Engineering News | Environmental Home http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:34:53 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 AfDB grants loan support to two African renewable energy projects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/afdb-grants-loan-support-to-two-african-renewable-energy-projects-2017-12-11 Dylan Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:45:00 +0200 473644 1512996658 1512996300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697679_resized_noorcspphase1projectpic31022.jpg The Noor concentrated solar power project’s Phase 1 511 287 SAPVIA launches ‘bold’ 5-point plan for solar industrialisation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sapvia-launches-bold-5-point-plan-for-solar-industrialisation-2017-12-08 Mia Breytenbach RENEWABLE ENERGY Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:41:00 +0200 473568 1512744418 1512744060 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697501_resized_solarpvafricascatec10223copy.jpg 511 287 Energy efficient transformers reduce financial and environmental costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-transformers-reduce-financial-and-environmental-costs-2017-12-08 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471901 1512454231 1512684000 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693891_resized_unknown.jpeg GREEN TECHNOLOGY Legrand’s cast resin transformers have no risk of insulating fluid losses and are a low fire hazard, even when operating in harsh environments 511 287 Jasco slashes carbon footprint with solar energy solution http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jasco-reduces-carbon-footprint-by-50-with-solar-energy-solution-2017-12-07 Nadine James EMBEDDED GENERATION Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472523 1512454233 1512684000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Doubt whether desalination plants will be delivered by March http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/doubt-whether-desalination-plants-will-be-delivered-by-march-2017-12-08 Marleny Arnoldi Environmental Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471889 1512736125 1512684000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693941_resized_capetown40910duane1022.jpg OCEAN ASSISTANCE The City of Cape Town awarded six companies the construction and commissioning of six desalination plants on November 7 as part of the solution to the water crisis 511 287 Fourth industrial revolution brings hope to youth – Makhura http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fourth-industrial-revolution-brings-hope-to-youth-makhura-2017-12-07 Thabi Madiba POLITICS Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:21:00 +0200 473454 1512660741 1512656460 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697202_resized_casspernyovestdavidmakhura20171022.jpg Hip hop artist Cassper Nyovest and Gauteng Premier David Makhura 511 287 Liquid carton recycling plant brings new, high-quality stream of fibre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/liquid-carton-recycling-plant-brings-new-high-quality-stream-of-fibre-2017-12-06 Creamer Media Reporter RECYCLING Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:15:00 +0200 473254 1512652271 1512648900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697073_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72303_2017-12-08_rer468.mp4125805546Liquid carton recycling plant brings new, high-quality stream of fibre Liquid carton recycling plant brings new, high-quality stream of fibre Exxon climate change probe goes to Massachusetts top court http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/exxon-climate-change-probe-goes-to-massachusetts-top-court-2017-12-05 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:18:00 +0200 473186 1512483636 1512483480 1515103200 Reuters 0 0 Municipal workers want minimum R10 000 salary, as municipal pay talks start http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipal-workers-want-minimum-r10-000-salary-as-municipal-pay-talks-start-2017-12-04 African News Agency LABOUR Mon, 04 Dec 2017 16:16:00 +0200 473021 1512397087 1512396960 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Second Norway-South Africa Science Week to stimulate oceans science and economy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/second-norway-south-africa-science-week-to-stimulate-oceans-science-and-economy-2017-12-01 Schalk Burger OCEANS ECONOMY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:43:00 +0200 472875 1512376776 1512132180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695997_resized_trineskymoen110221217duane.jpg Norwegian ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Namibia Ambassador Trine Skymoen 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72204_2017-12-01_norwegian_ambassador_-_hd_web.mp415625488Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. 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Renewables-heavy mix is South Africa’s cheapest option, yet another study confirms http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/renewables-heavy-mix-is-south-africas-cheapest-option-yet-another-study-confirms-2017-12-01 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:45:00 +0200 472788 1512131481 1512110700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000695834_resized_jeffreysbaywindfarm2010221214duane.jpeg 511 287 Distributor adds filters to existing product range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/components-distributor-now-includes-filters-in-range-of-products-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471449 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Separators offer versatility and low maintenance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-condensate-separators-capable-of-working-with-large-range-of-sizes-2017-12-01 Victor Moolman Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471447 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Focus on environmental services boosts project sustainability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/focus-on-environmental-services-boosts-project-sustainability-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471126 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692386_resized_hacthrangeofenvironmentalsocialandsustainability112017hatchesg1022.jpg SUSTAINABILITY REQUIREMENTS Sustainability requires the optimisation of environmental, social and economic outcomes 511 287 General public taking heed of environmental law http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/general-public-taking-heed-of-environment-law-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471242 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692475_resized_legallawgaveljudiciary1022.jpg MATURED LEGISLATION South Africa’s environment regulatory system has matured since the publication of the National Environmental Management Act 511 287 Green consciousness continues to drive green building