The excitement of being part of the biggest rail project in Africa served as inspiration for many companies to submit their bids to secure their participation in this groundbreaking development. One such company is Sika SA. They provide Viscocrete- 10, a plasticiser and water-reducing agent, and other construction materials for development of the Gautrain. The Viscocrete-10 is being used in the fabrication of bridge segments and bridge beams.
While the potential application and need for analytics in the private sector are great, the reality remains that the applications that can be used within the public sphere by government departments are potentially as diverse, if not more diverse, than in the private sector.
A popular machine in European countries, where recycling of rubble is often required by legislation, has been updated and improved technically to provide a more efficient product to both the local and international recycling markets.
One thing that is constant in the engineering world is change. A few years ago, Vela VKE - a consulting engineering company - changed its name from VKE to embrace a 31% increase of black management in the firm.
All reputable cable manufacturers are looking at designing cable to have less of an impact on the environment. There are two areas of concentration: using environmentally-friendly materials and ensuring that cable is effectively used in a manner that optimises growing consumer needs while, at the same time, reducing the negative impacts of energy transmission. Selection, cable and system design, and proper cable utilisation can have a significantly positive impact on the environment.