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Tired of channel surfing? Need a new pastime? Here is the opportunity to find something new to spend your free time on. Hobby-X 2020...

Engineers@Leisure: Getting hands dirty and having fun!

I have always had an affinity for anything mechanical and from an early age I was making or modifying something. Initially it was making...

Engineers@Leisure: Keeping the age of steam alive

The smell of coal, oil and steam and the chuff-chuff of a 220 t steam locomotive as it gathers momentum to 60 km/h along...

Engineers@Leisure: Educational fun and Frolics

Allison Heckman is a thirteen-year-old girl who dreams of becoming the Women’s World Champion boxer. With the help of the school caretaker, Marcus Radebe...

Engineers@Leisure: Plastic, propellers and pilots

I trained as an environmental scientist and I now find myself deeply involved in cyanide and environmental management systems auditing. The essence of this...

Engineers@Leisure: Under a tree in Africa

On the way home from a trip to the Wild Coast over the Christmas Holidays, my partner Kenny wanted to show me what he...

Engineers@Leisure: Exploring New Zealand

Two gals and a campervan After four years of studying and three years of articles, we were finally two newly qualified CA(SA)s and decided it...

Engineers at Leisure: Restoring the Spitfire – World War II fighter plane

The graceful lines of aeronautical engineer Reginald Mitchell’s masterpiece were once a regular sight in southern African skies after World War II. During the...

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