Extracted from text ... The Go Open Source campaign has announced the establishment
of a formal channel programme aimed at furthering the
proliferation of Linux and open source software in the South
African business community. Simply titled the Go Open Source 'channel
partner programme', the project aims to primarily make the training
and skills required for business partners to operate in this developing
marketplace available to South Africa's small and medium
sized IT companies; while also equipping this group of IT players with
the business skills to build sustainable business models in the Linux
and open source solutions space. "There are many examples of ..
Extracted from text ... 52 - IMIESA FEBRUARY 2006
Rothenberger has added pipe-shears and an orbital circular
saw to its range of tools for professionals working with plastic
pipes. Both tools were launched in December 2005.
The high-performance Rocut orbital circular saw is designed to
deliver precisely aligned cuts through plastic pipes with outside
diameters between 160 mm and 355 mm. Suitable for PE, PP
and PVC pipes with a minimum wall thickness of 8 mm, this tool can
be used on building sites or in the workshop. A central, trapezoidal
clamp fitted with six rubberised clamping and guide rollers ensures
right-angled cuts with ..
Extracted from text ... EVENTS
International Conference and Exhibition on Water in the Environment
20 to 22 February 2006
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Water resources management is a challenge to many countries, especially
those with limited resources. Many aspects must be considered to supply
people with clean water and to guarantee water quality. Continuous improvement
of water (drinking water, as well as waste water) treatment technologies
and the results of R&D must be transferred to real applications.
This conference will be an effective tool to organise the exchange of knowhow
locally, but will also present an opportunity for contributions and co-operation
from international ..
Extracted from text ... SHORTCUTS
Hectares of concrete surfaces are being laid in the Port of
Durban as South Africa's harbour infrastructural development
programme gains momentum.
About 155 000 square metres of concrete surfacing are being
laid by Protekon Port Solutions (PPS) at the Port of Durban's new
point berths D to G, while the pre-mix surface will be replaced
with concrete paving at the Durban Container Terminal (DCT). The
contract from the National Ports Authority (NPA) for the point berths
involves the surfacing of about 20 hectares - the equivalent of 40
soccer fields. About two-thirds (155 000 m2) of the surface will ..