SA Forestry Sector Makes Chainsaw Training Safer With Virtual Reality

SA Forestry Sector Makes Chainsaw Training Safer With Virtual Reality: JOHANNESBURG, 10 SEPTEMBER 2019 ? In a world first, trainee chainsaw operators will soon be able to use a virtual reality (VR) application to test their theoretical knowledge and hone their skill in a simulated timber plantation. Developed by Forestry South Africa (FSA), the Fibre Processing and Manufacturing Sector Education and Training Authority (FP&M Seta) and industry partners, this solution trains chainsaw operators in a safe, simulated environment before they test … [Read more...]

WATCH: Durban dog makes quick recovery after vets remove arrow lodged in his side

Durban in the News: WATCH: Durban dog makes quick recovery after vets remove arrow lodged in his side: Gunner, a stray dog that was roaming the streets of Durban, is making a miraculous recovery after vets removed an arrow that was lodged 15cm in his body. Truck driver, conductor 'critical' after being shot in latest Durban hijacking: The authorities have condemned a hijacking and shooting that left a truck driver and his conductor in a critical condition in Durban. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu … [Read more...]

Extreme Festival Makes Historic Stop at Dezzi Raceway

Extreme Festival Makes Historic Stop at Dezzi Raceway: Dunlop and Falken Tyres bring action packed day of national racing to KZN On Saturday 2 March 2019, Dunlop and Falken Tyres present the Extreme Festival at the Dezzi Raceway in KwaZulu-Natal. Driven by Sumitomo Rubber South Africa – the holding company behind co-hosts Dunlop and Falken Tyres – it is a festival packed with firsts and bristling with action. Six races will take place on the day. The Falken Polo Cup (modified VW Polos circuit racing); the Global Touring Car series … [Read more...]

From graduate to associate: Adhir Imrith of Arup makes his mark

From graduate to associate: Adhir Imrith of Arup makes his mark: Adhir Imrith is congratulated by Arup director, Lee-Zane Greyling on his well-deserved promotion. Adhir Imrith (33) is one of the lead engineers involved in the development of Park Square – Durban’s much anticipated new mixed-use development on uMhlanga Ridge. As an Associate at Arup South Africa, a leading global designing, planning and execution firm in the built environment, Adhir has been at the forefront of innovative design and planning over the last few years. Adhir … [Read more...]