Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Latest on the MeerKAT Radio Telescope

What is MeerKAT? The South African MeerKAT radio telescope, built some 90 km outside the small Northern Cape town of Carnarvon, is a forerunner to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope and will be integrated into the mid-frequency component of SKA Phase 1. The SKA Project is an international enterprise to build the largest and… Read more »

Devastating consequences of AMCU strike

Devastating consequences of AMCU strike and unemployment A second giant in the platinum belt professed it can no longer keep up with its contractual obligations to pay suppliers. This is caused by the 10 week long strike held up by The Association for Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu). A Force majeure was declared by Anglo American… Read more »