Executive said on Tuesday he saw crude oil prices climbing to $80 a barrel by 2018 and repeated the price levels at which the company would have the necessary cashflow to pay out future dividends. “We think there will be some time before we will see a balanced market. But we …

South African energy challenge is not the only problem In South Africa, the energy challenge calls for investment in the sector to ensure growth and development in the agriculture space, reported CNBC Africa on Wednesday. Elias Masilela part-time commissioner on South Africa’s National Planning Commission, said: “The reason why agriculture is not doing well is …