Posts tagged as South Africa

Well-developed infrastructure is critical to the strength of a country’s economy

  The CONCO Group with three decades of Africa-wide experience in distribution, transmission and power infrastructure development, is contributing significantly to the development of electrical infrastructure across Africa, having secured large scale projects that will assist countries like Ethiopia and Tanzania to strengthen their economies. The company was appointed the EPC provider for the Addis […]

Assessing correlation between road access and accidents

  The Centre for Geoinformation Science at the University of Pretoria recently hosted a presentation on using spatial analysis to assess safety on South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) roads. Stefan de Bruin and Cobus Lotz, two former students of the university who now work for ITS Engineers, examined the relationship between road accidents and access spacing […]

South Africa hosts international remote sensing community

  Speaking at the 37th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE) Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor stressed the need to leverage space for development and improved decision making, and expressed her hope that space-based products would play a fundamental role in aiding decision makers working on NEPAD’s 2025 Vision and […]

Collaboration and integration key factors in South African space strategy

  This speech was given by Naledi Pandor, the Minister of Science and Technology, at the 2017 International Symposium on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE) on 8 May 2017 at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria. South Africa has a long history in space science and technology. However, it was […]

Executive summary, full submission and response by CSIR to DoE on Draft IRP 2016

  The article below is the executive summary of the full submission and response by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to the Draft Integrated Resource Plan for Electricity (Draft IRP 2016) issued by the SA Department of Energy in November 2016 for comment and input from relevant stakeholders and the general public by […]

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