Start-up Spotlight: Shack fire early-warning systems save lives

With its latest project, South African startup, Lumkani, has installed its early warning fire detection system in 20 000 homes across South Africa. To date, Lumkani has equipped 40 000 high fire risk homes in several of the country’s informal settlements with this system. The project was funded by the GSMA Mobile for Development Programme, […]

SATNAC to probe changing requirements of the telecom sector

SATNAC 2019, the Southern Africa Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conference, will this year examine the changing requirements of the telecommunication sector in South Africa and the country’s future infrastructure needs. Coming of age this year, the conference will focus on the changing face of Telcos in today’s digital world. “While maintaining some of the traditional […]

South African engineering excellence celebrated

The Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and sponsor Aon hosted the 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards at the Vodacom Dome in Midrand, honour outstanding achievements in the industry. Awards were handed out in the categories Lifetime Industry Achievement Award; Young Engineer of the Year; Engineering Excellence for projects with a value of less than R50-million; projects […]