Engineering News | Environmental Protection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental-protection Mon, 19 Nov 2018 02:45:13 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Focus on environmental services boosts project sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-environmental-services-boosts-project-sustainability-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471126 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692386_resized_hacthrangeofenvironmentalsocialandsustainability112017hatchesg1022.jpg SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS Sustainability requires the optimisation of environmental, social and economic outcomes 511 287 General public taking heed of environmental law http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/general-public-taking-heed-of-environment-law-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471242 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692475_resized_legallawgaveljudiciary1022.jpg MATURED LEGISLATION South Africa’s environment regulatory system has matured since the publication of the National Environmental Management Act 511 287 Green consciousness continues to drive green building trends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-consciousness-continues-to-drive-green-building-trends-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470935 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691861_resized_gregricesustainabilityconsultant112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG RICE Businesses and citizens have recently become more conscious of the importance of resilience and resource scarcity 511 287 Growing eWaste could affect ecosystem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-ewaste-problem-could-affect-ecological-system-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470848 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691864_resized_walearewaceo112017xperien1022.jpg WALE AREWA The global estimate of eWaste is about 50-million tons 511 287 Municipalities to reduce emissions by diverting waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-to-reduce-emissions-by-diverting-waste-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471334 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692591_resized_organicwaste112017jgafrika1022.jpg WASTE-DIVERSION STRATEGY The strategy entails waste disposal and the beneficial use for business development 511 287 Buhle Waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/buhle-waste-2017-11-27 Creamer Media Reporter Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472339 1511854898 1512079200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694787_resized_buhlewaste71017duane1022.jpg 511 287 Green cleaning products can pack a punch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-cleaning-products-can-pack-a-punch-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471487 1512131507 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693023_resized_judysunaskyceo112017blendwell1022.jpg JUDY SUNASKY Companies are constantly developing products, but consumers are still hesitant to use green cleaning products 511 287 Large companies driving increase in land contamination assessments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-companies-driving-increase-in-land-contamination-assessments-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471121 1512395606 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692389_resized_stevemckeownpartner112017erm1022.jpg STEVE MCKEOWN Companies that have a global footprint are more committed to assessing their impact on the environment 511 287 Company promotes ecofriendly production processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-promotes-ecofriendly-production-processes-2016-11-25 Sascha Solomons Environmental Protection Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434898 1479797350 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605283_resized_fibertexceoclivehitchcock1116jpg1022.jpg CLIVE HITCHCOCK Nonwoven geotextiles play an important role in diverse sectors 511 287 Exclusive rights for wastewater treatment acquired http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exclusive-rights-for-wastewater-treatment-acquired-2016-11-25 Sascha Solomons Environmental Protection Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 435039 1479797338 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605626_resized_compacttreatmentunit11161022.jpg WASTE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS Friburge provides waste treatment solutions that are on board and can be flushed regularly with water or chemical to clean them of debris and built-up residue 511 287 Ecofriendly innovations in on-site wastewater treatment simplified http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ecofriendly-innovations-in-on-site-wastewater-treatment-simplified-2016-11-25 Sascha Solomons Environmental Protection Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434686 1479797338 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000604606_resized_plasticabovegroundplant11161022.jpg WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITIES SewTreat offers a specialised, modular biological wastewater treatment plant tailor-made for the African market 511 287 Noise pollution overlooked in company environmental policies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/noise-pollution-overlooked-in-company-environmental-policies-2016-11-25 Sascha Solomons Environmental Protection Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434707 1479797338 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000604656_resized_kbacsalesdirectorbrandonpark11161022.jpg BRANDON PARKS Property developers, designers and architects have a crucial role to play in providing inspirational working environments for employees 511 287 Company supports plastic waste management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supports-plastic-waste-management-2016-11-25 Sascha Solomons Environmental Protection Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0200 434839 1480078492 1480024800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000605948_resized_dpijpg.jpeg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/65707_2016-11-02_dpi_-_lio-hd_web.mp441138659Plastics SA sustainability director Douw Steyn and DPI Plastics technical and product manager Renier Snyman discuss the importance of environmental and waste management, as well as the plastics industry’s contribution to environmental protection. