Engineering News | Science Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:42:24 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 IoT tools can be used to improve water management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-can-aid-water-management-2018-11-16 Natasha Odendaal WATER & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503958 1542091288 1542319200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Aerospace technology could help uplift Africa in many sectors, Airbus claims http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerospace-technology-could-help-uplift-africa-in-many-sectors-airbus-2018-11-06 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503962 1542091289 1542319200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 VR reinventing education, training in organisations – BSC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vr-reinventing-education-training-in-organisations-bsc-2018-11-14 Simone Liedtke SKILLS DEVELOPMENT Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:27:00 +0200 504751 1542207512 1542205620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Medical sector benefits from Free State additive manufacturing facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/medical-sector-benefits-from-free-state-additive-manufacturing-facility-2018-11-12 Rebecca Campbell MANUFACTURING Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:08:00 +0200 504406 1542016030 1542010080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Kubayi-Ngubane focuses on inclusivity, 4IR in discussions on STI White Paper http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kubayi-ngubane-focuses-on-inclusivity-4ir-in-discussions-on-sti-white-paper-2018-11-09 Marleny Arnoldi SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 09 Nov 2018 16:09:00 +0200 504365 1542291837 1541772540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000765620_resized_mmamolokokubayingubaneministerofscienceandtechnology1118cm1022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76710_2018-11-09_white_paper_-_hd_web.mp431957980Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane discusses the draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation. Video and editing by Nicholas Boyd Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane discusses the draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation. Video and editing by Nicholas Boyd Necsa’s annual report delayed to 2019 owing to auditing complications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-confirms-annual-report-to-be-released-only-next-year-due-to-auditing-complications-2018-11-09 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503318 1541487544 1541714400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Drones revolutionising Gauteng’s management of infrastructure projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drones-and-digital-technologies-are-revolutionising-gautengs-infrastructure-projects-2018-11-09 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503322 1541487544 1541714400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Worldwide, 3D printing is now accelerating rapidly http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/worldwide-3d-printing-is-now-accelerating-rapidly-2018-11-08 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY/MANUFACTURING Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:24:00 +0200 504205 1541680498 1541679840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New momentum for South Africa’s broadcasting digital migration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-momentum-for-south-africas-broadcasting-digital-migration-2018-11-02 Creamer Media Reporter Science & Technology Fri, 02 Nov 2018 13:40:00 +0200 503602 1541162683 1541158800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764186_resized_stenphotosite.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76617_2018-11-02_second_take_en_-_hd_web.mp458011706New momentum for South Africa’s broadcasting digital migration New momentum for South Africa’s broadcasting digital migration Space probe en route to Mercury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/space-probe-en-route-to-mercury-2018-11-02 Rebecca Campbell Space Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502435 1540884149 1541109600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa moves to reboot digital migration after years of delay http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doc-hopes-to-gain-traction-on-dtt-project-2018-11-02 Natasha Odendaal DIGITAL MIGRATION Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502326 1541064525 1541109600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763207_resized_false.jpg 511 287 Drones helping revolutionise Gauteng’s infrastructure projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drones-helping-revolutionise-gautengs-infrastructure-projects-2018-10-29 Rebecca Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:54:00 +0200 503136 1541067077 1540821240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763071_resized_jacobmamabolo02171022duane.jpg Gauteng infrastructure development MEC Jacob Mamabolo 511 287 ASSAf appoints Professor Himla Soodyall executive officer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/assaf-appoints-professor-himla-soodyall-executive-officer-2018-10-29 Marleny Arnoldi SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:16:00 +0200 503119 1540821249 1540818960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Prototype soil sampling device being tested for use in agriculture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prototype-device-for-smart-agriculture-being-tested-2018-10-26 Schalk Burger Smart Agriculture Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502002 1540218021 1540504800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760763_resized_ibmresearchagropadscan1022.jpg AGROPAD SCAN Farmers can gain meaningful information to optimise conditions to grow a specific crop 511 287 MMP announces shortlist of three in rock-drill innovation challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mmp-announces-three-winners-in-rock-drill-innovation-challenge-2018-10-25 Irma Venter INNOVATION Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:38:00 +0200 502876 1540565192 1540474680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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