Engineering News | Science Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:04:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Armstrong to head WBS Chair in Digital Business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/armstrong-appointed-head-of-wbs-chair-in-digital-business-2017-08-22 Natasha Odendaal NEW APPOINTMENTS Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:35:00 +0200 462375 1503409914 1503408900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Altron sets sights on new era with new five-year strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/altron-sets-sight-on-new-era-with-new-five-year-strategy-2017-08-22 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:42:00 +0200 462355 1503406527 1503405720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672978_resized_mtetonyatice1022.jpg Altron CEO Mteto Nyati 511 287 Robotics surgery offers peace of mind to more men with prostate cancer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotics-surgery-offers-peace-of-mind-to-more-men-with-prostate-cancer-2017-08-21 Kim Cloete TECHNOLOGY Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:45:00 +0200 462181 1503310989 1503308700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672585_resized_davinciroboticsurgery1022.jpg 511 287 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Science & Technology Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Asian giant proceeds with latest nuclear expansion project with Russia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asian-giant-proceeds-with-latest-nuclear-expansion-project-with-russia-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460914 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Bentley Systems releases update for AutoPIPE Connect edition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bentley-systems-releases-update-for-autopipe-connect-edition-2017-08-11 Ilan Solomons SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460211 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667862_resized_autopiperibbonbentley010820171022.jpg MAINTAINING EFFICIENT WORKFLOWS The addition increases the accuracy of the stress intensification factors for tees based on the work done with FEA 2012 and newer ASME B31.1 and B31.3 codes 511 287 Construction contract awarded for Kenya’s techno city http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-2017-08-18 John Muchira PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460875 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Draft empowerment code for the defence industry gazetted http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-draft-empowerment-code-for-the-defence-industry-is-gazetted-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell Defence Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460841 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa supplying critical medical radioisotope to 50 countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-radioisotopes-company-is-thriving-and-has-global-recognition-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460849 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Infraco to get new CEO as Kwele’s term ends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infraco-to-get-new-ceo-as-kweles-term-ends-2017-08-17 Creamer Media Reporter MANAGEMENT CHANGES Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:37:00 +0200 461976 1502977866 1502977020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Global information security spending to reach $86.4bn in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-information-security-spending-to-reach-864bn-in-2017-2017-08-16 Creamer Media Reporter CYBERSECURITY Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:34:00 +0200 461853 1502894514 1502894040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Manufacturing sector slows Q2 spending, Q3 outlook more promising http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-sector-slows-q2-spending-q3-outlook-more-promising-2017-08-16 Natasha Odendaal MANUFACTURING Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:40:00 +0200 461842 1502896241 1502890800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671710_resized_andrederuyter06171022duane.jpg Manufacturing Circle chairperson Andre de Ruyter 511 287 Three new trends key to businesses’ digital economy survival http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-new-trends-key-to-businesses-digital-economy-survival-2017-08-15 Creamer Media Reporter TECHNOLOGY Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:36:00 +0200 461703 1502808119 1502807760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Open Design festival to be held in Cape Town this month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/art-meets-science-at-africas-first-steam-symposium-2017-08-11 Dylan Slater EVENTS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460108 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Safety at the forefront with first spray-cooled roof http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-at-the-forefront-with-first-spray-cooled-roof-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459963 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667306_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryerssystemsspraycooledsystemsspraycooledeaffurnace0720171022.jpg NEW SYSTEM Electric arc furnace with spray-cooled equipment in the charging phase 511 287 South Africa sets up entity to house all radio astronomy facilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-sets-up-a-new-radio-astronomy-institution-2017-08-11 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460043 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 TITAN vacuum furnace purchased to support aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/titan-vacuum-furnace-purchased-to-support-aerospace-industry-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459794 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667301_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersaerospacebloomberg3147243601210720171022.jpg PURSUING INDUSTRIES Diamond Heat Treat will use the TITAN vacuum furnace to pursue the aerospace industry 511 287 Lithium processors prepare to meet demand in era of electric car http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lithium-processors-prepare-to-meet-demand-in-era-of-electric-car-2017-08-07 Reuters LITHIUM Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:28:00 +0200 460846 1502115474 1502112480 1504735200 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669384_resized_electricvehicle41022.jpg 511 287 Aurecon appoints MD for Infrastructure, subject matter expertise to contribute to global portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aurecon-appoints-md-for-infrastructure-subject-matter-expertise-to-contribute-to-global-portfolio-2017-08-07 Mia Breytenbach ENGINEERING/INFRASTRUCTURE Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:10:00 +0200 460777 1502173869 1502097000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669263_resized_aureconbenstapleton1022.jpg Aurecon Infrastructure MD Ben Stapleton 511 287 South Africa’s radioisotopes company shines globally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-radioisotopes-company-shines-globally-2017-08-03 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR Thu, 03 Aug 2017 15:36:00 +0200 460574 1501829970 1501767360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668698_resized_tinaebokantp1022.jpg NTP Radioisotopes MD Tina Eboka 511 287 Spectrum constraints leave rural regions behind the data wave http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spectrum-constraints-leave-rural-regions-behind-the-data-wave-2017-08-01 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Tue, 01 Aug 2017 16:19:00 +0200 460292 