Engineering News | Environmental Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental Sun, 18 Feb 2018 01:39:35 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Competition Tribunal dismisses Massmart complaint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-tribunal-dismisses-massmart-complaint-2018-02-13 Anine Kilian COMPETITION MATTERS Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:19:00 +0200 478185 1518531660 1518531540 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Electric trucks sale targeted for 2019 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-trucks-sale-targeted-for-2019-2018-02-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476188 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702797_resized_volvotrucks1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Volvo Trucks’ electric trucks will reduce the burden on the roads during daytime rush-hour traffic 511 287 Water department seeking partnerships to strengthen policy environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dws-includes-different-sectors-in-its-quest-for-modern-water-sector-development-2018-02-09 Dylan Slater WATER RESOURCES Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476807 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Saliva drug testing growing in popularity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saliva-drug-testing-growing-in-popularity-2018-01-24 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476165 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702762_resized_alcosafedds2fullkit0118.jpg DDS2 FULL TESTING KIT Saliva testing is faster and user friendly 511 757 Fresh legal challenge in 'big stink' landfill battle http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fresh-legal-challenge-in-big-stink-landfill-battle-2018-02-08 News24Wire WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:49:00 +0200 477732 1518098109 1518097740 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Land Bank launches climate change adaptation funding facility for farmers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/land-bank-launches-climate-change-adaptation-funding-facility-for-farmers-2018-02-07 Anine Kilian AGRICULTURE Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:58:00 +0200 477541 1518015084 1518001080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African table grape harvest seen stable despite drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-table-grape-harvest-seen-stable-despite-drought-2018-02-05 African News Agency AGRICULTURE Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:50:00 +0200 477263 1517824389 1517824200 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Britain proposes unlimited fines for car emissions cheaters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/britain-proposes-unlimited-fines-for-car-emissions-cheaters-2018-02-02 Reuters AUTOMOTIVE Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:22:00 +0200 477088 1517552869 1517552520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 New models needed to revitalise and modernise SA’s water sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-water-sector-requires-revitalisation-cooperation-and-modern-appreciation-2018-02-02 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476095 1517295047 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Looming 2020 bunker fuel deadline spells trouble for coastal refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/looming-2020-deadline-spells-trouble-for-coastal-refineries-2018-02-02 Nadine James REFINERIES Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476180 1517295047 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702781_resized_chevronoilrefinery0171022.jpg UNCERTAINTY Owing to the uncertainty of the deadline set out by the International Maritime Organisation many shippers and refiners have avoided spending on capital intensive upgrades 511 287 The actions being taken and considered as ‘Day Zero’ looms for Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-actions-being-taken-and-considered-as-day-zero-looms-for-cape-town-2018-01-24 Kim Cloete WATER CRISIS Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476155 1517300403 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703921_resized_zero.jpg 511 287 Battle looms over Cape Town green waste tender http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/battle-looms-over-cape-town-green-waste-tender-2018-02-01 News24Wire WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:18:00 +0200 476982 1517482093 1517480280 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 City of Johannesburg, private sector joins hands in innovative recycling project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-johannesburg-private-sector-joins-hands-in-innovative-recycling-project-2018-01-30 Megan van Wyngaardt WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:42:00 +0200 476738 1517316787 1517316120 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Managers focused on furniture needs, not water – De Lille on Cape Town's 'derailed' drought plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/managers-focused-on-furniture-needs-not-water-de-lille-on-cape-towns-derailed-drought-plan-2018-01-30 News24Wire DROUGHT Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:38:00 +0200 476686 1517317079 1517301480 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703941_resized_patriciadelille1022reuters.jpg Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille 511 287 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 Money won't curb #DayZero, we must adapt – Mokonyane http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/money-wont-curb-dayzero-we-must-adapt-mokonyane-2018-01-29 Reuters WATER Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:41:00 +0200 476528 1517209643 1517208060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Crop munching pest in Africa raises hunger threat http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/crop-munching-pest-in-africa-raises-hunger-threat-2018-01-29 Reuters FOOD SECURITY Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:22:00 +0200 476524 1517209214 1517206920 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 Natural gas boilers coming to the fore http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natural-gas-boilers-coming-to-the-fore-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473590 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697547_resized_cochranheatrecoveryboiler1022.jpg CLEANER TECHNOLOGY Steam Generation’s heat recovery boilers are fully insulated and clad, complete with valves and pipework, to ease site installation 511 287 Investments accumulated to catalyse off-grid energy development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/investments-accumulated-to-catalyse-off-grid-energy-development-2018-01-26 