Engineering News | Technology & Communications Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/technology Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:49:41 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Toothpaste ingredient could fight malaria, research shows http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/toothpaste-ingredient-could-fight-malaria-research-shows-2018-01-19 Reuters SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:49:00 +0200 475702 1516344672 1516344540 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Wits unveils oldest hominid fossil http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oldest-hominid-fossil-little-foot-unveiled-wits-2018-01-19 Schalk Burger PALaEOANTHROPOLOGY Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473813 1516085027 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698028_resized_profclarkelittlefootskullprofile1022.jpg CLARKE AND LITTLE FOOT The Little Foot fossil is the oldest and most complete known fossil of Australopithecus 511 287 UK announces further funding for small modular nuclear reactor programme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-uk-has-announced-further-funding-for-small-modular-nuclear-reactor-programme-2018-01-19 Keith Campbell NUCLEAR ENERGY – 1 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473874 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Top UK group, varsity unveil radical flight control technology demonstrator UAV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/top-uk-group-and-university-unveil-radical-flight-control-technology-demonstrator-uav-2018-01-19 Rebecca Campbell Aerospace & Defence Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474026 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 National nanotechnology centre developing prototypes, commercialising technologies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/national-nanotechnology-centre-developing-prototypes-commercialising-technologies-2018-01-19 Keith Campbell Nanotechnology Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474030 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Channelling all ewaste to one plant the best way to ensure viability of recycling in Southern ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-economic-regional-e-waste-processing-key-for-local-industry-2018-01-19 Schalk Burger ELECTRONIC WASTE Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473808 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698017_resized_xperienceowalearewa1022.jpg WALE AREWA Consolidation in the local industry will help to attract investment that will then enable larger scale recycling 511 287 MTN optimistic about Africa’s future growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-optimistic-about-africas-future-growth-2018-01-18 Natasha Odendaal ECONOMY Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:47:00 +0200 475569 1516270651 1516268820 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 IT spending to reach $3.7tr in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/it-spending-to-reach-37tr-in-2018-2018-01-16 Natasha Odendaal INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:41:00 +0200 475379 1516110507 1516110060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 De Beers turns to blockchain to track diamond origins and purity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-beers-turns-to-blockchain-to-track-diamond-origins-and-purity-2018-01-16 Reuters BLOCKCHAIN Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:05:00 +0200 475372 1516114676 1516107900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700997_resized_brucecleaver11706901022.jpg De Beers CEO Bruce Cleaver 511 287 Global semiconductor market to grow 7.5% in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-semiconductor-market-to-grow-75-in-2018-2018-01-15 Natasha Odendaal TECHNOLOGY Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:10:00 +0200 475255 1516029800 1516025400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 4Sight Holdings says reaches agreement to acquire Foursight South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4sight-holdings-says-reaches-agreement-to-acquire-foursight-south-africa-2018-01-15 African News Agency ACQUISITIONS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:44:00 +0200 475249 1516024158 1516023840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 MTN takes top spot in Q4’s best network rankings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-takes-top-spot-in-q4s-best-network-rankings-2018-01-15 Creamer Media Reporter TELECOMMUNICATIONS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:44:00 +0200 475240 1516020364 1516020240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 UJ researchers seek origin of stone that casts questions over solar system’s formation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uj-researchers-seek-origin-of-stone-that-casts-questions-over-solar-systems-formation-2018-01-11 Natasha Odendaal SCIENCE Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:03:00 +0200 475041 1515680334 1515679380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700259_resized_a100hypathia5ifv1022.jpg 511 287 Dell to recycle gold from e-waste for use in new motherboards, jewellery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dell-to-recycle-gold-from-e-waste-for-use-in-new-motherboards-jewellery-2018-01-11 Megan van Wyngaardt GOLD/TECHNOLOGY Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:12:00 +0200 475023 1515676783 1515676320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700222_resized_dellgold1022.jpg 511 287 BCX CEO appointed to iamtheCODE board http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bcx-ceo-appointed-to-iamthecode-board-2018-01-11 Anine Kilian IT Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:30:00 +0200 475007 1515674377 1515673800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Personal devices soon to become more intuitive, Gartner predicts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/personal-devices-soon-to-become-more-intuitive-personal-gartner-predicts-2018-01-08 Creamer Media Reporter INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:01:00 +0200 474467 1515420257 1515416460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 IEB achieves 98.76% matric pass rate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ieb-achieves-9876-matric-pass-rate-2018-01-03 African News Agency MATRIC RESULTS Wed, 03 Jan 2018 21:01:00 +0200 474356 1515006363 1515006060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699106_resized_matricresultsduane.jpg 511 287 Phone company MTN assigns its long dated shareholder loan to IHS Holding http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/phone-company-mtn-assigns-its-long-dated-shareholder-loan-to-ihs-holding-2017-12-29 African News Agency DEBT ASSIGNMENT Fri, 29 