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

Industrial Automation Conference

  At the 5th Industrial Automation Conference hosted by IDC in Midrand on 21 and 22 May 2014, Andrew West, international SCADA communication consultant delivered  the keynote address entitled “The road to convergence”.  He said that typical industrial control systems seem similar, irrespective of application, but warned against the concept of one size fits all. […]

Supporting young scientists is the best CSI spend

  Supporting the annual Eskom Science Expo for Young Scientists is more than spending a few thousand rand from the corporate social investment budget; it is an investment in the development of skills to support the future of South African enterprise. More than 60 000 learners from schools in 26 regions around the country submit […]

Seven industry groups sign declaration of intent to grow the industry

  Seven  industry groups have acknowledged the strategic contribution of the manufacturing sector to the South African economy, and challenges faced by the sector by signing a declaration of intent to work towards growing the South African manufacturing sector in conjunction with African and other emerging market counterparts. During the two-day Manufacturing Indaba  hosted by […]