Engineering News | Environmental Studies https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental-studies Sat, 04 Dec 2021 19:59:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Shell can proceed with seismic survey after environmental groups lose urgent court bid https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shell-can-proceed-with-seismic-survey-after-environmental-groups-lose-urgent-court-bid-2021-12-03 News24Wire Environmental Studies Fri, 03 Dec 2021 10:38:00 +0200 602106 1638540033 1638520680 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000975596_resized_shell1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Indigenous plant biofilters effectively remove pollutants from stormwater, researchers say https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indigenous-plant-biofilters-effectively-remove-pollutants-from-stormwater-researchers-say-2021-11-26 Schalk Burger POLLUTION Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:22:00 +0200 601606 1637937642 1637936520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 DFFE appointing independent expert to help rule on Karpowership appeal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dffe-appointing-independent-expert-to-help-rule-on-karpowership-appeal-2021-11-23 News24Wire RENEWABLES/ENVIRONMENT Tue, 23 Nov 2021 23:43:00 +0200 601260 1637704060 1637703780 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Green Connection speaks out against Wild Coast seismic survey by oil and gas multinational https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-connection-speaks-out-against-wild-coast-seismic-survey-by-oil-and-gas-multinational-2021-11-22 Schalk Burger ENVIRONMENT Mon, 22 Nov 2021 13:12:00 +0200 601103 1637658166 1637579520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 COP26 clean power initiative to ‘persevere through multiple obstacles’ for noteworthy ... https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cop26-clean-power-initiative-to-persevere-through-multiple-obstacles-for-noteworthy-change-by-2030-2021-11-15 Simone Liedtke COP26 Mon, 15 Nov 2021 14:16:00 +0200 600543 1636980016 1636978560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 B4SA urges broad participation in Vooma Vaccination Weekend https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/b4sa-urges-participation-in-vooma-vaccination-weekend-2021-11-12 Sane Dhlamini Environmental Studies Fri, 12 Nov 2021 11:40:00 +0200 600418 1636722963 1636710000 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000972458_resized_vaccine3covid19coronavirus1022.jpg 511 287 Nigerian lecturer awarded Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer research grant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nigerian-lecturer-awarded-jennifer-ward-oppenheimer-research-grant-2021-11-09 Schalk Burger RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT/WASTE MANAGEMENT Tue, 09 Nov 2021 11:56:00 +0200 599989 1636454791 1636451760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Nuclear regulator assures that contamination incident at Koeberg did not involve reactors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nuclear-regulator-assures-that-contamination-incident-at-koeberg-did-not-involve-reactors-2021-11-08 Rebecca Campbell NUCLEAR Mon, 08 Nov 2021 14:24:00 +0200 599927 1636377248 1636374240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000971574_resized_eskomkoebergnuclearpowerstation10418creamermedia1022.jpg 511 287 Skull of Homo naledi child discovered at Rising Star cave https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skull-of-homo-naledi-child-discovered-at-rising-star-cave-2021-11-05 Sane Dhlamini Environmental Studies Fri, 05 Nov 2021 10:09:00 +0200 599761 1636115794 1636099740 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 New methods, technology key in driving net zero goal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-methods-technology-key-in-driving-net-zero-goal-2021-10-22 Anna Moross Environmental Studies Fri, 22 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597383 1634631732 1634853600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966641_resized_marshallmuthenwspcop2610211022.jpg MARSHALL MUTHEN South Africa can futureproof the road network infrastructure and its construction by taking digital roads into consideration to achieve the net zero goals and implement digital technologies 511 287 Technologies play powerful role in climate change efforts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/technologies-play-powerful-role-in-climate-change-efforts-2021-10-22 Anna Moross Environmental Studies Fri, 22 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 597216 1634631732 1634853600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966650_resized_barrybredenkampsanedicop2610211022.jpg BARRY BREDENKAMP Small- and large-scale renewable-energy technologies solutions are also developing at a rapid rate and digitalisation is inevitable 511 287 Cape Town fights alien trees threatening its water supply, biodiversity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-fights-alien-trees-threatening-its-water-supply-biodiversity-2021-10-18 Reuters ENVIRONMENT/WATER Mon, 18 Oct 2021 11:29:00 +0200 598198 1634549725 1634549340 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Gas-to-power crucial to South Africa’s energy future https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-to-power-crucial-to-south-africas-energy-future-2021-10-15 Halima Frost Environmental Studies Fri, 15 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 596746 1634121903 1634248800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000965469_resized_gastopowergesouthafricagasturbineengine10211022.jpg TURNING TABLES The gas turbines offered by GE Gas To Power decrease a clients emissions substantially making a dent on its carbon footprint 511 287 US to donate further R134m in Covid-19 assistance to S Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/us-to-donate-r134m-in-covid-19-assistance-to-s-africa-2021-10-08 Sane Dhlamini Environmental Studies Fri, 08 Oct 2021 12:51:00 +0200 597437 1633699667 1633690260 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966830_resized_usflag1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 UPL asked to pay for public forum on South Africa pollution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upl-asked-to-pay-for-public-forum-on-south-africa-pollution-2021-10-06 Bloomberg CHEMICALS/ENVIRONMENT Wed, 06 Oct 2021 15:29:00 +0200 597169 1633527068 1633526940 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Eskom is now world’s biggest sulphur dioxide emitter, CREA says https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-is-now-worlds-biggest-sulphur-dioxide-emitter-crea-says-2021-10-05 Bloomberg ENERGY/EMISSIONS Tue, 05 Oct 2021 14:17:00 +0200 597051 1633443156 1633436220 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000966066_resized_eskomcoalfiredpowerstation1020bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Durban chemical company had no environmental authorisation to operate plant, report finds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durban-chemical-company-had-no-environmental-authorisation-to-operate-plant-report-finds-2021-10-04 News24Wire CHEMICALS/ENVIRONMENT Mon, 04 Oct 2021 04:25:00 +0200 596824 1633343023 