Engineering News | Science Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:00:21 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 A ‘sovereign innovation fund’ proposed in draft technology policy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/a-sovereign-innovation-fund-is-to-be-set-up-by-south-africa-2018-09-21 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498454 1537193981 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA aims to set new innovation agenda as Draft White Paper is released http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovatory-boost-2018-09-11 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498332 1537193982 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Draft White Paper changes focus to improve impact on country http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/science-and-technology-draft-white-paper-changes-focus-to-improve-impact-on-country-2018-09-21 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498485 1537193982 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Vodacom showcases 5G capabilities in official launch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-showcases-5g-capabilities-in-official-launch-2018-09-19 Creamer Media Reporter Science & Technology Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:29:00 +0200 499130 1537437378 1537432140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755404_resized_rer1022.jpg Vodacom showcases 5G capabilities in official launch 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76057_2018-09-21_rer506-vodacom_cg-hdweb.mp489279287Vodacom showcases 5G capabilities in official launch Vodacom showcases 5G capabilities in official launch South African A-Darter guided missile test programme successfully concluded http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-a-darter-guided-missile-test-programme-successfully-concluded-2018-09-18 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:27:00 +0200 499023 1537264688 1537259220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754867_resized_adarterdenel1022.jpg An A-Darter missile on a wingtip launcher of a Gripen fighter 511 287 Mandela Mining Precinct to bolster mining sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mandela-mining-precinct-launched-2018-09-14 Tasneem Bulbulia SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:50:00 +0200 498844 1537195112 1536936600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754536_resized_unknown.jpeg Science & Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75989_2018_06_14_mandelaprecinct_cg_-_hd_web.mp418625799Science & Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubyi-Ngubane discusses the role of the Mandela Mining Precinct in driving innovation in South Africa, while Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa chairperson Freddy Mugeri talks about exporting products from South Africa. Video: Nicholas Boyd; Editing: Christo Greyling. Science & Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubyi-Ngubane discusses the role of the Mandela Mining Precinct in driving innovation in South Africa, while Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa chairperson Freddy Mugeri talks about exporting products from South Africa. Video: Nicholas Boyd; Editing: Christo Greyling. DST prioritises innovation in new draft White Paper http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-prioritises-innovation-in-new-draft-white-paper-2018-09-14 Creamer Media Reporter Science & Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:19:00 +0200 498765 1537165416 1536934740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754521_resized_secondtakeen1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75987_2018-09-14_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp449001760DST prioritises innovation in new draft White Paper DST prioritises innovation in new draft White Paper Trailblazers, innovators win awards at GIL http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trailblazers-innovators-win-awards-at-gil-2018-09-14 Kim Cloete AWARDS Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:54:00 +0200 498833 1536933769 1536933240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR NLC to develop local photonics industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-nlc-to-develop-local-photonics-industry-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497120 1536650743 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750450_resized_nationallasercentre09181022.jpg PHOTONICS DEVELOPMENT The Photonics Prototyping Facility will officially be launched during the 2018/19 financial year 511 287 Laser leaving mark on product identification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-leaving-mark-on-product-identification-2018-09-14 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496866 1536650742 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749872_resized_kelbyparker09181022.jpg KELBY PARKER Traceability Solutions provides custom and standard solutions for all industries 511 287 SA computing expertise benefits world’s most powerful particle accelerator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-computing-expertise-benefits-worlds-most-powerful-particle-accelerator-2018-09-14 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497627 1536650748 1536876000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Glider reaches unprecedented altitudes in experimental programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glider-reaches-unprecedented-altitudes-in-experimental-programme-2018-09-14 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497771 1536650758 1536876000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 DST draft White Paper changes science, technology and innovation focus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dst-draft-white-paper-changes-science-technology-and-innovation-focus-2018-09-12 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:05:00 +0200 498506 1536748509 1536746700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 IBM SA, Tshimologong Precinct