Engineering News | Policy & Enforcement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/policy Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:27:06 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Delays in biofuel framework hinder industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/delays-in-biofuel-framework-hinder-industry-2018-11-22 Paige Müller Policy & Enforcement Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505421 1543910549 1544133600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767951_resized_sugarfeaturebioethanoldripsfrompump1118bloomberg1022.jpg SLOW PROGRESS Even if the Biofuels Regulatory Framework is attractive, the first ethanol for biofuel would only reach the petrol blenders by the end of 2021 at the earliest 511 287 China’s BRI translating its influence into trade, development and cultural engagements with ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bri-a-conduit-for-chinese-engagement-trade-development-with-africa-and-the-world-2018-12-07 Schalk Burger BELT & ROAD INITIATIVE Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0200 505920 1543910551 1544133600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 DEA to appoint sulphur dioxide emissions expert panel http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dea-to-appoint-sulphur-dioxide-emissions-expert-panel-2018-12-05 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:58:00 +0200 506685 1544021086 1544018280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770532_resized_nomvulamokonyane060920181022.jpg Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane 511 287 Mpumalanga remains under strain as water pollution continues http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mpumalanga-remains-under-strain-as-water-pollution-continues-2018-12-04 Simone Liedtke WATER / ENVIRONMENT Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:16:00 +0200 506514 1543925921 1543925760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 The final frontier: who owns the oceans and their hidden treasures? http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-final-frontier-who-owns-the-oceans-and-their-hidden-treasures-2018-12-04 Reuters MINERALS Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:20:00 +0200 506493 1543919155 1543918800 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Court sets aside decision permitting mining in protected area http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/court-sets-aside-decision-permitting-mining-in-protected-area-2018-11-30 Jessica Oosthuizen Policy & Enforcement Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504715 1543237342 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766277_resized_christinereddellcer11181022.jpg CHRISTINE REDDELL The Centre for Environmental Rights has been continuously campaigning for administrative penalties to be introduced as part of South African environmental law 511 287 Nema to ensure mines are held accountable, adhere to legal duties – law firm http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nema-to-ensure-mines-are-held-accountable-adhere-to-legal-duties-law-firm-2018-11-27 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:47:00 +0200 505891 1543330176 1543330020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768943_resized_webberwentzelgarynrapsonhires1022.jpg Webber Wentzel environment and natural resources partner Garyn Rapson 511 287 Carbon Tax Bill provides for tax-free allowances of up to 95%, but concern over impact persists http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-bill-provides-for-tax-free-allowances-of-up-to-95-but-concern-over-impact-persists-2018-11-22 Terence Creamer CARBON TAX Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:40:00 +0200 505427 1542898948 1542876000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000767919_resized_arcelormittalsaldanhaworks510221113duane.jpeg 511 287 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 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 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 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 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 Marine waste a pressing issue, but few solutions in sight http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marine-waste-a-pressing-issue-few-resolutions-in-sight-2018-10-05 Dylan Slater Environment Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499546 1538467579 1538690400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000757647_resized_wave.jpg 511 287 Mars’ sustainable generation plan achieves key milestones globally, locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mars-sustainable-generation-plan-achieves-key-milestones-globally-locally-2018-10-01 Tasneem Bulbulia SUSTAINABILITY Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:50:00 +0200 500239 1538401959 1538401800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IPCC opens meeting to consider 1.5 °C report http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ipcc-opens-meeting-to-consider-15-c-report-2018-10-01 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:57:00 +0200 500180 1538387922 1538387820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Behavioural change a hurdle across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/behavioural-change-a-hurdle-waste-management-company-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Policy & Enforcement Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498521 1537859686 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753673_resized_interwastewastemanagementrecycling09181022.jpg RECYCLE, REUSE, REPURPOSE Waste management companies play an important role in providing alternative channels of waste disposal to assist in encouraging citizens to adopt a recycling culture 511 287 Petco submits industry waste management plan http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/petco-submits-industry-waste-management-plan-2018-09-28 Jessica Oosthuizen Policy & Enforcement Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498675 1537859687 1538085600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754150_resized_janinebasson09181022.jpg JANINE BASSON Petco is well placed to continue delivering results in this next stage of South Africa’s environmental legislation 511 287 African enviro Ministers commit to increasing conservation efforts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-enviro-ministers-commit-to-increasing-conservation-efforts-2018-09-20 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:21:00 +0200 499297 1537439837 1537438860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Alternative solution for wooden pallets and packaging http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-solution-to-use-of-wooden-pallets-and-packaging-2018-09-14 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Policy & Enforcement Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497589 1536650747 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751618_resized_janvreken07181022jpg.jpeg JAN VREKEN Making wooden crates and pallets compliant can be costly in the long run 511 287 Plastics SA launches clean-up day, drive to reduce ocean waste http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plastics-sa-launches-clean-up-day-drive-to-reduce-waste-to-ocean-2018-09-07 Schalk Burger Plastics recycling Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497000 1535985415 1536271200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Carbon emissions reduced at hospitals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-emissions-reduced-at-hospitals-2018-08-31 Halima Frost Policy & Enforcement Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495689 1535694831 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747119_resized_gascgn08181022.jpg UP IN THE AIR An aerial view of the revolutionary Langlaagte CNG filling station 511 287 Govt to invest R1.7bn to drive biodiversity economy, environmental protection http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/govt-to-invest-r17bn-to-drive-biodiversity-economy-environmental-protection-2018-08-27 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:33:00 +0200 496858 1535441599 1535365980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749830_resized_ednamolewaduane.jpg Environmental Affairs Minister Dr Edna Molewa 511 287 Organiser extends show to cater to demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organiser-extends-show-to-cater-to-demand-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Policy & Enforcement Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495151 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 South Africa hosts first National Talanoa Dialogue to discuss climate change mitigation measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-hosts-first-national-talanoa-dialogue-to-discuss-climate-change-mitigation-measures-2018-08-23 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Thu, 23 Aug 2018 16:02:00 +0200 496648 1535033033 1535032920 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749334_resized_ednamolewaduane.jpg Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa 511 287 Government considering ban on microbeads after Gauteng drinking water is found to be contaminated http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/government-considering-ban-on-microbeads-after-gauteng-drinking-water-is-found-to-be-contaminated-2018-08-10 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:38:00 +0200 495265 1533883188 1533883080 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 JRA reopens expanded asphalt plant to better meet city’s infrastructure needs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/jra-reopens-expanded-asphalt-plant-to-better-meet-citys-infrastructure-needs-2018-08-08 Simone Liedtke INFRASTRUCTURE Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:00:00 +0200 495212 1533758749 1533736800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746078_resized_jraasphaltplant0818dylan1022.jpg 511 287 S African company supplies four hoppers to Kenyan port http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-company-supplies-four-hoppers-to-kenyan-port-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Policy & Enforcement Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492834 1533019888 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740984_resized_harboursbltworld08181022.jpg OUT OF THE QUAY The SAMSON hoppers can be moved to free up space where needed 511 287 Sanedi calls on industry to move back Earth Overshoot Day http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sanedi-calls-on-industry-to-move-back-earth-overshoot-day-2018-08-01 Simone Liedtke ENERGY / ENVIRONMENTAL Wed, 01 Aug 2018 13:05:00 +0200 494477 1533121617 1533121500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744412_resized_environmentalsanedicarbonimageforearthovershootday0820181022.jpg 511 287 Business leaders visit Kruger Park to learn about anti-poaching measures http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/business-leaders-visit-kruger-park-to-learn-about-anti-poaching-measures-2018-07-06 African News Agency Policy & Enforcement Fri, 06 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +0200 491970 1530879013 1530878400 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738744_resized_rhinoanimalsgamereserve1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Dust suppression systems essential for community safety http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dust-suppression-systems-essential-for-community-safety-2018-06-21 Paige Müller Policy & Enforcement Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490447 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734889_resized_airgasfumeanddustcontrolicatdustcontrol06181022.jpg REDUCE YOUR USE Dust-suppression systems aid in the reduction of costly water use for mining operations 511 287 Energy efficiency a priority in air conditioning http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-a-priority-in-air-conditioning-2018-06-21 Paige Müller Policy & Enforcement Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 490403 1530541317 1530828000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000734771_resized_airgasfumeanddustcontrolsamsunenergyaircon06181022.jpg GLOBAL TEMPERATURES INCREASE Samsung reports that the 17 warmest years in recorded history were within the past 18 years 511 287 Environment-friendly design for art gallery http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environment-friendly-design-for-art-gallery-2018-07-06 Schalk Burger Sustainable Construction Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489548 1530541319 1530828000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000732782_resized_norvalfoundationdhkdavesouthwood0106181022.jpg NORVAL FOUNDATION ART GALLERY The gallery has rooftop solar photovoltaic panels, a building management system, water-saving measures, a grey-water purification system and stormwater return to the wetland 511 287 Pick n Pay trials compostable carrier bags in Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pick-n-pay-trials-compostable-carrier-bags-in-cape-town-2018-07-03 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Tue, 03 Jul 2018 16:09:00 +0200 491583 1530627074 1530626940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 NGOs rate South Africa’s transition to a green economy at five out of ten http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ngos-rate-south-africas-transition-to-a-green-economy-at-five-out-of-ten-2018-06-21 Nadine James ECONOMY Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:20:00 +0200 490427 1529574435 1529572800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0