Dec 2017 20:30:00 +0200 474336 1514572349 1514572200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699061_resized_mtnbloombergnew.jpeg 511 287 European chipmakers tumble on iPhone demand scare; miners rally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/european-chipmakers-tumble-on-iphone-demand-scare-miners-rally-2017-12-27 Reuters CONSUMER ELECTRONICS Wed, 27 Dec 2017 19:12:00 +0200 474312 1514395054 1514394720 1517004000 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698998_resized_applelogoreuters.jpg 511 287 Star Alliance, Plug and Play partner to develop start-ups http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/star-alliance-plug-and-play-partner-to-develop-start-ups-2017-12-15 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 +0200 474084 1513259183 1513317600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Local pharma firm targets cost drivers to ensure competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-pharmaceutical-company-targets-cost-drivers-to-ensure-competitiveness-2017-12-15 Keith Campbell Pharmaceuticals Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472919 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mobile lab for polymer powders launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-compact-laboratory-to-enhance-service-to-construction-industry-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473363 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696911_resized_wackermylabcopyfotor.jpg MYLAB LAUNCH Wacker’s MyLab officially opened at its new South African home at IMCD 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Technology can improve effectiveness of emergency response agencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safe-smart-cities-to-respond-more-effectively-to-incidents-huawei-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473185 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Telco infrastructure still relevant in IoT world, but models are changing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infrastructure-relevant-in-iot-world-but-business-models-changing-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger Telecommunications Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473170 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Reusing data to augment as business processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/more-data-leading-to-new-business-uses-sas-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger Information Technology Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473192 1512994087 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Demand for ICT skills outstripping supply, survey shows http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jcse-ict-skills-survey-points-to-loss-of-economic-contribution-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY SKILLS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473251 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696713_resized_jcseappliedresearchmanageradrianschofield1022.jpg ADRIAN SCHOFIELD South Africa is lagging its peers in Africa to unlock the value of technology for economic growth and social development 511 287 Ansys acquires LAWtrust http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ansys-acquires-lawtrust-2017-12-14 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:50:00 +0200 474087 1513259816 1513259400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Data analytics trends spill over into energy sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-analytics-trends-spill-over-into-energy-sector-2017-12-14 Natasha Odendaal ENERGY Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:20:00 +0200 474043 1513247748 1513246800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698442_resized_blackveatchwebbmeko.jpg Black & Veatch sub-Saharan Africa business development director Webb Meko 511 340 UK group and top university unveil radical flight control technology demonstrator UAV http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-group-and-top-university-unveil-radical-flight-control-technology-demonstrator-uav-2017-12-14 Rebecca Campbell AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:47:00 +0200 474022 1513246937 1513241220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000698373_resized_bae1022.jpg The Magma UAV. Chairs just visible in the background give a rough idea of scale 511 287 Electronic waste at new high, squandering gold, other metals – study http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electronic-waste-at-new-high-squandering-gold-other-metals-study-2017-12-14 Reuters ELECTRONIC WASTE Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:45:00 +0200 474002 1513234104 1513233900 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 ICT service provider Ayo to list on JSE http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ict-service-provider-ayo-to-list-on-jse-2017-12-13 Schalk Burger ICT Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:31:00 +0200 473967 1513176990 1513175460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Blue Label concludes 3G acquisition after Competition Tribunal thumbs up http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blue-label-concludes-3g-acquisition-after-competition-tribunal-thumbs-up-2017-12-11 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:12:00 +0200 473663 1513001854 1513001520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Ballistic firearms ‘fingerprinting’ futile, wasteful – SA Hunters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ballistic-firearms-fingerprinting-futile-wasteful-sa-hunters-2017-12-08 Dylan Slater LEGAL Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:27:00 +0200 473564 1512743351 1512743220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 CSIR nanotechnology centre: foundations laid, future challenging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-nanotechnology-centre-foundations-laid-future-challenging-2017-12-08 Keith Campbell Science & technology – 1 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472443 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CSIR national nanomaterials centre celebrates decade of achievement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-national-nanomaterials-centre-celebrates-decade-of-achievement-2017-12-08 Keith Campbell Science & technology – 2 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472440 1512454232 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Small business agency in venture to incubate tech hardware startups http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/seda-ropes-in-savant-to-incubate-innovative-technology-start-ups-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger Business Incubation Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472445 1512454233 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0