Engineering News | Policy & Enforcement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/policy Sat, 27 Nov 2021 21:57:42 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Oil spill sees 80 litres of fuel enter Algoa Bay, possibly endangering seabirds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-spill-sees-80-litres-of-fuel-enter-algoa-bay-possibly-endangering-seabirds-2021-11-18 News24Wire ENVIRONMENT Thu, 18 Nov 2021 13:07:00 +0200 600867 1637233747 1637233620 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Amendments demand stringent compliance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amendments-demand-stringent-compliance-2021-11-05 Claire O'Reilly Policy & Enforcement Fri, 05 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 598406 1636014828 1636063200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000968544_resized_energyefficiencymanagementeckartzollner051020211022.jpg ECKART ZOLLNER Economic Development Solutions head of business development 511 287 UN climate summit starts under cloud after G-20 dodges hard questions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/un-climate-summit-starts-under-cloud-after-g-20-dodges-hard-questions-2021-11-01 Bloomberg CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS Mon, 01 Nov 2021 07:13:00 +0200 599367 1635743952 1635743580 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000970547_resized_cop26reuters.jpg A banner advertising the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) where world leaders discuss how to tackle climate change on a global scale 511 287 DFFE announces R29m waste management intervention for Mangaung https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dffe-announces-r29m-waste-management-intervention-for-mangaung-2021-10-15 Schalk Burger ENVIRONMENT Fri, 15 Oct 2021 16:13:00 +0200 598116 1634308925 1634307180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 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 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 Carbon tax ineffective against major emitters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/carbon-tax-ineffective-against-major-emitters-2021-10-01 Darren Parker Policy & Enforcement 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 Policy & Enforcement 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 Environmental organisations concerned about government no-show at plastics treaty meeting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/environmental-organisations-concerned-about-government-no-show-at-plastics-treaty-meeting-2021-09-02 Donna Slater PLASTICS Thu, 02 Sep 2021 16:08:00 +0200 594116 1630592654 1630591680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 RMB launches ESG-risk-measuring platforms to support sustainable investing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rmb-launches-esg-risk-measuring-platforms-to-support-sustainable-investing-2021-09-02 Donna Slater FINANCE Thu, 02 Sep 2021 14:44:00 +0200 594078 1630589894 1630586640 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Greenpeace lauds demise of leaded petrol https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/greenpeace-lauds-demise-of-leaded-petrol-2021-08-30 Marleny Arnoldi ENERGY/ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Mon, 30 Aug 2021 16:03:00 +0200 593663 1630327497 1630332180 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 UPL spill investigation to be complete next month https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upl-spill-investigation-to-be-complete-next-month-2021-08-26 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENT Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:27:00 +0200 593351 1629974702 1629973620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Stakeholders urge Creecy to uphold Karpowership EIA refusal decision https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fishers-stakeholders-urge-creecy-to-uphold-karpowership-eia-refusal-decision-2021-08-19 Simone Liedtke ENVIRONMENTAL Thu, 19 Aug 2021 11:24:00 +0200 592667 1629386623 1629365040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 Treasury publishes amendments to the Carbon Offsets Regulations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/treasury-publishes-amendments-to-the-carbon-offsets-regulations-2021-07-20 Simone Liedtke CARBON EMISSIONS Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:49:00 +0200 589997 1626790521 1626788940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85855_annexure_a_gazetted_amendments_to_carbon_offset_regulations_44818_8_july_2021.pdf344020Click here to view a copy of Annexure A Gazetted Amendments to Carbon Offset Regulations.https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85856_annexure_b_-_summary_and_responses_on_carbon_offset_regs_amendments_120721.pdf235963Click here to view a copy of Annexure B - Summary and Responses on Carbon Offset Regulations Amendments. Click here to view a copy of Annexure A Gazetted Amendments to