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Skills development is key to Industry 4.0

The Fourth industrial revolution has the potential to disrupt every industry in every country through large-scale automation, adoption of emergent technologies, big data and artificial intelligence. According to Chief Director of Future Production Technologies at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Ms Ilse Karg provision of skills development must be prioritised in order to succeed in the world of Fourth Industrial Revolution.


Save The NAACAM Show 2019 Conference will be addressed by industry leaders dealing with the key issues in local, regional and international automotive manufacturing sector. The Project Steering Committee is soliciting proposals for case studies that highlight practical experience of Industry 4.0 within the South African automotive manufacturing sector for inclusion on the Conference programme. The case studies should be geared towards driving industry best practice and learning. ​

Inside Industry 4.0 - Jendamark Automation

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – or Industry 4.0 as it is commonly known – is changing the face of every industry worldwide. Jendamark Automation has mapped a clear path through the technological maze to take automotive customers into the future of manufacturing.

Industry 4.0 and nanostructured materials

46 The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified nanostructured materials as an enabling technology for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). One technology description of Industry 4.0 is cyber-physical infrastructure powered by a cluster of computing and communication technologies.

2018 Science Forum turns attention to Industry 4.0

The 2018 Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) will take place in Pretoria from 12 to 14 December, with president Cyril Ramaphosa delivering the keynote address. Now in its fourth year, the event, organised by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), is intended to ignite conversation on the role of science, technology and innovation in society.

New efforts bring hope for Industry 4.0-ready SA workforce

Industry 4.0 - smart new automation tools and technologies - are rapidly changing the face of manufacturing and industry around the world. Without a concerted effort to change industry processes and infrastructure, and upskill the workforce, South Africa risks falling behind the world in its efforts to become a player in the global manufacturing market.