CSIR (South Africa)

Type: Organization
Name: CSIR (South Africa)
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Breakfast Of Business Champions Leaves Gauteng Professionals Inspired

shironosov.The event took place at Pretoria’s CSIR Convention Centre and saw Jacaranda FM’s Workzone team, Frankie du Toit, Rozanne McKenzie and Gerda de Sousa hosting.Nicola Tyler of GIBS started off proceedings by sharing leadership lessons, using various ... [Published Howzit MSN - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

South Africa: Klerksdorp Earthquake - Mining or Nature?

Establishing whether the recent earthquake in South Africa's North West province was purely mining induced, or caused by natural tectonic shifts in the earth's crust, is not a simple matter, experts said during a recent panel discussion hosted by the ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Condolences to late Dr Mike Gaylard's family and colleagues

Switchboard: +27 12 843 6300DST Building (Building No. 53)(CSIR South Gate Entrance)Meiring Naudé Road, BrummeriaPrivate Bag X894PretoriaSouth Africa0001 ... [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

More than 90% of SA seismic events are mining related – professor

PRETORIA (miningweekly.com) – More than 90% of South Africa’s seismic events were mining related, University of Pretoria natural hazard centre director Professor Andrzej Kijko said on Monday, noting, however, that this did not mean that all of these events ... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

People on the move: Radisson Blu Sandton appoints new GM

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has appointed Volkan Vural as the new General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg.Vural joins the hotel from being GM for Radisson Blu Al Mahray Hotel Libya. Prior to that he was based in Turkey where he ... [Published Tourism Update - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sea-faring glider shows promise for more accurate fish stock surveys

Unmanned marine vehicle fitter with an active sonar system deployed between Dassen and Robben Islands during March 2014.Researchers from the CSIR successfully equipped a wave glider with an acoustic echo sounder to determine fish stock levels along the ... [Published Africa Green Media - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Women in Science

Switchboard: +27 12 843 6300DST Building (Building No. 53)(CSIR South Gate Entrance)Meiring Naudé Road, BrummeriaPrivate Bag X894PretoriaSouth Africa0001 ... [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Study Results from CSIR Update Understanding of Rangeland Ecology (Diet Quality Modifies Germination of Dichrostachys cinerea and Acacia nilotica...

Study Results from CSIR Update Understanding of Rangeland Ecology (Diet Quality Modifies Germination of Dichrostachys cinerea and Acacia nilotica Seeds Fed to Ruminants)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- Fresh ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Scientific day out for GP learners

Pretoria – Learners from various schools around Gauteng got a sneak peek into the world of science when they visited the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Pretoria.The CSIR on Tuesday opened its doors to pupils as part of its Science ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

National Research Foundation & Council for Scientific and Industrial Research briefings

National Research Foundation briefingDr Albert van Jaarsveld, Chief Executive Officer, National Research Foundation, gave some background on the National Research Foundation (NRF), stating that it had been established through an Act of Parliament, as ... [Published Parliamentary Monitoring Group - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Urban planning research expert receives 2014 JD Roberts Award

- The 2014 JD Roberts Award was presented to Dr Louis Waldeck at a ceremony hosted at the CSIR International Convention Centre.Dr Waldeck leads the Urban Simulation Component of the Integrated Planning and Development Modelling project, through which ... [Published Noodls - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Human capital, R&D infrastructure, innovation, new knowledge top DST’s agenda

There are six agencies that report to the DST – the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), the National Research Foundation (NRF), the South African ... [Published Engineering News - Aug 01 2014]

Quotes

"This construction method is 300% faster than the conven-tional style, which results in a 75% reduction in labour costs. In addition, the simplicity of the system allows for the employ-ment of unskilled labour" says Akhani Group COO Deon Fuhri, adding that Lepa’s product is suitable for use in alternative housing structures, as it is designed to keep rooms cool...
"Rapidly increasing labour costs in South Africa are contributing significantly to producers’ increased overhead costs. Therefore, the focus is on reducing costs and increasing productivity, and automation from new technologies provides an opportunity to achieve both" Swartz tells Mining Weekly
The International Infrastructure & Invest Convention Conference Theme is "African Solutions for African Challenges in the Transport, Energy and Water Sectors" and takes place on 16 and 17 September...
"We have, however, been mining for more than 80 years in Klerksdorp, creating stresses which can activate a pre-existing geological fault that lies much deeper" Kijko said. "This can then trigger a natural earthquake."

