Engineering News | Climate Change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/climate-change Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:09:54 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Africa uniquely positioned to be a major player in climate actions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-uniquely-positioned-to-be-a-major-player-in-climate-actions-2022-08-08 Darren Parker CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 08 Aug 2022 16:54:00 +0200 623499 1659971087 1659970440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 US company developing innovative Wing-In-Ground-Effect craft using Siemens software https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-company-developing-innovative-wing-in-ground-effect-craft-using-siemens-software-2022-08-03 Rebecca Campbell CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 03 Aug 2022 11:44:00 +0200 623014 1659521933 1659519840 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001015379_resized_siemensregentxceleratorcgi0820221022.jpg Artist’s impression of a Viceroy WIG craft in flight 511 287 Africa uniquely positioned to be a major player in climate actions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/africa-uniquely-positioned-to-be-a-major-player-in-climate-actions-2022-08-02 Darren Parker CLIMATE CHANGE Tue, 02 Aug 2022 14:44:00 +0200 622896 1659446703 1659444240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom moves to ramp up maintenance at six coal plants as it seeks permission to buy up to 1 600 ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-moves-to-ramp-up-maintenance-at-six-coal-plants-as-it-seeks-permission-to-buy-up-to-1-600-mw-of-surplus-power-2022-08-01 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY CRISIS Mon, 01 Aug 2022 19:30:00 +0200 622826 1659420950 1659375000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001015019_resized_pravingordhan1022.jpg Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan 511 287 Atlantic Council proposes Africa agenda at upcoming COP 27 to help combat climate change https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atlantic-council-proposes-africa-agenda-at-upcoming-cop-27-to-help-combat-climate-change-2022-08-01 Donna Slater CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 01 Aug 2022 11:25:00 +0200 622755 1659348274 1659345900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Environmental ambiguities, inclusion of gas in new energy plan of concern for organisations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-disregard-ambiguity-and-inclusion-of-gas-in-new-energy-plan-of-concern-for-organisations-2022-07-27 Donna Slater ELECTRICITY Wed, 27 Jul 2022 16:20:00 +0200 622385 1658935156 1658931600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Just Share says analysis shows Absa intends to continue financing fossil fuel projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/just-share-says-analysis-shows-absa-intends-to-continue-financing-fossil-fuel-projects-2022-07-26 Schalk Burger CLIMATE/FINANCE Tue, 26 Jul 2022 16:59:00 +0200 622260 1658902740 1658847540 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 IFC provided $9.4bn for private sector development in Africa in the past year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ifc-provided-94bn-for-private-sector-development-in-africa-in-the-past-year-2022-07-25 Schalk Burger DEVELOPMENT FINANCE Mon, 25 Jul 2022 12:09:00 +0200 622080 1658744461 1658743740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Company to pilot zero-emissions heavy duty hydrogen trucks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-pilot-zero-emissions-heavy-duty-hydrogen-trucks-2022-07-22 Mandisa Nyathi Climate Change Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620387 1658215599 1658440800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010150_resized_hyzonmotorsrepowerprogram740x574627bd2edbee3f.png NEW TRUCK The Hyzon 100 kW fuel cell truck that Airgas will pilot will be on display at the Advanced Clean Transportation expo 511 396 Bioeconomy could support S Africa’s energy needs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bioeconomy-could-support-s-africas-energy-needs-2022-07-22 Tracy Hancock Climate Change Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620282 1658223081 1658440800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001009959_resized_pelletsbiomas1022.jpg KINDLING DEVELOPMENT The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition is running a working group for the promotion of timber construction to encourage investment in the mass timber manufacturing capacity 511 287 S Africa offers pragmatic solution but still far from sustainability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-africa-offers-pragmatic-solution-but-still-far-from-sustainability-2022-07-22 Tracy Hancock Climate Change Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620424 1658223010 1658440800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010321_resized_windfarminsouthafrica0720221022.jpg ON TRACK TO TRANSFORMATION? South Africa is one of the leading countries in Africa’s renewable energy transition, but much must still be done before the country achieves a full-scale transition towards a more sustainable, inclusive, climate resilient economy 511 287 New gauge assembly protects people and the environment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-gauge-assembly-protects-people-and-the-environment-2022-07-22 Mandisa Nyathi Climate Change Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620393 