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Jan 16, 2015
The exploitation of minerals must form the basis of diversified economies in the developing world, said Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor on Thursday. “Exports of raw materials and oils often strengthen a currency, rendering other products less...
Jun 20, 2014
New Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor, recently appointed to the post for the second time, has committed her department to vigorously help in the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP). She was speaking at a recent media conference at the...
Jul 27, 2012
Aerodyne Research Manufacturing has launched its new fabric for the canopies of skydiving parachutes. The self-healing technology fabric comes after nearly two years of research and development.
May 25, 2012
A final decision on the fate of the controversial pebble bed modular reactor project will be made in 2013.
May 17, 2012
A final decision on the fate of the controversial Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR), a small-scale nuclear reactor project that was placed into care and maintenance in 2010, would be made in 2013, Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins confirmed this week....
Nov 05, 2010
The donation of a Nissan PrimaStar van from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in 2009 has enabled the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, in Newtown, Johannesburg, to extend the reach of the Emasondondo mobile science laboratory project to reach 23 schools and 12 780...
Feb 20, 2009
The National Research Foundation (NRF) on Friday stated that it was spearheading an R80-million national High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (HRTEM) centre. The HRTEM centre would be located at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) in the...
Feb 13, 2004
With a population of about 1,3-billion people, a gross domestic product that increased by 9,1% last year and improved living standards, China holds many promises for South African contractors.