Posts tagged as Pretoria

Satellite imagery technology detects signs of sinkhole in Centurion

  Scientists at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) recently detected a formation of a sinkhole in Centurion, Pretoria, using satellite imaging technology which they have developed. Andre Theron, a student researcher at the CSIR, used the technology named Azimuth to discover the sinkhole. Azimuth is a system designed to detect centimetre- to […]

Heat pumps installed at SA War College

Ai-Tec has recently completed the installation of two air to water heat pumps at the SA War College hostel in Pretoria. These environmentally friendly Thermowise heat pumps have been installed at the hostel to reduce electricity consumption and to minimise maintenance requirements of the establishment’s water heating system. This water heating system uses approximately a […]

Pretoria school boy wins ICA map competition

Robert Breebaart   On 8 July 2011, Robert Breebaart, an 11-year old school boy from Wierdapark Primary School in Centurion, Pretoria, made history when he was awarded a first prize in Paris, France, for his entry in the International Cartographic Association’s (ICA) 2011 Petchenik World Map Competition for Children. This year the Petchenik Map Competion […]