Engineering News | Environmental Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental Wed, 21 Nov 2018 19:08:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Countries urged to embrace greener energy sources http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/countries-urged-to-embrace-greener-energy-sources-2018-11-21 Simone Liedtke COAL / ENVIRONMENT Wed, 21 Nov 2018 15:46:00 +0200 505367 1542808171 1542807960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767807_resized_adamluckoswitsuniversity11181022dylan.jpg University of the Witwatersrand visiting adjunct professor Adam Luckos 511 287 Vaal River pollution: 'There have been challenges to compliance', Sasol says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vaal-river-pollution-there-have-been-challenges-to-compliance-sasol-says-2018-11-21 News24Wire WATER Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:50:00 +0200 505299 1542787271 1542786600 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Big plans afoot for training more young people in renewable energy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/big-plans-afoot-for-training-more-young-people-in-renewable-energy-2018-11-20 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Tue, 20 Nov 2018 23:15:00 +0200 505260 1542780296 1542748500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Vusi Khanyile appointed WWF-SA chairperson http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vusi-khanyile-appointed-wwf-sa-chairperson-2018-11-16 Simone Liedtke NEW APPOINTMENTS / ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:42:00 +0200 505032 1542375904 1542375720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767027_resized_environmentvusikhanyilechairperson112018worldwildlifefund1022.jpg Newly-elected World Wide Fund-South Africa’s (WWF-SA) chairperson Vusi Khanyile 511 287 Lack of funding worsens skills shortage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-funding-exacerbating-skills-shortage-in-paint-industry-2018-11-16 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503260 1542091282 1542319200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763391_resized_paintcanssapma11181022.jpg LEAD FREE Sapma is advocating for the removal of lead from all paint 511 287 Energy efficiency important in mitigating climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-important-in-mitigating-climate-change-2018-11-13 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY EFFICIENCY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:58:00 +0200 504612 1542117583 1542117480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Electrifying the world no panacea for global warming, IEA says http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electrifying-the-world-no-panacea-for-global-warming-iea-says-2018-11-13 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:17:00 +0200 504531 1542121368 1542089820 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Court sets aside decision allowing coal mine in Mabola Protected Environment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-sets-aside-decision-allowing-coal-mine-in-mabola-protected-environment-2018-11-09 News24Wire COAL Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:49:00 +0200 504284 1541746629 1541746140 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Demand increases for thermoplastic valves http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-increases-for-thermoplastic-valves-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502679 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762129_resized_safivalvebmg11181022.jpg PROCESSING PLANT BMG’s SAFi range of valves can be used in mining, energy, environmental, process plant, agriculture, and food and beverage applications 511 287 Valve repair and refurbishment present vast opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/valve-repair-and-refurbishment-presents-vast-opportunities-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502675 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762118_resized_testbenchbrimisengineering11181022.jpg TEST BENCH Brimis Engineering has procured a pressure relief valve test bench to service 90% of the installed pressure relief valves in the local market 511 287 SA lags, but has much to gain from boosting energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/efficient-development-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger ENERGY EFFICIENCY Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 503212 1541746583 1541714400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764568_resized_efficiency.jpg 511 287 Wind energy set to play important role in diversifying the energy mix http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-set-to-play-important-role-in-diversifying-the-energy-mix-2018-11-08 Kim Cloete RENEWABLES Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:30:00 +0200 504269 1541688731 1541687400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 New oil, gas opportunities emerge in Sudan, Niger http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-oil-gas-opportunities-emerge-in-sudan-niger-2018-11-07 Kim Cloete OIL & GAS Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:57:00 +0200 504038 1541581845 1541581020 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 South African, French companies collaborate on sustainable cities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-french-companies-collaborate-on-sustainable-cities-2018-11-06 Tasneem Bulbulia SUSTAINABILITY Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:44:00 +0200 503983 1541597117 1541515440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000764748_resized_businessfrancestephanelenydylanslater1120181022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/76664_2018-11-06_sustainable_city_conference.mp473958957Business France trade development adviser Stefane Leny outlines the pioneer French-South Africa Sustainable City conference, its contribution to the countries’ bilateral relations, and the upcoming Pollutec event. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Business France trade development adviser Stefane Leny outlines the pioneer French-South Africa Sustainable City conference, its contribution to the countries’ bilateral relations, and the upcoming Pollutec event. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Small thermal plants hold promise for regions without grid electricity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-thermal-plants-hold-promise-for-african-economies-srk-2018-11-02 Nadine James ELECTRICITY Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502579 1541067520 1541109600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Local cleaning product supplier receives GreenTag certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-cleaning-product-supplier-receives-greentag-certification-2018-11-02 Halima Frost Environmental Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502930 1541500775 1541109600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762724_resized_indcleaningblendwell11181022.jpg GREEN GREASE Green degreaser chemicals supplied for industrial applications are available from Blendwell Chemicals 511 287 AfDB to institute climate risk management programme for African countries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-to-institute-climate-risk-management-programme-for-african-countries-2018-10-30 Tasneem Bulbulia CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 30 Oct 2018 11:51:00 +0200 503219 1540893701 1540893060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Greenpeace Africa affirms Mpumalanga is a nitrogen dioxide air pollution hotspot http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-africa-affirms-mpumalanga-is-a-nitrogen-dioxide-air-pollution-hotspot-2018-10-29 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:22:00 +0200 