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23 October 2019, Technews Publishing
Dear Marketer, Have you ever looked back on a year and wondered how you survived it? For the majority of South Africans, 2019 started benignly enough, cosily wrapped in the blanket of Ramaphoria that ...

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Electronics news digest
29 January 2020
South Africa • More than 2400 people braved pouring rain in Gauteng to attend the 5th Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) at the CSIR International Convention Centre in December. The annual Department ...

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Appointment: ExecuKit
29 January 2020, ExecuKit
ExecuKit has appointed Marshant Benadie in a technical support role.    His duties will include developing business with clients within the electronics distribution and manufacturing industry; managing ...

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Repro installs new SMT production line
29 January 2020
The company is actively seeking business for this new assembly line, which promises extensive flexibility and high accuracy, and can easily be expanded for higher production volumes.

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AREI’s plans for 2020
29 January 2020, Editor's Choice
Erich Nast, chairman of AREI, discusses what the association’s plans are to tackle the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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Check out Dataweek’s new-look website
29 January 2020, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice
Our technical design elves have been locked away in our basement for months, improving the visual design and functionality of the Dataweek website.

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From the editor's desk: A fresh start, but a sad farewell?
29 January 2020, Technews Publishing
A couple of years ago, not many people had heard of Yekani. The company bought a stake in the well-known East London-based satellite decoder maker, Vektronix, and subsequently acquired it in its entirety. When ...

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From the editor’s desk: Getting charged up for the new year
25 November 2019, Technews Publishing
The Springboks’ Rugby World Cup triumph in Japan couldn’t have come at a better time for South Africa, as the country was in desperate need of a jolt of positive energy going into the festive season. ...

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Battery Technologies Conference 2019
25 November 2019, Editor's Choice
Batteries are a critical enabler of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, powering technology in products from laptops and handheld devices to electric vehicles and renewable energy storage.

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Boom, doom and gloom, or something completely different?
25 November 2019, Technews Publishing, Editor's Choice
As the end of 2019 looms, it’s time to look ahead to what next year might have in store, and reflect on the year gone by. And what a year it’s been.

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Actum Group remains resilient and optimistic for 2020
25 November 2019, Actum Electronics
Running a profitable business in South Africa is not for the fainthearted. With the national treasury downgrading this year’s growth forecast from 1,5% to 0,5%, and state-owned entities like Eskom negotiating ...

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Additional renewable energy development zones proposed
25 November 2019
The second phase of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) energy in South Africa proposes three additional Renewable Energy Development Zones (REDZs) for wind ...

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Locally developed electronic circuit builder for students
25 November 2019, K Measure, Editor's Choice
K Measure, creator of the award-winning Seebox engineering education solution, has created a new innovation to enable quick and easy electronic circuit-building. The SeeBlocks electronic circuit creator ...

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Clearing the Static:Topic 9: Time to audit your ESD environment
25 November 2019, Actum Electronics
Now that we are nearing the end of the year, it is a good time to audit your existing static control products and procedures. The first line of defence should be your antistatic floor, since this is the ...

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Winning hackathon entry curbs cell tower battery theft
25 November 2019
The fourth annual TADHackJHB was held at MTN’s head office in Fairland, Johannesburg, on 12 and 13 October, with a cell tower protection app emerging as the winner. The theme for the 2019 global TADHack ...

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Additive manufacturing developments powered by RAPDASA
25 November 2019
Over the past two decades, South Africa has seen significant advancements in Additive Manufacturing (AM), otherwise known as 3D printing. As a key player in enabling and developing the fourth industrial ...

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From the editor's desk: Or, we could make smartphones
23 October 2019
The last decade or so has been a running litany of misery for the South African electronics manufacturing industry. There’s no point naming any names, but those readers who’ve been around for a while ...

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Win a Microchip LoRaWAN evaluation kit
23 October 2019
Dataweek readers stand a chance to win a SAM R34 Xplained Pro evaluation kit for LoRaWAN development (ATSAMR34-XPRO) from Microchip Technology. The kit is a hardware platform used to evaluate the ATSAMR34 ...

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Red Bull Basement Hatch showcases Cape Town’s tech talent
23 October 2019, RS Components (SA)
Cape Town’s brightest young tech geniuses gathered in Woodstock in September to share their ideas and their creations at the Red Bull Basement Hatch event. The Red Bull Basement Hatch brings together ...

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