Engineering News | Fertiliser https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/fertiliser Sat, 20 Jul 2019 05:06:30 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Omnia to restructure as it seeks to reduce overextended balance sheet https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-to-restructure-as-it-seeks-to-reduce-overextended-balance-sheet-2019-06-25 Schalk Burger CHEMICALS Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:52:00 +0200 523736 1561474267 1561470720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Biggest Nampo yet boasts 775 stands https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biggest-nampo-yet-boasts-775-stands-2019-05-10 Halima Frost Fertiliser Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518075 1556885087 1557439200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795486_resized_nampograinsa05191022.jpg HIGH EXPECTATIONS An aerial view of the continent’s largest agriculture show being held in May 511 287 Ma’aden to acquire Phatisa’s controlling shareholding in Meridian Group https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maaden-to-acquire-phatisas-controlling-shareholding-in-meridian-group-2019-04-23 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY/FERTILISER Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:35:00 +0200 517786 1556011189 1556008500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Egypt seeking to increase trade and investment ties with South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egypt-giving-great-importance-to-south-africa-seeking-increased-trade-and-investment-2019-03-29 Rebecca Campbell Trade & Investment – 1 Fri, 29 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 514547 1553523596 1553810400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 The BioCycle aims to turn human waste into lubricants, biodiesel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-biocycle-aims-to-turn-human-waste-into-lubricants-biodiesel-2019-03-18 Irma Venter WASTE INDUSTRY Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:19:00 +0200 514575 1555051700 1552911540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000788007_resized_agriprotein2016cage31222.jpg 511 287 Egyptian business giving great importance to South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/egyptian-business-giving-great-importance-to-south-africa-2019-03-15 Rebecca Campbell Trade and Investment Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:24:00 +0200 514431 1552645822 1552645440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000787662_resized_egyptianpetrochemicalscompanyplantepc1022.jpg An Egyptian petrochemical plant 511 287 Packaging company drives waste-free economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/packaging-company-drives-waste-free-economy-2019-03-01 Halima Frost Fertiliser Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 511546 1551105228 1551391200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000781113_resized_catherinemorris0319highres1022.jpg CATHERINE MORRIS A waste-free world is a possibility for the future 511 287 First institutional anaerobic digester launched at NPO’s Johannesburg premises https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/first-institutional-anaerobic-digester-launched-at-npos-johannesburg-premises-2018-11-28 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Wed, 28 Nov 2018 16:34:00 +0200 506012 1543415880 1543415640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000769152_resized_sanedi1118simone1022.jpg The University of South Africa, Exxaro Resources and the South African National Energy Development Institution on Wednesday launched its first institutional anaerobic digester at nonprofit organisation EARTH Centre’s premises, in Johannesburg 511 287 Omnia sees R695m nitrophosphate investment as fertiliser ‘game changer’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-sees-r695m-nitrophosphate-investment-as-fertiliser-game-changer-2018-11-27 Terence Creamer CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:50:00 +0200 505879 1543417551 1543326600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000768923_resized_omnianitrophosphate1022.jpeg Omnia's nitrophosphate plant under construction 511 287 UCT growing bricks of any shape from urine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-growing-any-shape-bricks-from-urine-2018-11-23 Schalk Burger Building materials Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504595 1542965400 1542924000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766061_resized_uctcivilengineeringbiobrickgrowing10181022.jpg GROWING BRICKS Sand, bacteria, fertiliser and urine produce calcium carbonate bricks in any shape 511 287 Prototype soil sampling device being tested for use in agriculture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prototype-device-for-smart-agriculture-being-tested-2018-10-26 Schalk Burger Smart Agriculture Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502002 1540218021 1540504800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000760763_resized_ibmresearchagropadscan1022.jpg AGROPAD SCAN Farmers can gain meaningful information to optimise conditions to grow a specific crop 511 287 Angola, IFC court South African investors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/angola-ifc-court-south-african-investors-2018-09-21 