Engineering News | Defence & Aerospace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/defence Fri, 25 May 2018 06:41:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Lost in space? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lost-in-space-2018-05-25 Rebecca Campbell Wheels within wheels Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486608 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Denel CEO resigns with immediate effect http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/group-ceo-of-denel-resigns-2018-05-25 Rebecca Campbell Defence Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486635 1526975470 1527199200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Gordhan appoints new Denel, Transnet, SA Express boards; Hadebe appointed Eskom CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gordhan-appoints-new-board-members-for-soes-hadebe-appointed-eskom-ceo-2018-05-24 Anine Kilian STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Thu, 24 May 2018 11:07:00 +0200 487597 1527168401 1527152820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728465_resized_phakamanihadebeeskom05181022dylan.jpg Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74450_profiles_of_new_board_members_24_may_2018.pdf301444To download a copy of the profiles of the various appointees, click here. 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Half of Ramaphosa’s SoE council to be made up of people from outside of government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/half-of-ramaphosas-soe-council-to-be-made-up-of-people-from-outside-of-government-2018-05-23 Terence Creamer STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Wed, 23 May 2018 16:55:00 +0200 487527 1527088787 1527087300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728214_resized_cyrilramaphosa0805181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Denel's rescue plan must be fast-tracked – Minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denels-rescue-plan-must-be-fast-tracked-minister-2018-05-18 African News Agency DEFENCE Fri, 18 May 2018 16:27:00 +0200 487116 1526654120 1526653620 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 VVIP presidential jet still an option even though defence's budget is cut by billions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vvip-presidential-jet-still-an-option-even-though-defences-budget-is-cut-by-billions-2018-05-18 News24Wire DEFENCE Fri, 18 May 2018 16:23:00 +0200 487115 1526654046 1526653380 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Union welcomes departure of Denel Group CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-welcomes-departure-of-denel-group-ceo-2018-05-15 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Tue, 15 May 2018 16:10:00 +0200 486631 1526395156 1526393400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726243_resized_zwelakhentshepe30816duane21022.jpg Zwelakhe Ntshepe 511 287 Denel Group CEO resigns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-group-ceo-resigns-2018-05-15 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Tue, 15 May 2018 15:29:00 +0200 486620 1526395184 1526390940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726214_resized_mikekgobe210220913duane.jpg Michael Kgobe 511 287 Some inroads made after ten years of the Industrial Policy Action Plan - Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ten-years-of-the-industrial-policy-action-plan-makes-some-inroads-2018-05-15 Kim Cloete MANUFACTURING Tue, 15 May 2018 08:28:00 +0200 486493 1526373031 1526365680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725887_resized_nissanrosslynmanufacturingplant2810091022duane.jpg 511 287 Drone industry to expand in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drone-industry-to-expand-in-2018-2018-05-11 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Defence & Aerospace Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484665 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722167_resized_dronesdjimavicpro0620171022.jpg YEAR OF THE DRONE The versatility of drones make them adaptable for a variety of industries 511 287 Paramount in talks to boost Saudi arms industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/paramount-in-talks-to-boost-saudi-arms-industry-2018-05-02 Reuters DEFENCE Wed, 02 May 2018 14:13:00 +0200 485360 1525263253 1525263180 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Syrian storm puts SA in uncomfortable company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/syrian-storm-puts-south-africa-in-uncomfortable-company-2018-04-27 Rebecca Campbell Wheels within wheels Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484166 1524227649 1524780000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Cape institution uses space to train students and benefit country at same time http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-institution-uses-space-to-train-students-and-benefit-country-at-same-time-2018-04-13 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482844 1523947434 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New Denel board faces tough turnaround task as financial pressure mounts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/a-totally-new-board-for-state-owned-defence-group-appointed-2018-04-20 Rebecca Campbell Defence Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483466 1523947435 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Solidarity alleges mismanagement of funds at Denel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solidarity-alleges-mismanagement-of-funds-at-denel-2018-04-19 Simone Liedtke DEFENCE Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:11:00 +0200 484489 1524148556 1524147060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721215_resized_defencesolidairymediabriefingondeneldossier042018simoneliedtke1022.jpg Trade union Solidarity on Thursday made several allegations in a report titled 'Denel Dossier' on the mismanagement of funds 511 287 St Helena's cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armoury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/st-helenas-cherished-lifeline-ship-to-return-as-anti-piracy-armoury-2018-04-18 Reuters PORTS & SHIPPING Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:27:00 +0200 484279 1524045250 1524043620 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720794_resized_rmssthelenareuters1022.jpg RMS St Helena 511 287 UK project could halve titanium parts production costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-defence-and-civil-technology-project-could-cut-titanium-parts-production-costs-by-half-2018-04-13 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482848 1523343198 1523570400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Security drones taking off, but SA restrictions limit adoption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/security-drones-eager-to-take-off-but-restrictions-limit-adoption-2018-04-13 Dylan Slater SECURITY DRONES Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482366 1523354041 1523570400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718895_resized_eyes.jpg 511 287 New interim Denel board appointed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-interim-denel-board-appointed-2018-04-11 Creamer Media Reporter DEFENCE Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:15:00 +0200 483546 1523529022 1523524500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000719402_resized_secondtakeen1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73857_2018-04-11_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp4103200270New interim Denel board appointed New interim Denel board appointed Gordhan appoints new Denel interim board http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/denel-2018-04-09 Rebecca Campbell STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:13:00 +0200 483265 1523357723 1523283180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718749_resized_pravingordhan09042018dylan1022.