Category:Featured March 2010

The most precious metal is the world
March 1, 2010

The most precious metal is the world

Although aluminium is widely used today, it wasn’t as popular when it was first produced. For almost 100 years, aluminium was too expensive to...

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Aluminium school fees
March 1, 2010

Aluminium school fees

The production and application of aluminium has changed significantly during the last 20 years. Designers and fabricators have learned difficult lessons about the ways...

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Getting on the right track
March 1, 2010

Getting on the right track

The annual South African Bus Operators Association (SABOA) conference tends to be a good marker of what’s happening in the world of local public...

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Talking power, too
March 1, 2010

Talking power, too

In his previous article, JAKE VENTER showed that, when rotation takes place in an engine, the work done is equal to the torque multiplied...

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The year of tightened belts
March 1, 2010

The year of tightened belts

The annual Econometrix conference is an important one for South Africa’s business community. STUART MOIR was there to find out what the experts make...

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The walk to recovery
March 1, 2010

The walk to recovery

Money (or, rather, finance) really does make the world go round. So – as truck manufacturers and operators discovered during 2009 – there can...

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The future and beyond
March 1, 2010

The future and beyond

New technology is constantly hitting the market, and the transport industry is no different. FRITZ HELLBERG examines how this technology is benefiting local commercial...

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