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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…

30 Sep 2020
Insurers need to move beyond risk and protection

By: Cornel Schoeman, Chief Operating Officer of GENRIC Insurance Company Limited Consumers demand more monetised value and digital convenience Until…

Insurers need to move beyond risk and protection

By: Cornel Schoeman, Chief Operating Officer of GENRIC Insurance Company Limited Consumers demand more monetised value and digital convenience Until recently, traditional insurance models have remained remarkably resilient in the onslaught of digital transformation and tech innovation that has disrupted entire industry sectors and upended competitive landscapes.  Enter COVID-19 and…

23 Sep 2020
Merck expands its ADC manufacturing capabilities

Merck has announced a € 59 million expansion of its HPAPI and ADC manufacturing capabilities and capacity at its facility…

Merck expands its ADC manufacturing capabilities

Merck has announced a € 59 million expansion of its HPAPI and ADC manufacturing capabilities and capacity at its facility near Madison, Wisconsin, USA. This investment will allow large-scale manufacturing of increasingly potent compounds for therapies that have the potential to treat cancer. Completion is expected by mid-2022 and should…

16 Sep 2020
Touchless door automation

Keep employees safe by controlling office hygiene with door automation and touchless switches from Maxiflex. Companies can protect the health…

Touchless door automation

Keep employees safe by controlling office hygiene with door automation and touchless switches from Maxiflex. Companies can protect the health of their employees by curtailing the spread of bacteria, germs and viruses like COVID-19 through automating their doors and installing touchless switches. With Maxiflex’s range of door automation systems and touchless…

08 Sep 2020
How the new POPI Act affects intermediaries

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act came into effect on 1 July 2020

How the new POPI Act affects intermediaries

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act came into effect on 1 July 2020

28 Aug 2020
How to monetise 5G to make business sense

Moving from the traditional 3G or 4G ‘one size fits all’ approach to one based on 5G network slices will…

How to monetise 5G to make business sense

Moving from the traditional 3G or 4G ‘one size fits all’ approach to one based on 5G network slices will enable services to be configured to the specific needs of disparate customers, applications and industries in Africa, writes Ockert Oosthuizen, Sales Director, Amdocs South Africa 5G networks, with their built-in ‘programmability’…


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