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Monday, 10 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bloodhound supersonic car project axed »
A 1,000mph race car project has been axed meaning the supersonic vehicle is on the market for the price of a Ferrari. The&...
Wednesday, 28 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's View: "The Benefits of SAIMechE membership" »
The most common question that I am asked about SAIMechE goes something like “What is the benefit of being a member of SAIM...
Tuesday, 06 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from the CEO »
IDoEW status The long outstanding issue of the Identification of Engineering Work (IDoEW) was raised in an article of...
Monday, 29 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Identification of Work (IDoW) - Update & Input Invited »
    Extracted from CBE Bulletin Oct 2018 Brief synopsis and contextual background CBE is im...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bloodhound supersonic car hits financial roadblock »
The project to race a car at over 1,000mph has run into a financial roadblock with the company behind the venture going in...
Tuesday, 16 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's View: 'Why we Need Engineers' »
Ninety-nine percent of everything people interact with daily, is man-made. By man-made, I mean nearly everything is:&...
Tuesday, 25 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Upcoming Changes to SAIMechE Training Activities »
Over the last decade, SAIMechE’s Events Department has delivered quality training activities for engineering professionals...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's View: 'The Digital Disruption in Mechanical Engineering' »
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is fundamentally changing the world of work for which we are preparing our students...
Monday, 28 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's View: 'Starting Point for a New Paradigm in CPD' »
The world is changing fast for us mechanical engineers. I was at varsity round about the same time the guys from Goog...
Thursday, 24 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BLOODHOUND Project announces revised dates for 500mph runs in South Africa »
Record attempt scheduled for Quarter 4 2019 While intense fund-raising activity has been ongoing, the Project has su...
Friday, 11 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAIMechE R Sharp Awards »
Mr Ralph G. Sharp (Hon FSAIMechE) was a former Chairman of the SAIMechE KZN Branch, long standing member and great friend...
Friday, 13 April 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
An Engineer's View: 'Awareness of Professional Liability Claims' »
All registered Mechanical Engineers in private practice should be aware of the possibility of having to defend themse...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's View: 'My Experience as a Female Engineering Student' »
In 2018, it feels almost irrelevant to talk about sexism, as we now live in a world where discrimination based on anything...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
SAIMechE Honorary Fellowships »
As prescribed in SAIMechE’s Constitution, an Honorary Fellow shall be a person intimately connected with mechanical engine...
Friday, 23 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Raimund Loubser (Hon FSAIMechE) »
  Raimund Stephanus Loubser (Hon FSAIMechE) was born on 14 May 1927 to Thys Loubser, the Chief Mechanical Engineer o...
Friday, 23 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Johan Rall (Hon FSAIMechE) »
Johan Rall (Hon FSAIMechE and past President of SAIMechE (1987-1988) . “SAIMechE held a very important place in J...
Tuesday, 16 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bloodhound to travel to SA this year to chase 800 km/h mark »
The UK-based team chasing a new world land-speed record will send its Bloodhound supersonic car to South Af...
Monday, 11 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's View - The Engineer’s Contribution to the Economy »
Unfortunately for engineers, the vision for new projects often emanates not from engineers, but from politicians...
Monday, 11 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's View - The Engineer’s Contribution to the Economy »
Unfortunately for engineers, the vision for new projects often emanates not from engineers, but from politicians...
Wednesday, 06 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Bloodhound Project - December 2017 Newsletter »
The latest Bloodhound SSC Newsletter is available  here . Excerpt from the newsletter: " BLOODHOUND is operatio...
Monday, 27 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAIMechE Central Branch Mechanical Engineering Post Grad Student Conference »
The SAIMechE Central Branch, in conjunction with the participating universities (Tshwane University of Technology, Univers...
Monday, 13 November 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Engineer's view - The Engineer: Create, Imagine, Dare to be Different »
Engineering is generally recognised as a profession, along with other professions such as medicine, dentistry, law, minist...
Wednesday, 04 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Girl Cad »
SAIMechE UKZN Student Chapter Chairperson, Michaela Geytenbeek, started Girl Cad. An initiative aimed at girls from grades...
Thursday, 24 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
KITE 2017 provides a comprehensive portal for industrial technology solutions »
The KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition (KITE), held between 26 and 28 July 2017 at the Durban Exhibition Centr...
Tuesday, 22 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Bloodhound Project - July 2017 newsletter »
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Tuesday, 22 August 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Bloodhound Project - Latest newsletter »
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Thursday, 29 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IEA recognises ECSA for a further six years for Washington Accord »
The International Engineering Alliance (IEA) has recognised that the Engineering Council of South Africa’s (ECSA's) standa...
Monday, 19 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Bloodhound Project - June 2017 newsletter »
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Monday, 05 June 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
World of Engineering Exhibition »
The SAIMechE Mpumalanga Highveld (MH) Branch hosted the annual World of Engineering exhibition earlier this year. Here's f...
Monday, 22 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
SAIMechE Student Awards »
The SAIMechE Meritorious Student Awards is presented annually to deserving students from the tertiary institutions offerin...
Thursday, 11 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manufacturing sector success key to achieving NDP goals, says Radebe »
There is an "urgent" need for government, labour and industry to revive South Africa's flagging economy and the ...
Monday, 08 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Bloodhound Project - May 2017 newsletter »
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Thursday, 04 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Goodbye Chris Reay, and thank you »
SAIMechE has lost one of its most committed and influential members, Honorary Fellow Chris Reay, who passed away at his ho...
Tuesday, 18 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Martin Badenhorst to present research at Altair Technical Conference: Europe »
The presentation by Martin Badenhorst (Grad. SAIMechE) on his research into the Design, Optimization and Manufacture of...
Tuesday, 11 April 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominees announced: 2016/2017 NSTF-South32 Awards »
The ​​ NSTF-South32 Awards  were established in 1998 as a collaborative effort to recognise outstanding con...

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