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Plastics SA sustainability director Douw Steyn and DPI Plastics technical and product manager Renier Snyman discuss the importance of environmental and waste management, as well as the plastics industry’s contribution to environmental protection. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva Alternative technology converts waste into energy source http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-technology-converts-waste-into-energy-source-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389350 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479914_resized_bloombergfrontloaderbulldozersandanexcavatormovegarbageatthesoutheastnewterritoriessentlandfillsiteinthetseungkwanoareaofhongkong1022.jpg MUNICIPAL WASTE CONVERTED Waste management solutions provider Interwaste is currently focusing on opportunities that allow for waste to be converted into energy 511 287 Company highlights air quality management regulations and changes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-highlights-air-quality-management-regulations-and-changes-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389356 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479934_resized_icatmanagerrachellestofbergenvironmentalmanager1022.jpg RACHELLE STOFBERG I-Cat is committed to assisting clients with their air emissions reporting 511 287 City of Johannesburg recognises green entrepreneurs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-recognises-green-entrepreneurs-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389359 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479944_resized_greencitystartupallthewinnersgabrielallyfromgezajozipasekalesolangfromwhcyolandischoemanfrombaoberryandseanmoolmanfrompoweroptimal1022.jpg GREEN CITY START UP WINNERS Geza Jozi representative Gabriel Ally, WHC CEO Paseka Lesolang, Baoberry representative Yolandi Schoeman and PowerOptimal CEO Sean Moolman 511 287 Solution being trialled to fight dwindling bee population http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solution-being-trailed-to-fight-dwindling-bee-population-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389383 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000480033_resized_bloombergbeesgatheronframesofabeehiveownedbymonsonshoneyandpollinationnearmilduravictoriaaustralia1022.jpg PLUMMETING POPULATION The global bee population is declining significantly and is under new pressure from disease 511 287 New report outlines a path to reduce ocean plastic by 2025 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-report-outlines-a-path-to-reduce-ocean-plastic-by-2025-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389375 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000480009_resized_blooembergenvironmentalprotectionrioracestocleanupseaoftrashbeforetheolympics1022.jpg GROWING CONCERN Eight-million tons of plastic products leak into the world’s oceans every year – and these amounts continue to grow 511 287 Enviro solutions company combats hazardous waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviro-solutions-company-aims-to-combat-hazardous-waste-disposal-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389362 1445867664 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479950_resized_greensolutionwastemanagementenvironmentalprotection1022.jpg COMBATING HAZARDOUS WASTE GreenSolution’s on-site waste management programme ensures that waste is disposed of responsibly and in a manner that can be recorded and traced 511 287 Sustainable solutions provided for hydroelectricity components http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sustainable-solutions-provided-for-hydroelectricity-components-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389394 1446115111 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000480050_resized_environmentalprotectionvertenergypowergenerationsolutionsforhydroelectricitylsalternators1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION PROVIDED Vert Energy provides sustainable solutions for hydroelectricity, wind power and for steam and gas turbines 511 287 SA government welcomes EcoMobility World Festival 2015 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-government-welcomes-ecomobility-world-festival-2015-2015-10-30 Kimberley Smuts Environmental Protection Fri, 30 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0200 389366 1446115567 1446156000 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000479980_resized_ecomobility2015sandtonimageenvironmentalprotetcion1022.jpg ECOMOBILITY IN JOBURG The EcoMobility Festival promotes the use of public transport and encourages citizens to imagine and embrace alternative means of moving goods and people 511 287 Nema, EIA regulation amendments could stall project development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nema-eia-regulation-amendments-could-stall-project-development-2015-03-06 David Oliveira Environmental Protection Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360455 1425362742 1425592800 99999999999 Shannon de Ryhove 0 0 Gains made in fight against rhino poaching http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gains-made-in-fight-against-rhino-poaching-2015-03-06 SANews, SA government news service Environmental Protection Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360468 1425362742 1425592800 99999999999 Shannon de Ryhove 0 0 EIA regulation amendments foster interdepartmental collaboration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eia-regulation-amendments-foster-interdepartmental-collaboration-2015-03-06 David Oliveira Environmental Protection Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 360593 1425362742 1425592800 99999999999 Shannon de Ryhove 0 0 Waste tyre project possibly replicable for other waste streams