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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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.
The exceptional biodiversity and high endemism in South Africa is matched by the country’s high cultural diversity and its need for sustainable development.
The CSIR network emulation and simulation laboratory provides a platform for the high fidelity replication of existing or planned networks through a mixture of physical and virtual devices.