Engineering News | Technology & Communications Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/technology Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:59:34 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Global aviation industry increasing focus on cyber threats http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-aviation-industry-increasing-focus-on-cyber-threats-2017-06-23 Keith Campbell AVIATION Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:58:00 +0200 456430 1498213951 1498208280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659117_resized_ortambointernationalairportacsa510220814duane.jpg Cybersecurity is a major concern for the global aviation industry 511 287 Advanced tech key to unlocking future competitiveness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-tech-key-to-unlocking-future-competitiveness-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Technology & Communications Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454808 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655235_resized_mikevincentdeloittedateunknown1022.jpg MIKE VINCENT The Deloitte 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index is essential to fostering competitiveness in manufacturing, a factor essential in ensuring growth in the industry 511 287 AI expected to be key disrupter in transition to smart-city status http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urbanisation-trends-highlight-smart-city-enabling-technology-as-attractive-investment-2017-06-23 David Oliveira INVESTMENT TRENDS Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455243 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Innovative software ensures security in manufacturing automation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-software-ensures-security-in-manufacturing-automation-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Technology & Communications Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454823 1497877709 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655260_resized_cloudninedanielackerbloomberg20121022.jpg CLOUD NINE Cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) will ensure efficiency, reliability, cost benefits and security in automated manufacturing 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 Kaspersky Lab, AVL collaborating on secure-by-design auto components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kaspersky-lab-and-avl-team-up-to-develop-security-hardened-automotive-components-2017-06-23 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455145 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656021_resized_kasperskylabheadoftechnologiesprojectsandreynikishin05171022.jpg ANDREY NIKISHIN The partnership will build a bridge between embedded automotive development and best cybersecurity practices and technologies 511 287 Lighting solutions company adapts to changing technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lighting-solutions-company-adapts-to-changing-technology-2017-06-23 Nica Schreuder Technology & Communications Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454794 1498465559 1498168800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000655210_resized_highmastlightingbekaschreder20161022.jpg Caption: HIGHMAST LIGHTING Beka Schrèder completed a highmast lighting project on the N3 national route connecting Johannesburg and Durban 511 287 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 Syspro, Prophix team up to tackle lucrative African growth markets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/syspro-and-prophix-team-up-to-tackle-lucrative-african-growth-markets-2017-06-23 Schalk Burger Enterprise Planning Systems Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455176 1497877710 1498168800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656065_resized_sysproafricamdmarkwilson06171022.jpg MARK WILSON ERP and corporate planning tools help to level the playing field for local companies competing against larger international companies 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 Ansys outperforms in tough FY17 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ansys-outperforms-in-tough-fy17-2017-06-21 Natasha Odendaal FINANCIAL RESULTS Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:51:00 +0200 456178 1498050270 1498049460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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 Logicalis to acquire majority stake in Packet Systems Indonesia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/logicalis-to-acquire-majority-stake-in-packet-systems-indonesia-2017-06-20 Natasha Odendaal M&A Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:55:00 +0200 455997 1497968153 1497952500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Blue Label seals amended binding Cell C recapitalisation agreements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blue-label-seals-amended-binding-cell-c-recapitalisation-agreements-2017-06-19 Natasha Odendaal MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:12:00 +0200 455885 1497880335 1497877920 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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 Defence-in-depth security model punted for protecting industrial assets http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industrial-cybersecurity-did-strategy-best-practice-rockwell-automation-2017-06-16 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453965 1497253648 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653089_resized_rockwellssasoftwareandcontrolbusinessmanagerchristobuys04171022.jpg CHRISTO BUYS Effective defence-in-depth leads to system security that is designed into the infrastructure and becomes a set of layers within the overall network security 511 287 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 Industrial IoT helping to streamline complex operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iiot-being-adopted-to-reduce-complexity-stratus-2017-06-16 Schalk Burger Industrial Internet of Things Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453991 1497253648 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Mercedes-Benz E-Class to support digital vehicle key solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mercedes-benz-e-class-to-support-digital-vehicle-key-technology-2017-06-16 David Oliveira TECHNOLOGY Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454392 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 Robo-adviser investment solution launched in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/low-cost-etf-robo-advisor-investment-tool-places-investing-in-reach-of-everyone-2017-06-16 Schalk Burger Robo-advisErs Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453995 1497253648 1497564000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653144_resized_itransactretaildirectorlancesolms1022.jpeg LANCE SOLMS ItransactGO creates personal low cost investment portfolios or retirement annuities that track the market and automatically rebalance 511 287 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 Vodacom appoints new chairperson http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-appoints-new-chairperson-2017-06-15 Anine Kilian TELECOMS Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:28:00 +0200 455624 1497533319 1497522480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Towercos could hold the key to mobile tower market growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/towercos-could-hold-the-key-to-mobile-tower-market-growth-2017-06-14 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Wed, 14 Jun 2017 15:40:00 +0200 455518 1497448648 1497447600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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 General Electric bets big on digital http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/general-electric-bets-big-on-digital-2017-06-13 Natasha Odendaal DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:01:00 +0200 455331 1497361913 1497358860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Vodacom sets up R20m disaster relief fund http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vodacom-sets-up-r20m-disaster-relief-fund-2017-06-12 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:24:00 +0200 455197 1497275468 1497273840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Icasa calls for input in call termination discussion document http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/icasa-calls-for-input-in-call-termination-discussion-document-2017-06-12 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:16:00 +0200 455164 1497270627 1497269760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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