Engineering News | Technology & Communications Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/technology Sun, 22 Oct 2017 22:48:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 MEA manufacturing sector second-most vulnerable to cyberattacks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mea-manufacturing-sector-second-most-vulnerable-to-cyberattacks-2017-10-20 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:37:00 +0200 468459 1508496528 1508495820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686454_resized_didatasecuritysolutionsmeaexecdirectorseanduffy10171022.jpg Dimension Data Security Solutions MEA executive Sean Duffy 511 287 Latest Airbus airliner type makes first flight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/latest-airbus-airliner-type-makes-first-flight-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell AEROSPACE Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:10:00 +0200 468455 1508496290 1508494200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686436_resized_a33oneotakeoff1022.jpg The first A330neo, an A330-900, takes off for the first time 511 287 CSIR is looking to transform how infrastructure is built in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-csir-is-looking-to-transform-how-infrastructure-is-built-in-south-africa-2017-10-20 Keith Campbell Infrastructure – 2 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467358 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Property developer launches SA’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-launches-sas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-progresses-developments-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467231 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683656_resized_growthpointdiscoverybuilding0920171022.jpg WRAPPING UP Growthpoint Properties is nearing completion on the 112 000 m2 office development for Discovery, in Sandton 511 287 Local gas company trials diesel dual-fuel kits on long-haul trucks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-gas-company-trials-ddf-kits-on-long-haul-trucks-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach GAS FUEL Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467136 1508244275 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683414_resized_gastetra4truckconversion0820171022.jpg SAVINGS PURSUIT Indicative results can play a role in the development of an alternative cost-saving methodology for fleet owners and in pursuing and encouraging fleet optimisation 511 287 Digital disruption to drive financial inclusion in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/digital-disruption-to-drive-financial-inclusion-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466758 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682483_resized_mpesakenyabloomberg1020171022.jpg DIGITAL DISRUPTION Mobile wallet solution m-Pesa is now available in ten countries and has a customer base of about 30-million active users 511 287 New security solution effective for African banks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-security-solution-effective-for-african-banks-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466756 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682470_resized_mintamlsolutionforafricanbanks1020171022.jpg PRIORITISING PROTECTION Countries are finding it increasingly difficult to participate in the global economy if they are not engaged in some form of anti-money laundering programme 511 287 Software solutions key to business growth in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-solutions-key-to-business-growth-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466820 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682667_resized_matthewleesuse1020171022.jpg MATTHEW LEE With the rise of cloud computing, big data and social networking, many businesses are shifting from being a 100% solely run proprietary environment 511 287 Data governance key for precise, accurate business intelligence systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/data-governance-key-for-precise-accurate-business-intelligence-systems-aigs-2017-10-20 Schalk Burger Business information Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467313 1508223554 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 T-Systems investing in local Microsoft Azure services and resources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/t-systems-investing-in-local-microsoft-azure-services-and-resources-2017-10-20 Schalk Burger Corporate Activity Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467308 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683798_resized_gertschoonbeemanagingdirectoroftsystemsinsouthafrica1022.jpg GERT SCHOONBEE Microsoft Azure’s functionality makes it feasible for large or small corporations to move their critical infrastructure to the cloud 511 287 BT launches bandwidth on demand service http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bt-launches-bandwidth-on-demand-service-for-mpls-traffic-2017-10-20 Schalk Burger Business Networks Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467335 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683865_resized_btnetworkservicesvpkeithlangridge10171022.jpg KEITH LANGRIDGE The virtualisation of network functions is a necessary component for the type of cloud-based flexibility of networks demanded by customers 511 287 4Sight lists on AltX http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/4sight-lists-on-altx-2017-10-19 Schalk Burger TECHNOLOGY Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:55:00 +0200 468332 1508408036 1508406900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686080_resized_4sightexecutivesaltxlisting10171022.jpg 4Sight Group CEO Antonie Van Rensburg, Group executive merger & acquisitions Gary Lauryssen, Group CFO Jacques Hattingh and non-executive director Conal Lewer-Allen at the JSE on Thursday 511 287 Icasa appoints new CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/icasa-appoints-new-ceo-2017-10-18 Creamer Media Reporter COMMUNICATIONS Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:44:00 +0200 468192 1508320256 1508319840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 MeerKAT telescope takes part in start of new era of astronomy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/meerkat-telescope-takes-part-in-start-of-new-era-of-astronomy-2017-10-16 Keith Campbell SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:05:00 +0200 467924 1508161485 1508162700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685158_resized_meerkatskasa1022.jpg MeerKAT dishes 511 287 Blockchain technology set to shake up business in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blockchain-technology-set-to-shake-up-business-in-africa-2017-10-13 Kim Cloete TECHNOLOGY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:50:00 +0200 467704 1507882096 1507881000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Africa urged to set the trends in digital innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thomson-reuters-summit-urges-africans-to-set-the-trends-in-digital-innovation-2017-10-13 Kim Cloete DIGITAL INNOVATION Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:39:00 +0200 467699 1507881752 1507880340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African Weather Service battered by faulty equipment, decries CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-weather-service-battered-by-faulty-equipment-decries-ceo-2017-10-13 News24Wire TECHNOLOGY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:30:00 +0200 467683 1507877285 1507876200 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Nonconformance of standards exacerbates drought conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-conformance-of-pipes-standards-exacerbates-s-african-drought-conditions-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466137 