1633314300 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Atlas project to be finalised https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wind-consortium-to-finalise-report-on-atlas-project-2021-09-15 Cameron Mackay Environmental Studies Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595259 1632723887 1633039200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Carbon tax ineffective against major emitters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-ineffective-against-major-emitters-2021-10-01 Darren Parker Environmental Studies Fri, 01 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0200 595143 1632909525 1633039200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000962458_resized_sasolenemissionsgreenpeace1022.jpg PINING FOR CHANGE Greenpeace Africa ponders whether a just transition is possible while major emitters continue to be granted large-scale carbon tax allowances 511 287 Association releases new training manual https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/association-releases-new-training-manual-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Environmental Studies Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594093 1631598966 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960174_resized_hvacrsaraccanewtrainingmanual1022.jpg HOW TO... The association has released a new installation manual which will be used by training providers form this month 511 287 Refrigeration system to cut energy costs available https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/refrigeration-system-to-cut-energy-costs-available-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Environmental Studies Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594086 1631540547 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960150_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcoolingandsolar09211022.jpg LIGHT WORK Adding a solar installation to a company's refrigeration unit deceases the cost of running the unit off grid power alone 511 287 Global citrus demand increases refrigeration demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-citrus-demand-increases-refrigeration-demand-2021-09-17 Halima Frost Environmental Studies Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0200 594081 1631598966 1631829600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000960130_resized_hvacreprefrigerationcitrusspace09211022.jpg FRUITFUL SERVICES An increased need for refrigerated storage and transport capacity in the citrus sector is being addressed by EP Refrigeration 511 287 Solar-powered 4x4s are totally transforming safaris https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solar-powered-4x4s-are-totally-transforming-safaris-2021-09-14 Bloomberg ELECTRIC VEHICLES Tue, 14 Sep 2021 09:40:00 +0200 595095 1631605422 1631605200 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Biodiversity can serve as nucleus for enabling sustainable development at peace with nature https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biodiversity-can-serve-as-nucleus-for-enabling-sustainable-development-at-peace-with-nature-2021-08-24 Schalk Burger BIODIVERSITY Tue, 24 Aug 2021 16:15:00 +0200 593133 1629816978 1629814500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Australian miners accelerate green investment amid net-zero flurry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-green-revolution-2021-07-30 Esmarie Iannucci MINING & ENERGY Fri, 13 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0200 590969 1628752843 1628805600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000955957_resized_going.jpg 511 287 eThekwini, DFFE helping UPL with Cornubia chemical clean-up efforts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ethekwini-dffe-helping-upl-with-cornubia-chemical-clean-up-efforts-2021-07-26 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS/ENVIRONMENT Mon, 26 Jul 2021 11:41:00 +0200 590480 1627312757 1627292460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Report suggests 10% reuse of plastics will halve such ocean-going litter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/report-suggests-10-reuse-of-plastics-will-halve-such-ocean-going-litter-2021-07-22 Donna Slater RECYCLING & WASTE MANAGEMENT Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:10:00 +0200 590270 1626964581 1626963000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Creecy 'deeply concerned' about air quality, marine ecosystems after fire at Durban chemical plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creecy-deeply-concerned-about-air-quality-marine-ecosystems-after-fire-at-durban-chemical-plant-2021-07-22 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Thu, 22 Jul 2021 14:52:00 +0200 590252 1626959138 1626958320 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Durban beaches closed after chemical spill, possibly unrest related https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/durban-beaches-closed-after-chemical-spill-possibly-unrest-related-2021-07-16 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Fri, 16 Jul 2021 15:24:00 +0200 589697 1626441957 1626441840 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Holistic strategy needed to tackle growing marine plastic crisis https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/marine-plastic-waste-remains-a-key-issue-in-fight-to-save-natural-environment-2021-07-16 Donna Slater MARINE POLLUTION Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588570 1626791184 1626386400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000950242_resized_sea.jpg 511 287 How climate change is driving adoption of technology in agriculture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rooting-for-resilience-2021-07-09 Marleny Arnoldi AGRICULTURE Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 587930 1626791215 1625781600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948932_resized_resilient.jpg 511 287 Biggest China bank walks away from $3bn Zimbabwe coal plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biggest-china-bank-walks-away-from-3bn-zimbabwe-coal-plan-2021-06-30 Bloomberg COAL Wed, 30 Jun 2021 09:09:00 +0200 588038 1625052452 1625036940 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 MTN joins new coalition to drive green actions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-joins-new-coalition-to-drive-green-actions-2021-06-28 Natasha Odendaal GREEN INDUSTRY Mon, 28 Jun 2021 16:22:00 +0200 587913 1624890861 1624890120 99999999999 Creamer Media 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https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/headline-pumla-gobodo-madikizela-wins-harry-oppenheimer-fellowship-2020-award-2021-06-21 Sane Dhlamini Environmental Studies Mon, 21 Jun 2021 16:36:00 +0200 587285 1624346315 1624286160 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000946203_resized_profpumlagobodomadikizela1022.jpg Professor Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela 511 287 Kenya Airways subsidiary using drones to support wildlife census https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-airways-subsidiary-using-drones-to-support-wildlife-census-2021-06-21 Rebecca Campbell CONSERVATION Mon, 21 Jun 2021 15:11:00 +0200 587260 1624281673 1624281060 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0