Engineering News | Science Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Fri, 15 Dec 2017 04:42:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Local pharma firm targets cost drivers to ensure competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-pharmaceutical-company-targets-cost-drivers-to-ensure-competitiveness-2017-12-15 Keith Campbell Pharmaceuticals Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472919 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mobile lab for polymer powders launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-compact-laboratory-to-enhance-service-to-construction-industry-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473363 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696911_resized_wackermylabcopyfotor.jpg MYLAB LAUNCH Wacker’s MyLab officially opened at its new South African home at IMCD 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Data analytics trends spill over into energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-analytics-trends-spill-over-into-energy-sector-2017-12-14 Natasha Odendaal ENERGY Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:20:00 +0200 474043 1513247748 1513246800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698442_resized_blackveatchwebbmeko.jpg Black & Veatch sub-Saharan Africa business development director Webb Meko 511 340 UK group and top university unveil radical flight control technology demonstrator UAV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-group-and-top-university-unveil-radical-flight-control-technology-demonstrator-uav-2017-12-14 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:47:00 +0200 474022 1513246937 1513241220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698373_resized_bae1022.jpg The Magma UAV. Chairs just visible in the background give a rough idea of scale 511 287 Ballistic firearms ‘fingerprinting’ futile, wasteful – SA Hunters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ballistic-firearms-fingerprinting-futile-wasteful-sa-hunters-2017-12-08 Dylan Slater LEGAL Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:27:00 +0200 473564 1512743351 1512743220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 CSIR nanotechnology centre: foundations laid, future challenging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-nanotechnology-centre-foundations-laid-future-challenging-2017-12-08 Keith Campbell Science & technology – 1 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472443 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CSIR national nanomaterials centre celebrates decade of achievement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-national-nanomaterials-centre-celebrates-decade-of-achievement-2017-12-08 Keith Campbell Science & technology – 2 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472440 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Small business agency in venture to incubate tech hardware startups http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seda-ropes-in-savant-to-incubate-innovative-technology-start-ups-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger Business Incubation Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472445 1512454233 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 European technology groups cooperating on electric propulsion for airliners http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-major-european-technology-groups-cooperating-on-electric-propulsion-for-airliners-2017-12-08 Keith Campbell Aerospace Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472521 1512454233 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Oldest hominid fossil ‘Little Foot’ unveiled – Wits http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oldest-hominid-fossil-little-foot-unveiled-wits-2017-12-07 Schalk Burger PALEOANTHROPOLOGY Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:04:00 +0200 473432 1512652999 1512651840 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697139_resized_profclarkelittlefootskullprofile1022.jpg CLARKE AND LITTLE FOOT The Little Foot fossil is the oldest and most complete known fossil of Australopithecus 511 287 The economy must develop young scientists – Ramaphosa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-economy-must-develop-young-scientists-ramaphosa-2017-12-07 Sane Dhlamini SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:48:00 +0200 473425 1512655879 1512650880 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697157_resized_cyrilramaphosascienceforum20171022.jpg Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Science holds answers to Africa's ills – Pandor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/science-holds-answers-to-africas-ills-pandor-2017-12-07 African News Agency SCIENCE Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:38:00 +0200 473417 1512650447 1512650280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697090_resized_naledipandorgovt1022.jpg Science & Technology Minister Naledi Pandor 511 287 Ocean science key to supporting sustainable ocean health http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ocean-science-key-to-supporting-sustainable-ocean-health-2017-12-06 Anine Kilian OCEANS ECONOMY Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:15:00 +0200 473327 1512573795 1512573300 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696809_resized_ashleyjohnson11171022duane.jpg Department of Environmental Affairs oceans research director Ashley Johnson 511 287 DTI, EU negotiating new tariff deal for electric vehicles, small cars http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dti-eu-negotiating-new-tariff-deal-for-electric-vehicles-small-cars-2017-12-06 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:55:00 +0200 473280 1512730566 1512557700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696743_resized_bmwi31022duane.jpg 511 287 Second Norway-South Africa Science Week to stimulate oceans science and economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/second-norway-south-africa-science-week-to-stimulate-oceans-science-and-economy-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger OCEANS ECONOMY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:43:00 +0200 472875 1512376776 1512132180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695997_resized_trineskymoen110221217duane.jpg Norwegian ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Namibia Ambassador Trine Skymoen 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72204_2017-12-01_norwegian_ambassador_-_hd_web.mp415625488Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Engineer to unveil new industry technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineer-to-unveil-new-industry-technology-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471336 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692673_resized_haskelindexhdrive1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY Haskel engineers will explain solutions to mitigate hydrogen embrittlement in pressure vessels at the annual Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Energy Summit in 2018 511 287 Necsa shuts down key unit because of compliance failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-corporation-shuts-down-key-unit-because-of-compliance-failure-2017-12-01 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471949 1511853908 