SAIMC: July 2014 meeting

  Eric Carter, chairman Johannesburg SAIMC with Chris Gimson, GM Endress+Hauser Pyrotemp. Gimson’s presentation outlined the most common errors and pitfalls in specifying the correct temperature probes for measuring temperature correctly, safely, accurately, and for a long lifetime. Contact Ina Maartens, SAIMC,  Tel 086 107 2462, admin@saimc.co.za  

Scientists unveil first method for controlling the growth of metal crystals

  Researchers at the University of Warwick developed the first method for controlling the growth of metal crystals from single atoms for the creation of precise components for use in nanotechnology. According to Prof. Peter Sadler, who heads the project, the breakthrough with nanocrystallometry allows for observation and direct control of the nano-world in motion. […]

Digital signatures with one click

  New, ground-breaking technology – called “CoSign Click” – is set to revolutionise how companies “on-board’” new customers. No cumbersome and time-consuming manual process of printing out forms, signing in pen, scanning and uploading or emailing the document. Co-Sign Click is a digital signature solution which enables a company’s customers to sign on-line documents and […]

UJ’s Kliptown Mandela Day initiative

  On Mandela Day 2014, 22 staff members from the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ) Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment (FEBE) joined members of the Kliptown Youth Program (KYP) in adding a fresh coat of paint to residents’ homes. The wood and tin housing were recently built to accommodate many who were affected by […]

Data centre to expand Vodacom cloud services

  Vodacom Business opened a cutting edge, energy-efficient data centre in Midrand to meet ever-increasing demand for hosted services across the country. Aptly named Data Park, it is the company’s eighth data centre and the second one in Midrand.  Ermano Quartero, managing executive at Vodacom Business South Africa, said that Data Park was conceived in […]