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Sustainable accommodation for SA mineworkers [Published Mining Weekly - Aug 29 2014]
Implementing efficient mining technologies rema... [Published Mining Weekly - Aug 29 2014]
Women, the Real Architects of Society [Published Biz Community - Aug 28 2014]
Breakfast Of Business Champions Leaves Gauteng ... [Published Howzit MSN - Aug 27 2014]
Industry workshops and conferences at Electra M... [Published Mining Weekly - Aug 26 2014]
South Africa: Klerksdorp Earthquake - Mining or... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 25 2014]
Klerksdorp earthquake: mining or nature? [Published Expatica SouthAfrica - Aug 25 2014]
Premier Masualle opens Science Park [Published Buffalo City - Aug 23 2014]
Women entering mining sector but the door is on... [Published Mining Weekly - Aug 22 2014]
Carbon capture, storage only way to achieve lo... [Published Engineering News - Aug 21 2014]
SA needs aggressive export drive to grow manufa... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 20 2014]
KaSAM-2014 International Conference (September ... [Published Nanotechnology News - Aug 20 2014]
Women in waste making the difference [Published Green Times South Africa - Aug 19 2014]
Condolences to late Dr Mike Gaylard's family an... [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - Aug 19 2014]
Mining to blame for major quake [Published Pretoria News - Aug 19 2014]
People on the move: Radisson Blu Sandton appoin... [Published Tourism Update - Aug 19 2014]
More than 90% of SA seismic events are mining r... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 18 2014]
Quake possibly linked to mining - prof [Published IOL - Aug 18 2014]
LSFB reduces energy wastage [Published Engineering News - Aug 15 2014]
Awareness of steel building method growing [Published Engineering News - Aug 15 2014]
Paramount Flies African-Built ISR Aircraft [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 14 2014]
Sea-faring glider shows promise for more accura... [Published Africa Green Media - Aug 14 2014]
Minister Dipuo Peters: Third Africa Road Safety... [Published South African Government - Aug 13 2014]
Vicon redefines motion capture with unprecedent... [Published Creative Cow - Aug 12 2014]
SA: Dipuo Peters: Address by the Minister of Tr... [Published Polity.org.za - Aug 12 2014]
AFOSR explores basic research collaboration wit... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Aug 12 2014]
South African National Space Agency (SANSA) & H... [Published Parliamentary Monitoring Group - Aug 12 2014]
Companies, want to save on energy? Contact the ... [Published Boksburg Advertiser - Aug 12 2014]
Women in Science [Published SA Dep. of Science & Technology - Aug 11 2014]
Mobile App offers proactive approach to road sa... [Published Engineering News - Aug 08 2014]
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1 June 2012 Professor Geoffrey Gooch (CWLPS ) recently led a field trip to north-east Vietnam with Professor Chris Spray (CWLPS) and Dr. Marius Claassen from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. Mr. Lan Vu Con from ...
Professor Geoffrey Gooch leads field trip to no... [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 21 2014]
1 June 2012 Professor Geoffrey Gooch (CWLPS ) recently led a field trip to north-east Vietnam with Professor Chris Spray (CWLPS) and Dr. Marius Claassen from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. Mr. Lan Vu Con from ...
Professor Geoffrey Gooch leads field trip to no... [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 20 2014]
1 June 2012 Professor Geoffrey Gooch (CWLPS ) recently led a field trip to north-east Vietnam with Professor Chris Spray (CWLPS) and Dr. Marius Claassen from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. Mr. Lan Vu Con from ...
Professor Geoffrey Gooch leads field trip to no... [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 19 2014]
1 June 2012 Professor Geoffrey Gooch (CWLPS ) recently led a field trip to north-east Vietnam with Professor Chris Spray (CWLPS) and Dr. Marius Claassen from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. Mr. Lan Vu Con from ...
Professor Geoffrey Gooch leads field trip to no... [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - Jul 18 2014]
1 June 2012 Professor Geoffrey Gooch (CWLPS ) recently led a field trip to north-east Vietnam with Professor Chris Spray (CWLPS) and Dr. Marius Claassen from the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa. Mr. Lan Vu Con from ...
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