Engineering News | Policy & Enforcement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/policy Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:17:50 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 CSIR publishes latest Atlas to guide response to climate change http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-publishes-latest-atlas-to-guide-response-to-climate-change-2018-02-21 Natasha Odendaal CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:16:00 +0200 479014 1519304487 1519222560 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000709197_resized_20180221csir1022.jpg CSIR Natural Resources and Environment executive director May Hermanus 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73129_2018-02-21_csir_cg_-_hd_web.mp424088869CSIR Natural Resources and Environment executive director May Hermanus discusses the climate change impact on Africa and the need for accessible information to aid decision-making. 21/02/2018. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Christo Greyling. CSIR Natural Resources and Environment executive director May Hermanus discusses the climate change impact on Africa and the need for accessible information to aid decision-making. 21/02/2018. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Video Editing: Christo Greyling. City of Cape Town welcomes 'major court victory for preservation of water sources' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-town-welcomes-major-court-victory-for-preservation-of-water-sources-2018-02-20 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:08:00 +0200 478749 1519110645 1519110480 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Coega SEZ receives EIA approval for desalination, aquaculture zones http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coega-sez-receives-eia-approval-for-desalination-aquaculture-zones-2018-02-19 Schalk Burger COEGA EIA Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:17:00 +0200 478720 1519050036 1519049820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Avian flu detected among seabird species http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/avian-flu-detected-among-seabird-species-2018-02-19 African News Agency ENVIRONMENT Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:45:00 +0200 478667 1519034020 1519033500 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Competition Tribunal dismisses Massmart complaint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/competition-tribunal-dismisses-massmart-complaint-2018-02-13 Anine Kilian COMPETITION MATTERS Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:19:00 +0200 478185 1518531660 1518531540 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Saliva drug testing growing in popularity http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/saliva-drug-testing-growing-in-popularity-2018-01-24 Paige Müller Policy & Enforcement Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476165 1517899882 1518127200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702762_resized_alcosafedds2fullkit0118.jpg DDS2 FULL TESTING KIT Saliva testing is faster and user friendly 511 757 Companies urged to ‘proactively’ reduce their carbon footprint as second Draft Carbon Tax ... http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proactive-energy-strategies-will-limit-carbon-tax-cost-implications-2018-02-09 Nadine James CARBON TAX Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476814 1517899883 1518127200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Looming 2020 bunker fuel deadline spells trouble for coastal refineries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/looming-2020-deadline-spells-trouble-for-coastal-refineries-2018-02-02 Nadine James REFINERIES Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476180 1517295047 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000702781_resized_chevronoilrefinery0171022.jpg UNCERTAINTY Owing to the uncertainty of the deadline set out by the International Maritime Organisation many shippers and refiners have avoided spending on capital intensive upgrades 511 287 The actions being taken and considered as ‘Day Zero’ looms for Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-actions-being-taken-and-considered-as-day-zero-looms-for-cape-town-2018-01-24 Kim Cloete WATER CRISIS Fri, 02 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0200 476155 1517300403 1517522400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000703921_resized_zero.jpg 511 287 Natural gas boilers coming to the fore http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/natural-gas-boilers-coming-to-the-fore-2018-01-26 Robyn Wilkinson Policy & Enforcement Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473590 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697547_resized_cochranheatrecoveryboiler1022.jpg CLEANER TECHNOLOGY Steam Generation’s heat recovery boilers are fully insulated and clad, complete with valves and pipework, to ease site installation 511 287 Norway's $1tn fund curbs holdings in biggest carbon dioxide emitters http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/norways-1tn-fund-curbs-holdings-in-biggest-carbon-dioxide-emitters-2018-01-19 Reuters ENVIRONMENT Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:51:00 +0200 475703 1516344830 1516344660 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Investment prioritised in water industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/droughts-spurring-renewed-prioritisation-in-water-industry-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Policy & Enforcement Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 472992 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696198_resized_gregmatthews112017wspafrica1022.jpg GREG MATTHEWS Resources are under pressure as demand increases owing to a growing population, industry and commercial operations 511 287 Mindset change required to mitigate water crisis effects http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-requires-mindset-change-to-mitigate-effects-of-water-crisis-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Policy & Enforcement Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473124 1516085026 