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Is your gas heater safe for use for the first cold front?

7 July 2015 When connecting a gas appliance to the gas cylinder, always ensure that the connection is made correctly and is gas tight – a smell of gas will occur if the connection is not tight. All gas appliances have rubber or fibre washers to seal the gas tightly at the point of connection […]

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LPG tanker keeps Cape cooking

April 12 2015 at 07:00am By Weekend Argus Reporter Cape Town – The arrival of a shipping tanker carrying 2 000 tons of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at Table Bay harbour will help “tide (users) over” until Cape Town’s major refinery starts producing gas again later this month. George Tatham, managing director of Kaya Gas, […]

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THE SCOURGE OF ROUGE LPG OPERATORS IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN LPG INDUSTRY

The South African LPG Industry is a mature and very safe environment with excellent standards of Safety. The number of LPG Industry incidents is minute, and is almost insignificant when it comes to comparable energy industries such as Electricity and Paraffin. The reason for this is quite simple. If there is an incident involving, for […]

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SANEA ENERGY PROJECT AWARD 2013

The recipients of the SANEA / SANEDI ENERGY AWARDS 2013 were announced at a prestigious awards ceremony and banquet hosted by Brian A Statham, Chairman of the South African National Energy Association (SANEA). This gala event reflected the significance of the both the awards and the recipients. In his keynote address, Statham paid tribute to the many […]

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BEE NEWCOMER TO THE SA ENERGY MARKET WINS INNOVATION AWARD

An empowerment newcomer to the South African bottled gas market has been recognized by the South African National Energy Association (SANEA) with an award for its “significant contribution”, to the energy environment. This year’s winner of the SANEA ENERGY PROJECT AWARD 2013, KayaGas (Pty) Limited, is Western Cape-based but expanding rapidly into other provinces. It […]

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Shortages of LP Gas in SA

(www.abndigital.com) South Africa’s Economic Development Select Committee in the presence of local oil industry players earlier today heard about heightened concerns at the on-going shortages of LP Gas experienced by all sectors of society including industry, business and domestic consumers in recent weeks in the country. Joining ABN’s Lerato Mbele from Cape Town for a […]

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KayaGas Models The Power Of Strategic Marketing

From humble beginnings as a township start up three years ago, KayaGas, a black-owned LPG bulk gas and cylinder distribution company, has grown to a well established brand. “At the start, we decided to invest in professional marketing support with Fresh Brand Activation. Their years of experience in LPG coupled with their standing as a […]

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Developing countries converting to LPG, SA encouraged to follow suit

Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) use is becoming increasingly popular, with developing countries like Indonesia, Turkey, Morocco and India having converted to using gas instead of paraffin as their main domestic thermal fuel source in recent years. Gas is now the main thermal fuel in many domestic, small, commercial and industrial applications worldwide, which has made […]

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Increased use of LPG could save SA ‘billions’ – Kaya Gas

If 1.2-million households in South Africa converted to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) it would save the country some 55 000 MW of electricity every five years, Kaya Gas MD George Tatham said this week. “Increased use of LPG would save Eskom billions of rand, as fewer new power stations would be required,” he stated at a conference […]

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DoE revising LPG pricing structure, industry sees demand growing

The Department of Energy (DoE) plans to revise the regulated pricing structure for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) before the end of the current financial year, director for hydrocarbon operation Robert Maake said on Wednesday. Speaking at a conference on LPG supply in Southern Africa, he said that the DoE required constructive input from industry role-players to create […]

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R2.8m LPG filling plant phase progresses

Gas supplier KayaGas is working on the roll-out of the second phase of its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) filling plant project in the Western Cape. The R2.8-million Industrial Development Corporation-funded second stage is expected to be completed by July this year. The project includes expanding the storage space and offices, as well as increasing the […]

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