Engineering News | Science Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Fri, 26 May 2017 07:45:46 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Chairside milling beneficial for dental industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chairside-milling-beneficial-for-dental-industry-2017-05-26 Marleny Arnoldi Science & Technology Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451887 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647793_resized_dwx52dctelprorolandmedicalpharmaceuticalengineeringdentalmilling20171022.jpg ROLAND DWX-52DC The dental industry is moving towards chairside milling to shorten teeth replacement manufacturing time and reduce production costs 511 287 Country’s science and technology budget remains stable http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/countrys-science-and-technology-budget-remains-stable-2017-05-26 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452564 1495523579 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Local company invests in space worthiness of new generation of space imagers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-invests-in-spaceworthiness-of-new-generation-of-space-imagers-2017-05-26 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452578 1495523579 1495749600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Personalised medicine beneficial for medical industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/personalised-medicine-beneficial-for-medical-industry-2017-05-26 Marleny Arnoldi Science & Technology Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451881 1495523576 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647768_resized_mygenerxmedicalpharmaceuticalengineeringdnalysis20171022.jpg PERSONALISED MEDICINE The mygeneRx test enables patients to get on the right medication quicker 511 287 Cabinet approves revised National Radio Frequency Plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cabinet-approves-revised-national-radio-frequency-plan-2017-05-25 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Thu, 25 May 2017 16:05:00 +0200 453508 1495721249 1495721100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa, Namibia collaborate on science statistics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-namibia-collaborate-on-science-statistics-2017-05-22 Megan van Wyngaardt SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 22 May 2017 16:40:00 +0200 453046 1495464417 1495464000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Datatec confident of improvements after modernisation hits FY17 financial results http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/datatec-confident-of-improvements-after-modernisation-hits-fy17-financial-results-2017-05-22 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Mon, 22 May 2017 11:03:00 +0200 452948 1495444617 1495443780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa advances new earth observation satellite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-advances-new-earth-observation-satellite-2017-05-19 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 19 May 2017 00:02:00 +0200 451770 1494853174 1495144920 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Expo creates new opportunities for young scientists http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expo-creates-new-opportunities-for-young-scientists-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451143 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Geosynthetic products supplied for substation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geosynthetic-products-supplied-for-substation-2017-05-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451119 1494853173 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646150_resized_fibertexgeosyntheticproductsforconstructionofelectricalsubstation60420171022.jpg GEOSYNTHETIC SUPPLY Fibertex South Africa is providing an ongoing supply of a range of geosynthetic products for use in the construction of the Eskom Pinotage substation 511 287 Homo naledi coexisted with Homo sapiens, new research asserts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/homo-naledi-coexisted-with-other-hominins-and-homo-sapiens-2017-05-19 Schalk Burger Archaeology Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451836 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647691_resized_homonaledijawbonewitsuniversity1022.jpg HOMO NALEDI MANDIBLE The teeth of H. naledi are similar to those of earlier hominins, including H. habilis, H. erectus and Australopithecus afarensis 511 287 DST’s budget priorities for 2017/18 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dsts-budget-priorities-for-201718-2017-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter BUDGET Thu, 18 May 2017 14:44:00 +0200 452633 1495116223 1495111440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650060_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69000_2017-05-17_second_take_en_-_hd_web.mp461928860DST’s budget priorities for 2017/18 DST’s budget priorities for 2017/18 South African selected as finalist for Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-shortlisted-for-africa-prize-for-engineering-innovation-2017-05-17 Megan van Wyngaardt ENERGY Wed, 17 May 2017 11:52:00 +0200 452602 1495089023 1495014720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649684_resized_andrenelgreentower1022.jpg GreenTower inventor Andre Nel 511 287 Department of Science and Technology budget remains stable http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/department-of-science-and-technology-budget-remains-stable-2017-05-16 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 16 May 2017 15:47:00 +0200 452511 1494947398 1494942420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649505_resized_naledipandorgovernmentzanew1022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor 511 287 Court ruling means new approach needed for SA’s nuclear programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-ruling-means-new-approach-for-south-africas-nuclear-project-not-its-end-says-industry-2017-05-12 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451000 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Focus on future uranium tech amid subdued price http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-future-uranium-tech-amid-subdued-price-2017-04-07 Robyn Wilkinson Science & Technology Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447161 1494248645 1494540000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000635677_resized_rossungmineuranium032017jpg1022.jpg LOCATION IS KEY The Uranium 2017 International Conference will include a site visit to Rio Tinto’s Rössing mine – the longest running uranium mine in the world 511 287 New audit service to support concrete product manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-audit-service-to-support-concrete-product-manufacturers-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450439 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644406_resized_cementconcreteafrisamcentreofproductexcellence0420171022.jpg CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE AfriSam’s Centre of Product Excellence offers customers an additional Efficiency Audit service 511 287 New research facility enhances offerings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-research-facility-enhances-offerings-2017-05-12 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450368 