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Media Releases

| Media Release
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Friday, August 4, 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has recorded record-height waves during the storm that battered the Western Cape on Wednesday, 7 June 2017.

| Media Release
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Thursday, July 6, 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR) recent intervention and collaboration with a local company, Paltechnologies (Pty) Ltd (Paltech), has resulted in the successful development of a standard 80 mm diameter butterfly valve installed on electrical power transformers.

| Media Release
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Monday, July 3, 2017

On Tuesday, 20 June 2017, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) and the Centre for High Performance Computing, South Africa (CHPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the PRACE booth at International Supercomputing Conference 2017.

| Media Release
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Friday, June 23, 2017

Team South Africa has taken second prize in the prestigious International Student Cluster Competition, which was held at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany.

| Media Release
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Thursday, June 22, 2017

South Africa has experienced an unprecedented outbreak of malaria in several districts in Limpopo this year.

| Media Release
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Rheinmetall Air Defence AG, Siemens Industry Software Ltd and ESTEQ Industry Solutions (Pty) Ltd recently signed Memorandums of Agreement (MoA) and joined forces to support industry development in South Africa.

| Media Release
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Monday, May 29, 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) continues to ignite school learners’ interest in careers within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

| Media Release
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Agrément South Africa, an agency of the Department of Public Works managed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has awarded 29 fit-for-purpose certificates during the 2016/2017 financial year following a rigorous process of testing and evaluation.

| Media Release
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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 9 May 2017 to collaborate on a national multi-static passive radar facility. The CSIR and ATNS will join forces to establish a technology base that will be utilised to establish solutions in partnership with local industry.