Nadine James TRADE Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:50:00 +0200 499479 1537541517 1537534200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 ARC Fund to act as ‘anchor investor’ in London listing of South African phosphate mine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/arc-fund-to-act-as-anchor-investor-in-london-listing-of-south-african-phosphate-mine-2018-09-13 Terence Creamer PHOSPHATE Thu, 13 Sep 2018 12:40:00 +0200 498636 1536835561 1536835200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000754053_resized_elandsfonteinphosphatemine3191020171022ilan.jpg Elandsfontein phosphate mine 511 287 EAIF backs billion-dollar Nigeria fertiliser plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaif-backs-billion-dollar-nigeria-fertiliser-plant-2018-08-22 Anine Kilian CHEMICALS Wed, 22 Aug 2018 12:10:00 +0200 496402 1534947585 1534932600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tribunal approves Zaad, Hygrotech merger https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tribunal-approves-zaad-hygrotech-merger-2018-08-13 Marleny Arnoldi MERGERS AND ACQUISTIONS Mon, 13 Aug 2018 10:32:00 +0200 495406 1534149228 1534149120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Irrigation system reduces water use in orchards by 70% https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/irrigation-system-reduces-water-use-in-orchards-by-70-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Fertiliser Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493298 1534156659 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743078_resized_treehog07181022jpg.jpeg WATER CONSERVATION The Tree Hog can reduce water consumption by up to 70% 511 287 W Cape focusing on creating certainty in agriculture sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/w-cape-focusing-on-creating-certainty-in-agriculture-sector-2018-08-10 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Fertiliser Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493164 1534156670 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741416_resized_agriculture20115duane1022jpg.jpeg CERTAINTY NEEDED Farmers are positive about recent rains in the Western Cape, but more rain is needed to sustain recovery efforts 511 287 Company to expand channel blowers range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-set-to-expand-channel-blowers-range-2018-07-13 Halima Frost Fertiliser Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491296 1531206494 1531432800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000736861_resized_compressorscrelec07181022.jpg BLOWING AWAY COMPETITION Side-channel blowers across the range will maximise offerings 511 287 Emission abatement technology could drive industrialisation – EPCM Global https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emission-abatement-technology-could-drive-industrialisation-epcm-global-2018-06-20 Nadine James ENVIRONMENT Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:36:00 +0200 490237 1529589286 1529480160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Bayer to sell South African cotton seed business as part of Monsanto merger conditions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bayer-to-sell-south-african-cotton-seed-business-as-part-of-monsanto-merger-conditions-2018-05-11 Marleny Arnoldi M&A Fri, 11 May 2018 15:30:00 +0200 486342 1526045751 1526045400 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000725550_resized_cotton1022reuters.jpg 511 287 UCT civil engineering graduate wins national award for waterless urinal study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uct-civil-engineering-graduate-wins-national-award-for-waterless-urinal-study-2018-02-22 Schalk Burger CIVIL ENGINEERING Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:14:00 +0200 479148 1519305398 1519305240 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Ian Harebottle appointed Kropz CEO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ian-harebottle-appointed-kropz-ceo-2018-01-15 Anine Kilian APPOINTMENTS Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:27:00 +0200 475236 1516021133 1516019220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700675_resized_ianharebottle1010111022duane.jpg Ian Harebottle 511 287 Omnia files contempt of court case at Foskor over contentious phosphoric acid pricing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-files-contempt-of-court-case-at-foskor-over-contentious-phosphoric-acid-pricing-2017-12-08 Dylan Slater CHEMICALS Fri, 08 Dec 2017 14:47:00 +0200 473541 1512737449 1512737220 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Municipalities to reduce emissions by diverting waste https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/municipalities-to-reduce-emissions-by-diverting-waste-2017-12-01 Simone Liedtke Fertiliser Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471334 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692591_resized_organicwaste112017jgafrika1022.jpg WASTE-DIVERSION STRATEGY The strategy entails waste disposal and the beneficial use for business development 511 287 Omnia FY17 results pinched by tough economy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-fy17-results-pinched-by-tough-economy-2017-06-27 Megan van Wyngaardt CHEMICALS Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:43:00 +0200 456730 