Engineering News | Science Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Sat, 26 May 2018 15:09:08 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 SAAO, DST launch optical telescope that will serve as 'the eye' for the MeerKAT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saao-dst-launches-meerlicht-optical-telescope-2018-05-25 Marleny Arnoldi ASTRONOMY Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:00 +0200 487782 1527256357 1527242400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728815_resized_meerlicht052018marleny1022.jpg The MeerLICHT optical telescope 511 287 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 SKA to cost South African airlines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ska-to-cost-south-african-airlines-2018-05-22 Rebecca Campbell AVIATION Tue, 22 May 2018 14:45:00 +0200 487345 1526993762 1526993100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Bloodhound timelines revised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bloodhound-timelines-revised-2018-05-22 Creamer Media Reporter Science & Technology Tue, 22 May 2018 12:06:00 +0200 487260 1526984456 1526983560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727763_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74416_2018-05-22_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp429748570Bloodhound timelines revised Bloodhound timelines revised Alaris Holdings to acquire US radio frequency manufacturer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alaris-holdings-to-acquire-us-radio-frequency-manufacturer-2018-05-21 Marleny Arnoldi M&A Mon, 21 May 2018 16:51:00 +0200 487245 1526914408 1526914260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Small modular reactors offer great promise but face major challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-modular-reactors-offer-great-promise-but-face-major-challenges-2018-05-18 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Fri, 18 May 2018 16:02:00 +0200 487113 1526652968 1526652120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Rosatom, Zambia to build nuclear science centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rosatom-zambia-to-build-nuclear-science-centre-2018-05-16 Anine Kilian NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY Wed, 16 May 2018 15:18:00 +0200 486775 1526477906 1526476680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hera telescope takes shape in the Karoo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hera-telescope-takes-shape-in-the-karoo-2018-05-11 Kim Cloete SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 11 May 2018 16:31:00 +0200 486360 1526049832 1526049060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Space agency’s upgraded Space Weather Warning Centre reopened http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/space-agencys-upgraded-space-weather-warning-centre-re-opened-2018-05-09 Rebecca Campbell Science & technology Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484980 1525759059 1525989600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Increased demand for locally manufactured drones in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-demand-for-locally-manufactured-drones-in-africa-2018-05-11 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Science & Technology Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484735 1525759057 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721764_resized_aerialmonitoringsolutionsadamrosmaneagleowldrone0418dylan1022jpg.jpeg ADAM ROSMAN The Eagle Owl is a robust, multipurpose drone that has a modular design 511 287 Decorative concrete market looking good http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decorative-concrete-market-growing-2018-05-11 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485001 1526024146 1525989600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000722402_resized_lumintechchryso05181022.jpg LUMINESCENT LUMINTECH This technology contains particles that are incorporated into the concrete skin and glow in the dark 511 287 FujiFilm unveils innovation centre to get closer to clients http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fujifilm-unveils-innovation-centre-to-get-closer-to-clients-2018-05-09 Creamer Media Reporter Science & Technology Thu, 10 May 2018 12:19:00 +0200 485973 1525953332 1525947540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724997_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74264_2018-05-11_rer487_cg.mp489167121FujiFilm unveils innovation centre to get closer to clients FujiFilm unveils innovation centre to get closer to clients DST outlines plans to boost mining, manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-outlines-plans-to-boost-mining-manufacturing-2018-05-09 Kim Cloete SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 09 May 2018 21:51:00 +0200 486085 1525933873 1525895460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 DST committed to making inroads despite tight budget http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-committed-to-making-inroads-despite-tight-budget-2018-05-09 Kim Cloete SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 09 May 2018 21:43:00 +0200 486084 1525933576 1525894980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Africa is opportune for energy, smart solutions development – Schneider Electric http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-is-opportune-for-energy-smart-solutions-development-schneider-electric-2018-05-08 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY TECHNOLOGY Tue, 08 May 2018 16:31:00 +0200 485940 1525790245 1525789860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724576_resized_schneiderelectricmiddleeastandafricaregionpresidentcasperherzbergschneideranglophoneafricaclusterpresidentalbertfuchet08052018marleny1022.jpg Schneider Electric Middle East and Africa region president Casper Herzberg & Schneider Anglophone Africa cluster president Albert Fuchet 511 287 Innovators emerge with novel ways to treat, conserve water http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovators-emerge-with-novel-ways-to-treat-conserve-water-2018-05-04 Kim Cloete WATER Fri, 04 May 2018 16:09:00 +0200 485694 1525443954 1525442940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Firm sees taxis and mine trucks as logical hydrogen transport