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SAIMC Johannesburg welcomes new chairperson at AGM

The Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Measurement and Control (SAIMC) Johannesburg branch recently held its annual general meeting (AGM) for 2018. Branch chairperson Mike Banda opened the meeting by thanking all members, patron members and sponsors for their support in making 2017 a success. The financial overview showed that there was a drop in golf day […]

25 years of internet in South Africa

  On 12 November 1991, 25 years ago, the first internet protocol packets started flowing out of South Africa on a leased circuit from Telkom. The man behind this was Mike Laurie. In later years he wrote “it’s amazing it happened at all, or at least it seemed so at the time.” The lack of […]