The CSIR's 70 year-plus track record is one of many technological innovations and successful interventions. All of these breakthroughs and highlights first started as a project or part of a project in one of our laboratories or research groups. Read more about ongoing or recently completed CSIR projects.
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A numerical model has proven successful in predicting rock mass response when mining the shaft pillars in mines.
The CSIR powder metallurgy team has been performing research and development (R&D) work in the manufacture of bushings/bearings through powder metallurgy.
Namibia has experienced extensive bush encroachment which has negative economic impacts on livestock production and water availability.
CSIR researchers have been continuously monitoring and studying the effect of wastewater discharge on the marine environment in Durban.
The exceptional biodiversity and high endemism in South Africa is matched by the country’s high cultural diversity and its need for sustainable development.
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.
Cyber security experts at the CSIR supported a municipality that had experienced an information network security breach.