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Earth Hour 2013

This year, Earth Hour takes place on 23 March. It is the single, largest, symbolic mass participation in the world! Its conception was spurred by the intention to motivate people to take action on climate change. The Earth Hour initiative now inspires a worldwide community of millions of people, across 152 countries, to switch lights off for an hour as a massive show of concern for the environment. Magnet would like to encourage as many companies and homes as possible to switch all lights off tomorrow between 20h30 and 21h30 in support of this climate-conscious initiative. For more information…

Magnet's "Pizza Awards"

On the afternoon of Friday, 15 March, Magnet held their first quarterly state of the company address for the year. Affectionately named after the cheesy treat offered to the staff, the “Pizza Awards” affords Magnet MD, Brian Howarth, the opportunity to update the staff on the state of the business, as well as reward staff members for excellent work and various other achievements. Brian commented on the success of the company over the past financial year and then gave the staff insight into what is to be expected for the company in the year ahead. Furthermore, Brian announced the winner of…

Notice of Schneider Price Increase

Please note that Schneider Electric South Africa will be implementing an annual price increase effective 1 March 2013. Changes are determined based on inflation of Raw Material input costs and fluctuation in Foreign Exchange rates. The following product groups will be affected with an average change of 6%: HMI (Graphical Panels, Touch Screen Panels, Industrial PC's, etc) Control & Signalling (Push-Buttons, Pilot Lights, Relays, etc) Drives (VSD's, Soft Starters, Accessories) Low End Control (Power Supplies, Programmable Relays, etc) PLC ConneXium Network Equipment Sensors Software (Citect,…

Guidelines for issuing a Certificate of Compliance in terms of SANS 10142-1

  Magnet's next seminar will take place on the 15th of March, in Durban. Presented by Magnet's Training Manager, Brian Bilton, "Guidelines for issuing a Certificate of Compliance in terms of OSHACT and SANS 10142-1", promises to be both an enjoyable and educational experience. This seminar does entitle applicable attendees to one CPD credit. For more information and bookings, please contact Samantha MacDonald.

Magnet sponsors Sanele

Magnet has sponsored twelve-year old Sanele Mnqayi’s attendance at Glenwood Preparatory. Sanele previously attended Senzwehihle Primary in Ntuzuma, and he will be completing the 6th grade this year at Glenwood. His hobbies include cricket, rugby, soccer and reading. He is a budding batsman and a dedicated student who shows much promise. Magnet wishes Sanele all of the best with his studies as he continues to be a sterling example to others.