UJ robotics centre services extended to disadvantaged learners

UJ robotics centre services extended to disadvantaged learners

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has entered into a partnership with the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) that will further extend the services offered by the university’s Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment robotics centre, Technolab, to disadvantaged learners. This was expected to create a pipeline of future engineering students for the […]

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Eskom seeks 25% immediate tariff hike in ‘selective’ reopener to Nersa

The National Energy Regulator (Nersa) confirmed on Friday that it had received Eskom’s application for the selective reopening of the final three years of the third multi-year price determination (MYPD3) decision, which began on April 1, 2013 and will continue until March 31, 2018. Print Send to Friend 5 0 Should the application be approved, […]

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UCT names first woman head of engineering faculty

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has appointed Department of Chemical Engineering head Professor Alison Lewis as dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment  – the first woman to receive such an appointment. Lewis had headed the Department of Chemical Engineering since 2013, after having moved up through the department’s ranks since July […]

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Transnet announces new leaders for ports, engineering units.

    State-owned freight transport group Transnet has announced that Richard Vallihu has been appointed CEO of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) from April 1, following the retirement of Tau Morwe. Vallihu, who has hitherto headed Transnet Engineering (TE), would be replaced by Thamsanqa Jiyane, who will also join the group executive committee from April […]

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