1658214202 1658440800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010160_resized_wikasouthafrica.jpg Caption: New Gauge Wika Instruments has launched its new Emission Control Gauge, referred to as the Emico gauge pressure measuring assembly 511 202 Company looks to virgin fluorocarbon refrigerants and gases https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-looks-to-virgin-fluorocarbon-refrigerants-and-gasses-2022-07-22 Mandisa Nyathi Climate Change Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620368 1658215479 1658440800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010131_resized_agfdagasceojackgovers22071.jpg Carbon Emissions Company tries to cut down on its carbon footprint 511 511 To capitalise on green transition, Africa urged to add value to critical minerals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/to-capitalise-on-green-transition-africa-urged-to-add-value-to-critical-minerals-2022-07-22 Donna Slater CRITICAL MINERALS Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620878 1658495422 1658440800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012561_resized_stronger.jpg 511 287 Telemetry critical for sustainable water infrastructure development https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/telemetry-critical-for-sustainable-water-infrastructure-development-2022-07-22 Tracy Hancock Climate Change Fri, 22 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 620403 1658744266 1658440800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010211_resized_sewater0720221022.jpg TELEMETRY TRAJECTORY Digital technology connects and improves the full life-cycle management of water treatment systems 511 287 South Africa wants to start accessing climate funds next year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-wants-to-start-accessing-climate-funds-next-year-2022-07-21 Bloomberg Climate Change Thu, 21 Jul 2022 15:16:00 +0200 621853 1658409882 1658409360 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001013123_resized_danielmminele406221022.jpg Former Central Bank Governor Daniel Mminele 511 287 Power Sector carbon emissions to dip as renewables outpace coal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-sector-carbonemissions-to-dip-as-renewables-outpace-coal-2022-07-20 Bloomberg ENERGY Wed, 20 Jul 2022 14:50:00 +0200 621700 1658321528 1658321400 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 GWEC outlines fives measures to combat energy, climate change crises https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gwec-outlines-fives-measures-to-combat-energy-climate-change-crises-2022-07-19 Donna Slater RENEWABLE ENERGY Tue, 19 Jul 2022 16:02:00 +0200 621592 1658239439 1658239320 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Lafarge launches ECOPact cement with as much as 100% less embodied carbon emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lafarge-launches-ecopact-cement-with-as-much-as-100-less-embodied-carbon-emissions-2022-07-19 Donna Slater BUILDING MATERIALS Tue, 19 Jul 2022 11:22:00 +0200 621538 1658232678 1658222520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012521_resized_lafargeecopactcementtruckslaunch07221022.jpg Lafarge South Africa CEO Kaziwe Kaulule and Green Building Council South Africa CEO Lisa Reynolds at the launch of ECOPact 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/88607_2022-07-19_lafarge_-_2.mp437083884Lafarge South Africa launches lower carbon emissions cement ECOPact in efforts to reduce construction industry’s environmental impact. Lafarge South Africa launches lower carbon emissions cement ECOPact in efforts to reduce construction industry’s environmental impact. Solid-state EV batteries could cut carbon emissions further, says climate group https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solid-state-ev-batteries-could-cut-carbon-emissions-further-says-climate-group-2022-07-19 Reuters ELECTRIC VEHICLES Tue, 19 Jul 2022 09:22:00 +0200 621503 1658215439 1658215320 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Creecy criticises lack of climate finance progress since COP26 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creecy-criticises-lack-of-climate-finance-progress-since-cop26-2022-07-18 Terence Creamer CLIMATE FINANCE Mon, 18 Jul 2022 12:40:00 +0200 621419 1658152860 1658140800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012292_resized_barbaracreecy30919dylan1032.jpg South Africa’s environment Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 European-Japanese project to cut costs of turning carbon dioxide into methanol soon to start tests https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/european-japaneseproject-to-cut-costs-of-turning-carbon-dioxide-into-methanol-soon-to-start-tests-2022-07-15 Rebecca Campbell ENERGY Fri, 15 Jul 2022 14:49:00 +0200 621299 1657893032 1657889340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Platinum-containing hydrogen fuel technology driving net-zero ambitions – WPIC https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/platinum-containing-hydrogen-fuel-technology-driving-net-zero-ambitions-wpic-2022-07-15 Donna Slater PLATINUM Fri, 15 Jul 2022 12:27:00 +0200 621279 1658131563 1657880820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001012048_resized_angloamericannugentruck05221022.jpg Anglo American's 290 t hydrogen-powered haul truck 511 287 Compressors delivered to cement factory https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companys-air-compressors-suit-multiple-sectors-2022-07-15 Halima