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South Africa has lost R71.4 billion to inedible food waste in 2013, the CSIR estimates.

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CSIR researchers are converting fly ash, a by-product of the South African pulp and paper industry, into heat-resistant geo-polymers that can be used in the protection of metal surfaces against hig

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Cybersecurity experts at the CSIR have developed a prototype software package for personal computers and servers that rapidly and accurately detects network port scan activity.

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CSIR researchers combined two sets of land-cover data to create the first high-resolution, locally calibrated national map of woody cover for South Africa.

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The CSIR developed an experimental system for autonomous exploration and mapping in which a robot autonomously explores an unknown environment and produces a map.

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The mining industry is one of the main drivers of the South African economy.

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A ground-breaking study by the CSIR and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) will see the irradiation pre-treatment of dissolving wood pulp reduce the amount of chemical reagents used in the visc

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The CSIR has successfully implemented an algae-based wastewater treatment solution at the Motetema wastewater treatment works in the Sekhukhune District Municipality in Limpopo to facilitate the ef

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This collaborative project between South Africa and China is aimed at enhancing knowledge, skills and technology for the sustainability of the mining industry.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) welcomed Dr Thulani Dlamini as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dlamini is no stranger to the CSIR, having served in different positions at the same organisation in the past.