Engineering News | Technology & Communications Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/technology Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:43:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 S African automotive sector encouraged to embrace Fourth Industrial Revolution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-automotive-sector-encouraged-to-embrace-fourth-industrial-revolution-2018-06-20 Anine Kilian AUTOMOTIVE Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:26:00 +0200 490301 1529498446 1529497560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South Africa should push energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-should-push-energy-efficiency-2018-06-19 Rebecca Campbell ENERGY Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0200 490107 1529399262 1529409600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ethiopia plans to split telecoms monopoly in two to spur competition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethiopia-plans-to-split-telecoms-monopoly-in-two-to-spur-competition-2018-06-19 Reuters TELECOMS Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:58:00 +0200 490096 1529396009 1529395080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Defence group upgrading imagery service for civil, military clients http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-group-upgrading-its-imagery-service-for-both-civil-and-military-clients-2018-06-15 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488706 1528711299 1529013600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Aerospace facility aims to help country master new technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerospace-facility-aims-to-help-country-master-new-technologies-2018-06-15 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488809 1528711299 1529013600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Averda launches hazardous waste management system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/averda-launches-hazardous-waste-management-system-2018-06-15 Nadine James Waste Management Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 488780 1528711299 1529013600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731120_resized_eugenebarnardaverdasouthafricajune20181022.jpg EUGENE BARNARD The Averda TruTrak system enables clients to access automated waste-tracking and record-keeping capabilities through an online client portal 511 287 Industry 4.0 to add benefits across the entire value chain http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-40-to-add-benefits-across-the-entire-value-chain-2018-06-14 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:28:00 +0200 489785 1528984526 1528982880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South Africa’s metrology institute reports successful food safety conference http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-metrology-institute-reports-successful-food-safety-conference-2018-06-14 Rebecca Campbell FOOD Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:33:00 +0200 489754 1528980316 1528979580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 SOURCE hydropanel launches in S Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/source-hydropanel-launches-in-s-africa-2018-06-14 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:16:00 +0200 489739 1528979134 1528978560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733229_resized_zeromasswatersourcehydropanel062018marleny1022.jpg Zero Mass Water's SOURCE hydropanel 511 287 MTN aims to launch mobile service in Namibia around August http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-aims-to-launch-mobile-service-in-namibia-around-august-2018-06-13 Reuters TELECOMS Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:49:00 +0200 489586 1528883425 1528883340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Digital revolution sees ticketless rail future, says Trenitalia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-revolution-sees-ticketless-rail-future-says-trenitalia-2018-06-13 Irma Venter RAIL Wed, 13 Jun 2018 11:23:00 +0200 489581 1528891219 1528881780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 CSIR researching social media use for public safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-researching-social-media-use-for-public-safety-2018-06-11 Schalk Burger PUBLIC SAFETY Mon, 11 Jun 2018 14:44:00 +0200 489368 1528721890 1528721040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732413_resized_iphonefacebooktwitter104111022duane.jpg 511 287 Altron acquires iS Partners Group http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/altron-acquires-is-partners-group-2018-06-11 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:29:00 +0200 489309 1528706086 1528705740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Vodacom embarks on new R17.5bn BEE deal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-embarks-on-new-r175bn-bee-deal-2018-06-11 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:30:00 +0200 489291 1528702774 1528702200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732233_resized_shameeljoosub51112duanenew.jpeg Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub 511 287 First African tetrapods discovered in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-african-tetrapods-discovered-in-south-africa-2018-06-08 Anine Kilian PALAEONTOLOGY Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:57:00 +0200 489262 1528466984 1528466220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732165_resized_tetrapodfossil10618dylan1022.jpg Tetrapod fossil 511 287 Court order delays implementation of new end-user regulations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-order-delays-implementation-of-new-end-user-regulations-2018-06-08 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:24:00 +0200 489211 1528451798 1528449840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AI can optimise manufacturing processes; awareness needed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ai-can-optimise-manufacturing-processes-awareness-needed-2018-06-08 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487543 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728246_resized_franscronje0106181022.jpg FRANS CRONJE Artificial intelligence should be seen as a tool for taking skills, knowledge and experience, and sharing it among new workers entering the world of employment 511 287 Company can save manufacturers years in R&D http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ar-can-save-manufacturers-years-in-research-and-development-2018-06-08 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487517 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728195_resized_dereshinpillay06181022.jpg DERESHIN PILLAY AR can also save manufacturing companies money spent on building, testing, rebuilding and retesting prototypes 511 287 Companies moving towards emerging technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-moving-towards-emerging-technologies-2018-06-08 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487381 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727942_resized_deidrefreyer06181022.jpg DEIRDRE FRYER Using the most suitable technology in the right areas can give rise to large cost reductions for businesses 511 287 S Africa must maintain cost-competitive sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-must-maintain-cost-competitive-sector-2018-06-08 Jessica