Engineering News | Water http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/water Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:00:22 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 City of Cape Town's water supply augmentation process 'not cancelled' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-of-cape-towns-water-supply-augmentation-process-not-cancelled-2017-10-17 News24Wire WATER Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:07:00 +0200 467983 1508239391 1508224020 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Water dept urges corporates to close R30bn/y infrastructure funding gap http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-dept-urges-corporates-to-close-r30bny-infrastructure-funding-gap-2017-10-16 African News Agency WATER Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:19:00 +0200 467892 1508156633 1508156340 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 Warning that Cape Town's water outages could cause solar water geysers to 'explode' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/warning-that-cape-towns-water-outages-could-cause-solar-water-geysers-to-explode-2017-10-13 News24Wire WATER Fri, 13 Oct 2017 08:44:00 +0200 467688 1507877447 1507877040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Groundwater a viable water saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firms-initiative-to-make-groundwater-a-viable-resource-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466218 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681236_resized_markschapersjgafrika31022.jpg MARK SCHAPERS JG Afrika’s systematic approach is transferred to all activities involved in completing groundwater projects 511 287 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 Water 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 Nonconformance of standards exacerbates drought conditions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-conformance-of-pipes-standards-exacerbates-s-african-drought-conditions-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466137 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681044_resized_rareplastics20171022.jpg CONFORMING TO STANDARDS SATAS or SABS accreditation is essential to ensuring reliable water infrastructure that adheres to strict standards 511 287 Population increase outstrips water infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/population-increase-outstrips-water-infrastructure-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water 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 Technology suitable for South African context http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technology-suitable-for-s-africa-context-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466457 1507616814 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Western Cape municipality begins master plan to combat water loss http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/western-cape-municipality-begins-master-plan-to-combat-water-loss-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466165 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681120_resized_willemliebenbergandandrekowalenskiofdrakensteinmunicipality1022.jpg MASTER PLANNERS Willem Liebenberg and André Kowalewski (right) of the Drakenstein municipality are at the forefront of the master plan 511 287 'It's now 12 years without proper water' – North West community http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/its-now-12-years-without-proper-water-north-west-community-2017-10-12 News24Wire WATER Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:02:00 +0200 467622 1507813458 1507813320 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Cape Town's groundwater plan targets 'impossible' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-towns-groundwater-plan-targets-impossible-2017-10-11 News24Wire WATER Wed, 11 Oct 2017 09:52:00 +0200 467360 1507708830 1507708320 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Urgent need to explore alternative water sources in Western Cape to avoid day zero http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urgent-need-to-explore-alternative-water-sources-in-western-cape-to-avoid-day-zero-2017-10-10 Schalk Burger WATER Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:24:00 +0200 467253 1507646504 1507638240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Taps slow down to trickle as water rationing starts in Cape Town http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/taps-slow-down-to-trickle-as-water-rationing-starts-in-cape-town-2017-10-10 News24Wire WATER Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:44:00 +0200 467216 1507627348 1507625040 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 High level talks around Western Cape water crisis continue http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-level-talks-around-western-cape-water-crisis-continue-2017-10-09 Anine Kilian WATER Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:53:00 +0200 467131 1507555015 1507553580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company upgrades Verderflex Vantage 5000 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verderflex-vantage-5-000-upgrade-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465695 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680132_resized_verderflexvantage5000verderpumpsmedicalpharmaceuticalengineering20171022.jpg MODBUS UPGRADE The Verderflex Vantage 5 000 peristaltic pump has recently improved, integrating a Modbus RTU that allows for increased communication and control 511 287 High-pressure water jetting pumps witness growth in market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demolition-alternative-using-nondestructive-high-pressure-water-jetting-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465189 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679264_resized_totalblastingremovalofdeterioratedconcrete1022.jpg NONDESTRUCTIVE EFFICIENCY High-pressure water jetting allows for concrete removal without rebar damage 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 Water 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 Local pumps supplier’s range extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-pumps-suppliers-range-extended-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465383 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679985_resized_valleyofwaves4554jpgsunimage14005251022.jpg SUN CITY The resort and casino is one of the many companies in South Africa that make use of HCP’s submersible pumps range 511 287 Manufacturer innovates to address lack of water and sanitation challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-innovates-to-address-lack-of-water-and-sanitation-challenges-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465453 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680002_resized_sulzerpumps1022.jpg TESTING STANDARDS Results of computational fluid dynamics and finite element analysis are validated