EE Publishers is hiring: Junior technology journalist; Junior graphic designer

  Junior technology journalist EE Publishers seeks a dynamic, young, newly-qualified journalist with an interest and aptitude in science, technology and engineering, for full-time employment at its offices in the Muldersdrift area. The successful candidate will be involved in several aspects of EE Publishers’ print magazines, email newsletters, e-zines and websites, including the writing, subediting […]

Call for papers for Energize RE, March 2016

  This is a CALL FOR PAPERS in Energize RE, the Renewable Energy supplement of the March 2016 edition of Energize magazine. Papers of approximately 2000 to 3000 words should be submitted in editable MS Word format. Papers should be generic in nature, and should not have an overtly self-serving or commercial content. Preference is given to original papers or papers that have not been published […]

ICASA IMT roadmap a leap forward in the spectrum debacle

  The publication of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) roadmap for radio frequency spectrum for International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) for comment has been welcomed by many of the vendors of telecommunication equipment and some South African telcos. They said it was a great leap forward.  It is significant that ICASA has followed […]

The Van der Bijl Awards at the 2014 Eskom Expo for Young Scientists

  More than 60 000 learners from schools in 26 regions around the country submit their science projects, exhibiting research, design, entrepreneurship, innovation and inventiveness at the regional Expos, with over a thousand learners participating in the national finals. Learners have the opportunity to discuss their work with professional scientists, judges, educators, learners from other […]

Albert van Jaarsveld – loss for NRF, win for UKZN

  The CEO of the National Research Foundation (NRF), Dr. Albert van Jaarsveld, will be taking up the position of vice-chancellor and principal at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). This is a loss for the NRF, but a great win for UKZN. It comes shortly after his reappointment as the NRF’s CEO for a second five-year […]

Great expectations as SATNAC 2014 explores ubiquitous broadband

  When SATNAC 2014 opens its doors in Port Elizabeth on 1 September delegates will be in for an interesting few days as the presenters and panellists will focus on ubiquitous broadband as an enabler to transform the lives of ordinary South Africans.  The conference theme is “Ubiquitous Broadband – an enabler to transform lives”. […]

2014 ECA Presidential Excellence Awards Banquet and National Golf Day

Announcement and invitation The Electrical Contractors Association of South Africa and Vector magazine invite you to meet the movers and shakers in the electrical contracting industry, develop business and personal relationships in the sector, and have fun at the 2014 ECA Presidential Excellence Awards Banquet and National Golf Day. DATE: Thursday, 20 November 2014 TIME: […]

Eskom shake-up on the cards…

  Shortly after new minister of public enterprises, Lynne Brown, read Eskom Generation the riot act at the 2014 Eskom financial results presentation on 11 July 2014, there are signs that a significant shake-up is on the cards at Eskom. Mike Rossouw, former general manager engineering at Richards Bay Minerals, group executive strategy and risk […]

Pumped storage scheme’s HV yard successfully energised

  Eskom successfully energised the high voltage (HV) yard and three power lines at the Ingula pumped storage scheme in June 2014. The project is currently under construction near Ladysmith on the border of KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State. The Ingula pumped-storage scheme, located within the Little Drakensberg mountain range, 23 km north-east of Van Reenen’s, […]