503120 1541067491 1540819320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 SAWEA CEO bullish about SA wind energy outlook http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sawea-ceo-bullish-about-sa-wind-energy-outlook-2018-10-26 Tracy Hancock Environmental Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501544 1540218014 1540504800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759814_resized_nwfconstructionsaweawindenergy201810181022.jpg MONEY IN THE WIND Wind power is a significant foreign direct investment contributor and a driver of local socioeconomic growth in South Africa 511 287 Sasol, Indian companies join EP100 global energy-saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-indian-companies-join-ep100-global-energy-saving-initiative-2018-10-11 Marleny Arnoldi Environmental Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501488 1540218013 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759665_resized_sasolglobalclimatactiongroupceo10181022.jpg HELEN CLARKSON Lowering energy use in sectors such as auto manufacturing, cement and chemicals production is an ambitious task 511 287 Industries must address legacy contamination – firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chem-petrochem-industries-must-address-legacy-contamination-2018-10-11-1 Paige Müller Environmental Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501445 1540218012 1540504800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000759544_resized_sasoldrillingonacontaminatedsiteen10181022.jpg CONTAMINATED SITE Significant harm has arisen from a legacy of poor waste management, particularly within the chemicals industry 511 287 South32 foresees short-term volatility, but long-term growth, sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south32-foresees-short-term-volatility-but-long-term-growth-sustainability-2018-10-25 Schalk Burger DIVERSIFIED MINERS Thu, 25 Oct 2018 12:26:00 +0200 502808 1540543108 1540463160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Danone Southern Africa joins Polystyrene Association of South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/danone-southern-africa-joins-polystyrene-association-of-south-africa-2018-10-25 Simone Liedtke PACKAGING / WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 25 Oct 2018 09:17:00 +0200 502751 1540451995 1540451820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000762285_resized_hendrikborndanone1022.jpg Danone SA MD Hendrik Born 511 287 Parliament hears call to cut air pollution, improve health http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/parliament-hears-calls-to-cut-air-pollution-improve-health-2018-10-23 Kim Cloete ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:36:00 +0200 502588 1540304955 1540301760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Shoprite to pay South African customers for reusing plastic bags http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shoprite-to-pay-south-african-customers-for-reusing-plastic-bags-2018-10-23 Reuters WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:32:00 +0200 502587 1540301687 1540301520 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Energy storage seen as an enabler for grid modernisation in realising IRP 2030 vision http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-storage-seen-as-an-enabler-for-grid-modernisation-in-realising-irp-2030-vision-2018-10-23 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:33:00 +0200 502526 1540303818 1540287180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761832_resized_thavagovender1018dylan1022.jpg Eskom generation group executive Thava Govender 511 287 Reduce and reuse raw materials to slash waste and emissions, UN and think-tanks urge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reduce-and-reuse-raw-materials-to-slash-waste-and-emissions-un-and-think-tanks-urge-2018-10-23 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:34:00 +0200 502461 1540277428 1540276440 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Pollutec 2018 shines the spotlight on Burkina Faso http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pollutec-2018-shines-the-spotlight-on-burkina-faso-2018-10-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:00:00 +0200 502445 1540539779 1540274400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761797_resized_pollutecafricaarea20161020181022.jpg 511 287 DBSA awarded funding to create R2bn climate finance facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dbsa-awarded-funding-to-create-r2bn-climate-finance-facility-2018-10-22 African News Agency CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:06:00 +0200 502409 1540218369 1540209960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761535_resized_patrickdlamini09171022duane.jpg DBSA CEO Patrick Dlamini 511 287 Packaging system saves about 76% of plastic http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/packaging-system-saves-about-76-of-plastic-2018-10-19 Thabi Madiba Environmental Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500932 1539671138 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758702_resized_packaginglabellingandbarcodingcarlsberggroupsnappack051020181022.jpg GROUND BREAKING The Snap Pack replaces plastic wrapping 511 287 Coca-Cola says all containers to be made from recyclable materials by 2025 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-aims-to-recover-amount-of-packaging-used-increase-recycled-content-2018-10-19 Schalk Burger Recycling Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501341 1539671139 1539900000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Better recycling requires pact with consumers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/better-recycling-requires-consumer-pact-2018-10-19 Schalk Burger Recycling Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 501334 1539671139 1539900000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Improved, integrated healthcare waste management policy needed – health dept http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-integrated-healthcare-waste-management-policy-needed-health-dept-2018-10-17 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:55:00 +0200 502076 1539786565 1539784500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 E-waste recycling sector still underdeveloped in South Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/e-waste-recycling-sector-still-underdeveloped-in-south-africa-2018-10-17 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:57:00 +0200 502043 1539778536 1539773820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Informal waste pickers should be integrated into formal waste management sector, suggests analyst http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/informal-waste-pickers-should-be-integrated-into-formal-waste-management-sector-suggests-analyst-2018-10-17 Marleny Arnoldi WASTE MANAGEMENT Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:17:00 +0200 502039 1539773849 1539771420 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Organisations oppose coal in IRP public hearings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organisations-oppose-coal-in-irp-public-hearings-2018-10-16 Kim Cloete COAL Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:10:00 +0200 501979 1539757320 1539713400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 EnviroServ returning to its roots following Shongweni malodour issue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enviroserv-returning-to-its-roots-following-shongweni-malodour-issue-2018-10-16 Simone Liedtke WASTE MANAGEMENT / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:51:00 +0200 501952 1539694633 1539694260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760658_resized_wastemanagementshongwenilandfillaerialviewin2018102018enviroserv1022.jpg Shongweni landfill, in KwaZulu-Natal. 511 287