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681044_resized_rareplastics20171022.jpg CONFORMING TO STANDARDS SATAS or SABS accreditation is essential to ensuring reliable water infrastructure that adheres to strict standards 511 287 South Africa’s space sector hobbled by lack of support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-space-sector-needs-more-support-but-has-to-market-itself-better-2017-10-13 Keith Campbell Space Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466590 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Not a cent available to implement the Defence Review, Wakeford warns http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-needs-to-recognise-the-economic-importance-of-its-defence-sector-2017-10-13 Keith Campbell Defence Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466468 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Finance and critical communications seen as initial markets for quantum encryption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/finance-and-critical-communications-initial-markets-for-quantum-encryption-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger Research Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466638 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682180_resized_witsphysicsschooloamentanglementswapping09171022.jpg QUANTUM DEVICE The working prototype at the Wits School of Physics can differentiate between 200 patterns of OAM of photons simultaneously 511 287 SA weighs market opportunities as utility-scale battery storage prospects improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-gauging-energy-storage-growth-opportunities-yet-greater-understanding-required-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466624 1507624065 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683616_resized_storage.jpg 511 287 Buried utility locating facility essential for accurate information http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buried-utility-locating-facility-essential-for-accurate-information-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Technology & Communications Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466184 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681155_resized_uslfacility092017boschmunitech1022.jpg NECESSARY SERVICE The Underground Services Location facility helps with the planning of new pipe designs, utility diversions and new construction 511 287 Product range to expand to construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-range-to-expand-to-construction-industry-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Technology & Communications Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466124 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681015_resized_ridgidutilitylocatinginstrument092017actum1022.jpg BUILDING ON THE PAST The SR-24 utility line locating instrument builds on the SR-20 feature set, adding a global positioning system and wireless communication 511 287 Technology suitable for South African context http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-suitable-for-s-africa-context-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Technology & Communications Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466457 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 SA manufacturers still operating with Third Industrial Revolution models http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-industry-must-adapt-4th-industrial-revolution-to-local-needs-2017-10-13 Keith Campbell Fourth Industrial Revolution Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466674 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Analytics helps firms identify pattern deviation to improve cybersecurity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/analytics-systems-help-businesses-identify-pattern-deviation-to-improve-security-wipro-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466681 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Analytics can mitigate the devastation of pandemics – SAS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/analytics-can-reduce-devastation-of-pandemics-sas-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466718 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 ASSAf awards Fanaroff a gold medal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/assaf-awards-fanaroff-a-gold-medal-2017-10-11 Anine Kilian SCIENCE Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:00:00 +0200 467444 1507792343 1507744800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CSIR seeking to develop new methods to improve local infrastructure production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-seeking-to-develop-new-methods-to-improve-local-infrastructure-production-2017-10-11 Keith Campbell INFRASTRUCTURE Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:06:00 +0200 467363 1507790519 1507709160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 BCX to sell Netcampus subsidiary http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bcx-to-sell-netcampus-subsidiary-2017-10-10 Creamer Media Reporter ICT Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:49:00 +0200 467243 1507632635 1507632540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 MTN appoints new Seagha region VP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-appoints-new-seagha-region-vp-2017-10-06 Anine Kilian ICT Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:52:00 +0200 467018 1507299475 1507297920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company upgrades Verderflex Vantage 5000 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verderflex-vantage-5-000-upgrade-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Science & Technology Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465695 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680132_resized_verderflexvantage5000verderpumpsmedicalpharmaceuticalengineering20171022.jpg MODBUS UPGRADE The Verderflex Vantage 5 000 peristaltic pump has recently improved, integrating a Modbus RTU that allows for increased communication and control 511 287 Scottish, SA scientists demonstrate entanglement swapping for quantum communications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scottish-sa-scientists-demonstrate-entanglement-swapping-for-quantum-communications-2017-10-06 Schalk Burger Research & Development Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465945 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680710_resized_witsphysicsschooloamentanglementswapping09171022.jpg OAM ENTANGLEMENT RIG Entanglement swapping allows the establishment of entanglement between two distant points 511 287 Bolivia and Paraguay sign nuclear cooperation agreements with Russia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bolivia-and-paraguay-sign-agreements-with-russia-on-nuclear-cooperation-2017-10-06 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465847 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Geospatial products distributor launches world’s smallest image laser scanner locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geospatial-products-distributor-launches-worlds-smallest-image-laser-scanner-locally-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464918 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678624_resized_geomaticsacielgeomaticsleicablk360scannertablet0920171022.jpg EASE OF USE The integration of the Leica BLK360 laser image scanner and Autodesk software streamlines the reality capture process 511 287 South Africa’s use of nonweapons-grade uranium to produce medical radioisotopes recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-recognises-south-african-nuclear-achievement-2017-10-06 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465952 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0