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We keep hearing stories about how the economy is putting a stranglehold on all areas of our lives, but a recent Career Junction poll shows that those in the engineering and related sectors have not been as negatively affected as those in other industries – at least as far as their salaries are concerned.

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Charcoal has long been a favourite medium for artists, but a South African artist has taken this to a new level. Hannelie Coetzee has used targeted burning to create the image of a locust and grasshopper on grazing grassland near Johannesburg.

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This week saw another important step towards the building of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope in the southern hemisphere, with Ghana and South Africa completing what they termed “first light” science observations. This was achieved through the successful conversion of a communications antenna from a redundant telecoms instrument in Ghana into a functioning Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) radio telescope.

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Man’s desire to explore space has created plot lines for science fiction writers for centuries. 50 years ago, the stuff of science fiction started becoming reality with the advances in technology that allowed us to land on the moon. Today, the colonisation of Mars is not only looking like it will become a reality, it’s actively being pursued by some of the brightest minds on Earth.

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The famous line from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is frequently cited when the importance of the names of things is raised. Juliet would have us believe that names don’t really affect what things really are, but post-colonial Africa would beg to differ.

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The announcement by US President Donald Trump that America would pull out of the historic Paris climate agreement has gained widespread condemnation across the globe. Even South Africa weighed in, with the Department of Environmental Affairs issuing a statement expressing “profound regret” at Trump’s decision.

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The Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times” seems to be more appropriate for South Africa than ever before. Between tough economic times (the country is officially in a recession) and the political upheaval that’s marked the past few months, many South Africans are bound to be craving a bit of mundane news.

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Lego made the robotics toys trend a fixture in the lives of families with children who could afford high-tech toys, but robots are set for integration into children’s day-to-day play, if the experts are to be believed. From problem-solving, to decision making, to learning the basics of coding, robots are changing how the younger generations are learning.

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The South African government has achieved a new first, but this one is getting mixed reactions. The Department of Home Affairs has written a White Paper on International Migration, which could be used as a means of keeping tabs on citizens outside of the country and to try and limit the number of people looking to leave. The white paper is the first of its kind, according to reports.

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In South Africa, the fate of the local rhino population in light of poaching syndicates and poor birth rates has become a national concern. While we worry about the potential extinction of the species, Kenya is facing the reality: The last male of the northern white rhinoceros subspecies is getting old, and desperately needs to mate.

Magazines

African Fusion

AfricanFusionAfrican Fusion, the official publication of the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), aims to provide up-to-date insight into welding technology and the welding industry.

Capital Equipment News

Capital Equipment News is dedicated to the application of equipment and modes of transport that are used in the mining, construction, quarrying, and transport industries.

Construction World

ConstructionWorldConstruction World was first published in 1982 and has grown to become a leader in its field, offering a unique mix of editorial coverage to satisfy the diverse needs of its readers.

Electricity + Control

ElectricityandControlE + C publishes innovative, technical articles that provide solutions to engineering challenges in measurement, automation, control, and energy management.

Lighting in Design

LightingandDesignLighting in Design is a glossy, upmarket publication aimed at lighting professionals. It is the only B2B magazine in SA that is dedicated solely to the subject of lighting.

MechChem Africa

MechChemJanuary2017cover MechChem Africa supports African engineering and technical managers across the full spectrum of chemical and mechanical disciplines.

Modern Mining

ModernMiningEstablished in 2005, Modern Mining is one of SA's leading monthly mining magazines, noted for the quality and accuracy of its writing and the breadth of its coverage.

Modern Quarrying

ModernQuarryingModern Quarrying is firmly entrenched as a leading industry-specific magazine. It focuses on promoting the science and practice of quarrying and processing in southern Africa.

Sparks Electrical News

SparksElectricalNewsReadable and informative, Sparks Electrical News is the newspaper for those involved in installing and maintaining electrical supplies and equipment.

 
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