through prototype and model testing at Sulzer 511 287 Pumps investment solidifies Mozambique sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-investment-solidifies-mozambique-sugar-industry-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Water Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465638 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679924_resized_1200nbbrehnorornelfloodlifterpump1022.jpg FLOOD MITIGATION The 1 200 nominal bore (NB) Brehnor Ornel Floodlifter pump on the right, with a smaller 600 NB pump on the left 511 287 Supplier extends pumps offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-extends-pumps-offering-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Water 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 Water 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 Sassda promotes the use of stainless steel water pipes http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sassda-promotes-the-use-of-stainless-steel-water-pipes-2017-10-05 Creamer Media Reporter STAINLESS STEEL Thu, 05 Oct 2017 15:51:00 +0200 466901 1507213532 1507211460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Water dept frustrates MPs with conflicting annual reports http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-dept-frustrates-mps-with-conflicting-annual-reports-2017-10-05-1 News24Wire WATER Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:30:00 +0200 466784 1507185225 1507185000 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Water department to fast track Western Cape schemes to beat 'day zero' http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-department-to-fast-track-western-cape-schemes-to-beat-day-zero-2017-10-05 News24Wire WATER Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:16:00 +0200 466776 1507184302 1507184160 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682572_resized_watertap1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Cape Town’s municipal water will last until March next year, unless things change - De Lille http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-towns-municipal-water-will-last-until-march-next-year-unless-things-change---de-lille-2017-10-04 News24Wire WATER Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:30:00 +0200 466742 1507123883 1507123800 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682424_resized_watertap1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Cape Town ordered to reduce water consumption by 40% http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-ordered-to-reduce-water-consumption-by-40-2017-10-03 News24Wire WATER Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:21:00 +0200 466529 1507011766 1507011660 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 BMG invests R400m in Joburg distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-providers-r400m-world-site-facility-to-enhance-service-capability-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach Distribution Centre Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464912 1506948130 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678606_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg WORLD-CLASS FACILITY BMG’s R400-million investment to upgrade its existing Droste Park facilities into a leading-edge distribution centre, centralises functional and support operations 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71022_2017-09-15_bmg_-_hd_web.mp413548174BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Growthpoint launches South Africa’s first dual-certified property portfolio http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growthpoint-launches-south-africas-first-dual-certified-property-portfolio-2017-09-28 Mia Breytenbach PROPERTY Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:57:00 +0200 466244 1506688987 1506607020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681290_resized_growthpointpropertiesofficedivsiondirectorrudolfpienaar0920171022.jpg Growthpoint Properties office division director Rudolf Pienaar 511 287 Consumers urged to save water as Gauteng’s dam levels decrease http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consumers-urged-to-save-water-as-gautengs-dam-levels-decrease-2017-09-27 Anine Kilian WATER Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:36:00 +0200 466054 1506523974 1506522960 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Cape Town gets tough with delinquent water users http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-gets-tough-with-delinquent-water-users-2017-09-26 News24Wire WATER Tue, 26 Sep 2017 08:32:00 +0200 465778 1506411668 1506407520 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680376_resized_watertap1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Legal framework offers model for enhancing transboundary infrastructure investment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continent-wide-model-law-to-enhance-transboundary-infrastructure-investment-2017-09-22 Mia Breytenbach LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464473 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000677517_resized_railinfrastructureprasagreenviewstationduane1022.jpg PAVING THE WAY The Model Law may aid in additional efficiency, transparency and accountability with regard to public and private sector engagement in transboundary infrastructure 511 287 Water Diagnostic Consultants http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-diagnostic-consultants-2017-09-22 Zandile Mavuso Water Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462613 1505808479 1506031200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679072_resized_0000673473waterconsult1022.jpg 511 287 Johannesburg Water appoints new MD http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/johannesburg-water-appoints-new-md-2017-09-20 Creamer Media Reporter WATER Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:52:00 +0200 465463 1505917256 1505915520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679470_resized_ntshavhenimukwevho1022.jpg Ntshavheni Mukwevho 511 287 Many Capetonians ignoring water restrictions – City http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/many-capetonians-ignoring-water-restrictions-city-2017-09-19 News24Wire WATER Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:15:00 +0200 465304 1505827306 1505826900 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Equipment manufacturer inaugurates new facility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/equipment-manufacturer-inaugurates-new-facility-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach CAPITAL EQUIPMENT Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463804 1505199167 1505426400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676183_resized_capitalequipmentcaterpillarfacility0920171022.jpg SHEER ADVANTAGE The 60 000 m2 facility allows for the ability to work more efficiently while increasing capacity to provide unmatched parts availability for customers across Africa 511 287