EngineerIT Inbox: July 2016

  This month’s winning letter is in response to the virtual panel discussion in EngineerIT of June 2016 “Should C&I be recognised as an engineering discipline in South Africa?”. Winning letter Dear editor With reference to the panel discussion on C&I being a separate discipline, there are a couple of things that I would like […]

EngineerIT Inbox July 2014

  Readers engage in a spirited debate on the pros and cons of surge arrestors. Winning letter to the editor No protection from used-up arresters Dear Editor In the news item entitled “No protection from used-up arresters” on page 35 of the June 2014 issue of EngineerIT magazine, Jonathan Palmer of Powerman makes the statement […]

EngineerIT Inbox – March 2014

  The March 2014 letters to the editor discussed challenges facing electronic manufacturers, and bridging the needs of academia and industry.   Winning letter to the editor Electronic manufacturing industry realities Dear Editor Your article titled “Is the electronic manufacturing industry in SA dead?” (lead editorial, EngineerIT November/December 2013) refers to the difficulties facing original […]

EngineerIT Inbox, February 2014

  The February 2014 letters page looked at the issues of cybercrime in South Africa and copper theft. Winning letter to the editor: Recognition of cybercrime by South African SMEs Dear Editor Cybercrime in South Africa is at crisis levels, costing the economy billions of rands. Financial loss estimates that are reported in the media are […]