Engineering News | Technology & Communications Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/technology Wed, 23 Aug 2017 02:40:47 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Armstrong to head WBS Chair in Digital Business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/armstrong-appointed-head-of-wbs-chair-in-digital-business-2017-08-22 Natasha Odendaal NEW APPOINTMENTS Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:35:00 +0200 462375 1503409914 1503408900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Altron sets sights on new era with new five-year strategy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/altron-sets-sight-on-new-era-with-new-five-year-strategy-2017-08-22 Natasha Odendaal CORPORATE ACTIVITY Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:42:00 +0200 462355 1503406527 1503405720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672978_resized_mtetonyatice1022.jpg Altron CEO Mteto Nyati 511 287 Robotics surgery offers peace of mind to more men with prostate cancer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/robotics-surgery-offers-peace-of-mind-to-more-men-with-prostate-cancer-2017-08-21 Kim Cloete TECHNOLOGY Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:45:00 +0200 462181 1503310989 1503308700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672585_resized_davinciroboticsurgery1022.jpg 511 287 Cell C appoints new chairperson, deputy chairperson http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cell-c-appoints-new-chairperson-deputy-chairperson-2017-08-21 Anine Kilian ICT Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:35:00 +0200 462179 1503310719 1503308100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Competition Commission sets sights on high data costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-commission-sets-sights-on-high-data-costs-2017-08-18 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMMUNICATIONS Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:03:00 +0200 462110 1503065299 1503064980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Discovery CE scoops innovation award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/discovery-ce-scoops-innovation-award-2017-08-18 Kim Cloete INNOVATION Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:59:00 +0200 462087 1503052599 1503050340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 African conference strives to boost bioenergy industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-conference-strives-to-boost-bioenergy-industries-2017-08-18 Nadine James Science & Technology Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460573 1502782666 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668709_resized_gorgefarmkenyafiestbiogasplantipptropicalpowerjul20141022.jpg GORGE FARM The commercial vegetable farm in Naivasha, Kenya, hosts a biogas plant as part of a larger renewable energy project - the Gorge Farm Energy Park 511 287 Asian giant proceeds with latest nuclear expansion project with Russia http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/asian-giant-proceeds-with-latest-nuclear-expansion-project-with-russia-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460914 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Bentley Systems releases update for AutoPIPE Connect edition http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bentley-systems-releases-update-for-autopipe-connect-edition-2017-08-11 Ilan Solomons SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460211 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667862_resized_autopiperibbonbentley010820171022.jpg MAINTAINING EFFICIENT WORKFLOWS The addition increases the accuracy of the stress intensification factors for tees based on the work done with FEA 2012 and newer ASME B31.1 and B31.3 codes 511 287 Cloud virtualization platform adds flexibility to legacy enterprise networks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cloud-network-virtualisation-platform-makes-legacy-enterprise-networks-flexible-and-adaptable-2017-08-18 Schalk Burger Internet services Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460766 1502785187 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Construction contract awarded for Kenya’s techno city http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-2017-08-18 John Muchira PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460875 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Draft empowerment code for the defence industry gazetted http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-draft-empowerment-code-for-the-defence-industry-is-gazetted-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell Defence Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460841 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Education and training imperative for modern supply chain management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/education-and-training-imperative-for-modern-supply-chain-management-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460404 1503411157 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668200_resized_honeywellautomationorionconsoleexhibitionatautomationworld201704171022.jpg FUTURE-FOCUSED Companies are increasingly upgrading their manufacturing facilities to streamline operations and remove constraints through automation 511 287 Modern materials handling systems support operational improvements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modern-materials-handling-systems-support-operational-improvements-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460402 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668196_resized_normanmalekaseweurodrive0820171022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA Technologies like SEW-EURODRIVE’s MOVITRANS are paving the way to the fully integrated and automated future of materials handling 511 287 Neutral Internet exchange point reports strong growth in African demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/peering-service-growth-target-highlights-demand-in-ssa-2017-08-18 Schalk Burger Internet services Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460877 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669447_resized_teracobusinessdevelopmentmanagermichelemccann04171022.jpg MICHELE MCCANN Teraco has invested in hardware and systems to support critical infrastructure in multiple countries 511 287 Processing power, analytics enabling machine learning across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/processing-power-and-analytics-enable-industries-to-deploy-machine-learning-compuscan-2017-08-18 Schalk Burger Industrial Analytics Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460818 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Project aids community development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/project-aids-community-development-2017-08-18 Marleny Arnoldi Technology & Communications Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460517 1502782665 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668627_resized_royalhaskoningdhvcornubiainterchangeinfrastructure20171022.jpg PILING UP Royal HaskoningDHV construction project manager Drew Wilson says the biggest challenge has been piling and the foundation of the structure 511 287 South Africa supplying critical medical radioisotope to 50 countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africas-radioisotopes-company-is-thriving-and-has-global-recognition-2017-08-18 