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696469_resized_sanderzweersbusinessdevelopmentmanager112017royalhaskoningdhv1022.jpg SANDER ZWEERS The global water crisis is considered not only an environmental risk but also a social risk 511 287 Recycling wastewater ensures plant efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/recycling-wastewater-ensures-plant-efficiency-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Policy & Enforcement Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473222 1516346000 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696842_resized_wklenvironmentalsewagetreatment20171022.jpg SIYABONGA FACILITY The facility will treat and reuse 3 650 000 ℓ/y of water (based on a treatment rate of 10 000 ℓ/d) 511 287 Green ID books still valid – DHA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-id-books-still-valid-dha-2018-01-10 Anine Kilian GOVERNMENT Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:16:00 +0200 474854 1515591068 1515590160 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Proposed carbon tax ‘least-cost manner’ to ensuring greenhouse-gas reduction – Treasury http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/proposed-carbon-tax-least-cost-manner-to-ensuring-greenhouse-gas-reduction-treasury-2017-12-15 Schalk Burger CARBON TAX Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:16:00 +0200 474169 1513331243 1513329360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/72428_draft_carbon_tax_bill_december_2017.pdf1120657To download a copy of the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, click here. To download a copy of the Draft Carbon Tax Bill, click here. Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 511 287 Green building improvements needed to meet Paris agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-building-improvements-needed-to-meet-paris-agreement-2017-12-15 Megan van Wyngaardt CONSTRUCTION Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 474097 1513327845 1513288800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Authority to implement plan to protect Lesotho’s local heritage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/authority-to-implement-plan-to-protect-lesothos-local-heritage-2017-12-14 Megan van Wyngaardt ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:06:00 +0200 474094 1513262418 1513260360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 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. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Norway Ambassador to South Africa, Botswana, Madagascar and Nambiia Trine Skymoen discusses the upcoming Norway-South Africa science week. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 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 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 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 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 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-energy-industry-optimistic-despite-frustrations-2017-11-15 Kim Cloete WINDABA Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:16:00 +0200 471303 1510905638 1510758960 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692539_resized_windturbinesstandingreenfieldsatthevedadillowindenergyfarmoperatedbyaccionasainnavarraspain1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Beaufort West 'Day Zero' drought claims not true – Western Cape government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/beaufort-west-day-zero-drought-claims-not-true-western-cape-government-2017-11-13 News24Wire WATER Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:57:00 +0200 470825 1510581370 1510563420 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Energy-saving guide promotes sustainable mindset industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-saving-guide-promotes-sustainable-mind-set-in-business-and-industry-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Policy & Enforcement Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468804 1510037531 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000687334_resized_exxonmobilsupplementfrontpage1022.jpg ESSENTIAL ADVICE ExxonMobil’s energy-saving guide is aimed towards assisting the plastics industry in managing their energy consumption 511 287 Company completes second sustainable storage project http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/self-storage-company-completes-second-sustainable-storage-project-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Policy & Enforcement Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468202 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000685798_resized_pvsolarpanels42016bloomberg1022.jpg SUSTAINABLE STORAGE Stor-Age aims to create sustainable infrastructure with minimal damage to the environment 511 287 Reforms, business models key to unlocking private sector investment for climate change – IFC http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reforms-business-models-key-to-unlocking-private-sector-investment-for-climate-change-ifc-2017-11-02 Natasha Odendaal CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 02 Nov 2017 16:39:00 +0200 469860 1509634269 1509633540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Conference aims to strengthen cross-border relations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conference-aims-to-strengthen-cross-border-relations-2017-10-27 Nadine James Policy & Enforcement Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467634 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684749_resized_sawearenewableenergywindnoupoortwindfarm0720171022.jpg ANSWERS IN THE WIND The Windaba programme has been designed to be relevant regardless of whether the mid-term outlook is good or uncertain 511 287 Sasol mitigates material matters issues in 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sasol-mitigates-material-matters-issues-in-2017-2017-10-27 Marleny Arnoldi Policy & Enforcement Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467791 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684927_resized_commercialindustrialpropertysasolplaceinsideparagongroupprovided201707201022.jpg MANAGING MATTERS Sasol reviews and monitors material matters through stakeholder inclusiveness always keeping a sustainability context in mind 511 287