merSETA and Festo to establish 4IR centre November 2023, Festo South Africa merSETA partnered with Festo, a leading supplier of industrial automation solutions and a global leader in technical education, to establish a 4IR skills centre at Maluti TVET College.
Young KwaZulu-Natal innovator shines at Eskom Expo November 2023 A young innovator from KwaZulu-Natal has won awards at the 43rd Eskom Expo International Science Fair for his research project, which uses renewable energy resources like solar and wind power as a backup power source for cell phone towers during loadshedding.
Electricity wheeled via Cape Town’s grid November 2023 The first clean, green energy has officially been wheeled via the City of Cape Town’s energy grid. Growthpoint Properties became the first party to wheel renewable electricity in the City in collaboration with licensed electricity trader Etana Energy.
Innovate announces Space Challenge for SA innovators November 2023 Innovate UK invites South African youth interested in space technology to participate in the NextGen Space Challenge – an international knowledge exchange and mentorship opportunity for youth-led and space-related solutions, using Earth observation data to help tackle climate change and disaster management in South Africa.
Iritron achieves impressive safety record November 2023, Iritron
Iritron is an engineering, integration and manufacturing company, and also a provider of engineered solutions in the fields of electrical, instrumentation, control systems, decision support, and solar ...
Trends in the test and measurement industry November 2023 The third annual TANDM Community Connect (TCC) event, TCC23, will take place on 16 November 2023 in Pretoria, and 23 November 2023 in Stellenbosch. First launched in 2019, TCC has become a cornerstone of the local test and measurement industry’s calendar.
AVEVA signs two contracts with Kent November 2023 AVEVA has signed two contracts with Kent, a leading engineering company in oil and gas and low-carbon energy. As part of a system integrator agreement, Kent will be enabled to implement lifecycle digital solutions to industrial customers. The second contract is an enterprise agreement for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for Kent digital projects delivery.
The evolution of the digital person at MESA 2023 November 2023, Schneider Electric South Africa Addressing delegates at the recent MESA Africa international summit, Dr Suven Ramsunder, digital transformation expert at Schneider Electric, emphasised that individuals’ perception of what technology can do for them continues to influence their decision-making process.
TUT Solar Team wins Ilanga Cup November 2023 The TUT Solar Team has retained its title as the Bridgestone Ilanga Challenger Class Champions after completing a whopping 110 laps on the 4 kilometre-long racetrack during the 12-hour challenge.
SEW-EURODRIVE launches online purchasing November 2023, SEW-Eurodrive In an important digital initiative to make product selection and procurement easier for customers. SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa has launched an online purchasing feature on its website.
SICK and Endress+Hauser to join forces in process automation November 2023, Endress+Hauser South Africa German sensor company SICK, and Swiss measurement and automation technology specialist Endress+Hauser, want to intensify their cooperation. Both companies are aiming for a strategic partnership for SICK’s process automation business segment and have signed a joint memorandum of understanding.
From the editor's desk: Joining the quantum dots November 2023, Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control)
This year’s Nobel prizes were recently announced. I was fascinated by the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, which was awarded for research on quantum dots, and I wondered what they actually are. Well, they ...
Festo sponsors Power Engineering conference November 2023, Festo South Africa The School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Johannesburg recently opened its doors for the 31st Southern African Universities Power Engineering Conference. This prestigious conference focuses on power engineering, a crucial field that deals with the design, development and maintenance of power systems and equipment.
Eskom Expo honours young scientists November 2023 At this year’s Eskom Expo International Science Fair (ISF), young scientists reaped the benefits of their hard work and ingenuity, receiving full and partial bursaries, cash prizes, laptops, and opportunities for work-based exposure during their school holidays. The fair brought together the brightest young scientists from across South Africa and various other countries.