Young scientists at Expo show that science is fun

  Enthusiasm for science and ingenuity best describes the 34th International Science Fair held in Boksburg from 7 to 10 October 2014. The Eskom Expo for young scientists was attended by over 900 young people from all over South Africa with 632 unique exhibits showing their passion for science and technology. The Expo is the […]

MoU assists engineering students

  The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (GDID), and the University of Johannesburg (UJ), have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at supporting and coaching UJ engineering students who are recipients of GDID bursaries. The tripartite initiative comes after the GDID articulated the need to mentor first and second […]

Over 1,5-million ISO management certificates issued

  The latest ISO Survey of Certifications recorded a total of 1 541 983 ISO management certificates issued worldwide by December 2013 – a 4 % increase on the previous year. This annual survey, now entering its third decade, provides a pragmatic picture of certifications to ISO’s management system standards across the globe. On trend […]

Competition focuses on engineering, business

  Siemens’ Cyber Junkyard competition is an annual highlight on the academic engineering calendar and calls on engineering students to demonstrate their business and selling skills as well. The initiative encourages tertiary students to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings. The competition now includes a business development component in line with the tertiary sector’s emphasis […]

New product catalogue launched

  On 15 September 2014, ACDC Dynamics launched the latest edition of its well-known catalogue to help users find all the specifications, product ranges and technical details they’ll need to make appropriate product selections. Speaking at the event, which was held at the Crown Reef Convention Centre at Gold Reef City, Johannesburg, the company’s owner […]

IESSA Cape Town Branch golf day 2014


Gallery: Ilanga II in the making

  The Ilanga II is a prototype solar racing car developed by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Solar Team to compete in this year’s biennial Sasol Solar Challenge in South Africa. Ilanga II is the UJ team’s third-generation solar car. They’ll be will be one of 10 national and international teams competing in the challenge. […]