Challenges of the bioeconomy –

presented by Felix Reinders
17h00 for 17h30 27 September, 2018 Engineering Sciences Building, University of the Free State

SAAE President Trueman Goba receives Honorary Doctorate

Trueman Goba, industry leader, mentor of young engineers and champion of the transformation of the...

Decolonizing Engineering

Prof Mike Muller  presented this lecture  on Tuesday 10 April at Nelson Mandela University, North...

Challenges facing the South African Mining Industry

Prof Cyril O’Connor

Decolonising Engineering

Prof Mike Muller

Transitioning to a Lower Carbon Economy

Technological and Engineering Considerations for the Building and Transportation Sectors .
Prof Philip LLoyd

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2018 Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial Lecture

Dr Gustav Rohde, the Chief Operating Officer of Aurecon, presented the 2018 Hendrik van der Bijl Memorial lecture on 25 September in the Senate Hall of the University of Pretoria. The title of his presentation was The Fourth Industrial Revolution – An opportunity to...

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Election of new Executive Committee for 2018 – 2020

In May 2018 the following persons were elected to the Executive Committee for the period 2018–2020: • Dr Musa Furumele, Chairman, Gandlati Strategic Equity (Pty) Ltd. • Dr Trueman Goba,Chairman of Hatch Africa (Pty) Ltd. • Prof Elsabe Kearsley, Professor, Department...

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