Engineering News | Environmental Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:40:18 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Flights are going to get a lot more bumpy, says new research http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flights-are-going-to-get-a-lot-more-bumpy-says-new-research-2017-10-20 Irma Venter TRANSPORT Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:35:00 +0200 468458 1508495934 1508495700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686448_resized_boeingl1022.jpg 511 287 Businesses must take action to drive inclusive growth in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/businesses-must-take-action-to-drive-inclusive-growth-in-africa-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466659 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682241_resized_adamcrakeriqbusiness1020171022.jpg ADAM CRAKER South Africa must focus on building a strong home economy if it is to be a participant in regional or continental growth 511 287 Clarifying sustainability reporting imperative for modern business http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clarifying-sustainability-reporting-imperative-for-modern-business-2017-10-20 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466750 1508223552 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682458_resized_smmevendor072016bloomberg1022.jpg DRIVING GROWTH GRI is assisting SMEs in Africa to gain access to global value chains by building their capacities for corporate sustainability management and reporting 511 287 Property developer launches SA’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-launches-sas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-progresses-developments-2017-10-20 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467231 1508223555 1508450400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683656_resized_growthpointdiscoverybuilding0920171022.jpg WRAPPING UP Growthpoint Properties is nearing completion on the 112 000 m2 office development for Discovery, in Sandton 511 287 Miner defends Western Cape phosphate project, highlights its importance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/miner-defends-western-cape-phosphate-project-highlights-its-importance-2017-10-19 Ilan Solomons ENVIRONMENT Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:51:00 +0200 468387 1508482491 1508424660 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686226_resized_kropzelandsfontein21022ilan.jpg 511 287 Relationship between agriculture, climate change should be prioritised http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/relationship-between-agriculture-climate-change-should-be-prioritised-2017-10-19 Anine Kilian CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:36:00 +0200 468305 1508402261 1508402160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African court revokes shale gas regulations – AgriSA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-court-revokes-shale-gas-regulations-agrisa-2017-10-19 Reuters SHALE GAS Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:31:00 +0200 468303 1508406697 1508401860 1511042400 Reuters 0 0 South African egg output tumbles, jobs cut after avian flu http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-egg-output-tumbles-jobs-cut-after-avian-flu-2017-10-18 Reuters AGROPROCESSING Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:05:00 +0200 468232 1508337622 1508335500 1510956000 Reuters 0 0 China factories grapple with soaring prices as pollution crackdown bites http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-factories-grapple-with-soaring-prices-as-pollution-crackdown-bites-2017-10-17 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:51:00 +0200 468052 1508239725 1508237460 1510869600 Reuters 0 0 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 GBCSA launches Net Zero pilot certification scheme http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gbcsa-launches-net-zero-pilot-certification-scheme-2017-10-13 Schalk Burger GREEN BUILDING Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:51:00 +0200 467738 1507895067 1507891860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 South African Weather Service battered by faulty equipment, decries CEO http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-weather-service-battered-by-faulty-equipment-decries-ceo-2017-10-13 News24Wire TECHNOLOGY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:30:00 +0200 467683 1507877285 1507876200 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 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 Population increase outstrips water infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/population-increase-outstrips-water-infrastructure-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Environmental Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466022 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680864_resized_ingulabedforddam1022.jpg BEDFORD DAM The Bedford Dam, constructed in 2011, is one of the few notable water infrastructure projects in the past 20 years 511 287 Drainage system helps manufacturer achieve international standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drainage-system-helps-local-manufacturer-achieve-international-standards-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465972 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680749_resized_marcocassolacosystems0920171022.jpg MARCO CASSOL Effective drainage systems are important for protecting building infrastructure and production plants from the destructive effects of water damage 511 287 Italian manufacturer remains committed to quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/italian-manufacturer-remains-committed-to-quality-2017-10-13 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465980 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680802_resized_aristonheattechgeysers0920171022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS Heat Tech products are gaining popularity in South Africa owing to their reliability 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 Construction starts on new R500m office tower development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/property-developer-starts-construction-of-new-r500m-office-tower-development-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466637 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682176_resized_properttydevelopmentablanddhk35lowerlongperspective0920171022.jpg ENVISAGED DESIGN The building will have a modern look, characterised by dynamic glazed façades of floor–to-ceiling heights 511 287 SA weighs market opportunities as utility-scale battery storage prospects improve http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-gauging-energy-storage-growth-opportunities-yet-greater-understanding-required-2017-10-13 Mia Breytenbach ENERGY STORAGE Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466624 1507624065 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683616_resized_storage.jpg 511 287 Recycling sustainability requires ongoing investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-sustainability-requires-ongoing-investment-mpact-2017-10-13 Dylan Slater Recycling Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466661 1507616815 1507845600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Bunch of old bananas or building materials of the future? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bunch-of-old-bananas-or-building-materials-of-the-future-2017-10-12 Reuters CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:34:00 +0200 467534 1507803551 1507793640 1510437600 Reuters 0 0 China's top coke producer to curb output in pollution war http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/chinas-top-coke-producer-to-curb-output-in-pollution-war-2017-10-11 Reuters COAL Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:24:00 +0200 467436 1507758930 1507724640 1510351200 Reuters 0 0 Wolseley residents complain of no refuse collection for 5 years http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wolseley-residents-complain-of-no-refuse-collection-for-5-years-2017-10-10 News24Wire WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 10 Oct 2017 08:20:00 +0200 467166 1507617073 1507616400 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Mining company has eyes on West Coast National Park, say activists http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mining-company-has-eyes-on-west-coast-national-park-say-activists-2017-10-09 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:15:00 +0200 467049 1507537836 1507533300 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 DA aims to ban unrecyclable plastic shopping bags in Western Cape 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0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000683038_resized_robjeffrey1022.jpg Rob Jeffrey 511 287 Innovative system helps control wastewater pumping http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-variable-speed-system-helps-control-wastewater-pumping-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Environmental Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465429 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679434_resized_agritech2017zambia1022.jpg INDUSTRY PLATFORM The annual Agritech Expo in Zambia is an opportunity for industry stakeholders and consumers to communicate and find solutions 511 287 Lifting stations ensure efficient wastewater disposal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifting-stations-ensure-efficient-wastewater-disposal-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Environmental Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465682 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680093_resized_aqualiftfbasic1022.jpg AQUALIFT F BASIC The lifting station has been deemed the new standard and economic solution for wastewater disposal 511 287 Supplier extends pumps offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-extends-pumps-offering-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Environmental Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465686 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680125_resized_flowaccomodationatlascopco1022.jpg FLOW ACCOMMODATION Atlas Copco’s high-flow models are capable of handling flow rates of up to 1 400 m3/h 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 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 Dow Packaging homes in on sustainable solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dow-packaging-homes-in-on-sustainable-solutions-2017-10-05 Anine Kilian PACKAGING Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:44:00 +0200 466919 1507286180 1507214640 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682970_resized_felipvidiella10171022duane.jpg Dow plastics division director Felip Vidiella 511 287 Fourth Industrial Revolution prioritises innovation – Davies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fourth-industrial-revolution-prioritises-innovation-rob-davies-2017-10-05 Keith Campbell INNOVATION AND INDUSTRY Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:12:00 +0200 466828 1507197540 1507194720 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 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