http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-tyre-project-possibly-replicable-for-other-waste-streams-2014-11-03 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Mon, 03 Nov 2014 11:59:00 +0200 350767 1415112682 1415008740 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000369931_resized_tyreforredisabloombergweb._jpg INITIATIVE SUCCESS The Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa had processed about 35 489 t of waste tyres as at the end of September 511 287 New oil-water separator launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-oil-water-separator-launched-2014-10-31 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349046 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000365021_resized_prospinhydrocycloneliner1022.jpg NEW DESIGN The ProSpin technology includes a multiport entry in the hydrocyclone that allows for greater separation of oil and water 511 287 Going green hampered by cost implications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/going-green-hampered-by-cost-implications-2014-10-31 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348904 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000364603_resized_servestgreenpic1022.jpg GREEN INDIFFERENCE Companies are focusing more on short-term investments and returns to reduce upfront investment costs, which negates the “green impact” 511 287 Industry body offers environmental impact assessments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-body-offers-environmental-impact-assessments-2014-10-31 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 348984 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000364858_resized_envirosmoke1022bloomberg.jpg INCREASING AWARENESS The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa started offering environmental impact assessments to industry in July 511 287 Water-management technology results in reduced water use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-management-technology-results-in-reduced-water-use-2014-10-31 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349131 1413542118 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000365218_resized_nalco1022.jpg REDUCTION ACHIEVEMENT A fertiliser plant implemented the 3D TRASAR technology for Cooling Water and saved 22 750 m3 of potable water each year 511 287 Industry increasing mass-balance approach – consulting firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-increasing-mass-balance-approach-consulting-firm-2014-10-31 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349133 1413542160 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000365229_resized_constructionwbhosandton102141022duane.jpg NEW IMPERATIVE The environmental legislations and practices are to assist and enhance the opportunities of development in the economy 511 287 Waste materials recovery facility to increase production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waste-materials-recovery-facility-to-increase-production-2014-10-31 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349141 1414479085 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000365248_resized_thenewknpmrfcentre31022.jpg PRODUCTION RAMP UP Nampak anticipates the waste volumes for the facility to increase with the change in seasons and influx of visitors to the Kruger National Park 511 287 Trigeneration attractive option for alternative energy in greening industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trigeneration-attractive-option-for-alternative-energy-in-greening-industry-2014-10-31 Mia Breytenbach Environmental Protection Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 349143 1414745716 1414706400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000365260_resized_industry1022bloomberg.jpg GENERATION CAPACITY Trigeneration can be up to 40% more energy efficient, and helps to reducing operating costs, fuel expenses and environmental pollutants 511 287 79% of SA’s yearly packaging glass consumption diverted from landfill http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/79-of-south-africas-yearly-packaging-glass-consumption-diverted-from-landfill-2013-11-01 Carina Borralho Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309396 1383031690 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000263845_resized_consolglass111071022duane.jpg PREVENTING POLLUTIONSouth Africa consumes about 3.1-million tons of glass a year, but 2.1-million tons of this glass is reusable, meaning it will not end up in landfill sites 511 287 African water project progressing well http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-water-project-progressing-well-2013-11-01 Carina Borralho Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309394 1383294580 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Conservationists’ achievements recognised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-conservation-achievements-recognised-2013-11-01 Carina Borralho Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 309544 1383296411 1383256800 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Cheap food era over http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cheap-food-era-over-syngenta-2014-01-22 Carina Borralho Environmental Protection Fri, 01 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0200 318108 1390379824 1383256800 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Nalco contributing towards global sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nalco-an-ecolab-company-contributing-towards-global-sustainability-2012-12-07 Yolandi Booyens Nalco Corporate Profile Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0200 275694 1354626265 1354831200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/42670_2012-11-19_nalco.mp42871175Nalco Africa sales and marketing manager Casimiro da Silva Santos discusses Nalco as a company. Nalco Africa sales and marketing manager Casimiro da Silva Santos discusses Nalco as a company. Division expands dust control offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nalco-africa-mining-services-increased-dust-control-capabilities-2012-12-07 Yolandi Booyens Nalco Corporate Profile Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0200 276094 1355409175 1354831200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0