1498563541 1498560180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000659948_resized_rodhumphris111111022duane.jpg Omnia chairperson Rod Humphris 511 287 HFO plant’s commissioning process under way https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hfo-plants-commissioning-process-under-way-2017-04-14 Nadine James Fertiliser Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0200 447993 1491472427 1492120800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000637811_resized_highfueloilstoragefacilityelandsfonteinphosphateproject3171022.jpg HIGH FUEL OIL FACILITY he contract for the HFO storage facility design was was awarded to Energas in June 2016 511 287 Pumps range optimal for conveying acidic substances https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verdermag-pump-range-optimal-for-conveying-acidic-substances-2017-03-10 Nadine James Fertiliser Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444175 1488868440 1489096800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000628884_resized_verdermagpumpverderpumpssouthafrica02171022.jpg VERDERMAG The cast iron pump casing is bonded with ethylene tetrafluoroethylene lining that has a minimum thickness of 3 mm 511 287 SA fly-farm venture secures funding for global expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-fly-farm-venture-secures-funding-for-global-expansion-2017-01-12 Irma Venter AGRISCIENCE Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:38:00 +0200 439374 1484234282 1484224680 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000616911_resized_agriproteinblacksoldierfly.jpg The Black Soldier fly 511 287 Omnia H1 profit down 11% y/y amid drought, plant breakdown https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/omnia-h1-profit-down-11-yy-amid-drought-plant-breakdown-2016-11-29 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:58:00 +0200 437018 1480416234 1480402680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000610602_resized_explosives1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Fishing companies and NGOs call for moratorium on bulk sediment seabed mining https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fishing-companies-and-ngos-call-for-moratorium-on-bulk-sediment-seabed-mining-2016-10-13 Kim Cloete SEABED MINING Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:25:00 +0200 431829 1476366708 1476365100 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 Agriculture entrepreneurs innovate to take awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/agriculture-entrepreneurs-triumph-at-awards-2016-09-01 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:43:00 +0200 426287 1472729308 1472726580 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000584332_resized_eoy21022.jpg Agricon owner Johan Eksteen 511 287 Brief history of 15th ICG, the first to be hosted in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brief-history-of-15th-icg-the-first-to-be-hosted-in-africa-2016-08-19 Jade Davenport DIGGING DEEP Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423671 1471332211 1471557600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Wine farm has its ducks in a row https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wine-farm-has-its-ducks-in-a-row-2016-08-05 Simon Sonnekus Fertiliser Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421120 1470039423 1470348000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000571370_resized_image0101022.jpg DUCK ARMY Around 1 000 Indian Runner ducks have been employed to eradicate the white dune snail population at Vergenoegd Wine farm in Stellenbosch 511 287 Partnership expands range for sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fertiliser-partnership-expands-range-for-agriculture-sector-2016-08-05 Simon Sonnekus Fertiliser Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 421110 1470039423 1470348000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Despite El Niño, Omnia maintains agri sales volumes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-el-nio-omnia-maintains-agri-sales-volumes-foresees-volume-growth-2016-07-08 Mia Breytenbach AGRICULTURE/CHEMICALS Fri, 08 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200 418364 1467702530 1467928800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000563873_resized_agriculture201151022duane.jpeg POSITIVE FORECAST Once normal rainfall returns to South Africa, Omnia expects be in a good position to record substantial volume increases in its agriculture division 511 287 Despite El Niño, Omnia maintains agri sales volumes, chemicals division excels https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/despite-el-nio-omnia-maintains-agri-sales-volumes-chemicals-division-excels-2016-06-28 Mia Breytenbach AGRICULTURE/CHEMICALS Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:02:00 +0200 418305 1467127202 1467126120 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000563690_resized_rodhumphris21111duaneonlinecopy.jpg Omnia CEO Rod Humphris 511 383 Probiotic composting system recognised in environmental awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/probiotic-composting-system-recognised-in-environmental-awards-2016-04-22 Dylan Slater Environmental Impact Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0200 407550 1461050755 1461276000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0