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Nov 21, 2014
The South African government has been ranked thirty-fifth out of this year’s top 500 global infrastructure owners, with its infrastructure valued at $80.584-billion, as measured by reported net tangible fixed assets. This is according to global software developer...
Nov 07, 2014
Global technology provider SKF relaunched its spherical roller bearings (SRBs) campaign in September to gather new momentum in the South African market for improved product penetration in key applications. SKF asset management business development manager Giscard...
Nov 04, 2014
The South African government has been ranked thirty-fifth out of this year’s top 500 global infrastructure owners, with its infrastructure valued at $80.58-million, as measured by reported net tangible fixed assets. This is according to global software developer...
Jun 06, 2014
Maintenance and testing procedures on power plant boilers can be monitored with engineering consulting company Carab Tekniva’s U-Fi wireless communication solution that was released in South Africa last year.
Apr 11, 2014
Software developer Live Monitoring launched its greenMON software –a world-first automated carbon emission footprint measurement and verification software solution – for the buildings of small, medium-sized and large enterprises in November.
Apr 04, 2014
The No. 1 Silo of the Victoria and Alfred Silo Precinct received a six star Green Star South Africa rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) last year, which is the first office building in Cape Town to do so, and the second in South Africa.
Mar 14, 2014
The economic downturn that impacted on South Africa over the last five years has forced many companies to reconsider how their fleets are managed, says software developer Dariel Solutions MD Malcolm Rabson. He notes that most companies use road transport, as it is...
Feb 14, 2014
The efficiency of inspections at base station sites, which monitor electromagnetic emissions, can now be materially improved, claims the developer of a tablet and Web interface software program that gathers data on site and sends the information to the operator’s...
Oct 14, 2013
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Feb 15, 2013
Since the launch of its YouthSpark initiative in December last year, global software developer Microsoft has reached over half a million youth and made $1.1-million worth of software donations to nongovernmental organisations in sub-Saharan Africa. The programme,...
Feb 06, 2013
Global software developer Microsoft Corporation on Wednesday launched the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative to engage in Africa’s economic development and assist in improving the continent’s global competitiveness. The company indicated that it planned, through the...
Feb 05, 2013
Engineering consulting expert Carab Tekniva has introduced the innovative and technologically advanced U-Fi wireless communication solution that is specifically designed to track and record maintenance and testing undertaken on power plant boilers
Feb 01, 2013
Integrating wireless technology with industrial plant management systems that keep track of maintenance history and modifications, enables plants to be maintained more effectively and, hence, operate efficiently over an extended plant lifecycle, says industrial...
Nov 30, 2012
Some 19 months after the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) launched its much-anticipated online mining cadastre portal to promote expediency and transparency throughout the mineral rights application process, the beleaguered system remains limited in its...
Sep 28, 2012
The development and deployment of information technology (IT) systems to support its logistical functions have been used to improve efficiency in its other logistics companies, says AltX-listed logistics specialist group OneLogix CEO Ian Lourens.
Jul 27, 2012
Centurion-based electronic parts catalogue (EPC) software developer Multicat, in April, completed vehicle manufacturer Toyota South Africa Motors’ (TSAM’s) migration from a desktop-based EPC to an online catalogue.
Jul 20, 2012
New Zealand-based software developer Professional Software On Demand Anywhere (Psoda) is marketing its Psoda project-management software to mining companies worldwide.
Apr 13, 2012
Software developer Dariel Solutions has been awarded an innovation grant by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for its WBX weighbridge software for rail and road and is planning to export the system.
Feb 24, 2012
Thirty-five unemployed information technology (IT) graduates have boosted their marketability and chances of finding employment after an intensive, week-long open source software workshop organised by information communication technology (ICT) incubator, the Eastern...
Aug 12, 2011
A locally-developed quoting and costing software program enables small and medium-sized service businesses, such as contractors, consultants, engineers and project managers, to easily control the costs associated with jobs, quickly produce accurate quotes for clients...
Jul 08, 2011
Sustainability software developer CarbonSystems CEO David Solsky believes the South African market has the potential to be the fastest growing market globally in terms of gathering and reporting on data related to sustainability.
Jun 10, 2011
Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software developer for computer-aided design systems SolidCAM has launched a CAM programme that reduces cutting times by optimising tool engagement and cutting feed through the entire tool path, the company reports.
Jun 10, 2011
Process visualisation, manufacturing execution systems and reporting software solutions provider Adroit Technologies will launch a world first when it introduces its Adroit supervisory control and data acquisition (Scada) Intelligence (Asi) product, in July. Asi is...
May 03, 2011
Attached please find a press release on: Innovative mining software developer, Maptek, has established an office in New Delhi to service the Indian mining market.
Apr 29, 2011
Systems automation company GE Intelligent Platforms has acquired technology assets from software developer CSense Systems of Pretoria, Gauteng, during April. GE says the acquisition of CSense’s assets will expand its Proficy Software Platform’s analytic...
Mar 18, 2011
The biennial International Pump User Conference (IPUC), will this year focus on finding ways to adapt to a world with limited, and more expensive, power supplies.
Jan 21, 2011
Software developer Mooncoder took the grand prize in leading mobile provider Samsung Electronics’ bada Developer Challenge, winning US$300 000.
Oct 02, 2009
Engineering software developer and pump specialist TAS Online reported that safety factors applied at the design stage frequently lead to pumps being overdesigned for required duties and operating below best efficiency zones.
Jul 24, 2009
Software developer Microsoft will unveil its latest Windows 7 operating system at the Microsoft Tech-Ed Africa 2009 conference in Durban next month.
Jun 12, 2009
Software developer HandyMAP reports that the market for global positioning system (GPS) software for mobile phones is growing.
Oct 17, 2008
Software developer Syspro says that it wants to empower its clients to be more self-sufficient, using Web-based tools to give quicker access to information and ensuring a faster return on investment.
Oct 13, 2008
Netherlands-based software developer HGH Business Consultancy has appointed Ability Solutions as the official South African representative for its enterprise rental application, called DynaRent. DynaRent is a vertical industry application that managed a rental life...
Oct 13, 2008
Attached please find a press release on: HGH Business Consultancy, a software developer and service provider in the Netherlands has appointed Ability Solutions as its official South African representative for its enterprise rental application DynaRent.
Oct 03, 2008
Engineering software developer Technical Application Software (TAS) Online has successfully conducted a pilot project to assess the efficiency of the pump system at a typical municipal water tower pumping station using its PumpMonitor technology.
May 23, 2008
Full name: Richard Ian Creighton Position: Business leader, Honeywell Building Solutions Africa Date and place of birth: Springs August 10, 1975
Feb 22, 2008
Software developer for the automotive industry Multicat has updated the latest version of its Multicat electronic parts catalogue (EPC)
Oct 10, 2007
Attached please find a press release on: Amidst record results posted by Mincom Limited, Australia’s largest commercial software developer and global provider of software to the mining sector, the company’s African operations have seen significant growth...
Sep 14, 2007
More severe than the lack of skills is said to be the lack of experienced skilled people, and this is something that the Technology Leadership Programme (TLP) aims to address.
Aug 28, 2007
Attached please find a press release on: Global ERP software developer, HansaWorld and Cape Town based reseller, Unilynx have partnered to provide a solution for car rental companies in South Africa.