Archive for July, 2016

ECA(SA) Presidential Excellence Awards 2016

  We have come to that time of the year where the ECA(SA) encourages its members to join its winning team. This year’s Presidential Excellence Awards will once again be held at Emperors Palace, a place so synonymous with the realisation of dreams. This prestigious event will take place on 17 November 2016. Last year, […]

Highveld News

  Chris Koen has decided that it is time to go and “farm”. He is leaving the ECA(SA) on retirement. I want to take this opportunity to thank Chris for the time he has spent and the work he has done while employed by us. He will be missed. I would also like to wish […]

Around the world on solar power

ABB alliance partner Solar Impulse has completed the first ever round-the-world flight powered by solar energy only. The plane landed at its starting point in Abu Dhabi on 26 July after a final leg of 48 hours and 37 minutes from Cairo. To attempt the round-the-world flight, Solar Impulse had to confront many of the […]

Smartphone with integrated thermal camera

  Ruggedised mobile phone manufacturer CAT Phones has launched its latest offering, the S60 with an integrated Flir thermal camera, to the South African market on 28 July 2016. The thermal camera integration brings several new applications to its industrial user base as well as to commercial consumers of high-end, high-spec phones. With its 80 […]