launch acceleration bootcamp http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ibm-sa-tshimologong-precinct-launch-acceleration-bootcamp-2018-09-11 Tasneem Bulbulia TECHNOLOGY Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:03:00 +0200 498415 1536678287 1536678180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cape vulture provides inspiration for homegrown vertical-axis wind turbine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-vulture-provides-inspiration-for-homegrown-vertical-axis-wind-turbine-2018-09-11 Terence Creamer INNOVATION Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:45:00 +0200 498413 1536733674 1536677100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753500_resized_3thewingundergoingtestinginsidethewindtunnelatthecsir1022.jpg A Brayfoil wing being prepared for testing in a wind tunnel at the CSIR, in Pretoria 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75934_2018-09-11_bray_-_hd_web.mp433242009Brayfoil Technologies founder Robert Bray on how he drew inspiration from the Cape Vulture for his innovative flexible wing invention, which he says could have application in wind turbines, hydro turbines, sail yachts, aeroplanes and automobiles. Video and video editing: Darlene Creamerhttp://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75935_75933_csir_brayfoil_hd-web.mp4129070402CSIR testing the vertical-axis wind-turbine innovation, which employs a groundbreaking morphing wing design. Source: CSIR Brayfoil Technologies founder Robert Bray on how he drew inspiration from the Cape Vulture for his innovative flexible wing invention, which he says could have application in wind turbines, hydro turbines, sail yachts, aeroplanes and automobiles. Video and video editing: Darlene CreamerCSIR testing the vertical-axis wind-turbine innovation, which employs a groundbreaking morphing wing design. Source: CSIR South Africa to set up a 'sovereign innovation fund' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-to-set-up-a-sovereign-innovation-fund-2018-09-11 Rebecca Campbell Science and Technology Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:51:00 +0200 498403 1536677665 1536673860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ramaphosa wants smart, connected cities, says sci-tech minister http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ramaphosa-wants-smart-connected-cities-says-sci-tech-minister-2018-09-11 African News Agency Science & Technology Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:05:00 +0200 498378 1536669056 1536667500 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753411_resized_mmamolokokubayingubane220171022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane 511 287 High-level meeting planned to set innovation agenda as new draft White Paper launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-level-meeting-planned-to-set-innovation-agenda-as-new-draft-white-paper-launched-2018-09-10 Rebecca Campbell Science and Technology Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:45:00 +0200 498271 1536646881 1536583500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753127_resized_mmamolokokubayingubanetetrapodfossilunveiling0618dylan1022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane 511 287 New mobile science, maths, tech laboratory using robotics to inspire children http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-mobile-science-maths-tech-laboratory-using-robotics-to-inspire-children-2018-09-07 Schalk Burger MACHINE LEARNING Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:54:00 +0200 498083 1537263443 1536314040 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752877_resized_1022template.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75887_2018-09-07_mobilelab.mp49160659i-Set project leader & Unisa lecturer Patricia Gouws discusses the i-Set Programme. (Camera & editing: Nicholas Boyd) i-Set project leader & Unisa lecturer Patricia Gouws discusses the i-Set Programme. (Camera & editing: Nicholas Boyd) SAIW receives robot welding system for training http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saiw-receives-robot-welding-system-for-training-2018-09-07 Donald Makhafola Science & Technology Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496444 1535985408 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749684_resized_terryrosenberg1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/75765_2018-08-24_yaskawa_cg_-_hd_web.mp448422443Yaskawa Southern Africa chairperson and key account manager Terry Rosenberg provides his perspective on robotic welding in South Africa, and Yaskawa’s relationship with the Southern African Institute of Welding. Camerawork & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Yaskawa Southern Africa chairperson and key account manager Terry Rosenberg provides his perspective on robotic welding in South Africa, and Yaskawa’s relationship with the Southern African Institute of Welding. Camerawork & Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Philip Lloyd – a passionate educator and energy thought leader http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-expert-passionate-educator-philip-lloyd-passes-2018-09-07 Schalk Burger Obituary Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497033 1535985415 1536271200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750269_resized_philiplloyd8181022.jpg PHILIP LLOYD Philip Lloyd contributed to the nation as an eminent engineer, as well as through mathematics and science education programmes for underprivileged children 511 287 5G on its way, but roll-out to be pursued on a case-by-case basis http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/5g-is-on-its-way-but-its-use-will-be-applied-on-a-case-by-case-basis-2018-09-07 Natasha Odendaal TECHNOLOGY Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496802 1536070977 1536271200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751907_resized_sooner.jpg 511 287 Research glider programme reaches unprecedented altitudes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/research-glider-programme-reaches-unprecedented-altitudes-2018-09-05 