Oct 04, 2012
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DTI Chief Director: Advanced Manufacturing (Aerospace and Defence) Nomfuneko Majaja
Domino Servite School, from Pietermaritzburg, placed first with their bridge weighing 130 g, which carried 87 kg before it succumbed.
SAICE outreach officer Marie Ashpole speaks about industry involvement in such initiatives.
SAICE outreach officer Marie Ashpole
SAICE Pretoria volunteer and geotechnical engineer André Archer
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A report by auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates that, if local governments in South Africa are to overcome challenges of strategy execution, they will have to partner with private, public and voluntary sector organisations.
Salga acting executive director for strategy, policy and research Seana Nkhahle
Telecommunications group MTN is set to commercially launch long-term evolution in Johannesburg, Durban and Pretoria within the next three months.
MTN South Africa chief technology officer Kanagaratnam Lambotharan
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