Posts tagged as launch

Second SpaceDataHighway satellite successfully launched

The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of the SpaceDataHighway network (also known as the European Data Relay System (EDRS)), has been successfully launched into geostationary orbit at 31° East. After testing, it will double transmission capacity of the system in order to serve two observation satellites simultaneously and provide redundant back-up for the SpaceDataHighway. This […]

Digital mining research lab receives R15m funding

The University of the Witwatersrand’s Mining Institute (WMI) has launched the Sibanye Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory (DigiMine) on 28 March 2018 after receiving R15-million funding from the mining company for the digital mining research centre to help develop 21stcentury skills for the mining industry. The centre’s research focuses primarily on safety (“zero-harm mining”) and increased […]

App integrates train and bus transport

The new Gautrain website and mobile application was launched at the Technology Innovation Conference 2018 held at the Gallagher Conference Centre. The platforms are user-friendly interfaces which allow users to register and receive relevant travel information online at their own convenience. The Gautrain website and mobile application offers a trip planning tool which assists passengers […]

Navigation network nears completion

Four more Galileo navigation satellites have been launch on an Ariane 5 rocket in mid-December 2017, with only one launch remaining to complete the Galileo constellation and delivering global coverage. Galileo is Europe’s civil global satellite navigation system, which will allow users worldwide to know their exact position in time and space with great precision […]

Gallery: SA Energy Storage 2017 launch

EE Publishers launched the SA Energy Storage 2017 conference to the industry and other interested parties on 29 August 2017. The conference will be taking place from 28 to 30 November this year, with a packed programme that includes four keynotes, including international experts in energy storage. Read more here.

Upcoming energy storage conference launched

  EE Publishers hosted a cocktail party and workshop at Emperors Palace on 29 August 2017 to launch its latest industry event: the SA Energy Storage 2017 Conference and Exhibition. The conference will take place at Emperors Palace on 28 and 29 November 2017, followed by site visits on 30 November. Chris Yelland, the MD […]