January 31st, 2005, Published in Uncategorised articles

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What is EngineerIT?

EngineerIT is a business-to-business magazine, published by EE Publishers, in print and on-line, eleven times a year, focussed on the business of science, engineering and technology.

EngineerIT covers:

  • Information and communication technology (ICT), including telecommunications, networking, broadcasting, computing and software

  • Electronics design, manufacture, test and components

  • Measurement and instrumentation

  • Automation and control

  • Amateur radio, aerospace technology and astronomy

EngineerIT provides a voice for the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), Wireless Access Providers Association (WAPA), the British Computer Society (BCS), the Information Technology Association (ITA); the IEEE SA Section, the National Laboratory Association (NLA), the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA), the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS), the South African Council for Automation and Control (SACAC/IFAC), the Telkom Society of Engineers (TSE), and the South African Electrotechnical Export Council (SAEEC). 


Electronic, information and communication technologies form a critical, pervasive and enabling role in all aspects of engineering for economic, business and social development.

The vision for EngineerIT is to be a responsible and independent formative influence in its sector, by providing an effective forum of communication of important issues facing the target audience, including relevant political, economic, social, regulatory, legal, business, technical, environmental, safety and consumer issues.

Technology innovation in these fields is fast-moving, and we therefore have made it our task to provide information on these developments, techniques, products, systems, services and application needs to enhance and maximise the business potential, and to bring the economic and social benefits to fruition.


EngineerIT’s mission is to be the leading magazine in its field, providing a valued forum of communication for its readers, keeping them abreast of developments, news, views and opinion on the techniques and application of electronic, information and communication technologies in all aspects of engineering for economic, business and social development.

Target readership

EngineerIT primarily serves readers in the Southern African region, and the target audience includes:

  • The engineering sectors in their widest context, including computer, software, information, communications, process, manufacturing, industrial, electronics, electrical mechanical, mining, construction, civil, chemical, process, industrial, manufacturing, medical, electronics, computer, information and communications engineering

  • Executives, officials, managers, academics, researchers, designers, developers, engineers, technologists and technicians in the public and private sectors in these fields

  • System integrators, project managers and consultants in the public and private sectors in these fields

  • Manufacturers, marketers and suppliers of products, systems and services to these important sectors

EngineerIT online

Engineer IT is available on line at Readers are also invited to subscribe to the monthly email newsletter by visiting .

Editorial team

  • Annette Thompson BCom – editor,

  • Clare van Zwieten BA hons (Journ) – managing editor

  • Hans van de Groenendaal MEng (Honoris Causa) – features editor

  • Dr. Naren Gupta BSc(Eng) DTSc MTech PhD MBA CEng FIEE MIIE MIRSE SMIEEE ILTM – consulting editor

  • John Wilson FSAIMC MSAIEE – consulting editor


Published by

EE Publishers (Pty) Ltd
P O Box 458, Muldersdrift, 1747, Gauteng, South Africa
Plot 110, Bokmakierie Road, Nooitgedacht, Gauteng, South Africa
Tel: 011 543-7000
Fax: 011 543-7025 or 086 524 6714


The circulation of EngineerIT is audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC). EngineerIT is published eleven times per annum and has an audited average monthly circulation of 5239 for the period ending June 2013.

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