pioneers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mining-public-transport-key-stepping-stone-for-sa-hydrogen-fuelled-transport-rts-africa-2018-05-04 Schalk Burger Hydrogen Transport Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484187 1524658283 1525384800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Upgraded Sansa Space Weather Warning Centre rededicated http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgraded-sansa-space-weather-warning-centre-rededicated-2018-04-20 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:13:00 +0200 484588 1524232377 1524229980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721438_resized_dstministersansaceomdandspaceweatherteam21022.jpg Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane and Sansa Space Science MD Dr Lee-Anne McKinnell in the centre, right and left respectively, holding the rededication plaque. Sansas CEO Dr Val Munsami is at the extreme left. The other staff in the photo are unidentified 511 287 Sars introduces electronic reporting requirements for customs clients http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sars-introduces-electronic-reporting-requirements-for-customs-clients-2018-04-20 African News Agency TECHNOLOGY Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:22:00 +0200 484561 1524228757 1524216120 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721347_resized_shipping1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 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 Nanoclay technology being developed as possible means to treat AMD http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nanoclay-technology-being-developed-as-possible-means-to-treat-amd-2018-04-17 Anine Kilian TECHNOLOGY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:33:00 +0200 484206 1523976914 1523975580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR developing water treatment, biodegradable plastic solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-developing-water-treatment-biodegradable-plastic-solutions-2018-04-17 Anine Kilian TECHNOLOGY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:25:00 +0200 484204 1523976726 1523975100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa readies latest ocean-watching satellite for launch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-readies-latest-ocean-watching-satellite-for-launch-2018-04-17 News24Wire SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:43:00 +0200 484119 1523958728 1523954580 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 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 CCTV cameras deployed to help Cape Town's Shotspotter programme identify shooters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cctv-cameras-deployed-to-help-cape-towns-shotspotter-programme-identify-shooters-2018-04-12 African News Agency TECHNOLOGY Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:05:00 +0200 483687 1523534807 1523534700 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Mistra launches new book on the ethics, applications of nanotechnology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mistra-launches-new-book-on-the-ethics-applications-of-nanotechnology-2018-04-11 Anine Kilian RESEARCH Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:40:00 +0200 483566 1523459002 1523457600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ABB forms digital research, innovation partnership with Wits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-forms-digital-research-innovation-partnership-with-wits-2018-04-11 Schalk Burger INNOVATION Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:19:00 +0200 483560 1523600132 1523456340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa to play key role in 2019 expedition to Antarctica’s Weddell Sea http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-play-key-role-in-2019-expedition-to-antarcticas-weddell-sea-2018-04-10 Simone Liedtke MARINE SCIENCE Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:01:00 +0200 483306 1523281008 1523314860 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Researchers discover a new coastal current off Madagascar http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/researchers-discover-a-new-coastal-current-off-madagascar-2018-04-09 Simone Liedtke SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:39:00 +0200 483308 1523283059 1523281140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 S Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope proves its mettle, observes exotic star activity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africas-meerkat-radio-telescope-proves-its-mettle-observes-exotic-star-activity-2018-04-05 Marleny Arnoldi ASTRONOMICAL SCIENCE Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00:00 +0200 483055 1522996469 1522969200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718142_resized_meerkatskasa1022.jpg MeerKAT antennas in the Northern Cape 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 Civil engineering shifts towards creative sphere http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/civil-engineering-shifts-towards-creative-sphere-2018-04-06 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481398 1522737160 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714709_resized_laptoplegobloomberg03181022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL SHIFT Digital technology has changed the way engineers work, and has enhanced the complexity of solutions they can produce 511 287 Manufacturer continues to grow in power tools market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-continues-to-grow-in-power-tools-market-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Science & Technology Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482023 1522737161 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715955_resized_boschtools210220615duane.jpg POWER TOOLS The market has shown continual growth internationally 511 287 Technological convergence seen as key to unlocking mobility revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-anticipated-fourth-industrial-revolution-will-be-seen-once-technologies-merge-2018-04-06 Natasha Odendaal FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION & MOBILITY Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481823 1522745151 1522965600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717550_resized_upwardly.jpg 511 287 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