Engineering News | Environmental Studies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental-studies Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:21:40 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 UCT’s business school to participate in UN programme research council http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ucts-business-school-to-participate-in-un-programme-research-council-2017-10-27 Mia Breytenbach FINANCIAL SERVICES Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468137 1508762238 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Apartheid Museum to honour Advocate Bizos http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/apartheid-museum-to-honour-advocate-bizos-2017-10-24 Sane Dhlamini COMMEMORATION Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:19:00 +0200 468747 1508848717 1508847540 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686985_resized_georgebizos1022.jpg Advocate George Bizos 511 287 Renergen secures onshore petroleum production right in South Africa; will locally produce LNG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renergen-secures-onshore-petroleum-production-right-in-south-africa-will-locally-produce-lng-2017-10-24 Mia Breytenbach GAS Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:26:00 +0200 468669 1508833898 1508833560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686884_resized_renergenceostefanomarani0520161022.jpg Renergen CEO Stefano Marani 511 287 El Nino contributes to new high in carbon dioxide levels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/el-nino-contributes-to-new-high-in-carbon-dioxide-levels-2017-10-16 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:31:00 +0200 467811 1508136385 1508135460 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Global water insecurity calls for water infrastructure maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-water-insecurity-calls-for-water-infrastructure-maintenance-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Environmental Studies Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466187 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681175_resized_cropfailurebloomberg20171022.jpg FOOD INSECURITY Food is heavily reliant on water supply. Scarce water supply puts crops and livestock at risk 511 287 WWF, AfDB partner on Africa Nationally Determined Contributions Hub http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wwf-afdb-partner-on-africa-nationally-determined-contributions-hub-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466655 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682233_resized_climatechangedrought032017bloombergjpg1022.jpg FOCUS AREA The Africa Nationally Determined Contributions Hub focuses on fostering of long-term climate action 511 287 Water solutions company active at World Water Week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-solutions-company-active-at-world-water-week-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Environmental Studies Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465730 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680331_resized_worldwaterweek20171022.jpg FULL HOUSE Visitors from around the world attended World Water Week 2017 511 287 Wits seeks commercial partner for scalable DC-microgrid innovation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wits-seeks-commercial-partner-for-scalable-dc-microgrid-innovation-2017-09-22 Terence Creamer INNOVATION Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:15:00 +0200 465646 1506061786 1506060900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679960_resized_williecronje1022.jpg Professor Willie Cronje 511 287 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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