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644235_resized_cementconcretechrysogroupnormanseymore0420171022.jpg NORMAN SEYMORE New Chryso products are the continual evolution of improvements on existing products 511 287 South African intellectual property offices seeking to stimulate innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-intellectual-property-offices-seeking-to-stimulate-innovation-2017-05-12 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450996 1494248648 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 The South African National Space Agency has developed a system to monitor crops http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-south-african-national-space-agency-has-developed-a-system-to-monitor-crops-2017-05-11 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Thu, 11 May 2017 14:14:00 +0200 452052 1494507936 1494504840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648282_resized_bloemfonteinspot620161022.jpg An image of the city of Bloemfontein, taken in 2016 by the SPOT6 satellite 511 287 FibreCo opens hosting facilities to boost WACS connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fibreco-opens-hosting-facilities-to-boost-wacs-connectivity-2017-05-10 Natasha Odendaal COMMUNICATIONS Wed, 10 May 2017 16:13:00 +0200 451940 1494426370 1494425580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BCX makes R60m contribution to coding skills incubator http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bcx-makes-r60m-contribution-to-coding-skills-incubator-2017-05-10 Natasha Odendaal IT SKILLS Wed, 10 May 2017 15:22:00 +0200 451922 1494423429 1494422520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647910_resized_bcxwethinkcode1022.jpg 511 287 NWU starts project to manufacture affordable artificial limbs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nwu-starts-project-to-manufacture-affordable-artificial-limbs-2017-05-10 Irma Venter MEDICAL SCIENCE Wed, 10 May 2017 14:47:00 +0200 451906 1494420605 1494420420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647852_resized_nwucpklopperstheunisnelandmastersdegreestudentjakovanrooyen1022.jpg CP Kloppers, Theunis Nel and master’s degree student Jako van Rooyen 511 287 Homo naledi coexisted with other hominins and Homo sapiens http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/homo-naledi-coexisted-with-other-hominins-and-homo-sapiens-2017-05-09 Schalk Burger NALEDI Tue, 09 May 2017 11:46:00 +0200 451737 1494339608 1494323160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sansa looking at supporting African space activities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sansa-looking-at-supporting-african-space-activities-2017-05-08 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 08 May 2017 15:10:00 +0200 451593 1494311041 1494249000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Latest findings from the Rising Star cave to be revealed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/latest-findings-from-the-rising-star-cave-to-be-revealed-2017-05-08 News24Wire SCIENCE Mon, 08 May 2017 08:38:00 +0200 451517 1494228818 1494225480 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Festo Didactic providing Industry 4.0 training for tertiary education http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/festo-didactic-providing-industry-40-training-for-tertiary-education-2017-05-05 Schalk Burger Industrial Education Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450234 1493196473 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Key Nepad programmes to be supported by SA’s space agency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/key-nepad-programmes-will-be-supported-by-south-africas-space-agency-2017-05-05 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450096 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Portable power and solar solutions manufacturer to launch in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/portable-power-and-solar-solutions-manufacturer-to-launch-in-s-africa-2017-05-05 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY/RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450006 1493196472 1493935200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643361_resized_powergoalzerowintecsolutionsboulder100solaryeti400042017jpg1022.jpg PORTABLE POWER Goal Zero’s product range includes the Boulder 100 solar panel and Yeti 400 generator 511 287 Renewable microgrids the future of African power system – research institution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-microgrids-the-future-of-african-power-system-research-institution-2017-05-05 Nadine James Science & Technology Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451289 1494340773 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646577_resized_renewableenergypfisterercrosspowernatohpgs0720161022.jpg SUBSISTENCE POWER A power system based on renewable technologies would be vastly different to the current system as an individual wind turbine could be used to generate cheap electricity for a microgrid in a remote village 511 287 South Africans to pitch innovations at Vienna Energy Forum http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-to-pitch-innovations-at-vienna-energy-forum-2017-05-02 Megan van Wyngaardt TECHNOLOGY Tue, 02 May 2017 12:51:00 +0200 450970 1493724326 1493722260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zim, SA researchers work together on baby elephant formula http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zim-sa-researchers-work-together-on-baby-elephant-formula-2017-05-02 News24Wire R&D Tue, 02 May 2017 11:37:00 +0200 450950 1493728660 1493717820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Business R&D showing signs of recovery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-rd-spending-on-the-rise-but-government-has-even-higher-target-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449583 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Development of SA spatial data infrastructure needs to be accelerated http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-spatial-data-infrastructure-is-developing-but-not-as-fast-as-desired-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449318 1492783631 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 First survey of publicly funded intellectual property in SA launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-survey-on-south-african-publicly-funded-intellectual-property-launched-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449582 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Global shake-up in earth observation will affect South African sector, warns CSIR http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-shake-up-in-earth-observation-will-affect-sa-sector-warns-csir-2017-04-28 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449321 1492783631 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 SpaceX’s reusable rocket completes second return journey http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reuseable-rocket-completes-second-return-journey-2017-04-28 Dylan Slater Aerospace Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449524 1492783632 1493330400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642189_resized_spacexfalcon9reuserocket032017jpg1022.jpeg UNPRECEDENTED LAUNCH A used Falcon 9 rocket launches from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Centre, in Florida 511 287