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New Tech To Eliminate Pilferage At Fuel Service Stations

New Tech To Eliminate Pilferage At Fuel Service Stations

Fueltec Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd says it will soon introduce an automatic tank gauging system for the petroleum industry to improve efficiency.

In a recent interview with The Herald, Fueltec managing director Bernard Garwe said the system will remove human error in the fuel industry.

Garwe also said his company had already started a pilot project for the system with most of the major local oil companies. Said Garwe:

We have introduced automation to the fuel industry, which basically removes human error because as you know at a service station you have to reconcile what you have sold and what you have put in the (storage) tank.

We normally use dipsticks for that and people take readings from the pumps as you know wherever we have a human element, there is also the possibility of error and also sometimes things like theft can happen as well because of the involvement of human beings.

So, we are saying on a site we can actually minimize that by automating most of the processes such as taking the levels from the tank, checking the quality of the product in terms of its density and also things like what has gone through the tank.

We are coming through with new technologies in line with global trends such as automatic tank gauging and automation of sites, and remote site management.

The automatic tank gauging system is used in first world countries such as the US, United Kingdom and Switzerland, and also in developing countries such as South Africa.

More: The Herald

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14 Comments

1235 2 months ago

sikasika nemunhu anoba 20 litrs of fuel per week


very 2 months ago

chinja chizita chako icho chechi satanist ichooo
do u know what is a Serpent?
let me tell you its a Snake,mukotwe,dzvatsvaaa,svoti,muroyichenge


Povoo 2 months ago

mu****wako mhungu

The King of Serpents 2 months ago

kkkkkk yes I know what a serpent is. it's an animal created by God plus mutupo wangu ndirimuyera mhungu.

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Fuel Attendant - Glow Byo 2 months ago

Manj torarama sei. We are used to stealing our employers fuel and pocketing money.


The King of Serpents 2 months ago

@Fuel Attendant. Don't worry zvako, your employers will not use this technology because if they did, they would not be able to also steal from themselves.­čśé­čśé­čśé­čśé­čśé­čśé

Jah­čç┐­čç╝Tsvarie-07 2┬ámonths ago

Why is it that technology is to fight the poor from stealing fuel that is imported in the country and going to Zambia as water? who is a thief ­čśÇ


??? 2 months ago

Taura hako vanoda kuba ivo

Ngwarai 2 months ago

Pane mafuta nemari pese panotobiwa chete. Isai new technology yacho muone. Hamupedze mwedzi mitatu masati machema nokubirwa.


tongwai 2 months ago

still it has to be calibrated...zvinova zvinoitwa nevanhu...mogara maurIrwa ipapo


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