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Schalk Burger

Schalk Burger

Schalk Burger is Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Technology adoption should be driven by strategy

23rd October 2020 The adoption of technology in a business must be strategic, informed and should be performed with the aim of streamlining and enhancing the existing business processes to ensure maximum value and efficiency, says business consultancy multinational BDO Financial Services Technology junior analyst... 

New secure data exchange platform expected to lower fraud risks

16th October 2020 Financial services information exchange company Astute Financial Services Exchange has established a secure data exchange platform that reduces fraud and costs related to insurance and financial controls, says Astute Financial Services Exchange CEO Jacques Rossouw. This platform builds on its... 

Role models directly contribute to more women pursuing technical careers

9th October 2020 Female engineering and technical careers social enterprise Women in Engineering (WomEng) says that its work supporting girls and young women to enter technical disciplines shows that female engineer and industrial scientist role models with backgrounds comparable to prospective girls and young... 

Water-sector bodies launch technology, innovation forum

9th October 2020 The Water Research Commission (WRC), the South African Local Government Association (Salga) and the departments of Water and Sanitation and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs have launched the Water Technology and Innovation Forum (WTIF). The forum will serve as a platform for all... 

WiFi solution overcomes poor connectivity to provide free content

25th September 2020 A WiFi content delivery solution can provide free wireless access to rich and curated education, training and entertainment content in areas that have minimal connectivity and where data costs prevent the majority of people from using digital channels. The solution is an integrated WiFi and... 

Digitally enabled Bureau Veritas completes 5 000 remote inspections

25th September 2020 Testing, inspection and certification multinational Bureau Veritas Southern Africa has completed more than 5 000 remote inspections of clients' assets and operations in Africa amid restricted-movement regulations to combat the spread of Covid-19. Bureau Veritas Southern Africa VP Sal Govender... 

Global chromium production impacted by Covid-19 outbreak, says ICDA

21st September 2020 Global chromium production impacted by Covid-19 outbreak, says ICDA Chromium production and consumption remained constrained during the second quarter of this year, in line with lockdown restrictions implemented in various countries, says the International Chromium Development Association (ICDA). 

FedEx reports strong demand during lockdown

18th September 2020 Express transportation company FedEx Express South Africa has recorded strong domestic demand for its services during lock-down, and credits its employees for meeting this demand and operating in difficult conditions, says FedEx Express Southern Africa MD André Bresler. One of the core sources of... 

ABB deploys process control automation solution for Anglo American's mineral labs

8th September 2020 Industrial digital technologies, energy and automation multinational ABB has deployed an advanced process control platform for Anglo American Technical Solutions, in Johannesburg, enabling it to do continuous laboratory test work without supervision, ABB said in a September 7 statement. Anglo... 

Orange, De Beers Marine South Africa develop IoT geofence for offshore mining crew safety

4th September 2020 Digital services multinational Orange Business Services and diamond miner De Beers' subsidiary De Beers Marine South Africa have jointly installed and tested a customised Internet of Things (IoT) solution to provide geofencing to maintain safe working distances for crew around the heavy machinery... 

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