ITC-SA develops inspectorate process to assist in enforcing building regulations

The Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) has developed an inspectorate process to assist local authorities in the enforcement of compliance with the National Building Regulations (NBR). A non-profit organisation whose mandate it is to create and maintain standards in the engineered timber construction industry, the ITC-SA aims at all times to act in…

Cyber security is key to smart metering deployment

As adoption of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) becomes more widespread, its appeal to cyber attackers will undoubtedly increase, and addressing security vulnerabilities across layers – and by different stakeholders – must be taken into account from the outset. Darren Oxlee, chief technology officer and director, Utility Systems This infrastructure essentially offers an integrated system of…