Keith Campbell Nuclear Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460849 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Telematics fleet management solutions guarantee increased profitability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telematics-fleet-management-solutions-guarantee-increased-profitability-2017-08-18 Robyn Wilkinson Technology & Communications Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460386 1502782664 1503007200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668271_resized_mixtelematicsscreeninterface0820171022.jpg INFORMATION AT A GLANCE The MiX Journey Management tool presents all information relating to cargo’s journey in a clear and efficient manner to facilitate quicker decision-making 511 287 Thermal imaging cameras, speakers deployed in bid to protect rhino http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermal-imaging-cameras-speakers-deployed-in-bid-to-protect-rhino-2017-08-18 David Oliveira TECHNOLOGY & CONSERVATION Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460694 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Africa can benefit from global volatility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-can-benefit-from-global-volatility-2017-08-17 Kim Cloete DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:59:00 +0200 462005 1502983532 1502981940 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Business leaders facing the wave of digital transformation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/facing-the-wave-of-digital-transformation-2017-08-17 Kim Cloete DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:43:00 +0200 461996 1502983115 1502980980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Icasa, CEO part ways http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/icasa-ceo-part-ways-2017-08-17 Creamer Media Reporter MANAGEMENT CHANGES Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:54:00 +0200 461979 1502978190 1502978040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Infraco to get new CEO as Kwele’s term ends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/infraco-to-get-new-ceo-as-kweles-term-ends-2017-08-17 Creamer Media Reporter MANAGEMENT CHANGES Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:37:00 +0200 461976 1502977866 1502977020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Cybersecurity must be foundation for digital economy, but skills deficit problematic – BMI-T http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cybersecurity-must-be-foundation-for-digital-economy-but-skills-deficit-problematic-bmi-t-2017-08-17 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:56:00 +0200 461964 1502976123 1502974560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Global information security spending to reach $86.4bn in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-information-security-spending-to-reach-864bn-in-2017-2017-08-16 Creamer Media Reporter CYBERSECURITY Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:34:00 +0200 461853 1502894514 1502894040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Manufacturing sector slows Q2 spending, Q3 outlook more promising http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-sector-slows-q2-spending-q3-outlook-more-promising-2017-08-16 Natasha Odendaal MANUFACTURING Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:40:00 +0200 461842 1502896241 1502890800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671710_resized_andrederuyter06171022duane.jpg Manufacturing Circle chairperson Andre de Ruyter 511 287 Three new trends key to businesses’ digital economy survival http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-new-trends-key-to-businesses-digital-economy-survival-2017-08-15 Creamer Media Reporter TECHNOLOGY Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:36:00 +0200 461703 1502808119 1502807760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Limit artificial intelligence to ‘specific use cases’, companies urged http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/intelligence-for-a-purpose-should-define-business-ai-investments-entelect-2017-08-11 Schalk Burger ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460069 1501769221 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Oil and gas companies falling victim to cyberattacks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cyberattacks-and-hacks-being-used-to-attack-and-defraud-og-industry-kaspersky-lab-2017-08-11 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459976 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Open Design festival to be held in Cape Town this month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/art-meets-science-at-africas-first-steam-symposium-2017-08-11 Dylan Slater EVENTS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460108 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Safety at the forefront with first spray-cooled roof http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-at-the-forefront-with-first-spray-cooled-roof-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459963 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667306_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryerssystemsspraycooledsystemsspraycooledeaffurnace0720171022.jpg NEW SYSTEM Electric arc furnace with spray-cooled equipment in the charging phase 511 287 Smart factory systems boosting product customisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-factory-systems-to-support-greater-co-creation-and-product-customisation-2017-08-11 Schalk Burger INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460077 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 South Africa sets up entity to house all radio astronomy facilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-sets-up-a-new-radio-astronomy-institution-2017-08-11 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460043 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Survey identifies protecting market share as one of top priorities for South African organisations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/survey-highlights-key-business-priorities-digital-era-differentiation-for-sa-businesses-2017-08-11 Mia Breytenbach SURVEYS Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460030 1501769220 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667431_resized_experianmdsimonrussell0720171022.jpg SIMON RUSSELL Creating a presence that separates businesses from the pack is critical for improving competitiveness 511 287 TITAN vacuum furnace purchased to support aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/titan-vacuum-furnace-purchased-to-support-aerospace-industry-2017-08-11 Tasneem Bulbulia Science & Technology Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459794 1501769219 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667301_resized_furnaceskilnsovensdryersaerospacebloomberg3147243601210720171022.jpg PURSUING INDUSTRIES Diamond Heat Treat will use the TITAN vacuum furnace to pursue the aerospace industry 511 287 Helios Towers Tanzania acquires Zantel’s mainland tower portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/helios-towers-tanzania-acquires-zantels-mainland-tower-portfolio-2017-08-10 Natasha Odendaal TELECOMS Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:44:00 +0200 461105 1502369175 1502351040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0