Dylan Slater ELECTRICITY Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475368 1516688537 1516917600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 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 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 WWF calls for emergency water-sharing laws in CT http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wwf-calls-for-emergency-water-sharing-laws-in-ct-2018-01-24-1 African News Agency WATER Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:25:00 +0200 476164 1516796977 1516782300 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Urgent need to recycle, reuse natural resources – report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urgent-need-to-recycle-reuse-natural-resources-report-2018-01-23 Natasha Odendaal ECONOMY Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:34:00 +0200 476089 1516716635 1516714440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Protect the Amazon from big business and greed, Pope Francis urges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/protect-the-amazon-from-big-business-and-greed-pope-francis-urges-2018-01-22 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Mon, 22 Jan 2018 08:51:00 +0200 475812 1516603976 1516603860 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Coca-Cola increases recycling efforts to contribute to waste-free world http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-increases-recycling-efforts-to-contribute-to-waste-free-world-2018-01-19 Megan van Wyngaardt WASTE MANAGEMENT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:37:00 +0200 475785 1516602680 1516372620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701991_resized_mpactrecycling1022.jpg 511 287 Sawis warns wine grape crop may be smallest since 2005 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawis-warns-wine-grape-crop-may-be-smallest-since-2005-2018-01-19 Megan van Wyngaardt FOOD & BEVERAGE Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:35:00 +0200 475760 1516363960 1516361700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000701928_resized_wineharvest1022.jpg 511 287 Norway's $1tn fund curbs holdings in biggest carbon dioxide emitters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/norways-1tn-fund-curbs-holdings-in-biggest-carbon-dioxide-emitters-2018-01-19 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:51:00 +0200 475703 1516344830 1516344660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Mitigating plastic’s negative public image http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mitigating-plastics-negative-public-image-2018-01-19 Marleny Arnoldi Environmental Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473308 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696791_resized_bernhardmahlplasticssaplasticssynfibres201711022.jpg BERNHARD MAHL The characteristics of plastics, including being lightweight, versatile and durable, allow for a strong contribution to a more environmentally sustainable South Africa 511 287 Recycling rate increases, boding well for environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-rate-increases-boding-well-for-environment-2018-01-19 Marleny Arnoldi Environmental Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473311 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696794_resized_amixtureofrawandrecycledplasticresinplasticssynfibres2017bloomberg11022.jpg RESIN FOR REUSE The largest market (comprising 20%) for recyclate is flexible packaging with low-density polyethylene sold to refuse and carrier bag manufacturers 511 287 Industry demand sets high targets for company http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-become-africas-biggest-activated-carbon-producer-for-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472997 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696217_resized_oxidizerandducting112017rotocarb1022.jpg PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN The company’s water-intensive processing and wastewater treatment operations use local raw materials, technology and deployment 511 287 Investment prioritised in water industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/droughts-spurring-renewed-prioritisation-in-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472992 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696198_resized_gregmatthews112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG MATTHEWS Resources are under pressure as demand increases owing to a growing population, industry and commercial operations 511 287 Mindset change required to mitigate water crisis effects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-requires-mindset-change-to-mitigate-effects-of-water-crisis-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473124 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696469_resized_sanderzweersbusinessdevelopmentmanager112017royalhaskoningdhv1022.jpg SANDER ZWEERS The global water crisis is considered not only an environmental risk but also a social risk 511 287 Plant to be completed in March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/commissioning-of-desalination-plant-to-be-completed-beginning-of-march-2018-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke DESALINATION Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473279 1516281192 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696749_resized_kansanshitwopassro122017improchem1022.jpg REVERSE OSMOSIS Sea water will be pumped through a Suez Reverse Osmosis plant where the salt and mineral particles will be separated 511 287 Recycling wastewater ensures plant efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-wastewater-ensures-plant-efficiency-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473222 1516346000 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696842_resized_wklenvironmentalsewagetreatment20171022.jpg SIYABONGA FACILITY The facility will treat and reuse 3 650 000 ℓ/y of water (based on a treatment rate of 10 000 ℓ/d) 511 287 Guidance note on support for off-grid renewable energy launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewable-energy-focused-event-launches-guidance-document-promoting-african-renewables-2018-01-19 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY – 1 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473843 1516085028 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 $324m for Morocco, Côte d’Ivoire renewables projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-grants-loan-support-to-two-african-renewable-energy-projects-2018-01-19 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY – 2 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473845 1516351903 1516312800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0