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Ensight Branding: Our Pride

Branding is one of the most important aspects of any business, large or small. To understand the importance of branding you need to understand what this small word actually entails.

What is Branding? Branding is a marketing strategy that involves creating a differentiated name and image – often using a logo and/or tag line – in order to establish a presence in the consumer’s mind and attract and keep customers.

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Richard Bay Minerals: ELP Acknowledgment Awards

Ensight Energy Solutions has been on site at Richards Bay Minerals since 2014 implementing the Energy Leadership Program (ELP) aiming to reduce energy costs site-wide.

The ELP consists of a suite of projects addressing efficient use of electricity, diesel fuel and CO gas. The program commenced in October 2013, delivering substantial carbon emissions reductions, resource use reductions and cost savings.

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Where the World Connects

The City of Cape Town again played host to the annual Mining Indaba during February, the largest of its type in the World.  The Mining Indaba has successfully provided a platform for global and influential dealmakers that channel billions of dollars in capitalizing the African mining value chain. This year was no different.

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Message to Staff from the Ensight Management Team

Last week, our Management Team met in Cape Town following the Mining Indaba to map our progress and plan our future course. We would like to give you an update on the key outcomes of our meeting.

Our Vision and Differentiator

The management team reviewed our vision and what differentiates us from our competition. We recognized that whilst other companies are great at writing energy audit reports, Ensight’s approach to energy system design does more: we don’t merely generate ideas, we turn “Ideas into Action.”

We reconfirmed Ensight’s vision to pursue “Global sustainability through the profitable and efficient use of resources.” Our focus is of course on industrial energy use, as our Mission makes clear.

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Richard Bay Minerals: ELP Acknowledgment Awards

Ensight Energy Solutions has been on site at Richards Bay Minerals since 2014 implementing the Energy Leadership Program (ELP) aiming to reduce energy costs site-wide.

The ELP consists of a suite of projects addressing efficient use of electricity, diesel fuel and CO gas. The program commenced in October 2013, delivering substantial carbon emissions reductions, resource use reductions and cost savings.

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Where the World Connects

The City of Cape Town again played host to the annual Mining Indaba during February, the largest of its type in the World.  The Mining Indaba has successfully provided a platform for global and influential dealmakers that channel billions of dollars in capitalizing the African mining value chain. This year was no different.  The theme for 2016 was “investing beyond the mining cycle”.  Under this theme, 700 leading international decision makers and mining houses from more than 100 countries had opportunities to discuss investment strategies under the global commodity price slump, falling demand and the bleak future faced by this sector.

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Energy Challenges In South Africa

The Australia Lounge Mining Leaders’ Roundtable is an annual invitation-only private boardroom event which enables leading mining industry executives to share their company’s experience and ideas for addressing the challenge of energy supplies and costs in the mining industry.

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Anglo American Platinum Smelters

Figure 1: Rustenburg, Waterval Smelter and ACP operations

APS’s Smelter and associated plants used an estimated 30% of the 22,633TJ of energy used by Anglo Platinum operations in 2014. The total electrical energy consumed at APS was 1,643 GWh and had a peak demand of around 226 MW. With coal, LPG and Oxygen the value of the energy spend at the smelter operations is in excess of R1 billion per year.

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Energy Manager Today Awards: Ensight Wins-Project of the Year 2015

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) and its ESCo, Ensight Energy Solutions, have implemented an Energy Leadership Program (ELP) in its titanium dioxide mine, processing plant and smelter. The ELP started October 2013 now in September, 2015 the electrical load of Richards Bay Minerals has been reduced the average annual peak, continuously by 19 MW, delivering an annualised energy saving of over 39 GWh of electricity per year. These projects have been successfully registered with Eskom, assisting in reducing the strain on the National Grid.

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