Industrial software solutions provider road show

  Wonderware by Schneider Electric recently held their Wonderware Winter Breakfast at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, the third of five countrywide road shows. 120 guests from various industries including the mining sector, food sector, and several others attended the breakfast. Technical director Deon van Aardt and software portfolio manager Ernst van Wyk did a presentation […]

Industry and Department of Telecommunications consult on WRC15

  On 19 June 2014 the long overdue WRC15 industry preparatory meeting was held in Pretoria to discuss crucial aspects of the various agenda items scheduled to be discussed at the World Radio Conference 2015, to be held in Geneva at the end of October 2015. Consultation with industry is important so that the South […]

Industry convergence

  MTN is acquiring a 50% stake in one of the top hosting and internet service providers (ISPs) in South Africa, Afrihost.  While this deal is still subject to regulatory approvals, it does not come as a complete surprise as these two companies already joined forces in 2012. The acquisition will enable MTN to leverage […]

SA-based prepaid meter manufacturer sets market trends

  Conlog recently hosted a media briefing as part of a campaign to re-establish the Conlog brand and its relationship to Schneider-Electric. The company also highlighted interesting new frontiers, showing how the hardware market is increasingly becoming a software market as the information market keeps growing. Conlog is part of Schneider-Electric since 2000, when Schneider-Electric […]

Free WiFi at the Union Buildings

  This may be a novelty for locals but it is a boon for the thousands of visitors that visit the Union Building to admire the Madiba statue. Free WiFi is now available, courtesy of the Tshwane Metro. The initial decision to deploy the network came as a result of the desire by the City […]

Annual Technology Fair

  Phoenix Contact hosted their Annual Technology Fair on the 15th of May 2014. It was a great success with customers coming from all corners of Africa. The educational seminars on surge and lightning protection and remote site monitoring were well attended. Hypnotist Max Kaan provided entertainment by hypnotising the national marketing manager Dereck Styane, […]

Metrology laboratory guide 2014

  This metrology laboratory guide lists accredited metrology laboratories and associated facilities, with contact details as well as indicating the relevant field(s) of activity and relevant field(s) of metrology, and is published in the June 2014 EngineerIT. Please download the pdf