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24 Nov 2020
Utility management becomes an urgent priority for new developments

When Eskom informed Parliament in September that rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022. Many…

Utility management becomes an urgent priority for new developments

When Eskom informed Parliament in September that rotational power outages were here to stay until at least March 2022. Many consumers took a hard look at how they could become less reliant on the national grid. For property developers, this has meant a big growth in buyers looking for smarter,…

18 Nov 2020
R&D collaboration advances treatment of immune mediated diseases

Lead Pharma, a clinical stage pharmaceutical company that designs and develops medicines for the treatment of immune mediated diseases and…

R&D collaboration advances treatment of immune mediated diseases

Lead Pharma, a clinical stage pharmaceutical company that designs and develops medicines for the treatment of immune mediated diseases and cancer, has entered into a collaboration and licence agreement with Roche to develop oral small molecules to treat a broad range of immune mediated diseases. In this single target research…

17 Nov 2020
Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its…

Touchless technology at airports to mitigate the spread of the virus

The adoption of touchless technology in airports is accelerating the recovery period of the pandemic. This is due to its infection control benefits in mitigating the spread of the virus. Reduction of touchpoints According to the World Health Organisation, hand transmission is the main pathway to germ contagion. In comparison…

05 Nov 2020
L’Oréal R&I wins applied research award at the IFSCC Congress 2020

At the 31st International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress 2020 Yokohama, which took place virtually from 21 to…

L’Oréal R&I wins applied research award at the IFSCC Congress 2020

At the 31st International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) Congress 2020 Yokohama, which took place virtually from 21 to 30 October, L’Oréal R&I unveiled its latest advances in skin and hair research.  Among the 441 projects selected by the Japanese jury, L’Oréal R&I researchers filled half of the programme…

30 Oct 2020
RIB CCS solutions reduce construction industry challenges

Covid-19 brought numerous challenges for the global construction industry, including project delays, productivity loss, supply chain disruptions and more. These…

RIB CCS solutions reduce construction industry challenges

Covid-19 brought numerous challenges for the global construction industry, including project delays, productivity loss, supply chain disruptions and more. These impacts have accelerated the need for digital transformation in the industry. While some enterprises in the sector claim to be digital; many continue to suffer collaboration issues and lack of…

19 Oct 2020
AECOM delivers remote infrastructure project successfully using digital innovation

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is one of the world’s most successful transboundary water resource management schemes between the…

AECOM delivers remote infrastructure project successfully using digital innovation

The Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is one of the world’s most successful transboundary water resource management schemes between the governments of Lesotho and South Africa. The project consists of water transfer, hydropower, ancillary developments and advance infrastructure. The water-transfer component of LHWP Phase II consists of the construction of…

15 Oct 2020
Automated health screening for offices and commercial buildings

As employees begin to go back to work, managers might consider how best to safeguard their team, and one method…

Automated health screening for offices and commercial buildings

As employees begin to go back to work, managers might consider how best to safeguard their team, and one method to determine fitness to work is to introduce health screening for employees at the point of entry prior to admittance onsite. Automated temperature checks, mask detection and contactless sanitisation checks…

13 Oct 2020
Online concrete training programme for 2021

The Concrete Institute’s School of Concrete Technology (SCT) has finalised its programme of online training courses for 2021. Fourteen courses…

Online concrete training programme for 2021

The Concrete Institute’s School of Concrete Technology (SCT) has finalised its programme of online training courses for 2021. Fourteen courses are in the plan. It includes the start of the pinnacle of concrete diploma courses: Advanced Concrete Technology. John Roxburgh, the senior lecturer at the SCT, says the SCT ran…

09 Oct 2020
Can SA manage own telecoms infrastructure?

If South Africa has the local talent and resources to construct, maintain and manage the country’s telecommunications infrastructure, why are they…

Can SA manage own telecoms infrastructure?

If South Africa has the local talent and resources to construct, maintain and manage the country’s telecommunications infrastructure, why are they not being allowed to do so? asks Victor Stephanopoli, MzansiSat chairman. He says South Africa needs to harness the resources and assets it already has on its shores to boost its telecommunications…

07 Oct 2020
Opportunities exist despite 4IR concerns

It is becoming imperative that government and private sectors work together to do more to empower the current and emerging…

Opportunities exist despite 4IR concerns

It is becoming imperative that government and private sectors work together to do more to empower the current and emerging workforces with new, technology-led skills, and focus on where the future of the job market is going. With 4IR technologies slowly creeping into everyday business activities, it’s no surprise that employees may…

07 Oct 2020
A new public CCTV system helps to make Sandton Central better and safer

Sandton Central’s new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system officially launched on 1 August 2020. The Sandton Central Management District (SCMD) state-of-the-art…

A new public CCTV system helps to make Sandton Central better and safer

Sandton Central’s new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system officially launched on 1 August 2020. The Sandton Central Management District (SCMD) state-of-the-art system uses artificial intelligence to detect and respond to specific events. When an incident is spotted, it sends an alert to a central control room. A real-time video feed enables…

06 Oct 2020
The future of sustainable warehouse operations lies in battery-powered technologies

Operations director at EIE Group, Chantell Malherbe, emphasises the need for the material handling and warehouse industry to reduce its…

The future of sustainable warehouse operations lies in battery-powered technologies

Operations director at EIE Group, Chantell Malherbe, emphasises the need for the material handling and warehouse industry to reduce its carbon footprint, suggesting the future efficiencies of the industry lies in battery-powered equipment. As the global conversation steers towards the need to adapt to the changing business landscape, the pandemic…

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