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Joanne Taylor

Joanne Taylor

Joanne Taylor is a former Staff Writer for Engineering News.

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SA agency on high space-weather alert as current solar cycle nears peak

11th October 2013 Space weather can potentially have disastrous effects on space and earth based technology infrastructure – from information and communication technology to electrical power distribution systems. Many countries are, therefore, monitoring space weather to develop ways to provide protection from its... 

SA agency on high space-weather alert as current solar cycle nears peak

11th October 2013 Space weather has the capacity to have disastrous effects on space and earth based technology infrastructure – from information and communication technology to electrical power distribution systems. 

Breaking the boundary between university and workplace

11th October 2013 The boundary between university and business needs to become more porous as new graduates grapple with the increasingly complex demands of a changing workplace. 

Sasol, DTI launch ChemCity Business Incubator

10th October 2013 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Sasol on Thursday inaugurated the ChemCity Business Incubator (CBI), which will support and promote the development of small, medium-sized and microenterprises (SMMEs). Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies and Sasol Group executive of public... 

Growthpoint Properties opens regional office in upmarket Pretoria building

4th October 2013 Property investment company Growthpoint Properties has opened a regional office in the premium 10 000 m2 AAA-grade Menlyn Corner, in Pretoria, which the company owns. 

Civil engineer hopes autobiography will inspire the next generation

27th September 2013 Retired civil engineer David Easton wrote an autobiography of his lifelong career in the civil engineering industry, highlighting the industry and his progression therein from 1930 to 2008 and now gives presentations to high school learners, based on the book, to encourage them to study civil... 

SA manufacturer in deal to supply concrete cabins for solar farms

27th September 2013 Precast concrete manufacturer Rocla has entered into a manufacturing-under-licence agreement with Spain-based precast concrete cabin supplier Prephor to manufacture precast concrete cabins to supply South Africa’s budding photovoltaic (PV) farms. 

Learners show they are up to the task during energy-saving competition

27th September 2013 St John’s College, in Johannesburg, won first prize in the 2013 Siemens Junior Cyber Junk Yard Challenge earlier this month, – a competition in which talented learners go head-to-head in building models of energy-saving homes.  

Civil engineering education must evolve to enable NDP success

13th September 2013 Part of the National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) success will be in South Africa’s ability to strengthen civil engineering qualifications to provide the necessary skills to implement it. 

SA should learn from Brazilian plan for labour market, Cosatu argues

13th September 2013 The National Development Plan’s (NDP’s) economic and labour-market strategies are flawed, said Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) secretariat strategies coordinator Neil Coleman at the National Science and Technology Forum’s second proSET President’s Forum, held in Sandton, last... 

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