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 […]

Winner of “Best Technical Article in PositionIT” for 2014

  Congratulations to Hendrik Hugo whose article “A visit to the Saint Helena Island airport project” was selected as 2014’s best locally written technical article  published in PositionIT.  The article was published in the October 2014 issue of PositionIT. Hugo received a multifunction printer sponsored by Canon as the prize for his winning article. A lucky reader, Kevin Musungu, […]

Invitation to the 25th AMEU technical convention

  City Power, in conjunction with City of Johannesburg, extends an invitation to attend the 25th National Technical Convention of the Association of Municipal Electricity Utilities (AMEU) from 4 – 7 October 2015. This prestigious centennial event will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The invitation also extends to a sporting activity and […]

Expansion and acceleration of the Independent Power Producer Procurement programme

  Tina Joemat-Pettersson, the Minister of Energy announced the preferred bidders for Bid Window 4 of the REIPPP, and made the following statement regarding the expansion and acceleration of the Independent Power Producer Procurement programme in respect renewable energy, coal, gas and industrial co-generation on 16 April 2015 as follows: Starts… Resolving the energy challenge remains a […]

Keynote speakers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska, President of the Institute of Navigation, and Dr. Carl Reed, former Chief Technology Officer at the Open Geospatial Consortium, will be keynote speakers at Geomatics Indaba 2015, South Africa’s foremost surveying, geospatial and mapping conference. Dorota Grejner-Brzezinska is a professor and chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, and […]

Domestic use of energy in the spotlight

  This year’s Domestic Use of Energy (DUE) Conference brought together behavioral experts, engineers and other energy specialists to address and promote energy efficiency. The conference, which took place from 30 March to 1 April 2015 at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, was themed “Towards sustainable energy solutions for the developing world”. Benoit Lebot, […]

Further call for papers for Geomatics Indaba 2015

  Authors and presenters are invited to submit both peer-reviewed academic papers and general papers for presentation at Geomatics Indaba 2015 which takes place on 11, 12 and 13 August 2015 at Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng (www.geomatics.org.za). Interested parties are encouraged to submit papers in line with the conference theme of “Developing spatial technologies […]