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Mpact officially opens R350m rPET recycling plant 

By: Natasha Odendaal     10th May 2016 Paper and plastics packaging business Mpact’s new R350-million polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling operation in Wadeville, Germiston, has resulted in South Africa becoming the twenty-fourth country – and the first on the African continent – to meet beverage company The Coca-Cola Company’s... 

Recognition of water as a critical commodity central to its protection, panel hears 

By: Natalie Greve     24th November 2015 As South Africa battles water restrictions precipitated by the El Niño phenomenon, aged infrastructure, above-average temperatures, below-average rainfall and climate change, industry stakeholders have called for a collaborative water stewardship approach that will look to protect dwindling water... 

Coca-Cola, BT offering free Internet access to impoverished communities

By: Leandi Kolver     26th September 2014 Beverage manufacturer Coca-Cola South Africa, its bottling partner Coca-Cola Fortune and information and communication technology provider BT Global Services have partnered to provide impoverished communities with free WiFi through Coca-Cola vending machines. Coca-Cola was responsible for... 

Kaizer Nyatsumba

By: Natalie Greve     18th April 2014 Position: CEO of the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (Seifsa) Main Activity of the Company: Seifsa's core business is to represent and promote the interests of business in South Africa, in particular the metals and engineering industries, through lobbying and capacity... 

Seifsa retains Nyatsumba as exec director

By: Natalie Greve     4th November 2013 Former PetroSA VP Kaizer Nyatsumba has been appointed executive director of the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (Seifsa), with effect from November 1. A member of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa, Nyatsumba previously held the positions of director of... 

Coca-Cola shifts to aluminium cans, signs R5.6bn Bevcan contract 

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th February 2013 South Africa’s sole beverage can manufacturer Bevcan has been awarded a five-year, R5.6-billion contract to produce and supply lightweight aluminium cans for Coca-Cola’s portfolio of beverages. Coca-Cola Canners of Southern Africa, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Southern Africa, expected to deliver... 

Company Announcement: Coca-Cola Partners With Nampak To Develop Sustainable Can Packaging

12th February 2013 Coca-Cola Canners has awarded Bevcan (a Division of Nampak Products Limited) a contract in excess of R5.6 billion ZAR, over a five-year period, to produce and supply a new light-weighted aluminum can for Coca-Cola’s portfolio of beverages 

Soft drink producer improves in-house water stewardship

By: Samantha Herbst     12th October 2012 Global beverage manufacturer The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) has set out to reduce its water-use ration – the amount of water used to make a litre of beverage – without impacting on production and business growth. “For TCCC, greater water-use efficiency does not mean making less beverages,” says... 

Beverage giant focuses on waste management, recycling

By: Gia Costella     24th August 2012 Beverage giant Coca-Cola South Africa (CCSA) no longer wants its packaging to be seen as waste, but rather as a valuable resource that can be reused in the future, CCSA senior technical operations manager and chairperson of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling company Petco Casper Durandt... 


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