Astron Energy https://www.astronenergy.co.za Fuelling a brighter future Wed, 23 Sep 2020 07:19:32 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/cropped-favicon-1-32x32.png Astron Energy https://www.astronenergy.co.za 32 32 MEDIA STATEMENT: REFINERY INCIDENT https://www.astronenergy.co.za/media-statement-refinery-incident/ Tue, 22 Sep 2020 07:17:00 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1758 Astron Energy has worked with the relevant authorities to successfully contain a product spill that occurred on a section of the transfer pipeline between the Milnerton Refinery and Acacia Park, earlier today. Our immediate priority was to minimize the impact of this incident and measures were put in place to prevent further spread of product. An investigation into the incident […]

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Fuelling Covid-19 Relief Efforts In Gauteng https://www.astronenergy.co.za/fuelling-covid-19-relief-efforts-in-gauteng/ Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:07:43 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1732 Along with the rest of the economy, the petroleum industry has taken a serious knock from the Covid-19 crisis, but major fuel supplier, Astron Energy has still pumped well over R1m into coronavirus relief efforts in Gauteng alone. Astron Energy, hold the licence rights for the Caltex brand in South Africa and Botswana, funded R700,000 […]

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Media Statement: Refinery Incident Update https://www.astronenergy.co.za/media-statement-refinery-incident-update-2/ Tue, 08 Sep 2020 15:20:31 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1726 Progress update following the Refinery incident of 2 July: All seven injured in the incident are out of hospital and recuperating well, three of them already back at work. We continue to provide them with the necessary support. The investigation team continues to make good progress and looks to complete its remaining activities in the […]

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Keeping social distance while keeping petrol tanks full – Covid-19 has changed our petrol stations https://www.astronenergy.co.za/keeping-social-distance-while-keeping-petrol-tanks-full-covid-19-has-changed-our-petrol-stations/ Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:40:53 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1722 Declared an essential service, South Africa’s petrol stations have kept supplying vital fuel throughout the Covid-19 lockdown while radically changing the way they do business.  “Re-building an airplane while still flying it is the best analogy” says Tebogo Mekoa, Retail GM of Astron Energy which holds the license to operate the Caltex brand in Southern […]

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Cape Town Science Centre goes online and offers unique Matric Revision programme nationwide https://www.astronenergy.co.za/cape-town-science-centre-goes-online-and-offers-unique-matric-revision-programme-nationwide/ Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:20:26 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1714 The Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) has wasted no time while visits to the centre have been ‘paused’ and have launched a wide range of online offerings for learners across South Africa. The most recent and relevant at this time is the free Matric Masterclasses on Saturday mornings at 10:00 which started on Saturday, 4 […]

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Media Statement: Refinery Incident Update https://www.astronenergy.co.za/media-statement-refinery-incident-update-22-july-2020/ Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:53:09 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1689 The post Media Statement: Refinery Incident Update appeared first on Astron Energy.

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Media Statement: Refinery Incident Update https://www.astronenergy.co.za/media-statement-refinery-incident-update/ Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:53:47 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1673 The post Media Statement: Refinery Incident Update appeared first on Astron Energy.

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Updated Media Statement https://www.astronenergy.co.za/updated-media-statement/ Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:47:05 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1668 The post Updated Media Statement appeared first on Astron Energy.

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Media Statement https://www.astronenergy.co.za/media-statement/ Thu, 02 Jul 2020 07:15:36 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1664 Astron Energy South Africa can confirm that an incident occurred at its Milnerton Refinery at approximately 4.00am on 2 July 2020. Astron Energy immediately activated its emergency response procedures and notified the relevant authorities. The resultant fire has been contained and all work on the plant has been suspended. Our priority is to ensure the […]

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WALKING THE WALK – BEST PRACTICE IN FUEL INDUSTRY BUSINESS PARTNER SUPPORT DURING COVID-19 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/walking-the-walk-best-practice-in-fuel-industry-business-partner-support-during-covid-19/ Fri, 26 Jun 2020 07:16:00 +0000 https://www.astronenergy.co.za/?p=1653 For the fuel industry, the business challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis have been immense. Even though petrol stations were deemed an essential service and have been operating throughout the lockdown, fuel demand plummeted after the Level 5 restrictions were put in place. While there has been a rebound in demand as restrictions on movement […]

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