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Future of SA space industry lies in collaborations and constellations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-future-of-the-south-african-space-industry-lies-in-collaborations-and-constellations-2018-04-06 Rebecca Campbell Space Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482136 1522737162 1522965600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Next-generation Boeing jets to lower costs for local airline group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/next-generation-boeing-jets-will-bring-lower-costs-for-local-airline-group-2018-03-30 Rebecca Campbell Aviation Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481508 1522048527 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Space essential for meeting South Africa’s economic and social development goals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/space-is-essential-for-south-africas-economic-and-social-development-2018-03-30 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481583 1522055087 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716250_resized_sky.jpg 511 287 Earth observation satellite programme still not fully funded http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-satellite-programme-needs-further-funding-2018-03-30 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481499 1522055432 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Ghanaians protest over expanded military co-operation deal with US http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ghanaians-protest-over-expanded-military-co-operation-deal-with-us-2018-03-28 Reuters DEFENCE Wed, 28 Mar 2018 16:07:00 +0200 482497 1522246716 1522246020 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Burger resigns as CEO of Denel Land Systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/burger-resigns-as-ceo-of-denel-land-systems-2018-03-27 Creamer Media Reporter DEFENCE Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:49:00 +0200 482302 1522155495 1522154940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UK defence technology breakthrough could cut titanium parts production costs by half http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-defence-technology-breakthrough-could-cut-titanium-parts-production-costs-by-half-2018-03-26 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:55:00 +0200 482180 1522067179 1522061700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716286_resized_fastforge1022.jpg The FAST-forge technology demonstration unit at the University of Sheffield 511 287 The challenges and opportunities facing South Africa’s space sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-challenges-and-opportunities-facing-south-africas-space-sector-2018-03-22 Creamer Media Reporter SPACE Fri, 23 Mar 2018 08:52:00 +0200 481797 1521792931 1521787920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715848_resized_campbell.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73602_2018-03-22_secondtakeen_-_hd_web.mp486380531The challenges and opportunities facing South Africa’s space sector The challenges and opportunities facing South Africa’s space sector Aerosud Aviation warns of tough times for the South African aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/a-leading-local-company-warns-of-tough-times-for-the-sa-aerospace-industry-2018-03-16 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480387 1520864512 1521151200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New Boeing jets will bring lower costs for local airline group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-boeing-jets-will-bring-lower-costs-for-local-airline-group-2018-03-15 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:26:00 +0200 481321 1521122028 1521120360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714499_resized_boeing737max81022.jpg A Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight test development aircraft 511 287 Comair announces selection of Honeywell avionics for its new airliners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/comair-announces-selection-of-honeywell-avionics-for-its-new-airliners-2018-03-09 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:19:00 +0200 480755 1520606396 1520605140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713227_resized_convair20weather20radar1022.jpg An IntuVue RDR-4000 radar in the nose of Honeywell’s Convair 580 flying test bed 511 287 Cape Town shipbuilder gets order for new Navy patrol vessels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-shipbuilder-gets-order-for-new-navy-patrol-vessels-2018-03-09 Rebecca Campbell Defence Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479516 1520318919 1520546400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SANDF revises presidential flight procedures after Ramaphosa's Moti flight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sandf-revises-presidential-flight-procedures-after-ramaphosas-moti-flight-2018-03-08 News24Wire DEFENCE Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:16:00 +0200 480486 1520498222 1520489760 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000712603_resized_cyrilramaphosasandf0220181022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Undoing State capture in South Africa will face stiff resistance, sabotage – Gordhan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-reform-state-firms-after-graft-scandals-gordhan-2018-03-06 African News Agency STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:54:00 +0200 480238 1520345219 1520326440 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711985_resized_pravingordhan1010220716duane.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Order placed for new Navy patrol vessels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/order-placed-for-new-navy-patrol-vessels-2018-02-27 Rebecca Campbell DEFENCE Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:33:00 +0200 479497 1519728374 1519727580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710384_resized_southafricannavypicksdamenforprojectbiroinshorepatrolvesselbuild1022.jpg A computer-generated image of one of the Damen IPVs in South African Navy service 511 287 Alaris posts promising interim results; focuses on organic growth, US opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alaris-posts-promising-interim-results-focuses-on-organic-growth-us-opportunities-2018-02-26 Schalk Burger RESULTS Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:49:00 +0200 479389 1519656824 1519652940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Union threatens protest action at defence group Denel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/union-threatens-protects-action-at-defence-group-denel-2018-02-23 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:27:00 +0200 479263 1519382864 1519381620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709840_resized_deneldisplay07131022keith2.jpg Various Denel products on display at the Group’s Head Office in Centurion, south of Pretoria. From front to rear, a portable launcher for the Ingwe missile, an Ingwe missile, a Badger infantry fighting vehicle, a Seeker 400 unmanned aerial vehicle (largely obscured), and a Casspir mine protected vehicle. 511 287