Archive for December, 2016

Eskom wins Concourt judgement

  The Constitutional Court has affirmed Eskom’s award of a R5-billion contract to Areva for the replacement of the six steam generators at the Koeberg power station near Cape Town. This decision ends a long-standing dispute between the power utility and Westinghouse, a rival service provider. According to a report on Business Day’s website (http://bit.ly/2ieZUSN), […]

Analysts share their 2017 expectations

  The days when one could lift out one or maybe two trends expected to dominate a new year are long gone. There are so many issues that are likely to dominate 2017 that it would be more appropriate to highlight a few of these issues that stood out in 2016 and are likely to […]

Citizen science brings seismology to smartphones

  UC Berkeley’s worldwide network of smartphone earthquake detectors has recorded nearly 400 earthquakes since the MyShake app was made available for download in February 2016. The Android app harnesses a smartphone’s motion detectors to measure earthquake ground motion, then sends that data back to the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory for analysis. The eventual goal is […]

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