Engineering News | Science Technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/science-technology Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:53:53 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Companies join forces to support local manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-join-forces-to-support-local-manufacturing-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454724 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655047_resized_rheinmetalljocheneckelbloomberg20051022.jpg RHEINMETALL The international group is one of the companies collaborating with the CSIR to strengthen South Africa’s manufacturing industry 511 287 Data is the new currency in manufacturing sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-is-the-new-currency-in-manufacturing-sector-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454873 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655404_resized_automatedmanufacturingkrisztianbocsibloomberg20171022.jpg AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING Cognitive technology is advancing, especially in the automotive manufacturing sector 511 287 Joint venture to boost localisation and skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/joint-venture-to-boost-localisation-and-skills-development-2017-06-23 Nadine James Science & Technology Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454906 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local defence sector seeks strategic support from government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-defence-sector-needs-strategic-support-from-government-and-concerned-about-future-of-denel-2017-06-23 Keith Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455001 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Revolution draws mixed reaction from industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/revolution-creates-mixed-reaction-from-industry-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454668 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654917_resized_manualsacrificebloomberg20171022.jpg MANUAL SACRIFICE The fourth industrial revolution will disrupt labour practices in the manufacturing industry 511 287 Tech watchers forecast major disruption on way for power utilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-watchers-forecast-major-disruption-on-way-for-power-utilities-2017-06-23 Schalk Burger Electricity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455134 1498203413 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655989_resized_sapiotvptomraftery05171022.jpg TOM RAFTERY Utilities will be completely changed in ten years’ time 511 287 Untapped drone industry holds multibillion-rand potential for economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/untapped-drone-industry-holds-multibillion-rand-potential-for-economy-2017-06-20 Megan van Wyngaardt TECHNOLOGY Tue, 20 Jun 2017 15:49:00 +0200 456048 1497967438 1497966540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658090_resized_drones1022.jpg 511 287 Proposed new version of A380 SuperJumbo unveiled http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-new-version-of-a380-superjumbo-unveiled-2017-06-19 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:33:00 +0200 455825 1497885842 1497864780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657536_resized_image001.jpg Airbus’ flight test A380 fitted with the new winglets 511 383 Education is the key to economic freedom, says Zuma http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-is-the-key-to-economic-freedom-says-zuma-2017-06-16 African News Agency YOUTH DAY Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:58:00 +0200 455740 1497636267 1497635880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657310_resized_jacobzuma205171022duane.jpg South African President Jacob Zuma 511 287 Brazilian agency providing remote sensing training for African countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazilian-agency-provides-remotes-sensing-training-to-african-and-other-countries-2017-06-09 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453984 1497253648 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Expanding drone market holds big investment and job potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expanding-drone-use-market-brings-large-scale-investment-and-job-opportunities-2017-06-16 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454402 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mobile hard-drive shredder plant launched in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-hard-drive-shredder-plant-launched-in-africa-2017-06-16 Mia Breytenbach Information Technology Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454419 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000654288_resized_experienmobileharddriveshredderplant0620171022.jpg MOBILE SERVICE All the shredding of the hard drives can be performed in the new, independently powered shred truck at clients’ business’ premises 511 320 New era in large satellite propulsion marked by recent launch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-era-in-large-satellite-propulsion-marked-by-recent-launch-2017-06-16 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454446 1497253649 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Rocket technology idea wins Global Impact Challenge Award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asteroid-mining-idea-wins-global-impact-challenge-award-2017-06-16 Mia Breytenbach INNOVATION Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454229 1497253650 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653798_resized_singularitysaglobalimpactchallengejonathanlun0620171022.jpg JONATHAN LUN My idea is to use . . . a vacuum arc thruster, that consumes asteroid metal as fuel to achieve industrial-scale transport of mined asteroid material 511 286 Global business aviation group offering drone services in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-business-aviation-group-offering-drone-services-in-africa-2017-06-14 Keith Campbell AVIATION Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:49:00 +0200 455461 1497507452 1497433740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656663_resized_gavinkiggen1022.jpg