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Fashion and Data Combine to Create Iconic African Designs

Three iconic African fashion designers were brought on board to create 12 extraordinary outfits from vast amounts of data extracted from the cities of Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg

The power of technology and fashion have combined in a thought-provoking project that demonstrates how data can transform African cities. Tech leader Siemens  (www.Siemens.com) used data from the cities of Lagos, Nairobi and Johannesburg and wove it into unique fabrics which tell a story about each city. Three iconic African…

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Small Businesses In South Africa Critical To The 4th Industrial Revolution

One of the major impacts industry 4.0 will have on the country remains its effects on the country’s workforce and industry

Small businesses will be critical to South Africa in the 4th industrial revolution while access to information will revolutionize education. This was highlighted at an insightful panel discussion in Midrand on Thursday (5 July).  The topic debated was: “Is South Africa Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?” Panel speakers included…

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Siemens takes Digital Solutions of the year award at Africa Utility Week

Siemens provides a comprehensive portfolio of products, solutions, and services to help build and operate microgrids of any size

Siemens (www.Siemens.com) wins the Digital Solutions of the year award for its Siemens South Africa Head Quarters Micro Grid Project at the Africa Utility Week Industry Awards evening which took place in Cape Town last night. Why Microgrids are the future of Energy Management The traditional power grid provides reliable…

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Siemens and Anglo American Platinum collaborate on digital and automation skills development in Africa

There is an opportunity, especially in Africa to embrace new and exponential technologies combined with human talent to accelerate industrialization and drive economic growth

Currently, one of the most debated topics influencing innovation is digitalization and its impact on the future of employment. It is met with equal parts excitement and trepidation. No matter how you look at it, digital transformation and a truly connected global economy is already upon us. Siemens (www.Siemens.com) has…

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CORRECTION: Making water infrastructure intelligent is a water wise move for Africa

By Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO for Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa

Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable supply.  Compounding the issue and according to the UN’s Water for Life Report (https://goo.gl/K9w4fY) it is estimated…

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Siemens creates opportunities for digitalization skills development across Africa

44% of all work activities in Ethiopia are susceptible to automation, as are 46% in Nigeria, 52% in Kenya and 41% in South Africa

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionize the job market and African industry must adapt to survive Siemens aims to help accelerate digitalization skills and empower those who will be leading the change  State-of-the-art automation equipment donated to engineering faculties in five African markets The Fourth Industrial Revolution…

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Making water infrastructure intelligent is a water wise move for Africa

By Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO for Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa

Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable supply. Compounding the issue and according to the UN’s Water for Life Report (https://goo.gl/wnaMxC), it is estimated…

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Siemens remains committed to Sudan

Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, Ms. Janina Kugel, together with regional and pan African executive management visited Sudan

Energy identified as a catalyst for growth Local skills development identified as key priority Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG (www.Siemens.com) Ms. Janina Kugel, together with regional and pan African executive management visited Sudan. Kugel held a strategic partnership discussion with the Sudanese Vice President Bakri Hassan Salih…

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Siemens and Rotan Power sign agreement for power plant project in Ghana

Total investment volume of more than $500 million

Memorandum of Understanding for combined cycle power plant with a capacity of 660 megawatts Total investment volume of more than $500 million In order to help Ghana meet its industrialization targets, Siemens (www.Siemens.com) and Rotan Power (www.RotanPower.com) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and build a combined…

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Taking an intelligent approach to Africa’s promising mobility revolution

Despite the continent’s transport infrastructure lagging behind global standards for decades, Africa is bracing itself for a transport revolution as more countries embrace the onset of new technology

Electrification, automation and digitalization of existing infrastructure gives citizens access to safe, reliable and efficient modes of transport Intelligent traffic systems reduce road congestion, automated rail infrastructure improves train efficiency and commuter safety Well-integrated intelligent mobility network promotes a culture of eco-friendly travel and healthier living Despite the continent’s transport…