Engineering News | Environmental Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:24:57 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Future growth of African aviation to depend on cooperation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-airline-body-stresses-future-growth-for-african-aviation-depends-on-cooperation-2018-04-20 Rebecca Campbell Aviation Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483426 1523947435 1524175200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 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 Glencore releases all-embracing 117-page sustainability report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/glencore-releases-117-page-sustainability-report-2018-04-15 Martin Creamer SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:28:00 +0200 483907 1524210424 1523881680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720028_resized_annakrutikovonline1022.jpg Glencore's Anna Krutikov 511 287 Four South African cities strive to make all new buildings zero-carbon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/four-south-african-cities-strive-to-make-all-new-buildings-zero-carbon-2018-04-16 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:54:00 +0200 483991 1524212622 1523876040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Regional workshop in support of fight against wildlife crime in Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regional-workshop-in-support-of-fight-against-wildlife-crime-in-southern-africa-2018-04-13 Rebecca Campbell Environment Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482863 1523343198 1523570400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Security drones taking off, but SA restrictions limit adoption http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/security-drones-eager-to-take-off-but-restrictions-limit-adoption-2018-04-13 Dylan Slater SECURITY DRONES Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482366 1523354041 1523570400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718895_resized_eyes.jpg 511 287 Pikitup spends over R12m on refurbishing its garden sites  http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pikitup-spends-over-r12m-on-refurbishing-its-garden-sites-2018-04-12 Anine Kilian WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:40:00 +0200 483679 1523536080 1523529600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ‘High priority’ IRP update to be published soon http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-priority-irp-update-to-be-published-soon-2018-04-10 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:15:00 +0200 483396 1523361762 1523358900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718943_resized_thabanezulu0318dylan1022.jpeg Department of Energy director-general Thabane Zulu 511 287 Mathe Group expands tyre recycling facility, despite Redisa demise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mathe-group-expands-tyre-recycling-facility-despite-redisa-demise-2018-04-09 Irma Venter AUTO INDUSTRY Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:26:00 +0200 483304 1523281818 1523280360 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718726_resized_matherubbercrumb20181022.jpg 511 287 Environmental Affairs Committee welcomes signing of IPP contracts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-affairs-committee-welcomes-signing-of-ipp-contracts-2018-04-09 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 09 Apr 2018 12:34:00 +0200 483280 1523270188 1523270040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Why April rainfall is key to stave off Cape Town's Day Zero http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/why-april-rainfall-is-key-to-stave-off-cape-towns-day-zero-2018-04-09 News24Wire WATER Mon, 09 Apr 2018 09:44:00 +0200 483224 1523265417 1523259840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Spar Eastern Cape declares war on plastic bags http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spar-eastern-cape-declares-war-on-plastic-bags-2018-04-06 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENT Fri, 06 Apr 2018 15:44:00 +0200 483180 1523254460 1523022240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718467_resized_environmentalsparecplasticbagcampaign0420181022.jpg Spar Eastern Cape plans to launch an initiative that urges customers to consider alternative grocery packaging options 511 287 Darling Brew becomes Africa’s first carbon-neutral brewery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/darling-brew-becomes-africas-first-carbon-neutral-brewery-2018-04-05 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200 482878 1522834475 1522922400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717809_resized_environmentaldarlingbrewbreweryoutside042018darlingbrewery1022.jpg Darling Brew Outside View 511 287 School children recycle waste for food http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/school-children-recycle-waste-for-food-2018-04-04 News24Wire WASTE RECYCLING Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:44:00 +0200 482879 1522835266 1522835040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 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 DEA indicates 2018 fire season readiness http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dea-indicates-2018-fire-season-readiness-2018-04-03 Marleny Arnoldi FIRE MANAGEMENT Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:48:00 +0200 482772 1522749045 1522748880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000717593_resized_ednamolewaduane.jpg Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa 511 287 Proper dredging, correct dredge depths critical http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proper-dredging-correct-dredge-depths-critical-2018-03-30 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480986 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713733_resized_andrewrobinson03181022.jpg ANDREW ROBINSON Dredging is a continuous process as channels and quaysides must be dredged constantly so that vessels can get in and out of harbours 511 287 Space essential for meeting South Africa’s economic and social development goals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/space-is-essential-for-south-africas-economic-and-social-development-2018-03-30 Rebecca Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481583 1522055087 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716250_resized_sky.