Engineering News | Environmental Studies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental-studies Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:48:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Legal fight over R4.5bn logistics park in Durban http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/legal-fight-over-r45bn-logistics-park-in-durban-2017-09-15 News24Wire CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0200 464834 1505467719 1505455800 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Brazil suspends Amazon mining decree in face of criticism http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brazil-suspends-amazon-mining-decree-in-face-of-criticism-2017-09-01 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:52:00 +0200 463493 1504256092 1504255920 1506808800 Reuters 0 0 Study urges South Africa to find energy storage niche http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/study-urges-south-africa-to-find-energy-storage-niche-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462412 1503996171 1504216800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Experts unpack their experience in desalination solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/experts-unpack-their-experience-in-desalination-solutions-2017-08-31 Kim Cloete DESALINATION Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:40:00 +0200 463402 1504187610 1504186800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Tanzania invites bids for hydropower project in game reserve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-invites-bids-for-hydropower-project-in-game-reserve-2017-08-31 Reuters HYDROPOWER Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:19:00 +0200 463365 1504182114 1504181940 1506722400 Reuters 0 0 Licensing rules for large desalination plants remain challenging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/challenging-licensing-requirements-for-large-desalination-plants-srk-2017-08-18 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460848 1502782667 1503007200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000669373_resized_sharonjonesprincipalenvironmentalscientistsrkconsultingsa1022.jpg SHARON JONES Desalination may be the most sustainable source of water in the absence of natural recharge of surface and groundwater resources 511 287 Agricultural irrigation efficiency framework improves water use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-irrigation-efficiency-framework-improves-water-use-2017-08-11 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Studies Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459536 1501769218 1502402400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000666322_resized_instituteforagricengwaterefficiency0720171022.jpg STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT With effective water management and good subsurface drainage, soil health conditions can be created for irrigation farming to assist with food security in South Africa 511 287 S Africans satisfied with improvements in metros – survey http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africans-satisfied-with-improvements-in-metros-survey-2017-08-03 Sane Dhlamini SURVEY Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:35:00 +0200 460485 1501762636 1501745700 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000668398_resized_southafricaflag1022.jpg 511 287 Company to hold short courses and workshops this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-hold-short-courses-and-workshops-this-year-2017-07-28 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458337 1500965345 1501192800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000663484_resized_lourensjansenvanrensburg0717duane21022.jpg LOURENS JANSEN VAN RENSBURG I-CAT uses highly qualified and experienced facilitators to provide competency-based specialised training programmes 511 287 Nuclear is essential to Africa’s energy mix – Rosatom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-is-essential-to-africas-energy-mix-rosatom-2017-07-19 Natasha Odendaal NUCLEAR Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:58:00 +0200 459062 1500473805 1500472680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Control system minimises dust escape during grab discharge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eco-hopper-machinery-has-an-effective-dust-control-system-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455844 1499090157 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000657583_resized_samsonecohopper062017bltsa1022.jpg DUST CONTROL The grab discharge cycle includes transferring materials down the line using handling systems 511 287 Need for accurate designs of dosing systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-accurate-designs-of-dosing-systems-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke AIR, GAS & FUMES Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456410 1499418723 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659067_resized_systemwithsolarpanelsbenergy062017pmps1022.jpg EXPANDING PRODUCT OFFERING PMPS partnered with solar system integrator Solar Injection Australia to import complete units that include a solar power unit 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69604_2017-06-22_pmps_-_hd_web.mp420223524Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Packaged Metering and Pumping Solutions’ David O’Neill talks about the company’s strategies with regards to the fracking process. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Particulate matter a national concern http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/particulate-matter-a-national-concern-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456286 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658711_resized_philiphoffmanagingdirector062017mipprocesstechnologies1022.jpg PHILIP HOFF MIP invests in young engineers and has, in the past, offered bursaries to chemical engineering students 511 287 Thermometer designed and tested for industry use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermometer-designed-and-tested-for-industry-use-2017-07-07 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 07 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0200 456360 1499090158 1499378400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000658969_resized_fluke64maxirthermometer062017flukecomtest1022.jpg THERMOMETER APPLICATIONS Applications include the industrial maintenance, the electrical as well as the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industries 511 287 South Africa, Canada partnership awards C$1m to new research initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-canada-partnership-awards-c1m-to-new-research-initiatives-2017-07-04 Anine Kilian RESEARCH Tue, 04 Jul 2017 14:39:00 +0200 457480 1499433234 1499171940 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Brics Environment Ministers adopt sustainability initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brics-environment-ministers-adopt-sustainability-initiative-2017-06-23 Megan van Wyngaardt ENVIRONMENT Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:14:00 +0200 456484 1498227925 1498227240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Businesses embracing energy and carbon action plans http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-embracing-energy-and-carbon-action-plans-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454022 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company aims for positive impact on environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-for-positive-impact-on-environment-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454103 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Luminaire manufacturer expands product offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/luminaire-manufacturer-expands-product-offering-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454010 1497860516 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653247_resized_solonestandaloneluminaire052017bekaschreder1022.jpg SOL-ONE The luminaire has an integrated photocell and an integrated motion sensor 511 287 Municipality reduces GHG by using buses http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-municipality-aims-to-reduce-ghg-using-green-bus-fleet-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454009 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Need for business to safeguard and support environmental protection initiatives http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-business-to-safeguard-and-support-environmental-protection-initiatives-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 455401 1497855448 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000656500_resized_bailedwaste062017interwaste1022.jpg REWARDING BENEFITS By obtaining green accreditation, businesses are recognised and can be rewarded for the role they play in protecting the environment 511 287 Need for environmental awareness in growing industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-environmental-awareness-in-construction-industry-growing-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453970 1497253646 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Programme provides in-depth understanding to boost green industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/training-programme-provides-in-depth-environmental-understanding-to-boost-green-industry-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454025 1497856011 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Several Green trends expected to emerge this year http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-can-expect-strengthening-trend-this-year-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 453950 1497258359 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653071_resized_victorbouguenonmarketingmanager052017afrisam1022.jpg VICTOR BOUGUENON Trends include South Africa’s property and construction players committing to greener practices 511 287 South Africans more conscious of greener ways of living http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-more-conscious-of-greener-ways-of-living-2017-06-16 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0200 454131 1497253647 1497564000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653551_resized_windturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg INITIAL FOCUS The rating system developed by the Green Building Council of South Africa was initially only focused on new buildings 511 287 Community and EnvirsoServ again at odds over Shongweni landfill site http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/community-and-envirsoserv-again-at-odds-over-shongweni-landfill-site-2017-06-08 African News Agency WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:17:00 +0200 454807 1496915581 1496913420 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Greening Africa’s cities could reverse some of the impact of urbanisation – report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greening-africas-cities-could-reverse-some-of-the-impact-of-urbanisation-report-2017-06-02 Natasha Odendaal ENVIRONMENT Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:23:00 +0200 454275 1496399763 1496398980 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Sasol faces up to air quality challenges of new standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-faces-up-to-air-quality-challenges-of-new-standards-2017-05-31 Natasha Odendaal ENVIRONMENT Wed, 31 May 2017 16:33:00 +0200 454036 1496241862 1496241180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000653250_resized_sasol1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Princess Anne crowns South African conservationist a winner http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/princess-anne-crowns-south-african-conservationist-a-winner-2017-05-18 African News Agency ENVIRONMENT Thu, 18 May 2017 08:49:00 +0200 452666 1495091269 1495090140 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Least-cost electricity transition being played out at CSIR’s Pretoria campus http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/least-cost-electricity-transition-being-played-out-at-csirs-pretoria-campus-2017-05-12 Dylan Slater Renewable Energy Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 450370 1494252590 1494540000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000647264_resized_autonomous.jpg 511 287 Agricultural adaptations will cut costs of climate change impacts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agricultural-adaptations-will-cut-costs-of-climate-change-impacts-2017-05-09 Megan van Wyngaardt AGRICULTURE Tue, 09 May 2017 15:34:00 +0200 451780 1494341330 1494336840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Wits academics featured in Time magazine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wits-academics-featured-in-time-magazine-2017-04-21 Sane Dhlamini HIV Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:44:00 +0200 450264 1492778961 1492778640 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643883_resized_witsuniversity1022.jpg 511 287 Govt not delaying Vredefort Dome’s heritage proclamation – Molewa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-not-delaying-vredefort-domes-heritage-proclamation-molewa-2017-04-18 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:02:00 +0200 449846 1492525395 1492524120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Royal HaskoningDHV develops digital EIS http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/royal-haskoningdhv-develops-digital-eis-2017-04-12 Natasha Odendaal ENVIRONMENT Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:28:00 +0200 449476 1492076520 1491992880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000642028_resized_merapproyalhaskoning1022.jpg 511 287 South African nanosatellites to be launched soon as part of international project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-nanosatellites-to-be-launched-soon-as-part-of-international-project-2017-04-11 Keith Campbell SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:48:00 +0200 449365 1491920534 1491918480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641745_resized_scsspacetwo1022.jpg SCS Space’s nSight1 nanosatellite 511 287 Plastic bag working group weighing solutions to recyclability problem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastic-bag-recycling-working-group-weighing-solutions-to-recyclability-problem-2017-04-10 Megan van Wyngaardt RECYCLING Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:02:00 +0200 449210 1491836876 1491832920 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641283_resized_plasticbag1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Data-rich Atlas shows SA having higher bio-energy potential than believed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-bio-energy-atlas-to-support-bio-energy-development-launched-2017-04-07 Keith Campbell Science & Technology – 2 Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447619 1491224900 1491516000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0