Dr Kemm is a nuclear physicist and is the CEO of Nuclear Africa (Pty) Ltd.
He sits on the Board of Advisers of the Committee for A Constructive Tomorrow, based in Washington DC.
He is also a Board Member of GoNuclear Inc, and EFN: USA both based in Colorado, USA.
Dec 12, 2014
A really interesting social phenomenon is the antinuclear stance of many people. I find many people who are rabidly antinuclear, but then, as I chat to them socially, I find out that they have no idea what they are talking about. They often cannot tell the difference...
Dec 05, 2014
Congratulations to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who has warned that next year’s climate change summit, to be held in Paris, will fail if world leaders put cutting carbon emissions ahead of economic growth. Abbott’s position is in stark contrast to that of...
Nov 28, 2014
National senior soccre team coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba was quite correct in giving May Mahlangu the chop when the player announced that he was not available to play for Bafana Bafana in recent Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. So, from me, go for it, Shakes –...
Nov 21, 2014
A phenomenon which I have mentioned before and which continues to worry me is the popularisation of science. I have been involved in this for years. Some years ago, I made the largest South African TV series on local science achievements. It was aired on SABC and...
Nov 14, 2014
I am in Port Elizabeth, presenting a nuclear quality assurance course. It is a course based on the ASME Code III, which is the nuclear fabrication code. ASME is an international organisation, based in New York, in the US. Its stamp of approval is accepted...
Nov 07, 2014
I was invited to the launch function of a new shunting locomotive built by Grinrod Rail, in Pretoria. The loco is the GS7 and looks really neat. I got into the cab and looked at everything I could.
Oct 31, 2014
I have seen news reports that the Competition Commission has launched an investigation into elements of the automotive industry relating to the supply of components to original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs). My immediate reaction a sense of unease. I suspect that...
Oct 24, 2014
There have been several copper cable theft incidents all over the country that have caused massive collateral damage. The collateral damage is often extensive. Over and above the cost of replacing the stolen cable is the massive cost of an area being out of power for...
Oct 17, 2014
The Mars rover, Curiosity, has just completed two years on the surface of that planet. All is going well. The very fancy device has found water in the sand that was thought to be dry. In fact, about 1 l of water for about 30 l of sand, so there is a lot.
Oct 10, 2014
There was a big fuss in the media when a story came out that South Africa had signed a deal with the Russians to buy eight nuclear reactors. The story was not true. When I saw the first press release I felt uneasy because it just did not look right.