Oosthuizen Science & Technology Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487425 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728001_resized_latestsoftware06181022.jpg LATEST TECHNOLOGY Weba Chute Systems uses the latest techniques and technologies to ensure optimum accuracy during the design and engineering phases, which also facilitate improved efficiencies 511 287 Indaba will create intra-Africa trade opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indaba-will-create-intra-africa-trade-opportunities-2018-06-08 Jessica Oosthuizen Technology & Communications Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487380 1528177096 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727934_resized_manufacturingindaba06181022.jpg EXPANDING EXHIBITION Siyenza Management aims to expand the Manufacturing Indaba – the larger the event, the more companies to engage with and to explore added business opportunities 511 287 Companies use Securex, A-OSH to showcase products and services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/several-companies-use-securex-a-osh-as-launchpad-2018-05-25 Tasneem Bulbulia Health & Safety Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487656 1528177100 1528408800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Icasa steps closer to priority markets review http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/icasa-steps-closer-to-priority-markets-review-2018-06-07 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMS Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:56:00 +0200 489089 1528376698 1528376160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 MeerLICHT launch signals world’s first optical/radio telescope collaboration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/meerlicht-meerkat-telescopes-2018-06-07 Creamer Media Reporter Science & Technology Thu, 07 Jun 2018 12:43:00 +0200 487922 1528371199 1528368180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731627_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/74760_2018-06-08_rer491-hdweb_cg.mp497296049MeerLICHT launch signals world’s first optical/radio telescope collaboration MeerLICHT launch signals world’s first optical/radio telescope collaboration Tanzania charges telecoms executives with fraud in tax evasion crackdown http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-charges-telecoms-executives-with-fraud-in-tax-evasion-crackdown-2018-06-07 Reuters TELECOMS Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:59:00 +0200 488991 1528365085 1528358340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Rhodes’ Centre for Biological Control awarded R68m contract to help control alien plants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rhodes-centre-for-biological-control-awarded-r68m-contract-to-help-control-alien-plants-2018-06-06 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:20:00 +0200 488929 1528291421 1528291200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731367_resized_drguyprestonddgatthedeaprofmartinhilldirectorofcentreforbiologicalcontrol0620181022.jpg DEA Deputy Director General Dr Guy Preston & Centre for Biological Control Director Professor Martin Hill 511 287 Necsa has suspended radioisotope production because of a non-risk technical problem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/necsa-has-suspended-radioisotope-production-because-of-a-non-risk-technical-problem-2018-06-06 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Wed, 06 Jun 2018 11:17:00 +0200 488858 1528280317 1528276620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731268_resized_pelindabanuclearresearchcenter103111022duane6.jpg An aerial view of Necsa’s complex at Pelindaba, west of Pretoria 511 287 Davies launches R1bn ICT factory in East London http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/davies-launches-r1bn-ict-factory-in-east-london-2018-06-06 African News Agency MANUFACTURING Wed, 06 Jun 2018 08:58:00 +0200 488807 1528272639 1528268280 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 MTN continues Turkcell defence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-continues-turkcell-defence-2018-06-05 Natasha Odendaal LEGAL MATTERS Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:24:00 +0200 488777 1528209028 1528208640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Telecoms company Seacom upgrades subsea cable system http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telecoms-company-seacom-upgrades-subsea-cable-system-2018-06-05 African News Agency TELECOMS Tue, 05 Jun 2018 12:26:00 +0200 488729 1528194840 1528194360 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 'Hi, I'm Pepper' – first humanoid robot in South Africa gently introduces herself http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hi-im-pepper-first-humanoid-robot-in-south-africa-gently-introduces-herself-2018-06-05 News24Wire TECHNOLOGY Tue, 05 Jun 2018 12:17:00 +0200 488726 1528194494 1528193820 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Global atomic agency stresses importance of safety skills development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-atomic-agency-stresses-importance-of-safety-skills-development-2018-06-01 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear – 1 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487223 1527518416 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Small modular reactors offer promise, but face major challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-small-modular-reactors-offer-great-promise-but-face-major-challenges-2018-06-01 Rebecca Campbell Nuclear Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487220 1527518416 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Technology uptake to solve industry challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-uptake-to-solve-industry-challenges-2018-06-01 Jessica Oosthuizen Technology & Communications Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486741 1527518415 1527804000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726487_resized_riaangraham06181022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM A challenge associated with introducing and implementing IoT technologies is that there is currently no clear standard within the IoT sphere 511 287 Gauteng now using drone to monitor project delivery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gdid-officially-launches-its-drone-programme-2018-06-01 Natasha Odendaal CONSTRUCTION & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487356 1527518417 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Datatec optimistic about full Westcon turnaround within two years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/datatec-optimistic-of-full-westcon-turnaround-within-two-years-2018-06-01 Natasha Odendaal RESTRUCTURING Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487103 1527518417 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Analytical tools seen as increasingly essential to water management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-essential-for-water-management-2018-06-01 Schalk Burger Water Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486639 1527518416 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000726270_resized_accentureresourcessouthafricaseniormanagermaandaramutumbu1022.jpg MAANDA RAMUTUMBU Analytical tools can empower utilities to manage their water resources more efficiently and enable them to take proactive steps 511 287