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Buy a Fluke, get one free
28 October 2020, Comtest
Comtest, Fluke’s official South African importer, is offering one free Fluke for every Fluke purchased from any South African-based, authorised Fluke dealer. Fluke is a world leader in the manufacture, ...

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Online Ohm’s law calculator from Mouser
28 October 2020
The famous Ohm’s law states that the current flowing through a circuit is proportional to the voltage applied across both points. Mouser Electronics’ online Ohm’s law calculator saves engineers time by ...

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From the editor's desk: Where monsters, viruses and technology meet
25 November 2020, Technews Publishing
I clearly remember the moment it really sank in that the world as we know it has become almost unrecognisable from a year ago. It would be hard not to remember really, because it happened only two days ...

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Clearing the Static: ESD training and compliance
25 November 2020, Actum Group
According to Desco Industries, electrostatic discharge (ESD) can change the electrical characteristics of a semiconductor device, degrading or destroying it entirely. ESD could also potentially damage ...

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SA project receives international energy award
25 November 2020
South Africa’s largest energy efficiency initiative, the SA Industrial Energy Efficiency Project, has won the highest international accolade for an energy programme – the International Energy Project ...

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Intelsat brings space STEM to students in Africa
25 November 2020
Intelsat is partnering with XinaBox to deliver space-focused science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning tools to teenagers across the African continent. Intelsat is sponsoring ...

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DesignSpark racks up one million members
25 November 2020
RS Components recently marked a significant milestone when its DesignSpark engineering platform surpassed one million members. This comes just a few months after DesignSpark celebrated ten years of ...

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Personality profile: Dereck Styane
25 November 2020, Phoenix Contact, Editor's Choice
“We do try and develop people and promote them from within the company, so I savour people’s personal growth that I’ve overseen.”

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MTN and Siyavula enabling maths and science learners
25 November 2020
Lockdown or no lockdown, South African learners will do what it takes to ensure that they are ready for their year-end exams. So says the MTN SA Foundation, which partnered with digital teaching and learning ...

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Production Logix appoints new business development manager
25 November 2020, Production Logix
KwaZulu-Natal based electronics contract manufacturer, Production Logix, is broadening its scope and sharpening its focus as it expands its footprint across South Africa and into southern Africa. As part ...

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Products of the Year 2020
25 November 2020, Editor's Choice
A selection of some of the best products to hit the South African electronic engineering market this year.

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Coalition calls on European Commission to postpone SCIP deadline
30 September 2020
A coalition of 40 industry organisations has written a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen calling for decisive action to solve implementation issues within the EU Waste Framework ...

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Follow this engineering journey of a 3D-printed boat
30 September 2020, RS Components (SA)
RS Components is releasing a 10-episode documentary series – titled SeaQuest – featuring members of its DesignSpark engineering community who embarked on a first-of-its-kind challenge to design, test ...

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Mouser revamps technical resource centre
30 September 2020, TRX Electronics
Mouser Electronics has redesigned its Technical Resource Centre, which contains the global distributor’s ever-expanding collection of technical articles, blogs, eBooks, and Methods technology and solutions ...

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From the editor's desk: Electric and autonomous vehicles driving full-speed ahead
28 October 2020, Technews Publishing
I still can’t stop myself from doing a double-take when I hear that Tesla is rolling out a software update to add some sort of new functionality to its cars. Some of those updates are pointless show-off ...

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Electronics news digest
28 October 2020
South Africa • The Department of Defence (DoD) has appointed a special team, called ‘Save Denel’ to investigate Denel’s financial struggles, and the impact they might have on SA National Defence Force ...

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Clearing the Static
28 October 2020, Actum Group
The Importance of ESD audits An ESD audit is the first step in establishing an effective static control programme. Before you invest money in new ESD equipment, an ESD audit will help you identify vulnerable ...

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TRX welcomes Hannes Taute as new MD
28 October 2020, TRX Electronics, Editor's Choice
We delve into his background, what his plans for TRX Electronics are, and how he envisions what the future of the local electronics industry will look like.

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CSIR marks 75th anniversary
28 October 2020
The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has congratulated the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for its contribution in shaping the country’s science, ...

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Diamonds are a quantum scientist’s best friend
28 October 2020
Diamonds have a firm foothold in our lexicon. Their many properties often serve as superlatives for quality, clarity and hardiness. Aside from the popularity of this rare material in ornamental and decorative ...

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