The CSIR's 76 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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Land cover change essentially represents the human footprint on earth that is visible from space and satellites have been observing this transformation for past forty years, during which time the h
The CSIR is assisting national and local government, cities and other stakeholders with urban planning strategies by making use of spatial and urban growth modelling and simulation software.
The CSIR and the Sector Education and Training Authority for Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services (merSETA), have developed a learning factory to promote skills development, innovation a
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.
The Department of Science and Innovation, through the SAMERDI programme, has mandated the CSIR to embark on a project to identify techniques of saving energy costs in the mining sector.
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.