ExecuJet Aviation Africa Director Gavin Kiggen 511 287 New TIA board inaugurated http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tia-board-inaugurated-2017-06-12 Anine Kilian SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:10:00 +0200 455095 1497257998 1497255000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Innovation key to addressing youth employment – Pandor http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-key-to-addressing-youth-employment-pandor-2017-06-09 Anine Kilian SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:08:00 +0200 455007 1497020311 1497017280 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655777_resized_naledipandorgovernmentzanew1022.jpg Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor 511 287 State defence group Denel could be transferred from Public Enterprises to Defence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/state-defence-group-denel-could-be-transferred-from-public-enterprises-to-defence-2017-06-09 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE & DEFENCE Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:10:00 +0200 454990 1497013869 1497010200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655722_resized_samgulube106131022duane.jpg Secretary of Defence Sam Gulube 511 287 Innovation, entrepreneurship key to tackling unemployment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovation-entrepreneurship-key-to-tackling-unemployment-2017-06-09 Anine Kilian YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:45:00 +0200 454988 1497013452 1497005100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Computational fluid dynamic simulation benefits industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/computational-fluid-dynamic-simulation-benefits-industry-2017-06-09 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453501 1496672631 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651952_resized_standardboilerdateunknowncyclotherm1022.jpg STANDARD A generic industrial boiler from Cyclotherm South Africa 511 287 System positions company in good stead in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lighting-system-positions-company-in-good-stead-in-south-africa-2017-06-09 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453483 1496672630 1496959200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651895_resized_legrandlightingmanagementsensorforoutdoorandhumidareas0520171022.jpg SEEING THE LIGHT Legrand’s sensors improve the energy efficiency of buildings by automatically reducing the amount of time if lighting is left on unnecessarily 511 287 Moroccan fossils shake up understanding of human origins http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/moroccan-fossils-shake-up-understanding-of-human-origins-2017-06-08 Reuters FOSSILS Thu, 08 Jun 2017 10:30:00 +0200 454790 1496910689 1496910600 1499464800 Reuters 0 0 Prepare well for a digital future, advises Pragma http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prepare-well-for-a-digital-future-advises-pragma-2017-06-06 Kim Cloete ASSET MANAGEMENT Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:49:00 +0200 454595 1496753495 1496753340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Digital technology influences rail industry positively http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-technology-influences-industry-positively-2017-06-02 Marleny Arnoldi Science & Technology Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452782 1496127789 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650180_resized_francoisheynsaureconrailinfrastructure20171022.jpg FRANCOIS HEYNS It is not necessarily a case of building more infrastructure, but rather improving the efficiency of existing railways 511 287 Electronics supplier to launch latest tech http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electronics-supplier-to-launch-latest-tech-2017-06-02 Marleny Arnoldi Science & Technology Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452822 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650330_resized_pentairschroffsubrackactumelectronicsrailinfrastrucure2017.jpg ELECTRONIC PROTECTION Pentair Schroff Subracks offer modular construction and optimal cooling of electronics 511 375 US agency awards grant to SA IPP for Free State solar study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-awards-grant-to-sa-independent-power-developer-2017-06-02 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 02 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453120 1496127790 1496354400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000651081_resized_pv42016bloomberg11022.jpg NECESSARY ANALYSIS The grant funds a feasibility study to assess the viability of a 75 MW solar photovoltaic power plant, in the Free State 511 287 South Africa’s latest nanosatellite now in orbit http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-latest-nanosatellite-now-in-orbit-2017-05-31 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Wed, 31 May 2017 11:24:00 +0200 454003 1496226372 1496222640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653164_resized_nsight1three1022.jpg The nSight1 nanosatellite, before it was sent into space 511 287 South Africa participates in international astronomy programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-participates-in-international-astronomy-programme-2017-05-30 African News Agency ASTRONOMY Tue, 30 May 2017 10:37:00 +0200 453823 1496137893 1496133420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chilean desert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/construction-begins-on-worlds-largest-telescope-in-chilean-desert-2017-05-29 Reuters SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Mon, 29 May 2017 08:40:00 +0200 453668 1496045976 1496040000 1498687200 Reuters 0 0 South Africa’s space agency develops system to monitor crops http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-space-agency-has-developed-a-system-to-monitor-crops-2017-05-26 Keith Campbell Science & technology Fri, 26 May 2017 09:23:00 +0200 452562 1495523579 1495783380 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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