Carbon Offset Regulations.Click here to view a copy of Annexure B - Summary and Responses on Carbon Offset Regulations Amendments. Regulatory compliance key to driving sustainability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/regulatory-compliance-key-to-driving-sustainability-2021-07-02 Nadine Ramdass Policy & Enforcement Fri, 16 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 588398 1626156229 1626386400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948561_resized_janineespineds1022.jpg JANINE ESPIN Organisations should seek the guidance of compliance specialists 511 287 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 Testing can ensure safe communication on mines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/testing-can-ensure-safe-communication-on-mines-2021-06-15 Cameron Mackay Policy & Enforcement Fri, 02 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586804 1625235144 1625176800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000948572_resized_drillheadinacoalmine1022.jpg SAFER, DEEPER MINING From its inception, Ya Batho decided to make products appropriate in explosive environments and close to electronic equipment, without interference, to adhere to mining regulations 511 287 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 Reporter 0 0 Vaccine registration for people 50 and over opens July 1 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/headline-vaccine-registration-for-s-africans-aged-50-and-over-opens-july-1-2021-06-25 Sane Dhlamini Policy & Enforcement Fri, 25 Jun 2021 10:12:00 +0200 587723 1624630296 1624608720 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000947212_resized_mmamolokokubayingubane2300720201022.jpg Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85658_2021-06-25_covid_-_2.mp422479275Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane announces that vaccine registration for people aged 50 and over opens July 1 (Camera: Kutlwano Matlala, Editing: Nicholas Boyd) Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane announces that vaccine registration for people aged 50 and over opens July 1 (Camera: Kutlwano Matlala, Editing: Nicholas Boyd) Toyota’s Van Zyl warns of ramifications of EU’s Green Deal on South African exports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eus-green-deal-will-have-wide-ranging-impact-on-sa-exports-cautionsvan-zyl-2021-06-25 Irma Venter MANUFACTURING Fri, 25 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586748 1624335539 1624572000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 100 MW reform ‘precursor’ to new market-driven electricity supply industry – De Ruyter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/100-mw-reform-precursor-to-new-market-driven-electricity-supply-industry-de-ruyter-2021-06-18 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:25:00 +0200 587149 1624021044 1624019100 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000945945_resized_andrederuyter2eskom01201022donna.jpg Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter 511 287 Strong policy needed to grow a green biofuels industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strong-policy-needed-to-grow-a-green-biofuels-industry-2021-06-18 Nadine Ramdass Policy & Enforcement Fri, 18 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0200 586302 1623330377 1623967200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000944321_resized_deliveryvanpoweredbybiofuelbiofuels0906211022.jpg BIOFUEL POWERED DELIVERY VAN Biofuels can burn cleaner but are not climate neutral 511 287 EU’s Green Deal will have wide-ranging impact on SA exports, cautions Van Zyl https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eus-green-deal-will-have-wide-ranging-impact-on-sa-exports-cautionsvan-zyl-2021-06-08 Irma Venter MANUFACTURING Tue, 08 Jun 2021 14:32:00 +0200 586258 1623160615 1623155520 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000944166_resized_drjohanvanzyl1022.jpg Johan Van Zyl 511 287 South African researchers hope to deter rhino poachers with radioactive markers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-african-researchers-hope-to-deter-rhino-poachers-with-radioactive-markers-2021-06-04 Reuters Policy & Enforcement Fri, 04 Jun 2021 14:00:00 +0200 585993 1622812776 1622808000 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000943720_resized_rhinoanimalsgamereserve1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Alien plant and animal species responsible for significant biodiversity degradation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alien-plant-and-animal-species-responsible-for-significant-biodiversity-degradation-2021-05-28 Donna Slater NATURE CONSERVATION Fri, 28 May 2021 15:55:00 +0200 585402 1622212402 1622210100 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000942568_resized_barbaracreecydea1022.jpg Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 Nemwa amendments aimed at increasing recovery of products to be recycled https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/nemwa-amendments-aimed-at-increasing-recovery-of-products-to-be-recycled-2021-05-28 Simone Liedtke RECYCLING & WASTE MANAGEMENT Fri, 28 May 2021 15:11:00 +0200 585391 1622455578 1622207460 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000942551_resized_antonhanekomexecdirector042021plasticssa1022.jpg Plastics SA executive director Anton Hanekom 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85415_2021-05-28_plasticssa_-_2.mp469165058Plastics SA executive director Anton Hanekom gives more insight into recent amendments to Section 18 of the National Environmental Management and Waste Act (Nemwa). Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Plastics SA executive director Anton Hanekom gives more insight into recent amendments to Section 18 of the National Environmental Management and Waste Act (Nemwa). Video: Recorded on Zoom. Editing: Creamer Media's Nicholas Boyd. Looming environmental crises to require $8.1tr by 2050 to mitigate impacts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/looming-environmental-crises-to-require-81tr-by-2050-to-mitigate-impacts-2021-05-28 Donna Slater ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Fri, 28 May 2021 10:56:00 +0200 585321 1622192885 1622192160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Geospatial issues impact inequality levels in Southern Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geographical-issues-impact-inequality-levels-in-southern-africa-2021-05-21 Sane Dhlamini Policy & Enforcement Fri, 21 May 2021 11:34:00 +0200 584678 1621592143 1621589640 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000941052_resized_africawithcountryflags.jpg 511 288 Judge to rule after South Africa sued over Sasol, Eskom pollution https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/judge-to-rule-after-south-africa-sued-over-sasol-eskom-pollution-2021-05-20 Bloomberg ENVIRONMENT Thu, 20 May 2021 09:46:00 +0200 584522 1621508111 1621496760 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000940763_resized_eskomcoalfiredpowerstation1020bloomberg1022.jpg 511 287 Balwin remains ‘cautiously optimistic’ on the back of positive financial results https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/balwin-remains-cautiously-optimistic-on-the-back-of-positive-financial-results-2021-05-17 Simone Liedtke PROPERTY Mon, 17 May 2021 12:14:00 +0200 584245 1621248685 1621246440 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000940135_resized_propertybalwinkikuyuunitswaterfall0520171022.jpg An artistic rendering of Balwin's apartments at its Waterfall development. 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85302_ye21.pdf2534731Click here to download a copy of Balwin Properties' results presentation on May 17. Click here to download a copy of Balwin Properties' results presentation on May 17. Creecy assures South Africa will contribute to global climate change mitigation efforts https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/creecy-assures-south-africa-will-contribute-to-global-climate-change-mitigation-efforts-2021-05-14 Donna Slater ENVIRONMENT Fri, 14 May 2021 11:39:00 +0200 584100 1621000746 1620985140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939777_resized_barbaracreecydonna1022.jpg Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy 511 287 Understanding, implementation of circularity needed to overcome waste crisis – panel https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/understanding-implementation-of-circularity-needed-to-combat-waste-crisis-panel-2021-05-13 Donna Slater SUSTAINABILITY Thu, 13 May 2021 16:09:00 +0200 584038 1621335374 1620914940 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939640_resized_circular1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/85313_y2mate.com_-_understanding_the_circular_economy_in_the_south_african_context_360p.mp4201445157Understanding, implementation of circularity needed to overcome waste crisis – panel Understanding, implementation of circularity needed to overcome waste crisis – panel KwaZulu-Natal announces Climate Change and Sustainable Development Council https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-announces-climate-change-and-sustainable-development-council-2021-05-12 Sane Dhlamini Policy & Enforcement Wed, 12 May 2021 14:27:00 +0200 583874 1620893278 1620822420 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939240_resized_kznpremiersihlezikalala30041022.jpg KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala 511 287 Winde says focus on governance has reaped good rewards for W Cape https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/winde-says-focus-on-governance-has-reaped-good-rewards-for-w-cape-2021-05-11 Sane Dhlamini Policy & Enforcement Tue, 11 May 2021 12:48:00 +0200 583773 1620739743 1620730080 99999999999 Sashnee Moodley 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000939054_resized_alanwinde080320211022.jpg Western Cape Premier Alan Winde 511 287