Engineering News | Environmental Studies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental-studies Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:50:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Rhodes’ Centre for Biological Control awarded R68m contract to help control alien plants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rhodes-centre-for-biological-control-awarded-r68m-contract-to-help-control-alien-plants-2018-06-06 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:20:00 +0200 488929 1528291421 1528291200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000731367_resized_drguyprestonddgatthedeaprofmartinhilldirectorofcentreforbiologicalcontrol0620181022.jpg DEA Deputy Director General Dr Guy Preston & Centre for Biological Control Director Professor Martin Hill 511 287 By 2050 there may be more plastic in oceans than fish – UN http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/by-2050-there-may-be-more-plastic-in-oceans-than-fish-un-2018-06-05 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Tue, 05 Jun 2018 12:50:00 +0200 488742 1528200639 1528195800 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Researchers suggest 100% renewable energy system is plausible http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/researchers-suggest-100-renewable-energy-system-is-plausible-2018-05-18 Nadine James RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 18 May 2018 15:22:00 +0200 487106 1526651065 1526649720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Biomimicry is one of the top tech trends, says expert http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biomimicry-is-one-of-the-top-tech-trends-says-expert-2018-05-16 Kim Cloete TECHNOLOGY TRENDS Wed, 16 May 2018 15:24:00 +0200 486780 1526478090 1526477040 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Tanzania asks bank to finance hydropower project in heritage site http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-asks-bank-to-finance-hydropower-project-in-heritage-site-2018-04-30 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:00:00 +0200 485227 1525089731 1525089600 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Two South African women receive major international environmental award http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-south-african-women-receive-major-international-environmental-award-2018-04-23 African News Agency NUCLEAR Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:21:00 +0200 484704 1524565575 1524493260 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 NCPC-SA hosts green chemistry awareness workshop http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ncpc-sa-hosts-green-chemistry-awareness-workshop-2018-04-19 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:44:00 +0200 484502 1524149394 1524149040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000721225_resized_profpaulanastasyaleuniversityndivhuhoraphulunationalcleanerproductioncentresouthafricaanddralufelwitshavhungwedepartmentofscienceandtechnology042018.jpg Prof Paul Anastas Yale University, Ndivhuho Raphulu National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa and Dr Alufelwi Tshavhungwe Department of Science and Technology 511 287 Nigerian government invites tenders for environmental remediation project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-government-opens-tenders-for-environmental-remediation-project-2018-04-04 Marleny Arnoldi HYDROCARBON Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:12:00 +0200 482874 1522835637 1522833120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717800_resized_nigeriaflag21022.jpg 511 287 Renewability driving forest and paper industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewability-driving-forest-and-paper-industry-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Environmental Studies Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481243 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 DEA orders halt to seabird handling as avian flu is detected http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dea-orders-halt-to-seabird-handling-as-avian-flu-is-detected-2018-03-23 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:24:00 +0200 482068 1521808072 1521807840 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716053_resized_birdnestimage1022.jpg 511 287 CSIR makes progress on first African climate change model http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-makes-progress-on-first-african-climate-change-model-2018-03-09 Natasha Odendaal CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479491 1520579340 1520546400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710583_resized_screenshot20180228at92811am.png 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73195_2018-02-27_csir_-_hd_web.mp433489128CSIR natural resources and environment executive director May Hermanus and CSIR principal researcher Dr Rebecca Garland discuss the new Africa-developed earth system model. CSIR natural resources and environment executive director May Hermanus and CSIR principal researcher Dr Rebecca Garland discuss the new Africa-developed earth system model. SA company exploring nuclear, other opportunities abroad http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lesedis-diversification-targeted-expansion-supported-by-its-niche-offering-2018-03-02 Nadine James NUCLEAR ENERGY Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478930 1519654879 1519941600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 CSIR publishes latest Atlas to guide response to climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-publishes-latest-atlas-to-guide-response-to-climate-change-2018-02-21 Natasha Odendaal CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:16:00 +0200 479014 1519800969 1519222560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709197_resized_20180221csir1022.jpg CSIR Natural Resources and Environment executive director May Hermanus 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73129_2018-02-21_csir_cg_-_hd_web.mp424088869CSIR Natural Resources and Environment executive director May Hermanus discusses the climate change impact on Africa and the need for accessible information to aid decision-making. 21/02/2018. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Christo Greyling. CSIR Natural Resources and Environment executive director May Hermanus discusses the climate change impact on Africa and the need for accessible information to aid decision-making. 21/02/2018. