Engineering News | Environmental Home https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/environmental Sun, 19 May 2019 22:46:31 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Nordic countries strengthen partnerships with sub-Saharan Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nordic-countries-strengthen-partnerships-with-sub-saharan-africa-2019-05-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY Fri, 17 May 2019 15:03:00 +0200 520147 1558101025 1558098180 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Coca-Cola outlines its work on replenishing water in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-outlines-its-work-on-replenishing-water-in-africa-2019-05-15 Kim Cloete WATER Wed, 15 May 2019 14:55:00 +0200 519681 1557928343 1557924900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Release of updated IRP imminent, says Radebe, as he allays coal producers' fears https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/updated-irp-is-imminent-says-radebe-as-he-allays-coal-producers-fears-2019-05-14 Kim Cloete ENERGY Tue, 14 May 2019 15:40:00 +0200 519571 1557843130 1557841200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798876_resized_jeffradebe1218bloomberg1022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 UJ designs mobile lab to aid in water contamination testing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uj-designs-mobile-lab-to-aid-in-water-contamination-testing-2019-05-14 Marleny Arnoldi WATER Tue, 14 May 2019 12:56:00 +0200 519544 1557836030 1557831360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CER urges Ramaphosa to appoint environment-focussed Cabinet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cer-urges-ramaphosa-to-appoint-environment-focussed-cabinet-2019-05-14 Sashnee Moodley Environmental Tue, 14 May 2019 12:13:00 +0200 519529 1557841668 1557828780 99999999999 David Shepherd 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798812_resized_cyrilramaphosa110520191022.jpg President Cyril Ramaphosa 511 287 Release of IRP 'imminent' – Energy Minister https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/release-of-irp-imminent-energy-minister-2019-05-14 African News Agency Environmental Tue, 14 May 2019 12:00:00 +0200 519534 1557841747 1557828000 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798821_resized_jeffradebe280320191022.jpg Energy Minister Jeff Radebe 511 287 Zimbabwe starts rolling power cuts, hitting mines, industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-rolling-power-cuts-hitting-mines-industry-2019-05-13 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 13 May 2019 11:08:00 +0200 519407 1557755070 1557738480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe starts load-shedding as drought hits Kariba Dam power station https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-load-shedding-as-drought-hits-kariba-dam-power-station-2019-05-13 News24Wire Environmental Mon, 13 May 2019 10:05:00 +0200 519393 1557752884 1557734700 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798512_resized_loadsheddingpowerelectricityflameparaffin210221214duane.jpg 511 287 UN modernises guidance for greenhouse emission estimates https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/un-modernises-guidance-for-greenhouse-emission-estimates-2019-05-13 Reuters CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 13 May 2019 09:20:00 +0200 519376 1557734982 1557732000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 L2D to ban plastic shopping bags in its malls by January 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/l2d-to-ban-plastic-shopping-bags-in-its-malls-by-january-2020-2019-05-10 Marleny Arnoldi PROPERTY Fri, 10 May 2019 12:29:00 +0200 519283 1557484313 1557484140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000798191_resized_ameliabeattiechiefexecutivelibertytwodegrees0520191022.jpg L2D CE Amelia Beattie 511 287 New products for the agriculture industry being launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-products-for-the-agriculture-industry-being-launched-2019-04-25 Halima Frost Environmental Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517995 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795272_resized_nampobmgboerslim05191022.jpg BOER MAAK N PLAN The Boer Slim/Smart Farming initiative offers a range of products developed with and for local farmers 511 287 Industry not fully maximising benefits presented by ISO 50001 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-not-fully-maximising-benefits-presented-by-iso-50001-2019-05-10 Jessica Oosthuizen Environmental Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518120 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795592_resized_carbonemissionscreditgettyimages1022.jpg CURBING EMISSIONS ISO 50001 helps companies reduce their environmental impact to meet emissions reduction targets 511 287 Agri SA launches court proceedings against granting of shale gas exploration rights https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sa-launches-court-proceedings-against-granting-of-shale-gas-exploration-rights-2019-05-07 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Tue, 07 May 2019 10:31:00 +0200 518963 1557218026 1557217860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sand mining 'mafias' destroying environment, livelihoods – UN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sand-mining-mafias-destroying-environment-livelihoods-un-2019-05-07 Reuters MINING & THE ENVIRONMENT Tue, 07 May 2019 10:25:00 +0200 518960 1557217954 1557217500 1559858400 Reuters 0 0 groundWork opposing Minister’s plan to weaken air pollution standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/groundwork-opposing-ministers-plan-to-weaken-air-pollution-standards-2019-05-06 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Mon, 06 May 2019 14:12:00 +0200 518891 1557145906 1557144720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ANC wants banks to be forced to fund South African coal mines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anc-wants-banks-to-be-forced-to-fund-south-african-coal-mines-2019-05-06 Bloomberg ENERGY Mon, 06 May 2019 09:50:00 +0200 518840 1557150622 1557129000 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797204_resized_coalcoverpowerstationandcoal1018bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Eni to focus on saving African forests to offset CO2 emissions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eni-to-focus-on-saving-african-forests-to-offset-co2-emissions-2019-05-03 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENT Fri, 03 May 2019 14:27:00 +0200 518790 1556888474 1556886420 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Green chemistry requires whole value chain approach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-chemistry-requires-whole-value-chain-approach-2019-05-03 Schalk Burger Chemistry Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517760 1556526126 1556834400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794846_resized_clariantsouthafricaheadnicolmeyer4191022.jpg NICOL MEYER Companies must engage customers and consumers to ensure that demand and practices are aligned to green chemistry practices 511 287 Anglo American a founding sponsor of the World Bank’s Climate Smart Mining fund https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/anglo-american-a-founding-sponsor-of-the-world-banks-climate-smart-mining-fund-2019-05-02 Tasneem Bulbulia DIVERSIFIED MINERS; ENVIRONMENT Thu, 02 May 2019 16:19:00 +0200 518678 1556806898 1556806740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Election manifestos show inadequate concern for energy, environmental issues, say NGOs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/election-manifestos-show-inadequate-concern-for-energy-environmental-issues-say-ngos-2019-05-02 Tasneem Bulbulia ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 02 May 2019 15:02:00 +0200 518666 1556805108 1556802120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rhodes students’ idea puts them in line for $1m international prize https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rhodes-students-idea-puts-them-in-line-for-1m-international-prize-2019-05-02 News24Wire WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING Thu, 02 May 2019 10:48:00 +0200 518584 1556787050 1556786880 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Activists slam South Africa's decision to pump water to coal mines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/activists-slam-south-africas-decision-to-pump-water-to-coal-mines-2019-04-30 Bloomberg COAL/WATER Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:11:00 +0200 518437 1556626571 1556626260 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Winter rains are starting later in the year – study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/winter-rains-are-starting-later-in-the-year-study-2019-04-29 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:01:00 +0200 518291 1556535764 1556535660 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Southern Cape Landowners Initiative to clear invasive plants from major river systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/southern-cape-landowners-initiative-to-clear-invasive-plants-from-major-river-systems-2019-04-29 Marleny Arnoldi ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 29 Apr 2019 12:30:00 +0200 518284 1556540131 1556533800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796008_resized_kaaimansriver0420191022.jpg Kaaimans River, in the Southern Cape region 511 287 Overcoming backlogs with infrastructure upgrades https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sewage-treatment-infrastructure-in-need-of-upgrades-to-overcome-backlog-2019-04-09 Khutso Maphatsoe Environmental Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516677 1555580952 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792657_resized_sewageandeffluentveoliatreatmentplant042019102.jpg HEALTH HAZARD Underperforming sewage infrastructure is a health hazard and threatens the ecology of natural water sources 511 287 Scope to upgrade wastewater plants amid industry lull https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/scope-to-upgrade-wastewater-plants-amid-industry-lull-2019-04-10 Khutso Maphatsoe Environmental Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516759 