Protec in Saice KZN building competition

2017-08-31 06:01
Photo: suppliedTop team (from left) Nomfundo Ngobese, Nomalanga Langa and Yolanda Mpotulo.

Photo: suppliedTop team (from left) Nomfundo Ngobese, Nomalanga Langa and Yolanda Mpotulo.

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THREE teams from Protec Tongaat recently participated in the SAICE Inter-schools Bridge Building competition held at Garden Court Hotel, Marine Parade on August 18.

Organised by the SA Institute of Civil Engineers, the aim of the competition was to give young people the opportunity to test their skills and aptitude in engineering concepts and develop their mathematics and science skills in a fun and interesting way. Thirty-nine teams from 17 different schools participated in the KZN competition.

Each team was given a bundle of 25 strips of balsa wood and a pack of Pratley adhesive and the competition was to see whose bridge could carry the heaviest load. Protec manager Marion Takis said: “We are very proud of our all-girl team which was placed fifth overall carrying a load of 210 newtons,”

Congratulations to Ferndale Secondary who won the competition for the third year running.

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