Guidelines for the safe use of standby / portable generators on utilities’ networks

  In the past few months, many South Africans had to make peace with the fact that the country does not have enough generating capacity to meet the growing demand for energy. This admission has seen many households and businesses subjected to load shedding as the grid creaked under severe pressure and back-up generating capacity […]

Win a sponsored trip to Geomatics Indaba 2015

  The South African Geomatics Institute (SAGI), in response to a skills-development challenge from the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform,  has decided to sponsor five individuals (by way of a competition) to attend Geomatics Indaba 2015. Flights, transport, accommodation and delegate fees will be covered for the five delegates sponsored by SAGI, in addition […]

Top keynote speaker line-up for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Kees de Zeeuw from the Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster), The Netherlands, has agreed to be a keynote speaker at Geomatics Indaba 2015. He joins Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President of the Institute of Navigation, and Dr. Carl Reed, former Chief Technology Officer at the Open Geospatial Consortium, who will also be sharing their expertise at the […]

Winner of best technical article in EngineerIT for 2014

Congratulations to Ross Manyika whose article “3D printing technology produced locally” was selected as the best locally written technical article published in EngineerIT during 2014. The article was published in the March 2014 issue. Ross received a multifunction printer sponsored by Canon as the prize for his winning article. A lucky reader, Ndleleni Boyilane has […]

Invitation to enter international energy competition

  The Energy Institute (EI)’s annual awards competition is now open and the EI is calling for entries from all sectors of the global energy industry. These awards, run by the EI for over 15 years, celebrate the best of the energy sector, highlighting the invaluable contribution that the industry makes to society. Ian Marchant, […]

South Africa close to a decision regarding its nuclear programme

  The South African government continues to make significant progress in its engagements with various prospective nuclear vendor countries as part of the process towards the implementation of the expansion of the nuclear new build programme, as required for energy security based on a sustainable energy mix. This programme is premised on the nuclear energy […]

Winner of the “Vector Best Technical Article 2014” competition

  Congratulations to Connie Jonker whose article, “SANS 10114-1 compliance a prerequisite” was selected as 2014’s best locally written technical article published in the April 2014 issue of Vector. Connie received a multifunction printer sponsored by Canon as the prize for his winning article. Team Vector now invites you to get writing and to submit technical articles for […]

Winner of the “Best technical article in Energize” 2014 prize

  Congratulations to Patrick O’Halloran whose article “Live-line techniques in high voltage overhead transmission line repair” was selected as 2014’s best locally written technical article published in Energize. Patrick received a multifunction printer sponsored by Canon as the prize for his winning article. A lucky reader, Ian Worthington, won R1000 for being the 20th person […]

EE Publishers helps UJ student complete third year studies

  EE Publishers has taken the decision to sponsor third year electrical engineering student, Meshack Thusi, by contributing R25 000 towards his academic fees. Thusi is a registered student at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), and was identified by the Faculty of Engineering’s Relationship Co-ordinator, Lucia Pelser, as a student deserving of financial support. Chris Yelland, […]

UAVs in action at Geomatics Indaba 2015

  The Geomatics Indaba UAV Airshow 2015 is being held on 10 August 2015 at the Barnstormers Model Flying Club in Ekurhuleni. The event will showcase a diverse range of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) with manufacturers and service providers on hand to explain how the various UAVs are assembled, operated and used for accurate data […]