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:19:00 +0200 497816 1536153743 1536149940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752174_resized_airbusperlanmissioniisurpassesu1022.jpg The Perlan 2 glider, at a lower altitude over the Andes 511 287 African rail industry urged to adopt concepts of Fourth Industrial Revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-rail-industry-urged-to-adopt-concepts-of-fourth-industrial-revolution-2018-09-04 Nadine James RAIL Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:17:00 +0200 497701 1536072395 1536070620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 World’s most powerful particle accelerator benefits from South African computing expertise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worlds-most-powerful-particle-accelerator-benefits-from-south-african-computing-expertise-2018-09-03 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:01:00 +0200 497517 1535979682 1535976060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751489_resized_atlas1022.jpg The Atlas detector in the LHC 511 287 South Africa wins bid to host world’s largest astronomy meeting in 2024 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-wins-bid-to-host-worlds-largest-astronomy-meeting-in-2024-2018-08-31 Simone Liedtke ASTRONOMY / SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:36:00 +0200 497446 1535726404 1535726160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751336_resized_meerkatlaunch0718dylan1022.jpg The MeerKAT radio telescope, located about 90 km from Canarvon in the Northern Cape 511 287 Aeronautical Society to focus on inclusivity and collaboration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aeronautical-society-to-focus-on-inclusivity-and-collaboration-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496031 1535439105 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747891_resized_aerospacebloomberg08181022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITY The local aviation industry has to remain relevant in terms of technology 511 287 R&D must be prioritised as Industry 4.0 disrupts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rd-must-be-prioritised-as-industry-40-disrupts-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495995 1535439103 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747947_resized_ndiphiwentuli08181022.jpg NDIPHIWE NTULI Closer collaboration between industry roleplayers is key to unlocking the growth potential of aviation 511 287 Technical analytical firm offers sector-focused laboratory services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technical-lab-company-repositions-for-growth-2018-08-31 Schalk Burger Laboratory Services Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496361 1535439110 1535666400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000748681_resized_scibalaboratoriestest08171022.jpg INDUSTRIAL TESTING Sci-Ba’s scientists are specialised in chemistry, environmental science, hydrology, geology and mineralogy serving Africa, Europe and the Middle East clients 511 287 New tech blurring human-machine lines – Gartner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tech-blurring-human-machine-lines-gartner-2018-08-31 Schalk Burger Emerging Technology Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496393 1535439110 1535666400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SA contribution to achieving SKA milestone http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-key-contribution-in-achieving-ska-telescope-development-milestone-2018-08-31 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496564 1535439110 1535666400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CSIR Aeronautics attracting international clients as SA budgets fall http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-aeronautics-sees-important-niche-opportunities-for-local-contributions-to-global-aerospace-innovation-2018-08-31 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496169 1535445413 1535666400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000750098_resized_reaching.jpg 511 287 International research team discovers two new Chinese dinosaurs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/international-research-team-discovers-two-new-chinese-dinosaurs-2018-08-24 African News Agency SCIENCE Fri, 24 Aug 2018 11:37:00 +0200 496739 1535104685 1535103420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 New tech blurring human-machine lines – Gartner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tech-blurring-human-machine-lines-gartner-2018-08-21 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:54:00 +0200 496328 1534860332 1534859640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Key South African contribution in achieving milestone in development of SKA telescope http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-south-african-contribution-in-achieving-milestone-in-development-of-ska-telescope-2018-08-17 Rebecca Campbell Science and Technology Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:20:00 +0200 496056 1534514060 1534512000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747954_resized_meerkatsarao1022.jpg Precursor to the SKA: a recent photo of part of South Africa’s 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope array, which falls under SARAO 511 287 Multimillion-rand South African telescope to investigate mysterious dark energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multimillion-rand-south-african-telescope-to-investigate-mysterious-dark-energy-2018-08-17 News24Wire SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:48:00 +0200 496043 1534503127 1534502880 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 US nuclear company Westinghouse emerges from bankruptcy protection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-nuclear-company-westinghouse-has-emerged-from-bankruptcy-protection-2018-08-17 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495024 1534227769 1534456800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0