3D printing
Nov 18, 2019

SA making inroads in 3D printing tech

Collaboration helps advance 3D printing in SA, with over 300 3D printing technology systems established locally.


Varsity students develop desktop 3D food printer

Students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal have developed a 3D food printer, and made chocolate with it.

Sep 17, 2019

Akhani 3D lets forward-thinking manufacturing businesses 'Make Possible'

Additive manufacturing is no longer a trend on its way into the mainstream, it’s a serious global business, says Akhani 3D.

Aug 20, 2019

3D printing tech tipped as key for medical industry

A new report shows 3D printing technology will disrupt the way personalised medicine is provided, with a market forecast to reach $8.1 billion by 2029.

Jul 30, 2019

3D printing boom stirs legal questions

With industries accelerating their practical uses of 3D printing, many legal, ethical and practical concerns have emerged.

Sep 26, 2018

Open source contributes to medical innovation

Researchers have developed open source software that could bring closer the prospect of 3D printing of human tissue as well as boost brain imaging.

Sep 20, 2018

Blockchain, AI, 3D printing reduce renewables prices

New technologies are accelerating the deployment of renewable energy, according to Deloitte.

Sep 7, 2018

How tech will support life on Mars

Technologies like solar energy, 3D printing and machine learning can be useful to make Mars habitable, says aspiring extra-terrestrial, Dr Adriana Marais.

Aug 31, 2018

Future-proofing SA for the fourth industrial revolution

Speaking at a recent Women in ICT Seminar, Dr Cherise Dunn noted that women can leverage the fourth industrial revolution to make their mark.

Jul 23, 2018

Next evolution in 3D printing

The ability to design specifically for additive manufacturing is taking 3D printing to the next level, while making significant inroads into the way things are manufactured in general.

Jun 1, 2018

Warehouse in the cloud

Does the ability to 3D print-on-demand mean the end of the stockpile?


3D printing presents trillion-dollar goldmine

Hewlett Packard targets the $12 trillion manufacturing industry as it looks to make 3D printing a substantial part of its business.

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