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Nasa outlines the developments to watch in civil aeronautics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/what-us-agency-nasa-is-looking-at-regarding-the-key-developments-for-civil-aeronautics-2017-12-01 Keith Campbell Aeronautics Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471689 1511854621 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694858_resized_flights.jpg 511 287 FLSmidth launches new, modular Reflux Classifier plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flsmidth-launches-new-modular-reflux-classifier-plant-2017-11-29 Creamer Media Reporter TECHNOLOGY Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:57:00 +0200 472505 1512046747 1512046620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695622_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72161_2017-12-01_rer467.mp497977370FLSmidth launches new, modular Reflux Classifier plant FLSmidth launches new, modular Reflux Classifier plant Big development push for electric propulsion for airliners by European groups http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-development-push-for-electric-propulsion-for-airliners-by-european-groups-2017-11-29 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:57:00 +0200 472527 1511947104 1511945820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695202_resized_efanx3dgraphic1022.jpg An artist’s impression of the flight demonstrator aircraft; the electric motor is the inner engine 511 287 CSIR nanotechnology centre: foundations laid, future challenging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-nanotechnology-centre-foundations-laid-future-challenging-2017-11-27 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:44:00 +0200 472315 1511787481 1511786640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BCX, GE deploy agritech solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bcx-ge-deploy-agritech-solution-2017-11-27 Creamer Media Reporter DIGITAL SOLUTIONS Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:51:00 +0200 472302 1511780379 1511779860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR national nanomaterials centre celebrates decade of achievement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-national-nanomaterials-centre-celebrates-decade-of-achievement-2017-11-27 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 27 Nov 2017 10:19:00 +0200 472260 1511772845 1511770740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694673_resized_partofthencnsmpolymercharacterisationlaboratorywithcsirpolymercharacterisationtechnologistlesegomaubane1022.jpg CSIR NCNSM polymer characterisation laboratory with CSIR polymer characterisation technologist Lesego Maubane 511 287 Company embraces industry trends and challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Active pharmaceutical ingredients pilot plant marks important step for SA industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pilot-plant-marks-important-step-for-local-pharmaceutical-industry-2017-11-24 Keith Campbell Pharmaceuticals Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470832 1511247634 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Company assists in developing WiFi blueprint for educational institutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-assists-in-developing-wifi-blueprint-for-education-institutions-2017-11-24 Nadine James ICT & EDUCATION Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471061 1511247635 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692308_resized_riaangrahamsubsaharanafricasalesdirector072017ruckus1022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM The functionality would be similar, be it a small public school or large university campus. 511 287 Microgrids add new arrow to Africa’s electricity access quiver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proven-concept-of-microgrids-driving-acceleration-of-uptake-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471015 1511252281 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693556_resized_accelerating.jpg 511 287 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 GirlCode floats ambitions of becoming world’s largest women's digital agency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/girlcode-floats-ambitions-of-becoming-worlds-largest-womens-digital-agency-2017-11-23 Dylan Slater TECHNOLOGY Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:02:00 +0200 472088 1511443310 1511442120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African nuclear body shuts down key unit because of compliance failure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nuclear-body-shuts-down-key-unit-because-of-compliance-failure-2017-11-22 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:01:00 +0200 471946 1511358663 1511355660 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693915_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane3.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s complex at Pelindaba 511 287 Shell collaboration helps power London buses with coffee waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-collaboration-helps-power-london-buses-with-coffee-waste-2017-11-21 Nica Schreuder BIOFUEL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471626 1511180719 1511128800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693347_resized_0000693297resizedshellbiobeanimage.jpg GRINDING DOWN EMISSIONS B20 biofuel will significantly reduce carbon emissions 511 340 New antenna concept from CSIR promises savings for wireless sensor networks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-antenna-concept-from-csir-promises-savings-for-wireless-sensor-networks-2017-11-17 Keith Campbell ELECTRONICS Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:22:00 +0200 471503 1510911235 1510910520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Agreement on environmental monitoring of Karoo radio astronomy area http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreement-on-environmental-monitoring-of-karoo-radio-astronomy-area-2017-11-17 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470080 1510643469 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 High-tech SA firm aiming to revolutionise production of electronic components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-dti-and-csir-seek-to-revolutionise-production-of-electronic-components-2017-11-17 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470262 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New technologies promise to improve air traffic management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technologies-promise-to-improve-air-traffic-management-2017-11-17 Keith Campbell Aviation Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470268 1510643470 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SKA site doubles as environmental observatory http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ska-site-doubles-as-environmental-observatory-2017-11-16 Creamer Media Reporter ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:43:00 +0200 471402 1510837942 1510836180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692825_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71974_2017-11-16_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp445440529SKA site doubles as environmental observatory SKA site doubles as environmental observatory