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  • Seasteading: the floating civil engineering future?

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    Category Developments
    18 May 2018
    Written by: Quintus Potgieter
    With population numbers expected to rise exponentially, and the global growth of the middle class to continue, the topic of the sustainability of resources becomes more pertinent. More cities are needed, functioning infrastructure must be available,...
  • Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant

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    Category Developments
    18 May 2018
    Written by: Quintus Potgieter
    As Vladimir Putin gets another six years in the seat as the Russian President, Russian engineers tow something through the Baltic Sea, something the world has never seen before. The metal giant in tow has the symbol of an atom tattooed to its exterio...
  • Keeping the lights on in South Africa

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    Category Industry
    17 May 2018
    Written by: Quintus Potgieter
    A vast number of jobs are potentially on the chopping block in South Africa: engineering professionals, senior project managers, energy storage specialists, coal truck drivers, technicians, asset managers, operations officers, and others. They are se...
  • What Inspired You to Become an Engineer?

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    Category Hot Topics
    09 May 2018
    Written by: Elyse Simich
    We have been asking EIT’s resident engineers to share with us the object that inspired their engineering career or the tool that has helped them the most throughout their career. Below is a video of EIT’s Dean Steve Mackay telling us about the book t...
  • How to Increase you Study Skills in your Lunch Break

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    Category Career Information
    08 May 2018
    Written by: Elyse Simich
    How to Increase you Study Skills in your Lunch Break Go for a Walk Don't sit still for too long - get up and go for a short walk in your lunch break! This will help you to clear your mind, de-stress and re-energise so you're focused when you get back...