Mintek and HyPlat signing
South African platinum spin-off to take on world markets
South Africa is a step closer to realising the full potential of its enormous platinum reserves with the launch of a spin-off company, HyPlat.
Postgraduate opportunities
Great postgraduate opportunities in Chemical Engineering for Masters, PhD and post doc research position.
Amir Patel
Cheetah’s tail a blueprint for manoeuvrability in robots
Robotics designer Dr Amir Patel (electrical engineering) is one of six UCT scholars who received a Claude Leon Merit Award for 2016.
11th International Heavy Haul Association conference
2 - 6 September 2017, CTICC, Cape Town


Monday, 23 May 2016
Manya Mooya and Christopher Gavor

On 11 May, staff and guests celebrated the launch of Dr Manya Mooya’s book Real Estate Valuation Theory: A critical appraisal. The book is only the second book to be published in the Department of Construction Economics and Management. It was published by Springer, an esteemed publisher in the scientific world.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 10:30
Signing of MOU between UCT and HZDR

Collaboration between UCT’s Minerals to Metals Signature theme and Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) strengthened by visit and signing of the MOU at UCT on 4 May 2016. 

Publication Date:
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 09:45

The Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment is home to some clever machines and some canny experimental robots, produced by lecturers and postgraduate students. Here is a sample of the faculty's workhorses and prototypes.

Publication Date:
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 09:00

Research based on work done by Professor Alison Lewis and her team in the Crystallisation and Precipitation Unit (CPU) at UCT, is being used at Eskom’s R8.3 million pilot eutectic freeze crystallisation plant. The research, funded by Eskom removes all pollution from the water, solidifies it into pure salts and cleans the water so it can be reused in the power plant.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 11:45