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 Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481243 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Lack of carton collection reduces recycling processes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lack-of-carton-collection-reduces-recycling-processes-2018-03-30 Victor Moolman Environmental Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481239 1522048526 1522360800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Africa struggles to meet energy demand and reduce carbon emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-struggles-to-meet-energy-demand-and-reduce-carbon-emissions-2018-03-28 Simone Liedtke ENERGY Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:46:00 +0200 482449 1522234076 1522230360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Regional wildlife crime workshop highlights threat, promotes cooperation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regional-wildlife-crime-workshop-highlights-threat-promotes-cooperation-2018-03-27 Rebecca Campbell CONSERVATION Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:53:00 +0200 482317 1522161828 1522158780 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000716552_resized_ashleighdoreewt1022.jpg Endangered Wildlife Trust Programme Manager: Wildlife and Trade Programme Ashleigh Dore 511 287 South Africans saved 410 MW during Earth Hour - Eskom http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africans-saved-410-mw-during-earth-hour---eskom-2018-03-26 African News Agency ELECTRICITY Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:36:00 +0200 482117 1522049830 1522049760 99999999999 African News Agency 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 PETCo, partners relieve pressure on Western Cape recycling capacity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petco-partners-relieve-pressure-on-western-cape-recycling-capacity-2018-03-20 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:08:00 +0200 481722 1521558554 1521558480 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Climate change could force millions to migrate within countries by 2050, warns World Bank http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-could-force-millions-to-migrate-within-countries-by-2050-warns-world-bank-2018-03-19 Simone Liedtke CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 19 Mar 2018 22:00:00 +0200 481598 1521791528 1521489600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715134_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022.jpg Climate change is becoming a more urgent economic, social and existential threat to countries and their people 511 287 AfDB teams up with international organisation to drive solar development in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-teams-up-with-international-organisation-to-drive-solar-development-in-africa-2018-03-19 Simone Liedtke SOLAR / RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:42:00 +0200 481559 1521471395 1521463320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Association urges producers to meet standards http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-all-bottled-water-meet-the-same-standards-association-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473161 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696525_resized_charlottemetcalfceo112017southafricannationalbottledwaterassociation1022.jpg CHARLOTTE METCALF The quality of municipal water in South Africa is high, but it does vary daily 511 287 Economy faces paralysis if govt does not act urgently on water crisis – report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/economy-faces-paralysis-if-govt-doesnt-act-urgently-on-water-crisis-report-2018-03-15 News24Wire ECONOMY Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:14:00 +0200 481319 1521119950 1521119640 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714488_resized_droughtwaterlandsouthafrica1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Energy-intensive firms say carbon tax wrong tool for reducing power emissions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-intensive-firms-say-carbon-tax-wrong-tool-for-reducing-power-emissions-2018-03-14 Terence Creamer CARBON TAX Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:10:00 +0200 481163 1521038918 1521036600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714107_resized_kendalpowerstationcoal510220717duane.jpg 511 287 New energy, environment partnership to further continental economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-energy-environment-partnership-to-further-continental-economy-2018-03-12 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:48:00 +0200 480859 1520859692 1520858880 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713407_resized_noupoortwindfarm1022.jpg 511 287 Scientists call for greater action on climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scientists-call-for-greater-action-on-climate-change-2018-03-12 Megan van Wyngaardt CLIMATE ACTION Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:14:00 +0200 480850 1520865102 1520856840 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713439_resized_theewaterskloofdamdroughtlandclimatechangereuters1022.jpg 511 287 UCT academic joins UN special envoy to discuss Cape Town’s water future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-academic-joins-un-special-envoy-to-discuss-cape-towns-water-future-2018-03-09 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL Fri, 09 Mar 2018 15:20:00 +0200 480736 1520602395 1520601600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713201_resized_capetownweatherdroughtelnino1022reuters.jpg Climate and weather variability has raised new uncertainties 511 287 Energy company launches new product, expands operation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-company-launches-new-product-expands-operation-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478964 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709038_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsgarypullensaoil0320181022.jpg GARY PULLEN SA Oil is entering the agricultural market, with a client-centric service offering 511 287 Spending on innovation in industry inadequate http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spending-on-innovation-in-industry-inadequate-2018-03-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478997 1520318916 1520546400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709125_resized_chemicalsandpetrochemicalsmalindinkambuleastorekeymak0320181022.jpg MALINDI NKAMBULE The chemicals and petrochemicals industry is in a fairly good state in relation to the challenges being faced 511 287 New targets for sustainable aviation fuels http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-airline-body-announces-new-target-for-use-of-sustainable-aviation-fuels-2018-03-09 Rebecca Campbell Aviation – 2 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479611 1520318919 1520546400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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.