1555580953 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000792648_resized_sewageandeffluenterwatsurfaceaeration0420191022.jpg CONSTANTLY EVOLVING Companies should consider looking into trends that can provide technological improvements for their in-house products 511 287 New technologies to increase wastewater plants’ capacity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technologies-to-increase-wastewater-plants-capacity-2019-04-11 Khutso Maphatsoe Environmental Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0200 516996 1555580956 1556229600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793175_resized_sewageandeffluenterwatclarifier0420191022.jpg WASTE TREATED Wastewater should be seen as a valuable resource, as it can be reused 511 287 Global deforestation cut enough trees last year to cover Belgium https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/global-deforestation-cut-enough-trees-last-year-to-cover-belgium-2019-04-25 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENT Thu, 25 Apr 2019 10:13:00 +0200 518000 1556186601 1556179980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Bank report points to transport being next decarbonisation frontier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bank-report-points-to-transport-being-next-decarbonisation-frontier-2019-04-24 Terence Creamer TRANSPORT & CLIMATE Wed, 24 Apr 2019 12:45:00 +0200 517941 1556116285 1556102700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795146_resized_electricvehicle41022.jpg 511 287 Nearly R3bn in investment raised for Cape Town, Western Cape in 2018/19 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nearly-r3bn-in-investment-raised-for-cape-town-western-cape-in-201819-2019-04-23 African News Agency Environmental Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:28:00 +0200 517804 1556012543 1556011680 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794904_resized_capetowntablemountaingrandeparadewesterncape1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Standard Bank shareholders to vote on climate-risk exposure reporting resolution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/standard-bank-shareholders-to-vote-on-climate-risk-exposure-reporting-resolution-2019-04-18 Tasneem Bulbulia CLIMATE CHANGE Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:02:00 +0200 517725 1555594137 1555592520 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Agri SA applauds Santam donation to drought relief fund https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agri-sa-applauds-santam-donation-to-drought-relief-fund-2019-04-18 African News Agency Environmental Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:22:00 +0200 517678 1555593020 1555582920 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794595_resized_farmingagriculturejohndeerecropsprayerdelmas0119dylan1022.jpg 511 287 Acumen closes $70m impact fund for clean energy in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acumen-closes-70m-impact-fund-for-clean-energy-in-africa-2019-04-17 Bloomberg ENERGY Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:05:00 +0200 517480 1555496305 1555491900 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Cape Town in good position even if winter rains are poor – deputy mayor https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cape-town-in-good-position-even-if-winter-rains-are-poor-deputy-mayor-2019-04-16 News24Wire WATER Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:09:00 +0200 517313 1555417311 1555398540 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793866_resized_raindropfeb20161022reuters.jpg 511 287 Activists push South African pension funds to tally climate costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/activists-push-south-africa-pension-funds-to-tally-climate-costs-2019-04-15 Bloomberg CLIMATE CHANGE Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:55:00 +0200 517208 1555340468 1555314900 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Mantashe urges continued investment in clean coal tech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mantashe-urges-continued-investment-in-clean-coal-tech-2019-04-12 Tasneem Bulbulia COAL Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:29:00 +0200 517175 1555308944 1555075740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793632_resized_sasolimpumeleloopening0419dylan1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78135_2019-04-12_sasol.mp442663129Sasol executive director and joint president and CEO Stephen Cornell provides details of the new Impumelelo colliery. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. Sasol executive director and joint president and CEO Stephen Cornell provides details of the new Impumelelo colliery. Video and editing: Nicholas Boyd. World Bank puts Mozambique's economic losses from Cyclone Idai at up to $773m https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-bank-puts-mozambiques-economic-losses-from-cyclone-idai-at-up-to-773m-2019-04-11 Reuters Environmental Thu, 11 Apr 2019 13:57:00 +0200 516994 1554986427 1554983820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793164_resized_cycloneidaipraianova19032019reuters1022.jpg 511 287