Archive for 2018

Compact UAV lidar unit recognised with award

Riegl was recently awarded the 2017 Mapps Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Award for its miniVUX-1UAV miniaturised lidar sensor for unmanned laser scanning in the Technology Innovation category. The lidar sensor is a user-friendly and cost-efficient device to acquire survey-grade measurement data by use of remotely-piloted multi-rotor, rotary-wing, or fixed-wing UAVs for a variety of […]

App integrates train and bus transport

The new Gautrain website and mobile application was launched at the Technology Innovation Conference 2018 held at the Gallagher Conference Centre. The platforms are user-friendly interfaces which allow users to register and receive relevant travel information online at their own convenience. The Gautrain website and mobile application offers a trip planning tool which assists passengers […]

Ten key takeaways from Eskom’s 2017/18 interim financial results

A refreshing honesty and frankness in dealing with the critical issues facing the utility was revealed by new Eskom chairman Jabu Mabuza and acting CEO Phakamani Hadebe at the long awaited and delayed Eskom interim financial results presentation for the six-month period ending 30 September 2017. New Eskom chairman, Jabu Mabuza Eskom’s interim financials revealed […]

Innovation and blockchain tech high on the agenda at the tenth Africa Energy Indaba

Leading figures within the African energy scene will convene at the tenth Africa Energy Indaba, the World Energy Council’s annual African regional meeting, to discuss the importance of innovation and regional integration at a time when the energy sector is undergoing a major transition. The World Energy Council will host a high-level energy leaders’ dialogue […]