trends http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-consciousness-continues-to-drive-green-building-trends-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470935 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691861_resized_gregricesustainabilityconsultant112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG RICE Businesses and citizens have recently become more conscious of the importance of resilience and resource scarcity 511 287 Growing eWaste could affect ecosystem http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-ewaste-problem-could-affect-ecological-system-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470848 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691864_resized_walearewaceo112017xperien1022.jpg WALE AREWA The global estimate of eWaste is about 50-million tons 511 287 Municipalities to reduce emissions by diverting waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-to-reduce-emissions-by-diverting-waste-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471334 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692591_resized_organicwaste112017jgafrika1022.jpg WASTE-DIVERSION STRATEGY The strategy entails waste disposal and the beneficial use for business development 511 287 Green cleaning products can pack a punch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-cleaning-products-can-pack-a-punch-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471487 1512131507 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693023_resized_judysunaskyceo112017blendwell1022.jpg JUDY SUNASKY Companies are constantly developing products, but consumers are still hesitant to use green cleaning products 511 287 Large companies driving increase in land contamination assessments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/large-companies-driving-increase-in-land-contamination-assessments-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471121 1512395606 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692389_resized_stevemckeownpartner112017erm1022.jpg STEVE MCKEOWN Companies that have a global footprint are more committed to assessing their impact on the environment 511 287 Potential of groundwater in spotlight again amid Western Cape drought http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/potential-of-groundwater-retakes-spotlight-after-decades-of-disinvestment-2017-12-01 Dylan Slater Water Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471753 1511853907 1512079200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Fur flies as cheetah races electric Formula E car http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fur-flies-as-cheetah-races-electric-formula-e-car-2017-11-29 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:15:00 +0200 472473 1511936220 1511936100 1514498400 Reuters 0 0 De Aar wind projects connected to the grid http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/de-aar-wind-projects-connected-to-the-grid-2017-11-28 Megan van Wyngaardt RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:49:00 +0200 472406 1511870488 1511866140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000694990_resized_mulilodeaarwindpower1022.jpg 511 287 Waterfall City development for Deloitte Africa HQ kicks off http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/waterfall-city-development-for-deloitte-africa-hq-kicks-off-2017-11-27 Natasha Odendaal CONSTRUCTION Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:27:00 +0200 472334 1511790827 1511789220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Microgrids add new arrow to Africa’s electricity access quiver http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proven-concept-of-microgrids-driving-acceleration-of-uptake-2017-11-24 Mia Breytenbach ELECTRICITY Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471015 1511252281 1511474400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693556_resized_accelerating.jpg 511 287 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 Two South Africans shortlisted for engineering innovation prize http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-south-africans-shortlisted-for-engineering-innovation-prize-2017-11-22 Megan van Wyngaardt INNOVATION Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:15:00 +0200 471913 1511355852 1511352900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 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 Shell collaboration helps power London buses with coffee waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-collaboration-helps-power-london-buses-with-coffee-waste-2017-11-21 Nica Schreuder BIOFUEL Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471626 1511180719 1511128800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693347_resized_0000693297resizedshellbiobeanimage.jpg GRINDING DOWN EMISSIONS B20 biofuel will significantly reduce carbon emissions 511 340 Climate change implementation now urgent – Molewa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/climate-change-implementation-now-urgent-molewa-2017-11-17 Megan van Wyngaardt CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:32:00 +0200 471524 1510915783 1510914720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000693091_resized_floods1022.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 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 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 Value-for-money centrifugal pumps to change process http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/value-for-money-centrifugal-pumps-to-change-process-2017-11-17 Simone Liedtke Environmental Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469758 1510643467 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689252_resized_mfp2mfp3pumpseries12017verderpumps1022.jpg UPCOMING AVAILABILITY Higher flow rates are expected to be available very soon 511 287 Maintenance programmes crucial for mine cost management http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintenance-programmes-crucial-for-mine-cost-management-2017-11-17 Robyn Wilkinson Environmental Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469919 1510643468 1510869600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000689722_resized_takrafafricabucketwheelrefurbishment1120171022.jpg UPGRADE AND IMPROVE TAKRAF Africa’s redesign of a bucket-wheel reclaimer features three bolted segments that enable maintenance to be carried out only on the worn parts of the bucket wheel 511 287 Agreement on environmental monitoring of Karoo radio astronomy area http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agreement-on-environmental-monitoring-of-karoo-radio-astronomy-area-2017-11-17 Keith Campbell Science & Technology Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470080 1510643469 1510869600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 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 Wind energy industry optimistic despite frustrations 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