Engineering News | Technology & Communications Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/technology Thu, 25 May 2017 10:54:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Govt, industry agree on way forward for State-owned wireless network http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-industry-agree-on-way-forward-for-state-owned-wireless-network-2017-05-24 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Wed, 24 May 2017 16:31:00 +0200 453283 1495637168 1495636260 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 Combining satellite and terrestrial connectivity can help fast-track Africa’s digitalisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/satellite-necessary-part-of-africas-digitalisation-ses-2017-05-19 Schalk Burger Satellite Connectivity Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451828 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647670_resized_sesafricacommercialheadlaurentpetit05171022.jpg LAURENT PETIT Africa must foster digital skills as part of transitioning the population from low-paid jobs and contribute to the creation of more high-value jobs 511 287 Cyberattacks have more than just financial costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cyberattacks-have-more-than-just-financial-costs-2017-05-19 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451360 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Cybercrime still a significant threat to business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cybercrime-still-a-significant-threat-to-business-2017-05-19 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451048 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646751_resized_cybersecurity0420171022.jpg DATA PROTECTION IMPERATIVE Hackers are casting a wider net and are using easily attainable account and identity information as a starting point for high-value targets 511 287 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 Neutral Internet exchange point reaches 170 Gb/s and five-year milestones http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/neutral-internet-exchange-point-reaches-170-gbs-and-five-year-milestones-2017-05-19 Schalk Burger Internet exchange Point Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451820 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647656_resized_teracoceolexvanwyk03161022.jpg LEX VAN WYK Teraco continues to experience high demand for its neutral data centre facilities, underpinned by strong growth in Internet penetration into Africa and increased cloud adoption 511 287 New security solutions showcased at Securex 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-security-solutions-showcased-at-securex-2017-2017-05-19 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451120 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000646207_resized_securex2017paxtonproducts0520171022.jpg WIDE RANGE OF PRODUCTS ON SHOW Highlights of the exhibition will include access control systems provider Paxton’s latest addition to its door entry system 511 287 South African companies must prioritise cybersecurity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-companies-must-prioritise-cybersecurity-2017-05-19 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451053 1494853174 1495144800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Rwandan authority fines MTN subsidiary $8.5m http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rwandan-authority-fines-mtn-subsidiary-85m-2017-05-17 Creamer Media Reporter TELECOMS Wed, 17 May 2017 12:36:00 +0200 452608 1495017438 1495017360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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 Telekom Networks Malawi to invest $30m in 4G network http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telekom-networks-malawi-to-invest-30m-in-4g-network-2017-05-17 Reuters TELECOMS Wed, 17 May 2017 10:34:00 +0200 452581 1495011508 1495010040 1497650400 Reuters 0 0 Ransomware attacks should be tackled through a 'people-process-technology triangle' – Deloitte http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ransomware-attacks-should-be-tackled-through-a-people-process-technology-triangle-deloitte-2017-05-16 Megan van Wyngaardt SECURITY Tue, 16 May 2017 16:39:00 +0200 452526 1494946785 1494945540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 Vodacom bolsters international portfolio with R35bn Safaricom stake buy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-bolsters-international-portfolio-with-r35bn-safaricom-stake-buy-2017-05-15 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mon, 15 May 2017 15:42:00 +0200 452335 1494856449 1494855720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000649121_resized_shameeljoosubtillstreichert110220517.jpg Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub and CFO Till Streichert 511 287 EOH CEO steps down in broad board reshuffle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eoh-ceo-steps-down-in-broad-board-reshuffle-2017-05-15 News24Wire INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Mon, 15 May 2017 14:26:00 +0200 452319 1494852607 1494851160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Vodacom eyes R35bn acquisition of 35% stake in Safaricom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-eyes-r35bn-acquisition-of-35-stake-in-safaricom-2017-05-15 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mon, 15 May 2017 09:22:00 +0200 452265 1494843819 1494832920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648947_resized_shameeljoosub41112duanenew.jpeg Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub 511 287 New CEO Nyati bullish on future of Altron http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-ceo-nyati-bullish-on-future-of-altron-2017-05-11 Natasha Odendaal ICT Fri, 12 May 2017 08:42:00 +0200 452096 1494574835 1494571320 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648411_resized_altron05171022duane.jpg Altron CEO Mteto Nyati 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68918_2017-05-12_altron_-_hd_web.mp466585460Altron CEO Mteto Nyati talks to Engineering News Online about the group's performance over the past year and what plans he has for the group moving forward. Camerawork and video editing: Nicholas Boyd. Date Recorded: 11.05.2017. Altron CEO Mteto Nyati talks to Engineering News Online about the group's performance over the past year and what plans he has for the group moving forward. Camerawork and video editing: Nicholas Boyd. Date Recorded: 11.05.2017. Telkom expects improved FY17 earnings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telkom-expects-improved-fy17-earnings-2017-05-12 Creamer Media Reporter TRADING UPDATE Fri, 12 May 2017 08:34:00 +0200 452133 1494572295 1494570840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 AI systems seen as key to managing contact centre as volumes rise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/contact-centre-ai-systems-key-part-of-digital-economies-2017-05-12 Schalk Burger Contact centres Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451015 1494248649 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Banks warned of ATMs being infected remotely by malware http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atmitch-in-memory-malware-used-to-infect-bank-networks-2017-05-12 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451021 1494248649 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000645915_resized_aminhasbini1022.jpeg AMIN HASBINI ATMitch uses in-memory malware to infect banking networks and is remotely installed and executed 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 Huawei's SA OpenLab to focus on safe city, smart grid solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/huawei-launches-smart-city-grid-openlab-in-south-africa-2017-05-12 Schalk Burger INNOVATION Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451035 1494248649 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Online concrete technology courses launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/online-concrete-technology-courses-launched-2017-05-12 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450382 1494248646 1494540000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644259_resized_concreteinstittueonlinelearning0220171022.jpg MOVING WITH THE TIMES The Concrete Institute is now able to track delegates’ progress through the online platform to ensure that they prepare adequately before sitting the exam 511 287 SA telcos broadening ICT services portfolios http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-telcos-broadening-ict-services-portfolios-2017-05-12 Schalk Burger INNOVATION Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 451018 1494308673 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 AdaptIT acquires Micros http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/adaptit-acquires-micros-2017-05-11 Creamer Media Reporter MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Thu, 11 May 2017 10:58:00 +0200 452005 1494493596 1494493080 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Datatec FY earnings expected to drop on poor Westcon performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/datatec-fy-earnings-expected-to-drop-on-poor-westcon-performance-2017-05-11 Natasha Odendaal TRADING UPDATE Thu, 11 May 2017 10:36:00 +0200 451999 1494493474 1494491760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0