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From the editor's desk: The virtual business assistant
May 2020, Editor's Choice

Have you ever wished someone would automate the daily grind of routine tasks and set you free to focus on the more engaging aspects of your job?
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From the editor's desk: The virtual business assistant
June 2020, Editor's Choice

Enter robotic process automation (RPA), a disruptive workplace technology that uses software “robots” to mimic many of the repetitive interactions human beings have with their computers. It performs such ...
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From the editor’s desk: Loop signatures and digital postage during lockdown
May 2020, News

In this month’s issue, we publish the first updated version of Michael Brown’s Loop Signature series of articles, the material that forms the basis for his popular control loop training courses.  ...
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EtherCAT Technology Group seminars postponed due to coronavirus pandemic
May 2020, News

The series of EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) seminars, scheduled to be held in South Africa from 22-29 October, has had to be postponed due to the uncertainty relating to travel and event hosting as ...
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In memoriam: Vivienne Caroline Dorrington - 19 June 1958 – 21 April 2020
May 2020, News

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our CEO, Vivienne Dorrington, after a long and brave battle with cancer. Like her father, Ray Beaumont, who founded Technews Publishing in 1985, ...
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From the editor's desk: AI is manufacturing’s new companion
April 2020, News

Artificial intelligence (AI) is not new. In fact, the ideas have been around since the 1950s when Enigma code breaker, Alan Turing, discussed the building of intelligent machines in a scientific paper ...
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From the editor's desk: Maintenance is the new cool
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2020, News

An interesting spin-off of digitalisation in today’s manufacturing plants is how it has elevated the maintenance department from obscurity to the status of primary organisational profit driver. Preventative ...
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From the editor's desk: Digital twins require digital threads and therein lies the rub
March 2020, News

It’s interesting to see how the use of digital twins to drive production efficiency is maturing thanks to the cost-effective implementation technologies of the IIoT. One of the bottlenecks to wider adoption ...
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Technews to bring EtherCAT Technology Group seminars to SA during October
March 2020, News

Technews Publishing (publisher of SA Instrumentation & Control magazine) is again proud to announce that together with the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG), it will organise a series of breakfast seminars ...
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Africa Automation Technology Fair 2021: A new immersive experience
March 2020, News

Positioned as the heartbeat of the industry in Africa, Africa Automation Fair has evolved and transformed to meet the needs of industry and is now named the Africa Automation Technology Fair.
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From the editor's desk: Technology trends for 2020
February 2020, News

Since no objective rules exist for determining the next big thing, prophesy-style articles are simply the opinion of their authors, and contradictory views abound. The market for commodities is a good ...
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From the editor's desk: The power of 23
December 2019, News

Have you ever looked back on a year and wondered how you survived it? For the majority of South Africans, 2019 was such a year. It started benignly enough, cosily wrapped in the blanket of Ramaphoria ...
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