Posts tagged as technology

Recognised for a life dedicated to science, engineering and technology

  The minister of science and technology, Nalendi Pandor, presented a lifetime achievement award to Prof. Nicolas Beukes at the recent NSTF-South32 Awards ceremony. Prof. Beukes was recognised for his outstanding contribution to science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation in South Africa over many years. The National Science and Technology Forum (NTSF) held a […]

Climbing the value chain: renewable energy manufacturing

  Discussing skills development can be a buzzword exercise and often sticky terrain in especially the renewable energy sector, because despite noble intentions and local content policies, most renewable energy jobs in South Africa are at the bottom of the value change, and are semi-skilled and often only temporary. The East London Industrial Development Zone […]

High school pupils exposed to science and technology careers

  The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) hosted its yearly science fair to promote science and technology careers to learners at its main campus in May 2016. Grade 10 to 12 pupils with an interest in mathematics and science were invited to the fair. The CSIR holds a number of career-focused events each […]