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Christo Greyling. Companies urged to ‘proactively’ reduce their carbon footprint as second Draft Carbon Tax ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-energy-strategies-will-limit-carbon-tax-cost-implications-2018-02-09 Nadine James CARBON TAX Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476814 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan hope to break Nile dam talks deadlock in one month http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-ethiopia-and-sudan-hope-to-break-nile-dam-talks-deadlock-in-one-month-2018-01-29 Reuters HYDROPOWER Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:41:00 +0200 476628 1517237010 1517236860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 High-tech vessel leaves Durban for African coastal research http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-tech-vessel-leaves-durban-for-african-coastal-research-2018-01-26 African News Agency RESEARCH Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:53:00 +0200 476484 1516974706 1516971180 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Microgrids using solar energy to meet energy demands http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/microgrids-using-solar-energy-to-meet-energy-demands-2018-01-26 Victor Moolman Environmental Studies Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474891 1516688536 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699997_resized_solarpanelsgreenbuildingenvironmentalsustainability052017enterprisesuniversityofpretoria1022.jpg SOLAR SOLUTION Providing power through solar power projects is just one of many solutions that could grant electricity access to communities 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Green building improvements needed to meet Paris agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-building-improvements-needed-to-meet-paris-agreement-2017-12-15 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 474097 1513327845 1513288800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Authority to implement plan to protect Lesotho’s local heritage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/authority-to-implement-plan-to-protect-lesothos-local-heritage-2017-12-14 Megan van Wyngaardt ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:06:00 +0200 474094 1513262418 1513260360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CGS discovers fresh water resource in Beaufort West http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cgs-discovers-fresh-water-resource-in-beaufort-west-2017-12-13 African News Agency WATER Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:24:00 +0200 473848 1513147503 1513146240 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Fourth industrial revolution brings hope to youth – Makhura http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fourth-industrial-revolution-brings-hope-to-youth-makhura-2017-12-07 Thabi Madiba POLITICS Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:21:00 +0200 473454 1512660741 1512656460 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697202_resized_casspernyovestdavidmakhura20171022.jpg Hip hop artist Cassper Nyovest and Gauteng Premier David Makhura 511 287 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 Studies 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 Studies 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 Studies 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 Studies 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 Studies 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 Potential of groundwater in spotlight again amid Western Cape drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-of-groundwater-retakes-spotlight-after-decades-of-disinvestment-2017-12-01 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471753 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Studies 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 Studies 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 Power and utilities drone market worth more than $9bn http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-and-utilities-drone-market-worth-more-than-9-billion-2017-11-24 Dylan Slater Drones Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470958 1511510345 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New DNA barcoding kit to stifle illegal animal trade http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-dna-barcoding-kit-to-stifle-illegal-animal-trade-2017-11-21 Megan van Wyngaardt ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:20:00 +0200 471742 1511253008 1511252400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693566_resized_lioninserengeti1022.jpg 511 287 Third biennial food and drink exhibition to be held in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/third-biennial-food-and-drink-exhibition-to-be-held-in-2018-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469460 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688663_resized_fdtafrica2016exhibition102017fdtafricamessemunchen1022.jpg FDT AFRICA 2018 The aim of fdt Africa 2018 is to consolidate the existing target groups of exhibitors and visitors 511 287 Industry still suffers effects of drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-still-suffers-effects-of-drought-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Environmental Studies Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469452 1510643466 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688639_resized_canopies102017vinpro1022.jpg DROUGHT EFFECTS As a result of the drought, the Western Cape has received 30% less rainfall than the amount needed at this stage 511 287 SKA site doubles as environmental observatory http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ska-site-doubles-as-environmental-observatory-2017-11-16 Creamer Media Reporter ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:43:00 +0200 471402 1510837942 1510836180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692825_resized_sten1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71974_2017-11-16_secondtake_en_-_hd_web.mp445440529SKA site doubles as environmental observatory SKA site doubles as environmental observatory Better regulations needed to prevent tailings dam failures – UNEP http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/better-regulations-need-to-prevent-tailings-dam-failures-unep-2017-11-15 Megan van Wyngaardt ENVIRONMENTAL Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:26:00 +0200 471169 1510750113 1510737960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692326_resized_ashelltailingspondattheirtarsandsoperationsnearfortmcmurrayalbertashellisoneofthelargestproducersofcrudeoilinnorthernalberta.jpg 511 287 Reforms, business models key to unlocking private sector investment for climate change – IFC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reforms-business-models-key-to-unlocking-private-sector-investment-for-climate-change-ifc-2017-11-02 Natasha Odendaal CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:39:00 +0200 469860 1509634269 1509633540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0