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IoT to significantly reshape supply chains

9th March 2020 The integration of artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT) will drive the commercial adoption of blockchain, a complementary technology that has the potential to significantly reshape industries. This is considering its ability to lower costs, reduce transaction settlement times... 

Africa needs fast and affordable locally-hosted content

6th February 2020 Sustainable growth of internet use on the continent is highly dependent upon fast and affordable locally-hosted content.  Frikkie Eloff, Regional Manager of First Technology Group’s Limpopo and Mpumalanga operations, says that it is, therefore, encouraging that this will be a significant focus of... 

Harmonising engineering and ICT to protect against a catastrophic cyberattack

21st January 2020 The mining and minerals sector is yet to develop a secure, vigilant and resilient strategy to protect against the growing risk of a catastrophic cyberattack. Frikkie Eloff, Regional Manager of First Technology Group’s Limpopo and Mpumalanga operations, says that top of the agenda is the need to... 

Providing the human touch to machines

30th August 2019 While South Africa is preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), international organisations are already bracing for Industry 5.0. This fifth wave of industrial innovation will see humans working alongside “smart” machines and robots to achieve new levels of precision,... 
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Pan African board approves development of 10 MW solar plant at Elikhulu

The board of gold-mining company Pan African has approved the development of a 10 MW solar photovoltaic project at the Elikhulu gold-from-tailings operation in Evander, Mpumalanga, the London-, Johannesburg- and now also New York-listed Pan African stated on Friday. Earlier this month, the... 

Hydrogen targeted in the NT

The Northern Australian government on Friday unveiled its first ever Renewable Hydrogen Strategy to exploit the global demand for clean energy. The strategy outlines a five point hydrogen plan under which the industry and government would work together to prepare industry capabilities and... 
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