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WATCH: The University of Johannesburg 3D-Prints an RDP House

Videos have emerged on social media of researchers from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) using 3D printing technology to show off a new technique in which a six-room home can be constructed in a single day in around 5...

Johannesburg gets ready for 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

It is that time of the year again, when healthcare professionals, industry experts and leaders gather to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on their industry. Taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 8-9 October under...

SA gets its first biodegradable, 3D printed cup

Red Cup Village, a Cape Town-based lifestyle brand, will be launching its first biodegradable design patent cup made from sugarcane & corn-starch in May of 2019. The company uses 3D printing technology to manufacture a unique drinking cup using a...

Top 4 concerns for South Africa’s emerging construction companies

South Africa's construction industry has experienced its share of uncertainty since the end of the public infrastructure investment bonanza leading up to the 2010 World Cup. Public infrastructure spending has been stagnant since then, the home market has slumped, private...

Three ways 3D printing is shaking up retail

With the advent and rapid evolution of 3D printing technology, the nature of retail is changing dramatically. By decentralizing manufacturing and bringing it physically closer to the consumers it serves, 3D printing enables the on-demand production of customized goods, effectively...

Retail technology is changing buying and delivery methods

The retail industry has undergone a massive transformation with the advent of technology. Beyond the rapid rise of online shopping, retailers are spying innovative ways to hang on to traditional shoppers while diversifying both their channels and their wares. Wipro...

SA must embrace emerging technologies to unleash manufacturing potential

South Africa’s manufacturing sector is capable of thriving, but only if it adopts Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies such as 3D Printing, Advanced Robotics and cognitive automation, Artificial Intelligence and IoT. That’s the stark warning Schalk Laubscher, Production Manager at...

Discussing how museums of Kenya 3D printed artifacts to preserve heritage

Tatjana Dzambazova is an inspiring force in AutoDesk's quest for service excellence and customer satisfaction. Born, raised and educated in Macedonia, Tatjana participated as a student representative in several international architectural and design seminars, and established contact with learning institutions...

Using 3D printing to improve Mining uptime and productivity

3D printing may have burst onto the scene a few years ago with much hype, but it hasn’t yet revolutionised industrial sectors as some analysts exuberantly predicted. However, forward-thinking Mining organisations are realising that industrial-scale 3D printing in the mines...

Eight technologies executives should absolutely consider

PwC has identified the Internet of Things alongside virtual reality and 3D printing, as one of the eight essential technologies that C-suite executives “should” absolutely consider. In its report, Tech breakthroughs megatrend, PwC evaluated more than 150 technologies globally,...
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