Posts tagged as projects

Young scientists put data to work in solving problems

A group of young data science students could have the answer to help prevent fatalities in South African mines due to seismic activity and rock bursts, with the development of an early warning and monitoring system called “Rock Pulse”. The students are part of a group participating in the Data Science for Impact and Decision […]

Young scientists put data to work in solving problems

A group of young data science students could have the answer to help prevent fatalities in South African mines due to seismic activity and rock bursts, with the development of an early warning and monitoring system called Rock Pulse. The students are part of a group participating in the Data Science for Impact and Decision […]

Call for nominations: SANEA/SANEDI energy awards 2017

  The South African National Energy Association (SANEA) and the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) invites nominations for the upcoming Energy Awards 2017 event. Individuals, companies or projects which make noteworthy contributions in the Southern African energy sector can be nominated. Please nominate according to the following award categories: SANEA Energy Award (individual […]

Times still tough for consulting engineering industry

  Consulting Engineers South Africa’s (CESA’s) bi-annual economic and capacity survey for the period January to June 2016, which was recently released, indicates that times remain tough. Confidence levels amongst firms have deteriorated over the last few years, alongside modest increases in fee earnings. The outlook for gross fixed investment has deteriorated and expected to […]

Renewable energy: changing attitudes and changing lives

  About two-hours’ drive along the meandering N2 towards Caledon, passers-by are greeted by nine gigantic 3 MW wind turbines perched on the rolling green hills of the scenic Cape Overberg region, and are indicative of the changing attitudes towards renewable energy. Pierre Potgieter, assistant editor at EE Publishers, is on a week-long tour of […]

Wits students show they can work under pressure

  Final year students at the Witwatersrand School of Electrical and Information Engineering showed great ingenuity in the projects they presented at the annual open day on 15 October 2014. In introducing the event, school head Prof. Fambirai Takawira said that students were given only six weeks to develop, design and build their projects. “The […]

Power developments in Africa, March 2014

  Angola invests in power generation and grid The government of Angola plans to invest US$23-billion in the country’s national electricity supply system with new hydroelectric schemes and an improved grid. As the second-biggest oil producer in Africa, Angola has tended to neglect building infrastructure in other forms of energy supply. Now it wants to […]

Full HD 3D projectors

Epson has launched two new top-of-the range, full HD 3D projectors for film enthusiasts, the EH-TW9100 and EH-TW8100. A key feature of the two models is that you can convert 2D HD content to 3D at the touch of a button, including video games. They also feature automatic colour optimisation, frame interpolation, a form of […]