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Dylan Slater

Dylan Slater

Dylan Slater is a Creamer Media Staff Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Majority of new Barloworld technician apprentices are women

21st July 2017 Women now represent more than 80% of apprentices enrolled for construction equipment manufacturer Barloworld Equipment’s rigorous apprentice training class of 2017.  

Historic Russian nuclear site hosts oldest and newest nuclear technology

21st July 2017 During a nuclear power plant (NPP) site visit that coincided with the yearly Atomexpo 2017, which was held in Moscow last month, Russian State-owned atomic corporation Rosatom showcased its safest and most modern nuclear reactor technology to delegates at the landmark Novovoronezh NPP (NvNPP) site.  

Partnership formed to offer after-sales support for burgeoning drones industry

14th July 2017 To meet the needs of the rapidly expanding drones market, a new retail and aftersales support, repair and training network has been established through a partnership between technology support company weFix and drone training service provider Drone Racing Africa (DRA).  

New tax regime punted as way to spur development of disused or degraded land

14th July 2017 Using tax increment financing to spur business development on disused or degraded land could be a highly feasible method to repurpose otherwise unusable land, as well as create jobs and encourage entrepreneurs and business in general.  

SA antenna technology used on Swiss Alps tunnel

7th July 2017 Antennas from South African wireless technology company Poynting Antennas are being used in the world’s longest and deepest train tunnel – the Gotthard Base Tunnel – which runs through the Swiss Alps mountain range, in Switzerland.  

Funding dearth, restrictive laws and lack of leadership from govt stifling SA junior miners

30th June 2017 The junior mining sector in South Africa has “huge potential” to grow and re-establish itself in the domestic mining environment; however, this potential is being blunted by a lack of funding, restrictive legislation and a lack of leadership from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) and... 

SAAF shows off fire power and capabilities during yearly demonstration

30th June 2017 The South African Air Force (SAAF) showcased its air power capability to delegates and foreign airforce personnel during its yearly Air Power Capability Demonstration 2017 (APCD 2017) event – a live fire capability demonstration held at the Roodewal Weapons Range near Polokwane, in Limpopo,... 

‘Stifling legislation’ preventing SA drones industry from gaining altitude

23rd June 2017 Drones, or remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), have the potential to benefit numerous industries and could have contributed billions of rands this year, had it not been for what a newly released report implies as the stifling legislative and regulatory environment for unmanned aerial... 

‘Stifling legislation’ preventing SA drones industry from gaining altitude

23rd June 2017 The drones industry in South Africa has the potential to benefit numerous industries, potentially contributing just under R7-billion this year alone, according to economist Dr Roeloef Botha.  

Nuclear power increasingly replacing traditional sources of power generation – Kemm

20th June 2017 The world is entering a new phase of energy development and nuclear-powered electricity generation has a key role to play in phasing out carbon-based energy generation, nuclear physicist and South African Nuclear Energy Corporation chairperson Dr Kelvin Kemm said during a plenary discussion at... 

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