1501598147 1501597140 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa consolidates its radio astronomy activities into new observatory http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-consolidates-its-radio-astronomy-activities-into-new-observatory-2017-07-28 Keith Campbell SCIENCE &TECHNOLOGY Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:44:00 +0200 460029 1501250511 1501249440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667377_resized_hartrao26m507111022duane.jpg HartRAO’s main antenna 511 287 Education institutions struggling with connectivity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-institutions-struggling-with-connectivity-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Science & Technology Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458332 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663481_resized_riaangrahamsubsaharanafricasalesdirector072017ruckus1022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM Connectivity to the Internet is essential and if it is available at a school, WiFi can be used to distribute access to the students 511 287 Not enough high school mathematics and science graduates http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-enough-high-school-mathematics-and-science-graduates-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Science & Technology Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458439 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663723_resized_bhpbillitonasahillsideeducationchessprogramcommunity1022.jpg NECESSARY FOUNDATIONS Mathematics and science abilities cannot suddenly be learnt, without foundations in analytical skills 511 287 Outreach programme providing opportunities for participants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/outreach-programme-providing-opportunities-for-participants-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Science & Technology Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458172 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663190_resized_markusthill072017bosch1022.jpg MARKUS THILL The programme aims to ensure that children from various backgrounds have an opportunity to study robotics 511 287 Software-defined storage allows schools to use commodity hardware to build storage pool http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-defined-storage-allows-schools-to-use-commodity-hardware-to-build-storage-pool-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Science & Technology Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460011 1501246968 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667353_resized_derekrule072017suse1022.jpg DEREK RULE The global community of open-source software users and developers provides a constant stream of updates and improvements 511 287 Calls for more investment in science infrastructure in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/calls-for-more-investment-in-science-infrastructure-in-africa-2017-07-25 Creamer Media Reporter SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:04:00 +0200 459538 1500977590 1500973440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Telkom injects R200m into educational programmes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telkom-injects-r200m-into-educational-programmes-2017-07-21 Natasha Odendaal EDUCATION Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:38:00 +0200 459307 1500634198 1500633480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mercury probe passes key tests on way to 2018 launch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/europeanjapanese-mercury-probe-passes-key-tests-on-way-to-launch-next-year-2017-07-21 Keith Campbell Space Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458180 1500361729 1500588000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mobile solution launched to great effect http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-solution-launched-to-great-effect-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457915 1500620488 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662665_resized_pic1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69814_2017-07-04_ssg_-_hd_web.mp421467038SSG Consulting CEO Steven Golding discusses the KEY360 system. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. SSG Consulting CEO Steven Golding discusses the KEY360 system. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Multidisciplinary platform pursued for project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multidisciplinary-platform-pursued-for-project-2017-07-21 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457881 1500361728 1500588000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000662551_resized_wsp11022.jpeg WHOLE OTHER DIMENSION Three-dimensional modelling allows for a project’s building design to be viewed in virtual reality using headsets 511 287 New water-quality analyser launched for smart water networks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-water-quality-analyser-launched-for-smart-water-networks-2017-07-14 Mia Breytenbach WATER/SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457444 1500361729 1500588000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000661506_resized_watersianalyticssmartlea0720171022.jpg MARK ROWAND The Smart Low Energy Analyser will provide consistently safe water, operation efficiently, low energy demands and cut costs 511 287 Airbus DS test flies its new UAV in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-ds-test-flies-its-new-uav-in-south-africa-2017-07-18 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE & DEFENCE Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:23:00 +0200 458899 1500386818 1500384180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664873_resized_sagitta1022.jpg The Sagitta UAV in flight at Overberg 511 287 New thermodynamic cycle to disrupt the renewables landscape http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-thermodynamic-cycle-set-to-disrupt-the-renewables-landscape-2017-07-14 Robyn Wilkinson Science & Technology Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456772 1499756173 1499983200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000660045_resized_johanenslinheatrecoverymicrosystems0620171022.jpg JOHAN ENSLIN The REHOS cycle is based on proven process components, but features a novel interconnected configuration of these components 511 287 South Africa’s defence industry faces serious challenges but also sees future opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-defence-industry-faces-serious-challenges-but-also-sees-future-opportunities-2017-07-14 Keith Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 457555 1499757330 1499983200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663046_resized_defensive.jpg 511 287 Digital innovation, while necessary, comes with risks – Deloitte http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-innovation-while-necessary-comes-with-risks-deloitte-2017-07-13 Ilan Solomons INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:10:00 +0200 458546 1499959476 1499955000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664038_resized_singularitysouthafricaseminar130720171022.jpg Panellists in discussion during Singularity South Africa’s Insider Insight Session 511 287 Composite repair systems an alternative to welding and most steel repairs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/composite-repair-systems-an-alternative-to-welding-and-most-steel-repairs-2017-07-07 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Tue, 11 Jul 2017 16:47:00 +0200 456102 1499786233 1499784420 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658381_resized_sheaveshowdown2017groupline1022.jpg SHEAVE SHOWDOWN Spokes on a sheave wheel had cracked, and Armasteel was used to replace the spokes 511 287