* Eskom says that loadshedding may be over for this year, and will be doing further maintenance of power stations over the festive season. Eskom spokesperson Andrew Etzinger said: ‘Heading into the festive period, we will be doing a lot of maintenance, although the demand for electricity will be lighter as well. All in all, I think on balance we’ll do our best to avoid load shedding but we can’t rule it out unfortunately’. The public’s use of electricity will determine whether there will be loadshedding this month, he added.
* The Guala Closures Group is offering a range of liners for its screwcap wine bottle closures. Its Oenoseal was developed over the past two years, offering various levels of oxygenation, or lack of, depending on the type of wine bottled. Wine producers can select the best liner for their screwcaps without changing the settings on the bottling lines.
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