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Company News

International Women in Engineering Day 2021

Women have slowly been making their mark and taking up space in a sector that was previously male dominated. According to the Stats SA 2013 gender report, “both years women were far less likely than men to work as artisans and operators” when comparing occupational distribution of women and men in 2001 and 2011.  “According to labour data released for the second quarter of 2017. Women fill 44% of skilled posts‚ which includes managers‚ professionals and technicians” notes Statistics SA.

CBI celebrates long service awards and retirements

CBI had the privilege of honouring employees at CBI’s annual Service Award and Retirement functions.   Service awards show recognition and appreciation for employees' commitment to the company, as well as reward employees for loyalty.


Women's Day Event 2020

CBI-electric: low voltage hosted its first ever Women’s Day Event to celebrate our PHENOMENAL WOMEN.


CBI-electric supports Jozi FM initiative for Mandela Day

As part of our Mandela Day 2019 campaign, CBI-electric: low voltage has donated electrical protective devices in support of Jozi FM's initiative of building a computer lab for the Soweto Red Cross in Rockville. The Soweto Red Cross was nominated to benefit from proceeds made during the 2019 Party4Life event. Party4Life is an event created to celebrate Jozi FM CEO Mpho Mhlongo's birthday.


Advancing awareness of the risks of imitation devices

The Specialized Commercial Crimes Court in Johannesburg on June 2, convicted Abdool Kadar Omar Khan (55) – sole proprietor of the businesses trading as Akronix and South Star Technologies in Lenasia, for contravening the Counterfeit Goods Act 37 of 1997 and the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) Act 5 of 2008, for his role in importing nearly 124 000 counterfeit CBI earth leakage devices and circuit breakers from the Peoples’ Republic of China.

Tree of Remembrance for World HIV AIDS Day


CBI-electric commemorated World HIV AIDS day on the 1 December this year with their Tree of Remembrance. Employees were able to place a ribbon on the tree in remembrance of someone who has died from, or living with, HIV AIDS. Awareness packs were also distributed

CBI-electric launches CBI³ web-based design tool at events across SA

CBI³ design tool launch


In a series of countrywide presentations, CBI-electric: low voltage launched their new innovative and completely web-enabled CBI³ design tool to complement their now comprehensive range of products.

Customers at the event held at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand in November, participated in a technical question and answer session and were rewarded by winning official South African cricket support jerseys. The winner’s names are: Tyler Roberts, JDL Electric; Jeff Forman, Citilec and Doris Ralulimi, Azali Engineering Projects.