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Meet SA’s robotics king

By: System Author     31st March 2000 With its supply of robots to the catalytic converter industry growing from zero to 20% of its total business in five years, Robotic Systems has found yet another market with booming demand for vertically articulated robots. 

New applications for wireless technology

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Developments to Watch 

New combustion-test facility

By: System Author     31st March 2000 A subsidiary of Eskom Enterprises, Tech nology Services International has established a R27-million combustion-testing facility, which is believed to be the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. 

Big regional enviro science experiment

By: System Author     31st March 2000 The biggest regional scientific experiment ever to take place in Southern Africa is getting under way. 

Quality control for power station secured

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Innovative inspection services 

Government assistance for synfuel producer’s shutdown

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Innovative inspection services 

Steelwork inspections outsourced

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Innovative inspection services 

Move to international accreditation

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Innovative inspection services 

Merger creates virtual security and transaction company

By: System Author     31st March 2000 IT security 

Focus on IT security increasing

By: System Author     31st March 2000 IT security 

Firms advised to be proactive

By: System Author     31st March 2000 IT Security 

Radio communication and electronic recruitment

By: System Author     31st March 2000 Hitech Briefs 

Fantasy cruising in space

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Tech Track 

SA/Japan steel JV forms on-line firm

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Steel trading company Macsteel has formed an alliance with steel giant Nippon Trading, of Japan, to create an on-line trading site. 

Software to integrate strategic functions

By: System Author     24th March 2000 A new suite of software products will enable local fast-moving consumer-goods manufacturers to focus their entire organisation on strategic planning and decision-making. 

Advances in engineering design software

By: System Author     24th March 2000 Hitech Briefs 

Electric drive technology, robots and capacitive sensor systems

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Hitech Briefs 

More systems engineering for the police

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Tech Track 

New SA lathe cuts set-up from half day to half hour

By: System Author     17th March 2000 A new lathe design that combines the user-friendliness of a computer numeric controlled lathe with the fast cycle times of computer-aided manufacture automatic lathes has been developed by FAS Machine Tools. 

Design starts for Nigerian fuel plant

By: System Author     17th March 2000 The Sasol-Chevron gas-to-liquid venture in Nigeria should move into the front-end design phase during the second quarter of 2000. 

The IT imperative for SA manufacturing

By: System Author     17th March 2000 Get wired or be retired 

Intelligent home systems and other hi-tech gadgets

By: System Author     16th March 2000 Hitech Briefs 

Revolutionary urban car developed

By: System Author     10th March 2000 A new concept in tyre design, developed by tyre manufacturer Michelin, is revo-lutionising car design, resulting in a new type of environment-friendly and spacious urban vehicle. 

Crossing the entrepreneurial hump

By: System Author     10th March 2000 Tech Track 

Advances in fuel-cell-powered electric vehicles

By: System Author     10th March 2000 Developments to Watch 

Wap presents whopping opportunities

By: System Author     10th March 2000 The launch of SA’s first customised wireless application protocol mobile Internet site in partnership with the SABC is in line with industry trends to integrate mobile telephone and Internet technology into a single communication medium. 

New technology for industry at exhibition

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 Measuring, weighing & balancing instruments 

Defence force gets new polyurethane roadwheel

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 Defence 

SA IT sector growing at 10% a year

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 The first product of the three-year R15-million South African Industry Strategy Project, is a baseline study on the status of the local information technology industry and related jobs and skills. 

IT web to facilitate real-time electricity trading in SADC

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 The Southern African Power Pool is planning to overlay its electricity trading environment with a $15-million IT web that will facilitate real-time, cross-border power-broking throughout the SADC. 

South Africa’s newest billionaire talks to us

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 In 1996, young Capetonian Mark Shuttleworth saw a gap in the emerging Internet market and went about filling it, so effectively that he is set to earn himself R3,5-billion. 

Operating system designed for business

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 The launch of Windows 2000 in February reportedly represents the first significant step towards integrating the Internet into an operating system that is designed especially for business. 

Microelectronics, telecom and sensor technology

By: System Author     3rd March 2000 Hitech Briefs 

Mechatronics – a new buzzword

By: System Author     25th February 2000 Little-known at present, ‘mechatronics’ is a term and a discipline that is destined to become prominent. 

Nine years of R&D revealed to the international and local markets

By: System Author     18th February 2000 Oils and lubricants 

Domestic market has most potential

By: System Author     11th February 2000 Gas manufacture, distribution, supply and servicing 

New cricket software takes to the crease

By: System Author     11th February 2000 New cricket software is taking player and match analysis out of the dressing-room and right into the heart of the players’ pavilion which, in some cases, can mean real-time changes out in the middle. 

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