"The Cummins exhibit, located at stand E11 in Hall 1will display the C8D5S generator, a 6BTA5.9G2 diesel engine and a GTEC Transfer Switch, three sophisticated sets of high-tech equipment for customers and delegates to view"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 SEPTEMBER 2017
Cummins showcases Gensets, Diesel engines and a GTEC at Electra Mining in Botswana this year
Johannesburg, Sandton, 11th September 2017: Cummins, a global power leader and corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, will be showcasing premium Cummins products at Africa’s highly acclaimed Electra Mining Exhibition in Gaborone, Botswana from 12th – 14th September 2017. Electra Mining is the annual forum where industry professionals gather to acquire ideas on developing sustainable, clean and bankable world class solutions for the mining, industrial and power generation industries. Leading edge mining technology, machinery, equipment and supplies, together with Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing, Electrical Engineering, Materials Handling, Safety, Health and Environment exhibits will be on show in support of projects on the continent.
The Cummins exhibit, located at stand E11 in Hall 1 will display the C8D5S generator, a 6BTA5.9G2 diesel engine and a GTEC Transfer Switch, three sophisticated sets of high-tech equipment for customers and delegates to view. “Electra Mining is an important exhibition for us, as Botswana is a key market in the mining industry. We supply generators, engines, parts and services to the mines and the exhibition provides a platform for us to get closer to our customers,” comments Thierry Pimi, Managing Director of Cummins Southern Africa. As a leader in mining and power generation, Cummins products are designed and engineered to offer exceptional fuel efficiency and operate best under tough conditions and extreme temperatures. Enjoying a strong history of emission leadership has enabled the company to develop its own emission solutions which are packaged in accordance with regulations and requirements.
The super silent and environmentally friendly genset, durable diesel engine and sophisticated GTEC transfer switch used to transfer loads between a utility and a generator set, epitomise the company’s brand promise of reliability and dependability. Cummins products are supported by an extensive dealer network in Southern Africa. Morse Mosienyane, Country Manager for Cummins Botswana said, “Innovation is synonymous with Cummins; it is a value that propels the business and forms part of our pledge to customers. It is about unlocking and unleashing new ways of thinking, doing and delivering against a background of continuous improvement. We are very excited about bringing these products to the Botswana market. We are committed to providing our customers with more innovative, durable and sustainable power solutions for the mining industry. More Dependability. It’s what we call The Power of More.”
The company enjoys 90 years of experience in power generation and is a world leader in the design and manufacture of generator sets and innovative energy solutions, ranging from 17kVA to 3750 kvA, and produces its own components; from engines, alternators, transfer switches to control systems. Leading the industry in advanced emissions solutions, the company ensures that generator sets meet the required emission standards.
Thierry Pimi, Managing Director for Cummins Southern Africa concluded, “Innovation is part of our DNA. Our commitment to our customers is to provide them with innovative solutions that exceed their expectations, through world class professionalism and exceptional service. Our customers are king!”
Cummins Southern Africa is headquartered in Johannesburg, with branches in Longmeadow, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth; as well as Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The company also enjoys a wide range of dealer networks in support of its widespread Southern Africa footprint.