Frost Climate Change Fri, 15 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 619766 1657703931 1657836000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001009022_resized_compressorsairmotorsvacuumpumpsintegratedairsolutions1022.jpg GREENER OPTION The ELGi AB Series of oil free compressors offers a cleaner greener option to clients 511 287 Innovative tech for CO2 removal recognised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-tech-for-co-removal-recognised-2022-06-30 Halima Frost Climate Change Fri, 15 Jul 2022 00:00:00 +0200 619770 1657705392 1657836000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001009036_resized_climeworksgroup1022.jpg CAPTIVATING TEAM The team from Climeworks accepted the Innovation in Vacuum Busch Award award ata small ceremony held at the the headquarters of Busch Vacuum Solutions in Maulburg, Germany 511 287 Coalition demands Ramaphosa address energy crisis, replace Mantashe https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coalition-demands-ramaphosa-address-energy-crisis-replace-mantashe-2022-07-14 Donna Slater ENERGY Thu, 14 Jul 2022 12:20:00 +0200 621143 1657805246 1657794000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Copper shortages to hamper net-zero targets - report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/copper-shortages-to-hamper-net-zero-targets---report-2022-07-14 Esmarie Iannucci COPPER Thu, 14 Jul 2022 07:54:00 +0200 621086 1657791918 1657778040 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 UK Africa Minister has visited South Africa to discuss just energy transition and other issues https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-africa-minister-has-visited-south-africa-to-discuss-just-energy-transition-and-other-issues-2022-07-13 Rebecca Campbell JUST TRANSITION Wed, 13 Jul 2022 14:10:00 +0200 621028 1657717134 1657714200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Private sector’s role key in the just transition – BLSA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/private-sectors-role-key-in-the-just-transition-blsa-2022-07-11 Darren Parker ECONOMY Mon, 11 Jul 2022 12:41:00 +0200 620786 1657537751 1657536060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010998_resized_businessleadershipsaceobusimavuso2303221022.jpg BLSA CEO Busi Mavuso 511 287 AI for the Planet to put out calls for solutions to help world reduce GHG by 50% by 2030 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ai-for-the-planet-to-put-out-calls-for-solutions-to-help-world-reduce-ghg-by-50-by-2030-2022-07-08 Schalk Burger CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 08 Jul 2022 11:03:00 +0200 620634 1657281223 1657270980 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Automakers ramping up investments into upstream nickel, cobalt https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automakers-ramping-up-investments-into-upstream-nickel-cobalt-2022-07-06 Darren Parker BATTERY METALS Wed, 06 Jul 2022 12:07:00 +0200 620402 1657107334 1657102020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010179_resized_lithiumbatteries062016bloomberg11022.jpg 511 287 UK-funded low carbon technology programme calling for proposals in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-funded-low-carbon-technology-programme-calling-for-proposals-in-south-africa-2022-07-06 Rebecca Campbell CLIMATE CHANGE Wed, 06 Jul 2022 11:36:00 +0200 620391 1657106917 1657100160 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Just Transition Framework means South Africa can ‘proceed apace’ with $8.5bn partnership https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/just-transition-framework-means-south-africa-can-proceed-apace-with-85bn-partnership-2022-07-05 Terence Creamer JUST TRANSITION Tue, 05 Jul 2022 16:50:00 +0200 620323 1657273120 1657032600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001010011_resized_cyrilramaphosa327oct20201022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Deloitte to boost sustainability, climate capabilities in Africa to support clients' ESG https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/deloitte-to-boost-sustainability-climate-capabilities-in-africa-to-support-clients-esg-2022-07-04 Schalk Burger ESG Mon, 04 Jul 2022 12:08:00 +0200 620124 1656930658 1656929280 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Opinion: What does the climate debt guarantee deal mean for South Africa’s energy transition? https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/opinion-what-does-the-climate-debt-guarantee-deal-mean-for-south-africas-energy-transition-2022-07-04 Creamer Media Reporter ENERGY Mon, 04 Jul 2022 10:36:00 +0200 620098 1656925718 1656923760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0001009663_resized_gavinnoeth207221022.jpg CMS Africa infrastructure and projects senior consultant Gavin Noeth 511 287 EU pledges $1.4bn in climate funding to Nigeria https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eu-pledges-14bnin-climate-funding-to-nigeria-2022-07-04 Bloomberg CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 04 Jul 2022 00:26:00 +0200 620056 1656887267 1656887160 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 New financing mechanism underpins early climate warnings, adaptation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-financing-mechanism-underpins-early-climate-warnings-adaptation-2022-07-01 Schalk Burger CLIMATE CHANGE Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:41:00 +0200 620047 1656686935 1656686460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0